The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced September 30 that it will conduct two virtual public hearings to solicit the views of interested persons regarding the permit application submitted by Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC to cross certain bodies of water along the project’s path in West Virginia and Virginia.
- – Virginia mercury – 9/29/21
- – Blue Virginia – 9/24/21
Twenty conservation organizations (including ABRA and several of its members), urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on September 13 to require a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) regarding the project’s application for an amendment to its FERC certificate.
- – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 9/15/21
- – The Roanoke Times – 9/17/21
- – The Roanoke Times – 9/4/21
- – The Roanoke Times – 8/29/21
- – Charleston Gazette-Mail – 8/26/21
Serious concerns about the public engagement and participation process for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) were voiced by 32 conservation groups, including ABRA and many of its members, in an August 17 letter to David Paylor, Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).