[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 38 (Friday, February 26, 2016)]
[Pages 9843-9844]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-04160]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 11841-027]

Ketchikan Public Utilities; Notice of Application Accepted for 
Filing, 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: Application to amend license.
    b. Project No.: 11841-027.
    c. Date Filed: March 18 and 30, 2015, as supplemented on June 17 
and December 16, 2015.
    d. Applicant: Ketchikan Public Utilities.
    e. Name of Project: Whitman Lake Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on Whitman Creek in Ketchikan 
Gateway Borough, approximately four miles east of the City of 
Ketchikan, Alaska.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Ms. Jennifer Holstrom, PE, Senior Project 
Engineer, Ketchikan Public Utilities, 1065 Fair Street, Ketchikan, AK 
99901, (907) 228-4733.
    i. FERC Contact: Mr. Christopher Chaney, (202) 502-6778, or 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, protests, 
and recommendations is 30 days from the date of issuance of this 
notice. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please 
file motions to intervene, protests, comments, or recommendations 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], (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. Please include the project number (P-11841-027) 
on any comments, motions to intervene, protests, or recommendations 
    k. Description of Request: The applicant requests approval of 
revised Exhibits A, F, and G to rectify discrepancies between the 
facilities and the project boundary authorized in the license and the 
as-built project configuration and boundary. The changes incorporated 
into the revised exhibits include: (1) The location, size, and 
configuration of the Achilles Diversion Dam, and the alignments of the 
associated access road and pipeline; (2) the lengths, sizes, 
undergrounding, and alignments of the Unit 1 and Unit 2 penstocks; (3) 
the sizes of the valve house and head tank; (4) the location and size 
of the powerhouse; (5) the location of the switchyard; (6) the length, 
alignment, and undergrounding of the transmission line; (7) the length 
of the tailrace; and (8) the incorporation of the Whitman Creek Gaging 
Station into the project boundary.
    l. Locations of the Application: 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. This filing may also be viewed 
on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number

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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. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at the address in item (h) above.
    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, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit 
comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene 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, protests, or 
motions to intervene 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'', ``PROTEST'', or 
``MOTION TO INTERVENE'' 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 license amendment. 
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 

    Dated: February 22, 2016.
Nathanial J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-04160 Filed 2-25-16; 8:45 am]