Oceanlinx Hawaii LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 48247-48248 [E9-22715]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 22, 2009 / Notices Applicant Contact: Wayne F. Krause, Hydro Green Energy, LLC, Lock+TM Hydro Friends Fund, LLC, 5090 Richmond Avenue #390, Houston, TX 77056. FERC Contact: Allyson Conner, 202– 502–6082. 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. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ferconline.asp) under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. For a simpler method of submitting text only comments, click on ‘‘Quick Comment.’’ For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov; call tollfree at (866) 208–3676; or, for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, mail an original and eight copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. 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–13504) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–22710 Filed 9–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP09–461–000] Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC; Notice of Application sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES September 15, 2009. Take notice that on September 3, 2009, Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC (FGT) tendered for filing an abbreviated application pursuant to the Natural Gas Act requesting authorization to abandon its service obligation utilizing its ownership interest in the Matagorda Offshore VerDate Nov<24>2008 21:23 Sep 21, 2009 Jkt 217001 Pipeline System which is open to the public for inspection. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in any of the above proceedings 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 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. It is not necessary to separately intervene again in a subdocket related to a compliance filing if you have previously intervened in the same docket. 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. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. In reference to filings initiating a new proceeding, interventions or protests submitted on or before the comment deadline need not be served on persons other than the Applicant. 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 14 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St. NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceedings 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 e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed dockets(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: Monday, September 21, 2009. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–22701 Filed 9–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48247 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13521–000] Oceanlinx Hawaii LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications September 15, 2009. On August 21, 2009, Oceanlinx Hawaii LLC filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Oceanlinx Maui Wave Energy Project (Oceanlinx Wave Project or project), located in the Pacific Ocean about 0.6 statute miles north of Pauwela Point and adjacent lands in the County of Maui, Alaska. 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 proposed, 30-meterwide (98-foot-wide) by 100-meter-long (328-foot-long) by 10-meter-high (33foot-high—relative to the ocean surface) Wage Energy Converter (WEC) consisting of a floating pontoon moored to the seafloor by a cable and anchoring system and containing eight Oscillating Water Column (OWC) units with a combined nameplate capacity of 2.7 megawatts; (2) a proposed 15-kilovolt (kV), 3,600 or 4,100-foot-long (depending upon the transmission route chosen) submarine and overhead transmission line; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of up to about 4,000 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Stuart Weylandsmith, Manager, Oceanlinx Hawaii LLC, Suite 2200, ASB Tower, 1001 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813; Phone: +61 2 9549 6308; e-mail: stuart.weylandsmith@oceanlinx.com. FERC Contact: Nick Jayjack, 202–502– 6073. 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. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 48248 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 22, 2009 / Notices 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paperfiled. To paper-file, an original and eight copies should be mailed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. For more information on how to submit these types of filings please go to the Commission’s Web site located at http://www.ferc.gov/filingcomments.asp. 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/docsfiling/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–13521) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208– 3372. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–22715 Filed 9–21–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 606–027–CA] Kilarc-Cow Creek Hydroelectric Project; Notice of Scoping Meetings and Environmental Site Review and Soliciting Scoping Comments sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES September 15, 2009. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Application: Surrender of License. b. Project No.: 606–027. c. Date Filed: March 13, 2009. d. Applicant: Pacific Gas and Electric Company. e. Name of Project: Kilarc-Cow Creek Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: Old Cow Creek and South Cow Creek in Shasta County, California. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Randal S. Livingston, Vice-President of Power Generation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, P.O. Box 770000, MC–N11E, San Francisco, CA 94177–0001. Telephone (415) 973–7000. i. FERC Contact: CarLisa LintonPeters, (202) 502–8416, or e-mail: carlisa.linton-peters@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing scoping comments: October 16, 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 21:23 Sep 21, 2009 Jkt 217001 All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. Please include the project number (P–606) on any comments filed. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears 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. Scoping comments may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper filings. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site at (http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ferconline.asp) under the ‘‘e-filing’’ link. For a simpler method of submitting text only comments, click on ‘‘Quick Comment.’’ k. Description of Request: The applicant proposes to surrender the license for the Kilarc-Cow Creek Hydroelectric Project. In addition, the applicant proposes to decommission and remove project facilities, as described in its proposed decommissioning plan. In general, (1) Diversion dams would be removed to stop water diversions and to allow for free passage of fish and sediment; (2) some diversion dam abutments and foundations would be left in place to protect stream banks and provide grade control; (3) powerhouse structures would be secured and left in place during decommissioning and an option for future reuse of the powerhouse structures for non-generation purposes would be preserved; (4) electric generators, turbines and other equipment would be removed; (5) forebays would be graded and filled; and (6) canal segments would be left in place, breached, or filled in consultation with affected landowners, and metal and wood flume structures would be removed. The applicant consulted with federal, state, local agencies, and other parties with potential interest, during the license surrender application process. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (202) 502–8371. This filing 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 field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1–866–208–3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. 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.govdocs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via electronic mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For technical assistance, contact FERC Online Support. m. Mailing list: Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Scoping Process: The Commission intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) on the proposed action in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA will consider both site-specific and cumulative environmental impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action. Scoping Meetings FERC staff will conduct one evening public meeting and one agency scoping meeting, which is also open to the public. The agency scoping meeting will primarily focus on resource agency and non-governmental organization (NGO) concerns, while the public scoping meeting will primarily focus on receiving public input. All interested individuals, organizations, and agencies are invited to attend one or both of the scoping meetings, and to assist FERC staff in identifying the scope of the environmental issues that should be analyzed in the EA on the proposed action. There will also be a public environmental site review to the KilarcCow Creek project site (see below). The times and locations of these two scoping meetings are as follows: Public Scoping Meeting Date: Monday, October 19, 2009. Time: 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Place: Millville Grange. Address: 22037 Old 44 Drive, Palo Cedro, CA 96073. Telephone: (530) 547–5215. E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 182 (Tuesday, September 22, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13521-000]


Oceanlinx Hawaii LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Competing Applications

September 15, 2009.
    On August 21, 2009, Oceanlinx Hawaii LLC filed an application for a 
preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, 
proposing to study the feasibility of the Oceanlinx Maui Wave Energy 
Project (Oceanlinx Wave Project or project), located in the Pacific 
Ocean about 0.6 statute miles north of Pauwela Point and adjacent lands 
in the County of Maui, Alaska. 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 
proposed, 30-meter-wide (98-foot-wide) by 100-meter-long (328-foot-
long) by 10-meter-high (33-foot-high--relative to the ocean surface) 
Wage Energy Converter (WEC) consisting of a floating pontoon moored to 
the seafloor by a cable and anchoring system and containing eight 
Oscillating Water Column (OWC) units with a combined nameplate capacity 
of 2.7 megawatts; (2) a proposed 15-kilovolt (kV), 3,600 or 4,100-foot-
long (depending upon the transmission route chosen) submarine and 
overhead transmission line; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The 
proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of 
up to about 4,000 megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Stuart Weylandsmith, Manager, Oceanlinx Hawaii 
LLC, Suite 2200, ASB Tower, 1001 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813; 
Phone: +61 2 9549 6308; e-mail: stuart.weylandsmith@oceanlinx.com.
    FERC Contact: Nick Jayjack, 202-502-6073.
    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. 
Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing 
applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR

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385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site 
under the ``e-Filing'' link. If unable to be filed electronically, 
documents may be paper-filed. To paper-file, an original and eight 
copies should be mailed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. For 
more information on how to submit these types of filings please go to 
the Commission's Web site located at http://www.ferc.gov/filing-comments.asp. 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-13521) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3372.

Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E9-22715 Filed 9-21-09; 8:45 am]
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