A letter has been sent to top officials in the Biden Administration by over 60 conservation groups asking for a review of permits for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) in light of President Biden’s Executive Order #13990, “Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis,” that was issued January 20,
- – E&E News – 4/23/21
- – WFXR-TV – 8-6-20
Eighteen members of the Virginia General Assembly – 4 Senators and 14 Delegates – wrote the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission late last week asking the Commission to issue a stop work order and revoke the Certificate of Public Convenience that was issued to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).
- – The Recorder – 4/18/19
- – The Roanoke Times – 8/12/18
- – WV News – 7/27/18
Several ABRA member groups and others have requested the Army Corps of Engineers to “immediately notify Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (‘Atlantic’) that authorization of construction of river, stream, and wetland crossings for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline under the Corps’ Nationwide Permit 12 is suspended pending the re-initiation and completion of Section 7 consultation under the Endangered Species Act (‘ESA’).” The June 1 letter,
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has informed the corporation building the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MP) that it was partially suspending an important permit allowing the company to build the pipeline through streams in West Virginia. The action took place after Appalachian Mountain Advocates (Appalmad) notified the Corps that MVP had admitted that it could not complete construction of several major stream crossings in the 72 hours required as a special condition for West Virginia as part of Nationwide Permit 12.