Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date, 57726-57727 [2019-23489]

Download as PDF 57726 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 208 / Monday, October 28, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 5038–002] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Boise Project Board of Control; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, Protests, Recommendations, and Terms and Conditions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Application: Amendment of Conduit Exemption. b. Project No.: 5038–002. c. Date filed: October 17 and 18, 2019. d. Applicant: Boise Project Board of Control. e. Name of Project: Main Canal No. 6 Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the applicant’s irrigation canal system, near the town of Kuna, in Ada County, Idaho. The project, in part, occupies federal lands administered by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Thomas Ritthaler, Assistant Project Manager, Boise Project Board of Control, 2465 Overland Road, Boise, ID 83705, phone (208) 334–1141. i. FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, (202) 502–6778 or christopher.chaney@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing responsive documents: Due to the small size of the proposed project, as well as the resource agency consultation letters filed with the application, the 60-day timeframe specified in 18 CFR 4.34(b) for filing all comments, motions to intervene, protests, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions is shortened to 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. All reply comments must be filed with the Commission within 45 days from the issuance date of this notice. 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/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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Oct 25, 2019 Jkt 250001 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–5038–002. 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 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, it must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. Description of Project: The proposed amendment consists of the following changes to the previously authorized, but unconstructed project: (1) Decrease the number of turbines from two Francis turbines connected to a single generator to one Kaplan turbine connected to a single generator; (2) reduce the size of the powerhouse from approximately 2,340 ft2 to 832 ft2 and shift its orientation; (3) realign the tailrace; and (4) reduce the length of the diversion structure from 61 ft. to 48 ft. and change the bypass mechanism from three trip gates to two automatic siphons. The proposal would not change the installed or hydraulic capacities. 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/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number, P–5038, 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. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 deadline 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, MOTION TO INTERVENE, REPLY COMMENTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS, or PRESCRIPTIONS; (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 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). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. 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 this application 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 22, 2019. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–23520 Filed 10–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date Docket Nos. ISO New England Inc .................. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C ......... Southwest Power Pool, Inc ......... EL19–90–000 EL19–91–000 EL19–92–000 On October 17, 2019, the Commission issued an order in Docket Nos. EL19– E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 208 / Monday, October 28, 2019 / Notices 90–000, EL19–91–000, and EL19–92– 000, pursuant to section 206 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), 16 U.S.C. 824e (2018), instituting proceedings to consider whether the above-captioned entities may be implementing exemptions for immediate need reliability projects that the Commission permitted to Order No. 1000’s 1 requirement to eliminate provisions in Commission-jurisdictional tariffs and agreements that establish a federal right of first refusal for an incumbent transmission developer with respect to transmission facilities selected in a regional transmission plan for purposes of cost allocation in a manner that is inconsistent than what the Commission directed, and therefore may be unjust and unreasonable, unduly preferential and discriminatory. ISO New England Inc., et al., 169 FERC 61,054 (2019). The refund effective date in Docket Nos. EL19–90–000, EL19–91–000, and EL19–92–000, established pursuant to section 206(b) of the FPA, will be the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Any interested person desiring to be heard in Docket Nos. EL19–90–000, EL19–91–000, and EL19–92–000 must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate, with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.214 (2019), within 21 days of the date of issuance of the order. Dated: October 18, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–23489 Filed 10–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–10001–15–OA] Notification of a Public Meeting and Two Public Teleconferences of the Science Advisory Board Computable General Equilibrium Model Review Panel Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: 1 Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities, Order No. 1000, 136 FERC 61,051 (2011), order on reh’g, Order No. 1000–A, 139 FERC 61,132, order on reh’g and clarification, Order No. 1000–B, 141 FERC 61,044 (2012), aff’d sub nom. S.C. Pub. Serv. Auth. v. FERC, 762 F.3d 41 (D.C. Cir. 2014). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Oct 25, 2019 Jkt 250001 Announcement of a public meeting and two teleconferences. ACTION: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public meeting and two public teleconferences of the SAB Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model Review Panel to discuss its review of a CGE model from the EPA’s National Center for Environmental Economics. DATES: The public meeting will be held on November 22, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). The public teleconferences will be held on December 12, 2019, from 12:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) and January 31, 2020, from 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Location: The public meeting will be held at the Residence Inn, 2850 South Potomac Avenue, Arlington, VA 22202. The public teleconferences will be held by telephone only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing further information regarding the public teleconference may contact Dr. Holly Stallworth, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), SAB Staff Office, by telephone at (202) 564–2073 or email at stallworth.holly@epa.gov. The SAB mailing address is U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board (1400R), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460. General information about the SAB, including information concerning the SAB teleconference announced in this notice, can be found at the SAB web page at http://epa.gov/ sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The SAB was established pursuant to the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDAA) codified at 42 U.S.C. 4365, to provide independent scientific and technical peer review, advice, consultation, and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on the technical basis for Agency positions and regulations. The SAB is a Federal Advisory Committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2. The SAB will comply with the provisions of FACA and all appropriate SAB Staff Office procedural policies. Pursuant to FACA and EPA policy, notice is hereby given that the SAB CGE Model Review Panel will hold a public meeting and two public teleconferences to discuss its review of a CGE model from EPA’s National Center for Environmental Economics. The Panel will provide advice to the Administrator through the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57727 chartered SAB. Background information on the SAB CGE Model Review Panel can be found at https:// yosemite.epa.gov/sab/sabproduct.nsf/ 02ad90b136fc21ef85256eba00436459/ 18a2abac2e4b5ec 9852583bc004ce70a!OpenDocument. Another Federal Register Notice (84 FR 38252–38253) announced a public orientation teleconference held on August 22, 2019. The public meeting on November 22, 2019, will allow the CGE Model Review Panel to discuss its responses to charge questions from the National Center for Environmental Economics. Preliminary draft responses to charge questions from individual panelists will be posted at the meeting web page prior to the meeting. To find the web page, go to http://epa.gov/sab, click on the calendar then click on the meeting date. The public teleconference on December 12, 2019, will allow the CGE Model Review Panel to continue its discussions of responses to NCEE’s charge questions and the public teleconference on January 31, 2020 will allow the CGE Model Review Panel to resolve any final issues regarding the language in its draft report. All draft reports developed by SAB panels, committees or workgroups are reviewed and approved by the Chartered SAB through a quality review process before being finalized and transmitted to the EPA Administrator. Availability of the meeting and teleconference materials: For each meeting or teleconference, the web page may be found by going to http:// epa.gov/sab, clicking on ‘‘Upcoming and Recent Meeting’’ then clicking on the calendar then clicking on the meeting date. An agenda will be posted prior to each meeting as well as any draft individual comments or draft panel report. All materials from EPA, including presentations and the charge questions, may be found on these web pages as well. The CGE model source code and documentation as well as memos on model versioning and potential near-term model improvements will be posted. While the source code and documentation will be available to the public, some of the data to run the model is proprietary and would have to be purchased from The IMPLAN Group LLC (implan.com). Instructions and source code to build the model’s dataset from the IMPLAN data are posted. For questions concerning EPA’s review materials on its CGE model, please contact Dr. Ann Wolverton, EPA National Center for Environmental Economics at wolverton.ann@epa.gov or 202–566– 2278. E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 208 (Monday, October 28, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57726-57727]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-23489]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund 
Effective Date

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                                                    Docket Nos.
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ISO New England Inc.....................  EL19-90-000
PJM Interconnection, L.L.C..............  EL19-91-000
Southwest Power Pool, Inc...............  EL19-92-000
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    On October 17, 2019, the Commission issued an order in Docket Nos. 
EL19-

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90-000, EL19-91-000, and EL19-92-000, pursuant to section 206 of the 
Federal Power Act (FPA), 16 U.S.C. 824e (2018), instituting proceedings 
to consider whether the above-captioned entities may be implementing 
exemptions for immediate need reliability projects that the Commission 
permitted to Order No. 1000's \1\ requirement to eliminate provisions 
in Commission-jurisdictional tariffs and agreements that establish a 
federal right of first refusal for an incumbent transmission developer 
with respect to transmission facilities selected in a regional 
transmission plan for purposes of cost allocation in a manner that is 
inconsistent than what the Commission directed, and therefore may be 
unjust and unreasonable, unduly preferential and discriminatory. ISO 
New England Inc., et al., 169 FERC 61,054 (2019).
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    \1\ Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission 
Owning and Operating Public Utilities, Order No. 1000, 136 FERC 
61,051 (2011), order on reh'g, Order No. 1000-A, 139 FERC 61,132, 
order on reh'g and clarification, Order No. 1000-B, 141 FERC 61,044 
(2012), aff'd sub nom. S.C. Pub. Serv. Auth. v. FERC, 762 F.3d 41 
(D.C. Cir. 2014).
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    The refund effective date in Docket Nos. EL19-90-000, EL19-91-000, 
and EL19-92-000, established pursuant to section 206(b) of the FPA, 
will be the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register.
    Any interested person desiring to be heard in Docket Nos. EL19-90-
000, EL19-91-000, and EL19-92-000 must file a notice of intervention or 
motion to intervene, as appropriate, with the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance 
with Rule 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 
CFR 385.214 (2019), within 21 days of the date of issuance of the 
order.

    Dated: October 18, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-23489 Filed 10-25-19; 8:45 am]
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