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Bradwood Landing LLC; NorthernStar Energy LLC; Notice of Application

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Start Preamble June 15, 2006.

Take notice that on June 5, 2006, Bradwood Landing LLC (Bradwood Landing) 905 Commercial Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103, filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission), in Docket No. CP06-365-000, an application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act and part 153 of the Commission's regulations for a certificate of public convenience and necessity seeking authorization to site, construct and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal located in Bradwood, Clatsop County, Oregon, for the purpose of importing LNG into the United States. Bradwood Landing also requests approval of the Terminal as the place of entry for imported LNG supplies.

Also, take notice that on June 5, 2006, NorthernStar Energy LLC (NorthernStar), also located at 905 Commercial Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103, filed in Docket Nos. CP06-366-000, CP06-376-000, and CP06-377-000 an application under section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act and parts 157 and 284 of the Commission's regulations for: (1) A certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the construction, installation, ownership, and operation of the Bradwood Landing Pipeline and other facilities, (2) a blanket certificate to construct, operate, and/or abandon certain eligible facilities, and services related thereto; and (3) a blanket certificate to provide open-access firm transportation services. NorthernStar also requests authorization of the initial rates for transportation service and terms and conditions of service proposed in the pro forma tariff. The proposed Bradwood Landing Pipeline is an approximately 34-mile long pipeline which will transport natural gas from the Bradwood Landing LNG terminal to the Northwest Pipeline Corporation, an interstate natural gas pipeline in Cowlitz County, Washington.

The application is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. 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 using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at or toll free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.

Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Gary R. Coppedge, Bradwood Landing LLC and NorthernStar Energy LLC, 905 Commercial Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103, phone (503) 325-3335 or fax (503) 325-9697.

On March 18, 2005, the Commission staff granted Bradwood Landing's and NorthernStar's request to utilize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Pre-Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF05-10-000 to staff activities involving the Bradwood Landing LNG Terminal. Now, as of the filing of this application on June 5, 2006, the NEPA Pre-Filing Process for this project has ended. From this time forward, this proceeding will be conducted in Docket Nos. CP06-365-000, CP06-366-000, CP06-376-000, and CP06-377-000 as noted in the caption of this Notice.

There are two ways to become involved in the Commission's review of this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, on or before the comment date listed below, file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 385.211) and the Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies of all documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. A party must submit 14 copies of this filing and all subsequent filings made with the Commission and must mail a copy of all Start Printed Page 35881filing to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. Only parties to the proceeding can ask for court review of Commission orders in the proceeding.

However, other persons do not have to intervene in order to have comments considered. The second way to participate is by filing with the Secretary of the Commission, as soon as possible, an original and two copies of comments in support of or in opposition to this project. The Commission will consider these comments in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but the filing of a comment alone will not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. The Commission's rules require that persons filing comments in opposition to this project provide copies of their protests only to the party or parties directly involved in the protest.

Persons may also wish to comment further only on the environmental review of this project. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission's environmental mailing list, will receive copies of environmental documents issued by the Commission, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission's environmental review process. Those persons, organizations, and agencies who submitted comments during the NEPA Pre-Filing Process in Docket No. PF05-10-000 are already on the Commission staff's environmental mailing list for the proceeding in the above dockets and may file additional comments on or before the below listed comment date. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, environmental commenters are also not parties to the proceeding and will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or non-environmental documents issued by the Commission. Further, they will not have the right to seek court review of any final order by Commission in this proceeding.

The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions 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.

Comment Date: July 6, 2006.

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Magalie R. Salas,


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[FR Doc. E6-9813 Filed 6-21-06; 8:45 am]