Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 7988-7989 [2020-02808]

Download as PDF 7988 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 29 / Wednesday, February 12, 2020 / Notices implementing regulations for section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Commission is using this notice to initiate consultation with the Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office, and to solicit its views and those of other government agencies, interested Indian tribes, and the public on the Project’s potential effects on historic properties.5 The EA for this Project will document findings on the impacts on historic properties and summarize the status of consultations under section 106. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Currently Identified Environmental Issues Commission staff have already identified several issues that deserve attention based on a preliminary review of the proposed facilities; the environmental information provided by PAPL; and comments already received, as listed below. This preliminary list of issues may change based on your comments and our analysis. • Alternative compressor station locations • Traffic on Gaytine Road • Impact on property values • Proposed developments near the compressor station • Cumulative impacts Environmental Mailing List The environmental mailing list includes federal, state, and local government representatives and agencies; elected officials; environmental and public interest groups; Native American tribes; other interested parties; and local libraries and newspapers. This list also includes all affected landowners (as defined in the Commission’s regulations) who are potential right-of-way grantors, whose property may be used temporarily for project purposes, or who own homes within certain distances of aboveground facilities, and anyone who submits comments on the Project. Commission staff will update the environmental mailing list as the analysis proceeds to ensure that Commission notices related to this environmental review are sent to all individuals, organizations, and government entities interested in and/or potentially affected by the proposed Project. If the Commission issues the EA for an allotted public comment period, a Notice of Availability of the EA will be 5 The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s regulations are at Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 800. Those regulations define historic properties as any prehistoric or historic district, site, building, structure, or object included in or eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Feb 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 sent to the environmental mailing list and will provide instructions to access the electronic document on the FERC’s website (www.ferc.gov). If you need to make changes to your name/address, or if you would like to remove your name from the mailing list, please return the attached ‘‘Mailing List Update Form’’ (appendix 3). Additional Information Additional information about the Project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208–FERC, or on the FERC website at www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search’’ and enter the docket number in the ‘‘Docket Number’’ field, excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP20–21). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of all formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. Public sessions or site visits will be posted on the Commission’s calendar located at www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/ EventsList.aspx along with other related information. Dated: February 5, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–02822 Filed 2–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1417–274] Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District; 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 a temporary variance from release restriction requirements. b. Project No.: 1417–274. c. Date Filed: January 21, 2020. d. Applicant: Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District (Central). e. Name of Project: Kingsley Dam Project f. Location: The project is located on the North Platte and Platte Rivers in PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Garden, Keith, Lincoln, Dawson, and Gosper Counties in south-central Nebraska. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Michael A. Drain, P.E., Central, P.O. BOX 740, 415 Lincoln Street, Holdrege, NE 68949– 0740, (308) 995–8601. i. FERC Contact: Zeena Aljibury, (202) 502–6065, zeena.aljibury@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: February 21, 2020. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene, protests, comments, or recommendations 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–1417–274. 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 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: Central requests Commission approval for a temporary modification of the current restrictions of releases at or above flood stage (as defined by the National Weather Service) from the Environmental Account (an account of storage water in Lake McConaughy to be released for environmental purposes) at North Platte. The request would only apply to release restrictions at North Platte site from March 1 through September 30, 2020 in order to test the channel capacity improvements. The Platte Recovery Implementation Program (Platte Program) estimates that the channel can pass flows at or near a stage of 6.6 feet without causing E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 29 / Wednesday, February 12, 2020 / Notices flooding. The current NWS designated flood stage for the North Platte River at North Platte is 6.0 feet. Central has consulted and received concurrence for this temporary variance from the Platte Program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Nebraska Public Power District. 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 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, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Feb 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 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: February 6, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–02808 Filed 2–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RP20–481–000] BP Energy Company v. Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC; Notice of Complaint Take notice that on January 31, 2020, pursuant to Rule 206 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.206 (2019), BP Energy Company (Complainant) filed a formal complaint against Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC (NGPL or Respondent) requesting the Commission to direct NGPL to follow its FERC Gas Tariff, section 4 of the Natural Gas Act and the Commission’s regulations thereunder as it relates to certain rights of first refusal provisions, all as more fully explained in the complaint. The Complainant certifies that copies of the complaint were served on Respondent’s corporate representatives designated on the Commission’s Corporate Officials List. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. The Respondent’s answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. The Respondent’s answer, motions to intervene, and protests must be served on the Complainants. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7989 Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for electronic review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 20, 2020. Dated: February 6, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–02804 Filed 2–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP19–484–000; Docket No. CP19–488–000] Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline LLC; Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Acadiana Project and the Louisiana Xpress Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the Acadiana Project and Louisiana Xpress Project, proposed by Kinder Morgan Louisiana Pipeline LLC (KMLP) and Columbia Gulf Transmission, LLC (Columbia Gulf) respectively in the above-referenced dockets. KMLP requests authorization to construct and operate three new natural gas-fired compressor units (31,900 horsepower [hp] each) at its existing Compressor Station 760 in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, make modifications to meter piping and new control valves at its existing meter station in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, as well as install auxiliary facilities at both locations. The Acadiana Project would increase the north-south natural gas delivery capacity on KMLP’s pipeline system by approximately 894 million cubic feet per day. E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 29 (Wednesday, February 12, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7988-7989]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-02808]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1417-274]


Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District; 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 a temporary variance from 
release restriction requirements.
    b. Project No.: 1417-274.
    c. Date Filed: January 21, 2020.
    d. Applicant: Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District 
(Central).
    e. Name of Project: Kingsley Dam Project
    f. Location: The project is located on the North Platte and Platte 
Rivers in Garden, Keith, Lincoln, Dawson, and Gosper Counties in south-
central Nebraska.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Michael A. Drain, P.E., Central, P.O. BOX 
740, 415 Lincoln Street, Holdrege, NE 68949-0740, (308) 995-8601.
    i. FERC Contact: Zeena Aljibury, (202) 502-6065, 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and 
protests: February 21, 2020.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene, protests, comments, or recommendations 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-1417-274. 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 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: Central requests Commission approval for 
a temporary modification of the current restrictions of releases at or 
above flood stage (as defined by the National Weather Service) from the 
Environmental Account (an account of storage water in Lake McConaughy 
to be released for environmental purposes) at North Platte. The request 
would only apply to release restrictions at North Platte site from 
March 1 through September 30, 2020 in order to test the channel 
capacity improvements. The Platte Recovery Implementation Program 
(Platte Program) estimates that the channel can pass flows at or near a 
stage of 6.6 feet without causing

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flooding. The current NWS designated flood stage for the North Platte 
River at North Platte is 6.0 feet. Central has consulted and received 
concurrence for this temporary variance from the Platte Program, the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Nebraska Public Power District.
    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. 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, 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: February 6, 2020.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-02808 Filed 2-11-20; 8:45 am]
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