Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 16148-16149 [E6-4646]

Download as PDF 16148 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 61 / Thursday, March 30, 2006 / Notices If you have any questions about the Coast Guard’s safety and security assessment or its Letter of Recommendation process, contact Lieutenant Andy Meyers or Charlie Johnson at Marine Safety Unit Savannah, (912) 652–4353 or (912) 652– 4180 (fax). 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 http://www.ferc.gov/ esubscribenow.htm. Public meetings or site visits will be posted on the Commission’s calendar located at http://www.ferc.gov/ EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx along with other related information. Finally, SNG has established an Internet Web site for this project at http://www.elba3.com. The Web site includes a description of the project, additional maps of the project area, and answers to frequently asked questions. You can also request additional information or provide comments directly to SNG at (800) 793–4514. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4654 Filed 3–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2145–060] Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, WA (Chelan PUD); Notice of Settlement Agreement, Soliciting Comments, and New Procedural Schedule cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES March 23, 2006. Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Final Comprehensive Settlement Agreement. b. Project No.: P–2145–060. c. Date Filed: March 20, 2006. d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, Washington (Chelan PUD). e. Name of Project: Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project (Project). f. Location: On the mid-Columbia River, near the city of Wenatchee, in VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:18 Mar 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 Chelan and Douglas Counties, Washington. g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602. h. Applicant Contact: Gregg Carrington, Director of Hydro Services, 327 N. Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, (509) 661–4178, gregg@chelanpud.org. i. FERC Contact: Kim A. Nguyen, (202) 502–6105, kim.nguyen@ferc.gov. j. The deadline for filing comments on the Settlement Agreement is 20 days from the date of this notice, or April 12, 2006. The deadline for filing reply comments is 30 days from the date of this notice, or April 24, 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. Chelan PUD filed the settlement agreement on behalf of themselves and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Washington Department of Ecology, the U.S. National Park Service, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the City of Entiat, the Entiat Coalition, and Alcoa Power Generating, Inc. The purpose of the settlement agreement is to resolve among the signatories issues regarding the relicensing of the Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project. The signatories have agreed that the settlement agreement is fair and reasonable and in the public interest. On behalf of the signatories, Chelan 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:// PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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. m. We are modifying our processing schedule for the relicensing of the Project. The schedule given in our Notice on January 30, 2006 is replaced with the following schedule: Target Date: Issue Final Environmental Impact Statement July, 2006; Ready for Commission Action October, 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4593 Filed 3–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests March 24, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric applications have been filed with the Commission and are available for public inspection: a. Type of Applications: Preliminary Permit (Competing). b. Applicants, Project Numbers, and Dates Filed: Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company LLC filed the application for Project No. 12642–000 on January 25, 2006. Yadkin Hydropower LLC filed the application for Project No. 12651–000 on February 9, 2006. c. Name of the Project: W. Kerr Scott Hydroelectric Project. The project would be located on the Yadkin River in Wilkes County, North Carolina. It would use the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) existing W. Kerr Scott Dam. d. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. e. Applicants Contacts: For Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company: M. Clifford Phillips, Wilkesboro E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 61 / Thursday, March 30, 2006 / Notices Hydroelectric Company, 150 North Miller Road Suite 450C, Failawn, Ohio 44333, phone (330)–869–8151. For Yadkin Hydropower LCC: Mr. Kevin Edwards, 1000 C&N Smith Mill Road, Stoneville, North Carolina 27048, phone (336)–427–2136. f. FERC Contact: Chris Yeakel, (202) 502–8132. g. Deadline for Filing Comments, Protests, and Motions to Intervene: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. 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 in 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. h. Description of Projects: The project proposed by Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company would use the Corps’ W. Kerr Scott Dam and would consist of: (1) A proposed powerhouse containing 2 generating units with a total installed capacity of 4 megawatts , (2) one proposed 10-foot-diameter steel penstock, (3) a proposed transmission line, and (4) appurtenant facilities. The Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company’s W. Kerr Scott Project would have an average annual generation of 19 gigawatt-hours and would be sold to a local utility. The project proposed by Yadkin Hydropwer, LLC would use the Corps’ W. Kerr Scott Dam and would consist of: (1) A proposed powerhouse containing 2 generating units with a total installed capacity of 5 megawatts, (2) one proposed 11.5-foot-diameter steel penstock, (3) a proposed transmission line, and (4) appurtenant facilities. The Yadkin Hydropower LCC W. Kerr Scott Project would have an average annual generation of 21.2 gigawatt-hours and would be sold to a local utility. i. Locations of Applications: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE, Room 2A, Washington DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also 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, call toll-free 1–866–208–3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:32 Mar 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. j. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. k. Competing Preliminary Permit: Anyone desiring to file a competing application for preliminary permit for a proposed project must submit the competing application itself, or a notice of intent to file such an application, to the Commission on or before the specified comment date for the particular application (see 18 CFR 4.36). Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing preliminary permit application no later than 30 days after the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing preliminary permit application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36. l. Competing Development Application: Any qualified development applicant desiring to file a competing development application must submit to the Commission, on or before a specified comment date for the particular application, either a competing development application or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent to file a development application allows an interested person to file the competing application no later than 120 days after the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing license application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36. m. Notice of Intent: A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit, if such an application may be filed, either a preliminary permit application or a development application (specify which type of application). A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. n. Proposed Scope of Studies under Permit: A preliminary permit, if issued, does not authorize construction. The term of the proposed preliminary permit would be 36 months. The work proposed under the preliminary permit would include economic analysis, preparation of preliminary engineering plans, and a study of environmental impacts. Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to construct and operate the project. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16149 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, .211, .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. 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 under ‘‘efiling’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. 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. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission’s regulations to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. 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. E6–4646 Filed 3–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting 
Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

March 24, 2006.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric applications have been 
filed with the Commission and are available for public inspection:
    a. Type of Applications: Preliminary Permit (Competing).
    b. Applicants, Project Numbers, and Dates Filed:
    Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company LLC filed the application for 
Project No. 12642-000 on January 25, 2006.
    Yadkin Hydropower LLC filed the application for Project No. 12651-
000 on February 9, 2006.
    c. Name of the Project: W. Kerr Scott Hydroelectric Project. The 
project would be located on the Yadkin River in Wilkes County, North 
Carolina. It would use the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) 
existing W. Kerr Scott Dam.
    d. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    e. Applicants Contacts: For Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company: M. 
Clifford Phillips, Wilkesboro

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Hydroelectric Company, 150 North Miller Road Suite 450C, Failawn, Ohio 
44333, phone (330)-869-8151. For Yadkin Hydropower LCC: Mr. Kevin 
Edwards, 1000 C&N Smith Mill Road, Stoneville, North Carolina 27048, 
phone (336)-427-2136.
    f. FERC Contact: Chris Yeakel, (202) 502-8132.
    g. Deadline for Filing Comments, Protests, and Motions to 
Intervene: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    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 in 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.
    h. Description of Projects: The project proposed by Wilkesboro 
Hydroelectric Company would use the Corps' W. Kerr Scott Dam and would 
consist of: (1) A proposed powerhouse containing 2 generating units 
with a total installed capacity of 4 megawatts , (2) one proposed 10-
foot-diameter steel penstock, (3) a proposed transmission line, and (4) 
appurtenant facilities. The Wilkesboro Hydroelectric Company's W. Kerr 
Scott Project would have an average annual generation of 19 gigawatt-
hours and would be sold to a local utility.
    The project proposed by Yadkin Hydropwer, LLC would use the Corps' 
W. Kerr Scott Dam and would consist of: (1) A proposed powerhouse 
containing 2 generating units with a total installed capacity of 5 
megawatts, (2) one proposed 11.5-foot-diameter steel penstock, (3) a 
proposed transmission line, and (4) appurtenant facilities. The Yadkin 
Hydropower LCC W. Kerr Scott Project would have an average annual 
generation of 21.2 gigawatt-hours and would be sold to a local utility.
    i. Locations of Applications: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the 
Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street NE, Room 2A, 
Washington DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also 
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, 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.
    j. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    k. Competing Preliminary Permit: Anyone desiring to file a 
competing application for preliminary permit for a proposed project 
must submit the competing application itself, or a notice of intent to 
file such an application, to the Commission on or before the specified 
comment date for the particular application (see 18 CFR 4.36). 
Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to 
file the competing preliminary permit application no later than 30 days 
after the specified comment date for the particular application. A 
competing preliminary permit application must conform with 18 CFR 
4.30(b) and 4.36.
    l. Competing Development Application: Any qualified development 
applicant desiring to file a competing development application must 
submit to the Commission, on or before a specified comment date for the 
particular application, either a competing development application or a 
notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely 
notice of intent to file a development application allows an interested 
person to file the competing application no later than 120 days after 
the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing 
license application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36.
    m. Notice of Intent: A notice of intent must specify the exact 
name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective 
applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to 
submit, if such an application may be filed, either a preliminary 
permit application or a development application (specify which type of 
application). A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) 
named in this public notice.
    n. Proposed Scope of Studies under Permit: A preliminary permit, if 
issued, does not authorize construction. The term of the proposed 
preliminary permit would be 36 months. The work proposed under the 
preliminary permit would include economic analysis, preparation of 
preliminary engineering plans, and a study of environmental impacts. 
Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide 
whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to 
construct and operate the project.
    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, .211, 
.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.
    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 under ``e-filing'' link. 
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing.
    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. Any of the above-named documents must be filed 
by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the 
Commission's regulations to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. 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. E6-4646 Filed 3-29-06; 8:45 am]
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