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EIS-0493: FERC Notice of Intent of an Environmental Impact Statement

Corpus Christi LNG Terminal and Pipeline Project, Nueces and San Patricio Counties, Texas

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is preparing, with DOE as a cooperating agency, an EIS to analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas export and import terminal on the north shore of Corpus Christi Bay in Nueces and San Patricio Counties, Texas; a marine berth connecting the terminal to the adjacent La Quinta Channel; and an approximately 23-mile-long natural gas transmission pipeline and associated facilities. In June 2012, FERC issued a notice of intent to prepare an EA; in October 2012, FERC announced that it would instead prepare an EIS.