Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Del-Mar Energy Pathway Project, 60837-60838 [2018-25804]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 27, 2018 / Notices 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 20, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–25773 Filed 11–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. 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[FR Doc. 2018–25809 Filed 11–26–18; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FR Doc. 2018–25812 Filed 11–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Federal Energy Regulatory Commission DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Docket No. CP18–548–000] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Del-Mar Energy Pathway Project [Docket No. OR19–9–000] VerDate Sep<11>2014 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible online at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for electronic 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 p.m. Eastern Time on December 11, 2018. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Dated: November 20, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 60837 Jkt 247001 [Docket No. NJ17–19–000] Buckeye Power, Inc.; Notice of Filing Take notice that on October 31, 2018, Buckeye Power, Inc. submitted its tariff filing: Refund Report NJ17–19 and NJ18–9 to be effective N/A. 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 Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On September 14, 2018, Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (Eastern Shore) filed an application in Docket No. CP18–548–000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the DelMar Energy Pathway Project (Project), and would provide about 11.8 million cubic feet per day of additional natural gas firm transportation and 2.5 million cubic feet per day of off-peak transportation service to three local distribution companies and one industrial shipper. On September 27, 2018, 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 E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 60838 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 27, 2018 / Notices planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project. Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—April 1, 2019. 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—June 30, 2019. 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 Eastern Shore proposes to construct and operate new natural gas pipelines and meter and delivery stations in Kent and Sussex Counties, Delaware, and Wicomico and Somerset Counties, Maryland. The Project would consist of construction and operation of the following facilities: Woodside Loop 1 Kent County, Delaware • 4.9 miles of new 16-inch-diameter pipeline looping its existing pipeline. East Sussex Extension Sussex County, Delaware • 7.39 miles of new 8-inch-diameter mainline extension to the existing Milford Line; • one aboveground pig launcher and one pig receiver,2 and aboveground mainline valve; and • one new delivery metering and regulation (M&R) station. Millsboro Pressure Control Station Upgrade Millsboro, Sussex County, Delaware • 0.35 mile of 10-inch-diameter pipeline extension between the existing Millsboro Pressure Control Station and the existing Milford Line; and • a dual run pressure control addition to the existing Millsboro Pressure Control Station with modifications to the existing piping, valves, and associated electronic transmitters. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Somerset Extension Wicomico and Somerset Counties, Maryland • 6.83 miles of new 10-inch-diameter pipeline extension to the existing Parkesburg Line; • one aboveground pig launcher and one pig receiver, and aboveground mainline valve; and • one new delivery M&R station at the Somerset Extension terminus. 1 A pipeline loop is a segment of pipe constructed parallel to an existing pipeline to increase capacity. 2 A ‘‘pig’’ is a tool that the pipeline company inserts into and pushes through the pipeline for cleaning the pipeline, conducting internal inspections, or other purposes. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Nov 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 Background DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY On November 2, 2018 the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Del-Mar Energy Pathway Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, Notice of Public Scoping Session, and Notice of Onsite Review (NOI). The NOI was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. Comments on the NOI should be received by the Commission in Washington, DC on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 3, 2018. All substantive comments received at the scoping session or filed in the Commission’s public record will be addressed in the EA. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 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., CP18–548), 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: November 20, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–25804 Filed 11–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC19–27–000. Applicants: IIF US Holding LP, IIF US Holding 2 LP. Description: Application for Authorization Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, et al. of IIF US Holding LP, et al. Filed Date: 11/16/18. Accession Number: 20181116–5234. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/7/18. Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG19–23–000. Applicants: Antelope DSR 3, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of EWG Status of Antelope DSR 3, LLC. Filed Date: 11/19/18. Accession Number: 20181119–5112. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/10/18. Docket Numbers: EG19–24–000. Applicants: San Pablo Raceway, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of EWG Status of San Pablo Raceway, LLC. Filed Date: 11/19/18. Accession Number: 20181119–5113. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/10/18. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2630–002; ER16–1914–002. Applicants: NGP Blue Mountain I LLC, Patua Acquisition Company, LLC. Description: Supplement to September 27, 2018 Notice of NonMaterial Change in Status of NGP Blue Mountain I LLC, et al. Filed Date: 11/16/18. Accession Number: 20181116–5239. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/7/18. Docket Numbers: ER10–2738–006. Applicants: The Empire District Electric Company. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 27, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP18-548-000]


Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company; Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review of the Del-Mar Energy Pathway Project

    On September 14, 2018, Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (Eastern 
Shore) filed an application in Docket No. CP18-548-000 requesting a 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 
7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain natural 
gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the Del-Mar 
Energy Pathway Project (Project), and would provide about 11.8 million 
cubic feet per day of additional natural gas firm transportation and 
2.5 million cubic feet per day of off-peak transportation service to 
three local distribution companies and one industrial shipper.
    On September 27, 2018, 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

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planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project.

Schedule for Environmental Review

    Issuance of EA--April 1, 2019.
    90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--June 30, 2019.
    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

    Eastern Shore proposes to construct and operate new natural gas 
pipelines and meter and delivery stations in Kent and Sussex Counties, 
Delaware, and Wicomico and Somerset Counties, Maryland.
    The Project would consist of construction and operation of the 
following facilities:

Woodside Loop \1\ Kent County, Delaware

     4.9 miles of new 16-inch-diameter pipeline looping its 
existing pipeline.
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    \1\ A pipeline loop is a segment of pipe constructed parallel to 
an existing pipeline to increase capacity.
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East Sussex Extension Sussex County, Delaware

     7.39 miles of new 8-inch-diameter mainline extension to 
the existing Milford Line;
     one aboveground pig launcher and one pig receiver,\2\ and 
aboveground mainline valve; and
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    \2\ A ``pig'' is a tool that the pipeline company inserts into 
and pushes through the pipeline for cleaning the pipeline, 
conducting internal inspections, or other purposes.
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     one new delivery metering and regulation (M&R) station.

Millsboro Pressure Control Station Upgrade Millsboro, Sussex County, 
Delaware

     0.35 mile of 10-inch-diameter pipeline extension between 
the existing Millsboro Pressure Control Station and the existing 
Milford Line; and
     a dual run pressure control addition to the existing 
Millsboro Pressure Control Station with modifications to the existing 
piping, valves, and associated electronic transmitters.

Somerset Extension Wicomico and Somerset Counties, Maryland

     6.83 miles of new 10-inch-diameter pipeline extension to 
the existing Parkesburg Line;
     one aboveground pig launcher and one pig receiver, and 
aboveground mainline valve; and
     one new delivery M&R station at the Somerset Extension 
terminus.

Background

    On November 2, 2018 the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Del-Mar Energy 
Pathway Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, Notice 
of Public Scoping Session, and Notice of Onsite Review (NOI). The NOI 
was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government 
agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; 
Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries 
and newspapers. Comments on the NOI should be received by the 
Commission in Washington, DC on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on 
December 3, 2018. All substantive comments received at the scoping 
session or filed in the Commission's public record will be addressed in 
the EA.

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., 
CP18-548), 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: November 20, 2018.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-25804 Filed 11-26-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P