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MVP Gets Another Win as Fourth Circuit Lifts Stay of Water Permit; Obstacles Still Ahead

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday lifted a stay of Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC’s (MVP) water crossing permit in West Virginia, providing further good news for sponsors recently beset by unfavorable decisions handed down by the court.

August 30, 2018

FERC Ends Stop Work Order, Says MVP Can Resume Construction on Most of Route

FERC has authorized Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC to resume construction on roughly 200 miles of its 303-mile route, largely freeing the 2 Bcf/d Appalachian takeaway project from the regulatory limbo of a stop work order issued roughly three weeks ago.

August 29, 2018
MVP Says More Pipeline Work Required Before Complying with FERC Order

MVP Says More Pipeline Work Required Before Complying with FERC Order

Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC (MVP) has filed a 15-page plan to temporarily stabilize parts of its 300-mile route during a work stoppage ordered by FERC Aug. 3 in response to a federal appeals court decision that vacated project approvals.

August 10, 2018

FERC Halts All MVP Construction, Citing Court Order

FERC has ordered Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) to stop all construction work because of a July 27 court order that rescinded the 303-mile, 42-inch diameter project’s authority to build across federal lands.

August 6, 2018

Federal Appeals Court Dismisses Another Challenge to MVP

A federal appeals court this week affirmed a lower court’s ruling in Virginia to dismiss yet another challenge brought by a group of landowners and a trust against the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).

July 27, 2018

More MVP Construction Possibly Halted in Latest Legal Setback

In yet another setback for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has rescinded permission for all construction activities in the Jefferson National Forest (JNF) in West Virginia and Virginia.

July 27, 2018

EQT Says MVP Delayed to Early 2019 as Sponsors Address Legal Challenges

EQT Corp. said on Thursday the start of service on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) would be delayed by three months, as the project’s sponsors work through a pending legal challenge from the Sierra Club and other opponents.

July 26, 2018

Army Corps Reinstates MVP Permit in West Virginia; Court Stay Still in Effect

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District has reinstated the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s (MVP) Nationwide Permit (NWP) 12 for four river crossings in West Virginia, but a stay issued last month by a federal appeals court remains in effect.

July 5, 2018

Sen. Kaine Asks FERC to Grant MVP, ACP Rehearing Requests

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) has written Chairman Kevin McIntyre asking that FERC grant rehearing requests on the Appalachia-to-Southeast Atlantic Coast (ACP) and Mountain Valley pipeline (MVP) projects.

January 8, 2018

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.

November 2, 2017