Yellow indicates the 40-mile wide study area for fracking.
Orange indicates towns and watersheds where fracking is banned.
The pipeline would extend about 100 miles through Central NYS.
"[T]he Applicant must evaluate whether the Project would be reasonably available for supply and distribution for communities along the Project route and whether the Project could reasonably serve as a collector line for additional supply from New York Marcellus and Utica Shale formations. Since the location of the proposed Project route has a high potential for development of natural gas extraction from Marcellus and Utica Shale formations, as indicated in the revised NYSDEC draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Regulatory Program, September 7, 2011, the draft EIS must evaluate the cumulative environmental impacts associated with these potential activities." Patricia J. Denoyers, NYS DEC, 7/17/13 motion to intervene.
You should submit comments on all of the "reasonably foreseeable" cumulative impacts caused by fracking and industrial development. Assume that gas drilling would take place in the yellow study area according to the rules in the NYS DEC's Draft SGEIS: