[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 157 (Friday, August 14, 2015)]
[Pages 48850-48851]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-20068]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP15-540-000]

National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation; Notice of Request Under 
Blanket Authorization

    Take notice that on July 31, 2015, National Fuel Gas Supply 
Corporation (National Fuel), 6363 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 
14221, filed in Docket No. CP15-540-000, a prior notice request 
pursuant to section 157.216 of the Commission's regulations under the 
Natural Gas Act (NGA) as amended, requesting authorization to abandon 
one observation well and associated facilities at its East Branch 
Field, located in McKean County, Pennsylvania, all as more fully set 
forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open 
to public inspection. The filing may 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 
Kenneth E. Webster, Attorney for National Fuel, 6363 Main Street, 
Williamsville, New York 14221, by telephone at (716) 857-7067, by 
facsimile at (716) 857-7206, 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 protest to the request, 
pursuant to section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 
157.205). 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not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a 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

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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.
    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 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the 
Federal Energy regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426.

    Dated: August 10, 2015.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-20068 Filed 8-13-15; 8:45 am]