Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County; Notice of Technical Conference, 57596-57597 [E5-5377]

Download as PDF 57596 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 190 / Monday, October 3, 2005 / Notices d. Applicant: Holyoke Gas & Electric Department (HG&E). e. Name of Project: Holyoke No. 4 Project. f. Location: Located on the Connecticut River in the City of Holyoke, Hamden County, Massachusetts. This project does not occupy federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Nancy J. Skancke, Law Offices of GKRSE, 1500 K St., NW., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 408–5400. i. FERC Contact: Jack Hannula, (202) 502–8917, john.hannula@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from 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. 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 whose name appears 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. Comments and recommendations may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 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 has been accepted, and is ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The existing project is located on the Holyoke Canal System on the Connecticut River in Hampden County, Massachusetts.1 The Holyoke Canal System consists of three levels, and the project facilities are located between the first and second canal level. The project is one of nine FERC-licensed projects on the Holyoke Canal System. The Holyoke No. 4 Hydro Project has an installed generating capacity of 750 kilowatts (kW), and generates about 3,148,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy annually. Flows into the Canal System are regulated by HG&E through 1 The Holyoke Canal System is licensed under the Holyoke Project No. 2004. 88 FERC ¶ 61,186 (1999). VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:26 Sep 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 operation of the Holyoke Project No. 2004 according to the Comprehensive Canal Operations Plan (CCOP) and the Comprehensive Operations and Flow Plan (COFP).2 The project does not occupy any federal lands. 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 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. All filings must: (1) Bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘REPLY COMMENTS’’, ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS’’, ‘‘TERMS AND CONDITIONS’’, or ‘‘PRESCIPTIONS’’; (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 submitting the filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed on the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b), and 385.2010. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/esubscribenow.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. n. Procedures schedule: The Commission staff proposes to issue an Environmental Assessment (EA) rather than issuing a draft and final EA. Staff intends to allow at least 30 days for entities to comment on the EA, and will take into consideration all comments received on the EA before final action is taken on the license application. The application will be processed according to the following schedule, but revisions 2 The CCOP and COEP are part of a Settlement Agreement (filed with the Commission on March 12, 2004) as part of the licensing of the Holyoke Project No. 2004. These plans address canal flows, water quality, fish, and other habitat species. PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the schedule may be made as appropriate: Issue Notice of availability of EA: February 2006. Ready for Commission decision on the application: March 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5403 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2145–060] Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County; Notice of Technical Conference September 23, 2005. The Commission hereby gives notice that members of its staff will meet with Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County (Chelan PUD) and other stakeholders on October 19, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, Conference Room 3M–3. There will also be a satellite location for this technical conference located in Wenatchee, Washington via teleconferencing. The Wenatchee location is the Chelan PUD Auditorium at 327 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801. Meeting time for this location is 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (PST). Any additional information will be posted on the Commission’s Web site soon at: http:// www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/ EventsADay.aspx?Date=3/16/ 2005&CalendarID=0. The purpose of the conference is to discuss the Commission’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (issued on August 31, 2005) on Chelan PUD’s license application for the Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project. The Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project is located on the Columbia River in Chelan County, Washington. FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please send an e-mail to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1–866–208–3372 (voice) or (202) 208– 1659 (TTY), or send a fax to (202) 208– 2106 with the required accommodations. This conference is open to the public. All local, State, and Federal agencies, Indian tribes, and other interested parties are invited to participate. There will be no transcript of the conference. E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 190 / Monday, October 3, 2005 / Notices If interested parties are unable to attend this conference at the two locations above, but would like to participate via teleconferencing, please contact Kim Nguyen at kim.nguyen@ferc.gov or (202) 502–6105 for the call in number. Please also contact Ms. Nguyen with any questions or for additional information. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5377 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RM98–1–000] Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications Public Notice September 23, 2005. This constitutes notice, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2201(b), of the receipt of prohibited and exempt off-the-record communications. Order No. 607 (64 FR 51222, September 22, 1999) requires Commission decisional employees, who make or receive a prohibited or exempt off-the-record communication relevant to the merits of a contested proceeding, to deliver to the Secretary, a copy of the communication, if written, or a summary of the substance of any oral communication. Prohibited communications are included in a public, non-decisional file associated with, but not a part of, the decisional record of the proceeding. Unless the Commission determines that the prohibited communication and any responses thereto should become a part of the decisional record, the prohibited off-the-record communication will not be considered by the Commission in reaching its decision. Parties to a proceeding may seek the opportunity to respond to any facts or contentions made in a prohibited off-the-record communication, and may request that the Commission place the prohibited communication and responses thereto in the decisional record. The Commission will grant such a request only when it determines that fairness so requires. Any person identified below as having made a prohibited off-the-record communication shall serve the Docket No. 57597 document on all parties listed on the official service list for the applicable proceeding in accordance with Rule 2010, 18 CFR 385.2010. Exempt off-the-record communications are included in the decisional record of the proceeding, unless the communication was with a cooperating agency as described by 40 CFR 1501.6, made under 18 CFR 385.2201(e)(1)(v). The following is a list of off-therecord communications recently received in the Office of the Secretary. The communications listed are grouped by docket numbers in ascending order. These filings are 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 (FERRIS) link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits, in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC, Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Date received Presenter or requester Prohibited: 1. ER03–563–030 ................................................................................................. 9–20–05 James T. Carlton, Barry Brits, L. Aldie Warnock, Daniel J. Callaghan, and Paul Hamilton. Exempt: 1. CP05–144–000, CP05–150–000, CP05–151–000, CP05–152–000 ................ 2. EL05–130–000 .................................................................................................. 3. Project No. 2210–116 ....................................................................................... 4. Project No. 2210–116 ....................................................................................... 5. Project No. 10805–000 ..................................................................................... 9–12–05 9–8–05 9–12–05 9–20–05 9–20–05 Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5380 Filed 9–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. EY04–95–20–000, RM01–10– 000 and and PL05–14–000] Standards of Conduct for Transmission Providers Extension of Non-Statutory Deadlines; Notice Granting Extension of Time To Comply With Posting and Other Requirements September 23, 2005. In anticipation of Hurricane Rita creating emergency conditions in Texas and Louisiana, the Commission is VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:26 Sep 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 granting the following extensions of time and waivers. Section 358.4(a)(2) of the Commission’s Standards of Conduct regulations allows transmission providers to ‘‘take whatever steps are necessary to keep the system[s] in operation’’ notwithstanding any of the other requirements. 18 CFR 358.4(a)(2) (2005). Section 358.4(a)(2) also provides: ‘‘Transmission Providers must report to the Commission and post on the OASIS or Internet Web site, as applicable, each emergency that resulted in any deviation from the standards of conduct, within 24 hours of such deviation.’’ As a result of the emergency, the Commission will allow affected transmission providers in the geographic area affected by Hurricane Rita to delay compliance with the section 358.4(a)(2) reporting requirement until October 7, 2005. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Robert C. Byrd. Elton Gallegly. Virgil H. Goode, Jr. George Allen. Ron Kind. The Commission will also waive, until October 7, 2005, the requirement to record and retain a record of each deviation of the Standards of Conduct. In addition, pursuant to section 385.2008 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.2008 (2005), the Commission finds good cause to extend, until October 7, 2005, non-statutory deadlines that occur before that date for participants in proceedings pending before the Commission who are in the geographic area affected by Hurricane Rita and need such extensions on account of the Hurricane. E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 190 (Monday, October 3, 2005)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2145-060]


Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County; Notice of 
Technical Conference

September 23, 2005.
    The Commission hereby gives notice that members of its staff will 
meet with Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County (Chelan PUD) 
and other stakeholders on October 19, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) 
at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426, Conference Room 3M-3. There will also be a 
satellite location for this technical conference located in Wenatchee, 
Washington via teleconferencing. The Wenatchee location is the Chelan 
PUD Auditorium at 327 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801. 
Meeting time for this location is 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (PST). Any 
additional information will be posted on the Commission's Web site soon 
at: http://www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/EventsADay.aspx?Date=3/16/
2005&CalendarID=0.
    The purpose of the conference is to discuss the Commission's Draft 
Environmental Impact Statement (issued on August 31, 2005) on Chelan 
PUD's license application for the Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project. 
The Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project is located on the Columbia River 
in Chelan County, Washington.
    FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please 
send an e-mail to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1-866-208-
3372 (voice) or (202) 208-1659 (TTY), or send a fax to (202) 208-2106 
with the required accommodations.
    This conference is open to the public. All local, State, and 
Federal agencies, Indian tribes, and other interested parties are 
invited to participate. There will be no transcript of the conference.

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If interested parties are unable to attend this conference at the two 
locations above, but would like to participate via teleconferencing, 
please contact Kim Nguyen at kim.nguyen@ferc.gov or (202) 502-6105 for 
the call in number.
    Please also contact Ms. Nguyen with any questions or for additional 
information.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E5-5377 Filed 9-30-05; 8:45 am]
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