Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Salem Lateral Project, 73063-73064 [2014-28755]

Download as PDF rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 236 / Tuesday, December 9, 2014 / Notices Inc. NITSA and NOA to be effective 8/1/2014. Filed Date: 12/1/14. Accession Number: 20141201–5196. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/22/14. Docket Numbers: ER15–533–000. Applicants: Public Service Company of New Mexico. Description: Compliance filing per 35: Order No. 676–H Compliance Filing to be effective 5/15/2015. Filed Date: 12/1/14. Accession Number: 20141201–5200. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/22/14. Docket Numbers: ER15–534–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Compliance filing per 35: Revisions to Attachment R–1 in Compliance to Order No. 676–H to be effective 2/2/2015. Filed Date: 12/1/14. Accession Number: 20141201–5199. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/22/14. Docket Numbers: ER15–535–000. Applicants: Nevada Power Company. Description: Compliance filing per 35: OATT Order No. 676–H Compliance Filing to be effective 2/2/2015. 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The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:48 Dec 08, 2014 Jkt 235001 Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: December 1, 2014. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–28738 Filed 12–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL15–23–000] Exelon Corporation and Calpine Cooperation (Complainants) v. ISO New England Inc., (Respondent); Notice of Complaint Take notice that on November 26, 2014, pursuant to Rule 206 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.206 and sections 206 and 306 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 824, 824(e), and 825(e), Exelon Corporation and Calpine Corporation (collectively, Complainants) filed a formal complaint against ISO New England Inc. (ISO–NE or Respondent), alleging that ISO–NE’s Transmission, Markets & Services Tariff (Tariff) is unjust, unreasonable and unduly discriminatory because of the price suppression that will result if price-taker offers are entered for capacity from new resources who have chosen to lock-in their prices under Section III.13.1.1.2.2.4 of the Tariff, as more fully explained in the complaint. The Complainants certifies that copies of the complaint were served on the contacts for ISO–NE as listed on the Commission’s list of Corporate Officials. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73063 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. The Respondent’s answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. The Respondent’s answer, motions to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainants. 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 5 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 electronic 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 December 16, 2014. Dated: December 1, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–28762 Filed 12–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP14–522–000] Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Salem Lateral Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the Salem Lateral Project, proposed by Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC (Algonquin) in the above-referenced docket. Algonquin requests authorization to construct approximately 1.2 miles of pipeline in the city of Salem, Massachusetts in order to provide 115,000 dekatherms of natural gas per day to the Salem Harbor E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1 rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 73064 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 236 / Tuesday, December 9, 2014 / Notices Station natural gas-fired power plant. Footprint Power Salem Harbor Development, LP (Footprint) intends to replace the existing coal-fired electric generation facility with a natural gasfired facility. The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation of the Salem Lateral Project in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed project, with appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. The New England Division of Army Corps of Engineers (COE) participated as a cooperating agency in the preparation of the EA. Cooperating agencies have jurisdiction by law or special expertise with respect to resources potentially affected by a proposal and participate in the NEPA analysis. The COE intends to adopt and use the EA to support issuance of their Section 404 and Section 10 permit authorizations. The proposed Salem Lateral Project includes the following facilities: • Approximately 1.2 miles of new 16inch-diameter lateral pipeline (Salem Lateral); and • A new metering and flow regulating (M&R) station (Salem Lateral M&R Station) on Footprint’s property. The FERC staff mailed copies of the EA to federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; Native American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested individuals and groups; newspapers and libraries in the Project area; and parties to this proceeding. In addition, the EA is available for public viewing on the FERC’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. 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. Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. Your comments should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your comments prior to making its decision on this project, it is important that we receive your VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:48 Dec 08, 2014 Jkt 235001 comments in Washington, DC on or before January 9, 2015. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file your comments with the Commission. In all instances please reference the project Docket Number (CP14–522–000) with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at 202–502–8258 or efiling@ferc.gov. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature located on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, textonly comments on a project; (2) You can also file your comments electronically using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ You must select the type of filing you are making. If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. 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. The Commission grants affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, but 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 (866) 208–FERC, or on the FERC Web site (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 (i.e., CP14– 1 See the previous discussion on the methods for filing comments. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 522). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (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 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 www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/esubscription.asp. Dated: December 2, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–28755 Filed 12–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER15–515–000] Great Bay Energy VII, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding, of Great Bay Energy VII, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate schedule, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability is December 22, 2014. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP14-522-000]


Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Availability of the 
Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Salem Lateral Project

    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the Salem 
Lateral Project, proposed by Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC 
(Algonquin) in the above-referenced docket. Algonquin requests 
authorization to construct approximately 1.2 miles of pipeline in the 
city of Salem, Massachusetts in order to provide 115,000 dekatherms of 
natural gas per day to the Salem Harbor

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Station natural gas-fired power plant. Footprint Power Salem Harbor 
Development, LP (Footprint) intends to replace the existing coal-fired 
electric generation facility with a natural gas-fired facility.
    The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the 
construction and operation of the Salem Lateral Project in accordance 
with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). 
The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed project, with 
appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal 
action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
    The New England Division of Army Corps of Engineers (COE) 
participated as a cooperating agency in the preparation of the EA. 
Cooperating agencies have jurisdiction by law or special expertise with 
respect to resources potentially affected by a proposal and participate 
in the NEPA analysis. The COE intends to adopt and use the EA to 
support issuance of their Section 404 and Section 10 permit 
authorizations.
    The proposed Salem Lateral Project includes the following 
facilities:

 Approximately 1.2 miles of new 16-inch-diameter lateral 
pipeline (Salem Lateral); and
 A new metering and flow regulating (M&R) station (Salem 
Lateral M&R Station) on Footprint's property.

    The FERC staff mailed copies of the EA to federal, state, and local 
government representatives and agencies; elected officials; Native 
American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested 
individuals and groups; newspapers and libraries in the Project area; 
and parties to this proceeding. In addition, the EA is available for 
public viewing on the FERC's Web site (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary 
link. 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.
    Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. Your comments 
should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable 
alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. 
The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To 
ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your 
comments prior to making its decision on this project, it is important 
that we receive your comments in Washington, DC on or before January 9, 
2015.
    For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file 
your comments with the Commission. In all instances please reference 
the project Docket Number (CP14-522-000) with your submission. The 
Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert 
staff available to assist you at 202-502-8258 or efiling@ferc.gov.
    (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment 
feature located on the Commission's Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the 
link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting 
brief, text-only comments on a project;
    (2) You can also file your comments electronically using the 
eFiling feature on the Commission's Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the 
link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments 
in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your 
submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking 
on ``eRegister.'' You must select the type of filing you are making. If 
you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select 
``Comment on a Filing''; or
    (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to 
the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 
20426.
    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. The Commission 
grants affected landowners and others with environmental concerns 
intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a 
clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can 
adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not 
give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to 
have your comments considered.
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comments.
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    Additional information about the project is available from the 
Commission's Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208-FERC, or on the 
FERC Web site (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 (i.e., CP14-
522). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For 
assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (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 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 www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp.

    Dated: December 2, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-28755 Filed 12-8-14; 8:45 am]
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