City of Watervliet; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 14474 [2020-05067]

Download as PDF 14474 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 49 / Thursday, March 12, 2020 / Notices The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the eFiling link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 3 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Dated: March 6, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–05069 Filed 3–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2955–011] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES City of Watervliet; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a 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: Subsequent Minor License. b. Project No.: 2955–011. c. Date Filed: February 28, 2020. d. Applicant: City of Watervliet, New York. e. Name of Project: Normanskill Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Normans Kill in Guilderland, Albany County, New York. The project does not occupy any federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Michele E. Stottler, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC, 399 Albany Shaker Road, Suite 203, Loudonville, NY 12211; (518) 407– 0050; email—mstottler@ gomezandsullivan.com or Joseph LaCivita, General Manager, The City of Watervliet, 2 Fifteenth Street, Watervliet, NY 12189; (518) 270–3800; email—jlacivita@watervliet.com. i. FERC Contact: Woohee Choi at (202) 502–6336; or email at woohee.choi@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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:31 Mar 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 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: April 28, 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–2955–011. m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The Normanskill Project consists of the following existing facilities: (1) A 380-foot-long reinforced concrete Ambursen-type dam with a 306-footlong overflow section having a crest elevation of 259 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29) surmounted by 3-foot flashboards; (2) a 380-acre reservoir with a gross volume of 3,600 acre-feet at the normal maximum pool elevation of 262 feet NGVD29; (3) an intake structure and sluiceway; (4) a 700-foot-long, 6-footdiameter, concrete-encased steel, buried penstock; (5) a reinforced concrete underground powerhouse containing a single 1,250-kilowatt tube-type generating unit; (6) a 600-foot-long, 2.4kilovolt (kV) transmission line; (7) a 2.4/ 13.2–kV transformer bank; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The Normanskill Project is operated in a run-of-river mode with an average annual generation of 2,863 megawatthours between 2010 and 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary). Request Additional Information .. Issue Acceptance Letter ............. Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2955-011]


City of Watervliet; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing 
With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and 
Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a 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: Subsequent Minor License.
    b. Project No.: 2955-011.
    c. Date Filed: February 28, 2020.
    d. Applicant: City of Watervliet, New York.
    e. Name of Project: Normanskill Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the Normans Kill in 
Guilderland, Albany County, New York. The project does not occupy any 
federal land.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Michele E. Stottler, Gomez and Sullivan 
Engineers, DPC, 399 Albany Shaker Road, Suite 203, Loudonville, NY 
12211; (518) 407-0050; [email protected] or Joseph 
LaCivita, General Manager, The City of Watervliet, 2 Fifteenth Street, 
Watervliet, NY 12189; (518) 270-3800; [email protected]
    i. FERC Contact: Woohee Choi at (202) 502-6336; 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: April 28, 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-2955-011.
    m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The Normanskill Project consists of the following existing 
facilities: (1) A 380-foot-long reinforced concrete Ambursen-type dam 
with a 306-foot-long overflow section having a crest elevation of 259 
feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD29) surmounted by 3-
foot flashboards; (2) a 380-acre reservoir with a gross volume of 3,600 
acre-feet at the normal maximum pool elevation of 262 feet NGVD29; (3) 
an intake structure and sluiceway; (4) a 700-foot-long, 6-foot-
diameter, concrete-encased steel, buried penstock; (5) a reinforced 
concrete underground powerhouse containing a single 1,250-kilowatt 
tube-type generating unit; (6) a 600-foot-long, 2.4-kilovolt (kV) 
transmission line; (7) a 2.4/13.2-kV transformer bank; and (8) 
appurtenant facilities.
    The Normanskill Project is operated in a run-of-river mode with an 
average annual generation of 2,863 megawatt-hours between 2010 and 
2019.
    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.

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Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)..  April 2020.
Request Additional Information..........  April 2020.
Issue Acceptance Letter.................  July 2020.
Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments...  August 2020.
Request Additional Information (if        October 2020.
 necessary).
Issue Scoping Document 2................  November 2020.
Issue notice of ready for environmental   November 2020.
 analysis.
Commission issues EA....................  May 2021.
Comments on EA..........................  June 2021.
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    Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice 
of ready for environmental analysis.

    Dated: March 6, 2020.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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