Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Index 99 Expansion Project: Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP, 26667-26668 [2019-12050]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 110 / Friday, June 7, 2019 / Notices Regulatory Analyst, Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP, 9 Greenway Plaza, Suite 2800, Houston, Texas 77046, by phone at 713–479–8157, or by email are payton.barrientos@bwpmlp. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. 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 EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record 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 EA. 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 commenter’s will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, and will be notified of any meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenter’s will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentors, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jun 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 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 3 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Dated: June 3, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–12052 Filed 6–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–125–000] Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Index 99 Expansion Project: Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP On March 29, 2019, Gulf South Pipeline Company (Gulf South) filed an application in Docket No. CP19–125– 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 Index 99 Expansion Project, and would consist of the construction of a new pipeline, new launcher and receiver facilities, a new mainline valve, and modifications to an existing compressor station. All project components are in Texas and Louisiana. The project would provide about 500 million cubic feet/per day (MMcf/d) of new natural gas firm transportation service to markets along the Gulf Coast region, as well as provide for an additional 250 MMcf/d of capacity to Gulf South’s existing facilities in northern Louisiana, for a total maximum daily quantity of 750 MMcf/d. On April 12, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26667 Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—November 22, 2019 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—February 20, 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 The proposed project consists of the following facilities: • Installation of approximately 22 miles of new 30-inch-diameter pipeline (Index 99L), including cathodic protection, in San Augustine and Sabine Counties, Texas; • installation of a pig 1 receiver at the intersection of the new Index 99L pipeline and Gulf South’s existing Index 99 System, in San Augustine County, Texas; • installation of a pig launcher at the intersection of the new Index 99L pipeline and Gulf South’s existing Index 99 System and Index 129 Legacy System, in Sabine County, Texas; • installation of one new mainline valve assembly along the new Index 99L pipeline, in San Augustine County, Texas; and • installation of approximately 250 feet of new 24-inch-diameter station pipe and a 24-inch-diameter pressure control valve at the existing Hall Summit Compressor Station in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. Background On May 13, 2019, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Index 99 Expansion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (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. All substantive comments received 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 1 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. E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1 26668 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 110 / Friday, June 7, 2019 / Notices 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., CP19–125), 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: June 3, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–12050 Filed 6–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Number: PR19–61–000. Applicants: Louisville Gas and Electric Company. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)/: Revised Statement of Operating Conditions to be effective 5/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/23/19. Accession Number: 201905235129. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Number: PR19–62–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas of Maryland, Inc. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)/: CMD Rates effective May 8 2019. Filed Date: 5/28/19. Accession Number: 201905285101. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/18/19. Docket Number: PR19–63–000. Applicants: Centana Intrastate Pipeline, LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)/: CIPCO SOC Nomination Time Change Filing to be effective 4/1/2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jun 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 Filed Date: 5/30/19. Accession Number: 201905305221. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/13/19. Docket Number: PR19–64–000. Applicants: Southern California Gas Company. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)+(g): Offshore_Delivery_ Service_Rate_Revision_May_2019 to be effective 5/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/30/19. Accession Number: 201905305300. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/20/19. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/29/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1195–001. Applicants: Texas Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Texas Gas Transmission, LLC submits tariff filing per 154.205(b): Amendment to RP19–1195 to be effective 5/1/2019 under RP19–1195. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5166. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1248–000. Applicants: NEXUS Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: NEXUS Gas Transmission, LLC submits tariff filing per 154.204: Negotiated Rates— Columbia Gas 860005 June 1 Releases to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5005. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1249–000. Applicants: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP. Description: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP submits tariff filing per 154.204: Negotiated Rates—MC Global 6–1–2019 Releases to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5020. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1250–000. Applicants: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP. Description: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP submits tariff filing per 154.204: Negotiated rate—Center point to Range 8957691 eff 6–1–19 to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5021. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1251–000. Applicants: Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC submits tariff filing per 154.204: Negotitated Rate—NSTAR release to SFE Energy 799340 eff 6–1– 19 to be effective 6/1/2019. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5086. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1252–000. Applicants: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC. Description: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC submits tariff filing per 154.204: Negotiated Rates— Cherokee AGL—Replacement Shippers—Jun 2019 to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5122. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1253–000. Applicants: Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC submits tariff filing per 154.204: Negotiated Rate—Bay releases to BBPC eff 6–1–19 to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5144. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1254–000. Applicants: Northwest Pipeline LLC. Description: Northwest Pipeline LLC submits tariff filing per 154.204: Housekeeping 2019 Mid-Year to be effective 7/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5167. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1255–000. Applicants: TransColorado Gas Transmission Company LLC. Description: TransColorado Gas Transmission Company LLC submits tariff filing per 154.403(d)(2): Qrtly FLU Update to be effective 7/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5178. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1256–000. Applicants: Colorado Interstate Gas Company, L.L.C. Description: Colorado Interstate Gas Company, L.L.C. submits tariff filing per 154.403(d)(2): Quarterly LUF Update FIling to be effective 7/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5196. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1257–000. Applicants: Dauphin Island Gathering Partners. Description: Dauphin Island Gathering Partners submits tariff filing per 154.204: Negotiated Rate Filing WT 5–30–2019 to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 05/30/2019. Accession Number: 20190530–5214. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. ET 6/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1258–000. E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 110 (Friday, June 7, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26667-26668]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12050]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP19-125-000]


Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Index 99 
Expansion Project: Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP

    On March 29, 2019, Gulf South Pipeline Company (Gulf South) filed 
an application in Docket No. CP19-125-000 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 Index 99 Expansion 
Project, and would consist of the construction of a new pipeline, new 
launcher and receiver facilities, a new mainline valve, and 
modifications to an existing compressor station. All project components 
are in Texas and Louisiana. The project would provide about 500 million 
cubic feet/per day (MMcf/d) of new natural gas firm transportation 
service to markets along the Gulf Coast region, as well as provide for 
an additional 250 MMcf/d of capacity to Gulf South's existing 
facilities in northern Louisiana, for a total maximum daily quantity of 
750 MMcf/d.
    On April 12, 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--November 22, 2019
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--February 20, 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

    The proposed project consists of the following facilities:
     Installation of approximately 22 miles of new 30-inch-
diameter pipeline (Index 99L), including cathodic protection, in San 
Augustine and Sabine Counties, Texas;
     installation of a pig \1\ receiver at the intersection of 
the new Index 99L pipeline and Gulf South's existing Index 99 System, 
in San Augustine County, Texas;
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    \1\ 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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     installation of a pig launcher at the intersection of the 
new Index 99L pipeline and Gulf South's existing Index 99 System and 
Index 129 Legacy System, in Sabine County, Texas;
     installation of one new mainline valve assembly along the 
new Index 99L pipeline, in San Augustine County, Texas; and
     installation of approximately 250 feet of new 24-inch-
diameter station pipe and a 24-inch-diameter pressure control valve at 
the existing Hall Summit Compressor Station in Bienville Parish, 
Louisiana.

Background

    On May 13, 2019, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Index 99 Expansion 
Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (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. All substantive comments received 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

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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., 
CP19-125), 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: June 3, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-12050 Filed 6-6-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P