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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. RP02-508-000]

Sumas International Pipeline Inc.; Notice of Rate Filing

Take notice that on August 27, 2002, Sumas International Pipeline Inc. (SIPI), tendered for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, Original Volume No. 2, Tenth Revised Sheet No. 4, with a proposed effective date of October 1, 2002.

SIPI states that the above tariff sheet reflects the new ACA unit surcharge rate of $0.0022 per Dth. As the new ACA rate is an increase, SIPI has sought a waiver to allow the collection of the new rate effective 1 October 2002.

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 website 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.