FirstLight Hydro Generating Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 74420-74421 [2016-25836]

Download as PDF 74420 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden hours Total annual burden hours (1) Information collection requirements (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) R13: GO 4 and TO to have evidence it acquired and installed dynamic disturbance recorders and a mutually agreed upon implementation schedule with the RC (record retention) .............................................................. R14.5: GO and TO to have evidence of a maintenance and testing program for stand-alone disturbance monitoring equipment including monthly verification of active analog quantities .............................................................. R14.7: GO and TO to record efforts to return failed units to service if it takes longer than 90 days 5 ....................... R14.7: GO and TO record retention .................................... R17: RC provide certain disturbance monitoring equipment data to the Regional Entity upon request ........................ R17: RC record retention ..................................................... TOTAL REDUCTIONS ................................................. 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 20, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25841 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 1 1 1 10 10 169 12 2,028 5 10,140 33 33 1 1 33 33 10 10 330 330 5 5 1 1 5 5 5 10 25 50 ........................ ........................ 2,105 ........................ 10,885 a free service called eSubscription (https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp). DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP15–138–000] Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of Revised Schedule for Environmental Review of the Atlantic Sunrise Project This notice identifies the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) staff’s revised schedule for the completion of the environmental impact statement (EIS) for Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC’s (Transco) Atlantic Sunrise Project. The first notice of schedule, issued on March 9, 2016, identified October 21, 2016 as the EIS issuance date. Based on additional information filed by Transco, however, we intend to issue a draft General Conformity Determination for the Atlantic Sunrise Project with a 30-day comment period. Commission staff has therefore revised the schedule for issuance of the final EIS. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Schedule for Environmental Review 4 For purposes of these charts, generation owner is abbreviated to GO, transmission owner is abbreviated to TO, reliability coordinator is abbreviated to RC, and planning coordinator is abbreviated to PC. 5 We estimate that an entity will experience a unit failure greater than 90 days once every five years. Therefore, 20 percent of NPCC’s 169 generator owners and transmission owners will experience a unit failure of this duration each year. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 Issuance of Notice of Availability of the final EIS—December 30, 2016. 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline—March 30, 2017. If a schedule change becomes necessary, an additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the project’s progress. Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EIS and to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the Commission offers PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: October 20, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25834 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2485–073] FirstLight Hydro Generating Company; 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 for Temporary Amendment of Minimum and Maximum Reservoir Elevation Requirement. b. Project No.: 2485–073. c. Date Filed: September 16, 2016. d. Applicant: FirstLight Hydro Generating Company (FirstLight). e. Name of Project: Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project. f. Location: The project is located on the east side of the Connecticut River, in the towns of Northfield and Erving, in Franklin County, Massachusetts. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Gus Bakas, Director—Massachusetts Hydro, FirstLight Hydro Generating Company, Northfield Mountain Station, 99 Millers E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360. Phone (413) 422–5915. i. FERC Contact: Mr. Christopher Chaney, (202) 502–6778, or christopher.chaney@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, or 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 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. Please include the project number (P– 2485–073) on any comments, motions to intervene, or protests filed. k. Description of Request: FirstLight is seeking authorization to modify the upper reservoir’s upper and lower water surface elevation limits from 1,000.5 feet mean sea level (msl) and 938 feet msl, to 1,004.5 feet msl and 920 feet msl, respectively. FirstLight proposes to use the additional storage capacity between December 1, 2016, and March 31, 2017. According to FirstLight, approval of changes in the water surface elevation limits would result in an increase in the maximum daily generation from 8,729 megawatt-hours (MWh) to 10,779 MWh, and provide Independent System Operator-New England with additional resources to address winter reliability needs. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document (i.e., P–2485). 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, call 1– 866–208- 3676 or email VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to the amendment request. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. If an intervener files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74421 Dated: October 20, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–25836 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2531–075] Brookfield White Pine Hydro LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions 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.: 2531–075. c. Date filed: December 15, 2015. d. Applicant: Brookfield White Pine Hydro LLC (White Pine Hydro). e. Name of Project: West Buxton Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Saco River in the Towns of Buxton, Hollis, and Standish, within York and Cumberland Counties, Maine. The project does not affect federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Frank Dunlap, Licensing Specialist, Brookfield White Pine Hydro LLC, 150 Main Street, Lewiston, ME 04240; Telephone—(207) 755–5603; Email—Frank.Dunlap@ BrookfieldRenewable.com OR Kelley Maloney, Manager of licensing and Compliance, Brookfield White Pine Hydro LLC, 150 Maine Street, Lewiston, ME 04240; Telephone—(207) 755–5606. i. FERC Contact: Allan Creamer, (202) 502–8365, or allan.creamer@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2485-073]


FirstLight Hydro Generating Company; 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 for Temporary Amendment of 
Minimum and Maximum Reservoir Elevation Requirement.
    b. Project No.: 2485-073.
    c. Date Filed: September 16, 2016.
    d. Applicant: FirstLight Hydro Generating Company (FirstLight).
    e. Name of Project: Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the east side of the 
Connecticut River, in the towns of Northfield and Erving, in Franklin 
County, Massachusetts.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Gus Bakas, Director--Massachusetts Hydro, 
FirstLight Hydro Generating Company, Northfield Mountain Station, 99 
Millers

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Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360. Phone (413) 422-5915.
    i. FERC Contact: Mr. Christopher Chaney, (202) 502-6778, or 
christopher.chaney@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests 
is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The 
Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions 
to intervene, protests, or 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 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. Please include the project number (P-
2485-073) on any comments, motions to intervene, or protests filed.
    k. Description of Request: FirstLight is seeking authorization to 
modify the upper reservoir's upper and lower water surface elevation 
limits from 1,000.5 feet mean sea level (msl) and 938 feet msl, to 
1,004.5 feet msl and 920 feet msl, respectively. FirstLight proposes to 
use the additional storage capacity between December 1, 2016, and March 
31, 2017. According to FirstLight, approval of changes in the water 
surface elevation limits would result in an increase in the maximum 
daily generation from 8,729 megawatt-hours (MWh) to 10,779 MWh, and 
provide Independent System Operator-New England with additional 
resources to address winter reliability needs.
    l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public 
Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, 
DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also be viewed 
on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits 
in the docket number field to access the document (i.e., P-2485). 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, call 1-866-
208- 3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502-
8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the 
address in item (h) above.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit 
comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the 
requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, 
.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission 
will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who 
file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission's Rules 
may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or 
motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified 
comment date for the particular application.
    o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``PROTEST'', or 
``MOTION TO INTERVENE'' as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the 
name of the applicant and the project number of the application to 
which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone 
number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise 
comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All 
comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their 
evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 
4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate 
to the amendment request. Agencies may obtain copies of the application 
directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to 
intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant 
specified in the particular application. If an intervener files 
comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an 
issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource 
agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource 
agency. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application 
must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the 
service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in 
accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010.

    Dated: October 20, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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