North Baja Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed North Baja Xpress Project and Schedule for Environmental Review, 29768-29769 [2021-11663]

Download as PDF 29768 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 105 / Thursday, June 3, 2021 / Notices Filed Date: 5/27/21. Accession Number: 20210527–5259. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/17/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2019–000. Applicants: California Independent System Operator Corporation. Description: Tariff Cancellation: 2021–05–27 Termination of DSHBAOA—Griffith to be effective 6/1/ 2021. Filed Date: 5/27/21. Accession Number: 20210527–5270. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/17/21. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system (https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/ fercgensearch.asp) by 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: May 27, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–11707 Filed 6–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP20–27–000] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the North Baja XPress Project (Project), proposed by North Baja Pipeline, LLC (North Baja) in La Paz County, Arizona and Imperial County, California. The EIS will tier off Commission staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA) and its findings and conclusions for the Project issued on September 8, 2020, and respond to 17:23 Jun 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 The National Environmental Policy Act Process The production of the EIS is part of the Commission’s overall National Environmental Policy Act review process. Commission staff will independently analyze the proposed Project and prepare a draft EIS, which will be issued for public comment. Commission staff will consider all timely comments received during the comment period on the draft EIS and revise the document, as necessary, before issuing a final EIS. Any draft and final EIS will be available in electronic format in the public record through eLibrary 2 and the Commission’s natural gas environmental documents web page (https://www.ferc.gov/industries-data/ natural-gas/environment/ environmental-documents). Schedule for Environmental Review This notice identifies the Commission staff’s planned schedule for completion of a final EIS for the Project, which is based on an issuance of the draft EIS in July 2021. Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS: October 22, 2021 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline: January 20, 2022 If a schedule change becomes necessary for the final EIS, an additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the Project’s progress. Environmental Mailing List North Baja Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed North Baja Xpress Project and Schedule for Environmental Review VerDate Sep<11>2014 comments filed on the EA.1 The EIS will assist the Commission in its consideration of the Project’s contribution to climate change and its decision-making process to determine whether North Baja’s proposed Project is in the public convenience and necessity. The schedule for preparation of the EIS is discussed in the ‘‘Schedule for Environmental Review’’ section of this notice. This notice is being sent to the Commission’s current environmental mailing list for the Project, which includes: Federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American Tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. This list also includes all affected landowners (as defined in the Commission’s regulations) who are 1 The EA for the Project is filed in Docket No. CP20–27–000 under Accession No. 20200908–3009. 2 For instructions on connecting to eLibrary, refer to the ‘‘Additional Information’’ section of this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 potential right-of-way grantors, whose property may be used temporarily for Project purposes, or who own homes within certain distances of aboveground facilities, and anyone who submits comments on the Project and includes a mailing address with their comments. Commission staff will update the environmental mailing list as the analysis proceeds to ensure that Commission notices related to this environmental review are sent to all individuals, organizations, and government entities interested in and/or potentially affected by the proposed Project. If you need to make changes to your name/address, or if you would like to remove your name from the mailing list, please complete one of the following steps: (1) Send an email to GasProjectAddressChange@ferc.gov stating your request. You must include the docket number CP20–27–000 in your request. If you are requesting a change to your address, please be sure to include your name and the correct address. If you are requesting to delete your address from the mailing list, please include your name and address as it appeared on this notice. This email address is unable to accept comments. OR (2) Return the attached ‘‘Mailing List Update Form’’ (appendix 1). Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EIS 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 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 at www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search’’ and enter the docket number in the ‘‘Docket Number’’ field. Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of all formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 105 / Thursday, June 3, 2021 / Notices Dated: May 27, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–11663 Filed 6–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2997–031] South Sutter Water District; Notice of Waiver Period for Water Quality Certification Application On May 17, 2021, South Sutter Water District submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) a copy of its application for a Clean Water Act Section 401(a)(1) water quality certification filed with the California State Water Resources Control Board (California Water Board), in conjunction with the above captioned project. Pursuant to 40 CFR 121.6, we hereby notify the California Water Board of the following: Date of Receipt of the Certification Request: May 17, 2021. Reasonable Period of Time to Act on the Certification Request: One year. Date Waiver Occurs for Failure to Act: May 17, 2022. If the California Water Board fails or refuses to act on the water quality certification request by the above waiver date, then the agency’s certifying authority is deemed waived pursuant to Section 401(a)(1) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1341(a)(1). Dated: May 19, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–11666 Filed 6–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. CP20–48–000] Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P.; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Enhancement By Compression Project and Schedule for Environmental Review The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Enhancement by Compression Project (Project), proposed by Iroquois VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 Gas Transmission System, L.P. (Iroquois) in Greene and Dutchess Counties, New York and Fairfield and New Haven Counties, Connecticut. The EIS will tier off Commission staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA) and its findings and conclusions for the Project issued on September 30, 2020, and respond to comments filed on the EA.1 The EIS will assist the Commission in its consideration of the Project’s contribution to climate change and its decision-making process to determine whether Iroquois’ proposed Project is in the public convenience and necessity. The schedule for preparation of the EIS is discussed in the ‘‘Schedule for Environmental Review’’ section of this notice. The National Environmental Policy Act Process The production of the EIS is part of the Commission’s overall National Environmental Policy Act review process. Commission staff will independently analyze the proposed Project and prepare a draft EIS, which will be issued for public comment. Commission staff will consider all timely comments received during the comment period on the draft EIS and revise the document, as necessary, before issuing a final EIS. Any draft and final EIS will be available in electronic format in the public record through eLibrary 2 and the Commission’s natural gas environmental documents web page (https://www.ferc.gov/industries-data/ natural-gas/environment/ environmental-documents). Schedule for Environmental Review This notice identifies the Commission staff’s planned schedule for completion of a final EIS for the Project, which is based on an issuance of the draft EIS in June 2021. Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS September 3, 2021 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline December 2, 2021 If a schedule change becomes necessary for the final EIS, an additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the Project’s progress. Environmental Mailing List This notice is being sent to the Commission’s current environmental mailing list for the Project which includes federal, state, and local 1 The EA for the Project is filed in Docket No. CP20–48–000 under Accession No. 20200930–3011. 2 For instructions on connecting to eLibrary, refer to the ‘‘Additional Information’’ section of this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29769 government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries. This list also includes all affected landowners (as defined in the Commission’s regulations) who are potential right-of-way grantors, whose property may be used temporarily for Project purposes, or who own homes within certain distances of aboveground facilities, and anyone who submits comments on the Project and includes a mailing address with their comments. Commission staff will update the environmental mailing list as the analysis proceeds to ensure that Commission notices related to this environmental review are sent to all individuals, organizations, and government entities interested in and/or potentially affected by the proposed Project. If you need to make changes to your name/address, or if you would like to remove your name from the mailing list, please complete one of the following steps: (1) Send an email to GasProjectAddressChange@ferc.gov stating your request. You must include the docket number CP20–48–000 in your request. If you are requesting a change to your address, please be sure to include your name and the correct address. If you are requesting to delete your address from the mailing list, please include your name and address as it appeared on this notice. This email address is unable to accept comments. OR (2) Return the attached ‘‘Mailing List Update Form’’ (appendix 1). Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EIS 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 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 at www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search’’ and enter the docket number in the ‘‘Docket Number’’ field. Be sure you have selected an E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 105 (Thursday, June 3, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29768-29769]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-11663]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP20-27-000]


North Baja Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an 
Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed North Baja Xpress 
Project and Schedule for Environmental Review

    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for 
the North Baja XPress Project (Project), proposed by North Baja 
Pipeline, LLC (North Baja) in La Paz County, Arizona and Imperial 
County, California. The EIS will tier off Commission staff's 
Environmental Assessment (EA) and its findings and conclusions for the 
Project issued on September 8, 2020, and respond to comments filed on 
the EA.\1\ The EIS will assist the Commission in its consideration of 
the Project's contribution to climate change and its decision-making 
process to determine whether North Baja's proposed Project is in the 
public convenience and necessity. The schedule for preparation of the 
EIS is discussed in the ``Schedule for Environmental Review'' section 
of this notice.
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    \1\ The EA for the Project is filed in Docket No. CP20-27-000 
under Accession No. 20200908-3009.
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The National Environmental Policy Act Process

    The production of the EIS is part of the Commission's overall 
National Environmental Policy Act review process. Commission staff will 
independently analyze the proposed Project and prepare a draft EIS, 
which will be issued for public comment. Commission staff will consider 
all timely comments received during the comment period on the draft EIS 
and revise the document, as necessary, before issuing a final EIS. Any 
draft and final EIS will be available in electronic format in the 
public record through eLibrary \2\ and the Commission's natural gas 
environmental documents web page (https://www.ferc.gov/industries-data/natural-gas/environment/environmental-documents).
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    \2\ For instructions on connecting to eLibrary, refer to the 
``Additional Information'' section of this notice.
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Schedule for Environmental Review

    This notice identifies the Commission staff's planned schedule for 
completion of a final EIS for the Project, which is based on an 
issuance of the draft EIS in July 2021.

Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS: October 22, 2021
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline: January 20, 2022

    If a schedule change becomes necessary for the final EIS, an 
additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are 
kept informed of the Project's progress.

Environmental Mailing List

    This notice is being sent to the Commission's current environmental 
mailing list for the Project, which includes: Federal, state, and local 
government representatives and agencies; elected officials; 
environmental and public interest groups; Native American Tribes; other 
interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. This list also 
includes all affected landowners (as defined in the Commission's 
regulations) who are potential right-of-way grantors, whose property 
may be used temporarily for Project purposes, or who own homes within 
certain distances of aboveground facilities, and anyone who submits 
comments on the Project and includes a mailing address with their 
comments. Commission staff will update the environmental mailing list 
as the analysis proceeds to ensure that Commission notices related to 
this environmental review are sent to all individuals, organizations, 
and government entities interested in and/or potentially affected by 
the proposed Project.
    If you need to make changes to your name/address, or if you would 
like to remove your name from the mailing list, please complete one of 
the following steps:
    (1) Send an email to [email protected] stating your 
request. You must include the docket number CP20-27-000 in your 
request. If you are requesting a change to your address, please be sure 
to include your name and the correct address. If you are requesting to 
delete your address from the mailing list, please include your name and 
address as it appeared on this notice. This email address is unable to 
accept comments.

OR

    (2) Return the attached ``Mailing List Update Form'' (appendix 1).

Additional Information

    In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EIS 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 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 at www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Click on the 
eLibrary link, click on ``General Search'' and enter the docket number 
in the ``Docket Number'' field. Be sure you have selected an 
appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online 
Support at [email protected] or (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, 
contact (202) 502-8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the 
texts of all formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, 
notices, and rulemakings.


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    Dated: May 27, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-11663 Filed 6-2-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P