Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed PennEast Pipeline Project

July 26, 2016

The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared a draft environmental impact statement for the PennEast Pipeline Project, proposed by PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC. Any person wishing to comment on the draft EIS may do so. To ensure consideration of your comments on the proposal in the final EIS, it is important that the Commission receive your comments on or before September 12, 2016.

For your convenience, there are four methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. The Commission will provide equal consideration to all comments received, whether filed in written form or provided verbally. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502-8258 or [email protected] Please carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded.

1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature on the Commission’s website ( under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project;

2) You can file your comments electronically by using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s website ( under the link to Documents and
Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on “eRegister.” If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select “Comment on a Filing” as the filing type; or

3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address. Be sure to reference the project docket number (CP15-
558-000) with your submission:

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
888 First Street NE, Room 1A
Washington, DC 20426

4) In lieu of sending written or electronic comments, the Commission invites you to attend one of the public comment meetings its staff will conduct in the project area to receive comments on the draft EIS. To ensure interested parties have ample opportunity to attend a public comment meeting six
meetings are scheduled as follows:

Monday, August 15, 2016
Best Western Lehigh Valley & Conference Center
300 Gateway Drive
Bethlehem, PA, 18017

Monday, August 15, 2016
Penn’s Peak
325 Maury Road
Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 (new location)
Holiday Inn Clinton-Bridgewater
Hunterdon Ballroom
111 W. Main Street
Clinton, NJ 08809

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Peddler’s Village
(Lahaska and Neshaminy Rooms)
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA 19831

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Best Western Genetti Hotel & Conference Center
77 E Market Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 (new location)
Patriots Theater at War Memorial
1 Memorial Drive
Trenton, NJ 08608

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