Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments, 17085-17086 [E6-4872]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 65 / Wednesday, April 5, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. ER06–606–000 and ER06–606– 001] BlueRock Energy, Inc.; Notice of Issuance of Order wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES March 28, 2006. BlueRock Energy, Inc. (BlueRock) filed an application for market-based rate authority, with an accompanying tariff. The proposed market-based rate tariff provides for the sale of energy and capacity at market-based rates. BlueRock also requested waiver of various Commission regulations. In particular, BlueRock requested that the Commission grant blanket approval under 18 CFR Part 34 of all future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability by BlueRock. On March 27, 2006, pursuant to delegated authority, the Director, Division of Tariffs and Market Development—West, granted the request for blanket approval under Part 34. The Director’s order also stated that the Commission would publish a separate notice in the Federal Register establishing a period of time for the filing of protests. Accordingly, any person desiring to be heard or to protest the blanket approval of issuances of securities or assumptions of liability by BlueRock should file a motion to intervene or protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. 18 CFR 385.211, 385.214 (2004). Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing motions to intervene or protest is April 26, 2006. Absent a request to be heard in opposition by the deadline above, Blue Rock is authorized to issue securities and assume obligations or liabilities as a guarantor, indorser, surety, or otherwise in respect of any security of another person; provided that such issuance or assumption is for some lawful object within the corporate purposes of Blue Rock, compatible with the public interest, and is reasonably necessary or appropriate for such purposes. The Commission reserves the right to require a further showing that neither public nor private interests will be adversely affected by continued approval of the Blue Rock’s issuances of securities or assumptions of liability. Copies of the full text of the Director’s Order are available from the VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:10 Apr 04, 2006 Jkt 208001 Commission’s Public Reference Room, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Order 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 filed to access the document. 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 the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4877 Filed 4–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments March 27, 2006. Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Settlement Agreement. b. Project No.: P–2100–052. c. Date filed: March 24, 2006. d. Applicant: California Department of Water Resources. e. Name of Project: Oroville Facilities. f. Location: On the Feather River, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Butte County, California. The project boundary encompasses 5,900 acres of federal land—2,000 acres of U.S. Forest Service land and 3,900 acres owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602. h. Applicant Contact: Michael A. Swiger, Van Ness Feldman, Attorneys at Law, 1050 Thomas Jefferson St., NW., Washington, DC 20007. (209) 298–1891. i. FERC Contact: Ann-Ariel Vecchio, 888 First St., NE., Washington, DC 20426. (202) 502–6351. j. Deadline for filing comments: April 26, 2006. Reply comments due May 11, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17085 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. California Department of Water Resources (DWR) filed a settlement on behalf of itself and 51 other entities.1 The purpose of the settlement agreement is to resolve all issues that have or could have been raised by the settling parties in connection with the Commission’s issuance of a new license for the project and to establish DWR’s obligations for the protection, mitigation, and enhancement of resources affected by the project. The settlement includes provisions for river habitat improvement, fish hatchery improvements, instream flows, water quality, wildlife habitat management, recreation management, and cultural resources protection. DWR requests that the settlement become the preferred alternative in lieu of the preferred 1 The other Settling Parties include Alameda County Flood Control & Water Conservation District, Zone 7, Alameda County Water District, American Rivers, American Whitewater, Antelope Valley—East Kern Water Agency, Berry Creek Citizens Association, California Department of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Fish and Game, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California State Horsemen’s Association, California State Horsemen’s Association Region II, Castaic Lake Water Agency, Central Coast Water Agency, Chico Paddleheads, Citizens for Fair and Equitable Recreation, City of Oroville, Coachella Valley Water District, County of Kings, Crestline—Lake Arrowhead Water Agency, DC Jones, Desert Water Agency, Empire West Side Irrigation District, Feather River Low Flow Alliance, Feather River Recreation and Parks District, International Mountain Bicycling Association, Kern County Water Agency, Kon Kow Valley Band of Maidu, Lake Oroville Bicyclist Organization, Littlerock Creek Irrigation District, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Mojave Water Agency, Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, National Marine Fisheries Service, Oak Flat Water District, Oroville Area Chamber of Commerce, Oroville Downtown Business Association, Oroville Economic Development Corporation, Oroville Parks Commission, Oroville Recreation Advisory Committee, Oroville Redevelopment Agency, Oroville Rotary Club, Palmdale Water District, San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District, San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Solano County Water Agency, State Water Contractors, Inc., Town of Paradise, Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District, and United States Department of the Interior on behalf of its component bureaus. E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1 17086 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 65 / Wednesday, April 5, 2006 / Notices alternative identified in the application for new license, filed with the Commission on January 26, 2005. 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 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. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4872 Filed 4–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4875 Filed 4–4–06; 8:45 am] [Docket No. RP06–276–000] CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Company; Notice of Proposed Changes in FERC Gas Tariff Seventh Revised Sheet No. 17 Seventh Revised Sheet No. 18 Seventh Revised Sheet No. 19 Seventh Revised Sheet No. 31 Seventh Revised Sheet No. 32 wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–4876 Filed 4–4–06; 8:45 am] Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or Jkt 208001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission BILLING CODE 6717–01–P [Docket No. RP99–176–117] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America; Notice of Proposed Change in FERC Gas Tariff Federal Energy Regulatory Commission March 28, 2006. Take notice that on March 22, 2006, CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Company (CEGT) tendered for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, Sixth Revised Volume No. 1, the following revised tariff sheets to be effective May 1, 2006: 16:10 Apr 04, 2006 Any person desiring to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rule 211 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211). Protests to this filing will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Such protests must be filed in accordance with the provisions of Section 154.210 of the Commission’s regulations (18 CFR 154.210). Anyone filing a protest must serve a copy of that document on all the parties to the proceeding. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY March 28, 2006. VerDate Aug<31>2005 protests must be filed in accordance with the provisions of § 154.210 of the Commission’s regulations (18 CFR 154.210). Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible online at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP; Notice of Proposed Changes in FERC Gas Tariff Take notice that on March 21, 2006, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (Natural) tendered for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, Sixth Revised Volume No. 1, the following tariff sheets, to become effective April 1, 2006. First Revised Sheet No. 26W.35 First Revised Sheet No. 26W.36 First Revised Sheet No. 26W.37 First Revised Sheet No. 26W.38 First Revised Sheet No. 26W.39 First Revised Sheet No. 26W.40 Natural states that copies of the filing are being mailed to all parties set out on the Commission’s official service list. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Docket No. RP06–275–000] March 28, 2006. Take notice that on March 22, 2006, Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP (Panhandle) tendered for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, Third Revised Volume No. 1, the revised tariff sheets listed on Appendix A attached to the filing to become effective April 22, 2006. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 65 (Wednesday, April 5, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17085-17086]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments

March 27, 2006.
    Take notice that the following settlement agreement has been filed 
with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Settlement Agreement.
    b. Project No.: P-2100-052.
    c. Date filed: March 24, 2006.
    d. Applicant: California Department of Water Resources.
    e. Name of Project: Oroville Facilities.
    f. Location: On the Feather River, in the foothills of the Sierra 
Nevada in Butte County, California. The project boundary encompasses 
5,900 acres of federal land--2,000 acres of U.S. Forest Service land 
and 3,900 acres owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602.
    h. Applicant Contact: Michael A. Swiger, Van Ness Feldman, 
Attorneys at Law, 1050 Thomas Jefferson St., NW., Washington, DC 20007. 
(209) 298-1891.
    i. FERC Contact: Ann-Ariel Vecchio, 888 First St., NE., Washington, 
DC 20426. (202) 502-6351.
    j. Deadline for filing comments: April 26, 2006. Reply comments due 
May 11, 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. California Department of Water Resources (DWR) filed a 
settlement on behalf of itself and 51 other entities.\1\ The purpose of 
the settlement agreement is to resolve all issues that have or could 
have been raised by the settling parties in connection with the 
Commission's issuance of a new license for the project and to establish 
DWR's obligations for the protection, mitigation, and enhancement of 
resources affected by the project. The settlement includes provisions 
for river habitat improvement, fish hatchery improvements, instream 
flows, water quality, wildlife habitat management, recreation 
management, and cultural resources protection. DWR requests that the 
settlement become the preferred alternative in lieu of the preferred

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alternative identified in the application for new license, filed with 
the Commission on January 26, 2005.
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    \1\ The other Settling Parties include Alameda County Flood 
Control & Water Conservation District, Zone 7, Alameda County Water 
District, American Rivers, American Whitewater, Antelope Valley--
East Kern Water Agency, Berry Creek Citizens Association, California 
Department of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Fish 
and Game, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California 
State Horsemen's Association, California State Horsemen's 
Association Region II, Castaic Lake Water Agency, Central Coast 
Water Agency, Chico Paddleheads, Citizens for Fair and Equitable 
Recreation, City of Oroville, Coachella Valley Water District, 
County of Kings, Crestline--Lake Arrowhead Water Agency, DC Jones, 
Desert Water Agency, Empire West Side Irrigation District, Feather 
River Low Flow Alliance, Feather River Recreation and Parks 
District, International Mountain Bicycling Association, Kern County 
Water Agency, Kon Kow Valley Band of Maidu, Lake Oroville Bicyclist 
Organization, Littlerock Creek Irrigation District, Metropolitan 
Water District of Southern California, Mojave Water Agency, Napa 
County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, National 
Marine Fisheries Service, Oak Flat Water District, Oroville Area 
Chamber of Commerce, Oroville Downtown Business Association, 
Oroville Economic Development Corporation, Oroville Parks 
Commission, Oroville Recreation Advisory Committee, Oroville 
Redevelopment Agency, Oroville Rotary Club, Palmdale Water District, 
San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District, San Gabriel Valley 
Municipal Water District, San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency, Santa 
Clara Valley Water District, Solano County Water Agency, State Water 
Contractors, Inc., Town of Paradise, Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage 
District, and United States Department of the Interior on behalf of 
its component bureaus.
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    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 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. E6-4872 Filed 4-4-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P