Wisconsin Public Service Corporation; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 4976 [2020-01419]

Download as PDF 4976 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 18 / Tuesday, January 28, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1957–060] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Wisconsin Public Service Corporation; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Non-Capacity Amendment of License. b. Project No: 1957–060. c. Date Filed: December 5, 2019. d. Applicant: Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS). e. Name of Project: Otter Rapids Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Wisconsin River in Vilas and Oneida counties, Wisconsin. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Todd Jastremski, Asset Manager, We Energies, 800 Industrial Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801, (906) 779–4099, todd.jastremski@we-energies.com. i. FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, (202) 502–6778, christopher.chaney@ ferc.gov. j. 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 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 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–1957–060. Comments emailed to Commission staff are not considered part of the Commission record. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Jan 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 each person whose name appears 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, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. Description of Request: WPS proposes to implement the Otter Rapids Powerhouse Stability Project, which includes: (1) Modifying Unit 1 by adding a draft tube and filling the remainder of the draft tube bay with mass concrete; (2) retiring and removing the 200-kilowatt Unit 2; and (3) installing three 4-foot-diameter conduits in the Unit 2 bay, and filling the remainder of the area with mass concrete and concrete slabs. The Stability Project will require the closure of some recreation facilities for the duration of the project including: The tailrace fishing pier, limited-mobility fishing area, the self-guided tour and hunting area, and parking at the downstream informal fishing areas. Additionally, the canoe portage trail will be rerouted during the project. The closures are expected to be in place from Spring through Fall 2020, with the recreation facilities reopened for the 2021 recreation season. 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 using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits 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. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. 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, .214, PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 respectively. 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. o. Filing and Service of 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 and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person commenting, 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. Any filing made by an intervenor 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 385.2010. Dated: January 22, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1957-060]


Wisconsin Public Service Corporation; Notice of Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Protests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Non-Capacity Amendment of License.
    b. Project No: 1957-060.
    c. Date Filed: December 5, 2019.
    d. Applicant: Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS).
    e. Name of Project: Otter Rapids Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the Wisconsin River in Vilas 
and Oneida counties, Wisconsin.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Todd Jastremski, Asset Manager, We Energies, 
800 Industrial Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801, (906) 779-4099, 
energies.com">[email protected]energies.com.
    i. FERC Contact: Christopher Chaney, (202) 502-6778, 
[email protected].
    j. 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 
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 [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-1957-060. Comments emailed to Commission 
staff are not considered part of the Commission record.
    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 whose name appears 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, they 
must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency.
    k. Description of Request: WPS proposes to implement the Otter 
Rapids Powerhouse Stability Project, which includes: (1) Modifying Unit 
1 by adding a draft tube and filling the remainder of the draft tube 
bay with mass concrete; (2) retiring and removing the 200-kilowatt Unit 
2; and (3) installing three 4-foot-diameter conduits in the Unit 2 bay, 
and filling the remainder of the area with mass concrete and concrete 
slabs. The Stability Project will require the closure of some 
recreation facilities for the duration of the project including: The 
tailrace fishing pier, limited-mobility fishing area, the self-guided 
tour and hunting area, and parking at the downstream informal fishing 
areas. Additionally, the canoe portage trail will be rerouted during 
the project. The closures are expected to be in place from Spring 
through Fall 2020, with the recreation facilities reopened for the 2021 
recreation season.
    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 using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits 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 
[email protected], for TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is 
also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item 
(h) above. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from 
the applicant.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. 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, 
.214, respectively. 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.
    o. Filing and Service of 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 and the project number of the application to which the filing 
responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the 
person commenting, 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. Any filing made by an intervenor 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 
385.2010.

    Dated: January 22, 2020.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-01419 Filed 1-27-20; 8:45 am]
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