Reliability Standard for Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events; Notice of Filing, 26676 [2017-11922]

Download as PDF 26676 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 109 / Thursday, June 8, 2017 / Notices in a volume equivalent to approximately 657.5 Bcf/yr of natural gas for a term of 20 years to commence on the earlier of the date of first commercial export or seven years from the date that the Order is issued. Concurrently with this Record of Decision, DOE/FE is issuing Order No. 4028, in which it finds that the requested authorization has not been shown to be inconsistent with the public interest, and that the Application should be granted subject to compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in the Order, including all terms and conditions described by MARAD in its ROD and/or imposed in MARAD’s forthcoming deepwater port license for Delfin. Additionally, DOE/FE’s authorization is conditioned on Delfin’s receipt of all connected local, state, and federal permits (including FERC’s authorization under Section 7 of the Natural Gas Act for the Delfin Onshore Facility), and on Delfin’s on-going compliance with any other preventative and mitigative measures imposed by other federal or state agencies. Floodplain Statement of Findings DOE prepared this Floodplain Statement of Findings in accordance with DOE’s regulations, entitled ‘‘Compliance with Floodplain and Wetland Environmental Review Requirements’’ (10 CFR part 1022). The required floodplain assessment was conducted during development and preparation of the EIS (see Sections 4.11.1 of the EIS). The EIS determined that the proposed Delfin Onshore Facility site is classified as having a 1percent-annual-chance of flooding. While the placement of these facilities within floodplains would be unavoidable, DOE has determined that the current design for the Delfin Liquefaction Project minimizes potential harm to or in the floodplain to the extent practicable. Issued in Washington, DC, on June 1, 2017. Jarad Daniels, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Fossil Energy. [FR Doc. 2017–11907 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P Basis of Decision DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DOE’s decision is based upon the analysis of potential environmental impacts presented in the EIS, and DOE’s determination in Order No. 4028 that it has not been shown that Delfin’s proposed exports will be inconsistent with the public interest, as is required to deny Delfin’s Application under NGA section 3(a). Although not required by NEPA, DOE/FE also considered the Addendum, which summarizes available information on potential upstream impacts associated with unconventional natural gas activities, such as hydraulic fracturing. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Mitigation As a condition of its decision to issue Order No. 4028, DOE is imposing requirements that will avoid or minimize the environmental impacts of the proposed Liquefaction Facility. These conditions include the Best Management Practices, mitigation measures, and conditions in the MARAD ROD and forthcoming deepwater port license. Mitigation measures beyond those included in Order No. 4028 that are enforceable by other Federal and state agencies are additional conditions of Order No. 4028. With these conditions, DOE/FE has determined that all practicable means to avoid or minimize environmental harm from the Delfin Liquefaction Project have been adopted. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 07, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: June 2, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–11922 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] [Docket No. RM15–11–001] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Reliability Standard for Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events; Notice of Filing Take notice that on May 30, 2017, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation submitted a preliminary work plan to conduct research on topics related to geomagnetic disturbances and their impacts on the reliability of the Bulk-Power System, pursuant to Order No. 830.1 Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion 1 Order No. 830, Reliability Standard for Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events, 156 FERC ¶ 61,215 (2016), reh’g denied, Order No. 830–A, 158 FERC ¶ 61,041 (2017) (‘‘Order No. 830’’). PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. The Commission encourages electronic submission of 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 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for electronic review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 23, 2017. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 109 (Thursday, June 8, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. RM15-11-001]


Reliability Standard for Transmission System Planned Performance 
for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events; Notice of Filing

    Take notice that on May 30, 2017, the North American Electric 
Reliability Corporation submitted a preliminary work plan to conduct 
research on topics related to geomagnetic disturbances and their 
impacts on the reliability of the Bulk-Power System, pursuant to Order 
No. 830.\1\
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    \1\ Order No. 830, Reliability Standard for Transmission System 
Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events, 156 FERC ] 
61,215 (2016), reh'g denied, Order No. 830-A, 158 FERC ] 61,041 
(2017) (``Order No. 830'').
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    Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must 
file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be 
considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to 
be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the 
proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of 
intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, 
motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. 
Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of 
that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding.
    The Commission encourages electronic submission of 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 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 
20426.
    This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the 
``eLibrary'' link and is available for electronic review in the 
Commission's Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an 
``eSubscription'' link on the Web site that enables subscribers to 
receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed 
docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For 
TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 23, 2017.

    Dated: June 2, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-11922 Filed 6-7-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P