Hudson Transmission Partners, LLC; Notice of Filing, 65934-65935 [2014-26389]

Download as PDF 65934 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 215 / Thursday, November 6, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Import Project; therefore, comments are requested on issues specific to the LNG Export Project. Your comments should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please send your comments so that the Commission receives them in Washington, DC on or before December 1, 2014. This is not your only public input opportunity; please refer to the Environmental Review Process flowchart in appendix 2. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the project docket number (PF14–19–000) with your submission. 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If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Environmental Mailing List The environmental mailing list includes federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American Tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. This list also includes all affected landowners (as defined in the Commission’s regulations) who are potential right-of-way grantors, whose property may be used temporarily for VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:46 Nov 05, 2014 Jkt 235001 project purposes, or who own homes within certain distances of aboveground facilities, and anyone who submits comments on the project. 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The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. Go to www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/esubscription.asp. Finally, public meetings or site visits will be posted on the Commission’s calendar located at www.ferc.gov/ EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx along with other related information. Dated: October 29, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–26392 Filed 11–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. TS13–4–000] Hudson Transmission Partners, LLC; Notice of Filing Take notice that on October 29, 2014, Hudson Transmission Partners, LLC filed a supplement to its July 12, 2013 request for exemption from, or waiver of, the standards of conduct set forth in Part 358 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR 358. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 215 / Thursday, November 6, 2014 / Notices 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. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 19, 2014. would extend from the northern end of San Vicente reservoir to the 230-kV Sycamore substation and interconnect with San Diego Gas and Electric’s 500kV Sunrise Powerlink; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The upper reservoir portion of the proposed project would include one of the following four alternatives. Dated: October 30, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Alternative Site A, located near Iron Mountain, approximately 3 miles northwest of the San Vicente reservoir, would consist of: (1) A reservoir with a storage capacity of 6,100 acre-feet and a surface area of 93 acres at a full pond elevation of 2,110 feet msl; (2) three RCC saddle dams measuring respectively: (i) 1,425 feet long and 35 feet high, (ii) 1,340 feet long and 75 feet high, and (iii) 838 feet long and 15 feet high; (3) a 235-foot-long, 85-foot wide, 131-foot-tall subsurface powerhouse containing two 250–MW vertical Francis variable speed reversible pump/ turbine/generator units; (4) a 1,358-footlong, 12-foot-diameter concrete-lined tailrace tunnel; (5) an upper reservoir inlet/outlet structure; (6) two 171-footlong, 16-foot-diameter steel-lined penstocks; (7) a 1,350-foot-long, 230-kV, underground transmission line extending from the upper reservoir to the northern end of San Vicente reservoir; and (8) appurtenant facilities. This alternative would annually generate an estimated 1,022 gigawatthours (GWh). [FR Doc. 2014–26389 Filed 11–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14642–000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES San Diego County Water Authority; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On October 16, 2014, the San Diego County Water Authority, California, 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 San Vicente Pumped Storage Project (Project) to be located at San Vicente reservoir, in Lakeside, California. 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 lower reservoir portion of the proposed project would consist of the following: (1) The existing San Vicente reservoir with a storage capacity of 246,000 acre-feet and a surface area of 1,600 acres at a normal maximum operating elevation of 766 feet above mean sea level (msl); (2) the existing 1,430-foot-long, 337-foot-high San Vicente roller compacted concrete (RCC) gravity dam; (3) a lower reservoir inlet/ outlet structure equipped with trash racks and one or two slide gates; (4) a 230-kilovolt (kV) substation containing step-up transformers, circuit breakers, and disconnect switches; (5) a switchyard constructed at the point of interconnection; (6) an approximately 5mile-long, 230-kV overhead or underground transmission line that VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:46 Nov 05, 2014 Jkt 235001 Alternative A—Iron Mountain Alternative B—Foster Canyon Alternative Site B, located near Foster Canyon, approximately one-half mile northwest of the San Vicente reservoir, would consist of: (1) A reservoir with a storage capacity of 7,800 acre-feet and a surface area of 100 acres at a full pond elevation of 1,490 feet msl; (2) five RCC saddle dams measuring, respectively: (i) 1,760 feet long and 160 feet high, (ii) 838 feet long and 80 feet high, (iii) 838 feet long and 80 feet high, (iv) 1,006 feet long and 240 feet high, and (v) 3,100 feet long and 30 feet high; (3) a 235-footlong, 88-foot-wide, 147-foot-tall subsurface powerhouse containing two 250–MW vertical Francis variable speed reversible pump/turbine/generator units; (4) a 2,244-foot-long, 18-footdiameter concrete-lined tailrace tunnel; (5) an upper reservoir inlet/outlet structure; (6) two 326-foot-long, 22-footdiameter steel-lined penstocks; (7) a 2,200-foot-long, 230-kV, underground transmission line extending from the upper reservoir to the northern end of San Vicente reservoir; and (8) appurtenant facilities. This alternative PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65935 would annually generate an estimated 1,022 GWh. Alternative Site C—Northeast Alternative Site C, located 0.8 mile northeast of the San Vicente reservoir, would consist of: (1) A reservoir with a storage capacity of 7,700 acre-feet and a surface area of 60 acres at a full pond elevation of 1,600 feet msl; (2) four RCC saddle dams measuring, respectively: (i) 1,176 feet long and 260 feet high, (ii)1,508 feet long and 20 feet high, (iii) 2,500 feet long and 20 feet high, and (iv) 2,700 feet long and 20 feet high; (3) a 267-foot-long, 93-foot-wide, 179-foothigh subsurface powerhouse, containing two 250–MW vertical Francis variable speed reversible pump/turbine-motor/ generator units; (4) a 1,252-foot-long, 17foot-diameter, concrete-lined tailrace tunnel connecting the pump/turbine draft tubes with the lower reservoir inlet/outlet structure; (5) an upper reservoir inlet/outlet structure equipped with trash racks and one or two slide gates; (6) two 297-foot-long, 22-footdiameter steel-lined penstocks; (7) a 1,200-foot-long, 230-kV, underground transmission line from the upper reservoir to the northern end of San Vicente reservoir; and (8) appurtenant facilities. This alternative would annually generate an estimated 1,022 GWh. Alternative Site D—Southeast Alternative Site D, located 1.8 miles southeast of the San Vicente reservoir, would include: (1) A reservoir with a storage capacity of 4,500 acre-feet and a surface area of 80 acres at a full pond elevation of 1,800 feet msl; (2) a 2,263foot-long, 285-foot-high RCC dam; (3) a 235-foot-long, 85-foot-wide, 131-foot-tall subsurface powerhouse containing two 250–MW vertical Francis variable speed reversible pump/turbine-motor/ generator units; (4) a 1,415-foot-long, 13foot-diameter concrete-lined tailrace tunnel; (5) an upper reservoir inlet/ outlet structure; (6) two 180-foot-long, 17-foot-diameter steel-lined penstocks; (7) a 1,400-foot-long, 230-kV, underground transmission line extending from the upper reservoir to the northern end of San Vicente reservoir; and (8) appurtenant facilities. This alternative would annually generate an estimated 715 GWh. Applicant Contact: Ms. Maureen Stapleton, General Manager, San Diego County Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123; phone: (858) 522–6781. FERC Contact: Joseph Hassell, phone: (202) 502–8079. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 215 (Thursday, November 6, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-26389]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. TS13-4-000]


Hudson Transmission Partners, LLC; Notice of Filing

    Take notice that on October 29, 2014, Hudson Transmission Partners, 
LLC filed a supplement to its July 12, 2013 request for exemption from, 
or waiver of, the standards of conduct set forth in Part 358 of the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR 
358.
    Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must 
file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be 
considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to 
be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the 
proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of 
intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, 
motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or 
before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to 
intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant.
    The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and 
interventions in lieu of paper using the ``eFiling'' link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an 
original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 
20426.
    This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the 
``eLibrary'' link and is available for review in the Commission's 
Public Reference Room in Washington, DC.

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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.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 19, 2014.

    Dated: October 30, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-26389 Filed 11-5-14; 8:45 am]
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