Cat Creek Energy, LLC; Notice of Comment Period Extension, 5073 [2019-02829]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 34 / Wednesday, February 20, 2019 / Notices delivering water to the project facilities from three sources: The Uintah River, Big Springs Creek, and Pole Creek. The existing project facilities include: (1) The 8-foot-wide, 4-foot-deep, 1,100-footlong earthen Big Springs canal that conveys flow from Big Springs Creek; (2) a stop-log diversion structure on the Big Springs canal that conveys flow to a 916-foot-long, 28-inch diameter, steel pipeline that connects to the point of diversion on the Uintah River; (3) an 80foot-long, 4-foot-wide, 3-foot-high overflow-type concrete diversion structure with a 10-foot-high, 6.5-footwide steel slide gate on the Uintah River; (4) a concrete structure with manual slide gates for dewatering the main supply canal and returning water to the Uintah River immediately downstream of the Uintah diversion; (5) an emergency slide gate about midway along the main supply canal; (6) a 16foot-wide, 8-foot-deep, 25,614-foot-long, clay-lined main supply canal which conveys water from Big Springs Creek and the Uintah River; (7) a stop-log diversion structure with non-functional control gates which diverts water from Pole Creek; (8) a 6-foot-wide, 4-footdeep, 6,200-foot-long Pole Creek canal that collects water from the Pole Creek diversion; (9) an 86-inch-wide, 80-inchlong, 43-inch-high transition bay and a 140-foot-long, 14-inch diameter steel penstock collects water from the Pole Creek supply canal; (10) a 23-foot by 13foot concrete forebay structure containing trashracks with 2.5-inch spacing, a headgate that is located at the termination of the main supply canal and the Pole Creek penstock, and an overflow channel; (11) a single 5,238foot-long, 36-inch diameter polyurethane and steel penstock which delivers water to a concrete powerhouse with two Pelton turbines driving two 600-kilowatt generators; (12) a 600-footlong tailrace; (13) a 4.75-mile-long, 24.9kilovolt single wood pole distribution line; and (14) appurtenant facilities. The estimated average annual generation is about 6,073 megawatt-hours. The licensee proposes to modify the project boundary to account for an update to the project transmission line that reduced its total length from 8.5 miles to 4.75 miles. m. A copy of the application 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 address the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is available for VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Feb 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 inspection and reproduction at the address in Item H above. n. 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. o. Scoping Process: The Commission staff intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Uintah Hydroelectric Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA will consider both site-specific and cumulative environmental impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action. Commission staff does not propose to conduct any on-site scoping meetings at this time. Instead, we are soliciting comments, recommendations, and information, on the Scoping Document (SD) issued on February 11, 2019. Copies of the SD outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the EA were distributed to the parties on the Commission’s mailing list and the applicant’s distribution list. Copies of the SD may 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, call 1–866– 208–3676 or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Dated: February 11, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–02710 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14655–001] Cat Creek Energy, LLC; Notice of Comment Period Extension On November 20, 2018, the Commission issued a notice setting January 22, 2019, as the end of the formal period to file comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications on the successive permit application for the Cat Creek Energy Generation Facility Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project No. 14655. Due to the funding lapse at certain federal agencies between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission is extending the comment period to March 20, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5073 Dated: February 13, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–02829 Filed 2–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2808–000] KEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation On January 30, 2017, KEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC, licensee for the Barker’s Mill Hydroelectric Project, filed an Application for a New License pursuant to the Federal Power Act (FPA) and the Commission’s regulations thereunder. The Barker’s Mill Hydroelectric Project is located on the Little Androscoggin River, in the City of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. The license for Project No. 2808 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 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. 2808 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 E:\FR\FM\20FEN1.SGM 20FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 34 (Wednesday, February 20, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14655-001]


Cat Creek Energy, LLC; Notice of Comment Period Extension

    On November 20, 2018, the Commission issued a notice setting 
January 22, 2019, as the end of the formal period to file comments, 
motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of 
intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications on the 
successive permit application for the Cat Creek Energy Generation 
Facility Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project No. 14655. Due to the 
funding lapse at certain federal agencies between December 22, 2018 and 
January 25, 2019, the Commission is extending the comment period to 
March 20, 2019.

    Dated: February 13, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-02829 Filed 2-19-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P