Oregon State University; Notice of Application and Applicant-Prepared EA Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, and Soliciting Comments, and Final Recommendations, and Final Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions, 47283-47284 [2019-19342]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14616–001] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Oregon State University; Notice of Application and Applicant-Prepared EA Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, and Soliciting Comments, and Final Recommendations, and Final Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application and applicantprepared environmental assessment has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Original License for Major Unconstructed Project. b. Project No.: 14616–001. c. Date filed: May 31, 2019, and amended on August 28, 2019. d. Applicant: Oregon State University. e. Name of Project: PacWave South Project. f. Location: On the Pacific Ocean 6 nautical miles off the central Oregon coast near the city of Newport, in Lincoln County, Oregon. The project occupies 1,695 acres of United States submerged lands on the Outer Continental Shelf administered by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Cherise Gaffney, Stoel Rives LLP, 600 University St, Suite 3600, Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 386–7622; or email at cherise.gaffney@ stoel.com. i. FERC Contact: Jim Hastreiter at (503) 552–2760; or email at james.hastreiter@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, and final terms and conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions: 30 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests, comments, and final terms and conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Sep 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 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–14616–001. 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. l. The proposed PacWave South Project would consist of: (1) Four offshore test berths; (2) a maximum of 20 wave energy conversion (WEC) devices with a maximum total installed capacity of 20 megawatts; (3) various WEC devices including point absorbers, oscillating water column, overtopping, attenuator, and ‘‘other’’ types that utilize a combination of technology designs; (4) various anchoring systems including gravity based anchors, drag anchors, and embedment anchors, consisting of steel, concrete, or a mixture of steel and concrete; (5) singleor three-point mooring systems consisting of chain, steel cables, or synthetic materials; (6) mooring infrastructure including surface buoys, subsurface floats, and chain, wire or rope, as catenary, tendon or bridle lines; (7) subsea connectors; (8) five buried 8.3-mile-long subsea transmission cables converging in a nearshore conduit; (9) up to five onshore 10-foot by 10-foot by 10-foot cable splice vaults (beach manholes), where the subsea cables would transition to terrestrial cables; (10) five buried 0.5-mile-long subterranean transmission cables connecting to a power monitoring and conditioning facility; (11) gridinterconnection at Central Lincoln Public Utility District substation; and (12) appurtenant facilities. 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 at FERCOnlineSupport. A copy is also available for inspection PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47283 and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention deadline date, a competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing development application no later than 120 days after the specified intervention deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments 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 comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title PROTEST, MOTION TO INTERVENE, NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION, COMPETING APPLICATION, COMMENTS, REPLY COMMENTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS, or PRESCRIPTIONS; (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. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 47284 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019 / Notices motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. 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. o. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification. p. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Commission issues EA: November 2019. Dated: August 29, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–19342 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14976–000] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Lock+TM Hydro Friends Fund XXIII, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On March 1, 2019, Lock+TM Hydro Friends Fund XXIII, 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 the George B. Stevenson Dam Hydropower Project to be located at the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ George B. Stevenson Dam on Sinnemahoning Creek in Cameron 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 project would consist of the following: (1) A new 30-foot-long, VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Sep 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 30-foot-wide, 160-foot-high Large Frame Module; (2) two turbine-generator units with a total rated capacity of 1.1 megawatts; (3) a new 4-foot-long, 4-footwide, 3-foot-high pad-mounted transformer; (4) a new 200-foot-long, 13kilovolt transmission line connecting the new transformer to an existing distribution line; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 5,000 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Wayne Krouse, Lock+TM Hydro Friends Fund XXIII, LLC, P.O. Box 43796, Birmingham, AL 35243; phone: 877–556–6566 ext. 709. FERC Contact: Woohee Choi; phone: (202) 502–6336. 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–14976–000. 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–14976) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: August 29, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–19343 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. CP19–502–000; PF17–8–000] Commonwealth LNG, LLC; Notice of Application Take notice that on August 20, 2019, Commonwealth LNG, LLC (Commonwealth), at One Riverway, Suite 500, Houston, Texas 77056, filed an application in the above reference docket an application pursuant to section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) to construct and operate a natural gas liquefaction and export facility and an associated NGA section 3 pipeline in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, referred as the Commonwealth LNG Project, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s website web 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Commission staff has determined that this project qualifies as a Major Infrastructure Project pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding Implementing One Federal Decision under Executive Order 13807 signed on April 10, 2018. Major Infrastructure Projects are defined as projects for which multiple authorizations by Federal agencies will be required and the lead Federal agency has determined that it will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act.1 Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Robert Powers, Commonwealth LNG, LLC, One Riverway, Suite 500, Houston, Texas 77056, by telephone at (346) 352–4444 or by email at RPowers@teamcpl.com. On August 15, 2017, Commission staff granted the applicant’s request to utilize the Pre-Filing Process and assigned Docket No. PF17–8–000 to staff activities involving the project. Now, as of the filing of this application on August 20, 2019, the Pre-Filing Process for this project has ended. From this 1 42 U.S.C. (United States Code) 4321 et seq. For more information on One Federal Decision, visit our website at https://www.ferc.gov/industries/gas/ gen-info/one-federal.asp. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14616-001]


Oregon State University; Notice of Application and Applicant-
Prepared EA Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and 
Protests, and Soliciting Comments, and Final Recommendations, and Final 
Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application and 
applicant-prepared environmental assessment has been filed with the 
Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Original License for Major Unconstructed 
Project.
    b. Project No.: 14616-001.
    c. Date filed: May 31, 2019, and amended on August 28, 2019.
    d. Applicant: Oregon State University.
    e. Name of Project: PacWave South Project.
    f. Location: On the Pacific Ocean 6 nautical miles off the central 
Oregon coast near the city of Newport, in Lincoln County, Oregon. The 
project occupies 1,695 acres of United States submerged lands on the 
Outer Continental Shelf administered by the Bureau of Ocean Energy 
Management.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Cherise Gaffney, Stoel Rives LLP, 600 
University St, Suite 3600, Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 386-7622; or email 
at [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Jim Hastreiter at (503) 552-2760; or email at 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, 
and final terms and conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions: 30 
days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 45 
days from the issuance date of this notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene and protests, comments, and final terms and 
conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions 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-14616-001.
    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.
    l. The proposed PacWave South Project would consist of: (1) Four 
offshore test berths; (2) a maximum of 20 wave energy conversion (WEC) 
devices with a maximum total installed capacity of 20 megawatts; (3) 
various WEC devices including point absorbers, oscillating water 
column, overtopping, attenuator, and ``other'' types that utilize a 
combination of technology designs; (4) various anchoring systems 
including gravity based anchors, drag anchors, and embedment anchors, 
consisting of steel, concrete, or a mixture of steel and concrete; (5) 
single- or three-point mooring systems consisting of chain, steel 
cables, or synthetic materials; (6) mooring infrastructure including 
surface buoys, subsurface floats, and chain, wire or rope, as catenary, 
tendon or bridle lines; (7) subsea connectors; (8) five buried 8.3-
mile-long subsea transmission cables converging in a nearshore conduit; 
(9) up to five onshore 10-foot by 10-foot by 10-foot cable splice 
vaults (beach manholes), where the subsea cables would transition to 
terrestrial cables; (10) five buried 0.5-mile-long subterranean 
transmission cables connecting to a power monitoring and conditioning 
facility; (11) grid-interconnection at Central Lincoln Public Utility 
District substation; and (12) appurtenant facilities.
    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 at FERCOnlineSupport. A copy is also available for 
inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.
    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. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application 
must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention 
deadline date, a competing development application, or a notice of 
intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of 
intent allows an interested person to file the competing development 
application no later than 120 days after the specified intervention 
deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be 
accepted in response to this notice.
    A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, 
and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an 
unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A 
notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this 
public notice.
    Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in 
accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 
CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining the appropriate action to 
take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments 
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 
comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or 
before the specified comment date for the particular application.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title PROTEST, 
MOTION TO INTERVENE, NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION, 
COMPETING APPLICATION, COMMENTS, REPLY COMMENTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, TERMS 
AND CONDITIONS, or PRESCRIPTIONS; (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. All comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth 
their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 
18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly 
from the applicant. A copy of any protest or

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motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the 
applicant specified in the particular application. 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.
    o. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following 
the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality 
certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including 
proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; 
or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification.
    p. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as 
appropriate.
    Commission issues EA: November 2019.

    Dated: August 29, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-19342 Filed 9-6-19; 8:45 am]
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