City of Gresham; Notice of Effectiveness of Surrender, 70525 [2014-28013]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 26, 2014 / Notices project would have an estimated annual generating capacity of 2,631 megawatthours. A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined or 70525 deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below. TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY Statutory provision Description Satisfies (Y/N) FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA ... The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel, canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar manmade water conveyance that is operated for the distribution of water for agricultural, municipal, or industrial consumption and not primarily for the generation of electricity. The facility is constructed, operated, or maintained for the generation of electric power and uses for such generation only the hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned conduit. The facility has an installed capacity that does not exceed 5 megawatts ..................... On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. Y FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA. Preliminary Determination: Based upon the above criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, which is not required to be licensed or exempted from licensing. Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the ‘‘COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ as applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of the Commission’s regulations.1 All comments contesting Commission staff’s preliminary determination that the facility meets the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 1 18 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. 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. Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number (e.g., CD15–2–000) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: November 19, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–28012 Filed 11–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 17:21 Nov 25, 2014 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 13466–003] City of Gresham; Notice of Effectiveness of Surrender On October 18, 2011, the Commission issued an Order Granting Exemption from Licensing (Conduit) 1 to the City of Gresham (exemptee) for the proposed City of Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 13466. The small conduit hydropower project would be located at the exemptee’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, in Multnomah County, Oregon. On October 21, 2014, the exemptee filed an application with the Commission to surrender the exemption. The exemptee has reevaluated the economics of the project and has decided not to move forward with construction of the project, citing insufficient economic returns and cheaper alternatives in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Accordingly, the Commission accepts the exemptee’s surrender of its exemption from licensing, effective 30 days from the date of this notice, at the close of business on Thursday, December 18, 2014. No license, exemption, or preliminary permit applications for the project site may be filed until Friday, December 19, 2014. Dated: November 19, 2014. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 1 City Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Y Y [FR Doc. 2014–28013 Filed 11–25–14; 8:45 am] CFR 385.2001–2005 (2013). VerDate Sep<11>2014 Y Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM of Gresham, 137 FERC ¶ 62,053 (2011). 26NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 228 (Wednesday, November 26, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-28013]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13466-003]


City of Gresham; Notice of Effectiveness of Surrender

    On October 18, 2011, the Commission issued an Order Granting 
Exemption from Licensing (Conduit) \1\ to the City of Gresham 
(exemptee) for the proposed City of Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant 
Outfall Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 13466. The small conduit 
hydropower project would be located at the exemptee's Wastewater 
Treatment Plant, in Multnomah County, Oregon.
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    \1\ City of Gresham, 137 FERC ] 62,053 (2011).
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    On October 21, 2014, the exemptee filed an application with the 
Commission to surrender the exemption. The exemptee has reevaluated the 
economics of the project and has decided not to move forward with 
construction of the project, citing insufficient economic returns and 
cheaper alternatives in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
    Accordingly, the Commission accepts the exemptee's surrender of its 
exemption from licensing, effective 30 days from the date of this 
notice, at the close of business on Thursday, December 18, 2014. No 
license, exemption, or preliminary permit applications for the project 
site may be filed until Friday, December 19, 2014.

    Dated: November 19, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-28013 Filed 11-25-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P