David Paylor, Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, and Steve Gibson of the Norfolk, VA district office of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers visited the proposed route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) on June 6 to see first-hand the water quality challenges the project presents.
The Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) filed suit on June 5 against the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in state Circuit Court for the City of Richmond. DPMC is asking the court to rule that DEQ issued a Clean Water Act section 401 Water Quality Certification for construction of utility lines,
U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner introduced legislation on June 7 to strengthen the public’s ability to evaluate the impacts of natural gas pipelines being considered by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). U.S. Representative Morgan Griffith will introduce similar legislation in the House.
- – Richmond Times-Dispatch – 6/7/17
- – WhoWhatWhy – 6/8/17
- – The Roanoke Times – 6/4/17