Sabine River Authority of Texas and Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions and Notice of Offer of Settlement, 52711-52713 [2012-21439]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 169 / Thursday, August 30, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 739–033] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Appalachian Power; Notice of Temporary Variance of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Temporary Variance of License. b. Project No: 739–033. c. Date Filed: August 7, 2012. d. Applicant: Appalachian Power. e. Name of Project: Claytor Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the New River in the Pulaski County, Virginia. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a—825r. h. Applicant Contact: Teresa Rogers, Appalachian Power, PO Box 2021, Roanoke, VA 24022, (540)-985–2441, tprogers@aep.com. i. FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, (202) 502–6778, christopher.chaney@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: September 24, 2012 All documents may be filed electronically via the Internet. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paperfiled. To paper-file, an original and seven copies should be mailed to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. Please include the project number (P–739–033) on any comments or motions filed. k. Description of Application: The licensee requests a temporary variance to allow for a non-emergency impoundment drawdown that will begin at 8 a.m. on November 7, 2012. The drawdown will proceed at a rate of 1.0 foot per day for three days until the impoundment is at an elevation of 1843 feet, or three feet below its normal elevation of 1846 feet. The impoundment will then be held at an VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:27 Aug 29, 2012 Jkt 226001 elevation of 1843 feet until the evening of November 18, 2012, when reservoir refilling will begin. The target date to complete reservoir refilling is November 21, 2012. 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 (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 (P–739) to access the document. 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, call 1– 866–208–3676 or email 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. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52711 protests should relate to project works which are the subject of the amendment application. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. If an intervener 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. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. Dated: August 23, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–21443 Filed 8–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2305–036] Sabine River Authority of Texas and Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions and Notice of Offer of Settlement Take notice that the following hydroelectric application and offer of settlement has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Major License and Offer of Settlement. b. Project No.: 2305–036. c. Date filed: September 30, 2011 (application); August 1, 2012 (offer of settlement). d. Applicant: Sabine River Authority of Texas and Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana (Sabine River Authorities). e. Name of Project: Toledo Bend Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Sabine River between river mile (RM) 147 and RM 279, affecting lands and waters in Panola, Shelby, Sabine, and Newton Counties, E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 52712 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 169 / Thursday, August 30, 2012 / Notices Texas, and De Soto, Sabine, and Vernon Parishes, Louisiana. The project occupies lands within the Sabine National Forest in Texas and the Indian Mounds Wilderness Area, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture— Forest Service. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r) (application); Rule 602 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602 (offer of settlement) h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Melvin T. Swoboda, Licensing Manager, Toledo Bend Project Joint Operation, P.O. Box 579, Orange, Texas 77631–0579, 409–746–2192; mswoboda@sratx.org. Mr. Jerry L. Clark, General Manager, Sabine River Authority of Texas, P.O. Box 579, Orange, Texas 77631–0579, 409–746–2192; jclark@sratx.org. Mr. James Pratt, Executive Director, Sabine River Authority, State of Louisiana, 15091 Texas Highway, Many, Louisiana 71449–5718, 318– 256–4112; jimpratt@dotd.louisiana.gov. Mr. Charles R. Sensiba, Van Ness Feldman, P.C., 1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW., Washington, DC 20007, 202–298–1800. i. FERC Contact: Alan Mitchnick, telephone (202) 502–60745, and email alan.mitchnick@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments on the application and offer of settlement, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. Motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions 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/ efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:07 Aug 29, 2012 Jkt 226001 paper-filed. To paper-file, mail an original and seven copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person 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. k. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready for environmental analysis. l. Project Description: The existing Toledo Bend Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) A rolled earth-fill embankment, approximately 11,250 feet long with a top width of 25 feet and maximum height of approximately 112 feet; (2) an 185,000-surface acre, 85mile-long reservoir, with an active storage capacity of 4,477,000 acre-feet at full pool and 1,200 miles of shoreline; (3) a 838-foot-long spillway located along the north dam abutment in Louisiana, comprising a concrete, gravity-type, gated weir with a concrete chute and stilling basin and a discharge channel on the left abutment with eleven 40-foot by 28-foot tainter gates; (4) a 80-foot-wide, 55-foot-high powerhouse located in the right abutment, containing two vertical Kaplan turbines with an authorized installed capacity of 81 megawatts (MW); (5) a 220-foot-long, concrete tailrace segment leading into a 2-milelong, excavated channel that eventually merges with the Sabine River; (6) a 138kilovolt primary transmission line leading from the powerhouse to the project switchyard, located immediately adjacent to the tailrace; and (7) a station transformer located to the immediate south of and adjacent to the powerhouse. The Sabine River Authorities propose to construct a 1.3– MW minimum flow turbine-generator at the project spillway. The offer of settlement involves use of Sabine National Forest lands and water quality and aquatic resources in the lower Sabine River. m. A copy of the application and offer of settlement is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room 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 PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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. n. Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. All filings must (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST,’’ ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ ‘‘COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ‘‘PRELIMINARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘PRELIMINARY FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS’’; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. o. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following revised Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 52713 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 169 / Thursday, August 30, 2012 / Notices Target date Commission issues draft EIS .......................................................................................................................................................... Comments on draft EIS (45-day comment period) ........................................................................................................................ Commission issues final EIS (assumes modified terms and conditions would not be necessary) ............................................... mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Milestone April 2013 June 2013 September 2013 p. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. q. Other Agency Authorizations: A Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (Texas CEQ) section 401 Water Quality Certification is required. As part of its processing of the license application, the Texas CEQ is reviewing the application under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), and in accordance with Title 30, Texas Administrative Code Section 279.1–13, to determine if the project would comply with State water quality standards. Based on an understanding between the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Texas CEQ, this public notice is also issued for the purpose of advising all known interested persons that there is, pending before the Texas CEQ, a decision on the request for section 401 water quality certification for this FERC license application. Any comments concerning this certification request may be submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 401 Coordinator, MSC–150, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711–3087. The public comment period extends 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. A copy of the public notice with a description of the project is made available for review in the Texas CEQ’s Austin office. The complete application may be reviewed at the address listed in paragraph h. The Texas CEQ may conduct a public meeting to consider all comments concerning water quality if requested in writing. A request for a public meeting must contain the following information: the name, mailing address, application number, or other recognizable reference to the application, a brief description of the interest of the requester, or of persons represented by the requester; and a brief description of how the certification, if granted, would adversely affect such interest. Dated: August 23, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–21439 Filed 8–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:07 Aug 29, 2012 Jkt 226001 Combined Notice of Filings requirements, interventions, protests, and service can be found at: http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling/filingreq.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Dated: August 23, 2012. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. Filings Instituting Proceedings [FR Doc. 2012–21407 Filed 8–29–12; 8:45 am] Docket Numbers: RP12–952–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC Request for Waiver of Capacity Release Regulations. Filed Date: 8/17/12. Accession Number: 20120817–5173. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/29/12. Docket Numbers: RP12–953–000. Applicants: Colorado Interstate Gas Company LLC. Description: Penalties Assessed Compliance Filing of Colorado Interstate Gas Company LLC. Filed Date: 8/20/12. Accession Number: 20120820–5050. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/4/12. Docket Numbers: RP12–955–000. Applicants: CenterPoint Energy— Mississippi River T. Description: MRT Rate Case 2012 to be effective 10/1/2012. Filed Date: 8/22/12. Accession Number: 20120822–5087. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/4/12. Docket Numbers: RP12–956–000. Applicants: LA Storage, LLC. Description: LA Storage Corrected Tariff Filing—ACA Surcharge to be effective 10/11/2011. Filed Date: 8/23/12. Accession Number: 20120823–5001. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/4/12. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP12–502–000] PetroLogistics Natural Gas Storage, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on August 17, 2012, PetroLogistics Natural Gas Storage, LLC (PetroLogistics), 4470 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70809, filed in Docket No. CP12–502–000, an application pursuant to Sections 157.205 and 157.213 of the Commission’s Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) as amended, to increase its maximum daily deliverability rate at the Choctaw Gas Storage Hub, located in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, under PetroLogistics’ blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP07–427–000, et al.1 all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to the public for inspection. PetroLogistics proposes to increase its maximum daily deliverability rate from 450 MMcf per day to 550 MMcf per day, at the Choctaw Gas Storage Hub, in order to allow full utilization of its existing facility. PetroLogistics states that the increase will not require any construction or modification of any existing facility, nor any revision of the system operating pressures. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Kevin M. Miller PetroLogistics Natural Gas Storage, LLC, 4470 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70809, or via telephone at (225) 706–7690, or at kmiller@petrologistics.com. This filing is available for review at the Commission or may be viewed on 1 PetroLogistics Natural Gas Storage, LLC, 122 FERC ¶ 61,193 (2008). E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 169 (Thursday, August 30, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52711-52713]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2305-036]


Sabine River Authority of Texas and Sabine River Authority, State 
of Louisiana; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting 
Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, 
Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, 
and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions and Notice of Offer of Settlement

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application and offer 
of settlement has been filed with the Commission and is available for 
public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Major License and Offer of Settlement.
    b. Project No.: 2305-036.
    c. Date filed: September 30, 2011 (application); August 1, 2012 
(offer of settlement).
    d. Applicant: Sabine River Authority of Texas and Sabine River 
Authority, State of Louisiana (Sabine River Authorities).
    e. Name of Project: Toledo Bend Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The existing project is located on the Sabine River 
between river mile (RM) 147 and RM 279, affecting lands and waters in 
Panola, Shelby, Sabine, and Newton Counties,

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Texas, and De Soto, Sabine, and Vernon Parishes, Louisiana. The project 
occupies lands within the Sabine National Forest in Texas and the 
Indian Mounds Wilderness Area, administered by the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture--Forest Service.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r) 
(application); Rule 602 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602 (offer of settlement)
    h. Applicant Contact:

Mr. Melvin T. Swoboda, Licensing Manager, Toledo Bend Project Joint 
Operation, P.O. Box 579, Orange, Texas 77631-0579, 409-746-2192; 
mswoboda@sratx.org.
Mr. Jerry L. Clark, General Manager, Sabine River Authority of Texas, 
P.O. Box 579, Orange, Texas 77631-0579, 409-746-2192; jclark@sratx.org.
Mr. James Pratt, Executive Director, Sabine River Authority, State of 
Louisiana, 15091 Texas Highway, Many, Louisiana 71449-5718, 318-256-
4112; jimpratt@dotd.louisiana.gov.
Mr. Charles R. Sensiba, Van Ness Feldman, P.C., 1050 Thomas Jefferson 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20007, 202-298-1800.

    i. FERC Contact: Alan Mitchnick, telephone (202) 502-60745, and 
email alan.mitchnick@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments 
on the application and offer of settlement, recommendations, 
preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary prescriptions: 60 
days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 
days from the issuance date of this notice.
    Motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, 
preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions 
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/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit 
brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, 
using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the 
end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online 
Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1-866-208-3676, 
or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, 
mail an original and seven copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person 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.
    k. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready 
for environmental analysis.
    l. Project Description: The existing Toledo Bend Hydroelectric 
Project consists of: (1) A rolled earth-fill embankment, approximately 
11,250 feet long with a top width of 25 feet and maximum height of 
approximately 112 feet; (2) an 185,000-surface acre, 85-mile-long 
reservoir, with an active storage capacity of 4,477,000 acre-feet at 
full pool and 1,200 miles of shoreline; (3) a 838-foot-long spillway 
located along the north dam abutment in Louisiana, comprising a 
concrete, gravity-type, gated weir with a concrete chute and stilling 
basin and a discharge channel on the left abutment with eleven 40-foot 
by 28-foot tainter gates; (4) a 80-foot-wide, 55-foot-high powerhouse 
located in the right abutment, containing two vertical Kaplan turbines 
with an authorized installed capacity of 81 megawatts (MW); (5) a 220-
foot-long, concrete tailrace segment leading into a 2-mile-long, 
excavated channel that eventually merges with the Sabine River; (6) a 
138-kilovolt primary transmission line leading from the powerhouse to 
the project switchyard, located immediately adjacent to the tailrace; 
and (7) a station transformer located to the immediate south of and 
adjacent to the powerhouse. The Sabine River Authorities propose to 
construct a 1.3-MW minimum flow turbine-generator at the project 
spillway.
    The offer of settlement involves use of Sabine National Forest 
lands and water quality and aquatic resources in the lower Sabine 
River.
    m. A copy of the application and offer of settlement is available 
for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room 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 in the docket number field to access the document. For 
assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for 
inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.
    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.
    n. Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene 
in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 
18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to 
take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments 
filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with 
the Commission's Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any 
comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or 
before the specified comment date for the particular application.
    All filings must (1) Bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST,'' ``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' ``COMMENTS,'' ``REPLY COMMENTS,'' 
``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' ``PRELIMINARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS,'' or 
``PRELIMINARY FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS''; (2) set forth in the heading the 
name of the applicant and the project number of the application to 
which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone 
number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise 
comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All 
comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must 
set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the 
requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the 
application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or 
motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the 
applicant specified in the particular application. A copy of all other 
filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof 
of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the 
Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 
385.2010.
    o. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following revised Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the 
schedule may be made as appropriate.

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Commission issues draft EIS.............  April 2013
Comments on draft EIS (45-day comment     June 2013
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 modified terms and conditions would not
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    p. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    q. Other Agency Authorizations: A Texas Commission on Environmental 
Quality (Texas CEQ) section 401 Water Quality Certification is 
required. As part of its processing of the license application, the 
Texas CEQ is reviewing the application under Section 401 of the Clean 
Water Act (CWA), and in accordance with Title 30, Texas Administrative 
Code Section 279.1-13, to determine if the project would comply with 
State water quality standards. Based on an understanding between the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Texas CEQ, this 
public notice is also issued for the purpose of advising all known 
interested persons that there is, pending before the Texas CEQ, a 
decision on the request for section 401 water quality certification for 
this FERC license application. Any comments concerning this 
certification request may be submitted to the Texas Commission on 
Environmental Quality, 401 Coordinator, MSC-150, P.O. Box 13087, 
Austin, Texas 78711-3087. The public comment period extends 30 days 
from the date of publication of this notice. A copy of the public 
notice with a description of the project is made available for review 
in the Texas CEQ's Austin office. The complete application may be 
reviewed at the address listed in paragraph h. The Texas CEQ may 
conduct a public meeting to consider all comments concerning water 
quality if requested in writing. A request for a public meeting must 
contain the following information: the name, mailing address, 
application number, or other recognizable reference to the application, 
a brief description of the interest of the requester, or of persons 
represented by the requester; and a brief description of how the 
certification, if granted, would adversely affect such interest.

    Dated: August 23, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-21439 Filed 8-29-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P