Conservation Plans and Agreements




Habitat Conservation Plan

Data Definitions

Title
NiSource MSHCP
USFWS Region(s)
5 , 3 , 4
USFWS Field Office(s)
Bloomington Ecological Services Field Office
Permits
No info
Status
I
NEPA Process
environmental impact statement
Involved Agency
USFWS
  • Date Information
  • Date Assistance Initiated
    10/2005
    Date Application Received
    No info
    Date of Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS
    11/08/2007
    Date Noticed in Federal Register
    07/13/2011
    Date Permit Issued
    09/13/2013
    Date Application Withdrawn
    ---
    Date Permit Expired
    ---
    Date Permit Denied
    ---
    Date Permit Suspended
    ---
    Date Permit Revoked
    ---
  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    Multiple states spanning three Service Regions (3,4, and 5) across the eastern United States
    Listed Species
  • Bat, Indiana - (Myotis sodalis) Entire E
  • Turtle, bog (=Muhlenberg) - (Clemmys muhlenbergii) northern T
  • Non-Listed Species
    No non-listed species
    Habitat
    Varied, contained within a 1-miles wide linear corridor, approximately 15,500 miles in length, and comprising 9.8M acres
    States
  • Indiana
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 0 acres (Indiana)
  • 0 acres (New York)
  • 0 acres (Pennsylvania)
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
    Data not available
    Data not available
    Encompassed Planning Area? (by state)
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • Acreage Protected
    No info
    Acreage Created/Enhanced/Restored
    No info
    Acreage Adversely Affected
    No info
  • Other Information
  • Applicant Type
    corporation
    Land Use
    utility/infrastructure
    Duration
    50 years, 0 months
    Reporting Frequency
    Annual
    Report Received Date(s)
    No info
    Monitoring Notes
    No info
    Additional Notes
    In October 2005, NiSource approached the Service seeking to explore the feasibility of developing a multi-species/multi-state habitat conservation plan that would provide conservation benefits to listed species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), while accommodating NiSource's construction, operation and maintenance of natural gas pipelines and ancillary facilities.
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    No info
    Federal Register Documents
    No info

    Report generated on: February 10, 2016
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