Elected Officials’ Comments to DEQ regarding the Clean Water Act Section 401 Process
– Atlantic Coast Pipeline & Mountain Valley Pipeline
Delegates and Senators making up the Western Caucus of the Virginia General Assembly have expressed concern over the expedited review of impacts to Virginia waters due to the construction and operation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline. The letters urge Governor McAuliffe and Virginia DEQ to perform a thorough review and not to take shortcuts that would put Virginia waters and constituents at risk.
Virginia Western Caucus letter to DEQ regarding 401 certification and timeline – 8/7/2017
Some have also written individual letters to DEQ regarding the 401 certification process and timeline.
Senator John Edwards, Virginia Senate, D- 21st District – 7/27/2017
Senator Emmett Hanger, Virginia Senate, R- 24th District – 8/3/2017
Richard (Dickie) Bell, Virginia House of Delegates, R- 20th District – 7/29/2017
Gregory Habeeb, Virginia House of Delegates, R-8th District &
Joseph Yost, Virginia House of Delegates, R-12th District – 6/14/2017
Steve Heretick, Virginia House of Delegates, D-79th District – 7/11/2017
Steven Landes, Virginia House of Delegates, R-25th District – 8/7/2017
Sam Rasoul, Virginia House of Delegates, D- 11th District – 7/18/2017
David Toscano, Virginia House of Delegates, D- 57th District – 5/25/2017
Joseph Yost, Virginia House of Delegates, R-12th District – 8/21/2017