Trans-Foreland Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Kenai LNG Cool Down Project, 30712 [2019-13717]

Download as PDF 30712 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 124 / Thursday, June 27, 2019 / Notices Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/12/19. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by 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 21, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–13718 Filed 6–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–118–000] jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Trans-Foreland Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Kenai LNG Cool Down Project On March 29, 2019, Trans-Foreland Pipeline Company, LLC filed an application in Docket No. CP19–118– 000 requesting an authorization pursuant to Section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. The proposed project is known as the Kenai LNG Cool Down Project (Project), and would allow the Kenai LNG Plant to provide up to 7.0 million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas to Trans-Foreland’s affiliated Kenai Refinery adjacent to the Kenai LNG Plant. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:15 Jun 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 identifies the FERC staff’s planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project. Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—December 13, 2019 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—March 12, 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 Trans-Foreland proposes to make facility modifications to bring parts of Kenai LNG Plant out of its current warm idle status to allow for the import of LNG. Trans-Foreland proposes to install, construct, and operate a new 1,000 horsepower electric-driven boiloff-gas (BOG) booster compressor unit, trim vaporizers, additional LNG transfer system valves, equipment to manage the existing BOG facilities (collectively referred to as the BOG Management System), and ancillary facilities to facilitate the import of LNG to cool down the existing LNG storage tanks and associated LNG facilities. Background On May 13, 2019, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Kenai LNG Cool Down 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. In response to the NOI, the Commission received comments from the Alaska State Historic Preservation Office regarding the Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act consultation, noting that the existing LNG facilities may be a historic property. All substantive comments will be addressed in the EA. The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of Transportation are cooperating agencies in the preparation of 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 PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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., CP19–118), 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 19, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP19-118-000]


Trans-Foreland Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review of the Kenai LNG Cool Down Project

    On March 29, 2019, Trans-Foreland Pipeline Company, LLC filed an 
application in Docket No. CP19-118-000 requesting an authorization 
pursuant to Section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and 
operate certain liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. The proposed 
project is known as the Kenai LNG Cool Down Project (Project), and 
would allow the Kenai LNG Plant to provide up to 7.0 million standard 
cubic feet per day of natural gas to Trans-Foreland's affiliated Kenai 
Refinery adjacent to the Kenai LNG Plant.
    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--December 13, 2019
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--March 12, 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

    Trans-Foreland proposes to make facility modifications to bring 
parts of Kenai LNG Plant out of its current warm idle status to allow 
for the import of LNG. Trans-Foreland proposes to install, construct, 
and operate a new 1,000 horsepower electric-driven boil-off-gas (BOG) 
booster compressor unit, trim vaporizers, additional LNG transfer 
system valves, equipment to manage the existing BOG facilities 
(collectively referred to as the BOG Management System), and ancillary 
facilities to facilitate the import of LNG to cool down the existing 
LNG storage tanks and associated LNG facilities.

Background

    On May 13, 2019, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Kenai LNG Cool 
Down 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. In response to the NOI, the Commission 
received comments from the Alaska State Historic Preservation Office 
regarding the Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act 
consultation, noting that the existing LNG facilities may be a historic 
property. All substantive comments will be addressed in the EA.
    The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. 
Department of Transportation are cooperating agencies in the 
preparation of 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., 
CP19-118), 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 19, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
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