“For a period of time, the river would be out of compliance with the state’s own water quality standards,” said Pat Calvert, Upper Riverkeeper for the James River Association. “Our concern is that human life and aquatic life are not protected by the discharges that would be coming out of the end of the pipe.”
"We believe it can be reduced to zero, what comes out of the end of the pipe," said Calvert. "The technology is there to fix it. It’s affordable, achievable, proven technology. They’re supposed to be using best available technology, and we’re asking the state require that."
READ MORE: NBC12.com, Febraury 25, 2016