Southern California Edison; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application 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, 32455-32456 [2019-14453]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 130 / Monday, July 8, 2019 / Notices the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, and will be notified of any meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenters, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 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 seven copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Dated: June 27, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–14450 Filed 7–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1394–080] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Southern California Edison; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application 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.: 1394–080. c. Date Filed: May 1, 2019. d. Submitted By: Southern California Edison. e. Name of Project: Bishop Creek Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On Bishop Creek in Inyo County, California. The project occupies approximately 734 acres of federal land VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:44 Jul 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 administered by the U.S. Forest Service and approximately 48 acres of federal land administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission’s Regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Matthew Woodhall, Project Lead, Southern California Edison Company, 1515 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770. i. FERC Contact: Kelly Wolcott at (202) 502–6480 or email at: kelly.wolcott@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 Southern California Edison, as the Commission’s non-federal representatives for carrying out informal consultation, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. Southern California Edison 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 inspection and reproduction (by appointment only) at: Bishop Creek PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32455 Hydro Headquarters Office, 4000 E Bishop Creek Road, Bishop, CA 93514. 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–1394–080. 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 August 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\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1 32456 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 130 / Monday, July 8, 2019 / Notices Scoping Meetings Commission staff will hold two scoping meetings in the vicinity of the project at the times and places noted below. The daytime meeting will focus on resource agency, Indian tribes, 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: Evening Scoping Meeting Date and Time: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Location: City of Bishop Council Chambers, 301 West Line Street, Bishop, California 93514. Phone Number: (760) 873–5863. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Daytime Scoping Meeting Date and Time: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Location: City of Bishop Council Chambers, 301 West Line Street, Bishop, California 93514. Phone Number: (760) 873–5863. 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 potential applicant and Commission staff will conduct an Environmental Site Review of the project on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, starting at 8:30 a.m. All participants should meet at the Eastern Sierra College Center, located at: 4090 W. Line Street Bishop, CA 93514–7306. All participants are responsible for their own transportation. We anticipate the environmental site review will take all day, so participants are also advised to bring a bag lunch. Anyone with questions about the site visit should contact Mr. Matthew Woodhall with Southern California Edison at (626) 302–9596. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:44 Jul 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 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) 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: June 27, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–14453 Filed 7–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9996–29–Region 2] Proposed CERCLA Cost Recovery Settlement Regarding the PJP Landfill Superfund Site, Hudson County, New Jersey Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; request for public comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), notice is hereby given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’), Region 2, of a proposed cost recovery settlement agreement pursuant to CERCLA between EPA and CWM Chemical Services, LLC; Edlin, Ltd; Edwin Siegel; New Jersey Department of Transportation; Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark; Tooley Enterprises; and Waste Management of New Jersey, Inc. (‘‘Settling Parties’’) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 regarding the PJP Landfill Superfund Site, Jersey City, New Jersey (‘‘Site’’). Pursuant to the proposed cost recovery settlement agreement, the Settling Parties will pay $143,088 to resolve the Settling Parties’ civil liability under Section 107(a) of CERCLA for certain past response costs. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 7, 2019. ADDRESSES: The proposed settlement agreement is available for public inspection at EPA’s Region 2 offices. To request a copy of the proposed settlement agreement, please contact the EPA employee identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leena Raut, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2, Office of Regional Counsel, 290 Broadway—17th Floor, New York, New York 10007–1866. Email: raut.leena@epa.gov. Telephone: (212) 637–3122. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For 30 days following the date of publication of this notice, EPA will receive written comments concerning the proposed cost recovery settlement agreement. Comments to the proposed settlement agreement should reference the PJP Landfill Superfund Site, U.S. EPA Index No. CERCLA–02–2018–2017. EPA will consider all comments received during the 30-day public comment period and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement agreement if comments received disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the proposed settlement agreement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. EPA’s response to comments will be available for public inspection at EPA’s Region 2 offices located at 290 Broadway, New York, NY 10007–1866. Dated: June 14, 2019. Pat Evangelista, Acting Director, Superfund and Emergency Management Division, Region 2. [FR Doc. 2019–14467 Filed 7–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9995–16–0MS] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Office of Mission Support, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of a New System of Records. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 130 (Monday, July 8, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32455-32456]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-14453]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1394-080]


Southern California Edison; Notice of Intent To File License 
Application, Filing of Pre-Application 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.: 1394-080.
    c. Date Filed: May 1, 2019.
    d. Submitted By: Southern California Edison.
    e. Name of Project: Bishop Creek Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On Bishop Creek in Inyo County, California. The 
project occupies approximately 734 acres of federal land administered 
by the U.S. Forest Service and approximately 48 acres of federal land 
administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission's 
Regulations.
    h. Potential Applicant Contact: Matthew Woodhall, Project Lead, 
Southern California Edison Company, 1515 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, 
CA 91770.
    i. FERC Contact: Kelly Wolcott at (202) 502-6480 or email at: 
[email protected].
    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 Southern California Edison, 
as the Commission's non-federal representatives for carrying out 
informal consultation, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species 
Act and section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
    m. Southern California Edison 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 
[email protected], (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction 
(by appointment only) at: Bishop Creek Hydro Headquarters Office, 4000 
E Bishop Creek Road, Bishop, CA 93514.
    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 
[email protected] 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-1394-080.
    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 August 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.

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Scoping Meetings

    Commission staff will hold two scoping meetings in the vicinity of 
the project at the times and places noted below. The daytime meeting 
will focus on resource agency, Indian tribes, 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:

Evening Scoping Meeting

    Date and Time: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
    Location: City of Bishop Council Chambers, 301 West Line Street, 
Bishop, California 93514.
    Phone Number: (760) 873-5863.

Daytime Scoping Meeting

    Date and Time: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
    Location: City of Bishop Council Chambers, 301 West Line Street, 
Bishop, California 93514.
    Phone Number: (760) 873-5863.
    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 potential applicant and Commission staff will conduct an 
Environmental Site Review of the project on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 
starting at 8:30 a.m. All participants should meet at the Eastern 
Sierra College Center, located at: 4090 W. Line Street Bishop, CA 
93514-7306. All participants are responsible for their own 
transportation. We anticipate the environmental site review will take 
all day, so participants are also advised to bring a bag lunch. Anyone 
with questions about the site visit should contact Mr. Matthew Woodhall 
with Southern California Edison at (626) 302-9596.

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 pre-filing 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) 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: June 27, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-14453 Filed 7-5-19; 8:45 am]
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