Hackett Mills Hydro Associates and Brown Bear II Hydro, Inc.; Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Protests and Motions To Intervene, 49287-49288 [2019-20269]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 182 / Thursday, September 19, 2019 / Notices Northern States Power Company, a Wisconsin corporation. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 20190912_MBR_Tariff_Update to be effective 10/31/2019. Filed Date: 9/12/19. Accession Number: 20190912–5077. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/3/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–2794–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Certificate of Concurrence PacifiCorp WIUFMP to be effective 10/9/2019. Filed Date: 9/12/19. Accession Number: 20190912–5059. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/3/19. Docket Numbers: ER19–2795–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc., Otter Tail Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2019–09–12_SA 3350 OTP-Deuel Harvest Wind FSA (J526) OrtonvilleMorris to be effective 11/12/2019. Filed Date: 9/12/19. Accession Number: 20190912–5063. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/3/19. 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Applicants: Southwestern Public Service Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2019–09–12_MBR_Tariff_Update to be effective 10/31/2019. Filed Date: 9/12/19. Accession Number: 20190912–5113. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Sep 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/3/19. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: September 12, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20257 Filed 9–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project Nos. 6398–023, 3428–182] Hackett Mills Hydro Associates and Brown Bear II Hydro, Inc.; Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Protests and Motions To Intervene Take notice that the following hydroelectric applications have been filed with the Commission and are available for public inspection: a. Type of Proceeding: Extension of License Terms. b. Project Nos.: P–6398–023 and P– 3428–182. c. Date Filed: July 9, 2019. d. Licensees: Hackett Mills Hydro Associates and Brown Bear II Hydro, Inc. e. Name and Location of Project: Hackett Mills Hydroelectric Project No. 6398, located on the Little Androscoggin River and Worumbo Hydroelectric Project No. 3428, located on the Androscoggin River, in Androscoggin County, Maine. f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. g. Licensee Contact Information: Mr. Michael Scarzello, Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, LLC, 116 North State Street, P.O. Box 167, Neshkoro, WI 54960; Phone: (973) 998–8400; email: Michael.Scarzello@eaglecreekre.com. PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49287 h. FERC Contact: Ashish Desai, (202) 502–8370, Ashish.Desai@ferc.gov. i. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene and protests, is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, and recommendations, 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–6398–023 and 3428–182. j. Description of Proceeding: Hackett Mills Hydro Associates and Brown Bear II Hydro, Inc., licensees for the Hackett Mills (Project No. 6398) and Worumbo (Project No. 3428) hydroelectric projects, respectively, requests that the Commission extend the license terms for both projects. The 40-year license term for the Hackett Mills Project expires on August 31, 2024 and the 40year license term for the Worumbo Project expires on November 30, 2025. The licensees request that the license terms for both projects be extended to February 28, 2029 to align the expiration dates with that of the Brunswick Project No. 2284 located downstream of both projects on the Androscoggin River. Prior to filing its request, the licensees consulted with various federal and state resources agencies regarding the proposed license extensions. The licensees’ request includes letters and email correspondence from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, which supports extending the license terms, and from the National Marine Fisheries Service, Maine Department of Marine Resources, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which do not support extending the license terms. k. This notice is available for review and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 49288 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 182 / Thursday, September 19, 2019 / Notices Enter the Docket number (P–6398–023) excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the notice. 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, call toll-free 1–866–208– 3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. l. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. m. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: 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. n. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title COMMENTS, PROTEST, or MOTION TO INTERVENE as applicable; (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, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to the request to extend the license terms. 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. If an intervener 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. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Sep 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. Dated: September 12, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20269 Filed 9–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 3777–011] Town of Rollinsford, New Hampshire; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Subsequent Minor License. b. Project No.: 3777–011. c. Date filed: August 29, 2019. d. Applicant: Town of Rollinsford, New Hampshire (Town). e. Name of Project: Rollinsford Project. f. Location: On the Salmon Falls River in Strafford County, New Hampshire and York County, Maine. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. John Greenan, Green Mountain Power Corporation, 1252 Post Road, Rutland, VT 05701; Phone at (802) 770–2195, or email at John.Greenan@ greenmountainpower.com. i. FERC Contact: John Baummer, (202) 502–6837 or john.baummer@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 PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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: October 28, 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–3777–011. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The existing Rollinsford Project consists of: (1) A 385-foot long, 19-foothigh concrete-masonry dam that includes: (i) A 255-foot-long spillway section topped with 15-inch-high flashboards, and (ii) an 82-foot-long, 52foot-wide intake headworks section that includes five, 5.5-foot-high by 5.5-footwide vertical lift gates, one penstock intake protected by a 22.8-foot-wide by 15.7-foot-high trash rack structure with 2.5-inch clear bar spacing, one 8-footwide skimmer waste gate, and one 4foot-wide by 4-foot-high inoperable sluice gate; (2) an 82-acre impoundment at a normal maximum elevation of 71.25 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 29), including the spillway flashboards; (3) a 600-foot-long, 10-foot diameter concrete penstock with a 250foot-long, 9-foot diameter steel sleeve that directs flow from the intake headworks to a 40-foot-wide, 30-footlong reinforced concrete forebay that is integral with the powerhouse; (4) a 60foot-wide, 38-foot-long concrete and brick masonry powerhouse containing two Francis turbine-generator units for a total installed capacity of 1,500 kilowatts; (5) a 38-foot-long, 34-footwide tailrace channel at a normal tailwater elevation of 24 feet NGVD 29; (6) a 100-foot-long underground transmission line; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The Town voluntarily operates the project in a run-of-river mode using an automatic pond level control system, E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project Nos. 6398-023, 3428-182]


Hackett Mills Hydro Associates and Brown Bear II Hydro, Inc.; 
Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, 
Protests and Motions To Intervene

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric applications have been 
filed with the Commission and are available for public inspection:
    a. Type of Proceeding: Extension of License Terms.
    b. Project Nos.: P-6398-023 and P-3428-182.
    c. Date Filed: July 9, 2019.
    d. Licensees: Hackett Mills Hydro Associates and Brown Bear II 
Hydro, Inc.
    e. Name and Location of Project: Hackett Mills Hydroelectric 
Project No. 6398, located on the Little Androscoggin River and Worumbo 
Hydroelectric Project No. 3428, located on the Androscoggin River, in 
Androscoggin County, Maine.
    f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    g. Licensee Contact Information: Mr. Michael Scarzello, Eagle Creek 
Renewable Energy, LLC, 116 North State Street, P.O. Box 167, Neshkoro, 
WI 54960; Phone: (973) 998-8400; email: 
[email protected].
    h. FERC Contact: Ashish Desai, (202) 502-8370, 
[email protected].
    i. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene and protests, 
is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The 
Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions 
to intervene, protests, comments, and recommendations, 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-6398-023 and 3428-182.
    j. Description of Proceeding: Hackett Mills Hydro Associates and 
Brown Bear II Hydro, Inc., licensees for the Hackett Mills (Project No. 
6398) and Worumbo (Project No. 3428) hydroelectric projects, 
respectively, requests that the Commission extend the license terms for 
both projects. The 40-year license term for the Hackett Mills Project 
expires on August 31, 2024 and the 40-year license term for the Worumbo 
Project expires on November 30, 2025. The licensees request that the 
license terms for both projects be extended to February 28, 2029 to 
align the expiration dates with that of the Brunswick Project No. 2284 
located downstream of both projects on the Androscoggin River.
    Prior to filing its request, the licensees consulted with various 
federal and state resources agencies regarding the proposed license 
extensions. The licensees' request includes letters and email 
correspondence from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, 
which supports extending the license terms, and from the National 
Marine Fisheries Service, Maine Department of Marine Resources, and 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which do not support extending the 
license terms.
    k. This notice is available for review and reproduction at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE, 
Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the Commission's 
website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp.

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Enter the Docket number (P-6398-023) excluding the last three digits in 
the docket number field to access the notice. 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, call toll-free 1-866-208-3676 
or email [email protected]. For TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    l. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    m. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: 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.
    n. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the title COMMENTS, PROTEST, or MOTION TO 
INTERVENE as applicable; (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, motions 
to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and 
otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, 
motions to intervene, or protests should relate to the request to 
extend the license terms. 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. If an intervener 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. 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.

    Dated: September 12, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-20269 Filed 9-18-19; 8:45 am]
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