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 Regulatory Review – 11/19/18
- -The News Tribune – 11/24/18
- – News Leader – 11/14/18
- – News Leader – 11/12/18
This week a sink hole opened on a farm near Swoope, Virginia (Augusta County) that is 20 feet deep, 9 feet long and 7 feet wide. The site is in the vicinity of the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).
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 Washington Post – 10/20/18