Grand River Dam Authority; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment, 9820 [E6-2706]

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

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 38 (Monday, February 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E6-2706]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2183-035--Oklahoma]


Grand River Dam Authority; Notice of Availability of 
Environmental Assessment

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, 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 toll-free 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]
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