Federal court grants stay of Mountain Valley Pipeline waterbody construction

Charleston Gazette-Mail — The Mountain Valley Pipeline’s legal limbo continued Monday as a panel of federal judges granted a stay of construction of the pipeline across about 1,000 waterbodies in West Virginia and Virginia.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the stay following oral arguments by as it considered whether to grant a previous request by conservation groups, represented by Appalachian Mountain Advocates, for a longer stay barring construction of the pipeline across streams in West Virginia and Virginia.

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