Appalachian Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing And Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 91157-91158 [2016-30202]

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[FR Doc. 2016–30322 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [P–2514–170] Appalachian Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing And 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: Non-capacity amendment of license. b. Project No.: 2514–170. c. Date Filed: November 21, 2016. d. Applicant: Appalachian Power Company. e. Name of Project: Byllesby and Buck Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the New River in Carroll County, Virginia. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Bradley R. Jones, Plant Manager—Hydro, American Electric Power Service Corporation, 40 Franklin Road, Roanoke, VA 24011 (703) 985–2300. E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 91158 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices i. FERC Contact: Steven Sachs, (202) 502–8666, Steven.Sachs@ferc.gov j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests is 30 days from the issuance of this notice by the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests 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/doc-sfiling/ 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–2514–170. k. Description of Request: The applicant requests that its license be amended to allow the replacement of flashboards with inflatable Obermeyer crest gates. The applicant proposes to replace four, 31-foot-wide sections of the existing wooden flashboards at each of the project’s two development in phases over the next 3 years. The proposal would not significantly modify the permanent reservoir elevations or project operation but the applicant would need to temporarily draw down the affected reservoir for up to 4 months while installing the Obermeyer gates. l. Locations of the Applications: 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. The 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. 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. 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, Motions to Intervene, or Protests: Anyone may submit comments, a motion to intervene, or a VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 protest 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, motions to intervene, or protests 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’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, or ‘‘PROTEST’’ 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 temporary variance 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: December 9, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–30202 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL17–26–000] Ad Hoc Renewable Energy Financing Group; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order Take notice that on December 9, 2016, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2) (2016), Ad Hoc Renewable Energy Financing Group (Petitioner) filed a petition for declaratory order requesting that the Commission find that non-managing, equity interests in a public utility or public utility holding company do not constitute voting securities for purposes of section 203 of the Federal Power Act and the Commission’s regulations at 18 CFR part 33, all as more fully explained in the petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in this proceeding must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. 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. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Petitioner. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[P-2514-170]


Appalachian Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for 
Filing And 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: Non-capacity amendment of license.
    b. Project No.: 2514-170.
    c. Date Filed: November 21, 2016.
    d. Applicant: Appalachian Power Company.
    e. Name of Project: Byllesby and Buck Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the New River in Carroll 
County, Virginia.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Bradley R. Jones, Plant Manager--Hydro, 
American Electric Power Service Corporation, 40 Franklin Road, Roanoke, 
VA 24011 (703) 985-2300.

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    i. FERC Contact: Steven Sachs, (202) 502-8666, 
Steven.Sachs@ferc.gov
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests 
is 30 days from the issuance of this notice by the Commission. The 
Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, 
motions to intervene, and protests 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/doc-sfiling/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-2514-170.
    k. Description of Request: The applicant requests that its license 
be amended to allow the replacement of flashboards with inflatable 
Obermeyer crest gates. The applicant proposes to replace four, 31-foot-
wide sections of the existing wooden flashboards at each of the 
project's two development in phases over the next 3 years. The proposal 
would not significantly modify the permanent reservoir elevations or 
project operation but the applicant would need to temporarily draw down 
the affected reservoir for up to 4 months while installing the 
Obermeyer gates.
    l. Locations of the Applications: 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. The 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. 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.
    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, Motions to Intervene, or Protests: Anyone may submit 
comments, a motion to intervene, or a protest 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, motions to 
intervene, or protests 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'', ``MOTION TO 
INTERVENE'', or ``PROTEST'' 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 temporary variance 
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: December 9, 2016.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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