Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC; Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion Project, 38711-38712 [2021-15592]

Download as PDF lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 138 / Thursday, July 22, 2021 / Notices Accession Number: 20210716–5034. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/6/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2439–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., American Transmission Company LLC. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2021–07–16_SA 2770 ATC-Sun Prairie 1st Rev CFA to be effective 9/15/2021. Filed Date: 7/16/21. Accession Number: 20210716–5084. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/6/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2440–000. Applicants: PacifiCorp. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: OATT Revised Attachment H–1 (Updates Form 1 Source References) to be effective 9/15/2021. Filed Date: 7/16/21. Accession Number: 20210716–5086. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/6/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2441–000. Applicants: In Commodities US LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Baseline new to be effective 8/1/2021. Filed Date: 7/16/21. Accession Number: 20210716–5113. 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Filed Date: 7/16/21. Accession Number: 20210716–5129. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/6/21. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system (https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Jul 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: July 16, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–15590 Filed 7–21–21; 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 Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared a draft 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 the above-referenced dockets. Tennessee requests authorization to construct and operate about 13 miles of 36-inch-diameter pipeline and a new compressor station in St. Bernard and Plaquemines Parishes, Louisiana. SNG requests authorization to construct and operate a new compressor station and three new meter stations in Clarke and Smith, Counties, Mississippi; and St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. The Project would enable the transportation of up to 1,100,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas to an interconnect with Venture Global Gator Express, LLC’s Gator Express Pipeline to provide feed gas for Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC’s facility in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38711 The draft EIS responds to comments that were received on the Commission’s August 24, 2020 Environmental Assessment (EA), provides additional discussion of climate change impacts in the region, and discloses downstream greenhouse gas emissions for the Project. With the exception of climate change impacts, the FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed Project, with the mitigation measures recommended in this EIS, would not result in significant environmental impacts. FERC staff continues to be unable to determine significance with regards to climate change impacts. The draft EIS incorporates the above referenced EA, which addressed the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation of the following Project facilities: Tennessee • about 9 miles of 36-inch-diameter looping pipeline in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (Yscloskey Toca Lateral Loop); • about 4 miles of 36-inch-diameter looping pipeline in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana (Grand Bayou Loop); and • a new 23,470 horsepower compressor station consisting of one natural gas-fired Solar Turbines Titan 130 turbine driven compressor unit along Tennessee’s existing 500 line in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (Compressor Station 529); SNG • a new 22,220 hp compressor station consisting of two natural gas-fired Solar Taurus 70 turbines (11,110 hp each) in Clarke County, Mississippi (Rose Hill Compressor Station); and • three new meter stations: Rose Hill Receipt Meter Station in Clarke County, Mississippi; Midcontinent Express Pipeline Receipt Meter Station in Smith County, Mississippi; and Toca Delivery Meter Station in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. The Commission mailed a copy of the Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Evangeline Pass Expansion Project to federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other interested individuals and groups; and newspapers and libraries in the Project area. The draft EIS is only available in electronic format. It may be viewed and downloaded from the FERC’s website (www.ferc.gov), on the natural gas environmental documents page (https://www.ferc.gov/industriesdata/natural-gas/environment/ E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 38712 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 138 / Thursday, July 22, 2021 / Notices environmental-documents). In addition, the draft EIS may be accessed by using the eLibrary link on the FERC’s website. Click on the eLibrary link (https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/eLibrary/search) select ‘‘General Search’’ and enter the docket number in the ‘‘Docket Number’’ field (i.e., CP20–50–000 or CP20–51–000). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The draft EIS is not a decision document. It presents Commission staff’s independent analysis of the environmental issues for the Commission to consider when addressing the merits of all issues in this proceeding. Any person wishing to comment on the draft EIS may do so. Your comments should focus on draft EIS’s disclosure and discussion of potential environmental effects, including climate impacts due to downstream greenhouse gas emissions, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. To ensure consideration of your comments on the proposal in the final EIS, it is important that the Commission receive your comments on or before 5:00pm Eastern Time on September 7, 2021. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has staff available to assist you at (866) 208–3676 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Please carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to FERC Online. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project; (2) You can file your comments electronically by using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to FERC Online. 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.’’ If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’ as the filing type; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the Commission. Be sure to reference the Project docket number (CP20–50–000 or CP20–51–000) on your letter. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Jul 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 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. Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR part 385.214). Motions to intervene are more fully described at https://www.ferc.gov/ferconline/ferc-online/how-guides. Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing or judicial review of the Commission’s decision. The Commission grants affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. Questions? Additional information about the Project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208–FERC, or on the FERC website (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. 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 that 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. Go to https://www.ferc.gov/ ferc-online/overview to register for eSubscription. Dated: July 16, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–15592 Filed 7–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 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: RP21–966–000. Applicants: Equitrans, L.P. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Equitrans’ Clean Up Filing—July 2021 to be effective 8/15/2021. Filed Date: 7/15/21. Accession Number: 20210715–5017. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/27/21. Docket Numbers: RP21–967–000. Applicants: Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Amendment to a Negotiated Rate Agreement Filing—Presidio WAB LLC to be effective 7/15/2021. Filed Date: 7/15/21. Accession Number: 20210715–5053. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/27/21. Docket Numbers: RP21–968–000. Applicants: NEXUS Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rates—Release eff 07–15– 2021 to be effective 7/15/2021. Filed Date: 7/15/21. Accession Number: 20210715–5108. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/27/21. 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: July 16, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–15589 Filed 7–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 138 (Thursday, July 22, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38711-38712]
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. CP20-50-000; Docket No. CP20-51-000]


Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC; Southern Natural Gas 
Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact 
Statement for the Proposed Evangeline Pass Expansion Project

    The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or 
Commission) has prepared a draft 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 the above-referenced dockets.
    Tennessee requests authorization to construct and operate about 13 
miles of 36-inch-diameter pipeline and a new compressor station in St. 
Bernard and Plaquemines Parishes, Louisiana. SNG requests authorization 
to construct and operate a new compressor station and three new meter 
stations in Clarke and Smith, Counties, Mississippi; and St. Bernard 
Parish, Louisiana. The Project would enable the transportation of up to 
1,100,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas to an interconnect with 
Venture Global Gator Express, LLC's Gator Express Pipeline to provide 
feed gas for Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC's facility in 
Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.
    The draft EIS responds to comments that were received on the 
Commission's August 24, 2020 Environmental Assessment (EA), provides 
additional discussion of climate change impacts in the region, and 
discloses downstream greenhouse gas emissions for the Project. With the 
exception of climate change impacts, the FERC staff concludes that 
approval of the proposed Project, with the mitigation measures 
recommended in this EIS, would not result in significant environmental 
impacts. FERC staff continues to be unable to determine significance 
with regards to climate change impacts.
    The draft EIS incorporates the above referenced EA, which addressed 
the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation 
of the following Project facilities:

Tennessee

     about 9 miles of 36-inch-diameter looping pipeline in St. 
Bernard Parish, Louisiana (Yscloskey Toca Lateral Loop);
     about 4 miles of 36-inch-diameter looping pipeline in 
Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana (Grand Bayou Loop); and
     a new 23,470 horsepower compressor station consisting of 
one natural gas-fired Solar Turbines Titan 130 turbine driven 
compressor unit along Tennessee's existing 500 line in St. Bernard 
Parish, Louisiana (Compressor Station 529);

SNG

     a new 22,220 hp compressor station consisting of two 
natural gas-fired Solar Taurus 70 turbines (11,110 hp each) in Clarke 
County, Mississippi (Rose Hill Compressor Station); and
     three new meter stations: Rose Hill Receipt Meter Station 
in Clarke County, Mississippi; Midcontinent Express Pipeline Receipt 
Meter Station in Smith County, Mississippi; and Toca Delivery Meter 
Station in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.
    The Commission mailed a copy of the Notice of Availability of the 
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Evangeline Pass Expansion 
Project to federal, state, and local government representatives and 
agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; 
Native American tribes; potentially affected landowners and other 
interested individuals and groups; and newspapers and libraries in the 
Project area. The draft EIS is only available in electronic format. It 
may be viewed and downloaded from the FERC's website (www.ferc.gov), on 
the natural gas environmental documents page (https://www.ferc.gov/
industries-data/natural-gas/environment/

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environmental-documents). In addition, the draft EIS may be accessed by 
using the eLibrary link on the FERC's website. Click on the eLibrary 
link (https://elibrary.ferc.gov/eLibrary/search) select ``General 
Search'' and enter the docket number in the ``Docket Number'' field 
(i.e., CP20-50-000 or CP20-51-000). Be sure you have selected an 
appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online 
Support at [email protected] or toll free at (866) 208-3676, 
or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.
    The draft EIS is not a decision document. It presents Commission 
staff's independent analysis of the environmental issues for the 
Commission to consider when addressing the merits of all issues in this 
proceeding. Any person wishing to comment on the draft EIS may do so. 
Your comments should focus on draft EIS's disclosure and discussion of 
potential environmental effects, including climate impacts due to 
downstream greenhouse gas emissions, and measures to avoid or lessen 
environmental impacts. To ensure consideration of your comments on the 
proposal in the final EIS, it is important that the Commission receive 
your comments on or before 5:00pm Eastern Time on September 7, 2021.
    For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to submit 
your comments to the Commission. The Commission encourages electronic 
filing of comments and has staff available to assist you at (866) 208-
3676 or [email protected]. Please carefully follow these 
instructions so that your comments are properly recorded.
    (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment 
feature on the Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to 
FERC Online. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only 
comments on a project;
    (2) You can file your comments electronically by using the eFiling 
feature on the Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to 
FERC Online. 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.'' If you 
are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ``Comment 
on a Filing'' as the filing type; or
    (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to 
the Commission. Be sure to reference the Project docket number (CP20-
50-000 or CP20-51-000) on your letter. 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.
    Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a 
motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedures (18 CFR part 385.214). Motions to intervene are 
more fully described at https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/ferc-online/how-guides. Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing or 
judicial review of the Commission's decision. The Commission grants 
affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor 
status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and 
direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately 
represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you 
intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your 
comments considered.

Questions?

    Additional information about the Project is available from the 
Commission's Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208-FERC, or on the 
FERC website (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. 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 that 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. Go to https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview to 
register for eSubscription.

    Dated: July 16, 2021.
Debbie-Anne A. Reese,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-15592 Filed 7-21-21; 8:45 am]
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