The Appalachian Trail Conservancy expected scrutiny for accepting a $19.5 million gift from the pipeline’s developer but believes time will show it was the right decision.
A task force is expected to propose new regulations to limit leaks from landfills and natural gas infrastructure.
Still facing criticism for approving a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, state regulators question another project.
County supervisors who opposed Mountain Valley Pipeline now face decisions that could bring gas and jobs to their communities.
The tiny hamlet of Stoneville is the latest community to pass a resolution opposing a Mountain Valley Pipeline extension.