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Ultramar Inc. Complainant, v. Calnev Pipe Line, L.L.C. Respondent; Notice of Complaint

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Start Preamble January 23, 2002.

Take notice that on January 18, 2002, pursuant to Rule 206 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.206) and the Procedural Rules Applicable to Oil Pipeline Procedures (18 CFR 343, et seq.), Ultramar Inc. (Ultramar) filed a Complaint and Motion for Consolidation in the above captioned proceeding. Ultramar alleges that Calnev Pipe Line, L.L.C. (Calnev) has violated the Interstate Commerce Act, 49 U.S.C. App. § 1, et seq., by charging unjust and unreasonable rates for Calnev's jurisdictional interstate services associated with its lines originating at Colton in San Bernardino County, California, to stations at two interstate destinations in Clark County, Nevada, one at McCarran Field and the other at North Las Vegas as more fully set forth in the Complaint. To the extent that any of Calnev's rates may be deemed just and reasonable under § 1803 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, Public Law 102-486, 106 Stat. 2776 (1992), Ultramar alleges that there has been a substantial change in the economic circumstances on which the rates are based.

Ultramar requests that the Commission: (1) Examine the challenged rates and charges collected by Calnev for its jurisdictional interstate services; (2) order reparations to Ultramar, including appropriate interest thereon, for the applicable reparation periods to the extent the Commission finds that such rates or charges were unlawful; (3) determine just, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory rates for Calnev's jurisdictional interstate service; (4) award Ultramar reasonable attorneys' and experts' fees and costs; and (5) order such other relief as may be appropriate.

Ultramar states that it has served the Complaint on Calnev pursuant to Rule 206 of the Commission's Rules of Start Printed Page 4249Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.206(c). Calnev's response to this Complaint is due within 20 days of the filing of this Complaint pursuant to the Commission's Procedural Rules Applicable to Oil Pipeline Proceedings, 18 CFR 343.4.

Any person desiring to be heard or to protest this filing should file a motion to intervene or protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). All such motions or protests must be filed on or before February 7, 2001. 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 proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a motion to intervene. Answers to the complaint shall also be due on or before February 7, 2001. Copies of this filing are on file with the Commission and are available for public inspection. This filing may also be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov using the “RIMS” link, select “Docket#” and follow the instructions (call 202-208-2222 for assistance). Comments, protests and interventions 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 under the “e-Filing” link.

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Linwood A. Watson, Jr.,

Acting Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 02-2098 Filed 1-28-02; 8:45 am]

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