[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 56 (Monday, March 24, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 15993]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-06345]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP14-99-000]


Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket 
Authorization

    Take notice that on March 6, 2014, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 
(Columbia), 5151 San Felipe, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77056, filed in 
Docket No. CP14-99-000, a prior notice request pursuant to sections 
157.205, 157.208 and 157.216(b) of the Commission's Regulations under 
the Natural Gas Act (NGA) as amended, requesting authorization to 
abandon and construct certain natural gas facilities. Columbia proposes 
to replace 3.4 miles of 8-inch diameter of the bare steel Line 1655, 
located north of the interconnection with Line 1804 with new 12-inch 
diameter coated steel pipeline and appurtenant facilities all located 
in Adams County, Pennsylvania (Line 1655 Project). Columbia states that 
the Line 1655 Project will provide an additional 15,700 dekatherms per 
day of firm transportation service to UGI Utilities, Inc. Columbia 
asserts that replacing Line 1655 will significantly improve the 
reliability and safety of this pipeline. Columbia estimates the total 
cost of the Line 1655 Project to be approximately $17.6 million, all as 
more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the 
Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed 
on the web 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. For assistance, please contact FERC 
Online Support at [email protected] or toll free at (866) 208-
3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.
    Any questions concerning this application may be directed to 
Frederic J. George, Senior Counsel, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, PO 
Box 1273, Charleston, West Virginia 25325-1273, by telephone at (304) 
357-2359 or by facsimile at (304) 357-3206.
    Any person or the Commission's staff may, within 60 days after 
issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 
214 of the Commission's Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to 
intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to Section 157.205 of 
the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the 
request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the 
proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day 
after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and 
not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a 
protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for 
authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 
157.9 of the Commission's rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this 
Notice the Commission staff will either: complete its environmental 
assessment (EA) 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 EA for this proposal. The filing of the 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.
    Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of 
this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments 
to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenter's will be 
placed on the Commission's environmental mailing list, will receive 
copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings 
associated with the Commission's environmental review process. 
Environmental commenter's will not be required to serve copies of filed 
documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will 
not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by 
the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents 
issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court 
review of the Commission's final order.

    Dated: March 18, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-06345 Filed 3-21-14; 8:45 am]
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