On October 18, 2005, a public scoping meeting was held in Boston, Massachusetts to discuss the proposed Northeast Gateway Deepwater Port project
. The purpose of the meeting was to accept the public’s comments regarding the proposed project. The meeting took place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Faneuil Hall and was preceded by an informational open house from
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. A similar public scoping meeting and open house for the Northeast Gateway project
took place in Gloucester, Massachusetts on October 19, 2005.