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Permits - HCPs in Development

NiSource Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan


Draft Habitat Conservation Plan

Available for Public Review and Comment from July 13, 2011 through October 11, 2011

Below are the individual chapters and appendices of the draft HCP for viewing or downloading as PDF files.


Cover, Executive Summary, and Table of Contents (19- page PDF)

Chapter 1 - Introduction (26-page PDF

Chapter 2 - Covered Land and Covered Activities (28-page PDF)

Chapter 3 - Physical and Biological Environmental Setting (19-page PDF)

Chapter 4 - Species Analyzed in the MSHCP (5-page PDF)

Chapter 5 - Conservation Strategy (17-page PDF)

Chapter 6 - Species Assessments, Impact Analysis, and Mitigation (273-page PDF)

Chapter 7 - Monitoring, Reporting, and Adaptive Management (33-page PDF)

Chapter 8 - Funding Assurances (13 page PDF)

Chapter 9 - Amendment Process (4-page PDF)

Chapter 10 - Assurances (42-page PDF)

Chapter 11 - Alternatives to Take (5-page PDF)

Chapter 12 - List of Preparers (2-page PDF)

Chapter 13 - References Cited (22-page PDF)


Appendix A - Annual Acreage Disturbance Estimates (PDF)

Appendix B - NiSource Environmental Construction Standards (PDF)

Appendix C - Covered Activities Photographs (PDF)

Appendix D - GIS Metadata (PDF)

Appendix E - Conservation Lands Crossed by NiSource Facilities (PDF)

Appendix F - Conservation Frameworks NLTAA Species (PDF)

Appendix G - Take Species Maps (PDF)

Appendix H - Implementation Agreement (PDF)

Appendix I - NFWF Agreement (PDF)

Appendix J - Horizontal Directional Drilling (PDF)

Appendix K - Natural Gas Pipeline & Storage Permitting Processes (PDF)

Appendix L - Survey and Other Protocols (PDF)

Appendix M - Threats Analysis Tables (PDF)

Appendix N - Mitigation Panel Charter (PDF)

Appendix O - Information Planning and Consultation System (PDF)

Appendix P - Easement/Acquisition Template (PDF)


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Last updated: April 14, 2015