Mara Robbins

Kurt Holtz

With construction of the Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline nearly complete, the project still faces several challenges.  Lawsuits have been filed on its right to move forward – from questions of eminent domain to violations of federal and state permit issues.  But the biggest obstacle to the Mountain Valley pipeline may prove to be the mountains and valleys themselves, and the people working to protect them. 

Mara Robbins

A group of landowners, local businesses and elected officials is crying foul at the way the rulings went, on two proposed natural gas pipelines for Virginia.  The Water Control Board held off on a final decision on the Atlantic coast pipeline, pending further review.  However, it OK’d a similar pipeline for southwestern Virginia.