Official Statements of Concern about the
Impacts of Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline

ABRA’s Position on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Local and State Boards and Commissions
Official action expressing opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Official action expressing opposition to the new (Feb 2016) route

Official expressions of concern: A number of elected and appointed governmental boards, councils, and commissions have expressed concerns regarding the construction and operation of the proposed pipeline in their communities.

Localities seeking an improved public process and participation
Most of the localities listed above have made numerous requests to Dominion, FERC, elected officials on the state and federal levels, state and federal agencies, and to the Governor of Virginia requesting broader opportunities for public involvement, input, and the ability to have questions answered. Several local boards and commissions have registered as interveners in the FERC process as well as they seek more empowerment in the process for local governments and citizens who are directly impacted by the proposed pipeline.

Virginia Elected Officials
A number of Delegates and Senators in the Virginia General Assembly have requested that FERC conduct a single, comprehensive analysis of the multiple pipeline proposals that would affect the state, known as Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS).

A number of Delegates and Senators in the Virginia General Assembly have expressed concern over the FERC process and have introduced bills or sent communications containing comments and suggestions on how to improve the public participation and process.

Federal Elected Officials
A number of U.S. Congressmen and U.S. Senators have requested that FERC conduct a single, comprehensive analysis of the multiple pipeline proposals that would affect the state. (Often called a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement)

A number of U.S. Congressmen and U.S. Senators have expressed concern over the FERC process and have sent communications containing comments and suggestions on how to improve the public participation and process.