Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Protests and Motions To Intervene, 54600-54601 [2019-22175]

Download as PDF 54600 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 197 / Thursday, October 10, 2019 / Notices Dated: October 4, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2019–22120 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RP20–41–000] PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order Take notice that on October 4, 2019, pursuant to Rule 207 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207 (2019), PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC, filed a petition for declaratory order (petition) and for expedited action requesting that the Commission issue an order interpreting the Natural Gas Act’s eminent domain authority in Section 7(h), and concluding that: (1) Under NGA Section 7(h), a certificate holder’s authority to ‘‘condemn the necessary right-of-way to construct, operate, and maintain a [natural gas] pipeline’’ and the ‘‘necessary land or other property, in addition to right-of-way, for the location of compressor stations [and other associated equipment],’’ applies to property in which a state holds an interest; (2) in NGA Section 7(h), Congress delegated the federal government’s eminent domain authority to certificate holders; and (3) in delegating the federal government’s eminent domain authority in NGA Section 7(h), Congress necessarily delegated to certificate holders the federal government’s exemption from claims of state sovereign immunity, all as more fully explained in the petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Petitioner. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the eFiling link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: In light of the petitioner’s request for expedited treatment, and the significance of the issues presented, the comment due date is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 18, 2019. Dated: October 4, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–22182 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Protests and Motions To Intervene Project Nos. Northbrook Wisconsin, LLC ............................................................................................................................................................. City of Norway, Michigan ................................................................................................................................................................. City of Crystal Falls, Michigan ......................................................................................................................................................... Wisconsin Electric Power Company ................................................................................................................................................ 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–2536–093, P–2720– 067, P–11402–076, and P–2486–087. c. Dates Filed: June 13, 2019 and July 16, 2019. d. Licensees: Northbrook Wisconsin, LLC (P–2536–093), City of Norway, Michigan (P–2720–067), City of Crystal Falls, Michigan (P–11402–076), and Wisconsin Electric Power Company (P– 2486–087). e. Names and Locations of the Projects: The Little Quinnesec Falls (P– 2536) and Sturgeon Falls (P–2720) hydroelectric projects located on the Menominee River, in Dickinson County, Michigan and Marinette County, Wisconsin. The Crystal Falls VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:50 Oct 09, 2019 Jkt 250001 Hydroelectric Project No. 11402 located on the Paint River, in Iron County, Michigan and the Pine Hydroelectric Project No. 2486 located on the Pine River, in Florence County, Wisconsin. f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. g. Licensees Contact Information: (P– 2536–093) Mr. Michael Scarzello, Regulatory Director, Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, 116 State Street, P.O. Box 167, Neshkoro, WI 54960, (973) 998–8403, michael.scarzello@ eaglecreekre.com; (P–2720–067) Mr. Ray Anderson, City Manager, 915 Main Street, P.O. Box 99, Norway, MI 49870, (906) 563–9961, Ext. 205; (P–11402– 076) Mr. David Graff, Electric Department Supervisor, City of Crystal Falls Electrical Department, 401 Superior Avenue, Crystal Falls, MI 49920, (906) 284–3394; (P–2486–087) Mr. Mike Grisar, Principal PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2536–093 2720–067 11402–076 2486–087 Environmental Consultant, WEC Business Services LLC, 231 West Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203, (414) 221–5426, mike.grisar@ wecenergygroup.com. h. FERC Contact: Mr. 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 E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 197 / Thursday, October 10, 2019 / Notices 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, for example, ‘‘P–2536–093’’. Note that you can file comments, motions to intervene, and protects in response to all of the projects identified in the notice together (i.e., one response for all projects) or you can respond to each project individually, or do a combination of both. j. Description of Proceeding: Northbrook Wisconsin, LLC, the City of Norway, Michigan, and the City of Crystal Falls, Wisconsin on June 13, 2019 and the Wisconsin Electric Power Company on July 16, 2019, filed applications to extend the license terms for four projects located on the Menominee River and two of its tributaries, the Paint and Pine rivers. The four projects include the Little Quinnesec Falls Project No. 2536 licensed to Northbrook Wisconsin, LLC, the Sturgeon Falls Project No. 2720 licensed to the City of Norway, Michigan, the Crystal Falls Project No. 11402 licensed to the City of Crystal Falls, Wisconsin, and the Pine Project No. 2486 licensed to Wisconsin Electric Power Company. The licensees request that the license terms for the four projects be extended to July 31, 2040 to align the license expiration dates with nine other project located on the upper Menominee River basin. Currently, the 40-year license for the Little Quinnesec Falls Project expires on April 30, 2037 and the 30year licenses for the Crystal Falls, Pine, and Sturgeon Falls projects correspondingly expire on September 30, 2025, November 30, 2025, and December 31, 2034. The licensees state that aligning the license expiration dates of the projects would allow for a comprehensive study and analysis of the upper Menominee River basin projects, expedite the consultation process for all parties, and maximize the consideration of cumulative and environmental impacts in the related proceedings at relicensing. 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. Enter the Docket number (for example, P–2536–093) excluding the last three VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:50 Oct 09, 2019 Jkt 250001 digits in the docket number field to access the notice. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/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(s) and the project number(s) 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 requests to extend the license terms. Agencies may obtain copies of the applications directly from the applicants. 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 these applications 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. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54601 Dated: October 4, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–22175 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–516–000] Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on September 30, 2019, Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC (Columbia Gulf), 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002, filed in the above referenced docket a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.216 of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act and its blanket certificates issued in Docket No. CP83– 496–000 and Docket No. CP82–406–000 for authorization to abandon approximately 6.8 miles of its 16-inch mainline, East Cameron 23 Field Line, in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Columbia Gulf estimates the cost of the project to be $6.9 million, all as more fully set forth 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 regarding this application should be directed to Brooke McCallum, Analyst, Project Determinations & Regulatory Administration, Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002 at (832) 320–5829 or brooke_mccallum@ tcenergy.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 197 (Thursday, October 10, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, 
Protests and Motions To Intervene

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                                                          Project Nos.
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Northbrook Wisconsin, LLC.............................          2536-093
City of Norway, Michigan..............................          2720-067
City of Crystal Falls, Michigan.......................         11402-076
Wisconsin Electric Power Company......................          2486-087
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    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-2536-093, P-2720-067, P-11402-076, and P-2486-
087.
    c. Dates Filed: June 13, 2019 and July 16, 2019.
    d. Licensees: Northbrook Wisconsin, LLC (P-2536-093), City of 
Norway, Michigan (P-2720-067), City of Crystal Falls, Michigan (P-
11402-076), and Wisconsin Electric Power Company (P-2486-087).
    e. Names and Locations of the Projects: The Little Quinnesec Falls 
(P-2536) and Sturgeon Falls (P-2720) hydroelectric projects located on 
the Menominee River, in Dickinson County, Michigan and Marinette 
County, Wisconsin. The Crystal Falls Hydroelectric Project No. 11402 
located on the Paint River, in Iron County, Michigan and the Pine 
Hydroelectric Project No. 2486 located on the Pine River, in Florence 
County, Wisconsin.
    f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    g. Licensees Contact Information: (P-2536-093) Mr. Michael 
Scarzello, Regulatory Director, Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, 116 State 
Street, P.O. Box 167, Neshkoro, WI 54960, (973) 998-8403, 
[email protected]; (P-2720-067) Mr. Ray Anderson, City 
Manager, 915 Main Street, P.O. Box 99, Norway, MI 49870, (906) 563-
9961, Ext. 205; (P-11402-076) Mr. David Graff, Electric Department 
Supervisor, City of Crystal Falls Electrical Department, 401 Superior 
Avenue, Crystal Falls, MI 49920, (906) 284-3394; (P-2486-087) Mr. Mike 
Grisar, Principal Environmental Consultant, WEC Business Services LLC, 
231 West Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203, (414) 221-5426, 
[email protected].
    h. FERC Contact: Mr. 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

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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, for example, ``P-2536-093''.
    Note that you can file comments, motions to intervene, and protects 
in response to all of the projects identified in the notice together 
(i.e., one response for all projects) or you can respond to each 
project individually, or do a combination of both.
    j. Description of Proceeding: Northbrook Wisconsin, LLC, the City 
of Norway, Michigan, and the City of Crystal Falls, Wisconsin on June 
13, 2019 and the Wisconsin Electric Power Company on July 16, 2019, 
filed applications to extend the license terms for four projects 
located on the Menominee River and two of its tributaries, the Paint 
and Pine rivers. The four projects include the Little Quinnesec Falls 
Project No. 2536 licensed to Northbrook Wisconsin, LLC, the Sturgeon 
Falls Project No. 2720 licensed to the City of Norway, Michigan, the 
Crystal Falls Project No. 11402 licensed to the City of Crystal Falls, 
Wisconsin, and the Pine Project No. 2486 licensed to Wisconsin Electric 
Power Company.
    The licensees request that the license terms for the four projects 
be extended to July 31, 2040 to align the license expiration dates with 
nine other project located on the upper Menominee River basin. 
Currently, the 40-year license for the Little Quinnesec Falls Project 
expires on April 30, 2037 and the 30-year licenses for the Crystal 
Falls, Pine, and Sturgeon Falls projects correspondingly expire on 
September 30, 2025, November 30, 2025, and December 31, 2034. The 
licensees state that aligning the license expiration dates of the 
projects would allow for a comprehensive study and analysis of the 
upper Menominee River basin projects, expedite the consultation process 
for all parties, and maximize the consideration of cumulative and 
environmental impacts in the related proceedings at relicensing.
    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. Enter the 
Docket number (for example, P-2536-093) 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(s) and the project number(s) 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 requests to 
extend the license terms. Agencies may obtain copies of the 
applications directly from the applicants. 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 these 
applications 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: October 4, 2019.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
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