National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Line T2KNY Install, Line TNY Replacement, and Line KNY Abandonment Project, 45467-45468 [2016-16668]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: CP14–112–003. Applicants: National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation and Empire Pipeline, Inc. Description: Joint Petition to Amend the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. Filed Date: 6/28/16. Accession Number: 20160628–5281. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/18/16. Docket Numbers: CP14–96–002. Applicants: Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Abbreviated application for limited amendment of the certificate of public convenience and necessity. Filed Date: 7/01/16. Accession Number: 20160701–5329. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/18/16. Docket Number: PR16–61–000. Applicants: SourceGas Distribution LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(e) + (g): Statement of Operating Conditions to be effective 6/1/2016; Filing Type: 1280. Filed Date: 6/30/2016. Accession Number: 201606305111 http://elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/doc_ info.asp?accession_num=201604155222. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/21/16. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/ 29/16. Docket Number: PR16–62–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b)(1)/.: COH SOC 6–29–2016 to be effective 6/29/2016; Filing Type: 980. Filed Date: 7/1/16. Accession Number: 201607015278. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/ 22/16. Docket Numbers: RP10–837–000. Applicants: Dominion Transmission, Inc. Description: Report Filing: DTI— Operational Gas Sales Report—2016. Filed Date: 6/30/16. Accession Number: 20160630–5334. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/16. Docket Numbers: RP10–900–000. Applicants: Dominion Transmission, Inc. Description: Report Filing: DTI— Informational Fuel Report—2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 Filed Date: 6/30/16. Accession Number: 20160630–5335. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–1084–000. Applicants: Dominion Transmission, Inc. Description: Compliance filing DTI— 2016 Overrun and Penalty Revenue Distribution. Filed Date: 7/6/16. Accession Number: 20160706–5033. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/18/16. 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 date(s). Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. 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. 45467 therefore increasing the overall integrity and reliability of National Fuel’s pipeline system. On April 15, 2016, 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 August 3, 2016 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline November 1, 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. National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Line T2KNY Install, Line TNY Replacement, and Line KNY Abandonment Project Project Description National Fuel proposes to install approximately 1.2 miles of new 20-inchdiameter natural gas pipeline (Line T2KNY), replace approximately 6.7 miles of 20-inch-diameter bare steel pipeline with 7.0 miles of 24-inchdiameter coated natural gas pipeline (Line TNY), abandon approximately 14.9 miles of 20-inch-diameter bare steel natural gas pipeline (Line KNY), make modifications at two existing National Fuel meter and regulator stations (North Boston and East Eden), and make modifications at National Fuel’s existing Zoar Compressor Station in Erie County, New York. The Line T2KNY Install, Line TNY Replacement, and Line KNY Abandonment Project would allow National Fuel to cure operating deficiencies on Line TNY and would provide an additional 2,600 dekatherms per day of new firm capacity which would be offered in an open season. On April 4, 2016, National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (National Fuel) filed an application in Docket No. CP16–125–000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to sections 7(b) and (c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and abandon certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the Line T2KNY Install, Line TNY Replacement, and Line KNY Abandonment Project (Project). The Project would eliminate vintage bare steel pipeline, replacing it with modern, high strength, coated steel pipeline, Background On May 2, 2016, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Line T2KNY Install, Line TNY Replacement, and Line KNY Abandonment 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. Dated: July 7, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–16666 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP16–125–000] PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 45468 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices To date, no comments have been received on the NOI. The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets 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., CP16–125), 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. 2016–16668 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1494–433; Oklahoma] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Grand River Dam Authority; Notice of Tribal Consultation Meeting On May 6, 2016, the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) filed an application to amend the rule curve specified in Article 401 of the license for the Pensacola Project. The rule curve sets forth target water elevations for Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees. The Commission will hold a meeting with representatives of the tribes comprising the Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. potentially affected by GRDA’s application to amend the rule curve. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to about 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 August 3, 2016, at the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Council House, 2319 Newman Road, Miami, Oklahoma 74354. Interested parties may attend the meeting as observers. The meeting will be transcribed by a court reporter and the transcript will be placed in the record of this proceeding. For further information on this meeting please contact either B. Peter Yarrington at (202) 502–6129 or Linda Stewart at (202) 502–6680. Dated: July 8, 2016 Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–16650 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC16–145–000. Applicants: NSTAR Electric Company. Description: Application of NSTAR Electric Company Seeking Authorization for the Acquisition of Jurisdictional Facilities under FPA Section 203. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5159. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER15–1861–000. Applicants: Tucson Electric Power Company. Description: Report Filing: Refund Report to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5117. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER15–1862–000. Applicants: Tucson Electric Power Company. Description: Report Filing: Refund Report to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5119. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–1707–002. Applicants: Upper Peninsula Power Company. Description: Tariff Amendment: 2nd Amended Project Services Agreement to be effective 7/16/2016. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5113. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–2145–000. Applicants: PacifiCorp. Description: Compliance filing: PacifiCorp MBR Sales Tariff Compliance Filing per 155 FERC 61,249 to be effective 6/9/2016. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5100. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–2146–000. Applicants: Bishop Hill Energy II LLC. Description: Compliance filing: BHE MBR Sellers Compliance Filing to be effective 6/9/2016. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5125. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–2147–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Notice of Cancellation of ISA No. 3383, Queue No. X4–004 due to Withdraw to be effective 8/6/2016. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5127. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–2148–000. Applicants: CalEnergy, LLC. Description: Compliance filing: BHE MBR Sellers Compliance Filing to be effective 6/9/2016. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5128. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–2149–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Amended LGIA Added Facilities Rate— Garland Project to be effective 1/3/2016. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5129. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–2150–000. Applicants: CE Leathers Company. Description: Compliance filing: BHE MBR Sellers Compliance Filing to be effective 6/9/2016. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5130. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–2151–000. Applicants: Cordova Energy Company LLC. Description: Compliance filing: BHE MBR Sellers Compliance Filing to be effective 6/9/2016. Filed Date: 7/8/16. Accession Number: 20160708–5131. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–2152–000. Applicants: Del Ranch Company. Description: Compliance filing: BHE MBR Sellers Compliance Filing to be effective 6/9/2016. E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 135 (Thursday, July 14, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP16-125-000]


National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation; Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review of the Line T2KNY Install, Line TNY Replacement, 
and Line KNY Abandonment Project

    On April 4, 2016, National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (National 
Fuel) filed an application in Docket No. CP16-125-000 requesting a 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to sections 
7(b) and (c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and abandon certain 
natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the 
Line T2KNY Install, Line TNY Replacement, and Line KNY Abandonment 
Project (Project). The Project would eliminate vintage bare steel 
pipeline, replacing it with modern, high strength, coated steel 
pipeline, therefore increasing the overall integrity and reliability of 
National Fuel's pipeline system.
    On April 15, 2016, 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 August 3, 2016
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline November 1, 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

    National Fuel proposes to install approximately 1.2 miles of new 
20-inch-diameter natural gas pipeline (Line T2KNY), replace 
approximately 6.7 miles of 20-inch-diameter bare steel pipeline with 
7.0 miles of 24-inch-diameter coated natural gas pipeline (Line TNY), 
abandon approximately 14.9 miles of 20-inch-diameter bare steel natural 
gas pipeline (Line KNY), make modifications at two existing National 
Fuel meter and regulator stations (North Boston and East Eden), and 
make modifications at National Fuel's existing Zoar Compressor Station 
in Erie County, New York. The Line T2KNY Install, Line TNY Replacement, 
and Line KNY Abandonment Project would allow National Fuel to cure 
operating deficiencies on Line TNY and would provide an additional 
2,600 dekatherms per day of new firm capacity which would be offered in 
an open season.

Background

    On May 2, 2016, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare 
an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Line T2KNY Install, Line 
TNY Replacement, and Line KNY Abandonment 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.

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    To date, no comments have been received on the NOI. The New York 
State Department of Agriculture and Markets 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., 
CP16-125), 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. 2016-16668 Filed 7-13-16; 8:45 am]
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