City of Watervliet, New York; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment, 41469 [2021-16423]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 145 / Monday, August 2, 2021 / Notices Dated: July 27, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FR Doc. 2021–16423 Filed 7–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P [Project No. 2955–011] City of Watervliet, New York; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES On February 28, 2020, the City of Watervliett, New York filed an application for a subsequent minor license for the 1.25-megawatt Normanskill Hydroelectric Project (Normanskill Project) (FERC No. 2955). The Normanskill Project is located on the Normans Kill in the Town of Guilderland in Albany County, New York. The project is located approximately 22.4 river miles upstream of the mouth of the Hudson River. The project does not occupy federal land. In accordance with the Commission’s regulations, on May 11, 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 Normanskill 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. Milestone Target date Commission issues EA .... Comments on EA ............ November 2021.1 December 2021. 1 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 Normanskill Project. Therefore, in accordance with CEQ’s regulations, the EA must be issued within 1 year of the issuance date of this notice. Any questions regarding this notice may be directed to Woohee Choi at (202) 502–6336 or woohee.choi@ ferc.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Jul 30, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER21–2510–000] Aquamarine Westside, LLC; Supplemental Notice That Initial Market-Based Rate Filing Includes Request for Blanket Section 204 Authorization This is a supplemental notice in the above-referenced proceeding of Aquamarine Westside, LLC’s application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate tariff, noting that such application includes a request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest should file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests with regard to the applicant’s request for blanket authorization, under 18 CFR part 34, of future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability, is August 16, 2021. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically may mail similar pleadings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Hand delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41469 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:// 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. 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: July 27, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–16414 Filed 7–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–478–000] Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline Take notice that on July 21, 2021, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC (Natural), 3250 Lacey Road, Suite 700, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, filed in the above referenced docket a prior notice pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.206, 157.208(b), and 157.216 of the Commission’s regulations and its blanket certificate issued in Docket No. CP82–402–000 requesting authorization to: (1) Plug and abandon the inactive injection and withdrawal M–2 Well, including associated surface facilities; (2) abandon by removal the related Cathodic Protection System rectifier; (3) abandon in-place approximately 480 feet of the 6inch-diameter M10 Lateral; and (4) abandon by removal the 6-inch-diameter M10 Lateral Valve and the interconnect between the M10 Lateral and the 16inch-diameter M1 Trunkline, all at Natural’s Cairo Mount Simon Storage Field in Louisa County, Iowa. Natural asserts that there will be no impact on the Cairo Mount Simon Storage Field’s certificated parameters, including total E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2955-011]


City of Watervliet, New York; Notice of Intent To Prepare an 
Environmental Assessment

    On February 28, 2020, the City of Watervliett, New York filed an 
application for a subsequent minor license for the 1.25-megawatt 
Normanskill Hydroelectric Project (Normanskill Project) (FERC No. 
2955). The Normanskill Project is located on the Normans Kill in the 
Town of Guilderland in Albany County, New York. The project is located 
approximately 22.4 river miles upstream of the mouth of the Hudson 
River. The project does not occupy federal land.
    In accordance with the Commission's regulations, on May 11, 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 Normanskill 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...................  November 2021.\1\
Comments on EA.........................  December 2021.
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\1\ 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
  Normanskill Project. Therefore, in accordance with CEQ's regulations,
  the EA must be issued within 1 year of the issuance date of this
  notice.

    Any questions regarding this notice may be directed to Woohee Choi 
at (202) 502-6336 or [email protected].

    Dated: July 27, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-16423 Filed 7-30-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P