Monday, November 27, 2006

Yet another LNG Hearing...

Hi, folks-

The State of Massachusetts is holding a public hearing on the Chapter 91/Waterways license for the proposed Weaver’s Cove Energy LNG project Monday, December 11th at 6:30PM at the Venus De Milo in Swansea, MA. This is another important opportunity to get comments and concerns on the record. The full public notice follows:




DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
WATERWAYS REGULATION PROGRAM

Notice of License Application pursuant to M. G. L Chapter 91 Waterways License
Application Nos. W04-1023D (Dredge), W04-1031 (LNG Facility) & W04-1030 (Pipeline)
Weavers Cove Energy, LLC & Mill River Pipeline, LLC

NOTIFICATION DATE: November 30,2006

PUBLIC HEARING DATE: December 11,2006

COMMENT PERIOD CLOSES: January 2,2007

Public notice is hereby given of the Waterways applications by Weavers Cove Energy. LLC to
dredge approximately 2.3 million cubic yards of sediment within Mount Hope Bay-Federal
Navigation Channel and the turning basin, to construct and maintain a liquid natural gas (LNG)
receiving 8 storage facility with auxiliary facilities, bulkhead, unloading platform 8 trestle service
platform 8 trestle, boat ramp, and floating dock, storm water outfall pipes and fill within the Mount Hope Bay Designated Port Area, off of 1 New Street in the municipality of Fall River in and over filled and flowed tidelands of the Taunton River, The Mill River Pipeline, LLC to dredge/backfill and to construct and maintain a gas transmission pipeline off of 1 New Street in the municipality of Fall River to an area off of Annette Avenue in the municipality of Somerset under filled and flowed tidelands of the Taunton River. The proposed projects have been determined to be water-dependent.

The Department of Environmental Protection Waterways Program, will conduct a Public hearing on the aforesaid projects on Monday. December 11. 2006. 6:30 PM. at Venus de Milo, 75 Grand Army Highway, Swansea, MA. The Department will conduct a public hearing in order to receive information to be used in its decision on whether to grant Waterways Licenses pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 91. Directions to the Venus de Milo can be obtained by contacting the restaurant at, (508) 678-3901.

Additional information on these projects may be obtained by contacting Michael Howard of Epsilon Associates at (978) 897-7100.


The Department will consider all written comments on these Waterways applications received
within 30 days subsequent to the 'Notification Date". Failure of any aggrieved person or group of
ten citizens or more to submit written comments to the Waterways Regulation Program by the
Public Comments Deadline January 2, 20071 will result in the waiver of any right to an
adjudicatory hearing in accordance with 310 CMR 9.13(4)(c).

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