Lock+ Hydro Friends Fund XLII, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, 67352-67353 [2012-27410]

Download as PDF 67352 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 218 / Friday, November 9, 2012 / Notices representatives, or Department employees/officials. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. 2012–27431 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13287–004] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES City of New York; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, 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: Major project, existing dam. b. Project No.: 13287–004. c. Date filed: February 29, 2012. d. Applicant: City of New York. e. Name of Project: Cannonsville Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the West Branch of the Delaware River, near the Township of Deposit, Delaware County, New York. The project does not occupy any federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Anthony J. Fiore, Chief of Staff—Operations, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, 59–17 Junction Blvd., Flushing, NY 11373–5108, (718) 595– 6529 or afiore@dep.nyc.gov. i. FERC Contact: John Mudre, (202) 502–8902 or john.mudre@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Nov 08, 2012 Jkt 229001 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 and is now ready for environmental analysis. l. Project facilities would include: (1) An existing 2,800-foot-long, 45-footwide earthen embankment dam with a crest elevation of 1,175.0 feet above mean sea level; (2) an existing 800-footlong stone masonry spillway; (3) an existing 12-mile-long, 4,670-acre impoundment (Cannonsville Reservoir); (4) four proposed penstocks branching from an existing 12-foot-diameter intake; (5) a proposed 168-foot-long by 54-foot-wide powerhouse containing four horizontal shaft Francis generating units; (6) a proposed tailrace occupying approximately one acre; (7) a proposed transmission system consisting of a 150foot-long underground and 1,200-footlong overhead 12.47-kilovolt (kV) line, a substation, and a 460-foot-long overhead 46-kV line; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The project would have a total installed capacity of 14.08 megawatts and would generate approximately 42,281 megawatt-hours of electricity annually. 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. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘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 PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person submitting the filing; 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. Each filing must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed on the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b), and 385.2010. 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. n. Public notice of the filing of the initial development application, which has already been given, established the due date for filing competing applications or notices of intent. Under the Commission’s regulations, any competing development application must be filed in response to and in compliance with public notice of the initial development application. No competing applications or notices of intent may be filed in response to this notice. 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. Dated: November 2, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–27407 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13739–002] Lock+ Hydro Friends Fund XLII, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 218 / Friday, November 9, 2012 / Notices with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Major Original License b. Project No.: 13739–002 c. Date filed: September 17, 2012 d. Applicant: Lock+ Hydro Friends Fund XLII, LLC e. Name of Project: Braddock Locks and Dam Hydroelectric Project f. Location: At the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Braddock Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The project would occupy about 0.19 acre of federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 USC 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Mark R. Stover, Lock+TM Hydro Friends Fund XLII, LLC, c/o Hydro Green Energy, LLC, 900 Oakmont Lane, Suite 310, Westmont, IL 60559; (877) 556–6566 ext. 711; email—mark@hgenergy.com. i. FERC Contact: John Mudre at (202) 502–8902; or email at john.mudre@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 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 and Procedures 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, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Nov 08, 2012 Jkt 229001 l. The proposed project would utilize the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Braddock Locks and Dam and the Braddock Pool, and would consist of the following new facilities: (1) A new powerhouse with five turbine-generators having a total installed capacity of 3,750 kilowatts; (2) a new approximately 3,450-foot-long, 23-kilovolt electric distribution line; (3) a switchyard and control room; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The average annual generation is estimated to be 25,020 megawatt-hours. The proposed project would deploy hydropower turbines within a patented ‘‘Large Frame Module’’ (LFM) that would be deployed on the south (river left) side of the dam, opposite the location of the existing navigational locks and at the upstream face of the existing left closure weir. The proposed modular, low environmental impact powerhouse would be approximately 60.4 feet long, 16.6 feet wide, and 40 feet high, and constructed of structuralgrade steel. The powerhouse will bear on a concrete foundation on rock that is anchored to the existing left closure weir. A trash rack with 6-inch openings would be placed at the powerhouse intake to increase safety and protect the turbines from large debris. 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/ 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. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67353 applicant, and must include an 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 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. When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION,’’ or ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION;’’ (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. Dated: November 2, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–27410 Filed 11–8–12; 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 rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–1484–005. Applicants: Shell Energy North America (U.S.), L.P. Description: Shell Energy North America (U.S.), L.P. submits updated market power analysis for the Northeast region. E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13739-002]


Lock+ Hydro Friends Fund XLII, LLC; Notice of Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed

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with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Major Original License
    b. Project No.: 13739-002
    c. Date filed: September 17, 2012
    d. Applicant: Lock+ Hydro Friends Fund XLII, LLC
    e. Name of Project: Braddock Locks and Dam Hydroelectric Project
    f. Location: At the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Braddock 
Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River, in Allegheny County, 
Pennsylvania. The project would occupy about 0.19 acre of federal 
lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 USC 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Mark R. Stover, Lock+\TM\ Hydro Friends 
Fund XLII, LLC, c/o Hydro Green Energy, LLC, 900 Oakmont Lane, Suite 
310, Westmont, IL 60559; (877) 556-6566 ext. 711; email_
mark@hgenergy.com.
    i. FERC Contact: John Mudre at (202) 502-8902; or email at 
john.mudre@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 
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 and Procedures 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, but is not ready 
for environmental analysis at this time.
    l. The proposed project would utilize the existing U.S. Army Corps 
of Engineers' Braddock Locks and Dam and the Braddock Pool, and would 
consist of the following new facilities: (1) A new powerhouse with five 
turbine-generators having a total installed capacity of 3,750 
kilowatts; (2) a new approximately 3,450-foot-long, 23-kilovolt 
electric distribution line; (3) a switchyard and control room; and (4) 
appurtenant facilities. The average annual generation is estimated to 
be 25,020 megawatt-hours.
    The proposed project would deploy hydropower turbines within a 
patented ``Large Frame Module'' (LFM) that would be deployed on the 
south (river left) side of the dam, opposite the location of the 
existing navigational locks and at the upstream face of the existing 
left closure weir. The proposed modular, low environmental impact 
powerhouse would be approximately 60.4 feet long, 16.6 feet wide, and 
40 feet high, and constructed of structural-grade steel. The powerhouse 
will bear on a concrete foundation on rock that is anchored to the 
existing left closure weir. A trash rack with 6-inch openings would be 
placed at the powerhouse intake to increase safety and protect the 
turbines from large debris.
    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/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. 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 
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 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.
    When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the 
Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' ``NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE 
COMPETING APPLICATION,'' or ``COMPETING APPLICATION;'' (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.

    Dated: November 2, 2012.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-27410 Filed 11-8-12; 8:45 am]
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