Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene; Haights Creek Irrigation Company, 54740-54741 [2018-23769]

Download as PDF 54740 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 211 / Wednesday, October 31, 2018 / Notices FERC–549C: STANDARDS FOR BUSINESS PRACTICES OF INTERSTATE NATURAL GAS PIPELINES Number of respondents Average number of responses per respondent 10 Total number of responses Average burden hrs. & cost ($) per response 11 Total annual burden hours & total annual cost ($) Cost per respondent (rounded) ($) (1) (2) = (3) ÷ (1) (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) 96 hrs.; $8,928 ........ 47,040 hrs.; $4,374,720 ....... Standards for Business Practices of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines. 165 2.97 Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether either collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden and costs of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used on each collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of either information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of either collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: October 25, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–23770 Filed 10–30–18; 8:45 am] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 10 The average number of responses per respondent were calculated by dividing the total number of responses (Column 3) in each category by the number of responses (Column 1). 11 The estimated hourly cost (salary plus benefits) provided in this section is based on the salary figures (https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/naics2_ 22.htm) and benefits (https://www.bls.gov/ news.release/ecec.nr0.htm) for May 2017 posted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Utilities sector. The hourly estimates for salary plus benefits are: Petroleum Engineer (Occupation Code: 17–2171), $71.62 Computer Systems Analyst (Occupation Code: 15–1121), $67.82 Legal (Occupation Code: 23–0000), $143.68 Economist (Occupation Code: 19–3011), $71.98 The average hourly cost (salary plus benefits) is calculated weighting each of the aforementioned wage categories as follows: $71.62 (0.3) + $143.68 (0.3) + $67.82 (0.15) + $71.98 (0.25) = $92.76. The Commission rounds it to $93/hour. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Oct 30, 2018 Jkt 247001 490 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER19–170–000] Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization: Gateway Energy Storage, LLC This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Gateway Energy Storage, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is November 14, 2018. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at https:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 $26,513 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also 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. Dated: October 25, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–23749 Filed 10–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CD19–1–000] Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene; Haights Creek Irrigation Company On October 12, 2018, the Haights Creek Irrigation Company, filed a notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended by section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (HREA). The proposed Haights Creek Micro-Hydropower Project would have a total installed capacity up to 24 kilowatts (kW), and would be located on the existing Haights Creek Irrigation Pipeline. The project would be located near the City of Kaysville in Davis County, Utah. Applicant Contact: Dan Robinson, Haights Creek Irrigation Company, 820 East 200 North, Kaysville, UT 84037, E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 211 / Wednesday, October 31, 2018 / Notices Phone No. (801) 546–4242, email: dan@ haightscreek.comcastbiz. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, Phone No. (202) 502–6062; Email: robert.bell@ ferc.gov. Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed project would consist of: (1) Up to six 4-kW turbine-generators connected to an existing irrigation pipeline with a total generating capacity of up to 24 kW, and (2) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual 54741 generation of up to 105.42 megawatthours. A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below. TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY Description Satisfies (Y/N) The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel, canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar manmade water conveyance that is operated for the distribution of water for agricultural, municipal, or industrial consumption and not primarily for the generation of electricity. The facility is constructed, operated, or maintained for the generation of electric power and uses for such generation only the hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned conduit. The facility has an installed capacity that does not exceed 5 megawatts ..................................... Y Statutory provision FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA. On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. Preliminary Determination: The proposed Haights Creek MicroHydropower Project will not interfere with the primary purpose of the conduit, which is to transport water for irrigation by filling an equalizing reservoir, which in turn provides pressure for an irrigation zone in their service area. Therefore, based upon the above criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, which is not required to be licensed or exempted from licensing. Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY or MOTION TO INTERVENE, as applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Oct 30, 2018 Jkt 247001 Commission’s regulations.1 All comments contesting Commission staff’s preliminary determination that the facility meets the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at https:// 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 https://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. 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. Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number (i.e., CD19–1) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208– 1 18 PO 00000 CFR 385.2001–2005 (2018). Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Y Y Y 3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: October 25, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–23769 Filed 10–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OECA–2014–0096; FRL–9984– 04–OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Iron and Steel Foundries Area Sources (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), NESHAP for Iron and Steel Foundries Area Sources (EPA ICR Number 2267.05, OMB Control number 2060– 0605), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through November 30, 2018. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on June 29, 2017 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CD19-1-000]


Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit 
Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene; 
Haights Creek Irrigation Company

    On October 12, 2018, the Haights Creek Irrigation Company, filed a 
notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, 
pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as amended by 
section 4 of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (HREA). 
The proposed Haights Creek Micro-Hydropower Project would have a total 
installed capacity up to 24 kilowatts (kW), and would be located on the 
existing Haights Creek Irrigation Pipeline. The project would be 
located near the City of Kaysville in Davis County, Utah.
    Applicant Contact: Dan Robinson, Haights Creek Irrigation Company, 
820 East 200 North, Kaysville, UT 84037,

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Phone No. (801) 546-4242, email: [email protected].
    FERC Contact: Robert Bell, Phone No. (202) 502-6062; Email: 
[email protected].
    Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed 
project would consist of: (1) Up to six 4-kW turbine-generators 
connected to an existing irrigation pipeline with a total generating 
capacity of up to 24 kW, and (2) appurtenant facilities. The proposed 
project would have an estimated annual generation of up to 105.42 
megawatt-hours.
    A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined 
or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below.

                          Table 1--Criteria for Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility
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                                                                                                      Satisfies
              Statutory provision                                   Description                         (Y/N)
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FPA 30(a)(3)(A), as amended by HREA............  The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel, canal,            Y
                                                  pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar
                                                  manmade water conveyance that is operated for
                                                  the distribution of water for agricultural,
                                                  municipal, or industrial consumption and not
                                                  primarily for the generation of electricity.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i), as amended by HREA.........  The facility is constructed, operated, or                    Y
                                                  maintained for the generation of electric power
                                                  and uses for such generation only the
                                                  hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned
                                                  conduit.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii), as amended by HREA........  The facility has an installed capacity that does             Y
                                                  not exceed 5 megawatts.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii), as amended by HREA.......  On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not             Y
                                                  licensed, or exempted from the licensing
                                                  requirements of Part I of the FPA.
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    Preliminary Determination: The proposed Haights Creek Micro-
Hydropower Project will not interfere with the primary purpose of the 
conduit, which is to transport water for irrigation by filling an 
equalizing reservoir, which in turn provides pressure for an irrigation 
zone in their service area. Therefore, based upon the above criteria, 
Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies 
the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, which is 
not required to be licensed or exempted from licensing.
    Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments 
contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 45 
days from the issuance date of this notice.
    Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the 
issuance date of this notice.
    Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance 
with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 
385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or 
before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding.
    Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A 
CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY or MOTION TO INTERVENE, as applicable; (2) 
state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number 
of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, 
address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise 
comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of 
the Commission's regulations.\1\ All comments contesting Commission 
staff's preliminary determination that the facility meets the 
qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis.
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    \1\ 18 CFR 385.2001-2005 (2018).
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    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and comments using the Commission's eFiling system 
at https://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 https://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. 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.
    Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can 
be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed 
and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 
888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be 
viewed on the web at https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using 
the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number (i.e., CD19-1) in the docket 
number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-
866-208-3676 or email [email protected]. For TTY, call (202) 
502-8659.

    Dated: October 25, 2018.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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