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Granite State Gas Transmission; Notice of Proposed Changes In FERC Gas Tariff

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Start Preamble June 14, 2001.

Take notice that on June 8, 2001, Granite State Gas Transmission (Granite State) tendered for filing as part of its Start Printed Page 33060FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume No. 1, the following revised tariff sheets, a proposed effective date of July 9, 2001:

Third Revised Sheet No. 200A

Original Sheet No. 339A

Granite State states that the instant filing is being made to comply with the Order on Remand in Docket No. CP95-218-002 (Remand Order) issued by the Commission on December 14, 2000. The “Remand Order” revised the Commission's previous policy requiring pipelines to seek case-by-case approval before acquiring offsystem capacity and permitting new acquisitions of offsystem capacity by pipelines to be made without pre-approval. In its order denying clarification and rehearing issued April 12, 2001, in Docket No. CP95-218-004, the Commission clarified that pipelines intending to transport gas for others on acquired off system capacity must receive a waiver of the “shipper must have title” policy prior to commencing the service. The Commission stated that a pipeline need not seek such waiver on a case-by-case basis; rather it may make a single filing to amend its tariff to include a general statement that it will only transport for others using off system capacity pursuant to its existing tariff and rates and to request a generic waiver of the “shipper must have title” policy. The purpose of the instant filing is to include a general statement in Granite State's tariff and to request such waiver.

Granite State states that copies of its filing have been mailed to all firm customers, interruptible customers and affected state commissions.

Any person desiring to be heard or to protest said filing should file a motion to intervene or a protect 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, protests and interventions may be filed electronically via the internet in lieu of paper. Sec. 18 CFR 385.2001(a0(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's web site at​efi/​doorbell.htm.

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Linwood A. Watson, Jr.,

Acting Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 01-15510 Filed 6-19-01; 8:45 am]