Pioneer Transmission, LLC: Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order, 13992 [2017-05204]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 13992 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 50 / Thursday, March 16, 2017 / Notices diameter, 220-foot-long steel penstock discharging into an existing stilling basin and one 9-foot-diameter, 240-footlong steel penstock carrying flows to the project’s powerhouse; (2) a bifurcation structure located at the end of the 845foot-long penstock; (3) a 70-foot-long, 55-foot-wide, 30-foot-high powerhouse located on the west side of the stilling basin; (4) two horizontal Francis turbines each with an installed capacity of 2.2 megawatts (MW) for a total capacity of 4.4 MW; (5) a single generator connected to the two Francis turbines; (6) a 70-foot-long, 50-foot-wide switchyard located adjacent to the powerhouse; (7) a 6.8-foot-long, 12.7kilovolt transmission line interconnecting to an existing distribution system using an existing substation; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Brookville Project would be 23,250 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. Craig Dalton, 7100 Commercial Avenue, Suite 4, Billings, MT 59101; Email: cdalton@ watterraenergy.com; phone: (406) 384– 0080. FERC Contact: Sergiu Serban; Email: sergiu.serban@ferc.gov; phone: (202) 502–6211. 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–14812–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14812) in the docket number field to VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:12 Mar 15, 2017 Jkt 241001 access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: March 8, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–05205 Filed 3–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL17–47–000] Pioneer Transmission, LLC: Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order Take notice that on March 8, 2017, pursuant to Rule 207 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(2016), Pioneer Transmission, LLC (Pioneer) filed a petition seeking a declaratory order from the Commission finding that the payment by Pioneer of dividends to its parent companies, out of paid-in capital and retained earnings, will not violate Section 305(a) of the Federal Power Act,1 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 1 It is not clear that under the language of FPA Section 305(a) a public utility is required to submit a petition for declaratory order seeking the Commission’s approval under Section 305(a) in order to make dividends to its parent companies out of paid-in capital and retained earnings. Pioneer is submitting this petition for the purpose of obtaining the Commission’s assurance that Pioneer’s proposal to make dividends to its parent companies will not violate Section 305(a). PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov.or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on March 29, 2017. Dated: March 8, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–05204 Filed 3–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2016–0698; FRL–9959–46] Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information for January 2017 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA is required under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to publish in the Federal Register a notice of receipt of a premanufacture notice (PMN); an application for a test marketing exemption (TME), both pending and/or expired; and a periodic status report on any new chemicals under EPA review and the receipt of notices of commencement (NOC) to manufacture those chemicals. This document covers the period from January 3, 2017 to January 31, 2017. DATES: Comments identified by the specific case number provided in this document, must be received on or before April 17, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2016–0698, and the specific PMN number or TME SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EL17-47-000]


Pioneer Transmission, LLC: Notice of Petition for Declaratory 
Order

    Take notice that on March 8, 2017, pursuant to Rule 207 of the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) Rules of Practice 
and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(2016), Pioneer Transmission, LLC 
(Pioneer) filed a petition seeking a declaratory order from the 
Commission finding that the payment by Pioneer of dividends to its 
parent companies, out of paid-in capital and retained earnings, will 
not violate Section 305(a) of the Federal Power Act,\1\ all as more 
fully explained in the petition.
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    \1\ It is not clear that under the language of FPA Section 
305(a) a public utility is required to submit a petition for 
declaratory order seeking the Commission's approval under Section 
305(a) in order to make dividends to its parent companies out of 
paid-in capital and retained earnings. Pioneer is submitting this 
petition for the purpose of obtaining the Commission's assurance 
that Pioneer's proposal to make dividends to its parent companies 
will not violate Section 305(a).
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    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 Commission's 
Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link 
on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification 
when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with 
any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov.or 
call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on March 29, 2017.

    Dated: March 8, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-05204 Filed 3-15-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P