Alaska Electric Light & Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, 13989-13990 [2017-05203]

Download as PDF [FR Doc. 2017–05156 Filed 3–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–C DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2307–078] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Alaska Electric Light & Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 2307–078. c. Date filed: August 31, 2016. d. Applicant: Alaska Electric Light & Power Company. e. Name of Project: Salmon and Annex Creek Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On Salmon Creek and Annex Creek in the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska. The project occupies about 648.45 acres of federal lands located in the Tongass National Forest administered by the United States Forest Service and operates under an existing license issued in 1988. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Christy Yearous, Project Manager, Alaska Electric Light & Power Company, 5601 Tongsard Ct., Juneau, AK 99801–7201; (907) 780–2222. i. FERC Contact: Suzanne Novak at (202) 502–6665, suzanne.novak@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:12 Mar 15, 2017 Jkt 241001 The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file filing motions to intervene and protests using the Commission’s eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. 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–2307–078. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures 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, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The proposed Salmon and Annex Creek Project would consist of two developments, one on Salmon Creek and one on Annex Creek. The Salmon Creek development consists of the following existing facilities: (1) The 165-acre Salmon Creek reservoir impounded by a 648-foot-long, 168-foot-high dam, with ten 5-foot-wide spillway bays; (2) a 1,500-foot-long canal used to periodically divert water from tributary streams into Salmon Creek Reservoir; (3) a 10-foot-wide, 11foot-high intake structure with trashracks; (4) a 3-foot-diameter conduit that conveys flows from the dam to the project valvehouse located immediately downstream; (5) a 4,290-foot-long, 3.3- PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13989 to- 2-foot-diameter penstock that conveys flows from the valvehouse to the decommissioned Upper Powerhouse where it connects to a 11,030-foot-long, 3.5-foot-diameter penstock that narrows to a 2.5-foot-diameter immediately before entering the Lower Powerhouse; (6) the 57-foot-long, 44-foot-wide, 32foot-high Lower Powerhouse, which contains a 6.9-megawatt (MW) impulse turbine; (7) an approximately 250-footlong tailrace that flows underneath Egan Drive and empties into a pond adjacent to the Douglas Island Pink and Chum, Inc., hatchery; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The Annex Creek development consists of the following existing facilities: (1) The 264-acre Upper Annex Lake, impounded by a 118-foot-long, 20foot-high dam with a 57-foot-wide spillway that discharges flows in excess of those needed for generation into the 27-acre natural Lower Annex Lake via a 0.15-mile-long outlet stream; (2) a 61foot long, 6-foot high timber saddle dam located just west of the main dam; (3) a lake tap intake on Upper Annex Lake; (4) a 1,433-foot-long power tunnel that narrows from 8 feet wide and 8 feet high at the intake to a 6.5-foot-diameter tunnel at the project valvehouse; (5) the project valvehouse containing the penstock intake; (6) the 7,097-footlong, 3.5-foot-diameter penstock that narrows to a 2.8-foot diameter before it bifurcates at the powerhouse to provide flows to two impulse turbine units with a total installed capacity of 3.675 MW; (7) the 67-foot-long, 48-foot-wide, 40foot-high powerhouse; (8) a tailrace that discharges flows over a weir into Taku Inlet; (9) a 12.5-mile-long, 23-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that conveys power to the Than substation; and (10) appurtenant facilities. The project currently operates to provide base load generation with an E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 EN16MR17.011</GPH> Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 50 / Thursday, March 16, 2017 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 13990 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 50 / Thursday, March 16, 2017 / Notices estimated annual output of 53.8 gigawatt-hours. No changes to project operation or facilities are proposed. 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. You may also 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. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention deadline date, 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 intervention deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. 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 development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. 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. When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION,’’ or ‘‘COMPETING VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:12 Mar 15, 2017 Jkt 241001 APPLICATION;’’ (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. 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. Dated: March 9, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–05203 Filed 3–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14838–000] Energy Resources USA, Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On February 9, 2017, Energy Resources USA Inc., (Energy Resources) 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 Caddo Dam Hydroelectric Project (project) to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Caddo Dam on the Cypress Bayou in Caddo Parish County, Louisiana. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application 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) A 70-foot-long, 60foot-wide intake area; (2) a 75-foot-long, 36-foot-wide powerhouse containing two vertical Kaplan generating units with a total capacity of 5 megawatts; (3) a 350-foot-long, 65-foot-wide tailrace; (4) a 60-foot-long, 50-foot-wide substation; and (5) a 0.35-mile-long, 69 kilovolt transmission line. The estimated annual generation of the project would be 21.15 gigawatt-hours, and would operate as directed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Applicant Contact: Mr. Bernard Mount, Senior Project Manager, Energy Resources USA Inc., 4305 N Lincoln Ave., Room C, Chicago, Illinois 60618; phone: (312) 859–2032. FERC Contact: Navreet Deo; phone: (202) 502–6304. 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–14838–000. 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–14838–000) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: March 8, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 50 (Thursday, March 16, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2307-078]


Alaska Electric Light & Power Company; Notice of Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: New Major License.
    b. Project No.: 2307-078.
    c. Date filed: August 31, 2016.
    d. Applicant: Alaska Electric Light & Power Company.
    e. Name of Project: Salmon and Annex Creek Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On Salmon Creek and Annex Creek in the City and 
Borough of Juneau, Alaska. The project occupies about 648.45 acres of 
federal lands located in the Tongass National Forest administered by 
the United States Forest Service and operates under an existing license 
issued in 1988.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Christy Yearous, Project Manager, Alaska 
Electric Light & Power Company, 5601 Tongsard Ct., Juneau, AK 99801-
7201; (907) 780-2222.
    i. FERC Contact: Suzanne Novak at (202) 502-6665, 
suzanne.novak@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: 60 days 
from the issuance date of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
filing motions to intervene and protests using the Commission's eFiling 
system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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-2307-078.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedures 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, but is not ready 
for environmental analysis at this time.
    l. The proposed Salmon and Annex Creek Project would consist of two 
developments, one on Salmon Creek and one on Annex Creek.
    The Salmon Creek development consists of the following existing 
facilities: (1) The 165-acre Salmon Creek reservoir impounded by a 648-
foot-long, 168-foot-high dam, with ten 5-foot-wide spillway bays; (2) a 
1,500-foot-long canal used to periodically divert water from tributary 
streams into Salmon Creek Reservoir; (3) a 10-foot-wide, 11-foot-high 
intake structure with trashracks; (4) a 3-foot-diameter conduit that 
conveys flows from the dam to the project valvehouse located 
immediately downstream; (5) a 4,290-foot-long, 3.3- to- 2-foot-diameter 
penstock that conveys flows from the valvehouse to the decommissioned 
Upper Powerhouse where it connects to a 11,030-foot-long, 3.5-foot-
diameter penstock that narrows to a 2.5-foot-diameter immediately 
before entering the Lower Powerhouse; (6) the 57-foot-long, 44-foot-
wide, 32-foot-high Lower Powerhouse, which contains a 6.9-megawatt (MW) 
impulse turbine; (7) an approximately 250-foot-long tailrace that flows 
underneath Egan Drive and empties into a pond adjacent to the Douglas 
Island Pink and Chum, Inc., hatchery; and (8) appurtenant facilities.
    The Annex Creek development consists of the following existing 
facilities: (1) The 264-acre Upper Annex Lake, impounded by a 118-foot-
long, 20-foot-high dam with a 57-foot-wide spillway that discharges 
flows in excess of those needed for generation into the 27-acre natural 
Lower Annex Lake via a 0.15-mile-long outlet stream; (2) a 61-foot 
long, 6-foot high timber saddle dam located just west of the main dam; 
(3) a lake tap intake on Upper Annex Lake; (4) a 1,433-foot-long power 
tunnel that narrows from 8 feet wide and 8 feet high at the intake to a 
6.5-foot-diameter tunnel at the project valvehouse;
    (5) the project valvehouse containing the penstock intake; (6) the 
7,097-foot-long, 3.5-foot-diameter penstock that narrows to a 2.8-foot 
diameter before it bifurcates at the powerhouse to provide flows to two 
impulse turbine units with a total installed capacity of 3.675 MW; (7) 
the 67-foot-long, 48-foot-wide, 40-foot-high powerhouse; (8) a tailrace 
that discharges flows over a weir into Taku Inlet; (9) a 12.5-mile-
long, 23-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that conveys power to the Than 
substation; and (10) appurtenant facilities.
    The project currently operates to provide base load generation with 
an

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estimated annual output of 53.8 gigawatt-hours. No changes to project 
operation or facilities are proposed.
    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.
    You may also 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. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application 
must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention 
deadline date, 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 intervention 
deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be 
accepted in response to this notice.
    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 development application. A 
notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this 
public notice.
    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.
    When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the 
Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' ``NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE 
COMPETING APPLICATION,'' or ``COMPETING APPLICATION;'' (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. 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.

     Dated: March 9, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-05203 Filed 3-15-17; 8:45 am]
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