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West-wide Energy Corridor Documents

Documents related to the Section 368 energy corridor designation for downloading or online browsing.

The Settlement Agreement and related documents, the Records of Decision, Final PEIS documents, the Notice of Availability, and other documents are available for downloading and browsing.

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Section 368 Legislation

PDF Section 368 excerpt from H.R. 6 Energy Policy Act of 2005 (16 KB)
PDF H.R. 6 Energy Policy Act of 2005 (28 KB)
PDF Report to Congress: Corridors and Rights-of-Way on Federal Lands (240 KB)

Records of Decision

PDF Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments/Record of Decision (ROD) for Designation of Energy Corridors on Bureau of Land Management-Administered Lands in the 11 Western States (4.31 MB)
PDF Record of Decision: USDA Forest Service Designation of Section 368 Energy Corridors on National Forest System Land in 10 Western States (3.84 MB)
The West-wide Energy Corridor Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) is available in the PEIS section of this website.

Settlement Agreement

PDF Settlement Agreement: Wilderness Society, et al. v. United States Department of the Interior, et al., No. 3:09-cv-03048-JW (N.D. Cal.) (238 KB)
PDF Memorandum of Understanding Among the BLM, USFS, and DOE Regarding Regional Periodic Reviews, Including Review of Interagency Operating Procedures, For Section 368 Corridors (863 KB)
PDF Work Plan: United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management and United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Final Work Plan for Section 368 Corridor Study (427 KB)

Agency Accomplishments

PDF Section 368 Corridor Study (19.7 MB)
PDF Request for Information: West-Wide Energy Corridor Review (202 KB)
PDF Instruction Memorandum No. 2014-080 (79 KB)
PDF Interim Directive 2726.43k – Use of 368 Corridors in Siting Energy Projects (95 KB)

Other Documents

PDF Presentation: West-Wide Energy Corridors (270 KB)
PDF DOE, DOD, DOI and USDA Memorandum of Understanding regarding Section 368 (472 KB)
PDF Memorandum of Understanding on Early Coordination of Federal Authorizations and Environmental Reviews Required in Order to Site Electric Transmission Facilities (5.25 MB)
PDF 2014 Request for Information: Section 368 Energy Corridors – Written Stakeholder Input (65.3 MB)
PDF Conflict Assessment Criteria Table for Section 368 Energy Corridor Reviews (138 KB)
PDF Section 368 Mapping Tool Fact Sheet (614 KB)

Technical Reports

PDF Energy Transport Corridors: The Potential Role of Federal Lands in States Identified by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Section 368(b) (6.1 MB)
PDF Natural Gas Pipeline Technology Overview Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Technical Memorandum ANL/EVS/TM/08-5 (2.67 MB)
PDF The Design, Construction, and Operation of Long-Distance High-Voltage Electricity Transmission Technologies Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Technical Memorandum ANL/EVS/TM/08-4 (1.4 MB)
PDF Potential Impacts of Nanotechnology on Energy Transmission Applications and Needs Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Technical Memorandum ANL/EVS/TM/08-3 (189 KB)
PDF Overview of Interstate Hydrogen Pipeline Systems Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Technical Memorandum ANL/EVS/TM/08-2 (1.42 MB)
PDF Overview of the Design, Construction, and Operation of Interstate Liquid Petroleum Pipelines Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Technical Memorandum ANL/EVS/TM/08-1 (2.34 MB)
PDF Roadmap on Manufacturing R&D for the Hydrogen Economy (1.35 MB)

Webinars

Recording of Region 2 and 3 Webinar on January 24, 2018

See the West-wide Energy Corridors Regional Reviews YouTube channel for recordings of other webinars.