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FFP Missouri 12, LLC; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests

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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 No. 2.

f. Location: The proposed project would be located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) Allegheny Lock and Dam No. 2 on the Allegheny River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The project would occupy 3.23 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 M. Feldman, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, Boston, Massachusetts 02114. Phone: (978) 252-7361.

i. FERC Contact: Allyson Conner, (202) 502-6082 or

j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, State, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission's policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001).

k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant.

l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: April 4, 2014.

The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission's eFiling system at​docs-filing/​efiling.asp. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at, (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-13577-002.Start Printed Page 9733

m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time.

n. The proposed project would utilize the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Allegheny Lock and Dam No. 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 estimated to generate an average of 81,950 megawatt-hours annually.

o. 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 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​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.

p. With this notice, we are initiating consultation with the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 36 CFR 800.4.

q. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate.

Issue Notice of Acceptance—April 2014

Issue Scoping Document—May 2014

Issue Notice of Ready for Environmental Analysis—August 2014

Commission Issues EA—December 2014

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Dated: February 7, 2014.

Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. 2014-03651 Filed 2-19-14; 8:45 am]