Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company v. Southwest Power Pool, Inc.; Notice of Complaint, 25800-25801 [2019-11591]

Download as PDF 25800 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 107 / Tuesday, June 4, 2019 / Notices should be sent to the address above in paragraph h. In addition, all comments on the PAD and SD1, study requests, requests for cooperating agency status, and all communications to and from Commission staff related to the merits of the potential application must be filed with the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file all documents 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. 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–3025–029. All filings with the Commission must bear the appropriate heading: ‘‘Comments on Pre-Application Document,’’ ‘‘Study Requests,’’ ‘‘Comments on Scoping Document 1,’’ ‘‘Request for Cooperating Agency Status,’’ or ‘‘Communications to and from Commission Staff.’’ Any individual or entity interested in submitting study requests, commenting on the PAD or SD1, and any agency requesting cooperating status must do so within 60 days of the date of this notice. p. Although our current intent is to prepare an environmental assessment (EA), there is the possibility that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be required. The scoping process will satisfy the NEPA scoping requirements, irrespective of whether an EA or EIS is issued by the Commission. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Scoping Meetings Commission staff will hold two scoping meetings in the vicinity of the project at the time and place noted below. The daytime meeting will focus on resource agency, Indian tribe, and non-governmental organization concerns, while the evening meeting is primarily for receiving input from the public. We invite all interested individuals, organizations, and agencies to attend one or both of the meetings, and to assist staff in identifying particular study needs, as well as the scope of environmental issues to be addressed in the environmental document. The times and locations of these meetings are as follows: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Jun 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 Daytime Scoping Meeting Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019. Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: New Hampshire Institute of Politics Auditorium, Saint Anselm College, 100 St. Anselm Drive, Goffstown, NH 03102. Phone: (603) 641–7000. Evening Scoping Meeting Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019. Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: New Hampshire Institute of Politics Auditorium, Saint Anselm College, 100 St. Anselm Drive, Goffstown, NH 03102. Phone: (603) 641–7000. SD1, which outlines the subject areas to be addressed in the environmental document, was mailed to the individuals and entities on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at the scoping meetings, or may be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Follow the directions for accessing information in paragraph n. Based on all oral and written comments, a Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may be issued. SD2 may include a revised process plan and schedule, as well as a list of issues, identified through the scoping process. Environmental Site Review The licensee and Commission staff will conduct an environmental site review of the project on Thursday, June 27, 2019, starting at 1:00 p.m. All participants should meet at the project’s powerhouse, located at 10 Electric St., Manchester, NH 03102. If you plan to attend the environmental site review, please contact Katie Sellers of Kleinschmidt Associates at (207) 416–1218, or via email at Katie.Sellers@ kleinschmidtgroup.com on or before June 24, 2019, and indicate how many participants will be attending with you. Green Mountain Power’s safety policies require that participants wear steel-toed safety shoes to enter the powerhouse. Meeting Objectives At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Initiate scoping of the issues; (2) review and discuss existing conditions and resource management objectives; (3) review and discuss existing information and identify preliminary information and study needs; (4) review and discuss the process plan and schedule for prefiling activity that incorporates the time frames provided for in Part 5 of the Commission’s regulations and, to the extent possible, maximizes coordination of federal, state, and tribal permitting and certification processes; and (5) PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 discuss the appropriateness of any federal or state agency or Indian tribe acting as a cooperating agency for development of an environmental document. Meeting participants should come prepared to discuss their issues and/or concerns. Please review the PAD in preparation for the scoping meetings. Directions on how to obtain a copy of the PAD and SD1 are included in item n of this document. Meeting Procedures The meetings will be recorded by a stenographer and will be placed in the public records of the project. Dated: May 28, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–11596 Filed 6–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. EL19–77–000] Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company v. Southwest Power Pool, Inc.; Notice of Complaint Take notice that on May 24, 2019, pursuant to sections 206, 306 and 309 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 824e, 825e and 825h and Rule 206 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission), 18 CFR 385.206 (2019), Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company (OG&E or Complainant) filed a formal complaint against Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP or Respondent) requesting that the Commission rules, that if SPP requires OG&E to refund revenue credits for use of transmission facilities that OG&E sponsored during a historical period of approximately five and one half years from April, 2010 to September, 2015, it would violate its contractual commitments and tariff obligations to OG&E, and orders that SPP not seek refunds or unwind those payments, all as more fully explained in the complaint. OG&E certifies that copies of the complaint were served on the contacts for SPP, as listed on the Commission’s list of Corporate Officials. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 107 / Tuesday, June 4, 2019 / Notices appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. The Respondent’s answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. The Respondent’s answer, motions to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainants. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for electronic review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on June 13, 2019. Dated: May 28, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–11591 Filed 6–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2420–054] khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES PacifiCorp; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of PreApplication Document (Pad), Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping; Request for Comments on the Pad and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application for a New License and Commencing Pre-filing Process. b. Project No.: 2420–054. c. Dated Filed: March 29, 2019. d. Submitted By: PacifiCorp. e. Name of Project: Cutler Hydroelectric Project. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Jun 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 f. Location: On the Bear River near the city of Logan in Box Elder and Cache counties in Utah. The project does not occupy any federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission’s Regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Eva Davies, Cutler Licensing Project Manager, PacifiCorp, 1407 West North Temple, Room 210, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115. i. FERC Contact: Khatoon Melick at (202) 502–8433 or email at: Khatoon.melick@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 o 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. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with: (a) 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 (b) the State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, 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 PacifiCorp as the Commission’s nonfederal representative for carrying out informal consultation, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. PacifiCorp filed with the Commission a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule), 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 download on PacifiCorp’s project relicensing website at: http:// PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25801 www.pacificorp.com/es/hydro/hl/cutler/ index.html. o. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. p. With this notice, we are soliciting comments on the PAD and Commission’s staff Scoping Document 1 (SD1), as well as study requests. All comments on the PAD and SD1, and study requests should be sent to the address above in paragraph h. In addition, all comments on the PAD and SD1, study requests, requests for cooperating agency status, and all communications to and from Commission staff related to the merits of the potential application must be filed with the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file all documents 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. In lieu of electronic filing, you may 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–2420–054. All filings with the Commission must bear the appropriate heading: ‘‘Comments on Pre-Application Document,’’ ‘‘Study Requests,’’ ‘‘Comments on Scoping Document 1,’’ ‘‘Request for Cooperating Agency Status,’’ or ‘‘Communications to and from Commission Staff.’’ Any individual or entity interested in submitting study requests, commenting on the PAD or SD1, and any agency requesting cooperating status must do so by July 29, 2019. q. Although our current intent is to prepare an environmental assessment (EA), there is the possibility that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be required. Nevertheless, this notice, associated scoping meeting, and our scoping process will satisfy the NEPA scoping requirements, irrespective of whether an EA or EIS is issued by the Commission. E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 107 (Tuesday, June 4, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-11591]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EL19-77-000]


Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company v. Southwest Power Pool, Inc.; 
Notice of Complaint

    Take notice that on May 24, 2019, pursuant to sections 206, 306 and 
309 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 824e, 825e and 825h and Rule 
206 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission (Commission), 18 CFR 385.206 (2019), Oklahoma Gas 
and Electric Company (OG&E or Complainant) filed a formal complaint 
against Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP or Respondent) requesting that 
the Commission rules, that if SPP requires OG&E to refund revenue 
credits for use of transmission facilities that OG&E sponsored during a 
historical period of approximately five and one half years from April, 
2010 to September, 2015, it would violate its contractual commitments 
and tariff obligations to OG&E, and orders that SPP not seek refunds or 
unwind those payments, all as more fully explained in the complaint.
    OG&E certifies that copies of the complaint were served on the 
contacts for SPP, as listed on the Commission's list of Corporate 
Officials.
    Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must 
file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be 
considered by the Commission in determining the

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appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants 
parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must 
file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. 
The Respondent's answer and all interventions, or protests must be 
filed on or before the comment date. The Respondent's answer, motions 
to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainants.
    The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and 
interventions in lieu of paper using the ``eFiling'' link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an 
original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 
20426.
    This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the 
``eLibrary'' link and is available for electronic review in the 
Commission's Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an 
``eSubscription'' link on the website that enables subscribers to 
receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed 
docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email 
[email protected], or call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For 
TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on June 13, 2019.

    Dated: May 28, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-11591 Filed 6-3-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P