Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC; Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion Project and Schedule for Environmental Review, 35780-35781 [2021-14478]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 35780 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 127 / Wednesday, July 7, 2021 / Notices accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR 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 July 19, 2021. 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[FR Doc. 2021–14371 Filed 7–6–21; 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 Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion 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 Evangeline Pass Expansion Project (Project), proposed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC (Tennessee) and Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC (SNG) in Clarke and Smith Counties, Mississippi and St. Bernard and Plaquemines Parishes, Louisiana.1 The EIS will tier off Commission staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA) and its findings and conclusions for the Project issued on August 24, 2020, and respond to comments filed on the EA.2 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 Tennessee and SNG’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. 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 1 SNG is proposing to construct or modify auxiliary facilities pursuant to section 2.55(a) of the Commission’s regulations in these additional counties and parishes: Jasper, Simpson, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, and Walthall Counties, Mississippi and Washington, St. Tammany, and Orleans Parishes, Louisiana. 2 The EA for the Project is filed in Docket Nos. CP20–50–000 and CP20–51–000 under Accession No. 20200824–3066. PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 3 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 8, 2021 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—January 6, 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; Native American Tribes; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; 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 GasProjectAddressChange@ferc.gov stating your request. You must include the docket number (CP20–50–000 or 3 For instructions on connecting to eLibrary, refer to the ‘‘Additional Information’’ section of this notice. E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 127 / Wednesday, July 7, 2021 / Notices CP20–51–000) 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. Dated: June 30, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Appendix 1 MAILING LIST UPDATE FORM Evangeline Pass Expansion Project Name llllllllllllllllll Agency lllllllllllllllll Address llllllllllllllll Cityllllll Statelll Zip Codelll khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES b Please update the mailing list b Please remove my name from the mailing list lllllllllllllllllllll FROM lllllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllll ATTN: OEP—Gas 2, PJ–11.2 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Jul 06, 2021 Jkt 253001 888 First Street NE Washington, DC 20426 CP20–50–000, CP20–51–000 Evangeline Pass Expansion Project Staple or Tape Here [FR Doc. 2021–14478 Filed 7–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG21–182–000. Applicants: Independence Wind Energy LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Independence Wind Energy LLC. Filed Date: 6/29/21. Accession Number: 20210629–5078. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/20/21. Docket Numbers: EG21–183–000. Applicants: Glass Sands Wind Energy, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification Exempt Wholesale Generator of Glass Sands Wind Energy, LLC. Filed Date: 6/29/21. Accession Number: 20210629–5206. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/20/21. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2822–019; ER12–2076–007; ER12–2077–007; ER12–2078–007; ER12–2081–007; ER12–2083–007; ER12–2084–007; ER12–2086–007; ER12–2097–007; ER12–2101–007; ER12–2102–008; ER12–2106–007; ER12–2107–007; ER12–2108–007; ER12–2109–007; ER16–1250–011. Applicants: Atlantic Renewable Projects II LLC, Avangrid Renewables, LLC, Barton Windpower LLC, Buffalo Ridge I LLC, Buffalo Ridge II LLC, Elm Creek Wind, LLC, Elm Creek Wind II LLC, Farmers City Wind, LLC, Flying Cloud Power Partners, LLC, MinnDakota Wind LLC, Moraine Wind LLC, Moraine Wind II LLC, New Harvest Wind Power LLC, Northern Iowa Windpower II LLC, Rugby Wind LLC, Trimont Wind I LLC. Description: Triennial Market Power Analysis for Central Region of Atlantic Renewable Projects II LLC, et al. Filed Date: 6/28/21. Accession Number: 20210628–5183. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/27/21. PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35781 Docket Numbers: ER10–3057–005; ER14–1348–007; ER14–1349–007; ER19–1646–001. Applicants: Dow Pipeline Company, The Dow Chemical Company, Union Carbide Corporation, Performance Materials NA, Inc. Description: Triennial Market Power Analysis for Central Region of Dow Pipeline Company, et al. Filed Date: 6/29/21. Accession Number: 20210629–5205. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/30/21. Docket Numbers: ER10–3097–013. Applicants: Bruce Power Inc. Description: Triennial Market Power Analysis for Central Region of Bruce Power Inc. Filed Date: 6/28/21. Accession Number: 20210628–5181. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/27/21. Docket Numbers: ER10–3246–018; ER10–2474–024; ER10–2475–024; ER10–2984–052; ER13–1266–035; ER15–2211–032. Applicants: PacifiCorp, Sierra Pacific Power Company, Nevada Power Company, Merrill Lynch Commodities, Inc., CalEnergy, LLC, MidAmerican Energy Services, LLC. Description: Notice of Change in Status of PacifiCorp, et al. Filed Date: 6/24/21. Accession Number: 20210624–5193. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/15/21. Docket Numbers: ER11–2534–009; ER16–2234–005. Applicants: Morris Cogeneration, LLC, EF Kenilworth LLC. Description: Triennial Market Power Analysis for Northeast Region of Morris Cogeneration, LLC, et al. Filed Date: 6/29/21. Accession Number: 20210629–5186. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/30/21. Docket Numbers: ER20–2382–002. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: 2021– 06–29_SA 3516 Ameren-Broadlands Wind Farm Sub FSA GIA (J468) to be effective 10/1/2020. Filed Date: 6/29/21. Accession Number: 20210629–5105. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/20/21. Docket Numbers: ER20–2385–001. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: 2021– 06–29 SA 3025 Ameren-Broadland Wind Farm Sub 1st Rev FCA (J468) to be effective 7/9/2020. Filed Date: 6/29/21. Accession Number: 20210629–5112. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/20/21. Docket Numbers: ER20–2386–001. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 127 (Wednesday, July 7, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35780-35781]
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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 Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact 
Statement for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion 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 Evangeline Pass Expansion Project (Project), proposed by Tennessee 
Gas Pipeline Company, LLC (Tennessee) and Southern Natural Gas Company, 
LLC (SNG) in Clarke and Smith Counties, Mississippi and St. Bernard and 
Plaquemines Parishes, Louisiana.\1\ The EIS will tier off Commission 
staff's Environmental Assessment (EA) and its findings and conclusions 
for the Project issued on August 24, 2020, and respond to comments 
filed on the EA.\2\ 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 Tennessee and SNG'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\ SNG is proposing to construct or modify auxiliary facilities 
pursuant to section 2.55(a) of the Commission's regulations in these 
additional counties and parishes: Jasper, Simpson, Jefferson Davis, 
Lawrence, and Walthall Counties, Mississippi and Washington, St. 
Tammany, and Orleans Parishes, Louisiana.
    \2\ The EA for the Project is filed in Docket Nos. CP20-50-000 
and CP20-51-000 under Accession No. 20200824-3066.
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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 \3\ 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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    \3\ 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 8, 2021
    90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline--January 6, 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; Native American Tribes; 
elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; 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 (CP20-50-000 or

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CP20-51-000) 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.

    Dated: June 30, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.

Appendix 1

MAILING LIST UPDATE FORM

Evangeline Pass Expansion Project

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ATTN: OEP--Gas 2, PJ-11.2
    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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CP20-50-000, CP20-51-000

Evangeline Pass Expansion Project

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