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Pipeline News: Mountain Valley Pipeline Public Hearings - March 6, 7, & 9

posted Feb 28, 2017, 9:45 AM by Kathleen Tyner   [ updated Mar 7, 2017, 12:55 PM ]
Comment on Multiple Permits at One of the Hearings

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting public hearings on the Mountain Valley Pipeline and its permits required by the state.

The Mountain Valley Pipeline is a 300 mile pipeline, which as proposed, would cross Wetzel, Harrison, Doddridge, Lewis, Braxton, Webster, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Fayette, Summers, and Monroe Counties in West Virginia.

The public hearings on the Mountain Valley Pipeline's WVDEP permits are scheduled for:

  • March 6: Webster County High School, Upperglade, 6pm
  • March 7: Memorial Building, Hinton, 6pm
  • March 9: Robert C. Byrd High School, Clarksburg, 6pm 

 The hearings will give the public an opportunity to comment on the permits MVP must have from the WVDEP before construction can begin.These permits include the State 401 Water Quality Certification, Natural Streams Preservation Act Permit, and the Oil and Gas General Water Pollution Control Permit, check out our fact sheet on the MVP WVDEP permits.

To learn more about the permits and the public hearings, visit the WVDEP website.