Notice of Filing Taking Effect by Operation of Law, 57821-57822 [2021-22729]

Download as PDF 57821 jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 199 / Tuesday, October 19, 2021 / Notices 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: Winooski 8 Hydroelectric Project (P– 6470–008). The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all interveners 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 intervener files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. k. This application has been accepted for filing, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The Winooski 8 Hydroelectric Project consists of the following constructed facilities: (1) A 222.5-footlong, 26-foot-high concrete gravity dam impounding a reservoir with a storage capacity of approximately 20 acre-feet at an elevation of 615 feet mean sea level; (2) a 148-foot-long spillway with 4-foothigh flashboards built into the crest of the dam; (3) a 24-foot-long, hydraulically operated crest gate; (4) a 1,100-square-foot forebay located adjacent to the project impoundment; (5) three hydraulically operated trashracks; (6) a 1,550-square-foot powerhouse that contains two semiKaplan turbines and one fixed propeller turbine for a total installed capacity of 856 kilowatts; (7) a 100-foot-long tailrace; (8) a 1,000 kilovolt-amp station transformer; (9) a 30-foot long, 13kilovolt transmission line and (10) appurtenant facilities. The project generates an average of 3,507 megawatthours annually. WHC proposes to continue to operate the project in an automated run-of-river mode. WHC also proposes to add 3.6 acres to the existing project boundary to enclose a 4,100-foot-long dirt road currently used by WHC to access the dam and powerhouse and to enclose an existing unimproved recreation site that provides access to the river for boating and fishing activities downstream of the dam. m. A copy of the application is available for review 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Oct 18, 2021 Jkt 256001 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 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. n. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any protests or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application. When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE;’’ (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. o. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments—December 2021 Comments on Scoping Document 1 Due—February 2022 Issue Scoping Document 2 (if necessary)—March 2022 Request Additional Information (if necessary)—March 2022 Water Quality Study Results Due— November 2022 Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—December 2022 PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: October 13, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–22732 Filed 10–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Filing Taking Effect by Operation of Law Docket Nos. Alabama Power Company .... Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc. Louisville Gas and Electric Company. Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC Duke Energy Progress, LLC Georgia Power Company ...... Kentucky Utilities Company .. Mississippi Power Company ER21–1111–002 ER21–1112–002 ER21–1114–002 ER21–1116–002 ER21–1117–002 ER21–1119–002 ER21–1120–002 ER21–1121–002 (Not Consolidated) On February 12, 2021, as amended on June 7, 2021, and August 11, 2021, Southern Company Services, Inc., as agent for Alabama Power Company, filed, pursuant to section 205 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) 1 and section 35.12 of the Commission’s regulations,2 the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (Southeast EEM) Agreement on behalf of itself and the other prospective Members (collectively, Filing Parties) of the Southeast EEM.3 Additionally, on February 12, 2021, as amended on June 7, 2021, and August 11, 2021, seven prospective Southeast EEM Members submitted certificates of concurrence to the Southeast EEM Agreement.4 1 16 U.S.C. 824d (2018). CFR 35.12 (2020). 3 According to Filing Parties, the following entities constitute the prospective Members of the Southeast EEM: Alabama Power Company, Georgia Power Company, and Mississippi Power Company (collectively, Southern Companies); Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Dalton Utilities; Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc. (Dominion Energy SC); Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress, LLC (DEP); Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU); North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1; PowerSouth Energy Cooperative; North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation; and Tennessee Valley Authority (each a Member and collectively, the Members). 4 See Dominion Energy SC, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21–1112–002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); LG&E, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21–1114–002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); DEC, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21– 1116–002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); DEP, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21–1117–002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); Georgia Power Company, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21–1119–002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); KU, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21–1120–002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); Mississippi Power Company, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21–1121–002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021). Where two or more public utilities are parties to the 2 18 E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM Continued 19OCN1 57822 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 199 / Tuesday, October 19, 2021 / Notices Pursuant to section 205 of the FPA, in the absence of Commission action on or before October 11, 2021, the proposed Southeast EEM Agreement and concurrences thereto became effective by operation of law. Accordingly, the effective date of the proposed tariff sheets is October 12, 2021, as reflected in these tariff sheets. The Commission did not act on the proposed Southeast EEM Agreement and concurrences thereto because the Commissioners are divided two against two as to the lawfulness of the change. Consistent with section 205(g)(1)(B) of the FPA, any written statement explaining the views of a Commissioner with respect to Filing Parties’ proposal will be added to the record of the Commission in the captioned proceedings. Dated: October 13, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–22729 Filed 10–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OGC–2021–0676; FRL–9106–01– OGC] External Civil Rights Compliance Office–Stakeholder Engagement Meeting—October Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), External Civil Rights Compliance Office (ECRCO), gives notice of a virtual meeting with external stakeholders regarding EPA’s external civil rights compliance program. We would like to have input and hear recommendations about priorities for civil rights enforcement by EPA, including input for focusing civil rights compliance reviews. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (EDT). Attendees must register by October 25, 2021. Meeting times are subject to change. This meeting is open to the public. EPA invites individuals wishing to make comments (up to 20 individuals, comments no longer than three (3) jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: same rate schedule or tariff, the Commission permits one public utility to file such rate schedule or tariff and all other parties obligated to file such rate schedule or tariff to file a certificate of concurrence adopting the filed rate schedule or tariff in lieu of filing a duplicative rate schedule or tariff. 18 CFR 35.1(a) (2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Oct 18, 2021 Jkt 256001 minutes in length) during the meeting, to request to do so at our Registration Page, no later than Friday, October 22, 2021. Written comments may be submitted by going to: https:// www.epa.gov/ogc/forms/ecrcostakeholder-meeting-information. EPA also invites individuals to submit any questions in writing in advance of the meeting by going to: https:// www.epa.gov/ogc/forms/ecrcostakeholder-meeting-information. ADDRESSES: Instructions on how to connect to the videoconference will be provided upon Registration at https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/ecrco-externalengagement-meeting-tickets178205606767. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brittany Robinson, ECRCO at robinson.brittany@epa.gov, 202–564– 0727; or Waleska Nieves-Mun˜oz at nieves-munoz.waleska@epa.gov, 202– 564–7103. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA’s External Civil Rights Compliance Office (ECRCO) enforces several federal civil rights laws that together prohibit discrimination on the bases of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, and age, in programs or activities that apply for or receive financial assistance from EPA. All applicants for and recipients of EPA financial assistance, including state and local governments as well as private entities, have an affirmative obligation to comply with federal civil rights laws, both as a prerequisite to obtaining EPA financial assistance and in administering their programs and activities. EPA enforcement of these antidiscrimination provisions is a vital tool in the Agency’s efforts to advance equity and environmental justice. EPA’s enforcement and compliance activities include complaint investigations, affirmative compliance reviews, preaward review of applications for EPA funding, and issuance of policy guidance. The meeting agenda and materials will be posted to https:// www.epa.gov/ogc/forms/ecrcostakeholder-meeting-information. Proposed agenda items for the meeting include, but are not limited to, a brief overview of EPA’s commitment to strengthening Title VI enforcement, stakeholder comments, questions, and recommendations regarding priorities for EPA’s external civil rights enforcement and compliance activities. Information on Services Available: Please indicate during registration if you are a person with a disability needing a reasonable accommodation or a person with limited English proficiency needing language assistance services, in PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 order to meaningfully participate in this meeting. For additional information on disability services or language services, please contact Brittany Robinson, ECRCO, at robinson.brittany@epa.gov, 202–564–0727; or Waleska NievesMun˜oz, ECRCO, at nievesmunoz.waleska@epa.gov, 202–564– 7103. Please submit your request for a reasonable accommodation for a disability as soon as possible prior to the meeting to give the EPA adequate time to process your request. This meeting will be recorded. Authority: Pub. L. 92–463, 1, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770. Dated: October 4, 2021. Lilian S. Dorka, Director, External Civil Rights Compliance Office. [FR Doc. 2021–22728 Filed 10–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [OMB 3060–1035; FR ID 53295] Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to Office of Management and Budget Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002, the FCC seeks specific comment on how it can further reduce the information collection burden for small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. DATES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted on or before November 18, 2021. SUMMARY: Comments should be sent to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Your comment must be submitted into www.reginfo.gov per the above instructions for it to be considered. In addition to submitting in ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 199 (Tuesday, October 19, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57821-57822]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-22729]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Filing Taking Effect by Operation of Law

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                                                   Docket Nos.
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Alabama Power Company.................  ER21-1111-002
Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc...  ER21-1112-002
Louisville Gas and Electric Company...  ER21-1114-002
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC............  ER21-1116-002
Duke Energy Progress, LLC.............  ER21-1117-002
Georgia Power Company.................  ER21-1119-002
Kentucky Utilities Company............  ER21-1120-002
Mississippi Power Company.............  ER21-1121-002
                                        (Not Consolidated)
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    On February 12, 2021, as amended on June 7, 2021, and August 11, 
2021, Southern Company Services, Inc., as agent for Alabama Power 
Company, filed, pursuant to section 205 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) 
\1\ and section 35.12 of the Commission's regulations,\2\ the Southeast 
Energy Exchange Market (Southeast EEM) Agreement on behalf of itself 
and the other prospective Members (collectively, Filing Parties) of the 
Southeast EEM.\3\ Additionally, on February 12, 2021, as amended on 
June 7, 2021, and August 11, 2021, seven prospective Southeast EEM 
Members submitted certificates of concurrence to the Southeast EEM 
Agreement.\4\
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    \1\ 16 U.S.C. 824d (2018).
    \2\ 18 CFR 35.12 (2020).
    \3\ According to Filing Parties, the following entities 
constitute the prospective Members of the Southeast EEM: Alabama 
Power Company, Georgia Power Company, and Mississippi Power Company 
(collectively, Southern Companies); Associated Electric Cooperative, 
Inc.; Dalton Utilities; Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc. 
(Dominion Energy SC); Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (DEC) and Duke 
Energy Progress, LLC (DEP); Louisville Gas and Electric Company 
(LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU); North Carolina Municipal 
Power Agency Number 1; PowerSouth Energy Cooperative; North Carolina 
Electric Membership Corporation; and Tennessee Valley Authority 
(each a Member and collectively, the Members).
    \4\ See Dominion Energy SC, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21-1112-
002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); LG&E, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21-
1114-002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); DEC, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21-
1116-002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); DEP, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21-
1117-002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); Georgia Power Company, Tariff 
Filing, Docket No. ER21-1119-002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); KU, Tariff 
Filing, Docket No. ER21-1120-002 (filed Aug. 11, 2021); Mississippi 
Power Company, Tariff Filing, Docket No. ER21-1121-002 (filed Aug. 
11, 2021). Where two or more public utilities are parties to the 
same rate schedule or tariff, the Commission permits one public 
utility to file such rate schedule or tariff and all other parties 
obligated to file such rate schedule or tariff to file a certificate 
of concurrence adopting the filed rate schedule or tariff in lieu of 
filing a duplicative rate schedule or tariff. 18 CFR 35.1(a) (2020).

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    Pursuant to section 205 of the FPA, in the absence of Commission 
action on or before October 11, 2021, the proposed Southeast EEM 
Agreement and concurrences thereto became effective by operation of 
law. Accordingly, the effective date of the proposed tariff sheets is 
October 12, 2021, as reflected in these tariff sheets.
    The Commission did not act on the proposed Southeast EEM Agreement 
and concurrences thereto because the Commissioners are divided two 
against two as to the lawfulness of the change. Consistent with section 
205(g)(1)(B) of the FPA, any written statement explaining the views of 
a Commissioner with respect to Filing Parties' proposal will be added 
to the record of the Commission in the captioned proceedings.

    Dated: October 13, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-22729 Filed 10-18-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P