A recent WVStrong post noted how the West Virginia Rivers Coalition hosted a tour of pipeline construction for members of the West Virginia Legislature. We should also note that West Virginia law requires out-of-state companies building pipelines through our state to clean up after themselves. But to make more money, these companies often cut corners. State inspectors noticed some serious corner-cutting with the Mountain Valley Pipeline project and fined the company in April.
They fined the company building the Mountain Valley Pipeline for violations in Wetzel, Braxton, and Monroe counties.
These pipelines help customers in Virginia, not West Virginia. The least they can do is not harm our river and mountains as they slash their way across the state.
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IMAGE: Mountain Valley Pipeline map from mountainvalleypipeline.info