Wallowa Resources Community Solutions Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene, 35773-35774 [2017-16080]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 146 / Tuesday, August 1, 2017 / Notices 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link and is 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 August 7, 2017. Dated: July 26, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–16163 Filed 7–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CD17–16–000] Wallowa Resources Community Solutions Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On July 20, 2017, Wallowa Resources Community Solutions Inc. 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 Wallowa Lake County Service District Hydro Station Project would have an installed capacity of 20 kilowatts (kW), and would be located along the existing 35773 State Park Spring municipal water pipeline located near the town of Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon. Applicant Contact: Kyle Petrocine, 401 NE 1st Street, Suite A, Enterprise, OR 97828, Phone No. (541) 398–0018. FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, Phone No. (202) 502–6778, email: Christopher.Chaney@ferc.gov. Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed project would consist of: (1) A new 20kW impulse turbine and induction generator; (2) a new, approximately 13foot by 14-foot powerhouse; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual generating capacity of 149,000 kilowatthours. 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 Satisfies (Y/N) Statutory provision Description 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 ..... On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA ............ mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA ........... FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA .......... Preliminary Determination: The proposed addition of the hydroelectric project along the municipal water pipeline will not alter its primary purpose. Therefore, based upon the above information and 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 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Jul 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 PO 00000 1 18 CFR 385.2001–2005 (2016). Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Y Y Y Y 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 E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 35774 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 146 / Tuesday, August 1, 2017 / Notices using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number (i.e., CD17–16) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnline Support@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: July 25, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–16080 Filed 7–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY This filing is accessible online at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link and is 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 August 21, 2017. Dated: July 26, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FR Doc. 2017–16164 Filed 7–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Medallion Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Petition For Declaratory Order mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. OR17–18–000] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Take notice that on July 21, 2017, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2) (2016), Medallion Pipeline Company, LLC (Medallion), filed a petition for a declaratory order seeking approval of the overall tariff and rate structure, and open-season procedures for Medallion’s proposed Wolfcamp Connector expansion and Howard Lateral expansion to transport crude oil from Midland Basin in West Texas to Colorado City Hub, as more fully explained in the petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). 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 eFiling link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Jul 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC17–11–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–549b); Comment Request Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy. ACTION: Comment request. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting its information collection [FERC–549B (Gas Pipeline Rates: Capacity Reports and Index of Customers)] to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission previously issued a Notice in the Federal Register (82 FR 18635, 4/20/ 2017) requesting public comments. The Commission received one comment on the FERC–549B and is making this notation in its submittal to OMB. The sole comment, however, does not pertain to this information collection and is immaterial to the renewal effort for the FERC–549B.1 DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due by August 31, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments filed with OMB, identified by the OMB Control No. SUMMARY: 1 The comment can be found here: https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/common/OpenNat.asp? fileID=14615693. PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1902–0169, should be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs: oira_submission@omb.gov. Attention: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Desk Officer. The Desk Officer may also be reached via telephone at 202–395–0710. A copy of the comments should also be sent to the Commission, in Docket No. IC17–11–000, by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Web site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling .asp. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, by telephone at (202) 502–8663, and by fax at (202) 273–0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC–549B (Gas Pipeline Rates: Capacity Reports and Index of Customers). OMB Control No.: 1902–0169. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC–549B information collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting requirements. Abstract: The information collected under the requirements of FERC–549B includes both the Index of Customers (IOC) report under Commission regulations at 18 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 284.13(c) and three capacity reporting requirements. One of these is in Commission regulations at 18 CFR 284.13(b) and requires reports on firm and interruptible services. The second is at 18 CFR 284.13(d)(1) and requires pipelines make information on capacity and flow information available on their Internet Web sites. The third is at 18 CFR 284.13(d)(2) and requires an annual filing of peak day capacity. Capacity Reports Under 284.13(b) and 284.13(d)(1) On April 4, 1992, in Order No. 636 (RM91–11–000), the Commission E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CD17-16-000]


Wallowa Resources Community Solutions Inc.; Notice of Preliminary 
Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and 
Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene

    On July 20, 2017, Wallowa Resources Community Solutions Inc. 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 Wallowa Lake County Service District Hydro 
Station Project would have an installed capacity of 20 kilowatts (kW), 
and would be located along the existing State Park Spring municipal 
water pipeline located near the town of Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon.
    Applicant Contact: Kyle Petrocine, 401 NE 1st Street, Suite A, 
Enterprise, OR 97828, Phone No. (541) 398-0018.
    FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, Phone No. (202) 502-6778, email: 
Christopher.Chaney@ferc.gov.
    Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed 
project would consist of: (1) A new 20-kW impulse turbine and induction 
generator; (2) a new, approximately 13-foot by 14-foot powerhouse; and 
(3) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an 
estimated annual generating capacity of 149,000 kilowatt-hours.
    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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                                                                                                  Satisfies  (Y/
              Statutory provision                                  Description                          N)
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FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA...........  The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel,                     Y
                                                 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 by HREA........  The facility is constructed, operated, or                      Y
                                                 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 by HREA.......  The facility has an installed capacity that does               Y
                                                 not exceed 5 megawatts.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA......  On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not               Y
                                                 licensed, or exempted from the licensing
                                                 requirements of Part I of the FPA.
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    Preliminary Determination: The proposed addition of the 
hydroelectric project along the municipal water pipeline will not alter 
its primary purpose. Therefore, based upon the above information and 
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 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

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using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket number (i.e., CD17-16) 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 25, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-16080 Filed 7-31-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P