Regulatory Permitting Process

The Federal Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) is the lead agency that provides final approval to Jordan Cove LNG and the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline to begin construction. The draft EIS is subject to further review and public comment before the FERC issues a final EIS.

For access to all filings related to Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline visit the FERC web site and include the docket number below:

  • Docket # for Jordan Cove LNG: CP13-483
  • Docket # for Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline: CP13-492

There are also multiple federal, state and local processes, inputs and permits required to obtain FERC’s final approval. The following are some of the additional government entities and agencies that provide input into the process for Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline:

  • Oregon Department of Agriculture
  • Oregon Department of Energy
  • Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
  • Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) (Oregon)
  • County Permitting – for each county in Oregon the pipeline crosses
  • City of North Bend Permitting
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. Department of Transportation

Local Land Use Permits

Jordan Cove LNG has received all local land use permits. View the permits.

While the above list does not include many smaller departments within the federal, state and local government that seek input, Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline will continue to work with all agencies, as well as the public, through the FERC review process.