Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With The Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 52142-52143 [2021-20271]

Download as PDF 52142 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 179 / Monday, September 20, 2021 / Notices switchyard; (6) a 1,150-foot-long 4.16 kV transmission line connecting the lower powerhouse to the switchyard; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The Pyrites Project is operated in a run-of-river mode with an average annual generation of 27,865 megawatthours. 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–6115). 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). 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 and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Milestone Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary). Request Additional Information. Issue Acceptance Letter .. Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments. Issue Scoping Document 2. Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis. Target date October 2021. October 2021. January 2022. February 2022. May 2022. May 2022. 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 14, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20272 Filed 9–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Sep 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 3102–000] Jason and Carol Victoria Presley; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation On September 12, 2017, Jason and Carol Victoria Presley, licensees for the High Shoals Hydroelectric Project No. 3102, filed a Notice of Intent to File Subsequent License Application for the project, and on November 1, 2017, they filed a Preliminary Application Document. On August 27, 2019, they filed a Notice of Intent to Surrender the project followed by an application for Surrender of License on November 7, 2019. The High Shoals Hydroelectric Project is located on the Apalachee River in Walton, Morgan, and Oconee Counties, Georgia. The license for Project No. 3102 was issued for a period ending August 31, 2021. Section 15(a)(1) of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. 808(a)(1), requires the Commission, at the expiration of a license term, to issue from year-to-year an annual license to the then licensee(s) under the terms and conditions of the prior license until a new license is issued, or the project is otherwise disposed of as provided in section 15 or any other applicable section of the FPA. If the project’s prior license waived the applicability of section 15 of the FPA, then, based on section 9(b) of the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 558(c), and as set forth at 18 CFR 16.21(a), if the licensee of such project has filed an application for a subsequent license, the licensee may continue to operate the project in accordance with the terms and conditions of the license after the minor or minor part license expires, until the Commission acts on its application. If the licensee of such a project has not filed an application for a subsequent license, then it may be required, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.21(b), to continue project operations until the Commission issues someone else a license for the project or otherwise orders disposition of the project. If the project is subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that an annual license for Project No. 3102 is issued to Jason and Carol Victoria Presley for a period effective September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022 or until the issuance of a new license for the project or other disposition under the FPA, whichever comes first. If issuance of a new license (or other disposition) does not take place on or before August 31, 2022, notice is hereby given that, PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 pursuant to 18 CFR 16.18(c), an annual license under section 15(a)(1) of the FPA is renewed automatically without further order or notice by the Commission, unless the Commission orders otherwise. If the project is not subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that Jason and Carol Victoria Presley are authorized to continue operation of the High Shoals Hydroelectric Project, until such time as the Commission takes final action on the application for Surrender of License. Dated: September 14, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20275 Filed 9–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 3509–042] Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With The Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and 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.: 3509–042. c. Date Filed: August 31, 2021. d. Applicant: Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP. e. Name of Project: Little Falls Hydroelectric Project (Little Falls Project). f. Location: The existing project is located on the Mohawk River, in the City of Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York. The project does not occupy federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825 (r). h. Applicant Contact: David H. Fox, Director, Licensing and Compliance, Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP, Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1100W, Bethesda, MD 20814, email—david.fox@ eaglecreekre.com; Jody J. Smet, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP, Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1100W, Bethesda, MD 20814, email— jody.smet@eaglecreekre.com. E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 179 / Monday, September 20, 2021 / Notices i. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury at (202) 502–6736 or email at monir.chowdhury@ferc.gov. j. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. k. Project Description: The Little Falls Project consists of: (1) Two state-owned dams (i.e., North State Dam and South State Dam) joined by an island, and equipped with 1-foot-high flashboards and flow control gates, with a total length of 594 feet and a height of about 6.25 feet; (2) a reservoir with a storage capacity of 800 acre-feet at a normal surface elevation of 363.8 feet; 1 (3) a 45foot-wide, 300-foot-long navigation lock (Lock 17); (4) a 55-foot-wide, 73-footlong concrete intake structure with two roller head gates to control flow through the intake; (5) two 14-foot-diameter, 90foot-long steel penstocks; (6) a 65-footwide by 99-foot-long concrete powerhouse containing two-turbinegenerator units each with a capacity of 6.8 megawatts; (7) two sets of 4.16kilovolt (kV), 60-foot-long generator leads that run from the powerhouse to a switchyard containing a 4.16/46-kV transformer; (8) a 46-kV, 50-foot-long transmission line from the switchyard to a nearby interconnection point that connects the project with the National Grid; and (9) appurtenant facilities. There are several structures inside the project boundary that are not considered part of the project: A flood gate structure owned by the New York State Canal Corporation to protect the canal during periods of high headwater; the Middle Dam, with sixty percent of the dam currently breached, located in the bypassed reach of the Mohawk River, and built as part of a hydropower plant that was decommissioned in 1962; and the Gilbert Dam located also in the bypassed reach approximately 700 feet upstream of the powerhouse to measure flow through the Mohawk River and to assure minimum flow conditions are met in the river. l. In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested individuals an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document and the full license application via the internet through the Commission’s Home Page (www.ferc.gov) using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. At this time, the Commission has suspended access to the Commission’s Public Access Room due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19), issued 1 All elevations refer to Barge Canal Datum which is 0.8 foot higher than elevations in National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Sep 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 by the President on March 13, 2020. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. m. 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, contact FERC Online Support. n. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate. Milestone Target date Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary). Request Additional Information. Notice of Acceptance/Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis. September 2021. October 2021. February 2022. o. 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 14, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–20271 Filed 9–17–21; 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 electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC21–133–000. Applicants: Maverick Solar 6, LLC, Maverick Solar 7, LLC. Description: Joint Application for Authorization Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act of Maverick Solar 6, LLC, et al. Filed Date: 9/13/21. Accession Number: 20210913–5247. Comment Date: 5 pm ET 10/4/21. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER21–2424–001. Applicants: Generation Bridge M&M Holdings, LLC. Description: Tariff Amendment: Amendment to Market-Based Rate Application and Response to Deficiency Letter to be effective 7/15/2021. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52143 Filed Date: 9/14/21. Accession Number: 20210914–5161. Comment Date: 5 pm ET 10/5/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2884–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2021–09–14_SA 3438 Entergy ArkansasLong Lake Solar 1st Rev GIA (J663 J834) to be effective 9/8/2021. Filed Date: 9/14/21. Accession Number: 20210914–5116. Comment Date: 5 pm ET 10/5/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2885–000. Applicants: Arizona Public Service Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Service Agreement No. 300 to be effective 11/14/2021. Filed Date: 9/14/21. Accession Number: 20210914–5118. Comment Date: 5 pm ET 10/5/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2886–000. Applicants: Old Middleboro Road Solar, LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Old Middleboro Road Solar, LLC MBR Application Filing to be effective 10/1/ 2021. Filed Date: 9/14/21. Accession Number: 20210914–5140. Comment Date: 5 pm ET 10/5/21. Docket Numbers: ER21–2887–000. Applicants: Leicester Street Solar, LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Leicester Street Solar LLC MBR Application Filing to be effective 10/1/ 2021. Filed Date: 9/14/21. Accession Number: 20210914–5141. Comment Date: 5 pm ET 10/5/21. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system (https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/ fercgensearch.asp) by querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 179 (Monday, September 20, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-20271]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 3509-042]


Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP; Notice of Application 
Tendered for Filing With The Commission and Establishing Procedural 
Schedule for Licensing and 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.: 3509-042.
    c. Date Filed: August 31, 2021.
    d. Applicant: Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP.
    e. Name of Project: Little Falls Hydroelectric Project (Little 
Falls Project).
    f. Location: The existing project is located on the Mohawk River, 
in the City of Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York. The project 
does not occupy federal land.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825 (r).
    h. Applicant Contact: David H. Fox, Director, Licensing and 
Compliance, Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP, Eagle Creek 
Renewable Energy, 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1100W, Bethesda, MD 
20814, [email protected]; Jody J. Smet, Vice President, 
Regulatory Affairs, Little Falls Hydroelectric Associates, LP, Eagle 
Creek Renewable Energy, 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1100W, Bethesda, 
MD 20814, [email protected]

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    i. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury at (202) 502-6736 or email at 
[email protected].
    j. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    k. Project Description: The Little Falls Project consists of: (1) 
Two state-owned dams (i.e., North State Dam and South State Dam) joined 
by an island, and equipped with 1-foot-high flashboards and flow 
control gates, with a total length of 594 feet and a height of about 
6.25 feet; (2) a reservoir with a storage capacity of 800 acre-feet at 
a normal surface elevation of 363.8 feet; \1\ (3) a 45-foot-wide, 300-
foot-long navigation lock (Lock 17); (4) a 55-foot-wide, 73-foot-long 
concrete intake structure with two roller head gates to control flow 
through the intake; (5) two 14-foot-diameter, 90-foot-long steel 
penstocks; (6) a 65-foot-wide by 99-foot-long concrete powerhouse 
containing two-turbine-generator units each with a capacity of 6.8 
megawatts; (7) two sets of 4.16-kilovolt (kV), 60-foot-long generator 
leads that run from the powerhouse to a switchyard containing a 4.16/
46-kV transformer; (8) a 46-kV, 50-foot-long transmission line from the 
switchyard to a nearby interconnection point that connects the project 
with the National Grid; and (9) appurtenant facilities.
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higher than elevations in National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
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    There are several structures inside the project boundary that are 
not considered part of the project: A flood gate structure owned by the 
New York State Canal Corporation to protect the canal during periods of 
high headwater; the Middle Dam, with sixty percent of the dam currently 
breached, located in the bypassed reach of the Mohawk River, and built 
as part of a hydropower plant that was decommissioned in 1962; and the 
Gilbert Dam located also in the bypassed reach approximately 700 feet 
upstream of the powerhouse to measure flow through the Mohawk River and 
to assure minimum flow conditions are met in the river.
    l. In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the 
Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested individuals an 
opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document and the 
full license application via the internet through the Commission's Home 
Page (www.ferc.gov) using the ``eLibrary'' link. At this time, the 
Commission has suspended access to the Commission's Public Access 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, (886) 208-3676 or TTY, (202) 502-8659.
    m. 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, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    n. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the 
schedule may be made as appropriate.

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               Milestone                           Target date
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Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary).  September 2021.
Request Additional Information.........  October 2021.
Notice of Acceptance/Notice of Ready     February 2022.
 for Environmental Analysis.
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    o. 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 14, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-20271 Filed 9-17-21; 8:45 am]
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