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Equitrans Midstream statement regarding Mountain Valley Pipeline Project

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World Pipelines,

On Wednesday 2 February, Equitrans Midstream issued the following statement regarding the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) project.

The US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision vacating MVP’s biological opinion and remanding it on specific issues. The Court’s written decision was initially issued under seal, due to the potential identification of and reference to endangered species locations, and it is expected the seal will be lifted shortly.

The MVP project team is taking time to thoroughly review the information outlined in the decision and is evaluating the project’s next steps regarding the biological opinion. We remain committed to completing the MVP project and believe the concerns associated with MVP’s biological opinion can be addressed by the agency.

About Equitrans Midstream Corporation

Equitrans Midstream Corporation (ETRN) has a premier asset footprint in the Appalachian Basin and, as the parent company of EQM Midstream Partners, is one of the largest natural gas gatherers in the US. Through its strategically located assets in the Marcellus and Utica regions, ETRN has an operational focus on gas transmission and storage systems, gas gathering systems, and water services that support natural gas development and production across the Basin. With a rich 135 year history in the energy industry, ETRN was launched as a standalone company in 2018 with the vision to be the premier midstream services provider in North America. ETRN is helping to meet America’s growing need for clean-burning energy, while also providing a rewarding workplace and enriching the communities where its employees live and work.

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