City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Department; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation, 5074-5075 [2019-02826]

Download as PDF 5074 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 34 / Wednesday, February 20, 2019 / Notices (or other disposition) does not take place on or before January 31, 2020, notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.18(c), an annual license under section 15(a)(1) of the FPA is renewed automatically without further order or notice by the Commission, unless the Commission orders otherwise. If the project is not subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that the licensee, KEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC., is authorized to continue operation of the Barker’s Mill Hydroelectric Project until such time as the Commission acts on its application for a subsequent license. Dated: February 13, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–02828 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2299–082 and Project No. 14581–002] Turlock Irrigation District and Modesto Irrigation District; Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Don Pedro and La Grange Projects 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 applications for new license for the Don Pedro Project (FERC No. 2299) and for an original license for the La Grange Project (FERC No. 14581) and has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the projects. The Don Pedro Project is located on the Tuolumne River in Tuolumne County, California. It occupies 4,802 acres of federal land administered by the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management. The La Grange Project is located on the Tuolumne River immediately downstream of the Don Pedro Project in Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties, California. It occupies 14 acres of federal land administered by BLM. The draft EIS contains staff’s evaluations of the applicant’s proposals and the alternatives for relicensing the Don Pedro Project and licensing the La Grange Project. The draft EIS documents the views of governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Feb 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 affected Indian tribes, the public, the license applicant, and Commission staff. A copy of the draft EIS is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Branch, Room 2A, located at 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The draft EIS also may be viewed on the Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov under 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. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. All comments must be filed by April 12, 2019. 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–2299–082 or P–14581–002. Anyone may intervene in this proceeding based on this draft EIS (18 CFR 380.10). You must file your request to intervene as specified above.1 You do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. Commission staff will hold two public meetings for the purpose of receiving comments on the draft EIS. The daytime meeting will focus on resource agency, Indian tribes, and non-governmental organization comments, while the evening meeting is primarily for receiving input from the public. All interested individuals and entities will be invited to attend one or both of the public meetings. A notice detailing the exact date, time, and location of the public meetings will be forthcoming. 1 Interventions may also be filed electronically via the internet in lieu of paper. See the previous discussion on filing comments electronically. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For further information, please contact Jim Hastreiter at (503) 552–2760 or at james.hastreiter@ferc.gov. Dated: February 11, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–02714 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2698–109] Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; Notice of Comment Period Extension On January 7, 2019, the Commission issued a notice setting February 6, 2019, as the end of the formal period to file comments, motions to intervene, and protests for the revised shoreline management plan application filed by Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC for its East Fork Hydroelectric Project No. 2698, located on the East Fork of the Tuckasegee River in Jackson County, North Carolina. Due to the funding lapse at certain federal agencies between December 22, 2018, and January 25, 2019, the Commission is extending the comment period until March 1, 2019. Dated: February 11, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–02703 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2386–000] City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Department; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation On August 31, 2016, City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Department, licensee for the Holyoke No. 1 Hydroelectric Project, filed an Application for a New License pursuant to the Federal Power Act (FPA) and the Commission’s regulations thereunder. The Holyoke No. 1 Hydroelectric Project is located between the first and second canals adjacent to the Connecticut River, in the City of Holyoke in Hampton County, Massachusetts. The license for Project No. 2386 was issued for a period ending January 31, 2019. Section 15(a)(1) of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. 808(a)(1), requires the Commission, at the expiration of a E:\FR\FM\20FEN1.SGM 20FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 34 / Wednesday, February 20, 2019 / Notices 5075 license term, to issue from year-to-year an annual license to the then licensee under the terms and conditions of the prior license until a new license is issued, or the project is otherwise disposed of as provided in section 15 or any other applicable section of the FPA. If the project’s prior license waived the applicability of section 15 of the FPA, then, based on section 9(b) of the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 558(c), and as set forth at 18 CFR 16.21(a), if the licensee of such project has filed an application for a subsequent license, the licensee may continue to operate the project in accordance with the terms and conditions of the license after the minor or minor part license expires, until the Commission acts on its application. If the licensee of such a project has not filed an application for a subsequent license, then it may be required, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.21(b), to continue project operations until the Commission issues someone else a license for the project or otherwise orders disposition of the project. If the project is subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that an annual license for Project No. 2386 is issued to the licensee for a period effective February 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020, or until the issuance of a new license for the project or other disposition under the FPA, whichever comes first. If issuance of a new license (or other disposition) does not take place on or before January 31, 2020, notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.18(c), an annual license under section 15(a)(1) of the FPA is renewed automatically without further order or notice by the Commission, unless the Commission orders otherwise. If the project is not subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that the licensee, City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Department, Inc., is authorized to continue operation of the Holyoke No. 1 Hydroelectric Project until such time as the Commission acts on its application for a subsequent license. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Dated: February 13, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Dated: February 11, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Kimberly D. Bose, [FR Doc. 2019–02826 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2019–02711 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2019–02831 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Feb 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 [Project No. 2512–078] [Project No. 2837–033] Hawks Nest Hydro, LLC; Notice of Comment Period Extension On December 19, 2018, the Commission issued a notice setting January 21, 2019, as the end of the formal period to file comments, motions to intervene, and protests for a Recreation Flow Release Plan for the Hawks Nest Hydroelectric Project No. 2512. The project is located on the New River, just upstream of the confluence of the New and Gauley Rivers, near the Town of Ansted in Fayette County, West Virginia. Due to the funding lapse at certain federal agencies between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission is extending the comment period until March 13, 2019. Dated: February 11, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P.; Notice of Comment Period Extension On December 14, 2018, the Commission issued a notice setting February 28, 2019, as the end of the formal period to file comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions for the license application for the Granby Hydroelectric Project No. 2837. Due to the funding lapse at certain federal agencies between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission is extending the comment period until April 4, 2019. Dated: February 11, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–02705 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P [FR Doc. 2019–02706 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2169–114] [Project No. 2206–082] Notice of Comment Period Extension; Brookfield Smoky Mountain Hydropower LLC, Brookfield Smoky Mountain Hydropower LP On January 8, 2019, the Commission issued a notice setting February 7, 2019, as the end of the formal period to file comments, motions to intervene, and protests on the transfer of license application for the Tapoco Hydroelectric Project No. 2169. Due to the funding lapse at certain federal agencies between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission is extending the comment period until February 25, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Comment Period Extension: Duke Energy Progress, LLC On December 11, 2018, the Commission issued a notice setting January 10, 2019, as the end of the formal period to file comments, motions to intervene, and protests on the license amendment for the Yadkin Pee-Dee Hydroelectric Project No. 2206. Due to the funding lapse at certain federal agencies between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission is extending the comment period until March 4, 2019. Dated: February 13, 2019. Secretary. E:\FR\FM\20FEN1.SGM 20FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2386-000]


City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Department; Notice of 
Authorization for Continued Project Operation

    On August 31, 2016, City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Department, 
licensee for the Holyoke No. 1 Hydroelectric Project, filed an 
Application for a New License pursuant to the Federal Power Act (FPA) 
and the Commission's regulations thereunder. The Holyoke No. 1 
Hydroelectric Project is located between the first and second canals 
adjacent to the Connecticut River, in the City of Holyoke in Hampton 
County, Massachusetts.
    The license for Project No. 2386 was issued for a period ending 
January 31, 2019. Section 15(a)(1) of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. 808(a)(1), 
requires the Commission, at the expiration of a

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license term, to issue from year-to-year an annual license to the then 
licensee under the terms and conditions of the prior license until a 
new license is issued, or the project is otherwise disposed of as 
provided in section 15 or any other applicable section of the FPA. If 
the project's prior license waived the applicability of section 15 of 
the FPA, then, based on section 9(b) of the Administrative Procedure 
Act, 5 U.S.C. 558(c), and as set forth at 18 CFR 16.21(a), if the 
licensee of such project has filed an application for a subsequent 
license, the licensee may continue to operate the project in accordance 
with the terms and conditions of the license after the minor or minor 
part license expires, until the Commission acts on its application. If 
the licensee of such a project has not filed an application for a 
subsequent license, then it may be required, pursuant to 18 CFR 
16.21(b), to continue project operations until the Commission issues 
someone else a license for the project or otherwise orders disposition 
of the project.
    If the project is subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is 
hereby given that an annual license for Project No. 2386 is issued to 
the licensee for a period effective February 1, 2019 through January 
31, 2020, or until the issuance of a new license for the project or 
other disposition under the FPA, whichever comes first. If issuance of 
a new license (or other disposition) does not take place on or before 
January 31, 2020, notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 18 CFR 
16.18(c), an annual license under section 15(a)(1) of the FPA is 
renewed automatically without further order or notice by the 
Commission, unless the Commission orders otherwise.
    If the project is not subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is 
hereby given that the licensee, City of Holyoke Gas and Electric 
Department, Inc., is authorized to continue operation of the Holyoke 
No. 1 Hydroelectric Project until such time as the Commission acts on 
its application for a subsequent license.

    Dated: February 13, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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