Moon Lake Electric Association, Inc.; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions, 15771-15772 [2020-05728]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 54 / Thursday, March 19, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 190–105] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Moon Lake Electric Association, Inc.; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Minor, new license. b. Project No.: P–190–105. c. Date filed: January 31, 2017. d. Applicant: Moon Lake Electric Association, Inc. e. Name of Project: Uintah Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located near the Town of Neola, Duchesne County, Utah and diverts water from primarily the Uinta River as well as Big Springs Creek and Pole Creek. The project is located almost entirely on the tribal lands of the Uintah and Ouray Native American Reservation (105.1 acres) and federal lands managed by Ashley National Forest (12.9 acres). g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Patrick Corun, Engineering Manager, Moon Lake Electric Association, Inc., 800 West U.S. Hwy 40, Roosevelt, Utah 84066, (435) 722–5406, pcorun@mleainc.com. i. FERC Contact: Quinn Emmering, (202) 502–6382, quinn.emmering@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Mar 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–190–105. The Commission’s Rules of Practice 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. This application has been accepted and is ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The Uintah Hydroelectric Project operates as a run-of-river facility delivering water to the project facilities from primarily the Uinta River as well as Big Springs Creek and Pole Creek. Existing project facilities include: (1) A stop-log diversion structure that conveys flows from Big Springs Creek and a non-project canal to a 916-footlong, 28-inch-diameter, steel pipeline that connects to the point of diversion on the Uinta River; (2) an 80-foot-long, 4-foot-wide, 3-foot-high overflow-type concrete diversion structure with a 10foot-high, 6.5-foot-wide steel slide gate on the Uinta River; (3) a concrete structure with manual slide gates for dewatering the main supply canal and returning water to the Uinta River immediately downstream of the Uinta diversion; (4) an emergency slide gate about midway along the main supply canal; (5) a 16-foot-wide, 8-foot-deep, 25,614-foot-long, clay-lined main supply canal which conveys water from Big Springs Creek and the Uinta River; (6) a stop-log diversion structure, with non-functional control gates, which diverts water from Pole Creek; (7) a 6foot-wide, 4-foot-deep, 6,200-foot-long Pole Creek canal that collects water from the Pole Creek diversion; (8) an 86inch-wide, 80-inch-long, 43-inch-high transition bay and a 140-foot-long, 14inch-diameter steel penstock collects water from the Pole Creek canal; (9) a 23-foot by 13-foot concrete forebay structure containing trashracks with 2.5inch spacing, a headgate that is located at the termination of the main supply canal and the Pole Creek penstock, and an overflow channel; (10) a single 5,238foot-long, 36-inch-diameter polyurethane and steel penstock which delivers water to a concrete powerhouse with two Pelton turbines driving two 600-kilowatt generators; (11) a 600-footlong tailrace; (12) a substation immediately adjacent to the powerhouse; (13) a 8.5-mile-long, 24.9- PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15771 kilovolt single wood pole distribution line; and (14) appurtenant facilities. The estimated average annual generation is about 6,073 megawatthours. Moon Lake proposes to modify the project boundary to remove the currently licensed substation and 8.5mile-long transmission line. m. 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. All filings must: (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS’’, ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS,’’ ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS,’’ or ‘‘PRESCRIPTIONS;’’ (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 submitting the filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed on the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. 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. n. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification. o. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Deadline for Filing Comments, Recommendations and Agency Terms E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 15772 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 54 / Thursday, March 19, 2020 / Notices and Conditions/Prescriptions May 12, 2020 Licensee’s Reply to REA Comments June 26, 2020 Commission issues draft EA December 2020 Comments on draft EA January 2020 Commission issues final EA April 2021 Dated: March 13, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–05728 Filed 3–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RM19–12–000] Revisions to the Filing Process for Commission Forms; Notice of Change In Technical Conference The staff-led technical conference scheduled for March 24 through 26, 2020, in the above-captioned proceeding, will no longer be an inperson technical conference. At this time, the technical conference will still proceed as scheduled, but will be accessible via webcast. A notice with additional information will be issued in this docket to provide an agenda and instructions for those who wish to participate in the technical conference. Dated: March 13, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–05732 Filed 3–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP20–78–000] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization Take notice that on March 5, 2020, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia), 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002–2700, filed in the above referenced docket, a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.208 of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Columbia’s blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP83–76–000. Columbia request authorization to construct and operate facilities related to its proposed VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Mar 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 greenfield point of receipt meter station at the interconnection of Columbia’s existing Line L2542 and Nexus Gas Transmission’s existing pipeline in Lorain County, Ohio (Quarry Road Meter Station Project). The project will allow Columbia to receive up to 215 million cubic feet per day of receipt capacity for transportation on its pipeline system. The estimated cost of the project is approximately $14.2 million, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web 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, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this prior notice request should be directed to Sorana Linder, Director, Modernization & Certificates, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002–2700, Phone: (832) 320–5209, Email: sorana_linder@tcenergy.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after the issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention. Any person filing to intervene, or the Commission’s staff may, pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission’s Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205) file a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list and will be notified of any meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenters will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commenters will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. 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 13, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–05734 Filed 3–18–20; 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: EG20–95–000. Applicants: Las Majadas Wind Farm, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Las Majadas Wind Farm, LLC. Filed Date: 3/5/20. Accession Number: 20200305–5198. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 3/26/20. Docket Numbers: EG20–96–000. Applicants: Milligan 1 Wind LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 54 (Thursday, March 19, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 190-105]


Moon Lake Electric Association, Inc.; Notice of Application Ready 
for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, 
Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Minor, new license.
    b. Project No.: P-190-105.
    c. Date filed: January 31, 2017.
    d. Applicant: Moon Lake Electric Association, Inc.
    e. Name of Project: Uintah Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located near the Town of Neola, 
Duchesne County, Utah and diverts water from primarily the Uinta River 
as well as Big Springs Creek and Pole Creek. The project is located 
almost entirely on the tribal lands of the Uintah and Ouray Native 
American Reservation (105.1 acres) and federal lands managed by Ashley 
National Forest (12.9 acres).
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Patrick Corun, Engineering Manager, Moon Lake 
Electric Association, Inc., 800 West U.S. Hwy 40, Roosevelt, Utah 
84066, (435) 722-5406, [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Quinn Emmering, (202) 502-6382, 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this 
notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this 
notice.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions 
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-190-105.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice 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. This application has been accepted and is ready for 
environmental analysis at this time.
    l. The Uintah Hydroelectric Project operates as a run-of-river 
facility delivering water to the project facilities from primarily the 
Uinta River as well as Big Springs Creek and Pole Creek. Existing 
project facilities include: (1) A stop-log diversion structure that 
conveys flows from Big Springs Creek and a non-project canal to a 916-
foot-long, 28-inch-diameter, steel pipeline that connects to the point 
of diversion on the Uinta River; (2) an 80-foot-long, 4-foot-wide, 3-
foot-high overflow-type concrete diversion structure with a 10-foot-
high, 6.5-foot-wide steel slide gate on the Uinta River; (3) a concrete 
structure with manual slide gates for dewatering the main supply canal 
and returning water to the Uinta River immediately downstream of the 
Uinta diversion; (4) an emergency slide gate about midway along the 
main supply canal; (5) a 16-foot-wide, 8-foot-deep, 25,614-foot-long, 
clay-lined main supply canal which conveys water from Big Springs Creek 
and the Uinta River; (6) a stop-log diversion structure, with non-
functional control gates, which diverts water from Pole Creek; (7) a 6-
foot-wide, 4-foot-deep, 6,200-foot-long Pole Creek canal that collects 
water from the Pole Creek diversion; (8) an 86-inch-wide, 80-inch-long, 
43-inch-high transition bay and a 140-foot-long, 14-inch-diameter steel 
penstock collects water from the Pole Creek canal; (9) a 23-foot by 13-
foot concrete forebay structure containing trashracks with 2.5-inch 
spacing, a headgate that is located at the termination of the main 
supply canal and the Pole Creek penstock, and an overflow channel; (10) 
a single 5,238-foot-long, 36-inch-diameter polyurethane and steel 
penstock which delivers water to a concrete powerhouse with two Pelton 
turbines driving two 600-kilowatt generators; (11) a 600-foot-long 
tailrace; (12) a substation immediately adjacent to the powerhouse; 
(13) a 8.5-mile-long, 24.9-kilovolt single wood pole distribution line; 
and (14) appurtenant facilities.
    The estimated average annual generation is about 6,073 megawatt-
hours. Moon Lake proposes to modify the project boundary to remove the 
currently licensed substation and 8.5-mile-long transmission line.
    m. 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.
    All filings must: (1) Bear in all capital letters the title 
``COMMENTS'', ``REPLY COMMENTS'', ``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' ``TERMS AND 
CONDITIONS,'' or ``PRESCRIPTIONS;'' (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 submitting the filing; and (4) otherwise comply 
with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All 
comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must 
set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the 
requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the 
application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be 
accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed on the service 
list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 
18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010.
    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.
    n. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following 
the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality 
certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including 
proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; 
or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification.
    o. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as 
appropriate.

Deadline for Filing Comments, Recommendations and Agency Terms

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and Conditions/Prescriptions May 12, 2020
Licensee's Reply to REA Comments June 26, 2020
Commission issues draft EA December 2020
Comments on draft EA January 2020
Commission issues final EA April 2021

    Dated: March 13, 2020.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-05728 Filed 3-18-20; 8:45 am]
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