The pipeline boom

As Pipeline Construction Booms, Citizens Take Inspections Into Their Own Hands

On a recent hot, August weekend, about a dozen citizens spent three days along the route of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Armed with cameras, smartphones and drones the volunteers traveled portions of the pipeline’s route under construction from Monroe to Doddridge counties.  “There was several things that we saw,” said […]

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With Two New Trump Appointees, FERC is Ready to Open the Tap on Appalachia’s Pipeline Boom

In the past few years, Appalachia has seen an explosion of plans for pipeline infrastructure from utilities and natural gas companies wanting to transport gas from the abundant Marcellus and Utica shale formations in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania to markets in the Southeast, East Coast, and Midwest. “It’s a […]

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