Filing Documents

All written communications and review documents being filed with the Secretary in accordance with MEPA should be addressed to:

Secretary Richard K. Sullivan, Jr.
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
Attn: MEPA Office
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114

If your filing is hand delivered by Federal Express or other courier, please note on delivery label that Suite 900 is on the 9th Floor. Couriers must have a picture ID to gain entry to the 9th floor, and must check in at the security desk on the second floor.

Circulating the EIR

At the time that the EIR is submitted to the Secretary, the project proponent must circulate the EIR to:

The MEPA OfficeTwo copies (including two copies of continuing volumes or technical appendices) must be sent to:
Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Attn: MEPA Office
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114
The two copies of an EIR sent to the MEPA Office must include a cover letter clearly stating the name and telephone number of the contact person for public copies. The contact person can be either the proponent or a consultant (attorney, engineering firm, etc.) acting on the proponent's behalf. The contact person must be with the project and available for communication with the MEPA staff and the public during the review period. The person is responsible for accurate content and timely distribution of the EIR.
To Previous Commenters And OthersOne copy, free of charge, to each Person or Agency who previously commented on the ENF in accordance with 301 CMR 11.16 (2)(b) and to any other Agency or Person identified by the Secretary in the Scope or thereafter
Requested CopiesThe Proponent shall promptly send a copy of the EIR to any Agency or Person requesting it during the public comment period, free of charge, except that the Proponent may, with the consent of the Secretary, charge the cost of reproduction for these additional copies. The Proponent shall maintain a list of each Agency or Person requesting a copy, the date of each request, and the date each copy was sent out. The Secretary may extend the public comment period for the EIR as a result of undue delay by the Proponent in providing copies.