Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Protests and Motions To Intervene; Pacific Gas and Electric Company, 61557-61558 [2017-28092]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices be utilized by the Applicant have previously been authorized by [OE Docket No. EA–442] Presidential Permits issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended, Application to Export Electric Energy; ´ Fisterra Generacion, S. de R.L. de C.V. and are appropriate for open access transmission by third parties. AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery Procedural Matters: Any person and Energy Reliability, DOE. desiring to be heard in this proceeding ACTION: Notice of application. should file a comment or protest to the ´ SUMMARY: Fisterra Generacion, S. de R.L. application at the address provided above. Protests should be filed in de C.V. (Applicant) has applied for accordance with Rule 211 of the Federal authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) pursuant to the Federal Power Act. Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to DATES: Comments, protests, or motions become a party to these proceedings to intervene must be submitted on or should file a motion to intervene at the before January 29, 2018. above address in accordance with FERC ADDRESSES: Comments, protests, Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five copies motions to intervene, or requests for of such comments, protests, or motions more information should be addressed to intervene should be sent to the to: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, address provided above on or before the U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 date listed above. Independence Avenue SW, Washington, Comments and other filings DC 20585–0350. Because of delays in concerning the Applicant’s application handling conventional mail, it is to export electric energy to Mexico recommended that documents be should be clearly marked with OE transmitted by overnight mail, by Docket No. EA–442. An additional copy electronic mail to Electricity.Exports@ hq.doe.gov, or by facsimile to 202–586– is to be provided to Brooksany Barrowes, Baker Botts L.L.P., 1299 8008. Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of 20004. electricity from the United States to a A final decision will be made on this foreign country are regulated by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant sections 301(b) and 402(f) of the to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7151(b), 7172(f)) and require Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR authorization under section 202(e) of part 1021) and after a determination is the Federal Power Act (16 U.S.C. made by DOE that the proposed action § 824a(e)). will not have an adverse impact on the On November 7, 2017, DOE received sufficiency of supply or reliability of the an application from the Applicant for U.S. electric power supply system. authority to transmit electric energy Copies of this application will be from the United States to Mexico as a made available, upon request, for public power marketer for a five-year term inspection and copying at the address using existing international provided above, by accessing the transmission facilities. The Applicant will register with the Electric Reliability program website at http://energy.gov/ Council of Texas (ERCOT) to make sells node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. in Mexico, and will also be applying with the Federal Energy Regulatory Issued in Washington, DC, on November Commission (FERC) for authorization to 27, 2017. sell energy at wholesale market-based Christopher Lawrence, rates in the U.S. In its application, the Applicant states Electricity Policy Analyst, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. that it does not own or control any [FR Doc. 2017–28028 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] electric generation or transmission BILLING CODE 6450–01–P facilities, and it does not have a franchised service area. The electric energy that the Applicant proposes to export to Mexico would be surplus energy purchased from third parties such as electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies pursuant to voluntary agreements. The existing international transmission facilities to sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61557 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1403–063] Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Protests and Motions To Intervene; Pacific Gas and Electric Company Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Proceeding: Extension of License Term. b. Project No.: P–1403–063. c. Date Filed: December 20, 2017. d. Licensee: Pacific Gas and Electric Company. e. Name and Location of Project: Narrows Hydroelectric Project, located on the Yuba River in Nevada County, California. f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r. g. Licensee Contact Information: Ms. Annette Faraglia, Chief Counsel, Hydro Generation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, P.O. Box 7442, MC B30A– 3005, San Francisco, CA 94120, Phone: (415) 973–7145, Email: ARF3@pge.com and Mr. John A. Whittaker, IV, Winston & Strawn LLP, 1700 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 282–5766, Email: jwhittaker@ winston.com. h. FERC Contact: Mr. Ashish Desai, (202) 502–8370, Ashish.Desai@ferc.gov. i. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene and protests, is January 18, 2018. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, and recommendations, 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–1403–063. j. Description of Proceeding: The licensee seeks Commission approval to extend the current 30-year term of the license for the Narrows Project by three E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 61558 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices years. The current term of the license expires January 31, 2023. The licensee wants to extend the term so it expires on January 31, 2026. The licensee has been working on a potential transfer of the Narrows Project to the Yuba County Water Agency (Yuba County). The Narrows Project is located within a half mile of Yuba County’s Yuba River Hydroelectric Project No. 2246, which is currently in relicensing. The licensee wants the extension so it has more time to complete its negotiations with Yuba County and potentially transfer the project before the Narrows Project enters relicensing. Should the transfer occur, Yuba County could then potentially relicense the Narrows Project as part of the Yuba River Project. k. This notice is available for review and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the Docket number (P–1403–063) excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the notice. 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 toll-free 1–866–208– 3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. l. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. m. 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. n. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 request to extend the license term. 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: December 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–28092 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL18–33–000] Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date; New York Independent System Operator, Inc. On December 21, 2017, the Commission issued an order in Docket No. EL18–33–000, pursuant to section 206 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), 16 U.S.C. 824e (2012), instituting an investigation into whether New York Independent System Operator, Inc.’s practices regarding the pricing of faststart resources may be unjust and unreasonable. New York Independent System Operator, Inc., 161 FERC 61,294 (2017). The refund effective date in Docket No. EL18–33–000, established pursuant to section 206(b) of the FPA, will be the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Any interested person desiring to be heard in Docket No. EL18–33–000 must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.214, within 21 days of the date of issuance of the order. Dated: December 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–28088 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–31–000] Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on December 15, 2017, Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline, LLC (Dominion Energy), 333 South State Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111, filed a prior notice application pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208(c) and 157.213(b) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Dominion Energy’s blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82– 491–000,1 to modify existing facilities and install surface and subsurface facilities located at its existing Clay Basin storage facility, in Daggett County, Utah (the Clay Basin Delivery Project), all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Specifically, Dominion Energy proposes to modify two previously certificated storage injection/withdrawal wells (an existing operational storageinjection well and an existing inactive storage-injection/withdrawal well), and to install limited surface and subsurface facilities within the previously disturbed (non-vegetated) well-pad sites to restore functional service of the wells. Dominion Energy states that the project will enable it to convert 1.1 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of the existing 2.7 Bcf of interruptible storage capacity into firm storage capacity, with an associated 1 Mountain Fuel Resources, Inc., 20 FERC 62,580 (1982). E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1403-063]


Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, 
Protests and Motions To Intervene; Pacific Gas and Electric Company

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Type of Proceeding: Extension of License Term.
    b. Project No.: P-1403-063.
    c. Date Filed: December 20, 2017.
    d. Licensee: Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
    e. Name and Location of Project: Narrows Hydroelectric Project, 
located on the Yuba River in Nevada County, California.
    f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    g. Licensee Contact Information: Ms. Annette Faraglia, Chief 
Counsel, Hydro Generation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, P.O. Box 
7442, MC B30A-3005, San Francisco, CA 94120, Phone: (415) 973-7145, 
Email: [email protected] and Mr. John A. Whittaker, IV, Winston & Strawn 
LLP, 1700 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 282-5766, 
Email: [email protected].
    h. FERC Contact: Mr. Ashish Desai, (202) 502-8370, 
[email protected].
    i. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene and protests, 
is January 18, 2018. The Commission strongly encourages electronic 
filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, and 
recommendations, 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 
[email protected], (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-1403-063.
    j. Description of Proceeding: The licensee seeks Commission 
approval to extend the current 30-year term of the license for the 
Narrows Project by three

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years. The current term of the license expires January 31, 2023. The 
licensee wants to extend the term so it expires on January 31, 2026. 
The licensee has been working on a potential transfer of the Narrows 
Project to the Yuba County Water Agency (Yuba County). The Narrows 
Project is located within a half mile of Yuba County's Yuba River 
Hydroelectric Project No. 2246, which is currently in relicensing. The 
licensee wants the extension so it has more time to complete its 
negotiations with Yuba County and potentially transfer the project 
before the Narrows Project enters relicensing. Should the transfer 
occur, Yuba County could then potentially relicense the Narrows Project 
as part of the Yuba River Project.
    k. This notice is available for review and reproduction at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE, 
Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the Commission's 
website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the 
Docket number (P-1403-063) excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field to access the notice. 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 toll-free 1-866-208-3676 or email 
[email protected]. For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    l. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    m. 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.
    n. 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 request to 
extend the license term. 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: December 21, 2017.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
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