Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, Eastern and Western Division Proposed Project Use Power Rate, 22372-22373 [05-8579]

Download as PDF 22372 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 82 / Friday, April 29, 2005 / Notices business meeting. Task Group meetings are open to the public. DATES: A PAWG Air Quality Task Group meeting is scheduled for June 16, 2005 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Forest Service office at 29 E. Fremont Lake Rd., Pinedale, WY. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Caplan, BLM/Air Quality TG Liaison, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Rd., Cheyenne, WY 82009, or P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003; 307–775–6031. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) was authorized and established with release of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Pinedale Anticline Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Project on July 27, 2000. 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The members of the Commission are as follows: Director, National Park Service Administrator, General Services Administration PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4312–JK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, Eastern and Western Division Proposed Project Use Power Rate Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, Eastern and Western divisions, Project Use Power Rate Adjustment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is proposing a rate adjustment (proposed rate) for Project Use Power for the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program (P–SMBP), Eastern and Western Division. The proposed rate for Project Use Power is to recover all annual operating, maintenance, and replacement expenses. The analysis of the proposed Project Use Rate is included in a booklet available upon request. The proposed rate for Project Use Power will become effective August 1, 2005. This notice provides the opportunity for public comment. After review of comments received, Reclamation will consider them, revise the rates if necessary, and recommend a proposed rate for approval to the Secretary of the Interior’s Office. DATES: The comment period will begin with publication of this notice in the Federal Register. To be assured consideration, please submit comments on or before June 6, 2005. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to Kerry McCalman, GP–2020, Power O&M Administrator, Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 36900, Billings, MT 59107–6900. All booklets, studies, comments, letters, memoranda, and other documents made or kept by Reclamation for the purpose of developing the proposed rate for Project Use Power will be made available for inspection and copying at the Great Plains Regional Office, located at 316 E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 82 / Friday, April 29, 2005 / Notices North 26th Street, Billings, Montana 59107–6900. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry McCalman, Bureau of Reclamation, Great Plains Regional Office, at (406) 247–7705 or by e-mail at kmccalman@gp.usbr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposed Rate Adjustment Power rates for the P–SMBP are established pursuant to the Reclamation Act of 1902 (43 U.S.C. 371 et seq.), as amended and supplemented by subsequent enactments, particularly section 9(c) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 (43 U.S.C. 485h(c)) and the Flood Control Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 887). Beginning August 1, 2005, Reclamation proposes to: (a) Increase the energy charge from 10.76 mills/kWh to 12.55 mills/kWh. (b) The monthly demand charge will remain at zero. The Project Use Power rate will be reviewed each time Western Area Power Administration (Western) adjusts the P– SMBP Firm power rate. Western will conduct the necessary studies and use the methodology identified in this rate proposal to determine a new rate. The existing rate schedule MRB–P11 placed into effect on March 22, 2002, will be replaced by rate schedule MRB– P12. The new rate schedule will include a penalty for exceeding the contract rate of delivery (CROD). Energy usage in excess of the CROD will be billed at a rate 10 times the project use power rate. This will be calculated on a prorated basis. The customer will also be billed for any increased capacity and transmission charges incurred as a result of exceeding the CROD. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.; Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500–1508); and Reclamation’s Regulations (10 CFR part 1021), Reclamation has determined that this action is categorically excluded from the preparation of an Environmental Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home address from public disclosure, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which we would withhold a respondent’s identity from public disclosure, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this VerDate jul<14>2003 16:04 Apr 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 prominently at the beginning of your comment. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public disclosure in their entirety. Dated: March 15, 2005. Donald E. Moomaw, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. 05–8579 Filed 4–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request April 19, 2005. The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting Darrin King on (202) 693– 4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov. Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, 202–395–7316 (this is not a toll-free number), within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22373 Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: CPS Volunteer Supplement. OMB Number: 1220–0176. Frequency: Annually. Type of Response: Reporting. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 112,000. Number of Annual Responses: 112,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 4 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 7,467. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0. Total Annual Costs (operating/ maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0. Description: The Volunteer Supplement provides information on the total number of individuals in the U.S. involved in unpaid volunteer activities, measures of the frequency or intensity with which individuals volunteer, types of organizations that facilitate volunteerism, activities in which volunteers participate, the prevalence of going abroad to do volunteer work, and reasons why former volunteers no longer do volunteer work. Ira L. Mills, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–8542 Filed 4–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request April 22, 2005. 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[FR Doc No: 05-8579]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation


Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, Eastern and Western Division 
Proposed Project Use Power Rate

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of proposed Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, Eastern 
and Western divisions, Project Use Power Rate Adjustment.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is proposing a rate 
adjustment (proposed rate) for Project Use Power for the Pick-Sloan 
Missouri Basin Program (P-SMBP), Eastern and Western Division. The 
proposed rate for Project Use Power is to recover all annual operating, 
maintenance, and replacement expenses. The analysis of the proposed 
Project Use Rate is included in a booklet available upon request. The 
proposed rate for Project Use Power will become effective August 1, 
2005.
    This notice provides the opportunity for public comment. After 
review of comments received, Reclamation will consider them, revise the 
rates if necessary, and recommend a proposed rate for approval to the 
Secretary of the Interior's Office.

DATES: The comment period will begin with publication of this notice in 
the Federal Register. To be assured consideration, please submit 
comments on or before June 6, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to Kerry McCalman, GP-2020, 
Power O&M Administrator, Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 36900, 
Billings, MT 59107-6900.
    All booklets, studies, comments, letters, memoranda, and other 
documents made or kept by Reclamation for the purpose of developing the 
proposed rate for Project Use Power will be made available for 
inspection and copying at the Great Plains Regional Office, located at 
316

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North 26th Street, Billings, Montana 59107-6900.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry McCalman, Bureau of Reclamation, 
Great Plains Regional Office, at (406) 247-7705 or by e-mail at 
kmccalman@gp.usbr.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Proposed Rate Adjustment

    Power rates for the P-SMBP are established pursuant to the 
Reclamation Act of 1902 (43 U.S.C. 371 et seq.), as amended and 
supplemented by subsequent enactments, particularly section 9(c) of the 
Reclamation Project Act of 1939 (43 U.S.C. 485h(c)) and the Flood 
Control Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 887).
    Beginning August 1, 2005, Reclamation proposes to:
    (a) Increase the energy charge from 10.76 mills/kWh to 12.55 mills/
kWh.
    (b) The monthly demand charge will remain at zero.
    The Project Use Power rate will be reviewed each time Western Area 
Power Administration (Western) adjusts the P-SMBP Firm power rate. 
Western will conduct the necessary studies and use the methodology 
identified in this rate proposal to determine a new rate.
    The existing rate schedule MRB-P11 placed into effect on March 22, 
2002, will be replaced by rate schedule MRB-P12. The new rate schedule 
will include a penalty for exceeding the contract rate of delivery 
(CROD). Energy usage in excess of the CROD will be billed at a rate 10 
times the project use power rate. This will be calculated on a prorated 
basis. The customer will also be billed for any increased capacity and 
transmission charges incurred as a result of exceeding the CROD.
    In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.; Council on Environmental Quality 
Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500-1508); and Reclamation's Regulations (10 
CFR part 1021), Reclamation has determined that this action is 
categorically excluded from the preparation of an Environmental 
Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement.
    Our practice is to make comments, including names and home 
addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual 
respondents may request that we withhold their home address from public 
disclosure, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There 
also may be circumstances in which we would withhold a respondent's 
identity from public disclosure, as allowable by law. If you wish us to 
withhold your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at 
the beginning of your comment. We will make all submissions from 
organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, available for public disclosure in their entirety.

    Dated: March 15, 2005.
Donald E. Moomaw,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 05-8579 Filed 4-28-05; 8:45 am]
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