Free Flow Power Corporation; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests, 76018-76019 [C1-2012-30397]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with 76018 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 26, 2012 / Notices 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 in 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. l. Description of Project: The Tank 4 In-Conduit Hydroelectric Project would replace the City of Avenal’s water storage Tank 4 with an in-conduit turbine system which would deliver energy while controlling the pressure of treated water entering the City’s drink water distribution system. The intake for the water is located adjacent to the San Luis Canal. The water is treated near the intake and is conveyed approximately 6 miles to the project site. The hydroelectric system will capture some of the energy of the gravitational flow within the drinking water system to generate electricity. 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/docsfiling/elibrary.asp using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, here P– 14463, 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 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 06:31 Dec 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 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 accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. r. Waiver of Pre-filing Consultation: On June 5, 2012, the applicant informed agencies, affected Indian Tribes, and adjacent property owners of its request to waive the Commission’s consultation requirements under 18 CFR 4.38(c). Only the National Marine Fisheries Service representative responded, by telephone call on July 6, 2012), PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 explaining that ‘‘the NMFS would not respond in writing and had no comments on this Project at that time.’’ No other comments were received. Therefore, the Commission intends to accept the consultation that has occurred on this project during the prefiling period and to waive pre-filing consultation under section 4.38(c), which requires, among other things, conducting studies requested by resource agencies, and distributing and consulting on a draft exemption application. Dated: December 18, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–30910 Filed 12–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13346–003] Free Flow Power Corporation; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests Correction Editorial Note: Notice document 2012– 30397, originally scheduled to appear in the issue of Tuesday, December 18, 2012, was omitted from publication. The document was placed on public inspection on Monday, December 17, 2012 and will publish in its entirety as set forth below. 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–13346–003. c. Date filed: December 3, 2012. d. Applicant: Free Flow Power Corporation (Free Flow Power), on behalf of its subsidiary Paynebridge, LLC. e. Name of Project: Williams Dam Water Power Project. f. Location: At the existing Williams Dam owned by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources on the East Fork White River in Lawrence County, Indiana. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contacts: Ramya Swaminathan, Chief Operating Officer, Free Flow Power Corporation, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114; or at (978) 283–2822. E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 26, 2012 / Notices Daniel Lissner, General Counsel, Free Flow Power Corporation, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114; or at (978) 283–2822. Alan Topalian, Regulatory Attorney, Free Flow Power Corporation, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114; or at (978) 283–2822. i. FERC Contact: Aaron Liberty at (202) 502–6862 or by email at Aaron.Liberty@ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: February 1, 2013. 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. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. VerDate Mar<15>2010 06:31 Dec 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 n. The proposed Williams Dam Water Power Project would be located at the existing 21.3-foot-high, 294-foot-long Williams Dam currently owned by the State of Indiana, on the East Fork White River in Lawrence County, Indiana. In addition to the dam, proposed project facilities would include: (1) An 80-footlong, 21.5-foot-high, 100-foot-wide intake structure with trashracks having 3-inch-clear bar spacing; (2) a 126-footlong, 70-foot-wide powerhouse integral to the dam; (3) four turbine-generator units with a combined installed capacity of 4.0 MW; (4) a 40-foot by 40foot substation; (5) a 265-foot-long, three-phase, 12.5-kilovolt overhead transmission line connecting the project’s substation to local utility distribution lines; and (6) other appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would operate in a run-of-river mode by maintaining the reservoir’s water surface elevation at the crest of the dam’s spillway. The average annual generation would be about 17,850 megawatt-hours. o. 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. p. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Notice of Acceptance Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments. Comments due on Scoping Document 1. Issue Scoping Document 2 Issue notice of ready for environmental analysis. Issue Environmental Assessment (EA). Comments on due on EA .. March 2013. April 2013. June 2013. June 2013. September 2013. March 2014. April 2014. Dated: December 12, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–30397 Filed 12–17–12; 8:45 a.m.] PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76019 Editorial Note: Notice document 2012– 30397, originally scheduled to appear in the issue of Tuesday, December 18, 2012, was omitted from publication. The document was placed on public inspection on Monday, December 17, 2012 and has published in its entirety. [FR Doc. C1–2012–30397 Filed 12–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1505–01–D DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP13–294–000. Applicants: Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP. Description: Motion for Leave to Answer and Answer of the Indicated Shippers under RP13–294. Filed Date: 12/14/12. Accession Number: 20121214–5223. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/26/12. Docket Numbers: RP13–388–000. Applicants: Questar Overthrust Pipeline Company. Description: WIC Permanent Rel of Non-Conform and Ngt Rate to WPX and OXY to be effective 12/1/2012. Filed Date: 12/14/12. Accession Number: 20121214–5001. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/26/12. Docket Numbers: RP13–389–000. Applicants: Equitrans, L.P. Description: Negotiated Rate Service Agreement—Stone Energy Corp to be effective 12/17/2012. Filed Date: 12/14/12. Accession Number: 20121214–5016. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/26/12. Docket Numbers: RP13–390–000. Applicants: Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP. Description: Remove Expired Contracts from Tariff (12/14/12) to be effective 12/14/2012. Filed Date: 12/14/12. Accession Number: 20121214–5018. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/26/12. Docket Numbers: RP13–391–000. Applicants: Bear Creek Storage Company, L.L.C. Description: Annual Fuel Assessment of Bear Creek Storage Company, L.L.C. under RP13–391. Filed Date: 12/14/12. Accession Number: 20121214–5032. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/26/12. Docket Numbers: RP13–392–000. Applicants: Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America. E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13346-003]


Free Flow Power Corporation; Notice of Application Tendered for 
Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests

Correction

    Editorial Note:  Notice document 2012-30397, originally 
scheduled to appear in the issue of Tuesday, December 18, 2012, was 
omitted from publication. The document was placed on public 
inspection on Monday, December 17, 2012 and will publish in its 
entirety as set forth below.

    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-13346-003.
    c. Date filed: December 3, 2012.
    d. Applicant: Free Flow Power Corporation (Free Flow Power), on 
behalf of its subsidiary Paynebridge, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Williams Dam Water Power Project.
    f. Location: At the existing Williams Dam owned by the Indiana 
Department of Natural Resources on the East Fork White River in 
Lawrence County, Indiana. No federal lands are occupied by the project 
works or located within the project boundary.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contacts: Ramya Swaminathan, Chief Operating Officer, 
Free Flow Power Corporation, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 
02114; or at (978) 283-2822.

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    Daniel Lissner, General Counsel, Free Flow Power Corporation, 239 
Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114; or at (978) 283-2822.
    Alan Topalian, Regulatory Attorney, Free Flow Power Corporation, 
239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114; or at (978) 283-2822.
    i. FERC Contact: Aaron Liberty at (202) 502-6862 or by email at 
Aaron.Liberty@ferc.gov.
    j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies 
with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to 
environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the 
environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such 
requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note 
the Commission's policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation 
of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ] 
61,076 (2001).
    k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's 
regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes 
that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to 
form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the 
application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person 
must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 
days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of 
the request on the applicant.
    l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for 
cooperating agency status: February 1, 2013.
    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.
    m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The proposed Williams Dam Water Power Project would be located 
at the existing 21.3-foot-high, 294-foot-long Williams Dam currently 
owned by the State of Indiana, on the East Fork White River in Lawrence 
County, Indiana. In addition to the dam, proposed project facilities 
would include: (1) An 80-foot-long, 21.5-foot-high, 100-foot-wide 
intake structure with trashracks having 3-inch-clear bar spacing; (2) a 
126-foot-long, 70-foot-wide powerhouse integral to the dam; (3) four 
turbine-generator units with a combined installed capacity of 4.0 MW; 
(4) a 40-foot by 40-foot substation; (5) a 265-foot-long, three-phase, 
12.5-kilovolt overhead transmission line connecting the project's 
substation to local utility distribution lines; and (6) other 
appurtenant facilities.
    The proposed project would operate in a run-of-river mode by 
maintaining the reservoir's water surface elevation at the crest of the 
dam's spillway. The average annual generation would be about 17,850 
megawatt-hours.
    o. 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.
    p. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the 
schedule will be made as appropriate.

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Issue Notice of Acceptance.............  March 2013.
Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments..  April 2013.
Comments due on Scoping Document 1.....  June 2013.
Issue Scoping Document 2...............  June 2013.
Issue notice of ready for environmental  September 2013.
 analysis.
Issue Environmental Assessment (EA)....  March 2014.
Comments on due on EA..................  April 2014.
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    Dated: December 12, 2012.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-30397 Filed 12-17-12; 8:45 a.m.]

    Editorial Note: Notice document 2012-30397, originally scheduled 
to appear in the issue of Tuesday, December 18, 2012, was omitted 
from publication. The document was placed on public inspection on 
Monday, December 17, 2012 and has published in its entirety.
[FR Doc. C1-2012-30397 Filed 12-21-12; 8:45 am]
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