Oconto Electric Cooperative; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 29765 [2021-11667]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 105 / Thursday, June 3, 2021 / Notices 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. Dated: May 27, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–11709 Filed 6–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1981–044] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Oconto Electric Cooperative; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and 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. Application Type: Application for Temporary Variance of Reservoir Elevation Requirements. b. Project No: P–1981–044. c. Date Filed: November 16, 2020. d. Applicant: Oconto Electric Cooperative (licensee). e. Name of Project: Stiles Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Oconto River in Oconto County, Wisconsin. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Kent A. Lyng, Engineer, Oconto Electric Cooperative, P.O. Box 168, 7479 REA Road, Oconto, WI 54154, Phone: (920) 846–2816 extension 1017. i. FERC Contact: Mark Pawlowski, (202) 502–6052, mark.pawlowski@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: June 10, 2021. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests using VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 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). 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 the docket number P–77–306. 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 (or Oconto) requests a 5-foot temporary variance of the minimum impoundment elevation of the Stiles impoundment (Machickanee Flowage) required by Article 401 of the project license. Article 401 requires the licensee maintain a minimum impoundment elevation of 623.2 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum. The purpose of the variance is to reduce invasive plant growth and improve fish habitat. Article 402 of the license requires that any scheduled maintenance impoundment drawdowns below the minimum elevation required by Article 401 must not occur during April, May, and June to protect near-shore fish spawning and nursery activities. The proposed 5-foot drawdown is scheduled to begin in July 2021. l. Locations of the Application: This filing may be viewed on the PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29765 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 persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2010. Dated: May 27, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–11667 Filed 6–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1981-044]


Oconto Electric Cooperative; Notice of Application Accepted for 
Filing and 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. Application Type: Application for Temporary Variance of 
Reservoir Elevation Requirements.
    b. Project No: P-1981-044.
    c. Date Filed: November 16, 2020.
    d. Applicant: Oconto Electric Cooperative (licensee).
    e. Name of Project: Stiles Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the Oconto River in Oconto 
County, Wisconsin.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Kent A. Lyng, Engineer, Oconto Electric 
Cooperative, P.O. Box 168, 7479 REA Road, Oconto, WI 54154, Phone: 
(920) 846-2816 extension 1017.
    i. FERC Contact: Mark Pawlowski, (202) 502-6052, 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and 
protests: June 10, 2021.
    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 the docket number P-77-306. 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 (or Oconto) requests a 5-
foot temporary variance of the minimum impoundment elevation of the 
Stiles impoundment (Machickanee Flowage) required by Article 401 of the 
project license. Article 401 requires the licensee maintain a minimum 
impoundment elevation of 623.2 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum. 
The purpose of the variance is to reduce invasive plant growth and 
improve fish habitat. Article 402 of the license requires that any 
scheduled maintenance impoundment drawdowns below the minimum elevation 
required by Article 401 must not occur during April, May, and June to 
protect near-shore fish spawning and nursery activities. The proposed 
5-foot drawdown is scheduled to begin in July 2021.
    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: May 27, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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