Borough of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene, 64935-64936 [2013-25698]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / Notices to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability is November 6, 2013. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at https:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. 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[FR Doc. 2013–25696 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. OR14–5–000] Enbridge Pipelines (FSP) LLC; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order Take notice that on October 22, 2013, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2) of the Commission’s Rules of Practices and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2)(2013), Enbridge Pipelines (FSP) LLC (Enbridge FSP) filed a petition requesting a declaratory order approving specific aspects of Enbridge FSP’s proposed tariff and rate structure for the Flanagan South Pipeline Project, as further described in the petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in this proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Petitioner. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at https:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St. NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceedings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on November 22, 2013 64935 Dated: October 23, 2013. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–25697 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CD14–3–000] Borough of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On October 10, 2013, the Borough of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, filed a notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act, as amended by section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (HREA). The Ellwood City Hydroelectric Project would be located at the Borough of Ellwood City’s wastewater treatment plant in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. Applicant Contact: August E. Maas, P.E., Hill Engineering, 8 Gibson Street, North East, PA 16428, Phone No. (814) 725–8659. FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, Phone No. (202) 502–6778, email: christopher.chaney@ferc.gov. Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed project would consist of: (1) An intake from the existing 24-inch wastewater discharge pipe; (2) a proposed 20-footwide by 20-foot-long powerhouse, containing one 10-kilowatt generating unit; (3) a proposed discharge pipe returning flows to an existing rip-rapped wastewater discharge channel; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual generating capacity of 70 megawatthours. A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY Statutory provision Description Satisfies (Y/N) FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA ................. The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel, canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar manmade water conveyance that is operated for the distribution of water for agricultural, municipal, or industrial consumption and not primarily for the generation of electricity. Y VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Oct 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 64936 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / Notices TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY—Continued Statutory provision Description Satisfies (Y/N) FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA .............. The facility is constructed, operated, or maintained for the generation of electric power and uses for such generation only the hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned conduit. The facility has an installed capacity that does not exceed 5 megawatts ....... On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. Y emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA ............. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA ............ Preliminary Determination: Based upon the above criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility not required to be licensed or exempted from licensing. Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the ‘‘COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ as applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of the Commission’s regulations.1 All comments contesting Commission staff’s preliminary determination that the facility meets the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at 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, 1 18 CFR 385.2001–2005 (2013). VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Oct 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 Y Y please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. 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. Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number (e.g., CD14–3) 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. September 26, 2013, October 15, 2013, and November 12, 2013 regarding EPA’s draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical risk assessment, ‘‘TSCA Workplan Chemical Risk Assessment for Dichloromethane and NMethylpyrrolidone.’’ The first meeting was held as scheduled. Due to the government shutdown, however, EPA has rescheduled the remaining two peer review meetings and is announcing the rescheduled meetings in this notice. EPA is also extending the due date for public comments. DATES: Meetings. The peer review meetings will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., EST; and Friday, December 13, 2013, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., EST. Comments. Written comments on the assessment must be submitted on or before November 22, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0725, by one of the methods described in the notice published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2013, a copy of which is available in the docket at https:// www.regulations.gov. Dated: October 23, 2013. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2013–25698 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2012–0725; FRL–9902–24] Dichloromethane and NMethylpyrrolidone TSCA Chemical Risk Assessment; Notice of Rescheduled Public Meetings and Extension of Opportunity To Comment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On August 23, 2013, EPA announced that it would be holding three peer review meetings by web connect and teleconference on SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For technical information contact: Stan Barone, Jr., Risk Assessment Division (7403M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number (202) 564–1169; email address: barone.stan@epa.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CD14-3-000]


Borough of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; Notice of Preliminary 
Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and 
Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene

    On October 10, 2013, the Borough of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, 
filed a notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower 
facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act, as amended 
by section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 
(HREA). The Ellwood City Hydroelectric Project would be located at the 
Borough of Ellwood City's wastewater treatment plant in Lawrence 
County, Pennsylvania.
    Applicant Contact: August E. Maas, P.E., Hill Engineering, 8 Gibson 
Street, North East, PA 16428, Phone No. (814) 725-8659.
    FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, Phone No. (202) 502-6778, email: 
christopher.chaney@ferc.gov.
    Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed 
project would consist of: (1) An intake from the existing 24-inch 
wastewater discharge pipe; (2) a proposed 20-foot-wide by 20-foot-long 
powerhouse, containing one 10-kilowatt generating unit; (3) a proposed 
discharge pipe returning flows to an existing rip-rapped wastewater 
discharge channel; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project 
would have an estimated annual generating capacity of 70 megawatt-
hours.
    A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined 
or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below.

      Table 1--Criteria for Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility
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                                                            Satisfies (Y/
        Statutory provision               Description            N)
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FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA  The conduit the                  Y
                                      facility uses is a
                                      tunnel, canal,
                                      pipeline, aqueduct,
                                      flume, ditch, or
                                      similar manmade
                                      water conveyance
                                      that is operated for
                                      the distribution of
                                      water for
                                      agricultural,
                                      municipal, or
                                      industrial
                                      consumption and not
                                      primarily for the
                                      generation of
                                      electricity.

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FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by    The facility is                  Y
 HREA.                                constructed,
                                      operated, or
                                      maintained for the
                                      generation of
                                      electric power and
                                      uses for such
                                      generation only the
                                      hydroelectric
                                      potential of a non-
                                      federally owned
                                      conduit.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by   The facility has an              Y
 HREA.                                installed capacity
                                      that does not exceed
                                      5 megawatts.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by  On or before August              Y
 HREA.                                9, 2013, the
                                      facility is not
                                      licensed, or
                                      exempted from the
                                      licensing
                                      requirements of Part
                                      I of the FPA.
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    Preliminary Determination: Based upon the above criteria, 
Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies 
the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility not 
required to be licensed or exempted from licensing.
    Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments 
contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 
days from the issuance date of this notice.
    Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the 
issuance date of this notice.
    Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance 
with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 
385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or 
before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding.
    Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the ``COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR 
A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' as 
applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the 
project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) 
state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and 
(4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 
385.2005 of the Commission's regulations.\1\ All comments contesting 
Commission staff's preliminary determination that the facility meets 
the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis.
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    \1\ 18 CFR 385.2001-2005 (2013).
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    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and comments using the Commission's eFiling system 
at 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, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or 
(202) 502-8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper 
copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First 
Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. 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.
    Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can 
be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed 
and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 
888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be 
viewed on the web at https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using 
the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket number (e.g., CD14-3) 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.

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