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Mountain Valley and Equitrans Expansion Project

PROJECT WEBSITE: http://mountainvalleypipeline.info/

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING STATUS
COMPLETE

COMPLETION DATE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING
12/28/2017

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING PROCESSES
COMPLETED

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SECTOR
Pipelines

CATEGORY
FAST-41 Covered Projects

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LEAD AGENCY
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Description:

This project consists of two proposals:  Mountain Valley (Docket No. CP16-10-000) and Equitrans Expansion (Docket No. CP16-13-000).  Mountain Valley would provide up to 2.0 Bcf/d of firm natural gas transportation service through construction of:  (1) 303.5 miles of natural gas pipeline in West Virginia and Virginia; and (2) three new compressor stations.  Equitrans Expansion is designed to provide up to 0.6 Bcf/d of additional natural gas transportation service through construction of:  (1) 7.9 miles of pipeline in Pennsylvania and West Virginia; (2) a new compressor station in Pennsylvania; and (3) a new interconnect in West Virginia with the Mountain Valley pipeline.  

Project Application and Supporting Documents

Federal Agency Actions

FERC Litigation

  • None filed.

 

State Agency Permitting Timetable for the Mountain Valley and Equitrans Expansion Project
Responsible State Agency Federal Permit/Review Intermediate Completion Date Final Completion Date Description Field
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management Section 401 CWA Review - Water Quality Certification N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Water Division Section 401 CWA Review - Water Quality Certification N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Waterways, Wetlands, and Stormwater Management Section 401 CWA Review - Water Quality Certification N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management Section 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Stormwater General Permit N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Water Division Section 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Stormwater General Permit N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management Section 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge Permit N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Water Division Section 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge Permit N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Water Division Section 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Withdrawal Permit N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Air Permits Division Title V CAA Review - Minor Source Operating Permit for Air Emissions N/A TBD The state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. The final completion date is calculated according to 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016), which provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."

 

Last Updated: January 17, 2018

 

Permitting Timetable

The permitting timetable below displays data as reported by agencies. Dates for Environmental Review and Permitting processes (Actions) that are in 'Paused' or 'Planned' status are subject to change and are not indicative of a project's final schedule.

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