Ever Better Hydro Power, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 11554 [2016-04697]

Download as PDF 11554 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 43 / Friday, March 4, 2016 / Notices 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 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: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 10, 2016. Dated: February 25, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04694 Filed 3–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14755–000] jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Ever Better Hydro Power, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On February 16, 2016, Ever Better Hydro Power, 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 Pittsfield Mill Dam Hydroelectric Project (Pittsfield Project or project) to be located on Suncook River, in the town of Pittsfield, in Merrimack County, New Hampshire. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:22 Mar 03, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 consist of the following: (1) An existing 21-foothigh, 470-foot-long concrete and stone dam with a 150-foot-long ogee spillway, two 4.5-foot-wide, 7-foot-high stoplog bays, and two 6.25-foot-wide, 7.66-foothigh outlet gates; (2) an existing 20-acre impoundment with a normal storage capacity of 112 acre-feet at spillway crest elevation of about 474.5 feet national geodetic vertical datum (NGVD ’29); (3) an existing gated intake structure and forebay leading to an existing 200-foot-long, 9-foot-diameter steel penstock; (4) an existing brick building housing a 415 kilowatt (kW) turbine-generator, along with a control panel and switchgear; (5) a new 75-footlong, 13.8-kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting the generator to Public Service Company of New Hampshire’s existing distribution system; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the proposed Pittsfield Project would be about 1,400 megawatt-hours. The existing dam is owned by New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services. Applicant Contact: Mr. Douglas Troy, 5 Main Street, Pittsfield, NH 03263; phone: (603) 435–3598. FERC Contact: John Ramer; phone: (202) 502–8969 or email: john.ramer@ 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, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14755–000. 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–14755) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: February 25, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–04697 Filed 3–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12532–006] Pine Creek Mine, LLC; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Minor License. b. Project No.: 12532–006. c. Date Filed: February 12, 2016 d. Applicant: Pine Creek Mine, LLC e. Name of Project: Pine Creek Mine Tunnel Hydroelectric Project f. Location: The project is located at Pine Creek Mine adjacent to Morgan and Pine Creeks in Inyo County California. The project’s mine access tunnel, mine plug, mine water storage cavity, penstock, generator, and most of its primary transmission line would be located under Federal land managed by the United States Forest Service. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r) h. Applicant Contacts: Craig N. Rossell, Member, Pine Creek Mine LLC, 228 West Bonita Avenue Claremont, California 91711, (909) 482–1000; Lynn Goodfellow, 9050 Pine Creek Road, Bishop, California 93514 (760) 387– 2076. i. FERC Contact: Joseph Hassell, (202) 502–8079 or joseph.hassell@ferc.gov. j. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. k. The Project Description: The proposed Pine Creek Tunnel Hydroelectric Project would include: (1) The existing Pine Creek Mine site, mine E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14755-000]


Ever Better Hydro Power, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On February 16, 2016, Ever Better Hydro Power, 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 
Pittsfield Mill Dam Hydroelectric Project (Pittsfield Project or 
project) to be located on Suncook River, in the town of Pittsfield, in 
Merrimack County, New Hampshire. 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 consist of the following: (1) An 
existing 21-foot-high, 470-foot-long concrete and stone dam with a 150-
foot-long ogee spillway, two 4.5-foot-wide, 7-foot-high stoplog bays, 
and two 6.25-foot-wide, 7.66-foot-high outlet gates; (2) an existing 
20-acre impoundment with a normal storage capacity of 112 acre-feet at 
spillway crest elevation of about 474.5 feet national geodetic vertical 
datum (NGVD '29); (3) an existing gated intake structure and forebay 
leading to an existing 200-foot-long, 9-foot-diameter steel penstock; 
(4) an existing brick building housing a 415 kilowatt (kW) turbine-
generator, along with a control panel and switchgear; (5) a new 75-
foot-long, 13.8-kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting the 
generator to Public Service Company of New Hampshire's existing 
distribution system; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The estimated 
annual generation of the proposed Pittsfield Project would be about 
1,400 megawatt-hours. The existing dam is owned by New Hampshire 
Department of Environmental Services.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Douglas Troy, 5 Main Street, Pittsfield, NH 
03263; phone: (603) 435-3598.
    FERC Contact: John Ramer; phone: (202) 502-8969 or email: 
john.ramer@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, 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-14755-000.
    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-14755) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: February 25, 2016.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
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