Notice of Termination of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Crescent Point Energy Utah Federal-Tribal Well Development Project, Duchesne and Uintah Counties, Utah, 19107 [2019-09116]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 86 / Friday, May 3, 2019 / Notices available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personally identifiable information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 40 CFR 1501.7 and 43 CFR 1610.2. Danielle K. Chi, BLM California Deputy State Director, Natural Resources, Planning and Fire. [FR Doc. 2019–08846 Filed 5–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [19X LLUTG01000 L91450000.EJ0000] Notice of Termination of the Environmental Impact Statement for the Crescent Point Energy Utah Federal-Tribal Well Development Project, Duchesne and Uintah Counties, Utah Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of termination. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, on April 8, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vernal Field Office published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Crescent Point Energy Utah FederalTribal Well Development Project in Duchesne and Uintah Counties, Utah. The Notice announced the beginning of the scoping process for solicitation of input on the identification of issues and evaluation of the effects of the proposed development by Crescent Point Energy. The proposed EIS would have evaluated the effects of the proposed development in the Uinta Basin. On December 12, 2018, Crescent Point Energy withdrew its proposed action. The BLM is therefore terminating the EIS process. DATES: Termination of the EIS for the proposed Crescent Point Energy Utah Federal-Tribal Well Development Project in Duchesne and Uintah Counties, Utah, takes effect immediately. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Howard, Project Manager, 170 S 500 E, Vernal, UT 84078; telephone: (435) 781–4469; email: showard@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Howard during normal business hours. FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 May 02, 2019 Jkt 247001 message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The applicant, Crescent Point Energy, had filed a plan of development for their Federal, State, private, and tribal trust leases. Crescent Point proposed to drill up to 3,925 new oil and gas wells and build 863 miles of roads; 693 miles of pipelines co-located with the proposed roads; 170 miles of cross-country pipelines; 400 miles of trunk pipelines; 5 salt water disposal wells; 5 produced water treatment facilities; 20 central tank batteries; 4 gas processing plants; 8 oil storage areas; and 4 equipment storage areas. Since the BLM published a NOI in the Federal Register (81 FR 20668), the applicant has acquired significant additional assets, changed its drilling techniques, and revised its corporate strategy such that the original proposed action no longer reflects its plans for the project area. In accordance with the applicant’s December 12, 2018, request, the BLM is terminating the EIS in accordance with BLM Manual Handbook H–1790–1 Section 9.8. Edwin L. Roberson, State Director. [FR Doc. 2019–09116 Filed 5–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAC06000.L51010000.ER0000 .LVRWB18B6800.18XL1109AF MO#450012099] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Plains Pipeline, L.P. Replacement Project in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Kern Counties, California Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bakersfield Field Office, Bakersfield, California, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), analyzing the impacts of a proposal by Plains Pipeline, L.P. to replace its roughly 127mile pipeline, which includes approximately 14 miles of Federal public lands, in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Kern counties. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19107 process to solicit public comments and identify issues. DATES: This notice initiates the public scoping process for the EIS. Comments on issues may be submitted in writing until June 3, 2019. In order to be included in the analysis, all scoping comments must be submitted in writing and received prior to the close of the 30day scoping period. We will provide additional opportunities for public participation as appropriate. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to this EIS by any of the following methods: • Website: https://go.usa.gov/xE5f2. • Mail: Bakersfield Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, Attn: Plains Pipeline Replacement Project Analysis, 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308. Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined during regular business hours at the Bakersfield Field Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeromy Caldwell, Assistant Field Manager, telephone 661–391–6000; address Bureau of Land Management, 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308; email BLM_CA_Web_BK@ blm.gov. Contact Mr. Caldwell to have your name added to our mailing list. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800– 877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Plains Pipeline, L.P. filed a right-of-way application on January 9, 2018, for the replacement and abandonment of approximately 127 miles of existing oil pipelines. The project spans multiple local, State and Federal jurisdictions. On August 7, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Interior determined the project would be addressed under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST–41). The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis, including alternatives, if necessary, and guide the planning process. The BLM, other Federal, State, and local agencies and other stakeholders have identified the following preliminary issues: Air and atmospheric values, water quality and quantity, cultural resources, paleontological resources, and special status species. The BLM will address reasonably foreseeable impacts to E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[19X LLUTG01000 L91450000.EJ0000]


Notice of Termination of the Environmental Impact Statement for 
the Crescent Point Energy Utah Federal-Tribal Well Development Project, 
Duchesne and Uintah Counties, Utah

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of termination.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, on 
April 8, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vernal Field Office 
published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact 
Statement (EIS) for the proposed Crescent Point Energy Utah Federal-
Tribal Well Development Project in Duchesne and Uintah Counties, Utah. 
The Notice announced the beginning of the scoping process for 
solicitation of input on the identification of issues and evaluation of 
the effects of the proposed development by Crescent Point Energy. The 
proposed EIS would have evaluated the effects of the proposed 
development in the Uinta Basin. On December 12, 2018, Crescent Point 
Energy withdrew its proposed action. The BLM is therefore terminating 
the EIS process.

DATES: Termination of the EIS for the proposed Crescent Point Energy 
Utah Federal-Tribal Well Development Project in Duchesne and Uintah 
Counties, Utah, takes effect immediately.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Howard, Project Manager, 170 
S 500 E, Vernal, UT 84078; telephone: (435) 781-4469; email: 
[email protected]. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the 
deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
to contact Ms. Howard during normal business hours. FRS is available 24 
hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will 
receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The applicant, Crescent Point Energy, had 
filed a plan of development for their Federal, State, private, and 
tribal trust leases. Crescent Point proposed to drill up to 3,925 new 
oil and gas wells and build 863 miles of roads; 693 miles of pipelines 
co-located with the proposed roads; 170 miles of cross-country 
pipelines; 400 miles of trunk pipelines; 5 salt water disposal wells; 5 
produced water treatment facilities; 20 central tank batteries; 4 gas 
processing plants; 8 oil storage areas; and 4 equipment storage areas. 
Since the BLM published a NOI in the Federal Register (81 FR 20668), 
the applicant has acquired significant additional assets, changed its 
drilling techniques, and revised its corporate strategy such that the 
original proposed action no longer reflects its plans for the project 
area. In accordance with the applicant's December 12, 2018, request, 
the BLM is terminating the EIS in accordance with BLM Manual Handbook 
H-1790-1 Section 9.8.

Edwin L. Roberson,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 2019-09116 Filed 5-2-19; 8:45 am]
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