Woodland Pulp LLC; Notice Dismissing Request for Stay as Moot, 29509 [2019-13319]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 121 / Monday, June 24, 2019 / Notices f. Location: The project is located on the Black River, in the Township of Hatfield, in Jackson and Clarke counties, Wisconsin. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Dwight Bowler, Midwest Hydraulic Company, LLC, c/o Black River Partners, 813 Jefferson Hill Road, Nassau, New York (518) 766–2753. i. FERC Contact: Mr. Mark Pawlowski, (202) 502–6052, mark.pawlowski@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, is 15 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. All documents may be filed electronically via the internet. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paper-filed. To paper-file, an original and seven copies should be mailed to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. 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. Please include the project number (P–10805–059) on any comments, motions, or recommendations filed. k. Description of Request: The licensee must lower the water surface elevation of the project’s 2.4-mile-long power canal by approximately 13 feet from its normal water surface elevation to make repairs to the canal embankment. Article 401 of the project license requires the licensee to maintain the water surface elevation of the power canal at 879.0 ± 0.1 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The licensee proposes a drawdown rate of 0.5 feet per day and would be expected to take about 26 days. The refill of the power canal is estimated to occur in winter or spring of 2020. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE, Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also be viewed on the Commission’s website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Jun 21, 2019 Jkt 247001 29509 email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. m. Comments: Anyone may submit comments in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. Any comments must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. n. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; and (3) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments should relate to project works which are the subject of this application. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. 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. Woodland Pulp’s Operation Plan and modified and approved its Evaluation Plan.2 The April 26, 2019 Order requires Woodland Pulp to remove the hydraulic blockage at the West Grand Dam fishway within 45 days from the date of issuance to allow fish passage for all migratory species. On May 24, 2019, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Maine Department of Marine Resources, and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection filed a motion for stay of the April 26, 2019 Order. The motion requests a 60-day stay of the April 26, 2019 Order to allow additional time for the state agencies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Marine Fisheries Service, and the Passamaquoddy Tribe to consult regarding fish passage at West Grand Dam. On June 5, 2019, Woodland Pulp notified the Commission that it had removed the hydraulic blockage at the West Grand Dam. Accordingly, the relief sought by the Maine agencies is rendered moot and the request for stay is dismissed. This notice constitutes final agency action. Requests for rehearing of this dismissal must be filed within 30 days, pursuant to section 313(a) of the Federal Power Act and section 385.713 of the Commission’s regulations, 18 CFR 385.713 (2018). Dated: June 18, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–13319 Filed 6–21–19; 8:45 am] Dated: June 17, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P [FR Doc. 2019–13347 Filed 6–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Project No. 12635–002—New York] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project Nos. 2618–030; 2618–031] Woodland Pulp LLC; Notice Dismissing Request for Stay as Moot On March 22, 2017, Woodland Pulp LLC (Woodland Pulp), licensee for the West Branch Storage Project No. 2618, filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) a Fishway Operation and Maintenance Plan (Operation Plan) and a Fishway Evaluation Plan (Evaluation Plan) under Articles 409 and 410 of the project license, respectively.1 On April 26, 2019, Commission staff denied 1 Woodland Pulp LLC, 154 FERC ¶ 62,175 (2016) (Order Issuing New License). PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Moriah Hydro LLC; Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Mineville Energy Storage Project and Intention To Hold Public Meetings In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR part 380, the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for license for the proposed Mineville Energy Storage Project (FERC No. 12635) and has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the project. The proposed project would be located in a decommissioned 2 Woodland E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM Pulp LLC, 167 FERC ¶ 62,065 (2019). 24JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 121 (Monday, June 24, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 29509]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-13319]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project Nos. 2618-030; 2618-031]


Woodland Pulp LLC; Notice Dismissing Request for Stay as Moot

    On March 22, 2017, Woodland Pulp LLC (Woodland Pulp), licensee for 
the West Branch Storage Project No. 2618, filed with the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission (Commission) a Fishway Operation and Maintenance 
Plan (Operation Plan) and a Fishway Evaluation Plan (Evaluation Plan) 
under Articles 409 and 410 of the project license, respectively.\1\ On 
April 26, 2019, Commission staff denied Woodland Pulp's Operation Plan 
and modified and approved its Evaluation Plan.\2\ The April 26, 2019 
Order requires Woodland Pulp to remove the hydraulic blockage at the 
West Grand Dam fishway within 45 days from the date of issuance to 
allow fish passage for all migratory species.
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    \1\ Woodland Pulp LLC, 154 FERC ] 62,175 (2016) (Order Issuing 
New License).
    \2\ Woodland Pulp LLC, 167 FERC ] 62,065 (2019).
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    On May 24, 2019, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and 
Wildlife, Maine Department of Marine Resources, and the Maine 
Department of Environmental Protection filed a motion for stay of the 
April 26, 2019 Order. The motion requests a 60-day stay of the April 
26, 2019 Order to allow additional time for the state agencies, the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Marine Fisheries Service, 
and the Passamaquoddy Tribe to consult regarding fish passage at West 
Grand Dam. On June 5, 2019, Woodland Pulp notified the Commission that 
it had removed the hydraulic blockage at the West Grand Dam. 
Accordingly, the relief sought by the Maine agencies is rendered moot 
and the request for stay is dismissed.
    This notice constitutes final agency action. Requests for rehearing 
of this dismissal must be filed within 30 days, pursuant to section 
313(a) of the Federal Power Act and section 385.713 of the Commission's 
regulations, 18 CFR 385.713 (2018).

    Dated: June 17, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-13319 Filed 6-21-19; 8:45 am]
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