RELEASE: FERC Repeats Failure on Mountain Valley Pipeline Review

June 23, 2017By Kelly TroutNews, Press Releases

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today released its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Mountain Valley Pipeline. As has been the pattern at FERC, the review fails to adequately assess whether the pipeline is needed in the first place, while sweeping aside the project’s serious threats to water resources, the safety of communities, and the climate.

Landowners Launch Call to Divest From Banks Behind the Mountain Valley Pipeline

May 18, 2017By Kelly TroutNews, Press Releases

Residents of Virginia and West Virginia opened up a new front today in their fight to stop the 301-mile Mountain Valley Pipeline: targeting the major U.S. ‘main street’ banks on tap to finance the fracked-gas project’s $3.5 billion price tag. The banks are identified in a new analysis released today by Oil Change International that examines how the pipeline will be financed.