Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 71131-71132 [E5-6496]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 226 / Friday, November 25, 2005 / Notices 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 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 project would use the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Tygart Dam and consist of: (1) A proposed powerhouse containing two generating units with a total installed capacity of 20 megawatts, (2) a proposed 6,700-footlong, 138-kilovolt transmission line; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an annual generation of 117 gigawatt hours, which 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:11 Nov 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 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 with 18 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- PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71131 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. E5–6495 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests November 18, 2005. Take notice that the following hydroelectric applications have been filed with the Commission and are available for public inspection: a. Type of Applications: Preliminary Permit (Competing). b. Applicants, Project Numbers, and Dates Filed: Minnesota Municipal Power Company filed the application for Project No. 12616–000 on October 3, 2005 at 8:35 a.m. Three Rivers Park District filed the application for Project No. 12618–000 on October 3, 2005 at 8:35 a.m. c. Name of the project is Coon Rapids Project. The project would be located on the Mississippi River in Hennepin and Anoka Counties, Minnesota. The E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 71132 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 226 / Friday, November 25, 2005 / Notices existing dam is owned and operated by the Three Rivers Park District. d. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. e. Applicants Contacts: For Minnesota Municipal Power Company: Mr. James D. Larson, Minnesota Municipal Power Company, 200 South Sixth Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55402, (612) 349–6868. For Three Rivers Park District: Mr. Douglas F. Bryant, Three Rivers Park District, 3000 Xenium Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55441, (763) 559– 6764. f. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, (202) 502–6062. g. 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 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. h. Description of Projects: The project proposed by Minnesota Municipal Power Company would consist of: (1) An existing 260-foot-long, 30-foot-high dam, (2) an existing impoundment having a surface area of 600 acres with negligible storage and a normal water surface elevation of 830.1 feet NGVD, (3) a proposed powerhouse containing 2 generating units having a total installed capacity of 8 MW, (4) a proposed 600foot-long, 4.16 kV underground transmission line; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an annual generation of 45.3 GWh, which would be sold to a local utility. The project proposed by Three Rivers Park District would consist of: (1) An existing 260-foot-long, 30-foot-high dam, (2) an existing impoundment having a surface area of 600 acres with negligible storage and a normal water surface elevation of 830.1 feet NGVD, (3) a proposed powerhouse containing 2 generating units having a total installed capacity of 7.2 MW, (4) a proposed 600foot-long, 4.16 kV underground transmission line; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an annual generation of 41.3 GWh, which would be sold to a local utility. i. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:11 Nov 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 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. j. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. k. 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. l. 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. m. 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. n. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. o. 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. p. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘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. q. 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. E5–6496 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


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

November 18, 2005.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric applications have been 
filed with the Commission and are available for public inspection:
    a. Type of Applications: Preliminary Permit (Competing).
    b. Applicants, Project Numbers, and Dates Filed:

Minnesota Municipal Power Company filed the application for Project No. 
12616-000 on October 3, 2005 at 8:35 a.m.
Three Rivers Park District filed the application for Project No. 12618-
000 on October 3, 2005 at 8:35 a.m.

    c. Name of the project is Coon Rapids Project. The project would be 
located on the Mississippi River in Hennepin and Anoka Counties, 
Minnesota. The

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existing dam is owned and operated by the Three Rivers Park District.
    d. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    e. Applicants Contacts: For Minnesota Municipal Power Company: Mr. 
James D. Larson, Minnesota Municipal Power Company, 200 South Sixth 
Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55402, (612) 349-6868. For Three 
Rivers Park District: Mr. Douglas F. Bryant, Three Rivers Park 
District, 3000 Xenium Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55441, (763) 559-6764.
    f. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, (202) 502-6062.
    g. 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 
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.
    h. Description of Projects: The project proposed by Minnesota 
Municipal Power Company would consist of: (1) An existing 260-foot-
long, 30-foot-high dam, (2) an existing impoundment having a surface 
area of 600 acres with negligible storage and a normal water surface 
elevation of 830.1 feet NGVD, (3) a proposed powerhouse containing 2 
generating units having a total installed capacity of 8 MW, (4) a 
proposed 600-foot-long, 4.16 kV underground transmission line; and (5) 
appurtenant facilities. The project would have an annual generation of 
45.3 GWh, which would be sold to a local utility.
    The project proposed by Three Rivers Park District would consist 
of: (1) An existing 260-foot-long, 30-foot-high dam, (2) an existing 
impoundment having a surface area of 600 acres with negligible storage 
and a normal water surface elevation of 830.1 feet NGVD, (3) a proposed 
powerhouse containing 2 generating units having a total installed 
capacity of 7.2 MW, (4) a proposed 600-foot-long, 4.16 kV underground 
transmission line; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would 
have an annual generation of 41.3 GWh, which would be sold to a local 
utility.
    i. 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.
    j. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    k. 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.
    l. 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.
    m. 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.
    n. 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.
    o. 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.
    p. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``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.
    q. 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. E5-6496 Filed 11-23-05; 8:45 am]
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