U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Letter Concerning The Atlantic Coast Pipeline; Nationwide Permit 12; the James River; the Appomattox River (VA AP 1-410); and the Nottoway River (VA AP 1-552)

Letter Concerning The Atlantic Coast Pipeline; Nationwide Permit 12; the James River; the Appomattox River (VA AP 1-410); and the Nottoway River (VA AP 1-552)

The Energy Institute believes that construction of Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC’s (Atlantic) project, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), is in Virginia’s and our nation’s best interest.  We are concerned about the Virginia State Water Control Board’s (SWCB) challenge to the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP 12) program that was accepted by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA DEQ) and utilized as part of the pipeline’s permitting review.  We are pleased to submit these comments supporting ACP and its certification by the ACOE under the NWP 12 program...