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Atlantic Coast Pipeline DEIS - What People Said
A selection of comments filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline
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Over 2 million gallons of drilling fluid have been spilled onto wetlands in northern Ohio during constructing the Rover Pipeline. The 713-mile. $4.2 billion Rover project would transport natural gas from northern West Virginia to Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan. The Rover Pipeline is a project of a Energy Transfer Partners,
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) wasted little time in following-up with Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI) to seek additional information and clarifications on numerous items, many of which were flagged in comments filed about the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).
For the second time in less than a year, the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) has started a legal proceeding to compel the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to obey the state’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
DPMC seeks information justifying a DEQ decision that affects regulation of utility lines constructed through streams and wetlands in Virginia.
“Incomplete” and “go back to the drawing board” were sentiments most commonly echoed in the comments filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline over the past two weeks.
(This statement was released April 5 by ABRA to media in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina)
An analysis of environmental impacts for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline is completely inadequate and falls far short of legal requirements.
Three of the sixteen state legislative leaders who filed an April 4 letter with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission have investments in companies associated with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). They are:
- Thomas Norment, Majority Leaders,
Local & ACP
- – The Recorder – 4/20/17
Regional & MVP
Our member group Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition has produced a series of interactive Story Maps that take a deeper look at some of the reasons the ACP and MVP are unacceptable proposals. Click on the map image below to navigate to the full map content.