Johnson: MVP steps up with carbon-offset plan
"The recent announcement that the Mountain Valley Pipeline will fully offset its operational emissions by purchasing at least $150 million in carbon offsets through the next decade is an extraordinary development. Regardless of your views toward the pipeline itself, this announcement is a significant effort that deserves recognition and praise for three very important reasons."
Pipeline water crossings should not be controversial
"In the last five years, even as pipeline mileage and the volumes transported have both increased by 10%, leaks and spills have declined by approximately 20%. State-of-the-art technology for pipeline development means that new water crossings, including those undertaken by the Mountain Valley Pipeline, are sure to be even environmentally safer than the over 18,000 existing crossings."
Roanoke Gas customers will see a sizable increase in next month’s bill; Company says customers can thank recent weather for the spike
“This is a real-time, real-world example of the need for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (“MVP”) and the gas it will supply our customers and others throughout the United States. If the MVP had been in service, we believe we would have saved our customers significant commodity gas costs by delivering gas from the prolific and affordable Appalachian Basin...This event has proven how much this region, our state and country need the MVP.”
Majority of Southside residents support Mountain Valley Pipeline, new poll finds
“The Mountain Valley Pipeline is absolutely necessary to meet the growing energy needs of residents and employers across the Roanoke Valley and Southwest Virginia,” said Paul Nester, president of Roanoke Gas Co. “Access to the MVP in Montgomery and Franklin counties will ensure our region has a reliable and adequate supply of energy to fuel this region’s exciting future.”According to a Mountain Valley Pipeline press release, upon its completion, the Mountain Valley Pipeline will generate more than $7 million in new ad valorem tax revenues to counties along the route in Virginia, and nearly $17 million in new ad valorem tax revenues to counties along the route in West Virginia