Double E Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Double E Project, 53140 [2019-21634]

Download as PDF 53140 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 193 / Friday, October 4, 2019 / Notices Dated: September 30, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–21674 Filed 10–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–495–000] Double E Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Double E Project khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES On July 31, 2019, Double E Pipeline, LLC (Double E) filed an application in Docket No. CP19–495–000 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, known as the Double E Pipeline Project (Project), involves the construction and operation of approximately 132.9 combined miles of varying diameter natural gas pipeline connecting the Delaware Basin production areas in New Mexico and Texas to the Waha Hub. The Project would provide up to 1,350,000 dekatherms per day of firm capacity to delivery points near the Waha Hub in Reeves and Pecos Counties, Texas. On August 14, 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—March 24, 2020 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—June 22, 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, Double E would construct and operate: • 33.3 miles of new 30-inch-diameter trunkline T100 from Summit Midstream’s existing Lane Processing Plant located in Eddy County, New VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Oct 03, 2019 Jkt 250001 Mexico, to a new Double E Poker Lake Meter Station in Eddy County, New Mexico. • 81.9 miles of new 42-inch-diameter trunkline T200 from the proposed Poker Lake Meter Station through Loving, Ward, and Reeves Counties, Texas to a terminus point at Double E’s proposed Waha Receiver and Separation Site at the Waha Hub in Reeves County. • Approximately 1.4 miles of new 42inch-diameter pipeline T300 from the proposed Waha Receiver site to the final delivery location in Pecos County, Texas. • Approximately 16.3 miles of new 30-inch-diameter pipeline L100 from three existing Gas Processing Plants in Loving, New Mexico to the proposed T100 trunkline in Eddy County, New Mexico. Background On December 11, 2018, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Double E Pipeline Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI was issued during the pre-filing review of the Project in Docket No. PF18–6–000 and sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. Comments were received from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, the Hopi Tribe, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas, and the New Mexico Department of Transportation. All substantive comments received will be addressed in the EA. The Bureau of Land Management will be a cooperating agency 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/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 PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number’’ excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP19–495), 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: September 30, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–21634 Filed 10–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14998–000] Premium Energy Holdings, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On June 18, 2019, Premium Energy Holdings, LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Pyramid Lake Pumped Storage Project (Pyramid Lake Project or project) to be located on Pyramid Lake and Truckee River, near the community of Nixon, Washoe County, Nevada. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP19-495-000]


Double E Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Schedule for Environmental 
Review of the Double E Project

    On July 31, 2019, Double E Pipeline, LLC (Double E) filed an 
application in Docket No. CP19-495-000 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, known as the Double E Pipeline 
Project (Project), involves the construction and operation of 
approximately 132.9 combined miles of varying diameter natural gas 
pipeline connecting the Delaware Basin production areas in New Mexico 
and Texas to the Waha Hub. The Project would provide up to 1,350,000 
dekatherms per day of firm capacity to delivery points near the Waha 
Hub in Reeves and Pecos Counties, Texas.
    On August 14, 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--March 24, 2020
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--June 22, 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, Double E would construct and operate:
     33.3 miles of new 30-inch-diameter trunkline T100 from 
Summit Midstream's existing Lane Processing Plant located in Eddy 
County, New Mexico, to a new Double E Poker Lake Meter Station in Eddy 
County, New Mexico.
     81.9 miles of new 42-inch-diameter trunkline T200 from the 
proposed Poker Lake Meter Station through Loving, Ward, and Reeves 
Counties, Texas to a terminus point at Double E's proposed Waha 
Receiver and Separation Site at the Waha Hub in Reeves County.
     Approximately 1.4 miles of new 42-inch-diameter pipeline 
T300 from the proposed Waha Receiver site to the final delivery 
location in Pecos County, Texas.
     Approximately 16.3 miles of new 30-inch-diameter pipeline 
L100 from three existing Gas Processing Plants in Loving, New Mexico to 
the proposed T100 trunkline in Eddy County, New Mexico.

Background

    On December 11, 2018, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Double E Pipeline 
Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI 
was issued during the pre-filing review of the Project in Docket No. 
PF18-6-000 and sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local 
government agencies; elected officials; Native American tribes; other 
interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. Comments were 
received from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, the Hopi 
Tribe, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas, 
and the New Mexico Department of Transportation. All substantive 
comments received will be addressed in the EA.
    The Bureau of Land Management will be a cooperating agency 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., 
CP19-495), 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: September 30, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-21634 Filed 10-3-19; 8:45 am]
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