Lower Coosawattee Hydroelectric Project, LLC; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Cooperating Agencies and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 33260-33261 [2021-13374]

Download as PDF 33260 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 119 / Thursday, June 24, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico 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), Northern New Mexico. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this online virtual meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, July 21, 2021; 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held virtually via Webex. To attend, please contact Menice Santistevan by email, Menice.Santistevan@em.doe.gov, no later than 5:00 p.m. MT on Monday, July 19, 2021. To Sign Up for Public Comment: Please contact Menice Santistevan by email, Menice.Santistevan@em.doe.gov, no later than 5:00 p.m. MT on Monday, July 19, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Menice Santistevan, Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board (NNMCAB), 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Phone (505) 995– 0393 or Email: Menice.Santistevan@ em.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. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Tentative Agenda • Overview and Approval of Agenda • Approval of May 19, 2021 Minutes • Old Business Æ Update from NNMCAB Chair and Vice Chair • New Business Æ Appointment of Nominating Committee • Update from EM Los Alamos Field Office • Update from N3B • Update from New Mexico Environment Department • Presentation on Water Quality Data • Public Comment Period • Update on Chromium Plume Interim Measure • Questions and Discussion Regarding Possible Recommendation(s) Public Participation: The online virtual meeting is open to the public. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or within five days after the meeting by sending them to Menice Santistevan at the aforementioned email address. The Deputy 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 Menice Santistevan at the address or telephone number listed above. Minutes and other Board documents are on the internet at: https://www.energy.gov/em/nnmcab/ meeting-materials. Signed in Washington, DC, on June 16, 2021. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–13327 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14985–001] Lower Coosawattee Hydroelectric Project, LLC; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Cooperating Agencies and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Major License. b. Project No.: 14985–001. c. Date Filed: June 2, 2021. d. Applicant: Cherokee Rivers Company, LLC. e. Name of Project: Lower Coosawattee Hydroelectric Project (Lower Coosawattee Project). f. Location: The proposed project would be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) Carter’s Reregulation Dam on the Coosawattee River, in Murray County, Georgia. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Robert Davis, Cherokee Rivers Company, LLC, 390 Timber Laurel Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043; Telephone (470) 331–8238; hydrowatt@comcast.net. i. FERC Contact: Dustin Wilson at (202) 502–6528, or at dustin.wilson@ ferc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: August 2, 2021. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission’s eFiling system at https:// ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx. 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. All filings must clearly identify the project name and docket number on the first page: Lower Coosawattee Hydroelectric Project (P 14985–001). m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. Project Description: The proposed project would use the existing Corps’ Carters Reregulation Dam and would consist of: (1) An intake structure with trash racks and gates, on the south end of the dam; (2) four 350-foot-long penstocks running through the nonoverflow portion of the earthen dam, combining into (3) a double box culvert conduit; (4) a powerhouse containing E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 119 / Thursday, June 24, 2021 / Notices two generating units, with a combined capacity of 4.5 megawatts; and (5) a 450foot-long transmission line. The proposed project would have an estimated average annual generation of 16,500 megawatt-hours, and operate run-of-release using surplus water from the Carter’s Reregulation Dam, as directed by the Corps. o. In addition to publishing the full text of this notice in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this notice, as well as other documents in the proceeding (e.g., license application) via the internet through the Commission’s Home Page (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 (P–14985– 001). 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 FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (866) 208–3676 or (202) 502– 8659 (TTY). You may also register online at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/ FERCOnline.aspx to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. p. Procedural Schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Issue Deficiency Letter—August 2021 Issue Acceptance Letter—November 2021 Issue Scoping Document—December 2021 Request Additional information (if necessary)—February 2021 Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—March 2021 [FR Doc. 2021–13374 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2530–057] Brookfield White Pine Hydro LLC; Notice of Waiver Period for Water Quality Certification Application On March 12, 2021, Brookfield White Pine Hydro LLC submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) a copy of its application for a Clean Water Act section 401(a)(1) water quality certification filed with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, in conjunction with the above captioned project. Pursuant to 40 CFR 121.6, we hereby notify the Maine Department of Environmental Protection of the following: Date of Receipt of the Certification Request: March 12, 2021. Reasonable Period of Time to Act on the Certification Request: One year. Date Waiver Occurs for Failure to Act: March 14, 2022.1 If the Maine Department of Environmental Protection fails or refuses to act on the water quality certification request by the above waiver date, then the agency certifying authority is deemed waived pursuant to section 401(a)(1) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1341(a)(1). Dated: June 17, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–13299 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD10–12–012] Increasing Market and Planning Efficiency Through Improved Software; Second Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference on Increasing Real-Time and Day-Ahead Market Efficiency Through Improved Software Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: June 15, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY As first announced in the Notice of Technical Conference issued in this proceeding on March 11, 2021, 1 The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure provide that, if a filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, holiday, or other day when the Commission is not open for business, the filing deadline does not end until the close of business on the next business day. 18 CFR 385.2007(a)(2) (2020). Because the end of the one-year time period falls on a Saturday (March 12, 2022), the period is extended until the close of business on Monday, March 14, 2022. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33261 Commission staff will convene a technical conference on June 22, 23, and 24, 2021 to discuss opportunities for increasing real-time and day-ahead market efficiency of the bulk power system through improved software. Attached to this Second Supplemental Notice is a final agenda for the technical conference and speakers’ summaries of their presentations. While the intent of the technical conference is not to focus on any specific matters before the Commission, some conference discussions might include topics at issue in proceedings that are currently pending before the Commission, including topics related to capacity valuation methodologies for renewable, hybrid, or storage resources. These proceedings include, but are not limited to: Docket Nos. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. ER20–584–000. EL19–100–000. ER21–278–000 and ER21–278–001. The conference will take place virtually via WebEx, with remote participation from both presenters and attendees. Further details on remote attendance and participation will be released prior to the conference. Attendees must register through the Commission’s website on or before June 11, 2021.1 WebEx connections may not be available to those who do not register. The Commission will accept comments following the conference, with a deadline of July 30, 2021. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Commission’s website that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. FERC 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 (866) 208–3372 (voice) or (202) 502– 8659 (TTY), or send a fax to (202) 208– 2106 with the required accommodations. For further information about these conferences, please contact: Sarah McKinley (Logistical Information), Office of External 1 The attendee registration form is located at https://ferc.webex.com/ferc/onstage/ g.php?MTID=e97c1ef8334b1f4db52394fe644edfe57. Click ‘‘Register’’ to be taken to the form. E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14985-001]


Lower Coosawattee Hydroelectric Project, LLC; Notice of 
Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting 
Additional Study Requests and Cooperating Agencies and Establishing 
Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final 
Amendments

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Major License.
    b. Project No.: 14985-001.
    c. Date Filed: June 2, 2021.
    d. Applicant: Cherokee Rivers Company, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Lower Coosawattee Hydroelectric Project (Lower 
Coosawattee Project).
    f. Location: The proposed project would be located at the U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers' (Corps) Carter's Reregulation Dam on the 
Coosawattee River, in Murray County, Georgia.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Robert Davis, Cherokee Rivers Company, LLC, 
390 Timber Laurel Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043; Telephone (470) 331-
8238; [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Dustin Wilson at (202) 502-6528, or at 
[email protected].
    j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies 
with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to 
environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the 
environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such 
requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note 
the Commission's policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation 
of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ] 
61,076 (2001).
    k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's 
regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes 
that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to 
form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the 
application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person 
must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 
days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of 
the request on the applicant.
    l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for 
cooperating agency status: August 2, 2021.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status 
using the Commission's eFiling system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx. 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. All filings must clearly identify the project name and 
docket number on the first page: Lower Coosawattee Hydroelectric 
Project (P 14985-001).
    m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. Project Description: The proposed project would use the existing 
Corps' Carters Reregulation Dam and would consist of: (1) An intake 
structure with trash racks and gates, on the south end of the dam; (2) 
four 350-foot-long penstocks running through the non-overflow portion 
of the earthen dam, combining into (3) a double box culvert conduit; 
(4) a powerhouse containing

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two generating units, with a combined capacity of 4.5 megawatts; and 
(5) a 450-foot-long transmission line. The proposed project would have 
an estimated average annual generation of 16,500 megawatt-hours, and 
operate run-of-release using surplus water from the Carter's 
Reregulation Dam, as directed by the Corps.
    o. In addition to publishing the full text of this notice in the 
Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an 
opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this notice, as well 
as other documents in the proceeding (e.g., license application) via 
the internet through the Commission's Home Page (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 (P-
14985-001). 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 FERC 
at [email protected] or call toll-free, (866) 208-3676 or 
(202) 502-8659 (TTY).
    You may also register online at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx to be notified via email of new filings and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    p. Procedural Schedule and final amendments: The application will 
be processed according to the following preliminary Schedule. Revisions 
to the schedule will be made as appropriate.

Issue Deficiency Letter--August 2021
Issue Acceptance Letter--November 2021
Issue Scoping Document--December 2021
Request Additional information (if necessary)--February 2021
Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis--March 2021

    Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice 
of ready for environmental analysis.

    Dated: June 15, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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