Appeals Court Orders Stay Of Mountain Valley Pipeline Permit

By Laurence Hammack, Roanoke Times. -

Virginia - Already slowed by the loss of two permits and a lawsuit that challenges a third one, construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline hit another major roadblock Friday. The 4th U.S. [...]

Raging Granny Locks Herself To Equipment At Mountain Valley Pipeline Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Montgomery County, VA — Early this morning, Duff Benjamin, a 75-year-old midwife, grandmother, and self-identified “raging granny” locked herself to Mountain Valley Pipeline construction [...]

Water Protectors Shut Down Mountain Valley Pipeline Work Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Greenbrier County, WV — Early this morning, 3 water protectors locked themselves to 3 separate excavators at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site outside of Rainelle, WV. These 3 individuals prevented [...]

Protesters Prevent Mountain Valley Pipeline Drilling

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Greenbrier County, WV (August 29) — Early this morning, two pipeline fighters locked themselves to equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline work site adjacent to Interstate 64 in WV. One person [...]

Two People Lock To Equipment, Stopping Work At Pipeline Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Franklin County, VA — At 6 A.M. this morning, two pipeline fighters locked themselves to separate pieces of construction equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site in Franklin County, VA. [...]

New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

Richmond, VA  — Conservation groups have launched a new lawsuit aimed at the Mountain Valley Pipeline over its impacts on threatened and endangered species. The petition for review filed [...]

Lone Protester Stops Mountain Valley Pipeline For A Day

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA — Early this morning, pipeline fighter River Nason scaled a crucial piece of welding machinery at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site in Virginia, and locked their body to the [...]

Activist Uses Body To Directly Block Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipeline, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA — Yesterday, pipeline fighter Phillip Flagg locked himself in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, VA. MVP has been clearing and grading this section of [...]

Local Locks Himself To Excavator At Pipeline Work Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA - Another brave pipeline fighter has taken a stand against the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Early Friday morning, Blacksburg, VA local Michael James-Deramo locked himself to an [...]

Mountain Valley Pipeline Fighter Locks Themself To Excavator In Summers County

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

[Summers County, WV] — At 6 A.M. Wednesday morning, a pipeline fighter locked themself to a piece of equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site, preventing construction. The anonymous protester [...]

“We Have Stopped It For Another Year”: MVP Tree-Sit Hits Over 156 Days

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Itsgoingdown.org -

Today marks 156 days since the beginning of the Yellow Finch tree sits, and a lot has changed since then. The forest around us has undergone seasonal changes, the trees have shed their leaves, [...]

Pipeline Fighter Stops Mountain Valley Pipeline Work

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Pittsylvania County, VA — Friday morning, February 1, 2019, a pipeline fighter stopped work at a Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) worksite near Chatham, VA. The individual locked themself to a [...]

New Tree Sit Blocks Mountain Valley Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Elliston, VA — Early Wednesday morning, two new tree sits were erected in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Montgomery County, VA. These blockades are protecting trees on the pipeline [...]

FERC Issues Stop Work Order For Dominion Pipeline

By Friends of Nelson County -

Friends of Nelson County reports that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a stop work order for the Mountain Valley Pipeline being built by Dominion Energy. Friends of [...]