LPP Permitting Steps and Milestones

Before construction begins, law requires that federal agencies consider the environmental impacts of the pipeline and potential alternatives.  Below is a summary of steps that take place before the LPP is built.

 Filing of the preliminary license application
 Completed 2015
 Filing of the final license application
 Completed 2016
 Submit studies required for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) application
 Completed 2016
 FERC reviews the submitted application and supporting documents
 Completed 2016
 The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation negotiates an exchange contract with the state of Utah
 FERC issues a Ready for Environmental Analysis (REA) notice
 Completed 2017
 Draft EIS issued
  June 2020
 Supplemental Draft EIS
Final EIS Issued
  Future Activity
 Record of Decision
  Future Activity