Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment; Dominion Energy South Carolina Inc., 69738 [2019-27323]

Download as PDF 69738 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 244 / Thursday, December 19, 2019 / Notices Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list and will be notified of any meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenters will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 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 3 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Dated: December 12, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2019–27321 Filed 12–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 3251–010] [Project No. 1894–209] Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment; Dominion Energy South Carolina Inc. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed an application submitted by Dominion Energy South Carolina Inc. (licensee) to allow Newberry Sand Inc. (NSI), in Newberry and Greene Counties, South Carolina, the use of Parr Shoals Hydroelectric (FERC No. 1894) project lands and waters to conduct hydraulic sand mining. The project is located on the mainstem of the Broad River Newberry and Fairfield Counties, South Carolina. An Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared as part of Commission staff’s review of the proposal. In the application, NSI anticipates removing 23,500 tons of sand each year from the project reservoir. The dredge would pump sand to an upland processing area. This EA contains Commission staff’s analysis of the probable environmental impacts of the proposed action and concludes that approval of the proposal would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment with implementation of the staff recommendations. The EA is available for electronic review and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE, Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426. The EA may also be viewed on the Commission’s website at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number (P–1894) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 208–3372 or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. For further information, contact Michael Calloway at (202) 502–8041 or by email at michael.calloway@ferc.gov. Dated: December 12, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27323 Filed 12–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Dec 18, 2019 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Cornell University; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments 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.: 3251–010. c. Date Filed: June 28, 2019. d. Applicant: Cornell University. e. Name of Project: Cornell University Hydroelectric Project (Cornell Project). f. Location: On Fall Creek within the Cornell University campus in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York. The project does not occupy federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Frank Perry, Manager of Projects, Energy and Sustainability, Humphreys Service Building, Room 131, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853–3701; (607) 255–6634; email—fdp1@cornell.edu. i. FERC Contact: Christopher Millard at (202) 502–8256; or email at christopher.millard@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing scoping comments: 30 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file scoping comments 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–3251–010. The Commission’s Rules of Practice 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 E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 244 (Thursday, December 19, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1894-209]


Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment; Dominion 
Energy South Carolina Inc.

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) regulations, 
18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897), the Office of Energy 
Projects has reviewed an application submitted by Dominion Energy South 
Carolina Inc. (licensee) to allow Newberry Sand Inc. (NSI), in Newberry 
and Greene Counties, South Carolina, the use of Parr Shoals 
Hydroelectric (FERC No. 1894) project lands and waters to conduct 
hydraulic sand mining. The project is located on the mainstem of the 
Broad River Newberry and Fairfield Counties, South Carolina.
    An Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared as part of 
Commission staff's review of the proposal. In the application, NSI 
anticipates removing 23,500 tons of sand each year from the project 
reservoir. The dredge would pump sand to an upland processing area. 
This EA contains Commission staff's analysis of the probable 
environmental impacts of the proposed action and concludes that 
approval of the proposal would not constitute a major federal action 
significantly affecting the quality of the human environment with 
implementation of the staff recommendations.
    The EA is available for electronic review and reproduction at the 
Commission's Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE, 
Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426. The EA may also be viewed on the 
Commission's website at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number (P-1894) in the docket number field to 
access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at 
[email protected] or toll-free at (866) 208-3372 or for TTY, 
(202) 502-8659.
    For further information, contact Michael Calloway at (202) 502-8041 
or by email at [email protected].

    Dated: December 12, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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