The mountain valley pipeline-- which would run through several counties in virginia and west virginiathose against it say it will take away land, hurt the environment and rip people from their homes.while those for it-- say it will attract businesses, create jobs and diversify our energy mix.
Yesterday-- virginia delegate-- democrat sam rasoul hosted a press conference-- to try and get the government to look at how the pipeline will affect drinking water for those living along or near the proposed route.
He joins us now live.1.
You're asking for the comment period and all public hearings to be delayed-- so water can be tested-- but the final environmental impact stament has already been released by the federal energy regulatory commission.why are you just now trying to step in?2.
Are you gaining any support from law makers in richmond or washington?3.
What has brought about this concern for you personally?
Did a constituent bring it to your attention?4.
For those who see the pipeline as job creation-- in areas where the economy is dwindling-- how do you justify trying to stop it?