North Table Mountain Water and Sanitation District; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene, 32355-32356 [2017-14705]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 133 / Thursday, July 13, 2017 / Notices Filed Date: 7/5/17. Accession Number: 20170705–5085. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/26/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–2048–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Amendment to Service Agreement No. 4597, Queue Position No. AB2–048 to be effective 11/30/2016. Filed Date: 7/5/17. Accession Number: 20170705–5086. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/26/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–2049–000. Applicants: NRG Berrians East Development LLC, NRG Energy, Inc. Description: Request for Limited Waiver of the NRG Companies. Filed Date: 7/3/17. Accession Number: 20170703–5230. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/24/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–2050–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 1518R12 Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp NITSA NOA to be effective 7/1/ 2017. Filed Date: 7/6/17. Accession Number: 20170706–5046. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/27/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–2051–000. Applicants: Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, New York Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Section 205 LGIA No. 2345 between NMPC and Selkirk to be effective 6/26/ 2017. Filed Date: 7/6/17. Accession Number: 20170706–5048. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/27/17. 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 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: July 6, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–14652 Filed 7–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CD17–15–000] North Table Mountain Water and Sanitation District; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On July 5, 2017, North Table Mountain Water and Sanitation District, filed a notice of intent to construct a 32355 qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended by section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (HREA). The proposed NTM Water Treatment Plant Hydro Project would have a combined installed capacity of 150 kilowatts (kW), and would be located along 24-inch diameter raw water pipeline. The project would be located near the Town of Golden in Jefferson County, Colorado. Applicant Contact: Bart Sperry, North Table Mountain Water and Sanitation District, 14806 W 52nd Avenue, Golden, CO 80403 Phone No. (303) 279–2854, email Bart@ntmwater.org. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, Phone No. (202) 502–6062, email: robert.bell@ ferc.gov. Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed project would consist of: (1) A new 25foot-long, 24-inch diameter intake pipe off the 24-inch raw water pipeline; (2) a new powerhouse containing one generating unit with an installed capacity of 150 kilowatts (kW); (3) a new 25-foot-long, 24-inch diameter discharge pipe which would connect to the 24-inch raw water pipeline going to the Water Treatment plant; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual generating capacity of 250,000 kilowatthours (kWh). A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below. TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY Statutory provision Description Satisfies (Y/N) FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA .. The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel, canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar manmade water conveyance that is operated for the distribution of water for agricultural, municipal, or industrial consumption and not primarily for the generation of electricity. The facility is constructed, operated, or maintained for the generation of electric power and uses for such generation only the hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned conduit. The facility has an installed capacity that does not exceed 5 megawatts .................. 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Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the ‘‘COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ as applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of the Commission’s regulations.1 All comments contesting Commission staff’s preliminary determination that the facility meets the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and comments 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. 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. Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed and reproduced at the Commission in its 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 (i.e., CD17–15) 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. 1 18 CFR 385.2001–2005 (2016). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Jul 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: July 7, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–14705 Filed 7–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. EL17–30–000] Nogales Transmission, L.L.C.; Nogales Frontier Operations, L.L.C.; Notice of Supplement To Petiton for Declaratory Order Take notice that on June 30, 2017, pursuant to Rule 207 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2) (2015), Nogales Transmission, L.L.C. (Nogales Transmission) and Nogales Frontier Operations, L.L.C. (Nogales Operations) filed a second supplement to its petition for declaratory order, filed on December 21, 2016, as more fully explained in its supplemented petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in this proceeding must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Petitioner. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The filings in the above proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov.or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on July 14, 2017. Dated: July 6, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–14654 Filed 7–12–17; 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: Docket Numbers: RP17–834–000. Applicants: El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C. Description: Motion to Intervene of Southwest Gas Corporation under RP17–834. Filed Date: 7/3/17. Accession Number: 20170703–5203. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/17/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–885–000. Applicants: Equitrans, L.P. Description: Equitrans, L.P. submits tariff filing per 154.204: Negotiated Capacity Release Agreements—7/1/17 to be effective 7/1/2017. Filed Date: 7/3/17. Accession Number: 20170703–5086. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/17/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–886–000. Applicants: WTG Hugoton, LP. Description: WTG Hugoton, LP submits tariff filing per 154.204: Annual Fuel Retention Percentage Filing 2017– 20181 to be effective 8/1/2017. Filed Date: 7/3/17. Accession Number: 20170703–5172. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 7/17/17. Docket Numbers: RP17–840–000. Applicants: Rockies Express Pipeline LLC. Description: (doc-less) Motion to Intervene of Rice Energy Marketing LLC. Filed Date: 7/5/17. Accession Number: 20170705–5033. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CD17-15-000]


North Table Mountain Water and Sanitation District; Notice of 
Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility 
and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene

    On July 5, 2017, North Table Mountain Water and Sanitation 
District, filed a notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit 
hydropower facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act 
(FPA), as amended by section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency 
Act of 2013 (HREA). The proposed NTM Water Treatment Plant Hydro 
Project would have a combined installed capacity of 150 kilowatts (kW), 
and would be located along 24-inch diameter raw water pipeline. The 
project would be located near the Town of Golden in Jefferson County, 
Colorado.
    Applicant Contact: Bart Sperry, North Table Mountain Water and 
Sanitation District, 14806 W 52nd Avenue, Golden, CO 80403 Phone No. 
(303) 279-2854, email Bart@ntmwater.org.
    FERC Contact: Robert Bell, Phone No. (202) 502-6062, email: 
robert.bell@ferc.gov.
    Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed 
project would consist of: (1) A new 25-foot-long, 24-inch diameter 
intake pipe off the 24-inch raw water pipeline; (2) a new powerhouse 
containing one generating unit with an installed capacity of 150 
kilowatts (kW); (3) a new 25-foot-long, 24-inch diameter discharge pipe 
which would connect to the 24-inch raw water pipeline going to the 
Water Treatment plant; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The proposed 
project would have an estimated annual generating capacity of 250,000 
kilowatt-hours (kWh).
    A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined 
or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below.

      Table 1--Criteria for Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility
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      Statutory provision              Description       Satisfies (Y/N)
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FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by   The conduit the                      Y
 HREA.                            facility uses is a
                                  tunnel, canal,
                                  pipeline, aqueduct,
                                  flume, ditch, or
                                  similar manmade water
                                  conveyance that is
                                  operated for the
                                  distribution of water
                                  for agricultural,
                                  municipal, or
                                  industrial
                                  consumption and not
                                  primarily for the
                                  generation of
                                  electricity.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended   The facility is                      Y
 by HREA.                         constructed,
                                  operated, or
                                  maintained for the
                                  generation of
                                  electric power and
                                  uses for such
                                  generation only the
                                  hydroelectric
                                  potential of a non-
                                  federally owned
                                  conduit.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended  The facility has an                  Y
 by HREA.                         installed capacity
                                  that does not exceed
                                  5 megawatts.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as         On or before August 9,               Y
 amended by HREA.                 2013, the facility is
                                  not licensed, or
                                  exempted from the
                                  licensing
                                  requirements of Part
                                  I of the FPA.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Preliminary Determination: The proposed hydroelectric project will 
utilize the existing raw water pipeline, and its addition will not 
alter the pipeline's primary purpose. Therefore, based upon the above 
criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal 
satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower 
facility, which is not required to be licensed or exempted from 
licensing.
    Comments and Motions To Intervene: Deadline for filing comments 
contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 
days from the issuance date of this notice.
    Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the 
issuance date of this notice.
    Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance 
with

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the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 
385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the 
specified deadline date for the particular proceeding.
    Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the ``COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR 
A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' as 
applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the 
project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) 
state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and 
(4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 
385.2005 of the Commission's regulations.\1\ All comments contesting 
Commission staff's preliminary determination that the facility meets 
the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis.
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    \1\ 18 CFR 385.2001-2005 (2016).
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    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and comments 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. 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.
    Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can 
be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed 
and reproduced at the Commission in its 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 (i.e., CD17-15) 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.

    Dated: July 7, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-14705 Filed 7-12-17; 8:45 am]
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