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Mountain Valley Pipeline Safety Issues Continue

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The recent failure of a section of pipe during testing has heightened residents’ long-standing concerns about deteriorated pipe and rushed construction putting their safety at risk.


Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction and Lawsuits Advance

Litigation around the controversial 303-mile Mountain Valley Pipeline continues.


Greenbrier River Watchdogs Alarmed as Mountain Valley Pipeline Drills

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Local residents and water protectors are concerned about pollution and safety risks as boring for the Mountain Valley Pipeline begins beneath West Virginia’s Greenbrier River.


Challenges Remain For Mountain Valley Pipeline

Mountain Valley Pipeline pipes litter the ground along the pipeline in front of a Virginia home.

In 2022 and 2023, opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline have witnessed a number of victories and setbacks.


Woman Says Pipeline ‘Wrecked’ Farm

A woman with short, graying hair wearing pants and a long, green jacket stands in a pasture with fields and rolling hills behind her.

Construction for the Mountain Valley Pipeline damaged Karolyn Givens’ farm, and she says neither the state of Virginia nor the company have been able to repair the land and water.


Fate of Mountain Valley Pipeline’s North Carolina extension still unclear

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper raised concerns about the Southgate project, which has drawn opposition from local governments and elected officials who say it threatens private property rights and tourism efforts.


Crowded lame duck session in D.C. brings dangers and opportunities for Appalachian communities

With just a few weeks remaining in this session of Congress, we’re fighting one alarming bill, working to pass two positive measures, and urging the Senate to confirm key appointments. Our Legislative Director Chelsea Barnes shares what’s happening on Capitol Hill.


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], (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


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, Jessica Sims, (804) 356-1228, Today, Appalachian Voices released a report detailing the unique and complex obstacles standing in the way of completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline,


Statement on MVP request for a second FERC certificate extension

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2022 CONTACT Jessica Sims, Virginia Field Coordinator, jessica[at], 804-356-1228 Molly Moore, Director of Program Communications, molly[at], 847-401-3633 Appalachian Voices statement on Mountain Valley Pipeline’s request for a second FERC certificate extension Today, Mountain Valley Pipeline


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