Flambeau Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions, 7760-7761 [E6-2035]

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Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search,’’ and enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number field. Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link on the FERC Internet Web site also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. In addition, the FERC now offers a free service called eSubscription that allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. To register for this service, go to the eSubscription link on the FERC Internet Web site. Information concerning the proposed land use plan amendment and the involvement of the BLM in the EIS and plan amendment process may be obtained from Mark Mackiewicz, PMP, Project Manager, at (435) 636–3616. Information concerning the involvement of the FS in the EIS may be obtained from Chip Ernst at (928) 635– 8317 or Tom Mutz at (928) 635–5661 VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:46 Feb 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 (Kaibab National Forest) or from Vicki Clay at (928) 443–8013 or Ken Simeral at (928) 443–8010 (Prescott National Forest). Finally, Transwestern has established an Internet Web site for its project at http://www.crosscountryenergy.com/ about/tw.shtml. The Web site includes a description of the project, Transwestern’s answers to frequently asked questions, and links to related documents. Transwestern will continue to update its Web site with information about the project. You can also request additional information by calling Transwestern directly at its Phoenix Right-of-Way Office toll-free at 1–888– 998–1764 or (602) 298–1764. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–2028 Filed 2–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 9184–013] Flambeau Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions February 7, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric license application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Subsequent License. b. Project No.: P–9184–013. c. Date Filed: June 10, 2005. d. Applicant: Flambeau Hydro, LLC. e. Name of Project: Danbury Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: Located on the Yellow River in Burnett County, Wisconsin. This project does not occupy federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Scott Klabunde, North American Hydro, Inc., P.O. Box PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 167, Neshkoro, WI 54960; 920–293– 4628 ext. 14. i. FERC Contact: Timothy Konnert, (202) 502–6359, timothy.konnert@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: 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 and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears 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 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, and is ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The existing Danbury Project consists of: (1) A 35-foot-high concrete dam with a 48-foot-wide spillway with three sections, each of which is equipped with 7-foot-high slide gates; (2) a 300-foot-long earthen dike connecting to the right side of the concrete dam; (3) a powerhouse (Plant 1) integral to the dam containing a 176kW turbine generating unit and a 300kW turbine generating unit; (4) a 255acre reservoir with a negligible net storage capacity at a water surface elevation of 929.21 feet NGVD from April through October and 928.11 feet NGVD from November through March; (5) a 2,500-foot-long power canal that E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1 rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 30 / Tuesday, February 14, 2006 / Notices conveys water to; (6) a second powerhouse (Plant 2) containing a single 600-kW turbine generating unit; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The applicant estimates that the total average annual generation is 3,844 megawatt-hours. The dam and existing project facilities are owned by Flambeau Hydro, LLC. 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. 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 accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b), and 385.2010. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/esubscribenow.htm to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. Procedural schedule: The Commission staff proposes to issue an Environmental Assessment (EA) rather than issuing a draft and final EA. Staff intends to allow at least 30 days for entities to comment on the EA, and will take into consideration all comments received on the EA before final action is taken on the license application. The application will be processed according to the following schedule, but revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:46 Feb 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 Issue Notice of availability of the EA: May 30, 2006. Ready for Commission decision on the application: July 31, 2006. 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. E6–2035 Filed 2–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2216–066] New York Power Authority; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions February 7, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: P–2216–066. c. Date Filed: August 18, 2005. d. Applicant: New York Power Authority. e. Name of Project: Niagara Power Project, which consists of the Lewiston Pump Generating Plant and the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant. f. Location: The Niagara Power Project is located on the Niagara River in the City of Niagara Falls and the Towns of Niagara and Lewiston, in Niagara County, New York. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Frederick E. Chase, Executive Director of Hydropower Relicensing, Power Authority of the State of New York, 30 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207– 3425, (518) 433–6738 or chase.f@nypa.gov. i. FERC Contact: Steve Kartalia, (202) 502–6131 or Stephen.kartalia@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. All reply comments must be filed with the Commission within 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 PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7761 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, terms and conditions, recommendations, 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 and is now ready for environmental analysis. l. Description of Project: The existing project has a conventional development and a pumped storage development for a total current installed capacity of 2,538 megawatts (based on currently completed upgrades). Existing project facilities include: (a) Two 700-foot-long intake structures located on the upper Niagara River about 2.6 miles upstream from the American Falls; (b) two 4.3mile-long concrete underground water supply conduits, each measuring 46 feet wide by 66.5 feet high; (c) a forebay; (d) the Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant, measuring 975 feet long by 240 feet wide by 160 feet high; (e) the 1,900-acre Lewiston Reservoir at a maximum water surface elevation of 658 feet United States Lake Survey Datum; (f) the Robert Moses Niagara power plant, including an intake structure, measuring 1,100 feet long by 190 feet wide by 100 feet high; (g) a switch yard; and (h) 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 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. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 9184-013]


Flambeau Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application Ready for 
Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms 
and Conditions, and Prescriptions

February 7, 2006.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric license application 
has been filed with the Commission and is available for public 
inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Subsequent License.
    b. Project No.: P-9184-013.
    c. Date Filed: June 10, 2005.
    d. Applicant: Flambeau Hydro, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Danbury Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: Located on the Yellow River in Burnett County, 
Wisconsin. This project does not occupy federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Scott Klabunde, North American Hydro, Inc., 
P.O. Box 167, Neshkoro, WI 54960; 920-293-4628 ext. 14.
    i. FERC Contact: Timothy Konnert, (202) 502-6359, 
timothy.konnert@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions, and prescriptions: 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 and Procedure require all 
intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of 
that document on each person whose name appears 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 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, and is ready for 
environmental analysis at this time.
    l. The existing Danbury Project consists of: (1) A 35-foot-high 
concrete dam with a 48-foot-wide spillway with three sections, each of 
which is equipped with 7-foot-high slide gates; (2) a 300-foot-long 
earthen dike connecting to the right side of the concrete dam; (3) a 
powerhouse (Plant 1) integral to the dam containing a 176-kW turbine 
generating unit and a 300-kW turbine generating unit; (4) a 255-acre 
reservoir with a negligible net storage capacity at a water surface 
elevation of 929.21 feet NGVD from April through October and 928.11 
feet NGVD from November through March; (5) a 2,500-foot-long power 
canal that

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conveys water to; (6) a second powerhouse (Plant 2) containing a single 
600-kW turbine generating unit; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The 
applicant estimates that the total average annual generation is 3,844 
megawatt-hours. The dam and existing project facilities are owned by 
Flambeau Hydro, LLC.
    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 ``e-Library'' 
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.
    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 accordance with 
18 CFR 4.34(b), and 385.2010.
    You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/
esubscribenow.htm to be notified via e-mail of new filings and 
issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, 
contact FERC Online Support.
    n. Procedural schedule: The Commission staff proposes to issue an 
Environmental Assessment (EA) rather than issuing a draft and final EA. 
Staff intends to allow at least 30 days for entities to comment on the 
EA, and will take into consideration all comments received on the EA 
before final action is taken on the license application. The 
application will be processed according to the following schedule, but 
revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate:
    Issue Notice of availability of the EA: May 30, 2006.
    Ready for Commission decision on the application: July 31, 2006.
    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. E6-2035 Filed 2-13-06; 8:45 am]
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