Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission; Notice Announcing Meeting and Inviting Agenda Topics, 18014 [2022-06509]

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[FR Doc. 2022–06567 Filed 3–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD21–15–000] Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission; Notice Announcing Meeting and Inviting Agenda Topics lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 On June 17, 2021, the Commission established a Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission (Task Force) to formally explore transmissionrelated topics outlined in the Commission’s order.1 The Commission stated that the Task Force will convene for multiple formal meetings annually, which will be open to the public for listening and observing and on the record.2 The Task Force has convened for two public meetings: On November 10, 2021, in Louisville, Kentucky; 3 and on February 16, 2022, in Washington, DC.4 The third public meeting of the Task Force will be held virtually on May 6, 2022, from approximately 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. Commissioners may attend and participate in this meeting. The meeting will be open to the public for listening and observing and on the record. There is no fee for attendance and registration is not required. The public may attend via Webcast.5 This conference will be transcribed. Transcripts will be available for a fee from Ace Reporting, 202–347–3700. 1 Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, 175 FERC ¶ 61,224 (2021) (Establishing Order). 2 Id. P 4. 3 See Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, 176 FERC ¶ 61,131, at P 6 (2021); Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, Notice, Docket No. AD21–15–000 (issued Oct. 27, 2021). 4 See Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, Supplemental Notice, Docket No. AD21–15–000 (issued Feb. 15, 2022); Joint Fed.State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, Notice, Docket No. AD21–15–000 (issued Feb. 2, 2022); Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, Notice, Docket No. AD21–15–000 (issued Dec. 14, 2021). 5 A link to the Webcast will be available on the day of the event at https://www.ferc.gov/TFSOET. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:01 Mar 28, 2022 Jkt 256001 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 1–866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–208–8659 (TTY), or send a fax to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. As explained in the Establishing Order, the Commission will issue agendas for each meeting of the Task Force, after consulting with all Task Force members and considering suggestions from state commissions.6 The Establishing Order set forth a broad array of transmission-related topics that the Task Force has the authority to examine with a focus on topics related to planning and paying for transmission, including transmission to facilitate generator interconnection, that provides benefits from a federal and state perspective.7 Discussion at the May 6, 2022 meeting will be focused on examining barriers to the efficient, expeditious, and reliable interconnection of new resources through the FERC-jurisdictional interconnection processes, including the allowance of participant funding for interconnection-related network upgrades in regional transmission organizations and independent system operators. All interested persons, including all state commissioners, are hereby invited to file comments in this docket suggesting agenda items relating to this topic by April 12, 2022. The Task Force members will consider the suggested agenda items in developing the agenda for the May 6, 2022 public meeting. The Commission will issue the agenda no later than April 22, 2022, for the meeting to be held on May 6, 2022. Comments may be filed electronically via the internet.8 Instructions are available on the Commission’s website, https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/ overview. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of the Secretary, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent via any other carrier must be addressed to: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office 6 Establishing Order, 175 FERC ¶ 61,224 at PP 4, 7. 7 Id. P 6. 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) (2021). 8 See PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of the Secretary, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. More information about the Task Force, including frequently asked questions, is available here: https:// www.ferc.gov/TFSOET. For more information about this meeting, please contact: Gretchen Kershaw, 202–502– 8213, gretchen.kershaw@ferc.gov; or Jennifer Murphy, 202–898–1350, jmurphy@naruc.org. For information related to logistics, please contact Benjamin Williams, 202–502–8506, benjamin.williams@ferc.gov; or Rob Thormeyer, 202–502–8694, robert.thormeyer@ferc.gov. Dated: March 22, 2022. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2022–06509 Filed 3–28–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP14–517–001] Golden Pass Terminal, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Golden Pass LNG Export Variance Request No. 15 Variance Amendment The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the Golden Pass LNG Export Variance Request No. 15 Amendment (Amendment), proposed by Golden Pass LNG Terminal LLC (GPLNG) in the above referenced docket. GPLNG is requesting authority to increase the peak workforce in the Amendment, up to 7,700 workers per day. GPLNG is also requesting the authority to increase traffic volumes to accommodate the additional workforce, and a 7-day-per-week, 24-hour-per-day construction schedule for certain activities during the remaining construction period at the terminal site in Jefferson County, Texas. GPLNG anticipates completing the Golden Pass LNG Export Project in 2025. The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the proposed construction modification of the Amendment in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed Amendment, with appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal action E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. AD21-15-000]


Joint Federal-State Task Force on Electric Transmission; Notice 
Announcing Meeting and Inviting Agenda Topics

    On June 17, 2021, the Commission established a Joint Federal-State 
Task Force on Electric Transmission (Task Force) to formally explore 
transmission-related topics outlined in the Commission's order.\1\ The 
Commission stated that the Task Force will convene for multiple formal 
meetings annually, which will be open to the public for listening and 
observing and on the record.\2\ The Task Force has convened for two 
public meetings: On November 10, 2021, in Louisville, Kentucky; \3\ and 
on February 16, 2022, in Washington, DC.\4\ The third public meeting of 
the Task Force will be held virtually on May 6, 2022, from 
approximately 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. Commissioners may 
attend and participate in this meeting.
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    \1\ Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, 175 FERC 
] 61,224 (2021) (Establishing Order).
    \2\ Id. P 4.
    \3\ See Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, 176 
FERC ] 61,131, at P 6 (2021); Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. 
Transmission, Notice, Docket No. AD21-15-000 (issued Oct. 27, 2021).
    \4\ See Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, 
Supplemental Notice, Docket No. AD21-15-000 (issued Feb. 15, 2022); 
Joint Fed.-State Task Force on Elec. Transmission, Notice, Docket 
No. AD21-15-000 (issued Feb. 2, 2022); Joint Fed.-State Task Force 
on Elec. Transmission, Notice, Docket No. AD21-15-000 (issued Dec. 
14, 2021).
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    The meeting will be open to the public for listening and observing 
and on the record. There is no fee for attendance and registration is 
not required. The public may attend via Webcast.\5\ This conference 
will be transcribed. Transcripts will be available for a fee from Ace 
Reporting, 202-347-3700.
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    \5\ A link to the Webcast will be available on the day of the 
event at https://www.ferc.gov/TFSOET.
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    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 1-866-208-
3372 (voice) or 202-208-8659 (TTY), or send a fax to 202-208-2106 with 
the required accommodations.
    As explained in the Establishing Order, the Commission will issue 
agendas for each meeting of the Task Force, after consulting with all 
Task Force members and considering suggestions from state 
commissions.\6\ The Establishing Order set forth a broad array of 
transmission-related topics that the Task Force has the authority to 
examine with a focus on topics related to planning and paying for 
transmission, including transmission to facilitate generator 
interconnection, that provides benefits from a federal and state 
perspective.\7\
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    \6\ Establishing Order, 175 FERC ] 61,224 at PP 4, 7.
    \7\ Id. P 6.
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    Discussion at the May 6, 2022 meeting will be focused on examining 
barriers to the efficient, expeditious, and reliable interconnection of 
new resources through the FERC-jurisdictional interconnection 
processes, including the allowance of participant funding for 
interconnection-related network upgrades in regional transmission 
organizations and independent system operators. All interested persons, 
including all state commissioners, are hereby invited to file comments 
in this docket suggesting agenda items relating to this topic by April 
12, 2022. The Task Force members will consider the suggested agenda 
items in developing the agenda for the May 6, 2022 public meeting. The 
Commission will issue the agenda no later than April 22, 2022, for the 
meeting to be held on May 6, 2022.
    Comments may be filed electronically via the internet.\8\ 
Instructions are available on the Commission's website, https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview. For assistance, please contact FERC 
Online Support at [email protected] or toll free at 1-866-208-
3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. Although the Commission strongly 
encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To 
paper-file, submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be 
addressed to: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of the 
Secretary, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent 
via any other carrier must be addressed to: Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, Office of the Secretary, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, 
Maryland 20852.
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    \8\ See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) (2021).
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    More information about the Task Force, including frequently asked 
questions, is available here: https://www.ferc.gov/TFSOET. For more 
information about this meeting, please contact: Gretchen Kershaw, 202-
502-8213, [email protected]; or Jennifer Murphy, 202-898-1350, 
[email protected]. For information related to logistics, please contact 
Benjamin Williams, 202-502-8506, [email protected]; or Rob 
Thormeyer, 202-502-8694, [email protected].

    Dated: March 22, 2022.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2022-06509 Filed 3-28-22; 8:45 am]
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