Turlock Irrigation District, Modesto Irrigation District; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions, 57592-57593 [2017-26247]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 57592 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 233 / Wednesday, December 6, 2017 / Notices Agency NITSA NOA to be effective 2/ 1/2018. Filed Date: 11/30/17. Accession Number: 20171130–5084. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/21/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–353–000. Applicants: New England Power Pool Participants Committee. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Dec 2017 Membership Filing to be effective 12/1/2017. Filed Date: 11/30/17. Accession Number: 20171130–5139. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/21/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–354–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Original Service Agreement No. 4849; Queue No. AA2–169 (WMPA) to be effective 11/16/2017. Filed Date: 11/30/17. Accession Number: 20171130–5140. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/21/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–355–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. 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Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: AEPTX-Apex Midway Wind IA 3rd Amend & Restated to be effective 11/5/ 2017. Filed Date: 11/30/17. Accession Number: 20171130–5187. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/21/17. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: November 30, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–26241 Filed 12–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14581–002] Turlock Irrigation District, Modesto Irrigation District; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary Fishway Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Major License. b. Project No.: 14581–002. c. Date filed: October 11, 2017. d. Applicant: Turlock Irrigation District (TID) and Modesto Irrigation District (MID) (Districts). e. Name of Project: La Grange Hydroelectric Project, f. Location: The La Grange Project is located on the Tuolumne River in Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties, California. Portions of the project occupy public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contacts: Steve Boyd, Turlock Irrigation District, 333 East Canal Drive, Turlock, California 95381– 0949, (209) 883–8300; and Anna Brathwaite, Modesto Irrigation District, P.O. Box 4060, Modesto, CA 95352, (209) 526–7384. i. FERC Contact: Jim Hastreiter at (503) 552–2760 or james.hastreiter@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions 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 E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 57593 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 233 / Wednesday, December 6, 2017 / Notices 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–14581–002. 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. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready for environmental analysis. l. The La Grange Project consists of the following existing facilities: (1) La Grange dam, a 310-foot-long, 131-foothigh, masonry arch dam; (2) La Grange reservoir with a storage capacity of about 500 acre-feet; (3) MID headworks, canal, and sluice gates are part of MID’s retired irrigation canal facilities; (4) TID irrigation intake and tunnel; (5) a powerhouse with two Francis turbinegenerator units with a maximum capacity of 4.9 megawatts. The project’s estimated average annual generation is about 19,638 megawatt-hours. The Districts propose to: (1) Provide a minimum flow of approximately 5 to 10 cubic feet per second to the plunge pool downstream of La Grange diversion dam at all times; (2) install a fish exclusion barrier at the TID sluice channel entrance; (3) conduct dissolved oxygen monitoring in the vicinity of the La Grange powerhouse; (4) construct a recreational foot trail extending from the former Don Pedro Visitor Center parking lot to the La Grange headpond; and (5) develop an HPMP in consultation with Tribes, Bureau of Land Management, and State Historical Preservation Officer to manage potential effects on historic properties. m. 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. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 Dec 05, 2017 Jkt 244001 email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. 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. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title PROTEST, MOTION TO INTERVENE, COMMENTS, REPLY COMMENTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, PRELIMINARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS, or PRELIMINARY FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS; (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, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). 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. 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. o. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following revised Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Filing of recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions. Commission issues Draft Environmental Statement (EIS). Comments on Draft EIS ........ Modified Terms and Conditions. January 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 August 2018. October 2018. December 2018. Sfmt 4703 Milestone Commission Issues Final EIS Target date March 2019. p. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. q. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of the notice of acceptance and ready for environmental analysis provided for in 5.22: (1) A copy of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification. Dated: November 30, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–26247 Filed 12–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP17–21–001, CP17–21–000, CP18–7–000] Port Arthur Pipeline LLC; Notice of Amendment to Application Take notice that on November 7, 2017, Port Arthur Pipeline LLC (Port Arthur Pipeline), 2925 Briarpark, Suite 900, Houston, Texas 77042, filed an amendment to its application in Docket No. CP17–21–000, pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 157 of the Commission’s regulations for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to construct and operate the Texas Connector Project located in Orange and Jefferson Counties, Texas and Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Specifically, Port Arthur Pipeline filed an amendment to its proposed Rate Schedules and General Terms and Conditions (GT&C) to reflect the pro forma tariff proposed by Port Arthur Pipeline in Docket No. CP18–7–000 for its Louisiana Connector Project. Further, Port Arthur Pipeline proposes changes to its initial rates for service through the Texas Connector Project to reflect changes to: (i) The Allowance for Funds Used During Construction, (ii) the rate for service under Port Arthur Pipeline’s proposed Rate Schedule Enhanced Hourly Firm Transportation; and (iii) the precedent agreement between Port Arthur Pipeline and Port Arthur LNG, LLC (Port Arthur LNG) executed in association with the open seasons E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 233 (Wednesday, December 6, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57592-57593]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14581-002]


Turlock Irrigation District, Modesto Irrigation District; Notice 
of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and 
Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, 
Recommendations, Preliminary Terms and Conditions, and Preliminary 
Fishway Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Major License.
    b. Project No.: 14581-002.
    c. Date filed: October 11, 2017.
    d. Applicant: Turlock Irrigation District (TID) and Modesto 
Irrigation District (MID) (Districts).
    e. Name of Project: La Grange Hydroelectric Project,
    f. Location: The La Grange Project is located on the Tuolumne River 
in Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties, California. Portions of the 
project occupy public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contacts: Steve Boyd, Turlock Irrigation District, 333 
East Canal Drive, Turlock, California 95381-0949, (209) 883-8300; and 
Anna Brathwaite, Modesto Irrigation District, P.O. Box 4060, Modesto, 
CA 95352, (209) 526-7384.
    i. FERC Contact: Jim Hastreiter at (503) 552-2760 or 
james.hastreiter@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, 
recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary 
prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply 
comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene, protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary 
terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions 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

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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-14581-002.
    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. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready 
for environmental analysis.
    l. The La Grange Project consists of the following existing 
facilities: (1) La Grange dam, a 310-foot-long, 131-foot-high, masonry 
arch dam; (2) La Grange reservoir with a storage capacity of about 500 
acre-feet; (3) MID headworks, canal, and sluice gates are part of MID's 
retired irrigation canal facilities; (4) TID irrigation intake and 
tunnel; (5) a powerhouse with two Francis turbine-generator units with 
a maximum capacity of 4.9 megawatts. The project's estimated average 
annual generation is about 19,638 megawatt-hours.
    The Districts propose to: (1) Provide a minimum flow of 
approximately 5 to 10 cubic feet per second to the plunge pool 
downstream of La Grange diversion dam at all times; (2) install a fish 
exclusion barrier at the TID sluice channel entrance; (3) conduct 
dissolved oxygen monitoring in the vicinity of the La Grange 
powerhouse; (4) construct a recreational foot trail extending from the 
former Don Pedro Visitor Center parking lot to the La Grange headpond; 
and (5) develop an HPMP in consultation with Tribes, Bureau of Land 
Management, and State Historical Preservation Officer to manage 
potential effects on historic properties.
    m. 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.
    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.
    n. 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.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title PROTEST, 
MOTION TO INTERVENE, COMMENTS, REPLY COMMENTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, 
PRELIMINARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS, or PRELIMINARY FISHWAY PRESCRIPTIONS; 
(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, recommendations, terms and 
conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and 
otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). 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. 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.
    o. Procedural Schedule:
    The application will be processed according to the following 
revised Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made 
as appropriate.

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                 Milestone                           Target date
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Filing of recommendations, preliminary      January 2018.
 terms and conditions, and preliminary
 fishway prescriptions.
Commission issues Draft Environmental       August 2018.
 Statement (EIS).
Comments on Draft EIS.....................  October 2018.
Modified Terms and Conditions.............  December 2018.
Commission Issues Final EIS...............  March 2019.
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    p. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    q. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following 
the date of issuance of the notice of acceptance and ready for 
environmental analysis provided for in 5.22: (1) A copy of the water 
quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, 
including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the 
request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification.

    Dated: November 30, 2017.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-26247 Filed 12-5-17; 8:45 am]
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