Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.; Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference, 19186-19187 [E6-5441]

Download as PDF 19186 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 71 / Thursday, April 13, 2006 / Notices Additional Information Additional information about the project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at 1–866–208–FERC or on the FERC Internet Web site (http://www.ferc.gov) 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. Finally, 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. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–5440 Filed 4–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Settlement Agreement and Soliciting Comments HSRObinson on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES April 6, 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–2195. c. Date Filed: March 30, 2006. d. Applicant: Portland General Electric Company. e. Name of Project: Clackamas River Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Clackamas River, Clackamas County, Oregon. The Project occupies some U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management Lands. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:20 Apr 12, 2006 Jkt 208001 g. Filed Pursuant to: Rule 602 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.602. h. Applicant Contact: Julie Keil, Portland General Electric Company, 121 SW., Salmon Street, Portland, Oregon 97204, Phone: 503–464–8864. i. FERC Contact: John Blair, at 202– 502–6092; e-mail john.blair@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for Filing Comments: 20 days from the notice date. Reply comments due 30 days from the notice date. 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. Portland General Electric Company filed the Settlement Agreement on behalf of the Company and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Water Resources Department, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon State Marine Board, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde, The City of Estacada, Oregon, Clackamas River Water, Sunrise Water Authority, South Fork Water Board, North Clackamas County Water Commission, Oak Lodge Water District, Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe, All Star Rafting, American Rivers, American Whitewater, Blue Sky Rafting, Clackamas River Basin Council, Destination Wilderness, Oregon Trout, The Native Fish Society, Northwest Steelheaders, Playboatingnorthwest.com, River Drifters Whitewater Tours, Trout Unlimited, and WaterWatch of Oregon. The purpose of the Settlement PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agreement is to resolve among the signatories, issues regarding the licensing of the Clackamas River Hydroelectric Project. These parties represent the major stakeholders with interests affected by the relicensing of the Project. All Parties have agreed that the Settlement is fair and reasonable and in the public interest. The signatories request that the Commission accept the Offer of Settlement 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 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. E6–5446 Filed 4–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER06–18–000] Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.; Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference April 6, 2006. As announced in the Notice of Technical Conference issued on March 17, 2006, the Commission will hold a technical conference on April 21, 2006 in the Commission Meeting Room of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC, regarding the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Inc.’s (Midwest ISO) proposed cost allocation policy, as it pertains to the degree of regional cost sharing for reliability projects at 345 kV and above, E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 71 / Thursday, April 13, 2006 / Notices pursuant to the Commission Order issued on February 3, 2006.1 Please note that the time of the conference has been changed. The technical conference will begin at 1 p.m. (EDT) and conclude at approximately 5:15 p.m. This supplemental notice provides additional information and an agenda for the conference. Members and staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission are expected to participate. The conference will be open for the public to attend and advanced registration is not required. The conference will be transcribed. A transcript of the conference will be immediately available from Ace Reporting Company ((202) 347–3700 or (800) 336–6646) for a fee. It will be available for the public on the Commission’s eLibrary system seven (7) calendar days after FERC receives the transcript. Additionally, Capitol Connection offers the opportunity for remote listening and viewing of the conference. It is available for a fee, live over the Internet, by phone or via satellite. Persons interested in receiving the broadcast or who need information on making arrangements should contact David Reininger or Julia Morelli at the Capitol Connection (703) 993–3100) for information about this service as soon as possible or visit the Capitol Connection Web site at http:// www.capitolconnection.org and click on ‘‘FERC.’’ FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please send an e-mail to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–208–1659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. For more information about the conference, please contact either Patrick Clarey at (317) 249–5937 or at patrick.clarey@ferc.gov or Eli Massey at (202) 502–8494 or at eli.massey@ferc.gov. The Commission will request that the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (Midwest ISO) and certain entities that participated in the Midwest ISO’s Regional Expansion Criteria and Benefits Task Force (RECB Task Force) present information regarding the basis for the cost allocation methodology for high voltage Baseline Reliability Projects and how the RECB Task Force established the proposal. Break: 3 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Panel 2: 3:15 p.m.–5 p.m. The Commission will invite entities outside the RECB Task Force process to express their perspectives on the proposed cost allocation methodology. The Commission seeks input as to whether the cost allocation methodology arising from the RECB Task Force for high voltage Baseline Reliability Projects is just and reasonable, and if it is not, what cost allocation methodology for high voltage Baseline Reliability Projects would produce just and reasonable results. Closing Remarks: 5 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Unless otherwise notified, panelists should limit presentations to no more than five (5) minutes. The Commissioners may ask questions at the conclusion of presentations. If time permits, the audience may also ask questions of the panelists at the conclusion of the Commissioners’ questions. Panelists wishing to distribute copies of their presentation should e-mail an electronic copy of their presentation one week prior to the conference to Patrick Clarey and Eli Massey and bring 100 or more hard copies to the conference for distribution. Any such presentation will be placed into the record for this docket. All parties to this proceeding may file comments on the technical conference by close of business on May 5, 2006. [FR Doc. E6–5441 Filed 4–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 19187 Compliance matters pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g. Audits conducted pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g, 438(b), and Title 26, U.S.C. Matters concerning participation in civil actions or proceedings or arbitration. Internal personnel rules and procedures or matters affecting a particular employee. * * * * * SPECIAL EXECUTIVE SESSION: Wednesday, April 19, 2006, 10:30 a.m. This Meeting Will Be Closed To The Public Pursuant To 11 CFR 2.4(b)(1) and 2.4(b)(2). DATE AND TIME: Thursday, April 20, 2006, at 10 a.m. PLACE: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC (Ninth Floor). STATUS: This Meeting Will Be Open To The Public. ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED: Correction and Approval of Minutes. Advisory Opinion 2006–07: Representative J.D. Hayworth on behalf of J.D. Hayworth for Congress. Advisory Opinion 2006–08: Matthew Brooks by counsel, Craig Engle. Advisory Opinion 2006–09: The American Institute for Certified Public Accountants and The American Institute for Certified Public Accountants Political Action Committee by counsel, Russell L. Smith. Advisory Opinion 2006–10: EchoStar Satellite LLC by counsel, Robert F. Bauer and Caroline P. Goodson. Advisory Opinion 2006–11: Washington Democratic State Central Committee by counsel, Marc E. Elias and Caroline P. Goodson. Advisory Opinion 2006–12: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (‘‘IAM’’) and the Transportation Communications International Union/ AM (‘‘TCU/IAM’’) by counsel, Laurence E. Gold and Michael B. Trister. Routine Administrative Matters. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Biersack, Press Office, Telephone: 202–694–1220. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION Cost Allocation Methodology for High Voltage Baseline Reliability Projects in the Midwest ISO Region Sunshine Act Meetings Previously Announced Date and Time: Monday, April 10, 2006, 10 a.m. Meeting Open to the Public. This Meeting Was Cancelled Mary W. Dove, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 06–3605 Filed 4–11–06; 8:45 am] Tuesday, April 18, 2006, 10 a.m. PLACE: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. STATUS: This Meeting Will Be Closed To The Public. ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM HSRObinson on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES April 21, 2006 Commission Technical Conference Agenda 2 DATE AND TIME: Welcome: 1 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Panel 1: 1:15 p.m.–3 p.m. 1 Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 114 FERC ¶ 61,106 (2006). 2 This agenda may change. The Commission will issue a further notice of such changes if time permits. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:20 Apr 12, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 6715–01–M Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 71 (Thursday, April 13, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. ER06-18-000]


Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.; 
Supplemental Notice of Technical Conference

April 6, 2006.
    As announced in the Notice of Technical Conference issued on March 
17, 2006, the Commission will hold a technical conference on April 21, 
2006 in the Commission Meeting Room of the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC, regarding the 
Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Inc.'s (Midwest ISO) 
proposed cost allocation policy, as it pertains to the degree of 
regional cost sharing for reliability projects at 345 kV and above,

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pursuant to the Commission Order issued on February 3, 2006.\1\
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    \1\ Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 114 
FERC ] 61,106 (2006).
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    Please note that the time of the conference has been changed. The 
technical conference will begin at 1 p.m. (EDT) and conclude at 
approximately 5:15 p.m.
    This supplemental notice provides additional information and an 
agenda for the conference. Members and staff of the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission are expected to participate. The conference will 
be open for the public to attend and advanced registration is not 
required.
    The conference will be transcribed. A transcript of the conference 
will be immediately available from Ace Reporting Company ((202) 347-
3700 or (800) 336-6646) for a fee. It will be available for the public 
on the Commission's eLibrary system seven (7) calendar days after FERC 
receives the transcript. Additionally, Capitol Connection offers the 
opportunity for remote listening and viewing of the conference. It is 
available for a fee, live over the Internet, by phone or via satellite. 
Persons interested in receiving the broadcast or who need information 
on making arrangements should contact David Reininger or Julia Morelli 
at the Capitol Connection (703) 993-3100) for information about this 
service as soon as possible or visit the Capitol Connection Web site at 
http://www.capitolconnection.org and click on ``FERC.''
    FERC conferences are accessible under section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please 
send an e-mail to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 866-208-3372 
(voice) or 202-208-1659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202-208-2106 with the 
required accommodations.
    For more information about the conference, please contact either 
Patrick Clarey at (317) 249-5937 or at patrick.clarey@ferc.gov or Eli 
Massey at (202) 502-8494 or at eli.massey@ferc.gov.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.

Cost Allocation Methodology for High Voltage Baseline Reliability 
Projects in the Midwest ISO Region

April 21, 2006 Commission Technical Conference Agenda \2\

    Welcome: 1 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
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    \2\ This agenda may change. The Commission will issue a further 
notice of such changes if time permits.
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    Panel 1: 1:15 p.m.-3 p.m.
    The Commission will request that the Midwest Independent 
Transmission System Operator, Inc. (Midwest ISO) and certain entities 
that participated in the Midwest ISO's Regional Expansion Criteria and 
Benefits Task Force (RECB Task Force) present information regarding the 
basis for the cost allocation methodology for high voltage Baseline 
Reliability Projects and how the RECB Task Force established the 
proposal.
    Break: 3 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
    Panel 2: 3:15 p.m.-5 p.m.
    The Commission will invite entities outside the RECB Task Force 
process to express their perspectives on the proposed cost allocation 
methodology. The Commission seeks input as to whether the cost 
allocation methodology arising from the RECB Task Force for high 
voltage Baseline Reliability Projects is just and reasonable, and if it 
is not, what cost allocation methodology for high voltage Baseline 
Reliability Projects would produce just and reasonable results.
    Closing Remarks: 5 p.m.-5:15 p.m.
    Unless otherwise notified, panelists should limit presentations to 
no more than five (5) minutes. The Commissioners may ask questions at 
the conclusion of presentations. If time permits, the audience may also 
ask questions of the panelists at the conclusion of the Commissioners' 
questions. Panelists wishing to distribute copies of their presentation 
should e-mail an electronic copy of their presentation one week prior 
to the conference to Patrick Clarey and Eli Massey and bring 100 or 
more hard copies to the conference for distribution. Any such 
presentation will be placed into the record for this docket. All 
parties to this proceeding may file comments on the technical 
conference by close of business on May 5, 2006.

[FR Doc. E6-5441 Filed 4-12-06; 8:45 am]
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