MVP Southgate receives FERC certificate

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the MVP Southgate project on Thursday, June 18, 2020, marking an important milestone in the project’s regulatory review. The certificate, which recognizes the clear public need for the proposed project, follows more than two years of planning, development, and review.…

Local COVID-19 relief services

Community groups, companies and charitable organizations are working together to provide relief to families and small businesses struggling to get by because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Pittsylvania County, Virginia, the Rotary Club of Chatham and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Danville Area are spearheading relief services. The Rotary Club teamed with Pittsylvania…

Protecting waterbodies a top priority

MVP Southgate team members responsible for the design, construction and operation of the proposed natural gas transmission pipeline have worked hard with federal and state agencies to minimize the project’s potential impacts on the environment. Those efforts were validated in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Final Environmental Impact Statement, which found the project could be…

FERC: MVP Southgate ‘preferred’ option, can be built safely

Construction and operation of the MVP Southgate project would result in limited adverse impacts, and “no other alternative would meet the purpose of the project, be technically and economically feasible, and provide a significant environmental advantage,” according to a comprehensive analysis by staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The positive findings, published in the…

FAQs on MVP Southgate

Opponents of the MVP Southgate project have been busy spreading misinformation about this important proposed infrastructure line. Here are some of the most common questions circulating about the project, along with the facts about what’s really going on. Question: Is the MVP Southgate project being built to export gas overseas? Fact: The MVP Southgate project…

FERC: MVP Southgate impacts would be ‘limited’

Construction and operation of the proposed MVP Southgate project would have limited impacts that could be reduced to less than significant levels, according to a Draft Environmental Impact Statement recently issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The 421-page report evaluates the project and its potential impacts based off of various sources, including scientific literature, regulatory…