Don W. Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing With the Commission; Intent To Waive Scoping; Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests; Ready for Environmental Analysis; and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions, 64973-64974 [2012-26133]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 24, 2012 / Notices Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commentors will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commentors will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentors will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 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 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Comment Date: November 7, 2012. Dated: October 17, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–26138 Filed 10–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14367–001] wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with Don W. Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing With the Commission; Intent To Waive Scoping; Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests; Ready for Environmental Analysis; and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Original Minor License. b. Project No.: 14367–001. c. Date filed: May 30, 2012. d. Applicant: Don W. Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC. e. Name of Project: Gilbert Hydroelectric Project. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:21 Oct 23, 2012 Jkt 229001 f. Location: The project would utilize unnamed springs near the Bear River, eight miles southwest of Grace, Caribou County, Idaho. The project would not occupy any federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). (2006). h. Applicant Contact: Don W. Gilbert and DeAnn G. Somonich, Don W. Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC, 1805 Grace Power Plant Road, Grace, Idaho 83241. Phone: (801) 725–1754. i. FERC Contact: Kelly Wolcott, (202) 502–6480 or kelly.wolcott@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, requests for cooperating agency status, comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 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 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. The Gilbert Project would consist of the following new features: (1) A 8-footlong, 3-foot-wide, 3-foot-deep drop inlet structure; (2) a 2-foot-diameter, 700-footlong partially buried steel or plastic penstock; (3) a powerhouse containing two 45-kilowatt (kW) turbine/generator PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64973 units for a total installed capacity of 90 kW; (4) a tailrace to convey flows from the powerhouse to the Bear River; (5) a 150-foot-long, 480-kilovolt transmission line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an average of 550 megawatthours annually. The project would be located on lands owned by the applicant. m. Due to the applicant’s close coordination with federal and state agencies during the preparation of the application, completed studies, and agency comments, we intend to waive scoping. Based on a review of the application, resource agency consultation letters, and comments filed to date, Commission staff intends to prepare a single environmental assessment (EA). Commission staff determined that the issues that need to be addressed in its EA have been adequately identified during the prefiling period, which included a public meeting and site visit, and no new issues are likely to be identified through additional scoping. The EA will consider assessing the potential effects of project construction and operation on geology and soils, aquatic, terrestrial, threatened and endangered species, and cultural and historic resources. n. 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. 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. 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 deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with 64974 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 24, 2012 / Notices unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. 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, and .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’’, ‘‘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. 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. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification. p. Procedural schedule: We intend to accept the consultation that has occurred on this project during the prefiling period as satisfying our requirements for the standard threestage consultation process under 18 CFR VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:21 Oct 23, 2012 Jkt 229001 4.38 and for the National Environmental Policy Act scoping and the application will be processed according to the following procedural schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Comments, recommendations, and terms and conditions due. Reply comments due .. Notice of the availability of the EA. December 17, 2012. January 30, 2013. April 15, 2013. Dated: October 17, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–26133 Filed 10–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC13–16–000. Applicants: Chisholm View Wind Project, LLC. Description: Application for Authorization Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, Request for Expedited Consideration and Confidential Treatment of Chisholm View Wind Project, LLC. Filed Date: 10/15/12. Accession Number: 20121015–5221. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/5/12. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER13–90–000. Applicants: Public Service Electric and Gas Company, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: PJM TOs—Revisions to the PJM Tariff to Modify Cost Allocation to be effective 2/1/2013. Filed Date: 10/11/12. Accession Number: 20121011–5112. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/9/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–132–000. Applicants: Southwestern Public Service Company. Description: 2012–10–16–SPSSherman 3–CA–657–0 0 0 to be effective 10/17/2012. Filed Date: 10/16/12. Accession Number: 20121016–5026. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–133–000. PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Applicants: Sycamore Cogeneration Company, Southern California Edison Company. Description: Application of Sycamore Cogeneration Company and Southern California Edison Company for affiliate transaction. Filed Date: 10/16/12. Accession Number: 20121016–5049. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–134–000. Applicants: GP Big Island, LLC. Description: GP Big Island, LLC submits tariff filing per 35.1: GeorgiaPacific Entities to be effective 10/17/ 2012. Filed Date: 10/16/12. Accession Number: 20121016–5092. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–135–000. Applicants: Brunswick Cellulose LLC. Description: Brunswick Cellulose LLC submits tariff filing per 35.1: GeorgiaPacific Entities to be effective 10/17/ 2012. Filed Date: 10/16/12. Accession Number: 20121016–5093. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–136–000. Applicants: Georgia-Pacific Brewton LLC. Description: Georgia-Pacific Brewton LLC submits tariff filing per 35.1: Georgia-Pacific Entities to be effective 10/17/2012. Filed Date: 10/16/12. Accession Number: 20121016–5094. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–137–000. Applicants: Georgia-Pacific Cedar Springs LLC. Description: Georgia-Pacific Cedar Springs LLC submits tariff filing per 35.1: Georgia-Pacific Entities to be effective 10/17/2012. Filed Date: 10/16/12. Accession Number: 20121016–5095. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–138–000. Applicants: Georgia-Pacific Consumer Operations LLC. Description: Georgia-Pacific Consumer Operations LLC, Palatka submits tariff filing per 35.1: GeorgiaPacific Entities to be effective 10/17/ 2012. Filed Date: 10/16/12. Accession Number: 20121016–5096. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/6/12. Docket Numbers: ER13–139–000. Applicants: Lockhart Power Company. Description: Lockhart Power Company submits Notice of Cancellation of its OATT. Filed Date: 10/16/12. Accession Number: 20121016–5101. E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 206 (Wednesday, October 24, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64973-64974]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26133]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14367-001]


 Don W. Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted 
for Filing With the Commission; Intent To Waive Scoping; Soliciting 
Motions To Intervene and Protests; Ready for Environmental Analysis; 
and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and 
Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Original Minor License.
    b. Project No.: 14367-001.
    c. Date filed: May 30, 2012.
    d. Applicant: Don W. Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Gilbert Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project would utilize unnamed springs near the 
Bear River, eight miles southwest of Grace, Caribou County, Idaho. The 
project would not occupy any federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r). 
(2006).
    h. Applicant Contact: Don W. Gilbert and DeAnn G. Somonich, Don W. 
Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC, 1805 Grace Power Plant Road, Grace, Idaho 
83241. Phone: (801) 725-1754.
    i. FERC Contact: Kelly Wolcott, (202) 502-6480 or 
kelly.wolcott@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, requests 
for cooperating agency status, comments, terms and conditions, 
recommendations, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of 
this notice; reply comments are due 105 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 
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. The Gilbert Project would consist of the following new features: 
(1) A 8-foot-long, 3-foot-wide, 3-foot-deep drop inlet structure; (2) a 
2-foot-diameter, 700-foot-long partially buried steel or plastic 
penstock; (3) a powerhouse containing two 45-kilowatt (kW) turbine/
generator units for a total installed capacity of 90 kW; (4) a tailrace 
to convey flows from the powerhouse to the Bear River; (5) a 150-foot-
long, 480-kilovolt transmission line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. 
The project is estimated to generate an average of 550 megawatthours 
annually. The project would be located on lands owned by the applicant.
    m. Due to the applicant's close coordination with federal and state 
agencies during the preparation of the application, completed studies, 
and agency comments, we intend to waive scoping. Based on a review of 
the application, resource agency consultation letters, and comments 
filed to date, Commission staff intends to prepare a single 
environmental assessment (EA). Commission staff determined that the 
issues that need to be addressed in its EA have been adequately 
identified during the pre-filing period, which included a public 
meeting and site visit, and no new issues are likely to be identified 
through additional scoping. The EA will consider assessing the 
potential effects of project construction and operation on geology and 
soils, aquatic, terrestrial, threatened and endangered species, and 
cultural and historic resources.
    n. 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.
    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. 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 
deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be 
accepted in response to this notice.
    A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, 
and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an

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unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A 
notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this 
public notice.
    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, and .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'', ``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. 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. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following 
the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality 
certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including 
proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; 
or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification.
    p. Procedural schedule: We intend to accept the consultation that 
has occurred on this project during the pre-filing period as satisfying 
our requirements for the standard three-stage consultation process 
under 18 CFR 4.38 and for the National Environmental Policy Act scoping 
and the application will be processed according to the following 
procedural schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as 
appropriate.

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              Milestone                           Target date
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Comments, recommendations, and terms   December 17, 2012.
 and conditions due.
Reply comments due...................  January 30, 2013.
Notice of the availability of the EA.  April 15, 2013.
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    Dated: October 17, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-26133 Filed 10-23-12; 8:45 am]
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