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Statement on MVP Southgate’s Voluntary Dismissal of NC Eminent Domain Pursuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2022 CONTACT: Ridge Graham, N.C. Field Coordinator, ridge[at]appvoices.org, (828) 994-7444 On Thursday, Oct. 20, Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, filed a voluntary dismissal of eminent domain proceedings in Alamance, Guilford and Rockingham counties, North Carolina. The

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Four ways to help stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline and the dirty deal this week

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It’s a critical moment in the movement against the Mountain Valley Pipeline and the effort to stop the polluter giveaway in Congress. Here are four ways to act.

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Report outlines the many challenges and risks to the completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 20, 2022 CONTACT Chelsea Barnes, (614) 205-6424, chelsea@appvoices.org Jessica Sims, (804) 356-1228, jessica@appvoices.org Today, Appalachian Voices released a report detailing the unique and complex obstacles standing in the way of completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline,

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The road to stopping MVP: Spring 2022 update

The fight against MVP continues with a coalition committed to ending this dangerous and unnecessary project.

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Air Board denies key permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline, dealing critical blow to beleaguered fracked gas project

Contact Jessica Sims, jessica@appvoices.org Gabby Brown, gabby.brown@sierraclub.org Chatham, VA — Today, in a victory for environmental justice, the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board voted 6-1 to deny the air quality permit for the proposed Lambert Compressor Station. The station would

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Residents Near Proposed Lambert Compressor Station Push Back, Cite Environmental Racism

A Pittsylvania County community is urging the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board to deny a permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline’s proposed Lambert Compressor Station, which would pressurize and pump natural gas, emitting air pollution in the county’s historically Black Banister District.

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Federal and State Agencies Consider New Water Permits for Controversial Pipelines

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Critics of the Mountain Valley Pipeline are calling on Virginia to deny a Clean Water Act certification for MVP. The pipeline’s proposed extension, MVP Southgate, faces several hurdles.

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Updates in the fight against MVP and MVP Southgate

Catch up on updates about the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline and its Southgate extension with upcoming events, regulatory developments and the latest news about construction of these projects and the communities fighting back.

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N.C. Upholds MVP Southgate Permit Denial

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The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality again rejected a permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline’s proposed extension into the state. MVP also announced another delay and cost increase for the 300-mile fracked-gas pipeline.

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Last Tree-sitters Removed from Path of Mountain Valley Pipeline

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For 932 days, tree-sitters at the Yellow Finch site blocked the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The two remaining tree-sitters were extracted by Virginia State Police on March 23 and March 24.

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