Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene, Protests, and Comments, 58403-58404 [E5-5509]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 193 / Thursday, October 6, 2005 / Notices h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Frank Zammataro, Rentricity Inc., PO Box 1021, Planetarium Station, New York, NY 10024, (732) 319–4501. i. FERC Contact: James Hunter, (202) 502–6086. j. Status of Environmental Analysis: This application is ready for environmental analysis at this time, and the Commission is requesting comments, reply comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions. k. Deadline for filing responsive documents: The Commission directs, pursuant to Section 4.34(b) of the Regulations (see Order No. 533 issued May 8, 1991, 56 FR 23108, May 20, 1991) that all comments, motions to intervene, protests, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions concerning the application be filed with the Commission by November 28, 2005. All reply comments must be filed with the Commission by December 14, 2005. 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. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all interveners 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 intervener 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. l. Description of Project: The proposed small conduit hydroelectric project would consist of: (1) T-flanges that would replace sections of the supply pipeline, (2) connecting piping and electronic valves, and (3) a 40-kilowatt reverse pump generator. The average annual energy production would be 350,000 kilowatt hours. m. This filing is available for review and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, Room 2A, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filing may also be viewed on the Web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, here P–12605, 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 review and reproduction at the address in item h. above. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Oct 05, 2005 Jkt 208001 n. Development Application—Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application, a competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing development application no later than 120 days after the specified deadline date for the particular application. Applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. 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 a competing development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. p. Protests or Motions to Intervene— Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application. q. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’, ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘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. Any of these documents must be filed by providing the original and eight copies to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58403 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Office of Energy Projects, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above address. 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. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–5508 Filed 10–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene, Protests, and Comments September 28, 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.: 12611–000. c. Date Filed: September 6, 2005. d. Applicant: Verdant Power, LLC. e. Name of Project: Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project would be located in the East River—East Channel off Roosevelt Island, and on Roosevelt Island lands bordering the northern Channel, in Queens County, New York. The project would not occupy Federal or Tribal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)—825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. William H. Taylor, Verdant Power, LLC, 4640 13th Street North, Arlington, VA 22207– 2102, (703) 528–6445. i. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, (202) 502–6062. j. Deadline for Filing Comments, Protests, and Motions to Intervene: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. 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 E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 58404 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 193 / Thursday, October 6, 2005 / Notices 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. k. Description of Project: The proposed tidal energy development project would consist of: (1) 494 proposed 16-foot-diameter, 21-kilowatt free-flow turbine generating units, deployed below the water surface in 30 rows with an average of 17 units per row, and (2) proposed power control and interconnection facilities located on Roosevelt Island. The rows would be separated by 200 feet of channel length and the units would be distributed across the western half of the channel. The project would have an annual generation of 32.8 gigawatt hours that would be sold to a local utility. l. Locations of Applications: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also 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 h. above. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. 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. o. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Oct 05, 2005 Jkt 208001 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 with18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36. p. 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. q. 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. r. 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 ‘‘efiling’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. s. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, OR ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the Project Number of PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application. t. 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. E5–5509 Filed 10–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RP05–422–000] El Paso Natural Gas Company; Technical Conference Agenda September 30, 2005. As agreed among the parties at the September 21, 2005 technical conference in this proceeding, additional conferences will be held on October 18–20, 2005 to further discuss issues raised by El Paso’s filing. The conferences will begin at 10 a.m. (EST), Tuesday, October 18, 2005 in a room to be designated at the offices of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, and will continue through Wednesday, October 19, 2005 and Thursday, October 20, 2005. There will be a workshop session from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on October 18, 2005, at which El Paso will present examples of how its proposed new services will work and how these services may be used to meet shippers’ needs. Staff will not attend the October 18 session after 2 p.m. to provide the parties an opportunity to discuss settlement of some of the issues in this proceeding. The format of the conferences on October 19 and 20, 2005, will be the traditional technical conference format with questions and E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


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

September 28, 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.: 12611-000.
    c. Date Filed: September 6, 2005.
    d. Applicant: Verdant Power, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy Hydroelectric 
Project.
    f. Location: The project would be located in the East River--East 
Channel off Roosevelt Island, and on Roosevelt Island lands bordering 
the northern Channel, in Queens County, New York. The project would not 
occupy Federal or Tribal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)--825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. William H. Taylor, Verdant Power, LLC, 
4640 13th Street North, Arlington, VA 22207-2102, (703) 528-6445.
    i. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, (202) 502-6062.
    j. Deadline for Filing Comments, Protests, and Motions to 
Intervene: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    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

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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.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed tidal energy development 
project would consist of: (1) 494 proposed 16-foot-diameter, 21-
kilowatt free-flow turbine generating units, deployed below the water 
surface in 30 rows with an average of 17 units per row, and (2) 
proposed power control and interconnection facilities located on 
Roosevelt Island. The rows would be separated by 200 feet of channel 
length and the units would be distributed across the western half of 
the channel. The project would have an annual generation of 32.8 
gigawatt hours that would be sold to a local utility.
    l. Locations of Applications: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the 
Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, 
Washington DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also 
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 
h. above.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. 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.
    o. 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 with18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36.
    p. 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.
    q. 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.
    r. 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-filing'' link. 
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing.
    s. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--Any filings must 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``COMPETING 
APPLICATION'', ``RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS'', 
``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. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be 
served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the 
particular application.
    t. 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. E5-5509 Filed 10-5-05; 8:45 am]
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