Provo River Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-165, 60153-60154 [2014-23773]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 193 / Monday, October 6, 2014 / Notices The filings in the above-referenced proceeding(s) 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. Dated: September 30, 2014. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–23758 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER14–2956–000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Hoopeston Wind, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding, of Hoopeston Wind, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate schedule, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR Part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR Part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability is October 20, 2014. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Oct 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. 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[FR Doc. 2014–23756 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Provo River Project—Rate Order No. WAPA–165 Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Extension for the Provo River Project Power Rate Formula. AGENCY: This action is a proposal to extend the existing Provo River Project firm power rate formula through March 31, 2020. The existing rate formula will expire on March 31, 2015. DATES: Thirty days after this notice is published, Western Area Power Administration (Western) will take further action on the proposed formula rate extension consistent with 10 CFR 903. SUMMARY: Ms. Lynn C. Jeka, CRSP Manager, Colorado River Storage Project Management Center, 150 East Social Hall Avenue, Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84111– 1580, telephone (801) 524–6372, email: jeka@wapa.gov, or Mr. Rodney Bailey, Power Marketing Manager, Colorado River Storage Project Management Center, 150 East Social Hall Avenue, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60153 Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84111– 1580, telephone (801) 524–4007, email: rbailey@wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By Delegation Order No. 00–037.00A, 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 (FERC). This extension is issued pursuant to the Delegation Order and Department of Energy (DOE) rate extension procedures at 10 CFR 903.23(a). Under Delegation Order No. 0204–108 and existing DOE procedures for public participation in rate adjustments at 10 CFR part 903, Western’s Provo River Power Rate formula was submitted to FERC for confirmation and approval on February 2, 2010. The Provo River Power Rate formula, Rate Order No. WAPA–149, was approved for 5 years beginning April 1, 2010, and ending March 31, 2015. The Provo River Project, which includes Deer Creek Dam on the Provo River in Utah, was authorized in 1935. Construction of the dam began in 1938 and was completed in 1951. The Deer Creek Powerplant was authorized on August 20, 1951; construction began in 1956 and was completed in 1958; generation began that same year. Its maximum operating capacity is 5,200 kilowatts. The Provo River Project’s power is sold according to a marketing plan that was published in the Federal Register on November 21, 1994. This marketing plan allows Western to sell the output of the Provo River Project to Utah Municipal Power Agency, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems, and Heber Light and Power (Customers) in the Provo River drainage area. Contract Nos. 94–SLC–0253, 94–SLC– 0254, and 07–SLC–0601 between the United States and Customers require that each fiscal year (FY) a new annual installment be calculated in advance by Western and submitted to the Customers on or before August 31 of the year preceding the appropriate FY. Each FY, Western prepares a power repayment study, which includes estimates of operation, maintenance, and replacement costs for the Deer Creek Powerplant. The annual installment is adjusted on or before August 31 of the year preceding the FY to which it pertains, and Western identifies this E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 60154 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 193 / Monday, October 6, 2014 / Notices amount in contract revisions. Each annual installment pays the amortized portion of the United States’ investment in the Deer Creek hydroelectric facilities with interest and the associated operation, maintenance, and administrative costs. This repayment schedule is not dependent upon the capacity and associated energy made available for sale each year. Thirty days after this notice is published, Western will take further action on the proposed formula rate extension for the Provo River Project, pursuant to the Delegation Order and DOE rate extension procedures at 10 CFR 903.23(a). Dated: September 26, 2014. Mark A. Gabriel, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–23773 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2014–0706; FRL–9917–18] Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? EPA is required under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to publish in the Federal Register a notice of receipt of a premanufacture notice (PMN); an application for a test marketing exemption (TME), both pending and/or expired; and a periodic status report on any new chemicals under EPA review and the receipt of notices of commencement (NOC) to manufacture those chemicals. This document covers the period from August 25, 2014 to September 15, 2014. DATES: Comments identified by the specific PMN number or TME number, must be received on or before November 5, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2014–0706, and the specific PMN number or TME number for the chemical related to your comment, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Oct 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 • Mail: Document Control Office (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the instructions at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.html. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Bernice Mudd, Information Management Division (7407), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8951; email address: Mudd.Bernice@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. This action is directed to the public in general. As such, the Agency has not attempted to describe the specific entities that this action may apply to. Although others may be affected, this action applies directly to the submitter of the PMNs addressed in this action. B. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for EPA? 1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through regulations.gov or email. Clearly mark the part or all of the information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI information in a disk or CD–ROM that you mail to EPA, mark the outside of the disk or CD–ROM as CBI and then identify electronically within the disk or CD–ROM the specific information that is claimed as CBI. In addition to one complete version of the comment that includes information claimed as CBI, a copy of the comment that does not contain the information claimed as CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the public docket. Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance with procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2. 2. Tips for preparing your comments. When submitting comments, remember to: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 i. Identify the document by docket ID number and other identifying information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number). ii. Follow directions. The Agency may ask you to respond to specific questions or organize comments by referencing a Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part or section number. iii. Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and substitute language for your requested changes. iv. Describe any assumptions and provide any technical information and/ or data that you used. v. If you estimate potential costs or burdens, explain how you arrived at your estimate in sufficient detail to allow for it to be reproduced. vi. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns and suggest alternatives. vii. Explain your views as clearly as possible, avoiding the use of profanity or personal threats. viii. Make sure to submit your comments by the comment period deadline identified. II. What action is the Agency taking? This document provides receipt and status reports, which cover the period from August 25, 2014 to September 15, 2014, and consists of the PMNs pending and/or expired, and the NOCs to manufacture a new chemical that the Agency has received under TSCA section 5 during this time period. III. What is the Agency’s authority for taking this action? Section 5 of TSCA requires that EPA periodical publish in the Federal Register receipt and status reports, which cover the following EPA activities required by provisions of TSCA section 5. EPA classifies a chemical substance as either an ‘‘existing’’ chemical or a ‘‘new’’ chemical. Any chemical substance that is not on EPA’s TSCA Inventory is classified as a ‘‘new chemical,’’ while those that are on the TSCA Inventory are classified as an ‘‘existing chemical.’’ For more information about the TSCA Inventory go to: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/ newchems/pubs/inventory.htm. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 193 (Monday, October 6, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60153-60154]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-23773]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Provo River Project--Rate Order No. WAPA-165

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Extension for the Provo River Project Power 
Rate Formula.

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SUMMARY: This action is a proposal to extend the existing Provo River 
Project firm power rate formula through March 31, 2020. The existing 
rate formula will expire on March 31, 2015.

DATES: Thirty days after this notice is published, Western Area Power 
Administration (Western) will take further action on the proposed 
formula rate extension consistent with 10 CFR 903.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lynn C. Jeka, CRSP Manager, 
Colorado River Storage Project Management Center, 150 East Social Hall 
Avenue, Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1580, telephone (801) 524-
6372, email: jeka@wapa.gov, or Mr. Rodney Bailey, Power Marketing 
Manager, Colorado River Storage Project Management Center, 150 East 
Social Hall Avenue, Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1580, telephone 
(801) 524-4007, email: rbailey@wapa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By Delegation Order No. 00-037.00A, 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 
(FERC). This extension is issued pursuant to the Delegation Order and 
Department of Energy (DOE) rate extension procedures at 10 CFR 
903.23(a).
    Under Delegation Order No. 0204-108 and existing DOE procedures for 
public participation in rate adjustments at 10 CFR part 903, Western's 
Provo River Power Rate formula was submitted to FERC for confirmation 
and approval on February 2, 2010. The Provo River Power Rate formula, 
Rate Order No. WAPA-149, was approved for 5 years beginning April 1, 
2010, and ending March 31, 2015.
    The Provo River Project, which includes Deer Creek Dam on the Provo 
River in Utah, was authorized in 1935. Construction of the dam began in 
1938 and was completed in 1951. The Deer Creek Powerplant was 
authorized on August 20, 1951; construction began in 1956 and was 
completed in 1958; generation began that same year. Its maximum 
operating capacity is 5,200 kilowatts.
    The Provo River Project's power is sold according to a marketing 
plan that was published in the Federal Register on November 21, 1994. 
This marketing plan allows Western to sell the output of the Provo 
River Project to Utah Municipal Power Agency, Utah Associated Municipal 
Power Systems, and Heber Light and Power (Customers) in the Provo River 
drainage area.
    Contract Nos. 94-SLC-0253, 94-SLC-0254, and 07-SLC-0601 between the 
United States and Customers require that each fiscal year (FY) a new 
annual installment be calculated in advance by Western and submitted to 
the Customers on or before August 31 of the year preceding the 
appropriate FY. Each FY, Western prepares a power repayment study, 
which includes estimates of operation, maintenance, and replacement 
costs for the Deer Creek Powerplant. The annual installment is adjusted 
on or before August 31 of the year preceding the FY to which it 
pertains, and Western identifies this

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amount in contract revisions. Each annual installment pays the 
amortized portion of the United States' investment in the Deer Creek 
hydroelectric facilities with interest and the associated operation, 
maintenance, and administrative costs. This repayment schedule is not 
dependent upon the capacity and associated energy made available for 
sale each year.
    Thirty days after this notice is published, Western will take 
further action on the proposed formula rate extension for the Provo 
River Project, pursuant to the Delegation Order and DOE rate extension 
procedures at 10 CFR 903.23(a).

    Dated: September 26, 2014.
Mark A. Gabriel,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2014-23773 Filed 10-3-14; 8:45 am]
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