Western NY, Finger Lakes, & the Southern Tier

Miscellaneous Dominion New Market Project Documents


NYS DEC Information Page on Dominion’s New Market Project

Briefly describes project, and discusses regulations and availability of documents.


Dominion’s New Market Project Webpage (links to many official documents are here)


Map of Dominion New Market Project from Dominion’s FERC Application


Madison County Dept. of Health Comments on Sheds Compressor Station Portion of Dominion’s New Market Project (15 Oct 2014, 43 pp)

When Dominion filed an application to build a compressor station in Sheds, in Madison County, the Madison County Department of Health filed detailed comments stating that the impacts of public health had not been adequately addressed. The comments discuss the lack of data on compressor station emissions and health effects, present a thorough literature review on compressor station emissions and known health risks associated with the chemicals emitted, and also summarize the health effects associated with compressor stations, and the concerns of local residents. 113 References are Cited.


Dominion’s Response to Madison Co. Dept. of Health Comments (5 March 2015, 96 pp)

In response to the Madison County Dept. of Health comments on the Sheds Compressor Station, Dominion hired a consulting firm, Environ, to refute their comments. The report by Environ makes up the bulk of Dominion’s response. See p. 10 for a very good summary of the main points, and further details on pp. 11-17.


PSC Notice of Intervention and Comments on New Market Project (2 July 2014, 8 pp)

Comments of the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) in support of the New Market Project. Discusses economic and gas supply benefits of the project.


National Grid’s Comments on Dominion’s New Market Project (20 April 2015, 3 pp)

The comments of National Grid (a consortium of Gas Delivery Companies, some of which will be purchasing gas from the New Market Project) supporting the New Market Project. They state that contrary to many public comments that Iroquois Gas Transmission System LP plans to “reverse the direction of its pipeline so that it may export gas to Canada and possibly overseas,” ... “Brooklyn Union and Niagara Mohawk have subscribed” to all the new gas capacity created by New Market and it will serve customers in eastern New York, New York City, and Long Island. It does not make any firm statements that the pipeline will not be reversed in the future.


Resource Links:
Shale Gas Infrastructure Map of New York State
General Background on Compressor Stations
Borger Compressor Station Documents
      Water Pollution and Wetlands Infringement at Borger
Dominion’s New Market Project
     Dominion’s FERC Application & Selected Supporting Documents (2 June 2014)
     FERC Documents Assessing New Market Project
     Dominion’s Air Permit Applications to DEC, Filed 2 June 2014
     Dominion’s Variance Request Documents (Filed with FERC 24 Jan 2017)
     Miscellaneous Dominion New Market Project Documents
Minisink Compressor Station & its Health Impacts
Health Impacts of Compressor Stations & Other Gas Infrastructure

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