Posts Tagged Mountain Valley Pipeline
The Mountain Valley Pipeline has encountered a number of setbacks from courts and regulators throughout the permitting process. Michael Pope reports environmentalists are worried Congress may soon take action to weaken that process.
State officials are about to make a key decision that could have environmental ramifications for generations to come. But as Michael Pope reports, the decision could also have racial justice implications.
Time was about to run out for Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality to gauge the impact of the Mountain Valley Pipeline on sensitive wetlands in its path. Now, that deadline is being extended until next year. Robbie Harris has details.
Opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline are celebrating a recent court ruling. It effectively cancels permits allowing pipeline developers to build through Jefferson National Forest. And that’s leaving many to ask: what happens next? Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Construction work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline has been temporarily suspended. A statement from the company Friday says recent heavy rain has heightened erosion control concerns. Robbie Harris reports.
Judges in Richmond have thrown out a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Environmental groups are celebrating the decision as a big victory, but Dominion Energy says they plan to keep building anyway. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
While shareholders of Dominion Energy met in Richmond Wednesday for their annual update, pipeline protesters took to the street. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
As tree clearing for the Mountain Valley Pipeline moves forward in southwest Virginia, some Democratic lawmakers in Richmond are asking for things to slow down. They’re also demanding support for a protester, who has been sitting in the pipeline’s path. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Activists opposing the Mountain Valley natural gas Pipeline in southwest Virginia are camped in the Jefferson National forest, hoping to delay construction. One woman has been living on a monopod blocking the pipeline’s path. U.S. Forest Law enforcement have closed an access road, preventing supporters from getting food and water to her. Robbie Harris reports.
Anti-pipeline advocates are taking stock this week, after a confusing set of decisions by state regulators. They’ve decided to treat two pipeline projects differently, granting approval to one but demanding more review on the other. Mallory Noe-Payne has this look at what’s next.
Anti-pipeline protesters were vocal through two days of public hearings on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. But when a vote finally came, there were no rounds of applause, no shouts of anger. Just confusion. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
The controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline faces its final regulatory hurdle in Virginia: permits to be voted on by the state water control board. The two day board meeting began Monday morning with a pump-up for anti pipeline activists. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
After two full days of public hearings, Virginia’s State Water Control Board has given its stamp of approval on the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The pipeline is slated to carry natural gas, running 300 miles through southwest Virginia. Mallory Noe-Payne has details.
The fate of a controversial pipeline is now in the hands of Virginia’s Water Control Board. The board heard final public comment on the Mountain Valley Pipeline Wednesday. If approved, it would carry natural gas through much of southwest Virginia. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
For those who have been following the progress of two natural gas pipelines, all eyes are on Richmond this week, where members of a citizen board could determine the future of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Hundreds of anti-pipeline protesters circled the state capitol this weekend, holding hands and forming a human chain more than ten blocks long. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Two of Virginia’s candidates for Governor were in Richmond Wednesday at an environmental forum hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam talked rising oceans, energy and oysters. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe may have only a few months left as governor, but they may end up being some of the most tumultuous of his term in office. Michael Pope has the story.
Environmental activists began a three-day protest outside Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s offices in Richmond yesterday. Mallory Noe-Payne has the details.