Time of Year (TOY) restrictions were imposed upon the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in accordance with state and federal guidelines. These restrictions were agreed to by each agency as well as the applicant (Dominion and partners) because they represent the best case possible to protect species (including those that are endangered) reproduction and water quality.
Dominion Energy and North Duke Energy Abandon Atlantic Coast Pipeline
“The two energy companies behind the controversial 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline on Sunday abandoned their six-year bid to build it, saying the project has become too costly and the regulatory environment too uncertain to justify further investment.”
“This is a victory for all the communities that were in the path of this risky and unnecessary project,” the Southern Environmental Law Center, which represented conservation groups in many of the court challenges, said in a statement.