Wells Rural Electric Company; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 36536-36537 [2016-13424]

Download as PDF 36536 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 7, 2016 / Notices Dated: June 1, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FR Doc. 2016–13406 Filed 6–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P [Docket Nos. EL16–74–000; QF99–56–004] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES North Hartland, LLC; Notice of Petition for Enforcement Take notice that on May 31, 2016, pursuant to section 210(h)(2)(B) of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), 16 U.S.C. 824a–3(h), North Hartland, LLC filed a Petition for Enforcement requesting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) exercise its authority and initiate enforcement action against the Vermont Public Service Board to remedy its implementation of PURPA, all as more fully explained in the petition. 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 comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 21, 2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Jun 06, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No 848–037] Wells Rural Electric Company; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a 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 License. b. Project No.: P–848–037. c. Date filed: May 18, 2016. d. Applicant: Wells Rural Electric Company. e. Name of Project: Trout Creek Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On Trout Creek, near the Town of Wells, Elko County, Nevada. The project’s intake structure, pipeline, debris collection box, surge tank and approximately 1,500 feet of penstock are located on federal land managed by the United States Forest Service. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Lonnie Abbott, Manager of Loss Control and Risk Services, Wells Rural Electric Company, P.O. Box 365, Wells, Nevada 89835, (775) 752–1516 or labbott@wrec.coop. FERC Contact: Joseph Hassell, 202– 502–8079 or joseph.hassell@ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: July 18, 2016. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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–848–037. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The existing Trout Creek project consists of: (1) An intake structure on a spring feeding Trout Creek; (2) a 14inch-diameter, 715-foot-long steel pipe; (3) a debris collection box; (4) a 15-inchdiameter, 1900-foot-long PVC pipe; (4) an 8-foot-diameter, 20-foot high surge tank; (5) a 16-inch-diameter, 2,125-footlong penstock; (6) a powerhouse with a 125-kilowatt turbine-generator unit (7) a 5 to 7-foot-wide, 30-foot-long tailrace; (8) a 4,412-foot-long, 24.9-kV transmission line; and, (9) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an average of 325,000 kilowatthours annually. o. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may 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. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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. q. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1 36537 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 7, 2016 / Notices Issue Notice of Acceptance .............................................................................................................................................................. Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments ....................................................................................................................................... Comments on Scoping Document 1 ................................................................................................................................................ Issue Scoping Document 2 .............................................................................................................................................................. Issue notice of ready for environmental analysis ............................................................................................................................. Commission issues EA, draft EA, or draft EIS ................................................................................................................................. Comments on EA or draft EA or draft EIS ....................................................................................................................................... Commission issues final EA of final EIS .......................................................................................................................................... Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: May 26, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–13424 Filed 6–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP16–462–000] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on May 20, 2016 Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia), 1300 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002 filed a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208(c), 157.213(b) and 157.216(b) of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Columbia seeks authorization to abandon and modify certain storage facilities in the Majorsville-Heard Storage Complex (Storage Complex) in Marshall County, West Virginia. The authorizations proposed in this proceeding do not relate to mining activities, thus as Columbia’s blanket authorization issued in Docket No. CP95–61–000 is limited to those activities related to coal mining activities in the Storage Complex, Columbia is seeking abandonment authority under its blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP83–76–000, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Jun 06, 2016 Jkt 238001 Matthew J. Agen, Senior Counsel, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 5151 San Felipe Suite 2400, Houston, Texas 77056; telephone (713) 386–3619; or by email magen@cpg.com . Any person may, within 60 days after the issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention. Any person filing to intervene or the Commission’s staff may, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission’s Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205) file a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenter’s will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 May 2016. June 2016. July 2016. October 2016. October 2016. April 2017. May 2017. July 2017. copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with he 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: June 1, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–13410 Filed 6–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 3127–023] Ware River Power, Inc.; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, 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. Type of Application: Application to amend 5 MW exemption from licensing. b. Project No.: 3127–023. c. Date Filed: January 27, 2016. d. Applicant: Ware River Power, Inc. e. Name of Project: Ware River Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Ware River in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 109 (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No 848-037]


Wells Rural Electric Company; Notice of Application Tendered for 
Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and 
Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a 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 License.
    b. Project No.: P-848-037.
    c. Date filed: May 18, 2016.
    d. Applicant: Wells Rural Electric Company.
    e. Name of Project: Trout Creek Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On Trout Creek, near the Town of Wells, Elko County, 
Nevada. The project's intake structure, pipeline, debris collection 
box, surge tank and approximately 1,500 feet of penstock are located on 
federal land managed by the United States Forest Service.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Lonnie Abbott, Manager of Loss Control and 
Risk Services, Wells Rural Electric Company, P.O. Box 365, Wells, 
Nevada 89835, (775) 752-1516 or labbott@wrec.coop.
    FERC Contact: Joseph Hassell, 202-502-8079 or 
joseph.hassell@ferc.gov.
    j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies 
with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to 
environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the 
environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such 
requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note 
the Commission's policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation 
of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ] 
61,076 (2001).
    k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's 
regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes 
that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to 
form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the 
application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person 
must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 
days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of 
the request on the applicant.
    l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for 
cooperating agency status: July 18, 2016.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status 
using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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-848-037.
    m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The existing Trout Creek project consists of: (1) An intake 
structure on a spring feeding Trout Creek; (2) a 14-inch-diameter, 715-
foot-long steel pipe; (3) a debris collection box; (4) a 15-inch-
diameter, 1900-foot-long PVC pipe; (4) an 8-foot-diameter, 20-foot high 
surge tank; (5) a 16-inch-diameter, 2,125-foot-long penstock; (6) a 
powerhouse with a 125-kilowatt turbine-generator unit (7) a 5 to 7-
foot-wide, 30-foot-long tailrace; (8) a 4,412-foot-long, 24.9-kV 
transmission line; and, (9) appurtenant facilities. The project is 
estimated to generate an average of 325,000 kilowatt-hours annually.
    o. A copy of the application is available for review at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room or may 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. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at the address in item h above.
    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.
    q. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will 
be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing 
Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate.

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Issue Notice of Acceptance.............  May 2016.
Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments..  June 2016.
Comments on Scoping Document 1.........  July 2016.
Issue Scoping Document 2...............  October 2016.
Issue notice of ready for environmental  October 2016.
 analysis.
Commission issues EA, draft EA, or       April 2017.
 draft EIS.
Comments on EA or draft EA or draft EIS  May 2017.
Commission issues final EA of final EIS  July 2017.
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    Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice 
of ready for environmental analysis.

    Dated: May 26, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-13424 Filed 6-6-16; 8:45 am]
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