Alternatives Unlimited, Inc.; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions, 15408-15409 [E6-4463]

Download as PDF 15408 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 28, 2006 / Notices using the eLibrary link. 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 also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission now offers a free service called eSubscription which 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. Go to http:// www.ferc.gov/esubscribenow.htm. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4471 Filed 3–27–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission March 22, 2006. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project Nos. 2978–005, 2979–006, and 2980–007—Michigan] Traverse City Light & Power; Notice of Availability of Environment Assessment March 21, 2006. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, WA; Notice of Intent To Hold Public Meetings DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s regulations, the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application requesting the Commission’s authorization to surrender the license for the Brown Bridge Project (FERC Project No. 2978) and exemptions for the Boardman Dam Project (FERC Project No. 2979) and the Sabin Dam Project (FERC Project No. 2980). These projects are located on the Boardman River in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. An environmental assessment (EA) has been prepared. In the EA, the Commission’s staff concludes that approval of the subject surrender of license and exemptions would not produce any significant adverse environmental impacts, consequently the proposal would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. 15:19 Mar 27, 2006 Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4465 Filed 3–27–06; 8:45 am] [Project No. 2114–116 Washington] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 A copy of the EA is attached to a Commission order titled ‘‘Order Approving Conditional Surrender of License and Exemptions’’, issued March 17, 2006, and is available at 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 numbers (P–2978, or P–2979 or P–2980) in the docket field to access the document. For assistance, call (202) 502–8222 or (202) 502–8659 (for TTY). Jkt 208001 In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for a new license for the Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project No. 2114–116, located on the mid-Columbia River, near the city of Ellensburg, in portions of Grant, Yakima, Kittitas, Douglas, Benton, and Chelan Counties, Washington, and issued a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project on February 28, 2006. Copies of the draft EIS are available for review at the Commission’s Public Reference Branch, Room 2A, located at 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426 or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov under the e-Library link by entering the docket number, P–2114, in the e-Library docket number field. For assistance, e-mail FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. You are invited to attend either one or both of two public meetings that will be held to receive comments on the draft EIS. The time and location of the meetings are as follows: Date: April 19, 2006. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Time: 2:30 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. (PST). Place: Moses Lake Convention Center. Address: 1475 Nelson Rd., NE., Moses Lake, WA 98837. At these meetings, resource agency personnel and other interested persons will have the opportunity to provide oral and written comments and recommendations regarding the draft EIS. The meetings will be recorded by a court reporter, and all statements (verbal and written) will become part of the Commission’s public record for the project. These meetings are posted on the Commission’s calendar located at http://www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/ EventsList.aspx along with other related information. Whether or not you attend one of these meetings, you are invited to submit written comments on the draft EIS. Comments should be filed with Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. All comments must be filed by May 2, 2006, and should reference Project No. 2114–116. 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 instructions on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov under the ‘‘e-Library’’ link. The Commission staff will consider comments made on the draft EIS in preparing a final EIS for the project. 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. For further information, contact Charles Hall at (202) 502–6853 or at charles.hall@ferc.gov. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4452 Filed 3–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12608–000] Alternatives Unlimited, Inc.; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions March 21, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 15409 cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 28, 2006 / Notices with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Exemption from Licensing. b. Project No.: 12608–000. c. Date filed: August 15, 2005. d. Applicant: Alternatives Unlimited, Inc. e. Name of Project: Alternatives Hydro Power Project. f. Location: On the Mumford River, in the Town of Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. The project would not use Federal land. g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705 and 2708. h. Applicant Contact: Kathleen D. Hervol. Beals and Thomas, Inc. Reservoir Corporate Center, 144 Turnpike Road (Route 9), Southborough, MA 01772–2104, (508) 366–0560. i. FERC Contact: Stefanie Harris, (202) 502–6653 or stefanie.harris@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions is May 22, 2006; reply comments are due 105 days from the 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 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 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 at this time. l. Description of Project: The Alternatives Hydro Power Project would consist of: (1) The existing 127-foot-long by 15.5-foot-high Ring Shop Dam consisting of a concrete 9.5-foot-high spillway topped with 2.5-foot-high flashboards, a waste gate, and two inlet structures located at the north and south ends of the spillway; (2) an existing 1.3acre reservoir enlarged to 2 acres with a normal full pond elevation of 285.1 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:19 Mar 27, 2006 Jkt 208001 feet above mean sea level; (3) a restored 8-foot-wide head gated intake structure; (4) a new 23-foot by 6-foot metal service platform (to be enclosed for a future powerhouse) located at the south side of the dam containing three generating units with a total installed capacity of 45 kilowatts; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The restored project would have an average annual generation of 340 megawatt-hours. 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/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. n. Procedural schedule: The Commission staff proposes to issue one Environmental Assessment (EA) rather than issuing a draft and final EA. Staff intends to allow 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 exemption application. The application will be processed according PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the schedule, but revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate: Action Notice of the availability of the EA. Ready for Commission decision on the application. Date August 2006. October 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4463 Filed 3–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12629–000] Corriveau Hydroelectric Project; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions March 21, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: 5–MW Exemption. b. Project No.: 12629–000. c. Date filed: December 7, 2005. d. Applicant: F & B Wood Corp. e. Name of Project: Corriveau Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Swift River, near the town of Mexico, Oxford County, Maine. This project does not occupy federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705, 2708. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. James D. Sysko, Small Hydro East, 524 Jim’s Drive, Newry, Maine 04261. (207) 824– 3244. i. FERC Contact: Michael Spencer, (202) 502–6093, encer@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions: 19, 2006. All reply comments must be filed with the Commission within 105 days from the 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 E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 59 (Tuesday, March 28, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15408-15409]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-4463]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 12608-000]


Alternatives Unlimited, Inc.; Notice of Application Ready for 
Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, 
Recommendations, and Prescriptions

March 21, 2006.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed

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with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Exemption from Licensing.
    b. Project No.: 12608-000.
    c. Date filed: August 15, 2005.
    d. Applicant: Alternatives Unlimited, Inc.
    e. Name of Project: Alternatives Hydro Power Project.
    f. Location: On the Mumford River, in the Town of Northbridge, 
Worcester County, Massachusetts. The project would not use Federal 
land.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 
1978, 16 U.S.C. 2705 and 2708.
    h. Applicant Contact: Kathleen D. Hervol. Beals and Thomas, Inc. 
Reservoir Corporate Center, 144 Turnpike Road (Route 9), Southborough, 
MA 01772-2104, (508) 366-0560.
    i. FERC Contact: Stefanie Harris, (202) 502-6653 or 
stefanie.harris@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions, and prescriptions is May 22, 2006; reply comments are due 
105 days from the 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 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 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 at this time.
    l. Description of Project: The Alternatives Hydro Power Project 
would consist of: (1) The existing 127-foot-long by 15.5-foot-high Ring 
Shop Dam consisting of a concrete 9.5-foot-high spillway topped with 
2.5-foot-high flashboards, a waste gate, and two inlet structures 
located at the north and south ends of the spillway; (2) an existing 
1.3-acre reservoir enlarged to 2 acres with a normal full pond 
elevation of 285.1 feet above mean sea level; (3) a restored 8-foot-
wide head gated intake structure; (4) a new 23-foot by 6-foot metal 
service platform (to be enclosed for a future powerhouse) located at 
the south side of the dam containing three generating units with a 
total installed capacity of 45 kilowatts; and (5) appurtenant 
facilities. The restored project would have an average annual 
generation of 340 megawatt-hours.
    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.
    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/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.
    n. Procedural schedule: The Commission staff proposes to issue one 
Environmental Assessment (EA) rather than issuing a draft and final EA. 
Staff intends to allow 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 exemption application. The application 
will be processed according to the schedule, but revisions to the 
schedule may be made as appropriate:

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                 Action                                Date
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Notice of the availability of the EA....  August 2006.
Ready for Commission decision on the      October 2006.
 application.
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Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-4463 Filed 3-27-06; 8:45 am]
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