Port Arthur Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Application, 51233-51234 [2017-23940]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices NYISO Electric System Planning Working Group and Transmission Planning Advisory Subcommittee Meeting November 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 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_ espwg&directory=2017-11-03. NYISO Business Issues Committee Meeting Dated: October 30, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. November 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (EST) [FR Doc. 2017–23944 Filed 11–2–17; 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=bic& directory=2017-11-15. 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Further information may be found at: http://www.nyiso.com/public/ committees/documents.jsp? com=mc&directory=2017-11-29. 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP18–7–000: PF17–5–000] Port Arthur Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Application November 17, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (EST) VerDate Sep<11>2014 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 Independent System Operator, Inc., Docket No. ER17–2327. 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. Take notice that on October 16, 2017, Port Arthur Pipeline, LLC (Port Arthur Pipeline), 2925 Briarpark, Suite 900, Houston, Texas 77042, pursuant to Section 7(c) of the NGA, and Parts 157 and 284 of the Commission’s regulations, filed an application requesting a certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct, own, and operate its Louisiana Connector Project. The Louisiana Connector Project consists of 131 miles of new 42-inchdiameter pipeline, a new 89,900 horsepower compressor station, interconnection facilities with interstate and intrastate natural gas facilities, and other appurtenant facilities. The Louisiana Connector Project is designed to deliver up to 2,000 million cubic feet (MMcf) per day of natural gas to the Liquefaction Project that is currently being developed by Port Arthur LNG, LLC and PALNG Common Facilities Company, LLC and is under review by the Commission in Docket No. CP17– 20–000. The Louisiana Connector Project facilities will extend from an interconnect with Columbia Gas Transmission located northeast of Eunice, Louisiana in St. Landry Parish through Evangeline, Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, and Cameron Parishes in Louisiana and Orange and Jefferson Counties in Texas and terminate at the proposed Liquefaction Project south of PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51233 Port Arthur in Jefferson County, Texas. The cost of the proposed project is $1,207,584,005, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing is 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 TYY, (202) 502–8659. On March 13, 2017, the Commission staff granted Port Arthur Pipeline’s request to utilize the Pre-Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF17–5–000 to staff activities involved in the Louisiana Connector Project. Now, as of the filing of the October 16, 2017 application, the Pre-Filing Process for this project has ended. From this time forward, this proceeding will be conducted in Docket No. CP18–7–000, as noted in the caption of this Notice. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Jerrod L. Harrison, Senior Counsel, Port Arthur Pipeline, 488 8th Avenue, San Diego, CA 9210, by phone at (619) 696–2987, or by email to jharrison@ sempraglobal.com. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice, the Commission staff will 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) for this proposal. 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. 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, on or before the comment date stated below, 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) E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 51234 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices 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 five 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. 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 copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the 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 commenters 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 in lieu of paper using the eFiling link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and five 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 November 20, 2017. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 Dated: October 30, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–23940 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P the FERC Web site (www.ferc.gov). This fact sheet addresses a number of typically asked questions, including how to participate in the Commission’s proceedings. Public Participation DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. PF17–9–000] Fourchon LNG LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for The Planned Fourchon Lng Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Session The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will discuss the environmental impacts of the Fourchon LNG Project involving construction and operation of facilities by Fourchon LNG LLC (Fourchon LNG)] in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The Commission will use this EIS in its decision-making process to determine whether the project is in the public interest. This notice announces the opening of the scoping process the Commission will use to gather input from the public and interested agencies on the project. You can make a difference by providing us with your specific comments or concerns about the project. Your comments should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. Your input will help the Commission staff determine what issues they need to evaluate in the EIS. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please send your comments so that the Commission receives them in Washington, DC, on or before December 6, 2017. If you sent comments on this project to the Commission before the opening of this docket on August 3, 2017, you will need to file those comments in Docket No. PF17–9–000 to ensure they are considered as part of this proceeding. This notice is being sent to the Commission’s current environmental mailing list for this project. State and local government representatives should notify their constituents of this planned project and encourage them to comment on their areas of concern. A fact sheet prepared by the FERC entitled An Interstate Natural Gas Facility On My Land? What Do I Need To Know? is available for viewing on PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For your convenience, there are four methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. The Commission will provide equal consideration to all comments received, whether filed in written form or provided verbally. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Please carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded. (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 file your comments electronically by 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 of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on eRegister. If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’ as the filing type; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address. Be sure to reference the project docket number (PF17–9–000) with your submission: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. (4) In lieu of sending written or electronic comments, the Commission invites you to attend the public scoping session its staff will conduct in the project area, scheduled as follows: Date and time Location Thursday, November 16, 2017, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. South LaFourche High School, 16911 E Main Street, Cut Off, LA 70345, 985–632–5721. The primary goal of the scoping session is to have you identify the specific environmental issues and concerns that should be considered in the EIS to be prepared by FERC for this project. Individual verbal comments will be taken on a one-on-one basis with E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 212 (Friday, November 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51233-51234]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-23940]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. CP18-7-000: PF17-5-000]


Port Arthur Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Application

    Take notice that on October 16, 2017, Port Arthur Pipeline, LLC 
(Port Arthur Pipeline), 2925 Briarpark, Suite 900, Houston, Texas 
77042, pursuant to Section 7(c) of the NGA, and Parts 157 and 284 of 
the Commission's regulations, filed an application requesting a 
certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct, own, and 
operate its Louisiana Connector Project.
    The Louisiana Connector Project consists of 131 miles of new 42-
inch-diameter pipeline, a new 89,900 horsepower compressor station, 
interconnection facilities with interstate and intrastate natural gas 
facilities, and other appurtenant facilities. The Louisiana Connector 
Project is designed to deliver up to 2,000 million cubic feet (MMcf) 
per day of natural gas to the Liquefaction Project that is currently 
being developed by Port Arthur LNG, LLC and PALNG Common Facilities 
Company, LLC and is under review by the Commission in Docket No. CP17-
20-000. The Louisiana Connector Project facilities will extend from an 
interconnect with Columbia Gas Transmission located northeast of 
Eunice, Louisiana in St. Landry Parish through Evangeline, Allen, 
Beauregard, Calcasieu, and Cameron Parishes in Louisiana and Orange and 
Jefferson Counties in Texas and terminate at the proposed Liquefaction 
Project south of Port Arthur in Jefferson County, Texas. The cost of 
the proposed project is $1,207,584,005, all as more fully set forth in 
the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public 
inspection. The filing is 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 TYY, 
(202) 502-8659.
    On March 13, 2017, the Commission staff granted Port Arthur 
Pipeline's request to utilize the Pre-Filing Process and assigned 
Docket No. PF17-5-000 to staff activities involved in the Louisiana 
Connector Project. Now, as of the filing of the October 16, 2017 
application, the Pre-Filing Process for this project has ended. From 
this time forward, this proceeding will be conducted in Docket No. 
CP18-7-000, as noted in the caption of this Notice.
    Any questions regarding this application should be directed to 
Jerrod L. Harrison, Senior Counsel, Port Arthur Pipeline, 488 8th 
Avenue, San Diego, CA 9210, by phone at (619) 696-2987, or by email to 
jharrison@sempraglobal.com.
    Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission's rules, 18 CFR 157.9, 
within 90 days of this Notice, the Commission staff will 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) for this proposal. 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.
    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, on or 
before the comment date stated below, 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)

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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 
five 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.
    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 
copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings 
associated with the 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 commenters 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 in lieu of paper using the eFiling link at 
http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should 
submit an original and five 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 November 20, 2017.

    Dated: October 30, 2017.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-23940 Filed 11-2-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P