Lawmakers oppose pipeline

Twenty-seven members of the Virginia General Assembly wrote to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to oppose the requested four-year extension of Mountain Valley Pipeline’s construction permit. Sen. John Edwards and Del. Sam Rasoul, both of Roanoke, led the coalition. You may read their letter here. According to Blue Virginia, thousands of individuals had written in opposition before the public comment window closed on July 29. Also on the 29th, Gov. Glenn Youngkin wrote to “fully support” the pipeline request.