Transwestern Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for the Preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the Linam Ranch Project, 8774 [2021-02625]

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The proposed project is known as the Linam Ranch Project (Project) and would result in the abandonment of natural gas facilities located in Lea County, New Mexico. Transwestern states that the facilities have no firm transportation agreements and that maintenance expenses are excessive and cannot be recovered by its current revenue stream. On October 23, 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued its Notice VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Feb 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 document for the Project. This notice identifies Commission staff’s intention to prepare an environmental assessment (EA) for the Project and the planned schedule for the completion of the environmental review.1 Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA—March 19, 2021 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—June 17, 2021 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 Transwestern proposes to abandon inplace the Linam Ranch meter station and approximately 2,446 feet of associated 10-inch-diameter natural gas transmission pipeline, both of which are located in Lea County, New Mexico. Background On November 13, 2020, the Commission issued a Notice of Scoping Period Requesting Comments on Environmental Issues for the Proposed Linam Ranch Project (Notice of Scoping). The Notice of Scoping was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; and other interested parties. In response to the Notice of Scoping, the Commission received comments from the National Park Service (stating its support for the proposed abandonment. The National Park Service 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 formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. This service provides automatic notification of filings made to subscribed dockets, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. Go to https:// www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview to register for eSubscription. Additional information about the Project is available from the 1 40 PO 00000 CFR 1501.10 (2020). 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 9, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP21-4-000]


Transwestern Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Schedule for the 
Preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the Linam Ranch Project

    On October 8, 2020, Transwestern Pipeline Company, LLC 
(Transwestern) filed an application in Docket No. CP21-4-000 requesting 
an Authorization pursuant to Section 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act to 
abandon certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project 
is known as the Linam Ranch Project (Project) and would result in the 
abandonment of natural gas facilities located in Lea County, New 
Mexico. Transwestern states that the facilities have no firm 
transportation agreements and that maintenance expenses are excessive 
and cannot be recovered by its current revenue stream.
    On October 23, 2020, 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 document for the Project.
    This notice identifies Commission staff's intention to prepare an 
environmental assessment (EA) for the Project and the planned schedule 
for the completion of the environmental review.\1\
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Schedule for Environmental Review

Issuance of EA--March 19, 2021
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--June 17, 2021

    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

    Transwestern proposes to abandon in-place the Linam Ranch meter 
station and approximately 2,446 feet of associated 10-inch-diameter 
natural gas transmission pipeline, both of which are located in Lea 
County, New Mexico.

Background

    On November 13, 2020, the Commission issued a Notice of Scoping 
Period Requesting Comments on Environmental Issues for the Proposed 
Linam Ranch Project (Notice of Scoping). The Notice of Scoping was sent 
to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; 
elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native 
American tribes; and other interested parties. In response to the 
Notice of Scoping, the Commission received comments from the National 
Park Service (stating its support for the proposed abandonment. The 
National Park Service 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 formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the 
Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. This service 
provides automatic notification of filings made to subscribed dockets, 
document summaries, and direct links to the documents. Go to https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview to register for eSubscription.
    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., 
CP21-4), 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: February 3, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-02625 Filed 2-8-21; 8:45 am]
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