What is the Atlantic Coast Pipeline?
A series of informational gatherings are underway about a proposed 550-mile gas pipeline called the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Dominion Resources is sponsoring the events.
Quick facts the proposed pipeline:
- Slated to cost nearly $5 billion
- Approximately 550 miles long
- In West Virginia and Virginia, the pipe would be 42 inches in diameter; in North Carolina, 36 inches. The Hampton Roads pipeline would be 20 inches in diameter.
- It would begin in Harrison County, then cut through Lewis, Upshur, Randolph, and Pocahontas counties on its way to Virginia, then on to North Carolina.
- The capacity of the pipeline is projected to be 1.5 billion cubic feet/day.
Activity - Expected Timing
- Survey/route planning May-Dec. 2014
- FERC Pre-Filing Request Fall 2014
- FERC Application Summer 2015
- FERC Certificate Summer 2016
- Construction 2017-2018
- In-service Late 2018
A series of open-house-style meetings are underway which offer landowners and area residents an opportunity to talk with Dominion representatives, engineers and contractors to learn more about the project.
Greek Alumni Room and Performing Arts Center Lobby
59 College Ave.
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Durbin Volunteer Fire Department
40 4th Avenue
Durbin, WV 26264
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Landowners within the proposed study corridor
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Landowners and the general public