Soule Hydro LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 62511 [2012-25208]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 199 / Monday, October 15, 2012 / Notices Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also 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. Dated: October 5, 2012. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–25273 Filed 10–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13528–001] erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with Soule Hydro LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On September 1, 2012, Soule Hydro LLC, filed an application for a successive preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Soule River Hydroelectric Project (project) to be located on the Soule River near Hyder within the Ketchikan Recording District in Alaska. 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 consist of the following: (1) A 265-foot-high, 903foot-long Main dam; (2) a 265-foot-high, 2,024 feet-long Saddle dam adjacent to the main dam; (3) a storage reservoir with a surface area of 1,072 acres and active storage capacity of 91,800 acrefeet; (4) a 16-foot-diameter, 11,400-footlong conduit tunnel; (5) a powerhouse with approximate dimensions of 80 feet wide by 160 feet long containing three Francis-type turbines with total installed capacity of 77 megawatts; (6) a marine access facilities including staging area, boat ramp, barge basin, float, and access road; (7) a 138-kilovolt buried transmission line extending 700 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:21 Oct 12, 2012 Jkt 229001 feet from the powerhouse across the Soule River, 10 miles submarine cable across the Portland Canal, then 2.5 miles overhead to the point of interconnection at the existing BC Hydro substation near Stewart; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the project would be 200 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Bob Grimm, Alaska Power & Telephone Company, P.O. Box 3222, 193 Otto Street, Port Townsend, Washington 98368; phone: (360) 385–1733 ext. 120. FERC Contact: Kim A. Nguyen; phone: (202) 502–6015. 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–13528) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: October 5, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–25208 Filed 10–12–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62511 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Revised Restricted Service List for a Programmatic Agreement BOST3 Hydroelectric LLC. BOST4 Hydroelectric LLC. BOST5 Hydroelectric LLC. Project No. 12756–003— Louisiana, Red River Lock & Dam No. 3, Hydroelectric Project. Project No. 12757–004— Louisiana, Red River Lock & Dam No. 4, Hydroelectric Project. Project No. 12758–004— Louisiana, Red River Lock & Dam No. 5, Hydroelectric Project. Rule 2010 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commissions) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.2010, provides that, to eliminate unnecessary expense or improve administrative efficiency, the Secretary may establish a restricted service list for a particular phase or issue in a proceeding. The restricted service list should contain the names of persons on the service list who, in the judgment of the decisional authority establishing the list, are active participants with respect to the phase or issue in the proceeding for which the list is established. The Commission staff is consulting with the Louisiana State Historic Preservation Officer (Louisiana SHPO) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (Advisory Council) pursuant to the Advisory Council’s regulations, 36 CFR Part 800, implementing section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act as amended (16 U.S.C. 470f), to prepare a programmatic agreement for managing properties included in, or eligible for inclusion in, the National Register of Historic Places that could be affected by issuance of licenses for the Red River Lock & Dam No. 3, the Red River Lock & Dam No. 4, and the Red River Lock & Dam No. 5 projects. The programmatic agreement, when executed by the Commission, the Louisiana SHPO, and the Advisory Council would satisfy the Commission’s section 106 responsibilities for all individual undertakings carried out in accordance with the licenses until the licenses expire or are terminated (36 CFR 800.13(e)). On April 19, 2012, the Commission staff established a restricted service list for the Red River Lock & Dam No. 3, the Red River Lock & Dam No. 4, and the Red River Lock & Dam No. 5 projects. On October 3, 2012, the Caddo Nation requested to be added to the restricted E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 199 (Monday, October 15, 2012)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13528-001]


Soule Hydro LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Competing Applications

    On September 1, 2012, Soule Hydro LLC, filed an application for a 
successive preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal 
Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Soule River 
Hydroelectric Project (project) to be located on the Soule River near 
Hyder within the Ketchikan Recording District in Alaska. 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 consist of the following: (1) A 265-
foot-high, 903-foot-long Main dam; (2) a 265-foot-high, 2,024 feet-long 
Saddle dam adjacent to the main dam; (3) a storage reservoir with a 
surface area of 1,072 acres and active storage capacity of 91,800 acre-
feet; (4) a 16-foot-diameter, 11,400-foot-long conduit tunnel; (5) a 
powerhouse with approximate dimensions of 80 feet wide by 160 feet long 
containing three Francis-type turbines with total installed capacity of 
77 megawatts; (6) a marine access facilities including staging area, 
boat ramp, barge basin, float, and access road; (7) a 138-kilovolt 
buried transmission line extending 700 feet from the powerhouse across 
the Soule River, 10 miles submarine cable across the Portland Canal, 
then 2.5 miles overhead to the point of interconnection at the existing 
BC Hydro substation near Stewart; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The 
estimated annual generation of the project would be 200 gigawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Bob Grimm, Alaska Power & Telephone Company, 
P.O. Box 3222, 193 Otto Street, Port Townsend, Washington 98368; phone: 
(360) 385-1733 ext. 120.
    FERC Contact: Kim A. Nguyen; phone: (202) 502-6015.
    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-13528) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: October 5, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-25208 Filed 10-12-12; 8:45 am]
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