Alpine Pacific Utilities Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Intent To Waive Scoping, Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions, 61560-61562 [2017-28093]

Download as PDF 61560 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–30–000] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization; Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC Take notice that on December 15, 2017, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia), 700 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002–2700, filed in Docket No. CP18–30–000 a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.208 of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Columbia’s blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP83– 76–000, to perform installations and activities to enable the in-line inspection, or pigging, of approximately 53.6 miles of its 20-inch diameter Line D–600 (D600 Launcher & Receiver Project). The majority of the proposed project installations and activities will be located at nine (9) modification points (Mod Points) along the existing Line D–600 right-of-way in Allen, Paulding, and Putnam Counties, Ohio. Columbia’s project will consist of various modification activities necessary to insure that the line is pigcapable, including the installation of one new 24 x 20 bi-directional launcher/receiver at Mod Point 1 in Columbia’s existing Cecil Panhandle Station in Paulding County, Ohio, one new 24 x 20 bi-directional launcher/ receiver at Mod Point 9 in Columbia’s existing Greeley Chapel Station in Allen County, Ohio, and additional appurtenances, including valves, tees, and stopples, at seven other Mod Points in Paulding, Putnam, and Allen Counties, Ohio, 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, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Linda Farquhar, Manager, Project Determinations & Regulatory Administration, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002–2700, by telephone at (832) 320– 5685, by facsimile at (832) 320–6685, or VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 by email at linda_farquhar@ transcanada.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding, or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenters, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 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 seven copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Dated: December 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–28086 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14751–002] Alpine Pacific Utilities Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Intent To Waive Scoping, Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Original Minor License. b. Project No.: 14751–002. c. Date filed: February 1, 2017. d. Applicant: Alpine Pacific Utilities Hydro, LLC. e. Name of Project: Fresno Dam Site Water Power Project. f. Location: On the Milk River in Hill County, Montana near the town of Kremlin at the existing Bureau of Reclamation Fresno Dam. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Justin Ahmann, Alpine Pacific Utilities Hydro, LLC, 75 Somers Road, Somers, Montana 59932, (406) 755–1333. i. FERC Contact: John Matkowski, (202) 502–8576 or john.matkowski@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, and 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 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices intervene and protests, comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, and 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 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–14751–002. 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 proposed project would use the existing Fresno Dam, intake with trashrack, and outlet structure owned and operated by the Bureau of Reclamation and consist of the following new facilities: (1) Two penstock adapters consisting of (i) a 72inch diameter circular section transitioning to (ii) a 72-inch-high by 60-inch wide rectangular section that connects the existing outlet works to (2) a series of rectangular concrete adapter boxes that apportion flow into either the proposed turbines or to the existing gate house; (3) an underground powerhouse containing one 875-kilowatt (kW) and one 625-kW Natel Energy turbine with a total rated capacity of 1.5 megawatts; (4) two 5-foot-wide by 6-foot-high, 85foot-long concrete tailraces; (5) a 400square-foot switchyard; (6) an approximately 3.35-mile-long, 12.74kilovolt underground transmission line; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 6,251 megawatthours. m. Due to the applicant’s close coordination with state and federal agencies during the preparation of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 application and the lack of any study requests submitted during pre-filing consultation and in response to the Commission’s tendering notice, we intend to waive scoping. Based on a review of the application, resource agency consultation letters, and comments filed to date, Commission staff intends to prepare a single environmental assessment (EA). The issues that need to be addressed in the EA have been adequately identified during the pre-filing period, which included a public meeting and site visit, and no new issues are likely to be identified through additional scoping. The EA will assess the potential effects of project construction and operation on geology and soils, aquatic, terrestrial, threatened and endangered species, recreation and land use, aesthetic, and cultural and historic resources. n. 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 website 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. o. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention deadline date, a competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing development application no later than 120 days after the specified intervention deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61561 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, NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION, COMPETING APPLICATION, COMMENTS, REPLY COMMENTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS, or 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. p. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of this notice: (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. q. Procedural schedule: We intend to accept the consultation that has occurred on this project during the prefiling period as satisfying our requirements for the standard 3-stage consultation process under 18 CFR 4.38 and for National Environmental Policy Act scoping and the application will be processed according to the following procedural schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 61562 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices Milestone Target date Comments, recommendations, and terms and conditions due ............... Reply comments due ................................................................................ Notice of the availability of the EA ........................................................... Dated: December 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–28093 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL18–34–000] Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date; PJM Interconnection, LLC On December 21, 2017, the Commission issued an order in Docket No. EL18–34–000, pursuant to section 206 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), 16 U.S.C. 824e (2012), instituting an investigation into whether PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.’s practices regarding the pricing of fast-start resources may be unjust and unreasonable. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 161 FERC 61,295 (2017). The refund effective date in Docket No. EL18–34–000, 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. EL18–34–000 must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 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. 2017–28089 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ID–4091–000] Laurito, James P.; Notice of Filing Take notice that on December 20, 2017, James P. Laurito filed an application for authorization to hold VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 60 days from issuance of this notice. 105 days from issuance of this notice. August 2018. interlocking positions, pursuant to section 305(b) of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 825d(b), and Part 45 of the regulations of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission), 18 CFR 45. 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 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 electronic review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the website 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 January 10, 2018. Dated: December 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–28091 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Number: PR18–14–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)/: COH SOH effective 11– 29–2017. Filed Date: 12/15/17. Accession Number: 201712155202. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/ 5/18. Docket Numbers: RP18–257–000. Applicants: El Paso Natural Gas Company, L.L.C. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate Agreement Update (Pioneer Jan–Mar 2017) to be effective 1/ 1/2018. Filed Date: 12/19/17. Accession Number: 20171219–5203. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/2/18. Docket Numbers: RP18–258–000. Applicants: Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Amendment to NRA Tenaska Marketing Ventures to be effective 12/20/2017. Filed Date: 12/20/17. Accession Number: 20171220–5052. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/2/18. Docket Numbers: RP18–259–000. Applicants: Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Clean Up Table of Contents for Volume 2 to be effective 1/20/2018. Filed Date: 12/20/17. Accession Number: 20171220–5073. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/2/18. Docket Numbers: RP18–260–000. Applicants: Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company. Description: Compliance filing Filing to Comply—CP17–28, Negotiated Rate & Non-Conforming Service Agreements to be effective 12/14/2017. Filed Date: 12/20/17. Accession Number: 20171220–5076. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 1/2/18. Docket Numbers: RP18–261–000. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 248 (Thursday, December 28, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14751-002]


Alpine Pacific Utilities Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application 
Accepted for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Motions To 
Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Intent To 
Waive Scoping, Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, 
Recommendations, and Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Original Minor License.
    b. Project No.: 14751-002.
    c. Date filed: February 1, 2017.
    d. Applicant: Alpine Pacific Utilities Hydro, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Fresno Dam Site Water Power Project.
    f. Location: On the Milk River in Hill County, Montana near the 
town of Kremlin at the existing Bureau of Reclamation Fresno Dam.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Justin Ahmann, Alpine Pacific Utilities 
Hydro, LLC, 75 Somers Road, Somers, Montana 59932, (406) 755-1333.
    i. FERC Contact: John Matkowski, (202) 502-8576 or 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, 
terms and conditions, recommendations, and 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

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intervene and protests, comments, terms and conditions, 
recommendations, and 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 [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-14751-002.
    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 proposed project would use the existing Fresno Dam, intake 
with trashrack, and outlet structure owned and operated by the Bureau 
of Reclamation and consist of the following new facilities: (1) Two 
penstock adapters consisting of (i) a 72-inch diameter circular section 
transitioning to (ii) a 72-inch-high by 60-inch wide rectangular 
section that connects the existing outlet works to (2) a series of 
rectangular concrete adapter boxes that apportion flow into either the 
proposed turbines or to the existing gate house; (3) an underground 
powerhouse containing one 875-kilowatt (kW) and one 625-kW Natel Energy 
turbine with a total rated capacity of 1.5 megawatts; (4) two 5-foot-
wide by 6-foot-high, 85-foot-long concrete tailraces; (5) a 400-square-
foot switchyard; (6) an approximately 3.35-mile-long, 12.74-kilovolt 
underground transmission line; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The 
proposed project would have an average annual generation of 6,251 
megawatt-hours.
    m. Due to the applicant's close coordination with state and federal 
agencies during the preparation of the application and the lack of any 
study requests submitted during pre-filing consultation and in response 
to the Commission's tendering notice, we intend to waive scoping. Based 
on a review of the application, resource agency consultation letters, 
and comments filed to date, Commission staff intends to prepare a 
single environmental assessment (EA). The issues that need to be 
addressed in the EA have been adequately identified during the pre-
filing period, which included a public meeting and site visit, and no 
new issues are likely to be identified through additional scoping. The 
EA will assess the potential effects of project construction and 
operation on geology and soils, aquatic, terrestrial, threatened and 
endangered species, recreation and land use, aesthetic, and cultural 
and historic resources.
    n. 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 website 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.
    o. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application 
must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention 
deadline date, a competing development application, or a notice of 
intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of 
intent allows an interested person to file the competing development 
application no later than 120 days after the specified intervention 
deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be 
accepted in response to this notice.
    A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, 
and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an 
unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A 
notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this 
public notice.
    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, NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION, 
COMPETING APPLICATION, COMMENTS, REPLY COMMENTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, TERMS 
AND CONDITIONS, or 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.
    p. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following 
the date of issuance of this notice: (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.
    q. Procedural schedule: We intend to accept the consultation that 
has occurred on this project during the pre-filing period as satisfying 
our requirements for the standard 3-stage consultation process under 18 
CFR 4.38 and for National Environmental Policy Act scoping and the 
application will be processed according to the following procedural 
schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate.

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               Milestone                           Target date
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Comments, recommendations, and terms     60 days from issuance of this
 and conditions due.                      notice.
Reply comments due.....................  105 days from issuance of this
                                          notice.
Notice of the availability of the EA...  August 2018.
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    Dated: December 21, 2017.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
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