Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 11214-11215 [2017-03324]

Download as PDF 11214 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / Notices Comments on EA or draft EA or draft EIS—June 2018 Commission issues final EA of final EIS—August 2018 Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: February 14, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–03325 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER17–753–001. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: Tariff Amendment: Errata to Correct RTEP Approved by Board in Dec 2016 submitted in ER17–753–000 to be effective 4/6/2017. Filed Date: 2/14/17. Accession Number: 20170214–5073. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/16/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–969–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 3165 Otter Tail Power Company NITSA and NOA Notice of Cancellation to be effective 2/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/14/17. Accession Number: 20170214–5070. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/7/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–970–000. Applicants: Northern States Power Company, a Minnesota corporation. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: CAPX-Multi-Hawks Nest Const-647– 0.0.0 to be effective 1/25/2017. Filed Date: 2/14/17. Accession Number: 20170214–5124. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/7/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following qualifying facility filings: Docket Numbers: QF17–676–000. Applicants: City of Charlotte, North Carolina. Description: Form 556 of City of Charlotte. Filed Date: 2/9/17. Accession Number: 20170209–5306. Comments Due: None Applicable. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Feb 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: February 14, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–03318 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Part 284 Natural Gas Pipeline Rate filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Number: PR17–22–000. Applicants: New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b), (e)+(g): NGPA Section 311 Periodic Rate Review Certification to be effective 2/1/2012; Filing Type: 1300. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 201702015214. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/22/17. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/ 3/17. Docket Number: PR17–23–000. Applicants: Regency DeSoto Pipeline LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(e)+(g): Cancellation of GT&C Eff. 4.1.2017 to be effective 4/1/2017; Filing Type: 1290. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 201702015265. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/22/17. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/ 3/17. Docket Number: PR17–24–000. Applicants: Atmos Energy Corporation. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)+(g): Request for Change in Rates Based on State Rate Election to be effective 3/1/2017; Filing Type: 1300. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Filed Date: 2/2/17. Accession Number: 201702025130. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/23/17. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/ 3/17. Docket Number: PR17–25–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)/: COH SOC Effective 1– 31–2017; Filing Type: 980. Filed Date: 2/3/17. Accession Number: 201702035078. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/ 24/17. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified date(s). Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: February 7, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–03349 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14809–000] Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On December 19, 2016, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Shenandoah Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project to be located near Shenandoah Borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / Notices during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) As many as two new upper reservoirs with a combined surface area of 470 acres and a combined storage capacity of 7,050 acrefeet at a surface elevation of approximately 1,750 feet above mean sea level (msl) created through construction of new roller-compacted concrete or rock-filled dams and/or dikes; (2) a new lower reservoir, including an existing abandoned mine pit, with a surface area of 105 acres and a total storage capacity of 7,200 acre-feet at a surface elevation of 1,210 feet msl; (3) as many as three new 3,387-footlong, 48-inch-diameter penstocks connecting the upper and lower reservoirs; (4) a new 150-foot-long, 50foot-wide powerhouse containing two turbine-generator units with a total rated capacity of 405 megawatts; (5) a new transmission line connecting the powerhouse to a nearby electric grid interconnection point with options to evaluate multiple grid interconnection locations; and (6) appurtenant facilities. Possible initial fill water and make-up water would come from local inflow to the abandoned mine pit, including groundwater. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 1,181,385 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Adam Rousselle, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, 5710 Oak Crest Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902; phone: 267–254–6107. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502–6736. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Feb 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14809–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14809) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: February 14, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–03324 Filed 2–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP17–376–000. Applicants: Equitrans, L.P. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Terminate Negotiated Rate Service Agreement—Range Resources Appalachia LLC to be effective 2/1/2017. Filed Date: 1/31/17. Accession Number: 20170131–5484. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–350–001. Applicants: Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company. Description: Compliance filing Errata to Filing to Comply with Order in Docket Nos. CP15–18–000, 001 to be effective 3/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5137. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–383–000. Applicants: Northern Natural Gas Company. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: 20170201 Miscellaneous Filing to be effective 3/4/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5104. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–384–000. Applicants: Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate Filing—Nicor to be effective 2/1/2017. PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11215 Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5128. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–385–000. Applicants: Northern Natural Gas Company. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: 20170201 Annual PRA Fuel Rates to be effective 4/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5148. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–386–000. Applicants: Enable Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate Filing—February 2017 Spire 1005896 to be effective 2/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5201. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–387–000. Applicants: Dauphin Island Gathering Partners. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate Filing 2–1–2017 to be effective 2/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5221. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–388–000. Applicants: Northern Border Pipeline Company. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: James Valley Ethanol Neg Rate Agmt Revision to be effective 2/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5235. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–389–000. Applicants: Cimarron River Pipeline, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Fuel Tracker 2017—Summer Season Rates to be effective 4/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5254. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–390–000. Applicants: Questar Overthrust Pipeline, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Statement of Negotiated Rates Version 7.0.0, Simplot Phosphates to be effective 3/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5259. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–391–000. Applicants: Cimarron River Pipeline, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rates 2017–02–01 to be effective 2/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/1/17. Accession Number: 20170201–5264. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/17. E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 33 (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11214-11215]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-03324]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14809-000]


Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On December 19, 2016, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, filed an 
application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the 
Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the 
Shenandoah Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project to be located near 
Shenandoah Borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The sole purpose 
of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder 
priority to file a license application

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during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the 
permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise 
enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners' express 
permission.
    The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) As many as 
two new upper reservoirs with a combined surface area of 470 acres and 
a combined storage capacity of 7,050 acre-feet at a surface elevation 
of approximately 1,750 feet above mean sea level (msl) created through 
construction of new roller-compacted concrete or rock-filled dams and/
or dikes; (2) a new lower reservoir, including an existing abandoned 
mine pit, with a surface area of 105 acres and a total storage capacity 
of 7,200 acre-feet at a surface elevation of 1,210 feet msl; (3) as 
many as three new 3,387-foot-long, 48-inch-diameter penstocks 
connecting the upper and lower reservoirs; (4) a new 150-foot-long, 50-
foot-wide powerhouse containing two turbine-generator units with a 
total rated capacity of 405 megawatts; (5) a new transmission line 
connecting the powerhouse to a nearby electric grid interconnection 
point with options to evaluate multiple grid interconnection locations; 
and (6) appurtenant facilities. Possible initial fill water and make-up 
water would come from local inflow to the abandoned mine pit, including 
groundwater. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 
1,181,385 megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Adam Rousselle, Merchant Hydro Developers, LLC, 
5710 Oak Crest Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902; phone: 267-254-6107.
    FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502-6736.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing 
applications using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief 
comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the 
eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You 
must include your name and contact information at the end of your 
comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: 
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include 
docket number P-14809-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14809) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: February 14, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-03324 Filed 2-17-17; 8:45 am]
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