West Loop Gas Pipeline
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West Loop Gas Pipeline is a proposed gas pipeline in Pennsylvania, United States.
The pipeline runs from Stitt Gate to Koppel Junction in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
- Operator: Dominion Energy Transmission Inc. (DETI)
- Capacity: 150 million cubic feet per day
- Length: 8 km / 5 mi
- Diameter: 30/38/40 inches
- Status: Construction
- Start Year: 2021
The West Loop Gas Pipeline was approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in December 2019 and received its Pennsylvania state water quality permit in January 2020. Construction of the pipeline was halted in March 2020 as a result of Pennsylvania ordering all non-life-sustaining businesses to cease operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Articles and resources
- Water Quality Certification Issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection Pursuant to Section 401 of the Clean Water Act for the West Loop Project, PENNSYLVANIA BULLETIN, VOL. 50, NO. 3, JANUARY 18, 2020
- Maya Weber, Pennsylvania's orders to stem coronavirus outbreak pause several gas pipeline projects, S&P Global Platts, Mar. 25, 2020