Green Power Development, LLC; Anchorage, AK; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (PAD), Commencement of Licensing Proceeding, Issuance of Scoping Document, Solicitation of Study Requests and Comments on the Pad and Scoping Document, 42314-42315 [E5-3923]

Download as PDF 42314 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 140 / Friday, July 22, 2005 / Notices toll-free at (866) 206–3676, or, for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages intervenors to file electronically. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 45 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to § 157.205 of the Regulations under the Natural Gas Act (18 CFR 157.205) a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the time allowed for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the Natural Gas Act. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–3925 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12530–001] Green Power Development, LLC; Anchorage, AK; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of PreApplication Document (PAD), Commencement of Licensing Proceeding, Issuance of Scoping Document, Solicitation of Study Requests and Comments on the Pad and Scoping Document July 18, 2005. a. Type of Filing: Notice of intent to file a license application for a new license under the Integrated Licensing Process and Commencing Licensing Proceeding. b. Project No.: 12530–001. c. Date Filed: May 23, 2005. d. Submitted by: Green Power Development, LLC. e. Project Name: Allison Lake Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the headwaters of Allison Creek at Allison Lake in southcentral Alaska within the City Limits of Valdez. No Federal lands are occupied VerDate jul<14>2003 19:28 Jul 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 by the project works or otherwise located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission’s Regulations. h. Green Power Contact: Joel Groves, Hydro Project Manager, Green Power Development, LLC, 1503 West 33rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99503; (907) 258–2420; joel@polarconsult.net. i. FERC Contact: John Blair, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426; (202) 502–6092; john.blair@ferc.gov. j. 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 paragraph p below. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with: (1) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries, as appropriate, under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations there under at 50 CFR 402; and (2) the State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. With this notice, we are designating Green Power Development, LLC as the Commission’s non-Federal representative for carrying out informal consultation, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act; and as the Commission’s non-Federal representative for carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. Green Power Development filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD), including a proposed process plan and schedule, with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, P–12530 in the docket number field, to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCONlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at Green Power Deveopment, 1503 West 33rd Avenue, Suite 301, Anchorage, AK 99503. Register online at http://ferc.gov/ esubscribenow.htm to be notified via e- PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other Commission projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. o. Concurrent with this notice, we are issuing Scoping Document 1 (SD1), which outlines the alternatives and issues to be addressed in our environmental document, to the individuals and entities on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at the scoping meetings described in item r below, or is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link, as described in item n above. Based on all oral and written comments, a Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may be issued. SD2 will include any revisions to the list of issues outlined in SD1 that are identified during the scoping process, and may include a revised process plan and schedule. p. With this notice, we are soliciting comments on the PAD and SD1, as well as any study requests. All comments on the PAD and SD1, and study requests should be sent to Green Power Development at the address above in paragraph h, and in addition, all comments on the PAD and SD1, study requests, requests for cooperating agency status, and all communications with Commission staff related to the merits of the proposed application (original and eight copies) must be filed with the Commission at the following address: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. All filings with the Commission must include, on the first page, the project name (Allison Lake Hydroelectric Project) and number (P–12530–000), and bear the heading ‘‘Comments on Pre-Application Document,’’ ‘‘Study Requests,’’ ‘‘ Comments on Scoping Document 1,’’ ‘‘Request for Cooperating Agency Status,’’ or ‘‘Communications with Commission Staff.’’ Any individual or entity interested in submitting study requests, commenting on the PAD or SD1, and any agency requesting cooperating status must do so by September 16, 2005. Comments on the PAD and SD1, study requests, requests for cooperating agency status, and other permissible forms of communications with the Commission may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001 (a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site, http://www.ferc.gov, under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. The Commission strongly E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 140 / Friday, July 22, 2005 / Notices encourages electronic filings. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support. q. At this time, the Commission intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment for the project, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. r. Scoping Meetings: Commission staff will hold two scoping meetings at the time and place noted below. We invite all interested individuals, organizations, and agencies to attend one or both meetings, and to assist staff in identifying particular study needs, as well as the scope of environmental issues to be addressed in the environmental document. The times and locations of these meetings are as follows: Scoping Meeting #1 Date and Time: August 16, 2005 from 7 to 9 p.m. Location: Valdez Convention and Civic Center, 110 Clifton Drive, Valdez, Alaska. Phone: (907) 835–4440. resource management objectives; (3) review and discuss existing information and identify preliminary information and study needs; (4) review and discuss the process plan and schedule for prefiling activities that incorporates the time frames provided for in part 5 of the Commission’s regulations and, to the extent possible, maximizes coordination of Federal, State, and tribal permitting and certification processes; and (5) discuss the appropriateness of any Federal or State agency or Indian tribe acting as a cooperating agency for development of our environmental document. Meeting Procedures The scoping meetings will be recorded by a court reporter and all statements, oral and written, will become part of the Commission’s official public record for this project. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–3923 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Date and Time:August 17, 2005 at 1 to 5 p.m. Location: Hawthorn Suites Hotel, 1110 West 8th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska. Phone: (907) 222–5005. The scoping meetings are posted on the Commission’s calendar, located on the internet at http://www.ferc.gov/ EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx, along with other related information. Site Visit Green Power Development will conduct a site visit of the project on August 16, 2005, beginning at 1 p.m. Participants should be prepared to provide their own ground transportation. Drive from the town of Valdez on Dayville Road, traveling toward the Valdez Marine Terminal. Meet at the parking area on the left side of Dayville Road immediately before crossing the bridge over Allison Creek. From the parking lot participants will travel on foot to the proposed powerhouse site. Weather permitting, we will tour the water intake and dam sites at Allison Lake by aerial fly over. Anyone with questions about the site visit should contact Joel Groves of Green Power Development at (907) 258–2420. Those individuals planning to participate should notify Mr. Groves of their intent, before August 3, 2005. Meeting Objectives At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Initiate scoping of the issues; (2) review and discuss existing conditions and 19:28 Jul 21, 2005 Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is 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 email notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e- mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on August 17, 2005. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–3922 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Scoping Meeting #2 VerDate jul<14>2003 42315 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ID4348–000] Mr. Philip R. Lochner, Jr.; Notice of Filing July 18, 2005. Take notice that on June 20, 2005, Mr. Philip R. Lochner, Jr., filed an application for authorization under section 205(b) of the Federal Power Act to hold interlocking positions as Director of Consumers Energy Company and as Director of CLARCOR Inc. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests 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. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant and all the parties in this proceeding. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [P–2195–011] Portland General Electric Company, Portland, OR; Notice of Filing July 18, 2005. Take notice that the following person has been assigned to facilitate discussions among parties involved in the licensing of Portland General Electric Company’s Clackamas hydroelectric project. Project impacts to salmonid species, water quality and related issues will be topics discussed. Office of Energy Projects Jim Hastreiter, (503) 552–2760. The staff person listed above is separated from the advisory staff in this proceeding and will not participate as advisory staff in this proceeding. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–3924 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 140 (Friday, July 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E5-3923]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 12530-001]


Green Power Development, LLC; Anchorage, AK; Notice of Intent To 
File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (PAD), 
Commencement of Licensing Proceeding, Issuance of Scoping Document, 
Solicitation of Study Requests and Comments on the Pad and Scoping 
Document

July 18, 2005.
    a. Type of Filing: Notice of intent to file a license application 
for a new license under the Integrated Licensing Process and Commencing 
Licensing Proceeding.
    b. Project No.: 12530-001.
    c. Date Filed: May 23, 2005.
    d. Submitted by: Green Power Development, LLC.
    e. Project Name: Allison Lake Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the headwaters of Allison Creek at Allison Lake in 
south-central Alaska within the City Limits of Valdez. No Federal lands 
are occupied by the project works or otherwise located within the 
project boundary.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission's 
Regulations.
    h. Green Power Contact: Joel Groves, Hydro Project Manager, Green 
Power Development, LLC, 1503 West 33rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99503; 
(907) 258-2420; joel@polarconsult.net.
    i. FERC Contact: John Blair, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 
888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426; (202) 502-6092; 
john.blair@ferc.gov.
    j. 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 paragraph p 
below.
    k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with: 
(1) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries, as 
appropriate, under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the 
joint agency regulations there under at 50 CFR 402; and (2) the State 
Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National 
Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the 
Advisory council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2.
    l. With this notice, we are designating Green Power Development, 
LLC as the Commission's non-Federal representative for carrying out 
informal consultation, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species 
Act; and as the Commission's non-Federal representative for carrying 
out informal consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act.
    m. Green Power Development filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD), 
including a proposed process plan and schedule, with the Commission, 
pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission's regulations.
    n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in 
the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web 
site, http://www.ferc.gov, using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the 
docket number, P-12530 in the docket number field, to access the 
document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at 
FERCONlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, 
(202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at Green Power Deveopment, 1503 West 33rd Avenue, Suite 
301, Anchorage, AK 99503.
    Register online at http://ferc.gov/esubscribenow.htm to be notified 
via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other 
Commission projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.
    o. Concurrent with this notice, we are issuing Scoping Document 1 
(SD1), which outlines the alternatives and issues to be addressed in 
our environmental document, to the individuals and entities on the 
Commission's mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at the 
scoping meetings described in item r below, or is available for review 
at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site, http://www.ferc.gov, using the ``eLibrary'' 
link, as described in item n above. Based on all oral and written 
comments, a Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may be issued. SD2 will include 
any revisions to the list of issues outlined in SD1 that are identified 
during the scoping process, and may include a revised process plan and 
schedule.
    p. With this notice, we are soliciting comments on the PAD and SD1, 
as well as any study requests. All comments on the PAD and SD1, and 
study requests should be sent to Green Power Development at the address 
above in paragraph h, and in addition, all comments on the PAD and SD1, 
study requests, requests for cooperating agency status, and all 
communications with Commission staff related to the merits of the 
proposed application (original and eight copies) must be filed with the 
Commission at the following address: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. All filings with the Commission must include, on 
the first page, the project name (Allison Lake Hydroelectric Project) 
and number (P-12530-000), and bear the heading ``Comments on Pre-
Application Document,'' ``Study Requests,'' `` Comments on Scoping 
Document 1,'' ``Request for Cooperating Agency Status,'' or 
``Communications with Commission Staff.'' Any individual or entity 
interested in submitting study requests, commenting on the PAD or SD1, 
and any agency requesting cooperating status must do so by September 
16, 2005.
    Comments on the PAD and SD1, study requests, requests for 
cooperating agency status, and other permissible forms of 
communications with the Commission may be filed electronically via the 
Internet in lieu of paper. 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. The Commission strongly

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encourages electronic filings. For assistance, please contact FERC 
Online Support.
    q. At this time, the Commission intends to prepare an Environmental 
Assessment for the project, in accordance with the National 
Environmental Policy Act.
    r. Scoping Meetings: Commission staff will hold two scoping 
meetings at the time and place noted below. We invite all interested 
individuals, organizations, and agencies to attend one or both 
meetings, and to assist staff in identifying particular study needs, as 
well as the scope of environmental issues to be addressed in the 
environmental document. The times and locations of these meetings are 
as follows:

Scoping Meeting 1

    Date and Time: August 16, 2005 from 7 to 9 p.m.
    Location: Valdez Convention and Civic Center, 110 Clifton Drive, 
Valdez, Alaska.
    Phone: (907) 835-4440.

Scoping Meeting 2

    Date and Time:August 17, 2005 at 1 to 5 p.m.
    Location: Hawthorn Suites Hotel, 1110 West 8th Ave., Anchorage, 
Alaska.
    Phone: (907) 222-5005.
    The scoping meetings are posted on the Commission's calendar, 
located on the internet at http://www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/
EventsList.aspx, along with other related information.

Site Visit

    Green Power Development will conduct a site visit of the project on 
August 16, 2005, beginning at 1 p.m. Participants should be prepared to 
provide their own ground transportation. Drive from the town of Valdez 
on Dayville Road, traveling toward the Valdez Marine Terminal. Meet at 
the parking area on the left side of Dayville Road immediately before 
crossing the bridge over Allison Creek. From the parking lot 
participants will travel on foot to the proposed powerhouse site. 
Weather permitting, we will tour the water intake and dam sites at 
Allison Lake by aerial fly over. Anyone with questions about the site 
visit should contact Joel Groves of Green Power Development at (907) 
258-2420. Those individuals planning to participate should notify Mr. 
Groves of their intent, before August 3, 2005.

Meeting Objectives

    At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Initiate scoping of the 
issues; (2) review and discuss existing conditions and resource 
management objectives; (3) review and discuss existing information and 
identify preliminary information and study needs; (4) review and 
discuss the process plan and schedule for pre-filing activities that 
incorporates the time frames provided for in part 5 of the Commission's 
regulations and, to the extent possible, maximizes coordination of 
Federal, State, and tribal permitting and certification processes; and 
(5) discuss the appropriateness of any Federal or State agency or 
Indian tribe acting as a cooperating agency for development of our 
environmental document.

Meeting Procedures

    The scoping meetings will be recorded by a court reporter and all 
statements, oral and written, will become part of the Commission's 
official public record for this project.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E5-3923 Filed 7-21-05; 8:45 am]
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