FERC issues final EIS for Gulf South gas pipeline

FERC has concluded that the proposed East Texas-to-Mississippi gas pipeline project is environmentally acceptable, it said in a final environmental impact statement.

Nick Snow
Washington Correspondent

WASHINGTON, DC, May 25 -- The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded that the proposed East Texas-to-Mississippi natural gas pipeline project is environmentally acceptable, FERC said in a final environmental impact statement.

The project, proposed by Gulf South Pipeline Co., would transport 1.7 bcfd of gas from East Texas to the US Gulf Coast, Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast.

The final EIS follows a preliminary statement issued Feb. 9. FERC said commissioners will consider the final EIS and other staff recommendations before issuing a decision on the project.

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