Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 28311-28312 [2017-12928]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 21, 2017 / Notices 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 and in the Commission’s Public Reference Room located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. 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. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must bear in all capital letters the title COMMENTS, PROTESTS, and MOTIONS TO INTERVENE, as applicable, and the Docket Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. A copy of any Motion to Intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application. p. Agency Comments: Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described application. A copy of the application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an agency’s comments must also be sent to the Applicant’s representatives. Dated: June 14, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–12863 Filed 6–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Jun 20, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2114–209] Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington; 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 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Recreation Plan Update. b. Project No: 2114–209. c. Date Filed: June 16, 2017. d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington (Grant PUD). e. Name of Project: Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the mid-Columbia River in portions of Grant, Yakima, Kittitas, Douglas, Benton, and Chelan Counties, Washington. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Shannon Lowry, Lands and Recreation Resources Manager, Grant PUD, PO Box 878, Euphrata, WA 98823; phone (509) 754– 5088 ext. 2191 or slowry@gcpud.org. i. FERC Contact: Mary Karwoski at (678) 245–3027, or mary.karwoski@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: July 17, 2017. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, and comments 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–2114–209. Comments emailed to Commission staff are not considered part of the Commission record. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28311 The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor 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. k. Description of Request: Grant PUD requests Commission approval of a proposed recreation plan update for the project. The recreation plan provides a detailed description of all existing recreation facilities at the project, goals and objectives for operating and managing those facilities over the next 12 years, an overview of the interpretation and education program, and a schedule for monitoring recreation use. The recreation plan also includes a request to approve the following amendments: Removal of the Priest Rapids Dam Picnic Area; reduction of the number of campsites at the Priest Rapids Recreation Area from 34 to 14; and continued reservation of Airstrip site and Wanapum Recreation Area potential future development. l. 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 using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. 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. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. 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, .214, respectively. In determining the E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1 28312 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 21, 2017 / Notices 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. o. Filing and Service of 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 commenting, 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. Any filing made by an intervenor 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 385.2010. Dated: June 15, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–12928 Filed 6–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CD17–12–000] Davis & Weber Counties Canal Company; Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On June 6, 2017, as supplemented on June 9, 2017, Davis & Weber Counties Canal Company filed a notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended by section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (HREA). The proposed Davis & Weber Canal Micro-Hydropower Project would have an installed capacity of 20 kilowatts (kW), and would be located within the existing Davis & Weber Canal located in South Weber, Davis County, Utah. Applicant Contact: Richard Smith, General Manager, 138 West 1300 North, Sunset, UT 84015, Phone No. (801) 774– 6373. FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, Phone No. (202) 502–6778, email: Christopher.Chaney@ferc.gov. Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed project would consist of: (1) Initially installing two self-contained, 5-kW turbine/generating units, with the future installation of two additional selfcontained, 5-kW turbine/generating units for a total installed capacity of 20 kW; (2) an approximately 6-foot by 6foot control shelter; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual generating capacity of 22,000 kilowatt-hours. A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below. TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY Statutory provision Description Satisfies (Y/N) FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA .... The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel, canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar manmade water conveyance that is operated for the distribution of water for agricultural, municipal, or industrial consumption and not primarily for the generation of electricity. The facility is constructed, operated, or maintained for the generation of electric power and uses for such generation only the hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned conduit. The facility has an installed capacity that does not exceed 5 megawatts ...................... On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. Y FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA Preliminary Determination: The proposed addition of the hydroelectric project within the agricultural and irrigation canal will not alter its primary purpose. Therefore, based upon the above information and criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, which is not required to be licensed or exempted from licensing. Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Jun 20, 2017 Jkt 241001 Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY or MOTION TO INTERVENE, as applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Y Y Y 385.2001 through 385.2005 of the Commission’s regulations.1 All comments contesting Commission staff’s preliminary determination that the facility meets the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and comments 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 1 18 E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM CFR 385.2001–2005 (2016). 21JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2114-209]


Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington; 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 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and is available 
for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Recreation Plan Update.
    b. Project No: 2114-209.
    c. Date Filed: June 16, 2017.
    d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, 
Washington (Grant PUD).
    e. Name of Project: Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the mid-Columbia River in 
portions of Grant, Yakima, Kittitas, Douglas, Benton, and Chelan 
Counties, Washington.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Shannon Lowry, Lands and Recreation Resources 
Manager, Grant PUD, PO Box 878, Euphrata, WA 98823; phone (509) 754-
5088 ext. 2191 or slowry@gcpud.org.
    i. FERC Contact: Mary Karwoski at (678) 245-3027, or 
mary.karwoski@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and 
protests: July 17, 2017.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene, protests, and comments 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-2114-209. Comments emailed to 
Commission staff are not considered part of the Commission record.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all 
intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of 
that document on each person whose name appears on the official service 
list for the project. Further, if an intervenor 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.
    k. Description of Request: Grant PUD requests Commission approval 
of a proposed recreation plan update for the project. The recreation 
plan provides a detailed description of all existing recreation 
facilities at the project, goals and objectives for operating and 
managing those facilities over the next 12 years, an overview of the 
interpretation and education program, and a schedule for monitoring 
recreation use. The recreation plan also includes a request to approve 
the following amendments: Removal of the Priest Rapids Dam Picnic Area; 
reduction of the number of campsites at the Priest Rapids Recreation 
Area from 34 to 14; and continued reservation of Airstrip site and 
Wanapum Recreation Area potential future development.
    l. 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 using the 
``eLibrary'' link. 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. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from 
the applicant.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. 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, 
.214, respectively. In determining the

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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.
    o. Filing and Service of 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 
commenting, 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. Any filing made by an intervenor 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 385.2010.

    Dated: June 15, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-12928 Filed 6-20-17; 8:45 am]
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