Consumers Energy Company, DTE Electric Company; Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments, 55102 [2017-25090]

Download as PDF 55102 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 222 / Monday, November 20, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2680–113] nshattuck on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Consumers Energy Company, DTE Electric Company; Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Fish Entrainment Settlement Agreement. b. Project No.: 2680–113. c. Date filed: November 13, 2017. d. Applicants: Consumers Energy Company and DTE Electric Company. e. Name of Project: Ludington Pumped Storage Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the east shore of Lake Michigan in the townships of Pere Marquette and Summit, Mason County, Michigan and in Port Sheldon, Ottawa County, Michigan. The Ottawa County portion of the project is a 1.8-acre satellite recreation site, located about 70 miles south of the project. The project does not affect federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602. h. Applicant Contact: David McIntosh, Consumers Energy Company, Hydro and Renewable Generation, 330 Chestnut Street, Cadillac, MI 49601; Telephone (231) 779–5506, email— David.McIntosh@cmsenergy.com. i. FERC Contact: Aaron Liberty, (202) 502–6862 or aaron.liberty@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments: Comments are due within 20 days of the notice. Reply comments due within 30 days of the notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 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–2680–113. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:15 Nov 17, 2017 Jkt 244001 The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person 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. Consumers Energy Company and DTE Electric Company (Consumers and DTE Companies) filed a fish entrainment settlement agreement (settlement agreement) on behalf of Consumers and DTE Companies; Attorney General for the State of Michigan; Michigan Department of Natural Resources; United States Department of Interior, on behalf of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and as Trustee for Indian tribes, bands, or communities with reserved treaty rights in the Michigan waters of Lake Michigan; Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians; Little River Band of Ottawa Indians; Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians; Michigan United Conservation Clubs; and National Wildlife Federation. The purpose of the settlement agreement is to resolve among the signatories all issues associated with issuance of a new license for the project regarding fish entrainment. The signatories request that the Commission approve and incorporate into any new license that may be issued for the project the relevant portions of the settlement agreement as described in Section V.H. Included in the settlement agreement is a request from the signatories for a 50year license term. l. A copy of the settlement agreement 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. Copies of the settlement agreement are also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above and the following addresses: (1) DTE Electric Company, One Energy Plaza, Detroit, MI 48226, and (2) Mason County District Library, 217 East Ludington Ave, Ludington, Michigan 49431. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: November 14, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25090 Filed 11–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 9691–004] Matthew W. Foley, Elizabeth E. Rapalee; 8 Church Lane, LLC; Notice of Transfer of Exemption 1. By letter filed August 24, 2017, Matthew W. Foley informed the Commission that the exemption from licensing for the Wadhams Hydroelectric Project No. 9691, originally issued August 13, 1986 1 has been transferred to 8 Church Lane, LLC. The project is located on the Boquet River in Essex County, New York. The transfer of an exemption does not require Commission approval. 2. 8 Church Lane, LLC is now the exemptee of the Wadhams Hydroelectric Project No. 9691. All correspondence should be forwarded to: Mr. Matthew W. Foley and Ms. Elizabeth E. Rapalee, 8 Church Lane, LLC, 2531 County Route 10, Wadhams, NY 12993, Phone: 518– 962–4514, Cell: 518–524–4240, Email: matt.foley@westelcom.com. Dated: November 14, 2017. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25091 Filed 11–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP18–150–000. Applicants: National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Revised GTC 24.1 (Overbeck) to be effective 11/8/2017. Filed Date: 11/8/17. 1 Order Granting Exemption From Licensing (5 MW or Less). Matthew W. Foley and Elizabeth E. Rapalee, 36 FERC 62,190 (1986). E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2680-113]


Consumers Energy Company, DTE Electric Company; Notice of 
Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments

    Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed 
with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Fish Entrainment Settlement Agreement.
    b. Project No.: 2680-113.
    c. Date filed: November 13, 2017.
    d. Applicants: Consumers Energy Company and DTE Electric Company.
    e. Name of Project: Ludington Pumped Storage Project.
    f. Location: The existing project is located on the east shore of 
Lake Michigan in the townships of Pere Marquette and Summit, Mason 
County, Michigan and in Port Sheldon, Ottawa County, Michigan. The 
Ottawa County portion of the project is a 1.8-acre satellite recreation 
site, located about 70 miles south of the project. The project does not 
affect federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602.
    h. Applicant Contact: David McIntosh, Consumers Energy Company, 
Hydro and Renewable Generation, 330 Chestnut Street, Cadillac, MI 
49601; Telephone (231) 779-5506, email_David.McIntosh@cmsenergy.com.
    i. FERC Contact: Aaron Liberty, (202) 502-6862 or 
aaron.liberty@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments: Comments are due within 20 days of 
the notice. Reply comments due within 30 days of the notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
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-2680-113.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person 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. Consumers Energy Company and DTE Electric Company (Consumers and 
DTE Companies) filed a fish entrainment settlement agreement 
(settlement agreement) on behalf of Consumers and DTE Companies; 
Attorney General for the State of Michigan; Michigan Department of 
Natural Resources; United States Department of Interior, on behalf of 
the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and as Trustee for Indian 
tribes, bands, or communities with reserved treaty rights in the 
Michigan waters of Lake Michigan; Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and 
Chippewa Indians; Little River Band of Ottawa Indians; Little Traverse 
Bay Bands of Odawa Indians; Michigan United Conservation Clubs; and 
National Wildlife Federation. The purpose of the settlement agreement 
is to resolve among the signatories all issues associated with issuance 
of a new license for the project regarding fish entrainment. The 
signatories request that the Commission approve and incorporate into 
any new license that may be issued for the project the relevant 
portions of the settlement agreement as described in Section V.H. 
Included in the settlement agreement is a request from the signatories 
for a 50-year license term.
    l. A copy of the settlement agreement 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. Copies of the settlement agreement are also available 
for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above and the 
following addresses: (1) DTE Electric Company, One Energy Plaza, 
Detroit, MI 48226, and (2) Mason County District Library, 217 East 
Ludington Ave, Ludington, Michigan 49431.
    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.

    Dated: November 14, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-25090 Filed 11-17-17; 8:45 am]
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