Transition of DOE-ID Public Reading Room
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(a) of the Freedom of Information Act and in accordance with Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Section 1004.3(a)-(c), notice is hereby given that the Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office Public Reading Room has been relocated to the INL Research Library at 1776 Science Center Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83401, beginning September 1, 2012. Access to documents will also be electronically accessible through the World Wide Web. For direction in accessing documents electronically through the World Wide Web, please refer to the Idaho Operations FOIA Web site: http://www.id.doe.gov/foia/FrequentlyReqDoc.htm. Many current and legacy documents are also commercially available through the U.S. Department of Commerce National Technical Information Service www.ntis.gov.
Western Area Power Administration; Grapevine Canyon Wind Project Record of Decision (DOE/EIS-0427)
Western Area Power Administration (Western) received a request from Foresight Flying M, LLC (Foresight) to interconnect its proposed Grapevine Canyon Wind Project (Project) to Western's Glen Canyon- Pinnacle Peak No. 1 and No. 2 transmission lines. The Project would be located about 28 miles south and east of Flagstaff, in Coconino County, Arizona. On June 8, 2012, the Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Grapevine Canyon Wind Project was published in the Federal Register (77 FR 34041). After considering the environmental impacts, Western has decided to allow Foresight's request for interconnection to Western's transmission system on its Glen Canyon-Pinnacle Peak transmission lines and to construct, own, and operate a new switchyard to accommodate the interconnection.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board Chairs
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB) Chairs. 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.
Georgia-Alabama-South Carolina System
The Deputy Secretary, Department of Energy, confirmed and approved, on an interim basis new rate schedules SOCO-1-E, SOCO-2-E, SOCO-3-E, SOCO-4-E, ALA-1-N, MISS-1-N, Duke-1-E, Duke-2-E, Duke-3-E, Duke-4-E, Santee-1-E, Santee-2-E, Santee-3-E, Santee-4-E, SCE-G-1-E, SCE-G-2-E, SCE&G-3-E, SCE&G-4-E, Pump-1-A, Pump-2, Replacement-1, and Regulation-1. These rate schedules are applicable to Southeastern power sold to existing preference customers in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The rate schedules are approved on an interim basis through September 30, 2017, and are subject to confirmation and approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on a final basis.