Notice of Revised Schedule for Environmental Review of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Alaska LNG Project, 45438 [2018-19401]

Download as PDF 45438 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2018 / Notices Project Description Texas LNG’s proposed facilities include two liquefaction trains, each capable of producing 2 million tonnes per annum, one new LNG storage tank, and a single marine berth capable of accommodating LNG carriers with capacities up to 180,000 cubic meters. The Project would be constructed on about 285 acres of a 625-acre parcel of land, on the north side of the Brownsville Ship Channel near mile marker 4. An additional 26.5 acres would be located outside of the 625-acre parcel to provide deepwater access to the Brownsville Ship Channel. Background On April 14, 2015, the Commission staff granted Texas LNG’s request to use the FERC’s Pre-filing environmental review process and assigned the Texas LNG Project Docket No. PF15–14–000. On July 23, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Planned Texas LNG Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting (NOI). The NOI was issued during the prefiling review of the project in Docket No. PF15–14–000 and was sent to federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; affected landowners; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes and regional organizations; commenters and other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. Major issues raised during scoping include threatened and endangered species, LNG safety, land use, water quality, air quality, and cumulative impacts. The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, and Federal Aviation Administration are cooperating agencies in the preparation of the EIS. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 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., CP16–116), 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: August 31, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–19390 Filed 9–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP17–178–000] 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 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., CP17–178), 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. Notice of Revised Schedule for Environmental Review of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation Alaska LNG Project Dated: August 31, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. This notice identifies the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) staff’s revised schedule for the completion of the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Alaska LNG Project (Project). The first notice of schedule, issued on March 12, 2018, identified December 9, 2019 as the final EIS issuance date. Staff has revised the schedule for issuance of the final EIS, based on an issuance of the draft EIS in February 2019. The forecasted schedule for both the draft and final EIS is based upon the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation providing complete and timely responses to any future data requests. In addition, the schedule assumes that the cooperating agencies will provide input on their areas of responsibility on a timely basis. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS—November 8, 2019 90-Day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—February 6, 2020 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. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2018–19401 Filed 9–6–18; 8:45 am] 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: EC18–145–000. Applicants: Choice Energy, LLC. Description: Application for Authorization Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, et al. of Choice Energy LLC. Filed Date: 8/29/18. Accession Number: 20180829–5158. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/19/18. Docket Numbers: EC18–146–000. Applicants: PPL Electric Utilities Corporation. Description: Application for Authorization under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act of PPL Electric Utilities Corporation. Filed Date: 8/30/18. Accession Number: 20180830–5169. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/20/18. E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 174 (Friday, September 7, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 45438]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-19401]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP17-178-000]


Notice of Revised Schedule for Environmental Review of the Alaska 
Gasline Development Corporation Alaska LNG Project

    This notice identifies the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(FERC) staff's revised schedule for the completion of the environmental 
impact statement (EIS) for the Alaska LNG Project (Project). The first 
notice of schedule, issued on March 12, 2018, identified December 9, 
2019 as the final EIS issuance date. Staff has revised the schedule for 
issuance of the final EIS, based on an issuance of the draft EIS in 
February 2019. The forecasted schedule for both the draft and final EIS 
is based upon the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation providing 
complete and timely responses to any future data requests. In addition, 
the schedule assumes that the cooperating agencies will provide input 
on their areas of responsibility on a timely basis.

Schedule for Environmental Review

Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS--November 8, 2019
90-Day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--February 6, 2020

    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.

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 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., CP17-178), 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: August 31, 2018.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-19401 Filed 9-6-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P