What is the Atlantic Coast Pipeline?

Sep 17, 2014

Possible route of the proposed 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Credit Dominion Resources

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.

Dominion Resources, along with Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and AGL Resources announced Sept. 2 the formation of a joint venture to build and own the proposed pipeline.

Quick facts the proposed pipeline:

Activity - Expected Timing

  1. Survey/route planning                  May-Dec. 2014
  2. FERC Pre-Filing Request              Fall 2014
  3. FERC Application                              Summer 2015
  4. FERC Certificate                                Summer 2016
  5. Construction                                      2017-2018
  6. In-service                                            Late 2018

Meetings

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.

September 17:

Wesleyan College
Greek Alumni Room and Performing Arts Center Lobby
59 College Ave.
Buckhannon, WV 26201
 

September 24:

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