Deschutes Valley Water District; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment, 22589 [2016-08859]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 74 / Monday, April 18, 2016 / Notices ready for environmental analysis, requesting comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions. For further information, contact Alan Mitchnick at (202) 502–6074. Dated: April 6, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Dated: April 6, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–08860 Filed 4–15–16; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2016–08857 Filed 4–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2246–065] [Project No. 5891–009] Yuba County Water Agency; Notice Soliciting Comments on Final Technical Memoranda mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES link of the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14758) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Deschutes Valley Water District; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment On March 31, 2016, Yuba County Water Agency, licensee for the Yuba River Project, filed Technical Memoranda 7–11 and 7–11a, Fish Behavior and Hydraulics near Narrows 2 Powerhouse and Radio Telemetry of Spring- and Fall-Run Chinook Migratory Behavior Downstream of Narrows 2 Powerhouse.1 The memoranda were required by studies approved by the Commission on September 30, 2011 (modified on December 28, 2011; April 12, 2012; and March 29, 2013) (Study 11) and August 22, 2013 (Study 11a). The Commission is soliciting comments on these memoranda. Any comments should be filed within 30 days from the date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file all documents 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. 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–2246–065. Once the Commission has determined that it has sufficient information to process the license application, it will issue a notice that the application is In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the Deschutes Valley Water District’s (licensee) application to amend the license in order to construct and operate fish passage facilities at the Opal Springs Hydroelectric Project No. 5891. The project is located on the Crooked River in Jefferson County, Oregon. The project occupies federal lands administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The application, filed with the Commission on October 8, 2015, contains an Environmental Analysis in its Exhibit E. After independent review of the licensee’s Exhibit E, Commission staff has decided to adopt the licensee’s Environmental Analysis and issue it as staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA). The EA analyzes the potential environmental impacts of construction and operation of fish passage facilities plus the proposed mitigation measures and concludes that granting the proposed amendment would not constitute a major federal action that would significantly affect the quality of the human environment. A copy of the EA is on file with the Commission and is available for public inspection. The EA may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number (P–5891) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free at 1–866–208–3676 or (202) 502–8659 (for TTY). 1 These technical memoranda can be viewed at http://elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/common/ OpenNat.asp?fileID=14186240. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Apr 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22589 A copy of the EA may also be accessed using this link: http:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/common/ OpenNat.asp?fileID=14010704. You may also register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubsription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. All comments must be filed within 30 days of the date of this notice and should reference Project No. 5891–009. 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. In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. For further information, contact Jennifer Ambler at (202) 502–8586 or Jennifer.Ambler@ferc.gov. Dated: April 6, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–08859 Filed 4–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1940–029] Wisconsin Public Service Corporation; 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 Major License. b. Project No.: P–1940–029. c. Date filed: March 28, 2016. d. Applicant: Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. e. Name of Project: Tomahawk Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Wisconsin River in E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 74 (Monday, April 18, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-08859]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 5891-009]


Deschutes Valley Water District; Notice of Availability of 
Environmental Assessment

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) 
regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897), the Office 
of Energy Projects has reviewed the Deschutes Valley Water District's 
(licensee) application to amend the license in order to construct and 
operate fish passage facilities at the Opal Springs Hydroelectric 
Project No. 5891. The project is located on the Crooked River in 
Jefferson County, Oregon. The project occupies federal lands 
administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
    The application, filed with the Commission on October 8, 2015, 
contains an Environmental Analysis in its Exhibit E. After independent 
review of the licensee's Exhibit E, Commission staff has decided to 
adopt the licensee's Environmental Analysis and issue it as staff's 
Environmental Assessment (EA). The EA analyzes the potential 
environmental impacts of construction and operation of fish passage 
facilities plus the proposed mitigation measures and concludes that 
granting the proposed amendment would not constitute a major federal 
action that would significantly affect the quality of the human 
environment.
    A copy of the EA is on file with the Commission and is available 
for public inspection. The EA may be viewed on the Commission's Web 
site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the 
docket number (P-5891) in the docket number field to access the 
document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free at 1-866-208-3676 or (202) 
502-8659 (for TTY).
    A copy of the EA may also be accessed using this link: http://elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/common/OpenNat.asp?fileID=14010704.
    You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubsription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    All comments must be filed within 30 days of the date of this 
notice and should reference Project No. 5891-009. 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. In lieu of electronic 
filing, please send a paper copy to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426.
    For further information, contact Jennifer Ambler at (202) 502-8586 
or Jennifer.Ambler@ferc.gov.

    Dated: April 6, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-08859 Filed 4-15-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P