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Take Action: Mountain Valley and Mountaineer XPress Pipelines

posted Mar 15, 2017, 11:08 AM by Kathleen Tyner   [ updated Mar 15, 2017, 11:15 AM ]
Submit Comments on the Mountain Valley Pipeline by 3/19

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is accepting comments through Sunday, March 19 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 WVDEP is accepting comments on three permits required by the state:
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Comments are due Sunday, March 19. Check out our fact sheet on the MVP WVDEP permits and view our suggested comments to learn more.


Submit Comments on the Mountaineer XPress Pipeline

The Mountaineer XPress Pipeline (MXP) is a proposed 170-mile pipeline in West Virginia. As proposed, the project would connect to a network of pipelines as part of the Columbia Pipeline Group which spans multiple states.

Currently, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is accepting comments on the MXP's Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). We've reviewed the DEIS and found that it lacks critical information needed to fully evaluate the impacts of the project.

Read our fact sheet on the DEIS and how to submit comments here.

FERC will be hosting public hearings on the MXP. At the hearings you'll have the opportunity to learn more about the project and submit comments. Public hearings are scheduled for:


Comments are due April 24, 2017. Stay tuned to WV Rivers, we'll be sharing more information on the MXP as the the comment deadline approaches.


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