FERC issues assessment of Mountain Valley Pipeline

The Mountain Valley Pipeline has received its final environmental review ahead of a vote by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the 304-mile project that would carry natural gas from the Marcellus shale play through West Virginia and Virginia, reports the Pittsburgh Business Times. The newspaper says the environmental assessment released by FERC “found little permanent adverse effects posed by the pipeline’s construction,” and mitigation plans by the pipeline builders and ones requested by FERC would cut down on many of those impacts. For more, read the full story.

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