Residents Fight for Fairness in Pipeline Development

“You’ve got life on one end and death on the other,” she said. Her husband Jim pipes in:” “And a pipeline poking right through the middle of it.”

Secret deal with McAuliffe and MVP Disclosed

In the case of the State, these agreements were kept secret and were not disclosed during Virginia public permitting hearings or comment periods.

Preserve Craig sues Forest Service to block MVP permit

New questions are being raised about the assertion that the project is even needed and the fact that the contracts for the gas are internal deals between the owners of the pipeline and do not show need.

JUDGE HALTS MVP CONSTRUCTION

Although the laws of eminent domain give Mountain Valley the power to obtain forced easements for its buried pipeline, Dillon ruled, she rejected the company’s request for immediate access to the parcels.

URGENT: Write to the Governor

TO FREEZE PERMITTING ACTIONS ON THE MVP PROJECT. Read sample letter following...

PRESERVE CRAIG, Inc.

PRESERVE CRAIG, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation formed in 1991. With the support of more than 80% of Craig County households, Preserve Craig was instrumental in preventing AEP from putting a major power line through Craig County.

Craig Co BeautyPreserve Craig’s nonprofit purpose is to:
  • preserve and protect natural, historical, and cultural resources
  • conduct research and compile and publish information concerning natural, historical, and cultural resources
  • conduct public education programs

Those of us lucky enough to make Craig County our home feel truly blessed by all that life here has to offer and Preserve Craig is committed to sustaining the quality of life we value.

Preserve Craig's current focus is to oppose the 42” gas pipelines being proposed in Craig County. We are collecting and distributing scientific, environmental and economic data, holding educational meetings, working with government representatives and other groups, including the US Forest Service and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as to why it should not be approved. Please join us in this important work to save this special place for future generations.

Recent Updates

MVP Pipeline Re-Hearing requests being filed!
 

MVP Pipeline Re-Hearing requests being filed!

Here’s an update on the numerous regulatory and legal barriers blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) from building its proposed massive high-pressure gas pipeline through Craig County, across the Appalachian Trail, and over the steep terrain of our National Forest.
VA State Water Board told to deny MVP Permit
 

VA State Water Board told to deny MVP Permit

Letter to members of the Virginia State Water Control Board
Is it time for our Virginia Government to Stop MVP?
 

Is it time for our Virginia Government to Stop MVP?

Preserve Craig’s booth launched a new petition drive and an expanded fundraising campaign at the Craig County Fall Festival. Almost 200 stopped by and signed a new petition that will be submitted to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.
Statement on Order Issuing Certificates and Granting Abandonment Authority
 

Statement on Order Issuing Certificates and Granting Abandonment Authority

Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur Statement: For the reasons set forth herein, I cannot conclude that either of these projects as proposed is in the public interest, and thus, I respectfully dissent.
Craig County Board of Supervisors Resolution
 

Craig County Board of Supervisors Resolution

PETITIONING FERC FOR RE-HEARING OF ITS AWARD OF CERTIFICATE TO THE MVP PROJECT
USFS ignoring its duty!
 

USFS ignoring its duty!

All Objections that USFS received from everyone who sent one in were consolidated in a single decision. The agency decided that they weren't going to do anything about any of the many issues that were raised.

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