PowerWheel Associates; Notice of Termination of Exemption by Implied Surrender and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene, 76027-76028 [2012-30996]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 26, 2012 / Notices 4,300 acre-feet at a normal maximum operating elevation of 1,195 feet above mean sea level (msl); (2) a concrete spillway and diversion channel for controlled releases to Walker Creek; (3) a concrete intake at elevation 1,170 feet msl diverting flow into the penstock; (4) a 24-inch-diameter, 11,000-foot-long penstock, of which approximately 10,000 feet would be buried and 1,000 feet would be above ground; (5) a powerhouse containing one generating unit with an installed capacity of one megawatt and 780 feet of net head; (6) a 50-foot-long tailrace connecting the powerhouse with the Little Salmon River; (7) a 4-mile-long, 12.5-kilovolt transmission line extending from the project to an interconnection location near the Klehini River Bridge; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Walker Lake Project would be 3,615 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Richard George, P.O. Box 40, Angoon, AK, 99820, phone (907) 788–3771. FERC Contact: Matt Buhyoff, (202) 502–6824. Competing Application: This application competes with Project No. 14346–000 filed January 11, 2012. Competing applications or a notice of intent to file a competing application had to be filed on or before May 14, 2012. On May 11, 2012, THREA filed a notice of intent to file a competing application; therefore, its competing application had to be filed on or before June 13, 2012. Deadline for filing comments and motions to intervene: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Comments and motions to intervene 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 can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s Web VerDate Mar<15>2010 07:31 Dec 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14424) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208–3372. Dated: December 19, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–30994 Filed 12–21–12; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12119–000] PowerWheel Associates; Notice of Termination of Exemption by Implied Surrender and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene Take notice that the following hydroelectric proceeding has been initiated by the Commission: a. Type of Proceeding: Termination of Exemption by Implied Surrender. b. Project No.: 12119–000. c. Date Initiated: November 20, 2012. d. Exemptee: PowerWheel Associates. e. Name and Location of Project: The Powerwheel Demonstration Project is located on Semitropic Water Storage District’s (SWSD) main intake canal at Station 70+50 in Kern County, California. f. Issued Pursuant to: 18 CFR 6.4 (2011). g. Exemptee Contact Information: Mr. Kenneth R. Broome, PowerWheel Associates, 100 Rocky Creek Road, Woodside, CA 94062; phone (650) 529– 1810. h. FERC Contact: Anthony DeLuca, (202) 502–6632. i. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. All documents 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 at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paperfiled. To paper-file, an original and seven copies should be sent to: The 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 PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76027 name and contact information at the end of your comments. Please include the project number (P–12119–000) on any documents or motions filed. j. Description of Project Facilities: The project consists of an existing concretelined canal, a waterwheel, 7 feet in external diameter, 31⁄2 feet in internal diameter and 14c feet long, that is operated in a ‘‘run-of-conduit’’ mode. It has one 75-kW generating unit installed at the sloping drop structure located at Station 70+50 of the Semitropic Water Storage District’s (SWSD) main intake canal. k. Description of Proceeding: The Powerwheel Demonstration Project was constructed by the exemptee in 2003. The project was built for demonstration purposes and not intended to be a permanent hydroelectric facility. In several letters to the Commission in 2010 and 2011, the exemptee requested removal of the project from Commission jurisdiction, and stated that it was previously dismantled and removed from the canal drop. Efforts by Commission staff to contact the exemptee to request a formal application to surrender the exemption have been unanswered. l. This notice 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 Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the Docket number (P–2927) in the docket number field to access the notice. 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 toll-free 1–866–208– 3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. 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, 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 proceeding. E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 76028 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 26, 2012 / Notices o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents — Any filing must: (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the project number of the proceeding to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person commenting, protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, protests or motions to intervene must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, protests, or motions to intervene should relate to project works, which are the subject of the termination of exemption. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the exemptee specified in item g above. 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 notice 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. p. Agency Comments—Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described proceeding. If any agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. Dated: December 19, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–30996 Filed 12–21–12; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004; FRL–9373–4] Access to Confidential Business Information by Science Applications International Corporation and Its Identified Subcontractor, Impact Innovations Systems, Inc. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with AGENCY: EPA has authorized its contractor, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 06:31 Dec 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 McLean, VA and its identified subcontractor, Impact Innovations Systems, Inc. (IIS), to access information which has been submitted to EPA under all sections of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI). DATES: Access to the confidential data occurred on or about December 4, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Gloria Drayton-Miller, Information Management Division (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8619; fax number: (202) 564– 7490; email address: draytonmiller.gloria@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCAHotline@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 247 (Wednesday, December 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76027-76028]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30996]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 12119-000]


 PowerWheel Associates; Notice of Termination of Exemption by 
Implied Surrender and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric proceeding has been 
initiated by the Commission:
    a. Type of Proceeding: Termination of Exemption by Implied 
Surrender.
    b. Project No.: 12119-000.
    c. Date Initiated: November 20, 2012.
    d. Exemptee: PowerWheel Associates.
    e. Name and Location of Project: The Powerwheel Demonstration 
Project is located on Semitropic Water Storage District's (SWSD) main 
intake canal at Station 70+50 in Kern County, California.
    f. Issued Pursuant to: 18 CFR 6.4 (2011).
    g. Exemptee Contact Information: Mr. Kenneth R. Broome, PowerWheel 
Associates, 100 Rocky Creek Road, Woodside, CA 94062; phone (650) 529-
1810.
    h. FERC Contact: Anthony DeLuca, (202) 502-6632.
    i. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and motions to intervene 
is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. All documents 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 
at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. The Commission strongly 
encourages electronic filings. If unable to be filed electronically, 
documents may be paper-filed. To paper-file, an original and seven 
copies should be sent to: The 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-
12119-000) on any documents or motions filed.
    j. Description of Project Facilities: The project consists of an 
existing concrete-lined canal, a waterwheel, 7 feet in external 
diameter, 3\1/2\ feet in internal diameter and 14[frac12] feet long, 
that is operated in a ``run-of-conduit'' mode. It has one 75-kW 
generating unit installed at the sloping drop structure located at 
Station 70+50 of the Semitropic Water Storage District's (SWSD) main 
intake canal.
    k. Description of Proceeding: The Powerwheel Demonstration Project 
was constructed by the exemptee in 2003. The project was built for 
demonstration purposes and not intended to be a permanent hydroelectric 
facility. In several letters to the Commission in 2010 and 2011, the 
exemptee requested removal of the project from Commission jurisdiction, 
and stated that it was previously dismantled and removed from the canal 
drop. Efforts by Commission staff to contact the exemptee to request a 
formal application to surrender the exemption have been unanswered.
    l. This notice 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 Commission's 
Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the 
Docket number (P-2927) in the docket number field to access the notice. 
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 toll-
free 1-866-208-3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call 
(202) 502-8659.
    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, 
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 proceeding.

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    o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents -- Any filing must: 
(1) Bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``PROTEST'', or 
``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading 
the project number of the proceeding to which the filing responds; (3) 
furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person 
commenting, protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with 
the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, 
protests or motions to intervene must set forth their evidentiary basis 
and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All 
comments, protests, or motions to intervene should relate to project 
works, which are the subject of the termination of exemption. A copy of 
any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each 
representative of the exemptee specified in item g above. 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 notice 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.
    p. Agency Comments--Federal, state, and local agencies are invited 
to file comments on the described proceeding. If any agency does not 
file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be 
presumed to have no comments.

    Dated: December 19, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-30996 Filed 12-21-12; 4:15 pm]
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