East Cheyenne Gas Storage, LLC; Notice of Application, 53492-53493 [2017-24797]

Download as PDF 53492 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 220 / Thursday, November 16, 2017 / Notices Daytime Scoping Meeting Scoping Meetings asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES staff’s Scoping Document 1 (SD1), as well as study requests. All comments on the PAD and SD1, and study requests should be sent to the address above in paragraph h. In addition, all comments on the PAD and SD1, study requests, requests for cooperating agency status, and all communications to and from Commission staff related to the merits of the potential application must be filed with the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file all documents using the Commission’s eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14856–000. All filings with the Commission must bear the appropriate heading: ‘‘Comments on Pre-Application Document,’’ ‘‘Study Requests,’’ ‘‘Comments on Scoping Document 1,’’ ‘‘Request for Cooperating Agency Status,’’ or ‘‘Communications to and from Commission Staff.’’ Any individual or entity interested in submitting study requests, commenting on the PAD or SD1, and any agency requesting cooperating status must do so within 60 days of the issuance date of this notice. p. At this time, the Commission intends to prepare an environmental assessment (EA). Meeting Objectives Commission staff will hold two scoping meetings in the vicinity of the project at the time and place noted below. The daytime meeting will focus on resource agency, Indian tribes, and non-governmental organization concerns, while the evening meeting is primarily for receiving input from the public. We invite all interested individuals, organizations, and agencies to attend one or both of the meetings, and to assist staff in identifying particular study needs, as well as the scope of environmental issues to be addressed in the environmental document. The times and locations of these meetings are as follows: At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Initiate scoping of the issues; (2) review and discuss existing conditions and resource management objectives; (3) review and discuss existing information and identify preliminary information and study needs; (4) review and discuss the process plan and schedule for prefiling activity that incorporates the time frames provided for in Part 5 of the Commission’s regulations and, to the extent possible, maximizes coordination of federal, state, and tribal permitting and certification processes; and (5) discuss the appropriateness of any federal or state agency or Indian tribe acting as a cooperating agency for VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Nov 15, 2017 Jkt 244001 Date: Monday, December 11, 2017. Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Kennebunk Town Hall Auditorium, 1 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043. Phone: (207) 985–3311. Evening Scoping Meeting Date: Monday, December 11, 2017. Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Kennebunk Town Hall Auditorium, 1 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043. Phone: (207) 985–3311. Scoping Document 1 (SD1), which outlines the subject areas to be addressed in the environmental document, was mailed to the individuals and entities on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at the scoping meetings, or may be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Follow the directions for accessing information in item n above. Based on all oral and written comments, a Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may be issued. SD2 may include a revised process plan and schedule, as well as a list of issues, identified through the scoping process. Environmental Site Review The potential applicant, the existing licensee, and Commission staff will conduct an Environmental Site Review of the project on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, starting at 9:00 a.m. All participants should meet in the parking lot, located next to the Kesslen Dam on Berry Court Road, Kennebunk, ME 04043. All participants are responsible for their own transportation. Anyone with questions about the site visit should contact Mr. Todd Shea of Kennebunk Light and Power District at (207) 985–3311 on or before December 12, 2017. PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 development of an environmental document. Meeting participants should come prepared to discuss their issues and/or concerns. Please review the PAD in preparation for the scoping meetings. Directions on how to obtain a copy of the PAD and SD1 are included in item n of this document. Meeting Procedures The meetings will be recorded by a stenographer and will be placed in the public records of the project. Dated: November 8, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–24793 Filed 11–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–11–000] East Cheyenne Gas Storage, LLC; Notice of Application Take notice that on October 27, 2017, East Cheyenne Gas Storage, LLC (East Cheyenne), 10370 Richmond Avenue, Suite 510, Houston, Texas 77042, filed in the above referenced docket an application pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations requesting authorization to amend its certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the Commission in Docket No. CP10–34–000, as amended in Docket Nos. CP11–40–000, CP12–35– 000, CP12–124–000, CP14–486–000, and CP16–25–000, to: (i) Consolidate the working gas capacity and cushion gas capacity of the West Peetz and Lewis Creek portions of the East Cheyenne Gas Storage Project (Project) into one working gas capacity and one cushion gas capacity, (ii) allow a unified maximum bottom-hole pressure for the Project reservoir, (iii) reallocate the storage gas capacity in the Project by increasing the working gas capacity and decreasing the cushion gas capacity of the Project by 3.6 billion cubic feet (Bcf) each, (iv) reconfigure certain facilities in the Lewis Creek portion of the Project, and (v) expand the buffer zone of the Project. Also, East Cheyenne requests the Commission to issue an order reaffirming its market-based rate authorization in light of the increase in working gas capacity of the Project, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 220 / Thursday, November 16, 2017 / Notices 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, (866) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to James Hoff, Vice President, Reservoir Engineering, East Cheyenne Gas Storage, LLC, 10370 Richmond Avenue, Suite 510, Houston, Texas 77042, at (713) 403–6467. 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. 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 seven copies of filings made in the proceeding with the Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party. Only parties to the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Nov 15, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 an original and 7 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 29, 2017. Dated: November 8, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–24797 Filed 11–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53493 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP18–141–000. Applicants: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: NonConforming—Virginia Southside II to be effective 12/1/2017. Filed Date: 11/2/17. Accession Number: 20171102–5001. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/14/17. Docket Numbers: RP18–142–000. Applicants: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate—Chesapeake to EcoEnergy 8948627 to be effective 11/1/2017. Filed Date: 11/2/17. Accession Number: 20171102–5003. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/14/17. Docket Numbers: RP18–143–000. Applicants: Equitrans, L.P. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Capacity Release Agreements—11/01/2017 to be effective 11/1/2017. Filed Date: 11/2/17. Accession Number: 20171102–5071. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/14/17. Docket Numbers: RP18–144–000. Applicants: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Access South and Adair SW—NRAs and NC Agreements to be effective 11/7/2017. Filed Date: 11/2/17. Accession Number: 20171102–5105. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/8/17. 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 E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 220 (Thursday, November 16, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP18-11-000]


East Cheyenne Gas Storage, LLC; Notice of Application

    Take notice that on October 27, 2017, East Cheyenne Gas Storage, 
LLC (East Cheyenne), 10370 Richmond Avenue, Suite 510, Houston, Texas 
77042, filed in the above referenced docket an application pursuant to 
section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Part 157 of the 
Commission's regulations requesting authorization to amend its 
certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the 
Commission in Docket No. CP10-34-000, as amended in Docket Nos. CP11-
40-000, CP12-35-000, CP12-124-000, CP14-486-000, and CP16-25-000, to: 
(i) Consolidate the working gas capacity and cushion gas capacity of 
the West Peetz and Lewis Creek portions of the East Cheyenne Gas 
Storage Project (Project) into one working gas capacity and one cushion 
gas capacity, (ii) allow a unified maximum bottom-hole pressure for the 
Project reservoir, (iii) reallocate the storage gas capacity in the 
Project by increasing the working gas capacity and decreasing the 
cushion gas capacity of the Project by 3.6 billion cubic feet (Bcf) 
each, (iv) reconfigure certain facilities in the Lewis Creek portion of 
the Project, and (v) expand the buffer zone of the Project. Also, East 
Cheyenne requests the Commission to issue an order reaffirming its 
market-based rate authorization in light of the increase in working gas 
capacity of the Project, all as more fully set forth in the application 
which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The

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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, (866) 208-3676 or TYY, 
(202) 502-8659.
    Any questions concerning this application may be directed to James 
Hoff, Vice President, Reservoir Engineering, East Cheyenne Gas Storage, 
LLC, 10370 Richmond Avenue, Suite 510, Houston, Texas 77042, at (713) 
403-6467.
    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.
    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 seven copies of filings made in the proceeding with the 
Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other 
party. 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 an original and 7 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 29, 2017.

    Dated: November 8, 2017.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-24797 Filed 11-15-17; 8:45 am]
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