Atlantic Bridge Draft Environmental Assessment - Comments due June 1, 2016

The Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) was released today by FERC for the Atlantic Bridge Project. 


CLICK HERE for easy Instructions to submit comments for the Environmental Assessment online 

CLICK HERE for FERC's own document that puts Weymouth in a Category I Project which should require an Environmental Impact Statement (page 11 of the brochure)


More information about filing comments:

Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. Your comments should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your comments prior to making its decision on this project, it is important that we receive your comments in Washington, DC on or before June 1, 2016.

For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file your comments with the Commission. In all instances please reference the project docket number (CP16-9-000) with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at 202-502-8258 or

(1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature located on the Commission's website ( under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, textonly comments on a project; 

(2) You can also file your comments electronically using the eFiling feature on the Commission's website ( under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on “eRegister.” You must select the type of filing you are making.

If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select “Comment on a Filing”; or

(3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address:

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street NE, Room 1A Washington, DC 20426