CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp.; Summit Utilities Arkansas, Inc.; Notice of Application and Establishing Intervention Deadline, 38073-38074 [2021-15179]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 135 / Monday, July 19, 2021 / Notices Dated: July 14, 2021. Juliana Pearson, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2021–15245 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–469–000] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp.; Summit Utilities Arkansas, Inc.; Notice of Application and Establishing Intervention Deadline Take notice that on June 28, 2021, CenterPoint Energy Resources Corporation (CERC), 1005 Congress Avenue, Suite 650, Austin, Texas 78701, and Summit Utilities Arkansas, Inc. (Summit Arkansas), 10825 E. Geddes Ave., Suite 410, Centennial, Colorado 80112, filed in Docket No. CP21–469– 000 an abbreviated application under section 7(f) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations, requesting that the Commission: (i) Amend the service area determination granted in docket number CP19–111–000 1 on July 10, 2019 to remove certain service areas, as CERC will no longer have crossborder service areas in these locations; and (ii) transfer one service area currently authorized in the order referenced above to Summit Arkansas so that Summit Arkansas will succeed to a service area within which Summit Arkansas may, without further Commission authorization own and operate certain facilities that provide natural gas distribution service across state lines. Summit Arkansas requests the service area determination with respect to a limited geographic area at the border between Arkansas and Texas in which Summit Arkansas will provide natural gas distribution service across state lines. Summit Arkansas also requests a finding that Summit Arkansas qualifies for treatment as a local distribution company for purposes of transportation under section 311 of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 (NGPA), and a waiver of the Commission’s accounting, reporting, and other regulatory requirements ordinarily applicable to natural gas companies under the NGA and the NGPA, all as more fully set forth in the application 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 regarding this filing may be directed to Hallie Flint Gilman, Chief Legal Officer Summit Utilities, 10825 E Geddes Ave., Suite 410, Centennial, CO 80112, by phone at (207) 781–1200 ext. 1428, or by email at hgilman@summitutilities.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. Public Participation There are two ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project: You can file comments on the project, and you can file a motion to intervene in the proceeding. There is no fee or cost for filing comments or 1 CenterPoint Energy Res. Corp., 168 FERC ¶ 62,011 (2019). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:09 Jul 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 2 18 PO 00000 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) 157.9. Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38073 intervening. The deadline for filing a motion to intervene is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 2, 2021. Comments Any person wishing to comment on the project may do so. Comments may include statements of support or objections to the project as a whole or specific aspects of the project. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments on or before August 2, 2021. There are three methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the Project docket number CP21–469–000 in your submission. (1) 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; (2) You may file your comments electronically by using the eFiling feature, which is located on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. 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 ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address below.3 Your written comments must reference the Project docket number (CP21–469–000). Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426 The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments (options 1 and 2 above) and has eFiling staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Persons who comment on the environmental review of this project will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, and will receive notification when the environmental documents (EA or EIS) are issued for this project and will be notified of meetings associated with the 3 Hand delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 38074 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 135 / Monday, July 19, 2021 / Notices lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Commission’s environmental review process. The Commission considers all comments received about the project in determining the appropriate action to be taken. However, 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. For instructions on how to intervene, see below. Interventions Any person, which includes individuals, organizations, businesses, municipalities, and other entities,4 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 for the project, which is August 2, 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 the 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. There are two ways to submit your motion to intervene. In both instances, please reference the Project docket number CP21–469–000 in your submission. (1) You may file your motion to intervene 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 ‘‘Intervention.’’ The eFiling feature includes a document-less intervention option; for more information, visit https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling/ document-less-intervention.pdf; or 4 18 CFR 385.102(d). CFR 385.214. 6 18 CFR 157.10. 5 18 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:23 Jul 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 (2) You can file a paper copy of your motion to intervene, along with three copies, by mailing the documents to the address below.7 Your motion to intervene must reference the Project docket number CP21–469–000. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426 The Commission encourages electronic filing of motions to intervene (option 1 above) and has eFiling staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Motions to intervene must be served on the applicant either by mail or email at: Gulf States Transmission LLC, 1300 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002; or at blair.lichtenwalter@energytransfer.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 service list at the eService link on FERC Online. Service can be via email with a link to the document. All timely, unopposed 8 motions to intervene are automatically granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1).9 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.10 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. 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. 7 Hand delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. 8 The applicant has 15 days from the submittal of a motion to intervene to file a written objection to the intervention. 9 18 CFR 385.214(c)(1). 10 18 CFR 385.214(b)(3) and (d). PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Intervention Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, August 2, 2021. Dated: July 12, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–15179 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OGC–2021–0404; FRL–8740–01– OGC] Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Act Citizen Suit Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of proposed consent decree; request for public comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Clean Air Act, as amended (‘‘CAA’’ or the ‘‘Act’’), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) gives notice of a proposed consent decree in Environmental Integrity Project v. Regan, No. 1:21–cv–00009 (D.D.C.). In this litigation, Environmental Integrity Project (‘‘EIP’’) alleged that the Administrator of EPA failed to perform certain non-discretionary duties to timely respond to petitions asking EPA to object to eight operating permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (‘‘TCEQ’’). The proposed consent decree would establish deadlines for EPA to take action in response to these petitions. The proposed consent decree does not require EPA to take any specific, particular action in response to the petitions. DATES: Written comments on the proposed consent decree must be received by August 18, 2021. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OGC–2021–0404, online at https:// www.regulations.gov (EPA’s preferred method). Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the Docket ID number for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 135 (Monday, July 19, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38073-38074]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP21-469-000]


CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp.; Summit Utilities Arkansas, 
Inc.; Notice of Application and Establishing Intervention Deadline

    Take notice that on June 28, 2021, CenterPoint Energy Resources 
Corporation (CERC), 1005 Congress Avenue, Suite 650, Austin, Texas 
78701, and Summit Utilities Arkansas, Inc. (Summit Arkansas), 10825 E. 
Geddes Ave., Suite 410, Centennial, Colorado 80112, filed in Docket No. 
CP21-469-000 an abbreviated application under section 7(f) of the 
Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Part 157 of the Commission's regulations, 
requesting that the Commission: (i) Amend the service area 
determination granted in docket number CP19-111-000 \1\ on July 10, 
2019 to remove certain service areas, as CERC will no longer have 
cross-border service areas in these locations; and (ii) transfer one 
service area currently authorized in the order referenced above to 
Summit Arkansas so that Summit Arkansas will succeed to a service area 
within which Summit Arkansas may, without further Commission 
authorization own and operate certain facilities that provide natural 
gas distribution service across state lines. Summit Arkansas requests 
the service area determination with respect to a limited geographic 
area at the border between Arkansas and Texas in which Summit Arkansas 
will provide natural gas distribution service across state lines. 
Summit Arkansas also requests a finding that Summit Arkansas qualifies 
for treatment as a local distribution company for purposes of 
transportation under section 311 of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 
(NGPA), and a waiver of the Commission's accounting, reporting, and 
other regulatory requirements ordinarily applicable to natural gas 
companies under the NGA and the NGPA, all as more fully set forth in 
the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public 
inspection.
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    \1\ CenterPoint Energy Res. Corp., 168 FERC ] 62,011 (2019).
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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 regarding this filing may be directed to Hallie Flint 
Gilman, Chief Legal Officer Summit Utilities, 10825 E Geddes Ave., 
Suite 410, Centennial, CO 80112, by phone at (207) 781-1200 ext. 1428, 
or by email at [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) 157.9.
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Public Participation

    There are two ways to become involved in the Commission's review of 
this project: You can file comments on the project, and you can file a 
motion to intervene in the proceeding. There is no fee or cost for 
filing comments or intervening. The deadline for filing a motion to 
intervene is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 2, 2021.

Comments

    Any person wishing to comment on the project may do so. Comments 
may include statements of support or objections to the project as a 
whole or specific aspects of the project. The more specific your 
comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that your comments 
are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments on or 
before August 2, 2021.
    There are three methods you can use to submit your comments to the 
Commission. In all instances, please reference the Project docket 
number CP21-469-000 in your submission.
    (1) 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;
    (2) You may file your comments electronically by using the eFiling 
feature, which is located on the Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) 
under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide 
comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your 
submission. 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 ``Comment on a 
Filing''; or
    (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to 
the following address below.\3\ Your written comments must reference 
the Project docket number (CP21-469-000).
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    \3\ 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 comments (options 1 
and 2 above) and has eFiling staff available to assist you at (202) 
502-8258 or [email protected] Persons who comment on the 
environmental review of this project will be placed on the Commission's 
environmental mailing list, and will receive notification when the 
environmental documents (EA or EIS) are issued for this project and 
will be notified of meetings associated with the

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Commission's environmental review process.
    The Commission considers all comments received about the project in 
determining the appropriate action to be taken. However, 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. 
For instructions on how to intervene, see below.

Interventions

    Any person, which includes individuals, organizations, businesses, 
municipalities, and other entities,\4\ 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.
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    \4\ 18 CFR 385.102(d).
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    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 for the project, which is August 2, 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 
the 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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    There are two ways to submit your motion to intervene. In both 
instances, please reference the Project docket number CP21-469-000 in 
your submission.
    (1) You may file your motion to intervene 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 ``Intervention.'' The eFiling feature 
includes a document-less intervention option; for more information, 
visit https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling/document-less-intervention.pdf; or
    (2) You can file a paper copy of your motion to intervene, along 
with three copies, by mailing the documents to the address below.\7\ 
Your motion to intervene must reference the Project docket number CP21-
469-000.
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    \7\ 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 motions to intervene 
(option 1 above) and has eFiling staff available to assist you at (202) 
502-8258 or [email protected]
    Motions to intervene must be served on the applicant either by mail 
or email at: Gulf States Transmission LLC, 1300 Main Street, Houston, 
Texas 77002; or at [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. Service can be via email with a link to the document.
    All timely, unopposed \8\ motions to intervene are automatically 
granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1).\9\ 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.\10\ 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.
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    \8\ The applicant has 15 days from the submittal of a motion to 
intervene to file a written objection to the intervention.
    \9\ 18 CFR 385.214(c)(1).
    \10\ 18 CFR 385.214(b)(3) and (d).
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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.
    Intervention Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, August 2, 
2021.

    Dated: July 12, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-15179 Filed 7-16-21; 8:45 am]
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