Rebuild of the Libby (FEC) to Troy Section of BPA's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt Transmission Line
BPA intends to prepare an EIS on the proposed rebuilding, operation, and maintenance of a 17-mile-long portion of BPA's Libby to Bonners Ferry 115-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line in Lincoln County, Montana. The portion to be rebuilt would start at Flathead Electric Cooperative's (FEC) Libby Substation, in the town of Libby, Montana, and proceed west along an existing right-of-way for about 17 miles, terminating at BPA's Troy Substation just east of the town of Troy, Montana. The line would be rebuilt mostly on existing right-of-way, and would replace an existing 115-kV wood pole line. The EIS is being prepared for the proposed project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and in accordance with DOE regulations.
Office of Electricity and Energy Assurance; Port Angeles-Juan de Fuca High Voltage Direct Current Transmission Project
This notice announces the Department of Energy's (DOE) intent to prepare an EIS (DOE/EIS-0378) and to conduct a public scoping meeting under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the proposed Port Angeles Juan de Fuca HVDC Transmission Project (Project). This Project, proposed by Olympic Converter, LP (OC), involves constructing a proposed electric power transmission line that would extend from the greater Victoria area, British Columbia, in Canada, to Port Angeles, Washington, in the United States. Sea Breeze Pacific Juan de Fuca Cable, LP (Sea Breeze Pacific) is carrying out the planning and permitting for the Project. The Project would be constructed as a 550- megawatt (MW) High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission line using underground cables, as well as submarine cables under the Strait of Juan de Fuca, an international waterway. Implementation of the Project would require that certain actions be taken by BPA and OEEA, which are separate organizational units within DOE. BPA's proposed action would be to offer a transmission interconnection agreement to OC, and OEEA's proposed action would be to issue a Presidential permit that would allow construction, operation, maintenance, and interconnection of the Project at the United States International Border.
Office of Fossil Energy; National Coal Council
This notice announces a meeting of the National Coal Council (NCC). Federal Advisory Committee. Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463,86 Stat. 770) requires notice of meetings to be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Savannah River
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EMSSAB), Savannah River. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.