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E-M:/ EPA statement on Tri-State Pipeline

Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>

Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of
EPA Comments
Availability of EPA comments prepared January 10, 2000 Through
January 14, 2000 pursuant to the Environmental Review Process (ERP),
under Section 309 of the Clean Air Act and Section 102(2)(c) of the
National Environmental Policy Act as amended. Requests for copies of
EPA comments can be directed to the Office of Federal Activities at
(202) 564-7167. An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft
environmental impact statements (EISs) was published in FR dated April
9, 1999 (63 FR 17856).

ERP No. D-FRC-F03007-00 Rating EO2, TriState Pipeline Project,
Construction and Operation of Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, Docket
Nos.: CP99-61-000, CP99-62-000, CP99-63-000 and CP99-64-000,
Presidential Permit, IL, IN and MI.
Summary: EPA expressed environmental objections with the project.
The issues raised include alternatives evaluation, waterbody crossings,
sole source aquifer, wetland and woodland impacts and mitigation.

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