Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications: New Summit Hydro, LLC, 24416-24417 [2014-09805]

Download as PDF 24416 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 83 / Wednesday, April 30, 2014 / Notices comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214, respectively. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments 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 comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (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 commenting, protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis. Any filing made by an intervenor 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 385.2010. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–09782 Filed 4–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 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 http:// 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 14 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 May 21, 2014. Dated: April 23, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. OR14–29–000] [FR Doc. 2014–09803 Filed 4–29–14; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order: Medallion Pipeline Company, LLC BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Take notice that on April 21, 2014, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2) of the Commission’s Rules of Practices and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2)(2014), Medallion Pipeline Company, LLC (Medallion) filed a petition for a declaratory order concerning Medallion’s proposed Wolfcamp Connector crude oil pipeline project, as more fully explained 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:41 Apr 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14612–000] Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications: New Summit Hydro, LLC April 23, 2014. On April 1, 2014, New Summit Hydro, LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the New Summit Pumped Storage Project (New Summit Project or project) to be located in the City of Norton, Summit County, Ohio. 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 excavated, diked, and asphalt-lined upper reservoir with a storage capacity of 8,000 acre-feet with a water surface area of 150 acres; (2) a lower underground reservoir created by previous limestone mining activities with a storage capacity of 7,760 acrefeet; (3) an underground powerhouse and appurtenant structures including six 250-megawatt (MW) variable speed reversible pump turbines for a total installed capacity of 1,500 MW; (4) power plant buildings and surface structures that occupy approximately 70 acres, including a 17.5 foot-diameter vent stack, up to 100 feet high and flaring to a 30-foot diameter at the top; (5) a concrete-lined power tunnel located 300 feet below the ground surface that extends from the upper reservoir to two 17.5-foot-diameter, 2400-foot-long, concrete-lined vertical shafts that connect the power tunnel with the underground powerhouse penstocks. The power tunnel would be approximately 30 feet in diameter and approximately 8,000 feet long; (6) an underground transformer gallery; (7) six steel concrete-lined penstocks, that would be approximately six feet in diameter and 235 feet long; (8) four 345kilovolt overhead transmission line circuits, approximately 3 miles long, arranged in two parallel double circuit tower sets within an existing transmission line corridor located north of the proposed reservoir; (9) offsite and onsite recreational facilities. The estimated annual generation of the New Summit Project would between 1,300,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) and 2,000,000 MWh. Applicant Contact: Mr. Kevin Young, Managing Member, New Summit Hydro, LLC, 2112 Talmage Drive, Leland, North Carolina 28451–9340; phone: (617) 645– 3685. FERC Contact: Bryan RodenReynolds; phone: (202) 502–6618. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 83 / Wednesday, April 30, 2014 / Notices 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–14612–000. 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–14612) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–09805 Filed 4–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP14–151–000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization; Pan Gas Storage, LLC d/b/a Southwest Gas Storage Company Take notice that on April 14, 2014 Southwest Gas Storage Company (Southwest), P.O. Box 4967, Houston, Texas 77210–4967, filed in the above Docket, a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208(b), 157.213(b) and 157.216(b)(2) of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Southwest’s blanket certificate issued in CP99–230– 000, for authorization to construct, modify and abandon certain natural gas storage facilities located the Howell Storage Field in Livingston County, Michigan, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:41 Apr 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web 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, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Stephen Veatch, Senior Director of Certificates, Southwest Gas Storage Company, 1300 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002, or call (713) 989–2024, or fax (713) 989– 1176, or by email Stephen.veatch@ sug.com. Specifically, Southwest is seeking authorization to continue modifying Southwest’s Howell Storage Field to serve the needs of the applicant and its customers. The proposed modifications consist of reentering and modifying two existing injection-withdrawal vertical wells and drilling dual horizontal wellbore extensions from each existing well; converting six existing injectionwithdrawal wells to observation well status; relaying/modifying three laterals lines; and abandoning in place six associated storage lateral lines and appurtenant facilities. Southwest states that the proposed modifications will have no impact on the certified physical parameters including total gas storage inventory, reservoir pressure, reservoirs and buffer boundaries, and certified capacity. Southwest also states that the estimated cost of the Project is $4,365,622 and $965,622 for the well conversion and to abandon and or modify the storage laterals respectively. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24417 Any person may, within 60 days after the issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention. Any person filing to intervene or the Commission’s staff may, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission’s Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) (18 CFR 157.205) file a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions via the internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. Dated: April 23, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–09804 Filed 4–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2007–0595; FRL—9910–17– OAR] Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Detergent Gasoline (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Detergent Gasoline’’ (EPA ICR No. 1655.09, OMB Control No. 2060–0275 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through September 30, 2014. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 83 (Wednesday, April 30, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14612-000]


Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and 
Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications: 
New Summit Hydro, LLC

April 23, 2014.
    On April 1, 2014, New Summit 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 New Summit Pumped 
Storage Project (New Summit Project or project) to be located in the 
City of Norton, Summit County, Ohio. 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 
excavated, diked, and asphalt-lined upper reservoir with a storage 
capacity of 8,000 acre-feet with a water surface area of 150 acres; (2) 
a lower underground reservoir created by previous limestone mining 
activities with a storage capacity of 7,760 acre-feet; (3) an 
underground powerhouse and appurtenant structures including six 250-
megawatt (MW) variable speed reversible pump turbines for a total 
installed capacity of 1,500 MW; (4) power plant buildings and surface 
structures that occupy approximately 70 acres, including a 17.5 foot-
diameter vent stack, up to 100 feet high and flaring to a 30-foot 
diameter at the top; (5) a concrete-lined power tunnel located 300 feet 
below the ground surface that extends from the upper reservoir to two 
17.5-foot-diameter, 2400-foot-long, concrete-lined vertical shafts that 
connect the power tunnel with the underground powerhouse penstocks. The 
power tunnel would be approximately 30 feet in diameter and 
approximately 8,000 feet long; (6) an underground transformer gallery; 
(7) six steel concrete-lined penstocks, that would be approximately six 
feet in diameter and 235 feet long; (8) four 345-kilovolt overhead 
transmission line circuits, approximately 3 miles long, arranged in two 
parallel double circuit tower sets within an existing transmission line 
corridor located north of the proposed reservoir; (9) offsite and 
onsite recreational facilities. The estimated annual generation of the 
New Summit Project would between 1,300,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) and 
2,000,000 MWh.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Kevin Young, Managing Member, New Summit 
Hydro, LLC, 2112 Talmage Drive, Leland, North Carolina 28451-9340; 
phone: (617) 645-3685.
    FERC Contact: Bryan Roden-Reynolds; phone: (202) 502-6618.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60

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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-14612-000.
    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-14612) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-09805 Filed 4-29-14; 8:45 am]
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