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[FR Doc. 2019–19289 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2997–031] South Sutter Water District; 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: Major, new license. b. Project No.: P–2997–031. c. Date filed: July 1, 2019. d. Applicant: South Sutter Water District. e. Name of Project: Camp Far West Hydroelectric Project. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46945 f. Location: The existing hydroelectric project is located on the Bear River in Yuba, Nevada, and Placer Counties, California. The project, with the proposed project boundary modifications, would occupy a total of 2,674 acres. No federal or tribal lands occur within or adjacent to the project boundary or along the Bear River downstream of the project. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Brad Arnold, General Manager, South Sutter Water District, 2464 Pacific Avenue, Trowbridge, California 95659. i. FERC Contact: Quinn Emmering, (202) 502–6382, quinn.emmering@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency status: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests 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–2997–031. 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, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. Project Description: The existing Camp Far West Hydroelectric Project operates to primarily provide water during the irrigation season, generate power, and meet streamflow requirements for the Bear River. The existing project includes: (1) A 185-foothigh, 40-foot-wide, 2,070-foot-long, zoned, earth-filled main dam; (2) a 45foot-high, 20-foot-wide, 1,060-foot-long, earth-filled south wing dam; (3) a 25foot-high, 20-foot-wide, 1,460-foot-long, earth-filled north wing dam; (4) a 15foot-high, 20-foot-wide, 1,450-foot-long, earth-filled dike; (5) a 1,886-acre E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 46946 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 173 / Friday, September 6, 2019 / Notices reservoir with a gross storage capacity of about 93,737 acre-feet at the normal maximum water surface elevation (NMWSE) of 300 feet; (6) an overflow spillway with a 15-foot-wide concrete approach apron, 300-foot-long ungated, ogee-type concrete structure, and a 77foot-long downstream concrete chute with concrete sidewalls; (7) a 1,200-footlong, unlined, rock channel that carries spill downstream to the Bear River; (8) a 22-foot-high, concrete, power intake tower with openings on three sides protected by steel trashracks; (9) a 760foot-long, 8-foot-diameter concrete tunnel through the left abutment of the main dam that conveys water from the power intake to the powerhouse; (10) a steel-reinforced, concrete powerhouse with a 6.8-megawatt, vertical-shaft, Francis-type turbine, which discharges to the Bear River at the base of the main dam; (11) a 25-foot-4-inch-high, concrete, vertical intake tower with openings on three sides protected by steel trashracks that receives water for the outlet works; (12) a 350-foot-long, 48-inch-diameter steel pipe that conveys water from the intake structure to a valve chamber for the outlet works; (13) a 400-foot-long, 7.5-foot-diameter concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel that connects to the valve chamber; (14) a 48-inch-diameter, outlet valve with a 500-cubic-feet-per-second release capacity at NMWSE on the downstream face of the main dam that discharges directly into the Bear River; (15) a switchyard adjacent to the powerhouse; (16) two recreation areas with campgrounds, day-use areas, boat ramps, restrooms, and sewage holding ponds; (17) a recreational water system that includes two pumps in the reservoir that deliver water to a treatment facility that is piped to a 60,000-gallon storage tank to supply water to recreation facilities. The estimated average annual generation (2010 to 2017) is 22,637 megawatthours. South Sutter Water District proposes to: (1) Raise the NMWSE of the project reservoir by 5 feet from an elevation of 300 feet to an elevation of 305 feet; (2) raise the existing spillway crest from an elevation of 300 feet to an elevation of 305 feet to accommodate the proposed pool raise; (3) replace and restore several recreation facilities; (4) add an existing 0.25-mile road as a primary project road to access the powerhouse and switchyard; and (5) modify the project boundary to account for the removal of the 1.9-mile-long transmission line from the license in 1991, corrections based on current project operation and maintenance, and VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Sep 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 changes under the category of a contour 20 feet above the 300-feet NMWSE or proximity of 200-horizontal-feet from the 300-foot NMWSE. 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. 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. 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. Deadline for Filing Motions to Intervene and Protests and Requests for Cooperating Agency Status—October 29, 2019 Commission issues Scoping Document 1—January 2020 Scoping Comments due—February 2020 Commission issues Request for Additional Information (if necessary)—March 2020 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission issues Scoping Document 2 (if necessary)—April 2020 Commission issues Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—April 2020 Commission issues EA, Draft EA, or Draft EIS—October 2020 Comments on EA, Draft EA, or Draft EIS due—November 2020 Commission issues Final EA or Final EIS—February 2021 Dated: August 30, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–19275 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RD19–6–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–725Z); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection FERC– 725Z (Mandatory Reliability Standards: IRO Reliability Standards) and submitting the information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2997-031]


South Sutter Water District; 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: Major, new license.
    b. Project No.: P-2997-031.
    c. Date filed: July 1, 2019.
    d. Applicant: South Sutter Water District.
    e. Name of Project: Camp Far West Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The existing hydroelectric project is located on the 
Bear River in Yuba, Nevada, and Placer Counties, California. The 
project, with the proposed project boundary modifications, would occupy 
a total of 2,674 acres. No federal or tribal lands occur within or 
adjacent to the project boundary or along the Bear River downstream of 
the project.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Brad Arnold, General Manager, South 
Sutter Water District, 2464 Pacific Avenue, Trowbridge, California 
95659.
    i. FERC Contact: Quinn Emmering, (202) 502-6382, 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and 
requests for cooperating agency status: 60 days from the issuance date 
of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and protests 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-2997-031.
    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, but is not ready for 
environmental analysis at this time.
    l. Project Description: The existing Camp Far West Hydroelectric 
Project operates to primarily provide water during the irrigation 
season, generate power, and meet streamflow requirements for the Bear 
River. The existing project includes: (1) A 185-foot-high, 40-foot-
wide, 2,070-foot-long, zoned, earth-filled main dam; (2) a 45-foot-
high, 20-foot-wide, 1,060-foot-long, earth-filled south wing dam; (3) a 
25-foot-high, 20-foot-wide, 1,460-foot-long, earth-filled north wing 
dam; (4) a 15-foot-high, 20-foot-wide, 1,450-foot-long, earth-filled 
dike; (5) a 1,886-acre

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reservoir with a gross storage capacity of about 93,737 acre-feet at 
the normal maximum water surface elevation (NMWSE) of 300 feet; (6) an 
overflow spillway with a 15-foot-wide concrete approach apron, 300-
foot-long ungated, ogee-type concrete structure, and a 77-foot-long 
downstream concrete chute with concrete sidewalls; (7) a 1,200-foot-
long, unlined, rock channel that carries spill downstream to the Bear 
River; (8) a 22-foot-high, concrete, power intake tower with openings 
on three sides protected by steel trashracks; (9) a 760-foot-long, 8-
foot-diameter concrete tunnel through the left abutment of the main dam 
that conveys water from the power intake to the powerhouse; (10) a 
steel-reinforced, concrete powerhouse with a 6.8-megawatt, vertical-
shaft, Francis-type turbine, which discharges to the Bear River at the 
base of the main dam; (11) a 25-foot-4-inch-high, concrete, vertical 
intake tower with openings on three sides protected by steel trashracks 
that receives water for the outlet works; (12) a 350-foot-long, 48-
inch-diameter steel pipe that conveys water from the intake structure 
to a valve chamber for the outlet works; (13) a 400-foot-long, 7.5-
foot-diameter concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel that connects to the 
valve chamber; (14) a 48-inch-diameter, outlet valve with a 500-cubic-
feet-per-second release capacity at NMWSE on the downstream face of the 
main dam that discharges directly into the Bear River; (15) a 
switchyard adjacent to the powerhouse; (16) two recreation areas with 
campgrounds, day-use areas, boat ramps, restrooms, and sewage holding 
ponds; (17) a recreational water system that includes two pumps in the 
reservoir that deliver water to a treatment facility that is piped to a 
60,000-gallon storage tank to supply water to recreation facilities. 
The estimated average annual generation (2010 to 2017) is 22,637 
megawatt-hours.
    South Sutter Water District proposes to: (1) Raise the NMWSE of the 
project reservoir by 5 feet from an elevation of 300 feet to an 
elevation of 305 feet; (2) raise the existing spillway crest from an 
elevation of 300 feet to an elevation of 305 feet to accommodate the 
proposed pool raise; (3) replace and restore several recreation 
facilities; (4) add an existing 0.25-mile road as a primary project 
road to access the powerhouse and switchyard; and (5) modify the 
project boundary to account for the removal of the 1.9-mile-long 
transmission line from the license in 1991, corrections based on 
current project operation and maintenance, and changes under the 
category of a contour 20 feet above the 300-feet NMWSE or proximity of 
200-horizontal-feet from the 300-foot NMWSE.
    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. 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.
    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.

Deadline for Filing Motions to Intervene and Protests and Requests for 
Cooperating Agency Status--October 29, 2019
Commission issues Scoping Document 1--January 2020
Scoping Comments due--February 2020
Commission issues Request for Additional Information (if necessary)--
March 2020
Commission issues Scoping Document 2 (if necessary)--April 2020
Commission issues Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis--April 
2020
Commission issues EA, Draft EA, or Draft EIS--October 2020
Comments on EA, Draft EA, or Draft EIS due--November 2020
Commission issues Final EA or Final EIS--February 2021

    Dated: August 30, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
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