[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 145 (Tuesday, July 29, 2014)]
[Pages 44019-44020]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17759]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13755-002]

FFP Missouri 12, LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing 
and Soliciting 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: Original Major License.
    b. Project No.: 13755-002.
    c. Date Filed: February 3, 2014.
    d. Applicant: FFP Missouri 12, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Allegheny Lock and Dam Number 2.
    f. Location: The proposed project would be located at the U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers' (Corps) Allegheny Lock and Dam Number 2 on the 
Allegheny River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The project would 
occupy 37.5 acres of federal land managed by the Corps.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 USC 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Thomas Feldman, Vice President, Free Flow 
Power Corporation, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114; or 
at (978) 283-2822.
    Ramya Swaminathan, Chief Operating Officer, Free Flow Power 
Corporation, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114; or at 
(978) 283-2822.
    Daniel Lissner, General Counsel, Free Flow Power Corporation, 239 
Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114; or at (978) 283-2822.
    i. FERC Contact: Allyson Conner, (202) 502-6082 or 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and 
requests for cooperating agency status: 60 days from the date of this 
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status 
using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. 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-13755-002.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedures require all 
intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of 
that document on each person on the official service list for the 
project. Further, if an intervenor 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.
    k. This application has been accepted for filing, but is not ready 
for environmental analysis at this time.
    l. The proposed project would utilize the existing Corps' Allegheny 
Lock and Dam Number 2, and would consist of the following new 
facilities: (1) A 170-foot-wide, 120-foot-long, 70-foot-high intake 
structure with two 5-inch clear bar spacing trash racks; (2) two 45-
foot-wide, 40-foot-high spillway bays; (3) an 1,100-foot-long, 2.5-
foot-high adjustable crest gate on top of the existing dam crest; (4) a 
170-foot-wide by 180-foot-long powerhouse along the east side of the 
river; (5) three Kaplan turbine-generator units with a combined 
installed capacity of 17,000 kilowatts; (6) a 50-foot-wide by 60-foot-
long substation; (7) a 1,265-foot-long, single overhead, 69-kilovolt 
transmission line to connect the project substation to an existing 
distribution line owned by Duquesne Light Company; and (8) appurtenant 
facilities. The project is

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estimated to generate an average of 81,950 megawatt-hours annually.
    Free Flow Power proposes to operate the project in a ``run-of-
river'' mode using flows made available by the Corps. The proposed 
project would not change existing flow releases or water surface 
elevations upstream or downstream of the proposed project.
    m. A copy of the application is available for review at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact 
FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at the address in item h above.
    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, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    n. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application 
must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention 
deadline date, a competing development application, or a notice of 
intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of 
intent allows an interested person to file the competing development 
application no later than 120 days after the specified intervention 
deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be 
accepted in response to this notice.
    A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, 
and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an 
unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A 
notice of intent must be served on the applicant named in this public 
    Anyone may submit a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance 
with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 
385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to 
take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests or motions to 
intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline for the 
particular application.
    When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the 
Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
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. Agencies may obtain copies of the applications 
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.

    Dated: July 18, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2014-17759 Filed 7-28-14; 8:45 am]