Request for Interest for Purchase of Renewable Energy Products, 73929-73930 [E8-28712]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 234 / Thursday, December 4, 2008 / Notices Environmental Mailing List DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY An effort is being made to send this notice to all individuals, organizations, and government entities interested in and/or potentially affected by the proposed project. This includes all landowners whose property may be used temporarily for project purposes, who have existing easements from the pipeline, or who own homes within distances defined in the Commission’s regulations of certain aboveground facilities. If you do not want to send comments at this time but still want to remain on our mailing list, please return the Information Request (Appendix 3). If you do not return the Information Request, you will be taken off the mailing list. 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In addition, the FERC now offers a free service called eSubscription that allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. To register for this service, go to http://www.ferc.gov/ esubscribenow.htm. Public meetings or site visits will be posted on the Commission’s calendar located at http://www.ferc.gov/ EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx along with other related information. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–28699 Filed 12–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:35 Dec 03, 2008 Jkt 217001 [Docket No. ER02–2166–000] Pennsylvania Windfarms, Inc.; Notice of Issuance of Order November 26, 2008. Pennsylvania Windfarms, Inc. (Pennsylvania Windfarms) filed an application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying tariff. The proposed market-based rate tariff provides for the sale of energy, capacity and ancillary services at market-based rates. Pennsylvania Windfarms also requested waivers of various Commission regulations. In particular, Pennsylvania Windfarms requested that the Commission grant blanket approval under 18 CFR part 34 of all future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability by Pennsylvania Windfarms. On August 5, 2002, pursuant to delegated authority, the Director, Division of Tariffs and Market Development-West, granted the requests for blanket approval under part 34 (Director’s Order). The Director’s Order also stated that the Commission would publish a separate notice in the Federal Register establishing a period of time for the filing of protests. Accordingly, any person desiring to be heard concerning the blanket approvals of issuances of securities or assumptions of liability by Pennsylvania Windfarms, should file a protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. 18 CFR 385.211, 385.214 (2004). The Commission encourages the electronic submission of protests using the FERC Online link at http:// www.ferc.gov. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests is December 8, 2008. Absent a request to be heard in opposition to such blanket approvals by the deadline above, Pennsylvania Windfarms is authorized to issue securities and assume obligations or liabilities as a guarantor, indorser, surety, or otherwise in respect of any security of another person; provided that such issuance or assumption is for some lawful object within the corporate purposes of Pennsylvania Windfarms, compatible with the public interest, and is reasonably necessary or appropriate for such purposes. The Commission reserves the right to require a further showing that neither public nor private interests will be PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73929 adversely affected by continued approvals of Pennsylvania Windfarm’s issuance of securities or assumptions of liability. Copies of the full text of the Director’s Order are available from the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Order may also 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 filed to access the document. Comments, protests, and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–28701 Filed 12–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Request for Interest for Purchase of Renewable Energy Products Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of Availability of Request for Interest for Purchase of Renewable Energy Products. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Western Area Power Administration, DOE (Western), a Federal power marketing agency of the U.S. Department of Energy, announces the availability of a Request for Interest (RFI) for the Purchase of Renewable Energy Products. Western is seeking interest from any supplier regarding the long-term purchase (10 to 15 years) of renewable energy with or without Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). The energy may be delivered to the Upper Great Plains Region, the Rocky Mountain Region’s Loveland Area Projects, the Colorado River Storage Project, and/or the Desert Southwest Region. All available points of delivery are located within the Western Interconnection. Responses to the RFI must be received by Western on or before December 18, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information or to obtain a copy of the RFI, please contact Mr. Tim Vigil, Western Area Power Administration, Colorado River Storage Project, Energy Management and Marketing Office, 1800 DATES: E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1 73930 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 234 / Thursday, December 4, 2008 / Notices South Rio Grande Avenue, Montrose, CO 81401, (970) 240–6218, fax (970) 240–6295, e-mail renewablerfi@wapa.gov. The RFI is also available on Western’s Web site at http:// www.wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Western is seeking interest from any supplier regarding the long-term purchase of renewable energy to supplement any one or more of, or possibly combinations of, four regions. These regions span a large area, including Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming, but are connected by contiguous transmission lines. Western would prefer renewable energy with RECs, but will entertain offsets on price for renewable energy without RECs. Delivery points and approximate amounts of energy desired for each region are listed in the RFI. Currently, Western is only requesting information concerning renewable energy priced at or below $100 per MWh. Dated: November 21, 2008. Timothy J. Meeks, Administrator. [FR Doc. E8–28712 Filed 12–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8746–5; Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD– 2008–0663] An Exposure Assessment of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of Public Comment Period. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is announcing a 30-day public comment period for the draft document titled, ‘‘An Exposure Assessment of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers’’ (EPA/600/R–08/ 086A). The document was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment within EPA’s Office of Research and Development. The document provides a comprehensive assessment of the exposure of Americans to polybrominated diphenyl ethers, PBDEs, a class of brominated flame retardants. It includes chapters on use and production of PBDEs, environmental fate, environmental and exposure media concentrations, and an exposure assessment including background exposures and exposures to special populations. EPA is releasing this draft document solely for the purpose of predissemination peer review under VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:35 Dec 03, 2008 Jkt 217001 applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. EPA will consider any public comments submitted in accordance with this notice when revising the document. DATES: The 30-day public comment period begins December 4, 2008, and ends January 5, 2009. Technical comments should be in writing and must be received by EPA by January 5, 2009. ADDRESSES: The draft ‘‘An Exposure Assessment of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers ‘‘ is available primarily via the Internet on the National Center for Environmental Assessment’s home page under the Recent Additions and the Data and Publications menus at http://www.epa.gov/ncea. A limited number of paper copies are available from the Information Management Team, NCEA; telephone: 703–347–8561; facsimile: 703–347–8691. If you are requesting a paper copy, please provide your name, your mailing address, and the document title, ‘‘An Exposure Assessment of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers’’. Comments may be submitted electronically via http:// www.regulations.gov, by mail, by facsimile, or by hand delivery/courier. Please follow the detailed instructions provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the public comment period, contact the Office of Environmental Information Docket; telephone: 202–566–1752; facsimile: 202–566–1753; or e-mail: ORD.Docket@epa.gov. For technical information, contact Matthew Lorber, NCEA; telephone: 703– 347–8535; facsimile: 703–347–8692; or e-mail: lorber.matthew@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Information About the Project/ Document The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formed a working group comprised of individuals from several program offices including the Offices of Pesticides, Prevention, and Toxic Substances; the Office of Water; the Office of Research and Development; and the Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, to study production, use, alternatives, environmental fate, exposure, and health effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs). This working group issued a project plan in 2006 that PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 outlined projects in these areas. EPA reports regularly on progress in completing the activities identified in the project plan, with the most recent status report issued in March 2008. The Web site that describes this working group, including the project plan, is http://www.epa.gov/oppt/pbde. This draft document addresses the exposure assessment needs identified in that project plan. It provides a comprehensive assessment of the exposure of Americans to this class of persistent organic pollutants. Individual chapters in this document address: The production, use, and lifecycle of PBDEs; environmental fate; environmental and exposure media levels; and human exposure. II. How To Submit Technical Comments to the Docket at http:// www.regulations.gov Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2008– 0663, by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: ORD.Docket@epa.gov. • Fax: 202–566–1753. • Mail: Office of Environmental Information (OEI) Docket (Mail Code: 2822T), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460. The phone number is 202–566–1752. • Hand Delivery: The OEI Docket is located in the EPA Headquarters Docket Center, Room 3334 EPA West Building, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is 202–566–1744. Such deliveries are only accepted during the docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. If you provide comments by mail or hand delivery, please submit three copies of the comments. For attachments, provide an index, number pages consecutively with the comments, and submit an unbound original and three copies. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–ORD–2008– 0663. Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the specified comment period. Comments received after the closing date will be marked ‘‘late,’’ and may only be considered if time permits. It is EPA’s policy to include all comments it receives in the public docket without change and to E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 234 (Thursday, December 4, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: E8-28712]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Request for Interest for Purchase of Renewable Energy Products

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of Availability of Request for Interest for Purchase of 
Renewable Energy Products.

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SUMMARY: The Western Area Power Administration, DOE (Western), a 
Federal power marketing agency of the U.S. Department of Energy, 
announces the availability of a Request for Interest (RFI) for the 
Purchase of Renewable Energy Products. Western is seeking interest from 
any supplier regarding the long-term purchase (10 to 15 years) of 
renewable energy with or without Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). 
The energy may be delivered to the Upper Great Plains Region, the Rocky 
Mountain Region's Loveland Area Projects, the Colorado River Storage 
Project, and/or the Desert Southwest Region. All available points of 
delivery are located within the Western Interconnection.

DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received by Western on or before 
December 18, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information or to obtain a 
copy of the RFI, please contact Mr. Tim Vigil, Western Area Power 
Administration, Colorado River Storage Project, Energy Management and 
Marketing Office, 1800

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South Rio Grande Avenue, Montrose, CO 81401, (970) 240-6218, fax (970) 
240-6295, e-mail renewable-rfi@wapa.gov. The RFI is also available on 
Western's Web site at http://www.wapa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Western is seeking interest from any 
supplier regarding the long-term purchase of renewable energy to 
supplement any one or more of, or possibly combinations of, four 
regions. These regions span a large area, including Arizona, New 
Mexico, Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming, but are connected by contiguous 
transmission lines. Western would prefer renewable energy with RECs, 
but will entertain offsets on price for renewable energy without RECs. 
Delivery points and approximate amounts of energy desired for each 
region are listed in the RFI. Currently, Western is only requesting 
information concerning renewable energy priced at or below $100 per 
MWh.

    Dated: November 21, 2008.
Timothy J. Meeks,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. E8-28712 Filed 12-3-08; 8:45 am]
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