Eversource Gas Pipeline Project

Eversource has submitted its proposal to install, update and operate a steel main between a new point-of-delivery (POD) station in Longmeadow and the Bliss Street Regulator Station in Springfield to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) and the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) 

On Tuesday, June 21st the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) office is holding a site visit at 2 locations (Longmeadow Country Club and the Bliss St. Station) related to the Western Mass Natural Gas Reliability Project.  Additionally, a virtual project presentation will be held later the same evening.  MEPA, Eversource and the public will be invited.    

Below please find an excerpt of the notice published by the MEPA office.

In-person site visit:  11:00 AM on Tuesday June 21, 2022.  We will meet at the site of the proposed Point of Delivery facility at the Longmeadow Country Club maintenance facility, 14 Hazardville Road, Longmeadow. The purpose of the site visit is to view existing site conditions and the location of proposed structures.

Virtual public consultation session/video conference: 7:00 PM on Tuesday June 21.  Please contact Alex Strysky atalexander.strysky@mass.gov or (857) 408-6957 at least one hour before the meeting for a meeting link or call-in number. The consultation session will include project presentation by the Proponent to provide a description of the project and will provide an opportunity for the public to ask questions and for the MEPA Office to receive advice and comments from agencies, officials, and citizens regarding which environmental issues, if any, are significant for this project. Opinions as to the extent and significance of possible environmental impact will be welcome.

More information on the reliability project is available here

DPU 21-118 Long-Range Forecast and Supply Plan 

The Longmeadow Select Board, on behalf of the Town of Longmeadow, has Petitioned to Intervene in the following:

Petition of Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts d/b/a Eversource Energy to the Department of Public Utilities pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 69I, for Review and Approval of its Long-Range Forecast and Supply Plan for the five-year forecast period November 1, 2021, through October 31, 2026, D.P.U. 21-118

A copy of the filing is available here. (December 23, 2021)

A copy of the Town of Longmeadow’s First Set of Document and Information Requests is available here (April 22, 2022)

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gas reliability project map