Property owners in the pipeline’s path are relieved by recent delays that offer hope they might stop the project.
A task force is expected to propose new regulations to limit leaks from landfills and natural gas infrastructure.
Environmental groups said regulators’ rejection of the utility’s energy plan casts doubt the need for a new pipeline.
Still facing criticism for approving a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, state regulators question another project.
When Lynn and Bill Limpert bought 120 pristine acres in Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains in 2009, the only construction project they expected to handle was building their retirement home.