[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 18 (Monday, January 28, 2013)]
[Page 5794]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01611]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. EL13-41-000]

Occidental Chemical Corporation v. Midwest Independent 
Transmission System Operator, Inc.; Notice of Complaint and Petition 
for Declaratory Order

    Take notice that on January 17, 2013, pursuant to section 206 and 
306 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), 16 U.S.C. 824e, and 825e (2012) and 
Rules 206 and 207(a)(2) of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission); 18 CFR 
385.206 and 18 CFR 385.207(a)(2) (2012), Occidental Chemical 
Corporation (Complainant) filed (1) a formal complaint against Midwest 
Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (Respondent or MISO), 
alleging that the MISO QF Integration Plan is unlawful, in violation of 
FPA sections 205 and 206, as well as, violates the Public Utility 
Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) and the Commission's 
implementing regulations and (2) a petition for declaratory order 
requesting that the Commission direct MISO to permit qualifying 
facilities (QFs) to register for and participate in its markets without 
forgoing their statutory rights under PURPA and FERC's implementing 
regulations and find that the MISO QF Integration Plan is invalid and 
cannot be implemented by MISO because it has not been filed with FERC 
pursuant to section 205 of the FPA.
    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, 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. The Respondent's 
answer and all interventions, or protests must be filed on or before 
the comment date. The Respondent's answer, motions to intervene, and 
protests must be served on the Complainants.
    The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and 
interventions in lieu of paper using the ``eFiling'' link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an 
original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 
    This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the 
``eLibrary'' link and is available for review in the Commission's 
Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ``eSubscription'' 
link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive email 
notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For 
assistance with any FERC Online service, please email 
[email protected], or call (866) 208-3676 (toll free). For 
TTY, call (202) 502-8659.
    Comment Date: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 14, 2013.

    Dated: January 18, 2013.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2013-01611 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]