Take notice that on November 4, 2009, Wyoming Interstate Company, Ltd. (WIC) whose mailing address is Post Office Box 1087, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80944, filed an Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity in Docket No. CP10-13-000, pursuant to Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act, to modify existing its facilities, construct and operate new facilities for the WIC 2010 System Enhancement Project, all as more fully set forth in the application on file with the Commission and open for 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 http://www.fer.gov 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 FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.
Any questions regarding WIC's application should be directed to: Richard Derryberry, Director, Regulatory Affairs Department, Wyoming Interstate Company, Ltd., Post Office Box 1087, Start Printed Page 59972Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904; Phone (719) 520-3782.
The WIC 2010 System Enhancement Project includes: (1) The modification of one of the two Taurus 70 compressor installed at WIC's Wamsutter Compressor Station, in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, to improve delivery capabilities at the Wamsutter Compressor Station (Wamsutter); (2) the modification of piping and measurement facilities at WIC's Cheyenne Compressor Station (Cheyenne) in Weld County, Colorado, to allow for bi-directional flow on WIC's mainline system between Cheyenne and Wamsutter; and (3) the construction of a 2.43-mile, 20-inch lateral pipeline from the modified Wamsutter Compressor Station to a new interconnect and meter station with Questar Overthrust Pipeline Company (Overthrust) and a new interconnection at an existing meter station between WIC and Rockies Express Pipeline, LLC, (REX), all in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.
The proposed project will provide about 285,000 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) of transportation capacity from Cheyenne to Wamsutter with delivery capabilities to Overthrust and REX. So far, 97,500 Dth/d of that amount has been subscribed and the remaining 187,5000 MDth/d of east-to west delivery capability will be available at Wamsutter for WIC's existing and new shippers on a primary firm or alternate basis. WIC is requesting that the Section 7(c) authorization for the above activities be issued by June 1, 2010, in order to meet a projected in-service date of October 31, 2010.
Pursuant to Section 157.9 of the Commission's rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission's public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff's issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission's public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's FEIS or EA.
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 stated 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 filings made with the Commission and must mail a copy 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, a person does 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 the project provide copies of their protests only to the party or parties directly involved in the protest.
Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commentors will be placed on the Commission's environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission's environmental review process. Environmental commentors will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentors will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission's final order.
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 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. There is an “eSubscription” link on the web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s).
Comment Date: December 7, 2009.Start Signature
Kimberly D. Bose,
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