Alaska Power and Telephone Company; Notice of Availability of Environment Assessment, 3841 [E6-791]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 15 / Tuesday, January 24, 2006 / Notices rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 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 than the Applicant. 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. E6–789 Filed 1–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 11588–011, Alaska] Alaska Power and Telephone Company; Notice of Availability of Environment Assessment January 17, 2006. An environmental assessment (EA) is available for public review. The EA was prepared for an application filed by the Alaska Power and Telephone Company (licensee) on October 17, 2005, requesting Commission approval to make certain design and site location changes to project facilities as licensed. The changes include: (1) Constructing a 675-foot-long, 9 foot horseshoe tunnel to provide a route for the upper section of the penstock and access to the diversion structure, (2) altering the penstock composition and alignment and the alignment and width of the access road for a length of 2,860 feet, (3) moving the powerhouse 80 feet south of the original location and increase the tailrace length from 75 feet to 163 fee, (4) moving the marine access about 600 feet north of the original location and construct a 250-foot-long jetty with a quay and boat ramp; and (5) constructing a 33,000 square-foot rockfill staging area onshore. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts that would result from approving the licensee’s proposed changes to certain project facilities and locations. Some additional ground disturbance would occur but impacts to the terrestrial and marine environments are expected to be minor and short term. The EA finds that approval of the amendment 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 Amending License’’, issued January 12, 2006, and is available in 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–11588) in the docket field to access the document. For assistance, call (202) 502–8222 or (202) 502–8659 (for TTY). Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–791 Filed 1–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:44 Jan 23, 2006 Jkt 208001 3841 PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Application for Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests January 17, 2006. 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.: 2503–092. c. Date Filed: December 21, 2005. d. Applicant: Duke Power, a division of Duke Energy Corporation. e. Name of Project: Keowee-Toxaway Project. f. Location: Lake Keowee is located in Pickens and Oconee County, South Carolina. This project does not occupy any tribal or federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r) and 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 Brian Romanek at (202) 502–6175 or by email: Brian.Romanek@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: February 17, 2006. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Ms. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington DC 20426. Please include the project number (P– 2503–092) on any comments or motions filed. 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 efilings. k. Description of Request: Duke Power, licensee for the KeoweeToxaway Hydroelectric Project, has requested Commission authorization to lease project lands to Outerbanks, Inc. for the purpose of reconfiguring a marina previously approved by the Commission. The reconfiguration would reduce the existing marina footprint from 1.62 acres to 1.56 acres and the number of boat slips from 56 to 54. The marina would accommodate residents of the Outerbanks Subdivision on Lake E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 15 (Tuesday, January 24, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 11588-011, Alaska]


Alaska Power and Telephone Company; Notice of Availability of 
Environment Assessment

January 17, 2006.
    An environmental assessment (EA) is available for public review. 
The EA was prepared for an application filed by the Alaska Power and 
Telephone Company (licensee) on October 17, 2005, requesting Commission 
approval to make certain design and site location changes to project 
facilities as licensed. The changes include: (1) Constructing a 675-
foot-long, 9 foot horseshoe tunnel to provide a route for the upper 
section of the penstock and access to the diversion structure, (2) 
altering the penstock composition and alignment and the alignment and 
width of the access road for a length of 2,860 feet, (3) moving the 
powerhouse 80 feet south of the original location and increase the 
tailrace length from 75 feet to 163 fee, (4) moving the marine access 
about 600 feet north of the original location and construct a 250-foot-
long jetty with a quay and boat ramp; and (5) constructing a 33,000 
square-foot rockfill staging area onshore.
    The EA evaluates the environmental impacts that would result from 
approving the licensee's proposed changes to certain project facilities 
and locations. Some additional ground disturbance would occur but 
impacts to the terrestrial and marine environments are expected to be 
minor and short term. The EA finds that approval of the amendment 
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 
Amending License'', issued January 12, 2006, and is available in 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-11588) in the docket 
field to access the document. For assistance, call (202) 502-8222 or 
(202) 502-8659 (for TTY).

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-791 Filed 1-23-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P