Federal court in Virginia rules in favor of Mountain Valley Pipeline
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Biden administration and a pipeline company Friday.
A three-judge panel unanimously approved the construction of an over 300-mile-long natural gas pipeline, known as the Mountain Valley Pipeline, set to run through parts of Virginia and West Virginia. It has a capacity of 2 billion cubic feet per day and is already over 94% completed. It has been on pause due to ongoing litigation.
Mountain Valley argued that Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-WV) bipartisan bill to raise the federal debt ceiling earlier...