Va. Agencies Ask 4th Circ. To Toss $3.5B Pipeline Challenge

Law360 (March 20, 2018, 3:19 PM EDT) -- Virginia regulators on Monday urged the Fourth Circuit to reject environmental groups' challenge to a state permit granted to the $3.5 billion Mountain Valley Pipeline, arguing that the organizations lacked standing since the decision was not a factor in the project's approval.

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the State Water Control Board told the court that the Sierra Club and others did not suffer injury from the state permit issued to Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC because the project would have advanced with only federal...
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