Grand River Dam Authority; Notice of Request To Reduce Comment Period From 60 to 30 Days on Draft Amendment Application and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 15296-15297 [2016-06370]

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Application Type: Request to reduce the comment period from 60 to 30 days for a draft amendment application to permanently modify the reservoir elevation rule curve under Article 401 of the project license. b. Project No: 1494–433. c. Date Filed: March 15, 2016. d. Applicant: Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA). e. Name of Project: Pensacola Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Grand River in Craig, Delaware, Mayes, and Ottawa Counties, Oklahoma. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 h. Applicant Contact: Tamara Jahnke, Grand River Dam Authority, 226 West Dwain Willis Ave, P.O. Box 409, Vinita, OK 74301; telephone (918) 256–5545. i. FERC Contact: B. Peter Yarrington, telephone (202) 502–6129 and email peter.yarrington@ferc.gov; or Linda Stewart, telephone (202) 502–6680 and email linda.stewart@ferc. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests is 15 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments 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 the project number (P–1494– 433). k. Description of Request: On March 15, 2016, GRDA filed with the Commission: (1) A draft amendment application to permanently modify the reservoir elevation rule curve under Article 401 of the Pensacola Project for Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, (2) a request for a temporary variance contained in the draft amendment application, and (3) a waiver request to reduce from 60 to 30 days the comment period for resource agencies, Indian tribes, and other stakeholders to provide comments on the draft amendment application mentioned above. The Commission’s regulations at 4.38(a)(7) require GRDA to provide resource agencies, Indian tribes, and other stakeholders 60 days to provide comments on the above draft amendment application. GRDA requests Commission approval of a 30-day comment period instead to expedite the Commission’s review of any final application filed with the Commission. This notice solicits comments, motions to intervene, and protests on GRDA’s request to reduce the comment period from 60 to 30 days as discussed above. Comments on the draft application and temporary variance request contained in the draft application should be filed directly with E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2016 / Notices GRDA in accordance with instructions in the draft application. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘PROTEST,’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project works which are the subject of the proposed amendment. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Mar 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. If an intervener files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. 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. Dated: March 16, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–06370 Filed 3–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC16–70–000. Applicants: Portsmouth Genco, LLC, Virginia Renewable Power— Portsmouth, LLC. Description: Supplement to February 12, 2016 Application for Authorization for Disposition of Jurisdictional Facilities of Portsmouth Genco, LLC, et al. Filed Date: 3/16/16. Accession Number: 20160316–5133. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/28/16. Docket Numbers: EC16–84–000. Applicants: Kingbird Solar A, LLC, Kingbird Solar B, LLC. Description: Supplement to March 1, 2016 Application for Authorization Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act of Kingbird Solar A, LLC, et al. Filed Date: 3/16/16. Accession Number: 20160316–5135. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/28/16. Docket Numbers: EC16–87–000. Applicants: Judith Gap Energy LLC, Spring Canyon Energy LLC, Wolverine Creek Energy LLC, Wolverine Creek Goshen Interconnection LLC. Description: Application for Authorization under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act and Request for Waivers and Expedited Action of Judith Gap Energy LLC, et al. Filed Date: 3/16/16. PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15297 Accession Number: 20160316–5063. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/6/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG16–74–000. Applicants: Ninnescah Wind Energy, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Ninnescah Wind Energy, LLC. Filed Date: 3/15/16. Accession Number: 20160315–5140. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/5/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER14–474–006. Applicants: Sempra Generation, LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of Sempra Generation, LLC. Filed Date: 3/15/16. Accession Number: 20160315–5159. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/5/16. Docket Numbers: ER15–1905–003. Applicants: Amazon Energy, LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Amazon Energy, LLC Tariff Amendment to be effective 3/16/2016. Filed Date: 3/15/16. Accession Number: 20160315–5000. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/5/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–207–002. Applicants: Dynegy Oakland, LLC. Description: Tariff Amendment: Settlement Agreement and Request for Expedited Treatment to be effective 1/1/ 2016. Filed Date: 3/14/16. Accession Number: 20160314–5227. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/4/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–895–001. Applicants: RDAF Energy Solutions, LLC. Description: Tariff Amendment: Amendment of RDAF Baseline Filing For MBR Authority and Granting Waivers to be effective 3/15/2016. Filed Date: 3/15/16. Accession Number: 20160315–5073. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 4/5/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–904–001. Applicants: Smith Creek Hydro, LLC. Description: Amendment to February 5, 2016 and March 4, 2016 Smith Creek Hydro, LLC tariff filings. Filed Date: 3/16/16. Accession Number: 20160316–5076. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/23/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–1129–001. Applicants: VPI Enterprises, Inc. Description: Tariff Amendment: Supplement to Application for Order Accepting Initial Market-Based Rate Tariff to be effective 3/11/2016. E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15296-15297]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06370]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1494-433]


Grand River Dam Authority; Notice of Request To Reduce Comment 
Period From 60 to 30 Days on Draft Amendment Application and Soliciting 
Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Request to reduce the comment period from 60 
to 30 days for a draft amendment application to permanently modify the 
reservoir elevation rule curve under Article 401 of the project 
license.
    b. Project No: 1494-433.
    c. Date Filed: March 15, 2016.
    d. Applicant: Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA).
    e. Name of Project: Pensacola Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the Grand River in Craig, 
Delaware, Mayes, and Ottawa Counties, Oklahoma.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Tamara Jahnke, Grand River Dam Authority, 226 
West Dwain Willis Ave, P.O. Box 409, Vinita, OK 74301; telephone (918) 
256-5545.
    i. FERC Contact: B. Peter Yarrington, telephone (202) 502-6129 and 
email peter.yarrington@ferc.gov; or Linda Stewart, telephone (202) 502-
6680 and email linda.stewart@ferc.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests 
is 15 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The 
Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments 
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 the 
project number (P-1494-433).
    k. Description of Request: On March 15, 2016, GRDA filed with the 
Commission: (1) A draft amendment application to permanently modify the 
reservoir elevation rule curve under Article 401 of the Pensacola 
Project for Grand Lake O' the Cherokees, (2) a request for a temporary 
variance contained in the draft amendment application, and (3) a waiver 
request to reduce from 60 to 30 days the comment period for resource 
agencies, Indian tribes, and other stakeholders to provide comments on 
the draft amendment application mentioned above. The Commission's 
regulations at 4.38(a)(7) require GRDA to provide resource agencies, 
Indian tribes, and other stakeholders 60 days to provide comments on 
the above draft amendment application. GRDA requests Commission 
approval of a 30-day comment period instead to expedite the 
Commission's review of any final application filed with the Commission.
    This notice solicits comments, motions to intervene, and protests 
on GRDA's request to reduce the comment period from 60 to 30 days as 
discussed above. Comments on the draft application and temporary 
variance request contained in the draft application should be filed 
directly with

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GRDA in accordance with instructions in the draft application.
    l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public 
Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, 
DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also be viewed 
on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits 
in the docket number field to access the document. You may also 
register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to 
be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or 
other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or email 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is 
also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item 
(h) above.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit 
comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the 
requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, 
.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission 
will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who 
file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission's Rules 
may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or 
motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified 
comment date for the particular application.
    o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS,'' ``PROTEST,'' or 
``MOTION TO INTERVENE'' as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the 
name of the applicant and the project number of the application to 
which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone 
number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise 
comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All 
comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their 
evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 
4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate 
to project works which are the subject of the proposed amendment. 
Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the 
applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served 
upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular 
application. If an intervener files comments or documents with the 
Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the 
responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve 
a copy of the document on that resource agency. 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.

    Dated: March 16, 2016.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-06370 Filed 3-21-16; 8:45 am]
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