2019-14450. Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization; Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC  

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    Take notice that on June 21, 2019, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco), Post Office Box 1396, Houston, Texas 77251, filed in Docket No. CP19-481-000 a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.216 of the Commission's regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) to abandon, partially in place and partially by removal, supply lateral pipelines located in offshore federal waters near Louisiana. Specifically, Transco proposes to abandon an approximately 19.24-mile, 10-inch-diameter pipeline extending subsea from Ship Shoal Block 169 to Ship Shoal Block 87, Platform B, and an approximately 1.06-mile, 8-inch-diameter pipeline extending from Ship Shoal Block 87, Platform B to Ship Shoal Block 72 subsea tie-in (Supply Laterals).

    Transco states that the abandonment of the Supply Laterals will have no impact on the daily design capacity of, or operating conditions on, Transco's pipeline system, nor will the abandonment have any adverse impact on Transco's existing customers. Additionally, Transco states that the Supply Laterals have not provided service to any customers during the previous 12 months and are not covered under a firm contract. Transco estimates the total cost of the abandonment to be approximately $2.4 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 FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208-3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.

    Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Charlotte Hutson Director, Rates & Regulatory, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC, Post Office Box 1396, Houston, Texas 77251-1396, by telephone at (713) 215-4060, or by email at charlotte.a.hutson@williams.com.

    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 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 Start Printed Page 32455the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's 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, and will be notified of any 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 commenters, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or 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.

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    Dated: June 27, 2019.

    Kimberly D. Bose,


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    [FR Doc. 2019-14450 Filed 7-5-19; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 6717-01-P

Document Information

Energy Department
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Document Number:
32454-32455 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. CP19-481-000
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