Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C.; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Orion Project, 44607-44608 [2016-16168]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 131 / Friday, July 8, 2016 / Notices Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Dated: June 30, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [Docket No. ER16–2071–000] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Innovative Solar 43, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization [FR Doc. 2016–16241 Filed 7–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Innovative Solar 43, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. 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[FR Doc. 2016–16165 Filed 7–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP16–4–000] Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C.; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Orion Project On October 9, 2015, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C. (Tennessee) filed an application in Docket No. CP16–4–000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the Orion Project (Project), and would deliver an additional 135,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas to meet needs of three contracted shippers in the northeast United States. On October 26, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Project. This instant notice identifies the FERC staff’s E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1 44608 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 131 / Friday, July 8, 2016 / Notices planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project. Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—August 23, 2016. 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—November 21, 2016. If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the Project’s progress. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Project Description Tennessee proposes to construct and operate pipeline facilities, modify existing aboveground facilities, and add new tie-in facilities in Wayne and Pike Counties, Pennsylvania. The Project would consist of the following facilities: • Approximately 12.9 miles of new 36-inch-diameter looping 1 pipeline in Wayne and Pike Counties, Pennsylvania; • a new internal pipeline inspection (‘‘pig’’) 2 launcher, crossover, and connecting facilities at the beginning of the proposed pipeline loop in Wayne County; • a new pig receiver, crossover, and connecting facilities at the end of the proposed pipeline loop in Pike County; and • modifications at Tennessee’s existing Compressor Station 323, including rewheeling/restaging of an existing compressor and other piping and appurtenant modifications. Background On November 23, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Orion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). On December 3, 2015, the Commission issued a supplemental NOI extending the scoping period for the Project. The NOI and supplemental NOI were sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. In response to the NOIs, the Commission received comments from the National Park Service and several individuals. The comments primarily concerned impacts on water resources, land use, recreation, air quality, and reliability and safety. 1 A pipeline loop is a segment of pipe constructed parallel to an existing pipeline to increase capacity. 2 A ‘‘pig’’ is a tool that the pipeline company inserts into and pushes through the pipeline for cleaning the pipeline, conducting internal inspections, or other purposes. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Jul 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a cooperating agency in the preparation of the EA. Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA and to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. 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. 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, select ‘‘General Search’’ from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date range and ‘‘Docket Number’’ excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP16–4), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208–3676, TTY (202) 502–8659, or at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC Web site also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. Dated: June 30, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Management Project, Review Period Ends: 08/08/2016, Contact: Mickey Sugg 910–251–4811. EIS No. 20160149, Final, BIA, FL, Seminole Tribe of Florida Fee to Trust, Review Period Ends: 08/08/ 2016, Contact: Chester McGhee 615– 564–6830. EIS No. 20160150, Final Supplement, NIGC, CA, Jamul Indian Village, Review Period Ends: 08/08/2016, Contact: Andrew Mendoza 202–634– 0012. EIS No. 20160151, Final, BLM, CO, Bull Mountain Unit Master Development Plan, Review Period Ends: 08/08/ 2016, Contact: Gina Jones 970–240– 5300. EIS No. 20160152, Draft, USFS, NM, Santa Fe National Forest Geothermal Leasing, Comment Period Ends: 08/22/2016, Contact: Larry Gore 575– 289–3264. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 131 (Friday, July 8, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP16-4-000]


Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C.; Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review of the Orion Project

    On October 9, 2015, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C. 
(Tennessee) filed an application in Docket No. CP16-4-000 requesting a 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to section 
7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain natural 
gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the Orion 
Project (Project), and would deliver an additional 135,000 dekatherms 
per day of natural gas to meet needs of three contracted shippers in 
the northeast United States.
    On October 26, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. 
Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal 
authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and 
to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization 
within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's 
Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Project. This instant notice 
identifies the FERC staff's

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planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project.

Schedule for Environmental Review

    Issuance of EA--August 23, 2016.

    90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--November 21, 2016.

    If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be 
provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the 
Project's progress.

Project Description

    Tennessee proposes to construct and operate pipeline facilities, 
modify existing aboveground facilities, and add new tie-in facilities 
in Wayne and Pike Counties, Pennsylvania.
    The Project would consist of the following facilities:
     Approximately 12.9 miles of new 36-inch-diameter looping 
\1\ pipeline in Wayne and Pike Counties, Pennsylvania;
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    \1\ A pipeline loop is a segment of pipe constructed parallel to 
an existing pipeline to increase capacity.
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     a new internal pipeline inspection (``pig'') \2\ launcher, 
crossover, and connecting facilities at the beginning of the proposed 
pipeline loop in Wayne County;
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    \2\ A ``pig'' is a tool that the pipeline company inserts into 
and pushes through the pipeline for cleaning the pipeline, 
conducting internal inspections, or other purposes.
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     a new pig receiver, crossover, and connecting facilities 
at the end of the proposed pipeline loop in Pike County; and
     modifications at Tennessee's existing Compressor Station 
323, including rewheeling/restaging of an existing compressor and other 
piping and appurtenant modifications.

Background

    On November 23, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Orion Project and 
Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). On December 3, 
2015, the Commission issued a supplemental NOI extending the scoping 
period for the Project. The NOI and supplemental NOI were sent to 
affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; 
elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native 
American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and 
newspapers. In response to the NOIs, the Commission received comments 
from the National Park Service and several individuals. The comments 
primarily concerned impacts on water resources, land use, recreation, 
air quality, and reliability and safety.
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a cooperating agency in the 
preparation of the EA.

Additional Information

    In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA and to 
keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, 
the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. 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.
    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, select 
``General Search'' from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date 
range and ``Docket Number'' excluding the last three digits (i.e., 
CP16-4), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to 
eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208-3676, TTY (202) 502-
8659, or at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC 
Web site also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued 
by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings.

    Dated: June 30, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-16168 Filed 7-7-16; 8:45 am]
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