South Carolina Gas and Electric Company Project No. 1894-209



South Carolina Gas and Electric Company

Project No. 1894-209


(April 25, 2019)

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


  1. Type of Application: Non-Project Use Application
  2. Project No: 1894-209
  3. Date Filed: October 26, 2018 and November 28, 2018
  4. Applicant: South Carolina Gas and Electric Company (licensee)
  5. Name of Project: Parr Shoals Hydroelectric Project
  6. Location: The hydroelectric project is located on the Broad River in Fairfield and Newberry counties, South Carolina and is located in part within the nuclear exclusion zone for the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station.
  7. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 USC 791a – 825r
  8. Applicant Contact: James M. Landreth

Mail Code A221

220 Operations Way

Cayce, SC 29033-3701


  1. FERC Contact: Michael Calloway at 202-502-8041, or [email protected]
  2. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests is 30 days from the issuance of this notice by the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing.  Please file motions to intervene, protests, and comments using the Commission’s eFiling system at  Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at  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, D.C.  20426.  The first page of any filing should include docket number P-1894-209.
  3. Description of Request: The licensee requests Commission approval to allow Newberry Sand Inc.’s Blair Mine to utilize 6.7 acres of project lands and waters downstream of the Hwy 34 bridge crossing of the project reservoir for mining and processing sand.  The mining facility is currently operating, and the facility extracts an average of 22,500 tons of sand per year.
  4. 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 using the “eLibrary” link.  Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document.  You may also register online at to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects.  For assistance, call 866-208-3676 or e-mail [email protected], for TTY, call 202-502-8659.  A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above.
  5. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 the non-project use application.  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.

Kimberly D. Bose,



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