A new briefing released by Oil Change International provides key information on the impacts of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. This pipeline would run over 600 miles from northwestern West Virginia, southeast through Virginia and south across eastern North Carolina.
Below are basic facts about the pipeline, with more information available in the briefing:
Total Annual GHG Emissions: 67,591,816 metric tons
Emissions Equivalent: 20 coal plants or 14 million passenger vehicles
Ownership: Dominion Resources (48%); Duke Energy (47%) Southern Company (5%)
Operator: Dominion Resources
Project Cost (Est.): $5 to $5.5 billion
Permit and Project Schedule (Est.): Final EIS (June 2017), FERC Permit (September 2017), Construction (Late 2017- Late 2019)