Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 49722-49723 [2019-20495]

Download as PDF 49722 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 184 / Monday, September 23, 2019 / Notices 41st Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85041; phone: (602) 696–3608. FERC Contact: Tim Konnert; phone: (202) 502–6359. 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–14992–000. 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–14992) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: September 17, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Sunshine Act Meetings; Notice of Vote, Explanation of Action Closing Meeting and List of Persons To Attend jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Telephone (202) 502–8400. Chairman Chatterjee and Commissioners Glick, and McNamee voted to hold a closed meeting on September 25, 2019. The certification of the General Counsel explaining the action closing the meeting is available for public inspection in the Commission’s Public Reference Room at 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The Chairman and the Commissioners, the General Counsel, and members of their staff, members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and members of their staff are expected to attend the meeting. Other staff members from the Commission’s program offices who will advise the Commissioners in the matters discussed will also be present. Issued: September 18, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20626 Filed 9–19–19; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications BILLING CODE 6717–01–P The following notice of meeting is published pursuant to Section 3(a) of the Government in the Sunshine Act (Pub. L. 94–409), 5 U.S.C. 552b: AGENCY HOLDING MEETING: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. TIME AND DATE: September 25, 2019. *NOTE—The Closed meeting will follow the Joint meeting of the Federal 17:55 Sep 20, 2019 CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: [Project No. 14990–000] [FR Doc. 2019–20503 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 Energy Regulatory Commission and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.1 PLACE: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Non-Public Investigations and Inquiries, Enforcement Related Matters. Jkt 247001 On May 3, 2019, Pumped Hydro Storage, 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 a closed loop pumped storage project in Maricopa County, Arizona. On August 1, 2019, the applicant filed a revised application for the project to address Commission staff’s June 19, 2019 comments. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant 1 See Notice of Joint Meeting of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, September 18, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Salt River Project Indian Spring Pumped Storage Project would consist of the following: (1) A new 240-foot-high, 1,000-foot-long upper dam and reservoir; (2) a new 260foot-high, 2,200-foot-long lower dam and reservoir; (3) six 250-megawatt, turbine-generator units, for a total installed capacity of 1,500 megawatts; (4) a new 200-foot-long, 345-kilovolt transmission line from the powerhouse to an existing grid interconnection point; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 3,285 gigawatthours. Applicant Contact: Steve Irwin, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, 6514 S 41st Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85041; phone: (602) 696–3608. FERC Contact: Tim Konnert; phone: (202) 502–6359. 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–14990–000. 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–14990) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 184 / Monday, September 23, 2019 / Notices Dated: September 17, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20495 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14944–000] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On May 10, 2019, Pumped Hydro Storage, 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 a pumped storage project on the Little Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. On August 1, 2019, the applicant filed a revised application for the project to address Commission staff’s June 19, 2019 comments. 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 Navajo Nation Little Colorado River Pumped Storage Project would consist of the following: (1) A new 200-foot-high, 3,200-foot-long upper dam and reservoir; (2) a new 150foot-high, 1,000-foot-long lower dam and reservoir; (3) eight 400-megawatt, turbine-generator units, for a total installed capacity of 3,200 megawatts; (4) two new 22-mile-long, 500-kilovolt transmission lines from the powerhouse to an existing grid interconnection point; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 8,500 gigawatthours. Applicant Contact: Steve Irwin, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, 6514 S 41st Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85041; phone: (602) 696–3608. FERC Contact: Tim Konnert; phone: (202) 502–6359. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 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. DATED: September 17, 2019. 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–14994–000. 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–14994) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: September 17, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20502 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–509–000] Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Application Take notice that on September 4, 2019, Texas Eastern Transmission, LP (Texas Eastern), 5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, Texas 77056, filed in Docket No. CP19–509–000 an application pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) requesting a certificate of public convenience and necessity to excavate, elevate, and replace certain segments of four different natural gas pipelines (Lines 10, 15, 25, and 30) and appurtenant facilities located in Marshall County, West Virginia. The Marshall County Mine Panel 19E Project is designed to maintain the safe and efficient operation of Texas Eastern’s pipeline facilities at certificated design capacities for the duration of planned longwall mining activities in the area beneath Texas Eastern’s pipelines. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49723 Texas Eastern estimates the cost of the project to be approximately $38 million and proposes to re-install the pipeline belowground after subsidence has stabilized and the 2020–2021 heating season has ended, all as more fully described 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, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Lisa A. Connolly, Director, Rates and Certificates, Texas Eastern Transmission, LP, P.O. Box 1642 Houston, Texas 77251–1642, by telephone at (713) 627–4102, or by email lisa.connolly@enbridge.com. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s EA. There are two ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, on or before the comment date stated below file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 385.211) and the Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person obtaining party status will be placed on the service list E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 184 (Monday, September 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49722-49723]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-20495]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14990-000]


Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On May 3, 2019, Pumped Hydro Storage, 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 a closed loop pumped 
storage project in Maricopa County, Arizona. On August 1, 2019, the 
applicant filed a revised application for the project to address 
Commission staff's June 19, 2019 comments. 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 Salt River Project Indian Spring Pumped Storage 
Project would consist of the following: (1) A new 240-foot-high, 1,000-
foot-long upper dam and reservoir; (2) a new 260-foot-high, 2,200-foot-
long lower dam and reservoir; (3) six 250-megawatt, turbine-generator 
units, for a total installed capacity of 1,500 megawatts; (4) a new 
200-foot-long, 345-kilovolt transmission line from the powerhouse to an 
existing grid interconnection point; and (5) appurtenant facilities. 
The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 3,285 
gigawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Steve Irwin, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, 6514 S 
41st Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85041; phone: (602) 696-3608.
    FERC Contact: Tim Konnert; phone: (202) 502-6359.
    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-14990-000.
    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-14990) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.


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    Dated: September 17, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-20495 Filed 9-20-19; 8:45 am]
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