Middle Fork American River Project; Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Middle Fork American River Hydrolectric Project and Intention To Hold Public Meetings, 45597-45598 [2012-18733]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 148 / Wednesday, August 1, 2012 / Notices newspapers and libraries in the project area; and parties to these proceedings. In addition, the EA is available for public viewing on the FERC’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. A limited number of copies of the EA are available for distribution and public inspection at: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Public Reference Room, 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8371. Any person wishing to comment on the EA may do so. Your comments should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your comments prior to making its decision on this project, it is important that we receive your comments in Washington, DC on or before August 23, 2012. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the project docket number (CP12–11–001) with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or efiling@ferc.gov. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project; (2) You can also file your comments electronically using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ You must select the type of filing you are making. If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:53 Jul 31, 2012 Jkt 226001 Procedures (18 CFR 385.214).1 Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing of the Commission’s decision. The Commission grants affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. Additional information about the project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208–FERC, or on the FERC Web site (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search,’’ and enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number field (i.e., CP12–11). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription which 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. Go to www.ferc.gov/ esubscribenow.htm. Dated: July 24, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–18735 Filed 7–31–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2079–069] Middle Fork American River Project; Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Middle Fork American River Hydrolectric Project and Intention To Hold Public Meetings In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and 1 See the previous discussion on the methods for filing comments. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45597 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) regulations contained in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) (18 CFR part 380 [FERC Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897]), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for license for the Middle Fork American River Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2079), located on the Middle Fork of the American and Rubicon Rivers and Duncan and North and South Fork Long Canyon Creeks in Placer and El Dorado Counties, California, and has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the project. The project occupies 3,268 acres of federal lands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture—Forest Service. The draft EIS contains staff’s analysis of the applicant’s proposal and the alternatives for relicensing the Middle Fork American River Hydroelectric Project. The draft EIS documents the views of governmental agencies, nongovernmental organizations, affected Indian tribes, the public, the license applicant, and Commission staff. A copy of the draft EIS is available for review at the Commission or may 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, to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. All comments must be filed by Tuesday, October 2, 2012, and should reference Project No. 2079–069. Comments 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. 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. Anyone may intervene in this proceeding based on this draft EIS (18 CFR § 380.10). You must file your E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 45598 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 148 / Wednesday, August 1, 2012 / Notices request to intervene as specified above.1 You do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. Commission staff will hold two public meetings for the purpose of receiving comments on the draft EIS. The daytime meeting will focus on resource agency, Indian tribes, and non-governmental organization comments, while the evening meeting is primarily for receiving input from the public. All interested individuals and entities will be invited to attend one or both of the public meetings. A notice detailing the exact date, time, and location of the public meetings will be forthcoming. For further information, please contact Carolyn Templeton at (202) 502–8785 or at carolyn.templeton@ferc. gov. Dated: July 23, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is 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 email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Dated: July 23, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–18733 Filed 7–31–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is 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 email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on July 31, 2012. Dated: July 24, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–18736 Filed 7–31–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P [FR Doc. 2012–18737 Filed 7–31–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. PR10–93–001] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Enogex LLC; Notice of Filing 1 Interventions may also be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See the previous discussion on filing comments electronically. 19:53 Jul 31, 2012 Jkt 226001 North American Electric Reliability Corporation; Notice of Filing [Docket No. NJ12–11–000] Take notice that on July 19, 2012, Enogex LLC filed to revise its Storage Statement of Operating Conditions as more fully described in the filing. Any person desiring to participate in this rate filing 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). 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. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the date as indicated below. Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. VerDate Mar<15>2010 [Docket Nos. RM06–16–000] Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC; Notice of Filing Take notice that on June 15, 2012, Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC submitted its tariff filing per 35.28(e): Baseline Tariff Filing to be effective March 2, 2011. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). 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. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Take notice that on March 16, 2012, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) submitted a filing proposing to amend the NERC Glossary Definition by modifying reference to the defined term ‘‘Cascading Outages’’ to ‘‘Cascading outages’’ within the definition of Interconnection Reliability Operating Limit, approved in the Commission’s Final Rule issued December 27, 2007 on NERC’s Proposed Facilities Design, Connections and Maintenance Reliability Standards.1 Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). 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. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to 1 Facilities Design, Connections and Maintenance Reliability Standards, Order No. 705, 121 FERC ¶ 61,296 (2007). E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 148 (Wednesday, August 1, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45597-45598]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-18733]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2079-069]


Middle Fork American River Project; Notice of Availability of the 
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Middle Fork American River 
Hydrolectric Project and Intention To Hold Public Meetings

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) 
regulations contained in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) (18 CFR 
part 380 [FERC Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897]), the Office of Energy 
Projects has reviewed the application for license for the Middle Fork 
American River Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2079), located on the 
Middle Fork of the American and Rubicon Rivers and Duncan and North and 
South Fork Long Canyon Creeks in Placer and El Dorado Counties, 
California, and has prepared a draft environmental impact statement 
(EIS) for the project. The project occupies 3,268 acres of federal 
lands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture--Forest 
Service.
    The draft EIS contains staff's analysis of the applicant's proposal 
and the alternatives for relicensing the Middle Fork American River 
Hydroelectric Project. The draft EIS documents the views of 
governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, affected Indian 
tribes, the public, the license applicant, and Commission staff.
    A copy of the draft EIS is available for review at the Commission 
or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov, 
using the ``e-Library'' link. Enter the docket number, excluding the 
last three digits, to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 208-
3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.
    You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    All comments must be filed by Tuesday, October 2, 2012, and should 
reference Project No. 2079-069. Comments 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. 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.
    Anyone may intervene in this proceeding based on this draft EIS (18 
CFR Sec.  380.10). You must file your

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request to intervene as specified above.\1\ You do not need intervenor 
status to have your comments considered.
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    \1\ Interventions may also be filed electronically via the 
Internet in lieu of paper. See the previous discussion on filing 
comments electronically.
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    Commission staff will hold two public meetings for the purpose of 
receiving comments on the draft EIS. The daytime meeting will focus on 
resource agency, Indian tribes, and non-governmental organization 
comments, while the evening meeting is primarily for receiving input 
from the public. All interested individuals and entities will be 
invited to attend one or both of the public meetings. A notice 
detailing the exact date, time, and location of the public meetings 
will be forthcoming.
    For further information, please contact Carolyn Templeton at (202) 
502-8785 or at carolyn.templeton@ferc.gov.

    Dated: July 23, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-18733 Filed 7-31-12; 8:45 am]
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