Northern Indiana Public Service Company; Notice of Application READY For Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions, 58398-58399 [E5-5495]

Download as PDF 58398 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 193 / Thursday, October 6, 2005 / Notices submits a Large Generator Interconnection Agreement among Power Partners Midwest LLC, Midwest ISO, and Interstate Power and Light Co. Filed Date: 09/26/2005. Accession Number: 20050927–0023. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, October 17, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–1509–000. Applicants: Arizona Public Service Company. Description: Arizona Public Service Co. submits a compliance filing to its Open Access Transmission Tariff in response to FERC Order 2006. Filed Date: 09/26/2005. Accession Number: 20050928–0211. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, October 17, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–926–001 Applicants: Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. Description: Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. submits the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement among Okoboji Wind Farm, LLC, Midwest ISO, and Interstate Power & Light Co. Filed Date: 08/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050831–0052. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 11, 2005. Docket Numbers: ER05–949–001. Applicants: Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. Description: Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc submits its Large Generator Interconnection Agreement with Power Partners Midwest, LLC, Midwest ISO, and Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Filed Date: 08/30/2005. Accession Number: 20050831–0051. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 11, 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 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Oct 05, 2005 Jkt 208001 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 e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5503 Filed 10–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Project No. 2354–087 Georgia] Georgia Power Company; Notice of Availability of Environment Assessment September 28, 2005. An environmental assessment (EA) is available for public review. The EA was prepared for an application filed by Georgia Power Company on June 2, 2005, requesting the Commission’s authorization to permit the ClaytonRabun County Water and Sewer Authority (Authority) to increase its water withdrawal from Lake Rabun, a reservoir of the North Georgia Project, from 2.0 million gallons per day to 3.5 million gallons per day for municipal water supply. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts that would result from permitting the Authority to increase its Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5511 Filed 10–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12514–000] Northern Indiana Public Service Company; Notice of Application READY For Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions September 30, 2005. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission PO 00000 water withdrawal from Lake Rabun, as stated above. The existing 10-inch piping from the intake pumps to the distribution main would be replaced with 16-inch piping. No significant construction activity would be required within the project boundary. The EA finds that approval of the application would not constitute a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. A copy of the EA is attached to a Commission order titled ‘‘Order Approving Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters’’, issued September 27, 2005, and is available at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. A copy of the EA may also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘elibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number (P–2354) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call (202) 502–8222 or (202) 502–8659 (for TTY). Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Original Major License. b. Project No.: 12514–000. c. Date Filed: June 28, 2004. d. Applicant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company. e. Name of Project: Norway and Oakdale Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Tippecanoe River in Carroll and White Counties, Indiana. The project does not affect federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Jerome B. Weeden, Vice President Generation; Northern Indiana Public Service Company; 801 East 86th Avenue; Merrillville, IN 46410; (219) 647–5730. i. FERC Contact: Sergiu Serban at (202) 502–6211, or sergiu.serban@ferc.gov. E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 193 / Thursday, October 6, 2005 / Notices j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions is 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 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. 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. Comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions 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. After logging into the eFiling system, select ‘‘Comment on Filing’’ from the Filing Type Selection screen and continue with the filing process.’’ k. This application has been accepted and is now ready for environmental analysis. l. Description of the Project: The existing Norway Oakdale Hydroelectric Project consists of the Norway development and the Oakdale development and has a combined installed capacity of 16.4 megawatts (MW). The project produces an average annual generation of 65,000 megawatthours (MWh). All power is dispatched directly into the local grid and is used within the East Central Area Reliability Coordination Agreement. The Norway development includes the following constructed facilities: (1) A 915-foot-long dam consisting of a 410foot-long, 34-foot-maximum-height earthfill embankment with a concrete corewall; a 225-foot-long, 29-foot-high concrete gravity overflow spillway with flashboards; a 120-foot-long, 30-foothigh concrete gated spillway with three 30-foot wide, 22-foot-high spillway gates; a 18-foot-wide, 30-foot-high trash sluice housing with one 8-foot-wide, 11foot-high gate; and a 142-foot-long, 64foot-wide powerhouse integral with the dam containing four vertical Francis turbines-generating units with a rated head of 28 feet, total hydraulic capacity of 3,675 cubic feet per second (cfc) and a total electric output of 7.2 MW; (2) a VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Oct 05, 2005 Jkt 208001 10-mile-long, 10-foot average depth, 1,291-acre reservoir; (3) a two-mile-long 69,000 volt transmission line; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The Oakdale development includes the following constructed facilities: (1) A 1688-foot-long dam consisting of a 126-foot-long, 58-foot-maximum-height east concrete buttress and slab dam connecting the left abutment to the powerhouse; a 114-foot-long, 70-footwide powerhouse integral with the dam containing three vertical Francis turbines-generating units with a rated head of 42 to 48 feet, total hydraulic capacity of 3,200 cubic feet per second (cfc) and a total electric output of 9.2 MW; an 18-foot-wide structure containing a nonfunctional fish ladder and a gated trash sluice; a 84-foot-long ogee-shaped concrete gated spillway with two 30-foot wide, 22-foot-high vertical lift gates; a 90-foot-long, six bay concrete gravity siphon-type auxiliary spillway; and a 1,260-foot-long west earth embankment with a maximum height of 58 feet and a 30-foot-wide crest; (2) a 10-mile-long, 16-foot average depth, 1,547-acre reservoir; and (3) appurtenant facilities. 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 website at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field (P–12514) 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 ‘‘PRESCRIPTIONS;’’ (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 PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58399 accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b), and 385.2010. 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. n. Public notice of the filing of the application, which has already been given, established the due date for filing competing applications or notices of intent. Under the Commission’s regulations, any competing application must be filed in response to and in compliance with public notice of the initial application. No competing applications or notices of intent may be filed in response to this notice. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5495 Filed 10–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application and ApplicantPrepared EA Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, and Soliciting Comments, and Final Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions September 30, 2005. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application and applicantprepared environmental assessment has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New major license. b. Project No.: 2219–020. c. Date Filed: April 29, 2005. d. Applicant: Garkane Energy Cooperative, Inc. (Garkane). e. Name of Project: Boulder Creek Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On Boulder Creek about 6 miles north of the town of Boulder in Garfield County, Utah. About 29.6 acres are located on the Dixie National Forest. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)—825(r). h. Applicant Contact: John Spendlove, P.E., Jones and DeMille Engineering, 1535 South 100 West, Richfield, UT 84710; (435) 896–8266. i. FERC Contact: Dianne Rodman, (202) 502–6077, E-mail: Dianne.rodman@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, and final recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions is 60 days E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 12514-000]


Northern Indiana Public Service Company; Notice of Application 
READY For Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, 
Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions

September 30, 2005.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Original Major License.
    b. Project No.: 12514-000.
    c. Date Filed: June 28, 2004.
    d. Applicant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company.
    e. Name of Project: Norway and Oakdale Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Tippecanoe River in Carroll and White Counties, 
Indiana. The project does not affect federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Jerome B. Weeden, Vice President Generation; 
Northern Indiana Public Service Company; 801 East 86th Avenue; 
Merrillville, IN 46410; (219) 647-5730.
    i. FERC Contact: Sergiu Serban at (202) 502-6211, or 
sergiu.serban@ferc.gov.

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    j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions, and prescriptions is 60 days from the issuance date of this 
notice; reply comments are due 105 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. 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.
    Comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions 
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. After logging into 
the e-Filing system, select ``Comment on Filing'' from the Filing Type 
Selection screen and continue with the filing process.''
    k. This application has been accepted and is now ready for 
environmental analysis.
    l. Description of the Project: The existing Norway Oakdale 
Hydroelectric Project consists of the Norway development and the 
Oakdale development and has a combined installed capacity of 16.4 
megawatts (MW). The project produces an average annual generation of 
65,000 megawatt-hours (MWh). All power is dispatched directly into the 
local grid and is used within the East Central Area Reliability 
Coordination Agreement.
    The Norway development includes the following constructed 
facilities: (1) A 915-foot-long dam consisting of a 410-foot-long, 34-
foot-maximum-height earthfill embankment with a concrete corewall; a 
225-foot-long, 29-foot-high concrete gravity overflow spillway with 
flashboards; a 120-foot-long, 30-foot-high concrete gated spillway with 
three 30-foot wide, 22-foot-high spillway gates; a 18-foot-wide, 30-
foot-high trash sluice housing with one 8-foot-wide, 11-foot-high gate; 
and a 142-foot-long, 64-foot-wide powerhouse integral with the dam 
containing four vertical Francis turbines-generating units with a rated 
head of 28 feet, total hydraulic capacity of 3,675 cubic feet per 
second (cfc) and a total electric output of 7.2 MW; (2) a 10-mile-long, 
10-foot average depth, 1,291-acre reservoir; (3) a two-mile-long 69,000 
volt transmission line; and (4) appurtenant facilities.
    The Oakdale development includes the following constructed 
facilities: (1) A 1688-foot-long dam consisting of a 126-foot-long, 58-
foot-maximum-height east concrete buttress and slab dam connecting the 
left abutment to the powerhouse; a 114-foot-long, 70-foot-wide 
powerhouse integral with the dam containing three vertical Francis 
turbines-generating units with a rated head of 42 to 48 feet, total 
hydraulic capacity of 3,200 cubic feet per second (cfc) and a total 
electric output of 9.2 MW; an 18-foot-wide structure containing a 
nonfunctional fish ladder and a gated trash sluice; a 84-foot-long 
ogee-shaped concrete gated spillway with two 30-foot wide, 22-foot-high 
vertical lift gates; a 90-foot-long, six bay concrete gravity siphon-
type auxiliary spillway; and a 1,260-foot-long west earth embankment 
with a maximum height of 58 feet and a 30-foot-wide crest; (2) a 10-
mile-long, 16-foot average depth, 1,547-acre reservoir; and (3) 
appurtenant facilities.
    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 website at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field (P-12514) 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.
    All filings must: (1) Bear in all capital letters the title 
``COMMENTS'', ``REPLY COMMENTS'', ``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' ``TERMS AND 
CONDITIONS,'' or ``PRESCRIPTIONS;'' (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/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.
    n. Public notice of the filing of the application, which has 
already been given, established the due date for filing competing 
applications or notices of intent. Under the Commission's regulations, 
any competing application must be filed in response to and in 
compliance with public notice of the initial application. No competing 
applications or notices of intent may be filed in response to this 
notice.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E5-5495 Filed 10-5-05; 8:45 am]
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