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HOW TO NAVIGATE AND USE FERC’s WEBSITE

We HIGHLY recommend eSubscribing to the Docket numbers for the pipelines. This will deliver any comments, filings and notifications directly to your inbox.
— Northeast Energy Direct Docket #CP16-21 (#PF14-22 is old pre-file docket)
— Connecticut Expansion Docket #CP14-529
— Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) Docket #CP14-96
— Atlantic Bridge Docket #CP16-9
— Access Northeast Docket #PF16-01

For those who prefer snail-mail, you can mail your comments in. They will scan them and upload the scan into the digital docket files.
Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
888 First Street, NE, Room 1A
Washington, DC 20426
*remember to include the Docket number on your correspondance

For those who wish to address the Chairman directly:
Chairman Norman Bay
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
888 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20426
Telephone: 202-502-8961

» WHAT SHOULD I SEND TO FERC?
Ideas and samples of comments to FERC
Pre-Filing vs. Filing
Commenter vs. Intervenor

If you have questions for FERC, their Public Inquiry lines are:
Toll-free: 1-866-208-3372
TTY: 202-502-8659
customer@ferc.gov


Additional Informational Resources on FERC:

If you’re unfamiliar with what happens at FERC, your role and the timing of the process, we highly recommend listening to a presentation made by Shanna Cleveland of Conservation Law Foundation to the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission on Sept. 18, 2014.  Her talk on FERC starts at 1:19:40.
» Watch the BRPC meeting here
and forward to 1:19:40 for FERC info

» FERC publishes Citizens’ Guides on how to be a part of the FERC process. You can visit the webpage here, or download the “An Interstate Natural Gas Facility on My Land? What Do I Need To Know?” pdf.

» FERC’s FAQ

“In considering the impact of new construction projects on existing pipelines, the Commission’s goal is to appropriately consider the enhancement of competitive transportation alternatives, the possibility of overbuilding, the avoidance of unnecessary disruption of the environment, and the unneeded exercise of eminent domain. Of course, this policy statement is not a rule. In stating the evaluation criteria, it is the Commission’s intent to evaluate specific proposals based on the facts and circumstances relevant to the application and to apply the criteria on a case-by-case basis.”
Read more …

» Here is a guide put out by the Offices of Carolyn Elefant called “Knowing and Protecting Your Rights When An Interstate Gas Pipeline Comes To Your Community.”

» FERC’s Guidance Manual for Environmental Report Preparation
A “cookbook” for sponsors of natural gas projects to follow