Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications: Badger Mountain Hydro, LLC, 61152-61153 [2018-25923]

Download as PDF 61152 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 28, 2018 / Notices 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. Frequency: On Occasion. Dated: November 23, 2018. Shelly E. Finke, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2018–25939 Filed 11–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER19–381–000] Power Holding LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Power Holding LLC’s application for marketbased 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 December 11, 2018. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// 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, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above-referenced proceeding are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:19 Nov 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 Dated: November 21, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–25926 Filed 11–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2727–092] Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment: Black Bear Hydro Partners, LLC In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR part 380, the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for the relicensing of the Ellsworth Hydroelectric Project, located on the Union River, in Hancock County, Maine, and has prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the project. The DEA contains staff’s analysis of the potential environmental impacts of the project and concludes that licensing the project, with appropriate environmental protective measures, would not constitute a major federal action that would significantly affect the quality of the human environment. A copy of the DEA 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). You may also 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. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Any comments should be filed within 60 days from the date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments 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. 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–2727–092. For further information, contact Dr. Nicholas Palso at (202) 502–8854, or at nicholas.palso@ferc.gov. Dated: November 21, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–25920 Filed 11–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14892–000] Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications: Badger Mountain Hydro, LLC On October 2, 2018, Badger Mountain Hydro, LLC filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Badger Mountain Pumped Storage Project (project) to be located near East Wenatchee in Douglas County, Washington. 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. The proposed project will be a closedloop pumped storage project with initial fill and make up water coming from local water rights holders, tentatively E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 28, 2018 / Notices identified as the Greater Wenatchee Irrigation District. Water would be delivered from the District’s Veedol Tank via an approximately 0.7-milelong, 12-inch-diameter buried steel pipe to a new lower reservoir. The proposed project would consist of: An upper 5- to 40-foot-high, 7,500-foot-long zoned earth/rockfill ring dam enclosing the 70acre upper reservoir with storage capacity of 2,000 acre-feet; a lower 35foot-high, 540-foot-long zoned earth/ rockfill primary dam and 10-foot-high, 830-foot-long earthen supplemental dam enclosing the 80-acre lower reservoir with storage capacity of 2,600 acre-feet; a 600-foot-long, 14-foot-diameter unlined or concrete-lined low pressure tunnel; a 30-foot-diameter, 50-foot-high concrete surge tank; two 5,200-foot-long, 10-foot-diameter steel penstocks; a powerhouse with a 220-foot-high, 65foot-diameter steel and concrete shaft, and two 150-megawatt (MW) reversible pump-turbines/motor-generators for a total installed capacity of 300 MW; a 1,200-foot-long, 17-foot-diameter concrete-lined tailrace tunnel; a 230kilovolt (kV), 3.7-mile-long transmission line interconnecting with the existing Puget Sound Energy Rocky ReachCascade transmission line, and a possible second transmission line interconnecting with the existing 230kV Bonneville Power Administration Rocky Reach-Columbia transmission line 500 feet from the powerhouse. The estimated average annual generation of the project would be 473,040 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Matthew Shapiro, CEO, Gridflex Energy, LLC, 1210 W. Franklin St. #2, Boise, ID 837021, phone (208) 246–9925. FERC Contact: Peter McBride, (202) 502–8132, peter.mcbride@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:// 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) VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:19 Nov 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 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–14892–000. 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–14892) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: November 21, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–25923 Filed 11–27–18; 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: ER13–1667–004. Applicants: Battery Utility of Ohio, LLC. Description: Notice of Change in Status of Battery Utility of Ohio, LLC. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5221. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/18. Docket Numbers: ER17–1609–002. Applicants: Carroll County Energy LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of Carroll County Energy LLC. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5254. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2516–000. Applicants: Willow Springs Solar, LLC. Description: Amendment to September 28, 2018 Willow Springs Solar, LLC tariff filing. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5219. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/27/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–104–001. Applicants: El Paso Electric Company. Description: Tariff Amendment: Concurrence of EPE to APS Service Agreement No. 367 to be effective 9/7/2018. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5167. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/18. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61153 Docket Numbers: ER19–381–000. Applicants: Power Holding LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Application for Market Based Rate to be effective 11/21/2018. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5175. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–382–000. Applicants: Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: DECCity of Concord NITSA (SA–150) Amendment to be effective 1/1/2019. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5176. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–383–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Revisions to OATT and OA re Regulation Market Clearing Price to be effective 1/21/2019. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5182. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–384–000. Applicants: Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Description: Request for One-time Limited Tariff Waiver, et al. of Pacific Gas and Electric Company under ER19– 384. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5218. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/30/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–385–000. Applicants: NRG Power Marketing LLC. Description: Application to Recover Fuel Procurement Costs of NRG Power Marketing, LLC. Filed Date: 11/20/18. Accession Number: 20181120–5223. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–386–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Amendment to ISA, SA No. 2278, Queue# None (Consent) to be effective 4/1/2010. Filed Date: 11/21/18. Accession Number: 20181121–5054. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/12/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–387–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Original ISA and CSA, SA Nos. 5231 and 5232; Queue No. AC1–048/AC2– 053 to be effective 10/23/2018. Filed Date: 11/21/18. Accession Number: 20181121–5061. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/12/18. Take notice that the Commission received the following qualifying facility filings: E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 28, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61152-61153]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25923]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14892-000]


Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and 
Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications: 
Badger Mountain Hydro, LLC

    On October 2, 2018, Badger Mountain Hydro, LLC filed an application 
for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power 
Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Badger Mountain Pumped 
Storage Project (project) to be located near East Wenatchee in Douglas 
County, Washington. 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.
    The proposed project will be a closed-loop pumped storage project 
with initial fill and make up water coming from local water rights 
holders, tentatively

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identified as the Greater Wenatchee Irrigation District. Water would be 
delivered from the District's Veedol Tank via an approximately 0.7-
mile-long, 12-inch-diameter buried steel pipe to a new lower reservoir. 
The proposed project would consist of: An upper 5- to 40-foot-high, 
7,500-foot-long zoned earth/rockfill ring dam enclosing the 70-acre 
upper reservoir with storage capacity of 2,000 acre-feet; a lower 35-
foot-high, 540-foot-long zoned earth/rockfill primary dam and 10-foot-
high, 830-foot-long earthen supplemental dam enclosing the 80-acre 
lower reservoir with storage capacity of 2,600 acre-feet; a 600-foot-
long, 14-foot-diameter unlined or concrete-lined low pressure tunnel; a 
30-foot-diameter, 50-foot-high concrete surge tank; two 5,200-foot-
long, 10-foot-diameter steel penstocks; a powerhouse with a 220-foot-
high, 65-foot-diameter steel and concrete shaft, and two 150-megawatt 
(MW) reversible pump-turbines/motor-generators for a total installed 
capacity of 300 MW; a 1,200-foot-long, 17-foot-diameter concrete-lined 
tailrace tunnel; a 230-kilovolt (kV), 3.7-mile-long transmission line 
interconnecting with the existing Puget Sound Energy Rocky Reach-
Cascade transmission line, and a possible second transmission line 
interconnecting with the existing 230-kV Bonneville Power 
Administration Rocky Reach-Columbia transmission line 500 feet from the 
powerhouse.
    The estimated average annual generation of the project would be 
473,040 megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Matthew Shapiro, CEO, Gridflex Energy, LLC, 1210 
W. Franklin St. #2, Boise, ID 837021, phone (208) 246-9925.
    FERC Contact: Peter McBride, (202) 502-8132, 
[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-14892-000.
    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-14892) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: November 21, 2018.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-25923 Filed 11-27-18; 8:45 am]
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