Pacific Gas and Electric Company and City of Santa Clara, California; Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Bucks Creek Hydropwer Project, 6943 [2020-02351]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 25 / Thursday, February 6, 2020 / Notices 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, 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–619–167. 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 applicants request a temporary variance to reduce the required minimum flow in Bucks Creek below Lower Bucks Lake from 8 to 6 cubic feet per second (cfs) during the month of June 2020, and to pass only natural streamflow into the Grizzly Creek below Grizzly Forebay from July 1 through November 1, 2020, which may drop below the required minimum flow of 6 cfs. The applicants also request to temporarily modify the minimum flow requirements such that compliance would be determined by calculating the average of all daily flow measurements rather than complying with instantaneous measurements. The applicants propose to implement the daily average compliance protocols for the Bucks Creek streamflow from May 1 through November 1, 2020, and for the Grizzly Creek requirement from July 1 through November 1, 2020. Additionally, the applicants propose to dewater Lower Bucks Lake, taking it below its minimum required elevation of 4,966 feet from May 1 through November 1, 2020. The applicants state the variances are necessary to facilitate repairs and maintenance at the Lower Bucks dam and Grizzly forebay. l. Locations of the Applications: 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. The filing may also be viewed on the Commission’s website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:54 Feb 05, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 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(s) 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 18 CFR 385.2010. Dated: January 30, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–02285 Filed 2–5–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 6943 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 619–164] Pacific Gas and Electric Company and City of Santa Clara, California; Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Bucks Creek Hydropwer Project In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR part 380, the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for license for the Bucks Creek Hydropower Project (FERC No. 619) and has prepared a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the project. The project is located on Bucks, Grizzly, and Milk Ranch Creeks in Plumas County, California. Portions of the project are located within the Plumas National Forest. The final EIS contains staff’s evaluations of the co-applicants’ proposal and the alternatives for relicensing the Bucks Creek Hydropower Project. The final EIS documents the views of governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, affected Indian tribes, the public, the license applicants, and Commission staff. A copy of the final EIS is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Branch, Room 2A, located at 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The final EIS also may be viewed on the Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov under 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). 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. For further information, please contact Alan Mitchnick at (202) 502– 6074 or at alan.mitchnick@ferc.gov. Dated: January 28, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–02351 Filed 2–5–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 619-164]


Pacific Gas and Electric Company and City of Santa Clara, 
California; Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement for the Bucks Creek Hydropwer Project

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) 
regulations, 18 CFR part 380, the Office of Energy Projects has 
reviewed the application for license for the Bucks Creek Hydropower 
Project (FERC No. 619) and has prepared a final environmental impact 
statement (EIS) for the project. The project is located on Bucks, 
Grizzly, and Milk Ranch Creeks in Plumas County, California. Portions 
of the project are located within the Plumas National Forest.
    The final EIS contains staff's evaluations of the co-applicants' 
proposal and the alternatives for relicensing the Bucks Creek 
Hydropower Project. The final EIS documents the views of governmental 
agencies, non-governmental organizations, affected Indian tribes, the 
public, the license applicants, and Commission staff.
    A copy of the final EIS is available for review in the Commission's 
Public Reference Branch, Room 2A, located at 888 First Street NE, 
Washington, DC 20426. The final EIS also may be viewed on the 
Commission's website at http://www.ferc.gov under 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 at [email protected], (866) 208-3676 (toll 
free), or (202) 502-8659 (TTY).
    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.
    For further information, please contact Alan Mitchnick at (202) 
502-6074 or at [email protected].

    Dated: January 28, 2020.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-02351 Filed 2-5-20; 8:45 am]
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