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ANR Pipeline Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization

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Take notice that on April 18, 2011, ANR Pipeline Company (ANR), 717 Texas Street, Suite 2400, Houston, TX 77002-2761, filed in Docket No. CP11-213-000, an application pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.208(b) of the Commission's Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) as amended, to offset and replace portions of its 24-inch natural gas pipeline located in Federal waters, offshore Louisiana, under ANR's blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82-480-000, 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 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 TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.

Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Rene Staeb, Director, Certificates & Regulatory Administration, ANR Pipeline Company, 717 Texas Street, Suite 2400, Houston, TX 77002-2761 at telephone (832) 320-5215, fax (832) 320-6215 or e-mail: or to M. Catharine Davis, Vice President U.S. Pipelines Law, ANR Pipeline Company, 717 Texas Street, Suite 2400, Houston, TX 77002-2761, telephone (832) 320-5509, fax (832) 320-6509 or e-mail: or to Robert D. Jackson, Director, Certificates and Regulatory Administration, ANR Pipeline Company, 717 Texas Street, Suite 2400, Houston, TX 77002-2761, telephone (832) 320-5487, fax (832) 320-6487 or e-mail:

Specifically, ANR proposes to offset and replace 2200 feet of its 24-inch natural gas pipeline, Line No. 614, located in Federal waters, offshore Louisiana, South Marsh Island Blocks 114, 122, 132 and 137. ANR states as a result of forces from Hurricane Ike in 2008 a portion of ANR's Line No. 614 has shifted as much as 1,800 feet to the west from its original position to within 7 feet of a production platform located in South Marsh Island Block No. 122. ANR is proposing to offset the 24-inch line a minimum of 500 feet in all directions from the platform to provide appropriate clearance for production activities. The estimated cost for this project is $23,783,000.

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.

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 commenter's 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 commenter's will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, 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 Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.

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Dated: April 29, 2011.

Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. 2011-10959 Filed 5-4-11; 8:45 am]