F & B Wood Corp.; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Additional Study Requests, Waiving Three Stage Consultation, and Establishing an Expedited Schedule for Relicensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 113-114 [E5-8177]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 1 / Tuesday, January 3, 2006 / Notices EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx along with other related information. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–8161 Filed 12–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Declaration of Intention and Soliciting Comments, Protests, and/or Motions to Intervene rmajette on DSK29S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 December 22, 2005. Take notice that the following application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Declaration of Intention. b. Docket No: DI06–1–000. c. Date Filed: November 23, 2005. d. Applicant: Ice House Partners, Inc. e. Name of Project: Ice House Project. f. Location: The proposed Ice House Project will be located on the Nashua River, tributary to Merrimack River, in the city of Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. g. Filed Pursuant to: Section 23(b)(1) of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 817(b). h. Applicant Contact: Ms. Lisa Dowd, Ice House Partners, Inc., 323 West Main Street, Ayer, MA 01432; telephone: (978) 772–3303, fax: (978) 772–3441. i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Henry Ecton, (202) 502–8768, or E-mail address: henry.ecton@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and/or motions: December 30, 2005. 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. Comments, protests, and/or interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. Any questions, please contact the Secretary’s Office. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov. Please include the docket number (DI06–1–000) on any comments, protests, and/or motions filed. k. Description of Project: The proposed run-of-river Ice House Project would include: (1) An existing 300-footlong, 12-foot-high log and plank dam with a concrete cap; (2) an impoundment of 965 acre-feet; (3) two electrically operated steel sluice gates; VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Nov 10, 2010 Jkt 223001 (4) a 45-foot-long, 25-foot-wide powerhouse containing two Canadian Hydro Components, 1.2 meter-widepropeller-type open flume vertical turbines, each with a capacity of 135kW; (5) a 300-foot-long transmission line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The power would be used to power the Grady Research x-ray manufacturing facility. The proposed project will be connected to an interstate grid, and will not occupy any tribal or federal lands. When a Declaration of Intention is filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Power Act requires the Commission to investigate and determine if the interests of interstate or foreign commerce would be affected by the project. The Commission also determines whether or not the project: (1) Would be located on a navigable waterway; (2) would occupy or affect public lands or reservations of the United States; (3) would utilize surplus water or water power from a government dam; or (4) if applicable, has involved or would involve any construction subsequent to 1935 that may have increased or would increase the project’s head or generating capacity, or have otherwise significantly modified the project’s pre-1935 design or operation. l. Locations of the Application: Copies of this filing are on file with the Commission and are available for public inspection. This filing may be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link, select ‘‘Docket#’’ and follow the instructions. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. m. Mailing List: Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. 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. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 113 ‘‘PROTESTS’’, AND/OR ‘‘MOTIONS TO INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the Docket Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application. p. 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. E5–8164 Filed 12–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [ Project No. 12629–000] F & B Wood Corp.; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Additional Study Requests, Waiving Three Stage Consultation, and Establishing an Expedited Schedule for Relicensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments December 27, 2005. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Exemption From Licensing. b. Project No.: P–12629–000. c. Date filed: December 7, 2005. d. Applicant: F & B Wood Corp. e. Name of Project: Corriveau Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Swift River, near the town of Mexico, Oxford County, Maine. This project does not occupy Federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705, 2708. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. James D. Sysko, Small Hydro East, 524 Jim’s Drive, Newry, Maine 04261. (207) 824– 3244. i. FERC Contact: Michael Spencer, michael.spencer@ferc.gov (202) 502– 6093. j. Cooperating Agencies: We are asking Federal, state, and local agencies E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1 rmajette on DSK29S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 114 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 1 / Tuesday, January 3, 2006 / Notices and Indian tribes with jurisdiction and/ or special expertise with respect to environmental issues to cooperate with us in the preparation of the environmental document. Agencies who would like to request cooperating status should follow the instructions for filing comments described in item k below. k. Pursuant to Section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form a factual basis for complete analysis of the application on its merits, the resource agency, Indian tribe, or person must file a request for the study with the Commission no later than 60 days from the application filing date, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: February 6, 2006. 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. Additional study requests may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. 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.’’ m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. Project Description: The Corriveau Hydroelectric Project consists of the following existing facilities: (1) The 150foot-long by 9-foot-high dam; (2) a 2.0 acre reservoir, (3) a 125-foot-long intake canal; (4) a powerhouse containing three generating units with total installed generating capacity of 338 kilowatts (kW); and (5) appurtenant facilities. The restored project would have an average annual generation of 1,306,900 kilowatthours. The dam and existing project facilities are owned by the applicant. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Nov 10, 2010 Jkt 223001 o. A copy of the application is on file with the Commission and is available for public inspection. This filing may also be viewed on the Web at http:// www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number filed to access the documents. 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. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. p. 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. q. With this notice, we are initiating consultation with the Maine State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 36 CFR 800.4. r. Procedural schedule and final amendments: We intend to waive the standard 3-stage consultation process (18 CFR 4.38). We also intend to substitute the pre-filing consultation that has occurred on this project for our standard National Environmental Policy Act scoping process. Commission staff proposes to issue a single environmental assessment rather than issue a draft and final EA. Staff intends to give at least 30 days for entities to comment on the EA, and will consider all comments received on the EA before final action is taken on the exemption application. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. of prohibited and exempt off-the-record communications. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. The following is a list of off-therecord communications recently received by the Secretary of the Commission. 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 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. [FR Doc. E5–8177 Filed 12–30–05; 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 December 22, 2005. This constitutes notice, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2201(b), of the receipt PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 of the Commission, 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 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). E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 1 (Tuesday, January 3, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 113-114]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-8177]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[ Project No. 12629-000]


F & B Wood Corp.; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With 
the Commission, Soliciting Additional Study Requests, Waiving Three 
Stage Consultation, and Establishing an Expedited Schedule for 
Relicensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments

December 27, 2005.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Exemption From Licensing.
    b. Project No.: P-12629-000.
    c. Date filed: December 7, 2005.
    d. Applicant: F & B Wood Corp.
    e. Name of Project: Corriveau Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Swift River, near the town of Mexico, Oxford 
County, Maine. This project does not occupy Federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 
1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705, 2708.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. James D. Sysko, Small Hydro East, 524 
Jim's Drive, Newry, Maine 04261. (207) 824-3244.
    i. FERC Contact: Michael Spencer, michael.spencer@ferc.gov (202) 
502-6093.
    j. Cooperating Agencies: We are asking Federal, state, and local 
agencies

[[Page 114]]

and Indian tribes with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with 
respect to environmental issues to cooperate with us in the preparation 
of the environmental document. Agencies who would like to request 
cooperating status should follow the instructions for filing comments 
described in item k below.
    k. Pursuant to Section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's 
regulations, if any resource agency, Indian tribe, or person believes 
that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to 
form a factual basis for complete analysis of the application on its 
merits, the resource agency, Indian tribe, or person must file a 
request for the study with the Commission no later than 60 days from 
the application filing date, and serve a copy of the request on the 
applicant.
    l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for 
cooperating agency status: February 6, 2006.
    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.
    Additional study requests may be filed electronically via the 
Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filing. 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.''
    m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. Project Description: The Corriveau Hydroelectric Project 
consists of the following existing facilities: (1) The 150-foot-long by 
9-foot-high dam; (2) a 2.0 acre reservoir, (3) a 125-foot-long intake 
canal; (4) a powerhouse containing three generating units with total 
installed generating capacity of 338 kilowatts (kW); and (5) 
appurtenant facilities. The restored project would have an average 
annual generation of 1,306,900 kilowatt-hours. The dam and existing 
project facilities are owned by the applicant.
    o. A copy of the application is on file with the Commission and is 
available for public inspection. This filing may also be viewed on the 
Web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' link. Enter the 
docket number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number 
filed to access the documents. 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. A copy is also available for 
inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.
    p. 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.
    q. With this notice, we are initiating consultation with the Maine 
State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by section 106, 
National Historic Preservation Act, and the regulations of the Advisory 
Council on Historic Preservation, 36 CFR 800.4.
    r. Procedural schedule and final amendments: We intend to waive the 
standard 3-stage consultation process (18 CFR 4.38). We also intend to 
substitute the pre-filing consultation that has occurred on this 
project for our standard National Environmental Policy Act scoping 
process. Commission staff proposes to issue a single environmental 
assessment rather than issue a draft and final EA. Staff intends to 
give at least 30 days for entities to comment on the EA, and will 
consider all comments received on the EA before final action is taken 
on the exemption application.
    Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice 
of ready for environmental analysis.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E5-8177 Filed 12-30-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P