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Nexus Gas Transmission, TEAL, DTE Lease, and Vector Lease

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

PROJECT STATUS
COMPLETE
SECTOR
Pipelines
CATEGORY
FAST-41 Covered Projects
LEAD AGENCY
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Description: 

This project consists of four proposals:  Nexus Gas Transmission (Docket No. CP16-22-000), TEAL (Docket No. CP16-23-000), DTE Lease (Docket No. CP16-24-000), and Vector Lease (Docket No. CP16-102-000).  Nexus Gas Transmission would provide an additional 1.5 Bcf/d of natural gas transportation service through construction of a 255.9-mile pipeline and four compressor stations in Ohio and Michigan.  TEAL would provide an additional 0.9 Bcf/d of natural gas transportation service through construction of:  (1) a 4.4-mile pipeline loop in Ohio; (2) 1,790 feet of pipeline to connect with the Nexus Gas Transmission pipeline in Ohio; and (3) additional natural gas compressor facilities in Ohio.  DTE Lease is a request for approval of an operating lease of capacity to Nexus Gas Transmission, LLC.  Vector Lease is a proposal to lease firm capacity to Nexus Gas Transmission, LLC.

Project Application and Supporting Documents

Federal Agency Actions

FERC Litigation

     

    State Agency Permitting Timetable for the Nexus Gas Transmission, TEAL, DTE Lease, and Vector Lease Project 
    Responsible State AgencyFederal Permit/ReviewIntermediate Completion DateFinal Completion DateDescription Field
    Ohio Environmental Protection AgencySection 401 CWA Review - Water Quality CertificationN/ATBDThe 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."
    Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources DivisionSection 401 CWA Review - Water Quality CertificationN/A1/10/2017 and 3/6/2017Complete.  
    Note - Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s issues Section 401 CWA certification as part of the Section 402 and 404 CWA permits.  

    The 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.
    Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources DivisionSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Stormwater General PermitN/A3/6/2017Complete.  

    The 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.
    Ohio Environmental Protection AgencySection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge PermitN/ATBDThe 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."
    Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources DivisionSection 402 CWA Review - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Hydrostatic Test Discharge PermitN/A5/26/2017Complete.

    The 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.
    Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources DivisionSection 404 CWA ReviewN/A1/10/2017Complete.

    The 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.

     

    Last Updated: September 8, 2017 

    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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    Responsible Agency
    Status
    Actual Completion Date