Steel Reef Pipelines US LLC; Notice of Application for Section 3 Authorization and Presidential Permit, 61284-61285 [2017-27919]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 61284 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 27, 2017 / Notices 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–2788–017. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents 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 is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. Project Description. The existing Colliersville Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) A dam that includes: A 200-foot-long, 35foot-high, reinforced-concrete, Ambursen-type dam or spillway structure 1 with a crest elevation of 1,150.22 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 29); a 50-footwide concrete headgate structure located on the west side of the river and adjacent to the spillway, forming the closure with the west bank; and an L-shaped, 66-foot-long, concrete wall with one side along the east side of the spillway and the other side parallel to the axis of the dam, extending approximately 6 to 8 feet above the crest of the dam; (2) a 364-acre reservoir (Goodyear Lake) with a gross storage capacity of 7,800 acre-feet at a normal pool elevation of 1,150.22 feet NGVD29; (3) a 550-foot-long reinforced concrete power canal, approximately 50 feet wide and 6 feet deep at the head gates, extending from a head gate structure adjacent to the dam (i.e., the intake) to the powerhouse; (4) a 103-foot-long by 33-foot-wide reinforced concrete powerhouse with trash racks with a clear spacing of 1.5 inches, and containing two turbines rated at 850 horsepower (HP) and 1,150 HP, and two generators having a rated capacity of 650 kilowatts (kW) and 850 kW, respectively; (5) a 300-foot-long and approximately 50- to 60-foot-wide tailrace; (6) three, approximately 80foot-long, 4.16-kilovolt underground generator leads or transmission lines from the powerhouse to an adjacent substation owned by the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation; and (7) appurtenant facilities. Goodyear Lake Hydro operates the project in a run-of-river mode. The project experiences substantial seasonal and annual variations in generation, and generates an annual average of 5,985 megawatt-hours. Goodyear Lake Hydro proposes to continue to operate the project in run-of-river mode. 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 http://www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to address the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. n. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. o. Scoping Process The Commission staff intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Colliersville Hydroelectric Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA will consider both site-specific and cumulative environmental impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action. Commission staff does not propose to conduct any on-site scoping meetings at this time. Instead, we are soliciting comments, recommendations, and information, on the Scoping Document 1 (SD1) issued December 20, 2017. Copies of SD1 outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the EA were distributed to the parties on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of SD1 may 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, call 1–866–208–3676 or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. 1 A type of buttress dam of which the upstream part is a relatively thin flat slab usually made of reinforced concrete. A buttress dam consists of watertight parts supported at intervals on the downstream side by a series of buttresses. [FR Doc. 2017–27917 Filed 12–26–17; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:43 Dec 26, 2017 Jkt 244001 Dated: December 20, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–24–000] Steel Reef Pipelines US LLC; Notice of Application for Section 3 Authorization and Presidential Permit Take notice that on December 8, 2017, Steel Reef Pipelines US LLC (Steel Reef), Suite 500, 407 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1E5 Canada, filed in the above referenced docket an application, pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Subpart B of Section 153 of the Commission’s regulations, seeking authorization to site, construct, operate and maintain certain natural gas pipeline border crossing facilities to export natural gas from the United States to Canada (Border Crossing Facilities). The Border Crossing Facilities consist of a segment of 10.75-inch outside diameter pipe that extends from an interconnection with upstream gathering facilities for 250 feet to the International Boundary. The Border Crossing Facilities are a part of the proposed approximately 2.2-mile pipeline that further extends to an existing natural gas processing plant in Canada. Additionally, Steel Reef requests a Presidential Permit for the Border Crossing Facilities, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. This filing may be also 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, call (202) 502–8222 or TTY, (202) 208–1659. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Chris Anderson, Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp. Suite 500—407, 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1E5 Canada, or call (403) 263–8333 or email: chris.anderson@steelreef.ca. 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 E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 27, 2017 / Notices 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 14 copies of filings made with the Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. 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 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 commenters VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:43 Dec 26, 2017 Jkt 244001 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. Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically via the internet in lieu of paper. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s website under the e-Filing link. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on January 10, 2018. Dated: December 20, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–27919 Filed 12–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC18–37–000. Applicants: Shoreham Solar Commons LLC. Description: Application for Approval of the Disposition of Jurisdictional Facilities under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act of Shoreham Solar Commons LLC. Filed Date: 12/19/17. Accession Number: 20171219–5217. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/9/18. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–1350–006. Applicants: Entergy Services, Inc. Description: Entergy Services, Inc., as agent for the Entergy Operating Companies submits filing per 35.19a(b): Refund Report to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 12/18/17. Accession Number: 20171218–5269. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/8/18. Docket Numbers: ER13–136–004; ER13–135–004; ER13–137–004; ER13– 138–004; ER13–141–004; ER13–142– 004. Applicants: Georgia-Pacific Brewton LLC. Description: Triennial Market-Power Analyses of the Georgia-Pacific Entities in the Southeast Region. Filed Date: 12/19/17. Accession Number: 20171219–5242. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/20/18. Docket Numbers: ER15–1905–007. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61285 Applicants: Amazon Energy LLC. Description: Notice of Change in Status of Amazon Energy LLC. Filed Date: 12/19/17. Accession Number: 20171219–5241. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/9/18. Docket Numbers: ER17–1562–001. Applicants: Energy Unlimited, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: Energy Unlimited Inc MBR Tariff Update to be effective 2/19/2018. Filed Date: 12/19/17. Accession Number: 20171219–5204. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/9/18. Docket Numbers: ER17–2201–003; ER13–1536–015; ER10–2192–031; ER10–2178–031; ER10–2181–035; ER10–2182–034. Applicants: Exelon FitzPatrick, LLC, Exelon Generation Company, LLC, Constellation Energy Commodities Group Maine, LLC, Constellation NewEnergy, Inc., Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, LLC, R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of Exelon FitzPatrick, LLC, et. al. Filed Date: 12/19/17. Accession Number: 20171219–5240. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/9/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–210–002. Applicants: Emera Maine. Description: Tariff Amendment: Request to Lift Stay and Answer Protest ER18–210–000 to be effective 1/1/2018. Filed Date: 12/19/17. Accession Number: 20171219–5195. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/9/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–215–001. Applicants: Interstate Power and Light Company. Description: Supplement to December 18, 2017 Interstate Power and Light Company tariff filing (Certificate of Service). Filed Date: 12/19/17. Accession Number: 20171219–5230. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/26/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–455–001. Applicants: ISO New England Inc. Description: Tariff Amendment: Errata to Filing Re: CSO Transfer Improvements—ER18–455–000 to be effective 3/1/2018. Filed Date: 12/20/17. Accession Number: 20171220–5047. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/10/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–475–000. Applicants: The Potomac Edison Company, Monongahela Power Company, Virginia Electric and Power Company, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: VEPCO, Potomac and Monongahela submit Interconnection Agreement SA No. 4874 to be effective 2/20/2018. E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 247 (Wednesday, December 27, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61284-61285]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-27919]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP18-24-000]


Steel Reef Pipelines US LLC; Notice of Application for Section 3 
Authorization and Presidential Permit

    Take notice that on December 8, 2017, Steel Reef Pipelines US LLC 
(Steel Reef), Suite 500, 407 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1E5 
Canada, filed in the above referenced docket an application, pursuant 
to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Subpart B of Section 153 
of the Commission's regulations, seeking authorization to site, 
construct, operate and maintain certain natural gas pipeline border 
crossing facilities to export natural gas from the United States to 
Canada (Border Crossing Facilities). The Border Crossing Facilities 
consist of a segment of 10.75-inch outside diameter pipe that extends 
from an interconnection with upstream gathering facilities for 250 feet 
to the International Boundary. The Border Crossing Facilities are a 
part of the proposed approximately 2.2-mile pipeline that further 
extends to an existing natural gas processing plant in Canada. 
Additionally, Steel Reef requests a Presidential Permit for the Border 
Crossing Facilities, all as more fully set forth in the application 
which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. 
This filing may be also 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, call (202) 502-8222 or TTY, (202) 208-1659.
    Any questions regarding this application should be directed to 
Chris Anderson, Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp. Suite 500--407, 8th 
Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1E5 Canada, or call (403) 263-8333 or 
email: [email protected].
    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

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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 14 copies of filings made with the Commission and must mail a 
copy to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. 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 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 commenters 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.
    Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically 
via the internet in lieu of paper. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and 
the instructions on the Commission's website under the e-Filing link.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on January 10, 2018.

    Dated: December 20, 2017.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-27919 Filed 12-26-17; 8:45 am]
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