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Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 32 / Friday, February 17, 2017 / Notices Payne’s Ferry Wind Park, LLC, Salmon Falls Wind Park, LLC, Yahoo Creek Wind Park, LLC. Description: Supplement to January 6, 2017 Application for Authorization under Section 203 of the FPA of TerraForm Private LLC, et al. Filed Date: 2/9/17. Accession Number: 20170209–5275. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/21/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER17–763–001. Applicants: Wabash Valley Power Association, Inc. Description: Tariff Amendment: Submission of Corrected Formulary Rate Tariff Depreciation Rates to be effective 3/10/2017. Filed Date: 2/10/17. Accession Number: 20170210–5062. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/3/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–957–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Rev OATT & OA RE Clarifications Related to Pumped Storage to be effective 4/11/ 2017. Filed Date: 2/10/17. Accession Number: 20170210–5054. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/3/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–958–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Letter Agreement Stanton Energy Reliability Center Project SA No. 945 to be effective 2/3/2017. Filed Date: 2/10/17. Accession Number: 20170210–5072. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/3/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–959–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Revised ISA, Service Agreement No. 1816, Queue No U1–032—Assigned to City Point to be effective 9/28/2009. Filed Date: 2/10/17. Accession Number: 20170210–5122. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/3/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–960–000. Applicants: Cedar Bay Generating Company, Limited Partnership. Description: Tariff Cancellation: FPL on Behalf of Cedar Bay Generating Company, L P PPA (Tolling) Cancellation to be effective 1/1/2017. Filed Date: 2/10/17. Accession Number: 20170210–5124. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/3/17. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Feb 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: February 10, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–03219 Filed 2–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 298–080] Southern California Edison Company; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (PAD), Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping; Request for Comments on the PAD and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent To File License Application for a New License and Commencing Pre-filing Process. b. Project No.: 298–080. c. Date Filed: December 14, 2016. d. Submitted by: Southern California Edison Company (Applicant or SCE). e. Name of Project: Kaweah Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Kaweah River and East Fork Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The project occupies public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management. The project incorporates non-project facilities (diversion structures and water conveyance facilities) located within Sequoia National Park, which are authorized by a National Park Service special use permit. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission’s Regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Wayne P. Allen, Principle Manager, Hydro Licensing and Implementation, Southern California Edison Company, PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11031 1515 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770, (626) 302–9741 or email at wayne.allen@sce.com. i. FERC Contact: Jim Hastreiter at (503) 552–2760 or email at james.hastreiter@ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item o below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with: (a) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR, part 402 and (b) the State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. With this notice, we are designating the Applicant as the Commission’s nonfederal representatives for carrying out informal consultation, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. On December 14, 2016, the Applicant filed with the Commission a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule), pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.ferc.gov), using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCONlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in paragraph h. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. o. With this notice, we are soliciting comments on the PAD and E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1 11032 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 32 / Friday, February 17, 2017 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Commission’s staff Scoping Document 1 (SD1), as well as study requests. All comments on the PAD and SD1, and study requests should be sent to the address above in paragraph h. In addition, all comments on the PAD and SD1, study requests, requests for cooperating agency status, and all communications to and from Commission staff related to the merits of the potential application must be filed with the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file all documents 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. 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–298–080. All filings with the Commission must bear the appropriate heading: ‘‘Comments on Pre-Application Document,’’ ‘‘Study Requests,’’ ‘‘Comments on Scoping Document 1,’’ ‘‘Request for Cooperating Agency Status,’’ or ‘‘Communications to and from Commission Staff.’’ Any individual or entity interested in submitting study requests, commenting on the PAD or SD1, and any agency requesting cooperating status must do so by April 13, 2017. p. Although our current intent is to prepare an environmental assessment (EA), there is the possibility that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be required. Nevertheless, this meeting will satisfy the NEPA scoping requirements, irrespective of whether an EA or EIS is issued by the Commission. Scoping Meetings Commission staff will hold two scoping meetings in the vicinity of the project at the times and places noted below. The daytime meeting will focus on resource agency, Indian tribes, and non-governmental organization concerns, while the evening meeting is primarily for receiving input from the public. We invite all interested individuals, organizations, and agencies to attend one or both of the meetings, and to assist staff in identifying particular study needs, as well as the scope of environmental issues to be VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Feb 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 addressed in the environmental document. The times and locations of these meetings are as follows: Daytime Scoping Meeting Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: Wyndham Visalia, 9000 W. Airport Drive, Visalia, CA 93277. Phone: (559) 651–5000. Evening Scoping Meeting Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Wyndham Visalia, 9000 W. Airport Drive, Visalia, CA 93277. Phone: (559) 651–5000. SD1, which outlines the subject areas to be addressed in the environmental document, was mailed to the individuals and entities on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at the scoping meetings, or may be viewed on the Web at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Follow the directions for accessing information in paragraph n. Based on all oral and written comments, a Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may be issued. SD2 may include a revised process plan and schedule, as well as a list of issues, identified through the scoping process. Environmental Site Review The potential applicant and Commission staff will conduct an Environmental Site Review (site visit) of the project Wednesday March 15, 2017, starting at 9:00 a.m. and ending at or about 4:00 p.m. All participants should meet at the Memorial Building located at 43490 Sierra Drive, Three Rivers, California. Participants are responsible for their own transportation. Persons planning on participating in the site visit, or with questions about it, should contact Mr. David Moore of Southern California Edison Company at (626) 302–9494 or David.Moore@sce.com on or before March 1, 2017. Meeting Objectives At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Initiate scoping of the issues; (2) review and discuss existing conditions and resource management objectives; (3) review and discuss existing information and identify preliminary information and study needs; (4) review and discuss the process plan and schedule for prefiling activity that incorporates the time frames provided for in Part 5 of the Commission’s regulations and, to the extent possible, maximizes coordination of federal, state, and tribal permitting and certification processes; and (5) discuss the appropriateness of any federal or state agency or Indian tribe PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 acting as a cooperating agency for development of an environmental document. Meeting participants should come prepared to discuss their issues and/or concerns. Please review the PAD in preparation for the scoping meetings. Directions on how to obtain a copy of the PAD and SD1 are included in item n. of this document. Meeting Procedures The meetings will be recorded by a stenographer and will be placed in the public records of the project. Dated: February 10, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–03158 Filed 2–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #2 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER17–964–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2017–02–13_SA 2919 Cadillac Renewable Energy-MISO E–NRIS Agreement (J406) to be effective 2/14/ 2017. Filed Date: 2/13/17. Accession Number: 20170213–5192. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/6/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–965–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Original ISA, Service Agreement No. 4623, Queue No. NQ145 to be effective 12/31/9998. Filed Date: 2/13/17. Accession Number: 20170213–5202. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/6/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–966–000. Applicants: PacifiCorp. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: International Paper Construction Agreement ? Kraft Sub to be effective 4/ 15/2017. Filed Date: 2/13/17. Accession Number: 20170213–5195. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/6/17. Docket Numbers: ER17–967–000. Applicants: The Connecticut Light and Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Town of Wallingford Transmission Line Separation Agreement to be effective 2/ 13/2017. E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 32 (Friday, February 17, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11031-11032]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-03158]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 298-080]


Southern California Edison Company; Notice of Intent To File 
License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (PAD), 
Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping; Request for Comments 
on the PAD and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and 
Associated Study Requests

    a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent To File License Application for 
a New License and Commencing Pre-filing Process.
    b. Project No.: 298-080.
    c. Date Filed: December 14, 2016.
    d. Submitted by: Southern California Edison Company (Applicant or 
SCE).
    e. Name of Project: Kaweah Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Kaweah River and East Fork Kaweah River in 
Tulare County, California. The project occupies public lands 
administered by the Bureau of Land Management. The project incorporates 
non-project facilities (diversion structures and water conveyance 
facilities) located within Sequoia National Park, which are authorized 
by a National Park Service special use permit.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission's 
Regulations.
    h. Potential Applicant Contact: Wayne P. Allen, Principle Manager, 
Hydro Licensing and Implementation, Southern California Edison Company, 
1515 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770, (626) 302-9741 or email 
at wayne.allen@sce.com.
    i. FERC Contact: Jim Hastreiter at (503) 552-2760 or email at 
james.hastreiter@ferc.gov.
    j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies 
with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to 
environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the 
environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such 
requests described in item o below. Cooperating agencies should note 
the Commission's policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation 
of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See 94 FERC ] 
61,076 (2001).
    k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with: 
(a) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under section 7 of the 
Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 
50 CFR, part 402 and (b) the State Historic Preservation Officer, as 
required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the 
implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic 
Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2.
    l. With this notice, we are designating the Applicant as the 
Commission's non-federal representatives for carrying out informal 
consultation, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and 
section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
    m. On December 14, 2016, the Applicant filed with the Commission a 
Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and 
schedule), pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission's regulations.
    n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in 
the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site 
(http://www.ferc.gov), using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket 
number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to 
access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at 
FERCONlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at 
the address in paragraph h.
    Register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    o. With this notice, we are soliciting comments on the PAD and

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Commission's staff Scoping Document 1 (SD1), as well as study requests. 
All comments on the PAD and SD1, and study requests should be sent to 
the address above in paragraph h. In addition, all comments on the PAD 
and SD1, study requests, requests for cooperating agency status, and 
all communications to and from Commission staff related to the merits 
of the potential application must be filed with the Commission.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
all documents 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. 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-298-080.
    All filings with the Commission must bear the appropriate heading: 
``Comments on Pre-Application Document,'' ``Study Requests,'' 
``Comments on Scoping Document 1,'' ``Request for Cooperating Agency 
Status,'' or ``Communications to and from Commission Staff.'' Any 
individual or entity interested in submitting study requests, 
commenting on the PAD or SD1, and any agency requesting cooperating 
status must do so by April 13, 2017.
    p. Although our current intent is to prepare an environmental 
assessment (EA), there is the possibility that an Environmental Impact 
Statement (EIS) will be required. Nevertheless, this meeting will 
satisfy the NEPA scoping requirements, irrespective of whether an EA or 
EIS is issued by the Commission.

Scoping Meetings

    Commission staff will hold two scoping meetings in the vicinity of 
the project at the times and places noted below. The daytime meeting 
will focus on resource agency, Indian tribes, and non-governmental 
organization concerns, while the evening meeting is primarily for 
receiving input from the public. We invite all interested individuals, 
organizations, and agencies to attend one or both of the meetings, and 
to assist staff in identifying particular study needs, as well as the 
scope of environmental issues to be addressed in the environmental 
document. The times and locations of these meetings are as follows:

Daytime Scoping Meeting

    Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
    Time: 9:00 a.m.
    Location: Wyndham Visalia, 9000 W. Airport Drive, Visalia, CA 
93277.
    Phone: (559) 651-5000.

Evening Scoping Meeting

    Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    Location: Wyndham Visalia, 9000 W. Airport Drive, Visalia, CA 
93277.
    Phone: (559) 651-5000.
    SD1, which outlines the subject areas to be addressed in the 
environmental document, was mailed to the individuals and entities on 
the Commission's mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at the 
scoping meetings, or may be viewed on the Web at http://www.ferc.gov, 
using the ``eLibrary'' link. Follow the directions for accessing 
information in paragraph n. Based on all oral and written comments, a 
Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may be issued. SD2 may include a revised 
process plan and schedule, as well as a list of issues, identified 
through the scoping process.

Environmental Site Review

    The potential applicant and Commission staff will conduct an 
Environmental Site Review (site visit) of the project Wednesday March 
15, 2017, starting at 9:00 a.m. and ending at or about 4:00 p.m. All 
participants should meet at the Memorial Building located at 43490 
Sierra Drive, Three Rivers, California. Participants are responsible 
for their own transportation. Persons planning on participating in the 
site visit, or with questions about it, should contact Mr. David Moore 
of Southern California Edison Company at (626) 302-9494 or 
David.Moore@sce.com on or before March 1, 2017.

Meeting Objectives

    At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Initiate scoping of the 
issues; (2) review and discuss existing conditions and resource 
management objectives; (3) review and discuss existing information and 
identify preliminary information and study needs; (4) review and 
discuss the process plan and schedule for pre-filing activity that 
incorporates the time frames provided for in Part 5 of the Commission's 
regulations and, to the extent possible, maximizes coordination of 
federal, state, and tribal permitting and certification processes; and 
(5) discuss the appropriateness of any federal or state agency or 
Indian tribe acting as a cooperating agency for development of an 
environmental document.
    Meeting participants should come prepared to discuss their issues 
and/or concerns. Please review the PAD in preparation for the scoping 
meetings. Directions on how to obtain a copy of the PAD and SD1 are 
included in item n. of this document.

Meeting Procedures

    The meetings will be recorded by a stenographer and will be placed 
in the public records of the project.

    Dated: February 10, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-03158 Filed 2-16-17; 8:45 am]
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