Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America Gulf Coast Southbound Project, 19773 [2019-09198]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 87 / Monday, May 6, 2019 / Notices notice advises interested persons of the renewal of these Charters. Clifford D. Tatum, General Counsel, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–07765 Filed 5–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–99–000] Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America Gulf Coast Southbound Project On February 28, 2019, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (Natural) filed an application in Docket No. CP19–99–000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity and Abandonment Authority pursuant to Sections 7(c) and 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act to construct, operate, and abandon certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project, known as the Gulf Coast Southbound Project (Project), would expand the southbound transportation capacity of Natural’s Gulf Coast Mainline System by 300,000 dekatherms per day through modifications at five existing natural gas compressor stations in the state of Texas. On March 6, 2019, 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. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—October 23, 2019 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—January 21, 2020 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 As part of the Project, Natural would conduct the following activities (all locations are in the state of Texas): VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:35 May 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 • Install one new electric motor driven compressor unit with a rating of 10,000 horsepower, abandon two existing compressor units, and add cooling equipment and a new filter separator at existing Compressor Station 300 in Victoria County. • Install one Solar Mars 100 turbine with a rating of 15,900 horsepower, add cooling equipment, and replace two filter separators at existing Compressor Station 301 in Wharton County. • Install two Solar Titan 130 turbines with a rating of 23,470 horsepower each, abandon in place 10 existing compressor units, and add cooling equipment and filter separators at existing Compressor Station 304 in Harrison County. • Install gas coolers and filter separators at existing Compressor Stations 303 and 394 in Angelina and Cass Counties, respectively. Background On April 9, 2019, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Gulf Southbound 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; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. All substantive comments received will be addressed in the EA. As of the date of issuance of this notice, no comments have been received. 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., CP19–99), 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 PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19773 provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. Dated: April 29, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–09198 Filed 5–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Number: PR18–81–001. Applicants: Agua Blanca, LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)/: Amendment to 2 to be effective 7/1/2018. Filed Date: 4/25/19. Accession Number: 201904255104. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 5/16/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1149–000. Applicants: Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rates—Various Releases to BBPC eff 5–1–2019 to be effective 5/1/2019. Filed Date: 4/25/19. Accession Number: 20190425–5004. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 5/7/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1150–000. Applicants: Alliance Pipeline L.P. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: April 2019 Negotiated Rate Cleanup Filing to be effective 5/28/2019. Filed Date: 4/25/19. Accession Number: 20190425–5020. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 5/7/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1152–000. Applicants: El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: NonConforming Negotiated Rate Agreement Update (SoCal June 19) to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 4/25/19. Accession Number: 20190425–5087. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 5/7/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1153–000. Applicants: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate—Chevron 911109 5–1– 19 Release to be effective 5/1/2019. Filed Date: 4/25/19. Accession Number: 20190425–5105. E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 87 (Monday, May 6, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP19-99-000]


Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Natural Gas 
Pipeline Company of America Gulf Coast Southbound Project

    On February 28, 2019, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America 
(Natural) filed an application in Docket No. CP19-99-000 requesting a 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity and Abandonment 
Authority pursuant to Sections 7(c) and 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act to 
construct, operate, and abandon certain natural gas pipeline 
facilities. The proposed project, known as the Gulf Coast Southbound 
Project (Project), would expand the southbound transportation capacity 
of Natural's Gulf Coast Mainline System by 300,000 dekatherms per day 
through modifications at five existing natural gas compressor stations 
in the state of Texas.
    On March 6, 2019, 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--October 23, 2019
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--January 21, 2020

    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

    As part of the Project, Natural would conduct the following 
activities (all locations are in the state of Texas):
     Install one new electric motor driven compressor unit with 
a rating of 10,000 horsepower, abandon two existing compressor units, 
and add cooling equipment and a new filter separator at existing 
Compressor Station 300 in Victoria County.
     Install one Solar Mars 100 turbine with a rating of 15,900 
horsepower, add cooling equipment, and replace two filter separators at 
existing Compressor Station 301 in Wharton County.
     Install two Solar Titan 130 turbines with a rating of 
23,470 horsepower each, abandon in place 10 existing compressor units, 
and add cooling equipment and filter separators at existing Compressor 
Station 304 in Harrison County.
     Install gas coolers and filter separators at existing 
Compressor Stations 303 and 394 in Angelina and Cass Counties, 
respectively.

Background

    On April 9, 2019, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Gulf Southbound 
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; other interested 
parties; and local libraries and newspapers. All substantive comments 
received will be addressed in the EA. As of the date of issuance of 
this notice, no comments have been received.

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., 
CP19-99), 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: April 29, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-09198 Filed 5-3-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P