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West Virginia Now Waiving Scrapped MVP Water Quality Permit

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) said Wednesday it will waive its Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 water quality certification permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), an apparent about-face that comes less than two months after the agency said it would withdraw and reevaluate its review. Read More

West Virginia Reevaluates MVP; Another WQC Shot Down

In yet another sign of the growing challenges natural gas pipelines face at the state level, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has thrown out Mountain Valley Pipeline’s (MVP) Section 401 water quality certification (WQC) and plans to reevaluate the project’s application.  Read More

Enviros Want West Virginia's MVP Water Certification Scrapped

Five environmental groups have filed a petition for review in federal court asking that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) water quality certification (WQC) for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) be vacated because they claim the agency ignored the project’s threats to the state’s environment.  Read More