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FERC: Mountain Valley Pipeline Notice Granting Late Intervention



Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC       Docket No. CP19-477-000


(September 12, 2019)

On June 14, 2019, the Commission issued public notice of Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC’s (Mountain Valley) request under blanket authorization to: (1) install a new metering and regulating (M&R) station adjacent to the Mountain Valley mainline right-of-way; (2) install 30 feet of new 24-inch-diameter inlet pipeline connecting the M&R station with the Mountain Valley mainline pipeline; (3) install 340 feet of new 30-inch-diameter outlet pipeline parallel to the Mountain Valley mainline right-of-way; and (4) install a new tap to connect to the existing Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC’s (Columbia) KA System.  The Project would allow Mountain Valley to provide up to 1 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas to Columbia.  The notice established 5:00 p.m., August 13, 2019, as the deadline to file motions to intervene.

On August 13, 2019, at 6:07 p.m. and 6:58 p.m., respectively, Dorothy Larew and Paula L. Mann each submitted late motions to intervene.[1]  On August 19, 2019, Roseanna Sacco filed a late motion to intervene. On August 23, 2019, Mountain Valley filed a “Request for Expedited Action and Waiver of Reconciliation Period,” which, inter alia, opposed the late-filed interventions.

Pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.214, the Commission grants these late motions to intervene.

Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,

    Deputy Secretary

[1] See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(2) (2014) (“Any document received after regular

business hours is considered filed on the next regular business day.”).

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