Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, LLC

DHEC has received information related to two (2) pipeline projects proposed by Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, LLC. On January 29, 2016, DHEC issued a Notice of General Public Interest to notify the public of DHEC permitting/certification decisions related to these proposed projects.

Transco to Charleston

Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission is proposing to construct and/or modify and operate the Transco to Charleston Project. The proposed Transco to Charleston Project will include approximately 60 miles of pipeline including two new natural gas transmission pipelines, upgrades to an existing compressor station, and the addition of a new compressor station.

Below is a list of permits that may be required by DHEC for the proposed Transco to Charleston project, and pertinent related information. Additional details about the project may be found at Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission's Transco to Charleston website.

On March 21, 2017, DHEC hosted a drop-in to share information about the Moore to Chappells portion of the proposed project. DHEC staff provided a brief presentation on the 401 water quality certification review process for the proposed pipeline. DHEC staff and company representatives also addressed various topics, such as regulatory and permit requirements for natural gas pipelines, natural gas pipeline construction, safety and maintenance, and natural gas needs, at information stations.

Project Name Affected County(ies) Permit Type Application Received Final Permit Action Point of Contact
Moore to Chappells Pipeline Spartanburg, Laurens, Newberry, Greenwood Hydrostatic Test Water Discharge General Permit October 18, 2016
Notice of Intent
April 11, 2017 Brett Caswell
803-898-4396
    Stormwater Construction Permit May 23, 2016 (February 2, 2017, FERC approval exempts state permit) Shawn Clarke
803-898-3544
    401 Water Quality Certifications or
Navigable Waters Permit
September 23, 2016 April 11, 2017
Public Notice of Department Decision

April 27, 2017
Final Certification
Chuck Hightower
803-898-0369
Moore Compressor Station Spartanburg Air Construction Permit December 21, 2015 April 8, 2016 Michael Robertson
803-898-1236
Dillon Pipeline Dillon Hydrostatic Test Water Discharge General Permit May 12, 2016 August 1, 2016 Brett Caswell
803-898-4396
    Stormwater Construction Permit May 4, 2016 (February 2, 2017, FERC approval exempts state permit) Shawn Clarke
803-898-3544
    401 Water Quality Certifications or Navigable Waters Permit May 16, 2016 May 26, 2016 Chuck Hightower
803-898-0369
Dorchester Compressor Station Dorchester Air Construction Permit December 21, 2015 April 8, 2016 Wanda Parnell
803-898-1296
Charleston Town Border Station Charleston Coastal Zone Consistency Certification   April 21, 2016 Curtis Joyner
843-953-0205
Columbia-to-Eastover

Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission also requested permits to build a natural gas pipeline in Richland and Calhoun counties to transport natural gas to the International Paper Eastover facility to fuel its boilers. The proposed pipeline will be approximately 29 miles long to reach the facility.

Below is a list of permits required by DHEC for the Columbia-to-Eastover pipeline project, and pertinent related information. Additional details about the project may be found at Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission's Columbia to Eastover website.

Permit Type Application Received Final Permit Action Point of Contact
Hydrostatic Test Water Discharge General Permit November 6, 2015 Plans April 21, 2016 Brett Caswell
803-898-4396
401 Water Quality Certifications or Navigable Waters Permit June 9, 2016

September 15, 2016
June 20, 2016
(401 Water Quality Certification)

June 21, 2016
(Navigable Waters Permit)

September 20, 2016
Chuck Hightower
803-898-0369
Stormwater Construction Permit   December 8, 2015

May 18, 2016
Cynthia Ashford
803-898-3995

Paul Quattlebaum
803-898-3678

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