Midwestern Gas Transmission Company; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Mgt Eastern Extension Project, 61805-61806 [E5-5938]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 26, 2005 / Notices assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5900 Filed 10–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 October 20, 2005. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER02–783–004; ER02–852–004; ER02–855–004; ER01– 2262–006; ER03–438–003; ER95–433– 001; ER05–723–003. Applicants: EPCOR Merchant and Capital (US) Inc.; EPCOR Power Development, Inc. EPDC, Inc.; Frederickson Power L.P.; Manchief Power Company LLC; Curtis/Palmer Hydroelectric Company L.P.; EPCOR Power (Castleton) LLC. Description: EPCOR Merchant and Capital (US) Inc., EPCOR Power Development Inc. et al. submits a Notice of Change in Status regarding MarketBased Rate Authority. Filed Date: 10/12/2005. Accession Number: 20051019–0016. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, November 02, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER06–9–000. Applicants: FPL Energy Burleigh County Wind, LLC. Description: Request for authorization to sell energy & capacity at market-based rates re FPL Energy Burleigh County Wind, LLC. Filed Date: 10/03/2005. Accession Number: 20051007–0011. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Monday, October 24, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER06–32–000. Applicants: American Transmission Company LLC. Description: American Transmission Co., LLC, by its corporate manager, ATC Management Inc., submits a notice of cancellation of Attachments K & K–1 to the Open Access Transmission Tariff, FERC Electric Tariff, Volume No. 1. Filed Date: 10/13/2005. Accession Number: 20051017–0227. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, November 03, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER06–33–000. Applicants: Pacific Gas & Electric Company. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Oct 25, 2005 Jkt 208001 Description: Pacific Gas & Electric Co. submits its filing proposing certain revisions to its First Revised Rate Schedule FERC No. 208 for the Reliability Must-Run Service Agreement with California Independent System Operator Corp. Filed Date: 10/13/2005. Accession Number: 20051017–0226. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, November 03, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER06–44–000; ER06–45–000. Applicants: Manchief Power Company, LLC; EPCOR Power (Castleton). Description: Manchief Power Co., LLC and EPCOR Power (Castleton) submit revisions to their respective FERC Electric Tariffs. Filed Date: 10/12/2005. Accession Number: 20051019–0029. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, November 2, 2005. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and § 385.214) on or before 5 p.m. eastern time on the specified comment date. It is not necessary to separately intervene again in a subdocket related to a compliance filing if you have previously intervened in the same docket. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. In reference to filings initiating a new proceeding, interventions or protests submitted on or before the comment deadline need not be served on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St., NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceedings are accessible in the Commission’s PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61805 eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5924 Filed 10–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP05–372–000] Midwestern Gas Transmission Company; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Mgt Eastern Extension Project October 20, 2005. The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) on the natural gas pipeline facilities proposed by Midwestern Gas Transmission Company (MGT) in the abovereferenced docket. The EA was prepared to satisfy the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act. The staff concludes that approval of the proposed project, with appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation of the proposed 30.9 miles of 16-inch-diameter pipeline commencing at the MGT Portland Station in Sumner County, Tennessee and traversing southeasterly to proposed interconnects with Columbia Gulf Transmission Company and East Tennessee Natural Gas Company in Trousdale County, Tennessee. The proposed pipeline would deliver up to 120,000 decatherms per day (Dth/d) to Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., a local distribution company, for long-term transportation. Additional pipeline facilities would consist of a pig launcher and piping modifications to existing reciprocating engines at the MGT Portland Station, E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 61806 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 26, 2005 / Notices mainline valve assemblies and a pig receiver at the terminus of the line, ultrasonic meters with electronic flow measurement, flow control valves, and data acquisition control buildings. The EA has been placed in the public files of the FERC. A limited number of copies of the EA are available for distribution and public inspection at: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Public Reference Room, 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426. (202) 502–8371. Copies of the EA have been mailed to Federal, state and local agencies, public interest groups, Native American tribes, interested individuals, local libraries, newspapers, and parties to this proceeding. Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. To ensure consideration prior to a Commission decision on the proposal, it is important that we receive your comments before the date specified below. Please carefully follow these instructions to ensure that your comments are received in time and properly recorded: • Send an original and two copies of your comments to: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St., NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426; • Label one copy of the comments for the attention of the Gas Branch 1; • Reference Docket No. CP05–372– 000; and • Mail your comments so that they will be received in Washington, DC on or before November 21, 2005. Please note that the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing of any comments or interventions or protests to this proceeding. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link and the link to the User’s Guide. Before you can file comments you will need to create a free account which can be created on-line. Comments will be considered by the Commission but will not serve to make the commentor a party to the proceeding. Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214).1 Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing of the Commission’s decision. Affected landowners and parties with environmental concerns may be granted intervenor status upon showing good 1 Interventions may also be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See the previous discussion on filing comments electronically. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Oct 25, 2005 Jkt 208001 cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which would not be adequately represented by any other parties. You do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. Additional information about the project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at 1–866–208–FERC or on the FERC Internet Web site (http://www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search’’ and enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number field. Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission now offers a free service called eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries and direct links to the documents. Go to http:// www.ferc.gov/esubscribenow.htm. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5938 Filed 10–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P the EA in coordination with its cooperating agencies: The Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The document will satisfy the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act. This notice supplements the informational letter issued by the FERC on January 13, 2005, which announced FERC’s initiation of a pre-filing environmental review for the project, and the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an EA issued on May 25, 2005. Those previous transmittals provided information about the proposed project and the FERC’s environmental review process and requested comments on the scope of issues to address in the EA. The comment period for the NOI closed on June 24, 2005. Transco has recently identified two new potential compressor station sites in Middlesex County, New Jersey. These new sites were not included in the previous transmittals issued by FERC. The sites, known as Mario’s Concrete (Lot 8) and Manzo site (Lot 13.13), are located southeast of the Madison Park subdivision, and also southeast of the proposed Cheesequake site. They are bordered by Bordentown Avenue to the west. A map depicting the proposed site locations is included in Appendix A.1 We 2 are specifically requesting comments on the new sites or any previously proposed sites. The scoping period for this notice ends on November 18, 2005. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Public Participation Federal Energy Regulatory Commission October 19, 2005. You can make a difference by providing us with your specific comments or concerns about the project. You should focus on the potential environmental effects of the proposal and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impact. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. By becoming a commentor, your concerns will be addressed in the EA and considered by the Commission. Please carefully follow these instructions to ensure that your The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) are preparing an environmental assessment (EA) that will discuss the environmental impacts of the Leidy to Long Island Expansion Project (project) proposed by Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation (Transco). The FERC will be the lead Federal agency in the preparation of the EA, but will prepare 1 The appendices referenced in this notice are not being printed in the Federal Register. Copies are available on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.ferc.gov) at the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link or from the Commission’s Public Reference and Files Maintenance Branch at (202) 502–8371. For instructions on connecting to eLibrary, refer to the end of this notice. Copies of the appendices were sent to all those receiving this notice in the mail. 2 ‘‘We,’’ ‘‘us,’’ and ‘‘our’’ refer to the environmental staff of the FERC’s Office of Energy Projects. [Docket No. PF05–6–000] Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation; Supplemental Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Leidy to Long Island Expansion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP05-372-000]


Midwestern Gas Transmission Company; Notice of Availability of 
the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Mgt Eastern Extension 
Project

October 20, 2005.
    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) on the 
natural gas pipeline facilities proposed by Midwestern Gas Transmission 
Company (MGT) in the above-referenced docket.
    The EA was prepared to satisfy the requirements of the National 
Environmental Policy Act. The staff concludes that approval of the 
proposed project, with appropriate mitigating measures, would not 
constitute a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality 
of the human environment.
    The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the 
construction and operation of the proposed 30.9 miles of 16-inch-
diameter pipeline commencing at the MGT Portland Station in Sumner 
County, Tennessee and traversing southeasterly to proposed 
interconnects with Columbia Gulf Transmission Company and East 
Tennessee Natural Gas Company in Trousdale County, Tennessee. The 
proposed pipeline would deliver up to 120,000 decatherms per day (Dth/
d) to Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., a local distribution company, 
for long-term transportation. Additional pipeline facilities would 
consist of a pig launcher and piping modifications to existing 
reciprocating engines at the MGT Portland Station,

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mainline valve assemblies and a pig receiver at the terminus of the 
line, ultrasonic meters with electronic flow measurement, flow control 
valves, and data acquisition control buildings.
    The EA has been placed in the public files of the FERC. A limited 
number of copies of the EA are available for distribution and public 
inspection at: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Public Reference 
Room, 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426. (202) 502-
8371.
    Copies of the EA have been mailed to Federal, state and local 
agencies, public interest groups, Native American tribes, interested 
individuals, local libraries, newspapers, and parties to this 
proceeding.
    Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. To ensure 
consideration prior to a Commission decision on the proposal, it is 
important that we receive your comments before the date specified 
below. Please carefully follow these instructions to ensure that your 
comments are received in time and properly recorded:
     Send an original and two copies of your comments to: 
Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 
First St., NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426;
     Label one copy of the comments for the attention of the 
Gas Branch 1;
     Reference Docket No. CP05-372-000; and
     Mail your comments so that they will be received in 
Washington, DC on or before November 21, 2005.
    Please note that the Commission strongly encourages electronic 
filing of any comments or interventions or protests to this proceeding. 
See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's 
Web site at http://www.ferc.gov under the ``e-Filing'' link and the 
link to the User's Guide. Before you can file comments you will need to 
create a free account which can be created on-line.
    Comments will be considered by the Commission but will not serve to 
make the commentor a party to the proceeding. Any person seeking to 
become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene 
pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedures (18 CFR 385.214).\1\ Only intervenors have the right to seek 
rehearing of the Commission's decision.
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    \1\ Interventions may also be filed electronically via the 
Internet in lieu of paper. See the previous discussion on filing 
comments electronically.
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    Affected landowners and parties with environmental concerns may be 
granted intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they 
have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which would not be 
adequately represented by any other parties. You do not need intervenor 
status to have your comments considered.
    Additional information about the project is available from the 
Commission's Office of External Affairs, at 1-866-208-FERC or on the 
FERC Internet Web site (http://www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. 
Click on the eLibrary link, click on ``General Search'' and enter the 
docket number excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number 
field. Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For 
assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1-866-208-3676, or for TTY, 
contact (202) 502-8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the 
texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, 
notices, and rulemakings.
    In addition, the Commission now offers a free service called 
eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances 
and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time 
you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with 
notification of these filings, document summaries and direct links to 
the documents. Go to http://www.ferc.gov/esubscribenow.htm.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E5-5938 Filed 10-25-05; 8:45 am]
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