Yuba County Water Agency; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 78797-78798 [2016-27069]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 217 / Wednesday, November 9, 2016 / Notices a. Head b. flow duration and unit flow c. number and type of units d. installed capacity e. water conductor system and ancillary equipment and other physical work f. transmission routing and associated equipment needs 3. Identification of site development needs 4. Evaluation of power purchase alternatives 5. Potential environmental and social impact studies and related mitigation 6. Detailed preliminary cost studies 7. Evaluation of possible multi-use of the facility 8. Determination of economic feasibility including possible financing costs 9. Preparation of a report to document feasibility findings Researchers should perform reconnaissance studies for at least six selected locations for project development, with the aim of performing feasibility studies on the three most promising sites. We anticipate that DOE would make a Go/ No-Go decision after Phase 1 based on the environmental performance, costs, and applicability of the proposed technology or design strategy. EERE welcomes input on the approach outlined. Specifically, we welcome feedback on the following questions: (1) Is the focus outlined above the optimal approach for supporting sustainable development of hydropower in undeveloped streams? If not, what improvements would you suggest? (2) Please share comments on other items not considered here that you believe EERE should address as it develops a strategy to advance new stream-reach development. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES IV. Guidance for Submitting Documents DOE invites all interested parties to submit responses by not later than 5:00 p.m. (ET) on December 16, 2016. Responses to this RFI must be submitted electronically to HydroNextFOA@ ee.doe.gov as Microsoft Word (.docx) attachments to an email, and no more than 6 pages in length, 12 point font, 1 inch margins. Only electronic responses will be accepted. Respondents are requested to provide the following information at the start of their response to this RFI: • Company/institution name; • Company/institution contact; • Contact’s address, phone number, and email address. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 Nov 08, 2016 Jkt 241001 Issued in Washington, DC on November 3, 2016. Jim Ahlgrimm Acting Director, Water Power Technologies Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–27054 Filed 11–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2246–046] Yuba County Water Agency; 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. Types of Application: Amend license to re-develop recreation area. b. Project No.: 2246–046. c. Date Filed: September 6, 2016. d. Applicants: Yuba County Water Agency. e. Name of Projects: Yuba River Development Project. f. Location: New Bullards Bar Reservoir, Yuba County, California. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 4.200. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Curt Aikens, Yuba County Water Agency, 1220 F St., Marysville, CA 95901–4226, (530) 741–6278. i. FERC Contact: David Rudisail, (202) 502–6376, david.rudisail@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, protests, and recommendations 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, comments, or recommendations 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– 2246–046) on any comments, motions to PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78797 intervene, protests, or recommendations filed. k. Description of Request: Yuba County Water Agency proposes to redevelop the Cottage Creek Picnic Area which was destroyed by fire in August 2010. The new Cottage Creek Group Campground would remain within the construction footprint of the previous development and would be constructed in two phases. Only phase one is subject to approval at this time. Phase one would be completed within 1.5 years of approval and would be authorized under the existing license. Phase one would include: (1) Five double campsites with each consisting of a paved vehicle spur with two single vehicle spaces and two recreational vehicle camping spaces and a living space with one group-sized fire ring, two bear resistant food lockers, two picnic tables and two tent pads; (2) a host campsite with a paved vehicle spur and a septic hook-up with a holding tank; (3) a potable water system consisting of water hydrants within the campground and an underground distribution system that would connect to the existing recreation water system; (4) a two-unit vault restroom building; (5) a paved circulation road with vehicle barriers; (6) a multi-panel information sign; (7) a paved overflow parking area for nine single vehicles; and (8) trash facilities, including a dumpster and individual receptacles. 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/ efiling.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. 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 E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1 78798 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 217 / Wednesday, November 9, 2016 / Notices 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 project works which are the subject of the license proposed re-development. 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: November 3, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2016–27069 Filed 11–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 Nov 08, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP15–138–000] Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of Availability of Draft General Conformity Analysis for the Atlantic Sunrise Project In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Clean Air Act, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission or FERC) regulations, Commission staff has prepared this draft General Conformity Determination (GCD) for the Atlantic Sunrise Project (Project) to assess the potential air quality impacts associated with the construction of natural gas transmission facilities proposed by Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company, LLC (Transco). The FERC staff concludes that the Project would achieve conformity in Pennsylvania through the transfer of Emission Reduction Credits. FERC staff will issue a final GCD to address any changes necessary and respond to comments. The Project would involve the construction and operation of about 199.4 miles of pipeline facilities and appurtenant aboveground facilities, including: • 185.9 miles of new natural gas pipeline in Columbia, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Northumberland, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties, Pennsylvania (58.7 miles of 30-inch-diameter and 127.3 miles of 42inch-diameter pipeline); • 11.0 miles of new pipeline looping in Clinton and Lycoming Counties, Pennsylvania (2.5 miles of 36-inchdiameter and 8.5 miles of 42-inchdiameter pipeline); • 2.5 miles of 30-inch-diameter pipeline replacements in Prince William County, Virginia; • two new compressor stations in Columbia and Wyoming Counties, Pennsylvania (Compressor Stations 610 and 605); • additional compression and related modifications to two existing compressor stations in Columbia and Lycoming Counties, Pennsylvania (Compressor Stations 517 and 520) and one in Howard County, Maryland (Compressor Station 190); • other modifications would be taking place at Compressor Stations 145, 150, 155, 160, 170, 185, and 190 across Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia; • two new meter stations and three new regulator stations would be constructed and operated in PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Pennsylvania. There would also be modifications at an existing meter station, and the construction and operation of additional ancillary facilities would occur in Pennsylvania; and • in North Carolina and South Carolina, supplemental odorization, odor detection, and/or odor masking/ deodorization equipment would be installed at 56 meter stations, regulator stations, and ancillary facilities. In addition, the full draft GCD is available for public viewing on the FERC’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link.1 In addition, a limited number of copies of the draft GCD are available for public inspection at the local libraries in the Project area and at: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Public Reference Room, 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–8371. Any person wishing to comment on the draft GCD may do so. To ensure that your comments are properly recorded and considered prior to issuance of the final GCD, it is important that we receive your comments in Washington, DC, on or before December 5, 2016. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the docket number (CP15–138–000) with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or efiling@ferc.gov. Please carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project; (2) Another way to file your comments electronically is by using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’ as the filing type; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory 1 https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 217 (Wednesday, November 9, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2246-046]


Yuba County Water Agency; 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. Types of Application: Amend license to re-develop recreation 
area.
    b. Project No.: 2246-046.
    c. Date Filed: September 6, 2016.
    d. Applicants: Yuba County Water Agency.
    e. Name of Projects: Yuba River Development Project.
    f. Location: New Bullards Bar Reservoir, Yuba County, California.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 4.200.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Curt Aikens, Yuba County Water Agency, 
1220 F St., Marysville, CA 95901-4226, (530) 741-6278.
    i. FERC Contact: David Rudisail, (202) 502-6376, 
david.rudisail@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, protests, 
and recommendations 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, comments, or 
recommendations 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-2246-046) on 
any comments, motions to intervene, protests, or recommendations filed.
    k. Description of Request: Yuba County Water Agency proposes to re-
develop the Cottage Creek Picnic Area which was destroyed by fire in 
August 2010. The new Cottage Creek Group Campground would remain within 
the construction footprint of the previous development and would be 
constructed in two phases. Only phase one is subject to approval at 
this time. Phase one would be completed within 1.5 years of approval 
and would be authorized under the existing license. Phase one would 
include: (1) Five double campsites with each consisting of a paved 
vehicle spur with two single vehicle spaces and two recreational 
vehicle camping spaces and a living space with one group-sized fire 
ring, two bear resistant food lockers, two picnic tables and two tent 
pads; (2) a host campsite with a paved vehicle spur and a septic hook-
up with a holding tank; (3) a potable water system consisting of water 
hydrants within the campground and an underground distribution system 
that would connect to the existing recreation water system; (4) a two-
unit vault restroom building; (5) a paved circulation road with vehicle 
barriers; (6) a multi-panel information sign; (7) a paved overflow 
parking area for nine single vehicles; and (8) trash facilities, 
including a dumpster and individual receptacles.
    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/efiling.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in 
the docket number field to access the document. 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

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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 project works which are the subject of the license proposed re-
development. 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: November 3, 2016.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-27069 Filed 11-8-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P