Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Lockridge Extension Pipeline Project Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, 26672-26673 [2019-12059]

Download as PDF 26672 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 110 / Friday, June 7, 2019 / Notices Daytime Scoping Meeting Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019. Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Ellsworth City Hall, Council Chamber Room, 1 City Hall Plaza, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Phone: (207) 667–2563. Evening Scoping Meeting Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019. Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Ellsworth City Hall, Council Chamber Room, 1 City Hall Plaza, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Phone: (207) 667–2563. SD1, which outlines the subject areas to be addressed in the environmental document, was mailed to the individuals and entities on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at the scoping meetings, or may be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Follow the directions for accessing information in paragraph n. Based on all oral and written comments, a Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may be issued. SD2 may include a revised process plan and schedule, as well as a list of issues, identified through the scoping process. Environmental Site Review The licensee and Commission staff will conduct an environmental site review of the project on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, starting at 10:00 a.m. All participants should meet at the Green Lake Project powerhouse, located at 120 Hatchery Way, Ellsworth, ME 04605 (the powerhouse is on the right as you enter the Green Lake National Fish Hatchery). The site review will require a half-mile round-trip walk to see all of the project facilities. If you plan to attend the environmental site review, please contact Caroline Kleinschmidt of Green Lake Power at (425) 553–6718, or via email at caroline@greenlakewater power.com on or before June 24, 2019, and indicate how many participants will be attending with you. For any questions concerning the environmental site visit please contact Caroline Kleinschmidt. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Meeting Objectives At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Initiate scoping of the issues; (2) review and discuss existing conditions and resource management objectives; (3) review and discuss existing information and identify preliminary information and study needs; (4) review and discuss the process plan and schedule for prefiling activity that incorporates the time frames provided for in Part 5 of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jun 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 Commission’s regulations and, to the extent possible, maximizes coordination of federal, state, and tribal permitting and certification processes; and (5) discuss the appropriateness of any federal or state agency or Indian tribe acting as a cooperating agency for development of an environmental document. Meeting participants should come prepared to discuss their issues and/or concerns. Please review the PAD in preparation for the scoping meetings. Directions on how to obtain a copy of the PAD and SD1 are included in item n of this document. Meeting Procedures The meetings will be recorded by a stenographer and will be placed in the public record of the project. Dated: May 31, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–12054 Filed 6–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–52–000] Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Lockridge Extension Pipeline Project Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the Lockridge Extension Pipeline Project proposed by Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, LLC (Natural) in the above-referenced docket. Natural requests authorization pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and part 157 of the Commission’s regulations seeking authorization to construct, operate, and maintain facilities in Ward, Reeves, and Pecos Counties, Texas to directly connect Natural to the Waha Hub and transport up to 500 million cubic feet per day of natural gas to the Trans Pecos Pipeline header at the Waha Hub. The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of construction and operation of the Lockridge Extension Pipeline Project in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed Project, with the mitigation measures, would not PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. The proposed project includes the following facilities: • Approximately 16.84 miles of new 30-inch-diameter pipeline; • installation of ancillary piping and valves to interconnect the new pipeline extension; • relocation of a 30-inch-diameter pig receiver to the southern terminus of the proposed pipeline extension; and • installation of a new bidirectional interconnect and appurtenant facilities at the southern terminus of the proposed pipeline extension. The Commission mailed a copy of the Notice of Availability to federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested individuals and groups; and newspapers and libraries in the Project area. The EA is only available in electronic format. It may be viewed and downloaded from the FERC’s website (www.ferc.gov), on the Environmental Documents page (https://www.ferc.gov/ industries/gas/enviro/eis.asp). In addition, the EA may be accessed by using the eLibrary link on the FERC’s website. Click on the eLibrary link (https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp), click on General Search, and enter the docket number in the ‘‘Docket Number’’ field, excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP19–52). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. Your comments should focus on the EA’s disclosure and discussion of potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your comments prior to making its decision on this project, it is important that we receive your comments in Washington, DC on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on July 1, 2019. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file your comments to the Commission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has staff available to assist you at (866) 208–3676 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Please E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 110 / Friday, June 7, 2019 / Notices carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project; (2) You can also file your comments electronically using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ You must select the type of filing you are making. If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address. Be sure to reference the project docket number (CP19–52– 000) with your submission: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214). Motions to intervene are more fully described at http://www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/ how-to/intervene.asp. Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing or judicial review of the Commission’s decision. The Commission may grant affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. 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. The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of all formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jun 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 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. Dated: May 31, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–12059 Filed 6–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2019–0045; FRL–9993–92] Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of New Use Applications in April 2019 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 26673 Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD) (7511P), main telephone number: (703) 305–7090, email address: BPPDFRNotices@epa.gov; or Michael Goodis, Registration Division (RD) (7505P), main telephone number: (703) 305–7090, email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov. The mailing address for each contact person is: Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001. As part of the mailing address, include the contact person’s name, division, and mail code. The division to contact is listed at the end of each application summary. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an agricultural SUMMARY: EPA has received applications producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 110 (Friday, June 7, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26672-26673]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12059]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP19-52-000]


Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment for 
the Proposed Lockridge Extension Pipeline Project Natural Gas Pipeline 
Company of America

    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the 
Lockridge Extension Pipeline Project proposed by Natural Gas Pipeline 
Company of America, LLC (Natural) in the above-referenced docket. 
Natural requests authorization pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural 
Gas Act (NGA), and part 157 of the Commission's regulations seeking 
authorization to construct, operate, and maintain facilities in Ward, 
Reeves, and Pecos Counties, Texas to directly connect Natural to the 
Waha Hub and transport up to 500 million cubic feet per day of natural 
gas to the Trans Pecos Pipeline header at the Waha Hub.
    The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of construction 
and operation of the Lockridge Extension Pipeline Project in accordance 
with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). 
The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed Project, with 
the mitigation measures, would not constitute a major federal action 
significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
    The proposed project includes the following facilities:
     Approximately 16.84 miles of new 30-inch-diameter 
pipeline;
     installation of ancillary piping and valves to 
interconnect the new pipeline extension;
     relocation of a 30-inch-diameter pig receiver to the 
southern terminus of the proposed pipeline extension; and
     installation of a new bidirectional interconnect and 
appurtenant facilities at the southern terminus of the proposed 
pipeline extension.
    The Commission mailed a copy of the Notice of Availability to 
federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; 
elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native 
American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested 
individuals and groups; and newspapers and libraries in the Project 
area. The EA is only available in electronic format. It may be viewed 
and downloaded from the FERC's website (www.ferc.gov), on the 
Environmental Documents page (https://www.ferc.gov/industries/gas/enviro/eis.asp). In addition, the EA may be accessed by using the 
eLibrary link on the FERC's website. Click on the eLibrary link 
(https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp), click on General 
Search, and enter the docket number in the ``Docket Number'' field, 
excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP19-52). Be sure you have 
selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC 
Online Support at [email protected] or toll free at (866) 208-
3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.
    Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. Your comments 
should focus on the EA's disclosure and discussion of potential 
environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid 
or lessen environmental impacts. The more specific your comments, the 
more useful they will be. To ensure that the Commission has the 
opportunity to consider your comments prior to making its decision on 
this project, it is important that we receive your comments in 
Washington, DC on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on July 1, 2019.
    For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file 
your comments to the Commission. The Commission encourages electronic 
filing of comments and has staff available to assist you at (866) 208-
3676 or [email protected]. Please

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carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly 
recorded.
    (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment 
feature on the Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to 
Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, 
text-only comments on a project;
    (2) You can also file your comments electronically using the 
eFiling feature on the Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) under the 
link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments 
in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your 
submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking 
on ``eRegister.'' You must select the type of filing you are making. If 
you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select 
``Comment on a Filing''; or
    (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to 
the following address. Be sure to reference the project docket number 
(CP19-52-000) with your submission: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, 
Washington, DC 20426.
    Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a 
motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214). Motions to intervene are more 
fully described at http://www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/how-to/intervene.asp. Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing or 
judicial review of the Commission's decision. The Commission may grant 
affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor 
status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and 
direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately 
represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you 
intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your 
comments considered.
    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. The eLibrary link 
also provides access to the texts of all formal documents issued by the 
Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings.
    In addition, the Commission offers a free service called 
eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances 
and submittals in specific dockets. 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.

    Dated: May 31, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-12059 Filed 6-6-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P