Current Hydro Project 19, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 66319 [2020-23066]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 202 / Monday, October 19, 2020 / Notices 2020. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. You may also register online at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/ eSubscription.aspx to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Any comments should be filed within 30 days from the date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/ eFiling.aspx. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at https:// ferconline.ferc.gov/ QuickComment.aspx. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support. 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. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–3452–017. For further information, contact Laurie Bauer at (202) 502–6519, or at Laurie.Bauer@ferc.gov. Dated: October 13, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–23063 Filed 10–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [Project No. 15045–000] Current Hydro Project 19, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On September 28, 2020, Current Hydro Project 19, LLC, filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 16, 2020 Jkt 253001 feasibility of hydropower at the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Cumberland Locks and Dam located on the Ohio River in Jefferson County, Ohio and Hancock County, West Virginia. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any landdisturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed New Cumberland Locks and Dam Hydroelectric Project would consist of the following: (1) A new 250foot-wide, 170-foot-long reinforced concrete powerhouse to be located downstream along the left bank looking downstream; (2) a new 250-foot-wide, 150-foot-long forebay intake area enclosed by reinforced concrete retaining walls immediately downstream of the dam; (3) four 5.275megawatt (MW) turbine-generator units with a total generating capacity of 21.1 MW; (4) a new 300-foot-wide by 300foot-long tailrace; (5) a 1,200-foot-long access road; (6) a new 60-foot-long by 60-foot-wide substation with a threephase step-up transformer; (7) a new 0.3-mile-long, 36.7-kilovolt transmission line; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an estimated annual generation of 151 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Joel Herm/Jan Borchert, Current Hydro, LLC, PO Box 224, Rhinebeck, NY 12572; phone: (917) 244–3607. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502–6736. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at https:// ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/ QuickComment.aspx. 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, you may submit a PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66319 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. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of the Commission’s website at https://elibrary.ferc.gov/eLibrary/search. Enter the docket number (P–15045) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: October 13, 2020. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–23066 Filed 10–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings October 13, 2020. Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Docket Number: PR21–1–000. Applicants: Gulf Coast Express Pipeline LLC. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)+(g): Petition for NGPA Section 311 Rate Approval to be effective 11/1/2020. Filed Date: 10/1/2020. Accession Number: 202010015123. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/22/ 2020. 284.123(g) Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/ 30/2020. Docket Number: PR21–2–000. Applicants: Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. Description: Tariff filing per 284.123(b),(e)/: COH Rates effective 9– 28–2020 to be effective 9/28/2020. Filed Date: 10/9/2020. Accession Number: 202010095027. Comments/Protests Due: 5 p.m. ET 10/30/2020. Docket Numbers: RP20–1097–001. Applicants: Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline, LLC. Description: Compliance filing DEQP– BHE Transition Compliance filing to be effective 11/1/2020. Filed Date: 10/9/20. E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 202 (Monday, October 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 66319]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-23066]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 15045-000]


Current Hydro Project 19, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On September 28, 2020, Current Hydro Project 19, LLC, filed an 
application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the 
Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of hydropower at 
the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' New Cumberland Locks and Dam 
located on the Ohio River in Jefferson County, Ohio and Hancock County, 
West Virginia. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is 
to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application 
during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the 
permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise 
enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners' express 
permission.
    The proposed New Cumberland Locks and Dam Hydroelectric Project 
would consist of the following: (1) A new 250-foot-wide, 170-foot-long 
reinforced concrete powerhouse to be located downstream along the left 
bank looking downstream; (2) a new 250-foot-wide, 150-foot-long forebay 
intake area enclosed by reinforced concrete retaining walls immediately 
downstream of the dam; (3) four 5.275-megawatt (MW) turbine-generator 
units with a total generating capacity of 21.1 MW; (4) a new 300-foot-
wide by 300-foot-long tailrace; (5) a 1,200-foot-long access road; (6) 
a new 60-foot-long by 60-foot-wide substation with a three-phase step-
up transformer; (7) a new 0.3-mile-long, 36.7-kilovolt transmission 
line; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have 
an estimated annual generation of 151 gigawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Joel Herm/Jan Borchert, Current Hydro, LLC, PO 
Box 224, Rhinebeck, NY 12572; phone: (917) 244-3607.
    FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502-6736.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing 
applications using the Commission's eFiling system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx. Commenters can submit brief 
comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the 
eComment system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/QuickComment.aspx. 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, 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.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of the 
Commission's website at https://elibrary.ferc.gov/eLibrary/search. 
Enter the docket number (P-15045) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: October 13, 2020.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-23066 Filed 10-16-20; 8:45 am]
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