Boott Hydropower, Inc.; Notice of Section 106 Consultation Meeting, 27451 [2012-11294]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 91 / Thursday, May 10, 2012 / Notices Commission’s Rules of Practices and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207, PPL Montana, LLC, submitted a petition requesting the Commission to issue a declaratory order that (1) issues relating to compliance with the standards of the Commission’s Uniform System of Accounts (USoA) are not within the scope of issues to be decided by the board of arbitration, as that board is described in Ordering Paragraph (C)(3)(a) of the License and (2) that licensee costs of environmental mitigation required under Articles 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73 and 76 of the License, to the extent (i) properly accounted for under the USoA as a capitalized cost of the Kerr Project and (ii) not authorized by the Montana Public Service Commission to be recovered by the Montana Power Company from its customers, are properly included in the calculation of the ‘‘Conveyance Price’’ under Ordering Paragraph (C)(2) of the License. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FR Doc. 2012–11295 Filed 5–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Boott Hydropower, Inc.; Notice of Section 106 Consultation Meeting On May 24, 2012, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) staff will participate in a meeting with staff from the U.S. Department of the Interior, the National Park Service, the Massachusetts State Historic Preservation Officer, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Boott Hydropower, Inc., and any other consulting parties for the section 106 process for the proposed license amendment application for the Lowell Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2790– 055). Currently, the Commission is reviewing an amendment application for the project to replace the wooden flashboards with a pneumatic crest gate system on the Pawtucket Dam. The meeting will be limited to discussion of the issues involved in the section 106 consultation process and mitigation options for impacts to historic properties from installation of the pneumatic crest gate system, as required by the National Historic Preservation Act. Interested members of the public may attend and observe the meeting, but participation is limited to the applicant and agencies involved in the section 106 consultation process. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. EDT at the Countinghouse at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street, Lowell, MA 01852. Interested parties wishing to attend should contact Shana High at (202) 502–8674 or by email at Shana.High@ferc.gov, or Heather Campbell at (202) 502–6182 or by email at Heather.Campbell@ferc.gov. Dated: May 4, 2012. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–11294 Filed 5–9–12; 8:45 am] Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Request for Comment on Draft Guidance Document. AGENCY: [Project No. 2790–055] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P [EPA–OW–EPA–HQ–OW–2011–1013; FRL– 9671–1] Permitting Guidance for Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Using Diesel Fuels—Draft: Underground Injection Control Program Guidance #84 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PO 00000 27451 EPA is taking comment on a draft document that describes Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program guidance for permitting the underground injection of oil- and gasrelated hydraulic fracturing (HF) using diesel fuels where the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the permitting authority. The draft guidance includes EPA’s interpretation of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and regulations regarding UIC permitting of oil and gas hydraulic fracturing operations using diesel fuels as a fracturing fluid or as a component of a fracturing fluid, specifically that they are subject to Class II UIC permitting requirements. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 91 (Thursday, May 10, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 27451]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-11294]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2790-055]


Boott Hydropower, Inc.; Notice of Section 106 Consultation 
Meeting

    On May 24, 2012, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) 
staff will participate in a meeting with staff from the U.S. Department 
of the Interior, the National Park Service, the Massachusetts State 
Historic Preservation Officer, the Advisory Council on Historic 
Preservation, Boott Hydropower, Inc., and any other consulting parties 
for the section 106 process for the proposed license amendment 
application for the Lowell Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2790-055). 
Currently, the Commission is reviewing an amendment application for the 
project to replace the wooden flashboards with a pneumatic crest gate 
system on the Pawtucket Dam. The meeting will be limited to discussion 
of the issues involved in the section 106 consultation process and 
mitigation options for impacts to historic properties from installation 
of the pneumatic crest gate system, as required by the National 
Historic Preservation Act. Interested members of the public may attend 
and observe the meeting, but participation is limited to the applicant 
and agencies involved in the section 106 consultation process.
    The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. EDT at the Countinghouse at the 
Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street, Lowell, MA 01852. 
Interested parties wishing to attend should contact Shana High at (202) 
502-8674 or by email at Shana.High@ferc.gov, or Heather Campbell at 
(202) 502-6182 or by email at Heather.Campbell@ferc.gov.

    Dated: May 4, 2012.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-11294 Filed 5-9-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P