Riverdale Power and Electric Company, Inc.; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions, 21335-21336 [2019-09883]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 14, 2019 / Notices Encana 1011022 to be effective 5/7/ 2019. Filed Date: 5/7/19. Accession Number: 20190507–5042. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 5/20/19. Docket Numbers: RP19–1215–000. Applicants: Cameron Interstate Pipeline, LLC. Description: Annual Report of Interruptible Transportation Revenue Sharing of Cameron Interstate Pipeline, LLC under RP19–1215. Filed Date: 5/7/19. Accession Number: 20190507–5152. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 5/20/19. 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 Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: May 8, 2019.. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–09880 Filed 5–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 9100–040] khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Riverdale Power and Electric Company, Inc.; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Subsequent Minor License. b. Project No.: 9100–040. c. Date filed: April 27, 2017. d. Applicant: Riverdale Power and Electric Company, Inc. (Riverdale Power). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 May 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 e. Name of Project: Riverdale Mills Project. f. Location: On the Blackstone River in Worcester County, Massachusetts. There are no federal or tribal lands within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Kevin Young, Young Energy Services, LLC, 2112 Talmage Drive, Leland, NC 28451; (617) 645–3658. i. FERC Contact: Michael Watts, 202– 502–6123 or michael.watts@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: 60 Days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions 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. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–9100–040. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. This application has been accepted for filing and is ready for environmental analysis. However, site-specific water quality data has not been filed with the Commission in accordance with Commission staff’s February 2, 2018 letter addressing the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s study request. Therefore, the Commission’s analysis of water quality will rely on the best currently available information which may be PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21335 supplemented later in the relicensing process. l. The existing Riverdale Mills Project consists of: (1) A 142-foot-long, 14-foothigh concrete and steel dam that includes a spillway that contains five 22-foot-wide, 7.5-foot-high stanchion bays with stop-logs, and one 22-footwide, 7.5-foot-high hydraulicallyoperated spillway gate; (2) a 22 acre impoundment with a normal maximum elevation of 262.35 feet above mean sea level (msl); (3) an unused 8-foot-wide, 8foot-high western intake structure fitted with two 4-foot-wide, 6-foot-high sluice gates and an 8-foot-wide, 8-foot-high trashrack, and connected to an 8-footwide, 212.1-foot-long sluiceway; (4) an unused 8-foot-wide, 8-foot-high middle intake structure fitted with two 4-footwide, 6-foot-high sluice gates and an 8foot-wide, 8-foot-high trashrack, and connected to an 8-foot-wide, 250.4-footlong sluiceway; (5) an 18-foot-wide, 8foot-high eastern intake structure fitted with three 6-foot-wide, 6-foot-high sluice gates and an 18-foot-wide, 8-foothigh trashrack with 1.75-inch bar spacing, that is connected to an 18-footwide, 341.1-foot-long sluiceway; (6) a 200-foot-long, 75-foot-wide powerhouse room, located within the Riverdale Mills Corporation manufacturing facility, and containing a 150-kW turbine-generator unit; (7) a tailrace that includes a 214foot-long arched granite structure with a minimum width of 18 feet, and an 1,800-foot-long, 37.5- to 75-foot-wide excavated channel; (8) a 75-foot-long, 480-volt generator lead that connects the turbine-generator unit to the Riverdale Mills Corporation manufacturing facility; and (9) appurtenant facilities. Riverdale Power operates the project as a run-of-river facility with an average annual energy production of approximately 162,000 kilowatt-hours. The project bypasses approximately 1,200 feet of the Blackstone River, and there is currently no required minimum instream flow for the bypassed reach. Riverdale Power proposes to continue operating the project in a run-of-river mode, and release a minimum flow of 10 cubic feet per second into the bypassed reach, including leakage from the stanchion stop-logs at the spillway. 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 access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at Riverdale Power’s office at 130 E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1 21336 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 14, 2019 / Notices Riverdale Street, Northbridge, MA 01534. n. Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS,’’ ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘PRESCRIPTIONS;’’ (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. 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. 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. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following revised schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Filing of interventions, protests, comments, recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions. Commission issues Environmental Assessment ........................................................................................................................ Comments on Environmental Assessment ................................................................................................................................. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. p. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification. Dated: May 8, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. July 2019. November 2019. December 2019. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY * NOTE—Items listed on the agenda may be deleted without further notice. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Sunshine Act Meeting Notice The following notice of meeting is published pursuant to section 3(a) of the government in the Sunshine Act (Pub. L. 94–409), 5 U.S.C. 552b: AGENCY HOLDING MEETING: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. May 16, 2019 10:00 a.m. Room 2C, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. TIME AND DATE: PLACE: OPEN. [FR Doc. 2019–09883 Filed 5–13–19; 8:45 am] STATUS: BILLING CODE 6717–01–P MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Agenda Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Telephone (202) 502–8400. For a recorded message listing items struck from or added to the meeting, call (202) 502–8627. This is a list of matters to be considered by the Commission. It does not include a listing of all documents relevant to the items on the agenda. All public documents, however, may be viewed on line at the Commission’s website at http:// ferc.capitolconnection.org/ using the eLibrary link, or may be examined in the Commission’s Public Reference Room. 1056TH MEETING—OPEN MEETING [May 16, 2019—10:00 a.m.] Item No. Docket No. Company Administrative khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES A–1 ......... A–2 ......... A–3 ......... AD19–1–000 .......................................... AD19–2–000 .......................................... AD19–14–000 ........................................ Agency Administrative Matters. Customer Matters, Reliability, Security and Market Operations. 2019 Summer Energy Market and Reliability Assessment. Electric E–1 ......... RM16–23–001 ........................................ E–2 ......... AD16–20–001 ........................................ EL16–108–000 ....................................... EL17–29–000 ......................................... EL17–31–000 ......................................... 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 93 (Tuesday, May 14, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 9100-040]


Riverdale Power and Electric Company, Inc.; Notice of Application 
Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, 
Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, 
Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Subsequent Minor License.
    b. Project No.: 9100-040.
    c. Date filed: April 27, 2017.
    d. Applicant: Riverdale Power and Electric Company, Inc. (Riverdale 
Power).
    e. Name of Project: Riverdale Mills Project.
    f. Location: On the Blackstone River in Worcester County, 
Massachusetts. There are no federal or tribal lands within the project 
boundary.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Kevin Young, Young Energy Services, LLC, 
2112 Talmage Drive, Leland, NC 28451; (617) 645-3658.
    i. FERC Contact: Michael Watts, 202-502-6123 or 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: 60 Days from 
the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from 
the issuance date of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and protests, comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions, and prescriptions 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-9100-040.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an 
intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to 
the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a 
particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document 
on that resource agency.
    k. This application has been accepted for filing and is ready for 
environmental analysis. However, site-specific water quality data has 
not been filed with the Commission in accordance with Commission 
staff's February 2, 2018 letter addressing the Massachusetts Department 
of Environmental Protection's study request. Therefore, the 
Commission's analysis of water quality will rely on the best currently 
available information which may be supplemented later in the 
relicensing process.
    l. The existing Riverdale Mills Project consists of: (1) A 142-
foot-long, 14-foot-high concrete and steel dam that includes a spillway 
that contains five 22-foot-wide, 7.5-foot-high stanchion bays with 
stop-logs, and one 22-foot-wide, 7.5-foot-high hydraulically-operated 
spillway gate; (2) a 22 acre impoundment with a normal maximum 
elevation of 262.35 feet above mean sea level (msl); (3) an unused 8-
foot-wide, 8-foot-high western intake structure fitted with two 4-foot-
wide, 6-foot-high sluice gates and an 8-foot-wide, 8-foot-high 
trashrack, and connected to an 8-foot-wide, 212.1-foot-long sluiceway; 
(4) an unused 8-foot-wide, 8-foot-high middle intake structure fitted 
with two 4-foot-wide, 6-foot-high sluice gates and an 8-foot-wide, 8-
foot-high trashrack, and connected to an 8-foot-wide, 250.4-foot-long 
sluiceway; (5) an 18-foot-wide, 8-foot-high eastern intake structure 
fitted with three 6-foot-wide, 6-foot-high sluice gates and an 18-foot-
wide, 8-foot-high trashrack with 1.75-inch bar spacing, that is 
connected to an 18-foot-wide, 341.1-foot-long sluiceway; (6) a 200-
foot-long, 75-foot-wide powerhouse room, located within the Riverdale 
Mills Corporation manufacturing facility, and containing a 150-kW 
turbine-generator unit; (7) a tailrace that includes a 214-foot-long 
arched granite structure with a minimum width of 18 feet, and an 1,800-
foot-long, 37.5- to 75-foot-wide excavated channel; (8) a 75-foot-long, 
480-volt generator lead that connects the turbine-generator unit to the 
Riverdale Mills Corporation manufacturing facility; and (9) appurtenant 
facilities.
    Riverdale Power operates the project as a run-of-river facility 
with an average annual energy production of approximately 162,000 
kilowatt-hours. The project bypasses approximately 1,200 feet of the 
Blackstone River, and there is currently no required minimum instream 
flow for the bypassed reach. Riverdale Power proposes to continue 
operating the project in a run-of-river mode, and release a minimum 
flow of 10 cubic feet per second into the bypassed reach, including 
leakage from the stanchion stop-logs at the spillway.
    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 access the document. For assistance, contact 
FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at Riverdale Power's office at 130

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Riverdale Street, Northbridge, MA 01534.
    n. Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene 
in accordance with the requirements of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining 
the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all 
protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to 
intervene in accordance with the Commission's Rules may become a party 
to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must 
be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular 
application.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'', ``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', ``COMMENTS,'' ``REPLY COMMENTS,'' 
``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' ``TERMS AND CONDITIONS,'' or ``PRESCRIPTIONS;'' 
(2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project 
number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the 
name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or 
intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 
385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and 
otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may 
obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of 
any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each 
representative of the applicant specified in the particular 
application. 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.
    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. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following revised schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be 
made as appropriate.

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                 Milestone                           Target date
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Filing of interventions, protests,           July 2019.
 comments, recommendations, preliminary
 terms and conditions, and preliminary
 fishway prescriptions.
Commission issues Environmental Assessment.  November 2019.
Comments on Environmental Assessment.......  December 2019.
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    Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    p. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following 
the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality 
certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including 
proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; 
or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification.

    Dated: May 8, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-09883 Filed 5-13-19; 8:45 am]
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