Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Maritimes Phase IV Project, 75531-75532 [E6-21418]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 241 / Friday, December 15, 2006 / Notices Accession Number: 20061206–0254. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 26, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER05–6–088; EL04– 135–091; EL02–111–108; EL03–212– 104. Applicants: Exelon Corporation. Description: Exelon Corp. submits a compliance electric refund report pursuant to the Commission’s 10/27/06 order. Filed Date: 12/01/2006. Accession Number: 20061201–5014. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, December 22, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER06–133–001. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, LLC. Description: PJM Interconnection, LLC submits an executed Interconnection Service Agreement, Substitute Original Service Agreement No. 1387, with the City of Geneva and Commonwealth Edison Company. Filed Date: 12/04/2006. Accession Number: 20061206–0084. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 26, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER06–451–013; ER06–1467–001. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. submits a compliance filing pursuant to FERC’s 10/31/06 Order re revisions of various aspects of its realtime energy imbalance market. Filed Date: 11/30/2006. Accession Number: 20061206–0085. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, December 21, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER07–14–001. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. submits a withdrawal of the notice of cancellation for Network Operating Agreements. Filed Date: 11/22/2006. Accession Number: 20061127–0212. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 13, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER07–284–000. Applicants: San Diego Gas & Electric Company. Description: San Diego Gas & Electric Co. submits the Transmission Owner 3 Formula and rate changes to the California ISO wholesale and retail electric transmission rates. Filed Date: 12/01/2006. Accession Number: 20061206–0163. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, December 22, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER07–286–000. Applicants: Arizona Public Service Company. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:47 Dec 14, 2006 Jkt 211001 Description: Arizona Public Service Co. submits an executed interconnection agreement with Abitibi Consolidated Sales Corp. and Snowflake White Mountain Power, LLC. Filed Date: 12/01/2006. Accession Number: 20061205–0001. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, December 22, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER07–288–000. Applicants: Leaning Juniper Wind Power, LLC. Description: Leaning Juniper Wind Power, LLC submits a Notice of Cancellation of its FERC Electric Tariff, Original Volume 1. Filed Date: 12/04/2006. Accession Number: 20061206–0088. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 26, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER07–289–000. Applicants: Cleco Power LLC. Description: Cleco Power LLC submits an executed Network Integration Transmission Services Agreement with Entergy Louisiana LLC and a Notice of Cancellation for its Rate Schedule No 3. Filed Date: 12/04/2006. Accession Number: 20061206–0087. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 26, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER07–290–000; ER07–291–000. Applicants: Cabrillo Power I LLC; Cabrillo Power II LLC. Description: Cabrillo Power I LLC et al submit revisions to their Reliability Must Run Agreements, First Revised Rate Schedules FERC No. 2, with the California Independent System Operator Corp. for the calendar year 2007. Filed Date: 12/01/2006. Accession Number: 20061206–0135. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, December 22, 2006. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75531 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 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. E6–21344 Filed 12–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP06–335–000 and CP96–810– 006] Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Maritimes Phase IV Project December 11, 2006. 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 Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline L.L.C (Maritimes) 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 E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 75532 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 241 / Friday, December 15, 2006 / Notices 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 Maritimes Phase IV Project: New Construction in Maine • Approximately, 1.7 miles of 30inch-diameter pipeline in Washington County (Baileyville Loop); • Baileyville Meter Station in Washington County; • Woodchopping Ridge Compressor Station (18,085 horsepower [HP]) in Hancock County; • Brewer Compressor Station (18,085 HP) in Penobscot County; • Searsmont Compressor Station (18,085 HP) in Waldo County; • Westbrook Compressor Station (26,666 HP) in Cumberland County; • Westbrook Meter Station in Cumberland County; and • Eliot Compressor Station (8,943 HP) in York County. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Modifications in Maine • Piping at the existing Richmond Compressor Station in Sagadahoc County; • Piping at the existing Baileyville Compressor Station in Washington County; and • Piping at the existing Baileyville Meter Station in Washington County. Modifications in Massachusetts • At the existing Dracut Meter Station in Middlesex County. The purpose of the proposed Maritimes Phase IV Project is to provide the necessary infrastructure to transport natural gas from the Canaport LNG terminal currently under construction in New Brunswick, Canada to markets in the Northeastern U.S. 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, interested individuals, 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: Secretary, Federal VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:47 Dec 14, 2006 Jkt 211001 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 2, PJ11.2. • Reference Docket No. C06–335–000; and • Mail your comments so that they will be received in Washington, DC on or before January 10, 2007. 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 by clicking on ‘‘Sign-up.’’ 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 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 1 Interventions may also be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See the previous discussion on filing comments electronically. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. E6–21418 Filed 12–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2230–034] City and Borough of Sitka, AK; Notice Soliciting Comments and Final Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions December 8, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 2230–034. c. Date Filed: March 28, 2006. d. Applicant: City and Borough of Sitka, Alaska. e. Name of Project: Blue Lake Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On Sawmill Creek, 5 miles southeast of the City of Sitka, Alaska. The project occupies lands of the United States; specifically 1628.1 acres of the Tongass National Forest. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Andy Eggen, Acting Utility Director, City and Borough of Sitka, 105 Jarvis Street, Sitka, AK 99835, (907) 747–4000. i. FERC Contact: Thomas Dean, (202) 502–6041 or thomas.dean@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments and final recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions is 60 days from the issuance of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person that is on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 241 (Friday, December 15, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. CP06-335-000 and CP96-810-006]


Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C.; Notice of Availability of 
the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Maritimes Phase IV 
Project

December 11, 2006.
    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 Maritimes & Northeast 
Pipeline L.L.C (Maritimes) 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

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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 Maritimes Phase IV Project:

New Construction in Maine

     Approximately, 1.7 miles of 30-inch-diameter pipeline in 
Washington County (Baileyville Loop);
     Baileyville Meter Station in Washington County;
     Woodchopping Ridge Compressor Station (18,085 horsepower 
[HP]) in Hancock County;
     Brewer Compressor Station (18,085 HP) in Penobscot County;
     Searsmont Compressor Station (18,085 HP) in Waldo County;
     Westbrook Compressor Station (26,666 HP) in Cumberland 
County;
     Westbrook Meter Station in Cumberland County; and
     Eliot Compressor Station (8,943 HP) in York County.

Modifications in Maine

     Piping at the existing Richmond Compressor Station in 
Sagadahoc County;
     Piping at the existing Baileyville Compressor Station in 
Washington County; and
     Piping at the existing Baileyville Meter Station in 
Washington County.

Modifications in Massachusetts

     At the existing Dracut Meter Station in Middlesex County.
    The purpose of the proposed Maritimes Phase IV Project is to 
provide the necessary infrastructure to transport natural gas from the 
Canaport LNG terminal currently under construction in New Brunswick, 
Canada to markets in the Northeastern U.S. 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, interested individuals, 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: 
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 2, PJ11.2.
     Reference Docket No. C06-335-000; and
     Mail your comments so that they will be received in 
Washington, DC on or before January 10, 2007.
    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 by clicking on ``Sign-up.''
    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. E6-21418 Filed 12-14-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P