Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Protests, and Motions To Intervene, 57594-57595 [E5-5376]

Download as PDF 57594 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 190 / Monday, October 3, 2005 / Notices in the particular application. 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. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5375 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Protests, and Motions To Intervene September 23, 2005. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit. b. Project No.: 12581–000. c. Date filed: March 31, 2005. d. Applicant: Cambria Somerset Authority. e. Name and Location of Project: The proposed Que Pumped Storage Project would be located in Quemahoning Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). g. Applicant contact: Mr. Paul C. Rizzo, Paul C. Rizzo Associates, Inc., 647 Main Street, Suite 200, Johnstown, PA 15901, (814) 536–6767. h. FERC Contact: Tom Papsidero, (202) 502–6002. i. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and motions to intervene: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. 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. 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 ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Please include the project number (P– 12581–000) on any comments or motions filed. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:26 Sep 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 to serve a copy of that document on each person in 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. j. Description of Existing Facilities and Proposed Project: The proposed project would consist of the following facilities: (1) A new upper reservoir with a maximum storage capacity of 1,549.8 acre-feet and a surface area of 30 acres at maximum normal water surface elevation of 2088 feet above mean sea level (msl); (2) a new upper concrete intake structure with a steel penstock; (3) a new lower concrete and steel intake structure; (4) a new powerhouse with two 50-megawatt pump/turbines; (5) an existing lower reservoir with a maximum storage capacity of 36,212.9 acre-feet and an area of 928 acres at maximum water surface elevation of 1625 feet msl; (6) a new transmission line between the powerhouse and switchyard and an existing transmission line approximately 7300-feet-long to the southeast; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 156 GWh. k. Location of Applications: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction 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, call toll-free 1–866–208– 3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item g above. l. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. m. Competing Preliminary Permit— Anyone desiring to file a competing application for preliminary permit for a proposed project must submit the competing application itself, or a notice of intent to file such an application, to the Commission on or before the specified comment date for the particular application (see 18 CFR 4.36). Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing preliminary permit application no later than 30 days after the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 preliminary permit application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36. n. Competing Development Application—Any qualified development applicant desiring to file a competing development application must submit to the Commission, on or before a specified comment date for the particular application, either a competing development application or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent to file a development application allows an interested person to file the competing application no later than 120 days after the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing license application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36. o. Notice of Intent—A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit, if such an application may be filed, either a preliminary permit application or a development application (specify which type of application). A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. p. Proposed Scope of Studies Under Permit—A preliminary permit, if issued, does not authorize construction. The term of the proposed preliminary permit would be 36 months. The work proposed under the preliminary permit would include economic analysis, preparation of preliminary engineering plans, and a study of environmental impacts. Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to construct and operate the project. q. 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. 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 ‘‘e- E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 190 / Monday, October 3, 2005 / Notices filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. r. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission’s regulations to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above-mentioned address. A copy of any notice of intent, competing application or motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application. s. Agency Comments—Federal, State, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described application. A copy of the application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an agency’s comments must also be sent to the Applicant’s representatives. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5376 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 9185–009] Flambeau Hydro, LLC; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments September 26, 2005. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Subsequent License. b. Project No.: P–9185–009. c. Date filed: April 1, 2005. d. Applicant: Flambeau Hydro, LLC. e. Name of Project: Clam River Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Clam River in Burnett County, near Danbury, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:26 Sep 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 Wisconsin. The project does not occupy Federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Scott Klabunde, North American Hydro, Inc., P.O. Box 167, Neshkoro, WI 54960; 920–293– 4628 ext. 14. i. FERC Contact: Patrick Murphy, (202) 502–8755 or patrick.murphy@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing scoping comments: October 31, 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. Scoping comments 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 ‘‘eFiling’’ link. k. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The existing Clam River Project consists of: (1) A 46-foot-high buttress type concrete dam concrete with a 54foot-wide spillway with four sections, three sections equipped with 8-inchhigh stoplogs, and one section equipped with a 4-foot-high slide gate; (2) an 898foot-long and 223-foot-long earthen dikes connecting the left side and the right side of the concrete dam, respectively; (3) a 360-acre reservoir with a net storage capacity of 3,575 acrefeet with a water surface elevation of 898.9 feet msl; (4) two powerhouses integral to the dam containing three turbine generating units with a total installed capacity of 1,200 kW; (5) a 100-foot-long, 2.4-kilovolt transmission line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The applicant estimates that the total average annual generation would be 4,903 megawatt hours. m. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57595 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. n. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov.esubscribernow.htm to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. o. Scoping Process: The Commission staff intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Clam River Hydroelectric Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA will consider both site-specific and cumulative environmental impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action. Commission staff does not propose to conduct any on-site scoping meetings at this time. Instead, we will solicit comments, recommendations, information, and alternatives in the Scoping Document (SD). Copies of the SD outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the EA were distributed to the parties on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of the SD may be viewed on the Web 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, call 1–866– 208–3676 or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5390 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 7758–004] Holyoke No. 4 Project; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions September 27, 2005. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Subsequent License. b. Project No.: P–7758–004. c. Date Filed: February 25, 2005. E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 190 (Monday, October 3, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57594-57595]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-5376]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting 
Comments, Protests, and Motions To Intervene

September 23, 2005.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No.: 12581-000.
    c. Date filed: March 31, 2005.
    d. Applicant: Cambria Somerset Authority.
    e. Name and Location of Project: The proposed Que Pumped Storage 
Project would be located in Quemahoning Township, Somerset County, 
Pennsylvania.
    f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    g. Applicant contact: Mr. Paul C. Rizzo, Paul C. Rizzo Associates, 
Inc., 647 Main Street, Suite 200, Johnstown, PA 15901, (814) 536-6767.
    h. FERC Contact: Tom Papsidero, (202) 502-6002.
    i. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and motions to 
intervene: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    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. 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 ``e-Filing'' link. The Commission 
strongly encourages electronic filings. Please include the project 
number (P-12581-000) on any comments or motions filed.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all 
intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of 
that document on each person in 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.
    j. Description of Existing Facilities and Proposed Project: The 
proposed project would consist of the following facilities: (1) A new 
upper reservoir with a maximum storage capacity of 1,549.8 acre-feet 
and a surface area of 30 acres at maximum normal water surface 
elevation of 2088 feet above mean sea level (msl); (2) a new upper 
concrete intake structure with a steel penstock; (3) a new lower 
concrete and steel intake structure; (4) a new powerhouse with two 50-
megawatt pump/turbines; (5) an existing lower reservoir with a maximum 
storage capacity of 36,212.9 acre-feet and an area of 928 acres at 
maximum water surface elevation of 1625 feet msl; (6) a new 
transmission line between the powerhouse and switchyard and an existing 
transmission line approximately 7300-feet-long to the southeast; and 
(7) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an annual 
generation of 156 GWh.
    k. Location of Applications: A copy of the application is available 
for inspection and reproduction 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, call toll-free 1-866-208-3676 or e-mail 
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is 
also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item g 
above.
    l. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    m. Competing Preliminary Permit--Anyone desiring to file a 
competing application for preliminary permit for a proposed project 
must submit the competing application itself, or a notice of intent to 
file such an application, to the Commission on or before the specified 
comment date for the particular application (see 18 CFR 4.36). 
Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to 
file the competing preliminary permit application no later than 30 days 
after the specified comment date for the particular application. A 
competing preliminary permit application must conform with 18 CFR 
4.30(b) and 4.36.
    n. Competing Development Application--Any qualified development 
applicant desiring to file a competing development application must 
submit to the Commission, on or before a specified comment date for the 
particular application, either a competing development application or a 
notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely 
notice of intent to file a development application allows an interested 
person to file the competing application no later than 120 days after 
the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing 
license application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36.
    o. Notice of Intent--A notice of intent must specify the exact 
name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective 
applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to 
submit, if such an application may be filed, either a preliminary 
permit application or a development application (specify which type of 
application). A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) 
named in this public notice.
    p. Proposed Scope of Studies Under Permit--A preliminary permit, if 
issued, does not authorize construction. The term of the proposed 
preliminary permit would be 36 months. The work proposed under the 
preliminary permit would include economic analysis, preparation of 
preliminary engineering plans, and a study of environmental impacts. 
Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide 
whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to 
construct and operate the project.
    q. 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.
    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 ``e-

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filing'' link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing.
    r. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--Any filings must 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``NOTICE OF INTENT 
TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION'', ``COMPETING APPLICATION'', 
``PROTEST'', or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', as applicable, and the Project 
Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of 
the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and 
the number of copies provided by the Commission's regulations to: The 
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, 
Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, at the above-mentioned address. A copy of any 
notice of intent, competing application or motion to intervene must 
also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in 
the particular application.
    s. Agency Comments--Federal, State, and local agencies are invited 
to file comments on the described application. A copy of the 
application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If 
an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing 
comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an 
agency's comments must also be sent to the Applicant's representatives.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E5-5376 Filed 9-30-05; 8:45 am]
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