Topsham Hydro Partners Limited Partnership (L.P.); Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 57210-57211 [2020-20309]

Download as PDF 57210 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 179 / Tuesday, September 15, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 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 in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFile’’ link at http:// www.ferc.gov. In lieu of electronic filing, you may submit a paper copy. Submissions sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Submissions sent via any other carrier must be addressed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Dated: September 3, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–20244 Filed 9–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Sep 14, 2020 Jkt 250001 Dated: September 4, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FR Doc. 2020–20245 Filed 9–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Docket Number: PR20–72–000. Applicants: BBT Mid Louisiana Gas Transmission, LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(e)/.224: BBT Mid Louisiana Gas Transmission Cancellation of SOC to be effective 9/2/2020 under PR20–72. Filed Date: 9/2/2020. Accession Number: 202009025163. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/ 23/20. Docket Numbers: RP20–1167–000. Applicants: Applicant information is not available at this time. Atms or FOLA not available now. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Volume No. 2—Table of Contents Clean Up & Nat Fuel SP359400 to be effective 9/1/2020. Filed Date: 9/3/20. Accession Number: 20200903–5091. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/15/20. Docket Numbers: RP20–1168–000. Applicants: Applicant information is not available at this time. Atms or FOLA not available now. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Negotiated & Non-Conforming Rate Amd—Eversource to be effective 10/1/ 2020. Filed Date: 9/3/20. Accession Number: 20200903–5180. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/15/20. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system (https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/ fercgensearch.asp) by querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 4784–106] Topsham Hydro Partners Limited Partnership (L.P.); Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and 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: New Major License. b. Project No.: 4784–106. c. Date Filed: August 31, 2020. d. Applicant: Topsham Hydro Partners Limited Partnership (L.P.). e. Name of Project: Pejepscot Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Androscoggin River in Sagadahoc, Cumberland, and Androscoggin Counties in the village of Pejepscot and the town of Topsham, Maine. The project does not affect federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Tom Uncher, Vice President, Topsham Hydro Partners Limited Partnership, 339B Big Bay Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804, Telephone: 1–518–743–2018, Thomas.Uncher@ brookfieldrenewable.com. i. FERC Contact: Ryan Hansen at (202) 502–8074 or email at ryan.hansen@ ferc.gov. j. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. k. Project Description: The existing Pejepscot Project consists of: (1) A 560foot-long, 47.5-foot-high rock and gravel-filled, timber crib overflow structure that is topped with a 5-footthick reinforced concrete slab; (2) a spillway consisting of five, 96-foot-long by 3-foot-high steel bascule gates; (3) a 225-acre, 3 mile-long reservoir at an elevation of 67.5 feet mean sea level (MSL); (4) a 97-foot-wide, 146-foot-long brick masonry and concrete original powerhouse integral with the dam including an integral intake structure and containing three horizontal Francis turbine-generator units with a combined E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1 57211 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 179 / Tuesday, September 15, 2020 / Notices rated capacity of approximately 1.58 megawatts (MW); (5) a 60-foot-wide by 115-foot-long concrete with steel frame superstructure newer powerhouse integral with the dam including an integral intake structure and containing a Kaplan turbine and a generator with a rated capacity of approximately 12.3 MW; (6) a vertical lift upstream fish passage facility consisting of a 20-footlong, 7-foot-wide steel hopper with a sloping bottom and an 8-inch-wide, 8foot-high V-trap inlet, a 6-foot-wide, 8foot-high, 110-foot-long metal flume, four attraction pumps with a combined capacity of 160 cubic feet per second (cfs) and a viewing window; (7) a downstream fish passage facility consisting of two 4-foot-wide steel entry weirs with grizzly racks that pass fish through 30-inch-diameter, 185-foot-long and 24-inch-diameter, 60-foot-long outlet pipes, respectively; (8) a tailrace with a bulkhead-like gate that discharges water into the Androscoggin River approximately 25 feet downstream of the powerhouses; (9) two 900-footlong, 15-kilovolt cable connections to substations located north and south of the powerhouses, respectively; and (10) appurtenant facilities. The project is operated in a run-ofriver mode with an average annual generation of 68.5 megawatt-hours. l. Locations of the Application: 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, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. m. 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. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Notice of Acceptance/Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis ............................................................................................ Filing of recommendations, preliminary terms and conditions, and fishway prescriptions ......................................................... Commission issues Draft EA or EIS ............................................................................................................................................ Comments on Draft EA or EIS .................................................................................................................................................... Modified terms and conditions ..................................................................................................................................................... Commission issues Final EA or EIS ............................................................................................................................................ o. 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: September 9, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–20309 Filed 9–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: RP20–1167–000. Applicants: Applicant information is not available at this time. Atms or FOLA not available now. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Volume No. 2—Table of Contents Clean Up & Nat Fuel SP359400 to be effective 9/1/2020. Filed Date: 9/3/20. Accession Number: 20200903–5091. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/15/20. Docket Numbers: RP20–1168–000. Applicants: Applicant information is not available at this time. Atms or FOLA not available now. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Sep 14, 2020 Jkt 250001 Description: (doc-less) Motion to Intervene of Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts under RP20–1168. Filed Date: 9/4/20. Accession Number: 20200904–5100. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/16/20. Docket Numbers: RP20–1169–000. Applicants: Applicant information is not available at this time. Atms or FOLA not available now. Description: Tariff Cancellation: NonConforming Amendment & Cancellation of Rate Schedule X–54 to be effective 10/5/2020. Filed Date: 9/4/20. Accession Number: 20200904–5048. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/16/20. Docket Numbers: RP20–1170–000. Applicants: Applicant information is not available at this time. Atms or FOLA not available now. Description: § 4(d) Rate Filing: Amendment to Negotiated Rate Agreement—Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. to be effective 9/4/ 2020. Filed Date: 9/4/20. Accession Number: 20200904–5120. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/16/20. Docket Numbers: RP20–1171–000. Applicants: Applicant information is not available at this time. Atms or FOLA not available now. Description: Joint Petition of Southern Company Services, Inc., et al. for Limited Waivers of Capacity Release PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 October 2020. December 2020. June 2021. July 2021. September 2021. December 2021. Regulations and Tariff Provisions, et al. under RP20–1171. Filed Date: 9/4/20. Accession Number: 20200904–5172. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/11/20. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system (https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/ fercgensearch.asp) by querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: September 8, 2020. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–20237 Filed 9–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 179 (Tuesday, September 15, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57210-57211]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-20309]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 4784-106]


Topsham Hydro Partners Limited Partnership (L.P.); Notice of 
Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Establishing 
Procedural Schedule for Licensing and 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: New Major License.
    b. Project No.: 4784-106.
    c. Date Filed: August 31, 2020.
    d. Applicant: Topsham Hydro Partners Limited Partnership (L.P.).
    e. Name of Project: Pejepscot Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Androscoggin River in Sagadahoc, Cumberland, 
and Androscoggin Counties in the village of Pejepscot and the town of 
Topsham, Maine. The project does not affect federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Tom Uncher, Vice President, Topsham Hydro 
Partners Limited Partnership, 339B Big Bay Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804, 
Telephone: 1-518-743-2018, [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Ryan Hansen at (202) 502-8074 or email at 
[email protected].
    j. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    k. Project Description: The existing Pejepscot Project consists of: 
(1) A 560-foot-long, 47.5-foot-high rock and gravel-filled, timber crib 
overflow structure that is topped with a 5-foot-thick reinforced 
concrete slab; (2) a spillway consisting of five, 96-foot-long by 3-
foot-high steel bascule gates; (3) a 225-acre, 3 mile-long reservoir at 
an elevation of 67.5 feet mean sea level (MSL); (4) a 97-foot-wide, 
146-foot-long brick masonry and concrete original powerhouse integral 
with the dam including an integral intake structure and containing 
three horizontal Francis turbine-generator units with a combined

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rated capacity of approximately 1.58 megawatts (MW); (5) a 60-foot-wide 
by 115-foot-long concrete with steel frame superstructure newer 
powerhouse integral with the dam including an integral intake structure 
and containing a Kaplan turbine and a generator with a rated capacity 
of approximately 12.3 MW; (6) a vertical lift upstream fish passage 
facility consisting of a 20-foot-long, 7-foot-wide steel hopper with a 
sloping bottom and an 8-inch-wide, 8-foot-high V-trap inlet, a 6-foot-
wide, 8-foot-high, 110-foot-long metal flume, four attraction pumps 
with a combined capacity of 160 cubic feet per second (cfs) and a 
viewing window; (7) a downstream fish passage facility consisting of 
two 4-foot-wide steel entry weirs with grizzly racks that pass fish 
through 30-inch-diameter, 185-foot-long and 24-inch-diameter, 60-foot-
long outlet pipes, respectively; (8) a tailrace with a bulkhead-like 
gate that discharges water into the Androscoggin River approximately 25 
feet downstream of the powerhouses; (9) two 900-foot-long, 15-kilovolt 
cable connections to substations located north and south of the 
powerhouses, respectively; and (10) appurtenant facilities.
    The project is operated in a run-of-river mode with an average 
annual generation of 68.5 megawatt-hours.
    l. Locations of the Application: 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, please contact FERC Online Support at 
[email protected], (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at 
the address in item (h) above.
    m. 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. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the 
schedule may be made as appropriate.

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                  Milestone                           Target date
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Notice of Acceptance/Notice of Ready for      October 2020.
 Environmental Analysis.
Filing of recommendations, preliminary terms  December 2020.
 and conditions, and fishway prescriptions.
Commission issues Draft EA or EIS...........  June 2021.
Comments on Draft EA or EIS.................  July 2021.
Modified terms and conditions...............  September 2021.
Commission issues Final EA or EIS...........  December 2021.
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    o. 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: September 9, 2020.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-20309 Filed 9-14-20; 8:45 am]
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