Landslide Potential for ACP in Nelson County Understated

A study of the potential for slope failures and landslides in Nelson County from the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), coupled with a review of Dominion’s in-house analysis, has concluded that “Dominion has not adequately identified those soils and landforms that are prone to debris flows (and) landslides.”  The report also states that “the potential for debris flows in the very steep mountainous portions of Nelson County is underestimated by the reports submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by Dominion.”

The author of the report,