Coleman Hydro LLC, Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene, 7360-7361 [2019-03761]

Download as PDF 7360 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 42 / Monday, March 4, 2019 / Notices with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major license. b. Project No.: 10674–017. c. Date filed: February 14, 2019. d. Applicant: Kaukauna Utilities. e. Name of Project: Kimberly Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The Kimberly Project is located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Cedars Dam on the Lower Fox River in the Village of Kimberly in Outagamie County, Wisconsin. The project does not occupy federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mike Pedersen, Manager of Generation and Operations, Kaukauna Utilities, 777 Island Street, P.O. Box 1777, Kaukauna, WI 54130– 7077, (902) 766–05721. i. FERC Contact: Colleen Corballis, (202) 502–8598, colleen.corballis@ ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC 61,076 (2001). k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: April 15, 2019. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status using the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:33 Mar 01, 2019 Jkt 247001 Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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–10674–017. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The project consists of: (1) A 161foot-long, 43-foot-wide, 61-foot-high reinforced concrete and brick masonry powerhouse located at the south abutment of Cedars Dam and containing three turbine-generator units each rated at 723 kilowatts for a total installed capacity of 2.170 megawatts; (2) a 2.4 kilovolts (kV) to 34.5 kV step-up transformer; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The project is directly connected to a 34.5 kV local distribution line which is not part of the project. The average annual generation was 12,324,827 kilowatt-hours for the period 2011 to 2017. o. 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 access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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. p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)— April 2019 Request Additional Information (if necessary)—April 2019 Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments—August 2019 Request Additional Information (if necessary)—October 2019 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issue Scoping Document 2 (if necessary)—November 2019 Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—November 2019 Commission issues EA—May 2020 Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: February 22, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–03767 Filed 3–1–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CD19–5–000] Coleman Hydro LLC, Notice of Preliminary Determination of a Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and Motions To Intervene On February 12, 2019, Coleman Hydro LLC filed a notice of intent to construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant to section 30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA). The proposed LTC Hydro Project would have a total installed capacity of 750 kilowatts (kW), and would be located at the termination point of the existing 24inch diameter LTC-Tyler pipeline near Leadore in Lemhi County, Idaho. Applicant Contact: Nicholas E. Josten, 2742 St. Charles Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83404, Phone No. (208) 528–6152, Email: gsense@cableone.net. FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, Phone No. (202) 502–6778, Email: christopher.chaney@ferc.gov. Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed project would consist of: (1) An approximately 20-foot by 24-foot powerhouse containing a single 750-kW turbine-generator, and (2) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual generation of up to 2,200 megawatt-hours. A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below. E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 42 / Monday, March 4, 2019 / Notices 7361 TABLE 1—CRITERIA FOR QUALIFYING CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY Statutory provision Description Satisfies (Y/N) FPA 30(a)(3)(A) .................. The conduit the facility uses is a tunnel, canal, pipeline, aqueduct, flume, ditch, or similar manmade water conveyance that is operated for the distribution of water for agricultural, municipal, or industrial consumption and not primarily for the generation of electricity. The facility is constructed, operated, or maintained for the generation of electric power and uses for such generation only the hydroelectric potential of a non-federally owned conduit. The facility has an installed capacity that does not exceed 5 megawatts ......................................... On or before August 9, 2013, the facility is not licensed, or exempted from the licensing requirements of Part I of the FPA. Y FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i) .............. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii) .............. FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii) ............. Preliminary Determination: The proposed LTC Hydro Project will not interfere with the primary purpose of the conduit, which is to transport water for irrigation. Therefore, based upon the above criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, which is not required to be licensed or exempted from licensing. Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY or MOTION TO INTERVENE, as applicable; (2) state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of the Commission’s regulations.1 All comments contesting Commission staff’s preliminary determination that the facility meets the qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and 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 1 18 17:33 Mar 01, 2019 Dated: February 22, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–03761 Filed 3–1–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Filings Instituting Proceedings Docket Numbers: RP19–688–000. CFR 385.2001–2005 (2018). VerDate Sep<11>2014 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. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the web at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number (i.e., CD19–5) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208– 3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Y Y Y Applicants: East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: ARP 410502 Permanent Release to Summit 410659 to be effective 3/1/2019. Filed Date: 2/25/19. Accession Number: 20190225–5038. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–689–000. Applicants: SG Resources Mississippi, L.L.C. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: SG Resources Mississippi. L.L.C.— Revisions to FERC Gas Tariff to be effective 3/25/2019. Filed Date: 2/25/19. Accession Number: 20190225–5057. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–690–000. Applicants: Black Marlin Pipeline LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: 2019 Black Marlin name change to be effective 3/27/2019. Filed Date: 2/25/19. Accession Number: 20190225–5103. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–691–000. Applicants: Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated Rate—Yankee to Direct Energy 798785 to be effective 2/26/2019. Filed Date: 2/25/19. Accession Number: 20190225–5117. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–692–000. Applicants: Black Hills Shoshone Pipeline, LLC. Description: Annual Adjustment of Lost and Unaccounted for Gas Percentage of Black Hills Shoshone Pipeline, LLC under RP19–692. Filed Date: 2/25/19. Accession Number: 20190225–5185. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/11/19. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 42 (Monday, March 4, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CD19-5-000]


Coleman Hydro LLC, Notice of Preliminary Determination of a 
Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility and Soliciting Comments and 
Motions To Intervene

    On February 12, 2019, Coleman Hydro LLC filed a notice of intent to 
construct a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, pursuant to section 
30 of the Federal Power Act (FPA). The proposed LTC Hydro Project would 
have a total installed capacity of 750 kilowatts (kW), and would be 
located at the termination point of the existing 24-inch diameter LTC-
Tyler pipeline near Leadore in Lemhi County, Idaho.
    Applicant Contact: Nicholas E. Josten, 2742 St. Charles Ave., Idaho 
Falls, ID 83404, Phone No. (208) 528-6152, Email: gsense@cableone.net.
    FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, Phone No. (202) 502-6778, Email: 
christopher.chaney@ferc.gov.
    Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility Description: The proposed 
project would consist of: (1) An approximately 20-foot by 24-foot 
powerhouse containing a single 750-kW turbine-generator, and (2) 
appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated 
annual generation of up to 2,200 megawatt-hours.
    A qualifying conduit hydropower facility is one that is determined 
or deemed to meet all of the criteria shown in the table below.

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      Table 1--Criteria for Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facility
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       Statutory provision              Description      Satisfies (Y/N)
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FPA 30(a)(3)(A)..................  The conduit the                    Y
                                    facility uses is a
                                    tunnel, canal,
                                    pipeline, aqueduct,
                                    flume, ditch, or
                                    similar manmade
                                    water conveyance
                                    that is operated
                                    for the
                                    distribution of
                                    water for
                                    agricultural,
                                    municipal, or
                                    industrial
                                    consumption and not
                                    primarily for the
                                    generation of
                                    electricity.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(i)...............  The facility is                    Y
                                    constructed,
                                    operated, or
                                    maintained for the
                                    generation of
                                    electric power and
                                    uses for such
                                    generation only the
                                    hydroelectric
                                    potential of a non-
                                    federally owned
                                    conduit.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(ii)..............  The facility has an                Y
                                    installed capacity
                                    that does not
                                    exceed 5 megawatts.
FPA 30(a)(3)(C)(iii).............  On or before August                Y
                                    9, 2013, the
                                    facility is not
                                    licensed, or
                                    exempted from the
                                    licensing
                                    requirements of
                                    Part I of the FPA.
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    Preliminary Determination: The proposed LTC Hydro Project will not 
interfere with the primary purpose of the conduit, which is to 
transport water for irrigation. Therefore, based upon the above 
criteria, Commission staff preliminarily determines that the proposal 
satisfies the requirements for a qualifying conduit hydropower 
facility, which is not required to be licensed or exempted from 
licensing.
    Comments and Motions to Intervene: Deadline for filing comments 
contesting whether the facility meets the qualifying criteria is 30 
days from the issuance date of this notice.
    Deadline for filing motions to intervene is 30 days from the 
issuance date of this notice.
    Anyone may submit comments or a motion to intervene in accordance 
with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 
385.210 and 385.214. Any motions to intervene must be received on or 
before the specified deadline date for the particular proceeding.
    Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: All filings must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the COMMENTS CONTESTING QUALIFICATION FOR A 
CONDUIT HYDROPOWER FACILITY or MOTION TO INTERVENE, as applicable; (2) 
state in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number 
of the application to which the filing responds; (3) state the name, 
address, and telephone number of the person filing; and (4) otherwise 
comply with the requirements of sections 385.2001 through 385.2005 of 
the Commission's regulations.\1\ All comments contesting Commission 
staff's preliminary determination that the facility meets the 
qualifying criteria must set forth their evidentiary basis.
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    \1\ 18 CFR 385.2001-2005 (2018).
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    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and 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 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. A copy of all other filings in 
reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service 
on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in 
this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010.
    Locations of Notice of Intent: Copies of the notice of intent can 
be obtained directly from the applicant or such copies can be viewed 
and reproduced at the Commission in its Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 
888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be 
viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp using 
the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number (i.e., CD19-5) in the docket 
number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-
866-208-3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 
502-8659.

    Dated: February 22, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-03761 Filed 3-1-19; 8:45 am]
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