Background: FERC announced the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Southern Natural Gas Company’s (SNG) proposed Fairburn Expansion Project in Georgia. FERC previously announced its intent to issue an EA by August 18, 2017 and a final authorization by November 16, 2017. As part of the project, SNG is proposing to: (1) construct a new 4.9-mile, 30-inch-diameter pipeline that will interconnect with the existing Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company pipeline in Fayette County, Georgia; (2) construct a 1.6–mile, 30-inch-diameter extension of the South Main Line System in Monroe County, Georgia; (3) install 18,000 horsepower of compression at a new compressor station in Fulton County, Georgia; (4) construct three new meter stations in Fayette, Fulton, and Cobb Counties, Georgia; and (5) modify two existing meter stations in Fulton and Clayton Counties, Georgia. SNG estimates the cost of the project to be approximately $240 million.
- Comments on the EA must be received by September 18, 2017.
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