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Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization

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Take notice that on April 21, 2017 Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star), 4700 Highway 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, filed in the above Docket, a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208, 157.210, 157.211 and 157.216 of the Commission's regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Southern Star's blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82-479-000, for authorization to construct, relocate, own, and operate a total of 6.76 miles in four non-contiguous segments of 20-inch-diameter Line V, and subsequently to abandon the equivalent segment in Noble and Logan Counties, Oklahoma, 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.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 TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.

Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Ronnie C. Hensley, Manager, Regulatory Compliance, Southern Star Central Gas Pipelines, Inc., 4700 Highway 56, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301, phone (270) 852-4658, or email Ronnie.C.Hensley@sscgp.com.

Specifically, Southern Star states that proposed replacement will increase overall integrity and operational reliability of the Line V pipeline and allow this portion of the pipeline to receive in-line assessment instruments in the future. Southern Star states that the alignment of the proposed Line V replacement will be constructed approximately 25 feet from and parallel to the existing Line V pipeline except where avoiding interference with the footprint of Lawnview Cemetery located in Noble County. Southern Star plans to acquire amended easements from adjacent landowners of the cemetery and route the replacement pipeline around the cemetery property on the east side on adjacent properties. The estimated cost of the project is $11.6 million.

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.

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 Natural Gas Act (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 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) Start Printed Page 21218and the instructions on the Commission's Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the “e-Filing” link.

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Dated: April 28, 2017.

Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2017-09111 Filed 5-4-17; 8:45 am]

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