Even as the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) grinds into action through western Virginia, vigilant Waldo & Lyle attorneys have planted doubts in the mind of a federal judge about the competence of the utility’s planning.
Attorney Stephen Clarke spotlighted avoidable mistakes in the plans for the the natural gas pipeline in a two day hearing in U.S. District Court in Roanoke concluding Jan. 13.
“MVP has rushed to use eminent domain without ensuring that they got it right,” Clarke told the court. “Clearly, MVP, by its own admission, does not have its ducks in a row,” Clarke said.
Clarke hopes to block MVP from getting immediate entry onto nearly 300 properties across six counties in Virginia until juries have awarded just compensation.
Read more about it in this story on the coverage by the Roanoke Times.