Lock 13 Hydro Partners, LLC; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests, 35110-35111 [2019-15466]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 35110 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 140 / Monday, July 22, 2019 / Notices 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 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–2622–013. 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. Project Description: The proposed Turners Falls Project would consist of: (1) An existing 10-foot-long, 20-footwide, 12- to 22-foot-high forebay; (2) a 20-foot-wide, 22-foot-high trashrack with 1.5-inch clear-bar spacing; (3) two headgates; (4) an 8.5-foot-diameter, 50foot-long steel penstock; (5) a 3,847square foot powerhouse containing one 937-kilowatt vertical Francis-type turbine-generator unit; (6) a 50-footlong, underground flume; (7) an 80-footlong, 10-foot-wide tailrace; (8) a 1,000foot-long, 13.8-kilovolt transmission line; (9) and appurtenant facilities. When generating, the project withdraws up to 289 cubic feet per second from FirstLight Hydro Generating Company’s power canal for the Turners Falls Hydroelectric Project No. 1889, and discharges directly into the Connecticut River. Turners Falls Hydro operates the project in a run-ofriver mode with an average annual generation of approximately 1,512 megawatt-hours. Turners Falls Hydro proposes to continue operating the project in a run-of-river mode and does not propose any new construction or modifications to the project. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:11 Jul 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 the Montague Public Library, Carnegie Library Branch located at 201 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376. 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. 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, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 deadline 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 schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Scoping Document 1 for Comments—July 2019 Request Additional Information (if necessary)—August 2019 Issue Scoping Document 2—September 2019 Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—September 2019 Issue Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment—April 2020 Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 16, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–15485 Filed 7–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14799–001] Lock 13 Hydro Partners, LLC; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Original Major License. b. Project No.: P–14799–001. c. Date filed: July 1, 2019. d. Applicant: Lock 13 Hydro Partners, LLC. e. Name of Project: Evelyn Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Kentucky River, in Lee and Estill Counties, Kentucky. The project would be located at the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s existing Lock and Dam No. 13. No federal land would be occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: David Brown Kinloch, Lock 13 Hydro Partners, LLC, 414 S Wenzel Street, Louisville, KY 40204; (502) 589–0975; email— kyhydropower@gmail.com. i. FERC Contact: Sarah Salazar, (202) 502–6863 or sarah.salazar@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 l 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. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 140 / Monday, July 22, 2019 / Notices a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: August 30, 2019. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status 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–14799–001. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The proposed Evelyn Project would be operated in a run-of-river mode and would consist of: (1) An existing estimated 223-acre impoundment at a pool elevation of 617.38 feet mean sea level (North American Vertical Datum of 1988); (2) an existing concrete dam with a 246-foot-long, 34-foot-wide, and 38.2foot-high spillway and a 148-foot-long, 38.2-foot-high, and 52-foot-wide lock chamber; (3) a new 73-foot-long by 52foot-wide reinforced concrete powerhouse that would be submerged in the existing lock chamber, with five Flygt axial-flow propeller turbine generator units each rated at 560kilowatts (kW), for a total installed capacity of 2.8 MW; (4) a new 110-footlong buried cable transmitting power from the submerged powerhouse to a new two story, 48-foot-long by 30-footwide Control Building onshore which would house the project controls; (5) a new 600-foot-long, 12.47-kilovolt overhead transmission line that would connect to an existing Jackson Energy Cooperative line of the same voltage; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The estimated average annual generation would be 11,274 megawatt-hours. o. 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 the address in item h above. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:11 Jul 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 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. p. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Notice of Acceptance—December 2019 Issue notice of ready for environmental analysis—December 2019 Commission issues EA—August 2020 Comments on EA—September 2020 Dated: July 15, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–15466 Filed 7–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER17–1821–002] Panda Stonewall LLC; Notice Establishing Answer Period On July 10, 2019, Panda Stonewall LLC (Panda) filed a Motion for Extension of Time (Motion), from July 18, 2019 to October 8, 2019, to file briefs opposing exceptions to the Initial Decision, in the above referenced proceedings. Included in the Motion was a request that the Commission shorten to two days the period for answers to the Motion. Joint Customers 1 and Commission Trial Staff filed answers opposing Panda’s request for a shortened answer period. Upon consideration, notice is hereby given that answers to Panda’s Motion are due by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on July 17, 2019. Dated: July 16, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–15482 Filed 7–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 1 The Joint Customers are Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation, Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative, Inc., and Dominion Energy Services, Inc., on behalf of Virginia Electric and Power Company d/b/a Dominion Energy Virginia/North Carolina. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35111 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–479–000] Northern Natural Gas Company; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for The Proposed Bushton to Clifton A-Line Replacement Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental assessment (EA) that will discuss the environmental impacts of the Bushton to Clifton A-line Abandonment Project (Project) involving construction and operation of facilities by Northern Natural Gas Company (Northern) in Clay, Cloud, Ellsworth, Lincoln, Ottawa, and Rice counties in Kansas. The Commission will use this EA in its decision-making process to determine whether the project is in the public convenience and necessity. This notice announces the opening of the scoping process the Commission will use to gather input from the public and interested agencies about issues regarding the project. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requires the Commission to take into account the environmental impacts that could result from its action whenever it considers the issuance of a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. NEPA also requires the Commission to discover concerns the public may have about proposals. This process is referred to as scoping. The main goal of the scoping process is to focus the analysis in the EA on the important environmental issues. By this notice, the Commission requests public comments on the scope of issues to address in the EA. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments so that the Commission receives them in Washington, DC on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 15, 2019. You can make a difference by submitting your specific comments or concerns about the project. Your comments should focus on the potential environmental effects, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. Your input will help the Commission staff determine what issues they need to evaluate in the EA. Commission staff will consider all filed comments during the preparation of the EA. If you sent comments on this project to the Commission before the opening of this docket on June 7, 2019, you will E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14799-001]


Lock 13 Hydro Partners, LLC; Notice of Application Tendered for 
Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Original Major License.
    b. Project No.: P-14799-001.
    c. Date filed: July 1, 2019.
    d. Applicant: Lock 13 Hydro Partners, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Evelyn Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Kentucky River, in Lee and Estill Counties, 
Kentucky. The project would be located at the Commonwealth of 
Kentucky's existing Lock and Dam No. 13. No federal land would be 
occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: David Brown Kinloch, Lock 13 Hydro Partners, 
LLC, 414 S Wenzel Street, Louisville, KY 40204; (502) 589-0975; email_
[email protected]
    i. FERC Contact: Sarah Salazar, (202) 502-6863 or 
[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 l 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. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's 
regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes 
that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to 
form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the 
application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person 
must file

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a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from 
the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request 
on the applicant.
    l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for 
cooperating agency status: August 30, 2019.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status 
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-14799-001.
    m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The proposed Evelyn Project would be operated in a run-of-river 
mode and would consist of: (1) An existing estimated 223-acre 
impoundment at a pool elevation of 617.38 feet mean sea level (North 
American Vertical Datum of 1988); (2) an existing concrete dam with a 
246-foot-long, 34-foot-wide, and 38.2-foot-high spillway and a 148-
foot-long, 38.2-foot-high, and 52-foot-wide lock chamber; (3) a new 73-
foot-long by 52-foot-wide reinforced concrete powerhouse that would be 
submerged in the existing lock chamber, with five Flygt axial-flow 
propeller turbine generator units each rated at 560-kilowatts (kW), for 
a total installed capacity of 2.8 MW; (4) a new 110-foot-long buried 
cable transmitting power from the submerged powerhouse to a new two 
story, 48-foot-long by 30-foot-wide Control Building onshore which 
would house the project controls; (5) a new 600-foot-long, 12.47-
kilovolt overhead transmission line that would connect to an existing 
Jackson Energy Cooperative line of the same voltage; and (6) 
appurtenant facilities. The estimated average annual generation would 
be 11,274 megawatt-hours.
    o. 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 the address in item h above.
    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.
    p. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the 
schedule will be made as appropriate.

Issue Notice of Acceptance--December 2019
Issue notice of ready for environmental analysis--December 2019
Commission issues EA--August 2020
Comments on EA--September 2020

    Dated: July 15, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-15466 Filed 7-19-19; 8:45 am]
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