Douglas Leen; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process, 61559 [2017-28094]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices increase of 9.2 million cubic feet per day in the minimum required deliverability (MRD) without increasing the overall storage capacity of the field. Dominion Energy states that the project will not affect the contracted firm capacity and MRD rights held by existing firm storage customers at Clay Basin. Dominion Energy estimates that the cost of the proposed project is approximately $3.6 million. Any questions regarding this application should be directed L. Bradley Burton, Director-Regulatory, Rates, Certificates and Tariffs Dominion Energy Questar Corporation, 333 South State Street, P.O. Box 45360, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145–0360, by telephone at (801) 324–2459, by fax at (801) 324– 2905, or by email at brad.burton@ dominionenergy.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 If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 commenter 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 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 5 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. 2017–28087 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. P–14862–000] Douglas Leen; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of PreApplication Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: P–14862–000. c. Date Filed: November 14, 2017. d. Submitted By: Douglas Leen. e. Name of Project: Kupeanof Microhydro Project. f. Location: On an unnamed stream, in Petersburg Borough, Alaska. The project occupies 0.1 acres of United States lands administered by U.S. Forest Service. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Douglas Leen, P.O. Box 341, Petersburg, AK 99833; (907) 518–0335; mail@ dougleen.com. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 61559 i. FERC Contact: Ryan Hansen at (202) 502–8074; or email at ryan.hansen@ ferc.gov. j. Mr. Leen filed his request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on November 14, 2017. Mr. Leen provided public notice of his request on November 16, 2017. In a letter dated December 20, 2017, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Mr. Leen’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR, Part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the Alaska State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. Mr. Leen filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. m. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s website (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 at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502– 8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in paragraph h. n. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: December 21, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–28094 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. P-14862-000]


Douglas Leen; Notice of Intent To File License Application, 
Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the 
Traditional Licensing Process

    a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and 
Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process.
    b. Project No.: P-14862-000.
    c. Date Filed: November 14, 2017.
    d. Submitted By: Douglas Leen.
    e. Name of Project: Kupeanof Microhydro Project.
    f. Location: On an unnamed stream, in Petersburg Borough, Alaska. 
The project occupies 0.1 acres of United States lands administered by 
U.S. Forest Service.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission's regulations.
    h. Potential Applicant Contact: Douglas Leen, P.O. Box 341, 
Petersburg, AK 99833; (907) 518-0335; [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Ryan Hansen at (202) 502-8074; or email at 
[email protected].
    j. Mr. Leen filed his request to use the Traditional Licensing 
Process on November 14, 2017. Mr. Leen provided public notice of his 
request on November 16, 2017. In a letter dated December 20, 2017, the 
Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Mr. Leen's 
request to use the Traditional Licensing Process.
    k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with 
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or NOAA Fisheries under section 
7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations 
thereunder at 50 CFR, Part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) 
of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and 
implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating 
consultation with the Alaska State Historic Preservation Officer, as 
required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the 
implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic 
Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2.
    l. Mr. Leen filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a 
proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 
CFR 5.6 of the Commission's regulations.
    m. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in 
the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's website 
(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 at 
[email protected], (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at 
the address in paragraph h.
    n. Register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.

    Dated: December 21, 2017.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-28094 Filed 12-27-17; 8:45 am]
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