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.
Forecast tracks trend Hurricane Florence farther south, delaying and potentially lessening its effects in Virginia. But there's still potential for serious flooding, especially in central and western Virginia.