[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 116 (Wednesday, June 17, 2015)]
[Page 34634]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-14867]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP15-506-000]

Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Request Under 
Blanket Authorization

    Take notice that on June 1, 2015, Southern Star Central Gas 
Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star), 4700 State Highway 56, Owensboro, 
Kentucky 42301, filed in Docket No. CP15-506-000, a prior notice 
request pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.210 and 157.211 of the 
Commission's regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) as amended, 
requesting authorization to construct its Ameren Delivery Project to 
provide an additional 3,650 dekatherms per day of firm transportation 
service to Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri (Ameren) in 
Boone County, Missouri. Southern Star proposes to: (i) increase Turbine 
T1402 by 200 horsepower through a combustor replacement at the Columbia 
Compressor Station located in Boone County, Missouri; (ii) modify 
Engine # 2 at the Concordia Compressor Station located in Johnson 
County, Missouri; (iii) modify SCADA and load controls for both 
compressor stations; and (iv) construct a new delivery interconnect 
with Ameren. Southern Star estimates the cost of the Ameren Delivery 
Project to be $1,966,000, 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 David 
N. Roberts, Regulatory Compliance Analyst Staff, Southern Star Central 
Gas Pipeline, Inc., 4700 State Highway 76, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, 
by telephone at (270) 852-4654, or by email at 
[email protected].
    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 commenters 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 commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed 
documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenter, 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.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 
protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ``eFiling'' link 
at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should 
submit an original and seven copies of the protest or intervention to 
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426.

    Dated: June 11, 2015.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2015-14867 Filed 6-16-15; 8:45 am]