Solia 9 Hydroelectric, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications, 22047 [2021-08608]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 78 / Monday, April 26, 2021 / Notices 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–15090–000. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–15090) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: April 20, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–08607 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 15105–000] Solia 9 Hydroelectric, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On March 1, 2021, Solia 9 Hydroelectric, LLC filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Llano County Pumped Storage Project No. 15105–000 (Llano County Project, or project), a closed-loop pumped storage project to be located in Llano County, Texas. 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 pumped storage project would consist of the following: (1) A 3,500 acre-foot upper reservoir with a maximum water surface elevation of 2,400 feet mean sea level (msl); (2) a VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Apr 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 3,500 acre-foot lower, underground, reservoir composed of eight, 115,000foot-long, concentric tunnels varying in diameter from 4,200 feet to 5,400 feet, with a maximum water surface elevation of ¥1,425 feet msl; (3) a pumping plant and water supply conduit connecting the upper reservoir to the Llano River; (4) a 2,800-foot-long, 16-foot-diameter underground, steellined penstock equipped with a bifurcation structure connecting the upper reservoir to the powerhouse; (5) a 200-foot-long, 70-foot-wide, 130-foothigh underground powerhouse containing two, 333-megawatt (MW) reversible pump-turbine units for a combined capacity of 666 MW; (6) a 500-foot-long, 345-kilovolt interconnection line leading from the powerhouse to an existing transmission line; (7) a 200-foot-long, 200-foot-wide substation; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Llano Project would be 1,450 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Douglas Spaulding, 8441 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 101, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55426; phone: (952) 544–8133; email: doug@ nelsonenergy.us. FERC Contact: Navreet Deo; phone: (202) 502–6304; email: navreet.deo@ ferc.gov. 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 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). More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s website at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–15105) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22047 Dated: April 20, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–08608 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–ORD–2020–0183; FRL–10022–91– ORD] Availability of the Systematic Review Protocol for the Vanadium and Compounds (Oral Exposure) IRIS Assessment Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of public comment period. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a 30-day public comment period associated with release of the Systematic Review Protocol for the Vanadium and Compounds (Oral Exposure) IRIS Assessment. This document communicates the rationale for conducting the oral assessment of vanadium and compounds, describes screening criteria to identify relevant literature, outlines the approach for evaluating study quality, and describes the methods for dose-response analysis. DATES: The 30-day public comment period begins April 26, 2021 and ends May 26, 2021. Comments must be received on or before May 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: The Systematic Review Protocol for the Vanadium and Compounds (Oral Exposure) IRIS Assessment will be available via the internet on the IRIS website at https:// www.epa.gov/iris and in the public docket at http://www.regulations.gov, Docket ID: EPA–HQ–ORD–2020–0183. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the docket, contact the ORD Docket at the EPA Headquarters Docket Center; email: Docket_ORD@ epa.gov. For technical information on the protocol, contact Mr. Dahnish Shams, Center for Public Health & Environmental Assessment; telephone (202) 564–2758,email: shams.dahnish@ epa.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Information on the IRIS Program and Systematic Review Protocols EPA’s IRIS Program is a human health assessment program that evaluates quantitative and qualitative information E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 78 (Monday, April 26, 2021)]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-08608]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 15105-000]


Solia 9 Hydroelectric, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit 
Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Competing Applications

    On March 1, 2021, Solia 9 Hydroelectric, LLC filed an application 
for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power 
Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Llano County Pumped 
Storage Project No. 15105-000 (Llano County Project, or project), a 
closed-loop pumped storage project to be located in Llano County, 
Texas. 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 pumped storage project would consist of the following: 
(1) A 3,500 acre-foot upper reservoir with a maximum water surface 
elevation of 2,400 feet mean sea level (msl); (2) a 3,500 acre-foot 
lower, underground, reservoir composed of eight, 115,000-foot-long, 
concentric tunnels varying in diameter from 4,200 feet to 5,400 feet, 
with a maximum water surface elevation of -1,425 feet msl; (3) a 
pumping plant and water supply conduit connecting the upper reservoir 
to the Llano River; (4) a 2,800-foot-long, 16-foot-diameter 
underground, steel-lined penstock equipped with a bifurcation structure 
connecting the upper reservoir to the powerhouse; (5) a 200-foot-long, 
70-foot-wide, 130-foot-high underground powerhouse containing two, 333-
megawatt (MW) reversible pump-turbine units for a combined capacity of 
666 MW; (6) a 500-foot-long, 345-kilovolt interconnection line leading 
from the powerhouse to an existing transmission line; (7) a 200-foot-
long, 200-foot-wide substation; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The 
estimated annual generation of the Llano Project would be 1,450 
gigawatt-hours.
    Applicant Contact: Douglas Spaulding, 8441 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 
101, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55426; phone: (952) 544-8133; email: 
[email protected].
    FERC Contact: Navreet Deo; phone: (202) 502-6304; email: 
[email protected].
    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 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).
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application, can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of 
Commission's website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-15105) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: April 20, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-08608 Filed 4-23-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P