Siting Renewables, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 21233 [2014-08495]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 72 / Tuesday, April 15, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14572–000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Siting Renewables, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On December 16, 2013, Siting Renewables, 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 Hepburn Street Dam Hydroelectric Project (Hepburn Project or project) to be located on West Branch of the Susquehanna River, near South Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. The Hepburn Street Dam is owned by the state of Pennsylvania. 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 the following: (1) The existing reinforced concrete overflow dam, 1,200 feet long and approximately 14.5 feet high discharging into the West Branch of the Susquehanna River; (2) nine channels, each with two 350- kilowatt (kW) very low head (VLH) turbines and generators, rated at 350 kW each, with a maximum generating capacity of 6,300 kW, with a maximum hydraulic capacity of 8,774 cubic feet per second under a gross head of 14 feet, (3) nine new heavy flotsam racks; (4) a crestmounted walkway carrying hydraulic and electrical conduits from the VLH turbines to a new powerhouse; (5) one hydraulic and electrical controls module; and (6) one 600-foot-long 12.42/7.2 kilovolt primary transmission line. The estimated annual generation of the Hepburn Project would be 33,100,000 kilowatthours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ralph J. Jones, Siting Renewables, LLC, 1800 Rt. 34, Suite 101, Wall, NJ 07719; phone: (855) 946–7652. FERC Contact: Timothy Looney; phone: (202) 502–6096. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Apr 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at 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, (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. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14572–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14572) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: April 9, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–08495 Filed 4–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. P–14558–000] KC Lake Hydro LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On October 4, 2013, KC Lake 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 North Hadley Lake Warner Dam Hydropower Project (project) to be located at the outlet of Lake Warner, on the Miller River, near the Town of North Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21233 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: (1) The existing 82-foot-long, 15-foothigh, concrete gravity Lake Warner dam; (2) an existing 70-acre impoundment with a normal maximum water surface elevation of 128 feet above mean sea level; (3) a new 30.6-foot-long, 10.4-footdiameter conduit structure; (4) a new 20-foot-long, 20-foot-wide powerhouse containing a single turbine generator unit with an installed capacity of 100.8 kilowatts; (5) a new 100-foot-long, 21kilovolt transmission line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an estimated average annual energy generation of 500 megawatthours. The dam is owned and operated by the Kestrel Land Trust. There are no federal lands associated with the project. Applicant Contact: Ms. Kelly Sackheim, Principal, KC Lake Hydro LLC, 5096 Cocoa Palm Way, Fair Oaks, California 95628; phone: (301) 401– 5978. FERC Contact: Michael Watts; phone: (202) 502–6123; email: michael.watts@ ferc.gov. 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. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at 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, (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. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14558–000. 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 http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14558) in the docket number field to E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14572-000]


Siting Renewables, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Competing Applications

    On December 16, 2013, Siting Renewables, 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 Hepburn Street Dam 
Hydroelectric Project (Hepburn Project or project) to be located on 
West Branch of the Susquehanna River, near South Williamsport, Lycoming 
County, Pennsylvania. The Hepburn Street Dam is owned by the state of 
Pennsylvania. 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 the following: (1) The 
existing reinforced concrete overflow dam, 1,200 feet long and 
approximately 14.5 feet high discharging into the West Branch of the 
Susquehanna River; (2) nine channels, each with two 350- kilowatt (kW) 
very low head (VLH) turbines and generators, rated at 350 kW each, with 
a maximum generating capacity of 6,300 kW, with a maximum hydraulic 
capacity of 8,774 cubic feet per second under a gross head of 14 feet, 
(3) nine new heavy flotsam racks; (4) a crest-mounted walkway carrying 
hydraulic and electrical conduits from the VLH turbines to a new 
powerhouse; (5) one hydraulic and electrical controls module; and (6) 
one 600-foot-long 12.42/7.2 kilovolt primary transmission line. The 
estimated annual generation of the Hepburn Project would be 33,100,000 
kilowatthours.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Ralph J. Jones, Siting Renewables, LLC, 1800 
Rt. 34, Suite 101, Wall, NJ 07719; phone: (855) 946-7652.
    FERC Contact: Timothy Looney; phone: (202) 502-6096.
    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.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing 
applications using the Commission's eFiling system at 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, (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. The first page of any filing should include 
docket number P-14572-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14572) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: April 9, 2014.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-08495 Filed 4-14-14; 8:45 am]
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