Lock+TM, 50823-50824 [2019-20912]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 187 / Thursday, September 26, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2614–039] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES City of Hamilton, Ohio and American Municipal Power, Inc.; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, 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. Application Type: Amendment of License. b. Project No.: 2614–039. c. Date Filed: September 9, 2019. d. Applicant: City of Hamilton, Ohio and American Municipal Power. e. Name of Project: Greenup Project. f. Location: The Greenup Project is located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Greenup Locks and Dam in Scioto County, Ohio, in the vicinity of the cities of Portsmouth, Ironton, and Wheelersburg, Ohio, and Huntington, West Virginia, on the Ohio River between Ohio and Kentucky. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Jim Logan, Executive Director of infrastructure, City of Hamilton, 345 High Street 4th Floor, Hamilton, Ohio 45011, (513) 785–7200; and Lisa McAlister, General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, American Municipal Power, Inc., 1111 Schrock Road, Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio 43229; (614) 514– 1113. i. FERC Contact: Zeena Aljibury, (202) 502–6065, zeena.aljibury@ferc.gov j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests 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/doc-sfiling/ 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Sep 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 include docket number P–2614–039. Comments emailed to Commission staff are not considered part of the Commission record. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears 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. Description of Request: The applicant proposes to amend the Greenup Project license to remove 10.06 miles of the existing 14.51 mile transmission line from the project. The licensee states that the 10.06 mile long transmission segment is not used solely to transmit power from the project to the interconnected grid and would remain part of the interconnected transmission system even if the project did not exist. Therefore, the licensee argues that this transmission segment does not qualify as a primary transmission line and does not need to be part of the licensed project. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE, Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also 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. 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 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Motions to Intervene, or Protests: 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, .214, respectively. In determining the PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50823 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. o. 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 commenting, 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. Any filing made by an intervenor 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 385.2010. Dated: September 19, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20861 Filed 9–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14971–000] Lock+TM Hydro Friends Fund XVIII, 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 XVIII, 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 Union City Dam Hydropower Project to be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Union City Dam on French Creek in Erie 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 E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 50824 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 187 / Thursday, September 26, 2019 / Notices owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) A new 30-foot-wide, 30-foot-deep, 160-foot-tall modular frame structure to be installed at the intake for the outlet pipe adjacent to the outlet tower, containing two turbinegenerator units with a rated capacity of 1,200 kilowatts each; (2) a new switchgear and control room located in the modular structure; and (3) a new 13kilovolt transmission line connecting the modular structure with a nearby existing electrical grid. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 10,500 megawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Wayne Crouse, Lock+TM Hydro Friends Fund XVIII, LLC, P.O. Box 43796, Birmingham, AL 35243; phone: 877–556–6566, ext. 709. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502–6736. 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–14971–000. 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–14971) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: September 20, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20912 Filed 9–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Sep 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 15004–000; Project No. 3820– 000] New Hampshire Renewable Resources, LLC; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: 15004–000. c. Date Filed: July 25, 2019. d. Submitted By: New Hampshire Renewable Resources, LLC (New Hampshire Renewable). e. Name of Project: Somersworth Hydroelectric 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: 18 CFR 5.3 and 5.5 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Ian Clark, Managing Member, New Hampshire Renewable Resources, LLC, 65 Ellen Ave., Mahopac, NY 10541; Phone at 914–297–7645, or email at ianc@dichotomycapital.com. i. FERC Contact: John Baummer at (202) 502–6837; or john.baummer@ ferc.gov. j. The current license for the Somersworth Hydroelectric Project is held by Aclara Meters, LLC (Aclara) under Project No. 3820. On March 29, 2019, Aclara filed an application to surrender its license for the project after having previously filed, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.6, a notice of intent (NOI) to file an application to relicense the project. On April 26, 2019, the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.25(a), issued a notice soliciting potential new applicants for the project, which provided until July 25, 2019 for potential applicants to submit a preapplication document (PAD) and NOI, and until January 25, 2021 to submit a license application. In response to the solicitation notice, New Hampshire Renewable filed an NOI and PAD for the Somersworth Hydroelectric Project, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.5 and 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. The licensing proceeding is commencing under Project No. 15004. k. New Hampshire Renewable filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process (TLP) on July 25, 2019, and provided public notice of the request to use the TLP on July 20, 2019. In a letter PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 dated September 20, 2019, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved New Hampshire Renewable’s request to use the TLP. l. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR part 402 and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the New Hampshire and Maine State Historic Preservation Officers, as required by section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. m. With this notice, we are designating New Hampshire Renewable as the Commission’s non-federal representative for carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. n. New Hampshire Renewable filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. o. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s website (http:// www.ferc.gov), using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number P–15004 to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). p. New Hampshire Renewable states its unequivocal intent to submit an application for a license for Project No. 15004–000. Pursuant to 18 CFR 16.8, 16.9, 16.10, and 16.25, an application for a new license must be filed with the Commission at least 18 months from the date of filing of the NOI, i.e., by January 25, 2021. q. 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. Dated: September 20, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–20913 Filed 9–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 187 (Thursday, September 26, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50823-50824]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-20912]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14971-000]


Lock+\TM\ Hydro Friends Fund XVIII, 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 XVIII, 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 
Union City Dam Hydropower Project to be located at the U.S. Army Corps 
of Engineers' (Corps) Union City Dam on French Creek in Erie 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

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owned by others without the owners' express permission.
    The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) A new 30-
foot-wide, 30-foot-deep, 160-foot-tall modular frame structure to be 
installed at the intake for the outlet pipe adjacent to the outlet 
tower, containing two turbine-generator units with a rated capacity of 
1,200 kilowatts each; (2) a new switchgear and control room located in 
the modular structure; and (3) a new 13-kilovolt transmission line 
connecting the modular structure with a nearby existing electrical 
grid. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 10,500 
megawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Wayne Crouse, Lock+\TM\ Hydro Friends Fund 
XVIII, LLC, P.O. Box 43796, Birmingham, AL 35243; phone: 877-556-6566, 
ext. 709.
    FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502-6736.
    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-14971-000.
    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-14971) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: September 20, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-20912 Filed 9-25-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6717-01-P