Forest pipeline comment deadline approaching

By Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two national forests in West Virginia are seeking public comment regarding the construction of two 42-inch-diameter natural gas pipelines through their lands.

Public comments are being accepted until Feb. 13 by the Forest Service on allowing Dominion Resources to survey for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline on the Monongahela National Forest, and on the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s surveying on the Jefferson National Forest (

Area residents are invited to attend public meetings and speak up. For useful information related to the pipelines, residents can like Greenbrier Watershed on Facebook and sign up for email alerts by sending an email to Timely information and links concerning the proposed pipelines may also be found at

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