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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR

THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA


Roanoke Division
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DOUG CHANCEY, )
MARIAN MOLLIN, and )
REBECCA SCHNEIDER )
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Plaintiffs, )
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v. ) 7:18CV199
Case No._____________
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VICKI CHRISTIANSEN )
Acting Chief, U.S. Forest Service )
1400 Independence Ave., SW )
Washington, D.C. 20250 )
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and )
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JOBY L. TIMM )
Supervisor, George Washington and )
Jefferson National Forest )
5162 Valleypointe Parkway )
Roanoke, VA 24019 )
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Defendants. )
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COMPLAINT FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF

COMES NOW the Petitioners, DOUG CHANCEY, MARIAN MOLLIN, and REBECCA

SCHNEIDER (collectively, the “Petitioners”) and file suit against Vicki Christiansen of the U.S.

National Forest Service and Joby L. Timm of the George Washington and Jefferson National Park

(collectively the “Defendants”), on the grounds as hereinafter set forth.

INTRODUCTION

This matter arises from the design and construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

through Federally-owned lands in western Virginia, which includes the massive clearing of

forested land, and the decisions made by the National Forest Service (“the Forest Service”) to

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deny access to persons attempting to observe and protest the tree cutting and bring food and

supplies to other persons already on-site. Those decisions by the Forest Service have both

denied access to Federally owned public park land and unnecessarily restricted the First

Amendment rights of those persons affected.

PARTIES AND JURISDICTION

1. Petitioner Doug Chancey (“Mr. Chancey”) is a resident and native of Montgomery

County, Virginia. He is a lifelong user of the hiking trails in the George Washington and Jefferson

National Forest (“GWJ National Forest”), which stretches across the length of western Virginia

and into neighboring states, such as West Virginia and North Carolina.

2. Petitioner Marian Mollin (“Ms. Mollin”) is a resident of Montgomery County,

Virginia. She is a lifelong user of the hiking trails in the GWJ National Forest.

3. Petitioner Rebecca Schneider (“Ms. Schneider”) is a resident of Floyd County,

Virginia. She is a lifelong user of the hiking trails in the GWJ National Forest.

4. Defendant Vicki Christiansen (“Ms. Christiansen”) is the acting Deputy Chief of

the U.S. Forest Service, which administers the nation’s national forests and grasslands, including

the GWJ National Forest.

5. Defendant Joby L. Timm (“Supervisor Timm”) is the Supervisor of the GWJ

National Forest and has served in that capacity at all times relevant hereto. He has issued the

opinions and promulgated the regulations which are at issue in this proceeding.

6. Subject matter jurisdiction exists pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1331 and 28 U.S.C. §

1367 as this matter presents a federal question, and the remaining claims are so closely related to

the federal question that they form part of the same case or controversy.

7. Venue and jurisdiction are proper in this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1391.

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BACKGROUND

8. The Mountain Valley Pipeline (“MVP”) is a 303-mile natural gas pipeline

extending from northwestern West Virginia to southern Virginia. It is owned by Mountain Valley

Pipeline, LLC, which is a joint venture of major natural gas suppliers in the eastern United States.

9. The MVP crosses into Virginia in rural Giles County, and then continues across

Montgomery, Roanoke, and Franklin Counties before eventually terminating in Pittsylvania

County where it ties into the Transcontinental Pipeline.

10. A significant portion of the MVP’s path in Giles County and Montgomery County

is through and across the GWJ Forest.

11. The pipeline itself is designed to be 42 inches in diameter and requires a temporary

easement of 125 feet during construction, which is the area of tree cutting, as well as a permanent

easement of 50 feet following construction.

12. The natural gas which is being migrated through the MVP originates from the Utica

and Marcellus shale deposits in western Pennsylvania.

13. In October 2015, the ownership of MVP filed a formal application with the Federal

Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) to construct the pipeline.

14. On October 13, 2017, FERC issued a Certificate of Public Convenience and

Necessity for the MVP to proceed. Significantly, while this provided Federal approval for the

pipeline, it did not preclude the Commonwealth of Virginia (or any state) from regulating the

various aspects of the pipeline, including its impact on water quality and the overall environment.

15. Over the past three years, the MVP has garnered significant public interest and

opposition which has led to protests, marches and numerous other acts of political expression.

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16. In early 2018, following FERC approval of MVP and the engineering of a proposed

path, the owners of MVP began cutting trees along the MVP route.

17. In response to the tree cutting, certain members of the public (hereinafter “the tree

sitters”) began occupying trees or “monopods” in the path of the MVP with the intention of calling

attention to the tree cutting.

18. At least three of these tree sitters were located on Peters Mountain in the GWJ

National Forest, where the MVP crosses from Virginia to West Virginia.

19. At least one of those tree sitters, using the sobriquet “Nutty,” is located on Peters

Mountain in Giles County.

20. “Nutty” has been living continuously in a “monopod” on a ridgeline of Peters

Mountain known as “Mystery Ridge,” since on or about March 27, 2018. The area where she is

residing is part of the GWJ Forest and, therefore, open to the public for recreational and other uses.

She is lawfully present and not in violation of any Court order.

21. Numerous other persons have hiked up to Mystery Ridge, since March 27, 2018, in

order to observe “Nutty” or otherwise express political speech regarding the tree-cutting which is

about to occur in the GWJ Forest.

22. Mr. Chancey and Ms. Schneider have hiked up to visit “Nutty” on numerous

occasions, both to express their concern for her and their overall opposition to the MVP and, in

particular, the specified route across the GWJ Forest.

23. Mr. Chancey, Ms. Mollin, Ms. Schneider, and other supporters of “Nutty” have

established a camp ground on Mystery Ridge in order to observe and communicate with “Nutty”

while also monitoring the potential tree-cutting.

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24. In order to reach that campground, there is a gravel road named “Pocahontas Road”

which accesses the GWJ on the Virginia (Giles County) side of Peters Mountain. It is

approximately a 1-2-mile drive along that road to reach the location where “Nutty” and the

campground are located.

25. On April 7, 2018, Supervisor Timm issued Order No. 08-08-11-18-05, which was

styled as “The Revised Mountain Valley Pipeline Emergency Closure Order” (“the April 7th

Order”), which is still in effect and posted at the camp site. A copy of the April 7th Order is attached

as Exhibit A.

26. The April 7th Order is signed by Supervisor Timm and expressly promulgated under

16 U.S.C. §551 and 36 C.F.R. §261.50(a) and (b). It does the following:

a. Forbids any persons to come within one hundred twenty-five (125) feet of the
“right of way” area designated for MVP on Peters Mountain;
b. Closes off Pocahontas Road accessing Mystery Ridge to any persons, except
NFS personnel and pipeline employees;
c. Establishes a “First Amendment Expression Area” at Caldwell Field
Campground which is an area of the GWJ Forest located approximately ten (10)
miles away from Mystery Ridge.

See Exh. A.

27. Both the purpose and effect of the April 7th Order have been to (i) prevent persons

to reach “Nutty” or bring her provisions, as she is running short of food, (ii) prevent supporters

from hiking up the ridge to join other protesters and observers on Mystery Ridge, and (iii) restrict

media access to observe activities on Mystery Ridge.

28. To wit, the April 7th Order has forced persons entering the GWJ Forest along the

Pocahontas Road to follow an overland trail, ironically dubbed “the Public Safety Trail” in order

to reach Mystery Ridge.

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29. The “Public Safety Trail” runs parallel to the road accessing the ridge line, however,

it traverses at least three streams and climbs up several steep embankments. There are fallen logs

across the “Public Safety Trail” at various points. It is a physically challenging hike with several

steep grades, which can lead to accidental falls. See photos of Mr. Chancey on the “Public Safety

Trail” attached as Exhibit B.

30. The “Public Safety Trail” is haphazardly marked and walkers can easily wander off

course (and into West Virginia). Meanwhile, a perfectly serviceable road – carrying MVP

employees – is barely a hundred yards away.

31. The effect of the “Public Safety Trail” has been to deny access to the GWJ Forest,

and specifically to the ridgeline on Peters Mountain where Nutty is located, i.e. Mystery Ridge, to

all but the fittest and most experienced hikers. It also poses a continuing safety hazard by forcing

park users into unmarked woods, when a gravel road is available for easy access.

32. Notably, the April 7th Order (and the concomitant CFR section) has been cited by

the Forest Service in arresting persons who are on Mystery Ridge attempting to speak with or bring

supplies to Nutty.

33. All actions taken by Supervisor Timm in this matter are pursuant to his authority

as an agent of the Forest Service.

34. The actions taken by Mr. Timm pose irreparable harm to Mr. Chancey, Ms. Mollin,

and Ms. Schneider, and there is no adequate remedy at law available to them.

COUNT I – VIOLATION OF FIRST AMENDMENT


(Ms. Christiansen and Mr. Timm)

35. Mr. Chancey, Ms. Mollin, and Ms. Schneider incorporate and restate the allegations

of Paragraphs 1-34 as if fully set forth herein.

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36. The GWJ Forest is a Federal national forest owned by the United States taxpayer,

not by any private corporation. It is the definition of a public venue.

37. The persons who are accessing the GWJ Forest in order to speak with “Nutty” or

observe the tree cutting are exercising their First Amendment rights.

38. The April 7th Order violates the First Amendment rights of Mr. Chancey, Ms.

Mollin, Ms. Schneider, and others similarly situated, both on its face and as applied. Specifically,

it fails to use the least restrictive means in its impact on Mr. Chancey, Ms. Mollin, and Ms.

Schneider’s freedom of speech and freedom of assembly as guaranteed by the First Amendment.

It also represents an unreasonable burden on such expressions.

39. The Order is not a reasonable time, place, or manner restriction that serves an

important government interest and does not leave open an adequate alternative place for “First

Amendment Speech Expression.”

40. There is no showing of harm or threat to public safety from the presence of Mr.

Chancey, Ms. Mollin, and Ms. Schneider or others on Mystery Ridge; rather the context of the

Order is the embarrassment of the Forest Service and MVP from having Mr. Chancey, Ms. Mollin,

and Ms. Schneider, and others observe the tree-cutting while speaking with and bringing

provisions to Nutty.

WHEREFORE, the Petitioners request temporary and permanent injunctive relief as

follows: (i) a declaration that the April 7th Order is invalid and unenforceable, and (ii) reopening

the public access road to Mystery Ridge and the site where the campground are located. Petitioners

seek their costs and attorney fees herein as well as such further relief as the Court may deem

equitable.

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DOUG CHANCEY
MARIAN MOLLIN
REBECCA SCHNEIDER

By: ___________/s/________________
J. Chapman Petersen, Esq., VSB #37225
David L. Amos, Esq., VSB #87271
Abby Mulugeta, Esq., VSB #92424
CHAP PETERSEN & ASSOCIATES, PLC
3970 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
Telephone 703.277.9704
Facsimile 703.591.9285
jcp@petersenfirm.com
dla@petersenfirm.com
agm@petersenfirm.com
Counsel for Petitioners

Tammy L. Belinsky, Esq., VSB #42424


9544 Pine Forest Road
Copper Hill, VA 24079
Telephone 540.929.4222
Facsimile 540.929.9195
tambel@hughes.com
Counsel for Petitioners

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provided by local rules of court. This form, approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States in September 1974, is required for the use of the Clerk of Court for the
purpose of initiating the civil docket sheet. (SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON NEXT PAGE OF THIS FORM.)

I. (a) PLAINTIFFS Doug Chancer DEFENDANTS Vicki Christiansen


Marian Mollin Joby L. Timm
Rebecca Schneider
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(c) Attorneys (Firm Name, Address, and Telephone Number) Attorneys (If Known)
Chap Petersen & Associates, PLC
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project data and Forest Service Lands Status Tenth-mile
Emergency Closure Order
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Records System ownership and boundary data.
Approved Pipeline Route
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expressed or implied regarding the data displayed
on this map, and reserves the right to correct, U.S. Forest Service Road Southern Region
update, modify, or replace this information without
George Washington & Jefferson
notification. The USDA Forest Service makes no Administrative Forest Boundary
warranty to the accuracy of the approved pipeline National Forest
route on non National Forest System lands. National Wilderness Area
Any buffers shown on this map are for the purpose
National Forest System Lands
Sources: Esri, HERE, Garmin,
of depicting the area subject to the closure order
and do not reflect the approved area of disturbance
Copies of this map are available for public
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Attachment 3 depicts the Closed Area
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Records System ownership and boundary data.
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expressed or implied regarding the data displayed U.S. Forest Service
Southern Region

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on this map, and reserves the right to correct, Administrative Forest Boundary
update, modify, or replace this information without George Washington & Jefferson
notification. The USDA Forest Service makes no Closed Area National Forest
warranty to the accuracy of the approved pipeline
route on non National Forest System lands. National Wilderness Area
Any buffers shown on this map are for the purpose
Sources: Esri, HERE, Garmin, of depicting the area subject to the closure order
National Forest System Lands
Copies of this map are available for public
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USGS, Intermap,
Document 1-2 Filed
and do not reflect the approved area of disturbance
for the project.
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Attachment 4 depicts the Closed Area coinciding
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Closed U.S. Forest Service Road
Mountain Valley Pipeline
Records System ownership and boundary data. Emergency Closure Order
Appalachian Trail
Disclaimer
The USDA Forest Service makes no warranty, Appalachian Trail Tread excluded from Closure Order
expressed or implied regarding the data displayed U.S. Forest Service
Southern Region

®
on this map, and reserves the right to correct, Administrative Forest Boundary
update, modify, or replace this information without George Washington & Jefferson
notification. The USDA Forest Service makes no Closed Area National Forest
warranty to the accuracy of the approved pipeline
route on non National Forest System lands. National Wilderness Area
Any buffers shown on this map are for the purpose
Sources: Esri, HERE, Garmin,
of depicting the area subject to the closure order
National Forest System Lands
Copies of this map are available for public
Case 7:18-cv-00199-EKD
USGS, Intermap,
Document 1-2 Filed
and do not reflect the approved area of disturbance
for the project.
05/02/18 Page 7 of 8 inspection
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file location: T:/FS/NFS/WOLands/ALP/Project/R08/regional/MapProduct/Attachment4_MVP_Closure_04062018.pdf
Attachment 5 depicts the Closed Area along
the portion of the Pocahontas Road Segment
where it coincides with the Applachian Trail tread.
Refer to Attachment 1 and 2 for the Closed Area
along the Approved Pipeline Route. Refer to
Attachment 3 for the Closed Area coinciding with
the Mystery Ridge Road Segment Refer to
2)
Attachment 4 for the Closed Area coinciding with 97
the complete Pocahontas Road Segment. SR
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Pocahontas FSR 972 will be closed from


its intersection with Mystery Ridge FSR 11080
to its intersection with Clendennin Road
Appalachian Trail Tread (aka State Road 641)
Excluded from
Closure Order

Copyright: © 2013 National Geographic Society


Vicinity Map References Legend
Background data is ESRI NGS_Topo_US data, Attachment 5:
supplemented with Mountain Valley Pipeline
project data and Forest Service Lands Status
Closed U.S. Forest Service Road Mountain Valley Pipeline
Records System ownership and boundary data. Appalachian Trail
Emergency Closure Order
Disclaimer Appalachian Trail Tread excluded from Closure Order
The USDA Forest Service makes no warranty, Closed Area
expressed or implied regarding the data displayed U.S. Forest Service
Southern Region

®
on this map, and reserves the right to correct, Administrative Forest Boundary
update, modify, or replace this information without George Washington & Jefferson
notification. The USDA Forest Service makes no National Forest System Lands
National Forest
warranty to the accuracy of the approved pipeline
route on non National Forest System lands.
Any buffers shown on this map are for the purpose
Sources: Esri, HERE, Garmin,
of depicting the area subject to the closure order Copies of this map are available for public
Case 7:18-cv-00199-EKD
USGS, Intermap,
Document 1-2 Filed 05/02/18 Page 8 of 8 inspection
and do not reflect the approved area of disturbance
for the project.
Pageid#: in the17
Office of the Regional
Forester, Southern Region, Atlanta, GA.
0 0.025 0.05 0.1
Miles Map Created: April 6, 2018
file location: T:/FS/NFS/WOLands/ALP/Project/R08/regional/MapProduct/Attachment5_MVP_Closure_04062018.pdf
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