Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-577); Comment Request, 74424-74425 [2016-25791]

Download as PDF 74424 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices 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 November 7, 2016. Dated: October 19, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25790 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC16–16–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–577); Comment Request Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Comment request. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting its information collection [FERC–577, Gas Pipeline Certificates: Environmental Impact Statement] to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission previously issued a Notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 55456, 8/19/ 2016) requesting public comments. The Commission received no comments on the FERC–577 and is making this notation in its submittal to OMB. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due by November 25, 2016. SUMMARY: Comments filed with OMB, identified by the OMB Control No. 1902–0128, should be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs: oira_submission@omb.gov. Attention: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Desk Officer. The Desk Officer may also be reached via telephone at 202–395–4718. A copy of the comments should also be sent to the Commission, in Docket No. IC16–16–000, by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Web site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, by telephone at (202) 502–8663, and by fax at (202) 273–0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC–577, Gas Pipeline Certificates: Environmental Impact Statement. OMB Control No.: 1902–0128. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC–577 information collection requirements with no changes to the reporting requirements. Abstract: The FERC–577 information collection contains the Commission’s information collections pertaining to 18 CFR Parts: 2, 157, 284, and 380. These regulations implement National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and include the environmental compliance conditions portions of the same regulations. The FERC–577 also includes the reporting requirements for landowner notifications. These requirements are contained within 18 CFR Parts: 2.55(b), 157.203(d), 380.15, and 2.55(a). Type of Respondents: Gas pipelines. Estimate of Annual Burden: 1 The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden for the information collection as: 1 The Commission defines burden as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. For further explanation of what is included in the information collection burden, reference 5 Code of Federal Regulations 1320.3. E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 74425 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices FERC–577 (NATURAL GAS FACILITIES: ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND COMPLIANCE) Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden and cost per response 2 Total annual burden hours and total annual cost Cost per respondent ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) Gas Pipeline Certificates 3. Landowner Notification 4 92 16 1,472 165 144 23,760 2 hrs.; $149 ................. Total ...................... ........................ ........................ 25,232 ..................................... Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: October 19, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25791 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14801–000] Skandana, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES On September 7, 2016, Skandana, 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 Eagleville Hydroelectric Project (project) to be located on the Chenango River, 2 The estimates for cost per response are derived using the following formula: Average Burden Hours per Response * $74.50 per Hour = Average Cost per Response. The Commission staff believes that the industry’s level and skill set are comparable to FERC, so the FERC 2016 average hourly cost (for salary plus benefits) of $74.50 per hour is used. 3 Requirements are found in 18 CFR Parts: 157, 284, 2, and 380. 4 Requirements are found in 18 CFR Parts: 2.55(b), 157.203(d), 380.15, and 2.55(a). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 193.518 hrs.; $14,417 near the Village of Morrisville, Madison County, New York. 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 new facilities: (1) An approximately 750-foot-long and 35foot-wide concrete dam; (2) an impoundment with a surface area of 80 acres and a volume of 459.1 acre-feet at a normal water surface elevation of 1,330.0 feet above mean sea level; (3) a concrete spillway; (4) a steel penstock; (5) a three story high concrete, wood and steel powerhouse 120 feet wide by 249 feet long; (6) two turbine-generating units with a total installed capacity of 1,000 kilowatts; (7) a tailrace; (8) an approximately 8-mile-long, 115-kilovolt transmission line from the powerhouse to the Cody Road substation; and (9) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Eagleville Hydroelectric Project would be 8,500,000 kilowatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Stephen T. Helmer, 105 Marangale Road, Manlius, New York 13104–1008; phone: (315) 233–8286. FERC Contact: Tim Looney; phone: (202) 502–6096. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 284,858 hrs.; $21,221,824. 47,520 hrs.; $3,540,240. $230,672 332,378 hrs.; $24,762,064. ........................ 21,456 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–14801–000. 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–14801) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: October 20, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25840 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14728–001] Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe; 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 a File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: 14728–001. c. Date Filed: August 29, 2016. d. Submitted By: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 207 (Wednesday, October 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74424-74425]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-25791]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC16-16-000]


Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-577); Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Comment request.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D), the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting its information 
collection [FERC-577, Gas Pipeline Certificates: Environmental Impact 
Statement] to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of 
the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file 
comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments 
to the Commission as explained below. The Commission previously issued 
a Notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 55456, 8/19/2016) requesting 
public comments. The Commission received no comments on the FERC-577 
and is making this notation in its submittal to OMB.

DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due by November 
25, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments filed with OMB, identified by the OMB Control No. 
1902-0128, should be sent via email to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs: oira_submission@omb.gov. Attention: Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission Desk Officer. The Desk Officer may also be 
reached via telephone at 202-395-4718.
    A copy of the comments should also be sent to the Commission, in 
Docket No. IC16-16-000, by either of the following methods:
     eFiling at Commission's Web site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp.
     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426.
    Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in 
accordance with submission guidelines at: http://www.ferc.gov/help/submission-guide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support 
by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208-3676 
(toll-free), or (202) 502-8659 for TTY.
    Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of 
activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and 
issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/docs-filing.asp.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Ellen Brown may be reached by email 
at DataClearance@FERC.gov, by telephone at (202) 502-8663, and by fax 
at (202) 273-0873.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: FERC-577, Gas Pipeline Certificates: Environmental Impact 
Statement.
    OMB Control No.: 1902-0128.
    Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC-577 information 
collection requirements with no changes to the reporting requirements.
    Abstract: The FERC-577 information collection contains the 
Commission's information collections pertaining to 18 CFR Parts: 2, 
157, 284, and 380. These regulations implement National Environmental 
Policy Act (NEPA) and include the environmental compliance conditions 
portions of the same regulations. The FERC-577 also includes the 
reporting requirements for landowner notifications. These requirements 
are contained within 18 CFR Parts: 2.55(b), 157.203(d), 380.15, and 
2.55(a).
    Type of Respondents: Gas pipelines.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: \1\ The Commission estimates the annual 
public reporting burden for the information collection as:
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    \1\ The Commission defines burden as the total time, effort, or 
financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, 
retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal 
agency. For further explanation of what is included in the 
information collection burden, reference 5 Code of Federal 
Regulations 1320.3.

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                                         FERC-577 (Natural Gas Facilities: Environmental Review and Compliance)
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                                                        Annual number                                              Total annual burden
                                          Number of     of responses    Total number    Average burden and cost   hours and total annual     Cost per
                                         respondents   per respondent   of responses       per response \2\                cost           respondent ($)
                                                  (1)             (2)     (1) * (2) =  (4).....................  (3) * (4) = (5)........       (5) / (1)
                                                                                  (3)
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Gas Pipeline Certificates \3\........              92              16           1,472  193.518 hrs.; $14,417...  284,858 hrs.;                  $230,672
                                                                                                                  $21,221,824.
Landowner Notification \4\...........             165             144          23,760  2 hrs.; $149............  47,520 hrs.; $3,540,240          21,456
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    Total............................  ..............  ..............          25,232  ........................  332,378 hrs.;            ..............
                                                                                                                  $24,762,064.
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    Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Commission, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden and 
cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
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    \2\ The estimates for cost per response are derived using the 
following formula: Average Burden Hours per Response * $74.50 per 
Hour = Average Cost per Response. The Commission staff believes that 
the industry's level and skill set are comparable to FERC, so the 
FERC 2016 average hourly cost (for salary plus benefits) of $74.50 
per hour is used.
    \3\ Requirements are found in 18 CFR Parts: 157, 284, 2, and 
380.
    \4\ Requirements are found in 18 CFR Parts: 2.55(b), 157.203(d), 
380.15, and 2.55(a).

    Dated: October 19, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-25791 Filed 10-25-16; 8:45 am]
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