Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notices Environmental Impact Statements; Availability, etc.:
Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P.; Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, L.P.; Jordan Cove LNG Terminal and
Pacific Connector Pipeline Projects
Filed on: 06/14/2017 at 08:45 am
Scheduled Pub. Date: 06/15/2017
FR Document: 2017-12393
PDF 11 Pages (203 KB)
A fact sheet prepared by the FERC entitled “An Interstate Natural Gas Facility On My Land? What Do I Need To Know?” is available for viewing on the FERC website (www.ferc.gov). This fact sheet addresses a number of typically asked questions, including the use of eminent domain and how to participate in the Commission’s proceedings.
For your convenience, there are four methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you by phone at (202) 502-8258 or via email at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Please carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded. If you include personal information along with your comments, please be aware that this information (address, phone number, and/or email
address) would become publicly available in the Commission’s eLibrary.
1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature on the Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project;
2) You can file your comments electronically by using the eFiling feature on the Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on “eRegister.” If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select “Comment on a Filing” as the filing type; or
3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address. Be sure to include docket number PF17-4-000 with your submission:
Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
888 First Street NE, Room 1A
Washington, DC 20426
4) In lieu of sending written or electronic comments, the Commission invites you to attend one the public scoping sessions its staff will conduct in the project area, scheduled as follows:
Date and Time Location
The primary goal of these scoping sessions is to have you identify the specific environmental issues and concerns that should be considered in the EIS to be prepared for this project. Individual verbal comments will be taken on a one-on-one basis with a court reporter. This format is designed to receive the maximum amount of verbal comments in a convenient way during the timeframe allotted.
Each scoping session is scheduled from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. There will be no formal presentation by Commission staff when the session opens. If you wish to provide comments, the Commission staff will issue numbers in the order of your arrival. Please see Appendix 21 for additional information on the session format and conduct
Your comments will be recorded by the court reporter (with FERC staff or representative present) and become part of the public record for this proceeding. Transcripts will be publicly available through the FERC’s eLibrary system (see below for instructions on using eLibrary). If a significant number of people are interested in providing verbal comments, a
time limit of 5 minutes may be implemented for each commenter.
Verbal comments hold the same weight as written or electronically submitted comments. Although there will not be a formal presentation, Commission staff will be available throughout the comment session to answer your questions about the environmental review process.
The submission of timely and specific comments, whether submitted in writing or orally at a scoping session, can affect a reviewer’s ability to participate in a subsequent administrative or judicial review of BLM and/or Forest Service decisions. Comments concerning BLM and Forest Service actions submitted anonymously will be accepted and considered; however
such anonymous submittals would not provide the commenters with standing to participate in administrative or judicial review of BLM and Forest Service decisions.
Here is the file:
Coos County Grants One Year Extension Approval for LNG Pipeline for the JCEP
BOC ~ Notice of Deliberation on JCEP Tuesday August 16, 2016
Public Meeting for Coos County April 19 & North Bend April 26, 2016 on JCEP
Open Letter to the Coos County Board of Commissioners Concerning the JCEP
Eminent Domain Protest in Coos Bay Monday April 4, 2016 ~ 5pm at The Mill Casino
LTE ~ Proponent Kissing Off Local Concerns About JCEP
LTE ~ More Transparency for the SCCF
Coos Bay School District Contract w/Superintendent Dawn Granger March 2014
LTE ~ Coos Bay School Board Ignoring Parents & Students
LTE ~ Leshley Still Uninformed
BOC ~ County Dog Board, Prisoner Release, Public Meeting for October 13, 14, & 15
Board of Commissioners Op-Ed for Measure 6-152 Transient Occupancy Tax
Coos Bay Alternative Location for Waste Water Treatment Plant Oct. 6, 2015
Bandon Cheese Factory Receives Private Financing & Still Pays No Property Taxes
LTE ~ Leshley Don't Know Dick About the JCEP Work Camp
Jody McCaffree Appeals LNG Road Construction Coos County Planning Oct. 9, 2015
Do Enterprise Zones Work? ~ An Ideopolis Policy Paper February 2011
Educational Enterprise Zone Workshop Roseburg OR Thursday, September 17, 2015
Coos County Planning Decisions on LNG & Effected Roads
LTE ~ CEP appears to be great for Canadian Veresen / JCEP
LTE ~ LNG Pipeline Man and His Bag of Money
LTE ~ Should We Be Worried Dealing with Veresen and the LNG
LTE~ A Package of Rancor for Coos County Commissioner John Sweet
Front Street Action Plan Open House
In 2015, the City of Coos Bay was awarded a $400,000 Brownfield Grant through the Environment Protection Agency. A component of that grant was to do an update of the Front Street Master Plan completed in 1998. With the consultant team of ECONorthwest and the assistance of the Brownfield Advisory Committee (BAC), a plan document is now in its final draft form. The plan focuses on achievable, end-result actions that will create greater focus and activity along Front Street while still maintaining the traditional water-dependent businesses that have been the mainstay of the area for many decades.
On June 8, there will be an open house and a public presentation of the draft plan for the area’s business owners, local residents, and interested citizens who would like more information. Active participation by those interested in the Bay front’s future is our best chance of moving forward. The presentation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 737 Front Street in the heart of the plan boundaries. The building was recently purchased by Legacy Properties with the intention of upgrading and allowing purposeful reuse. Light fare and beverages will be provided. Further information can be provided by Tom Dixon, Community Development Administrator at 541 269-1181 ext. 2287 or email@example.com.
The City of North Bend has an application request for disposing of bio-solids on a property that is located in the Coos Bay Estuary Management Plan. The property is further described as Township 25 Range 12 Sections 30/31/32B Tax Lots 700/100/300. As a condition of approval if the property owner and Tribes cannot agree on the appropriate measures, then the governing body shall hold a quasi-judicial hearing to resolve the dispute. Therefore, the Board of Commissioners has appointed a hearings officer to conduct the quasi-judicial hearing and make a final recommendation. The recommendation will be reviewed by the Board of Commissioner and a final decision made.
We the People Rally
We have just made history! Citizens for Fair Representation has filed suit to the State of California for lack of representation and dilution of vote. Join us for a couple hours to hear how we plan to restore our representation, including details about…
I received the following invite to a couple of local Democratic Party events. One event is a Trounce Trump Tea Party on Mother’s Day, because Mom is going to want to sit around a bunch of sanctimonious politicos complaining about the President.
The second event is dinner with former Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins.
It sounds like two great events for Trump Supporters who want to see what their opponents are up too. If you attend these events, would you please film it and then send us a link to CoosCountyWatchdog.com?….Rob T.
From: Mark and Carla McKelvey [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 7:19 AM
Subject: Special Invitation
We want to extend to you an invitation to attend two significant events in Coos County this month.
First, this Sunday the Coos County Democrats welcome Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum for a Mothers Day Afternoon Tea at the Bandon Public Library from 2:30 to 4:00pm.
AG Rosenblum will offer comments about operating within the legal challenges of a Trump Administration. Admission is free, but we are requesting a donation of baby or toddler items to benefit the Soroptimist Community Baby Shower.
We hope you will plan to make this event a part of your Mothers Day plans.
Second, we invite you to help the Coos County Democrats celebrate their volunteers at their annual dinner on Saturday evening May 20 at The Barn in Bandon. Our keynote speaker will be former Oregon Secretary of State and newly elected Democratic Party of Oregon Chairperson Jeanne Atkins. The no-host bar social hour begins at 5:30pm and dinner is served at 7pm. A silent auction features many coveted items. Tickets are $40 at the door. However, you can reserve a $35 advanced sale ticket by responding to this email.
This is a wonderful event and we would love to have you there!
All the Best,
Mark & Carla
Budget Committee Notice for City of Bandon and Bandon Urban Renewal
Press Release Date:
Monday, March 6, 2017
NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING FOR THE CITY OF BANDON AND BANDON URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY.
A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Bandon and Bandon Urban Renewal Agency, Coos County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 will be held at City Hall, 555 Highway 101.
A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained after March 20, 2017 at City Hall, 555 Highway 101, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
The City’s website where this notice can also be read is: http://www.cityofbandon.org
This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Listed below is the time and place of additional Budget Committee meetings which will be held to take public comment. Any person may appear at this meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.
Date: April 17, 2017 & April 24, 2017 (if needed), at 7:00 PM
Location: City Hall, 555 Highway 101, Bandon, OR
Coos Bay Review Meeting for City & Urban Renewal Budget on April 13, 2017
Coos Bay Legally Steals from Average Citizens to Decorate a Private Business
Oregon Department of Revenue Timber Tax Links Exposing Taxing Inequities
Coos Bay Taking from the Poor to Give to the Privileged Using Urban Renewal
LOC ~ Rules Finalized for Regional Infrastructure & Corporate Welfare Fund
Expectations of the Natural Resources Committee & Donald Trump's Promises
Coos Bay Gives $97,000 of Public Money to the Local Drama Club
Coos Bay Redistributing Money to Owners of Historical Places
Planning CD-16-127 CIty of Coos Bay ~ Messerle's Determination to Apply Bio-Solids
LTE ~ An Open Letter to the Mayor of Coos Bay Crystal Shoji from Fred Kirby
Coos County District Attorney Letter on the Daily ~ Hudson Opinion
Coos Bay Procedural Rules for Replacing an Empty Seat on the City Council
Coos Bay Giving Away Public Money to a Private Business Using Urban Renewal
Invoice of Services for Coos Bay Council's Wastewater Treatment Plant August 2016
Mayoral and Council Candidates for Coos Bay
LTE ~ Wastewater Treatment Plant "Suchadeal"
Time to Teach a Lesson to the Local Politicians
LTE ~ One Very Confused Dick in Coos Bay
Coos Bay Two Ballot Measures on Marijuana Tax & Dispensary License in November
LTE ~ Coos Bay Privatization of Wastewater Treatment Plant for Overpriced Lawyers
It was obvious from a recent post on Urban Renewal funding that many people think URA money does not come from property taxes, but that could not be further from the truth. URA money is derived by the process of Tax Increment Financing, which is a funneling scheme to skim tax dollars from other taxing districts, like the school, the college, and the city as well. That way the tax payers do not notice the small increment that is missing, because it takes a long time before the deleterious effects of the scheme is realized. The city will tell the people that it does not cost anything to the city, but the city has to pay about 30% of the UR debt. The rest comes from nine other taxing districts that are suppose to provide necessary basic services to the people, so attend the Coos Bay budget meeting to learn the process....Rob T.
City’s Budget Committee meets next week…
The City’s Budget Committee meeting has been rescheduled from April 11th to April 13th. The meeting to review the proposed budget for the 2017/18 budget year which covers the period of July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 is scheduled to begin at 6:00 pm, and it will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The proposed budget can be found on the City’s website or by clinking on the following: City Budget or URA Budget
From State Rep David Brock Smith ~ There are some good and bad bills moving through the legislature, and I am working to enhance and protect our fish, farm and forest industries, their communities and residents.
Senator Kruse and I will be holding our Town Halls next weekend, April 8th, 2017.
The schedule is:
Brookings – Chetco Library 9:00 AM
Gold Beach , County Annex 10:45 AM
Port Orford City Hall 12:30 PM
Bandon Library 2:30 PM
Coquille City Hall 4:15 PM
Myrtle Point Kozy Kitchen 6:00 PM
Here is a great video of one of our hardworking Cranberry Farmers in Southwest Oregon. Over 97% of the cranberries grown in Oregon are grown in House District 1, and I am proud to work for and with these great people. To watch the video of Peters Cranberries, Inc, click here.
Right now in the Senate Committee On Judiciary there is a bill concerning the Right to an Impartial Jury. It would add wording to the jury instructions given by the judge to the jury explaining their power to acquit and right to nullify.
SB 924 is the Oregon Jury Nullification Bill
“The primary function of the independent juror is not, as many think, to dispense punishment to fellow citizens accused of breaking various laws, but rather to protect fellow citizens from tyrannical abuses of power by government.”
Please contact the following Senators on the Judiciary Committee and politely ask them to vote yes on Senate Bill 924, the Oregon Jury Nullification Bill. Ask them to schedule a Hearing for SB 924, and to pass the bill on for a full vote of the Senate. Then ask them to support the Right to Jury Nullification and please vote in favor of the measure.
Right now SB 924 is in the Senate Committee On Judiciary
More information and resource material concerning Jury Nullification is immediately following the list.
2017 Regular Session
Senate Committee On Judiciary
Committee Chair Senator Floyd Prozanski
Democrat - District 4 - South Lane and North Douglas Counties
Capitol Phone: 503-986-1704 District Phone: 541-342-2447
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-413, Salem, Oregon 97301
District Address: PO Box 11511, Eugene, OR 97440
Senator James I. Manning Jr.
Democrat - District 7 - North Eugene, West Eugene, Santa Clara, and Junction City
Capitol Phone: 503-986-1707
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-205, Salem, Oregon 97301
Senator Michael Dembrow
Democrat - District 23 - Portland
Capitol Phone: 503-986-1723 District Phone: 503-281-0608
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-407, Salem, Oregon 97301
Senator Dennis Linthicum
Republican - District 28 - Klamath Falls
Capitol Phone: 503-986-1728
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-305, Salem, Oregon 97301
Senator Kim Thatcher
Republican - District 13 - Keizer
Capitol Phone: 503-986-1713
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-307, Salem, Oregon 97301
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