Upper Peninsula Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 5416-5417 [2020-01594]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 5416 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 20 / Thursday, January 30, 2020 / Notices 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–1432–015. j. Description of Project Facilities: (1) A 920-foot-long, 50-foot-wide ditch diverting water from an unnamed stream to an upper pond; (2) a 12.59acre upper pond created by a 200-footlong, 50-foot-wide, 5-foot-high earthen dam with a spillway and a 200-foot-long overflow ditch; (3) a short metal flume and a 275-foot-long, 12-inch-diamter wood stave pipe conveying water from the upper pond to the lower pond; (4) a 1000-foot-long, 50-foot-wide ditch diverting water from an unnamed stream to the lower pond; (5) a 2.2-acre lower pond created by a 200-foot-long, 50-foot-wide, 5-foot-high earthen dam; (6) a 6,772-foot-long PVC and steel penstock conveying water from the lower pond to the powerhouse; (7) a steel powerhouse with a 75-kilowatt Pelton turbine; (8) a short transmission line; and (9) appurtenant facilities. k. Description of Proceeding: Article 24 of the license states in part: If the Licensee shall abandon or discontinue good faith operation of the project or refuse or neglect to comply with the terms of the license and the lawful orders of the Commission mailed to the record address of the Licensee or its agent, the Commission will deem it to be the intent of the Licensee to surrender the license. The project has not been operational for at least five years. On May 30, 2018, the Licensee filed an application for a subsequent license for the project. Commission staff rejected the licensee’s application for failing to cure deficiencies and respond to additional information requests. Subsequently, on May 3, 2019, Commission staff issued a notice soliciting applications from other potential applicants for the project. No filings or requests were received. By letters dated September 25, 2019, November 4, 2019, and December 12, 2019, Commission staff requested the licensee to file their plan and schedule for a license surrender. The licensee did not file the requested information. On VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Jan 29, 2020 Jkt 250001 January 16, 2020, Commission staff sent a letter notifying the licensee that the Commission will open a proceeding to terminate their license by implied surrender. l. This filing may be viewed on the Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the notice. 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 toll-free 1–866–208–3676 or email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy of this notice is also available for review and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. 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 385.210–12, and .214 (2019). 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 application. n. Filing and Service of Responsive 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 protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001–385.2005 (2019). 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) (2019). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project works which are the subject of the implied surrender. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 (2019). Dated: January 24, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–01690 Filed 1–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 10855–322] Upper Peninsula Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, 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. Type of Application: Request for temporary variance of Article 402. b. Project No.: 10855–322. c. Date Filed: December 31, 2019, and supplemented January 10 and 21, 2020. d. Applicant: Upper Peninsula Power Company. e. Name of Project: Dead River Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: Dead River, in Marquette County, Michigan. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Virgil Schlorke, Upper Peninsula Power Company, 800 Greenwood Street, Ishpeming, MI 49849, (906) 485–2480. i. FERC Contact: Mr. Jeremy Jessup, (202) 502–6779, Jeremy.Jessup@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/doc-sfiling/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 20 / Thursday, January 30, 2020 / Notices 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 numbers P–10855–322. 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, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. Description of Request: The applicant proposes to modify the start of month target reservoir surface elevation requirements at the Silver Lake Storage Basin (SLSB) and Dead River Storage Basin (DRSB) for the year 2020. Specifically, the applicant proposes to increase the SLSB start-of-month target elevations in February and March from 1,477.5 to 1,479.0 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD); April from 1,477.5 to 1,485.0 feet NGVD; May from 1,479.0 to 1,485.0 feet NGVD; June from 1,481.0 to 1,485.0 feet NGVD; July from 1,481.5 to 1,485.0 feet NGVD; August from 1,480.0 to 1,482.5 feet NGVD; September and October from 1,479.5 to 1480.0 feet NGVD. The licensee would continue to maintain the target elevations for the remaining months as required by Article 402. The applicant proposes to increase the DRSB start-ofmonth target elevation for May from 1,340.0 to 1,341.0 feet NGVD. The applicant states that the temporary variance will allow the applicant to continue to determine if there are operational modifications that can be employed to improve water quality in the Dead River. 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 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Jan 29, 2020 Jkt 250001 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. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Motions to Intervene, or Protests: Anyone may submit comments, a motion to intervene, or a protest in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. 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, motions to intervene, or protests must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, or ‘‘PROTEST’’ as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number(s) of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person intervening or protesting; 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. 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 385.2010. Dated: January 23, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–01594 Filed 1–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG20–68–000. Applicants: Oberon Solar IB, LLC. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5417 Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Oberon Solar IB, LLC. Filed Date: 1/22/20. Accession Number: 20200122–5161. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/12/20. Docket Numbers: EG20–69–000. Applicants: Prospero Energy Project, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Prospero Energy Project, LLC. Filed Date: 1/24/20. Accession Number: 20200124–5027. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/14/20. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER12–1383–002. Applicants: Diamond State Generation Partners, LLC. Description: Notification of NonMaterial Change in Status of Diamond State Generation Partners, LLC. Filed Date: 1/22/20. Accession Number: 20200122–5162. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/12/20. Docket Numbers: ER16–1969–006; EL13–88–002. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Compliance Filing of Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Filed Date: 1/23/20. Accession Number: 20200123–5152. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/20. Docket Numbers: ER19–2717–000. Applicants: Madison ESS, LLC. Description: Report Filing: Madison ESS, LLC Refund Report to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 1/24/20. Accession Number: 20200124–5129. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER20–289–001. Applicants: AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., Ohio Power Company, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: Compliance filing: AEP submits compliance per Commission’s 12/30/2019 order re: ILDSA SA No. 1336 to be effective 12/31/2019. Filed Date: 1/23/20. Accession Number: 20200123–5075. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 2/13/20. Docket Numbers: ER20–511–001. Applicants: Wilderness Line Holdings, LLC. Description: Tariff Amendment: Request to Hold Proceedings in Abeyance—OATT to be effective 12/31/ 9998. Filed Date: 1/23/20. Accession Number: 20200123–5103. E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 20 (Thursday, January 30, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5416-5417]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-01594]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 10855-322]


Upper Peninsula Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for 
Filing, 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. Type of Application: Request for temporary variance of Article 
402.
    b. Project No.: 10855-322.
    c. Date Filed: December 31, 2019, and supplemented January 10 and 
21, 2020.
    d. Applicant: Upper Peninsula Power Company.
    e. Name of Project: Dead River Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: Dead River, in Marquette County, Michigan.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Virgil Schlorke, Upper Peninsula Power 
Company, 800 Greenwood Street, Ishpeming, MI 49849, (906) 485-2480.
    i. FERC Contact: Mr. Jeremy Jessup, (202) 502-6779, 
[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/doc-sfiling/ecomment.asp. You must include your 
name and contact information at the end of your comments. For 
assistance,

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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 numbers P-10855-322.
    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, they must also serve 
a copy of the document on that resource agency.
    k. Description of Request: The applicant proposes to modify the 
start of month target reservoir surface elevation requirements at the 
Silver Lake Storage Basin (SLSB) and Dead River Storage Basin (DRSB) 
for the year 2020. Specifically, the applicant proposes to increase the 
SLSB start-of-month target elevations in February and March from 
1,477.5 to 1,479.0 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD); April 
from 1,477.5 to 1,485.0 feet NGVD; May from 1,479.0 to 1,485.0 feet 
NGVD; June from 1,481.0 to 1,485.0 feet NGVD; July from 1,481.5 to 
1,485.0 feet NGVD; August from 1,480.0 to 1,482.5 feet NGVD; September 
and October from 1,479.5 to 1480.0 feet NGVD. The licensee would 
continue to maintain the target elevations for the remaining months as 
required by Article 402. The applicant proposes to increase the DRSB 
start-of-month target elevation for May from 1,340.0 to 1,341.0 feet 
NGVD. The applicant states that the temporary variance will allow the 
applicant to continue to determine if there are operational 
modifications that can be employed to improve water quality in the Dead 
River.
    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 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.
    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, Motions to Intervene, or Protests: Anyone may submit 
comments, a motion to intervene, or a protest in accordance with the 
requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, 
.214. 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, motions to 
intervene, or protests must be received on or before the specified 
comment date for the particular application.
    o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``MOTION TO 
INTERVENE'', or ``PROTEST'' as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading 
the name of the applicant and the project number(s) of the application 
to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and 
telephone number of the person intervening or protesting; 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. 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 385.2010.

    Dated: January 23, 2020.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-01594 Filed 1-29-20; 8:45 am]
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