Notice of Intent To Hold Public Meetings and Hear Public Comment on the Proposed Broadwater LNG Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement, 77009-77010 [E6-21961]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 246 / Friday, December 22, 2006 / Notices document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For 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. E6–21959 Filed 12–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Docket No. Peetz Logan Interconnect, LLC .................................... EG06–84–000 Take notice that during the month of November 2006, the status of the abovecaptioned entities as Exempt Wholesale Generators became effective by operation of the Commission’s regulations. 18 CFR 366.7(a). DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–21960 Filed 12–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Notice of Effectiveness of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY December 15, 2006. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Docket No. Snowflake White Mountain Power, LLC ....................... White Creek Wind I, LLC ..... MinnDakota Wind, LLC ........ CR Clearing, LLC d/b/a Conception Wind Power .......... GSG, LLC ............................. Notice of Intent To Hold Public Meetings and Hear Public Comment on EG06–67–000 the Proposed Broadwater LNG Project EG06–70–000 Draft Environmental Impact Statement EG06–81–000 EG06–82–000 EG06–83–000 December 15, 2006 Broadwater Energy LLC. Docket No. CP06– 054–000 Broadwater Pipeline LLC. 77009 Docket No. CP06– 055–000 On November 17, 2006, Commission staff delivered the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (draft EIS) for the proposed Broadwater LNG Project to the Environmental Protection Agency and mailed it to resource and land management agencies, interested organizations, and individuals. The draft EIS addresses the proposal to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and natural gas pipeline (referred to as the Broadwater LNG Project) proposed by Broadwater Energy LLC and Broadwater Pipeline LLC (jointly referred to as Broadwater) in the above-referenced dockets. The draft EIS was noticed in the Federal Register on November 27, 2006 (71 FR 68597–68599). The public comment deadline is January 23, 2007. In addition to or in lieu of sending written comments, we along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District (USACE) invite you to attend the public comment meetings that we will conduct in January 2007 at the following locations: Date and time Location Tuesday, January 9, 2007, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. .......................................... Mitchell College, Clarke Auditorium 437 Pequot Avenue—New London, CT, Phone: (860) 701–5000. Smithtown West High School Auditorium, 100 Central Road— Smithtown, NY, Phone: (631) 382–2117. Shoreham-Wading River Middle School Auditorium, 100 Randall Road—Shoreham, NYPhone: (631) 821–8268. Branford High School Auditorium, 18 East Main Street—Branford, CT,Phone: (203) 488–7291. Wednesday, January 10, 2007, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m ................................... Thursday, January 11, 2007, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ...................................... jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Tuesday, January 16, 2007, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ........................................ The locations and times of these meetings will also be posted on the Commission’s calendar located at fnl;http:/www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/ EventsList.aspx along with other relevant information. The U.S. Coast Guard will participate in these public meetings since it plans to adopt all or pertinent portions of this EIS to satisfy the NEPA review requirements for its letter of recommendation (LOR) action. The public meetings will also support the review of Broadwater’s permit application that is before the USACE. The New York State Department of State (DOS) will participate in the public meetings at Smithtown and Shoreham, NY in order to assist in the DOS review of the proposal for its consistency with the New York Coastal Management Program as it is reflected in the Long Island Sound Regional Coastal Management Program. For those unable to attend and make statements at the New York meetings, they may send written comments to DOS addressed to VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:45 Dec 21, 2006 Jkt 211001 the Consistency Review Unit, Division of Coastal Resources, New York State Department of State, 41 State Street, Albany, NY 12231 (Telephone (518) 474–6000; Fax (518) 473–2464). DOS will receive comments until January 23, 2007. Interested groups and individuals are encouraged to attend the public comment meetings and present oral comments on the draft EIS. A transcript of the meetings will be prepared and submitted to the docket for public review. This announcement supplements the USACE public notice, dated November 24, 2006, on the Broadwater permit application which can be found on the USACE Web site at http:// www.nan.usace.army.mil/business/ buslinks/regulat/pnotices/ 200600265.pdf. The Corps will be in attendance at the public meetings in order to hear comments on the permit application submitted by Broadwater. These public meetings will meet USACE requirements for public hearings, as PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 found in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 327. In addition, USACE has extended the public notice comment period on its permit application until January 26, 2007. Note that the comment period to FERC in response to the draft EIS remains unchanged. Due to the large interest in the Project, the start and end times for the meetings must be strictly adhered to. We expect to have numerous attendees and speakers at each of the four meetings. Based on the attendance at previous meetings, commentors may be required to limit verbal presentations to no more than 5 minutes or less; therefore, we request you structure your comments so that they are as specific and concise as possible. This will allow us to accommodate all who are interested in speaking. If you would prefer, you may submit written comments at the public meeting or directly to the FERC docket at your convenience. Oral comments will not receive greater attention than E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1 77010 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 246 / Friday, December 22, 2006 / Notices written comments. We will address oral and written comments equally. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing of your comments. For information on electronically filing comments, please see 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 as well as information in 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii). Before you can file comments you will need to create a free account, which can be accomplished on-line. The draft EIS has been placed in the public files of the FERC and is 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. CD–ROM copies of the draft EIS were mailed to federal, state, and local agencies; public interest groups; individuals who requested a copy of the draft EIS or provided comments during scoping; libraries and newspapers in the Project area; and parties to this proceeding. Hard copy versions of the draft EIS were mailed to those specifically requesting them. A limited number of hard copies and CD–ROMs are available from the Public Reference Room identified above. 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 on the FERC Internet Web site 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 the eSubscription link on the FERC Internet Web site. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–21961 Filed 12–21–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Sunshine Act Meeting; Notice December 14, 2006. The following notice of meeting is published pursuant to section 3(a) of the government in the Sunshine Act (Pub. L. 94–409), 5 U.S.C 552b: AGENCY HOLDING MEETING: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. DATE AND TIME: December 21, 2006; 10 A.M. PLACE: Room 2C, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Agenda. * Note.—Items listed on the agenda may be deleted without further notice. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Telephone (202) 502–8400. For a recorded message listing items struck from or added to the meeting, call (202) 502–8627. This is a list of matters to be considered by the Commission. It does not include a listing of all documents relevant to the items on the agenda. All public documents, however, may be viewed on line at the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link, or may be examined in the Commission’s Public Reference Room. 911TH—MEETING [Regular Meeting December 21, 2006; 10 a.m.] Item No. Docket No. Company Administrative Agenda A–1 ........ A–2 ........ A–3 ........ AD02–1–000 ................................................................................... AD02–7–000 ................................................................................... AD06–3–000 ................................................................................... Agency Administrative Matters. Customer Matters, Reliability, Security and Market Operations. Energy Market Update. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


 Notice of Intent To Hold Public Meetings and Hear Public Comment 
on the Proposed Broadwater LNG Project Draft Environmental Impact 
Statement

December 15, 2006

Broadwater Energy LLC.....................  Docket No. CP06-054-000
Broadwater Pipeline LLC...................  Docket No. CP06-055-000
 

    On November 17, 2006, Commission staff delivered the Draft 
Environmental Impact Statement (draft EIS) for the proposed Broadwater 
LNG Project to the Environmental Protection Agency and mailed it to 
resource and land management agencies, interested organizations, and 
individuals. The draft EIS addresses the proposal to construct and 
operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and natural gas 
pipeline (referred to as the Broadwater LNG Project) proposed by 
Broadwater Energy LLC and Broadwater Pipeline LLC (jointly referred to 
as Broadwater) in the above-referenced dockets.
    The draft EIS was noticed in the Federal Register on November 27, 
2006 (71 FR 68597-68599). The public comment deadline is January 23, 
2007. In addition to or in lieu of sending written comments, we along 
with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District (USACE) invite 
you to attend the public comment meetings that we will conduct in 
January 2007 at the following locations:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
             Date and time                           Location
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tuesday, January 9, 2007, 7 p.m. to 10   Mitchell College, Clarke
 p.m..                                    Auditorium 437 Pequot Avenue--
                                          New London, CT, Phone: (860)
                                          701-5000.
Wednesday, January 10, 2007, 7 p.m. to   Smithtown West High School
 10 p.m.                                  Auditorium, 100 Central Road--
                                          Smithtown, NY, Phone: (631)
                                          382-2117.
Thursday, January 11, 2007, 7 p.m. to    Shoreham-Wading River Middle
 10 p.m..                                 School Auditorium, 100 Randall
                                          Road--Shoreham, NYPhone: (631)
                                          821-8268.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007, 7 p.m. to 10  Branford High School
 p.m..                                    Auditorium, 18 East Main
                                          Street--Branford, CT,Phone:
                                          (203) 488-7291.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    The locations and times of these meetings will also be posted on 
the Commission's calendar located at fnl;http:/www.ferc.gov/
EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx along with other relevant 
information. The U.S. Coast Guard will participate in these public 
meetings since it plans to adopt all or pertinent portions of this EIS 
to satisfy the NEPA review requirements for its letter of 
recommendation (LOR) action. The public meetings will also support the 
review of Broadwater's permit application that is before the USACE. The 
New York State Department of State (DOS) will participate in the public 
meetings at Smithtown and Shoreham, NY in order to assist in the DOS 
review of the proposal for its consistency with the New York Coastal 
Management Program as it is reflected in the Long Island Sound Regional 
Coastal Management Program. For those unable to attend and make 
statements at the New York meetings, they may send written comments to 
DOS addressed to the Consistency Review Unit, Division of Coastal 
Resources, New York State Department of State, 41 State Street, Albany, 
NY 12231 (Telephone (518) 474-6000; Fax (518) 473-2464). DOS will 
receive comments until January 23, 2007. Interested groups and 
individuals are encouraged to attend the public comment meetings and 
present oral comments on the draft EIS. A transcript of the meetings 
will be prepared and submitted to the docket for public review.
    This announcement supplements the USACE public notice, dated 
November 24, 2006, on the Broadwater permit application which can be 
found on the USACE Web site at http://www.nan.usace.army.mil/
business/buslinks/regulat/pnotices/200600265.pdf. The 
Corps will be in attendance at the public meetings in order to hear 
comments on the permit application submitted by Broadwater. These 
public meetings will meet USACE requirements for public hearings, as 
found in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 327. In addition, 
USACE has extended the public notice comment period on its permit 
application until January 26, 2007. Note that the comment period to 
FERC in response to the draft EIS remains unchanged.
    Due to the large interest in the Project, the start and end times 
for the meetings must be strictly adhered to. We expect to have 
numerous attendees and speakers at each of the four meetings. Based on 
the attendance at previous meetings, commentors may be required to 
limit verbal presentations to no more than 5 minutes or less; 
therefore, we request you structure your comments so that they are as 
specific and concise as possible. This will allow us to accommodate all 
who are interested in speaking. If you would prefer, you may submit 
written comments at the public meeting or directly to the FERC docket 
at your convenience. Oral comments will not receive greater attention 
than

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written comments. We will address oral and written comments equally.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing of your 
comments. For information on electronically filing comments, please see 
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 as well as 
information in 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii). Before you can file comments 
you will need to create a free account, which can be accomplished on-
line.
    The draft EIS has been placed in the public files of the FERC and 
is 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.
    CD-ROM copies of the draft EIS were mailed to federal, state, and 
local agencies; public interest groups; individuals who requested a 
copy of the draft EIS or provided comments during scoping; libraries 
and newspapers in the Project area; and parties to this proceeding. 
Hard copy versions of the draft EIS were mailed to those specifically 
requesting them. A limited number of hard copies and CD-ROMs are 
available from the Public Reference Room identified above.
    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 on the FERC Internet Web site 
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 the eSubscription link on the FERC Internet Web 
site.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-21961 Filed 12-21-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P