Placer County Water Agency; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, Protests, Recommendations, and Terms and Conditions, 67717-67718 [2011-28397]

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Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available by contacting Mr. Wade at the address above or on the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy Web site at http:// www.ne.doe.gov/neac/ neNeacMeetings.html. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 28, 2011. Carol A. Matthews, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–28439 Filed 11–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67717 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14297–000] Placer County Water Agency; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, Protests, Recommendations, and Terms and Conditions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Application: Conduit Exemption. b. Project No.: 14297–000. c. Date filed: September 29, 2011. d. Applicant: Placer County Water Agency. e. Name of Project: Gold Run Pipeline Small Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The proposed Gold Run Pipeline Small Hydroelectric Project would be located along the Placer County Water Agency’s (PCWA) Boardman Canal, near the Towns of Gold Run and Auburn, Placer County, California. The land on which all the project structures are located is owned by the applicant. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Brian C. Martin, Director of Technical Services, Placer County Water Agency, P.O. Box 6570, Auburn, CA 95604, phone (530) 823–4886. i. FERC Contact: Linda Jemison, (202) 502–6363, linda.jemison@ferc.gov j. Status of Environmental Analysis: This application is ready for environmental analysis at this time, and the Commission is requesting comments, reply comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions. k. Deadline for filing responsive documents: Due to the small size of the proposed project, as well as the resource agency consultation letters filed with the application, the 60-day timeframe specified in 18 CFR 4.34(b) for filing all comments, motions to intervene, protests, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions is shortened to 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. All reply comments filed inresponse to comments submitted by any resource agency, Indian tribe, or person, must be filed with the Commission within 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. Comments, protests, and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper; see 18 E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 67718 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 212 / Wednesday, November 2, 2011 / Notices CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s web site under the http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/efiling.asp. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person in the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. l. Description of Project: The proposed Gold Run Pipeline Small Hydroelectric Project would consist of a proposed powerhouse containing one proposed generating unit with an installed capacity of 300 kilowatts. The applicant estimates the project would have an average annual generation of 1,062 MWh per year. m. This filing is available for review and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/elibrary.asp using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, here P– 14297, in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–(866)–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for review and reproduction at the address in item h above. n. Development Application—Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application, a competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing development application no later than 120 days after the specified deadline date for the particular application. Applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. o. Notice of Intent—A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit a competing development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. p. Protests or Motions to Intervene— Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Nov 01, 2011 Jkt 226001 the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any protests or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application. q. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘PRESCRIPTIONS;’’ (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. Any of these documents must be filed by providing the original and seven copies to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Office of Energy Projects, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above address. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. r. Waiver of Pre-filing Consultation: On July 27, 2011, the applicant informed agencies and affected Indian Tribes of its request to waive the Commission’s consultation requirements under 18 CFR 4.38(c). The following agencies and Indian Tribes support the waiver request: (1) Shingle Springs Rancheria and (2) United Auburn Indian Community. On July 13, 2011, Placer County Water Agency held a joint meeting with the pertinent PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agencies to which the public was invited to attend. No other comments were received. Therefore, we intend to accept the consultation that has occurred on this project during the prefiling period and we intend to waive pre-filing consultation under section 4.38(c), which requires, among other things, conducting studies requested by resource agencies, and distributing and consulting on a draft exemption application. Dated: October 27, 2011. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–28397 Filed 11–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER11–3519–001. Applicants: NedPower Mount Storm, L.L.C. Description: NedPower Mount Storm, L.L.C. submits tariff filing per 35: Compliance Filing—MBR Tariff Order of Affiliate Restrictions to be effective 10/26/2011. Filed Date: 10/26/2011. Accession Number: 20111026–5019. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Docket Numbers: ER11–4128–000. Applicants: Michigan Electric Transmission Company, LLC. Description: Michigan Electric Transmission Company, LLC submits tariff filing per 35.19a(b): Filing of a Refund Report to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 10/26/2011. Accession Number: 20111026–5043. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Docket Numbers: ER11–4479–001. Applicants: Endure Energy, L.L.C. Description: Endure Energy, L.L.C. submits tariff filing per 35: Compliance filing to baseline refile to be effective 10/26/2011. Filed Date: 10/26/2011. Accession Number: 20111026–5002. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Docket Numbers: ER12–191–000. Applicants: ISO New England Inc. Description: ISO New England Inc. submits tariff filing per 35.13(a)(2)(iii): 2012 Administrative Cost Filing to be effective 1/1/2012. E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 212 (Wednesday, November 2, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67717-67718]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-28397]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14297-000]


Placer County Water Agency; Notice of Application Accepted for 
Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, Protests, 
Recommendations, and Terms and Conditions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Type of Application: Conduit Exemption.
    b. Project No.: 14297-000.
    c. Date filed: September 29, 2011.
    d. Applicant: Placer County Water Agency.
    e. Name of Project: Gold Run Pipeline Small Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The proposed Gold Run Pipeline Small Hydroelectric 
Project would be located along the Placer County Water Agency's (PCWA) 
Boardman Canal, near the Towns of Gold Run and Auburn, Placer County, 
California. The land on which all the project structures are located is 
owned by the applicant.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Brian C. Martin, Director of Technical 
Services, Placer County Water Agency, P.O. Box 6570, Auburn, CA 95604, 
phone (530) 823-4886.
    i. FERC Contact: Linda Jemison, (202) 502-6363, 
linda.jemison@ferc.gov
    j. Status of Environmental Analysis: This application is ready for 
environmental analysis at this time, and the Commission is requesting 
comments, reply comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and 
prescriptions.
    k. Deadline for filing responsive documents: Due to the small size 
of the proposed project, as well as the resource agency consultation 
letters filed with the application, the 60-day timeframe specified in 
18 CFR 4.34(b) for filing all comments, motions to intervene, protests, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions is shortened 
to 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. All reply comments 
filed inresponse to comments submitted by any resource agency, Indian 
tribe, or person, must be filed with the Commission within 45 days from 
the issuance date of this notice.
    Comments, protests, and interventions may be filed electronically 
via the Internet in lieu of paper; see 18

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CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's web 
site under the http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. The 
Commission strongly encourages electronic filings.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all 
intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of 
that document on each person in the official service list for the 
project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the 
Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the 
responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve 
a copy of the document on that resource agency.
    l. Description of Project: The proposed Gold Run Pipeline Small 
Hydroelectric Project would consist of a proposed powerhouse containing 
one proposed generating unit with an installed capacity of 300 
kilowatts. The applicant estimates the project would have an average 
annual generation of 1,062 MWh per year.
    m. This filing is available for review and reproduction at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street, 
NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at 
http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number, here P-14297, in the docket number field 
to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-(866)-208-3676 
or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A 
copy is also available for review and reproduction at the address in 
item h above.
    n. Development Application--Any qualified applicant desiring to 
file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or 
before the specified deadline date for the particular application, a 
competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such 
an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an 
interested person to file the competing development application no 
later than 120 days after the specified deadline date for the 
particular application. Applications for preliminary permits will not 
be accepted in response to this notice.
    o. Notice of Intent--A notice of intent must specify the exact 
name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective 
applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to 
submit a competing development application. A notice of intent must be 
served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice.
    p. Protests or Motions to Intervene--Anyone may submit a protest or 
a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In 
determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will 
consider all protests filed, but only those who file a motion to 
intervene in accordance with the Commission's Rules may become a party 
to the proceeding. Any protests or motions to intervene must be 
received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular 
application.
    q. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'', ``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', ``NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE 
COMPETING APPLICATION'', ``COMPETING APPLICATION'', ``COMMENTS'', 
``REPLY COMMENTS,'' ``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' ``TERMS AND CONDITIONS,'' or 
``PRESCRIPTIONS;'' (2) set forth in the heading the name of the 
applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing 
responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the 
person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the 
requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth 
their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 
18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly 
from the applicant. Any of these documents must be filed by providing 
the original and seven copies to: The Secretary, Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. An 
additional copy must be sent to Director, Division of Hydropower 
Administration and Compliance, Office of Energy Projects, Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above address. A copy of any 
protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative 
of the applicant specified in the particular application. A copy of all 
other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by 
proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by 
the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) 
and 385.2010.
    r. Waiver of Pre-filing Consultation: On July 27, 2011, the 
applicant informed agencies and affected Indian Tribes of its request 
to waive the Commission's consultation requirements under 18 CFR 
4.38(c). The following agencies and Indian Tribes support the waiver 
request: (1) Shingle Springs Rancheria and (2) United Auburn Indian 
Community. On July 13, 2011, Placer County Water Agency held a joint 
meeting with the pertinent agencies to which the public was invited to 
attend. No other comments were received. Therefore, we intend to accept 
the consultation that has occurred on this project during the pre-
filing period and we intend to waive pre-filing consultation under 
section 4.38(c), which requires, among other things, conducting studies 
requested by resource agencies, and distributing and consulting on a 
draft exemption application.

    Dated: October 27, 2011.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-28397 Filed 11-1-11; 8:45 am]
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