Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC; Notice of Amendment Application To Incorporate Interim Species Protection Plan Into the Project License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 47490-47491 [2021-18284]

Download as PDF 47490 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 25, 2021 / Notices 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: August 19, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–18286 Filed 8–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Dated: August 18, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [Docket No. EF21–4–000] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Southeastern Power Administration; Notice of Filing [FR Doc. 2021–18217 Filed 8–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Take notice that on August 16, 2021, Southeastern Power Administration submitted tariff filing: Proposed Rate Increase for the Jim Woodruff Project, to be effective 10/1/2021. 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 appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Aug 24, 2021 the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http:// www.ferc.gov. 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. 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:// 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. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 15, 2021. Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2322–071] Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC; Notice of Amendment Application To Incorporate Interim Species Protection Plan Into the Project License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests Take notice that the following amendment application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Amendment of License. b. Project Nos: P–2322–071. c. Date Filed: June 1, 2021. d. Applicants: Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC. e. Name of Projects: Shawmut Hydroelectric Project. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 f. Locations: The project is located on the lower Kennebec River in Kennebec and Somerset Counties, Maine. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Kelly Maloney, Licensing and Compliance Manager, Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC, 150 Main Street, Lewiston, ME 04240; telephone: (207) 755–5605. i. FERC Contact: Marybeth Gay, (202) 502–6125, Marybeth.Gay@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: September 20, 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 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–2322–071. 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: Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC, licensee for the Shawmut Hydroelectric Project (P– 2322), requests Commission approval to amend the license for the project to incorporate the provisions of an Interim Species Protection Plan (Interim Plan) for Atlantic salmon. On May 19, 2016, E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 25, 2021 / Notices the Commission approved an Interim Plan for the Shawmut, Lockwood (P– 2574), and Weston (P–2325) Projects (May 2016 Order), which expired on December 31, 2019. Under the proposed Interim Plan, the licensee would continue the protection measures for the Shawmut project contained in the expired Interim Plan, plus additional supplemental measures. The licensee also proposes to continue to implement the terms and conditions for the Shawmut project contained in the expired Incidental Take Statement and Biological Opinion, until such time as the Commission issues a decision on the relicense application. In addition, the licensee requests the Commission remove the requirement for the construction of an upstream fishway at the Shawmut Project, as required under the current license term pursuant to the May 2016 Order. In a letter issued July 13, 2020, Commission staff determined that construction of the proposed fish lift should be considered in the relicensing proceeding. 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 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Aug 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: August 19, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–18284 Filed 8–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG21–221–000. Applicants: Montague Solar, LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of EG or FC of Montague Solar, LLC of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5080. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/21. Docket Numbers: EG21–222–000. Applicants: Fairbanks Solar Holdings LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Fairbanks Solar Holdings LLC. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5126. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/21. Docket Numbers: EG21–223–000. Applicants: Fairbanks Solar Energy Center LLC. Description: Notice of SelfCertification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status of Fairbanks Solar Energy Center LLC. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5127. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/21. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER21–2392–001. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47491 Applicants: Power Authority of the State of New York, New York Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Tariff Amendment: Power Authority of the State of New York submits tariff filing per 35.17(b): Amendment filing of NYPA Cost Containment Mechanism for Segment A to be effective 9/15/2021. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5103. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 8/26/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2632–000. Applicants: ISO New England Inc. Description: ISO New England Inc. submits Second Quarter 2021 Capital Budget Report. Filed Date: 8/9/21. Accession Number: 20210809–5232. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 8/30/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2712–000. Applicants: Heartland Generation Ltd. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Baseline Tariff to be effective 10/19/ 2021. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5052. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2713–000. Applicants: SE Athos I, LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Application for Market-Based Rate Authorization and Request for Waivers to be effective 8/20/2021. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5081. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2714–000. Applicants: SE Athos II, LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Application for Market-Based Rate Authorization and Request for Waivers to be effective 8/20/2021. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5082. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2715–000. Applicants: Fairbanks Solar Energy Center LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Application for Market-Based Rate Authorization to be effective 10/19/ 2021. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5121. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2716–000. Applicants: Fairbanks Solar Holdings LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Application for Market-Based Rate Authorization to be effective 10/19/ 2021. Filed Date: 8/19/21. Accession Number: 20210819–5122. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/9/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2717–000. E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 25, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47490-47491]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-18284]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2322-071]


Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC; Notice of Amendment Application 
To Incorporate Interim Species Protection Plan Into the Project License 
and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

    Take notice that the following amendment application has been filed 
with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Amendment of License.
    b. Project Nos: P-2322-071.
    c. Date Filed: June 1, 2021.
    d. Applicants: Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC.
    e. Name of Projects: Shawmut Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Locations: The project is located on the lower Kennebec River in 
Kennebec and Somerset Counties, Maine.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Kelly Maloney, Licensing and Compliance 
Manager, Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC, 150 Main Street, Lewiston, 
ME 04240; telephone: (207) 755-5605.
    i. FERC Contact: Marybeth Gay, (202) 502-6125, 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and 
protests: September 20, 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 docket number P-2322-071. 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: Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC, 
licensee for the Shawmut Hydroelectric Project (P-2322), requests 
Commission approval to amend the license for the project to incorporate 
the provisions of an Interim Species Protection Plan (Interim Plan) for 
Atlantic salmon. On May 19, 2016,

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the Commission approved an Interim Plan for the Shawmut, Lockwood (P-
2574), and Weston (P-2325) Projects (May 2016 Order), which expired on 
December 31, 2019.
    Under the proposed Interim Plan, the licensee would continue the 
protection measures for the Shawmut project contained in the expired 
Interim Plan, plus additional supplemental measures. The licensee also 
proposes to continue to implement the terms and conditions for the 
Shawmut project contained in the expired Incidental Take Statement and 
Biological Opinion, until such time as the Commission issues a decision 
on the relicense application.
    In addition, the licensee requests the Commission remove the 
requirement for the construction of an upstream fishway at the Shawmut 
Project, as required under the current license term pursuant to the May 
2016 Order. In a letter issued July 13, 2020, Commission staff 
determined that construction of the proposed fish lift should be 
considered in the relicensing proceeding.
    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: August 19, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-18284 Filed 8-24-21; 8:45 am]
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