Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests, 40699-40700 [E5-3728]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 134 / Thursday, July 14, 2005 / Notices Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050701–0160. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1172–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. submits executed service agreement for network integration transmission service and an executed Network Operating Agreement, Service Agreement No. 1142, with Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050701–0161. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1173–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. submits an executed service agreement for Network Integration Transmission Service and a Network Operating Agreement, Service Agreement No. 1141, with Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050705–0121. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1174–000. Applicants: Desert Southwest Power, LLC. Description: Desert Southwest Power, LLC submits a notice of cancellation of its market-based rate tariff—FERC Electric Tariff, Original Volume 1, effective 6/6/05. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050705–0122. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1175–000. Applicants: NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy Description: NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy submits an amendment to the firm point-to-point transmission service agreement 18–SD under NorthWestern Energy’s open access transmission tariff between the City of Miller, South Dakota and Northwestern Energy. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050705–0123. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1176–000; ER05–1177–000. Applicants: Adirondack Hydro Development Corporation; Enserco Energy Inc. Description: Black Hills Corporation, on behalf of Adirondack Hydro Development Corporation (AHDC) and Enserco Energy Inc. (Enserco), submits VerDate jul<14>2003 18:32 Jul 13, 2005 Jkt 205001 notices of cancellation of AHDC’s and Enserco’s Market-Based Rate Wholesale Power Sales Tariffs. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050705–0124. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1178–000. Applicants: Gila River Power, L.P. Description: Gila River Power, LP submits a notice of succession to notify the Commission that effective 6/1/05 Gila River has succeeded to the FERC Electric Tariff Original Volume No. 1 of Panda Gila River LP. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050705–0125. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1179–000. Applicants: Berkshire Power Company, LLC. Description: Berkshire Power Company, LLC submits an unexecuted cost-of-service agreement with ISO New England, Inc. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050705–0126. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1180–000. Applicants: Aquila, Inc. Description: Aquila, Inc. on behalf of three of its operating divisions, Aquila Networks—MPS Networks—WPK & Aquila Networks—LP informs that it has adopted NERC’s revised transmission loading relief procedures. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050705–0114. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–722–003. Applicants: Carolina Power & Light Company d/b/a Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc. Description: Carolina Power & Light Company d/b/a Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc. amends its compliance filing to replace the unexecuted version of the revised power supply agreement pursuant to Order 614 etc., effective 5/ 23/05. Filed Date: 06/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050701–0162. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5 p.m. eastern time on the specified comment date. It is not necessary to separately intervene again in a subdocket related to a compliance filing if you have previously intervened in the same docket. Protests PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40699 will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. In reference to filings initiating a new proceeding, interventions or protests submitted on or before the comment deadline need not be served on persons other and the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St. NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceedings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed dockets(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–3725 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests July 8, 2005. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 40700 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 134 / Thursday, July 14, 2005 / Notices a. Type of Application: Exemption of a small hydroelectric power project, 5 MW or less. b. Project No.: 12597–000. c. Date filed: June 24, 2005. d. Applicant: Birch Power Company. e. Name of Project: Lower Turnbull Drop Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Spring Valley Canal, in Teton County, Montana, about 4 miles west of Fairfield, Montana. The project would occupy in part lands of the United States administered by the Bureau of Reclamation. g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. §§ 2705, 2708. h. Applicant Contact: Ted Sorenson, Sorenson Engineering, 5203 South 11th East, Idaho Falls, ID 83404, (208) 522– 8069. i. FERC Contact: Dianne Rodman, (202) 502–6077, Dianne.rodman@ferc.gov. j. Cooperating Agencies: We are asking Federal, State, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues to cooperate with us in the preparation of the environmental document. Agencies who would like to request cooperating status should follow the instructions for filing comments described in item l below. 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: August 23, 2005. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Commission’s Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor 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. VerDate jul<14>2003 18:32 Jul 13, 2005 Jkt 205001 Additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The proposed project would be built at the Spring Valley Canal’s Lower Turnbull drop structure, which is a reinforced concrete structure 2,332 feet long, with a total drop of 146.5 feet. The applicant proposes to construct: (1) A check structure, consisting of a spillway gate panel anchored to a ballast concrete structure spanning the full width of the canal floor between new concrete abutment walls; (2) an intake structure to divert flows from the left side of the canal; (3) 84-inch-diameter, 2,340-feetlong steel or polyethylene penstock that would be completely buried; (4) a powerhouse containing two horizontal Francis turbines and one generator with a rated output of 5 MW; (5) a draft tube and tailrace discharging flows into the canal about 40 feet downstream of the drop structure’s existing stilling basin; (6) a 0.8-mile-long, 12.5-kilovolt (kV) transmission line; (7) a switchyard; and (8) a 1.7-mile-long, 69-kV transmission line extending from the switchyard to interconnect with an existing Sun River Electric Cooperative transmission line. The project would use flows as they are provided in accordance with the needs of the Greenfield Irrigation District, which operates the canal. The project would not impound water and would be operated strictly as a run-of-river plant. Average annual generation would be 13,350,000 kilowatt-hours. 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 http://www.ferc.gov 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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, contact FERC Online Support. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 p. With this notice, we are initiating consultation with the Montana State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by section 106, 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 Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Deficiency Letter—August 2005. Issue Acceptance letter—November 2005. Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments—December 2005. Issue Scoping Document 2—February 2006. Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis—February 2006. Notice of the availability of the EA— August 2006. Ready for Commission’s decision on the application—August 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–3728 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests July 8, 2005. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Exemption of a small hydroelectric power project, 5 MW or less. b. Project No.: 12598–000. c. Date filed: June 24, 2005. d. Applicant: Birch Power Company e. Name of Project: Upper Turnbull Drop Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Spring Valley Canal, in Teton County, Montana, about 4 miles west of Fairfield, Montana. The project would occupy lands of the United States administered by the Bureau of Reclamation. g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705, 2708. h. Applicant Contact: Ted Sorenson, Sorenson Engineering, 5203 South 11th East, Idaho Falls, ID 83404, (208) 522– 8069. i. FERC Contact: Dianne Rodman, (202) 502–6077, Dianne.rodman@ferc.gov. E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 134 (Thursday, July 14, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40699-40700]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and 
Soliciting Additional Study Requests

July 8, 2005.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.

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    a. Type of Application: Exemption of a small hydroelectric power 
project, 5 MW or less.
    b. Project No.: 12597-000.
    c. Date filed: June 24, 2005.
    d. Applicant: Birch Power Company.
    e. Name of Project: Lower Turnbull Drop Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Spring Valley Canal, in Teton County, Montana, 
about 4 miles west of Fairfield, Montana. The project would occupy in 
part lands of the United States administered by the Bureau of 
Reclamation.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 
1978, 16 U.S.C. Sec. Sec.  2705, 2708.
    h. Applicant Contact: Ted Sorenson, Sorenson Engineering, 5203 
South 11th East, Idaho Falls, ID 83404, (208) 522-8069.
    i. FERC Contact: Dianne Rodman, (202) 502-6077, 
Dianne.rodman@ferc.gov.
    j. Cooperating Agencies: We are asking Federal, State, local, and 
tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect 
to environmental issues to cooperate with us in the preparation of the 
environmental document. Agencies who would like to request cooperating 
status should follow the instructions for filing comments described in 
item l below.
    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: August 23, 2005.
    All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: 
Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 
First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing 
documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each 
person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an 
intervenor 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.
    Additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency 
status may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. 
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 
385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site 
(http://www.ferc.gov) under the ``e-Filing'' link.
    m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The proposed project would be built at the Spring Valley Canal's 
Lower Turnbull drop structure, which is a reinforced concrete structure 
2,332 feet long, with a total drop of 146.5 feet. The applicant 
proposes to construct: (1) A check structure, consisting of a spillway 
gate panel anchored to a ballast concrete structure spanning the full 
width of the canal floor between new concrete abutment walls; (2) an 
intake structure to divert flows from the left side of the canal; (3) 
84-inch-diameter, 2,340-feet-long steel or polyethylene penstock that 
would be completely buried; (4) a powerhouse containing two horizontal 
Francis turbines and one generator with a rated output of 5 MW; (5) a 
draft tube and tailrace discharging flows into the canal about 40 feet 
downstream of the drop structure's existing stilling basin; (6) a 0.8-
mile-long, 12.5-kilovolt (kV) transmission line; (7) a switchyard; and 
(8) a 1.7-mile-long, 69-kV transmission line extending from the 
switchyard to interconnect with an existing Sun River Electric 
Cooperative transmission line. The project would use flows as they are 
provided in accordance with the needs of the Greenfield Irrigation 
District, which operates the canal. The project would not impound water 
and would be operated strictly as a run-of-river plant. Average annual 
generation would be 13,350,000 kilowatt-hours.
    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 http://www.ferc.gov 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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at 1-
866-208-3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for 
inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.
    You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/
esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail 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 
Montana State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by 
section 106, 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 Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule 
will be made as appropriate.
    Issue Deficiency Letter--August 2005.
    Issue Acceptance letter--November 2005.
    Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments--December 2005.
    Issue Scoping Document 2--February 2006.
    Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis--February 
2006.
    Notice of the availability of the EA--August 2006.
    Ready for Commission's decision on the application--August 2006.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E5-3728 Filed 7-13-05; 8:45 am]
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