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Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization

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Start Preamble July 17, 2009.

Take notice that on July 9, 2009, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia) 5151 San Felipe, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77056, filed in Docket No. CP09-442-000, an application pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208(b) and 157.216(b) of the Commission's Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) as amended, to construct, uprate, replace, and abandon certain natural gas facilities and to establish a Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP) on an existing pipeline between Marshall County, West Virginia, and Washington County, Pennsylvania, under Columbia's blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP83-76-000, [1] all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to the public for inspection.

Columbia proposes to abandon and replace approximately 3.9 miles of various pipeline segments with diameters ranging between 2 and 16 inches with a similar 3.9 miles of 16-inch diameter pipeline and appurtenances on Line 1360 between Marshall County, West Virginia, and Washington County, Pennsylvania; replace approximately 0.25 miles of 8-inch diameter pipeline with 0.25 miles of 4-inch pipeline and appurtenances on Line 6001 in Washington County, Pennsylvania; construct approximately 0.45 miles of 2-inch diameter pipeline, to be designated as Line 10367, in Washington County, Pennsylvania; and establish the MAOP on Line 1360 at 400 psig. Columbia states that it would abandon 14 out of service mainline taps which formerly served Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania (CPA), make minor modifications to and relocate certain delivery points to CPA located along Line 1360. Columbia also states that it would relocate the delivery points to CPA from Line 1360 to Line 1758 in Washington County, Pennsylvania. Columbia estimates that the proposed new facilities, abandonments, and modifications would cost an estimated $18,800,000.

Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Fredric J. George, Senior Counsel, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, P.O. Box 1273, Charleston, West Virginia 25325-1273 or via telephone at (304) 357-2359 or by facsimile (304) 357-3206.

This filing is available for review at the Commission 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 filed to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERC or call toll-free at (866) 206-3676, or, for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659. 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. The Commission strongly encourages intervenors to file electronically.

Any person or the Commission's staff may, within 60 days after 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 regulations under the 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 filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to Section 7 of the NGA.

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Kimberly D. Bose,


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1.  22 FERC ¶ 62,029 (1983).

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[FR Doc. E9-17691 Filed 7-23-09; 8:45 am]