New York State Electric & Gas Corporation; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, 25797-25798 [2019-11595]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 107 / Tuesday, June 4, 2019 / Notices Filed Date: 5/24/19. Accession Number: 20190524–5210. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/14/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1988–000. Applicants: Nevada Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Service Agreement No. 15–00055 NPC and NPC Dry Lake 4th Amendment 05.24.19 to be effective 5/24/2019. Filed Date: 5/24/19. Accession Number: 20190524–5212. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/14/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1989–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 3490 AEP Energy Partners, Inc. NITSA and NOA to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/28/19. Accession Number: 20190528–5009. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/18/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–1991–000. Applicants: Tampa Electric Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Rate Schedule No. 21 w_City of Lakeland— Amendment to Exhibit A to be effective 6/1/2019. Filed Date: 5/28/19. 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Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Certificate of Concurrence to LGIA CoTenancy Agreement to be effective 5/29/ 2019. Filed Date: 5/28/19. Accession Number: 20190528–5110. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 6/18/19. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Jun 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 28, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–11593 Filed 6–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2934–029] New York State Electric & Gas Corporation; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 2934–029. c. Date filed: April 1, 2019. d. Applicant: New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG). e. Name of Project: Upper Mechanicville Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Hudson River, in Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties, New York. The project does not occupy any federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Hugh J. Ives, Manager, NYSEG Hydro Operations, 89 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14649; (585) 724–8209; hugh.ives@ avangrid.com. i. FERC Contact: Jody Callihan, (202) 502–8278 or jody.callihan@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25797 The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests using the 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–2934–029. 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, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The existing Upper Mechanicville Hydroelectric Project consists of: (1) A 700-foot-long concrete gravity dam with a crest elevation of 66.6 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29); (2) 3 spillway bays each extending 222 feet across the length of the dam and separated by a 7.5-foot to 10.5-foot-wide concrete pier, with each spillway bay containing 12 pneumatic Obermeyer crest gates that are 6 feet high; (3) a 1.8-mile-long impoundment with a 380-acre surface area and gross storage capacity of 10,735 acre-feet at a normal pool elevation of 72.6 feet NGVD29; (4) an intake channel with two reinforced guide walls and three 35foot-diameter cofferdam walls constructed of sheet piling; (5) a 20-footwide and 7.5-foot-high intake bypass sluice gate; (6) a 105.5-foot-long by 122foot-wide powerhouse containing two 12,780 horsepower Kaplan turbines and two Siemens-Allis generators each having a rated capacity of 8,265 kilowatts; (7) a tailrace approximately 1,200 feet long and 120 feet wide with a bi-level bottom designed to minimize cross-currents; (8) one 1.10-mile-long, 34.5-kilovolt transmission line; and (9) appurtenant facilities. During the non-navigation season (typically from December 1 through April 30), NYSEG operates the project in a run-of-river (ROR) mode and maintains the impoundment at an elevation of 72.6 feet NGVD29. During the navigation season (typically May 1 through November 30), NYSEG E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1 25798 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 107 / Tuesday, June 4, 2019 / Notices periodically spills water to lower the impoundment up to 3 feet below full pool, as directed by the New York State Canal Corporation, to accommodate navigation at lock C–3, and uses all available remaining inflow (that is not used to support navigation) for generation purposes. NYSEG proposes to continue operating the project as it does currently, to support both generation and navigation. In addition, NYSEG proposes to enhance fish passage at the project by: (1) Installing upstream passage for American eel (4 years post-license); (2) developing an agreement with the New York State Canal Corporation to modify lock operations to accommodate the upstream passage of blueback herring and American shad (commencing 2 years post-license); and (3) modifying the project’s intake bypass sluice gate to provide an additional route of downstream fish passage from April 1 through November 30. The project currently generates an annual average of 88,537 megawatt-hours. 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the Mechanicville District Public Library located at 190 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 and the A.E. Diver Memorial Library located at 136 Main Street, Schaghticoke, NY 12154. 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. n. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of 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 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’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE;’’ (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. 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. o. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Filing of motions to intervene and protests ............................................................................................... Issuance of Ready for Environmental Analysis notice .............................................................................. Filing of recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and preliminary fishway prescriptions .... Reply comments due ................................................................................................................................. Commission Issues EA .............................................................................................................................. Comments on EA ....................................................................................................................................... Modified terms and conditions due ............................................................................................................ Dated: May 28, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–11595 Filed 6–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2503–173] khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Duke Energy Carolinas, Llc; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters. b. Project No: 2503–173. c. Date Filed: April 24, 2019. d. Applicant: Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Jun 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 e. Name of Project: Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: Lake Keowee in Oconee County, South Carolina. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Kelvin Reagan, Manager, Lake Services Southern Region, Duke Energy, 526 S Church Street/EC12Q, Charlotte, NC 28202, (704) 382–9386, kelvin.reagan@dukeenergy.com. i. FERC Contact: Mark Carter, (678) 245–3083, mark.carter@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: June 21, 2019. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests 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/ PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 July 2019. October 2019. December 2019. February 2020. April 2020. May 2020. July 2020. 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–2503–173. Comments emailed to Commission staff are not considered part of the Commission record. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears 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 E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 107 (Tuesday, June 4, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2934-029]


New York State Electric & Gas Corporation; Notice of Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: New Major License.
    b. Project No.: 2934-029.
    c. Date filed: April 1, 2019.
    d. Applicant: New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG).
    e. Name of Project: Upper Mechanicville Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The existing project is located on the Hudson River, 
in Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties, New York. The project does not 
occupy any federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Hugh J. Ives, Manager, NYSEG Hydro 
Operations, 89 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14649; (585) 724-8209; 
[email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Jody Callihan, (202) 502-8278 or 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: 60 days 
from the issuance date of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and protests using the Commission's eFiling system 
at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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-2934-029.
    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, but is not ready 
for environmental analysis at this time.
    l. The existing Upper Mechanicville Hydroelectric Project consists 
of: (1) A 700-foot-long concrete gravity dam with a crest elevation of 
66.6 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29); (2) 3 
spillway bays each extending 222 feet across the length of the dam and 
separated by a 7.5-foot to 10.5-foot-wide concrete pier, with each 
spillway bay containing 12 pneumatic Obermeyer crest gates that are 6 
feet high; (3) a 1.8-mile-long impoundment with a 380-acre surface area 
and gross storage capacity of 10,735 acre-feet at a normal pool 
elevation of 72.6 feet NGVD29; (4) an intake channel with two 
reinforced guide walls and three 35-foot-diameter cofferdam walls 
constructed of sheet piling; (5) a 20-foot-wide and 7.5-foot-high 
intake bypass sluice gate; (6) a 105.5-foot-long by 122-foot-wide 
powerhouse containing two 12,780 horsepower Kaplan turbines and two 
Siemens-Allis generators each having a rated capacity of 8,265 
kilowatts; (7) a tailrace approximately 1,200 feet long and 120 feet 
wide with a bi-level bottom designed to minimize cross-currents; (8) 
one 1.10-mile-long, 34.5-kilovolt transmission line; and (9) 
appurtenant facilities.
    During the non-navigation season (typically from December 1 through 
April 30), NYSEG operates the project in a run-of-river (ROR) mode and 
maintains the impoundment at an elevation of 72.6 feet NGVD29. During 
the navigation season (typically May 1 through November 30), NYSEG

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periodically spills water to lower the impoundment up to 3 feet below 
full pool, as directed by the New York State Canal Corporation, to 
accommodate navigation at lock C-3, and uses all available remaining 
inflow (that is not used to support navigation) for generation 
purposes. NYSEG proposes to continue operating the project as it does 
currently, to support both generation and navigation. In addition, 
NYSEG proposes to enhance fish passage at the project by: (1) 
Installing upstream passage for American eel (4 years post-license); 
(2) developing an agreement with the New York State Canal Corporation 
to modify lock operations to accommodate the upstream passage of 
blueback herring and American shad (commencing 2 years post-license); 
and (3) modifying the project's intake bypass sluice gate to provide an 
additional route of downstream fish passage from April 1 through 
November 30. The project currently generates an annual average of 
88,537 megawatt-hours.
    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 at [email protected] or toll-free at 1-
866-208-3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for 
inspection and reproduction at the Mechanicville District Public 
Library located at 190 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 and 
the A.E. Diver Memorial Library located at 136 Main Street, 
Schaghticoke, NY 12154.
    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.
    n. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in 
accordance with the requirements of 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 
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'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE;'' (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. 
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.
    o. Procedural Schedule:
    The application will be processed according to the following Hydro 
Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as 
appropriate.

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                 Milestone                           Target date
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Filing of motions to intervene and protests  July 2019.
Issuance of Ready for Environmental          October 2019.
 Analysis notice.
Filing of recommendations, preliminary       December 2019.
 terms and conditions, and preliminary
 fishway prescriptions.
Reply comments due.........................  February 2020.
Commission Issues EA.......................  April 2020.
Comments on EA.............................  May 2020.
Modified terms and conditions due..........  July 2020.
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    Dated: May 28, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-11595 Filed 6-3-19; 8:45 am]
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