They most certainly seem to be trying to hurry along the process.
As a part of this process, FERC will hold scoping meetings the first and second weeks of May.
The schedule for the meetings is as follows:
- Monday, May 4, 2015 – 7:00 pm
James Monroe High School – Lindside, WV
- Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – 7:00 pm
Eastern Montgomery High School – Elliston, VA
- Thursday, May 7, 2015 – 7:00 pm
Chatham High School – Chatham, VA 24531
- Monday, May 11, 2015 – 7:00 pm
Robert C. Byrd Center – Pine Grove, WV
- Tuesday, May 12, 2015 – 7:00 pm
West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill – Weston, WV
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015 – 7:00 pm
Nicholas County High School – Summersville, WV
Additionally, the last day that FERC will receive comments for the MVP is June 16, 2015.
You can access the information FERC has provided about the EIS on the Preserve the NRV website at:http://www.preservethenrv.com/docs/scoping_meetings.pdf. This is a must read as everyone needs to understand what is involved in the EIS and the upcoming scoping meetings.