Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Pomelo Connector Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed South Texas Expansion Project and Pomelo Connector Pipeline Project, 44400-44401 [2017-20197]

Download as PDF 44400 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 183 / Friday, September 22, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #2 [Docket Nos. CP15–499–000, CP15–499–001 and CP17–26–000] Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC17–182–000. Applicants: Calpine Corporation, ECP ControlCo, LLC. Description: Application for Authorization Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act of Calpine Corporation, et al. Filed Date: 9/15/17. Accession Number: 20170915–5149. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/6/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER17–2493–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Amended CLGIA & Amended DSA Windhub Solar Project SA Nos. 686–687 to be effective 11/15/2017. Filed Date: 9/15/17. Accession Number: 20170915–5092. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/6/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–2494–000. Applicants: Florida Power & Light Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: FPL Amendment No. 5 to Rate Schedule No. 74 to be effective 10/1/2017. Filed Date: 9/15/17. Accession Number: 20170915–5128. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/6/17. 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 comment date. 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: September 15, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–20250 Filed 9–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Sep 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Pomelo Connector Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed South Texas Expansion Project and Pomelo Connector Pipeline Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed South Texas Expansion Project (STEP), proposed by Texas Eastern Transmission, LP (Texas Eastern) and the Pomelo Connector Pipeline Project (Pomelo Project), proposed by Pomelo Connector, LLC (Pomelo) in the above referenced dockets. Collectively, the STEP and Pomelo Project, are referred to as the Projects. The Pomelo Project would provide up to 400,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of firm transportation service from an interconnection with Texas Eastern at the proposed Pomelo Petronila Compressor Station in Nueces County, Texas, to the Nueces Header pipeline system. STEP would provide approximately 400,000 Dth/d of firm natural gas transportation service to an interconnection with the Nueces Header. The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation of the Projects in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed Projects, with appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. The proposed Pomelo Project would consists of construction and operation of approximately 14 miles of 30-inchdiameter pipeline, a new 5,000 horsepower (hp) compressor station, approximately 0.2 mile of new 30-inchdiameter pipeline, and associated aboveground facilities in Nueces County, Texas. Pomelo would engage in certain construction, operation, maintenance, and abandonment activities under blanket construction certificate authorization, and abandon all of the capacity of the Pomelo Connector Pipeline by lease to Texas Eastern. The proposed STEP consists of construction and operation of a new PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8,400 hp gas turbine unit in Nueces County, Texas; piping modifications at its existing Angleton Station property in Brazoria County, Texas; a new 8,400 hp gas turbine unit at its existing Blessing Compressor Station in Matagorda County, Texas; clean burn emission work and piping modifications at its existing Mont Belvieu Compressor Station in Chambers County, Texas; and piping modifications at its existing Vidor Compressor Station in Orange County, Texas. The FERC staff mailed copies of the EA to federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested individuals and groups; and newspapers and libraries in the Projects areas. 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 October 18, 2017. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the project docket number (CP17–26–000 and CP15–499) with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature 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 (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 183 / Friday, September 22, 2017 / Notices 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. 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., CP17–26 and CP15–499). 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. 1 See the previous discussion on the methods for filing comments. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Sep 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: September 18, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–20197 Filed 9–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER17–2492–000] Florey Knob Energy LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Florey Knob Energy LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is October 10, 2017. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44401 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 FERC OnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: September 18, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–20199 Filed 9–21–17; 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: EC17–179–000. Applicants: Hydro One Limited, Avista Corporation. Description: Joint Application for Authorization of Disposition of Assets and Merger Pursuant to Section 203 of the FPA of Hydro One Limited, et al. Filed Date: 9/14/17. Accession Number: 20170914–5152. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/5/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER17–2497–000. Applicants: Alabama Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Attachment S (Gulf) 2017 Updated Depreciation Rates Filing to be effective 1/1/2018. Filed Date: 9/18/17. Accession Number: 20170918–5122. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/10/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–2498–000 Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Original Interconnection Service Agreement No. 4781, Queue No. AB1– 082 to be effective 8/25/2017. Filed Date: 9/18/17. Accession Number: 20170918–5131. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/10/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–2499–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Pseudo-Tie Agreement SA No. 4790 for Cheoah Units to be effective 12/31/9998. Filed Date: 9/18/17. E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 183 (Friday, September 22, 2017)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. CP15-499-000, CP15-499-001 and CP17-26-000]


Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Pomelo Connector Pipeline, LLC; 
Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed 
South Texas Expansion Project and Pomelo Connector Pipeline Project

    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the 
proposed South Texas Expansion Project (STEP), proposed by Texas 
Eastern Transmission, LP (Texas Eastern) and the Pomelo Connector 
Pipeline Project (Pomelo Project), proposed by Pomelo Connector, LLC 
(Pomelo) in the above referenced dockets. Collectively, the STEP and 
Pomelo Project, are referred to as the Projects. The Pomelo Project 
would provide up to 400,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of firm 
transportation service from an interconnection with Texas Eastern at 
the proposed Pomelo Petronila Compressor Station in Nueces County, 
Texas, to the Nueces Header pipeline system. STEP would provide 
approximately 400,000 Dth/d of firm natural gas transportation service 
to an interconnection with the Nueces Header.
    The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the 
construction and operation of the Projects in accordance with the 
requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The FERC 
staff concludes that approval of the proposed Projects, with 
appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal 
action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
    The proposed Pomelo Project would consists of construction and 
operation of approximately 14 miles of 30-inch-diameter pipeline, a new 
5,000 horsepower (hp) compressor station, approximately 0.2 mile of new 
30-inch-diameter pipeline, and associated aboveground facilities in 
Nueces County, Texas. Pomelo would engage in certain construction, 
operation, maintenance, and abandonment activities under blanket 
construction certificate authorization, and abandon all of the capacity 
of the Pomelo Connector Pipeline by lease to Texas Eastern. The 
proposed STEP consists of construction and operation of a new 8,400 hp 
gas turbine unit in Nueces County, Texas; piping modifications at its 
existing Angleton Station property in Brazoria County, Texas; a new 
8,400 hp gas turbine unit at its existing Blessing Compressor Station 
in Matagorda County, Texas; clean burn emission work and piping 
modifications at its existing Mont Belvieu Compressor Station in 
Chambers County, Texas; and piping modifications at its existing Vidor 
Compressor Station in Orange County, Texas.
    The FERC staff mailed copies of the EA to federal, state, and local 
government representatives and agencies; elected officials; 
environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; 
potentially affected landowners and other interested individuals and 
groups; and newspapers and libraries in the Projects areas. 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 October 
18, 2017.
    For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file 
your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the 
project docket number (CP17-26-000 and CP15-499) with your submission. 
The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert 
staff available to assist you at (202) 502-8258 or 
FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov.
    (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment 
feature 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 (www.ferc.gov) under the 
link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments 
in a variety

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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., CP17-
26 and CP15-499). 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: September 18, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-20197 Filed 9-21-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P