Notice of Availability of Finding of No Significant Impact for the Proposed NOVA Chemicals Inc. Line 20 Facility Conversion Project, 7850 [2013-02399]

Download as PDF 7850 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 23 / Monday, February 4, 2013 / Notices Dated: January 29, 2013. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–02401 Filed 2–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8174] Notice of Availability of Finding of No Significant Impact for the Proposed NOVA Chemicals Inc. Line 20 Facility Conversion Project The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the availability of the Department of State’s Finding of No Significant Impact on the proposed NOVA Chemicals Inc. Line 20 Facilities Conversion Project. Under E.O. 13337 the Secretary of State is authorized to issue Presidential Permits for the construction, connection, operation, or maintenance at the borders of the United States, of facilities for the exportation or importation of liquid petroleum, petroleum products, or other non-gaseous fuels to or from a foreign country. NOVA Chemicals Inc. (NOVA) has applied to the Department of State (the Department) for reinstatement of a Presidential Permit authorizing it to operate and maintain existing pipeline facilities at the U.S.-Canada international boundary near Marysville, St. Clair County, Michigan. NOVA states that it intends to convert these pipeline facilities, consisting of approximately 1,350 feet of 12-inch diameter pipeline (the Line 20 Facilities), from natural gas transmission to natural gas liquids transportation service in order to transport natural gas liquids, principally ethane, from U.S. sources of supply to a petrochemical complex located in Corunna, Ontario, Canada. The Corunna complex is owned and operated by NOVA Chemicals (Canada) Ltd. (NOVA Ltd.) which, like NOVA Chemicals Inc., is a subsidiary of NOVA Chemicals Corporation (NOVA Corporation). According to NOVA its conversion of the Line 20 Facilities from natural gas to natural gas liquids service will return the Line 20 Facilities to the service for which a Presidential Permit was issued in 1986. Consistent with NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.), the regulations of the Council on Environmental Quality (40 CFR 1500–1508), and the Department’s implementing regulations (22 CFR part 161, and in particular 22 CFR 161.7(c)), the Department of State has found that issuance of a Presidential Permit authorizing the construction, mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:26 Feb 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 connection, operation, and maintenance of the Cross Border Facility would not have a significant impact on the quality of the human environment. The Finding of No Significant Impact was signed by the Department on January 19, 2013. The Finding of No Significant Impact is available from the Department at: http://www.state.gov/e/enr/applicant/ applicants/c54799.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Genevieve Walker, Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, Tel: 202– 647–9798, Email: walkerg@state.gov. Dated: January 29, 2012. George N. Sibley, Director, Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–02399 Filed 2–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Sixty First Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 135, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Meeting Notice of RTCA Special Committee 135, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment. AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the Sixty-First meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 135, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment. DATES: The meeting will be held March 21, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at RTCA Headquarters, 1150 18th St. NW., Suite 910, Washington DC, 20036. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC, 20036, or by telephone at (202) 330–0652/(202) 833– 9339, fax at (202) 833–9434, or Web site at http://www.rtca.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a meeting of Special Committee 135. The agenda will include the following: SUMMARY: March 21, 2013 • Chairmen’s Opening Remarks, Introductions. PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Introduction of FAA Representative • Approval of Summary from the Sixtieth Meeting (RTCA Paper No. 012–13/SC135–691) • Review open proposals for Users Guides • Review Working Group Drafts • Section 4 • Section 5 • Section 8 • Section 16 • Section 20 • Section 21 • New and Unfinished Business • Errata Sheet • Schedule for Users Guide • Establish Date for Next SC–135 Meeting. • Adjourn. Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairman, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on January 24, 2013. Richard F. Gonzalez, Management Analyst, Business Operations Group, ANG–A12, Federal Aviation Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–02334 Filed 2–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Nineteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 224, Airport Security Access Control Systems Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Meeting Notice of RTCA Special Committee 224, Airport Security Access Control Systems. AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the nineteenth meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 224, Airport Security Access Control Systems. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held February 21, 2013 from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW., DATES: E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8174]


 Notice of Availability of Finding of No Significant Impact for 
the Proposed NOVA Chemicals Inc. Line 20 Facility Conversion Project

SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the 
availability of the Department of State's Finding of No Significant 
Impact on the proposed NOVA Chemicals Inc. Line 20 Facilities 
Conversion Project. Under E.O. 13337 the Secretary of State is 
authorized to issue Presidential Permits for the construction, 
connection, operation, or maintenance at the borders of the United 
States, of facilities for the exportation or importation of liquid 
petroleum, petroleum products, or other non-gaseous fuels to or from a 
foreign country. NOVA Chemicals Inc. (NOVA) has applied to the 
Department of State (the Department) for reinstatement of a 
Presidential Permit authorizing it to operate and maintain existing 
pipeline facilities at the U.S.-Canada international boundary near 
Marysville, St. Clair County, Michigan.
    NOVA states that it intends to convert these pipeline facilities, 
consisting of approximately 1,350 feet of 12-inch diameter pipeline 
(the Line 20 Facilities), from natural gas transmission to natural gas 
liquids transportation service in order to transport natural gas 
liquids, principally ethane, from U.S. sources of supply to a 
petrochemical complex located in Corunna, Ontario, Canada. The Corunna 
complex is owned and operated by NOVA Chemicals (Canada) Ltd. (NOVA 
Ltd.) which, like NOVA Chemicals Inc., is a subsidiary of NOVA 
Chemicals Corporation (NOVA Corporation). According to NOVA its 
conversion of the Line 20 Facilities from natural gas to natural gas 
liquids service will return the Line 20 Facilities to the service for 
which a Presidential Permit was issued in 1986. Consistent with NEPA 
(42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.), the regulations of the Council on 
Environmental Quality (40 CFR 1500-1508), and the Department's 
implementing regulations (22 CFR part 161, and in particular 22 CFR 
161.7(c)), the Department of State has found that issuance of a 
Presidential Permit authorizing the construction, connection, 
operation, and maintenance of the Cross Border Facility would not have 
a significant impact on the quality of the human environment. The 
Finding of No Significant Impact was signed by the Department on 
January 19, 2013.
    The Finding of No Significant Impact is available from the 
Department at: http://www.state.gov/e/enr/applicant/applicants/c54799.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Genevieve Walker, Office of 
Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, Department of State, 
Washington, DC 20520, Tel: 202-647-9798, Email: walkerg@state.gov.

    Dated: January 29, 2012.
George N. Sibley,
Director, Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-02399 Filed 2-1-13; 8:45 am]
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