Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Filing, 56928-56929 [2021-22228]

Download as PDF jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 56928 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 13, 2021 / Notices a. Type of Application: Subsequent Minor License. b. Project No.: 4639–033. c. Date Filed: September 29, 2021. d. Applicant: Ampersand Christine Falls Hydro, LLC. e. Name of Project: Christine Falls Hydroelectric Project (Christine Falls Project). f. Location: On the Sacandaga River near the Village of Speculator, Hamilton 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 Contacts: Mr. Sayad Moudachirou, Licensing Manager, Ampersand Christine Falls Hydro LLC, 717 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 1A, Boston, MA 02111, Phone: 617–933–7206, Email: sayad@ampersandenergy.com; and Mr. Jason Huang, Asset Manager, Ampersand Christine Falls Hydro LLC, 717 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 1A, Boston, MA 02111, Phone: 773–919–0923, Email: jasonh@ampersandenergy.com. i. FERC Contact: Andy Bernick at (202) 502–8660; or email at andrew.bernick@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. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: November 28, 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 http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Oct 12, 2021 Jkt 256001 (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: Christine Falls Project (P–4639–033). m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The Christine Falls Project consists of the following existing facilities: (1) A 15-foot-high, 165-foot-long concrete gravity dam, with 3-foot-high wooden flashboards installed along the crest of the 135-foot-long spillway; (2) a 1.1-acre reservoir with a normal water surface elevation of 1,699.7 feet at mean sea level; (3) an intake structure; (4) a 650foot-long steel penstock with a diameter of 72 inches; (5) a brick powerhouse containing two turbine-generator units (i.e., one 275-kilowatt (kW) unit and one 575-kW unit) with a total capacity of 850 kW; (6) a tailrace with a minimum depth of 21 feet; (7) a 610-foot-long bypassed reach; (8) an approximately 1.6-mile-long, 4.16/13.2-kilovolt underground transmission line connecting the powerhouse to a point of interconnection; and (9) appurtenant facilities. The Christine Falls Project is operated in a run-of-river mode with an average annual generation of 2,478 megawatthours. o. A copy of the application 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. 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 Online Support. 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. p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 preliminary schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)— November 2021 Request Additional Information— November 2021 Issue Acceptance Letter—February 2022 Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments—March 2022 Request Additional Information (if necessary)—May 2022 Issue Scoping Document 2—June 2022 Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—June 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: October 6, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–22227 Filed 10–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER02–2001–000] Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Filing Take notice that on September 15, 2021, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) requested confirmation of an ongoing extension of the due date for the submission of a portion of PG&E’s Electric Quarterly Report data relating to bilateral contracts and transactions.1 Specifically, PG&E seeks confirmation of its practice of submitting transaction information received from the California Independent System Operator Corporation for a given quarter by the filing deadline for the following quarter. 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 and 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. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy 1 The Commission granted PG&E’s market-based rate authority in Docket No. ER03–198–000 effective December 19, 2002. E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 13, 2021 / Notices of that document on the Applicant. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. 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:// 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. 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, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using 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. Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 5, 2021. Dated: October 6, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–22228 Filed 10–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 [Project No. 3472–024] Aspinook Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Oct 12, 2021 Jkt 256001 b. Project No.: 3472–024. c. Date Filed: April 30, 2020. d. Applicant: Aspinook Hydro, LLC (Aspinook Hydro). e. Name of Project: Wyre Wynd Hydroelectric Project (Wyre Wynd Project). f. Location: On the Quinebaug River in New London and Windham Counties, Connecticut. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mark Boumansour, Chief Operating Officer, Gravity Renewables, Inc., 1401 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80302; Phone at (303) 440–3378, or email at mark@ gravityrenewables.com. i. FERC Contact: Kristine Sillett at (202) 502–6575, or kristine.sillett@ ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions using the Commission’s eFiling system at https:// ferconline.ferc.gov/FERCOnline.aspx. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at https://ferconline.ferc.gov/ QuickComment.aspx. 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–3472– 024. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person 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 PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56929 particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. This application has been accepted and is ready for environmental analysis at this time. The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued a final rule on July 15, 2020, revising the regulations under 40 CFR parts 1500–1518 that federal agencies use to implement NEPA (see Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act, 85 FR 43304). The Final Rule became effective on and applies to any NEPA process begun after September 14, 2020. An agency may also apply the regulations to ongoing activities and environmental documents begun before September 14, 2020, which includes the proposed Wyre Wynd Project. Commission staff intends to conduct its NEPA review in accordance with CEQ’s new regulations. l. The Wyre Wynd Project consists of the following existing facilities: (1) A 538-foot-long dam that includes: (a) A 473-foot-long central spillway with 2foot-high flashboards, and one sluice gate; (b) a 55-foot-long east abutment that includes a headgate structure with five gates; and (c) a 10-foot-long west abutment; (2) a 333-acre impoundment at a normal elevation of 97.3 feet NGVD 29; 1 (3) a 170-foot-long forebay that includes: (a) An auxiliary spillway; and (b) two outlet gates; (4) a powerhouse intake that includes: (a) A trash rack structure with 2.6 inch bar spacing; and (b) a 16-foot-long penstock that extends to the main, 2.7-megawatt (MW) turbine-generator unit within the powerhouse; (5) a 450-foot-long tailrace that receives discharges from the main unit; (6) a second intake structure branching off the forebay that includes: (a) A 4-foot-diameter intake opening; (b) a trash rack structure with 1.5-inch bar spacing; and (c) a 45-foot-long penstock that extends to an in-line mini, 0.08– MW turbine-generator unit; (7) a 350foot-long tailrace that receives discharges from the mini unit; (8) a 600volt (V), 10-foot-long main generator lead, and a 600–V, 200-foot-long mini lead; (9) an 80-foot-long, 600–V transmission line; and (10) appurtenant facilities. The project generates an average of 11,000 megawatt-hours annually. Aspinook Hydro proposes to: (1) Operate the project in a run-of-river mode with a 1-inch impoundment fluctuation band; (2) provide a continuous minimum flow of 84-cubic feet per second to the bypassed reach; 1 National E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. 13OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 195 (Wednesday, October 13, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56928-56929]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-22228]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. ER02-2001-000]


Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Notice of Filing

    Take notice that on September 15, 2021, Pacific Gas and Electric 
Company (PG&E) requested confirmation of an ongoing extension of the 
due date for the submission of a portion of PG&E's Electric Quarterly 
Report data relating to bilateral contracts and transactions.\1\ 
Specifically, PG&E seeks confirmation of its practice of submitting 
transaction information received from the California Independent System 
Operator Corporation for a given quarter by the filing deadline for the 
following quarter.
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    \1\ The Commission granted PG&E's market-based rate authority in 
Docket No. ER03-198-000 effective December 19, 2002.
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    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 and 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. 
Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy

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of that document on the Applicant. On or before the comment date, it is 
not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons 
other than the Applicant.
    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://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. 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, (886) 208-3676 or TYY, 
(202) 502-8659.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 
protests and interventions in lieu of paper using 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.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 5, 2021.

    Dated: October 6, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-22228 Filed 10-12-21; 8:45 am]
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