Southeast Oklahoma Power Corporation; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 60421 [2018-25585]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 227 / Monday, November 26, 2018 / Notices 7 proceeding.1 Persons desiring to become a party to a certificate proceeding are to intervene in a timely manner. If seeking to intervene out-oftime, the movant is required to ‘‘show good cause why the time limitation should be waived,’’ and should provide justification by reference to factors set forth in Rule 214(d)(1) of the Commission’s Rules and Regulations.2 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 3 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 10, 2018. Dated: November 19, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–25637 Filed 11–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14887–000] Southeast Oklahoma Power Corporation; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications 1. On July 31, 2018, Southeast Oklahoma Power Corporation, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Southeast Oklahoma Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project (project) to be located on the Kiamichi River, near the town of Whitesboro, in LeFlore County, Oklahoma. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. 2. The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) A 2,165-foot-long, 302-foot-high concrete-faced rockfill upper dam with a 196.85-foot-long emergency spillway with a 600-foot1 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., 162 FERC ¶61,167 at ¶50 (2018). 2 18 CFR 385.214(d)(1). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Nov 23, 2018 Jkt 247001 long, 30-foot-wide channel; (2) an upper reservoir with a surface area of 488.52 acres and a storage capacity of 43,633 acre-feet; (3) a 98.4-foot-long, 39.4-foothigh concrete upper intake/outlet structure; (4) a 6,370-foot-long, 27.8foot-diameter steel and concrete headrace tunnel; (5) a 545-foot-long, 90foot-wide, 185.4-foot-high underground concrete pumping station/powerhouse containing four pump/generating units with a total capacity of 1,200 megawatts; (6) a 7,439-foot-long, 27.8-foot-diameter tailrace tunnel; (7) a 98.4-foot-long, 39.4-foot-high concrete lower intake/ outlet structure; (8) a 9,957-foot-long, 52.5-foot-high earthen lower dam with a 33-foot-long, 13-foot-high emergency spillway with a 1,640-foot-long tunnel to the Kiamichi River; (9) a lower reservoir with a surface area of 727 acres, and a storage capacity of 37,965 acre-feet; (10) two 20-inch-diameter, 675-foot-long pipes with 110 kilowatt pumps from the lower reservoir to the regulating reservoir; (11) a regulating reservoir with a surface area of 40 acres, and a storage capacity of 1,216 acre-feet; (12) two 20-inch-diameter, 690-foot-long pipes with two 110 kilowatt pumps from the Kiamichi River to the regulating reservoir; (13) a 40-foot-long, 40-foot-wide funnel shaped intake structure on the Kiamichi River, located 1.5-foot above the bottom of the Kiamichi River tapering down to 10foot-long, 10-foot-wide section where it connects to the two pipes; and (14) a 124-mile-long transmission line to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas grid. The proposed project would relocate State Road 248 (Post Oar Road) and 583rd Street because the lower reservoir would otherwise inundate them. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of 4,368,000 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Mr. John Bobenic, Southeast Oklahoma Power Corporation, c/o Daytona Power Corp, 1800, 421–7 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta Canada T2P 4K9; phone: (578) 433–4933. FERC Contact: Michael Spencer, (202) 502–6093, michael.spencer@ferc.gov. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60421 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–14887–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14887) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: November 16, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–25585 Filed 11–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–525–000] Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP—Willis Lateral Project On July 13, 2018, Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP (Gulf South) filed an application in Docket No. CP18–525– 000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act to construct and operate certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the Willis Lateral Project (Project), and would provide about 200 million cubic feet of natural gas per day to Entergy Texas, Inc.’s Montgomery County Power Station Project near Willis, Texas. On July 26, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s Environmental Assessment (EA) E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14887-000]


Southeast Oklahoma Power Corporation; Notice of Preliminary 
Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions 
To Intervene, and Competing Applications

    1. On July 31, 2018, Southeast Oklahoma Power Corporation, filed an 
application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the 
Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the 
Southeast Oklahoma Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project (project) to be 
located on the Kiamichi River, near the town of Whitesboro, in LeFlore 
County, Oklahoma. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, 
is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application 
during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the 
permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise 
enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners' express 
permission.
    2. The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) A 
2,165-foot-long, 302-foot-high concrete-faced rockfill upper dam with a 
196.85-foot-long emergency spillway with a 600-foot-long, 30-foot-wide 
channel; (2) an upper reservoir with a surface area of 488.52 acres and 
a storage capacity of 43,633 acre-feet; (3) a 98.4-foot-long, 39.4-
foot-high concrete upper intake/outlet structure; (4) a 6,370-foot-
long, 27.8-foot-diameter steel and concrete headrace tunnel; (5) a 545-
foot-long, 90-foot-wide, 185.4-foot-high underground concrete pumping 
station/powerhouse containing four pump/generating units with a total 
capacity of 1,200 megawatts; (6) a 7,439-foot-long, 27.8-foot-diameter 
tailrace tunnel; (7) a 98.4-foot-long, 39.4-foot-high concrete lower 
intake/outlet structure; (8) a 9,957-foot-long, 52.5-foot-high earthen 
lower dam with a 33-foot-long, 13-foot-high emergency spillway with a 
1,640-foot-long tunnel to the Kiamichi River; (9) a lower reservoir 
with a surface area of 727 acres, and a storage capacity of 37,965 
acre-feet; (10) two 20-inch-diameter, 675-foot-long pipes with 110 
kilowatt pumps from the lower reservoir to the regulating reservoir; 
(11) a regulating reservoir with a surface area of 40 acres, and a 
storage capacity of 1,216 acre-feet; (12) two 20-inch-diameter, 690-
foot-long pipes with two 110 kilowatt pumps from the Kiamichi River to 
the regulating reservoir; (13) a 40-foot-long, 40-foot-wide funnel 
shaped intake structure on the Kiamichi River, located 1.5-foot above 
the bottom of the Kiamichi River tapering down to 10-foot-long, 10-
foot-wide section where it connects to the two pipes; and (14) a 124-
mile-long transmission line to the Electric Reliability Council of 
Texas grid.
    The proposed project would relocate State Road 248 (Post Oar Road) 
and 583rd Street because the lower reservoir would otherwise inundate 
them. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual 
generation of 4,368,000 megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Mr. John Bobenic, Southeast Oklahoma Power 
Corporation, c/o Daytona Power Corp, 1800, 421-7 Avenue SW, Calgary, 
Alberta Canada T2P 4K9; phone: (578) 433-4933.
    FERC Contact: Michael Spencer, (202) 502-6093, 
[email protected].
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing 
applications 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-14887-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of 
Commission's website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14887) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: November 16, 2018.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-25585 Filed 11-23-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P