Alpine Pacific Utilities, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 9840-9841 [2016-04161]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 9840 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 38 / Friday, February 26, 2016 / Notices proposal in the final EIS, it is important that the Commission receive your comments on or before April 11, 2016. For your convenience, there are four methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. The Commission will provide equal consideration to all comments received, whether filed in written form or provided verbally. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or efiling@ferc.gov. Please carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project; (2) You can file your comments electronically by using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’ as the filing type; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address. Be sure to reference the applicable project docket number (CP15–93–000, CP15–94–000, or CP15– 96–000) with your submission: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. (4) In lieu of sending written or electronic comments, the Commission invites you to attend one of the public comment meetings its staff will conduct in the Project area to receive comments on the draft EIS. The date, time, and location of the public comment meetings will be published in a separate Notice and will be mailed to all those receiving the draft EIS and posted on the FERC Web site (www.ferc.gov). The meetings will be recorded by a court reporter to ensure comments are accurately recorded. Transcripts will be placed into the formal record of the Commission proceeding and available for public review. Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:41 Feb 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Procedures (18 CFR part 385.214).2 Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing of the Commission’s decision. The Commission grants affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. Questions? 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. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search,’’ and enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number field (i.e., CP15–93, CP15–94, or CP15–96). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676; for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. 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 that allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. 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. Dated: February 19, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04142 Filed 2–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 2 See the previous discussion on the methods for filing comments. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1 4751–001] Alpine Pacific Utilities, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On January 22, 2016, Alpine Pacific Utilities, LLC 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 Fresno Dam Site Water Power Project (Fresno Dam Project or project) to be located in Hill County, Montana near the town of Kremlin at the existing Bureau of Reclamation Fresno Dam located on the Milk River. 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 proposed project would utilize the existing outlet structure on Fresno Dam. The proposed project would consist of the following new facilities: (1) A 48-inch-diameter, 100-foot-long bifurcated penstock leading from the existing outlet works; (2) a powerhouse containing two turbines/generating units with a combined installed capacity of 1.348 megawatts; (3) a tailrace discharging flows into the existing dam spillway; (4) a transformer in a 25-square-foot switchyard; (5) an approximately 1-mile-long, 12.74kilovolt overhead transmission line connecting to existing Hill County Electric and Northwest Electric transmission systems; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 4,700 megawatt-hours Applicant Contact: Justin D. Ahmann, Alpine Pacific Utilities, LLC, 111 Legend Trail, Kalispell, MT 59901. FERC Contact: Ryan Hansen, phone: (202) 502–8074, or email ryan.hansen@ ferc.gov. 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, E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 38 / Friday, February 26, 2016 / Notices 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–14751–001. 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–14751) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. 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. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: February 19, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04145 Filed 2–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Dated: February 17, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FR Doc. 2016–04161 Filed 2–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Combined Notice of Filings DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER16–64–001. Applicants: Tallbear Seville LLC. Description: Report Filing: Refund Report to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5133. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–778–001. Applicants: MATL LLP. Description: Tariff Amendment: MATL Amendment of Pending Tariff Filing to be effective 3/26/2016. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5046. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/29/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–970–000. Applicants: MATL LLP. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: MATL Concurrrence to be effective 3/ 26/2016. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5042. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/16. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:41 Feb 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: PR16–25–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b)(1)/.: COH 2–16–2016 SOC to be effective 2/1/2016; Filing Type: 980. Filed Date: 2/16/16. Accession Number: 201602165220. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/ 8/16. Docket Number: PR16–17–001. Applicants: Acadian Gas Pipeline System. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b), (e), (g): Amended SOC Update per FERC Order 809 to be effective 4/1/2016; Filing Type: 1270. Filed Date: 2/17/2016. Accession Number: 201602175169. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/9/16. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/ 28/16. Docket Number: PR16–20–001. Applicants: Enterprise Texas Pipeline LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b), (e), (g): Amended SOC Update per FERC Order 809 to be effective 4/1/2016; Filing Type: 1270. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9841 Filed Date: 2/18/2016. Accession Number: 201602185053. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/10/16. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/ 29/16. Docket Number: PR16–23–001. Applicants: Enterprise Intrastate LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b), (e), (g): Amended SOC Update per FERC Order 809 to be effective 4/1/2016; Filing Type: 1270. Filed Date: 2/18/2016. Accession Number: 201602185045. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/10/16. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/ 29/16. Docket Number: PR16–23–002. Applicants: Enterprise Intrastate LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b), (e), (g): Amended Section 18.5 & 18.6 of SOC Update per FERC Order 809 to be effective 4/1/2016; Filing Type: 1270. Filed Date: 2/18/2016. Accession Number: 201602185192. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/10/16. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/ 29/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–614–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Express Pipeline LLC. Description: Annual Report of Operational Purchases and Sales of Midcontinent Express Pipeline LLC under RP16–614. Filed Date: 2/18/16. Accession Number: 20160218–5075. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/1/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–615–000. Applicants: WPX Energy Holdings, LLC,Terra Energy Partners LLC,WPX Energy Marketing, LLC,WPX Energy Rocky Mountain, LLC. Description: Joint Petition of WPX Energy Holdings, LLC, WPX Energy Marketing, LLC, WPX Energy Rocky Mountain, LLC and Terra Energy Partners LLC for Temporary Waiver of Capacity Release and Certain Other Regulations and Policies and Related Tariff Provisions. Filed Date: 2/18/16. Accession Number: 20160218–5156. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/29/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–616–000. Applicants: Southern Natural Gas Company, L.L.C. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Fuel Retention Rates—Spring 2016 to be effective 4/1/2016. Filed Date: 2/19/16. Accession Number: 20160219–5000. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/2/16. Docket Numbers: RP16–617–000. Applicants: Southwest Gas Storage Company. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Housekeeping and Contracting Provisions to be effective 3/21/2016. E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 38 (Friday, February 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9840-9841]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-04161]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1 4751-001]


Alpine Pacific Utilities, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On January 22, 2016, Alpine Pacific Utilities, LLC 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 
Fresno Dam Site Water Power Project (Fresno Dam Project or project) to 
be located in Hill County, Montana near the town of Kremlin at the 
existing Bureau of Reclamation Fresno Dam located on the Milk River. 
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 proposed project would utilize the existing outlet structure on 
Fresno Dam. The proposed project would consist of the following new 
facilities: (1) A 48-inch-diameter, 100-foot-long bifurcated penstock 
leading from the existing outlet works; (2) a powerhouse containing two 
turbines/generating units with a combined installed capacity of 1.348 
megawatts; (3) a tailrace discharging flows into the existing dam 
spillway; (4) a transformer in a 25-square-foot switchyard; (5) an 
approximately 1-mile-long, 12.74-kilovolt overhead transmission line 
connecting to existing Hill County Electric and Northwest Electric 
transmission systems; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The proposed 
project would have an average annual generation of 4,700 megawatt-hours
    Applicant Contact: Justin D. Ahmann, Alpine Pacific Utilities, LLC, 
111 Legend Trail, Kalispell, MT 59901.
    FERC Contact: Ryan Hansen, phone: (202) 502-8074, or email 
ryan.hansen@ferc.gov.
    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,

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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-14751-001.
    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-14751) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: February 17, 2016.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-04161 Filed 2-25-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P