Northeast Energy Direct (NED)

Proceedings for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline Northeast Energy Direct  Project (CP16-21) impacting Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

APPLICATION WITHDRAWN!

» PLAN filed Motion To Dismiss and Deny NED Application with Prejudice and Terminate Proceeding Immediately, 5-2-16
» Project Status Update of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, 4-26-16
» Kinder Morgan has filed NED Answer to Protests, 3-23-15
» FERC Environmental Information Request 2, 3-17-16
» FERC Environmental Information Request 1, 2-26-16
» KM response to FERC Environmental Information Request No. 1, 12-30-15
» KM response to scoping questions and FERC staff comments, 12-21-15
» FERC Seeks More Information from KM on Alternatives, 12-8-15

» Kinder Morgan’s Google Map of the Project
*Updated November, though may not be final route in application

FERC Application & Exhibits:

Table of Contents

NED Acronyms and Abbreviations

Resource Reports:

  • Resource Report 1 – General project description
    Table of Contents, Proposed Facilities, Land Requirements, Construction Procedures, Operation and Maintenance Procedures, Future Plans and Abandonment, Permits and Approvals, Non Jurisdictional Facilities, Landowner – Agency Consultation, Summary of Cumulative Impacts.
    – Maps start with overall project map on pg. 183.
    – Maps of proposed compressor station power line connections start pg. 185.
    – Maps of Projects Within the Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC8) Watershed CIAA start pg. 194
    – Maps of Projects Within Counties CIAA start pg. 206
    – Maps of Projects Within the 10-mile, 5-mile, 1-mile, and 1/4-mile CIAA start pg. 217
    – Maps of Air Emissions Projects Within 50 km of Compressor Stations CIAA start pg. 231
    – Table 1.9-2, List of Projects Potentially Contributing to Cumulative Impacts
    starts pg. 237
    – ATTACHMENT 1c, List of Sources Describing the Need for Additional Pipeline Infrastructure in the Northeast U.S., starts pg. 292
    – ATTACHMENT 1d, List of Sources for Projects Potentially Contributing to Cumulative Impacts, starts pg. 298
  • Resource Report 2 – Water Use and Quality
  •     Part 1 of 8 –
    Summary, Table of Contents, By-state list and description of groundwater resources,surface water resources, wetlands, cumulative impacts to water use and quality
    — Overall map of Bedrock Aquifers, pg. 183
    — Maps of Surficial Aquifers start, pg. 184
    — Maps of USEPA Sole Source Aquifer start, pg. 217
  •     Part 2 of 8
    — Maps of Hazardous Waste Locations start, pg. 1
    — Maps of Groundwater Resources start, pg. 34
  •     Part 3 of 8
    — Maps of FEMA Flood Zones start pg. 1
    — Attachment 2b starts pg. 35
    ATTACHMENT 2b 
    Table 2.1-2 Public and Private Water Supply Wells and Protection Areas Within 200 Feet of the Project Pipeline
    Table 2.1-3 Public and Private Water Supply Wells and Protection Areas within 200 Feet of the Project Contractor Yards
    Table 2.2-1 Watersheds Crossed by the Project
    Table 2.2-4 Waterbodies in Pennsylvania
    Table 2.2-5 Waterbodies in New York
    Table 2.2-6 Waterbodies  in Massachusetts
    Table 2.2-7 Waterbodies in New Hampshire
    Table 2.2-8 Waterbodies in Connecticut
    Table 2.3-1 Wetlands in Pennsylvania
    Table 2.3-2 Wetland Impact Summary by Wetland Type in Pennsylvania
    Table 2.3-3 Wetlands in New York
    Table 2.3-4 Wetland Impact Summary by Wetland Type in New York
    Table 2.3-5 Wetlands in Massachusetts
    Table 2.3-6 Wetland Impact Summary by Wetland Type in Massachusetts
    Table 2.3-7 Wetlands in New Hampshire
    Table 2.3-8 Wetland Impact Summary by Wetland Type in New Hampshire
    Table 2.3-9 Wetlands in Connecticut
    Table 2.3-10 Wetland Impact Summary by Wetland Type in Connecticut
    Table 2.3-11 Wetland Impact Summary by Wetland Type for the Project180 pgs.
  •     Part 4 of 8
    ATTACHMENT 2c – Inventory and Delineation of Wetlands and Watercourses Along the Pennsylvania Portion of the Northeast Energy Direct Project, 2,180 pgs.
  •     Part 5 of 8
    ATTACHMENT 2d – Inventory and Delineation of Wetlands and Watercourses Along the New York Portion of the Northeast Energy Direct Project, 2,416 pgs.
  •     Part 6 of 8
    APPENDIX 2d-E – Army Corps of Engineers Waterbody Data Sheets and Photographs, 515 pgs.
  •     Part 7 of 8
    ATTACHMENT 2e — Inventory and Delineation of Wetlands and Watercourses
    Along the Massachusetts Portion of the Northeast Energy Direct Project, 1,312 pgs.
  •     Part 8 of 8
    ATTACHMENT 2f — Inventory and Delineation of Wetlands and Watercourses Along the New Hampshire Portion of the Northeast Energy Direct Project, 1,301 pgs.
  • Resource Report 3 – FISH, WILDLIFE AND VEGETATION
    Fisheries Resources, Wildlife Resources, Vegetation, Endangered and Threatened Species, Cumulative Impacts to Fish, Wildlife and Vegetation
    — Figure 3.2-1 Massachusetts BioMap2 Core Habitats and Critical Natural Landscapes, starts pg. 155
    — Figure 3.2-2 Interior Forest and Forest Edge within the Project Vicinity, starts pg. 167
    — ATTACHMENT 3b Tables, starts pg. 187
    Table 3.2-1 Common Wildlife Species Occurring in Major Habitat Types Crossed by the Project
    Table 3.2-3 Interior and Edge Forest Crossed by the Project
    Table 3.4-2 Birds of Conservation Concern Known to Occur Within the Project Area
    Table 3.4-8 Locations and Timing of Pending Species Specific Biological Surveys Associated With the Project
    233 pgs.
  • Resource Report 4 – CULTURAL RESOURCES
    Scope and Authority, Agency and Consulting Party Consultations and Coordination with Native American Tribes, Area of Potential Effects, Cultural Resource Investigations, Summary by State, Cumulative Impacts to Cultural Resources
    222 pgs.
  • Resource Report 5 – SOCIOECONOMICS
    Population, Economy and Employment, Housing, Public Services, Transportation and Traffic, Agriculture, Tourism, Property Values, Homeowners’ Insurance, Environmental Justice Statement, Project Economic Benefits, Cumulative Impacts to Socioeconomics, 70 pgs.
  • Resource Report 6 – GEOLOGICAL RESOURCES
  •     Part 1 of 2
    Geologic Setting, Blasting, Mineral Resources, Geologic Hazards, Paleontology, LNG Facilities in Seismic Risk Areas and Underground Storage Facilities, Cumulative Impacts to Geological Resources
    — Maps of Surficial Geology start pg. 129
    162. pgs.
  •     Part 2 of 2
    — Maps of Mineral Resources start pg. 1
    — Seismic Hazard Maps start, pg. 34
    — ATTACHMENT 6b, Tables
    Table 6.1-3 Surficial Geology Crossed by the Pipeline Facilities
    Table 6.1-4 Bedrock Geology Crossed by the Pipeline Facilities
    Table 6.2-1 Shallow Depth to Bedrock Crossed by the Pipeline Facilities
    Table 6.4-1 Areas of Severe Erosion Potential Crossed by the Pipeline Facilities
    Table 6.4-7 Steep Slopes (15 to 30 Percent) Crossed by the Pipeline Facilities
    Table 6.4-8 Steep Slopes (Greater than 30 Percent) Crossed by the Pipeline Facilities
    Table 6.4-9 Steep Side Slopes (15 to 30 Percent) Crossed by the Pipeline Facilities
    Table 6.4-10 Steep Side Slopes (Greater than 30 Percent) Crossed by the Pipeline Facilities
    132 pgs.
  • Resource Report 7 – SOILS
  •     Part 1 of 4
  •     Part 2 of 4
  •     Part 3 of 4
  •     Part 4 of 4
  • Resource Report 8- LAND USE, RECREATION AND AESTHETICS
  •     Part 1 of 2
  •     Part 2 of 2
  • Resource Report 9- AIR AND NOISE QUALITY
  •     Part 1 of 8
  •     Part 2 of 8
  •     Part 3 of 8
  •     Part 4 of 8
  •     Part 5 of 8
  •     Part 6 of 8
  •     Part 7 of 8
  •     Part 8 of 8
  • Resource Report 10 – ALTERNATIVES
  • Resource Report 11 – RELIABILITY AND SAFETY
  • Resource Report 12 – PCB CONTAMINATION
  • Resource Report 13 – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO LNG PLANTS

Appendices:

Many additional appendices were filed under privileged and restricted status. (Search for Docket #CP16-21 for more information).