PROJECT NEWS AND UPDATES

 

Gulf South Commences Construction

On October 31, 2018, Gulf South began construction activities for the Westlake Expansion Project. Below is a link to view Gulf South's construction notice filed with the FERC.

Gulf South's Construction Notice

 

FERC Issues Approval for Construction

On October 1, 2018, the FERC issued approval authorizing Gulf South to commence construction on the Westlake Expansion Project. Below is a link to view the FERC Approval. 

FERC Notice to Proceed Construction Approval

 

FERC Issues Certificate

On May 17, 2018, the FERC issued the Certificate authorizing Gulf South to construct and operate the Westlake Expansion Project. Below is a link to view the Order Issuing Certificate. 

FERC Certificate

 

Environmental Assessment (EA)

On February 27, 2018, FERC issued the EA. The EA is a comprehensive environmental evaluation of the project. The FERC provided a comment period for any person wishing to comment on the EA allowing individuals to comment on the potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. Comments were due to FERC on or before March 27, 2018. 

FERC EA

  

On December 14, 2017, FERC stated it would issue the EA on February 27, 2018.

Notice of Schedule of EA 

 

On August 30, 2017, FERC issued the Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment.  This notice announced the opening of the scoping process the FERC used to gather input from the public and interested agencies on the project. Comments should focus on environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. Comments were due to FERC by September 29, 2017. 

Informal Open House

On August 24, 2017, at 5:30PM, Gulf South hosted an information session for the Project at the Westlake City Hall. Gulf South representatives were available to answer the community's questions.   
Open House Invitation Flyer

Display Storyboards for Open House - detailed project information


Notice of Application

On July 31, 2017, the FERC issued the Notice of Application which provides information about how to intervene in FERC proceedings. The formal public comment period ended at 5:00 PM EST, on August 21, 2017 (affected landowners may continue to submit comments).

Notice of Application