Comment Now on the MXP and ACP Stormwater Permits
Construction of the Ohio Valley Connector, a 30-inch natural gas pipeline in Wetzel County.
You can submit comments to WVDEP on the Mountaineer XPress Pipeline’s and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s stormwater and sediment control permits, which regulate polluted runoff from oil and gas development. Learn more about stormwater permits here.
Thorough scrutiny of stormwater permits is critical for the protection of WV’s streams, especially since WVDEP has waived their authority to issue a 401 Water Quality Certification for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. This is the same permitting authority WVDEP waived for the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
WV Rivers reviewed each permit application and found that they lack critical information the WVDEP needs to certify that the projects will be able to meet WVDEP’s stormwater permit requirements.
We made it easy for you to submit comments online to WVDEP! You need to send comments on each pipeline separately.