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For Release: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

DEC Extends Deadline to File Petitions for Party Status for Issues Conference on Crestwood LPG Storage Facility in Schuyler County

Petitions Must Be Submitted to DEC by 5 p.m., Jan. 16, 2015

The State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today extended the deadline to file Petitions for Party Status to participate in the issues conference for the Finger Lakes LPG Storage, LLC's proposed liquid propane gas (LPG) storage facility. Petitions must be submitted to DEC by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.

Finger Lakes LPG Storage, LLC, a subsidiary of Crestwood Midstream Partners, LP, has proposed to construct and operate a new underground LPG storage facility for the storage and distribution of propane and butane on a portion of a 576-acre site located west of Seneca Lake in the Town of Reading, Schuyler County.

The issues conference will be held Thursday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m., and if necessary Friday, Feb. 13 at the Horseheads Holiday Inn, 2666 Corning Road, Horseheads. The purpose of the issues conference is to determine if there are any significant and substantive issues that require an adjudicatory hearing.

Participation in the issues conference involves DEC staff, the applicant and any individual or group that has filed a Petition for Party Status.

Petitions for Party Status should be addressed to:

James T. McClymonds
Chief Administrative Law Judge
Office of Hearings and Mediation Services
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-1550
Email: james.mcclymonds@dec.ny.gov
(If filing by email, a hard copy must also be sent by first class mail, postmarked by the deadline date).

Petitions also need to be sent to other parties listed in the Environmental Notice Bulletin, which is available on DEC's website.

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