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Dominion announces alternate routes for proposed pipeline in two Virginia counties

Dominion announces alternate routes for proposed pipeline in two Virginia counties

Dominion Resources Inc. said Monday it has come up with alternative segments for portions of a 550-mile proposed natural gas pipeline in two Virginia counties where many local landowners have been fighting the project. The company said the alternative segments of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Augusta County and Nelson County will potentially have "the least impact to environmental, historic and cultural resources" compared to initial plans. But pipeline opponents said the proposed alternatives amount to "tiny" changes that don't allay any of their concerns with the proposal. Dominion said details of the proposed alternative routes would be made public...

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