New England Hydropower Company, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 36918 [2019-16115]

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[FR Doc. 2019–16114 Filed 7–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14997–000] jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES New England Hydropower Company, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On May 23, 2019, New England Hydropower Company, LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of hydropower on the Lehigh Canal in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Jul 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 the permit holder to perform any landdisturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed Lehigh Canal Allentown Hydroelectric Project would consist of the following: (1) An existing 11-foot-high, 480-foot-long concrete gravity dam (i.e., the Hamilton Street Dam); (2) an existing impoundment with an approximate surface area of 50 acres and a storage capacity of 371 acrefeet at a normal surface elevation of 240 feet mean sea level; (3) an existing canal approximately 0.58 mile long; (4) an existing 20-foot-wide gate structure on the canal with a spillway; (5) a new 14foot-wide, 20-foot-long intake channel; (6) a new 16-foot by 20-foot powerhouse containing one Archimedes Screw turbine-generator unit with a total capacity of 485 kilowatts; (7) a new 480volt, 350-foot-long transmission line connecting the powerhouse to a nearby grid interconnection point; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 3,560 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Michael C. Kerr, New England Hydropower Company, LLC, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 451C, Beverly, MA 01915; phone: (978) 360– 2547. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502–6736. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications 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, (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–14997–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the eLibrary link of the Commission’s website at PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14997) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: July 22, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–16115 Filed 7–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–471–000] Notice of Environmental Onsite Review: Bluewater Gas Storage, LLC On August 7, 2019, the Office of Energy Projects staff will conduct a site visit of the proposed Bluewater Gas Storage, LLC’s (Bluewater) Omo Road Compressor Station site and potential alternative sites. The purpose of the site visit is to evaluate the proposed location and any feasible alternatives. All interested parties planning to attend must provide their own transportation. Those attending should meet at the following time and location: • 11:00 a.m. (EDT) at the Ray Township Hall, 64255 Wolcott Road, Ray, MI 48096. FERC staff will also attend a Bluewater-sponsored open house on August 7, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (EDT) at the Ray Township Hall, 64255 Wolcott Road, Ray, MI 48096. Please use the FERC’s free eSubscription service to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in these dockets. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. To register for this service, go to www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp. Information about specific onsite environmental reviews is posted on the Commission’s calendar at http:// www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/Events List.aspx. For additional information, contact Office of External Affairs at (866) 208–FERC. Dated: July 23, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–16112 Filed 7–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 146 (Tuesday, July 30, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14997-000]


New England Hydropower Company, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On May 23, 2019, New England Hydropower Company, LLC, filed an 
application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the 
Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of 
hydropower on the Lehigh Canal in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The sole 
purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit 
holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A 
preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any 
land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters 
owned by others without the owners' express permission.
    The proposed Lehigh Canal Allentown Hydroelectric Project would 
consist of the following: (1) An existing 11-foot-high, 480-foot-long 
concrete gravity dam (i.e., the Hamilton Street Dam); (2) an existing 
impoundment with an approximate surface area of 50 acres and a storage 
capacity of 371 acre-feet at a normal surface elevation of 240 feet 
mean sea level; (3) an existing canal approximately 0.58 mile long; (4) 
an existing 20-foot-wide gate structure on the canal with a spillway; 
(5) a new 14-foot-wide, 20-foot-long intake channel; (6) a new 16-foot 
by 20-foot powerhouse containing one Archimedes Screw turbine-generator 
unit with a total capacity of 485 kilowatts; (7) a new 480-volt, 350-
foot-long transmission line connecting the powerhouse to a nearby grid 
interconnection point; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The proposed 
project would have an average annual generation of 3,560 megawatt-
hours.
    Applicant Contact: Michael C. Kerr, New England Hydropower Company, 
LLC, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 451C, Beverly, MA 01915; phone: (978) 
360-2547.
    FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502-6736.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing 
applications 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], (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-14997-000.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the eLibrary link of the 
Commission's website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14997) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: July 22, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-16115 Filed 7-29-19; 8:45 am]
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