Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Application, 31929 [2016-11893]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 98 / Friday, May 20, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP16–357–000 and PF15–31– 000] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Application Take notice that on April 29, 2016, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia Gas) 5151 San Felipe, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77056, filed in Docket No. CP16–357–000 an application pursuant to sections 7(b) and 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations requesting authorization to construct and operate the Mountaineer XPress Project, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to S. Diane Neal, Assistant General Counsel, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 5151 San Felipe, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77056, at (713) 386–3745. Specifically Columbia Gas proposes to: (i) Construct and operate approximately 170.1 miles of various diameter pipeline, (ii) modify threes existing compressor stations, (iii) construct and operate three new compressor stations, (iv) and install various appurtenant and auxiliary facilities, all located in either Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler, Doddridge, Ritchie, Calhoun, Wirt, Roane, Jackson, Mason, Putnam, Kanawha, Cabell, and Wayne Counties, West Virginia. The project will provide approximately 2.7 million dekatherms per day of additional capacity for firm transportation service. Columbia Gas is proposing incremental rates for transportation service on the facilities proposed for construction herein. The cost of the project will be approximately $2.059 billion. On September 16, 2015 the Commission staff granted Columbia Gas’ request to utilize the Pre-Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF15–31–000 to staff activities involved in the Project. Now, as of the filing of the April 29, 2016 application, the Pre-Filing Process VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 May 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 for this project has ended. From this time forward, this proceeding will be conducted in Docket No. CP16–357– 000, as noted in the caption of this Notice. 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 seven copies of filings made in the proceeding with the Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31929 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 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 3, 2016. Dated: May 13, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–11893 Filed 5–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1889–085; Project No. 2485– 071] FirstLight Hydro Generating Company; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project Nos.: 1889–085 and 2485– 071. E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. CP16-357-000 and PF15-31-000]


Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Application

    Take notice that on April 29, 2016, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC 
(Columbia Gas) 5151 San Felipe, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77056, filed 
in Docket No. CP16-357-000 an application pursuant to sections 7(b) and 
7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Part 157 of the Commission's 
regulations requesting authorization to construct and operate the 
Mountaineer XPress Project, all as more fully set forth in the 
application which is on file with the Commission and open to public 
inspection. The filing is available for review at the Commission in the 
Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site web 
at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket 
number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to 
access the document. For assistance, contact FERC at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208-3676 or TYY, 
(202) 502-8659.
    Any questions concerning this application may be directed to S. 
Diane Neal, Assistant General Counsel, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 
5151 San Felipe, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77056, at (713) 386-3745.
    Specifically Columbia Gas proposes to: (i) Construct and operate 
approximately 170.1 miles of various diameter pipeline, (ii) modify 
threes existing compressor stations, (iii) construct and operate three 
new compressor stations, (iv) and install various appurtenant and 
auxiliary facilities, all located in either Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler, 
Doddridge, Ritchie, Calhoun, Wirt, Roane, Jackson, Mason, Putnam, 
Kanawha, Cabell, and Wayne Counties, West Virginia. The project will 
provide approximately 2.7 million dekatherms per day of additional 
capacity for firm transportation service. Columbia Gas is proposing 
incremental rates for transportation service on the facilities proposed 
for construction herein. The cost of the project will be approximately 
$2.059 billion.
    On September 16, 2015 the Commission staff granted Columbia Gas' 
request to utilize the Pre-Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF15-
31-000 to staff activities involved in the Project. Now, as of the 
filing of the April 29, 2016 application, the Pre-Filing Process for 
this project has ended. From this time forward, this proceeding will be 
conducted in Docket No. CP16-357-000, as noted in the caption of this 
Notice.
    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 seven copies of filings made in the proceeding with the 
Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other 
party. 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 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 3, 2016.

    Dated: May 13, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-11893 Filed 5-19-16; 8:45 am]
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