North American Electric Reliability Corporation; Notice of Staff Review of Enforcement Programs, 48422-48423 [2021-18613]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 48422 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 165 / Monday, August 30, 2021 / Notices Filed Date: 8/24/21. Accession Number: 20210824–5046. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/14/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2753–000. Applicants: California Independent System Operator Corporation. Description: Compliance filing: 2021– 08–24 Waiver Petition—Expedited Comment & Approval—Emergency Generation to be effective N/A. Filed Date: 8/24/21. Accession Number: 20210824–5058. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 8/31/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2754–000. Applicants: Puget Sound Energy, Inc. Description: Puget Sound Energy, Inc. submits Average System Cost Filing for Sales of Electric Power to the Bonneville Power Administration, FY 2022–2023. Filed Date: 8/20/21. Accession Number: 20210820–5253. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 9/10/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2755–000. Applicants: Effingham County Power, LLC. 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[FR Doc. 2021–18616 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14797–001] California Department of Water Resources; Notice of Waiver Period for Water Quality Certification Application On August 19, 2021, California Department of Water Resources submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) a copy of their application for a Clean Water Act section 401(a)(1) water quality certification filed with the California State Water Resources Control Board (California Water Board), in conjunction with the above captioned project. Pursuant to 40 CFR 121.6, we hereby notify the California Water Board of the following: Date of Receipt of the Certification Request: August 19, 2021. Reasonable Period of Time to Act on the Certification Request: One year. Date Waiver Occurs for Failure to Act: August 19, 2022. If the California Water Board fails or refuses to act on the water quality PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 certification request by the above waiver date, then the agency’s certifying authority is deemed waived pursuant to section 401(a)(1) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1341(a)(1). Dated: August 24, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–18619 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RC11–6–012] North American Electric Reliability Corporation; Notice of Staff Review of Enforcement Programs Commission staff coordinated with the staff of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to conduct the annual oversight of the Find, Fix, Track and Report (FFT) program, as outlined in the March 15, 2012 Order,1 and the Compliance Exception (CE) Program, as proposed by NERC’s September 18, 2015 annual Compliance Filing and accepted by delegated letter order.2 Commission and NERC staff reviewed a sample of 63 noncompliances—29 of 215 total FFT noncompliances and 34 of 1,103 total CE noncompliances posted by NERC between October 2019 and September 2020. Commission staff found that the FFT and CE programs are meeting expectations. The Regional Entities appropriately included all 63 of the sampled noncompliances in the FFT and CE programs, and all 63 FFTs and CEs were adequately remediated and the root cause of each noncompliance was clearly identified. Commission staff also reviewed the supporting information for these FFT and CE noncompliances and agreed with the final risk determinations, which clearly identified the factors affecting the risk prior to mitigation (such as potential and actual risk) and actual harm. Finally, Commission staff noted that the FFTs and CE noncompliances sampled did not contain any material 1 North American Electric Reliability Corp., 138 FERC ¶ 61,193, at P 73 (2012) (discussing Commission plans to survey a random sample of FFTs submitted each year to gather information on how the FFT program is working). 2 North American Electric Reliability Corp., Docket No. RC11–6–004, at 1 (Nov. 13, 2015) (delegated order) (accepting NERC’s proposal to combine the evaluation of CEs with the annual sampling of FFTs). E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 165 / Monday, August 30, 2021 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 24, 2021. Michele Taylor Fennell, Deputy Associate Secretary of the Board. misrepresentations by the registered entities. Dated: August 24, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–18560 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (Act) (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire shares of a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the applications are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The public portions of the applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, if any, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank(s) indicated below and at the offices of the Board of Governors. This information may also be obtained on an expedited basis, upon request, by contacting the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank and from the Board’s Freedom of Information Office at https://www.federalreserve.gov/foia/ request.htm. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in paragraph 7 of the Act. Comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors, Ann E. Misback, Secretary of the Board, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20551–0001, not later than September 14, 2021. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Chris P. Wangen, Assistant Vice President), 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. Daniel Otten, Hayward, Minnesota; to retain voting shares of Minnesota Community Bancshares, Inc., Albert Lea, Minnesota; and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Arcadian Bank, Hartland, Minnesota. Additionally, Tony Kermes, Hayward, Minnesota; to become a member of the Otten Family Control Group, a group acting in concert, to acquire voting shares of Minnesota Community Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Arcadian Bank. 18:40 Aug 27, 2021 Jkt 253001 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities BILLING CODE P [FR Doc. 2021–18613 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 48423 The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The public portions of the applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, if any, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank(s) indicated below and at the offices of the Board of Governors. This information may also be obtained on an expedited basis, upon request, by contacting the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank and from the Board’s Freedom of Information Office at https://www.federalreserve.gov/foia/ request.htm. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). Comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors, Ann E. Misback, Secretary of the Board, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20551–0001, not later than September 28, 2021. A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Holly A. Rieser, Manager) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166–2034. Comments can also be sent electronically to Comments.applications@stls.frb.org: 1. Poplar Bluff Bancorp, Inc., Poplar Bluff, Missouri; to become a bank holding company by acquiring First Missouri State Bank, Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 24, 2021. Michele Taylor Fennell, Deputy Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2021–18561 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y, (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. The public portions of the applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, if any, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank(s) indicated below and at the offices of the Board of Governors. This information may also be obtained on an expedited basis, upon request, by contacting the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank and from the Board’s Freedom of Information Office at https://www.federalreserve.gov/foia/ request.htm. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors, Ann E. Misback, Secretary of the Board, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20551–0001, not later than September 14, 2021. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Ottawa Bancorp, Inc., Ottawa, Illinois; to engage in extending credit and servicing loans pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of the Board’s Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 25, 2021. Michele Taylor Fennell, Deputy Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2021–18620 Filed 8–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P BILLING CODE 6210–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 165 (Monday, August 30, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. RC11-6-012]


North American Electric Reliability Corporation; Notice of Staff 
Review of Enforcement Programs

    Commission staff coordinated with the staff of the North American 
Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to conduct the annual oversight 
of the Find, Fix, Track and Report (FFT) program, as outlined in the 
March 15, 2012 Order,\1\ and the Compliance Exception (CE) Program, as 
proposed by NERC's September 18, 2015 annual Compliance Filing and 
accepted by delegated letter order.\2\
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    \1\ North American Electric Reliability Corp., 138 FERC ] 
61,193, at P 73 (2012) (discussing Commission plans to survey a 
random sample of FFTs submitted each year to gather information on 
how the FFT program is working).
    \2\ North American Electric Reliability Corp., Docket No. RC11-
6-004, at 1 (Nov. 13, 2015) (delegated order) (accepting NERC's 
proposal to combine the evaluation of CEs with the annual sampling 
of FFTs).
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    Commission and NERC staff reviewed a sample of 63 noncompliances--
29 of 215 total FFT noncompliances and 34 of 1,103 total CE 
noncompliances posted by NERC between October 2019 and September 2020.
    Commission staff found that the FFT and CE programs are meeting 
expectations. The Regional Entities appropriately included all 63 of 
the sampled noncompliances in the FFT and CE programs, and all 63 FFTs 
and CEs were adequately remediated and the root cause of each 
noncompliance was clearly identified. Commission staff also reviewed 
the supporting information for these FFT and CE noncompliances and 
agreed with the final risk determinations, which clearly identified the 
factors affecting the risk prior to mitigation (such as potential and 
actual risk) and actual harm. Finally, Commission staff noted that the 
FFTs and CE noncompliances sampled did not contain any material

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misrepresentations by the registered entities.

    Dated: August 24, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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