Midship Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Midcontinent Supply Header Interstate Pipeline Project, 57248-57249 [2017-26031]

Download as PDF 57248 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 231 / Monday, December 4, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–20–000] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on November 15, 2017, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco), P.O. Box 1396, Houston, Texas 77251, filed a prior notice application pursuant to sections 157.205, and 157.208 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Transco’s blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–426–000. Transco requests authorization to construct and operate three new heaters and related appurtenant facilities at the existing Meadow Heater facility located in the Borough of Ridgefield, Bergen County, New Jersey, all as more fully set forth in the application, which is open to the public for 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, 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 Marg Camardello, P.O. Box 1396, Houston, Texas 77251 or by phone (713) 215– 3380. 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 If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Dec 01, 2017 Jkt 244001 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. Dated: November 27, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary [FR Doc. 2017–26001 Filed 12–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP17–458–000] Midship Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Midcontinent Supply Header Interstate Pipeline Project On May 31, 2017, Midship Pipeline Company, LLC (Midship Pipeline) filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) in Docket No. CP17–458– 000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and part 157 of the Commission’s regulations to construct, own, operate, and maintain a new 233.6-mile-long natural gas pipeline system and associated facilities in Oklahoma. The proposed project, known as the Midcontinent Supply Header Interstate Pipeline Project (MIDSHIP Project), would provide 1,440 million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas transportation capacity from the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma to existing natural gas pipelines near Bennington, Oklahoma, for transport to growing Gulf Coast and Southeast markets. FERC issued its Notice of Application for the MIDSHIP Project on June 14, 2017. Among other things, the notice alerted other agencies issuing federal authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and to reach a final decision on the request for a federal authorization within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the MIDSHIP Project. This notice identifies the FERC staff’s planned schedule for completion of the final EIS for the MIDSHIP Project, which is based on an issuance of the draft EIS in February 2018. Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS: June 21, 2018. 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline: September 19, 2018. If a schedule change becomes necessary, an additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the MIDSHIP Project’s progress. Background On November 9, 2016, the Commission staff granted Midship Pipeline’s request to use FERC’s prefiling environmental review process and assigned the MIDSHIP Project Docket No. PF17–3–000. On January 27, 2017, Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 231 / Monday, December 4, 2017 / Notices the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Planned Midcontinent Supply Header Interstate Pipeline Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Sessions. On March 22, 2017, the Commission issued a Supplemental Notice to seek comments on additional facilities identified by Midship Pipeline as part of the MIDSHIP Project. The notices were sent to federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American Tribes; affected property owners; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. Major issues raised include the potential for induced seismicity; possible alternative routes; and potential impacts on agricultural lands, cattle grazing, threatened and endangered species, surface water and groundwater resources, air quality and noise, and safety. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is a cooperating agency in the preparation of the EIS. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EIS and to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. 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 via email. Go to www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp. Additional information about the MIDSHIP 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, select General Search from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date range and Docket Number excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP17–458), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208–3676, TTY (202) 502–8659, or at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC Web site also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. [FR Doc. 2017–26031 Filed 12–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 18:22 Dec 01, 2017 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP17–40–000 and CP17–40– 001] Spire STL Pipeline LLC; Supplemental Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment and Reopening of Comment Period for the Proposed Spire STL Pipeline Project On September 29, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) issued in Docket Nos. CP17–40–000 and CP17–40–001 a Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Spire STL Pipeline Project. FERC has subsequently learned that delivery of the CD version of the Environmental Assessment (EA) was delayed and as a result some stakeholders did not receive a copy of the EA until after the comment period had closed. In recognition of the delay in receipt, this supplemental notice announces the opening of another comment period. A CD containing an electronic copy of the EA was previously mailed to you. Alternatively, the EA is available for public viewing on the FERC’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link and searching for accession number 20170929–3022; the direct link is as follows: http://elibrary.FERC.gov/ idmws/file_list.asp?accession_num= 20170929-3022. The enclosure contains the original notice of availability describing the project and the methods you can use to file your comments to the Commission. To ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your comments prior to making its decision on this project, it is important that we receive your comments in Washington, DC on or before December 22, 2017. Dated: November 22, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25998 Filed 12–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Dated: November 28, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Jkt 244001 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC18–23–000. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57249 Applicants: Dynegy Inc., Vistra Energy Corp. Description: Joint Application of Dynegy Inc., et al. for Authorization for Merger of Jurisdictional Assets and Purchase of Securities under Sections 203(a)(1) and 203(a)(2) of the Federal Power Act. Filed Date: 11/22/17. Accession Number: 20171122–5134. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/22/17. Docket Numbers: EC18–24–000. Applicants: Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. Description: Application of Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. for Authorization of Acquisition under Section 203(a)(2). Filed Date: 11/24/17. Accession Number: 20171124–5031. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/15/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2331–068; ER10–2319–058; ER10–2317–058; ER13–1351–040; ER10–2330–065. Applicants: J.P. Morgan Ventures Energy Corporation, BE CA LLC, BE Alabama LLC, Florida Power Development LLC, Utility Contract Funding, L.L.C. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of the J.P. Morgan Sellers. Filed Date: 11/27/17. Accession Number: 20171127–5059. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/18/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–2087–001. Applicants: Hog Creek Wind Project, LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of Hog Creek Wind Project, LLC. Filed Date: 11/27/17. Accession Number: 20171127–5061. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/18/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–329–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Six Interconnection Service Agreements re: Dayton Transfer to be effective 10/26/2017. Filed Date: 11/27/17. Accession Number: 20171127–5010. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/18/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–330–000. Applicants: NSTAR Electric Company. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Notice of Cancellation of Essential Power Newington Design Engineering Agreement to be effective 11/27/2017. Filed Date: 11/27/17. Accession Number: 20171127–5080. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/18/17. E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 231 (Monday, December 4, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP17-458-000]


Midship Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review of the Midcontinent Supply Header Interstate 
Pipeline Project

    On May 31, 2017, Midship Pipeline Company, LLC (Midship Pipeline) 
filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(FERC or Commission) in Docket No. CP17-458-000 requesting a 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to section 
7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and part 157 of the Commission's 
regulations to construct, own, operate, and maintain a new 233.6-mile-
long natural gas pipeline system and associated facilities in Oklahoma. 
The proposed project, known as the Midcontinent Supply Header 
Interstate Pipeline Project (MIDSHIP Project), would provide 1,440 
million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas transportation 
capacity from the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma to existing natural gas 
pipelines near Bennington, Oklahoma, for transport to growing Gulf 
Coast and Southeast markets.
    FERC issued its Notice of Application for the MIDSHIP Project on 
June 14, 2017. Among other things, the notice alerted other agencies 
issuing federal authorizations of the requirement to complete all 
necessary reviews and to reach a final decision on the request for a 
federal authorization within 90 days of the date of issuance of the 
Commission staff's final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the 
MIDSHIP Project. This notice identifies the FERC staff's planned 
schedule for completion of the final EIS for the MIDSHIP Project, which 
is based on an issuance of the draft EIS in February 2018.

Schedule for Environmental Review

    Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS: June 21, 2018.
    90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline: September 19, 2018.
    If a schedule change becomes necessary, an additional notice will 
be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the 
MIDSHIP Project's progress.

Background

    On November 9, 2016, the Commission staff granted Midship 
Pipeline's request to use FERC's pre-filing environmental review 
process and assigned the MIDSHIP Project Docket No. PF17-3-000. On 
January 27, 2017,

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the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental 
Impact Statement for the Planned Midcontinent Supply Header Interstate 
Pipeline Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and 
Notice of Public Scoping Sessions. On March 22, 2017, the Commission 
issued a Supplemental Notice to seek comments on additional facilities 
identified by Midship Pipeline as part of the MIDSHIP Project. The 
notices were sent to federal, state, and local government 
representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and 
public interest groups; Native American Tribes; affected property 
owners; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. 
Major issues raised include the potential for induced seismicity; 
possible alternative routes; and potential impacts on agricultural 
lands, cattle grazing, threatened and endangered species, surface water 
and groundwater resources, air quality and noise, and safety. The U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency is a cooperating agency in the 
preparation of the EIS.

Additional Information

    In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EIS and to 
keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, 
the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. 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 via email. Go to 
www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp.
    Additional information about the MIDSHIP 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, select General 
Search from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date range and Docket 
Number excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP17-458), and follow the 
instructions. For assistance with access to eLibrary, the helpline can 
be reached at (866) 208-3676, TTY (202) 502-8659, or at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC Web site also 
provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the 
Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings.

    Dated: November 28, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-26031 Filed 12-1-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P