Walden Hydro, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment, 22401 [2021-08829]

Download as PDF 22401 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 28, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Hanford Office of Environmental Management, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of Open Virtual Meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces an online virtual meeting of the Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Hanford. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this online virtual meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, June 9, 2021; 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Thursday, June 10, 2021; 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Online Virtual Meeting. To receive the meeting access information and call-in number, please contact the Federal Coordinator, Gary Younger, at the telephone number or email listed below by five days prior to the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Younger, Federal Coordinator, U.S. Department of Energy, Hanford Office of Communications, Richland Operations Office, P.O. Box 550, Richland, WA 99354; Phone: (509) 372–0923; or Email: gary.younger@rl.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. Tentative Agenda: • Discussion Topics D Tri-Party Agreement Agencies’ Updates D Hanford Advisory Board Committee Reports D Board Business Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The EM SSAB, Hanford, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Gary Younger at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the telephone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or within five business days after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Gary Younger. Requests must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Apr 27, 2021 Jkt 253001 Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Gary Younger’s office at the address or telephone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following website: http://www.hanford.gov/page.cfm/hab/ FullBoardMeetingInformation. Signed in Washington, DC, on April 23, 2021. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–08837 Filed 4–27–21; 8:45 am] The application will be processed according to the following schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Commission issues EA August 2021 2. Comments on EA ......... Target date September 2021. Any questions regarding this notice may be directed to Samantha Pollak at (202) 502–6419 or samantha.pollak@ ferc.gov. Dated: April 22, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–08829 Filed 4–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–179–000] [Project No. 4428–011] Walden Hydro, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment On May 29, 2020, Enel Green Power North America, Inc.1 filed an application on behalf of Walden Hydro, LLC (Walden Hydro), for a new license for the 2.1-megawatt Walden Hydroelectric Project (Walden Project) (FERC No. 4428). The Walden Project is located on the Wallkill River in Orange County in the Village of Walden, New York. The Project is located approximately 28.5 river miles upstream of the mouth of the Wallkill River. The project does not occupy federal land. In accordance with the Commission’s regulations, on February 10, 2021, Commission staff issued a notice that the project was ready for environmental analysis (REA notice). Based on the information in the record, including comments filed on the REA notice, staff does not anticipate that licensing the project would constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. Therefore, staff intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) on the application to license the Walden Project. The EA will be issued and circulated for review by all interested parties. All comments filed on the EA will be analyzed by staff and considered in the Commission’s final licensing decision. 1 In a February 3, 2021 filing, the Commission was notified that Enel Green Power North America, Inc. transferred all its ownership interests for Walden Hydro, LLC to Hydroland, Inc. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nopetro LNG, LLC; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order Take notice that on April 20, 2021, pursuant to Rule 207(a)(2) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, Nopetro LNG, LLC (Nopetro or Petitioner) filed a petition for declaratory order. The petition seeks a declaratory order from the Commission stating that Nopetro’s construction and operation of a natural gas liquefaction and truck loading facility and proposed natural gas transloading operations in Port St. Joe, Florida, would not be subject to the Commission’s jurisdiction under section 3 or section 7 of the Natural Gas Act, 15 U.S.C. 717b and 717f (2018), as more fully explained in Nopetro’s petition. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as 2 The Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) regulations under 40 CFR 1501.10(b)(1) require that EAs be completed within 1 year of the federal action agency’s decision to prepare an EA. This notice establishes the Commission’s intent to prepare an EA for the Walden Project. Therefore, in accordance with CEQ’s regulations, the EA must be issued within 1 year of the issuance date of this notice. E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 4428-011]


Walden Hydro, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental 
Assessment

    On May 29, 2020, Enel Green Power North America, Inc.\1\ filed an 
application on behalf of Walden Hydro, LLC (Walden Hydro), for a new 
license for the 2.1-megawatt Walden Hydroelectric Project (Walden 
Project) (FERC No. 4428). The Walden Project is located on the Wallkill 
River in Orange County in the Village of Walden, New York. The Project 
is located approximately 28.5 river miles upstream of the mouth of the 
Wallkill River. The project does not occupy federal land.
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    \1\ In a February 3, 2021 filing, the Commission was notified 
that Enel Green Power North America, Inc. transferred all its 
ownership interests for Walden Hydro, LLC to Hydroland, Inc.
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    In accordance with the Commission's regulations, on February 10, 
2021, Commission staff issued a notice that the project was ready for 
environmental analysis (REA notice). Based on the information in the 
record, including comments filed on the REA notice, staff does not 
anticipate that licensing the project would constitute a major federal 
action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. 
Therefore, staff intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) on 
the application to license the Walden Project.
    The EA will be issued and circulated for review by all interested 
parties. All comments filed on the EA will be analyzed by staff and 
considered in the Commission's final licensing decision.
    The application will be processed according to the following 
schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate.

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              Milestone                           Target date
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Commission issues EA August 2021 \2\.
Comments on EA.......................  September 2021.
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    Any questions regarding this notice may be directed to Samantha 
Pollak at (202) 502-6419 or [email protected].
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    \2\ The Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) regulations 
under 40 CFR 1501.10(b)(1) require that EAs be completed within 1 
year of the federal action agency's decision to prepare an EA. This 
notice establishes the Commission's intent to prepare an EA for the 
Walden Project. Therefore, in accordance with CEQ's regulations, the 
EA must be issued within 1 year of the issuance date of this notice.

    Dated: April 22, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-08829 Filed 4-27-21; 8:45 am]
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