Northern Natural Gas Company

Fifth Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/01/2004, Docket: RP04-420-000, Status: Effective

Second Revised Sheet No. 273 Second Revised Sheet No. 273 : Effective

Superseding: First Revised Sheet No. 273

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

Voluntary Contribution Mechanism. Shippers may voluntarily choose to

contribute to GRI programs through a "check-the-box" mechanism on Shipper

invoices. The "check-the-box" mechanism will permit shippers to specify

the level of contribution and the project(s) or project area(s) to be

funded at the time of the Shipper's contribution payment. Northern shall

serve as voluntary collection agent for such collections and amounts

collected pursuant to the "check-the-box" mechanism will not be considered

part of pipeline rates.

 

Remittance to G.R.I. Northern shall remit to G.R.I., not later than

fifteen (15) days after the receipt thereof, all dollars received by

virtue of the Voluntary Contribution Mechanism, less any amounts properly

payable to a Federal, State or Local authority relating to the dollars

received hereunder. Northern shall indicate to the GRI the amounts

applicable to specific project(s) and project area(s), if so indicated by

Shipper(s).

 

 

36. ANNUAL RATE ADJUSTMENT TO RECOVER FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY

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COMMISSION EXPENSES (ACA)

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Purpose. This Section 36 describes the procedures by which Northern

may revise its throughput rates annually pursuant to the provisions

of 18 CFR 154.38(d)(6) of the Commission's Regulations to recover the

annual charges assessed Northern by the Commission pursuant to Part

382 of its Regulations. Northern intends to recover these costs

under these tariff provisions and not in a NGA Section 4 rate case.

 

Basis for the ACA Unit Charge. The Rate Schedules as set forth on

the applicable Rate Sheets shall include an increment for the Annual