Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. RP02-506-000]

Northern Border Pipeline Company; Notice of Proposed Changes in FERC Gas Tariff

Take notice that on August 29, 2002, Northern Border Pipeline Company (Northern Border) tendered for filing to become part of Northern Border Pipeline Company's FERC Gas Tariff, First Revised Volume No. 1, the following tariff sheet to become effective October 1, 2002:

Northern Border states that the purpose of this filing is to update Northern Border's tariff to reflect the Annual Charge Adjustment (ACA) factor effective for the twelve-month period beginning October 1, 2002 pursuant to Section 154.402 of the Commission's regulations and Section 16 of the General Terms and Conditions of Northern Border's tariff. Northern Border states that its new ACA factor will be $0.0022 per Dth. This new factor was specified by the Commission at the time the Commission calculated the annual charge bill for fiscal year 2002, and is an increase from its current ACA factor of $0.0001 per Dth.

Northern Border states that copies of this filing have been sent to all of Northern Border's contracted shippers and interested state commissions.

Any person desiring to be heard or to protest said filing should file a motion to intervene or a protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Sections 385.214 or 385.211 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations. All such motions or protests must be filed in accordance with Section 154.210 of the Commission's Regulations. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceedings. Any person wishing to become a party must file a motion to intervene. This filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's web site athttp://www.ferc.govusing the "FERRIS" link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For Assistance, call (202) 502-8222 or for TTY, (202) 208-1659. Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings.See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's web site under the "e-Filing" link.

Linwood A. Watson, Jr., Deputy Secretary.