[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 220 (Friday, November 14, 2014)]
[Pages 68233-68234]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-26961]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2524-021-OK]

Grand River Dam Authority; Notice of Availability of Draft 
Environmental Assessment

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission or FERC)

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regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897), the Office 
of Energy Projects has reviewed Grand River Dam Authority's application 
for license for the 260-megawatt (MW) Salina Pumped Storage Project 
(FERC Project No. 2524), located on Saline Creek and the Saline Creek 
arm of Lake Hudson on the Grand River, near the city of Salina in Mayes 
County, Oklahoma. The project does not occupy any Federal lands.
    Staff prepared a draft environmental assessment (EA), which 
analyzes the potential environmental effects of relicensing the 
project, and concludes that relicensing the project, with appropriate 
environmental protective measures, would not constitute a major federal 
action that would significantly affect the quality of the human 
    A copy of the draft EA is on file with the Commission and is 
available for public inspection. The draft may also be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site at 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 at [email protected] or toll-free at 1-866-208-
3676, or for TTY, 202-502-8659.
    You may also register online at 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.
    Comments on the draft EA should be filed within 30 days from the 
date of this notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic 
filing. Please file comments 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/docs-filing/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] or toll-free at 1-866-208-3676, 
or for TTY, 202-502-8659. 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-2524-021.
    For further information, contact Stephen Bowler by telephone at 
202-502-6861 or by email at [email protected] or Jeanne Edwards 
by telephone at 202-502-6181 or by email at [email protected].

    Dated: November 4, 2014.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2014-26961 Filed 11-13-14; 8:45 am]