KEI (Maine) Power Management (II) LLC; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process, 61624 [2018-25986]

Download as PDF 61624 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 231 / Friday, November 30, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 4202–024] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 KEI (Maine) Power Management (II) LLC; 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.: 4202–024. c. Date Filed: September 26, 2018. d. Submitted By: KEI (Maine) Power Management (II) LLC (KEI Power). e. Name of Project: Lowell Tannery Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Passadumkeag River, in Penobscot County, Maine. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 and 5.5 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Lewis C. Loon, KEI (USA) Power Management Inc., 423 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, Maine 04345; (207) 203–3027; email— Lewis.Loon@kruger.com. i. FERC Contact: Dr. Nicholas Palso at (202) 502–8854; or email at nicholas.palso@ferc.gov. j. KEI Power filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on September 26, 2018. KEI Power provided public notice of its request on September 24, 2018. In a letter dated November 23, 2018, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved KEI Power’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 Maine State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. With this notice, we are designating KEI Power as the Commission’s nonfederal representative for carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and section 305(b) of the Magnuson- VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Nov 29, 2018 Jkt 247001 Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. KEI Power 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. n. 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. o. The licensee states its unequivocal intent to submit an application for a subsequent license for Project No. 4202. Pursuant to 18 CFR 16.20, each application for a subsequent license and any competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All applications for license for this project must be filed by September 30, 2021. p. 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. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: November 23, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–25986 Filed 11–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–15–000] Atlanta Gas Light Company; Notice of Application Take notice that on November 9, 2018, Atlanta Gas Light Company (AGL), Ten Peachtree Place NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, filed in Docket No. CP19–15– 000, an application pursuant to section 7(f) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and the Commission’s regulations requesting a service area determination allowing AGL to expand or enlarge its facilities, without further authorization from the PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission. AGL requests a service area determination with respect to its entire Georgia local distribution company (LDC) service area as well as a few small geographic areas in Tennessee into which AGL’s mainline and service lines extend. AGL also requests: (i) A finding that AGL qualifies as an LDC for the purposes of section 311 of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 (NGPA); (ii) a waiver of the Commission’s accounting and reporting requirements and other regulatory requirements ordinarily applicable to natural gas companies under the NGA and the NGPA; and (iii) such further relief as the Commission may deem appropriate, all as more fully described in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Elizabeth Wade, Senior Counsel, AGL Resources Inc., Ten Peachtree Place NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, by telephone at (404) 584–3160 or by email at ewade@ southernco.com or Daniel P. Archuleta, Troutman Sanders LLP, 401 Ninth Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004, by telephone at (202) 274–2926 or by email at daniel.archuleta@ troutman.com. 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 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 EA. There are two ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project. First, any person wishing to E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 4202-024]


KEI (Maine) Power Management (II) LLC; 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.: 4202-024.
    c. Date Filed: September 26, 2018.
    d. Submitted By: KEI (Maine) Power Management (II) LLC (KEI Power).
    e. Name of Project: Lowell Tannery Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Passadumkeag River, in Penobscot County, Maine. 
No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within 
the project boundary.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 and 5.5 of the Commission's 
regulations.
    h. Potential Applicant Contact: Lewis C. Loon, KEI (USA) Power 
Management Inc., 423 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, Maine 04345; (207) 
203-3027; [email protected]
    i. FERC Contact: Dr. Nicholas Palso at (202) 502-8854; or email at 
[email protected].
    j. KEI Power filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing 
Process on September 26, 2018. KEI Power provided public notice of its 
request on September 24, 2018. In a letter dated November 23, 2018, the 
Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved KEI Power'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 Maine State Historic Preservation Officer, as 
required by section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and 
the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic 
Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2.
    l. With this notice, we are designating KEI Power as the 
Commission's non-federal representative for carrying out informal 
consultation pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and 
section 305(b) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the 
National Historic Preservation Act.
    m. KEI Power 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.
    n. 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.
    o. The licensee states its unequivocal intent to submit an 
application for a subsequent license for Project No. 4202. Pursuant to 
18 CFR 16.20, each application for a subsequent license and any 
competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at 
least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All 
applications for license for this project must be filed by September 
30, 2021.
    p. 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. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.

    Dated: November 23, 2018.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-25986 Filed 11-29-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P