Pipeline builder works to preserve culture, environment

Staff members from the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology, the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers participated in an archaeological site visit on April 25 along the proposed MVP Southgate project route in Rockingham County, North Carolina. The visit was designed to provide members of state and…

Natural gas pipeline proposed to meet demand in NC

North Carolina’s population has skyrocketed by nearly 2 million people in the past 15 years and is expected to grow by another 2 million by 2035, according to the Office of State Budget and Management. The growth has been particularly strong in central North Carolina, where local gas distribution company PSNC Energy has added 100,000…

Hundreds participate in 2019 NC Envirothon

High and middle school students from across North Carolina converged on Cedar Rock Park in Alamance this spring for the state’s annual Envirothon competition. Millie Langley, an Envirothon coordinator and soil conservationist with the Guilford Soil & Water Conservation District, said the state event started in 1991 with just five teams. Over the years, the…

Recognizing teachers of the year in Rockingham

Rockingham County Education Foundation celebrated 10 years of dedication to increasing educational opportunities for county residents with a fundraiser bash that pulled in $46,000 in ticket sales and sponsorships this year. More than 120 people attended the April 12 event at the Wright Memorial Event Center in Eden, where guests gathered for dinner, silent auctions,…

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…

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…