Virginia DEQ To Require Separate 401 Certifications for ACP & MVP

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality announced April 6 that it will require separate certifications for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline, in accordance with Section 401 of the Clean Water Act.  The DEQ announcement said:

In keeping with Governor McAuliffe’s commitment that the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines will be constructed in the most environmentally protective manner,