Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC; Sabine Pass LNG, L.P.; Notice of Petition To Amend Authorizations Under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act, 65546-65547 [2012-26438]

Download as PDF 65546 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 209 / Monday, October 29, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP13–2–000] [Docket No. EF11–7–000] Western Area Power Administration; Notice of Filing rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with Take notice that on July 14, 2011, Western Area Power Administration submitted its revised version of its Tariff Title for the Western Rate Schedules database, to be effective July 14, 2011. 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, 385.214). 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, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. 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. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is 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 email 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. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 9, 2012. Dated: October 19, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–26445 Filed 10–26–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:18 Oct 26, 2012 Jkt 229001 Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC; Sabine Pass LNG, L.P.; Notice of Petition To Amend Authorizations Under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act Take notice that on October 9, 2012, Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC and Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. (collectively, Sabine Pass), 700 Milam Street, Suite 800, Houston, Texas 77002, filed in Docket No. CP13–2–000, an application, pursuant to section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Parts 153 and 380 of the Commission’s Regulations, to amend the authorizations granted on April 16, 2012 in Docket No. CP11–72– 000 (Liquefaction Project) in order to construct and operate certain related facilities (Modification Project) at the existing Sabine Pass LNG Terminal, located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Sabine Pass states that the Modification Project is required to enhance the operation and reliability, as well as facilitate the construction, of the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Patricia Outtrim, V.P. Government Affairs, Cheniere Energy, Inc., 700 Milam Street, Suite 800, Houston, Texas 77002, or call (713) 375–5212, or by email pat.outtrim@cheniere.com. Or contact Lisa M. Tonery, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10103, or call (212) 318–3009, or by email ltonery@fulbright.com. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. There are two ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, on or before the comment date stated below, file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 385.211) and the Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies of all documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. A party must submit an original and 7 copies of filings made with the Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. Only parties to the proceeding can ask for court review of Commission orders in the proceeding. However, a person does not have to intervene in order to have comments considered. The second way to participate is by filing with the Secretary of the Commission, as soon as possible, an original and two copies of comments in support of or in opposition to this project. The Commission will consider these comments in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but the filing of a comment alone will not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. The Commission’s rules require that persons filing comments in opposition to the project provide copies of their protests only to the party or parties directly involved in the protest. 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 commentors 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 commentors will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentors 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. E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 209 / Monday, October 29, 2012 / Notices The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http:// www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http:// www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is 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 email 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. Comment Date: November 8, 2012. Dated: October 18, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alicia Kaiser, Designated Federal Officer, kaiser.alicia@epa.gov, 202–564– 7273, U.S. EPA, Office of the Administrator (1101A), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460. Dated: October 17, 2012. Alicia Kaiser, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–26527 Filed 10–26–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9747–5] Reissuance of the NPDES General Permits for Oil and Gas Exploration Facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf and Contiguous State Waters in the Beaufort Sea and on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Chukchi Sea, AK Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of availability of final NPDES general permits. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2012–26438 Filed 10–26–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P The Director, Office of Water and Watersheds, EPA Region 10, is publishing this notice of availability of the final National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permits for Oil and Gas Exploration Facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf and Contiguous State Waters in the Beaufort Sea (Permit No. AKG282100) and on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Chukchi Sea (Permit No. AKG288100). The Beaufort and Chukchi general permits authorize thirteen types of discharges from facilities engaged in field exploration and exploratory drilling activities under the Offshore Subcategory of the Oil and Gas Extraction Point Source Category (40 CFR part 425, Subpart A), as authorized by Section 402 of the Clean Water Act (CWA or ‘‘the Act’’), 33 U.S.C. 1342. The Beaufort and Chukchi general permits contain effluent limitations and requirements that ensure the discharges will not cause unreasonable degradation of the marine environment, as required by Section 403(c) of the Clean Water Act (i.e. the Ocean Discharge Criteria), 33 U.S.C. 1343(c). DATES: The issuance date of the Beaufort and Chukchi NPDES general permits is October 29, 2012, the date of publication of this notice. The Beaufort and Chukchi general permits shall become effective on November 28, 2012. Operators must submit a new Notice of Intent (NOI) to discharge within 120 SUMMARY: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9747–6] Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of cancellation of teleconference. AGENCY: EPA announced in the Federal Register on October 3, 2012 [FRL–9737–3] a Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC) Teleconference to be held on October 22, 2012. Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463, EPA gives notice of cancellation of that public meeting for the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC). The FRRCC provides policy advice, information, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on a range of environmental issues and policies that are of importance to agriculture and rural communities. The purpose of this teleconference was to discuss specific topics of relevance for consideration by the Committee in order to provide advice and insights to the Agency on environmental policies and programs that affect and engage agriculture and rural communities. rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:18 Oct 26, 2012 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65547 days prior to initiation of discharges. Operators that have administratively extended coverage under the previous general permit must submit new NOIs that comply with the submission requirements of the Beaufort and Chukchi general permits. ADDRESSES: Copies of the Beaufort and Chukchi general permits, the Response to Comments document, and the Ocean Discharge Criteria Evaluations may be found on the Region 10 Web site at: http://yosemite.epa.gov/r10/water.nsf/ npdes+public+notices/arctic-gp-pn2012. Copies of the documents are available upon request. Written requests for copies of the documents may be submitted to EPA, Region 10, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, OWW–130, Seattle, WA 98101. Electronic requests may be sent to: washington.audrey@epa.gov. Requests by telephone may be made to Audrey Washington at (206) 553–0523. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Seyfried at (206) 553–1448, seyfried.erin@epa.gov. On June 26, 2011, the previous NPDES general permit, the Arctic general permit, No. AKG280000, expired. EPA is replacing the Arctic general permit with two general permits, the Beaufort and Chukchi general permits, renumbered as AKG282100 and AKG288100, respectively. EPA solicited public comments on the draft Beaufort and Chukchi general permits in the Federal Register on January 31, 2012. Notices of the draft general permits were also published in the Anchorage Daily News, the Arctic Sounder, and Petroleum News on January 30, 2012. Public meetings and hearings were held in communities on the North Slope and in Anchorage the week of March 12–16, 2012. The comment period closed on March 30, 2012. Changes have been made to the general permits in response to comments received from tribal, state, and local governments, the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission, environmental advocacy groups, industry representatives, trade organizations, and individual citizens. All comments, along with EPA’s responses, are summarized in the Response to Comments document. State Certification of Beaufort General Permit. Pursuant to Section 401 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1341, on October 9, 2012, the State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) certified that the conditions of the Beaufort general permit comply with State Water Quality Standards (Alaska Administrative Code 18 AAC 15, 18 AAC 70, and 18 AAC SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 209 (Monday, October 29, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65546-65547]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26438]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP13-2-000]


Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC; Sabine Pass LNG, L.P.; Notice of 
Petition To Amend Authorizations Under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act

    Take notice that on October 9, 2012, Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC 
and Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. (collectively, Sabine Pass), 700 Milam 
Street, Suite 800, Houston, Texas 77002, filed in Docket No. CP13-2-
000, an application, pursuant to section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act 
(NGA) and Parts 153 and 380 of the Commission's Regulations, to amend 
the authorizations granted on April 16, 2012 in Docket No. CP11-72-000 
(Liquefaction Project) in order to construct and operate certain 
related facilities (Modification Project) at the existing Sabine Pass 
LNG Terminal, located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Sabine Pass states 
that the Modification Project is required to enhance the operation and 
reliability, as well as facilitate the construction, of the Sabine Pass 
Liquefaction Project, all as more fully set forth in the application 
which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection.
    Any questions regarding this application should be directed to 
Patricia Outtrim, V.P. Government Affairs, Cheniere Energy, Inc., 700 
Milam Street, Suite 800, Houston, Texas 77002, or call (713) 375-5212, 
or by email pat.outtrim@cheniere.com. Or contact Lisa M. Tonery, 
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10103, or 
call (212) 318-3009, or by email ltonery@fulbright.com.
    Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission's rules, 18 CFR 157.9, 
within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: 
complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the 
Commission's public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a 
Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule 
for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other 
milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff's issuance of 
the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this 
proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission's public record for 
this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of 
the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the 
subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days 
of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's FEIS or EA.
    There are two ways to become involved in the Commission's review of 
this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by 
becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, on or 
before the comment date stated below, file with the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, a 
motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 
385.211) and the Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person 
obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by 
the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies of all 
documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. A party must 
submit an original and 7 copies of filings made with the Commission and 
must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party in the 
proceeding. Only parties to the proceeding can ask for court review of 
Commission orders in the proceeding.
    However, a person does not have to intervene in order to have 
comments considered. The second way to participate is by filing with 
the Secretary of the Commission, as soon as possible, an original and 
two copies of comments in support of or in opposition to this project. 
The Commission will consider these comments in determining the 
appropriate action to be taken, but the filing of a comment alone will 
not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. The Commission's 
rules require that persons filing comments in opposition to the project 
provide copies of their protests only to the party or parties directly 
involved in the protest.
    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 commentors 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 commentors will not be required to serve copies of filed 
documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentors 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.

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    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 
protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ``eFiling'' link 
at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should 
submit an original and 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, 
using the ``eLibrary'' link and is 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 email 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.
    Comment Date: November 8, 2012.

    Dated: October 18, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-26438 Filed 10-26-12; 8:45 am]
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