Wister Lake Power, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 46797-46798 [2014-18889]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 154 / Monday, August 11, 2014 / Notices that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should file a request to do so by September 3, 2014. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file your request using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Your filing must include on the first page, the project name (Kentucky River Lock & Dam No. 11 Hydroelectric Project) and number (P–14276–001), and bear the heading: ‘‘Request to be a Cooperating Agency.’’ 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). l. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR, part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the Kentucky State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historical Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. m. With this notice, we are designating FFP as the Commission’s non-federal representative for carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and section 305(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. n. 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[FR Doc. 2014–18885 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Aug 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Commissioner and Staff Attendance at North American Electric Reliability Corporation Meetings The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) hereby gives notice that members of the Commission and/or Commission staff may attend the following meetings: North American Electric Reliability Corporation Member Representatives Committee and Board of Trustees Meetings Board of Trustees Corporate Governance and Human Resources Committee, Finance and Audit Committee, Compliance Committee, and Standards Oversight and Technology Committee Meetings The Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4 Canada August 13 (7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.) and August 14 (8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.), 2014 Further information regarding these meetings may be found at: http:// www.nerc.com/Pages/Calendar.aspx. The discussions at the meetings, which are open to the public, may address matters at issue in the following Commission proceedings: Docket No. RD14–4, North American Electric Reliability Corporation Docket No. RR13–9, North American Electric Reliability Corporation Docket No. RR14–5, North American Electric Reliability Corporation For further information, please contact Jonathan First, 202–502–8529, or jonathan.first@ferc.gov. Dated: July 31, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–18896 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14591–000] Wister Lake Power, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On February 28, 2014, Wister Lake Power, LLC filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46797 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of a hydropower project to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Wister Lake, on the Poteau River near the town of Poteau in LeFlore County, Oklahoma. 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) Five 48 inch-diameter, 300-foot-long steel penstocks; (2) five inline generation units with a total capacity of 6-megawatts; (3) a switchyard on the south bank adjacent to the dam; (4) a 1-mile-long, 15kV transmission line. The project would have an average annual generation of 16,000 megawatthours and operate utilizing surplus water from the Wister Lake, as directed by the Corps. ´ Applicant Contact: Mr. Magnus ´ Johannesson, Wister Power, LLC, 46 Peninsula Center, Suite E, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274. (310) 699–6400. FERC Contact: Christiane Casey, christiane.casey@ferc.gov, (202) 502– 8577. 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. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site 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 or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, mail an original and five copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 154 (Monday, August 11, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46797-46798]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-18889]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14591-000]


Wister Lake Power, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Competing Applications

    On February 28, 2014, Wister Lake Power, 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 a hydropower project 
to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) Wister Lake, 
on the Poteau River near the town of Poteau in LeFlore County, 
Oklahoma. 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) Five 48 
inch-diameter, 300-foot-long steel penstocks; (2) five inline 
generation units with a total capacity of 6-megawatts; (3) a switchyard 
on the south bank adjacent to the dam; (4) a 1-mile-long, 15kV 
transmission line.
    The project would have an average annual generation of 16,000 
megawatt-hours and operate utilizing surplus water from the Wister 
Lake, as directed by the Corps.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Magn[uacute]s J[oacute]hannesson, Wister 
Power, LLC, 46 Peninsula Center, Suite E, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 
90274. (310) 699-6400.
    FERC Contact: Christiane Casey, christiane.casey@ferc.gov, (202) 
502-8577.
    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. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and 
competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. 
See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's 
Web site 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 or toll free at 1-866-208-3676, 
or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, 
mail an original and five copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426.

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    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]
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