[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 65 (Friday, April 4, 2014)]
[Page 18906]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-07534]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2485-063]

FirstLight Hydro Generating Company; Notice of Dispute Resolution 
Panel Meeting and Technical Conference

    On March 28, 2014, Commission staff, in response to the filing of a 
Notice of Study Dispute by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) on 
March 13, 2014, convened a single three-person Dispute Resolution Panel 
(Panel) pursuant to 18 CFR 5.14(d).
    The Panel will hold a technical conference at the time and place 
identified below. The technical conference will address the study 
dispute regarding the need to quantify the entrainment of American shad 
eggs and larvae into the Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project (P-
2485) as requested by FWS in its study request filed on March 4, 2014.
    The purpose of the technical session is for the disputing agency, 
applicant, and Commission to provide the Panel with additional 
information necessary to evaluate the disputed study. All local, state, 
and federal agencies, Indian tribes, and other interested parties are 
invited to attend the meeting as observers. The Panel may also request 
information or clarification on written submissions as necessary to 
understand the matters in dispute. The Panel will limit all input that 
it receives to the specific study or information in dispute and will 
focus on the applicability of the study or information to the study 
criteria stipulated in 18 CFR 5.9(b). If the number of participants 
wishing to speak creates time constraints, the Panel may, at its 
discretion, limit the speaking time for each participant.
    If you have any questions, please contact Bill Connelly, Dispute 
Resolution Panel Chair, at [email protected] or (202) 502-8587.

Technical Conference

    Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
    Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (EDT).
    Place: Northfield Mountain Visitor Center, 99 Millers Falls Road 
(Route 63), Northfield, MA 01360.

    Dated: March 31, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2014-07534 Filed 4-3-14; 8:45 am]