North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions to Intervene, and Competing Applications, 55212-55213 [2012-22051]

Download as PDF 55212 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Commission Attendance at the Western Electricity Coordinating Council Board of Directors Meeting The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) hereby gives notice that members of the Commission and/or Commission staff may attend the following meeting: Western Electricity Coordinating Council Board of Directors Strategic Planning Session, 155 North 400 West, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, Utah 84013. September 6, 2012 (1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.) September 7, 2012 (8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.) Further information regarding this meeting may be found at: http:// www.wecc.biz/committees/BOD/ default.aspx. Dated: August 30, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–22055 Filed 9–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14379–000] srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On March 30, 2012, North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC, Oklahoma, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Prosser Creek Dam Hydropower Project (project) to be located on Prosser Creek, a tributary of the Truckee River, near the town of Truckee, Nevada County, California. The project would affect federal lands and facilities administered by the Bureau of Reclamation (Bureau). 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 utilize the existing facilities that include: the Bureau’s 163-foot-high, earthfill, Prosser VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Sep 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 Creek dam; and a double 95-foot-high by 530-foot-long concrete primary outlet structure. No modifications would be made to the existing intake structure. The proposed project would include: (1) Two Kaplan turbines generating 3.5 megawatts; (2) a 46-foot-wide by 120foot-long by 30-foot-high powerhouse with an attached 75-foot-long by 24foot-wide control room/cable gallery; (3) a 50- to 75-foot-long tailrace; and (4) a 69-kilovolt transmission line interconnecting to an existing transmission line 0.5 mile from the project site. The annual energy output would be approximately 3.8 gigawatthours. Applicant Contact: David Holland, North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC, 1110 West 131st Street South, Jenks, Oklahoma 74037; phone (918) 398– 0233. FERC Contact: Carolyn Templeton; phone: (202) 502–8785. 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. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. 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/ 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. 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–14379) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: August 31, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–22048 Filed 9–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14399–000] North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions to Intervene, and Competing Applications On March 30, 2012, North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC, Oklahoma, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Boca Dam Hydropower Project (project) to be located on Little Truckee River, a tributary of the Truckee River, near the town of Truckee, Nevada County, California. The project would affect federal lands and facilities administered by the Bureau of Reclamation (Bureau). 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 utilize existing facilities that include: the Bureau’s 93-foot-high, earthfill, Boca dam; and double 50 inch, 530-feet-long steel pipes, serving as the primary outlet structure. No modifications would be made to the existing intake structure. The proposed project would include: (1) One Kaplan turbine generating 1.7 megawatts; (2) an 86-foot-wide by 80foot-long by 30-foot-high powerhouse with an attached 22-foot-wide by 80foot-long control/office room; (3) an 80to 125- foot-long tailrace; and (4) a 69kilovolt transmission line interconnecting to an existing transmission line 0.25 mile southeast from the project site. The annual energy output would be approximately 4.6 gigawatthours. Applicant Contact: David Holland, North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC, 1110 West 131st Street South, Jenks, Oklahoma 74037; phone (918) 398– 0233. FERC Contact: Carolyn Templeton; phone: (202) 502–8785. E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2012 / Notices 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. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. 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/ 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. 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–14399) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: August 31, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–22051 Filed 9–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9004–9] srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7146 or http://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 08/27/2012 through 08/31/2012 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Notice Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Sep 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: http:// www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/ eisdata.html. Starting October 1, 2012, EPA will not accept paper copies or CDs of EISs for filing purposes; all submissions on or after October 1, 2012 must be made through e-NEPA. 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[FR Doc No: 2012-22051]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14399-000]


North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions to 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On March 30, 2012, North Star Hydro Services CA, LLC, Oklahoma, 
filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) 
of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of 
the Boca Dam Hydropower Project (project) to be located on Little 
Truckee River, a tributary of the Truckee River, near the town of 
Truckee, Nevada County, California. The project would affect federal 
lands and facilities administered by the Bureau of Reclamation 
(Bureau). 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 utilize existing facilities that 
include: the Bureau's 93-foot-high, earthfill, Boca dam; and double 50 
inch, 530-feet-long steel pipes, serving as the primary outlet 
structure. No modifications would be made to the existing intake 
structure.
    The proposed project would include: (1) One Kaplan turbine 
generating 1.7 megawatts; (2) an 86-foot-wide by 80-foot-long by 30-
foot-high powerhouse with an attached 22-foot-wide by 80-foot-long 
control/office room; (3) an 80- to 125- foot-long tailrace; and (4) a 
69-kilovolt transmission line interconnecting to an existing 
transmission line 0.25 mile southeast from the project site. The annual 
energy output would be approximately 4.6 gigawatthours.
    Applicant Contact: David Holland, North Star Hydro Services CA, 
LLC, 1110 West 131st Street South, Jenks, Oklahoma 74037; phone (918) 
398-0233.
    FERC Contact: Carolyn Templeton; phone: (202) 502-8785.

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    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. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36. 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/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.
    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-14399) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: August 31, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-22051 Filed 9-6-12; 8:45 am]
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