Take notice that on October 31, 2002, Texas Eastern Transmission, LP (Texas Eastern) tendered for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, Seventh Revised Volume No. 1, and First Revised Volume No. 2, revised tariff sheets as listed on Appendix A to the filing, to become effective December 1, 2002. In addition, Texas Eastern submitted its Annual Interruptible Revenue Reconciliation Report pursuant to its Amended Global Settlement.
Texas Eastern states that the revised tariff sheets and the Annual Interruptible Revenue Reconciliation Report contained in the filing are being filed (i) pursuant to Section 15.6, Applicable Shrinkage Adjustment (ASA), and Section 15.8, Periodic Reports, of the General Terms and Conditions of Texas Eastern's FERC Gas Tariff, Seventh Revised Volume No. 1, (ii) in compliance with the Stipulation and Agreement (Global Settlement) approved by the Commission in its order issued May 12, 1994 [67 FERC ¶ 61,170, reh'g denied, 68 FERC ¶ 61,062 (1994)], and (iii) in compliance with the Joint Stipulation and Agreement Amending Global Settlement (Amended Global Settlement) approved by the Commission in its order issued August 28, 1998 [84 FERC ¶ 61,200 (1998)].
Texas Eastern states that by this filing, it is reducing by approximately 25% the level of its ASA Usage Surcharge included in its rates, and reflecting minor changes in its ASA Percentages, which are designed to retain in-kind the projected quantities of gas required for the operation of Texas Eastern's system in providing service to its customers. These adjustments are effective for the twelve month period beginning December 1, 2002.
Texas Eastern also states that the combined impact on Texas Eastern's rates of this filing, in conjunction with the Annual PCB-Related Costs filing being submitted concurrently, is a net decrease of 0.79 cents in the 100% load factor price for typical long-haul service under Rate Schedule FT-1 from Access Area Zone East Louisiana to Market Zone 3 (ELA-M3).
Texas Eastern states that copies of its filing have been mailed to all affected customers of Texas Eastern and interested state commissions, as well as to all parties to the Settlement in Docket No. RP85-177-119, et al.
Any person desiring to protest said filing should file a protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Section 385.211 of the Commission's rules and regulations. All such protests must be filed on or before November 13, 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. This filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the “FERRIS” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. For Assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 208-3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502-8659. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. 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,
[FR Doc. 02-28785 Filed 11-12-02; 8:45 am]
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