Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization, 56594-56595 [2017-25756]

Download as PDF 56594 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 29, 2017 / Notices [FR Doc. 2017–25727 Filed 11–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–C DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Electric Quarterly Report Users Group Meeting Docket Nos. pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Electric Quarterly Report User Group Meeting. Filing Requirements for Electric Utility Service Agreements. Electricity Market Transparency Provisions of Section 220 of the Federal Power Act. Revisions to Electric Quarterly Report Filing Process. Electric Quarterly Reports AD18–4–000 RM01–8–000 RM10–12–000 RM12–3–000 ER02–2001–000 On October 17, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued a notice that Commission staff will hold an Electric Quarterly Report (EQR) Users Group meeting on December 5, 2017. The meeting will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST) in the Commission Meeting Room at 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. All interested persons are invited to attend. For those unable to attend in person, access to the meeting will be available via webcast. Staff is hereby supplementing the October 17, 2017, notice with the agenda for discussion. During the meeting, Commission staff and the EQR users will discuss potential improvements to the EQR program and EQR filing process, including: (1) Progress since the last user group meeting; (2) EQR resources and Web site updates; (3) EQR validations and error messages; and (4) use of ‘‘Other’’ as a Product Name and Product Type Name. Please note that matters pending before the Commission and subject to ex parte limitations cannot be discussed at this meeting. An agenda of the meeting is attached. Those interested in participating in the discussion are encouraged to attend in person. All interested persons (whether attending in person or via webcast) are asked to register online at http://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/ registration/12-05-17-form.asp. There is no registration fee. Anyone with Internet access can listen to the meeting by navigating to https://www.ferc.gov/ EventCalendar/ EventsList.aspx?View=listview for FERC Calendar of Events, locating the EQR VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Nov 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 Users Group Meeting on the Calendar, and clicking on the link to the webcast. The webcast will allow persons to view and listen to the meeting. Questions during the meeting can be sent to EQRUsersGroup@ferc.gov. Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1–866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–208–1659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. To increase administrative efficiency, issuances related to future EQR user group meetings will not be assigned to Docket Nos. RM01–8–000, RM10–12– 000, RM12–3–000 and ER02–2001–000. For more information about the EQR Users Group meeting, please contact Jeff Sanders of the Commission’s Office of Enforcement at (202) 502–6455, or send an email to EQRUsersGroup@ferc.gov. Dated: November 21, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25726 Filed 11–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–17–000] Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on November 14, 2017, Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star), 4700 State Highway 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, filed a prior notice application pursuant to sections 157.205, and 157.216(b) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Columbia’s blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–479–000. Southern Star requests authorization to construct, own and operate the Blue Mountain Chisholm Trail Project located in Grady and Carter Counties, Oklahoma. The proposed project consists of approximately 4.67 miles of 12-inch diameter pipeline, associated above-ground facilities, a booster compression site utilizing rental compressor units and a lateral to the delivery point, at a cost of $20,881,158, all as more fully set forth in the application which is open to the public for inspection. Blue Mountain Midstream LLC (Blue Mountain) has proposed construction of PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a new cryogenic gas processing plant in Grady County,1 Oklahoma, with an approximate inlet capacity of 250,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d). Southern Star’s proposed project will receive up to 150,000 Dth/d of gas processed by this production facility for transport on its system. Of this volume, Southern Star has contractual commitments for firm transportation with Blue Mountain for a minimum delivery of 45,000 Dth/ d to a proposed delivery point on Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (NGPL) in Carter County, Oklahoma. The remaining capacity will enhance gas supply for existing customers on Southern Star’s system. Southern Star and Blue Mountain have entered into a precedent agreement, interconnect agreement and will enter into an FTS Agreement, and Southern Star and NGPL have entered into an interconnect agreement. 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, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Cindy C. Thompson, Manager, Regulatory, Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc., 4700 Highway 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301 or call (270) 852–4655, or email to Cindy.C.Thompson@ sscgp.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to Section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. 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 1 See application filed November 9, 2017, in Docket No. CP18–14–000. E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 29, 2017 / Notices pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 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. 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 commenter 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 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 January 22, 2018. Dated: November 22, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25756 Filed 11–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Nov 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1510–018] City of Kaukauna, Wisconsin; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 1510–018. c. Date filed: March 24, 2017. d. Applicant: City of Kaukauna, Wisconsin (Kaukauna). e. Name of Project: Kaukauna Project. f. Location: On the Fox River in the City of Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wisconsin. There are no federal or tribal lands within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Mike Pedersen, Kaukauna Utilities, 777 Island Street, P.O. Box 1777, Kaukauna, WI 54130–7077; (920) 766–5721. i. FERC Contact: Erin Kimsey, (202) 502–8621 or erin.kimsey@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions 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, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). 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–1510–018. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56595 with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready for environmental analysis. l. The existing Kaukauna City Plant Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) An approximately 3,842-foot-long dam that includes: (a) A 930-foot-long, 14-foothigh masonry retaining wall section (left forebay dam) with a 4-foot-wide trash sluice; (b) a 92-foot-long, 25-foot-high concrete intake and powerhouse section; (c) a 292-foot-long, 26- to 30foot-high masonry and concrete retaining wall section (right forebay dam); (d) a 34-foot-long, 11-foot-high trash sluice; (e) a 66-foot-long, 18-foothigh gated spillway section with two 30foot-wide, 8.8-foot-high spillway gates; and (f) a 2,428-foot-long, 0.5- to 10-foothigh concrete and natural rock spillway section; (2) a 19-acre,1.5-mile-long impoundment with a normal maximum elevation of 629.0 feet above mean sea level (msl); (3) a 25-foot-high, 88-footwide intake structure with seven 11foot-high, 7-foot-wide head gates and a continuous 25-foot-high, 88-foot-wide trashrack with 5-inch clear-bar spacing; (4) a 92-foot-long, 47.5-foot-high concrete and brick powerhouse containing two 2.4-megawatt turbinegenerator units for a total installed capacity of 4.8 megawatts; (5) a 440foot-wide, 49-foot-deep, 1,200-foot-long excavated tailrace; (6) two 68-foot-long, 2.4-kilovolt generator leads that connect the turbine-generator units to the licensee’s local distribution system; and (7) appurtenant facilities. Kaukauna operates the project in a run-of-river mode with an average annual generation of approximately 29,704 megawatthours. Kaukauna is not proposing any new project facilities, and proposes to continue operating the project in a runof-river mode, with a minimum impoundment elevation of 628.5 feet msl (0.5 foot less than the spillway crest elevation). Kaukauna also proposes to develop resource plans for mitigating the effects of reservoir drawdowns, woody debris removal, and erosion on aquatic resources; and mitigating the spread of invasive species. m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP18-17-000]


Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Request Under 
Blanket Authorization

    Take notice that on November 14, 2017, Southern Star Central Gas 
Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star), 4700 State Highway 56, Owensboro, 
Kentucky 42301, filed a prior notice application pursuant to sections 
157.205, and 157.216(b) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's 
(Commission) regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and 
Columbia's blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82-479-000. 
Southern Star requests authorization to construct, own and operate the 
Blue Mountain Chisholm Trail Project located in Grady and Carter 
Counties, Oklahoma. The proposed project consists of approximately 4.67 
miles of 12[hyphen]inch diameter pipeline, associated 
above[hyphen]ground facilities, a booster compression site utilizing 
rental compressor units and a lateral to the delivery point, at a cost 
of $20,881,158, all as more fully set forth in the application which is 
open to the public for inspection.
    Blue Mountain Midstream LLC (Blue Mountain) has proposed 
construction of a new cryogenic gas processing plant in Grady 
County,\1\ Oklahoma, with an approximate inlet capacity of 250,000 
dekatherms per day (Dth/d). Southern Star's proposed project will 
receive up to 150,000 Dth/d of gas processed by this production 
facility for transport on its system. Of this volume, Southern Star has 
contractual commitments for firm transportation with Blue Mountain for 
a minimum delivery of 45,000 Dth/d to a proposed delivery point on 
Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (NGPL) in Carter County, 
Oklahoma. The remaining capacity will enhance gas supply for existing 
customers on Southern Star's system. Southern Star and Blue Mountain 
have entered into a precedent agreement, interconnect agreement and 
will enter into an FTS Agreement, and Southern Star and NGPL have 
entered into an interconnect agreement.
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    \1\ See application filed November 9, 2017, in Docket No. CP18-
14-000.
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    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, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-
free, (866) 208-3676 or TTY, (202) 502-8659.
    Any questions regarding this application should be directed to 
Cindy C. Thompson, Manager, Regulatory, Southern Star Central Gas 
Pipeline, Inc., 4700 Highway 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301 or call 
(270) 852-4655, or email to Cindy.C.Thompson@sscgp.com.
    Any person or the Commission's staff may, within 60 days after 
issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 
214 of the Commission's Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to 
intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to Section 157.205 of 
the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the 
request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the 
proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day 
after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and 
not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a 
protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for 
authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA.
    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

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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.
    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 commenter 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 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 January 22, 2018.

    Dated: November 22, 2017.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-25756 Filed 11-28-17; 8:45 am]
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