Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection; Notice of Technical Conference, 52664-52665 [2021-20489]

Download as PDF 52664 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 22, 2021 / Notices 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 also register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214, respectively. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person commenting, protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis. Any filing made by an intervenor must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2010. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Dated: September 16, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20485 Filed 9–21–21; 8:45 am] [Docket No. RM21–17–000] [Docket No. PL21–3–000] Technical Conference on Greenhouse Gas Mitigation: Natural Gas Act Sections 3 and 7 Authorizations; Notice of Technical Conference Take notice that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) will convene a Commission staff-led technical conference to discuss methods natural gas companies may use to mitigate the effects of direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions resulting from Natural Gas Act sections 3 and 7 authorizations. The technical conference will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. The conference will be held virtually. The conference will be open for the public to attend virtually, and there is no fee for attendance. Supplemental notices will be issued prior to the conference with further details regarding the agenda and how to participate as a panelist. Information on this technical conference will also be posted on the Calendar of Events on the Commission’s website, www.ferc.gov, prior to the event. Transcripts will be available for a fee from Ace Reporting, (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, 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 GHGTechConf@ferc.gov. For information related to logistics, please contact Sarah McKinley at sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov or (202) 502– 8368. This notice is issued and published in accordance with 18 CFR 2.1. Dated: September 16, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. 1 Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection, 176 FERC ¶ 61,024 (2021). BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 16:44 Sep 21, 2021 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) will convene a staff-led technical conference regarding regional transmission planning in the above-referenced proceeding on Monday, November 15, 2021, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The technical conference will seek to examine in detail issues and potential reforms related to regional transmission planning as described in the July 15, 2021 Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in this proceeding.1 Specifically, the technical conference will examine issues related to incorporating sufficiently long-term and comprehensive forecasts of future transmission needs during regional transmission planning processes, including considering the needs of anticipated future generation in identifying needed transmission facilities. This may include: approaches to planning regional transmission facilities that identify transmission needs for anticipated future generation, e.g., use in regional transmission planning of future scenarios or geographic zones where future generation is anticipated to locate; factors shaping future transmission needs that are appropriate to consider as inputs into transmission planning studies; and evaluation criteria used by the transmission planning regions to identify and select the more efficient or cost-effective regional transmission facilities. The conference will be held remotely. The Commission will issue a supplemental notice providing the agenda for the technical conference. Individuals interested in participating as panelists should submit a selfnomination email by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 30, 2021, to Timothy.Bialecki@ferc.gov. Each nomination should state the proposed panelist’s name, contact information, organizational affiliation, and what topics the proposed panelist would speak on. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P [FR Doc. 2021–20483 Filed 9–21–21; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection; Notice of Technical Conference Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 181 (Wednesday, September 22, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52664-52665]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-20489]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. RM21-17-000]


Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission 
Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection; Notice of 
Technical Conference

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) will convene 
a staff-led technical conference regarding regional transmission 
planning in the above-referenced proceeding on Monday, November 15, 
2021, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The 
technical conference will seek to examine in detail issues and 
potential reforms related to regional transmission planning as 
described in the July 15, 2021 Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 
in this proceeding.\1\ Specifically, the technical conference will 
examine issues related to incorporating sufficiently long-term and 
comprehensive forecasts of future transmission needs during regional 
transmission planning processes, including considering the needs of 
anticipated future generation in identifying needed transmission 
facilities. This may include: approaches to planning regional 
transmission facilities that identify transmission needs for 
anticipated future generation, e.g., use in regional transmission 
planning of future scenarios or geographic zones where future 
generation is anticipated to locate; factors shaping future 
transmission needs that are appropriate to consider as inputs into 
transmission planning studies; and evaluation criteria used by the 
transmission planning regions to identify and select the more efficient 
or cost-effective regional transmission facilities.
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    \1\ Building for the Future Through Electric Regional 
Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator 
Interconnection, 176 FERC ] 61,024 (2021).
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    The conference will be held remotely. The Commission will issue a 
supplemental notice providing the agenda for the technical conference.
    Individuals interested in participating as panelists should submit 
a self-nomination email by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 30, 
2021, to [email protected]. Each nomination should state the 
proposed panelist's name, contact information, organizational 
affiliation, and what topics the proposed panelist would speak on.

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    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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] or (202) 502-6445. 
For legal information, please contact Lina Naik at [email protected] 
or (202) 502-8882. For information related to logistics, please contact 
Sarah McKinley at [email protected] 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