Florida Gas Transmission Company

Third Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 11/01/1993, Docket: RS92- 16-003, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 139 Original Sheet No. 139 : Superseded





(1) "NGPA" means the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978.


(2) "School" means a facility, the primary function

of which is delivering instruction to regularly

enrolled students in attendance at such

facility. Facilities used for both educational

and noneducational activities are not included

under this definition unless the latter

activities are merely incidental to the delivery

of instruction.


(3) "Hospital" means a facility, the primary function of

which is delivering medical care to patients who

remain at the facility. Outpatient clinics or

doctors' offices are not included in this definition.

Nursing homes and convalescent homes are included in

this definition.


(4) "Essential agricultural use" means any use of natural

gas which is certified by the Secretary of Agriculture

under 7 C.F.R. Section 2900 et seq. as an "essential

agricultural use" under section 401(c) of the NGPA

excluding those volumes where the use of a fuel (other

than natural gas) is economically practicable and that

fuel is reasonably available as determined by the FERC

under Section 401(b) of the NGPA.


(5) "Essential agricultural user" means a person who uses

natural gas for an essential agricultural use.


(6) "High-priority use" means any use of natural gas:


(i) in a residence including apartment buildings and

other multi-unit dwellings where gas is used

predominantly for residential purposes;


(ii) in a commercial establishment in amounts of less

than 50 Mcf on a peak day and for purposes other

than manufacturing;


(iii) in a school or hospital; or


(iv) for a minimum plant protection when operations

are shut-down, for police protection, for fire