Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization, 58126 [2012-23028]

Download as PDF 58126 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 182 / Wednesday, September 19, 2012 / Notices Dated: September 11, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–23033 Filed 9–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP12–505–000] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on August 30, 2012, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC (Natural), 3250 Lacey Road, Suite 700, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, filed in Docket No. CP12–505– 000, a prior notice request, pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208 and 175.216 of the Commission’s Regulations under the Natural Gas Act, and Transco’s blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–402, for authorization to abandon two injection and withdrawal (I/W) wells, cut, cap, abandon and retire in place its related laterals, taps and meters located in Kankakee County, Illinois and abandon in place a 1,158 foot 12inch pipeline along with related meter, tap and ball valve located in Kankakee County, Illinois. In addition, Natural states that the two I/W wells proposed to be abandoned are to be subsequently converted to observation wells, all as more fully set forth in the application, which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web at https://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this Application should be directed to Bruce H. Newsome, Vice President, Regulatory Products and Services, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC, 3250 Lacey Road, 7th Floor, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515–7918, or via telephone at (630) 725–3070, or by email bruce_newsome@kindermorgan. com. Any person may, within 60 days after the issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention. Any person filing to intervene or the Commission’s staff may, pursuant to section 157.205 of VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:20 Sep 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 the Commission’s Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205) file a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions via the internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Dated: September 12, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–23028 Filed 9–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RP12–1021–000] Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Offer of Settlement Take notice that on September 4, 2012, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia) filed a Stipulation and Agreement (Settlement), including pro PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 forma tariff records, pursuant to 18 CFR 385.602 (2012) to reduce its base rates for transportation service and address numerous complex issues arising out of recent and anticipated changes in pipeline safety requirements, Columbia’s dedication to pipeline safety and reliability of service, and the aging nature of Columbia’s system. Columbia states that the settlement provides for the implementation of a new Capital Cost Recovery Mechanism (CCRM), which will allow Columbia to recover, through an additive capital demand rate, its revenue requirement for capital investments made under Columbia’s long-term plan to modernize its interstate transmission system. The Settlement also establishes: (1) Revised transmission depreciation and negative salvage rates effective January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2024; (2) a revenue sharing mechanism pursuant to which Columbia will share 75% of specified revenues earned in excess of an annual threshold; (3) a moratorium through January 31, 2018 on changes to Columbia’s reduced transportation base rates pursuant to the Stipulation; (4) a commitment from Columbia that it will file a general Natural Gas Act (NGA) Section 4(e) rate application to be effective no later than February 1, 2019; and (5) additional shipper-requested terms, all as described more fully in the Settlement filing. Columbia states that it has served copies of this filing on all affected customers and interested state commissions. Columbia respectfully requests that the Commission issue an order approving the settlement no later than December 1, 2012. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing 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 (2012)) by the date set forth below. 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. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices or motions must be filed on or before the dates as indicated below. Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date set below need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. Pursuant to Rule 602(f)(2) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602(f)(2) (2012), initial comments E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP12-505-000]


Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC; Notice of Request 
Under Blanket Authorization

    Take notice that on August 30, 2012, Natural Gas Pipeline Company 
of America LLC (Natural), 3250 Lacey Road, Suite 700, Downers Grove, 
Illinois 60515, filed in Docket No. CP12-505-000, a prior notice 
request, pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208 and 175.216 of the 
Commission's Regulations under the Natural Gas Act, and Transco's 
blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82-402, for authorization to 
abandon two injection and withdrawal (I/W) wells, cut, cap, abandon and 
retire in place its related laterals, taps and meters located in 
Kankakee County, Illinois and abandon in place a 1,158 foot 12-inch 
pipeline along with related meter, tap and ball valve located in 
Kankakee County, Illinois. In addition, Natural states that the two I/W 
wells proposed to be abandoned are to be subsequently converted to 
observation wells, all as more fully set forth in the application, 
which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The 
filing may also be viewed on the web at https://www.ferc.gov using the 
``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three 
digits in the docket number field to access the document. For 
assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-
free, (866) 208-3676 or TTY, (202) 502-8659.
    Any questions regarding this Application should be directed to 
Bruce H. Newsome, Vice President, Regulatory Products and Services, 
Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC, 3250 Lacey Road, 7th 
Floor, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515-7918, or via telephone at (630) 
725-3070, or by email bruce_newsome@kindermorgan.com.
    Any person may, within 60 days after the issuance of the instant 
notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission's 
Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of 
intervention. Any person filing to intervene or the Commission's staff 
may, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission's Regulations under 
the NGA (18 CFR 157.205) file a protest to the request. If no protest 
is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall 
be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for 
protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after 
the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be 
treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of 
the NGA.
    Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of 
this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments 
to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be 
placed on the Commission's environmental mailing list, will receive 
copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings 
associated with the Commission's environmental review process. 
Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed 
documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will 
not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by 
the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents 
issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court 
review of the Commission's final order.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 
protests, and interventions via the internet in lieu of paper. See 18 
CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web 
site (www.ferc.gov) under the ``e-Filing'' link. Persons unable to file 
electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest 
or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First 
Street NE., Washington, DC 20426.

    Dated: September 12, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-23028 Filed 9-18-12; 8:45 am]
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