Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Transco to Charleston Project, 74417-74418 [2016-25792]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices Description: Application under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, et al. of Empire Generating Co, LLC, et al. Filed Date: 10/18/16. Accession Number: 20161018–5110. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/8/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG17–14–000. Applicants: ESS Rabbit Hill Project, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of ESS Rabbit Hill Project, LLC. Filed Date: 10/17/16. Accession Number: 20161017–5177. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/7/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2564–007; ER10–2600–007; ER10–2289–007. Applicants: Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc., UniSource Energy Development Company. 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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. Dated: October 18, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25876 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74417 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP16–98–000] Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Transco to Charleston Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the Transco to Charleston Project (Project), proposed by Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, LLC (Dominion) in the above-referenced docket. Dominion requests authorization to construct and operate new pipeline and compressor station facilities in South Carolina. The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation of the Project in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed Project, with appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. The proposed Project includes the following facilities: • Approximately 55 miles of 12-inchdiameter pipeline in Spartanburg, Laurens, Newberry, and Greenwood Counties (Moore to Chappells Pipeline); • approximately 5 miles of 4-inchdiameter pipeline in Dillon County (Dillon Pipeline); • installation of two new 1,400horsepower (hp) compressor units at the existing Moore Compressor Station in Spartanburg County; • construction of a new 3,150-hp compressor station in Dorchester County (Dorchester Compressor Station); • conversion of an existing 1,050-hp compressor unit from standby to base load at the existing Southern Compressor Station in Aiken County; • upgrades to the existing Charleston Town Border Station in Charleston County and to the existing Greenwood Town Border Station in Greenwood County; and • associated pipeline support facilities (metering and regulating stations, pig launcher and receiver assemblies, valves, and pipeline interconnects). The FERC staff mailed copies of the EA to federal, state, and local government representatives and E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 74418 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested individuals and groups; newspapers and libraries in the Project area; and parties to this proceeding. In addition, the EA is available for public viewing on the FERC’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. A limited number of copies of the EA are available for distribution and public inspection at: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Public Reference Room, 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8371. Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. Your comments should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your comments prior to making its decision on this Project, it is important that we receive your comments in Washington, DC on or before November 18, 2016. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file your comments with the Commission. In all instances please reference the Project docket number (CP16–98–000) with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or efiling@ferc.gov. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature located on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, textonly comments on a project; (2) You can also file your comments electronically using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s Web site at www.ferc.gov under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ You must select the type of filing you are making. If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214).1 Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing of the Commission’s decision. The Commission grants affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. 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. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search,’’ and enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number field (i.e., CP16–98). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. 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. Dated: October 19, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25792 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP17–1–000] Equitrans, LP; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on October 13, 2016, Equitrans, LP (Equitrans), 625 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1700, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222–3111, filed in 1 See the previous discussion on the methods for filing comments. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Docket No. CP17–1–000 a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208 and 157.210 of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Equitrans’ blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP96–352–000, to construct and operate its H–125 Uprate Project for system flexibility and reliability. Equitrans requests authorization to retest certain portions and increase the Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP) of its existing H–125 pipeline in Washington County, Pennsylvania, as well as replace, remove or modify appurtenant facilities located in Allegheny and Washington Counties, Pennsylvania. Equitrans states that the proposed project will result in an increase in MAOP of the H–125 pipeline from 328 pounds per square inch gauge (psig) to 546 psig. Equitrans asserts that this modifications will allow for more flexibility for its customers to better serve Pittsburgh and surrounding markets, and that the proposed uprate is not intended to increase or decrease available capacity on its system. Equitrans estimates the cost of the project to be $3,750,685, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the 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, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Paul W. Diehl, Counsel—Midstream, Equitrans, LP, 625 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1700, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, by telephone at (412) 395–5540, by facsimile at (412) 553–7781, or by email at pdiehl@ eqt.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 207 (Wednesday, October 26, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP16-98-000]


Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Availability 
of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Transco to Charleston 
Project

    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the 
Transco to Charleston Project (Project), proposed by Dominion Carolina 
Gas Transmission, LLC (Dominion) in the above-referenced docket. 
Dominion requests authorization to construct and operate new pipeline 
and compressor station facilities in South Carolina.
    The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the 
construction and operation of the Project in accordance with the 
requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The FERC 
staff concludes that approval of the proposed Project, with appropriate 
mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal action 
significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
    The proposed Project includes the following facilities:
     Approximately 55 miles of 12-inch-diameter pipeline in 
Spartanburg, Laurens, Newberry, and Greenwood Counties (Moore to 
Chappells Pipeline);
     approximately 5 miles of 4-inch-diameter pipeline in 
Dillon County (Dillon Pipeline);
     installation of two new 1,400-horsepower (hp) compressor 
units at the existing Moore Compressor Station in Spartanburg County;
     construction of a new 3,150-hp compressor station in 
Dorchester County (Dorchester Compressor Station);
     conversion of an existing 1,050-hp compressor unit from 
standby to base load at the existing Southern Compressor Station in 
Aiken County;
     upgrades to the existing Charleston Town Border Station in 
Charleston County and to the existing Greenwood Town Border Station in 
Greenwood County; and
     associated pipeline support facilities (metering and 
regulating stations, pig launcher and receiver assemblies, valves, and 
pipeline interconnects).
    The FERC staff mailed copies of the EA to federal, state, and local 
government representatives and

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agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; 
Native American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other 
interested individuals and groups; newspapers and libraries in the 
Project area; and parties to this proceeding. In addition, the EA is 
available for public viewing on the FERC's Web site (www.ferc.gov) 
using the eLibrary link. A limited number of copies of the EA are 
available for distribution and public inspection at: Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, Public Reference Room, 888 First Street NE., 
Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-8371.
    Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. Your comments 
should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable 
alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. 
The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To 
ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your 
comments prior to making its decision on this Project, it is important 
that we receive your comments in Washington, DC on or before November 
18, 2016.
    For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file 
your comments with the Commission. In all instances please reference 
the Project docket number (CP16-98-000) with your submission. The 
Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert 
staff available to assist you at (202) 502-8258 or efiling@ferc.gov.
    (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment 
feature located on the Commission's Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the 
link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting 
brief, text-only comments on a project;
    (2) You can also file your comments electronically using the 
eFiling feature on the Commission's Web site at www.ferc.gov under the 
link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments 
in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your 
submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking 
on ``eRegister.'' You must select the type of filing you are making. If 
you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select 
``Comment on a Filing''; or
    (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to 
the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 
20426.
    Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a 
motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214).\1\ Only intervenors have the 
right to seek rehearing of the Commission's decision. The Commission 
grants affected landowners and others with environmental concerns 
intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a 
clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can 
adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not 
give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to 
have your comments considered.
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comments.
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    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. Click on the 
eLibrary link, click on ``General Search,'' and enter the docket number 
excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number field (i.e., CP16-
98). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For 
assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, 
contact (202) 502-8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the 
texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, 
notices, and rulemakings.
    In addition, the Commission offers a free service called 
eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances 
and submittals in specific dockets. 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.

    Dated: October 19, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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