Legislators updated on two, billion-dollar pipeline projects

Guy WardNews, Quick Reads

CHARLESTON — Legislators learned the latest on natural gas pipeline projects underway in the state, including the nearly $6 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline that put its 3,100 West Virginia employees back to work Tuesday. “We had fantastic news from FERC (the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission),” Robert Orndorff, state policy manager for Dominion Resources, told lawmakers during a presentation on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project. “We had a stay on the project that lasted about three weeks that had permitting issues. We fixed those issues.”

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