Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, L.L.C.; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Columbia to Eastover Project, 9847-9848 [2016-04143]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 38 / Friday, February 26, 2016 / Notices Docket Numbers: ER16–971–000. Applicants: Public Service Company of New Mexico. Description: Compliance filing: PNM/ Navopache eTariff Compliance Filing— NITSA and NOA to be effective 1/1/ 2016. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5047. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–972–000. Applicants: Public Service Company of New Mexico. Description: Compliance filing: PNM/ Navopache eTariff Compliance Filing— PSA to be effective 11/1/2015. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5048. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–973–000. Applicants: Public Service Company of New Mexico. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Notice of Cancellation of Records to be effective 11/1/2015. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5049. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–974–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2016–02–19_SA 2898 Ameren IllinoisFord County Wind Farm GIA (J375) to be effective 2/20/2016. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5079. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–975–000. Applicants: New York Independent System Operator, Inc., Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. Description: Joint Notice of Termination of Small Generator Interconnection Service Agreement No. 1483 Among the New York Independent System Operator, Inc., Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation and Green Power Energy LLC. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5081. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/16. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:41 Feb 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: February 19, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04141 Filed 2–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL16–41–000] Morongo Transmission LLC; Notice of Petiton for Declaratory Order Take notice that on February 19, 2016, pursuant to Rule 207 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission), 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2) (2015), Morongo Transmission LLC (Morongo) filed a petition for declaratory order stating that amounts invested by Morongo Transmission in the West of Devers Transmission Upgrade Project in excess of $400 million will receive the same rate treatment that the Commission authorized in its August 25, 2014 order,1 as more fully explained in the petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in this proceeding 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) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. 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. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Petitioner. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an 1 Morongo Transmission LLC, 148 FERC 61,139 (2014). PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9847 eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also 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 an 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 March 21, 2016. Dated: February 19, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04148 Filed 2–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP15–504–000] Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, L.L.C.; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Columbia to Eastover Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared this environmental assessment for the Columbia to Eastover Project (Project) proposed by Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, L.L.C. in the abovereferenced docket. Dominion Carolina Gas requests authorization to construct, install, own, operate and maintain certain facilities located in Calhoun, Richland, and Lexington Counties, South Carolina. This Project would enable Dominion Carolina Gas to provide 18 million cubic feet per day of firm transportation service to the existing International Paper Plant in Eastover, South Carolina. Specifically, the proposed Project includes the following facilities: • 28 miles of new 8-inch-diameter pipeline; E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 9848 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 38 / Friday, February 26, 2016 / Notices • a pig launcher; • a joint new pig receiver and meter and regulator station; • cathodic protection; and • eight mainline valves along the pipeline. The environmental assessment assesses the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation of the Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. 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 environmental assessment has been placed in the public files of the FERC and is available for public viewing on the FERC’s Web site at www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. A limited number of copies of the environmental assessment are available for distribution and public inspection at: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Public Conference Room, 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8371. Copies of the environmental assessment have been mailed to federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested individuals and groups; libraries in the Project area; and parties to this proceeding. Any person wishing to comment on the environmental assessment 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 your comments are properly recorded and considered prior to a Commission decision on the proposal, it is important that the FERC receives your comments in Washington, DC on or before March 21, 2016. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the Project docket number (CP15–504–000) with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has dedicated eFiling expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or efiling@ferc.gov. (1) You may file your comments electronically by using the eComment feature, which is located on the Commission’s Web site at www.ferc.gov under the link to Documents and Filings. An eComment is an easy VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:41 Feb 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 method for interested persons to submit brief, text-only comments on a project; (2) You may file your comments electronically by using the eFiling feature, which is located on the Commission’s Web site at 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 will be asked to select the type of filing you are making. A comment on a particular project is considered a ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You may file a paper copy of your comments at the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Although your comments will be considered by the Commission, simply filing comments will not serve to make the commentor a party to the proceeding. 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. Affected landowners and parties with environmental concerns may be granted intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which would not be adequately represented by any other parties. 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., CP15– 504). 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 1 See the previous discussion on the methods for filing comments. PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/esubscription.asp. Dated: February 19, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04143 Filed 2–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9025–7] Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7146 or http://www2.epa.gov/nepa. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) Filed 02/15/2016 Through 02/19/2016 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Notice Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: https:// cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-nepa-public/ action/eis/search. EIS No. 20160041, Final, FTA, NC, Durham-Orange Light Rail, Contact: Stanley A. Mitchell 404–865–5600, Under MAP 21 section 1319, FTA has issued a Final EIS and ROD. Therefore, the 30-day wait/review period under NEPA does not apply to this action. EIS No. 20160042, Final, USACE, CA, San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project, Review Period Ends: 03/28/2016, Contact: Meris Guerrero 760–602– 4836 EIS No. 20160043, Draft Supplement, USFWS, OH, Ballville Dam Project, Comment Period Ends: 04/11/2016, Contact: Brian Elkington 612–713– 5168 EIS No. 20160044, Draft Supplement, BOEM, LA, Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale: 2017 Central Planning Area Lease Sale 247, Comment Period Ends: 04/11/2016, Contact: Gary Goeke 504–736–3233 EIS No. 20160045, Final, TVA, TN, Floating Houses Policy Review, Review Period Ends: 03/28/2016, Contact: Matthew Higdon 865–632– 8051 EIS No. 20160046, Draft, FERC, OH, Rover Pipeline, Panhandle Backhaul, E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 38 (Friday, February 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9847-9848]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP15-504-000]


Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, L.L.C.; Notice of 
Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Columbia 
to Eastover Project

    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) has prepared this environmental assessment for the Columbia 
to Eastover Project (Project) proposed by Dominion Carolina Gas 
Transmission, L.L.C. in the above-referenced docket. Dominion Carolina 
Gas requests authorization to construct, install, own, operate and 
maintain certain facilities located in Calhoun, Richland, and Lexington 
Counties, South Carolina. This Project would enable Dominion Carolina 
Gas to provide 18 million cubic feet per day of firm transportation 
service to the existing International Paper Plant in Eastover, South 
Carolina.
    Specifically, the proposed Project includes the following 
facilities:
     28 miles of new 8-inch-diameter pipeline;

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     a pig launcher;
     a joint new pig receiver and meter and regulator station;
     cathodic protection; and
     eight mainline valves along the pipeline.
    The environmental assessment assesses the potential environmental 
effects of the construction and operation of the Project in accordance 
with the National Environmental Policy Act. 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 environmental assessment has been placed in the public files of 
the FERC and is available for public viewing on the FERC's Web site at 
www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. A limited number of copies of the 
environmental assessment are available for distribution and public 
inspection at: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Public Conference 
Room, 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-
8371.
    Copies of the environmental assessment have been mailed to federal, 
state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected 
officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American 
tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested 
individuals and groups; libraries in the Project area; and parties to 
this proceeding.
    Any person wishing to comment on the environmental assessment 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 your comments are properly recorded and 
considered prior to a Commission decision on the proposal, it is 
important that the FERC receives your comments in Washington, DC on or 
before March 21, 2016.
    For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to submit 
your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the 
Project docket number (CP15-504-000) with your submission. The 
Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has dedicated 
eFiling expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502-8258 or 
efiling@ferc.gov.
    (1) You may file your comments electronically by using the eComment 
feature, which is located on the Commission's Web site at www.ferc.gov 
under the link to Documents and Filings. An eComment is an easy method 
for interested persons to submit brief, text-only comments on a 
project;
    (2) You may file your comments electronically by using the eFiling 
feature, which is located on the Commission's Web site at 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 will be asked to select the type of filing you 
are making. A comment on a particular project is considered a ``Comment 
on a Filing''; or
    (3) You may file a paper copy of your comments at the following 
address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426.
    Although your comments will be considered by the Commission, simply 
filing comments will not serve to make the commentor a party to the 
proceeding. 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.
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comments.
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    Affected landowners and parties with environmental concerns may be 
granted intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they 
have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which would not be 
adequately represented by any other parties. 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., CP15-
504). 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 http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp.

    Dated: February 19, 2016.
 Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-04143 Filed 2-25-16; 8:45 am]
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