Griffith, Goodlatte Statement on FERC Denying Additional Pipeline Scoping Meeting in Roanoke County
Congressmen Morgan Griffith (R-VA) and Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) today issued the following statement after receiving the attached letter from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) responding to the Congressmen's request for an additional Mountain Valley Pipeline scoping meeting in Roanoke County:
"We are disappointed in FERC's decision. However, we encourage people to submit their comments on the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline to FERC. Once the draft Environmental Impact Statement is issued, FERC will hold additional meetings to allow individuals with concerns to be heard.”
Those wishing to submit comment to FERC on this proposed pipeline may continue to do so at https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp, docket number PF15-3.Griffith and Goodlatte on May 1, 2015 sent a letter to FERC requesting an additional public scoping meeting in Roanoke County. That letter is attached. Also attached is FERC's response.