Mountain Valley Pipeline

A federal appeals court has vacated a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross under the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Federal regulators have ordered a stop to the construction of the 300-mile  natural gas pipeline project on a swath of national forest, following a recent decision by a federal appeals court.


Opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline are celebrating a recent court ruling. It effectively cancels permits allowing pipeline developers to build through Jefferson National Forest. And that’s leaving many to ask: what happens next?

An appeals court on Friday sided with environmentalists who challenged the decision by federal agencies to allow construction of a 300-mile natural gas pipeline on a swath of national forest.

Mountain Valley Watch

Construction work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline has been temporarily suspended.

A statement from the company Friday says recent heavy rain has heightened erosion control concerns.