WBI Energy Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline, 59372-59373 [2021-23418]

Download as PDF 59372 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 27, 2021 / Notices Dated: October 21, 2021. Stephanie Valentine, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2021–23321 Filed 10–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 9074–053] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Warrensburg Hydropower Limited Partnership; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of PreApplication Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process a. Type of Application: Notice of Intent to File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: 9074–053. c. Date Filed: September 3, 2021. d. Submitted by: Warrensburg Hydropower Limited Partnership (Warrensburg Hydro). e. Name of Project: Warrensburg Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: Located on the Schroon River in the town of Warrensburg, Warren County, New York. The project does not occupy any federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Mr. Erik Bergman, Manager, Warrensburg Hydropower Limited Partnership, 33 Hudson Falls Road, South Glens, NY 12803, Phone: (518) 480–3962, Email: erik.bergman@boralex.com. i. FERC Contact: John Stokely, Phone: (202) 502–8534, Email: john.stokely@ ferc.gov. j. Warrensburg Hydro filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on September 3, 2021. Warrensburg Hydro provided public notice of its request on September 15, 2021. In a letter dated October 21, 2021, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Warrensburg Hydro’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR, Part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Oct 26, 2021 Jkt 256001 Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the New York State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. With this notice, we are designating Warrensburg Hydro as the Commission’s non-federal representative for carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and section 305(b) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. Warrensburg Hydro filed a PreApplication Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. n. A copy of the PAD may be viewed on the Commission’s website (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. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnline Support@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). o. The applicant states its unequivocal intent to submit an application for a new license for Project No. 9074. Pursuant to 18 CFR 16.8, 16.9, and 16.10 each application for a new license and any competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All applications for license for this project must be filed by December 31, 2024. p. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: October 21, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–23417 Filed 10–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP22–6–000] WBI Energy Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline Take notice that on October 12, 2021, WBI Energy Transmission, Inc. (WBI Energy), 1250 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58503, filed in the above referenced docket a prior notice pursuant to sections 157.205, 157.208, and 157.211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act and WBI Energy’s blanket certificate issued in Docket Nos. CP28–487–000, et al., seeking authorization for its Line Section 7 Expansion Project in McLean and Morton Counties, North Dakota. WBI Energy is proposing to construct approximately 9.6 miles of 8-inchdiameter natural gas lateral pipeline, associated receipt and delivery point facilities, and three farm taps. The estimated cost for the project is approximately $10.4 million, all as more fully set forth in the request which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. 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:// 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 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TYY, (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application should be directed to Lori Myerchin, Director, Regulatory Affairs and Transportation Services, WBI Energy Transmission, Inc., 1250 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58503, phone: 701–530–1563, email: lori.myerchin@wbienergy.com. E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 27, 2021 / Notices Public Participation There are three ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project: You can file a protest to the project, you can file a motion to intervene in the proceeding, and you can file comments on the project. There is no fee or cost for filing protests, motions to intervene, or comments. The deadline for filing protests, motions to intervene, and comments is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 20, 2021. How to file protests, motions to intervene, and comments is explained below. Protests Pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission’s regulations under the NGA,1 any person 2 or the Commission’s staff may file a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed or if a protest is filed and then withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request for authorization will be considered by the Commission. Protests must comply with the requirements specified in section 157.205(e) of the Commission’s regulations,3 and must be submitted by the protest deadline, which is December 20, 2021. A protest may also serve as a motion to intervene so long as the protestor states it also seeks to be an intervenor. Interventions lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Any person has the option to file a motion to intervene in this proceeding. Only intervenors have the right to request rehearing of Commission orders issued in this proceeding and to subsequently challenge the Commission’s orders in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal. To intervene, you must submit a motion to intervene to the Commission in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure 4 and the regulations under the NGA 5 by the intervention deadline for the project, which is December 20, 2021. As described further in Rule 214, your motion to intervene must state, to 1 18 CFR 157.205. include individuals, organizations, businesses, municipalities, and other entities. 18 CFR 385.102(d). 3 18 CFR 157.205(e). 4 18 CFR 385.214. 5 18 CFR 157.10. 2 Persons VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Oct 26, 2021 Jkt 256001 the extent known, your position regarding the proceeding, as well as your interest in the proceeding. For an individual, this could include your status as a landowner, ratepayer, resident of an impacted community, or recreationist. You do not need to have property directly impacted by the project in order to intervene. For more information about motions to intervene, refer to the FERC website at https:// www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/how-to/ intervene.asp. All timely, unopposed motions to intervene are automatically granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1). Motions to intervene that are filed after the intervention deadline are untimely and may be denied. Any late-filed motion to intervene must show good cause for being late and must explain why the time limitation should be waived and provide justification by reference to factors set forth in Rule 214(d) of the Commission’s Rules and Regulations. A person obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies (paper or electronic) of all documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. Comments Any person wishing to comment on the project may do so. The Commission considers all comments received about the project in determining the appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments on or before December 20, 2021. The filing of a comment alone will not serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. To become a party, you must intervene in the proceeding. How To File Protests, Interventions, and Comments There are two ways to submit protests, motions to intervene, and comments. In both instances, please reference the Project docket number CP22–6–000 in your submission. (1) You may file your protest, motion to intervene, and comments by using the Commission’s eFiling feature, which is located on the Commission’s website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ You will be asked to select the type of filing you are making; first select ‘‘General’’ and then select ‘‘Protest’’, ‘‘Intervention’’, or ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or 6 6 Additionally, you may file your comments electronically by using the eComment feature, which is located on the Commission’s website at PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 59373 (2) You can file a paper copy of your submission by mailing it to the address below.7 Your submission must reference the Project docket number CP22–6–000. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The Commission encourages electronic filing of submissions (option 1 above) and has eFiling staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. Protests and motions to intervene must be served on the applicant either by mail or email (with a link to the document) at: Lori Myerchin, Director, Regulatory Affairs and Transportation Services, 1250 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58503 or lori.myerchin@wbienergy.com. Any subsequent submissions by an intervenor must be served on the applicant and all other parties to the proceeding. Contact information for parties can be downloaded from the service list at the eService link on FERC Online. Tracking The Proceeding Throughout the proceeding, additional information about the project will be available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208– FERC, or on the FERC website at www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link as described above. The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of all formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. For more information and to register, go to www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp. Dated: October 21, 2021. Debbie-Anne A. Reese, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–23418 Filed 10–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P www.ferc.gov under the link to Documents and Filings. Using eComment is an easy method for interested persons to submit brief, text-only comments on a project. 7 Hand-delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20852. E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 205 (Wednesday, October 27, 2021)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP22-6-000]


WBI Energy Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket 
Authorization and Establishing Intervention and Protest Deadline

    Take notice that on October 12, 2021, WBI Energy Transmission, Inc. 
(WBI Energy), 1250 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58503, 
filed in the above referenced docket a prior notice pursuant to 
sections 157.205, 157.208, and 157.211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission's regulations under the Natural Gas Act and WBI Energy's 
blanket certificate issued in Docket Nos. CP28-487-000, et al., seeking 
authorization for its Line Section 7 Expansion Project in McLean and 
Morton Counties, North Dakota. WBI Energy is proposing to construct 
approximately 9.6 miles of 8-inch-diameter natural gas lateral 
pipeline, associated receipt and delivery point facilities, and three 
farm taps. The estimated cost for the project is approximately $10.4 
million, all as more fully set forth in the request which is on file 
with the Commission and open to public inspection.
    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://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 the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission at [email protected] or call toll-free, 
(886) 208-3676 or TYY, (202) 502-8659.
    Any questions concerning this application should be directed to 
Lori Myerchin, Director, Regulatory Affairs and Transportation 
Services, WBI Energy Transmission, Inc., 1250 West Century Avenue, 
Bismarck, North Dakota 58503, phone: 701-530-1563, email: 
[email protected].

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Public Participation

    There are three ways to become involved in the Commission's review 
of this project: You can file a protest to the project, you can file a 
motion to intervene in the proceeding, and you can file comments on the 
project. There is no fee or cost for filing protests, motions to 
intervene, or comments. The deadline for filing protests, motions to 
intervene, and comments is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 20, 2021. 
How to file protests, motions to intervene, and comments is explained 
below.

Protests

    Pursuant to section 157.205 of the Commission's regulations under 
the NGA,\1\ any person \2\ or the Commission's staff may file a protest 
to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed or if a 
protest is filed and then withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed 
time for filing a protest, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be 
authorized effective the day after the time allowed for protest. If a 
protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time 
allowed for filing a protest, the instant request for authorization 
will be considered by the Commission.
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    \1\ 18 CFR 157.205.
    \2\ Persons include individuals, organizations, businesses, 
municipalities, and other entities. 18 CFR 385.102(d).
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    Protests must comply with the requirements specified in section 
157.205(e) of the Commission's regulations,\3\ and must be submitted by 
the protest deadline, which is December 20, 2021. A protest may also 
serve as a motion to intervene so long as the protestor states it also 
seeks to be an intervenor.
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    \3\ 18 CFR 157.205(e).
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Interventions

    Any person has the option to file a motion to intervene in this 
proceeding. Only intervenors have the right to request rehearing of 
Commission orders issued in this proceeding and to subsequently 
challenge the Commission's orders in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal.
    To intervene, you must submit a motion to intervene to the 
Commission in accordance with Rule 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure \4\ and the regulations under the NGA \5\ by the 
intervention deadline for the project, which is December 20, 2021. As 
described further in Rule 214, your motion to intervene must state, to 
the extent known, your position regarding the proceeding, as well as 
your interest in the proceeding. For an individual, this could include 
your status as a landowner, ratepayer, resident of an impacted 
community, or recreationist. You do not need to have property directly 
impacted by the project in order to intervene. For more information 
about motions to intervene, refer to the FERC website at https://www.ferc.gov/resources/guides/how-to/intervene.asp.
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    \4\ 18 CFR 385.214.
    \5\ 18 CFR 157.10.
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    All timely, unopposed motions to intervene are automatically 
granted by operation of Rule 214(c)(1). Motions to intervene that are 
filed after the intervention deadline are untimely and may be denied. 
Any late-filed motion to intervene must show good cause for being late 
and must explain why the time limitation should be waived and provide 
justification by reference to factors set forth in Rule 214(d) of the 
Commission's Rules and Regulations. A person obtaining party status 
will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the 
Commission and will receive copies (paper or electronic) of all 
documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties.

Comments

    Any person wishing to comment on the project may do so. The 
Commission considers all comments received about the project in 
determining the appropriate action to be taken. To ensure that your 
comments are timely and properly recorded, please submit your comments 
on or before December 20, 2021. The filing of a comment alone will not 
serve to make the filer a party to the proceeding. To become a party, 
you must intervene in the proceeding.

How To File Protests, Interventions, and Comments

    There are two ways to submit protests, motions to intervene, and 
comments. In both instances, please reference the Project docket number 
CP22-6-000 in your submission.
    (1) You may file your protest, motion to intervene, and comments by 
using the Commission's eFiling feature, which is located on the 
Commission's website (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and 
Filings. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on 
``eRegister.'' You will be asked to select the type of filing you are 
making; first select ``General'' and then select ``Protest'', 
``Intervention'', or ``Comment on a Filing''; or \6\
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    \6\ Additionally, you may file your comments electronically by 
using the eComment feature, which is located on the Commission's 
website at www.ferc.gov under the link to Documents and Filings. 
Using eComment is an easy method for interested persons to submit 
brief, text-only comments on a project.
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    (2) You can file a paper copy of your submission by mailing it to 
the address below.\7\ Your submission must reference the Project docket 
number CP22-6-000.
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    \7\ Hand-delivered submissions in docketed proceedings should be 
delivered to Health and Human Services, 12225 Wilkins Avenue, 
Rockville, Maryland 20852.
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    Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 
888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426.
    The Commission encourages electronic filing of submissions (option 
1 above) and has eFiling staff available to assist you at (202) 502-
8258 or [email protected]
    Protests and motions to intervene must be served on the applicant 
either by mail or email (with a link to the document) at: Lori 
Myerchin, Director, Regulatory Affairs and Transportation Services, 
1250 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58503 or 
[email protected]. Any subsequent submissions by an 
intervenor must be served on the applicant and all other parties to the 
proceeding. Contact information for parties can be downloaded from the 
service list at the eService link on FERC Online.

Tracking The Proceeding

    Throughout the proceeding, additional information about the project 
will be available from the Commission's Office of External Affairs, at 
(866) 208-FERC, or on the FERC website at www.ferc.gov using the 
``eLibrary'' link as described above. The eLibrary link also provides 
access to the texts of all formal documents issued by the Commission, 
such as orders, notices, and rulemakings.
    In addition, the Commission offers a free service called 
eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances 
and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time 
you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with 
notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to 
the documents. For more information and to register, go to 
www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp.

    Dated: October 21, 2021.
Debbie-Anne A. Reese,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-23418 Filed 10-26-21; 8:45 am]
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