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Corps asks Dominion for more information on second Surry-Skiffes Creek mitigation proposal

Corps asks Dominion for more information on second Surry-Skiffes Creek mitigation proposal

Dominion Virginia Power has submitted a partial second draft of a mitigation proposal for its Surry-Skiffes Creek project, which would run 500-kilovolt transmission power lines across the James River.

While there are few details about the draft, a spokesman for the Norfolk District of the Army Corps of Engineers said it was sent back to Dominion after Corps officials felt it left questions unanswered.

The Corps will determine whether to grant Dominion a federal permit for the project, which would involve building 17 transmission towers, some as high as 300 feet, across a historic section of the river.

As part of the permit review process, Dominion has to submit a...

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