Port Barre Investments, LLC (d/b/a Bobcat Gas Storage); Notice of Application, 11785-11786 [2016-04954]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 44 / Monday, March 7, 2016 / Notices If data from the FERC Form 60, FERC– 61, and FERC–555A were not available, FERC would not be able to meet its statutory responsibilities, under EPAct 1992, EPAct of 2005, and PUHCA 2005, and FERC would not have all of the regulatory mechanisms necessary to ensure customer protection. Type of Respondent: Electric transmission facilities. 11785 Estimate of Annual Burden: The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden for the information collection as: FERC–60 (ANNUAL REPORT OF CENTRALIZED SERVICE COMPANIES), FERC–61 (NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE COMPANY FUNCTIONS), & FERC–555A (PRESERVATION OF RECORDS OF HOLDING COMPANIES AND SERVICE COMPANIES SUBJECT TO PUHCA 2005) Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden and cost per response Total annual burden hours and total annual cost Cost per respondent ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) FERC–60 18 ............. FERC–61 19 ............. FERC–555A 20 ........ 39 100 100 1 1 1 39 100 100 75 hrs.; $4,280 ............... 0.5 hrs.; $18.75 .............. 1,080 hrs.; $33,166.80 ... 2,925 hrs.; $166,930 ...... 50 hrs.; $1,875 ............... 108,000 hrs.; $3,316,680 $4,280 18.75 33,166.80 Total ................. ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................................ 110,975 hrs.; $3,485,485 ........................ In addition to the labor (burden hour cost, provided above) for FERC–555A,21 there are additional costs for records retention and storage: • 50% of the records are paper. Paper storage costs (using an estimate of 6,000 ft3): $38,763.75 • 50% of the records are electronic. Electronic storage cost is $15.25/year 22 for each entity, or $1,525 for all entities. Total record storage cost for FERC– 555A for all entities is $40,288.75. The total annual cost (including burden hours [from table above] and record storage cost) of FERC–555A is $3,356,958.75. Dated: February 24, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04956 Filed 3–4–16; 8:45 am] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 18 For the FERC–60, the $57.07/hour figure is based on the average cost (wages plus benefits) of a management analyst (Occupation Code 13–1111) and an accountant (Occupation Code 13–2011) as posted on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Web site (http://www/bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_ 22.htm). 19 For the FERC–61 the $37.50 hourly cost figure comes from the cost of a records clerk (Occupation Code 43–4199) as posted on the BLS Web site (http://www/bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_22.htm). 20 For the FERC–555A, the $30.71/hour figure is based on the cost (wages plus benefits) of a file clerk (Occupation Code 43–4071) as posted on the BLS Web site (http://www/bls.gov/oes/current/ naics2_22.htm). The estimates use the $30.71/hour (rather than the rounded $31/hour provided in the 60-day Notice. 21 Internal analysis assumes 50% electronic and 50% paper storage 22 Per entity; the Commission bases this figure on the estimated cost to service and to store 1 GB of data (based on the aggregated cost of an advanced data protection server). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Mar 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP16–73–000] Port Barre Investments, LLC (d/b/a Bobcat Gas Storage); Notice of Application Take notice that on February 12, 2016, Port Barre Investments, L.L.C. (d/b/a Bobcat Gas Storage) (Bobcat), 5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, Texas 77056–5310, filed an application, pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act and Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations for an amendment to a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity issued to Bobcat on March 19, 2009 in Docket No. CP09–19–000, as amended by Commission orders on March 31, 2010 in Docket No. CP10–30–000, and on April 8, 2011 in Docket No. CP11–124– 000. The March 19 Order authorized Bobcat to construct, own, operate, and maintain three additional natural gas storage facilities (Cavern Nos. 3, 4, and 5) at the salt dome in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. With this application, Bobcat is seeking authorization to amend its certificate to reflect a change in the base gas capacity for Cavern Well No. 4 from 2.5 billion cubic feet (Bcf) to 3.5 Bcf, and a change in total gas capacity for Cavern Well No. 4 from 12.4 Bcf to 13.4 Bcf, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. No changes are proposed by Bobcat to the certificated working gas capacity for any of the caverns. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Lisa A. Connolly, General Manager, Rates PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and Certificates, Bobcat Gas Storage, P.O. Box 1642, Houston, Texas 77251– 1642, or by calling (713) 627–4102 (telephone) or by email at laconnolly@ spectraenergy.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 E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 11786 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 44 / Monday, March 7, 2016 / Notices 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 5 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. 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 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 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Mar 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: March 21, 2016. Dated: February 24, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04954 Filed 3–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP02–31–000; CP07–457–000; CP06–76–000] Stephen Kohlhase, v. Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P., Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Complaint Take notice that on February 12, 2016, pursuant to section 5 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) 1 and section 385.206 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure,2 Stephen Kohlhase (Complainant) filed a formal complaint against Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P. and Algonquin Gas Transmission (collectively, Respondents) alleging that a 2009 modification of the Brookfield Compressor Station in Brookfield, Connecticut, and related pipeline infrastructure, caused an increase in low-frequency noise and vibration in violation of the Commission’s regulations.3 The complainant certifies that copies of the complaint were served on the contacts for the Respondents 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.4 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. The Respondents’ answer, 1 15 U.S.C. 717d (2012). CFR 385.206 (2015). 3 The Complainant cites the noise quality specifications in sections 380.12(k)(4)(v)(A) and (B) of the Commission’s regulations. 4 18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214 (2015). 2 18 PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 motions to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainant. 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 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 March 7, 2016. Dated: February 24, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04952 Filed 3–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC16–82–000. Applicants: Lakewood Cogeneration, LP, Essential Power Rock Springs, LLC, Essential Power OPP, LLC, Essential Power Newington, LLC, Essential Power Massachusetts, LLC, Essential Power, LLC, Nautilus Generation, LLC. Description: Application for Authorization for Disposition of Jurisdictional Facilities and Request for Expedited Action of Essential Power, LLC, et. al. Filed Date: 2/29/16. Accession Number: 20160229–5425. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/21/16. Docket Numbers: EC16–83–000. Applicants: High Lonesome Mesa Wind Holdings, LLC, High Lonesome Holdings, LLC. Description: Application for Authorization under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act of High Lonesome Holdings, LLC, et. al. Filed Date: 2/29/16. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 44 (Monday, March 7, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP16-73-000]


Port Barre Investments, LLC (d/b/a Bobcat Gas Storage); Notice of 
Application

    Take notice that on February 12, 2016, Port Barre Investments, 
L.L.C. (d/b/a Bobcat Gas Storage) (Bobcat), 5400 Westheimer Court, 
Houston, Texas 77056-5310, filed an application, pursuant to section 
7(c) of the Natural Gas Act and Part 157 of the Commission's 
regulations for an amendment to a Certificate of Public Convenience and 
Necessity issued to Bobcat on March 19, 2009 in Docket No. CP09-19-000, 
as amended by Commission orders on March 31, 2010 in Docket No. CP10-
30-000, and on April 8, 2011 in Docket No. CP11-124-000. The March 19 
Order authorized Bobcat to construct, own, operate, and maintain three 
additional natural gas storage facilities (Cavern Nos. 3, 4, and 5) at 
the salt dome in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. With this application, 
Bobcat is seeking authorization to amend its certificate to reflect a 
change in the base gas capacity for Cavern Well No. 4 from 2.5 billion 
cubic feet (Bcf) to 3.5 Bcf, and a change in total gas capacity for 
Cavern Well No. 4 from 12.4 Bcf to 13.4 Bcf, all as more fully set 
forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open 
to public inspection. No changes are proposed by Bobcat to the 
certificated working gas capacity for any of the caverns.
    Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Lisa 
A. Connolly, General Manager, Rates and Certificates, Bobcat Gas 
Storage, P.O. Box 1642, Houston, Texas 77251-1642, or by calling (713) 
627-4102 (telephone) or by email at laconnolly@spectraenergy.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

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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 5 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.
    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 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 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: March 21, 2016.

    Dated: February 24, 2016.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-04954 Filed 3-4-16; 8:45 am]
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