Bard College, New York; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests, 2121 [2020-00388]

Download as PDF 2121 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 9 / Tuesday, January 14, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 15021–000] lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Bard College, New York; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Exemption from Licensing. b. Project No.: 15021–000. c. Date Filed: December 23, 2019. d. Applicant: Bard College, New York. e. Name of Project: Annandale Micro Hydropower Project. f. Location: On Saw Kill, a tributary of the Hudson River, in the Town of Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York. The project does not occupy federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705, 2708 (2018), amended by the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013, Public Law 113–23, 127 Stat. 493 (2013). h. Applicant Contact: Randy Clum, Director, Buildings and Grounds, Bard College, 30 Campus Road, Annandaleon-Hudson, NY 12504; and/or Joel Herm/Jan Borchert, Current Hydro, Inc., P.O. Box 224, Rhinebeck, NY 12572. i. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury at (202) 502–6736; or email at monir.chowdhury@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 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Jan 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: March 9, 2020. 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–15021–000. m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The proposed project would consist of: (1) An existing 240-foot-long dam that impounds a 3-acre reservoir; (2) three new 6-foot-diameter, 9.5-foot-high concrete cylindrical tanks, each housing a 4-kilowatt gravitational vortex turbinegenerator unit; (3) a new 240-volt, 60foot-long transmission line; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an average of 61 megawatt-hours annually. The applicant proposes to operate the project in a runof-river mode. 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 (e.g., if there are no deficiencies or a need for additional information, the schedule would be shortened). Issue Notice of Acceptance .. Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments. Comments on Scoping Document 1. Issue Scoping Document 2 (if necessary). PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 March 2020. April 2020. Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis. Commission issues EA ......... June 2020. December 2020. Dated: January 8, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–00388 Filed 1–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 298–081] Southern California Edison Company; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission And Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and 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.: 298–081. c. Date Filed: December 23, 2019. d. Applicant: Southern California Edison Company. e. Name of Project: Kaweah Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The existing project is located on the Kaweah River and East Fork Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The project occupies 176.26 acres of public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management. The project incorporates non-project facilities (diversion structures and water conveyance facilities) located within Sequoia National Park, which are authorized by a National Park Service special use permit. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Wayne P. Allen, Principle Manager, Hydro Licensing and Implementation, Southern California Edison Company, 1515 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770, (626) 302–9741 or email at wayne.allen@ sce.com. i. FERC Contact: Jim Hastreiter, (503) 552–2760 or james.hastreiter@ferc.gov. j. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. k. The Project Description: The Kaweah Project has three developments consisting of the following components. May 2020. Kaweah No. 1 June 2020. This development consists of: (1) A 20-foot-long and 6-foot-high concrete Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 15021-000]


Bard College, New York; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing 
With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Exemption from Licensing.
    b. Project No.: 15021-000.
    c. Date Filed: December 23, 2019.
    d. Applicant: Bard College, New York.
    e. Name of Project: Annandale Micro Hydropower Project.
    f. Location: On Saw Kill, a tributary of the Hudson River, in the 
Town of Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York. The project does not 
occupy federal land.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 
1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705, 2708 (2018), amended by the Hydropower Regulatory 
Efficiency Act of 2013, Public Law 113-23, 127 Stat. 493 (2013).
    h. Applicant Contact: Randy Clum, Director, Buildings and Grounds, 
Bard College, 30 Campus Road, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504; and/or 
Joel Herm/Jan Borchert, Current Hydro, Inc., P.O. Box 224, Rhinebeck, 
NY 12572.
    i. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury at (202) 502-6736; 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: March 9, 2020.
    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-15021-000.
    m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The proposed project would consist of: (1) An existing 240-foot-
long dam that impounds a 3-acre reservoir; (2) three new 6-foot-
diameter, 9.5-foot-high concrete cylindrical tanks, each housing a 4-
kilowatt gravitational vortex turbine-generator unit; (3) a new 240-
volt, 60-foot-long transmission line; and (4) appurtenant facilities. 
The project is estimated to generate an average of 61 megawatt-hours 
annually. The applicant proposes to operate the project in a run-of-
river mode.
    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 (e.g., if there are no 
deficiencies or a need for additional information, the schedule would 
be shortened).

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Issue Notice of Acceptance................  March 2020.
Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments.....  April 2020.
Comments on Scoping Document 1............  May 2020.
Issue Scoping Document 2 (if necessary)...  June 2020.
Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental     June 2020.
 Analysis.
Commission issues EA......................  December 2020.
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    Dated: January 8, 2020.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-00388 Filed 1-13-20; 8:45 am]
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