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ENB Multiregion and Statewide Completed Applications 04/11/2001

Multiple Counties
Applicant: Iroquois Gas Transmission System
One Corporate Drive Suite 606
Shelton, CT 06484-6208
Facility: Eastchester Extension Pipeline
Long Island Sound, Northport To Westchester Creek, Bronx
Northport, NY 11768-
Application ID: 0-9999-00062/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Several Counties throughout the State
Project Description:

The purpose of the proposed project is to deliver natural gas for distribution to the Bronx, NY. The project consists of : (1) approximately 30.3 miles of 24-inch diameter pipeline from Northport, NY to the Bronx, NY with associated valves and maintenance equipment ; (2) a new 20,000 HP compressor station at Boonville NY(NYSDEC Application # 6-502600082/00001). (3) a new 20,000 HP compressor Station at Dover, NY (NYSDEC Application # 3-1326-00211/00001); (4) a 3,300 HP increase and cooling unit at the existing Wright Compressor Station (NYSDEC Application # 4-4350-00008/00011); (5) an 11,000 HP increase at the existing Croghan compressor station; (6) a cooling unit at the existing Athens compressor station; (7) a Metering and Odorant Facility and point of interconnection with the facilities of the Consolidated Edison Company of New York located on Brush Ave in the Bronx (NYSDEC Application # 2-6006-00095/00001). Air State Facility Permit Applications have been recieved for the compressor and metering stations as noted above. All air applications are also complete for review. The application for a Section 401 Water Quality Certificate is for all project locations in DEC Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management: This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than May 11 2001.
Contact: Kent P. Sanders
NYSDEC Headquarters
50 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12233
(518)457-2224
kpsander@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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