Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of Application, 51236-51237 [2017-23941]

Download as PDF 51236 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices Consultations Under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act In accordance with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s regulations for Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, we are using this notice to initiate consultations with the Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), and to solicit their views and those of other government agencies, interested Indian Tribes, and the public on the project’s potential effects on historic properties.4 We will define the projectspecific Area of Potential Effects (APE) in consultation with the SHPO as the project develops. On natural gas facility projects, the APE at a minimum encompasses all areas subject to ground disturbance. Our EIS for this project will document our findings on the impacts on historic properties and summarize the status of consultations under Section 106. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Currently Identified Environmental Issues We have already identified several issues that we think deserve attention based on a preliminary review of the planned facilities and the environmental information provided by Fourchon LNG. This preliminary list of issues may change based on your comments and our analysis. • Evaluation of temporary and permanent impacts on wetlands and the development of appropriate mitigation; • potential impacts to fish and wildlife habitat, including potential impacts to federally listed threatened and endangered species; • potential visual effects of the aboveground facilities; • potential impacts of the construction workforce on local housing, infrastructure, public services, transportation, and economy; • impacts on air quality and noise associated with construction and operation of the Fourchon LNG Project; and • public safety and hazards associated with LNG facilities. Environmental Mailing List The environmental mailing list compiled by Commission staff includes federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental groups and non-government organizations; Native 4 The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation regulations are at Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 800. Those regulations define historic properties as any prehistoric or historic district, site, building, structure, or object included in or eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 Americans and Indian Tribes; and local libraries and newspapers. This list also includes all affected landowners (as defined in the Commission’s regulations) who are potential right-ofway grantors, whose property may be used temporarily for project purposes, or who are directly adjacent to facilities. We will update the environmental mailing list as the analysis proceeds to ensure that we send the information related to this environmental review to all individuals, organizations, and government entities interested in and/or potentially affected by the planned project, and anyone who submits comments on the project. Copies of the completed draft EIS will be sent to the environmental mailing list for public review and comment. If you would prefer to receive a paper copy of the document instead of the compact disc version or would like to remove your name from the mailing list, please return the attached Information Request (appendix 4). Becoming an Intervenor Once Fourchon LNG files its application with the Commission, you may want to become an intervenor which is an official party to the Commission’s proceeding. Intervenors play a more formal role in the process and are able to file briefs, appear at hearings, and be heard by the courts if they choose to appeal the Commission’s final ruling. An intervenor formally participates in the proceeding by filing a request to intervene. Motions to intervene are more fully described at http://www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/ how-to/intervene.asp. Instructions for becoming an intervenor are in the ‘‘Document-less Intervention Guide’’ under the e-filing link on the Commission’s Web site. Please note that the Commission will not accept requests for intervenor status at this time. You must wait until the Commission receives a formal application for the project. Additional Information 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., PF17– 9). 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 PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Finally, public sessions or site visits will be posted on the Commission’s calendar located at www.ferc.gov/ EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx along with other related information. Dated: October 30, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–23943 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–8–000] Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of Application Take notice that on October 16, 2017, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco), P.O. Box 1396, Houston, Texas 77251 filed in Docket No. CP17–10–000 an abbreviated application pursuant to section 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 157 of the Commission’s Regulations, requesting retroactive authorization to abandon certain natural gas facilities, including gas supply metering and regulating facilities and pipeline laterals, that are located in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, New Jersey, and offshore Louisiana and are no longer in service. Transco is requesting this abandonment authorization to clarify the regulatory status of facilities that were previously erroneously abandoned pursuant to Transco’s automatic blanket certificate authority, 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, please contact FERC Online Support at E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Bela Patel, Senior Regulatory Analyst, (713) 215–2659, P.O. Box 1396, Houston, Texas 77251. 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 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 EA. 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) 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 51237 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 commentors 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 commentors will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentors 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 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. Filed Date: 10/24/17. Accession Number: 20171024–5117. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/17. Docket Numbers: RP18–54–000. Applicants: Equitrans, L.P. Description: Compliance filing Notice Regarding Non-Jurisdictional Gathering Facilities (PEB–25 and PEB–824). Filed Date: 10/24/17. Accession Number: 20171024–5002. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/17. Docket Numbers: RP18–55–000. Applicants: Big Sandy Pipeline, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rates Oct 2017 Cleanup Filing to be effective 12/1/2017. Filed Date: 10/24/17. Accession Number: 20171024–5003. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/17. 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: October 30, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. Dated October 26, 2017 Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–23941 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2017–23937 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [ER–FRL–9035–9] Combined Notice of Filings Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP18–24–001. Applicants: Viking Gas Transmission Company. Description: Tariff Amendment: Amendment to RP18–24–000 Update Non-Conforming Agreements— November 2017 to be effective 11/1/ 2017. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7146 or http://www2.epa.gov/ nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Filed 10/23/2017 Through 10/27/2017 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP18-8-000]


Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of 
Application

    Take notice that on October 16, 2017, Transcontinental Gas Pipe 
Line Company, LLC (Transco), P.O. Box 1396, Houston, Texas 77251 filed 
in Docket No. CP17-10-000 an abbreviated application pursuant to 
section 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 157 of the 
Commission's Regulations, requesting retroactive authorization to 
abandon certain natural gas facilities, including gas supply metering 
and regulating facilities and pipeline laterals, that are located in 
Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, New Jersey, and offshore Louisiana and 
are no longer in service. Transco is requesting this abandonment 
authorization to clarify the regulatory status of facilities that were 
previously erroneously abandoned pursuant to Transco's automatic 
blanket certificate authority, 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, please contact FERC Online Support at

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FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208-3676, or TTY, 
contact (202) 502-8659.
    Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Bela 
Patel, Senior Regulatory Analyst, (713) 215-2659, P.O. Box 1396, 
Houston, Texas 77251.
    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 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 EA.
    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) 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 commentors 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 commentors will not be required to serve copies of filed 
documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentors 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 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. 2017-23941 Filed 11-2-17; 8:45 am]
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