Draft Environmental Impact Statement Released

On October 25, 2013, the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Sierrita Pipeline Project (Project), proposed by Sierrita Gas Pipeline LLC (Sierrita). The draft EIS is available for public viewing on the FERC’s website (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link.

If you wish to comment on the draft EIS, your comments must be received by FERC before December 16, 2013.  For more on how to file comments, click here.

You can also plan on attending one of the public comment meetings the FERC staff will conduct in the Project area to receive comments on the draft EIS.  We encourage interested groups and individuals to attend and present oral comments on the draft EIS.  Transcripts of the meetings will be available for review in eLibrary under the Project docket number.  The meetings are scheduled as follows:


Date and Time


Thursday, December 12, 2013

6:00 pm local time

Robles Elementary School, Cafeteria

9875 South Sasabe Road,

Tucson, AZ  85735

Saturday, December 14, 2013

10:00 am local time

*A Spanish Translator will be available at this meeting.

San Fernando Elementary School

1 Schoolhouse Drive,

Sasabe, AZ  85633

To view the full Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Sierrita Pipeline Project, click here.  



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One Response to Draft Environmental Impact Statement Released

  1. Conor says:

    It would be helpful if you could post the draft EIS. The FERC website is difficult to use and it is difficult to find the document.

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