Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Southwest Louisiana Supply Project, 45466 [2016-16667]

Download as PDF 45466 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/13/16. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Background Docket Numbers: RP16–1080–000. Applicants: Ruby Pipeline, L.L.C. Description: Request for Waiver of Ruby Pipeline, L.L.C. Filed Date: 6/30/16. Accession Number: 20160630–5417. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/16. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission On December 9, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Southwest Louisiana Supply Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI was 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 NOI, the Commission received recommendations from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; the State of Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Office of Wildlife; the State of Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, Office of Cultural Development; and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The primary issues raised by the commenters are recommendations on avoiding impacts on cultural resources, wildlife, and wetlands. Docket Numbers: RP16–1081–000. Applicants: Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company. Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: Change in FERC Gas Tariff to be effective 8/1/2016. Filed Date: 7/1/16. Accession Number: 20160701–5144. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/13/16. 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. Filings in Existing Proceedings asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Docket Numbers: RP16–549–003. Applicants: PGPipeline LLC. Description: Compliance filing Amended NAESB 3.0 Compliance Filing to be effective 4/1/2016. Filed Date: 6/29/16. Accession Number: 20160629–5212. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/11/16. Any person desiring to protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rule 211 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. 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: July 5, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–16665 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 [Docket No. CP16–12–000] Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Southwest Louisiana Supply Project On October 26, 2015, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC (Tennessee) filed an application in Docket No. CP16–12–000 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 located in Franklin, Rapides, Richland, and Madison Parishes, Louisiana. The proposed project is known as the Southwest Louisiana Supply Project (Project), and would provide 295,000 dekatherms per day of incremental capacity to serve Mitsubishi Corporation and MMGS, Inc. On November 9, 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 planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project. Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—September 29, 2016 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—December 28, 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 a 2.4mile-long, 30-inch-diameter pipeline lateral in Madison Parish, Louisiana; a 1.4-mile-long, 30-inch-diameter pipeline lateral in Richland and Franklin Parishes, Louisiana; five meter stations to allow Tennessee to receive gas on its existing 800 Line from five interconnecting pipelines; one new compressor station in Franklin Parish, Louisiana; and replace a gas turbine engine at an existing compressor station in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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., CP16–12–000), 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: July 7, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–16667 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP16-12-000]


Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review of the Southwest Louisiana Supply Project

    On October 26, 2015, Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC 
(Tennessee) filed an application in Docket No. CP16-12-000 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 located in Franklin, Rapides, Richland, and 
Madison Parishes, Louisiana. The proposed project is known as the 
Southwest Louisiana Supply Project (Project), and would provide 295,000 
dekatherms per day of incremental capacity to serve Mitsubishi 
Corporation and MMGS, Inc.
    On November 9, 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 planned schedule for the completion of the 
EA for the Project.

Schedule for Environmental Review

Issuance of EA--September 29, 2016
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--December 28, 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 a 2.4-mile-long, 30-inch-diameter 
pipeline lateral in Madison Parish, Louisiana; a 1.4-mile-long, 30-
inch-diameter pipeline lateral in Richland and Franklin Parishes, 
Louisiana; five meter stations to allow Tennessee to receive gas on its 
existing 800 Line from five interconnecting pipelines; one new 
compressor station in Franklin Parish, Louisiana; and replace a gas 
turbine engine at an existing compressor station in Rapides Parish, 
Louisiana.

Background

    On December 9, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Southwest 
Louisiana Supply Project and Request for Comments on Environmental 
Issues (NOI). The NOI was 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 NOI, 
the Commission received recommendations from the U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers; the State of Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, 
Office of Wildlife; the State of Louisiana Department of Culture, 
Recreation & Tourism, Office of Cultural Development; and the Choctaw 
Nation of Oklahoma. The primary issues raised by the commenters are 
recommendations on avoiding impacts on cultural resources, wildlife, 
and wetlands.

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., 
CP16-12-000), 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: July 7, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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