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Mountain Valley and Equitrans Expansion Project

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


PROJECT STATUS
COMPLETE
COMPLETION DATE
Dec 28 2017
17 OUT OF 17
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
AND PERMITTING PROCESSES COMPLETED
SECTOR
Pipelines
CATEGORY
FAST-41 Covered Projects
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 AgencyFederal Permit/ReviewIntermediate Completion DateFinal Completion DateDescription Field
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste ManagementSection 401 CWA Review - Water Quality CertificationN/ATBDThe 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 DivisionSection 401 CWA Review - Water Quality CertificationN/ATBDThe 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 ManagementSection 401 CWA Review - Water Quality CertificationN/ATBDThe 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 ManagementSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Stormwater General PermitN/ATBDThe 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 DivisionSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Stormwater General PermitN/ATBDThe 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 ManagementSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge PermitN/ATBDThe 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 DivisionSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge PermitN/ATBDThe 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 DivisionSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Withdrawal PermitN/ATBDThe 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 DivisionTitle V CAA Review - Minor Source Operating Permit for Air EmissionsN/ATBDThe 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

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