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November 6, 2014

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

888 First Street, NE

Room 1A

Washington, DC 20426

Re: Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., Docket No. PF14-22-000

Northeast Energy DirectProject

Dear Ms. Bose:

On September 15, 2014, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C. (“Tennessee”) filed a request to use the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“Commission”) pre-filing procedures for the proposed Northeast Energy Direct Project (“Project”). By notice issued October 2, 2014, the Commission approved Tennessee’s request to use the pre-filing procedures for the Project. Tennessee submitted the draft of Resource Report 1 (including information regarding the proposed facilities and anticipated land requirements, construction procedures, and permitting/clearance requirements for the Project) andResource Report 10 (identification of system and routing alternativesand discussion of the evaluation of those identified alternatives) on November 5, 2014, several days later than the originally anticipated October 31, 2014 filing date).

As part of the pre-filing process, Tennessee scheduled dates and locations for twelve open houses to be conducted in November and December 2014 (with the first open house to be held on November 12, 2014) for the portion of the Project located between Wright, New York and Dracut, Massachusetts. A list of the open house dates and locations was filed with the Commission on October 21, 2014.

This information was also included in the notification letters that were sent to affected landowners and governmental officials. In order to provide affected stakeholders with adequate time to review the draft resource reports that Tennessee filed on November 5, 2014, Tennessee is postponing the open houses that had been scheduled for November and December 2014.

This postponement is consistent with letters that Tennessee received from Representative Jim McGovern and Representative Niki Tsongas requesting a delay in the proposed outreach schedule in order to provide affected landowners and communities the necessary time to review the draft Resource Reports 1 and 10 submitted on November 5, 2014.

Tennessee will work with the Commission Staff to establish revised dates and locations for the postponed open houses for the portion of the Project located between Wright, New York and Dracut, Massachusetts and provide notification of those rescheduled open houses to affected stakeholders.