Atlantic Coast Pipeline delayed to 2020, Dominion adds $1B to cost estimate

Utility Dive: The delay is a sign that opponents' environmental and legal challenges to gas pipelines are having an impact on project timelines and company bottom lines.

All construction on the 600-mile pipeline has been halted, in part over a dispute regarding permits to cross the Appalachian Trail and national forests. Dominion has requested an en banc hearing at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to challenge a December decision by a three-judge panel of the court that invalidated necessary authorization.

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