Pubic Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 55204-55205 [2012-22053]

Download as PDF 55204 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2012 / Notices 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. Any of these documents must be filed by providing the original and seven copies to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Office of Energy Projects, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above address. 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. Dated: August 30, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–22056 Filed 9–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [ Project No. 943–117] srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Pubic Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing 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: Non-project use of project lands and waters: water withdrawal. b. Project No.: 943–117. c. Date Filed: July 31, 2012. d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, Washington. e. Name of Project: Rock Island Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The proposed non-project use would be located on the Wenatchee River, near the confluence with the Columbia River. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Ms. Michelle Smith, Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, Licensing and Compliance Manager, 327 N. Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee, WA 98801, (509) 661– 4180. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Sep 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 i. FERC Contact: Ms. Andrea Claros, (202) 502–8171, andrea.claros@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests, is September 17, 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– 943–117) on any comments, motions, or recommendations filed. k. Description of Request: The Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County requests Commission approval to authorize Pioneer Water Users Association (PWUA) to construct a new point of water diversion within the Rock Island Hydroelectric Project boundary, on the Wenatchee River, adjacent to the upstream side of the State Road 285 bridge. PWUA proposes to construct a pump intake, fish screen and pipeline. The new point of diversion would pump a maximum of 4.9 million gallons per day, from May to September to upstream agricultural lands. The pipeline would connect to a pump house and approximately 4 miles of pressurized pipe, outside of the project boundary. This new system would replace an existing 54-mile open ditch irrigation system. PWUA also proposes to remove an in-river diversion structure located north of the town of Monitor. The purpose of the new water diversion is to improve aquatic habitat conditions and increase instream flows in the Wenatchee River. 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/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: All filings 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 protests should relate to project works which are the subject of the amendment. 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. E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1 55205 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2012 / Notices Dated: August 31, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–22053 Filed 9–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13022–003] srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Barren River Lake Hydro LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting 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. Type of Application: Original Major License. b. Project No.: 13022–003. c. Date filed: December 9, 2011, and amended on June 12, 2012. d. Applicant: Barren River Lake Hydro LLC (Barren River Hydro) e. Name of Project: Barren River Lake Dam Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: At the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Barren River Lake Dam on the Barren River, in Barren and Allen counties, Kentucky. The project would occupy 29.4 acres of United States lands administered by the Corps’ Louisville District. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Brent Smith, Symbiotics LLC, 371 Upper Terrace, Suite 2, Bend, OR 97702; (541) 330– 8779; or email at brent.smith@symbioticsenergy.com. i. FERC Contact: Allan Creamer at (202) 502–8365, or via email at allan.creamer@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. 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 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Sep 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 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, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The proposed project would utilize the Corps’ existing Barren River Lake Dam, and would consist of the following new facilities: (1) An upper intake structure with a center elevation of 533 feet mean sea level (msl) and a lower intake structure with a center elevation of 507.5 feet msl, each equipped with trashracks having 2-inch clear spacing; (2) two 220-foot-long penstocks, connecting the intakes to a 50-footdiameter, 100-foot-long gate shaft; (3) a 50-by-60-foot gate house; (4) a 850-footlong power tunnel and a 14-footdiameter, 950-foot-long penstock, leading to; (5) a 100-foot-long, 65-footwide powerhouse containing one vertical Kaplan turbine unit with a total capacity of 6.8 megawatts (MW); (6) a 12-foot-diameter regulating bypass valve connected to the west side of the powerhouse; (7) a 110-foot-long, 80-footwide tailrace; (8) a tailwater aeration system; (9) a proposed 0.6-mile-long, 12.5 kilovolt (kV) transmission line; (10) a switchyard; (11) two access roads leading to the gatehouse and powerhouse; and (12) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 25.8 GWh, and operate in a run-ofrelease mode utilizing surplus water from the Barren River Lake Dam, as directed by the Corps. m. A copy of the application 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. You may also register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests or motions to intervene must be received on, or before, the specified deadline date for the particular application. All filings must: (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE;’’ (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. 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. o. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Scoping Document 1. Issue Scoping Document 2 (if necessary). Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis. Notice of availability of the EA. August 2012 October 2012 February 2013 October 2013 Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. p. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention deadline date, a competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing development application no later than 120 days after the specified intervention E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[ Project No. 943-117]


 Pubic Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County; Notice of 
Application Accepted for Filing 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: Non-project use of project lands and waters: 
water withdrawal.
    b. Project No.: 943-117.
    c. Date Filed: July 31, 2012.
    d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, 
Washington.
    e. Name of Project: Rock Island Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The proposed non-project use would be located on the 
Wenatchee River, near the confluence with the Columbia River.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Ms. Michelle Smith, Public Utility District 
No. 1 of Chelan County, Licensing and Compliance Manager, 327 N. 
Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee, WA 98801, (509) 661-4180.
    i. FERC Contact: Ms. Andrea Claros, (202) 502-8171, 
andrea.claros@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and 
protests, is September 17, 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 paper-filed. 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-943-117) on any comments, 
motions, or recommendations filed.
    k. Description of Request: The Public Utility District No. 1 of 
Chelan County requests Commission approval to authorize Pioneer Water 
Users Association (PWUA) to construct a new point of water diversion 
within the Rock Island Hydroelectric Project boundary, on the Wenatchee 
River, adjacent to the upstream side of the State Road 285 bridge. PWUA 
proposes to construct a pump intake, fish screen and pipeline. The new 
point of diversion would pump a maximum of 4.9 million gallons per day, 
from May to September to upstream agricultural lands. The pipeline 
would connect to a pump house and approximately 4 miles of pressurized 
pipe, outside of the project boundary. This new system would replace an 
existing 54-mile open ditch irrigation system. PWUA also proposes to 
remove an in-river diversion structure located north of the town of 
Monitor. The purpose of the new water diversion is to improve aquatic 
habitat conditions and increase instream flows in the Wenatchee River.
    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/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in 
the docket number field 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: All filings 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 protests should relate 
to project works which are the subject of the amendment. 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.


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    Dated: August 31, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-22053 Filed 9-6-12; 8:45 am]
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