Hurricane Florence could devastate Virginia pipeline project that is already struggling with changing weather

This article discusses how hurricane Florence could devastate Virginia pipeline project that is already struggling with changing weather.

Work crews are racing to prepare for catastrophic rain from Hurricane Florence in mountainous areas where a major natural gas pipeline is under construction, as an abnormally wet summer has already overcome some efforts to prevent runoff and erosion.

The situation places a spotlight on the unusually demanding environment being crossed by the Mountain Valley Pipeline, as well as the stress being put on state regulators to keep up after years of budget cuts.

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