Docket # PP-481

Public Involvement

Final EIS Review Period

The Final EIS 30-day period commenced on August 15, 2014, and extended through September 15, 2014. Comments received on the Final EIS were addressed in the ROD. Both the compiled Final EIS comments and the ROD are available in the Document Library.

Draft EIS Public Comment Period

The comment period on the Draft EIS commenced on November 1, 2013 and extended through January 15, 2014. Comments received on the Draft EIS were addressed in the Final EIS.

Copies of the comments received on the Draft EIS can be viewed or downloaded here.

Draft EIS Public Hearings

DOE conducted public hearings at the following locations to receive comments on the Draft EIS:

Monday, November 18, 2013
Courtyard Marriott LaGuardia
9010 Ditmars Blvd.
East Elmhurst, NY 11369
12 p.m.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Stony Point Center
17 Cricketown Rd.
Stony Point, NY 10980
6 p.m.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Holiday Inn Albany
Wolf Road
205 Wolf Rd.
Albany, NY 12205
6 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
West Side Ballroom
253 New York Rd.
Plattsburgh, NY 12903
6 p.m.

EIS Scoping

The EIS scoping comment period commenced on June 18th, 2010 and concluded on August 2nd, 2010. Comments received or postmarked after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. An additional scoping comment period commenced on April 30, 2012 and was open until June 14, 2012.

EIS Scoping Meetings

When publishing its Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS on June 18th, 2010, the DOE opened a 45-day scoping period during which the public was invited to participate in the identification of potential environmental impacts that may result from the project. The DOE conducted seven
scoping meetings along the route.


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