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AGENCY:

Susquehanna River Basin Commission.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will hold a public hearing on November 13, 2013, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At this public hearing, the Commission will hear testimony on the projects listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. Such projects are intended to be scheduled for Commission action at its next business meeting, tentatively scheduled for December 12, 2013, which will be noticed separately. The public should take note that this public hearing will be the only opportunity to offer oral Start Printed Page 64261comment to the Commission for the listed projects. The deadline for the submission of written comments is November 25, 2013.

DATES:

The public hearing will convene on November 13, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. The public hearing will end at 5:00 p.m. or at the conclusion of public testimony, whichever is sooner. The deadline for the submission of written comments is November 25, 2013.

ADDRESSES:

The public hearing will be conducted at the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Room 8E-B, East Wing, Commonwealth Avenue, Harrisburg, Pa.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Richard A. Cairo, General Counsel, telephone: (717) 238-0423, ext. 1306; fax: (717) 238-2436.

Information concerning the applications for these projects is available at the SRBC Water Resource Portal at www.srbc.net/​wrp. Materials and supporting documents are available to inspect and copy in accordance with the Commission's Access to Records Policy at www.srbc.net/​pubinfo/​docs/​2009-02%20Access%20to%20Records%20Policy%209-10-09.PDF.

Opportunity To Appear and Comment

Interested parties may appear at the hearing to offer comments to the Commission on any project listed below. The presiding officer reserves the right to limit oral statements in the interest of time and to otherwise control the course of the hearing. Ground rules will be posted on the Commission's Web site, www.srbc.net, prior to the hearing for review. The presiding officer reserves the right to modify or supplement such rules at the hearing. Written comments on any project listed below may also be mailed to Mr. Richard Cairo, General Counsel, Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 4423 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110-1788, or submitted electronically through http://www.srbc.net/​pubinfo/​publicparticipation.htm. Comments mailed or electronically submitted must be received by the Commission on or before November 25, 2013, to be considered.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The public hearing will cover the following projects:

Public Hearing—Projects Scheduled for Action:

1. Project Sponsor: Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. Project Facility: Mifflin Township Water System, Mifflin Township, Columbia County, Pa. Application for renewal of groundwater withdrawal of up to 0.432 mgd (30-day average) from Mifflinville Well 3 (Docket No. 19960902).

2. Project Sponsor and Facility: Aqua Infrastructure, LLC (Tioga River), Hamilton Township, Tioga County, Pa. Application for surface water withdrawal of up to 2.500 mgd (peak day).

3. Project Sponsor and Facility: Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC (Susquehanna River), Athens Township, Bradford County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 1.440 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20080906).

4. Project Sponsor and Facility: DS Waters of America, Inc., Clay Township, Lancaster County, Pa. Application for renewal of groundwater withdrawal of up to 0.115 mgd (30-day average) from Well 6 (Docket No. 20000203).

5. Project Sponsor and Facility: Energy Corporation of America (West Branch Susquehanna River), Goshen Township, Clearfield County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 2.000 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20091203).

6. Project Sponsor: Gettysburg Municipal Authority. Project Facility: York Water Company Interconnection, Straban Township, Adams County, Pa. Application for consumptive water use of up to 3.000 mgd (peak day).

7. Project Sponsor and Facility: Houtzdale Municipal Authority, Gulich Township, Clearfield County, Pa. Application for groundwater withdrawal of up to 0.537 mgd (30-day average) from Well 14R.

8. Project Sponsor and Facility: Keystone Clearwater Solutions, LLC (Lycoming Creek), Lewis Township, Lycoming County, Pa. Modification to low flow protection requirements and authorization of additional water uses of the surface water withdrawal approval (Docket No. 20110616).

9. Project Sponsor and Facility: LHP Management, LLC (Fishing Creek—Clinton Country Club), Bald Eagle Township, Clinton County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20090906).

10. Project Sponsor and Facility: Millersburg Area Authority, Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pa. Application for renewal of groundwater withdrawal of up to 0.173 mgd (30-day average) from Well 10 (Docket No. 19830309).

11. Project Sponsor and Facility: Millersburg Area Authority, Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pa. Application for renewal of groundwater withdrawal of up to 0.187 mgd (30-day average) from Well 11 (Docket No. 19830309).

12. Project Sponsor and Facility: New Holland Borough Authority, New Holland Borough, Lancaster County, Pa. Application for renewal of groundwater withdrawal of up to 0.576 mgd (30-day average) from Well 2 (Docket No. 19830501).

13. Project Sponsor: New Oxford Municipal Authority. Project Facility: Oxen Country Meadows, Oxford Township, Adams County, Pa. Application for groundwater withdrawal of up to 0.144 mgd (30-day average) from Oxen Country Meadows (OCM) Well 1.

14. Project Sponsor: Old Dominion Electric Cooperative. Project Facility: Rock Springs Expansion, Rising Sun District, Cecil County, Md. Application for consumptive water use of up to 7.900 mgd (peak day).

15. Project Sponsor and Facility: Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (Susquehanna River), Fulton Township, Lancaster County, Pa. Application for surface water withdrawal of up to 8.700 mgd (peak day).

16. Project Sponsor and Facility: Seneca Resources Corporation (Arnot No. 5 Mine Discharge), Bloss Township, Tioga County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.499 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20090908).

17. Project Sponsor and Facility: Southwestern Energy Production Company (Lycoming Creek—Bodines), Lewis Township, Lycoming County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 1.500 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20091207).

18. Project Sponsor and Facility: Southwestern Energy Production Company (Lycoming Creek—Ralston), McIntyre Township, Lycoming County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 1.500 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20091210).

19. Project Sponsor and Facility: Talisman Energy USA Inc. (Choconut Creek), Choconut Township, Susquehanna County, Pa. Application for surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd (peak day).

20. Project Sponsor and Facility: Talisman Energy USA Inc. (Fall Brook—C.O.P. Tioga State Forest), Ward Township, Tioga County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20091204).

21. Project Sponsor and Facility: Talisman Energy USA Inc. (Fellows Creek—C.O.P. Tioga State Forest), Ward Township, Tioga County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20091205).Start Printed Page 64262

22. Project Sponsor and Facility: WPX Energy Appalachia, LLC (Turner Lake), Liberty Township, Susquehanna County, Pa. Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 0.393 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20090601).

23. Project Sponsor and Facility: Winner Water Services, Inc. (Manor #44 Deep Mine), Girard Township, Clearfield County, Pa. Application for surface water withdrawal of up to 0.144 mgd (peak day).

24. Project Sponsor and Facility: York Water Company (Susquehanna River and South Branch Codorus Creek), Lower Windsor and Spring Garden Townships, York County, Pa. Modification to authorize supply of water to Gettysburg Municipal Authority through an interconnection, subject to receipt by Gettysburg Municipal Authority of an interbasin diversion approval (Docket No. 20021023).

Public Hearing—Projects Scheduled for Action Involving a Diversion

1. Project Sponsor: Gettysburg Municipal Authority. Project Facility: Hunterstown Wastewater Treatment Plant, Straban Township, Adams County, Pa. Modification to increase authorized diversion to accommodate occasional power plant surge (Docket No. 20100916).

2. Project Sponsor: Gettysburg Municipal Authority. Project Facility: York Water Company Interconnection, Straban Township, Adams County, Pa. Application for an out-of-basin diversion of up to 3.000 mgd (peak day) to the Potomac River Basin.

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Authority: Pub. L. 91-575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq., 18 CFR Parts 806-808.

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Dated: October 11, 2013.

Stephanie L. Richardson,

Secretary to the Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2013-25320 Filed 10-25-13; 8:45 am]

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