Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC; TransCameron Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Calcasieu Pass Project, 57440-57441 [2017-26139]

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[Project No. 1494–438] [FR Doc. 2017–26138 Filed 12–4–17; 8:45 am] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Grand River Dam Authority; Notice of Public Information Session On December 13, 2017, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) staff will host a public information session regarding the procedure for relicensing Grand River Dam Authority’s (GRDA) Pensacola Hydroelectric Project No. 1494 (Pensacola Project). The project is located on the Grand (Neosho) River in Craig, Delaware, Mayes, and Ottawa Counties, Oklahoma. a. Date, Time, and Location of Meeting: Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Coleman Theatre Ballroom, 103 N. Main St., Miami, OK 74354; (918) 540–2425 b. FERC Contact: Rachel McNamara, 202–502–8340 or rachel.mcnamara@ ferc.gov. c. Purpose of Meeting: In January 2018, the Commission will commence relicensing of the project under the Integrated Licensing Process (ILP). To assist local, state, and federal agencies, Indian tribes, and other interested entities and individuals in participating during the relicensing process, Commission staff invite the public to attend information sessions about the ILP and how stakeholders can best participate in the process. d. Proposed Agenda: The meeting will include an overview of the ILP and discussion of the specific process plan VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 04, 2017 Jkt 244001 Schedule for Environmental Review BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP15–550–000; CP15–551– 001] Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC; TransCameron Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Calcasieu Pass Project On September 4, 2015, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC filed an application in Docket No. CP15–550–000 requesting authorization under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act to site, construct, and operate new liquefaction facilities. On the same day, TransCameron Pipeline, LLC filed an application in Docket No. CP15–551–000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct, operate, and maintain certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The combined proposed projects are known as the Calcasieu Pass Project (Project) and would liquefy and export 10.0 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas (LNG). On September 18, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. Among other things, that notice alerted other PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 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 Project. This instant notice identifies the FERC staff’s planned schedule for completion of the final EIS for the Project, which is based on an issuance of the draft EIS in March 2018. Sfmt 4703 Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS: July 3, 2018. 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline: October 1, 2018. If a schedule change becomes necessary for the final EIS, an additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the Project’s progress. Project Description Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC’s proposed facilities include nine single mixed refrigerant liquefaction blocks, two LNG storage tanks, a 720 megawatt electric generating plant, a marine terminal consisting of a turning basin and LNG carrier berths, LNG piping, transfer lines, and loading facilities. TransCameron Pipeline, LLC’s proposed facilities include approximately 23.4 miles of 42-inch-diameter pipeline, one meter station, three mainline valves, one pig launcher, and one pig receiver. All facilities would be in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Background On October 10, 2014, the Commission staff granted Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC’s and TransCameron Pipeline, LLC’s joint request to use the FERC’s Pre-filing environmental review process and assigned the Calcasieu Pass Project Docket No. PF15–2–000. On January 20, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice of E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 5, 2017 / Notices Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Calcasieu Pass Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting (NOI). On August 2, 2016, the Commission issued a Supplemental NOI that discussed TransCameron Pipeline, LLC’s June 28, 2016 amendment, which included removal of the West Lateral pipeline as well as minor workspace adjustments along the East Lateral pipeline. The original and Supplemental NOIs were sent to federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; affected landowners; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes and regional organizations; commentors and other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. Major issues raised during scoping include project design, alternatives, water resources, wildlife, vegetation, land use, recreation, transportation, traffic, socioeconomics, and cultural resources. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Department of Energy are cooperating agencies 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. Go to www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/esubscription.asp. 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, select General Search from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date range and Docket Number excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP15–550 or CP15– 551), 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 04, 2017 Jkt 244001 Dated: November 29, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FR Doc. 2017–26139 Filed 12–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Filings Instituting Proceedings Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG18–19–000. Applicants: Hamakua Energy, LLC. Description: Self-Certification of EWG Status of Hamakua Energy, LLC. Filed Date: 11/24/17. Accession Number: 20171124–5021. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/15/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER18–328–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Original Service Agreement No. 4848, Queue Position No. AB2–166 to be effective 10/26/2017. Filed Date: 11/22/17. Accession Number: 20171122–5099. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/13/17. 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: November 24, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–26136 Filed 12–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PO 00000 57441 Sfmt 4703 Docket Numbers: RP16–856–000. Applicants: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company. Description: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC submits tariff filing per 154.501: Docket No. RP06– 569–009 et al. Refund Report to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 11/21/17. Accession Number: 20171121–5001. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/4/17. Docket Numbers: RP18–179–000. Applicants: Young Gas Storage Company, Ltd. Description: Young Gas Storage Company, Ltd. submits tariff filing per 154.403(d)(2): Fuel Reimbursement Filing to be effective 1/1/2018 under RP18–179. Filed Date: 11/21/17. Accession Number: 20171121–5075. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/4/17. Docket Numbers: RP18–180–000. Applicants: Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C. Description: Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C. submits tariff filing per 154.203: Cashout Report 2016–2017 to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 11/21/17. Accession Number: 20171121–5128. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/4/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–1128–000. Applicants: Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. Description: Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. submits tariff filing per DETI—CP14–497 Facilities InService Notification—November 21, 2017 to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 11/22/17. Accession Number: 20171122–5001. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/4/17. Docket Numbers: CP18–19–000. Applicants: Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. Description: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company L.C.C. for Authorization to Abandon service. Filed Date: 11/15/17. Accession Number: 20171115–5093. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/6/17. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 232 (Tuesday, December 5, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. CP15-550-000; CP15-551-001]


Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC; TransCameron Pipeline, LLC; 
Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Calcasieu Pass 
Project

    On September 4, 2015, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC filed an 
application in Docket No. CP15-550-000 requesting authorization under 
Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act to site, construct, and operate new 
liquefaction facilities. On the same day, TransCameron Pipeline, LLC 
filed an application in Docket No. CP15-551-000 requesting a 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 
7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct, operate, and maintain certain 
natural gas pipeline facilities. The combined proposed projects are 
known as the Calcasieu Pass Project (Project) and would liquefy and 
export 10.0 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
    On September 18, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(FERC or Commission) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. 
Among other things, that 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 Project. This instant 
notice identifies the FERC staff's planned schedule for completion of 
the final EIS for the Project, which is based on an issuance of the 
draft EIS in March 2018.

Schedule for Environmental Review

    Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS: July 3, 2018.
    90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline: October 1, 2018.
    If a schedule change becomes necessary for the final EIS, an 
additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are 
kept informed of the Project's progress.

Project Description

    Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC's proposed facilities include 
nine single mixed refrigerant liquefaction blocks, two LNG storage 
tanks, a 720 megawatt electric generating plant, a marine terminal 
consisting of a turning basin and LNG carrier berths, LNG piping, 
transfer lines, and loading facilities. TransCameron Pipeline, LLC's 
proposed facilities include approximately 23.4 miles of 42-inch-
diameter pipeline, one meter station, three mainline valves, one pig 
launcher, and one pig receiver. All facilities would be in Cameron 
Parish, Louisiana.

Background

    On October 10, 2014, the Commission staff granted Venture Global 
Calcasieu Pass, LLC's and TransCameron Pipeline, LLC's joint request to 
use the FERC's Pre-filing environmental review process and assigned the 
Calcasieu Pass Project Docket No. PF15-2-000. On January 20, 2015, the 
Commission issued a Notice of

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Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed 
Calcasieu Pass Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, 
and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting (NOI). On August 2, 2016, the 
Commission issued a Supplemental NOI that discussed TransCameron 
Pipeline, LLC's June 28, 2016 amendment, which included removal of the 
West Lateral pipeline as well as minor workspace adjustments along the 
East Lateral pipeline.
    The original and Supplemental NOIs were sent to federal, state, and 
local government agencies; elected officials; affected landowners; 
environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes and 
regional organizations; commentors and other interested parties; and 
local libraries and newspapers. Major issues raised during scoping 
include project design, alternatives, water resources, wildlife, 
vegetation, land use, recreation, transportation, traffic, 
socioeconomics, and cultural resources.
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department 
of Transportation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. 
Department of Energy are cooperating agencies 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. Go to 
www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp.
    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, select General 
Search from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date range and Docket 
Number excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP15-550 or CP15-551), 
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 29, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-26139 Filed 12-4-17; 8:45 am]
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