California Department of Water Resources; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 67264 [2019-26460]

Download as PDF 67264 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 236 / Monday, December 9, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14797–001] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES California Department of Water Resources; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 14797–001. c. Date filed: November 20, 2019. d. Applicant: California Department of Water Resources. e. Name of Project: Devil Canyon Project (currently licensed as part of the South SWP Project No. 2426; proposed to be relicensed as a separate project). f. Location: Along the East Branch of the California Aqueduct, in San Bernardino County, California. The project occupies 220.98 acres of United States lands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, as part of the San Bernardino National Forest. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Gwen Knittweis, Chief, Hydropower License Planning and Compliance Office, California Department of Water Resources, P.O. Box 924836, Sacramento, California 94236–0001; (916) 557–4554; email— Gwen.Knittweis@water.ca.gov. i. FERC Contact: Kyle Olcott at (202) 502–8963; or email at kyle.olcott@ ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Dec 06, 2019 Jkt 250001 order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: January 20, 2019. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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–14797–001. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The project consists of: (1) A 249foot-tall, 2,230-foot-long zoned earth and rockfill dam impounding a 995-acre reservoir; (2) intake structures and two 1.3-mile-long steel penstocks; (3) a powerhouse with four turbinegenerating units; (4) a switchyard with four step-up transformers; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project’s estimated annual generation is 836 gigawatt-hours. o. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may 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. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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, contact FERC Online Support. p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)— January 2020 Request Additional Information— January 2020 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issue Acceptance Letter—April 2020 Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments—May 2020 Request Additional Information (if necessary)—July 2020 Issue Scoping Document 2—August 2020 Issue notice of ready for environmental analysis—August 2020 Commission issues EA—February 2021 Comments on EA—March 2021 Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: December 3, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–26460 Filed 12–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC19–29–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–550); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection FERC– 550 (Oil Pipeline Rates-Tariff Filings) and submitting the information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due January 8, 2020. ADDRESSES: Comments filed with OMB, identified by OMB Control No. 1902– 0089, should be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs: oira_submission@omb.gov Attention: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Desk Officer. A copy of the comments should also be sent to the Commission, in Docket No. IC19–29–000, by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Website: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14797-001]


California Department of Water Resources; Notice of Application 
Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study 
Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a 
Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: New Major License.
    b. Project No.: 14797-001.
    c. Date filed: November 20, 2019.
    d. Applicant: California Department of Water Resources.
    e. Name of Project: Devil Canyon Project (currently licensed as 
part of the South SWP Project No. 2426; proposed to be relicensed as a 
separate project).
    f. Location: Along the East Branch of the California Aqueduct, in 
San Bernardino County, California. The project occupies 220.98 acres of 
United States lands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Forest Service, as part of the San Bernardino National Forest.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Gwen Knittweis, Chief, Hydropower License 
Planning and Compliance Office, California Department of Water 
Resources, P.O. Box 924836, Sacramento, California 94236-0001; (916) 
557-4554; [email protected]
    i. FERC Contact: Kyle Olcott at (202) 502-8963; or email at 
[email protected].
    j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies 
with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to 
environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the 
environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such 
requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note 
the Commission's policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation 
of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ] 
61,076 (2001).
    k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's 
regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes 
that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to 
form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the 
application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person 
must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 
days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of 
the request on the applicant.
    l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for 
cooperating agency status: January 20, 2019.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status 
using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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-14797-001.
    m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The project consists of: (1) A 249-foot-tall, 2,230-foot-long 
zoned earth and rockfill dam impounding a 995-acre reservoir; (2) 
intake structures and two 1.3-mile-long steel penstocks; (3) a 
powerhouse with four turbine-generating units; (4) a switchyard with 
four step-up transformers; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The 
project's estimated annual generation is 836 gigawatt-hours.
    o. A copy of the application is available for review at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room or may 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. For assistance, contact 
FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at the address in item h above.
    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, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will 
be processed according to the following preliminary schedule. Revisions 
to the schedule will be made as appropriate.

Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)--January 2020
Request Additional Information--January 2020
Issue Acceptance Letter--April 2020
Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments--May 2020
Request Additional Information (if necessary)--July 2020
Issue Scoping Document 2--August 2020
Issue notice of ready for environmental analysis--August 2020
Commission issues EA--February 2021
Comments on EA--March 2021

    Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice 
of ready for environmental analysis.

    Dated: December 3, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-26460 Filed 12-6-19; 8:45 am]
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