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October 4, 2012

Energy Transport Corridors Report Released

The Energy Transport Corridors report summarizes current energy transportation infrastructure on federal lands and the forces that are driving future needs for energy transportation corridors and infrastructure in the 37 contiguous Section 368(b) eastern states.

This report uses publically available information to quantify and characterize land ownership, land use, and energy infrastructure conditions within the 368(b) states. It does not address the environmental impacts of any energy transportation scenarios, proposed activities or designations, or specific projects or application proposals. The report outlines a number of land use considerations and examines the status of current transportation infrastructure on the federal lands in the eastern states.

PDF Energy Transport Corridors: The Potential Role of Federal Lands in States Identified by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Section 368(b) (6 MB)
October 3, 2008

East-wide Energy Corridor Programmatic EIS Public Information Center Web Site Launched

The East-wide Energy Corridor Programmatic EIS Public Information Center Web site was launched October 3, 2008. This Web site is the online center for public information and involvement in the East-wide Energy Corridor Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Energy Corridor PEIS).

The United States Department of Energy, the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, and the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service (the Agencies) will prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) to evaluate issues associated with designation of energy corridors on federal lands in 37 Eastern states, and Hawaii and Alaska. This Web site is the online center for public information and involvement in the PEIS process.