Political and Legislative

Federal Regulators Approve Mountain Valley Pipeline

Federal regulators have authorized the Mountain Valley Pipeline to begin operating following years of controversy that saw Democratic lawmakers split over the project.

The 303-mile pipeline, which is set to carry natural gas from northwestern West Virginia to southern Virginia, has been approved, according to a Tuesday letter from Terry Turpin, director of the Office of Energy Projects at the bipartisan Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The end of the years-long fight over the pipeline comes after President Biden signed a law last year requiring it to be approved as part of a deal to lift the debt ceiling.

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