Oliver Hydro LLC; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments, 55468-55469 [2012-22184]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 55468 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2012 / Notices shortened to 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. All reply comments filed in response to comments submitted by any resource agency, Indian tribe, or person, must be filed with the Commission within 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. Comments, protests, and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper; see 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/efiling.asp. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure 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, it must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. l. Description of Project: The Lincoln Metering Station Small Conduit Hydroelectric Project would consist of: (1) A new powerhouse, approximately 800 square feet, adjacent to the existing metering facility, containing two generating units with a total installed capacity of 380 kilowatts; (2) a new discharge pipe approximately 18 feet in length; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The applicant estimates the project would have an average annual generation of 1.77 megawatt-hours. m. This filing is available for review and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, P–14444, in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208– 3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for review and reproduction at the address in item h above. n. Development Application—Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application, 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 deadline date for the particular application. Applications for VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:57 Sep 07, 2012 Jkt 226001 preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. o. Notice of Intent—A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit a competing development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. p. Protests or Motions to Intervene— 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. q. All filings must (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘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. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. Dated: September 4, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–22181 Filed 9–7–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13005–003] Oliver Hydro LLC; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments 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.: P–13005–003. c. Date filed: December 14, 2011. d. Applicant: Oliver Hydro LLC. e. Name of Project: William Bacon Oliver Lock and Dam Hydroelectric Project f. Location: At the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) William Bacon Oliver Lock and Dam on the Black Warrior River, in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The project would occupy 8.7 acres of United States lands administered by the Corps’ Mobile 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 scoping comments: October 4, 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 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 E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2012 / Notices 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 is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The proposed project would utilize the Corps’ existing William Bacon Oliver Lock and Dam, and would consist of the following new facilities: (1) A forebay; (2) an intake structure; (3) a powerhouse containing two generating units with a total capacity of 11.72 megawatts (MW); (4) a 150-foot-long, 68foot-wide tailrace; (5) a proposed 1.7mile-long, 25 kilovolt (kV) transmission line; (6) a switchyard; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 42.6 GWh, and operate in a run-of-river mode utilizing surplus water from the William Bacon Oliver Lock and 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. n. 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. o. Scoping Process The Commission staff intends to prepare a single Environmental Assessment (EA) for the William Oliver Bacon Lock and Dam Hydroelectric Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA will consider both site-specific and cumulative environmental impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action. Commission staff does not propose to conduct any on-site scoping meetings at this time. Instead, we are soliciting VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:57 Sep 07, 2012 Jkt 226001 comments, recommendations, and information, on the Scoping Document (SD) issued on August 31, 2012. Copies of the SD outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the EA were distributed to the parties on the Commission’s mailing list and the applicant’s distribution list. Copies of the SD may be viewed on the web 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, call 1–866– 208–3676 or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Dated: September 4, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–22184 Filed 9–7–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. PR09–33–002] Kinder Morgan Border Pipeline LLC; Notice of Motion for Extension of Rate Case Filing Deadline Take notice that on August 30, 2012, Kinder Morgan Border Pipeline LLC (KM Border) filed a motion requesting an extension consistent with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) revised policy of periodic review from a triennial to a five year period. The Commission, in Order No. 735, modified its policy concerning periodic reviews of rates charges by section 311 and Hinshaw pipelines to extend the cycle for such reviews from three to five years.1 Therefore, KM Border requests that the date for its next rate filing be extended to September 29, 2014, which is five years from the date of KM Border’s most recent rate filing with this Commission. Any person desiring to participate in this proceeding must file a motion 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 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 1 Contract Reporting Requirements of Intrastate Natural Gas Companies, Order No. 735, 131 FERC ¶ 61,150 (May 20, 2010). PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55469 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. 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 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, September 10, 2012. Dated: September 4, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–22183 Filed 9–7–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RM98–1–000] Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications Public Notice This constitutes notice, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2201(b), of the receipt of prohibited and exempt off-the-record communications. Order No. 607 (64 FR 51222, September 22, 1999) requires Commission decisional employees, who make or receive a prohibited or exempt off-the-record communication relevant to the merits of a contested proceeding, to deliver to the Secretary of the Commission, a copy of the communication, if written, or a summary of the substance of any oral communication. E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 175 (Monday, September 10, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13005-003]


Oliver Hydro LLC; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments

    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.: P-13005-003.
    c. Date filed: December 14, 2011.
    d. Applicant: Oliver Hydro LLC.
    e. Name of Project: William Bacon Oliver Lock and Dam Hydroelectric 
Project
    f. Location: At the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) William 
Bacon Oliver Lock and Dam on the Black Warrior River, in Tuscaloosa 
County, Alabama. The project would occupy 8.7 acres of United States 
lands administered by the Corps' Mobile 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 scoping comments: October 4, 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 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

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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 is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    l. The proposed project would utilize the Corps' existing William 
Bacon Oliver Lock and Dam, and would consist of the following new 
facilities: (1) A forebay; (2) an intake structure; (3) a powerhouse 
containing two generating units with a total capacity of 11.72 
megawatts (MW); (4) a 150-foot-long, 68-foot-wide tailrace; (5) a 
proposed 1.7-mile-long, 25 kilovolt (kV) transmission line; (6) a 
switchyard; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would 
have an average annual generation of 42.6 GWh, and operate in a run-of-
river mode utilizing surplus water from the William Bacon Oliver Lock 
and 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.
    n. 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.
    o. Scoping Process
    The Commission staff intends to prepare a single Environmental 
Assessment (EA) for the William Oliver Bacon Lock and Dam Hydroelectric 
Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The 
EA will consider both site-specific and cumulative environmental 
impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action.
    Commission staff does not propose to conduct any on-site scoping 
meetings at this time. Instead, we are soliciting comments, 
recommendations, and information, on the Scoping Document (SD) issued 
on August 31, 2012.
    Copies of the SD outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the 
EA were distributed to the parties on the Commission's mailing list and 
the applicant's distribution list. Copies of the SD may be viewed on 
the web 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, call 1-866-208-3676 or 
for TTY, (202) 502-8659.

    Dated: September 4, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-22184 Filed 9-7-12; 8:45 am]
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