Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, Protests, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Fishway Prescriptions, 63612-63613 [2014-25328]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 63612 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 206 / Friday, October 24, 2014 / Notices m. 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. 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. 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, and .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 be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS’’, ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘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 submitting the filing; 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). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed on the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b), and 385.2010. n. Public notice of the filing of the initial development application, which has already been given, established the due date for filing competing applications or notices of intent. Under the Commission’s regulations, any competing development application must be filed in response to and in compliance with public notice of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:00 Oct 23, 2014 Jkt 235001 initial development application. No competing applications or notices of intent may be filed in response to this notice. o. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following revised Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Filing of recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions. Commission issues Draft EIS. Comments on Draft EIS .... Modified Terms and Conditions. Commission Issues Final EIS. December 2014. June 2015. August 2015. October 2015. January 2016. p. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of the notice of acceptance and ready for environmental analysis provided for in 5.22: (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. Include the following paragraphs for original licenses only: r. 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. Dated: October 17, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–25329 Filed 10–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2101–096] Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, Protests, 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. Type of Application: Amendment of License. b. Project No.: 2101–096. c. Date Filed: August 27, 2014. d. Applicant: Sacramento Municipal Utility District. e. Name of Project: Upper American River Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on Silver Creek and the Rubicon and South Fork American rivers in El Dorado and Sacramento counties, California. The project occupies federal lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and by the U.S. Forest Service within the Eldorado National Forest. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. David Hanson, Project Manager, Hydro Licensing & Permitting, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, P.O. Box 15830, Mail Stop K203, Sacramento, CA 95852–0830, (888) 742–7683. i. FERC Contact: Mr. Steven Sachs (202) 502–8666 or Steven.Sachs@ 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. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file any motion to intervene, protest, comments, and/or recommendations 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 E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 206 / Friday, October 24, 2014 / Notices 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–2101–096. k. Description of Request: The applicant proposes to construct a new powerhouse located approximately 1,320 feet downstream of the existing Slab Creek dam on the South Fork American River. The powerhouse would be used to supplement required minimum flows and contain a single turbine/generator unit with an installed capacity of 2.7 megawatts and a hydraulic capacity of 156 cubic feet per second. The applicant also proposes to construct a new 400-foot-long, 8-footdiameter steel penstock through the existing White Rock Tunnel Adit No. 3 to feed the new powerhouse with flows from the existing White Rock power tunnel. The applicant also proposes to install a new boating flow release valve immediately downstream of the new powerhouse and connected to the new penstock. 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/ efiling.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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:00 Oct 23, 2014 Jkt 235001 party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must 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 ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS’’ or ‘‘FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS’’ as applicable; (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, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project works which are the subject of the amendment. Agencies 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. 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. Dated: October 17, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–25328 Filed 10–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP14–554–000; PF14–2–000] Florida Southeast Connection, LLC: Notice of Application Take notice that on September 26, 2014, Florida Southeast Connection, LLC (FSC), 700 Universe Boulevard, Juno Beach, FL 33408, filed an application under section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act and Parts 157 and 284 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63613 of the Commission’s regulations requesting authorization to construct, own and operate a new natural gas pipeline system (FSC Project) consisting of approximately 126 miles of pipe, associated valves, piping, and appurtenant facilities, commencing at an interconnection with the proposed Sabal Trail Transmission, LLC (Sabal Trail) pipeline near Intercession City, Florida, and terminating at a delivery point at the Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) Martin Clean Energy Center (Martin), near Indiantown, Florida. FSC will have an initial transportation capacity of 640,000 dekatherms per day. In addition, FSC requests that the Commission issue to FSC a blanket certificate authorizing FSC to construct, operate, and abandon certain facilities under Part 157, Subpart F of the Commission’s regulations, a blanket certificate authorizing FSC to transport natural gas, on an open access and selfimplementing basis, under Part 284, Subpart G of the Commission’s regulations, and authorizations necessary to charge initial recourse rates for certain services to be rendered by FSC, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open for 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, please contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding the proposed project should be directed to Robert E. Sharra, Director Business Development, Florida Southeast Connection, LLC, 700 Universe Boulevard, Juno Beach, Florida 33408, or by calling (561) 691– 7274 (telephone) or (561) 304–5233 (fax) or email at robert.sharra@nee.com. On October 16, 2013, the Commission staff granted FSC’s request to utilize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Pre-Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF14–2–000 to staff activities involving the project. Now, as of the filing of this application on September 26, 2014, the NEPA PreFiling Process for this project has ended. From this time forward, this proceeding will be conducted in Docket No. CP14– 554–000, as noted in the caption of this Notice. Because the environmental review of the FSC Project must also include both Sabal Trail (currently in the NEPA PreFiling Process under Docket No. PF14– 1–000) and Transcontinental Gas Pipe E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2101-096]


Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Notice of Application 
Accepted for Filing, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Soliciting 
Comments, Motions To Intervene, Protests, 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. Type of Application: Amendment of License.
    b. Project No.: 2101-096.
    c. Date Filed: August 27, 2014.
    d. Applicant: Sacramento Municipal Utility District.
    e. Name of Project: Upper American River Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on Silver Creek and the Rubicon 
and South Fork American rivers in El Dorado and Sacramento counties, 
California. The project occupies federal lands administered by the 
Bureau of Land Management and by the U.S. Forest Service within the 
Eldorado National Forest.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. David Hanson, Project Manager, Hydro 
Licensing & Permitting, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, P.O. Box 
15830, Mail Stop K203, Sacramento, CA 95852-0830, (888) 742-7683.
    i. FERC Contact: Mr. Steven Sachs (202) 502-8666 or 
Steven.Sachs@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. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. 
Please file any motion to intervene, protest, comments, and/or 
recommendations 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

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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-2101-096.
    k. Description of Request: The applicant proposes to construct a 
new powerhouse located approximately 1,320 feet downstream of the 
existing Slab Creek dam on the South Fork American River. The 
powerhouse would be used to supplement required minimum flows and 
contain a single turbine/generator unit with an installed capacity of 
2.7 megawatts and a hydraulic capacity of 156 cubic feet per second. 
The applicant also proposes to construct a new 400-foot-long, 8-foot-
diameter steel penstock through the existing White Rock Tunnel Adit No. 
3 to feed the new powerhouse with flows from the existing White Rock 
power tunnel. The applicant also proposes to install a new boating flow 
release valve immediately downstream of the new powerhouse and 
connected to the new penstock.
    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/efiling.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 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 ``COMMENTS'', ``PROTEST'', 
``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', ``TERMS AND CONDITIONS'' or ``FISHWAY 
PRESCRIPTIONS'' as applicable; (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, motions 
to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and 
otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, 
motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project works which 
are the subject of the amendment. Agencies 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. 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.

    Dated: October 17, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-25328 Filed 10-23-14; 8:45 am]
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