[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 116 (Monday, June 19, 2017)]
[Page 27801]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12668]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Northern States Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for 
Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Non-capacity amendment of license.
    b. Project No.: 2444-031.
    c. Date Filed: April 28, 2017, and supplemented June 12, 2017.
    d. Applicant: Northern States Power Company.
    e. Name of Project: White River Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the White River in Ashland 
County, Wisconsin.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. William P. Zawacki, Director of Hydro 
Plants, 1414 W. Hamilton Ave., P.O. Box 8, Eau Claire, WI 54702, (715) 
    i. FERC Contact: Steven Sachs, (202) 502-8666, 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests 
is 30 days from the issuance of this notice by the Commission. The 
Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, 
motions to intervene, and protests using the Commission's eFiling 
system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can 
submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior 
registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/doc-sfiling/ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact 
information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact 
FERC Online Support at [email protected], (866) 208-3676 (toll 
free), or (202) 502-8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please 
send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 
888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any 
filing should include docket number P-2444-031.
    k. Description of Request: The applicant proposes to replace one of 
the two turbine-generator units at the project. The new turbine-
generator unit would increase the total authorized installed capacity 
of the project from 1 to 1.2 megawatts, and would raise the hydraulic 
capacity of the project from 280 to 350 cubic feet per second. The 
applicant does not propose any changes to project operation.
    l. Locations of the Applications: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public 
Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, 
DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. The filing may also be viewed 
on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits 
in the docket number field to access the document. You may also 
register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to 
be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or 
other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or email 
[email protected], for TTY, call (202) 502- 8659.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. Comments, Motions to Intervene, or Protests: Anyone may submit 
comments, a motion to intervene, or a protest in accordance with the 
requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, 
.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission 
will consider all protests or other comments 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 comments, motions to 
intervene, or protests must be received on or before the specified 
comment date for the particular application.
    o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) 
bear in all capital letters the title COMMENTS, MOTION TO INTERVENE, or 
PROTEST as applicable; (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. All comments, motions 
to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and 
otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, 
motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project works which 
are the subject of the temporary variance request. 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. 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. A copy of all other filings in reference to 
this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons 
listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this 
proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010.

    Dated: June 13, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2017-12668 Filed 6-16-17; 8:45 am]