Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC: Notice of Request under Blanket Authorization, 32540-32541 [2017-14817]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 32540 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 134 / Friday, July 14, 2017 / Notices i. FERC Contact: Shana Wiseman, (312) 596–4468 or shana.wiseman@ ferc.gov. j. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. k. The Project Description: The Ludington Project is a pumped storage project that consists of: (1) An 842-acre upper reservoir with a gross storage capacity of 82,300 acre-feet at an elevation of 942 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD); (2) a concrete intake structure located in the upper reservoir; (3) six, 1,300-foot-long steel penstocks varying in diameter from 28.5 feet at the intake to 24 feet at the powerhouse; (4) a concrete powerhouse with six bays each housing a pumpturbine/motor-generator unit; (5) a lower reservoir (Lake Michigan) with a surface area of about 22,300 square miles and a mean depth of 279 feet; (6) two 1,600foot-long jetties; (7) an approximately 1,700-foot-long breakwater located about 2,700 feet from the shore; and (8) appurtenant facilities. Additionally, a satellite recreation site (Pigeon Lake North Pier) is located about 70 miles south of the project. The recreation facility includes a parking area and a 4,600-foot-long boardwalk. The existing Ludington Project is operated to generate during peak demand periods. Generation usually occurs during the day with the upper reservoir partially replenished at night during pumping. The project has an installed capacity of 1,785 megawatts with an average annual generation of approximately 2,624,189 megawatt hours. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site 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, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. m. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Jul 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Notice of Acceptance/Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis. Filing of recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and fishway prescriptions. Commission issues NonDraft Environmental Assessment (EA). Comments on EA .............. Modified terms and conditions. September 2017. November 2017. April 2018. May 2018. July 2018. o. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: July 10, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–14819 Filed 7–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP17–467–000] Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC: Notice of Request under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on June 29, 2017, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia), 700 Louisiana St., Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002 filed a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.213(b) of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act for authorization to construct and operate two new storage wells at Columbia’s Wellington Storage Field located in Lorain and Medina Counties, Ohio. Specifically, Columbia proposes to construct two new storage wells (Wellington Storage Well 12599 and 12600) that will provide a combined total of approximately 10 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) of restored deliverability to the Columbia system. The proposed wells will provide no change in the certificated physical parameters, including maximum reservoir pressure, reservoir and buffer boundaries, and certificated storage capacity, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this Application should be directed to Robert D. Jackson, Manager, Certificates & Regulatory Administration, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002, by phone (832) 320–5487, or by fax (832) 320–6487, or by email at robert_ jackson@transcanada.com. Any person may, within 60 days after the 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. Any person filing to intervene or the Commission’s staff may, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission’s Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205) file a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefor, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 134 / Friday, July 14, 2017 / Notices copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with he Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions via the internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a) (1) (iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. Persons unable to file electronically should submit original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Dated: July 10, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. NYISO Electric System Planning Working Group and Transmission Planning Advisory Subcommittee Meeting Dated: July 6, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. July 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. (EST) BILLING CODE 6717–01–P The above-referenced meeting will be via web conference and teleconference. The above-referenced meeting is open to stakeholders. Further information may be found at: http://www.nyiso.com/public/ committees/documents.jsp?com=bic_ espwg&directory=2017-07-20. NYISO Special Business Issues Committee Meeting July 24, 2017, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. (EST) The above-referenced meeting will be via web conference and teleconference. The above-referenced meeting is open to stakeholders. Further information may be found at: http://www.nyiso.com/public/ committees/documents.jsp?com= bic&directory=2017-07-24. NYISO Management Committee Meeting July 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (EST) [FR Doc. 2017–14817 Filed 7–13–17; 8:45 am] The above-referenced meeting will be via web conference and teleconference. The above-referenced meeting is open to stakeholders. Further information may be found at: http://www.nyiso.com/public/ committees/documents.jsp?com=mc& directory=2017-007-26. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Commission Staff Attendance NYISO Electric System Planning Working Group Meeting The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) hereby gives notice that members of the Commission’s staff may attend the following meetings related to the transmission planning activities of the New York Independent System Operator, Inc. (NYISO): July 27, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (EST) NYISO Operating Committee Meeting mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES July 13, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (EST) The above-referenced meeting will be via web conference and teleconference. The above-referenced meeting is open to stakeholders. Further information may be found at: http://www.nyiso.com/public/ committees/documents.jsp?com= oc&directory=2017-07-13 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Jul 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 32541 The above-referenced meeting will be via web conference and teleconference. The above-referenced meeting is open to stakeholders. Further information may be found at: http://www.nyiso.com/public/ committees/documents.jsp?com=bic_ espwg&directory=2017-07-27. The discussions at the meetings described above may address matters at issue in the following proceedings: New York Independent System Operator, Inc., Docket No. ER13–102. New York Independent System Operator, Inc., Docket No. ER15–2059. New York Transco, LLC, Docket No. ER15–572. For more information, contact James Eason, Office of Energy Market Regulation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at (202) 502–8622 or James.Eason@ferc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 [FR Doc. 2017–14818 Filed 7–13–17; 8:45 am] ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9034–2] Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7146 or http://www.epa.gov/nepa. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) Filed 07/03/2017 Through 07/07/2017 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Notice Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: http:// www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/ eisdata.html. EIS No. 20170125, Draft Supplement, BR, CA, Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project, Comment Period Ends: 09/01/2017, Contact: Lisa Rainger 916 -978–5090. EIS No. 20170126, Final, Caltrans, CA, Interstate 5/State Route 56 Interchange Project, Review Period Ends: 08/14/2017, Contact: Shay Lynn Harrison 619–688–0190. EIS No. 20170127, Draft, USFWS, TX, Authorization of Incidental Take and Implementation of the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District Habitat Conservation Plan, Comment Period Ends: 09/14/2017, Contact: Marty Tuegel 505–248–6651. EIS No. 20170128, Final, USFS, AK, Wrangell Island Project, Review Period Ends: 08/14/2017, Contact: Andrea Slusser 907–874–2323. EIS No. 20170129, Final, USACE, ND, Programmatic—Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project, Review Period Ends: 08/14/2017, Contact: Derek Ingvalson 651–290– 5252. Dated: July 11, 2017. Dawn Roberts, Management Analyst, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2017–14826 Filed 7–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 134 (Friday, July 14, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32540-32541]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-14817]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP17-467-000]


Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC: Notice of Request under Blanket 
Authorization

    Take notice that on June 29, 2017, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC 
(Columbia), 700 Louisiana St., Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002 filed a 
prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.213(b) of the 
Commission's regulations under the Natural Gas Act for authorization to 
construct and operate two new storage wells at Columbia's Wellington 
Storage Field located in Lorain and Medina Counties, Ohio. 
Specifically, Columbia proposes to construct two new storage wells 
(Wellington Storage Well 12599 and 12600) that will provide a combined 
total of approximately 10 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) of 
restored deliverability to the Columbia system. The proposed wells will 
provide no change in the certificated physical parameters, including 
maximum reservoir pressure, reservoir and buffer boundaries, and 
certificated storage capacity, 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, contact FERC at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208-3676 or TTY, 
(202) 502-8659. Any questions regarding this Application should be 
directed to Robert D. Jackson, Manager, Certificates & Regulatory 
Administration, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 700 Louisiana Street, 
Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002, by phone (832) 320-5487, or by fax 
(832) 320-6487, or by email at robert_jackson@transcanada.com.
    Any person may, within 60 days after the 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. Any person filing to intervene or the Commission's staff 
may, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission's Regulations under 
the NGA (18 CFR 157.205) file a protest to the request. If no protest 
is filed within the time allowed therefor, the proposed activity shall 
be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for 
protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after 
the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be 
treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of 
the NGA.
    Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission's rules, 18 CFR 157.9, 
within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: 
complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the 
Commission's public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a 
Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule 
for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other 
milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff's issuance of 
the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this 
proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission's public record for 
this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of 
the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the 
subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days 
of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's FEIS or EA.
    Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of 
this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments 
to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be 
placed on the Commission's environmental mailing list, will receive

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copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings 
associated with he Commission's environmental review process. 
Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed 
documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will 
not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by 
the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents 
issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court 
review of the Commission's final order.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 
protests, and interventions via the internet in lieu of paper. See 18 
CFR 385.2001(a) (1) (iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web 
site (www.ferc.gov) under the ``e-Filing'' link. Persons unable to file 
electronically should submit original and 5 copies of the protest or 
intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First 
Street NE., Washington, DC 20426.

     Dated: July 10, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-14817 Filed 7-13-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P