Siting Renewables, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 21234 [2014-08497]

Download as PDF 21234 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 72 / Tuesday, April 15, 2014 / Notices access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: April 9, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–08494 Filed 4–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14573–000] 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 17, 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 Easton Dam Hydroelectric Project (Easton Dam Project or project) to be located on the Lehigh River, near Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The Easton 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) An existing dam, reinforced with concrete in 1967, 30 feet high; (2) a 590-foot-long concrete spillway discharging into the Delaware River; (3) two channels, each with three, 500-kilowatt (kW) very low head (VLH) turbines and generators with a maximum generating capacity of 3000 kW, with a maximum hydraulic capacity of 2,300 cubic feet per second under a 30-foot gross head; (4) two new heavy flotsam racks; (5) a crest mounted walkway, carrying hydraulic and electrical conduits from the VLH turbines to a new powerhouse; (6) one hydraulic and electrical controls module; and (7) one 4,800-foot-long 12.42/7.2 kilovolt primary transmission line. The estimated annual generation of the Easton Dam Project would be 15,770,000 kilowatthours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ralph J. Jones, Siting Renewables, LLC, 1800 Rt. 34, Suite 101, Wall, NJ 07719; phone: (855) 946–7652. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Apr 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 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–14573–000. 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–14573) 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. 2014–08497 Filed 4–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14576–000] Warm Springs Hydro LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On January 13, 2014, Warm Spring 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 Unity Dam Hydroelectric Project (project) to be located on the Burnt River near Unity in Baker County, PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Illinois. 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 be located at the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Unity Dam and would consist of the following new facilities: (1) A bifurcation at the end of the existing discharge pipe; (2) a 130-footlong, 4-foot-diameter steel penstock; (3) a powerhouse containing two Francis turbine/generator units with a combined rated capacity of 800 kilowatts at 100 feet of design head; (4) a 500-foot-long, 12.5-kilovolt transmission line extending from the powerhouse to an existing transmission line (the point of interconnection); and (5) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the project would be 3,400 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Nick Josten, GeoSense, 2742 St. Charles Avenue, Idaho Falls, ID 83404; phone: (208) 522– 8069. FERC Contact: Kim Nguyen; phone: (202) 502–6105. 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–14576–000. 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/ E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14573-000]


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

    On December 17, 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 Easton Dam 
Hydroelectric Project (Easton Dam Project or project) to be located on 
the Lehigh River, near Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The 
Easton 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) An 
existing dam, reinforced with concrete in 1967, 30 feet high; (2) a 
590-foot-long concrete spillway discharging into the Delaware River; 
(3) two channels, each with three, 500-kilowatt (kW) very low head 
(VLH) turbines and generators with a maximum generating capacity of 
3000 kW, with a maximum hydraulic capacity of 2,300 cubic feet per 
second under a 30-foot gross head; (4) two new heavy flotsam racks; (5) 
a crest mounted walkway, carrying hydraulic and electrical conduits 
from the VLH turbines to a new powerhouse; (6) one hydraulic and 
electrical controls module; and (7) one 4,800-foot-long 12.42/7.2 
kilovolt primary transmission line. The estimated annual generation of 
the Easton Dam Project would be 15,770,000 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-14573-000.
    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-14573) 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. 2014-08497 Filed 4-14-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P