15 U.S. Code § 720 - Definitions

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In this chapter:
(1) Alaska natural gas
The term “Alaska natural gas” means natural gas derived from the area of the State of Alaska lying north of 64 degrees north latitude.
(2) Alaska natural gas transportation project
The term “Alaska natural gas transportation project” means any natural gas pipeline system that carries Alaska natural gas to the border between Alaska and Canada (including related facilities subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission) that is authorized under—
(A) the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. 719 et seq.); or
(B) section 720a of this title.
(3) Alaska natural gas transportation system
The term “Alaska natural gas transportation system” means the Alaska natural gas transportation project authorized under the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. 719 et seq.) and designated and described in section 2 of the President’s decision.
(4) Commission
The term “Commission” means the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
(5) Federal Coordinator
The term “Federal Coordinator” means the head of the Office of the Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects established by section 720d (a) of this title.
(6) President’s decision
The term “President’s decision” means the decision and report to Congress on the Alaska natural gas transportation system—
(A) issued by the President on September 22, 1977, in accordance with section 7 of the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. 719e); and
(B) approved by Public Law 95–158 (15 U.S.C. 719f note; 91 Stat. 1268).
(7) Secretary
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Energy.
(8) State
The term “State” means the State of Alaska.

Source

(Pub. L. 108–324, div. C, § 102,Oct. 13, 2004, 118 Stat. 1255.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this division”, meaning division C of Pub. L. 108–324, Oct. 13, 2004, 118 Stat. 1255, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of division C to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables.
The Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976, referred to in pars. (2)(A) and (3), is Pub. L. 94–586, Oct. 22, 1976, 90 Stat. 2903, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 15C (§ 719 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 719 of this title and Tables.
Short Title

Pub. L. 108–324, div. C, § 101,Oct. 13, 2004, 118 Stat. 1255, provided that: “This division [enacting this chapter and amending section 719h of this title] may be cited as the ‘Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Act’.”

 

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