Massachusetts Bulk Transmission Environmental Review(9-MA)
In Massachusetts, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs may need to conduct an environmental review for a proposed bulk transmission project, as required by Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA). MEPA requires that any state or local agency consider the environmental consequences of their actions – including permitting and financial assistance.
Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply
Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.
Permitting at a Glance
|Environmental Review:||All actions directly or indirectly impacting the environment and that is wholly or partially funded, approved, permitted, or funded by a state agency must comply with the Massachusetts – MASS. GEN. LAWS ch. 30 §§ 61 et seq., Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act. 301 C.M.R. § 11.01(2)(a)-(b).|
|Environmental Review Agency:||Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs|
|Applicable MOU with FERC:||No.|