Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline; Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 17374-17375 [2021-06848]

Download as PDF 17374 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 62 / Friday, April 2, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Match Waiver Request Form. OMB Control Number: 1840–NEW. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 127. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 64. Abstract: The Department is requesting approval of a brief form that will collect information needed to determine GEAR UP grantees’ eligibility for a waiver of the match requirement, as permitted under Section 3518(b) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Department has estimated 30 minutes of burden per respondent to provide this information. Additional Information: Section 3518(b) of the CARES Act provides statutory authority for full match waivers. The proposed form will collect information needed to determine GEAR UP grantees’ eligibility for a waiver of the match requirement. If this emergency collection is not approved, the Department will not be able to extend the match requirement flexibilities authorized by the CARES Act to GEAR UP grantees. Therefore, the Department is requesting approval no later than April 15, 2021 in order to implement this authority in a timely manner. Lynn Mahaffie, Assistant General Counsel, Division of Regulatory Services. [FR Doc. 2021–06935 Filed 3–31–21; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Street, Suite 1300, Houston, Texas 77002–2700, by telephone (832) 320– 5209, or by email at sorana_linder@ tcenergy.com. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–81–000] Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline; Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC Take notice that on March 17 2021, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia), 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002–2700, filed in the above referenced docket a prior notice pursuant to Section 157.205, 157.213 and 157.216 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act and the blanket certificate issued to Columbia by the Commission in Docket No. CP83–76–000,1 seeking authorization to abandon twelve injection/withdrawal wells, convert two wells to observation status and abandon associated pipelines and appurtenances, located in its Lucas, Pavonia, and Weaver Storage Fields in Ashland, Richland and Knox Counties, West Virginia. Further, Columbia avers that the proposed abandonments will not affect any firm service to any existing customers, all as more fully set forth in the request which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. 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 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. Any questions concerning this application should be directed to Sorana Linder, Director, Modernization & Certificates, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 700 Louisiana 1 Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation (predecessor to Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC), 22 FERC ¶ 62,029 (1983). VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:04 Apr 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Participation There are three ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project: you can file a protest to the project, you can file a motion to intervene in the proceeding, and you can file comments on the project. There is no fee or cost for filing protests, motions to intervene, or comments. The deadline for filing protests, motions to intervene, and comments is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 28, 2021. How to file protests, motions to intervene, and comments is explained below. Protests Pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission’s regulations under the NGA,2 any person 3 or the Commission’s staff may file a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed or if a protest is filed and then withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request for authorization will be considered by the Commission. Protests must comply with the requirements specified in section 157.205(e) of the Commission’s regulations,4 and must be submitted by the protest deadline, which is May 28, 2021. A protest may also serve as a motion to intervene so long as the protestor states it also seeks to be an intervenor. Interventions Any person has the option to file a motion to intervene in this proceeding. Only intervenors have the right to request rehearing of Commission orders issued in this proceeding and to subsequently challenge the Commission’s orders in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal. To intervene, you must submit a motion to intervene to the Commission in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure 5 and the regulations under the NGA 6 by the intervention deadline 2 18 CFR 157.205. include individuals, organizations, businesses, municipalities, and other entities. 18 CFR 385.102(d). 4 18 CFR 157.205(e). 5 18 CFR 385.214. 6 18 CFR 157.10. 3 Persons E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 62 / Friday, April 2, 2021 / Notices for the project, which is May 28, 2021. As described further in Rule 214, your motion to intervene must state, to the extent known, your position regarding the proceeding, as well as your interest in the proceeding. For an individual, this could include your status as a landowner, ratepayer, resident of an impacted community, or recreationist. You do not need to have property directly impacted by the project in order to intervene. For more information about motions to intervene, refer to the FERC website at https://www.ferc.gov/ resources/guides/how-to/intervene.asp. All timely, unopposed motions to intervene are automatically granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1). Motions to intervene that are filed after the intervention deadline are untimely and may be denied. Any late-filed motion to intervene must show good cause for being late and must explain why the time limitation should be waived and provide justification by reference to factors set forth in Rule 214(d) of the Commission’s Rules and Regulations. A person obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies (paper or electronic) of all documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. Comments Any person wishing to comment on the project may do so. The Commission considers all comments received about the project in determining the appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments on or before May 28, 2021. The filing of a comment alone will not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. To become a party, you must intervene in the proceeding. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES How to File Protests, Interventions, and Comments There are two ways to submit protests, motions to intervene, and comments. In both instances, please reference the Project docket number CP21–81–000 in your submission. (1) You may file your protest, motion to intervene, and comments by using the Commission’s eFiling feature, which is located on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ You will be asked to select the type of filing you are making; first select General’’ and then VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:04 Apr 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 select ‘‘Protest’’, ‘‘Intervention’’, or ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or 7 (2) You can file a paper copy of your submission by mailing it to the address below.8 Your submission must reference the Project docket number CP21–81– 000. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426 The Commission encourages electronic filing of submissions (option 1 above) and has eFiling staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Protests and motions to intervene must be served on the applicant either by mail or email (with a link to the document) at: sorana_linder@ tcenergy.com or 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002–2700. Any subsequent submissions by an intervenor must be served on the applicant and all other parties to the proceeding. Contact information for parties can be downloaded from the service list at the eService link on FERC Online. Tracking the Proceeding Throughout the proceeding, additional information about the project will be available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208– FERC, or on the FERC website at www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link as described above. 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. For more information and to register, go to www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp. 7 Additionally, you may file your comments electronically by using the eComment feature, which is located on the Commission’s website at www.ferc.gov under the link to Documents and Filings. Using eComment is an easy method for interested persons to submit brief, text-only comments on a project. 8 Hand-delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17375 Dated: March 29, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–06848 Filed 4–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Docket Numbers: RP21–467–001. Applicants: Alliance Pipeline L.P. Description: Compliance filing Future Sales of Capacity Compliance Filing to be effective 3/11/2021. Filed Date: 3/25/21. Accession Number: 20210325–5044. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/6/21. Docket Numbers: RP21–647–000. Applicants: Northern Natural Gas Company. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: 20210325 Miscellaneous Filing to be effective 4/25/2021. Filed Date: 3/25/21. Accession Number: 20210325–5078. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/6/21. Docket Numbers: RP21–648–000. Applicants: Texas Eastern Transmission, LP. Description: Compliance filing TETLP OFO March 2021 Penalty Disbursement Report. Filed Date: 3/25/21. Accession Number: 20210325–5085. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/6/21. Docket Numbers: RP21–649–000. Applicants: Trailblazer Pipeline Company LLC. Description: Compliance filing TPC 2021–03–25 2020 Annual Purchases and Sales Report. Filed Date: 3/25/21. Accession Number: 20210325–5101. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/6/21. Docket Numbers: RP21–650–000. Applicants: Rockies Express Pipeline LLC. Description: Compliance filing REX 2021–03–25 2020 Annual Purchases and Sales Report. Filed Date: 3/25/21. Accession Number: 20210325–5102. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/6/21. Docket Numbers: RP21–651–000. Applicants: Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America. Description: Compliance filing Penalty Revenue Crediting Report from July through December 2020. Filed Date: 3/25/21. E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 62 (Friday, April 2, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP21-81-000]


Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing 
Intervention and Protest Deadline; Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC

    Take notice that on March 17 2021, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC 
(Columbia), 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002-2700, 
filed in the above referenced docket a prior notice pursuant to Section 
157.205, 157.213 and 157.216 of the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission's regulations under the Natural Gas Act and the blanket 
certificate issued to Columbia by the Commission in Docket No. CP83-76-
000,\1\ seeking authorization to abandon twelve injection/withdrawal 
wells, convert two wells to observation status and abandon associated 
pipelines and appurtenances, located in its Lucas, Pavonia, and Weaver 
Storage Fields in Ashland, Richland and Knox Counties, West Virginia. 
Further, Columbia avers that the proposed abandonments will not affect 
any firm service to any existing customers, all as more fully set forth 
in the request which is on file with the Commission and open to public 
inspection.
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    \1\ Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation (predecessor to 
Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC), 22 FERC ] 62,029 (1983).
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    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 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 [email protected] or call toll-free, 
(886) 208-3676 or TYY, (202) 502-8659.
    Any questions concerning this application should be directed to 
Sorana Linder, Director, Modernization & Certificates, Columbia Gas 
Transmission, LLC, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, Texas 
77002-2700, by telephone (832) 320-5209, or by email at 
[email protected].

Public Participation

    There are three ways to become involved in the Commission's review 
of this project: you can file a protest to the project, you can file a 
motion to intervene in the proceeding, and you can file comments on the 
project. There is no fee or cost for filing protests, motions to 
intervene, or comments. The deadline for filing protests, motions to 
intervene, and comments is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 28, 2021. How 
to file protests, motions to intervene, and comments is explained 
below.

Protests

    Pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission's regulations under 
the NGA,\2\ any person \3\ or the Commission's staff may file a protest 
to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed or if a 
protest is filed and then withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed 
time for filing a protest, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be 
authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a 
protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time 
allowed for filing a protest, the instant request for authorization 
will be considered by the Commission.
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    \2\ 18 CFR 157.205.
    \3\ Persons include individuals, organizations, businesses, 
municipalities, and other entities. 18 CFR 385.102(d).
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    Protests must comply with the requirements specified in section 
157.205(e) of the Commission's regulations,\4\ and must be submitted by 
the protest deadline, which is May 28, 2021. A protest may also serve 
as a motion to intervene so long as the protestor states it also seeks 
to be an intervenor.
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    \4\ 18 CFR 157.205(e).
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Interventions

    Any person has the option to file a motion to intervene in this 
proceeding. Only intervenors have the right to request rehearing of 
Commission orders issued in this proceeding and to subsequently 
challenge the Commission's orders in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal.
    To intervene, you must submit a motion to intervene to the 
Commission in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure \5\ and the regulations under the NGA \6\ by the 
intervention deadline

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for the project, which is May 28, 2021. As described further in Rule 
214, your motion to intervene must state, to the extent known, your 
position regarding the proceeding, as well as your interest in the 
proceeding. For an individual, this could include your status as a 
landowner, ratepayer, resident of an impacted community, or 
recreationist. You do not need to have property directly impacted by 
the project in order to intervene. For more information about motions 
to intervene, refer to the FERC website at https://www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/how-to/intervene.asp.
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    \5\ 18 CFR 385.214.
    \6\ 18 CFR 157.10.
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    All timely, unopposed motions to intervene are automatically 
granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1). Motions to intervene that are 
filed after the intervention deadline are untimely and may be denied. 
Any late-filed motion to intervene must show good cause for being late 
and must explain why the time limitation should be waived and provide 
justification by reference to factors set forth in Rule 214(d) of the 
Commission's Rules and Regulations. A person obtaining party status 
will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the 
Commission and will receive copies (paper or electronic) of all 
documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties.

Comments

    Any person wishing to comment on the project may do so. The 
Commission considers all comments received about the project in 
determining the appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your 
comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments 
on or before May 28, 2021. The filing of a comment alone will not serve 
to make the filer a party to the proceeding. To become a party, you 
must intervene in the proceeding.

How to File Protests, Interventions, and Comments

    There are two ways to submit protests, motions to intervene, and 
comments. In both instances, please reference the Project docket number 
CP21-81-000 in your submission.
    (1) You may file your protest, motion to intervene, and comments by 
using the Commission's eFiling feature, which is located on the 
Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and 
Filings. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on 
``eRegister.'' You will be asked to select the type of filing you are 
making; first select General'' and then select ``Protest'', 
``Intervention'', or ``Comment on a Filing''; or \7\
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    \7\ Additionally, you may file your comments electronically by 
using the eComment feature, which is located on the Commission's 
website at www.ferc.gov under the link to Documents and Filings. 
Using eComment is an easy method for interested persons to submit 
brief, text-only comments on a project.
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    (2) You can file a paper copy of your submission by mailing it to 
the address below.\8\ Your submission must reference the Project docket 
number CP21-81-000.
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    \8\ Hand-delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be 
delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, 
Rockville, Maryland 20852.

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 
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First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426

    The Commission encourages electronic filing of submissions (option 
1 above) and has eFiling staff available to assist you at (202) 502-
8258 or [email protected]
    Protests and motions to intervene must be served on the applicant 
either by mail or email (with a link to the document) at: 
[email protected] or 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, 
Texas 77002-2700. Any subsequent submissions by an intervenor must be 
served on the applicant and all other parties to the proceeding. 
Contact information for parties can be downloaded from the service list 
at the eService link on FERC Online.

Tracking the Proceeding

    Throughout the proceeding, additional information about the project 
will be available from the Commission's Office of External Affairs, at 
(866) 208-FERC, or on the FERC website at www.ferc.gov using the 
``eLibrary'' link as described above. 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. For more information and to register, go to 
www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp.

    Dated: March 29, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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