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One Blue Hill Plaza, 7th Floor


Post Office Box 1565
Pearl River, NY 10965
845.620.1300 Voice | 845.620.1320 Fax

December 14, 2017

Ms. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
888 First Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20426

Re: Millennium Pipeline Company, L.L.C., Docket No. CP16-17-000


Valley Lateral Project
Supplement #1 to the Bi-Weekly Status Report #25
Period Ending December 12, 2017

Dear Ms. Bose:

On November 9, 2016 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or


FERC) issued an Order Denying Motion to Dismiss and Issuing Certificate (Order) for
Millennium Pipeline Company, L.L.C.s (Millennium) Valley Lateral Project (Project). 1
Pursuant to Environmental Condition No. 8 in Appendix B of the Order, Millennium hereby
submits for filing supplement #1 to the bi-weekly construction progress report for the reporting
period ending December 13, 2017.

If you have any questions regarding this filing, please contact me at 845-620-1300.

Respectfully submitted,

/s/ Bruce Page

Bruce Page
DirectorOperations, Engineering, Project Management
Millennium Pipeline Company, L.L.C.

cc: Danny Laffoon, FERC


Anthony Rana, FERC

Enclosure

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Millennium Pipeline Co., L.L.C., 157 FERC 61,096 (2016).

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VALLEY LATERAL PROJECT


STATUS REPORT
Period Ending: December 13, 2017 Report #25Supplement 1

For the Period of December 7, 2017 through December 13, 2017

PROJECT SUMMARY:
Construction Activities During Reporting Period
Tree Felling:

Environmental inspector is onsite checking flagging for clearing and installing signage at
wetlands.

12/8/2017: Tree felling by hand commenced at 281+09 and finished at 298+82.


12/9/2017: Tree felling by hand commenced at 279+49 progressed reverse stationing to
239+79.
12/10/2017: Tree felling by hand commenced at 322+00 to 338+00,
12/11/2017: Tree felling by hand commenced at 338+00 to 409+89, and 00+00 to 6+07 on
plant lateral.
12/12/2017: Tree felling by hand commenced from 0+00 to 205+00 minus trees from 35+00
to 39+00.

Access roads and access pads:

12/12/2017: Installed rock access pad at TAR-007


12/12/2017: Installed rock access pad at 298+82 South side of Ridgebury Rd.

Grubbing:

12/12/2017: Moved grubbing equipment in at 298+00 and moved a few trees enough to
allow equipment onsite.
12/13/2017: Continued grubbing from 298+82 through 289+00.

Bald Eagle Nest Monitoring:

Millennium has completed tree felling activities in the vicinity of the unoccupied bald eagles
nest located near milepost 5.3 of the Project right of way. Prior to construction,
Millenniums bald eagle biologist periodically inspected the nest. During the time period in
which construction activities occur in this area, Millennium has had and will continue to have
a bald eagle biologist on site. No nesting or breeding activities were observed by the bald
eagle biologist during this reporting period. Daily bald eagle monitoring reports for this
reporting period are attached.

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VALLEY LATERAL PROJECT


STATUS REPORT
Period Ending: December 13, 2017 Report #25Supplement 1

For the Period of December 7, 2017 through December 13, 2017

Notices to Proceed and Variances


On October 27, 2017 the Commission granted Millenniums Request to proceed with
construction for all portions of the Project.
Millennium filed a Request for Variance to add the Milford Yard as an additional Project
pipe/contractor yard during construction with the Commission on December 11, 2017.

Environmental Training
Construction Environmental Training was completed on 11/28/2017.

Update on Federal Authorizations


Millennium has received all authorizations required under federal law.
On December 7, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied a request
from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to stay construction of
the Project and dissolved the administrative stay it had put in place allowing construction to
proceed.

Planned Construction Activities During Next Reporting Period


Continue grubbing on the Project right of way in all areas where Millennium has access.
Begin boring wetland W-V.
Matting TAR-7.

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STATUS REPORT
Period Ending: December 13, 2017 Report #25Supplement 1

For the Period of December 7, 2017 through December 13, 2017

2017-2018 Pipeline Construction Summary.

Construction Status: Pipeline Facilities


Activity % Complete Comments
Clearing 99% All tree felling is complete, except at Station 274+00, 35+00
to 37+00.
Grading 0
Ditching 0
Stringing 0
Bending 0
Welding 0
Coating 0
Lower-in/Tie-in 0
Backfill 0
Winterization 0
Final Clean Up 0
Hydro-Test 0

Horizontal Directional Drill Operations


Drill Location Noise Level at the start of Date Noise Mitigation Implemented
Drilling

None Horizontal Directional Drilling has not commenced.

Noise mitigation measures that Millennium would implement if the initial noise measurements
exceeded a day-night sound level (Ldn) of 55 decibels on the A-weighted scale (dBA) at the
nearest NSA and/or increased noise is over ambient conditions greater than 10 decibels [No
Horizontal Directional is taking place at this time.]

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STATUS REPORT
Period Ending: December 13, 2017 Report #25Supplement 1

For the Period of December 7, 2017 through December 13, 2017

Summary of Issues and Corrective Action


Mile Post Compliance Level/Issued Date Description of Issue and
By Corrective Action

None

Agency On-site Inspections


Mile Post Name/Agency Represented Date Environmental Compliance
Concerns

None There were no new Agency On-site Inspections this period.

Landowner Complaints
Landowner Tract # Date Issue/Resolution
Property Milepost

There were no new Landowner complaints this week.

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STATUS REPORT
Period Ending: December 13, 2017 Report #25Supplement 1

For the Period of December 7, 2017 through December 13, 2017

Construction Status: Aboveground Facilities


Aboveground Activity % Complete Comments
Facilities

Summary of Issues and Corrective Action


Spread Compliance Level/Issued Date Description of Issue and
By Corrective Action

None Construction has not commenced

Agency On-site Inspections


Spread Name/ Agency Represented Date Environmental Compliance
Concerns

None There were no new Agency On-site Inspections this period.

Landowner Complaints
Spread Landowner Property Tract # Date Issue / Resolution
Milepost

None There were no Landowner complaints this week.

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STATUS REPORT
Period Ending: December 13, 2017 Report #25Supplement 1

For the Period of December 7, 2017 through December 13, 2017

Miscellaneous Comments (i.e. Notification, meetings):


Notifications: None
Site-Specific Plans: None
Workspace Revisions: None

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