Energy Resources USA, Inc.; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene, 19168 [2016-07534]

Download as PDF 19168 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices 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., CP15–558), 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: March 29, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–07536 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12796–004] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES City of Wadsworth, Ohio; Notice of Teleconference a. Project Name and Number: R.C. Byrd Hydroelectric Project No. 12796. b. Date and Time of Meeting: Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). c. FERC Contact: Andy Bernick, andrew.bernick@ferc.gov or (202) 502– 8660. d. Purpose of Meeting: Commission staff will hold a teleconference to discuss: (1) The Indiana Bat and Northern Long Eared Bat Conservation Plan and Mussel Monitoring and Conservation Plan for the R.C. Byrd Hydroelectric Project, filed in draft form on June 23, 2015, by American Municipal Power, Inc. (or AMP, agent for the City of Wadsworth, Ohio); (2) the report entitled ‘‘Examining the Effect of Potential Water Velocities on Mussel Populations at R.C. Byrd Lock and Dam on the Ohio River (ORM 279.2)’’ prepared for AMP and filed on February 10, 2016; and (3) the current status of resolving the remaining information needs noted in U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Ohio Ecological Services Field Office and West Virginia Field Office comments on the draft plans filed August 26, 2015. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 e. All local, state, and federal agencies, Indian tribes, and other interested parties are invited to participate by phone. Please call Andy Bernick at (202) 502–8660 by Thursday, April 21, 2016, to RSVP and to receive specific instructions on how to participate. Dated: March 29, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–07533 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14744–000] 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 Nolin Lake Dam Hydroelectric Project (Nolin Project or project) to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Nolin Lake Dam on the Nolin River in Edmonson 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 three 9.5-foot-wide, 25-foot-long spill gates; (2) one 10-foot-diameter, 65foot-long penstock with a butterfly valve; (3) a bifurcation structure; (4) two 6.5-foot-diameter, 32-foot-long penstocks; (5) a powerhouse containing two generating units with a total capacity of 7 megawatts; (6) a 1000-footlong, 220-foot-wide tailrace; (7) a substation; and (8) a 3-mile-long, 69 kV transmission line. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of 26,900 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. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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–14744–000. 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–14744) 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. 2016–07534 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14750–000] 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 Lake Tuscaloosa Dam Hydroelectric Project (Lake Tuscaloosa Project or project) to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Lake Tuscaloosa Dam on the North River in Tuscaloosa 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 E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14744-000]


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 Nolin Lake Dam Hydroelectric Project (Nolin Project or project) to 
be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Nolin Lake Dam on the 
Nolin River in Edmonson 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 three 9.5-foot-wide, 25-foot-long spill gates; (2) one 
10-foot-diameter, 65-foot-long penstock with a butterfly valve; (3) a 
bifurcation structure; (4) two 6.5-foot-diameter, 32-foot-long 
penstocks; (5) a powerhouse containing two generating units with a 
total capacity of 7 megawatts; (6) a 1000-foot-long, 220-foot-wide 
tailrace; (7) a substation; and (8) a 3-mile-long, 69 kV transmission 
line. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual 
generation of 26,900 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-14744-000.
    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-14744) 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. 2016-07534 Filed 4-1-16; 8:45 am]
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