Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Waiver Period for Water Quality Certification Application, 50879 [2021-19677]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 174 / Monday, September 13, 2021 / Notices Energy. This administrative process in no way alters the legal effect of this document upon publication in the Federal Register. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Signed in Washington, DC, on September 8, 2021. Treena V. Garrett, Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy. [Project No. 5261–023] [FR Doc. 2021–19701 Filed 9–10–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 1061–103] Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Waiver Period for Water Quality Certification Application On August 26, 2021, Pacific Gas and Electric Company 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 26, 2021. Reasonable Period of Time to Act on the Certification Request: One year. Date Waiver Occurs for Failure to Act: August 26, 2022. If the California Water Board fails or refuses to act on the water quality 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: September 7, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–19677 Filed 9–10–21; 8:45 am] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Sep 10, 2021 Jkt 253001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Green Mountain Power Corporation; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With The Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and A 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: Subsequent Minor License. b. Project No.: 5261–023. c. Date filed: August 27, 2021. d. Applicant: Green Mountain Power Corporation. e. Name of Project: Newbury Hydroelectric Project (project). f. Location: On the Wells River, in the town of Newbury, Orange County, Vermont. The project does not occupy any federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: John Greenan, Green Mountain Power Corporation, 2152 Post Road, Rutland, VT 05701; Phone at (802) 770–2195, or email at John.Greenan@ greenmountainpower.com. i. FERC Contact: Adam Peer at (202) 502–8449, or adam.peer@ferc.gov. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50879 l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: October 26, 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: Newbury Hydroelectric Project (P– 5261–023). m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. Project Description: The existing Newbury Project consists of: (1) An 11.4-acre impoundment at a normal water surface elevation of 463.9 feet mean sea level; (2) a 26-foot-high by 90foot-long concrete gravity dam that includes a 73.3-foot-long spillway topped with 5-foot-high pneumatic crest gates; (3) a seasonally installed, 8-footlong by 4-foot-wide steel sluice box on the south side of the spillway to provide downstream fish passage; (4) an 11.2foot-wide, 9-foot-long intake structure with trash racks, connected to a 5-footdiameter, 435-foot-long underground steel penstock; (5) a 1,892-square-foot powerhouse containing a single 315kilowatt turbine-generator unit; (6) a second 50-kilowatt turbine-generator unit located outside of the powerhouse approximately 75-feet downstream of the dam along the bypassed reach; (7) a 125-foot-long tailrace; (8) three 150-footlong generator leads that create a 480 Volt, 3 phase 150-foot-long underground transmission line connected to three pole mounted 167 kilovolt-ampere stepup transformers; and (9) appurtenant facilities. The project creates a 590-footlong bypassed reach of the Wells River. o. The current license requires Green Mountain Power Corporation to: (1) Operate the project in run-of-river mode; (2) release a continuous bypassed reach minimum flow of 50 cubic feet per second (cfs) from April 15 to June 10 and 25 cfs during the remainder of the year; and (3) release a year-round, E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1061-103]


Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Waiver Period for 
Water Quality Certification Application

    On August 26, 2021, Pacific Gas and Electric Company 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 26, 2021.
    Reasonable Period of Time to Act on the Certification Request: One 
year.
    Date Waiver Occurs for Failure to Act: August 26, 2022.
    If the California Water Board fails or refuses to act on the water 
quality 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: September 7, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-19677 Filed 9-10-21; 8:45 am]
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