The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent federal agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas and exclusively authorizes the construction of new interstate natural gas facilities. FERC is also the lead federal agency responsible for conducting environmental reviews of interstate natural gas projects in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
On June 29, 2016, Texas Eastern filed with FERC a formal application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity that will allow the construction and operation of the Bayway Lateral Project.
The Bayway Lateral Project was assigned docket number CP16-473-000. You may visit FERC’s website and enter the docket number to follow the project.