Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; Notice of Application for Temporary Variance and Applicant Prepared Environmental Assessment, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 8776-8777 [2021-02620]

Download as PDF 8776 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 9, 2021 / Notices 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: February 3, 2021. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. webcast, will be posted prior to the event on the meeting event page on the Commission’s website, available at: https://www.ferc.gov/news-events/ events/technical-conference-regardingreassessment-electric-quarterly-report. The presentation slides will be posted to the website prior to the conference. Any interested person that wishes to participate in the conference is required to register through the WebEx link. Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1–866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–208–1659 (TTY). For more information about the technical conference, please contact Jeff Sanders of the Commission’s Office of Enforcement at (202) 502–6455, or send an email to EQR@ferc.gov. Dated: February 3, 2021. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–02632 Filed 2–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P AGENDA EQR Technical Conference DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD21–8–000] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Technical Conference on Reassessment of the Electric Quarterly Report Requirements; Second Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference On January 8, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued a notice that its staff will hold a technical conference related to the reassessment of the Electric Quarterly Report (EQR) requirements on February 24, 2021. On January 13, 2021, the Commission issued a supplemental notice stating that all future meeting materials will be issued in Docket No. AD21–8–000. The technical conference will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. All interested persons are invited to participate. Access to the meeting will be available via WebEx. Commission staff is hereby supplementing the January 8, 2021 notice with the agenda, including sample discussion topics. During the conference, Commission staff, EQR filers, and EQR users will discuss potential changes to the current EQR data fields. This technical conference is the first in a series of conferences related to the reassessment of the EQR requirements. Information for the technical conference, including a link to the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Feb 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 February 24, 2021 10:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Introduction and Logistics • Agenda Review • Meeting Format for Comments and Questions • Project Overview 10:15 a.m.–10:25 a.m. Identification Data Fields (#2, 4–12) 10:25 a.m.–11:25 a.m. Proposed Changes to Location and Balancing Authority Fields (Contract Fields #39–42 and Transaction Fields #57– 58) • What challenges do filers currently have with reporting these fields? • Do filiers have suggested improvements to these fields? • Do data users use these fields for analysis? If so, how? 11:25 a.m.–11:40 a.m. Break 11:40 a.m.–12:40 p.m. Date Fields (Contract Fields #21–24) • What are the challenges filers/data users have with these fields? • What changes would filers/data users like to see with these fields? • How often have filers/data users seen a scenario where a contract does not have a contract termination date and is not considered to be an ‘‘evergreen’’ contract? • How often are contracts novated (i.e., sold or transferred to another party with a different CID)? 12:40 p.m.–1:40 p.m. Lunch 1:40 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Product Names (Contract Field #31 and Transaction Field #63) PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • What products are captured when reporting ‘‘Bundled’’ in the Rate Description field? • What are the challenges reporting multiple products with an ‘‘all-in’’ price? • What products are captured when filers report ‘‘Grandfathered Bundled’’ and ‘‘Requirements Service’’ as Product Names? 2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Break 3:00 p.m.–3:25 p.m. Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) • Are filers able to separate out the ‘‘REC’’ portion of the price from the Energy portion of a sale? 3:25 p.m.–3:45 p.m. Potential Ramping Product • Do filers/data users have thoughts about adding ‘‘Ramping’’ as a new Product Name in Appendix A? 3:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Potential Additional Products • What products are being reported as ‘‘Other’’ and a blankRate Description field? • Are there any additional products that should be added to the Product Name list in Appendix A? 4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks [FR Doc. 2021–02629 Filed 2–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2310–237] Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; Notice of Application for Temporary Variance and Applicant Prepared Environmental Assessment, 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 Proceeding: Request for Temporary Variance of Lake Fordyce minimum reservoir water surface elevation. b. Project No.: 2310–237. c. Date Filed: December 22, 2020 and supplemented January 13, 2021. d. Licensee: Pacific Gas and Electric Company. e. Name of Project: Drum-Spaulding Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: Lake Fordyce is located on Fordyce Creek, a tributary of the South Fork of the Yuba River, Nevada County, California. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Licensee Contact: Bill Martin, AECOM, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 400, E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 9, 2021 / Notices Oakland, CA, 94601, (510) 874–3020, bill.h.Martin@aecom.com. i. FERC Contact: Mark Pawlowski, (202) 502–6052, mark.pawlowski@ ferc.gov j. Deadline for filing comments, interventions, and protests Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: 15 days from the date of this notice The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests using the Commission’s eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/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, 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–2310–237. 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 whose name appears 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: The licensee filed a request for a temporary license variance from the minimum operating elevation requirement at Lake Fordyce, a development of the DrumSpaulding Hydroelectric Project No. 2310, in order to implement a seepage mitigation project at Fordyce Dam. The normal maximum reservoir elevation is 6,341 feet (PG&E datum). The licensee proposes to lower the reservoir to its minimum required elevation of 6245.4 feet and install a membrane liner on the upstream face of the dam and anchored VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Feb 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 to bedrock. A cofferdam and flow bypass would be installed to allow dewatering of the work area on the upstream side of Lake Fordyce Dam and provide a ‘‘dry’’ workspace while maintaining the required minimum 5 cubic feet per second flow downstream of the dam. A variance from the minimum operating elevation of Lake Fordyce may be needed periodically depending on inflow to provide buffer to ensure the cofferdam would not be overtopped. l. Locations of the Application: This filing 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. 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. 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, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214, respectively. 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, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’ as applicable; (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 commenting, protesting or intervening; 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. Any filing made by an intervenor must be accompanied by proof of service on all PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8777 persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2010. Dated: February 3, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–02620 Filed 2–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–33–000] ANR Pipeline Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline Take notice that on January 25, 2021, ANR Pipeline Company (ANR), 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1300, Houston, Texas 77002–2700 filed in the above referenced docket a prior notice pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.208 of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and its blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–479–000 requesting authorization to increase the Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP) of its Line 599, located in Acadia Parish, Louisiana. ANR request an increase of the MAOP, from 858 pounds per square inch gauge (psig) to 1,050 psig, all as more fully set forth in the request which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document via the internet through the Commission’s Home Page (http:// ferc.gov) using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. At this time, the Commission has suspended access to the Commission’s Public Reference Room, due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19), issued by the President on March 13, 2020. For assistance, contact the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application should be directed to Sorana Linder, Director, Modernization & Certificates, ANR Pipeline Company, E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 9, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8776-8777]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2310-237]


Pacific Gas and Electric Co.; Notice of Application for Temporary 
Variance and Applicant Prepared Environmental Assessment, 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 Proceeding: Request for Temporary Variance of Lake 
Fordyce minimum reservoir water surface elevation.
    b. Project No.: 2310-237.
    c. Date Filed: December 22, 2020 and supplemented January 13, 2021.
    d. Licensee: Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
    e. Name of Project: Drum-Spaulding Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: Lake Fordyce is located on Fordyce Creek, a tributary 
of the South Fork of the Yuba River, Nevada County, California.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Licensee Contact: Bill Martin, AECOM, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 
400,

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Oakland, CA, 94601, (510) 874-3020, [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Mark Pawlowski, (202) 502-6052, 
[email protected]
    j. Deadline for filing comments, interventions, and protests 
Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: 15 
days from the date of this notice The Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and 
protests 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, 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-2310-237. 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 whose name appears 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: The licensee filed a request for a 
temporary license variance from the minimum operating elevation 
requirement at Lake Fordyce, a development of the Drum-Spaulding 
Hydroelectric Project No. 2310, in order to implement a seepage 
mitigation project at Fordyce Dam. The normal maximum reservoir 
elevation is 6,341 feet (PG&E datum). The licensee proposes to lower 
the reservoir to its minimum required elevation of 6245.4 feet and 
install a membrane liner on the upstream face of the dam and anchored 
to bedrock. A cofferdam and flow bypass would be installed to allow 
dewatering of the work area on the upstream side of Lake Fordyce Dam 
and provide a ``dry'' workspace while maintaining the required minimum 
5 cubic feet per second flow downstream of the dam. A variance from the 
minimum operating elevation of Lake Fordyce may be needed periodically 
depending on inflow to provide buffer to ensure the cofferdam would not 
be overtopped.
    l. Locations of the Application: This filing 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. 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. 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, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit 
comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the 
requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, 
.214, respectively. 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, 
protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the 
specified comment date for the particular application.
    o. Filing and Service of Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all 
capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``PROTEST'', or ``MOTION TO 
INTERVENE'' as applicable; (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 commenting, protesting or intervening; 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. Any filing made by an intervenor 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 18 CFR 
385.2010.

    Dated: February 3, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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