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

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Take notice that on July 19, 2011, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC (Natural), 3250 Lacey Road, Suite 700, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 filed a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.216 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), as amended, for authorization to abandon by removal two 1,250 horsepower horizontal compressor units (Units 9 and 10) at Natural's Compressor Station No. 112 (CS 112) on Natural's Shamrock Lateral located near Stinnett in Moore County, Texas. Natural states that the estimated cost to replace the facilities is approximately $7.5 million. Additionally, Natural avers that Units 9 and 10 are operationally and functionally obsolete and no longer required for system operations. Natural's compressor Units 1 and 2 at CS 112 are sufficient to meet the level of service on Natural's Shamrock Lateral, all as more fully set forth in the application, which is open to the public for inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.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, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208-3676 or TTY, (202) 502-8659.

Any questions regarding this prior notice should be directed to Bruce H. Newsome, Vice President, Regulatory Products and Services, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC, 3250 Lacey Road, 7th Floor, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515-7918, or telephone (630) 725-3070, or by e-mail bruce_newsome@kindermorgan.com.

Any person 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. Any person filing to intervene or the Commission's staff may, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission's Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205) file a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be Start Printed Page 48854authorized 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 If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of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.

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 via the Internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site (http://www.ferc.gov) under the “e-Filing” link. 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.

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Dated: August 2, 2011.

Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2011-20057 Filed 8-8-11; 8:45 am]

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