Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc; 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, 51880-51881 [2021-20137]

Download as PDF 51880 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 178 / Friday, September 17, 2021 / Notices Boston, Robert Debeauclair, Geoffrey Flohr, Connie Isom, Pamela Johnson Jr., Thomas Kim, Dong Klausing, Kathleen Konieczny, Katherine Kremer, Kevin Lee, Terri Marlay, Robert Monroe, Lewis Nicoll, Eric O’Konski, Peter Rodgers, Jami Satyapal, Sunita West, William Signing Authority This document of the Department of Energy was signed on September 9, 2021, by Farhana Hossain, Acting Director for Office of Corporate Executive Management, Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, pursuant to delegated authority from the Secretary of Energy. That document with the original signature and date is maintained by DOE. 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However, those who fail to register in advance may not be accommodated. Oral statements are limited to 2-minutes per organization and per person. Minutes: A recording of the call will be posted on the Council’s website: https://www.ncc.energy.gov/ncc/. Signed in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2021. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–20118 Filed 9–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 5089–027] Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc; 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: New Major License. b. Project No.: 5089–027. c. Date filed: August 31, 2021. d. Applicant: Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Fall River). e. Name of Project: Felt Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Teton River, near the town of Tetonia, in Teton County, Idaho. The project occupies 54.7 acres of federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Nicholas Josten, 2742 Saint Charles Ave., Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404; (208) 528–6152. i. FERC Contact: John Matkowski at (202) 502–8576, or john.matkowski@ 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 E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 178 / Friday, September 17, 2021 / Notices 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: October 30, 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: Felt Hydroelectric Project (P–5089–027). m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. Project Description: The existing Felt Project consists of: (1) A 125-footlong, 12-foot-high concrete dam that includes the following sections: (a) 25foot-wide sluiceway section with a 4foot-wide fish ladder and a 14-foot-wide corrugated steel radial gate and (b) a 96foot-wide uncontrolled overflow spillway with a crest elevation of 5,530feet mean sea level (msl); (2) a 7-acre impoundment with a storage capacity of 28 acre-feet at a normal water surface elevation of 5,530-feet msl; (3) a 178foot-long, 8.5-foot-deep fish screen structure equipped with a bar rack with 3/8-inch clear bar spacing and diamond mesh screen; (4) three intake openings located behind the fish screen each equipped with 10-foot-wide intake gates VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:19 Sep 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 and 10-foot-wide trash racks with 3-inch clear bar spacing; (5) three, 8-foot-square unlined rock tunnels connecting the intakes to penstocks and consisting of: (a) A 180-foot-long Tunnel No. 1 connecting to a 280-foot-long, 78-inchdiameter steel penstock that bifurcates into two, 180-foot-long, 60-inchdiameter steel penstocks that connect to Powerhouse No. 1; and (b) A 180-footlong Tunnel No. 2 and a 200-foot-long Tunnel No. 3 each connecting to a 1,750-foot-long, 96-inch-diameter steel penstock that connects to Powerhouse No. 2; (6) an 83-foot-long, 26-foot-wide, 13-foot-high reinforced concrete Powerhouse No. 1 containing two horizontal Francis turbine-generator units with a combined generating capacity of 1,950 kilowatts (kW); (7) a 36-foot-long, 36-foot-wide, 25-foot-high reinforced concrete Powerhouse No. 2 containing two vertical Francis turbinegenerator units with a combined generating capacity of 5,500 kW; (8) two tailrace channels discharging to the Teton River from Powerhouses No. 1 and No. 2; (9) a 1,500-foot-long, 4.16 kilovolt (kV) overhead transmission line connecting Powerhouse No. 1 to a transformer located next to Powerhouse No. 2; (10) a 2,000-foot-long, 24.9 kV overhead transmission line leading from the transformer to the interconnection point; and (11) appurtenant facilities. The 7.45-megawatt Felt Project is operated in run-of-river mode and generates an average of 33,100 megawatt-hours per year. A continuous minimum flow is released below the dam according to the following schedule: 20 cubic feet per second (cfs) from July 1 to March 14 and 50 cfs from March 15 to June 30. 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–5089). 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). PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51881 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: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)— October 2021 Request Additional Information (if needed)—October 2021 Issue Notice of Acceptance—January 2021 Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments—February 2022 Issue Scoping Document 2—May 2022 Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—May 2022 q. 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: September 13, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20137 Filed 9–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 15151–000] City of North Little Rock; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications On June 11, 2021, the City of North Little Rock filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the David D. Terry Lock & Dam Hydroelectric Project No. 15151–000 (David D. Terry Project, or project), a run-of-river project to be located in Pulaski County, Arkansas. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any landdisturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed project would consist of the following: (1) An existing, 4,710acre reservoir at a maximum water E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 5089-027]


Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc; 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: New Major License.
    b. Project No.: 5089-027.
    c. Date filed: August 31, 2021.
    d. Applicant: Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Fall 
River).
    e. Name of Project: Felt Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Teton River, near the town of Tetonia, in Teton 
County, Idaho. The project occupies 54.7 acres of federal land 
administered by the Bureau of Land Management.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Nicholas Josten, 2742 Saint Charles Ave., 
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404; (208) 528-6152.
    i. FERC Contact: John Matkowski at (202) 502-8576, or 
[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

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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: October 30, 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: Felt Hydroelectric Project (P-5089-
027).
    m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. Project Description: The existing Felt Project consists of: (1) 
A 125-foot-long, 12-foot-high concrete dam that includes the following 
sections: (a) 25-foot-wide sluiceway section with a 4-foot-wide fish 
ladder and a 14-foot-wide corrugated steel radial gate and (b) a 96-
foot-wide uncontrolled overflow spillway with a crest elevation of 
5,530-feet mean sea level (msl); (2) a 7-acre impoundment with a 
storage capacity of 28 acre-feet at a normal water surface elevation of 
5,530-feet msl; (3) a 178-foot-long, 8.5-foot-deep fish screen 
structure equipped with a bar rack with 3/8-inch clear bar spacing and 
diamond mesh screen; (4) three intake openings located behind the fish 
screen each equipped with 10-foot-wide intake gates and 10-foot-wide 
trash racks with 3-inch clear bar spacing; (5) three, 8-foot-square 
unlined rock tunnels connecting the intakes to penstocks and consisting 
of: (a) A 180-foot-long Tunnel No. 1 connecting to a 280-foot-long, 78-
inch-diameter steel penstock that bifurcates into two, 180-foot-long, 
60-inch-diameter steel penstocks that connect to Powerhouse No. 1; and 
(b) A 180-foot-long Tunnel No. 2 and a 200-foot-long Tunnel No. 3 each 
connecting to a 1,750-foot-long, 96-inch-diameter steel penstock that 
connects to Powerhouse No. 2; (6) an 83-foot-long, 26-foot-wide, 13-
foot-high reinforced concrete Powerhouse No. 1 containing two 
horizontal Francis turbine-generator units with a combined generating 
capacity of 1,950 kilowatts (kW); (7) a 36-foot-long, 36-foot-wide, 25-
foot-high reinforced concrete Powerhouse No. 2 containing two vertical 
Francis turbine-generator units with a combined generating capacity of 
5,500 kW; (8) two tailrace channels discharging to the Teton River from 
Powerhouses No. 1 and No. 2; (9) a 1,500-foot-long, 4.16 kilovolt (kV) 
overhead transmission line connecting Powerhouse No. 1 to a transformer 
located next to Powerhouse No. 2; (10) a 2,000-foot-long, 24.9 kV 
overhead transmission line leading from the transformer to the 
interconnection point; and (11) appurtenant facilities.
    The 7.45-megawatt Felt Project is operated in run-of-river mode and 
generates an average of 33,100 megawatt-hours per year. A continuous 
minimum flow is released below the dam according to the following 
schedule: 20 cubic feet per second (cfs) from July 1 to March 14 and 50 
cfs from March 15 to June 30.
    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-
5089). 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: The application will be processed according 
to the following preliminary schedule. Revisions to the schedule will 
be made as appropriate.

Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)-- October 2021
Request Additional Information (if needed)--October 2021
Issue Notice of Acceptance--January 2021
Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments--February 2022
Issue Scoping Document 2--May 2022
Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis--May 2022

    q. 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: September 13, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-20137 Filed 9-16-21; 8:45 am]
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