Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC, Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion Project, 53355-53356 [2020-18993]

Download as PDF 53355 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 168 / Friday, August 28, 2020 / Notices Information collection requirements Number of respondents & type of entity 3 Annual Number of responses per respondent Total Number of responses Average burden hours & cost per response ($) Total annual burden hours & total annual cost ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) 4 (3) * (4) = (5) FERC–725A(1C) TOP–001–4 5 Reporting (R10, R20, & R21), ongoing ................. Recordkeeping, ongoing ........................................ 321 (TOP) ..................... 321 (TOP) ..................... 1 1 321 321 3 hrs.; $210.57 .............. 2 hrs.; $82.06 ................ 963 hrs.; $67,592.97. 642 hrs.; $26,341.26. TOP Sub-Totals .............................................. Reporting (R23 & R24), ongoing ........................... Recordkeeping, ongoing ........................................ ........................................ 97 (BA) .......................... 97 (BA) .......................... ........................ 1 1 ........................ 97 97 5 hrs.; $292.63 .............. 2 hrs.; $140.38 .............. 4 hrs.; $164.12 .............. 1,605 hrs.; $93,934.23. 194 hrs.; $13,616.86. 388 hrs.; $15,919.64. BA Sub-Totals ................................................ ........................................ ........................ ........................ 6hrs.; $304.50 ............... 582 hrs.; $29,536.50. FERC–725A(1C) ongoing total ............... ........................................ ........................ ........................ ........................................ 2,187 hrs.; $123,470.73. 3 Our estimates are based on the NERC Compliance Registry of 7/17/2020, which indicates there are 321 entities registered as TOPs and 97 entities registered as BAs within the United States. One entity may be registered as having several roles. 4 The hourly cost figures, for salary plus benefits, for the reliability standards are based on Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) information (at http://www.bls.gov/oes/ current/naics2_22.htm), as of May 2019. For reporting requirements, an electrical engineer (code 17–2071) is $70.19/hour; for the recordkeeping requirements, an information and record clerk (code 43–4199) is $41.03/hour. 5 Requirement R21 (applicable to TOPs in ongoing yrs.) covers quarterly testing and associated reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Requirement R24 (applicable to BAs in ongoing yrs.) covers quarterly testing and associated engineering and recordkeeping requirements. Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: August 24, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–18914 Filed 8–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER20–2700–000] Deuel Harvest Wind Energy LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Deuel Harvest Wind Energy LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Aug 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is September 10, 2020. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically may mail similar pleadings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Hand delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 document via the internet through the Commission’s Home Page (http:// ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. At this time, the Commission has suspended access to the Commission’s Public Reference Room, due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19), issued by the President on March 13, 2020. For assistance, contact the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Dated: August 21, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–18913 Filed 8–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP20–50–000; Docket No. CP20–51–000] Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC, Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the Evangeline Pass Expansion Project, proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1 53356 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 168 / Friday, August 28, 2020 / Notices Company, LLC (Tennessee) and Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC (SNG) in the above-referenced dockets. Tennessee requests authorization to construct and operate a total of approximately 13 miles of 36-inchdiameter looping pipeline: 1 Yscloskey Toca Lateral Loop (about 9 miles) in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana and Grand Bayou Loop (about 4 miles) in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Additionally, Tennessee requests authorization to construct and operate a new 23,470 horsepower (hp) compressor station (Compressor Station [CS] 529) in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. SNG requests authorization to construct and operate a new 22,220 hp compressor station (Rose Hill CS) in Clarke County, Mississippi and three new meter stations: Rose Hill Receipt Meter Station (MS) in Clarke County, Mississippi, MEP Receipt MS in Smith County, Mississippi, and Toca Delivery MS in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. SNG is also requesting authorization to abandon the new capacity by lease to Tennessee. The proposed projects, collectively known as the Evangeline Pass Expansion Project, would provide up to 1,100,000 dekatherms per day to the Venture Global Gator Express Pipeline interconnect for feed gas for the Plaquemines Liquified Natural Gas Terminal in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation of the projects in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act. The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed projects, with appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. 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 natural gas environmental documents page (https:// www.ferc.gov/industries-data/naturalgas/environment/environmentaldocuments). In addition, the EA may be 1 A pipeline loop is a segment of pipe constructed parallel to an existing pipeline to increase capacity. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Aug 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 accessed by using the eLibrary link on the FERC’s website. Click on the eLibrary link (https://www.ferc.gov/ferconline/elibrary/overview), select General Search and enter the docket number in the Docket Number field, excluding the last three digits (i.e. CP20–50 or CP20– 51). 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. The EA is not a decision document. It presents Commission staff’s independent analysis of the environmental issues for the Commission to consider when addressing the merits of issues raised in this proceeding. 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 5:00pm Eastern Time on September 23, 2020. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file your comments with 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 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 FERC Online. 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 FERC Online. 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 Commission. Be sure to reference the project docket number (CP20–50–000 or PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 CP20–51–000) on your letter. Submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent via any other carrier must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing or judicial review of the Commission’s decision. At this point in this proceeding, the timeframe for filing timely intervention requests has expired. Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene out-of-time pursuant to Rule 214(b)(3) and (d) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214(b)(3) and (d)) and show good cause why the time limitation should be waived. Motions to intervene are more fully described at https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/ferconline/how-guides. 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 https://www.ferc.gov/ ferc-online/overview to register for eSubscription. Dated: August 24, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–18993 Filed 8–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 168 (Friday, August 28, 2020)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP20-50-000; Docket No. CP20-51-000]


Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC, Southern Natural Gas 
Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment 
for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion Project

    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the 
Evangeline Pass Expansion Project, proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline

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Company, LLC (Tennessee) and Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC (SNG) in 
the above-referenced dockets.
    Tennessee requests authorization to construct and operate a total 
of approximately 13 miles of 36-inch-diameter looping pipeline: \1\ 
Yscloskey Toca Lateral Loop (about 9 miles) in St. Bernard Parish, 
Louisiana and Grand Bayou Loop (about 4 miles) in Plaquemines Parish, 
Louisiana. Additionally, Tennessee requests authorization to construct 
and operate a new 23,470 horsepower (hp) compressor station (Compressor 
Station [CS] 529) in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.
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    \1\ A pipeline loop is a segment of pipe constructed parallel to 
an existing pipeline to increase capacity.
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    SNG requests authorization to construct and operate a new 22,220 hp 
compressor station (Rose Hill CS) in Clarke County, Mississippi and 
three new meter stations: Rose Hill Receipt Meter Station (MS) in 
Clarke County, Mississippi, MEP Receipt MS in Smith County, 
Mississippi, and Toca Delivery MS in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. SNG 
is also requesting authorization to abandon the new capacity by lease 
to Tennessee.
    The proposed projects, collectively known as the Evangeline Pass 
Expansion Project, would provide up to 1,100,000 dekatherms per day to 
the Venture Global Gator Express Pipeline interconnect for feed gas for 
the Plaquemines Liquified Natural Gas Terminal in Plaquemines Parish, 
Louisiana.
    The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the 
construction and operation of the projects in accordance with the 
requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act. The FERC staff 
concludes that approval of the proposed projects, with appropriate 
mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal action 
significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
    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 natural 
gas environmental documents page (https://www.ferc.gov/industries-data/natural-gas/environment/environmental-documents). 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/ferc-online/elibrary/overview), select General Search and enter the docket number in the 
Docket Number field, excluding the last three digits (i.e. CP20-50 or 
CP20-51). 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.
    The EA is not a decision document. It presents Commission staff's 
independent analysis of the environmental issues for the Commission to 
consider when addressing the merits of issues raised in this 
proceeding. 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 5:00pm Eastern Time on September 23, 
2020.
    For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file 
your comments with the Commission. The Commission encourages electronic 
filing of comments and has staff available to assist you at (866) 208-
3676 or [email protected]. Please 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 
FERC Online. 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 FERC Online. 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 Commission. Be sure to reference the project docket number (CP20-
50-000 or CP20-51-000) on your letter. Submissions sent via the U.S. 
Postal Service must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, 
Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent via any other carrier must be 
addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852.
    Filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, 
but you do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. 
Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing or judicial review of 
the Commission's decision. At this point in this proceeding, the 
timeframe for filing timely intervention requests has expired. Any 
person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion 
to intervene out-of-time pursuant to Rule 214(b)(3) and (d) of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214(b)(3) and 
(d)) and show good cause why the time limitation should be waived. 
Motions to intervene are more fully described at https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/ferc-online/how-guides.
    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 https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview to 
register for eSubscription.

    Dated: August 24, 2020.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-18993 Filed 8-27-20; 8:45 am]
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