Eversource Gas Pipeline Project

Eversource has submitted its proposal to install, update and operate a steel main between a new point-of-delivery (POD) station in Longmeadow and the Bliss Street Regulator Station in Springfield to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) and the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) 

Western MA Gas Project - EFSB 22-05/D.P.U. 22-69: Eversource petitions to construct, operate and maintain a new gas delivery point in Longmeadow, Massachusetts and a new natural gas pipeline from the delivery point to the Bliss Street Regulator Station in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Public Comment Hearing

The Siting Board will conduct a remote public comment hearing regarding the Project using Zoom videoconferencing on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at 6:00 pm.  Attendees can join by clicking (or entering) the following link https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84781554962 from a computer, smartphone, or tablet.  No prior software download is required.  For audio-only participation, attendees can dial in at 1 646 558 8656 (not toll free) and then enter the Webinar ID: 847-8155-4962. 

If you anticipate providing comments via Zoom during the public comment hearing, please send an email to geneen.bartley@mass.gov with your name, email address, and mailing address by December 13, 2022. If you anticipate commenting by telephone, please leave a voicemail message at (617) 305‑3529 with your name, telephone number, and mailing address by December 13, 2022.  Additional commenters may be allowed during the public comment hearing, at the discretion of the Presiding Officer.


On Tuesday, June 21st the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) office held a site visit and a virtual public comment session. 

More information on the reliability project is available here

DPU 21-118 Long-Range Forecast and Supply Plan 

The Longmeadow Select Board, on behalf of the Town of Longmeadow, has Petitioned to Intervene in the following:

Petition of Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts d/b/a Eversource Energy to the Department of Public Utilities pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 69I, for Review and Approval of its Long-Range Forecast and Supply Plan for the five-year forecast period November 1, 2021, through October 31, 2026, D.P.U. 21-118

A copy of the filing is available here. (December 23, 2021)

A copy of the Town of Longmeadow’s First Set of Document and Information Requests is available here (April 22, 2022)

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