Las Vegas Wash Hydro LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 32644-32645 [2013-12890]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 32644 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2013 / Notices 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: July 15, 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 https://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 https:// 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 Corbett Project would consist of the following features: (1) The existing 10-inch-diameter, 2-mile-long buried steel pipeline from the North Fork diversion structure; (2) the existing 10-inch-diameter, 2-mile-long buried ductile iron pipeline from the South Fork diversion structure; (3) a new 10kilowatt Turgo turbine; (4) a small new building housing the turbine, induction motor generator, and controls constructed atop an existing filter pond influent diversion structure; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project’s power would be used to offset power needs at the water treatment plant. The project is estimated to generate about 8.4 megawatt-hours annually. The project would be located on both private and federal lands. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 May 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 https://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 https:// 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 (e.g., if scoping is waived, the schedule would be shortened). Issue Deficiency and/or Additional Information Request—July 2013 Issue Notice of Acceptance—August 2013 Issue Scoping Document—August 2013 Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—October 2013 Commission issues EA—February 2013 Dated: May 23, 2013. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, and service can be found at: https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling/filingreq.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: May 24, 2013. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–12936 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FR Doc. 2013–12889 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] [Project No. 14468–000] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Las Vegas Wash Hydro LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications 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: CP13–480–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, and Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC. Description: Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC and Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC submit Joint Application for Authorization to Lease and Abandon Capacity. Filed Date: 5/15/13. Accession Number: 20130515–5099. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 5/31/13. Docket Numbers: RP13–927–000. Applicants: Ozark Gas Transmission, L.L.C. Description: May 2013 Clean-up Filing to be effective 7/1/2013. Filed Date: 5/24/13. Accession Number: 20130524–5022. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/5/13. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On November 16, 2012, Las Vegas Wash Hydro LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Las Vegas Wash Hydroelectric Project (project) to be located on the Las Vegas Wash, in Clark County, Nevada. 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 landdisturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed project would consist of an existing concrete diversion/inlet structure for the Las Vegas Wash that passes beneath Lake Las Vegas via two 84-inch-diameter penstocks for a distance of 10,208 feet. Las Vegas Wash Hydro LLC proposes to tie into the existing penstocks and construct a new powerhouse. One of the two existing 84inch diameter penstocks would be E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2013 / Notices utilized for bypass flows. The powerhouse would be equipped with a single 2.1-megawatt Francis turbine. The project would also consist of a switchyard and 900 feet of proposed 15kilovolt transmission line that would interconnect into the utility distribution system owned by NV Energy. The project would generate an estimated 16.5 gigawatt-hours annually. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ted S. Sorenson, P.E., Sorenson Engineering, 5203 S. 11th East, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404; phone: (208) 522–8069. FERC Contact: Mary Greene; phone: (202) 502–8865. 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 https://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 https:// 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 five 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 https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14468) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: May 23, 2013. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–12890 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 May 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9009–4] Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7146 or https://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 05/20/2013 Through 05/24/2013 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Notice Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: https:// www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/ eisdata.html. EIS No. 20130138, Draft EIS, USACE, CA, Westbrook Project (SPK–2005– 00938), Comment Period Ends: 07/15/ 2013, Contact: Kathy Norton 916– 557–5260 EIS No. 20130139, Second Final Supplement, USFWS, 00, Issuance of Annual Regulations Permitting the Hunting of Migratory Birds, Review Period Ends: 07/01/2013, Contact: Robert Trost 503–231–6162 EIS No. 20130140, Draft EIS, USFS, WY, Sherman Cattle and Horse Allotment Grazing Authorization and Management, Comment Period Ends: 07/15/2013, Contact: Chad Hayward 307–276–5817 EIS No. 20130141, Final EIS, USFS, SC, AP Loblolly Pine Removal and Restoration Project, Review Period Ends: 07/01/2013, Contact: Victor Wyant 864–638–9568 EIS No. 20130142, Draft EIS, HUD, NY, Hallets Point Rezoning, Comment Period Ends: 07/15/2013, Contact: Robert Dobruskin 212–720–3423 EIS No. 20130143, Revised Draft EIS, USAF, UT, United States Air Force F–35A Operational Basing, Beddown at one or more Air Combat Command or Air National Guard Bases, Comment Period Ends: 07/15/2013, Contact: Nicholas Germanos 757– 764–5007 EIS No. 20130144, Final EIS, NPS, CO, Grand Ditch Breach Restoration, Review Period Ends: 07/01/2013, Contact: Ben Bobowski 970–586–1350 EIS No. 20130145, Draft EIS, USAF, AK, Proposal to Relocate the 18th Aggressor Squadron from Eielson Air Force Base (EAFB), Alaska to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska and to Right-Size the Remaining Wing PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32645 Overhead/Base Operating Support at EAFB, Alaska, Comment Period Ends: 07/30/2013, Contact: Allen Richmond 210–395–8555 EIS No. 20130146, Final EIS, USFS, CA, Whisky Ridge Ecological Restoration Project, Review Period Ends: 07/01/ 2013, Contact: Dean A. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14468-000]


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

    On November 16, 2012, Las Vegas Wash Hydro LLC, filed an 
application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the 
Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Las 
Vegas Wash Hydroelectric Project (project) to be located on the Las 
Vegas Wash, in Clark County, Nevada. 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 an existing concrete 
diversion/inlet structure for the Las Vegas Wash that passes beneath 
Lake Las Vegas via two 84-inch-diameter penstocks for a distance of 
10,208 feet. Las Vegas Wash Hydro LLC proposes to tie into the existing 
penstocks and construct a new powerhouse. One of the two existing 84-
inch diameter penstocks would be

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utilized for bypass flows. The powerhouse would be equipped with a 
single 2.1-megawatt Francis turbine. The project would also consist of 
a switchyard and 900 feet of proposed 15-kilovolt transmission line 
that would interconnect into the utility distribution system owned by 
NV Energy. The project would generate an estimated 16.5 gigawatt-hours 
annually.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Ted S. Sorenson, P.E., Sorenson Engineering, 
5203 S. 11th East, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404; phone: (208) 522-8069.
    FERC Contact: Mary Greene; phone: (202) 502-8865.
    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 Sec.  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 https://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 https://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 five 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 https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14468) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: May 23, 2013.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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