Groups sue over US program allowing pipelines on wetlands

FILE - In this Sept 15, 2020 file photo sections of pipe for the Mountain Valley Pipeline are seen lined up Elliston, Va. Environmentalists have filed a new legal challenge against a U.S. government program that allows oil and gas pipelines to be built across wetlands, rivers and other bodies of water. The lawsuit filed Monday, May 3, 2021, in U.S. District Court alleges the program lets companies skirt environmental reviews of potential spills.

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