Texas Eastern Transmission, L.P.; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Bernville Compressor Units Replacement Project, 29194 [2019-13237]

Download as PDF 29194 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 120 / Friday, June 21, 2019 / Notices clicking on the links or querying the docket number. 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: June 17, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–13239 Filed 6–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–191–000] jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Texas Eastern Transmission, L.P.; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Bernville Compressor Units Replacement Project On April 18, 2019, Texas Eastern Transmission, L.P. (Texas Eastern) filed an application in Docket No. CP19–191– 000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Sections 7(b) and 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to abandon, construct, and operate certain natural gas pipeline facilities at its existing Bernville Compressor Station in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The proposed project is known as the Bernville Compressor Units Replacement Project (Project). On April 30, 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 ................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 September 30, 2019. 18:30 Jun 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline. December 29, 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 Texas Eastern proposes to replace two existing compressor units (one 22,000 horsepower [hp] and one 19,800 hp unit) with two new compressor units (one 26,000 hp and one 18,100 hp unit). Texas Eastern would install software controls to limit the total horsepower of the 26,000 hp compressor unit to 23,700 hp. Therefore, no additional compression would occur as a result of this Project. The replacement activities would require the use of additional temporary workspace beyond the existing facility boundary. Background On June 7, 2019 the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Bernville Compressor Unit Replacement 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. Comments on the NOI should be received by the Commission in Washington, DC on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on July 8, 2019. All substantive comments 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/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., CP19–191), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to eLibrary, the helpline can be reached PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 17, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–13237 Filed 6–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC19–19–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–542); Comment Request Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting its information collection FERC–542 (Pipeline Rates: Rate Tracking) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission previously published a Notice in the Federal Register (4/10/2019) requesting public comments. The Commission received no public comments and is making this notation in its submittal to OMB. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due July 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments filed with OMB, identified by the OMB Control No. 1902–0070 (FERC–542), should be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs: oira_ submission@omb.gov, Attention: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Desk Officer. A copy of the comments should also be sent to the Commission, in Docket No. IC19–19–000, by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s website: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP19-191-000]


Texas Eastern Transmission, L.P.; Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review of the Bernville Compressor Units Replacement 
Project

    On April 18, 2019, Texas Eastern Transmission, L.P. (Texas Eastern) 
filed an application in Docket No. CP19-191-000 requesting a 
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Sections 
7(b) and 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to abandon, construct, and operate 
certain natural gas pipeline facilities at its existing Bernville 
Compressor Station in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The proposed project 
is known as the Bernville Compressor Units Replacement Project 
(Project).
    On April 30, 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.......................  September 30, 2019.
90-day Federal Authorization Decision  December 29, 2019.
 Deadline.
 

    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

    Texas Eastern proposes to replace two existing compressor units 
(one 22,000 horsepower [hp] and one 19,800 hp unit) with two new 
compressor units (one 26,000 hp and one 18,100 hp unit). Texas Eastern 
would install software controls to limit the total horsepower of the 
26,000 hp compressor unit to 23,700 hp. Therefore, no additional 
compression would occur as a result of this Project. The replacement 
activities would require the use of additional temporary workspace 
beyond the existing facility boundary.

Background

    On June 7, 2019 the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare 
an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Bernville Compressor Unit 
Replacement 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. Comments on the NOI should be received 
by the Commission in Washington, DC on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time 
on July 8, 2019. All substantive comments 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., 
CP19-191), 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 17, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-13237 Filed 6-20-19; 8:45 am]
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