Glacial Energy, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 61637-61638 [2014-24345]

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PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14636–000] Glacial Energy, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On September 19, 2014, Glacial Energy, 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 Talkeetna River Dam Hydroelectric Project (Talkeetna River Project or project) to be located on the Talkeetna River, near Talkeetna in MatanuskaSusitna Borough, Alaska. 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) A 2,300-foot-long, 370-foot-high dam located at an elevation of 970 feet mean sea level on the Talkeetna River; (2) a 2,700-footlong, 12-foot-diameter steel penstock; (3) a 1,500-foot-long, 50-foot-wide, 20foot-tall concrete open channel spillway exiting downstream from the dam; (4) a 75-foot long, 125-foot-wide powerhouse with three Francis turbine units rated for 25 megawatts (MW) each or 75 MW total at 320 feet of net head; (5) a 100foot-wide, 30-foot-deep, 35-foot-long concrete tailrace emptying into the Talkeetna River; (6) an 11-mile, 69kilovolt transmission line; (7) a substation; ; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Talkeetna River Project would be 311 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Brent L. Smith, Manager, Northwest Power Services, Inc., P.O. Box 872316, Wasilla, AK 99687; phone: (907) 414–8223. FERC Contact: Julia Kolberg; phone: (202) 502–8261. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 61638 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 198 / Tuesday, October 14, 2014 / Notices 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. 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–14630–000. 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–14636) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Dated: October 3, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. 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The refund effective date in Docket No. EL14–98–000, established pursuant to section 206(b) of the FPA, will be the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Oct 10, 2014 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 EPA ICR Number 2060.06; Cooling Water Intake Structures Phase II Existing Facility (Renewal); 40 CFR parts 122 and 125; was approved on 08/ 13/2014; OMB Number 2040–0257; expires on 08/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 0282.16; Engine Emission Defect Information Reports and Voluntary Emission Recall Reports (Renewal); 40 CFR 85, 89, 90, 91, 92, 94, 1035, 1039, 1042, 1045, 1048, 1051, 1054, 1068; was approved on 08/21/ 2014; OMB Number 2060–0048; expires on 08/31/2017; Approved without change. EPA ICR Number 1246.12; Reporting and Recordkeeping for Asbestos Abatement Worker Protection; 40 CFR part 763 subpart G; was approved on 08/ 21/2014; OMB Number 2070–0072; expires on 08/31/2017; Approved without change. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14636-000]


Glacial Energy, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Competing Applications

    On September 19, 2014, Glacial Energy, 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 Talkeetna River Dam 
Hydroelectric Project (Talkeetna River Project or project) to be 
located on the Talkeetna River, near Talkeetna in Matanuska-Susitna 
Borough, Alaska. 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) A 2,300-
foot-long, 370-foot-high dam located at an elevation of 970 feet mean 
sea level on the Talkeetna River; (2) a 2,700-foot-long, 12-foot-
diameter steel penstock; (3) a 1,500-foot-long, 50-foot-wide, 20-foot-
tall concrete open channel spillway exiting downstream from the dam; 
(4) a 75-foot long, 125-foot-wide powerhouse with three Francis turbine 
units rated for 25 megawatts (MW) each or 75 MW total at 320 feet of 
net head; (5) a 100-foot-wide, 30-foot-deep, 35-foot-long concrete 
tailrace emptying into the Talkeetna River; (6) an 11-mile, 69-kilovolt 
transmission line; (7) a substation; ; and (8) appurtenant facilities.
    The estimated annual generation of the Talkeetna River Project 
would be 311 gigawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Brent L. Smith, Manager, Northwest Power 
Services, Inc., P.O. Box 872316, Wasilla, AK 99687; phone: (907) 414-
8223.
    FERC Contact: Julia Kolberg; phone: (202) 502-8261.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of

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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.
    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-14630-000.
    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-14636) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: October 7, 2014.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-24345 Filed 10-10-14; 8:45 am]
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