Island Hydroelectric Project; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 93909 [2016-30852]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2016 / Notices Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Dated: December 16, 2016. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [Docket No. ER17–556–000] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Grady Wind Energy Center, LLC: Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request For Blanket Section 204 Authorization [FR Doc. 2016–30841 Filed 12–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Grady Wind Energy Center, LLC‘s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is January 5, 2017. 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. 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For assistance with any FERC VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Dec 21, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14805–000] Island Hydroelectric Project; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On November 14, 2016, Island in the Sky Hydro, 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 Island Hydroelectric Project (Island Project) to be located on the Blackstone River, in Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island. 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: (1) The existing 10-foot-high, 156foot-long stone block dam with provisions for 12-inch-high flashboards; (2) an existing 26-acre impoundment with a storage capacity of 120-acre-feet and a normal maximum water surface elevation of 34.9 feet (National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929); (3) an existing trashrack and 14- to 40-foot-wide, 70foot-long forebay; (4) an existing concrete and steel, 40-foot-wide, 70foot-long powerhouse containing one turbine-generator unit with an installed capacity of 700 kilowatts; (5) a proposed 300-foot-long, 15-kilovolt transmission line connecting the powerhouse to the National Grid distribution system; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Island Project would be about 4,360 megawatt-hours. The existing dam and appurtenant works are owned by the State of Rhode Island. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ronald L. Johnson, Island in the Sky Hydro, LLC, PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 93909 PO Box 193, Thorndike, MA 01079; phone: (413) 883–7468. FERC Contact: Patrick Crile; phone: (202) 502–8042 or email: Patrick.Crile@ ferc.gov. 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. 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–14805–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14805) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: December 16, 2016. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14805-000]


Island Hydroelectric Project; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On November 14, 2016, Island in the Sky Hydro, 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 
Island Hydroelectric Project (Island Project) to be located on the 
Blackstone River, in Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island. 
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: (1) The existing 10-foot-
high, 156-foot-long stone block dam with provisions for 12-inch-high 
flashboards; (2) an existing 26-acre impoundment with a storage 
capacity of 120-acre-feet and a normal maximum water surface elevation 
of 34.9 feet (National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929); (3) an 
existing trashrack and 14- to 40-foot-wide, 70-foot-long forebay; (4) 
an existing concrete and steel, 40-foot-wide, 70-foot-long powerhouse 
containing one turbine-generator unit with an installed capacity of 700 
kilowatts; (5) a proposed 300-foot-long, 15-kilovolt transmission line 
connecting the powerhouse to the National Grid distribution system; and 
(6) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the 
Island Project would be about 4,360 megawatt-hours. The existing dam 
and appurtenant works are owned by the State of Rhode Island.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. Ronald L. Johnson, Island in the Sky Hydro, 
LLC, PO Box 193, Thorndike, MA 01079; phone: (413) 883-7468.
    FERC Contact: Patrick Crile; phone: (202) 502-8042 or email: 
Patrick.Crile@ferc.gov.
    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. 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-14805-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14805) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: December 16, 2016.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-30852 Filed 12-21-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P