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Download as PDF 66720 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 217 / Monday, November 10, 2014 / Notices d. Are there market, environmental, or other barriers to entry in certain locations or for certain kinds of resources (e.g., repowering assets in New York City)? e. Are there broader market design features outside of the capacity market (e.g., scarcity and shortage pricing) that could be adjusted to account for public policy objectives (e.g., increasing renewables)? Panelists: Kevin Lang—City of New York Jackson Morris—Natural Resources Defense Council John Reese—USPowerGen James Holodak Jr.—National Grid Patricia Stanton—Conservation Services Group Scott Harvey—FTI Consulting 3:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.—Break 3:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m.—Roundtable discussion among Commissioners/ Wrap up Discussion of possible paths forward for identified issues and solutions. [FR Doc. 2014–26565 Filed 11–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Commission staff will hold a technical conference on November 20, 2014. The technical conference will focus on discussing the information and studies needed to evaluate downstream passage of juvenile American shad and adult American eel at the Vernon Project, including the methods proposed in TransCanada’s Vernon Hydroacoustic Study Plan. Discussion topics for the technical conference are included in Appendix A. In addition to the technical conference, Commission staff will hold an environmental site review of the Vernon Project on November 19, 2014. All local, state, and federal agencies, Indian tribes, and other interested parties are invited to attend the site review and technical conference. The technical conference will be transcribed by a court reporter. If the number of participants wishing to speak at the technical conference creates time constraints, Commission staff may, at its discretion, limit the speaking time of participants. The dates, times, and meeting locations for the site review and technical conference are listed below. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Site Review Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Time: 2:00 p.m. Place: 152 Governor Hunt Road, Vernon, VT 05354. [Project No. 1904–073] Technical Conference asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES TransCanada Hydro Northeast Inc.; Notice of Technical Conference and Environmental Site Review TransCanada Hydro Northeast Inc. (TransCanada) is currently using the Integrated Licensing Process to prepare an application for a new license (due to be filed on April 30, 2016) for the Vernon Hydroelectric Project No. 1904– 73 (Vernon Project). The 32.4-megawatt Vernon Project is located on the Connecticut River in Cheshire County, New Hampshire and Windsor and Windham Counties, Vermont. On February 21, 2014, the Director of the Office of Energy Projects issued a Study Plan Determination requiring TransCanada to conduct 21 studies, including the development of a plan to conduct hydroacoustic studies of downstream passage of juvenile American shad and adult American eel. On March 24, 2014, TransCanada filed a request for rehearing of the requirement to conduct hydroacoustic studies, which is currently pending before the Commission. On September 15, 2014, TransCanada filed its proposed Vernon Hydroacoustic Study Plan. To gather additional information and assist the Commission in its review of the proposed study, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Nov 07, 2014 Jkt 235001 Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014. Time: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Place: The Emerson Room, Courtyard Keene Downtown, 75 Railroad Street, Keene, NH 03431. If you plan to attend the site review, you must call or email John Ragonese (phone: (603) 225–5528; email: john_ ragonese@transcanada.com) by November 17, 2014, and identify the number of individuals in your group. During the site review, participants will be required to wear steel-toed shoes. A limited number of toe protection devices will be available, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. If you have any questions, please contact Bill Connelly at 202–502–8587. Dated: October 31, 2014. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. APPENDIX A Technical Conference Discussion Topics Information Needs 1. Timing of juvenile American shad and adult American eel runs. 2. Relative abundance and/or magnitude of juvenile American shad and adult American eel runs. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3. Delay of juvenile American shad and adult American eel downstream passage. 4. Downstream passage route selection by juvenile American shad and adult American eel. Study Methods 1. Radio telemetry or other individual tracking technologies: What information can be obtained with these methods? What are the benefits of using these methods? What are the drawbacks? 2. Hydroacoustics and other fixed recording technologies: What information can be obtained with these methods? What are the benefits of using these methods? What are the drawbacks? 3. Other study methods: Are there other study methods that could be used to obtain information about downstream passage of juvenile American shad and adult American eel? What are the benefits of using these methods? What are the drawbacks? [FR Doc. 2014–26572 Filed 11–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL14–37–000] PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; Notice of Technical Conference By order issued in this proceeding on August 29, 2014,1 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) directed its staff to convene a technical conference concerning the justness and reasonableness of PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.’s (PJM) existing tariff provisions related to the Financial Transmission Rights (FTR) forfeiture rule and uplift allocations as applied to Up-to Congestion (UTC) transactions and virtual (INC/DEC) transactions.2 The technical conference will explore whether: (1) PJM’s FTR forfeiture rules as they apply to UTC transactions and INCs/DECs are just and reasonable; and (2) PJM’s current uplift allocation rules associated with UTC transactions and INCs/DECs are just and reasonable. Take notice that the technical conference will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST in the Commission Meeting Room at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Commission members may participate in the technical conference. The technical conference will be open for the public to attend. Advance 1 PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 148 FERC ¶ 61,144 (2014). 2 An INC is a virtual offer to sell energy at a specified source bus in the PJM day-ahead market. A DEC is a virtual bid to purchase energy at a specified sink bus in the PJM day-ahead market. See id. P 1, n.3. E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 217 / Monday, November 10, 2014 / Notices registration is not required, but is encouraged. Attendees may register at the following Web page: https:// www.ferc.gov/whats-new/registration/ 01-07-15-form.asp. Those wishing to participate in the program for this event should nominate themselves through the on-line registration form no later than November 14, 2014 at the following Web page: https://www.ferc.gov/whatsnew/registration/01-07-15-speakerform.asp. At this Web page, please provide an abstract (1,500 character limit) of the issue(s) you propose to address. Due to time constraints, we may not be able to accommodate all those interested in speaking. Further details and a formal agenda will be issued prior to the technical conference. Information on this event will be posted on the Calendar of Events on the Commission’s Web site, www.ferc.gov, prior to the event. The technical conference will also be Webcast and transcribed. Anyone with Internet access who desires to listen to this event can do so by navigating to the Calendar of Events at www.ferc.gov and locating this event in the Calendar. The event will contain a link to the Webcast. The Capitol Connection provides technical support for Webcasts and offers the option of listening to the meeting via phone-bridge for a fee. If you have any questions, visit www.CapitolConnection.org or call 703– 993–3100. Commission technical conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1–866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–502–8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. For further information on this technical conference, please contact: Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External Affairs, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 8368, sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov. Carmen Gastilo Machuga (Legal Information), Office of the General Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 8657, carmen.gastilo@ferc.gov. William Sauer (Technical Information), Office of Energy Policy and Innovation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 6639, william.sauer@ferc.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Nov 07, 2014 Jkt 235001 Cathleen Colbert (Technical Information), Office of Enforcement, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 8997, cathleen.colbert@ferc.gov. Dated: October 31, 2014. . Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–26571 Filed 11–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL15–11–000] San Diego Gas & Electric Company; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order Take notice that on October 29, 2014, San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E), pursuant to Rule 207 of the Rules of Practice and Procedures of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission), 18 CFR 385.207, section 219 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 824(s), and Order No. 679,1 San Diego Gas & Electric Company filed a petition for declaratory order requesting authorization of incentive treatments for ˜ the Sycamore Canyon-Penasquitos transmission line project (the Project). SDG&E requests incentive rate treatments for application to the project that will (1) authorize recovery of one hundred percent of all prudentlyincurred development and construction costs if the Project is abandoned or cancelled, in whole or in part, for reasons beyond SDG&E’s control (Abandonment), and (2) a one hundred basis points adder to SDG&E’s Return On Equity (ROE) for the Project, as more fully explained in the petition. 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 1 Promoting Transmission Investment through Pricing Reform, Order No. 679, 71 FR 43294 (Jul. 31, 2006), FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,222 (2006) (‘‘Order No. 679’’), order on reh’g, Order No. 679– A, 72 FR 1152 (Jan. 10, 2007), FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,236 (‘‘Order No. 679–A’’), order on reh’g, 119 FERC ¶ 61,062 (2007). PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66721 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 electronic 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. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on November 28, 2014. Dated: October 31, 2014. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–26564 Filed 11–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2013–0146; FRL–9919–00– OAR] Release of Integrated Review Plan for the Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of a final document titled Integrated Review Plan for the Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Sulfur Dioxide (IRP). This document contains the plans for the review of the air quality criteria for health for sulfur oxides and the primary national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide (SO2). The primary SO2 NAAQS provide for the protection of public health from exposure to sulfur oxides in ambient air. DATES: The IRP will be available on or about October 30, 2014. ADDRESSES: This document will be available primarily via the Internet at the following Web site: http:// SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-26571]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EL14-37-000]


PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; Notice of Technical Conference

    By order issued in this proceeding on August 29, 2014,\1\ the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) directed its staff to 
convene a technical conference concerning the justness and 
reasonableness of PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.'s (PJM) existing tariff 
provisions related to the Financial Transmission Rights (FTR) 
forfeiture rule and uplift allocations as applied to Up-to Congestion 
(UTC) transactions and virtual (INC/DEC) transactions.\2\ The technical 
conference will explore whether: (1) PJM's FTR forfeiture rules as they 
apply to UTC transactions and INCs/DECs are just and reasonable; and 
(2) PJM's current uplift allocation rules associated with UTC 
transactions and INCs/DECs are just and reasonable. Take notice that 
the technical conference will be held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 
from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST in the Commission Meeting Room at the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426. Commission members may participate in the technical 
conference.
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    \1\ PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 148 FERC ] 61,144 (2014).
    \2\ An INC is a virtual offer to sell energy at a specified 
source bus in the PJM day-ahead market. A DEC is a virtual bid to 
purchase energy at a specified sink bus in the PJM day-ahead market. 
See id. P 1, n.3.
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    The technical conference will be open for the public to attend. 
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registration is not required, but is encouraged. Attendees may register 
at the following Web page: https://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/registration/01-07-15-form.asp.
    Those wishing to participate in the program for this event should 
nominate themselves through the on-line registration form no later than 
November 14, 2014 at the following Web page: https://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/registration/01-07-15-speaker-form.asp. At this Web page, 
please provide an abstract (1,500 character limit) of the issue(s) you 
propose to address. Due to time constraints, we may not be able to 
accommodate all those interested in speaking.
    Further details and a formal agenda will be issued prior to the 
technical conference.
    Information on this event will be posted on the Calendar of Events 
on the Commission's Web site, www.ferc.gov, prior to the event. The 
technical conference will also be Webcast and transcribed. Anyone with 
Internet access who desires to listen to this event can do so by 
navigating to the Calendar of Events at www.ferc.gov and locating this 
event in the Calendar. The event will contain a link to the Webcast. 
The Capitol Connection provides technical support for Webcasts and 
offers the option of listening to the meeting via phone-bridge for a 
fee. If you have any questions, visit www.CapitolConnection.org or call 
703-993-3100.
    Commission technical conferences are accessible under section 508 
of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, 
please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1-866-
208-3372 (voice) or 202-502-8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202-208-2106 
with the required accommodations.
    For further information on this technical conference, please 
contact:

Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External Affairs, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426, (202) 502-8368, sarah.mckinley@ferc.gov.
Carmen Gastilo Machuga (Legal Information), Office of the General 
Counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-8657, carmen.gastilo@ferc.gov.
William Sauer (Technical Information), Office of Energy Policy and 
Innovation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-6639, william.sauer@ferc.gov.
Cathleen Colbert (Technical Information), Office of Enforcement, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426, (202) 502-8997, cathleen.colbert@ferc.gov.

     Dated: October 31, 2014. .
 Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
 Deputy Secretary.
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