Dominion Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Leidy South Project, 9177-9178 [2016-03833]

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Issued at Washington, DC, on February 18, 2016. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–03848 Filed 2–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14747–000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Energy Resources USA Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On December 22, 2015, the Energy Resources USA Inc. filed an application for a preliminary permit under section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act proposing to study the feasibility of the proposed William H. Harsha Lake Dam Hydroelectric Project No. 14747–000, to be located at the existing William H. Harsha Lake Dam on the East Fork of Little Miami River, near the City of Batavia, in Clermont County, Ohio. The William H. Harsha Lake Dam is owned by the United States government and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The proposed project would consist of: (1) A new 16-foot by 7.5-foot by 9foot concrete conduit fitted with a 7-foot by 8-foot discharge gate; (2) a new 210foot-long, 6-foot-diameter steel penstock fitted with a butterfly valve; (3) a new 65-foot by 45-foot reinforced concrete powerhouse containing two 1.4megawatt (MW) horizontal Francis VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Feb 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 turbine-generators having a total combined generating capacity of 2.8 MW; (4) a new 90-foot-long by 60-footwide tailrace; (5) a new 45-foot-long by 30-foot-wide substation; (6) a new 1mile-long, 69-kilovolt transmission line; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an estimated annual generation of 8.24 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ander Gonzalez, 350 Lincoln Road, 2nd Floor, Miami, FL 33139; telephone (954) 248– 8425. FERC Contact: Tyrone A. Williams, (202) 502–6331. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of 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–14747–000. 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–14747) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: February 18, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–03827 Filed 2–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9177 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP15–492–000] Dominion Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Leidy South Project On May 15, 2015, Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI) filed an application in Docket No. CP15–492– 000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the Leidy South Project (Project), and would provide an incremental 155 MMcf per day of firm transportation service in the MidAtlantic region and to meet the need of increasing demand for natural gas at existing and new power generation facilities. On May 27, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Project. This instant notice identifies the FERC staff’s planned schedule for the completion of the EA for the Project. Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA March 30, 2016 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline June 28, 2016 If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the Project’s progress. Project Description DTI proposes the following facilities in Pennsylvania to replace two 1,100 horsepower (hp) compressor units with one 10,915 hp unit at the Finnefrock Compressor Station in Clinton County; install one suction filter/separator at the Centre Compressor Station in Centre County; and install one 13,220 hp unit at the Chambersburg Compressor Station in Franklin County. DTI would also install the following facilities in Virginia, a new cooler and filter separator at the Quantico Compressor Station in Fauquier County; one 8,000 hp unit at the Leesburg Compressor Station and construct a new meter E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 9178 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 36 / Wednesday, February 24, 2016 / Notices station at the Panda Stonewall Power Project both in Loudoun County. Finally, DTI would install one 15,900 hp unit at the Myersville Compressor Station in Frederick County, Maryland. Dated: February 18, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–03833 Filed 2–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Background On July 23, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Leidy South Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. In response to the NOI, the Commission received comments from several state and federal agencies and from the Allegheny Defense Project, Wild Virginia, and Chesapeake Climate Action Network. The primary issues raised by the commentors are the purpose and need for the Project; potential impacts on wildlife, surface water, drinking water, and wetland resources; the potential for increased soil compactions and watershed impacts on the Tamarack Swamp Natural Area; noise impacts; climate change; and cumulative impacts. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA and to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. This can reduce the amount of 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. Additional information about the Project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs at (866) 208–FERC or on the FERC Web site (www.ferc.gov). Using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link, select ‘‘General Search’’ from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date range and ‘‘Docket Number’’ excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP15–492), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208–3676, TTY (202) 502–8659, or at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC Web site also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Feb 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP16–604–000. Applicants: Wyckoff Gas Storage Company, LLC. Description: Compliance filing NAESB v. 3.0 Compliance to be effective 4/1/2016. Filed Date: 2/11/16. Accession Number: 20160211–5112. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/23/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–605–000. Applicants: Enable Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate Filing—February 11, 2016—CEM 1006966 to be effective 2/ 11/2016. Filed Date: 2/11/16. Accession Number: 20160211–5138. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/23/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–606–000. Applicants: Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P. Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: 02/11/16 Negotiated Rates—ConEdison Energy, Inc. (HUB) 2275–89 to be effective 2/11/2016. Filed Date: 2/11/16. Accession Number: 20160211–5148. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/23/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–607–000. Applicants: Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P. Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: 02/11/16 Negotiated Rates—Mercuria Energy Gas Trading LLC (HUB) 7540–89 to be effective 2/12/2016. Filed Date: 2/11/16. Accession Number: 20160211–5189. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/23/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–608–000. Applicants: ANR Pipeline Company. Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: J. Aron NC Service Agmt to be effective 4/1/2016. Filed Date: 2/12/16. Accession Number: 20160212–5003. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/24/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–609–000. Applicants: Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: Cap Rel Neg Rate Agmt (EOG 34687 to Tenaska 45706) to be effective 4/1/2016. Filed Date: 2/12/16. Accession Number: 20160212–5018. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/24/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–610–000. Applicants: Northern Natural Gas Company. Description: Northern Natural Gas submits report of the penalty and daily delivery variance charge (DDVC) revenues that have been credited to shippers under RP16–610. Filed Date: 2/12/16. Accession Number: 20160212–5136. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/24/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–611–000. Applicants: Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P. Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: 02/16/16 Negotiated Rates—Mercuria Energy Gas Trading LLC to be effective 2/13/2016. Filed Date: 2/16/16. Accession Number: 20160216–5224. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/29/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–612–000. Applicants: Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P. Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: 02/16/16 Negotiated Rates—ConEdison Energy, Inc. (HUB) 2275–89 to be effective 2/14/2016. Filed Date: 2/16/16. Accession Number: 20160216–5229. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/29/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–613–000. Applicants: Alliance Pipeline L.P. Description: Section 4(d) Rate Filing: Daily Open Season Feb 12–19 2016 to be effective 2/12/2016. Filed Date: 2/16/16. Accession Number: 20160216–5362. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/29/16. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. Filings in Existing Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP16–524–001. Applicants: SG Resources Mississippi, L.L.C. Description: Compliance filing SG Resources Mississippi, L.L.C.—Order No. 587–W Revised Compliance Filing to be effective 4/1/2016. Filed Date: 2/11/16. Accession Number: 20160211–5171. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/23/16. Any person desiring to protest in any of the above proceedings must file in E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 36 (Wednesday, February 24, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9177-9178]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-03833]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP15-492-000]


Dominion Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Schedule for Environmental 
Review of the Leidy South Project

    On May 15, 2015, Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI) filed an 
application in Docket No. CP15-492-000 requesting a Certificate of 
Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(c) of the 
Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain natural gas pipeline 
facilities. The proposed project is known as the Leidy South Project 
(Project), and would provide an incremental 155 MMcf per day of firm 
transportation service in the Mid-Atlantic region and to meet the need 
of increasing demand for natural gas at existing and new power 
generation facilities.
    On May 27, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. 
Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal 
authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and 
to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization 
within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's 
Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Project. This instant notice 
identifies the FERC staff's planned schedule for the completion of the 
EA for the Project.

Schedule for Environmental Review

Issuance of EA March 30, 2016
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline June 28, 2016

    If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be 
provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the 
Project's progress.

Project Description

    DTI proposes the following facilities in Pennsylvania to replace 
two 1,100 horsepower (hp) compressor units with one 10,915 hp unit at 
the Finnefrock Compressor Station in Clinton County; install one 
suction filter/separator at the Centre Compressor Station in Centre 
County; and install one 13,220 hp unit at the Chambersburg Compressor 
Station in Franklin County. DTI would also install the following 
facilities in Virginia, a new cooler and filter separator at the 
Quantico Compressor Station in Fauquier County; one 8,000 hp unit at 
the Leesburg Compressor Station and construct a new meter

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station at the Panda Stonewall Power Project both in Loudoun County. 
Finally, DTI would install one 15,900 hp unit at the Myersville 
Compressor Station in Frederick County, Maryland.

Background

    On July 23, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to 
Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Leidy South 
Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI 
was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government 
agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; 
Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries 
and newspapers. In response to the NOI, the Commission received 
comments from several state and federal agencies and from the Allegheny 
Defense Project, Wild Virginia, and Chesapeake Climate Action Network. 
The primary issues raised by the commentors are the purpose and need 
for the Project; potential impacts on wildlife, surface water, drinking 
water, and wetland resources; the potential for increased soil 
compactions and watershed impacts on the Tamarack Swamp Natural Area; 
noise impacts; climate change; and cumulative impacts.

Additional Information

    In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA and to 
keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, 
the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. This can 
reduce the amount of 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/docs-filing/esubscription.asp.
    Additional information about the Project is available from the 
Commission's Office of External Affairs at (866) 208-FERC or on the 
FERC Web site (www.ferc.gov). Using the ``eLibrary'' link, select 
``General Search'' from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date 
range and ``Docket Number'' excluding the last three digits (i.e., 
CP15-492), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to 
eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208-3676, TTY (202) 502-
8659, or at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC 
Web site also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued 
by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings.

    Dated: February 18, 2016.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-03833 Filed 2-23-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P