Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P.; Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, LP; Notice of Applications, 47502 [2017-22004]

Download as PDF 47502 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 196 / Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP17–495–000, PF17–4–000, CP17–494–000, PF17–4–000] asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P.; Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, LP; Notice of Applications Take notice that on September 21, 2017, Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. (Jordan Cove), 5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 500, Houston, Texas 77005, filed in Docket No. CP17–495–000 an application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 153 of the Commission’s regulations, seeking authorization to site, construct and operate a natural gas liquefaction and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility (LNG Terminal) on the bay side of the North Spit of Coos Bay in unincorporated Coos County, Oregon. The LNG Terminal will be capable of receiving up to 1,200,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of natural gas via the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, liquefying it, storing it in two cryogenic storage tanks, and loading the LNG onto ocean going vessels for export, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. Also take notice that on September 21, 2017, Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, LP (Pacific Connector), 5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 500, Houston, Texas 77005, filed an application in Docket No. CP17–494–000, pursuant to section 7(c) of the NGA, and Parts 157 and 284 of the Commission’s regulations, for: (1) A certificate of public convenience and necessity (i) authorizing Pacific Connector to construct, install, own, and operate a new, approximately 229mile natural gas pipeline under Part 157, Subpart A of the Commission’s regulations, (ii) approving the pro forma Tariff and non-conforming provisions submitted herewith, and (iii) approving the proposed initial rates for service; (2) a blanket certificate authorizing Pacific Connector to engage in certain selfimplementing routine activities under Part 157, Subpart F, of the Commission’s regulations; and (3) a blanket certificate authorizing Pacific Connector to transport natural gas, on an open access and self-implementing basis, under Part 284, Subpart G of the Commission’s regulations, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. Copies of this filing are available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, or may be viewed on the VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Oct 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 Commission’s Web site 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 FERCOnline Support@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Questions regarding this application should be directed to Rose Haddon, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P., 5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 500, Houston, Texas 77005, or by telephone at 866–227–9249, or email at: rose.haddon@ jordancovelng.com. On February 10, 2017, the Commission staff granted Jordan Cove’s request to utilize the Pre-Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF17–4–000 to staff activities involved with Jordan Cove’s LNG Terminal and the Pacific Connector. Now, as of the filing of the application on September 21, 2017, the Pre-Filing Process for this project has ended. From this time forward, this proceeding will be conducted in Docket No. CP17–495–000 for the Jordan Cove Energy Project and in Docket No. CP17– 494–000 for the Pacific Connector, as noted in the caption of this Notice. Within 90 days after the Commission issues a Notice of Application for the applications in the two instant dockets, the Commission staff will issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review that will indicate the anticipated date for the Commission’s staff issuance of the final EIS analyzing both proposals. The issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will also 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 final EIS. There are two ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, before the comment date of this notice, file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 385.211) and the Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies of all documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. A party must submit 7 copies of filings made with the Commission and PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. Only parties to the proceeding can ask for court review of Commission orders in the proceeding. However, a person does not have to intervene in order to have comments considered. The second way to participate is by filing with the Secretary of the Commission, as soon as possible, an original and two copies of comments in support of or in opposition to this project. The Commission will consider these comments in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but the filing of a comment alone will not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. The Commission’s rules require that persons filing comments in opposition to the project provide copies of their protests only to the party or parties directly involved in the protest. 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 an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 26, 2017. Dated: October 5, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–22004 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER18–27–000] Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization; Thunder Ranch Wind Project, LLC This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding Thunder Ranch Wind Project, 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 E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. CP17-495-000, PF17-4-000, CP17-494-000, PF17-4-000]


Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P.; Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, 
LP; Notice of Applications

    Take notice that on September 21, 2017, Jordan Cove Energy Project, 
L.P. (Jordan Cove), 5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 500, Houston, Texas 77005, 
filed in Docket No. CP17-495-000 an application under section 3 of the 
Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 153 of the Commission's regulations, 
seeking authorization to site, construct and operate a natural gas 
liquefaction and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility (LNG 
Terminal) on the bay side of the North Spit of Coos Bay in 
unincorporated Coos County, Oregon. The LNG Terminal will be capable of 
receiving up to 1,200,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of natural gas via 
the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, liquefying it, storing it in two 
cryogenic storage tanks, and loading the LNG onto ocean going vessels 
for export, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on 
file with the Commission and open to public inspection.
    Also take notice that on September 21, 2017, Pacific Connector Gas 
Pipeline, LP (Pacific Connector), 5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 500, Houston, 
Texas 77005, filed an application in Docket No. CP17-494-000, pursuant 
to section 7(c) of the NGA, and Parts 157 and 284 of the Commission's 
regulations, for: (1) A certificate of public convenience and necessity 
(i) authorizing Pacific Connector to construct, install, own, and 
operate a new, approximately 229-mile natural gas pipeline under Part 
157, Subpart A of the Commission's regulations, (ii) approving the pro 
forma Tariff and non-conforming provisions submitted herewith, and 
(iii) approving the proposed initial rates for service; (2) a blanket 
certificate authorizing Pacific Connector to engage in certain self-
implementing routine activities under Part 157, Subpart F, of the 
Commission's regulations; and (3) a blanket certificate authorizing 
Pacific Connector to transport natural gas, on an open access and self-
implementing basis, under Part 284, Subpart G of the Commission's 
regulations, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on 
file with the Commission and open to public inspection. Copies of this 
filing are available for review at the Commission in the Public 
Reference Room, or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site 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, (886) 208-3676 or TTY, 
(202) 502-8659.
    Questions regarding this application should be directed to Rose 
Haddon, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P., 
5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 500, Houston, Texas 77005, or by telephone at 
866-227-9249, or email at: rose.haddon@jordancovelng.com.
    On February 10, 2017, the Commission staff granted Jordan Cove's 
request to utilize the Pre-Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF17-
4-000 to staff activities involved with Jordan Cove's LNG Terminal and 
the Pacific Connector. Now, as of the filing of the application on 
September 21, 2017, the Pre-Filing Process for this project has ended. 
From this time forward, this proceeding will be conducted in Docket No. 
CP17-495-000 for the Jordan Cove Energy Project and in Docket No. CP17-
494-000 for the Pacific Connector, as noted in the caption of this 
Notice.
    Within 90 days after the Commission issues a Notice of Application 
for the applications in the two instant dockets, the Commission staff 
will issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review that will 
indicate the anticipated date for the Commission's staff issuance of 
the final EIS analyzing both proposals. The issuance of a Notice of 
Schedule for Environmental Review will also 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 final 
EIS.
    There are two ways to become involved in the Commission's review of 
this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by 
becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, before the 
comment date of this notice, file with the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, a motion to 
intervene in accordance with the requirements of the Commission's Rules 
of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 385.211) and the 
Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person obtaining party 
status will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary 
of the Commission and will receive copies of all documents filed by the 
applicant and by all other parties. A party must submit 7 copies of 
filings made with the Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant 
and to every other party in the proceeding. Only parties to the 
proceeding can ask for court review of Commission orders in the 
proceeding.
    However, a person does not have to intervene in order to have 
comments considered. The second way to participate is by filing with 
the Secretary of the Commission, as soon as possible, an original and 
two copies of comments in support of or in opposition to this project. 
The Commission will consider these comments in determining the 
appropriate action to be taken, but the filing of a comment alone will 
not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. The Commission's 
rules require that persons filing comments in opposition to the project 
provide copies of their protests only to the party or parties directly 
involved in the protest.
    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 an original and 5 copies of the protest or 
intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First 
Street NE., Washington, DC 20426.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 26, 2017.

    Dated: October 5, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-22004 Filed 10-11-17; 8:45 am]
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