On March 10th, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors appointed a Pipeline Advisory Committee. The committee will:
Serve as an information conduit to and from citizens and County staff for information regarding the pipeline project;
- Assist in the review of Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) materials and make recommendations for comments back to FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission);
- Advise the Board on specific actions that the County may wish to pursue relative to the project including its status as a potential "Intervener";
- Make recommendations for route modifications or other technical changes to the proposed project; and
- If the proposed project moves forward within Roanoke County, assist in ensuring permit compliance during the construction process.
Meetings of this committee are open to the public. The next scheduled meeting of the Pipeline Advisory Committee is April 6, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) at the South County Library Auditorium, 6303 Merriman Road.
In addition to the Pipeline Advisory Committee, the County has placed relevant information regarding the Mountain Valley Pipeline on its website www.roanokecountyva.gov. To view this information, just click on the Mountain Valley Pipeline icon from the County's home page.
If you should have questions or need information from County staff, please contact either of the following staff members.
Richard Caywood, Assistant County Administrator
Philip Thompson, Deputy Director of Planning
(540) 772-2068 x365