Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP ; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Westlake Expansion Project, 60393-60394 [2017-27368]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 20, 2017 / Notices Accession Number: 20171213–5095. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/3/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–433–000. Applicants: La Paloma Generating Company, LLC. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Notice of Cancellation of MBR Tariff to be effective 12/13/2017. Filed Date: 12/12/17. Accession Number: 20171212–5165. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/2/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–434–000. Applicants: Chandler Wind Partners, LLC. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Notice of Cancellation to be effective 12/ 31/2017. Filed Date: 12/13/17. Accession Number: 20171213–5060. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/3/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–435–000. Applicants: Anbaric Development Partners, LLC. Description: Application for Authority to Sell Transmission Rights at Negotiated Rates of Anbaric Development Partners, LLC. Filed Date: 12/13/17. Accession Number: 20171213–5110. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/3/18. 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[FR Doc. 2017–27360 Filed 12–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP17–476–000] Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP ; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Westlake Expansion Project On July 20, 2017, Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP (Gulf South) filed an application in Docket No. CP17–476– 000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate facilities in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. The proposed project is known as the Westlake Expansion Project (Project) and would provide about 200 million cubic feet of natural gas per day to the proposed 980 megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle electric generating plant near Westlake, Louisiana. PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60393 On July 31, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Project. This instant notice identifies the FERC staff’s planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project. Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—February 27, 2018 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—May 29, 2018 If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the Project’s progress. Project Description Gulf South proposes to construct and operate the following facilities as part of the Project in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana: • One new 10,000 horsepower compressor station (Westlake Compressor Station) and appurtenant facilities; • approximately 1,600 feet of 16-inchdiamater natural gas pipeline lateral; and • two new metering and regulating stations (Entergy Lake Charles and Varibus Meter and Regulator Stations). Background On August 30, 2017, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Westlake Expansion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; Native American tribes; environmental groups; and local libraries. In response to the NOI, the Commission received comments from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, three Louisiana state senators/ representatives, the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (SWLA), and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. The primary issues raised by the EPA and the LDWF are impacts on wetlands and wetland mitigation, waters of the United States, and construction and operational air quality impacts. The Choctaw Nation of E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 60394 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 20, 2017 / Notices Oklahoma requested to be a consulting party, be involved in the development of the Area of Potential Effect, and requested Project shapefiles, which Gulf South provided. The Louisiana state senators/representatives, SWLA, and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury commented that they support the Project due to its potential economic benefits. Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA 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 website (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., CP17–476), 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 website also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. Dated: December 14, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–27368 Filed 12–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. OR18–8–000] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order; Blue Racer NGL Pipelines, LLC Take notice that on December 11, 2017, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2) (2016), Blue Racer NGL Pipelines, LLC (Blue Racer Pipelines), filed a petition for a declaratory order seeking approval of (1) the service structure for the reconfiguration and VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:36 Dec 19, 2017 Jkt 244001 expansion of the Blue Racer Pipelines system in response to market changes and demand to transport additional natural gas liquids from the Natrium natural gas processing and fractionation facility in Marshall County, West Virginia; and (2) the rate structure and terms agreed upon with the shipper that has made a long-term commitment to utilize, or pay for, significant capacity, as more fully explained in the petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Petitioner. The Commission encourages electronic submission of 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. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on January 11, 2018. Dated: December 13, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–27330 Filed 12–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL18–32–000] Carroll County Energy, LLC; Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date On December 13, 2017, the Commission issued an order in Docket No. EL18–32–000, pursuant to section 206 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), 16 U.S.C. 824e (2012), instituting an investigation into whether the Reactive Power Revenue Requirements of Carroll County Energy, LLC may be unjust and unreasonable. Carroll County Energy, LLC, 161 FERC 61, 259 (2017). The refund effective date in Docket No. EL18–32–000, established pursuant to section 206(b) of the FPA, will be the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Any interested person desiring to be heard in Docket No. EL18–32–000 must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.214, within 21 days of the date of issuance of the order. Dated: December 13, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–27335 Filed 12–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2684–010] Flambeau Hydro, LLC; 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: Subsequent Minor License. b. Project No.: 2684–010. c. Date filed: April 26, 2017. d. Applicant: Flambeau Hydro, LLC (Flambeau Hydro). e. Name of Project: Arpin Dam Project. E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 243 (Wednesday, December 20, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP17-476-000]


Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP ; Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review of the Westlake Expansion Project

    On July 20, 2017, Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP (Gulf South) 
filed an application in Docket No. CP17-476-000 requesting a 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 
7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate facilities in 
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. The proposed project is known as the 
Westlake Expansion Project (Project) and would provide about 200 
million cubic feet of natural gas per day to the proposed 980 megawatt 
natural gas-fired combined cycle electric generating plant near 
Westlake, Louisiana.
    On July 31, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. 
Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal 
authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and 
to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization 
within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's 
Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Project. This instant notice 
identifies the FERC staff's planned schedule for the completion of the 
EA for the Project.

Schedule for Environmental Review

Issuance of EA--February 27, 2018
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--May 29, 2018

    If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be 
provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the 
Project's progress.

Project Description

    Gulf South proposes to construct and operate the following 
facilities as part of the Project in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana:
     One new 10,000 horsepower compressor station (Westlake 
Compressor Station) and appurtenant facilities;
     approximately 1,600 feet of 16-inch-diamater natural gas 
pipeline lateral; and
     two new metering and regulating stations (Entergy Lake 
Charles and Varibus Meter and Regulator Stations).

Background

    On August 30, 2017, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Westlake Expansion 
Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI 
was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government 
agencies; elected officials; Native American tribes; environmental 
groups; and local libraries. In response to the NOI, the Commission 
received comments from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 
the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), Choctaw 
Nation of Oklahoma, three Louisiana state senators/representatives, the 
Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (SWLA), and the 
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. The primary issues raised by the EPA and 
the LDWF are impacts on wetlands and wetland mitigation, waters of the 
United States, and construction and operational air quality impacts. 
The Choctaw Nation of

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Oklahoma requested to be a consulting party, be involved in the 
development of the Area of Potential Effect, and requested Project 
shapefiles, which Gulf South provided. The Louisiana state senators/
representatives, SWLA, and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury commented 
that they support the Project due to its potential economic benefits.

Additional Information

    In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA 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 website (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., CP17-476), 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 
[email protected]. The eLibrary link on the FERC website also 
provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the 
Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings.

    Dated: December 14, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-27368 Filed 12-19-17; 8:45 am]
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