Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington (Grant PUD); Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments, 9820-9821 [E6-2705]

Download as PDF 9820 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 38 / Monday, February 27, 2006 / Notices paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and instructions on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov under the eLibrary link. The Commission staff will consider comments made on the draft EIS in preparing a final EIS for the project, which we expect to issue in July of this year. Before the Commission makes a licensing decision, it will take into account all concerns relevant to the public interest. The final EIS will be part of the record from which the Commission will make its decision. Copies of the draft EIS are available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Branch, Room 2A, located at 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The draft EIS also may be viewed on the Internet at http://www.ferc.gov under the eLibrary link. Please call (202) 502–8822 for assistance. 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. For further information, contact Jim Fargo at (202) 502–6095 or at james.fargo@ferc.gov. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–2704 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] would not constitute a major Federal action that would significantly affect the quality of the human environment. A copy of the EA is on file with the Commission and is available for public inspection. The EA also 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 documents. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any comments on the EA should be filed within 30 days of the date of this notice and should be addressed to the Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Room 1-A, Washington, DC 20426. Please reference ‘‘Markham Ferry Project, FERC Project No. 2183–035’’ on all comments. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. For further information, contact John Ramer at (202) 502–8969. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–2706 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2114–116] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2183–035—Oklahoma] Grand River Dam Authority; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES February 17, 2006. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) regulations (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47879), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for a new license for the Markham Ferry Project (FERC No. 2183–035), located on the Grand River in Mayes County, Oklahoma, and has prepared an environmental assessment (EA). The EA contains the staff’s analysis of the potential environmental effects of relicensing the project and concludes that issuing a new license, with appropriate environmental measures, VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:15 Feb 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington (Grant PUD); Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments February 17, 2006. Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: The Priest Rapids Salmon and Steelhead Settlement Agreement. b. Project No.: P–2114–116. c. Date Filed: February 10, 2006. d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington (Grant PUD). e. Name of Project: Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the mid-Columbia River, near the city of Ellensburg, in Grant, Yakima, Kittitas, Douglas, Benton, and Chelan Counties, Washington. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602. h. Applicant Contact: William J. Madden, Jr., Attorney, Winston & Strawn LLP, 1700 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006, (202) 282–5000. i. FERC Contact: Charles Hall, (202) 502–6853, charles.hall@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for Filing Comments: March 8, 2006. Reply comments: March 20, 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. Comments 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 ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. k. Grant PUD filed the settlement agreement on behalf of themselves and NOAA Fisheries; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife; and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. The purpose of the settlement agreement is to resolve among the signatories issues regarding the relicensing of the Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project. The signatories have agreed that the settlement agreement is fair and reasonable and in the public interest. On behalf of the signatories, Grant PUD requests that the Commission approve the settlement agreement and adopt it as part of a new license without material modification. l. A copy of the settlement agreement 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 E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 38 / Monday, February 27, 2006 / Notices for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. 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. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–2705 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Notice of FERC Staff Attendance at a Meeting of PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. February 17, 2006. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hereby gives notice that members of its staff may attend the meeting noted below of the PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. The attendance by staff is part of the Commission’s ongoing outreach efforts. Regional Planning Process Working Group (RPPWG), February 24, 2006, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. (EST), Spencer Hotel, 700 King Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. The discussion may address matters at issue in the following proceedings: Docket Nos. ER05–1410 and EL05–148, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Docket No. ER06–456, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Docket No. EL06–50, American Electric Power Service Corporation. The meeting is open to the public. For additional information, contact Daniel Nowak, Office of Energy Markets and Reliability at 202–502–6607 or by email at daniel.nowak@ferc.gov. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–2703 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES [FRL–8036–8] Gulf of Mexico Program Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:15 Feb 24, 2006 SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), EPA gives notice of a meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Program (GMP) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). DATES: The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Gulf of Mexico Summit on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, from 8:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, March 29, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday, March 30, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Omni-Bayfront Hotel, 900 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, (361) 887–1600, http:// www.omnihotels.com. Jkt 208001 Gloria D. Car, Designated Federal Officer, Gulf of Mexico Program Office, Mail Code EPA/GMPO, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529–6000 at (228) 688– 2421. The proposed agenda includes the following topics: Hurricane Recovery; Coastal Growth and Development; Economic Vitality; Habitat Alterations; Public Health; and Collaborative Regional Governance. The meeting is open to the public. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: February 17, 2006. Gloria D. Car, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. E6–2728 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8037–3] RIN 2040–AB75 Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of Public Law 92–423, ‘‘The Federal Advisory Committee Act,’’ notice is hereby given of the forthcoming conference call meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (Council), established under the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 300f et seq.). The Council will listen to a report from the NDWAC’s working group on Public Education Requirements of the Lead and Copper Rule. The Council will determine whether it will make specific recommendations to EPA relating to the report from the working group. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9821 The Council meeting will be held on March 10, 2006, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: Council members teleconference into Room 2123 of the EPA East Building, which is physically located at 1201 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. A limited number of additional phone lines may be available for members of the public that are outside of the Washington DC metropolitan commuting area and are unable to attend in person. Any additional teleconferencing lines that are available will be reserved on a firstcome, first-serve basis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public that would like to attend the meeting, present an oral statement, submit a written statement in advance, or make arrangements to teleconference call into the meeting should contact Elizabeth McDermott by March 8, 2006. Ms. McDermott can be reached at (202) 564–1603; by e-mail at mcdermott.elizabeth@epa.gov, or by regular mail at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (M/C 4606M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council encourages the public’s input and will allocate 30 minutes for this purpose. To ensure adequate time for public involvement, oral statements will be limited to five minutes, and it is preferred that only one person present the statement on behalf of a group or organization. Any person who wishes to file a written statement can do so before or after a Council meeting. Written statements received prior to the meeting will be distributed to all members of the Council before any final discussion or vote is completed. Any statements received after the meeting will become part of the permanent meeting file and will be forwarded to the Council members for their information. DATES: Dated: February 21, 2006. Cynthia C. Dougherty, Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. [FR Doc. E6–2739 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8036–4] Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2004 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 38 (Monday, February 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2114-116]


Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington (Grant 
PUD); Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments

February 17, 2006.
    Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed 
with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: The Priest Rapids Salmon and Steelhead 
Settlement Agreement.
    b. Project No.: P-2114-116.
    c. Date Filed: February 10, 2006.
    d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, 
Washington (Grant PUD).
    e. Name of Project: Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the mid-Columbia River, near the city of 
Ellensburg, in Grant, Yakima, Kittitas, Douglas, Benton, and Chelan 
Counties, Washington.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602.
    h. Applicant Contact: William J. Madden, Jr., Attorney, Winston & 
Strawn LLP, 1700 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006, (202) 282-5000.
    i. FERC Contact: Charles Hall, (202) 502-6853, 
charles.hall@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for Filing Comments: March 8, 2006. Reply comments: 
March 20, 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.
    Comments 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 ``e-Filing'' link.
    k. Grant PUD filed the settlement agreement on behalf of themselves 
and NOAA Fisheries; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Washington 
Department of Fish and Wildlife; and the Confederated Tribes of the 
Colville Reservation. The purpose of the settlement agreement is to 
resolve among the signatories issues regarding the relicensing of the 
Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project. The signatories have agreed that 
the settlement agreement is fair and reasonable and in the public 
interest. On behalf of the signatories, Grant PUD requests that the 
Commission approve the settlement agreement and adopt it as part of a 
new license without material modification.
    l. A copy of the settlement agreement 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

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for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.
    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.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-2705 Filed 2-24-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P