The first Notice of Violation (NOV) for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) has been issued by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The incident resulted from citizen observers reporting sediment escaping from an ACP construction site in Upshur County, WV. West Virginia Rivers Coalition, an ABRA member organization and a partner in the ABRA Compliance Surveillance Initiative, submitted the complaint to the DEP. A copy of the Upshur NOV is available here.
Citizen Surveillance Uncovers First ACP Violation