ANR Pipeline Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline, 37146-37147 [2021-14907]

Download as PDF 37146 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 132 / Wednesday, July 14, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–468–000] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 ANR Pipeline Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline Take notice that on June 28, 2021, ANR Pipeline Company (ANR), 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, TX 77002–2700 filed in the above referenced docket, a prior notice pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.216 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act, requesting authorization to abandon eight injection/withdrawal wells and six associated pipelines and appurtenances, located in its Loreed Storage Field in Osceola County, Michigan (2021 Loreed Well and Pipeline Abandonment Project or Project). ANR proposes to abandon these facilities under authorities granted by its blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–480–000.1 The proposed abandonments will have no impact on ANR’s existing customers or affect its existing storage operations. The estimated cost for the Project is approximately $3.3 million, 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, ANR Pipeline Company, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, TX 77002–2700; by phone: (832) 320–5209; or email: sorana_ linder@tcenergy.com. Pursuant to Section 157.9 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure,2 within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental review and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or environmental assessment (EA) for this proposal. The filing of an EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. 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 6 and the regulations under the NGA 7 by the intervention deadline for the project, which is September 7, 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 Public Participation your interest in the proceeding. For an individual, this could include your There are three ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of status as a landowner, ratepayer, this project: You can file a protest to the resident of an impacted community, or recreationist. You do not need to have project, you can file a motion to property directly impacted by the intervene in the proceeding, and you can file comments on the project. There project in order to intervene. For more information about motions to intervene, is no fee or cost for filing protests, motions to intervene, or comments. The refer to the FERC website at https:// www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/how-to/ deadline for filing protests, motions to intervene.asp. intervene, and comments is 5:00 p.m. All timely, unopposed motions to Eastern Time on September 7, 2021. intervene are automatically granted by How to file protests, motions to operation of Rule 214(c)(1). Motions to intervene, and comments is explained intervene that are filed after the below. intervention deadline are untimely and Protests may be denied. Any late-filed motion to intervene must show good cause for Pursuant to section 157.205 of the being late and must explain why the Commission’s regulations under the NGA,3 any person 4 or the Commission’s time limitation should be waived and provide justification by reference to staff may file a protest to the request. If factors set forth in Rule 214(d) of the no protest is filed within the time Commission’s Rules and Regulations. A allowed or if a protest is filed and then person obtaining party status will be withdrawn within 30 days after the placed on the service list maintained by allowed time for filing a protest, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies (paper or electronic) authorized effective the day after the of all documents filed by the applicant time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days and by all other parties. after the time allowed for filing a Comments protest, the instant request for Any person wishing to comment on authorization will be considered by the the project may do so. The Commission Commission. considers all comments received about the project in determining the 2 18 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) § 157.9. 3 18 CFR 157.205. include individuals, organizations, businesses, municipalities, and other entities. 18 CFR 385.102(d). 4 Persons 1 Michigan Wisconsin Pipe Line Company, 20 FERC ¶ 62,595 (1982). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Jul 13, 2021 Jkt 253001 Protests must comply with the requirements specified in section 157.205(e) of the Commission’s regulations,5 and must be submitted by the protest deadline, which is September 7, 2021. A protest may also serve as a motion to intervene so long as the protestor states it also seeks to be an intervenor. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5 18 CFR 157.205(e). CFR 385.214. 7 18 CFR 157.10. 6 18 E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 132 / Wednesday, July 14, 2021 / Notices appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments on or before September 7, 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. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 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 CP21–468–000 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 8 (2) You can file a paper copy of your submission by mailing it to the address below. Your submission must reference the Project docket number CP21–468– 000. To mail via USPS, use the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. To mail via any other courier, use the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue Rockville, Maryland 20852. 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, Director, Modernization & Certificates, ANR Pipeline Company, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, TX 77002– 2700; or sorana_linder@tcenergy.com. 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 8 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Jul 13, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: July 7, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–14907 Filed 7–13–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 349–208] Alabama Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Application: Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters. b. Project No.: 349–208. c. Date Filed: December 29, 2020, as supplemented on April 20, 2021. d. Applicant: Alabama Power Company. e. Name of Project: Martin Dam Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The Martin Dam Hydroelectric Project is located on the Tallapoosa River (Lake Martin), in Tallapoosa, Elmore, and Coosa counties, Alabama, and occupies federal land administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM); the nonproject use is located in Tallapoosa County. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37147 h. Applicant Contact: Unzell Kelley, Alabama Power Company at (205) 517– 0885 or ukelley@southernco.com. i. FERC Contact: Shana High at (202) 502–8674 or shana.high@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: August 9, 2021. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests using the Commission’s eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, you may submit a paper copy. 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. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–349–208. Comments emailed to Commission staff are not considered part of the Commission record. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. Description of Request: Alabama Power Company is requesting Commission approval to permit Lake Martin Land Company, LLC to construct common area structures (a boardwalk and five docks that would accommodate a total of 20 watercraft) to be associated with The Landing at Stillwaters, a residential development in the Stillwaters community. l. Locations of the Application: This filing may be viewed on the Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 132 (Wednesday, July 14, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP21-468-000]


ANR Pipeline Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket 
Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline

    Take notice that on June 28, 2021, ANR Pipeline Company (ANR), 700 
Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, TX 77002-2700 filed in the above 
referenced docket, a prior notice pursuant to sections 157.205 and 
157.216 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's regulations under 
the Natural Gas Act, requesting authorization to abandon eight 
injection/withdrawal wells and six associated pipelines and 
appurtenances, located in its Loreed Storage Field in Osceola County, 
Michigan (2021 Loreed Well and Pipeline Abandonment Project or 
Project). ANR proposes to abandon these facilities under authorities 
granted by its blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82-480-
000.\1\ The proposed abandonments will have no impact on ANR's existing 
customers or affect its existing storage operations. The estimated cost 
for the Project is approximately $3.3 million, 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\ Michigan Wisconsin Pipe Line Company, 20 FERC ] 62,595 
(1982).
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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, ANR Pipeline 
Company, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, TX 77002-2700; by 
phone: (832) 320-5209; or email: [email protected].
    Pursuant to Section 157.9 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure,\2\ within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will 
either: Complete its environmental review and place it into the 
Commission's public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a 
Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule 
for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other 
milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff's issuance of 
the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or environmental 
assessment (EA) for this proposal. The filing of an EA in the 
Commission's public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a 
Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify 
federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all 
necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal 
authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission 
staff's FEIS or EA.
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    \2\ 18 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Sec.  157.9.
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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 September 7, 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,\3\ any person \4\ 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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    \3\ 18 CFR 157.205.
    \4\ 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,\5\ and must be submitted by 
the protest deadline, which is September 7, 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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    \5\ 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 \6\ and the regulations under the NGA \7\ by the 
intervention deadline for the project, which is September 7, 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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    \6\ 18 CFR 385.214.
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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

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appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your comments are timely 
and properly recorded, please submit your comments on or before 
September 7, 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 
CP21-468-000 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 \8\
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    \8\ 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. Your submission must reference the Project docket 
number CP21-468-000.
    To mail via USPS, use the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, 
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, 
Washington, DC 20426.
    To mail via any other courier, use the following address: Kimberly 
D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins 
Avenue Rockville, Maryland 20852.
    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: Sorana 
Linder, Director, Modernization & Certificates, ANR Pipeline Company, 
700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, TX 77002-2700; or 
[email protected]. 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: July 7, 2021.
Debbie-Anne A. Reese,
Deputy Secretary.
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