Woodland Pulp LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 17652-17653 [2017-07357]

Download as PDF 17652 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 12, 2017 / Notices project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commentors will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commentors will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentors will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http:// www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and seven copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on April 27, 2017. Dated: April 6, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–07354 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2660–028] mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Woodland Pulp LLC; 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. Type of Application: Surrender of License. b. Project No.: 2660–028. c. Date Filed: December 23, 2016. d. Applicant: Woodland Pulp LLC. e. Name of Project: Forest City Project. f. Location: On the East Branch of the St. Croix River in Washington and Aroostook Counties, Maine. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 6.1. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Scott Beal, Woodland Pulp LLC, 144 Main Street, Baileyville, ME 04694, Tel: 207–427– 4004. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Apr 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 i. FERC Contact: Mr. M. Joseph Fayyad, (202) 502–8759, Mo.Fayyad@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene and protests, is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, and 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. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–2660–028. k. Description of Project Facilities: The Forest City Project is located at river mile 58 of the East Branch of the St. Croix River on the international boundary between the United States and Canada. The existing project as licensed includes only the lands, waters, and structures that are located in the United States, which consist of: (a) A 147-footlong section of the 540-foot-long, 12foot-high earth Forest City Dam that includes: (i) A 110-foot-long west earth embankment, and (ii) a 37-foot-long section of the timber-crib spillway section with two 8.3-foot-wide, 10-foothigh spillway gates on the west side of the spillway, which control the impoundment between a minimum elevation of 427.94 feet mean sea level (msl) and a maximum elevation of 434.94 feet msl; (b) a 9,141-acre portion of the 17,040-acre multi-lake impoundment (North Lake and East Grand Lake); and (c) appurtenant facilities. The project does not occupy federal lands and there are no generating facilities located at the project. l. Description of Request: The licensee proposes to surrender the license for the Forest City Project due to economic considerations. As part of its surrender, the licensee plans to remove the two 8.3-foot-wide, 10-foot-high gates on the west side of the spillway. The licensee states that by removing the gates, water flow will return to natural flow conditions and the Forest City Dam will no longer act as the water control structure for East Grand Lake or use, PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 obstruct, or divert international boundary waters. The licensee states that the removal of the gates will lower the water elevation at the dam to 427.94 feet msl, but the minimum elevation will be 428.69 msl because of a natural obstruction upstream of the dam. m. 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/ 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. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. n. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. o. 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 Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, and .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. p. 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 E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 12, 2017 / Notices comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project works which are the subject of the license surrender. 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: April 6, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–07357 Filed 4–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1510–018] mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES City of Kaukauna-Kaukauna Utilities; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 1510–018. c. Date Filed: March 24, 2017. d. Applicant: City of KaukaunaKaukauna Utilities (Kaukauna Utilities). e. Name of Project: Kaukauna City Plant Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Fox River in Outagamie County, Wisconsin. There are no federal or tribal lands within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Mike Pedersen, Kaukauna Utilities, 777 Island Street, P.O. Box 1777, Kaukauna, WI 54130; (920) 766–5721. i. FERC Contact: Erin Kimsey, (202) 502–8621 or erin.kimsey@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 l 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. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: May 23, 2017. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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–1510–018. m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The existing Kaukauna City Plant Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) A 3,527-foot-long, 14-foot-high dam that includes: (a) A 930-foot-long, 14-foothigh rubble masonry retaining wall section (left forebay dam) with a remnant concrete headwall structure and a trash sluice; (b) a 92-foot-long, 47.5-foot-high concrete intake and powerhouse section; (c) a 365-foot-long, 20-foot-high rubble masonry retaining wall section (right forebay dam) with a masonry abutment section and a concrete gravity section with a trash sluice; (d) a 66-foot-long gated spillway section with two 30-foot-wide, 8.8-foothigh spillway gates; and (e) a 2,074-footlong, 10-foot-high overflow spillway section that includes a 1,305-foot-long concrete ogee section, a 75-foot-long natural rock section, a 125-foot-long concrete gravity section, and a 569-footlong concrete gravity section; (2) a 19acre,1.5-mile-long impoundment with a normal maximum elevation of 629.0 above mean seal level; (3) an intake structure with two head gates and two 25-foot-high, 88-foot-long trashracks with 5 inch clear-bar spacing; (4) a 92foot-long, 47.5-foot-high concrete and brick powerhouse containing two 2.4megawatt (MW) turbine-generator units for a total capacity of 4.8 MW; (5) a 440foot-wide, 49-foot-deep, 1,200-foot-long excavated tailrace; (6) two 68-foot-long, 2.4-kilovolt generator leads that connect the turbine-generator units to the regional distribution line; and (7) appurtenant facilities. Kaukauna Utilities operates the project in a run-of-river mode with an annual average generation of approximately 29,704 megawatt-hours. Kaukauna Utilities is not proposing any new project facilities or changes in project operation. o. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at 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. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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, contact FERC Online Support. p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary) ..................................................................................................................................... Request Additional Information ............................................................................................................................................... Issue Acceptance Letter .......................................................................................................................................................... Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments .............................................................................................................................. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 69 (Wednesday, April 12, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17652-17653]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-07357]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2660-028]


Woodland Pulp LLC; 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. Type of Application: Surrender of License.
    b. Project No.: 2660-028.
    c. Date Filed: December 23, 2016.
    d. Applicant: Woodland Pulp LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Forest City Project.
    f. Location: On the East Branch of the St. Croix River in 
Washington and Aroostook Counties, Maine.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 6.1.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Scott Beal, Woodland Pulp LLC, 144 Main 
Street, Baileyville, ME 04694, Tel: 207-427-4004.
    i. FERC Contact: Mr. M. Joseph Fayyad, (202) 502-8759, 
Mo.Fayyad@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene and protests, 
is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission 
strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to 
intervene, protests, comments, and 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. The first page of any filing should include 
docket number P-2660-028.
    k. Description of Project Facilities: The Forest City Project is 
located at river mile 58 of the East Branch of the St. Croix River on 
the international boundary between the United States and Canada. The 
existing project as licensed includes only the lands, waters, and 
structures that are located in the United States, which consist of: (a) 
A 147-foot-long section of the 540-foot-long, 12-foot-high earth Forest 
City Dam that includes: (i) A 110-foot-long west earth embankment, and 
(ii) a 37-foot-long section of the timber-crib spillway section with 
two 8.3-foot-wide, 10-foot-high spillway gates on the west side of the 
spillway, which control the impoundment between a minimum elevation of 
427.94 feet mean sea level (msl) and a maximum elevation of 434.94 feet 
msl; (b) a 9,141-acre portion of the 17,040-acre multi-lake impoundment 
(North Lake and East Grand Lake); and (c) appurtenant facilities. The 
project does not occupy federal lands and there are no generating 
facilities located at the project.
    l. Description of Request: The licensee proposes to surrender the 
license for the Forest City Project due to economic considerations. As 
part of its surrender, the licensee plans to remove the two 8.3-foot-
wide, 10-foot-high gates on the west side of the spillway. The licensee 
states that by removing the gates, water flow will return to natural 
flow conditions and the Forest City Dam will no longer act as the water 
control structure for East Grand Lake or use, obstruct, or divert 
international boundary waters. The licensee states that the removal of 
the gates will lower the water elevation at the dam to 427.94 feet msl, 
but the minimum elevation will be 428.69 msl because of a natural 
obstruction upstream of the dam.
    m. 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/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. A copy is 
also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item 
(h) above.
    n. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    o. 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 Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, 
and .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.
    p. 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

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comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project 
works which are the subject of the license surrender. 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: April 6, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-07357 Filed 4-11-17; 8:45 am]
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