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Cube Yadkin Generation LLC; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:

a. Application Type: Non-Capacity Amendment of License.

b. Project No: P-2197-132.

c. Date Filed: December 31, 2018.

d. Applicant: Cube Yadkin Generation LLC (Cube Yadkin).

e. Name of Project: Yadkin Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Yadkin River, near the City of Charlotte, in Davie, Davidson, Montgomery, Rowan, and Stanly counties, North Carolina.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).

h. Applicant Contact: Mark J. Gross, Cube Hydro Partners, 293 Highway 740, Start Printed Page 3437Badin, North Carolina 28009, (704) 422-5774.

i. FERC Contact: Aneela Mousam, (202) 502-8357, aneela.mousam@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: March 5, 2019.

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 FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (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-2197-132.

k. Description of Request: Cube Yadkin requests Commission approval for an amendment to the license for the Yadkin Hydroelectric Project. The 2016 project license authorized modifications to turbine/generator units at High Rock, Tuckertown, Narrows, and Falls developments. Cube Yadkin initiated unit modifications at High Rock, and conducted further testing at the other three developments. Cube Yadkin determined that the Tuckertown, Narrows, and Falls facilities are in good condition, and modifying these would not provide any benefit. Therefore, Cube Hydro proposes to keep the units at Tuckertown, Narrows, and Falls developments as is and not make any modifications. Cube Yadkin does not anticipate any environmental impacts as a result of the proposed amendment.

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 website at http://www.ferc.gov using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits (P-2197) 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 FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502-8659.

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, Motions to Intervene, or Protests: 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, respectively. 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 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 commenting, 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 that 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 385.2010.

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Dated: February 5, 2019.

Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2019-01999 Filed 2-11-19; 8:45 am]

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