El Dorado Irrigation District; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Fishway Prescriptions, 46783-46784 [2014-18888]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 154 / Monday, August 11, 2014 / Notices number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention deadline date, a competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing development application no later than 120 days after the specified intervention deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application. When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION,’’ or ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION;’’ (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 protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. Agencies VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Aug 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. Dated: July 31, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–18892 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 184–244] El Dorado Irrigation District; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Fishway Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Amendment of license. b. Project No.: 184–244. c. Date Filed: June 5, 2014. d. Applicant: El Dorado Irrigation District. e. Name of Project: El Dorado Forebay Dam Modification Project. f. Location: The project is located on the El Dorado Forebay, an off-stream reservoir, within the South Fork American River Basin, near the town of Pollock Pines in El Dorado, Amador and Alpine Counties, California. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Brian Mueller, P.E., Director of Engineering, El Dorado Irrigation District, 2890 Mosquito Road, Placerville, CA 95667, telephone (530) 622–4513, and email address: bmueller@eid.org. i. FERC Contact: CarLisa LintonPeters, telephone: (202) 502–8416, and email address: Carlisa.linton-peters@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and fishway prescriptions is 60 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. Reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46783 Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Please include the project number (P–184–244) on any comments or motions filed. k. Description of Request: El Dorado Irrigation District (licensee) proposes to remediate the El Dorado Forebay Dam and its associated facilities in order to meet dam safety requirements, as required by the Commission’s Division of Dam Safety and Inspections and the California Department of Water Resources, Division of Safety of Dams. The proposed action is a non-capacity license amendment. The proposed action would include: (1) Constructing an earthen stability buttress on the dry side of the El Dorado dam; (2) raising the crest of the dam 10 vertical feet; and (3) upgrading appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would also involve increasing the normal maximum reservoir elevations and optimizing full reservoir operation use to improve the reliability of the existing drinking water system and to minimize impacts to the licensee’s ratepayers through increased hydroelectric power revenues. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit 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. 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 E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 46784 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 154 / Monday, August 11, 2014 / Notices be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ’’ TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS;’’ (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 protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions should relate to project works which are the subject of the license amendment. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant (see item (h)). A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. If an intervener files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. 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. p. As provided for in 18 CFR 4.34(b)(5)(i), a license applicant must file, no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of this notice of acceptance and ready for environmental analysis: (1) A copy of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification. q. e-Filing: Motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and fishway prescriptions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov under the ‘‘e Filing’’ link. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Aug 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 Dated: August 4, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–18888 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13806–004] 5440 Hydro Inc.; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Exemption from Licensing. b. Project No.: 13806–004. c. Date filed: July 28, 2014. d. Applicant: 5440 Hydro Inc. e. Name of Project: Brooklyn Dam Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Upper Ammonoosuc River, in the Town of Northumberland, Coos County, New Hampshire. The project would not occupy lands of the United States. g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705, 2708. h. Applicant Contact: Lutz Loegters, 5440 Hydro Inc., 717 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 1A, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, (416) 643–6615. i. FERC Contact: John Ramer, (202) 502–8969, john.ramer@ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: September 26, 2014. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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–13806–004. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The Brooklyn Dam Hydroelectric Project would consist of: (1) An existing 163-foot-long, 14-foot-high dam with three 49.5-foot-wide trashracks, a 50foot-long floodgate structure with 5 floodgates, and a 113-foot-long spillway with a crest elevation 878.69 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29) and 2.54-foot-high flashboards; (2) an existing 100-footlong, 45-foot-wide forebay; (3) an existing 9-foot-wide slide gate located in the forebay; (4) an existing 26-acre impoundment having a gross storage capacity of 52-acre-feet at the top of the flashboards (i.e., elevation 881.23 feet NGVD29); (5) an existing 45-foot-long, 50-foot-wide powerhouse containing two new 300-kilowatt (kW), Kaplan turbine-generating units for a total installed capacity of 600 kW; (6) an existing tailrace; (7) a new transformer and 250-foot-long, 35.4-kilovolt transmission line; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The project would generate approximately 2,800 megawatt-hours annually. The applicant proposes to rehabilitate the powerhouse and tailrace and operate the project in a run-of-river mode. o. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site 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 Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. You may also register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 184-244]


El Dorado Irrigation District; Notice of Application Accepted for 
Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for 
Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms 
and Conditions, and Fishway Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Amendment of license.
    b. Project No.: 184-244.
    c. Date Filed: June 5, 2014.
    d. Applicant: El Dorado Irrigation District.
    e. Name of Project: El Dorado Forebay Dam Modification Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the El Dorado Forebay, an 
off-stream reservoir, within the South Fork American River Basin, near 
the town of Pollock Pines in El Dorado, Amador and Alpine Counties, 
California.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Brian Mueller, P.E., Director of 
Engineering, El Dorado Irrigation District, 2890 Mosquito Road, 
Placerville, CA 95667, telephone (530) 622-4513, and email address: 
bmueller@eid.org.
    i. FERC Contact: CarLisa Linton-Peters, telephone: (202) 502-8416, 
and email address: Carlisa.linton-peters@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, and fishway prescriptions is 60 
days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. Reply 
comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice by the 
Commission. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed 
with: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street 
NE., Washington, DC 20426. Please include the project number (P-184-
244) on any comments or motions filed.
    k. Description of Request: El Dorado Irrigation District (licensee) 
proposes to remediate the El Dorado Forebay Dam and its associated 
facilities in order to meet dam safety requirements, as required by the 
Commission's Division of Dam Safety and Inspections and the California 
Department of Water Resources, Division of Safety of Dams. The proposed 
action is a non-capacity license amendment. The proposed action would 
include: (1) Constructing an earthen stability buttress on the dry side 
of the El Dorado dam; (2) raising the crest of the dam 10 vertical 
feet; and (3) upgrading appurtenant facilities. The proposed project 
would also involve increasing the normal maximum reservoir elevations 
and optimizing full reservoir operation use to improve the reliability 
of the existing drinking water system and to minimize impacts to the 
licensee's ratepayers through increased hydroelectric power revenues.
    l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public 
Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, 
DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also be viewed 
on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits 
in the docket number field to access the document. You may also 
register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to 
be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or 
other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or email 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is 
also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item 
(h) above.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit 
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. 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

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be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular 
application.
    o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the title ``PROTEST'', ``MOTION TO 
INTERVENE'', ``COMMENTS,'' ``REPLY COMMENTS,'' ``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' '' 
TERMS AND CONDITIONS,'' or ``FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS;'' (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 protesting or intervening; 
and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 
through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions 
or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise 
comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions should relate to 
project works which are the subject of the license amendment. Agencies 
may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant (see 
item (h)). A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served 
upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular 
application. If an intervener files comments or documents with the 
Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the 
responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve 
a copy of the document on that resource agency. 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.
    p. As provided for in 18 CFR 4.34(b)(5)(i), a license applicant 
must file, no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of this 
notice of acceptance and ready for environmental analysis: (1) A copy 
of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for 
certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying 
agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality 
certification.
    q. e-Filing: Motions to intervene, protests, comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, and fishway prescriptions may be 
filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See, 18 CFR 
385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site 
at http://www.ferc.gov under the ``e Filing'' link.

    Dated: August 4, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-18888 Filed 8-8-14; 8:45 am]
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