Friday, December 29, 2023

DEP Invites Comments On A Permit For A Portion Of The NFG Midstream Covington 16-Inch Natural Gas Pipeline In Tioga County

The Department of Environmental Protection published notice in the December 30 PA Bulletin inviting comment on a Chapter 105/Section 401 Water Quality Certification for a portion of the
NFG Midstream Covington, LLC 16-inch natural gas pipeline in Tioga County.  (PA Bulletin, Page 8105)

The pipeline project will impact multiple streams and wetlands, including Norris Brook (Exceptional Value) and Baldwin Run (High Quality) watersheds, along a right-of-way through Delmar, Chatham and Middlebury Townships, Tioga County.

The deadline for comments is January 29, 2024.  Questions or comments may be sent to:

Instructions for submitting comments start on (PA Bulletin, Page 8104).

The DEP may schedule a fact-finding hearing or an informal conference in response to comments if deemed necessary and requested by the public. 

Maps, drawings and other data pertinent to the certification request are available for inspection between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on each working day at DEP’s Oil and Gas Management Program Office at 208 West Third Street in Williamsport.

Contact the office at: or call (570) 321-6550.

Read the entire PA Bulletin Notice for more information.  (PA Bulletin, Page 8105)

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[Posted: December 29, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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