Great Lakes Gas Transmission Limited Partnership; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline, 53049-53050 [2021-20773]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 183 / Friday, September 24, 2021 / Notices ultimately supports competitive markets. In addition, the data filed in the EQR strengthens the Commission’s ability to exercise its wholesale electric rate and electric power transmission oversight and enforcement responsibilities in accordance with the Federal Power Act. Without this information, the Commission would lack some of the data it needs to support its regulatory function over transmission and sales. 53049 Type of Respondent: Public utilities, and non-public utilities with more than a de minimis market presence. Estimate of Annual Burden and Cost: 7 The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden 8 for the information collection as: FERC–920: ELECTRIC QUARTERLY REPORT (EQR) Requirements Number of respondents Average annual number of responses per respondent 1 2 Total number of responses Average annual burden hrs. & cost ($) per response (rounded) Total average annual burden hours & total annual cost ($) (rounded) Cost per respondent ($) (rounded) (1) * (2) = (3) 4 (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) Electric Quarterly Report ................ 2,929 4 11,716 18.1 hrs.; $1,575 212,060 hrs.; $18,452,700. $6,300 Total ......................................... ........................ ........................ 11,716 ............................ 212,060 hrs.; $18,452,700. $6,300 Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: September 20, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20774 Filed 9–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–493–000] Great Lakes Gas Transmission Limited Partnership; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline Take notice that on September 10, 2021, Great Lakes Gas Transmission Limited Partnership (Great Lakes), 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, 7 The cost is based on FERC’s 2021 Commissionwide average salary cost (salary plus benefits) of $87.00/hour. The Commission staff believes the FERC FTE (full-time equivalent) average cost for VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Sep 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 Texas 77002–2700, filed in the above referenced docket, a prior notice request to modify the operation of a portion of its natural gas pipeline mainline system to reduce the Maximum Operating Pressure (MOP) in the Bemidji, Minnesota operations area, and to abandon associated system design capacity under authorities granted by its blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP90–2053–000, all in Federal offshore waters, offshore Louisiana, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. Great Lakes requests authorization to modify the operation of its 36-inch mainlines 100, 200, and 300 to reduce the MOP from 974 psig to 812 psig from CS 3 to CS 4, in the Bemidji, Minnesota operations area. Additionally, Great Lakes requests authorization to abandon 252.9 MDth/d of long-term summer capacity and 299.4 MDth/d of long-term winter capacity, from its point of receipt at Emerson in Kittson County, Minnesota to its point of delivery at Fortune Lake in Iron County, Michigan, associated with the Shevlin de-rate. The estimated cost is $100,000. 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 FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this prior notice request should be directed to David A. Alonzo, Manager, Project Authorizations, Great Lakes Gas Transmission Company, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, Texas, 77002–2700, at (832) 320–5477 or by email at david_alonzo@tcenergy.com. wages plus benefits is representative of the corresponding cost for the industry respondents. 8 Burden is defined as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. For further explanation of what is included in the information collection burden, refer to 5 Code of Federal Regulations 1320.3. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 November 19, 2021. How to file protests, motions to intervene, and comments is explained below. E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 53050 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 183 / Friday, September 24, 2021 / Notices Protests Pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission’s regulations under the NGA,1 any person 2 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. Protests must comply with the requirements specified in section 157.205(e) of the Commission’s regulations,3 and must be submitted by the protest deadline, which is November 19, 2021. A protest may also serve as a motion to intervene so long as the protestor states it also seeks to be an intervenor. 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 4 and the regulations under the NGA 5 by the intervention deadline for the project, which is November 19, 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. All timely, unopposed motions to intervene are automatically granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1). Motions to 1 18 CFR 157.205. include individuals, organizations, businesses, municipalities, and other entities. 18 CFR 385.102(d). 3 18 CFR 157.205(e). 4 18 CFR 385.214. 5 18 CFR 157.10. 2 Persons VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Sep 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments on or before November 19, 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 CP21–493–000 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 6 (2) You can file a paper copy of your submission by mailing it to the address below.7 Your submission must reference the Project docket number CP21–493– 000. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The Commission encourages electronic filing of submissions (option 6 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. 7 Hand-delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 at: 700 Louisisana Street, Suite 300, Houston, Texas, 77002–2700 at (832) 320–5477 or email (with a link to the document) at: David_alonzo@ 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 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: September 20, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20773 Filed 9–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP21–492–000] Rover Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Applications and Establishing Intervention Deadline Take notice that on September 9, 2021, Rover Pipeline LLC (Rover), 1300 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002, filed an application pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), in Docket No. CP21–492–000, for authorization to construct and operate construct facilities associated with, and to own, and operate a receipt interconnection and a delivery E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 183 (Friday, September 24, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP21-493-000]


Great Lakes Gas Transmission Limited Partnership; Notice of 
Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and 
Protest Deadline

    Take notice that on September 10, 2021, Great Lakes Gas 
Transmission Limited Partnership (Great Lakes), 700 Louisiana Street, 
Suite 1300, Houston, Texas 77002-2700, filed in the above referenced 
docket, a prior notice request to modify the operation of a portion of 
its natural gas pipeline mainline system to reduce the Maximum 
Operating Pressure (MOP) in the Bemidji, Minnesota operations area, and 
to abandon associated system design capacity under authorities granted 
by its blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP90-2053-000, all in 
Federal offshore waters, offshore Louisiana, all as more fully set 
forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open 
to public inspection.
    Great Lakes requests authorization to modify the operation of its 
36-inch mainlines 100, 200, and 300 to reduce the MOP from 974 psig to 
812 psig from CS 3 to CS 4, in the Bemidji, Minnesota operations area. 
Additionally, Great Lakes requests authorization to abandon 252.9 MDth/
d of long-term summer capacity and 299.4 MDth/d of long-term winter 
capacity, from its point of receipt at Emerson in Kittson County, 
Minnesota to its point of delivery at Fortune Lake in Iron County, 
Michigan, associated with the Shevlin de-rate. The estimated cost is 
$100,000.
    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 FERC at 
[email protected] or call toll-free, (886) 208-3676 or TYY, 
(202) 502-8659.
    Any questions regarding this prior notice request should be 
directed to David A. Alonzo, Manager, Project Authorizations, Great 
Lakes Gas Transmission Company, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, 
Houston, Texas, 77002-2700, at (832) 320-5477 or by email at 
[email protected].

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 November 19, 2021. 
How to file protests, motions to intervene, and comments is explained 
below.

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Protests

    Pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission's regulations under 
the NGA,\1\ any person \2\ 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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    \1\ 18 CFR 157.205.
    \2\ 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,\3\ and must be submitted by 
the protest deadline, which is November 19, 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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    \3\ 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 \4\ and the regulations under the NGA \5\ by the 
intervention deadline for the project, which is November 19, 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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    \4\ 18 CFR 385.214.
    \5\ 18 CFR 157.10.
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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 appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your 
comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments 
on or before November 19, 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 
CP21-493-000 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 \6\
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    \6\ 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.\7\ Your submission must reference the Project docket 
number CP21-493-000.
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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.
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    Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 
888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426.
    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 at: 700 Louisisana Street, Suite 300, Houston, Texas, 
77002-2700 at (832) 320-5477 or email (with a link to the document) 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.

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: September 20, 2021.
Debbie-Anne A. Reese,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-20773 Filed 9-23-21; 8:45 am]
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