The LPG project is still going through the review process required under the state's Environmental Quality Review Act, said DEC spokeswoman Linda Vera.
A related underground storage permit application is also still pending, Vera
There is no deadline set for the review to be finished.
Vera said the agency has been reviewing the comments received when it released the draft version of the Environmental Impact Statement to the public, and will respond to them in the finalized document.
"A Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement is required that will contain DEC
's responses to the substantive public comments received.
Prior to a final decision on the application, DEC
must also issue a Statement of Findings to address the requirements of SEQR, after which a final decision can be made on the permit application in accordance with applicable regulatory standards," Vera
wrote in an email to The Leader