Seven listed species and /or their habitats are found in the project area. FWS commented on a draft applicant-prepared biological assessment in September 2016 but has not yet received a request for consultation.
Date of Request for formal consultation received
Target date is concurrent* with the issuance of FERC’s Draft EIS.
*This target timeline is dependent on a consultation request from FERC, consisting of a final Biological Assessment, concurrent with the draft NEPA document.
Consultation Initiation Date
Target: Concurrent* with issuance of FERC’s Draft EIS.
*This Consultation Initiation target timeline is dependent upon FWS receiving sufficient information (complete final Biological Assessment) to initiate formal ESA consultation.