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Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation; Notice of Tariff Filing

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Start Preamble December 6, 2000.

Take notice that on December 1, 2000, Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation (Texas Eastern) submitted for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, Sixth Revised Volume No. 1 and Original Volume No. 2, the revised tariff sheets listed on Appendix A to the filing, to become effective January 1, 2001.

Texas Eastern states that the purpose of this filing is to revise the Gas Research Institute (GRI) surcharges to be effective January 1, 2001 in compliance with the January 21, 1998, Stipulation and Agreement Concerning GRI Funding approved by the Commission in Gas Research Institute, 83 FERC ¶ 61,093 (1998), order on reh'g, 83 FERC ¶ 61,331 (1998). Specifically, Texas Eastern states that the filing complies with the surcharges set forth in Appendix A to the Stipulation and Agreement as follows: (1) A GRI volumetric surcharge of 0.70 cents per dekatherm will be charged on a all non-discounted firm commodity and interruptible transportation services; (2) a 1.1 cents per dekatherm surcharge will be charged on all non-discounted firm commodity units delivered to customers qualifying for service under Texas Eastern's Rate Schedule SCT; (3) a reservation surcharge of 9.0 cents per dekatherm per month will be charged Start Printed Page 77620on non-discounted firm high load factor customers, i.e., greater than 50% load factor; and (4) a reservation surcharge of 5.5 cents per dekatherm per month will be charged on non-discounted firm low load factor customers, i.e., less than or equal to 50% load factor.

Texas Eastern states that copies of the filing were mailed to all affected customers of Texas Eastern and interested state commissions.

Any person desiring to be heard or to protest said filing should file a motion to intervene or a protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Sections 385.214 or 385.211 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations. All such motions or protests must be filed in accordance with Section 154.210 of the Commission's Regulations. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceedings. Any person wishing to become a party must file a motion to intervene. Copies of this filing are on file with the Commission and are available for public inspection in the Public Reference Room. This filing may be viewed on the web at​online/​rims.htm (call 202-208-2222 for assistance). Comments and protests may be filed electronically via the internet in lieu of paper. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's web site at http:///​efi/​doorbell.htm.

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David P. Boergers,


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[FR Doc. 00-31554 Filed 12-11-00; 8:45 am]