Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Application and Establishing Intervention Deadline, 52665-52666 [2021-20461]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 22, 2021 / Notices The conference will be open for the public to attend remotely. There is no fee for attendance. Information on this event will be posted on the Calendar of Events on the Commission’s website, www.ferc.gov, prior to the event. The conference will be transcribed. Transcripts will be available for a fee from Ace Reporting at (202) 347–3700. Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free (866) 208–3372 (voice) or (202) 208–8659 (TTY), or send a fax to (202) 208–2106 with the required accommodations. For more information about this technical conference, please contact David Tobenkin at David.Tobenkin@ ferc.gov or (202) 502–6445. For legal information, please contact Lina Naik at Lina.Naik@ferc.gov or (202) 502–8882. For information related to logistics, please contact Sarah McKinley at Sarah.McKinley@ferc.gov or (202) 502– 8368. Dated: September 16, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20489 Filed 9–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–494–000] Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Application and Establishing Intervention Deadline Take notice that on September 10, 2021, Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star), 4700 State Route 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, filed an application under section 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations for authorization to abandon by sale to Kansas Gas Service, a division of ONE Gas, Inc. (KGS) certain delivery point facilities (Facilities) in Leavenworth County, Kansas, which connect Southern Star to the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth (Penitentiary). The Facilities to be abandoned by sale are not used to provide direct firm service on behalf of any shipper, but currently provide secondary firm service to the Penitentiary, who now desires to become a firm customer of KGS. After the proposed sale, KGS will use the Facilities to directly serve the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Sep 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 Penitentiary with gas transported by Southern Star under firm service agreements with KGS. Southern Star asserts that there will be no change to its certificated capacity and no impact on any of its firm shippers as a part of the proposed abandonment by sale, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open for 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 Southern Star’s application may be directed to Cindy Thompson, Manager, Regulatory & Compliance, Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc., 4700 State Route 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, by telephone at (270) 852–4655 or by email at cindy.thompson@southernstar.com. Pursuant to Section 157.9 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure,1 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 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 29, 2021. How to file comments and motions to intervene is explained below. Comments Any person wishing to comment on the project may do so. The Commission considers all comments received about the project in determining the appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments on or before September 29, 2021. 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. 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 Commission’s environmental review process. Interventions Any person, which includes individuals, organizations, businesses, municipalities, and other entities,2 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 3 and the regulations under the NGA 4 by the intervention deadline for the project, which is September 29, 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 2 18 CFR 385.102(d). CFR 385.214. 4 18 CFR 157.10. 3 18 1 18 PO 00000 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) § 157.9. Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52665 E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 52666 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 22, 2021 / Notices 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. 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. How To File Comments and Interventions There are two ways to submit your comments and motions to intervene to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the Project docket number CP21–494–000 in your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of submissions. (1) You may file your comments or motions to intervene electronically by using the 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 ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’ or ‘‘Intervention’’; or (2) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address below. Your written comments must reference the Project docket number (CP21–494–000). 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 Motions to intervene must be served on the applicant either by mail or email VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Sep 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 (with a link to the document) at: Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc., 4700 State Route 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, by telephone at (270) 852–4655 or by email at cindy.thompson@southernstar.com. Any subsequent submissions by an intervenor must be served on the applicants 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 5 motions to intervene are automatically granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1).6 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.7 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 projects 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 September 29, 2021. 5 The applicant has 15 days from the submittal of a motion to intervene to file a written objection to the intervention. 6 18 CFR 385.214(c)(1). 7 18 CFR 385.214(b)(3) and (d). PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: September 15, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20461 Filed 9–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2905–035] Village of Enosburg Falls, Vermont; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Subsequent Minor License. b. Project No.: 2905–035. c. Date Filed: April 30, 2021. d. Applicant: Village of Enosburg Falls, Vermont (Village). e. Name of Project: Enosburg Falls Hydroelectric Project (project). f. Location: On the Missisquoi River in Franklin County, Vermont. The project does not occupy any federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Paul V. Nolan, Representative of Village of Enosburg Falls, 5515 North 17th Street, Arlington, VA 22205–2722; phone at (703) 534– 5509; email at pvnpvndiver@gmail.com. i. FERC Contact: John Baummer at (202) 502–6837, or john.baummer@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing scoping comments: October 15, 2021. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file scoping comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at https:// ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/ QuickComment.aspx. 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 E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 181 (Wednesday, September 22, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52665-52666]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-20461]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP21-494-000]


Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Application 
and Establishing Intervention Deadline

    Take notice that on September 10, 2021, Southern Star Central Gas 
Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star), 4700 State Route 56, Owensboro, 
Kentucky 42301, filed an application under section 7(b) of the Natural 
Gas Act (NGA) and Part 157 of the Commission's regulations for 
authorization to abandon by sale to Kansas Gas Service, a division of 
ONE Gas, Inc. (KGS) certain delivery point facilities (Facilities) in 
Leavenworth County, Kansas, which connect Southern Star to the U.S. 
Penitentiary at Leavenworth (Penitentiary). The Facilities to be 
abandoned by sale are not used to provide direct firm service on behalf 
of any shipper, but currently provide secondary firm service to the 
Penitentiary, who now desires to become a firm customer of KGS. After 
the proposed sale, KGS will use the Facilities to directly serve the 
Penitentiary with gas transported by Southern Star under firm service 
agreements with KGS. Southern Star asserts that there will be no change 
to its certificated capacity and no impact on any of its firm shippers 
as a part of the proposed abandonment by sale, all as more fully set 
forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open 
for 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 [email protected] or call toll-free, 
(886) 208-3676 or TYY, (202) 502-8659.
    Any questions regarding Southern Star's application may be directed 
to Cindy Thompson, Manager, Regulatory & Compliance, Southern Star 
Central Gas Pipeline, Inc., 4700 State Route 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 
42301, by telephone at (270) 852-4655 or by email at 
[email protected].
    Pursuant to Section 157.9 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure,\1\ 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.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \1\ 18 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Sec.  157.9.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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 29, 
2021. How to file comments and motions to intervene is explained below.

Comments

    Any person wishing to comment on the project may do so. The 
Commission considers all comments received about the project in 
determining the appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your 
comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments 
on or before September 29, 2021. 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.
    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 Commission's environmental review process.

Interventions

    Any person, which includes individuals, organizations, businesses, 
municipalities, and other entities,\2\ 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.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \2\ 18 CFR 385.102(d).
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    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 \3\ and the regulations under the NGA \4\ by the 
intervention deadline for the project, which is September 29, 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

[[Page 52666]]

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.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \3\ 18 CFR 385.214.
    \4\ 18 CFR 157.10.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    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.

How To File Comments and Interventions

    There are two ways to submit your comments and motions to intervene 
to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the Project 
docket number CP21-494-000 in your submission. The Commission 
encourages electronic filing of submissions.
    (1) You may file your comments or motions to intervene 
electronically by using the 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 ``Comment on a 
Filing'' or ``Intervention''; or
    (2) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to 
the following address below. Your written comments must reference the 
Project docket number (CP21-494-000).

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

    Motions to intervene must be served on the applicant either by mail 
or email (with a link to the document) at: Southern Star Central Gas 
Pipeline, Inc., 4700 State Route 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, by 
telephone at (270) 852-4655 or by email at 
[email protected]. Any subsequent submissions by an 
intervenor must be served on the applicants 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 \5\ motions to intervene are automatically 
granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1).\6\ 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.\7\ 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.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \5\ The applicant has 15 days from the submittal of a motion to 
intervene to file a written objection to the intervention.
    \6\ 18 CFR 385.214(c)(1).
    \7\ 18 CFR 385.214(b)(3) and (d).
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tracking the Proceeding

    Throughout the proceeding, additional information about the 
projects 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 September 29, 
2021.

    Dated: September 15, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-20461 Filed 9-21-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P