Post-2014 Resource Pool; Loveland Area Projects, Proposed Power Allocation, 45551-45552 [2011-19304]

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D’Agostino, Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–18847 Filed 7–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Post-2014 Resource Pool; Loveland Area Projects, Proposed Power Allocation Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Power Allocation. AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration (Western), a Federal power marketing agency within the Department of Energy, has announced its Post-2014–Loveland Area Projects (LAP) Resource Pool Proposed Power Allocation developed under the requirements of the Power Marketing Initiative of Western’s Energy Planning and Management Program (Program). Western notified the public of allocation procedures and called for applications on December 17, 2010. Applications were accepted at Western’s Rocky Mountain Customer Service Region until 4 p.m. MST, March 4, 2011. Review of the applications received resulted in this Notice of Proposed Power Allocation. DATES: The comment period on this Notice of Proposed Power Allocation begins today and ends at 4 p.m. on September 12, 2011. To be assured of consideration, Western must receive all written comments by the end of the comment period. Western will hold a public information and comment forum about the Proposed Power Allocation on Thursday, August 25, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. M.D.T (see ADDRESSES section for the forum location). ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Bradley S. Warren, Regional SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45551 Manager, Rocky Mountain Customer Service Region, Western Area Power Administration, 5555 East Crossroads Boulevard, Loveland, CO 80538–8986. Comments may be delivered by certified mail, commercial mail, e-mail POST2014LAP@wapa.gov, or fax (970) 461–7204. Information about the Post-2014 Resource Pool–Loveland Area Projects allocation procedures, including comments, letters, and other supporting documents, is available for public inspection and copying at the Rocky Mountain Customer Service Region office, Western Area Power Administration, 5555 East Crossroads Boulevard, Loveland, CO 80538–8986. Background information can also be found at http://www.wapa.gov/rm/ PMcontractRM/Post2014.html. A public information and comment forum on the Proposed Power Allocation will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2011, from 1:30–4:30 p.m. M.D.T., at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Conference Center, 4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland, CO 80538; telephone number (970) 593– 6200. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Swails, Public Utilities Specialist, (970) 461–7339, or Ms. Melanie Reed, Contracts and Energy Services Manager, (970) 461–7229. Written requests for information should be sent to Rocky Mountain Customer Service Region, Western Area Power Administration, Attn: J6200, P.O. Box 3700, Loveland, CO 80539–3003. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Western published the Post-2014 Resource Pool– Loveland Area Projects, Allocation Procedures and Call for Applications (75 FR 78988) on December 17, 2010, to implement Subpart C–Power Marketing Initiative of the Program’s Final Rule, 10 CFR part 905, published at 60 FR 54151. The Program, developed in part to implement Section 114 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, became effective on November 20, 1995. The Program establishes project-specific power resource pools and the allocation of power from these pools to new preference customers. The allocation procedures, in conjunction with the General Power Marketing and Allocation Criteria (51 FR 4012, January 31, 1986), establish the framework for allocating power from the LAP resource pool. Western seeks comments relevant to the Proposed Power Allocation during the comment period. After considering public comments, Western will publish the Final Power Allocation in the Federal Register. E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1 45552 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 146 / Friday, July 29, 2011 / Notices I. Post-2014 Pool Resources Western will allocate up to 1 percent of the LAP long-term firm hydroelectric resource available as of October 1, 2014. The amount of the resource that will become available on October 1, 2014, is approximately 6.9 megawatts (MW) for the summer season and 6.1 MW for the winter season, and associated energy. This resource pool will be created by reducing existing customers’ allocations by up to 1 percent. II. Proposed Power Allocation In response to the call for applications, Western received seven applications for the Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool. Western determined that one applicant does not meet the Post2014 LAP Resource Pool General Eligibility Criteria. The resource pool for Allottees capacity and energy will be allocated proportionately by season to the six qualified applicants based on average seasonal loads for the period October 2009 through September 2010. The proposed allocations for the six qualified allottees are shown in the table below and are subject to the minimum (100 kilowatts) and maximum allocation (5,000 kilowatts) criteria. Proposed Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool Power Allocation Summer kilowatt hours Winter kilowatt hours Summer kilowatts Winter kilowatts City of Jetmore, Kansas .................................................................. City of Pomona, Kansas .................................................................. City of Waterville, Kansas ............................................................... Doniphan Electric Cooperative Association, Inc .............................. Kaw Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc .............................................. Nemaha-Marshall Electric Cooperative Association, Inc ................. 458,186 355,544 257,578 859,388 7,156,517 2,215,224 301,817 254,622 191,505 839,671 5,561,057 1,957,478 280 217 157 526 4,374 1,354 201 169 127 558 3,697 1,301 Total Resource Pool ................................................................. 11,302,437 9,106,150 6,908 6,053 By June 1, 2014, each allottee must have firm delivery arrangements in place, to be effective October 1, 2014, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by Western. Western must receive a letter of commitment from each allottee’s serving utility or transmission provider by June 1, 2014, confirming that the allottee will be able to receive the benefit of Western’s Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool Power Allocation. If Western does not receive the commitment letter by June 1, 2014, unless otherwise agreed in writing by Western, Western will withdraw its offer of an allocation. Western does not own transmission in Kansas. Final allocation of the Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool is contingent upon Western’s contractual arrangements for delivery of Federal power into Kansas. The proposed allocations shown in the table above are based on the LAP marketable resource currently available. If the LAP marketable resource is adjusted in the future, all allocations may be adjusted accordingly. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:17 Jul 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: July 22, 2011. Timothy J. Meeks, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2011–19304 Filed 7–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9445–3] Proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement Under Section 122(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act for the Landfill and Development Superfund Site, Located in Burlington County, NJ Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement and Opportunity for Public Comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, 44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520, Western received approval from the Office of Management and Budget to collect the Applicant Profile Data under control number 1910–5136, which was used to develop this Proposed Power Allocation. IV. Review Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.); Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500–1508); and DOE NEPA Regulations (10 CFR part 1021), Western has determined that this action is categorically excluded from preparing an environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) is proposing to enter into an administrative settlement agreement (‘‘Settlement Agreement’’) with SC Holdings, Inc. and Waste Management of New Jersey, Inc. (the ‘‘Settling Parties’’) pursuant to Section 122(h) of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9622(h). The Settlement Agreement provides for Settling Parties’ payment of certain past costs incurred at the Landfill and Development, Inc. (‘‘Landfill and Development’’) Superfund Site, located in Burlington County, New Jersey (‘‘Site’’). The Settlement Agreement also provides for the payment of certain future response costs incurred at the Site. In accordance with Section 122(i) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), this notice is being published to inform the public of the proposed Settlement Agreement and of the opportunity to comment. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments relating to the proposed Settlement Agreement. EPA will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper or inadequate. EPA’s response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at EPA Region 2, 290 Broadway, 17th floor New York, New York 10007–1866. Comments must be provided by August 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments should reference the Landfill and Development Superfund Site, EPA Docket No. CERCLA–02–2010–2005 and should be sent to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2, Office of Regional Counsel, New Jersey DATES: E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 146 (Friday, July 29, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45551-45552]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-19304]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Post-2014 Resource Pool; Loveland Area Projects, Proposed Power 
Allocation

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Power Allocation.

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SUMMARY: Western Area Power Administration (Western), a Federal power 
marketing agency within the Department of Energy, has announced its 
Post-2014-Loveland Area Projects (LAP) Resource Pool Proposed Power 
Allocation developed under the requirements of the Power Marketing 
Initiative of Western's Energy Planning and Management Program 
(Program).
    Western notified the public of allocation procedures and called for 
applications on December 17, 2010. Applications were accepted at 
Western's Rocky Mountain Customer Service Region until 4 p.m. MST, 
March 4, 2011. Review of the applications received resulted in this 
Notice of Proposed Power Allocation.

DATES: The comment period on this Notice of Proposed Power Allocation 
begins today and ends at 4 p.m. on September 12, 2011. To be assured of 
consideration, Western must receive all written comments by the end of 
the comment period. Western will hold a public information and comment 
forum about the Proposed Power Allocation on Thursday, August 25, 2011, 
at 1:30 p.m. M.D.T (see ADDRESSES section for the forum location).

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Bradley S. Warren, Regional 
Manager, Rocky Mountain Customer Service Region, Western Area Power 
Administration, 5555 East Crossroads Boulevard, Loveland, CO 80538-
8986. Comments may be delivered by certified mail, commercial mail, e-
mail POST2014LAP@wapa.gov, or fax (970) 461-7204.
    Information about the Post-2014 Resource Pool-Loveland Area 
Projects allocation procedures, including comments, letters, and other 
supporting documents, is available for public inspection and copying at 
the Rocky Mountain Customer Service Region office, Western Area Power 
Administration, 5555 East Crossroads Boulevard, Loveland, CO 80538-
8986. Background information can also be found at http://www.wapa.gov/rm/PMcontractRM/Post2014.html.
    A public information and comment forum on the Proposed Power 
Allocation will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2011, from 1:30-4:30 
p.m. M.D.T., at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Conference Center, 
4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland, CO 80538; telephone number (970) 
593-6200.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Swails, Public Utilities 
Specialist, (970) 461-7339, or Ms. Melanie Reed, Contracts and Energy 
Services Manager, (970) 461-7229. Written requests for information 
should be sent to Rocky Mountain Customer Service Region, Western Area 
Power Administration, Attn: J6200, P.O. Box 3700, Loveland, CO 80539-
3003.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Western published the Post-2014 Resource 
Pool-Loveland Area Projects, Allocation Procedures and Call for 
Applications (75 FR 78988) on December 17, 2010, to implement Subpart 
C-Power Marketing Initiative of the Program's Final Rule, 10 CFR part 
905, published at 60 FR 54151. The Program, developed in part to 
implement Section 114 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, became 
effective on November 20, 1995. The Program establishes project-
specific power resource pools and the allocation of power from these 
pools to new preference customers. The allocation procedures, in 
conjunction with the General Power Marketing and Allocation Criteria 
(51 FR 4012, January 31, 1986), establish the framework for allocating 
power from the LAP resource pool.
    Western seeks comments relevant to the Proposed Power Allocation 
during the comment period. After considering public comments, Western 
will publish the Final Power Allocation in the Federal Register.

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I. Post-2014 Pool Resources

    Western will allocate up to 1 percent of the LAP long-term firm 
hydroelectric resource available as of October 1, 2014. The amount of 
the resource that will become available on October 1, 2014, is 
approximately 6.9 megawatts (MW) for the summer season and 6.1 MW for 
the winter season, and associated energy. This resource pool will be 
created by reducing existing customers' allocations by up to 1 percent.

II. Proposed Power Allocation

    In response to the call for applications, Western received seven 
applications for the Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool. Western determined 
that one applicant does not meet the Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool 
General Eligibility Criteria. The resource pool for capacity and energy 
will be allocated proportionately by season to the six qualified 
applicants based on average seasonal loads for the period October 2009 
through September 2010. The proposed allocations for the six qualified 
allottees are shown in the table below and are subject to the minimum 
(100 kilowatts) and maximum allocation (5,000 kilowatts) criteria.

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                Allottees                          Proposed Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool Power Allocation
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                                           Summer kilowatt   Winter kilowatt       Summer            Winter
                                                hours             hours           kilowatts         kilowatts
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City of Jetmore, Kansas.................           458,186           301,817               280               201
City of Pomona, Kansas..................           355,544           254,622               217               169
City of Waterville, Kansas..............           257,578           191,505               157               127
Doniphan Electric Cooperative                      859,388           839,671               526               558
 Association, Inc.......................
Kaw Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc....         7,156,517         5,561,057             4,374             3,697
Nemaha-Marshall Electric Cooperative             2,215,224         1,957,478             1,354             1,301
 Association, Inc.......................
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    Total Resource Pool.................        11,302,437         9,106,150             6,908             6,053
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    By June 1, 2014, each allottee must have firm delivery arrangements 
in place, to be effective October 1, 2014, unless otherwise agreed to 
in writing by Western. Western must receive a letter of commitment from 
each allottee's serving utility or transmission provider by June 1, 
2014, confirming that the allottee will be able to receive the benefit 
of Western's Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool Power Allocation. If Western 
does not receive the commitment letter by June 1, 2014, unless 
otherwise agreed in writing by Western, Western will withdraw its offer 
of an allocation.
    Western does not own transmission in Kansas. Final allocation of 
the Post-2014 LAP Resource Pool is contingent upon Western's 
contractual arrangements for delivery of Federal power into Kansas.
    The proposed allocations shown in the table above are based on the 
LAP marketable resource currently available. If the LAP marketable 
resource is adjusted in the future, all allocations may be adjusted 
accordingly.

III. Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act

    In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, 44 U.S.C. 
3501-3520, Western received approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget to collect the Applicant Profile Data under control number 1910-
5136, which was used to develop this Proposed Power Allocation.

 IV. Review Under the National Environmental Policy Act

    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.); Council on Environmental Quality 
Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500-1508); and DOE NEPA Regulations (10 CFR 
part 1021), Western has determined that this action is categorically 
excluded from preparing an environmental assessment or an environmental 
impact statement.

    Dated: July 22, 2011.
Timothy J. Meeks,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-19304 Filed 7-28-11; 8:45 am]
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