California Department of Water Resources; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment, 37210 [2017-16756]

Download as PDF 37210 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 9, 2017 / Notices a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions via the internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the e-Filing link. Dated: August 1, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–16752 Filed 8–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2100–182—California] California Department of Water Resources; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission or FERC) regulations, 18 Code of Federal Regulations part 380, the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed an application filed June 23, 2017, by the California Department of Water Resources to permit Pacific Gas and Electric Company to reroute a portion of its transmission line across project lands in the vicinity of the project’s Thermalito Diversion Pool at the Feather River Hydroelectric Project No. 2100. The project is located on the Feather River in Butte County, California, and occupies lands of the United States administered by the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Staff prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the application that analyzes the potential environmental effects of approving the transmission line reroute as a non-project use of project lands. In the EA, staff concludes that such an approval, with specified environmental protection measures, would not constitute a major federal action that would significantly affect the quality of the human environment. A copy of the EA is available for review at the Commission’s Public Reference Room or may it be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number P–2100 in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, 202–502–8659. For further information, contact Mr. John Aedo at (415) 369–3335 or by email at john.aedo@ferc.gov. Dated: August 2, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–16756 Filed 8–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 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 B24 Hydroelectric Station would have a combined installed capacity of 150 kilowatts (kW), and would be located along a 24-inch diameter raw water pipeline. The project would be located near the Town of La Puente in Los Angeles County, California. Applicant Contact: Robert J. DiPrimio, Senior Vice President, San Gabriel Valley Water Company, 11142 Garvey Avenue, El Monte, CA 91733; Phone No. (626) 448–6183; Email rjdiprimio@ sgvwater.com. 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 powerhouse containing one generating unit with an installed capacity of 150 kilowatts (kW) installed in the potable water pipeline; and (2) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual generation of 1,200 megawatt-hours (MWh). A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below. [Docket No. CD17–17–000] San Gabriel Valley Water Company; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On July 27, 2017, San Gabriel Valley Water Company filed a notice of intent 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 .................. Y sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended HREA. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended HREA. by by Preliminary Determination: The proposed hydroelectric project will VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Aug 08, 2017 Jkt 241001 On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. utilize an existing potable water pipeline, used to convey potable water PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Y Y Y to storage tanks for subsequent customer distribution. The addition of the B24 E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2100-182--California]


California Department of Water Resources; Notice of Availability 
of Environmental Assessment

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission or FERC) 
regulations, 18 Code of Federal Regulations part 380, the Office of 
Energy Projects has reviewed an application filed June 23, 2017, by the 
California Department of Water Resources to permit Pacific Gas and 
Electric Company to reroute a portion of its transmission line across 
project lands in the vicinity of the project's Thermalito Diversion 
Pool at the Feather River Hydroelectric Project No. 2100. The project 
is located on the Feather River in Butte County, California, and 
occupies lands of the United States administered by the U.S. Forest 
Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
    Staff prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the application 
that analyzes the potential environmental effects of approving the 
transmission line reroute as a non-project use of project lands. In the 
EA, staff concludes that such an approval, with specified environmental 
protection measures, would not constitute a major federal action that 
would significantly affect the quality of the human environment.
    A copy of the EA is available for review at the Commission's Public 
Reference Room or may it be viewed on the Commission's Web site at 
www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket number P-
2100 in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, 
contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free 
at 1-866-208-3676, or for TTY, 202-502-8659.
    For further information, contact Mr. John Aedo at (415) 369-3335 or 
by email at john.aedo@ferc.gov.

    Dated: August 2, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-16756 Filed 8-8-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P