Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program-Eastern Division-Rate Order No. WAPA-168, 46798-46799 [2014-18793]

Download as PDF 46798 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 154 / Monday, August 11, 2014 / Notices 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–14591) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: August 4, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–18889 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP14–526–000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES WBI Energy Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on July 24, 2014, WBI Energy Transmission, Inc., (WBI Energy), 1250 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58503 filed in Docket No. CP14–526–000, a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205(b), 157.208(a) and 157.211 (a)(2)of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act for authorization to construct and operate new delivery point facilities in Stark County, North Dakota. The new lateral will be approximately 11,400 feet of 6inch diameter pipe and a measurement station delivering up to 7,200 Mcf/day to Red Trail Energy, L.L.C. The delivery point facilities will constitute a bypass of Montana-Dakota Utilities Company, a local distribution company, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public 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, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this Application should be directed to Keith A. Tiggelaar, Director of Regulatory Affairs, WBI Energy Transmission, Inc., 1250 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58503, or by calling (701) 530–1560, or by email at keith.tiggelaar@wbienergy.com. Any person may, within 60 days after the issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Aug 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 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. 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. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenter’s will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with he Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenter’s will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions via the internet in lieu PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Persons unable to file electronically should submit original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Dated: August 1, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–18886 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program— Eastern Division—Rate Order No. WAPA–168 Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Extension of Transmission and Ancillary Services Formula Rates. AGENCY: The Western Area Power Administration (Western), a power marketing administration within the Department of Energy (DOE), is proposing to extend the existing transmission and ancillary services rates for the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program—Eastern Division (P–SMB— ED) through December 31, 2016. The existing Rate Schedules UGP–NT1, UGP–FPT1, UGP–NFPT1, UGP–AS1, UGP–AS2, UGP–AS3, UGP–AS4, UGP– AS5, UGP–AS6, UGP–AS7, and UGP– TSP1 expire on December 31, 2014. Publication of this Federal Register notice begins the formal process for the proposed extension of the formulary rates. SUMMARY: A consultation and comment period will end on September 10, 2014. Western will accept oral and written comments any time during the consultation and comment period. In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23(a), Western has determined it is not necessary to hold a public information or public comment forum. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Robert J. Harris, Regional Manager, Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power Administration, 2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101–1266; or email: UGPISRate@ wapa.gov. Written comments may also be faxed to: (406) 255–2900, attention: Linda Cady-Hoffman, Rates Manager. Western will post official comments received via letter, fax, and email to its DATES: E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 154 / Monday, August 11, 2014 / Notices Web site at: http://www.wapa.gov/ugp/ rates/default.htm after the close of the comment period. Western must receive written comments by the end of the consultation period to ensure they are considered in Western’s decision process. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Cady-Hoffman, Rates Manager, Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power Administration, 2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101–1266; telephone: (406) 255–2920; email: cady@wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By Delegation Order No. 00–037.00A, effective October 25, 2013, the Secretary of Energy delegated: (1) The authority to develop power and transmission rates to Western’s Administrator; (2) the authority to confirm, approve, and place such rates into effect on an interim basis to the Deputy Secretary of Energy; and (3) the authority to confirm, approve, and place into effect on a final basis, to remand, or to disapprove such rates to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The existing rate schedules consist of separate rates for firm and non-firm transmission rates and ancillary services rates for the transmission facilities in the P–SMBP—ED, which are integrated with transmission facilities of Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Heartland Consumers Power District such that transmission services are provided over an Integrated System (IS). The rates are sometimes referred to as IS Rates. Rate Schedules UGP–NT1, UGP– FPT1, UGP–NFPT1, UGP–AS1, UGP– AS2, UGP–AS3, UGP–AS4, UGP–AS5, UGP–AS6, UGP–AS7 and UGP–TSP1 were approved under Rate Order Nos. WAPA–144 and WAPA–148 1 for a 5year period beginning on January 1, 2010, and ending December 31, 2014. The existing transmission and ancillary services rates provide adequate revenue to pay all annual costs, including interest expense, and to repay investment within the allowable period. The rates are calculated annually to ensure repayment of the project within the cost recovery criteria set forth in DOE Order RA 6120.2. Western is proposing no change at this time to the rate formulas. Since no changes are anticipated to the formulas and the existing formulary rates provide sufficient revenue to recover all appropriate costs, Western proposes to extend the current rate schedules through December 31, 2016, pursuant to 10 CFR 903.23(a). 1 Rate Order Nos. WAPA–144 and WAPA–148, 74 FR 68820, December 29, 2009; 132 FERC ¶ 61,257, FERC Docket No. EF10–3–000, September 23, 2010. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Aug 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 All documents made or kept by Western for developing the proposed extension for the rate schedules are available for inspection and copying at the Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power Administration, 2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, MT 59101– 1266. These documents are also available on Western’s Web site at: http://www.wapa.gov/ugp/rates/ default.htm. After review of public comments, Western will take further action on the proposed extension of formulary rates consistent with 10 CFR part 903. Dated: July 23, 2014. Mark A. Gabriel, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–18793 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9016–4] Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7146 or http://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 07/28/2014 Through 08/01/2014 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. 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: http:// www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/ eisdata.html. The document listed below was inadvertently omitted from EPA’s Notice of Availability of EISs published in the Federal Register on Friday, August 8, 2014. EIS No. 20140220, Draft EIS, APHIS, 00, Determinations of Nonregulated Status for Dicamba-Resistant Soybean and Cotton Varieties, Monsanto Petitions (10–188–01p and 12–185– 01p), Comment Period Ends: 09/25/ 2014, Contact: Sid Abel 301–851– 3896. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 6, 2014. Dawn Roberts, Management Analyst, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2014–18900 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46799 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9914–99–OA] Notification of a Public Teleconference and Meeting of the Science Advisory Board Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Ethylene Oxide Review Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces two meetings of the Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Augmented for the Ethylene Oxide Review (Augmented CAAC for EtO). A public teleconference will be held to learn about the development of the agency’s draft Evaluation of the Inhalation Carcinogenicity of Ethylene Oxide (Revised External Review Draft—August 2014) and to discuss draft charge questions for the peer review of the document. A face-to-face meeting will be held in the Washington, DC metro area to conduct a peer review of the agency’s draft Evaluation of the Inhalation Carcinogenicity of Ethylene Oxide (Revised External Review Draft— August 2014). DATES: The public teleconference will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). The public face-to-face meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time; Wednesday, November 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time; and Thursday, November 20, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Location: The public teleconference will be conducted by telephone only. The public face-to-face meeting will be held in the Washington, DC metro area. The location will be posted on the SAB Web site when available. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing to obtain information concerning these public meetings may contact Mr. Aaron Yeow, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), via telephone at (202) 564–2050 or at yeow.aaron@epa.gov. General information concerning the EPA SAB can be found at http://www.epa.gov/sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SAB was established pursuant to the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDDAA), codified at 42 U.S.C. 4365, to provide independent scientific and technical advice to the Administrator on SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 154 (Monday, August 11, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46798-46799]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-18793]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program--Eastern Division--Rate Order 
No. WAPA-168

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Extension of Transmission and Ancillary 
Services Formula Rates.

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SUMMARY: The Western Area Power Administration (Western), a power 
marketing administration within the Department of Energy (DOE), is 
proposing to extend the existing transmission and ancillary services 
rates for the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program--Eastern Division (P-
SMB--ED) through December 31, 2016. The existing Rate Schedules UGP-
NT1, UGP-FPT1, UGP-NFPT1, UGP-AS1, UGP-AS2, UGP-AS3, UGP-AS4, UGP-AS5, 
UGP-AS6, UGP-AS7, and UGP-TSP1 expire on December 31, 2014. Publication 
of this Federal Register notice begins the formal process for the 
proposed extension of the formulary rates.

DATES: A consultation and comment period will end on September 10, 
2014. Western will accept oral and written comments any time during the 
consultation and comment period. In accordance with 10 CFR 903.23(a), 
Western has determined it is not necessary to hold a public information 
or public comment forum.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to: Mr. Robert J. Harris, Regional 
Manager, Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power Administration, 
2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101-1266; or email: 
UGPISRate@wapa.gov. Written comments may also be faxed to: (406) 255-
2900, attention: Linda Cady-Hoffman, Rates Manager. Western will post 
official comments received via letter, fax, and email to its

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Web site at: http://www.wapa.gov/ugp/rates/default.htm after the close 
of the comment period. Western must receive written comments by the end 
of the consultation period to ensure they are considered in Western's 
decision process.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Cady-Hoffman, Rates Manager, 
Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power Administration, 2900 4th 
Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101-1266; telephone: (406) 255-2920; 
email: cady@wapa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By Delegation Order No. 00-037.00A, 
effective October 25, 2013, the Secretary of Energy delegated: (1) The 
authority to develop power and transmission rates to Western's 
Administrator; (2) the authority to confirm, approve, and place such 
rates into effect on an interim basis to the Deputy Secretary of 
Energy; and (3) the authority to confirm, approve, and place into 
effect on a final basis, to remand, or to disapprove such rates to the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
    The existing rate schedules consist of separate rates for firm and 
non-firm transmission rates and ancillary services rates for the 
transmission facilities in the P-SMBP--ED, which are integrated with 
transmission facilities of Basin Electric Power Cooperative and 
Heartland Consumers Power District such that transmission services are 
provided over an Integrated System (IS). The rates are sometimes 
referred to as IS Rates. Rate Schedules UGP-NT1, UGP-FPT1, UGP-NFPT1, 
UGP-AS1, UGP-AS2, UGP-AS3, UGP-AS4, UGP-AS5, UGP-AS6, UGP-AS7 and UGP-
TSP1 were approved under Rate Order Nos. WAPA-144 and WAPA-148 \1\ for 
a 5-year period beginning on January 1, 2010, and ending December 31, 
2014.
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    \1\ Rate Order Nos. WAPA-144 and WAPA-148, 74 FR 68820, December 
29, 2009; 132 FERC ] 61,257, FERC Docket No. EF10-3-000, September 
23, 2010.
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    The existing transmission and ancillary services rates provide 
adequate revenue to pay all annual costs, including interest expense, 
and to repay investment within the allowable period. The rates are 
calculated annually to ensure repayment of the project within the cost 
recovery criteria set forth in DOE Order RA 6120.2.
    Western is proposing no change at this time to the rate formulas. 
Since no changes are anticipated to the formulas and the existing 
formulary rates provide sufficient revenue to recover all appropriate 
costs, Western proposes to extend the current rate schedules through 
December 31, 2016, pursuant to 10 CFR 903.23(a).
    All documents made or kept by Western for developing the proposed 
extension for the rate schedules are available for inspection and 
copying at the Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power 
Administration, 2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, MT 59101-1266. These 
documents are also available on Western's Web site at: http://www.wapa.gov/ugp/rates/default.htm.
    After review of public comments, Western will take further action 
on the proposed extension of formulary rates consistent with 10 CFR 
part 903.

    Dated: July 23, 2014.
Mark A. Gabriel,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2014-18793 Filed 8-8-14; 8:45 am]
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