Mountain Valley Pipeline Cited for Violations

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and Mountain Valley Pipeline have agreed the MVP will pay $266,000 for environmental violations dating back to April 2018. The Gazette-Mail reports MVP has received notices of violations in several counties over the past year for issues including erosion and water contamination. Many of the violations were reported by citizens. The pipeline’s initial estimated cost of $3.7 billion has jumped up to $4.6 billion since it was approved.