Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) posted a message on his Facebook page expressing concern over the treatment of protestors to the Mountain Valley Pipeline. His April 23 posting said:
I have serious concerns about the situation in Southwest Virginia along the Mountain Valley Pipeline route.
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has written Kevin McIntyre, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, asking that the agency grant rehearings on the Mountain Valley Pipeline and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Kaine’s January 5 letter notes that the 2-1 votes on granting permits for the two projects “were most unusual – 98% of FERC orders in 2016 were unanimous.