Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process, 71091 [2016-24882]

Download as PDF rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 199 / Friday, October 14, 2016 / Notices approved Mr. Ruger’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR, part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the New Hampshire State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. Mr. Ruger filed a PAD, including a proposed process plan and schedule, with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. m. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site (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, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the licensee’s office located at 169 Sunapee Street, Newport, NH 03773. Call (603) 863–6332 to make an appointment. n. The licensee states his unequivocal intent to submit an application for a subsequent license for Project No. 10934. Pursuant to 18 CFR 16.8, 16.9, and 16.10 each application for a subsequent license and any competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All applications for license for this project must be filed by April 30, 2019. o. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: October 7, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–24884 Filed 10–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Oct 13, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 663–070] Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent To File License Application and Request To Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: 663–070. c. Date Filed: August 11, 2016. d. Submitted By: Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. ´ e. Name of Project: Rıo Blanco Hydroelectric Project. ´ f. Location: On the Rıo Blanco, on the southern border of the El Yunque National Forest in the Municipality of Naguabo near the community of Florida, Puerto Rico. The project occupies 2.2 acres of United States lands administered by the U.S. Forest Service. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Indira ´ Mohip Colon, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, 1110 Ponce de Leon Ave. Pda 171⁄2, NEOS Building, Office #701, Santurce, PR 00936; (787) 521– 4968; or email at lMOHIP@AEEPR.COM. i. FERC Contact: Sarah Salazar at (202) 502–6863; or email at sarah.salazar@ferc.gov. j. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on August 11, 2016. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority provided public notice of its request on August 11, 2016. In a letter dated October 7, 2016, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR, Part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the Puerto Rico State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71091 Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. With this notice, we are designating the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority as the Commission’s nonfederal representative for carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and section 305(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site (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, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in paragraph h. o. The licensee states its unequivocal intent to submit an application for a new license for Project No. 663. Pursuant to 18 CFR 16.8, 16.9, and 16.10 each application for a new license and any competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All applications for license for this project must be filed by August 20, 2019. p. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: October 7, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 199 (Friday, October 14, 2016)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 663-070]


Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority; Notice of Intent To File 
License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, Approving Use 
of the Traditional Licensing Process

    a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent To File License Application and 
Request To Use the Traditional Licensing Process.
    b. Project No.: 663-070.
    c. Date Filed: August 11, 2016.
    d. Submitted By: Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.
    e. Name of Project: R[iacute]o Blanco Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the R[iacute]o Blanco, on the southern border of 
the El Yunque National Forest in the Municipality of Naguabo near the 
community of Florida, Puerto Rico. The project occupies 2.2 acres of 
United States lands administered by the U.S. Forest Service.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission's regulations.
    h. Potential Applicant Contact: Indira Mohip Col[oacute]n, Puerto 
Rico Electric Power Authority, 1110 Ponce de Leon Ave. Pda 17\1/2\, 
NEOS Building, Office #701, Santurce, PR 00936; (787) 521-4968; or 
email at l-MOHIP@AEEPR.COM.
    i. FERC Contact: Sarah Salazar at (202) 502-6863; or email at 
sarah.salazar@ferc.gov.
    j. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority filed its request to use 
the Traditional Licensing Process on August 11, 2016. Puerto Rico 
Electric Power Authority provided public notice of its request on 
August 11, 2016. In a letter dated October 7, 2016, the Director of the 
Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Puerto Rico Electric Power 
Authority's request to use the Traditional Licensing Process.
    k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with 
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or NOAA Fisheries under section 
7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations 
thereunder at 50 CFR, Part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) 
of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and 
implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating 
consultation with the Puerto Rico State Historic Preservation Officer, 
as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the 
implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic 
Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2.
    l. With this notice, we are designating the Puerto Rico Electric 
Power Authority as the Commission's non-federal representative for 
carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the 
Endangered Species Act and section 305(b) of the Magnuson-Stevens 
Fishery Conservation and Management Act; and consultation pursuant to 
section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
    m. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority filed a Pre-Application 
Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the 
Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission's regulations.
    n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in 
the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site 
(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, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at 
the address in paragraph h.
    o. The licensee states its unequivocal intent to submit an 
application for a new license for Project No. 663. Pursuant to 18 CFR 
16.8, 16.9, and 16.10 each application for a new license and any 
competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at 
least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All 
applications for license for this project must be filed by August 20, 
2019.
    p. Register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.

    Dated: October 7, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-24882 Filed 10-13-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P