Public Hearings on MXP and ACP Stormwater Permits

Sediment from the construction of the Rover Pipeline flowing into Meathouse Fork in Doddridge County. Photo by WVDEP.

This month WVDEP is holding public hearings on two major natural gas pipelines, the Mountaineer XPress Pipeline and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Each public hearing focuses on stormwater and sediment control permits, which regulate runoff from oil and gas development. Check out our guide to stormwater permits to learn more.

Mountaineer XPress Pipeline Public Hearings – December 11 & 12
The Mountaineer XPress Pipeline (MXP) would stretch 170-miles across West Virginia as part of the Columbia Pipeline Group, which spans multiple states.

Monday, December 11, 6-8pm
Doddridge County Park
1252 Snowbird Rd
West Union, WV 26456

Tuesday, December 12, 6-8pm
Ripley High School
2 School St
Ripley, WV 25271

Written comments will be accepted through Friday, December 22, 2017.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Public Hearings – December 18 & 21
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) would span 3 states in it’s 600-mile path, approximately 100 of those miles in West Virginia.

Monday, December 18, 6-8pm
Buckhannon Upshur High School
270 Bu Dr
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Thursday, December 21, 6-8pm
Pocahontas County High School
271 Warrior Way
Dunmore, WV 24934

Written comments will be accepted through Sunday, December 31, 2017.

We’ll be sharing more information on how to submit written comments soon. Stay tuned!

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