Notice of Issuance of a Presidential Permit to Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC To Connect, Operate, and Maintain Existing Pipeline Facilities at the International Boundary Between the United States and Canada
The Department of State issued a Presidential Permit to Kinder-Morgan Cochin, LLC on November 3, 2015 to connect, operate, and maintain existing pipeline facilities at the U.S.-Canadian border in Detroit, Michigan acquired by that company for the transport of liquid hydrocarbons between the United States and Canada. The Department of State determined that issuance of this permit would serve the national interest. In making this determination and issuing the permit, the Department of State followed the procedures established under Executive Order 13337, and provided public notice and opportunity for comment. This permit replaces the 1972 Presidential Permit for these pipeline facilities, but authorizes no new construction or change in the scope of operations.
Visas: Interview Waiver Authority
This rule is promulgated to clarify the circumstances in which a consular officer and the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Visa Services may waive the requirement for a nonimmigrant visa interview.