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Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction could begin in West Virginia in the fall

Staff Writer |
Following a favorable Final Environmental Impact Statement for the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Dominion’s Managing Director in West Virginia remains hopeful that pipeline construction could begin this fall.

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“It’s a culmination of 150 pages of report, 75,000 public comments, 300 route adjustments that we’ve been making over the last three years,” Orndorff said Monday on “Talkline” with Hoppy Kercheval, Metro News reports.

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline will run through five West Virginia counties beginning at the Harrison/Lewis line.

Those in opposition — and still critical following the release of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s FEIS — suggested that the pipeline was being created without a reasonable need for the markets where the natural gas would enter.

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