Wisconsin Public Service Corporation; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions, 12808-12809 [2017-04375]

Download as PDF 12808 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices link of Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14800–000) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: March 1, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–04378 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1940–029] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Wisconsin Public Service Corporation; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Major New License. b. Project No.: 1940–029. c. Date filed: March 28, 2016. d. Applicant: Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. e. Name of Project: Tomahawk Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Wisconsin River in Lincoln County, Wisconsin. The project does not affect federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Todd Jastremski, Asset Manager Hydro Operations, We Energies, 800 Industrial Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801, Telephone (906) 779–4099. i. FERC Contact: Lee Emery, Telephone (202) 502–8379, and email lee.emery@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions using the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 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–1940–029. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on 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. k. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready for environmental analysis. l. The existing Tomahawk Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) A 27-foot-high and 2,968-foot-long reinforced concrete and embankment dam that includes a: (a) 400-foot-long saddle dike, (b) 1,400-foot-long detached embankment, (c) 400-foot-long earthen embankment, (d) 125-foot-long concrete non-overflow slab and buttress section, (e) 267-foot-long concrete gated spillway section, (f) 9-foot-long concrete sluice gate section, (g) 300-foot-long right embankment, and (h) 67-foot-long concrete and brick masonry powerhouse housing two generating units with a total installed capacity of 2.6 megawatts; (2) a 67.5-foot-wide, 18 foot-high intake and ten 6-foot-wide sections of steel trashracks with clear bar spacing of 2.5 inches that is integral with the powerhouse; (3) Lake Mohawksin, the project reservoir with a surface area of 2,773 acres and 1,367 acre-feet of usable storage at the maximum full pool elevation of 1,435.5 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum; (4) two 27.25foot-long, 31.75-foot-wide, 9.25-foothigh draft tubes that discharges into a 34-foot-long, 60-foot-wide tailrace; (5) a 100-foot-long, 24.9 kilovolt transmission power line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an average of 9,836 megawatthours annually. m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments 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 comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ‘‘PRELIMINARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘PRELIMINARY FISHWAY 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. 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. o. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following revised Hydro E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices 12809 Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Filing of recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions ...................................... Commission issues EA ............................................................................................................................................................... Comments on EA ........................................................................................................................................................................ Modified terms and conditions .................................................................................................................................................... p. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. q. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of the notice of acceptance and ready for environmental analysis provided for in 5.22: (1) A copy of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification. Dated: March 1, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–04375 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1966–054] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Wisconsin Public Service Corporation; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Major New License. b. Project No.: 1966–054. c. Date filed: March 28, 2016. d. Applicant: Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. e. Name of Project: Grandfather Falls Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Wisconsin River in Lincoln County, Wisconsin. The project does affect federal lands. There are nonreservation federal lands within the Project Boundary. One Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-owned island (0.1 acres) is located in the tailrace of the project boundary. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Todd Jastremski, Asset Manager Hydro Operations, We Energies, 800 Industrial Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801, Telephone (906) 779–4099. i. FERC Contact: Lee Emery, Telephone (202) 502–8379, and email lee.emery@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions 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–1966–054. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on 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. k. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready for environmental analysis. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 April, 2017. September, 2017. October, 2017. December, 2017. l. The existing Grandfather Falls Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) A 36-foot-high and 762-foot-long reinforced concrete dam consisting of a 52-foot-long masonry retaining wall, a 263-foot-long concrete spillway section, a 147-foot-long non-overflow masonry dam, and a 300-foot-long rockfill embankment; (2) a 108-foot-long, 12foot-wide timber (concrete pier supported) canal bridge that crosses the upstream end of the canal, three intake canal embankments totaling 3,400 feet in length, a 4,000-foot-long, 300-footwide intake canal, and a 55.5-foot-wide intake structure; (3) an existing 340-acre reservoir at elevation 1,397.1 National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) and a gross storage capacity of 2,200 acre-feet with the pool elevation maintained between 1,396.1 and 1,397.1 feet NGVD; (4) two 55.5-foot-wide, 30.5-foot-high trashracks with clear bar spacing of 2.5 inches; (5) an 11-foot-diameter, 1,317foot-long wood-stave penstock that transitions into a 30-foot-long steel penstock and a 13.5-foot-diameter 1,310-foot-long wood-stave penstock that transitions into a 30-foot-long steel penstock; (6) a 51-foot-diameter surge tank with a 37.87-foot-high internal riser and a 39-foot-diameter surge tank with a 33.43-foot-high internal riser that are connected to the steel portion of the penstocks; (7) a 67-foot-wide, 53-footlong, 46-foot-high concrete and masonry powerhouse containing two generating units with a total installed capacity of 17.24 megawatts (MW); (8) a 50-footlong, 60-foot-wide bedrock excavated tailrace; (9) a 300-foot-long, 46 kilovolt overhead transmission power line; and (10) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an average of 72,031.72 megawatt-hours annually. m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 43 (Tuesday, March 7, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1940-029]


Wisconsin Public Service Corporation; Notice of Application 
Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, 
Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, 
Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary 
Fishway Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Major New License.
    b. Project No.: 1940-029.
    c. Date filed: March 28, 2016.
    d. Applicant: Wisconsin Public Service Corporation.
    e. Name of Project: Tomahawk Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The existing project is located on the Wisconsin River 
in Lincoln County, Wisconsin. The project does not affect federal 
lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Todd Jastremski, Asset Manager Hydro 
Operations, We Energies, 800 Industrial Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 
49801, Telephone (906) 779-4099.
    i. FERC Contact: Lee Emery, Telephone (202) 502-8379, and email 
lee.emery@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, 
recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary 
prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply 
comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary 
terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions 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-1940-029.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person on 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.
    k. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready 
for environmental analysis.
    l. The existing Tomahawk Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) A 
27-foot-high and 2,968-foot-long reinforced concrete and embankment dam 
that includes a: (a) 400-foot-long saddle dike, (b) 1,400-foot-long 
detached embankment, (c) 400-foot-long earthen embankment, (d) 125-
foot-long concrete non-overflow slab and buttress section, (e) 267-
foot-long concrete gated spillway section, (f) 9-foot-long concrete 
sluice gate section, (g) 300-foot-long right embankment, and (h) 67-
foot-long concrete and brick masonry powerhouse housing two generating 
units with a total installed capacity of 2.6 megawatts; (2) a 67.5-
foot-wide, 18 foot-high intake and ten 6-foot-wide sections of steel 
trashracks with clear bar spacing of 2.5 inches that is integral with 
the powerhouse; (3) Lake Mohawksin, the project reservoir with a 
surface area of 2,773 acres and 1,367 acre-feet of usable storage at 
the maximum full pool elevation of 1,435.5 feet National Geodetic 
Vertical Datum; (4) two 27.25-foot-long, 31.75-foot-wide, 9.25-foot-
high draft tubes that discharges into a 34-foot-long, 60-foot-wide 
tailrace; (5) a 100-foot-long, 24.9 kilovolt transmission power line; 
and (6) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an 
average of 9,836 megawatt-hours annually.
    m. A copy of the application is available for review at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact 
FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at the address in item h above.
    Register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    n. Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene 
in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 
18 CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining the appropriate action 
to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments 
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 
comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or 
before the specified comment date for the particular application.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'', ``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', ``COMMENTS,'' ``REPLY COMMENTS,'' 
``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' ``PRELIMINARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS,'' or 
``PRELIMINARY FISHWAY 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. 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.
    o. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following revised Hydro

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Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as 
appropriate.

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              Milestone                           Target date
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Filing of recommendations,             April, 2017.
 preliminary terms and conditions,
 and preliminary fishway
 prescriptions.
Commission issues EA.................  September, 2017.
Comments on EA.......................  October, 2017.
Modified terms and conditions........  December, 2017.
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    p. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    q. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following 
the date of issuance of the notice of acceptance and ready for 
environmental analysis provided for in 5.22: (1) A copy of the water 
quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, 
including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the 
request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification.

    Dated: March 1, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-04375 Filed 3-6-17; 8:45 am]
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