The ruling by a three-judge panel basically cancels the permits from the
“MVP’s proposed project would be the largest pipeline of its kind to cross the
“As a result, for the reasons set forth herein, we grant the petition for review of the Forest Service Rule of Decision and vacate that decision. We also grant the petition for review of the BLM’s Rule of Decision and vacate that decision. We remand to the respective agencies for proceedings consistent with this opinion.”
“The 4th Circuit has validated what we have been saying to the
The pipeline is slated to go through the mountain directly under the AT on top of
“My initial reaction is that of cautious hopefulness!” she said. “We know the courts are our best defense against this unnecessary pipeline and the second best defense is the rising costs of construction. If MVP cannot find a loophole and have to go around
Crabtree said the energy company that is behind the pipeline saw its stocks fall Friday.
“Since profit seems to be the major motivation for this pipeline, they may need to reconsider,” she said. “For the sake of the environment, for
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