The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ issuance of a Nationwide 12 Permit to the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) has been held to be invalid by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. The November 27 Order from the Court held that Corps’ permit for the MVP violated the Clean Water Act and that the project will likely require an individual permit to cross streams.
- – The Recorder – 11/29/18
- – The National Law Review – 11/28/18
Six ABRA member organizations have requested that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issue a stop work order for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) because of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ issuance on November 7 of a stay of the U.S.
The Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals on November 7 issued a stay on the ability of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP)to cross streams in West Virginia. The Court’s order was issued in connection with a legal challenge to the U.S.
- – S&P Global – 11/8/18
- – The Roanoke Times – 10/23/18
On October 4, at the request of a coalition of clean water advocates including the Sierra Club and Appalachian Mountain Advocates, the Army Corps of Engineers suspended a permit that the fracked gas Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) must have in order to build through waterways in Virginia.
- – Richmond Times-Dispatch – 10/5/18
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District’s Nationwide Permit 12 for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) was vacated on October 2 by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. At this time, the court’s action only applies in West Virginia.