New York Power Authority; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions, 7761-7762 [E6-2037]

Download as PDF 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 7762 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 30 / Tuesday, February 14, 2006 / Notices related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. 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 requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be accomplished 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. n. Procedural schedule and final amendments: At this time we anticipate preparing a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS). Recipients will have 45 days to provide the Commission with any written comments on the DEIS. All comments filed with the Commission will be considered in the final environmental impact statement (FEIS). The application will be processed according to the following Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Notice of the Availability of the DEIS: June 2006. Notice of the Availability of the FEIS: November 2006. Ready for Commission’s decision on the application: February 2007. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–2037 Filed 2–13–06; 8:45 am] rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:46 Feb 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application for Surrender of Conduit Exemption and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests February 7, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Surrender of Conduit Exemption. b. Project No: 6546–001. c. Date Filed: November 16, 2005. d. Applicant: Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District. e. Name of Project: Stovall #2 Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Glenn-Colusa Canals in Colusa County, California. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. O.L. Tenney, Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District, P.O. Box 150, 344 East Laurel Street, Willows, CA 95988, (530) 934– 8881. i. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, (202) 502–6062. 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 comments and or motions: March 7, 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– 6546–001) 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 at http://www.ferc.gov under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. l. Description of Application: GlennColusa Irrigation District proposes to surrender the exemption from licensing for the Stovall #2 Project. As part of its request, Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District proposes to decommission the project. The Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District will remove the turbine form the concrete penstock, the lids will be replaced and secured and water deliveries will PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 continue through the same conduits that have been historically used. m. Location of the Application: 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–6546, 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. n. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. 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, 385.211, 385.214. 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. 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. 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. E6–2039 Filed 2–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1

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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 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 4.3-mile-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 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.
    Register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/
esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and 
issuances

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related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    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 
requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the 
application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be 
accomplished 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.
    n. Procedural schedule and final amendments: At this time we 
anticipate preparing a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS). 
Recipients will have 45 days to provide the Commission with any written 
comments on the DEIS. All comments filed with the Commission will be 
considered in the final environmental impact statement (FEIS). The 
application will be processed according to the following Hydro 
Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as 
appropriate.
    Notice of the Availability of the DEIS: June 2006.
    Notice of the Availability of the FEIS: November 2006.
    Ready for Commission's decision on the application: February 2007.
    Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 60 days from the issuance date of this notice.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-2037 Filed 2-13-06; 8:45 am]
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