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Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.


PROJECT STATUS
COMPLETE
COMPLETION DATE
Jul 31 2019
8 OUT OF 8
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
AND PERMITTING PROCESSES COMPLETED
SECTOR
Pipelines
CATEGORY
FAST-41 Covered Projects
LEAD AGENCY
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Description: 

The Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project (Docket No. CP15-521-000) is a proposal to construct natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facilities at an existing LNG import terminal in Mississippi.  The facilities include two liquefaction trains to liquefy up to 1.5 Bcf/d, and modifications to Gulf LNG Energy’s terminal and Gulf LNG Pipeline to allow for exports.

Project Application and Supporting Documents

Federal Agency Actions

FERC Litigation

  • None filed.

 

For improved transparency, FERC is providing this supplemental table to reflect the additional federal authorizations that may be required for the Gulf LNG Project.  

Additional Federal Agency Permitting Timetable for the Gulf LNG Project 

Responsible Agency

Federal Permit/Review

Status

Applicable Timelines

U.S. Coast Guard

Letter of Recommendation

Complete

Receipt of Letter of Intent:  June 19, 2015
Receipt of Waterway Suitability Assessment:  October 23, 2015
Letter of Recommendation to FERC:  August 9, 2017

 

State Agency Permitting Timetable for Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project
Responsible State AgencyFederal Permit/ReviewStatusDescription Field
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Coastal Zone Management OfficeSection 307 CZMA ReviewPendingThe state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016) provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Mississippi Department of Environmental QualitySection 401 CWA Review - Water Quality CertificationPendingThe state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016) provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Pollution ControlSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Stormwater General PermitPendingThe state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016) provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Pollution ControlSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge PermitPendingThe state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016) provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."
Mississippi Department of Environmental QualityTitle V CAA Review - Operating Permit for Air EmissionsPendingThe state agency has not opted into the FAST-41 process.  This authorization is listed for information purposes only, and does not transfer any responsibility to the state agency to conform to the Permitting Timetable. 18 C.F.R. § 157.22 (2016) provides that "a final decision on a request for a Federal authorization is due no later than 90 days after the Commission issues its final environmental document, unless a schedule is otherwise established by Federal law."

 

Last updated August 8, 2019

Permitting Timetable

The permitting timetable below displays data as reported by agencies. Dates for Environmental Review and Permitting processes (Actions) that are in 'Paused' or 'Planned' status are subject to change and are not indicative of a project's final schedule.

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Overall Project Timetable
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Paused

Action Information

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