Notice of Application and Applicant-Prepared EA Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, and Soliciting Comments, and Final Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions, 58399-58400 [E5-5496]

Download as PDF 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 58400 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 193 / Thursday, October 6, 2005 / Notices from the issuance 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. Motions to intervene and protests, 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. k. This application has been accepted for filing. l. The existing project consists of: (1) The West Fork rock-filled 20-foot-high, 30-foot-long diversion dam with ungated spillway and gates on the West Fork of Boulder Creek; (2) a buried 17,600-foot-long, 27-inch-diameter concrete conduit running from the West Fork dam to the East Fork of Boulder Creek; (3) the East Fork earth-filled 29foot-high, 630-foot-long forebay dam with an ogee concrete spillway on the East Fork of Boulder Creek; (4) a 22,200foot-long, 31.5 to 34-inch-diameter steel penstock running from the East Fork dam to the Boulder Plant powerhouse; (5) the seasonally-operated Peterson Plant powerhouse located about 17,000 feet below the East Fork dam with an installed capacity of 100 kilowatts (kW); (6) the Boulder Plant powerhouse located at the downstream end of the penstock with an installed capacity of 1,400 kW; (7) an afterbay re-regulating pool formed by a 12-foot-high earthfilled dam with gates and ditches; (8) a 35,000-foot-long, 7.2-kilovolt (kV) distribution and communication line from the West Fork dam to the East Fork dam and on to the Peterson Plant powerhouse; (9) a 4,725-foot-long, 12.47/7.2-kV distribution and communication line from the Peterson Plant powerhouse to the Boulder Plant substation; (10) a 100-foot-long, 2,400volt transmission line connecting the Boulder Plant powerhouse with the VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Oct 05, 2005 Jkt 208001 Boulder Plant substation; and (11) other appurtenant structures and equipment. Garkane proposes to reconstruct the West Fork dam to provide storage for fishery enhancement. Garkane would increase the height of the dam by 12.5 feet to a new height of 36.5 feet, resulting in a surface area of about 4.8 acres and a storage capacity of 54.2 acrefeet. Garkane would continue to operate the project in run-of-river mode. 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. n. 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. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘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 protesting or intervening; 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. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 persons listed in 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 email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5496 Filed 10–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application for Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests September 30, 2005. Take notice that the following application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Non-Project Use Of Project Lands And Waters. b. Project No: 2232–495. c. Date Filed: September 7, 2005. d. Applicant: Duke Energy Corporation. e. Name of Project: The CatawbaWateree Project, which includes the Cowans Ford development, also known as Lake Norman. f. Location: The proposed action will take place at the Cowans Ford development, also known as Lake Norman, which is located in Iredell County, on the Catawba River approximately 16 miles northwest of Charlotte, North Carolina and 7 miles west-northwest of Huntersville, North Carolina. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a) 825(r) and sections 799 and 801. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Joe Hall, Lake Management Representative; Duke Energy Corporation; P.O. Box 1006; Charlotte, NC; 28201–1006; (704) 382– 8576 i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Lesley Kordella at (202) 502–6406, or by e-mail: Lesley.Kordella@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: October 31, 2005. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Ms. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application and Applicant-Prepared 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 
applicant-prepared 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

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from the issuance 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.
    Motions to intervene and protests, 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.
    k. This application has been accepted for filing.
    l. The existing project consists of: (1) The West Fork rock-filled 
20-foot-high, 30-foot-long diversion dam with ungated spillway and 
gates on the West Fork of Boulder Creek; (2) a buried 17,600-foot-long, 
27-inch-diameter concrete conduit running from the West Fork dam to the 
East Fork of Boulder Creek; (3) the East Fork earth-filled 29-foot-
high, 630-foot-long forebay dam with an ogee concrete spillway on the 
East Fork of Boulder Creek; (4) a 22,200-foot-long, 31.5 to 34-inch-
diameter steel penstock running from the East Fork dam to the Boulder 
Plant powerhouse; (5) the seasonally-operated Peterson Plant powerhouse 
located about 17,000 feet below the East Fork dam with an installed 
capacity of 100 kilowatts (kW); (6) the Boulder Plant powerhouse 
located at the downstream end of the penstock with an installed 
capacity of 1,400 kW; (7) an afterbay re-regulating pool formed by a 
12-foot-high earth-filled dam with gates and ditches; (8) a 35,000-
foot-long, 7.2-kilovolt (kV) distribution and communication line from 
the West Fork dam to the East Fork dam and on to the Peterson Plant 
powerhouse; (9) a 4,725-foot-long, 12.47/7.2-kV distribution and 
communication line from the Peterson Plant powerhouse to the Boulder 
Plant substation; (10) a 100-foot-long, 2,400-volt transmission line 
connecting the Boulder Plant powerhouse with the Boulder Plant 
substation; and (11) other appurtenant structures and equipment.
    Garkane proposes to reconstruct the West Fork dam to provide 
storage for fishery enhancement. Garkane would increase the height of 
the dam by 12.5 feet to a new height of 36.5 feet, resulting in a 
surface area of about 4.8 acres and a storage capacity of 54.2 acre-
feet. Garkane would continue to operate the project in run-of-river 
mode.
    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 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.
    n. 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.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'', ``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', ``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 protesting or 
intervening; 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. A copy of 
any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each 
representative of the applicant specified 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.
    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.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E5-5496 Filed 10-5-05; 8:45 am]
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