CB Energy Park, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted For Filing And Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, And Competing Applications, 27809 [2017-12669]

Download as PDF 27809 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 116 / Monday, June 19, 2017 / Notices Background DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY On January 24, 2017, the Commission issued a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Sabine Pass Expansion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues (NOI). The NOI was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. In response to the NOI, the Commission received a comment from a stakeholder stating the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits and authorizations that would be necessary for the various Project components. The Commission also received a comment letter from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries stating the Project would have minimal or no long-term adverse impacts on wetland functions and a comment from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma requesting to receive a copy of the EA and the cultural resources survey. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA and to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. Go to www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/esubscription.asp. Additional information about the Project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs at (866) 208–FERC or on the FERC Web site (www.ferc.gov). Using the eLibrary link, select General Search from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date range and Docket Number excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP17–22), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208–3676, TTY (202) 502–8659, or at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC Web site also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. Dated: June 8, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–12677 Filed 6–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Jun 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 [Project No. 14568–002] CB Energy Park, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted For Filing And Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, And Competing Applications On June 1, 2017, CB Energy Park, LLC filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Coffin Butte Pumped Storage Project (project) to be located near Two Dot in Wheatland and Meagher Counties, Montana. 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 the following: Lower Reservoir (1) A 5,000-foot-long, 50-foot-high earth and roller compacted concrete embankment; (2) a 50-acre lower reservoir with a storage capacity of 2,500-acre-foot at an elevation of 5,200 feet; (3) a temporary pump and pipeline to bring initial fill water to the lower reservoir from Martinsdale Reservoir; (4) a new well; (5) a powerhouse containing two Ternary 125-megawatt (MW) turbine/generator units, for a total installed capacity of 250 MW; and (6) an approximately 10-mile-long, 230kilovolt transmission line connecting to the proposed Gordon Butte substation. Upper Reservoir (1) A 4,600-foot-long, 50-foot-high earth and roller compacted concrete embankment; (2) a 50-acre upper reservoir with a storage capacity of 2,500-acre-foot at an elevation of 6,240 feet; (3) a 12-foot-diameter, 4,000-footlong steel-lined tunnel connecting the two reservoirs; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the project would be 880,000 megawatthours. Applicant Contact: Carl Borgquist, CB Energy Park, LLC, 209 South Wilson Avenue, P.O. Box 309, Bozeman, MT 59771, phone: (406) 585–3006; Martin J. Weber, P.E., Stanley Consultants, Inc., 5775 Wayzata Blvd., No. 300, Minneapolis, MN 55416, phone: (952) PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 546–3669; or Steve Padula, McMillen Jacobs and Associates, 500 Broadway Street, Suite 606, Vancouver, WA 98660, phone: (360) 576–3579. FERC Contact: Kim Nguyen, (202) 502–6105. 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–14568–002. 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/elibary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14568) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: June 13, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–12669 Filed 6–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference Docket Nos. Developments in Natural Gas Index Liquidity and Transparency. Price Discovery in Natural Gas and Electric Markets. Natural Gas Price Formation ISO New England Inc ............ E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1 AD17–12–000 PL03–3–000 AD03–7–000 ER17–795–000 ER17–795–001

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 116 (Monday, June 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12669]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14568-002]


CB Energy Park, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted For Filing And Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, And 
Competing Applications

    On June 1, 2017, CB Energy Park, LLC filed an application for a 
preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, 
proposing to study the feasibility of the Coffin Butte Pumped Storage 
Project (project) to be located near Two Dot in Wheatland and Meagher 
Counties, Montana. 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 the following:

Lower Reservoir

    (1) A 5,000-foot-long, 50-foot-high earth and roller compacted 
concrete embankment; (2) a 50-acre lower reservoir with a storage 
capacity of 2,500-acre-foot at an elevation of 5,200 feet; (3) a 
temporary pump and pipeline to bring initial fill water to the lower 
reservoir from Martinsdale Reservoir; (4) a new well; (5) a powerhouse 
containing two Ternary 125-megawatt (MW) turbine/generator units, for a 
total installed capacity of 250 MW; and (6) an approximately 10-mile-
long, 230-kilovolt transmission line connecting to the proposed Gordon 
Butte substation.

Upper Reservoir

    (1) A 4,600-foot-long, 50-foot-high earth and roller compacted 
concrete embankment; (2) a 50-acre upper reservoir with a storage 
capacity of 2,500-acre-foot at an elevation of 6,240 feet; (3) a 12-
foot-diameter, 4,000-foot-long steel-lined tunnel connecting the two 
reservoirs; and (4) appurtenant facilities.
    The estimated annual generation of the project would be 880,000 
megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Carl Borgquist, CB Energy Park, LLC, 209 South 
Wilson Avenue, P.O. Box 309, Bozeman, MT 59771, phone: (406) 585-3006; 
Martin J. Weber, P.E., Stanley Consultants, Inc., 5775 Wayzata Blvd., 
No. 300, Minneapolis, MN 55416, phone: (952) 546-3669; or Steve Padula, 
McMillen Jacobs and Associates, 500 Broadway Street, Suite 606, 
Vancouver, WA 98660, phone: (360) 576-3579.
    FERC Contact: Kim Nguyen, (202) 502-6105.
    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-14568-002.
    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/elibary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14568) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: June 13, 2017.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-12669 Filed 6-16-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P