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, 50824 [2019-20913]

Download as PDF 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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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 [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: John Baummer at (202) 502-6837; or 
[email protected].
    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 pre-
application 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 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 [email protected], (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.
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