Energy Resources USA, Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene, 19165-19166 [2016-07529]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices You may also register online at 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, contact FERC Online Support. Any comments should be filed within 30 days from the date of this notice. Comments may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site 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. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, mail a copy to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–8221–094. For further information, contact Steven Sachs by telephone at 202–502– 8666 or by email at Steven.Sachs@ ferc.gov. Dated: March 29, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–07538 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14748–000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Energy Resources USA, Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On December 22, 2015, Energy Resources USA, Inc. (Energy Resources) 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 Cedar Creek Hydroelectric Project (Cedar Creek Project or project) to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Cedar Creek Dam on the Cedar Creek River in Franklin County, Alabama. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 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) A control structure with three 9.5-foot-wide, 25-foot-long spill gates; (2) one 6-foot-diameter, 49foot-long penstock with a butterfly valve; (3) a bifurcation structure; (4) two 4-foot-diameter, 32-foot-long penstocks; (5) a powerhouse containing two generating units with a total capacity of 1.5 megawatts; (6) a 1000-foot-long, 220foot-wide tailrace; (7) a substation; and (8) a 4.5-mile-long, 69 kV transmission line. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of 5,500 megawatt-hours, and operate as directed by the Corps. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ander Gonzalez, Energy Resources USA Inc., 2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 804, Coral Gables, Florida 33134; Phone: (954) 248–8425; Email: agonzalez@ energyresources.es. FERC Contact: Christiane Casey; phone: (202) 502–8577. Deadline for filing comments and motions to intervene: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments and motions to intervene 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–14748–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14748) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: March 29, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–07530 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19165 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14746–000] Energy Resources USA, Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On December 22, 2015, Energy Resources USA, Inc. (Energy Resources) 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 Taylorsville Lake Dam Hydroelectric Project (Taylorsville Project or project) to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Taylorsville Lake Dam on the Salt River in Spencer County, Kentucky. 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 landdisturbing 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) A control structure with one spill gate; (2) one 8-footdiameter, 120-foot-long penstock with a butterfly valve; (3) a bifurcation structure; (4) two 5.5-foot-diameter, 32foot-long penstocks; (5) a powerhouse containing two generating units with a total capacity of 3 megawatts; (6) a 90foot-long, 60-foot-wide tailrace; (7) a substation; and (8) a 2.5-mile-long, 69 kV transmission line. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of 9,500 megawatthours, and operate as directed by the Corps. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ander Gonzalez, Energy Resources USA Inc., 2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 804, Coral Gables, Florida 33134; Phone: (954) 248–8425; Email: agonzalez@ energyresources.es. FERC Contact: Christiane Casey; phone: (202) 502–8577. Deadline for filing comments and motions to intervene: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments and motions to intervene 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 E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1 19166 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices 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–14746–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14746) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: March 29, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–07529 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC16–7–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC Form 6–Q); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC Form 6–Q (Quarterly Financial Report of Oil Pipeline Companies). DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due June 3, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC16–7–000) by either of the following methods: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 • eFiling at Commission’s Web site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502–8663, and fax at (202) 273– 0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC Form 6–Q, Quarterly Financial Report of Oil Pipeline Companies.1 OMB Control No.: 1902–0206. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC Form 6–Q information collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting requirements. Abstract: Under the Interstate Commerce Act (ICA) ,2 the Commission is authorized and empowered to make investigations and to collect and record data to the extent FERC may consider to be necessary or useful for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the ICA. FERC must ensure just and reasonable rates for transportation of crude oil and petroleum products by pipelines in interstate commerce. The Commission uses the information collected by FERC Form 6–Q to carry out its responsibilities in implementing 1 The renewal request in this IC docket is for the current FERC Form 6–Q, with no change to the reporting requirements. The FERC Form 6–Q is also part of the Forms Refresh effort (started in Docket No. AD15–11), which is a separate activity. 2 49 U.S.C. Part 1, Section 20, 54 Stat. 916. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the statutory provisions of the ICA to include the authority to prescribe rules and regulations concerning accounts, records, and memoranda, as necessary or appropriate. Financial accounting and reporting provides necessary information concerning a company’s past performance and its future prospects. Without reliable financial statements prepared in accordance with the Commission’s Uniform System of Accounts and related regulations, the Commission would be unable to accurately determine the costs that relate to a particular time period, service, or line of business. The Commission uses data from the FERC Form 6–Q to assist in: 1. Implementation of its financial audits and programs, 2. continuous review of the financial condition of regulated companies, 3. assessment of energy markets, 4. rate proceedings and economic analyses, and 5. research for use in litigation. Financial information reported on the quarterly FERC Form 6–Q provides FERC, as well as customers, investors and others, an important tool to help identify emerging trends and issues affecting jurisdictional entities within the energy industry. It also provides timely disclosures of the impacts that new accounting standards, or changes in existing standards, have on jurisdictional entities, as well as the economic effects of significant transactions, events, and circumstances. The reporting of this information by jurisdictional entities assists the Commission in its analysis of profitability, efficiency, risk, and in its overall monitoring. Type of Respondents: Oil pipelines. Estimate of Annual Burden: 3 The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden for the information collection as: 3 The Commission defines burden as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. For further explanation of what is included in the information collection burden, reference 5 Code of Federal Regulations 1320.3. E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 64 (Monday, April 4, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19165-19166]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07529]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14746-000]


Energy Resources USA, Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments and Motions To 
Intervene

    On December 22, 2015, Energy Resources USA, Inc. (Energy Resources) 
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 Taylorsville Lake Dam Hydroelectric Project (Taylorsville Project 
or project) to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 
Taylorsville Lake Dam on the Salt River in Spencer County, Kentucky. 
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) A control 
structure with one spill gate; (2) one 8-foot-diameter, 120-foot-long 
penstock with a butterfly valve; (3) a bifurcation structure; (4) two 
5.5-foot-diameter, 32-foot-long penstocks; (5) a powerhouse containing 
two generating units with a total capacity of 3 megawatts; (6) a 90-
foot-long, 60-foot-wide tailrace; (7) a substation; and (8) a 2.5-mile-
long, 69 kV transmission line. The proposed project would have an 
estimated average annual generation of 9,500 megawatt-hours, and 
operate as directed by the Corps.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Ander Gonzalez, Energy Resources USA Inc., 
2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 804, Coral Gables, Florida 33134; Phone: 
(954) 248-8425; Email: agonzalez@energyresources.es.
    FERC Contact: Christiane Casey; phone: (202) 502-8577.
    Deadline for filing comments and motions to intervene: 60 days from 
the issuance of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments and motions to intervene 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 
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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-14746-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14746) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: March 29, 2016.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-07529 Filed 4-1-16; 8:45 am]
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