Take notice that on February 26, 2002, Jefferson Island Storage & Hub, L.L.C. (Jefferson Island ) filed, pursuant to Section 284.123(b)(2) of the Commission's Regulations, a petition for rate approval of a system-wide rate it proposes to charge for transporting natural gas pursuant to section 311(a)(2) of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 (NGPA). Jefferson Island proposes to continue its current maximum interruptible rate of $0.08000 per MMBtu plus a two-percent in-kind fuel reimbursement when compression is required for pipeline boost. Jefferson Island requests that rates be effective January 15, 2002.
Pursuant to section 284.123(b)(2)(ii), if the Commission does not act within 150 days of the date of this filing, the rates will be deemed to be fair and equitable and not in excess of an amount which interstate pipelines would be permitted to charge for similar transportation service. The Commission may, prior to the expiration of the 150 day period, extend the time for action or institute a proceeding to afford parties an opportunity for written comments and for the oral presentation of views, data, and arguments.
Any person desiring to participate in this rate proceeding must file a motion to intervene or 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 with the Secretary of the Commission on or before March 26, 2002. 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. This petition for rate approval is on file with the Commission and are available for public inspection. Start Printed Page 10902This 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.Start Signature
Magalie R. Salas,
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