Notice of Intent To Terminate Conduit Exemption and Soliciting Comments, Protests, and Motions To Intervene: City of San Luis Obispo, 43672-43673 [2018-18465]

Download as PDF 43672 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 166 / Monday, August 27, 2018 / Notices The following is a list of off-therecord communications recently received by the Secretary of the Commission. The communications listed are grouped by docket numbers in ascending order. These filings are available for electronic review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the proceeding in accordance with Rule 2010, 18 CFR 385.2010. Exempt off-the-record communications are included in the decisional record of the proceeding, unless the communication was with a cooperating agency as described by 40 CFR 1501.6, made under 18 CFR 385.2201(e)(1)(v). Docket No. Commission’s website at https:// 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 for TTY, contact (202)502–8659. File date Prohibited 1. EL16–49–000, ER18–1314–000, ER18–1314–001, EL18–178–000. 2. CP15–554–000, CP16–10–000 ......................................... 3. P–12514–074 ..................................................................... 4. P–12496–002 ..................................................................... Exempt 1. CP18–26–000 .................................................................... 2. CP17–458–000 .................................................................. 3. CP17–458–000 .................................................................. 4. CP17–101–000 .................................................................. 5. CP17–117–000, CP17–118–000 ....................................... 6. CP18–46–000 .................................................................... 8–6–2018 Presenter or requester Natural Gas Supply Association. 8–13–2018 8–20–2018 8–20–2018 Rachael Kennedy. FERC Staff.1 FERC Staff.2 8–8–2018 8–9–2018 8–9–2018 8–13–2018 8–13–2018 8–16–2018 U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service. State of Oklahoma House Majority Leader Mike Sanders. State of Oklahoma House Representative Marcus McEntire. FERC Staff.3 U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan. U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration. 1 Memorandum dated 8/20/2018 reporting voicemail message from Pat Carroll. dated 8/20/2018 forwarding email communication from William Foster of the National Marine Fisheries Service. 3 Meeting minutes for teleconference held on 7/30/2018 with Transco. 2 Memorandum Dated: August 21, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–18470 Filed 8–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 5218–002] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Notice of Intent To Terminate Conduit Exemption and Soliciting Comments, Protests, and Motions To Intervene: City of San Luis Obispo Take notice that the following hydroelectric proceeding has been initiated by the Commission: a. Type of Proceeding: Termination of small conduit exemption by implied surrender. b. Project No.: 5218–002. c. Date Initiated: August 21, 2018. d. Exemptee: City of San Luis Obispo, California. e. Name and Location of Project: This conduit hydroelectric project is located on the City of San Luis Obispo’s water supply in San Luis Obispo County, California. f. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 4.94 (Standard Article 1). g. Exemptee Contact Information: Mr. Wade Horton, Water Division Manager, San Luis Obispo, 879 Morro Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401; phone: (805) 781–7237. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 h. FERC Contact: Jennifer Polardino, (202) 502–6437, Jennifer.Polardino@ ferc.gov. i. Deadline for filing comments, protests, or motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance of this notice by the Commission. Please file your submittal electronically via the internet (eFiling) in lieu of paper. Please refer to the instructions on the Commission’s website under https://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling.asp and filing instructions in the Commission’s Regulations at 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii). To assist you with eFilings you should refer to the submission guidelines document at https://www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide/user-guide.pdf. In addition, certain filing requirements have statutory or regulatory formatting and other instructions. You should refer to a list of these ‘‘qualified documents’’ at https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling/ filing.pdf. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. Please include the project number (P–5218–002) on any documents or motions filed. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings; otherwise, you should submit an original and seven copies of any submittal to the following address: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Mail Code: DHAC, PJ–12, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. j. Description of Project Facilities: As authorized, the project uses the PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 following existing water supply facilities: (1) A 5,133-foot-long, 18-inch diameter Salinas pipeline; (2) an existing 4,080-foot-long, 12-inch diameter San Luis Obispo City pipeline, which serves as the project’s penstock; (3) a powerhouse containing a generating unit with a nameplate capacity of 680 kilowatts; and (4) a transmission line that connects the powerhouse to an existing Pacific Gas and Electric Company distribution line. k. Description of Proceeding: The exemptee is in violation of Standard Article 1 of its exemption issued on January 17, 1982 (18 FERC ¶ 62,059). Article 1 provides, among other things, that the Commission may terminate an exemption if any term or condition of the exemption is violated. Commission records, including correspondence with the exemptee, show that the San Luis Obispo Project has not operated since June 1993. Since 1995, the Commission has worked with the exemptee to file a plan and schedule to restore operation. Over the years, the exemptee has made many proposals to restart generation, but none have come to fruition. Most recently, on September 19, 2017, the exemptee said it planned to complete new designs by June 2018 for rebuilding portions of the project and would begin construction by December 2018. The exemptee has not filed its new designs and has stopped responding to Commission staff letters seeking updates. On May 24, 2018, Commission staff notified the exemptee E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 166 / Monday, August 27, 2018 / Notices that failure to file a response may result in implied surrender of the project’s exemption. l. 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 https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the Docket number (P–5218–002) excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the notice. You may also register online at https://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 (866) 208– 3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. 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, .212, .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 proceeding. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘PROTEST,’’ or ‘‘MOTIONS TO INTERVENE,’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the project number of the proceeding to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person commenting, protesting, or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis. All comments, protests, or motions to intervene should relate to project works which are the subject of the termination of exemption. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served on each representative of the exemptee specified in item g. above. A copy of all other filings in reference to this notice must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 proceeding in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. p. Agency Comments: Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described proceeding. If any agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. Dated: August 21, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–18465 Filed 8–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–3272–006. Applicants: Lower Mount Bethel Energy, LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Informational Filing Re Upstream Change in Ownership and Request for Waiver to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 8/20/18. Accession Number: 20180820–5064. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/10/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–1662–001. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Tariff Amendment: Deficiency Response—Clarify Contingency Reserve Clearing During CR Events to be effective 7/22/2018. Filed Date: 8/20/18. Accession Number: 20180820–5101. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/10/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2256–000. Applicants: Central Maine Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Bilateral, Cost-Based Transmission Service Agreements (Eversource) to be effective 10/20/2018. Filed Date: 8/20/18. Accession Number: 20180820–5143. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/10/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2257–000. Applicants: Central Maine Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Bilateral, Cost-Based Transmission Service Agreements (NG) to be effective 10/20/2018. Filed Date: 8/20/18. Accession Number: 20180820–5145. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/10/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2258–000. Applicants: Central Maine Power Company. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43673 Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Bilateral, Cost-Based Transmission Service Agreements (Unitil) to be effective 10/20/2018. Filed Date: 8/20/18. Accession Number: 20180820–5147. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/10/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2259–000. Applicants: Central Maine Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Bilateral, Cost-Based Transmission Service Agreements (HQUS Eversource) to be effective 10/20/2018. Filed Date: 8/20/18. Accession Number: 20180820–5149. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/10/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2260–000. Applicants: Central Maine Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Bilateral, Cost-Based Transmission Service Agreements (National Grid) to be effective 10/20/2018. Filed Date: 8/20/18. Accession Number: 20180820–5151. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/10/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2261–000. Applicants: Central Maine Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Bilateral, Cost-Based Transmission Service Agreements (HQUS Additional) to be effective 10/20/2018. Filed Date: 8/21/18. Accession Number: 20180821–5000. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/11/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2262–000. Applicants: Central Maine Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Bilateral, Cost-Based Transmission Service Agreements (HQUS Unitil) to be effective 10/20/2018. Filed Date: 8/21/18. Accession Number: 20180821–5003. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/11/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2263–000. Applicants: Virginia Electric and Power Company. Description: Petition for Waiver of Formula Rate and Protocols, et al. of Virginia Electric and Power Company. Filed Date: 8/20/18. Accession Number: 20180820–5157. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 8/30/18. 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. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 166 (Monday, August 27, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 5218-002]


Notice of Intent To Terminate Conduit Exemption and Soliciting 
Comments, Protests, and Motions To Intervene: City of San Luis Obispo

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric proceeding has been 
initiated by the Commission:
    a. Type of Proceeding: Termination of small conduit exemption by 
implied surrender.
    b. Project No.: 5218-002.
    c. Date Initiated: August 21, 2018.
    d. Exemptee: City of San Luis Obispo, California.
    e. Name and Location of Project: This conduit hydroelectric project 
is located on the City of San Luis Obispo's water supply in San Luis 
Obispo County, California.
    f. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 4.94 (Standard Article 1).
    g. Exemptee Contact Information: Mr. Wade Horton, Water Division 
Manager, San Luis Obispo, 879 Morro Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401; 
phone: (805) 781-7237.
    h. FERC Contact: Jennifer Polardino, (202) 502-6437, 
[email protected].
    i. Deadline for filing comments, protests, or motions to intervene 
is 30 days from the issuance of this notice by the Commission. Please 
file your submittal electronically via the internet (eFiling) in lieu 
of paper. Please refer to the instructions on the Commission's website 
under https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp and filing 
instructions in the Commission's Regulations at 18 CFR 
385.2001(a)(1)(iii). To assist you with eFilings you should refer to 
the submission guidelines document at https://www.ferc.gov/help/submission-guide/user-guide.pdf. In addition, certain filing 
requirements have statutory or regulatory formatting and other 
instructions. You should refer to a list of these ``qualified 
documents'' at https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling/filing.pdf. You 
must include your name and contact information at the end of your 
comments. Please include the project number (P-5218-002) on any 
documents or motions filed. The Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filings; otherwise, you should submit an original and seven 
copies of any submittal to the following address: The Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Mail Code: DHAC, PJ-12, 888 First 
Street NE, Washington, DC 20426.
    j. Description of Project Facilities: As authorized, the project 
uses the following existing water supply facilities: (1) A 5,133-foot-
long, 18-inch diameter Salinas pipeline; (2) an existing 4,080-foot-
long, 12-inch diameter San Luis Obispo City pipeline, which serves as 
the project's penstock; (3) a powerhouse containing a generating unit 
with a nameplate capacity of 680 kilowatts; and (4) a transmission line 
that connects the powerhouse to an existing Pacific Gas and Electric 
Company distribution line.
    k. Description of Proceeding: The exemptee is in violation of 
Standard Article 1 of its exemption issued on January 17, 1982 (18 FERC 
] 62,059). Article 1 provides, among other things, that the Commission 
may terminate an exemption if any term or condition of the exemption is 
violated.
    Commission records, including correspondence with the exemptee, 
show that the San Luis Obispo Project has not operated since June 1993. 
Since 1995, the Commission has worked with the exemptee to file a plan 
and schedule to restore operation. Over the years, the exemptee has 
made many proposals to restart generation, but none have come to 
fruition. Most recently, on September 19, 2017, the exemptee said it 
planned to complete new designs by June 2018 for rebuilding portions of 
the project and would begin construction by December 2018. The exemptee 
has not filed its new designs and has stopped responding to Commission 
staff letters seeking updates. On May 24, 2018, Commission staff 
notified the exemptee

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that failure to file a response may result in implied surrender of the 
project's exemption.
    l. 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 https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the 
Docket number (P-5218-002) excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field to access the notice. You may also register online 
at https://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 (866) 208-3676 or email 
[email protected]. For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. 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, 
.212, .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 proceeding.
    o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) 
Bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS,'' ``PROTEST,'' or 
``MOTIONS TO INTERVENE,'' as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading 
the project number of the proceeding to which the filing responds; (3) 
furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person 
commenting, protesting, or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with 
the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments or 
protests must set forth their evidentiary basis. All comments, 
protests, or motions to intervene should relate to project works which 
are the subject of the termination of exemption. A copy of any protest 
or motion to intervene must be served on each representative of the 
exemptee specified in item g. above. A copy of all other filings in 
reference to this notice 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. Agency Comments: Federal, state, and local agencies are invited 
to file comments on the described proceeding. If any agency does not 
file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be 
presumed to have no comments.

    Dated: August 21, 2018.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-18465 Filed 8-24-18; 8:45 am]
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