Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 49721-49722 [2019-20503]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 184 / Monday, September 23, 2019 / Notices applicants should need to achieve at a minimum to be considered for selection? 5. What are ambitious but achievable targets for plant-level and/or systemlevel energy efficiency improvements for recovery of clean water, nutrients and other resources? 6. What metrics are appropriate to assess the financial viability of a submission as part of phase two judging? 7. How should DOE assess the innovativeness of prize applications? jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Request for Information Response Guidelines Responses to this RFI must be submitted electronically to WaterResourceRecoveryPrize@ ee.doe.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. (ET) on October 23, 2019. Responses must be provided as attachments to an email. It is recommended that attachments with file sizes exceeding 25MB be compressed (i.e., zipped) to ensure message delivery. 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The original presentation topic was Processing of Uranium 233 Materials. The new presentation topic is Groundwater Update. Signed in Washington, DC, on August 30, 2019. Valri Lightner, Deputy Director, Advanced Manufacturing Office. Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications [FR Doc. 2019–20541 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge; Meeting; Correction Office of Environmental Management, Department of Energy. AGENCY: Notice of open meeting: correction. ACTION: On September 17, 2019, the Department of Energy published a notice of open meeting announcing a meeting on October 9, 2019, of the Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge. This document makes a correction to that notice. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Alternate Deputy Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM), P.O. Box 2001, EM–942, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone (865) 241–3315; Fax (865) 241–6932; Email: Melyssa.Noe@ orem.doe.gov. Or visit the website at https://energy.gov/orem/services/ community-engagement/oak-ridge-sitespecific-advisory-board. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Signed in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2019. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–20470 Filed 9–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14992–000] On May 8, 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 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 Salt Trail Canyon Pumped Storage Project would consist of the following: (1) A new 240-foot-high, 500-foot-long upper dam and reservoir; (2) a new 140-foothigh, 1,000-foot-long lower dam and reservoir; (3) six 250- megawatt, turbinegenerator units, for a total installed capacity of 1,500 megawatts; (4) a new 20-mile-long, 500-kilovolt transmission line from the powerhouse to the existing Moenkopi switchyard; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 3,300 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Steve Irwin, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, 6514 S E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 184 (Monday, September 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49721-49722]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-20503]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14992-000]


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

    On May 8, 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 
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 Salt Trail Canyon Pumped Storage Project 
would consist of the following: (1) A new 240-foot-high, 500-foot-long 
upper dam and reservoir; (2) a new 140-foot-high, 1,000-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 20-mile-long, 
500-kilovolt transmission line from the powerhouse to the existing 
Moenkopi switchyard; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The proposed 
project would have an average annual generation of 3,300 gigawatt-
hours.
    Applicant Contact: Steve Irwin, Pumped Hydro Storage, LLC, 6514 S

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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-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.
[FR Doc. 2019-20503 Filed 9-20-19; 8:45 am]
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