Pipeline maps related documents

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    March 31, 2015Ms. Kimberly Bose Secretary Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, N.E. Washington, D. C. 20426Re: Elba Express Company, L.L.C. Docket No. RP15-________________ Order No. 801 Map Compliance FilingDear Ms. Bose:Elba Express Company, L.L.C. (EEC) submits for filing the following section to its FERC Gas Tariff, First Revised Volume No. 1 (Tariff):Section 1.3, Map, Version 2.0.0EEC is filing the attached tariff record to implement changes directed by the Commission in the final rule concerning regulations governing interstate pipeline system maps in Docket No. RM14-21-000 (Final Rule).1 EEC requests that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) allow this tariff section to take effect on May 1, 2015.Nature, Basis and Reasons for the Proposed Tariff ChangesOn November 20, 2014 the Commission issued its Final Rule amending its Part 154 regulations2 to permanently eliminate the requirements that pipelines include system maps in their tariffs and file updates to system maps by April 30 of any year following a major system change. In lieu of including and updating system maps in pipeline tariffs, the Final Rule required pipelines to maintain system map(s) on their internet websites and to provide a tariff record that contains a uniform resource locator (URL) reference to the pipelines Internet website, where the pipeline map(s) may be accessed. The Final Rule, also directed pipelines to update their online system map(s) no later than the end of the next calendar quarter after a major system change.3To comply with the Commissions Final Rule, EEC is modifying its tariff to remove the pipeline maps and include instead a URL reference to EECs Electronic Bulletin Board (EBB)1 See Docket No. RM14-21-000; Order No. 801, Natural Gas Act Pipeline Maps, 149 FERC 61,133 (2014). 2 The Final Rule specifically amended 18 CFR 154.103(a), 154.106(a), 154.106(b) and 154.106(c). 3 The Final Rule specifies that pipelines are permitted to update their tariffs and websites during the first quarter of 2015 and must reference an online map updated through at least December 31, 2014. Natural Gas Act Pipeline Maps, 149 FERC 61,133, P 18 (2014). Colonial Brookwood Center 569 Brookwood Village Suite 749 Birmingham, AL 35209 205.325.7410