Water Quality Certification

New York Again Shuts the Door on Natural Gas, Denies Transco Expansion

New York regulators are once again threatening to strand 400 MMcf/d of natural gas in Pennsylvania by denying Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC’s (Transco) Northeast Supply Enhancement Project a water quality certification (WQC).

April 23, 2018

ACP Clears Regulatory Hurdle in West Virginia, But Others Remain

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) cleared a key regulatory hurdle this week, when the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) waived the state’s water quality certification (WQC) requirement for the project.

December 7, 2017
West Virginia Reevaluates MVP; Another WQC Shot Down

West Virginia Reevaluates MVP; Another WQC Shot Down

In yet another sign of the growing challenges natural gas pipelines face at the state level, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has thrown out Mountain Valley Pipeline’s (MVP) Section 401 water quality certification (WQC) and plans to reevaluate the project’s application.

September 11, 2017