Take notice that on December 14, 2005, the State of Alaska filed a formal complaint against the TAPS Carriers pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 1 et seq. (1994), and 18 CFR 385.206(a), 385.207, 385.211 and 385.214 (2003) alleging that the TAPS Carriers impermissibly included imprudently incurred costs in their 2004, 2005 and 2006 interstate tariffs, that those rates constitute unjust discrimination under the Interstate Commerce Act, and that those rates are inconsistent with the terms of the TAPS Interstate Settlement Agreement and are otherwise unlawful.
The State of Alaska states that copies of the complaint were served on the contacts for the TAPS Carriers.
Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). 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 notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. The Respondent's answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. The Respondent's answer, motions to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainants.
The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the “eFiling” link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
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Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on January 3, 2006.Start Signature
Magalie R. Salas,
[FR Doc. E5-7919 Filed 12-27-05; 8:45 am]
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