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Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization

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Start Preamble September 12, 2007.

Take notice that on September 6, 2007, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (Natural), 747 East 22nd Street, Lombard, Illinois 60148, filed in Docket No. CP07-446-000, a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.210 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's regulations under the Natural Gas Act for authorization to increase the horsepower of one of the existing gas turbine compressor units at Compressor Station 342 (CS 342), located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, all as more fully set forth in the application, which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the Web at http://www.ferc.go v using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208-3676 or TYY, (202) 502-8659.

Natural states that in order to create a degree of operational flexibility, compressor Unit #5 at CS 342 will be upgraded from 4,200 horsepower to 5,280 horsepower at the same time it will be undergoing a routine overhaul. Natural asserts that the increase in horsepower will not increase mainline capacity nor will it change the design throughput capacity of CS 342. Natural estimates the cost of construction to be $545,000.

Any questions regarding the application should be directed to Bruce H. Newsome, Vice President, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, 747 East 22nd Street, Lombard, Illinois 60148-5072, or call at (630) 691-3526.

Any person or the Commission's Staff may, within 60 days after the issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission's Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission's Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) (18 CFR 157.205) a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to Section 7 of the NGA.

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 Start Printed Page 53549Commission's Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the “e-Filing” link.

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Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E7-18445 Filed 9-18-07; 8:45 am]

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