New England Hydropower Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment, 33524-33525 [2016-12420]

Download as PDF 33524 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 102 / Thursday, May 26, 2016 / Notices Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenter’s will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenter’s will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests, and interventions via the Internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a) (1) (iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. Persons unable to file electronically should submit original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Dated: May 20, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–12406 Filed 5–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Staff Attendance at South Carolina Regional Transmission Planning Meeting The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) hereby gives notice that members of its staff may attend the meeting of the South Carolina Regional Planning (SCRTP) Stakeholder Group, as noted below. Their attendance is part of the Commission’s ongoing outreach efforts. SCRTP June 1, 2016 (10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.), SCE&G Lake Murray Training Center—Lake Murray, Lexington, SC. The facility’s phone number is (803) 217–9221. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact Mike Lee, Office of Energy Market Regulation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at (202) 502–8658 or Michael.Lee@ ferc.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:47 May 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: May 19, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–12419 Filed 5–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14752–000] Rivertec Partners, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On February 16, 2016, Rivertec Partners, 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 Sherman Hydroelectric Project (Sherman Project or project) to be located at the John Day Dam Juvenile Fish Sampling and Monitoring Facility (Juvenile Fish Facility) on the Columbia River near the City of Rufus in Sherman County, Oregon. 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 utilize flows at the existing Juvenile Fish Facility, and would consist of the following new features: (1) A 7-footdiameter, 55-foot-long steel penstock connecting with the Juvenile Fish Facility’s existing screened excess water pipe; (2) a 71.2-foot-long, 26.2-footwide, 16.4-foot-high concrete and steel powerhouse; (3) a 4.2-megawatt turbine generator; (4) a 10.6-foot-diameter, 31.8foot-long steel draft tube returning flows to the Columbia River; (5) either a 1,400foot-long, 13.8-kilovolt (kV) transmission line interconnecting with the existing John Day Dam transformer, or an approximately 120-foot-long, 4.16kV or 13.8-kV transmission line interconnecting with the existing Bonneville Power Administration substation; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Sherman Project would be 33 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Mark Steinley, Rivertec Partners, LLC, 521 Thorn Street, No. 331, Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143; phone: (480) 435– 0846. PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FERC Contact: Sean O’Neill; phone: (202) 502–6462. 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–14752–000. 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–14752) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: May 19, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–12422 Filed 5–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14550–001—CT] New England Hydropower Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47879), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for exemption from licensing for the Hanover Pond Dam Hydroelectric Project, to be located on the Quinnipiac River, in the city of E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 102 / Thursday, May 26, 2016 / Notices Meriden, in New Haven County, Connecticut, and has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA). In the EA, Commission staff analyzes the potential environmental effects of the project and concludes that issuing an exemption for the project, with appropriate environmental measures, would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting 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 also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number field, to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll-free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. 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, contact FERC Online Support. For further information, contact Erin Kimsey at (202) 502–8621 or erin.kimsey@ferc.gov. Dated: May 19, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–12420 Filed 5–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC10–51–002. Applicants: T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Description: T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., et al. submits Request for Reauthorization and Extension of Blanket Authorizations to Acquire and Dispose of Securities under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act. Filed Date: 3/3/16. Accession Number: 20160303–0021. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/2/16. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2984–026. Applicants: Merrill Lynch Commodities, Inc. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:47 May 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of Merrill Lynch Commodities, Inc. Filed Date: 5/19/16. Accession Number: 20160519–5166. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/9/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–974–001. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: 2016– 05–19_SA 2898 Ameren Illinois-Ford County Wind Farm GIA (J375) Compliance to be effective 2/20/2016. Filed Date: 5/19/16. Accession Number: 20160519–5157. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/9/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–1742–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: Section 205(d) Rate Filing: Revisions to CTOA Attachment A to add ITCI as a Transmission Owner to be effective 6/1/2016. Filed Date: 5/19/16. Accession Number: 20160519–5163. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/9/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–1743–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Notice of Cancellation of Service Agreement No. 2774, Queue V1–033 and W1–033 to be effective 5/11/2016. Filed Date: 5/19/16. Accession Number: 20160519–5164. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/9/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–1744–000. Applicants: Idaho Power Company. Description: Section 205(d) Rate Filing: Resubmitted BPA Conditional Firm Service Agreements 324 and 342 to be effective 7/1/2016. Filed Date: 5/19/16. Accession Number: 20160519–5186. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/9/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–1745–000. Applicants: New England Power Company. Description: Section 205(d) Rate Filing: Filing—Transmission System Upgrade Reimbursement Agreement with Deerfield Wind to be effective 4/28/2016. Filed Date: 5/19/16. Accession Number: 20160519–5187. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/9/16. Docket Numbers: ER16–1746–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Section 205(d) Rate Filing: 2016–05–19_CTA Continuous Improvement Filing to be effective 7/18/2016. Filed Date: 5/19/16. Accession Number: 20160519–5188. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/9/16. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33525 clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: May 19, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–12430 Filed 5–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL00–95–291; EL00–98–263] San Diego Gas & Electric Company v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Services Into Markets Operated by the California Independent System Operator Corporation and the California Power Exchange; Investigation of Practices of the California Independent System Operator and the California Power Exchange; Notice of Compliance Filing Take notice that on May 5, 2016, the California Power Exchange Corporation submitted its Refund Rerun Compliance Filing pursuant to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) July 15, 2011 Order Accepting Compliance Filings and Providing Guidance.1 Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the 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 1 San Diego Gas & Elec. Co. v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Servs., 136 FERC ¶ 61,036 (2011). E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 102 (Thursday, May 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33524-33525]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-12420]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14550-001--CT]


New England Hydropower Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of 
Environmental Assessment

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's regulations, 18 CFR part 
380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47879), the Office of Energy Projects has 
reviewed the application for exemption from licensing for the Hanover 
Pond Dam Hydroelectric Project, to be located on the Quinnipiac River, 
in the city of

[[Page 33525]]

Meriden, in New Haven County, Connecticut, and has prepared an 
Environmental Assessment (EA). In the EA, Commission staff analyzes the 
potential environmental effects of the project and concludes that 
issuing an exemption for the project, with appropriate environmental 
measures, would not constitute a major federal action significantly 
affecting 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 also be viewed on the Commission's 
Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the 
docket number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number 
field, to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online 
Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at 1-866-208-3676, 
or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. 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, contact FERC Online Support.
    For further information, contact Erin Kimsey at (202) 502-8621 or 
erin.kimsey@ferc.gov.

    Dated: May 19, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-12420 Filed 5-25-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P