FirstLight Hydro Generating Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 46234-46235 [2017-21287]

Download as PDF 46234 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 191 / Wednesday, October 4, 2017 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES has already been provided the opportunity to comment. Comments on the draft SEIS must be filed on or before November 20, 2017. While the Commission makes every effort to consider all comments, it cannot guarantee that late comments will be considered. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to submit your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference docket numbers CP14554–002; CP15–16–003; and CP15–17–002 with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Please carefully follow these instructions so that your comments are properly recorded. 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Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Questions? Additional information about the SMP 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. Click on the eLibrary link, click on General Search, and enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number field (i.e., CP14554, CP15–16, and CP15–17). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676; for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link also VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:18 Oct 03, 2017 Jkt 244001 provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription that allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. 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. Dated: September 27, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–21269 Filed 10–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission San Diego Gas & Electric Company v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Services Into Markets Operated by the California Independent System Operator Corporation and the California Power Exchange, Investigation of Practices of the California Independent System Operator and the California Power Exchange Corporation, Investigation of Wholesale Rates of Public Utility Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Services in the Western Systems Coordinating Council, State of California, ex rel. Bill Lockyer, Attorney General of the State of California v. British Columbia Power Exchange Corp., Fact-Finding Investigation nto Possible Manipulation of Electric and Natural Gas Prices, Aquila, Inc., Aquila, Inc., California Independent System Operator Corporation, Investigation of Anomalous Bidding Behavior and Practices in the Western Markets, Notice of Filing [Docket Nos. EL00–95–304], [EL00–98–276], [EL01–68–055], [EL02–71–062], [PA02–2– 104], [EL03–138–011], [EL03–181–012], [ER03–746–057], [IN03–10–089] Take notice that on September 26, 2017, MPS Merchant Services, Inc., Aquila Power Corporation and the California Parties filed a Joint Compliance Filing in Support of a Settlement. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of 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 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link and is 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 October 17, 2017. Dated: September 27, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–21270 Filed 10–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2485–076] FirstLight Hydro Generating Company; 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: Application for Temporary Amendment of Minimum and Maximum Reservoir Elevation Requirement. b. Project No.: 2485–076. c. Date Filed: September 11, 2017, as supplemented on September 25, 2017. d. Applicant: FirstLight Hydro Generating Company (FirstLight). E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 191 / Wednesday, October 4, 2017 / Notices e. Name of Project: Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project. f. Location: The project is located on the east side of the Connecticut River, in the towns of Northfield and Erving, in Franklin County, Massachusetts. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Douglas Bennett, General Plant Manager— Massachusetts Hydro, FirstLight Hydro Generating Company, Northfield Mountain Station, 99 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360. Phone (413) 659– 4489. i. FERC Contact: Mr. Christopher Chaney, (202) 502–6778, or christopher.chaney@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, or 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. Please include the project number (P– 2485–076) on any comments, motions to intervene, or protests filed. k. Description of Request: FirstLight is seeking authorization to modify the upper reservoir’s upper and lower water surface elevation limits from 1,000.5 feet mean sea level (msl) and 938 feet msl, to 1,004.5 feet msl and 920 feet msl, respectively. FirstLight proposes to use the additional storage capacity between December 1, 2017, and March 31, 2018. According to FirstLight, approval of changes in the water surface elevation limits would result in an increase in the maximum daily generation from 8,729 megawatt-hours (MWh) to 10,779 MWh, and provide Independent System Operator-New England with additional resources to address winter reliability needs. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:18 Oct 03, 2017 Jkt 244001 (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 (i.e., P–2485). 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. 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. 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: 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 comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to the amendment request. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46235 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: September 28, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–21287 Filed 10–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2839–015] Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments; Village of Lyndonville Electric Department Take notice that the following hydroelectric license application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: P–2839–015. c. Date filed: May 26, 2017. d. Applicant: Village of Lyndonville Electric Department. e. Name of Project: Great Falls Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Passumpsic River, in the Town of Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont. 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. Bill Humphrey, Village of Lyndonville Electric Department, 119 Park Avenue, Lyndonville, VT 05851; (802) 626–3366. i. FERC Contact: Bill Connelly, (202) 502–8587 or william.connelly@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing scoping comments: October 27, 2017. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file scoping 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 E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2485-076]


FirstLight Hydro Generating Company; 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: Application for Temporary Amendment of 
Minimum and Maximum Reservoir Elevation Requirement.
    b. Project No.: 2485-076.
    c. Date Filed: September 11, 2017, as supplemented on September 25, 
2017.
    d. Applicant: FirstLight Hydro Generating Company (FirstLight).

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    e. Name of Project: Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the east side of the 
Connecticut River, in the towns of Northfield and Erving, in Franklin 
County, Massachusetts.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Douglas Bennett, General Plant Manager--
Massachusetts Hydro, FirstLight Hydro Generating Company, Northfield 
Mountain Station, 99 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360. Phone 
(413) 659-4489.
    i. FERC Contact: Mr. Christopher Chaney, (202) 502-6778, or 
christopher.chaney@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests 
is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The 
Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions 
to intervene, protests, or 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. Please include the project number (P-
2485-076) on any comments, motions to intervene, or protests filed.
    k. Description of Request: FirstLight is seeking authorization to 
modify the upper reservoir's upper and lower water surface elevation 
limits from 1,000.5 feet mean sea level (msl) and 938 feet msl, to 
1,004.5 feet msl and 920 feet msl, respectively. FirstLight proposes to 
use the additional storage capacity between December 1, 2017, and March 
31, 2018. According to FirstLight, approval of changes in the water 
surface elevation limits would result in an increase in the maximum 
daily generation from 8,729 megawatt-hours (MWh) to 10,779 MWh, and 
provide Independent System Operator-New England with additional 
resources to address winter reliability needs.
    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/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits 
in the docket number field to access the document (i.e., P-2485). 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.
    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. 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: 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 comments, 
motions to intervene, or protests should relate to the amendment 
request. 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: September 28, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-21287 Filed 10-3-17; 8:45 am]
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