USA logoAn Official Website of the United States Government

You are here

Atlantic Sunrise

Project Information
Sector: Pipelines
Project Category: 
FAST-41 Covered Projects
Project Status: 
Complete
Description: 

Atlantic Sunrise (Docket No. CP15-138-000) would provide an additional 1.7 Bcf/d of natural gas transportation service through: (1) construction of 198.45 miles of pipeline in Pennsylvania and Virginia; (2) construction of natural gas compressor facilities in Pennsylvania and Maryland; (3) construction of two new meter stations and three new regulator stations in Pennsylvania; (4) various modifications at seven compressor stations in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina; and (5) modifications at 42 meter stations and 10 valve sites in North Carolina and South Carolina  The Atlantic Sunrise amendment (Docket No. CP17-212-000) alters the pipeline route in Pennsylvania by shifting the centerline to the west to address landowner and Federal agency concerns, thereby adding approximately 1.6 miles to the route.  

Project Application and Supporting Documents

Federal Agency Actions

FERC Litigation

  • None filed.

 

State Agency Permitting Timetable for the Atlantic Sunrise Project
Responsible State AgencyFederal Permit/ReviewIntermediate Completion DateFinal Completion DateDescription Field
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau for Historic PreservationSection 106 NHPA Cultural Resources ReviewN/A8/4/2017Complete
Maryland Department of the EnvironmentSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge PermitN/A2/22/2017Complete.
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Water DivisionSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge PermitN/A12/16/2016Complete.

 

Last Updated: 09/05/2017

Permitting Timeline

Action Agency Target Completion Status
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines
Milestones:
Initial application received
Complete 03/31/2015
Completed application received
Complete 03/09/2016
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Complete 02/03/2017
Notice to proceed
Review Terminated with no decision
Optional Milestones:
Order Amending Certificate
Complete 05/18/2017
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Complete 02/03/2017
Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit
Milestones:
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Form ENG 4345 / Joint Application Form Received
Complete 04/13/2015
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Application Deemed Complete
Complete 04/01/2016
Publication of Public Notice
Complete 03/31/2017
Final Verification / Permit Decision Rendered
Complete 08/31/2017
Target: 12/31/2017
US Army Corps of Engineers - Regulatory 12/31/2017 Complete 08/31/2017
Section 10 Permit
Milestones:
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Form ENG 4345 / Joint Application Form Received
Complete 04/13/2015
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Application Deemed Complete
Complete 04/01/2016
Publication of Public Notice
Complete 03/31/2017
Final Verification / Permit Decision Rendered
Complete 08/31/2017
Target: 12/31/2017
US Army Corps of Engineers - Regulatory 12/31/2017 Complete 08/31/2017
Endangered Species Act Consultation - FWS
Milestones:
Date of Request for formal consultation received
Complete 02/28/2014
Target: 02/28/2014
Consultation Initiation Date
Complete 02/28/2014
Target: 02/28/2014
Final Biological Opinion Issued
Complete 07/18/2017
Target: 07/18/2017
Fish and Wildlife Service 07/18/2017 Complete 07/18/2017
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines
Milestones:
Initial application received
Complete 03/31/2015
Completed application received
N/A
Issuance of decision for permit/approval.
Complete 05/18/2017
Notice to proceed
Review Terminated with no decision
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Complete 05/18/2017
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Milestones:
Issuance of Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Scoping
Official Notice of Availability of a Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Complete 05/12/2016
Official Notice of Availability of a Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Complete 01/09/2017
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
N/A
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Final EIS published in the Federal Register
N/A
Issuance of Record of Decision or combined Final EIS / Record of Decision
Complete 02/03/2017
Issuance of an Amended Record of Decision
N/A
Optional Milestones:
Supplemental EA
Complete 05/18/2017
Order Amending Certificate and FONSI
Complete 05/18/2017
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Complete 02/03/2017
Submit Feedback >