Puget Sound Energy, Inc., Washington; Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Baker River Hydroelectric Project, 19494 [E6-5555]

Download as PDF wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 19494 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 72 / Friday, April 14, 2006 / Notices information filing of revised transmission Access Charges effective 3/ 1/06. Filed Date: 03/29/2006. Accession Number: 20060403–0195. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, April 19, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER95–362–022. Applicants: Stand Energy Corporation. Description: Stand Energy Corp submits its revised tariff sheets for Rate Schedule No 1 pursuant to the Commission’s 11/3/05 order. Filed Date: 03/29/2006. Accession Number: 20060331–0108. Comment Date: 5 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, April 19, 2006. Docket Numbers: ER97–2801–006; ER97–2801–008; EL05–95–000; ER03– 478–005; ER03–478–006. Applicants: PacifiCorp. Description: PacifiCorp and PPM Energy, Inc submit an updated market power analysis in compliance with the Commission’s 1/27/06 letter order. Filed Date: 03/29/2006. Accession Number: 20060331–0126. 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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 email FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–5553 Filed 4–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2150–033] Puget Sound Energy, Inc., Washington; Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Baker River Hydroelectric Project April 7, 2006. 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 license for the Baker River Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2150– 033), located on the Baker River in Whatcom and Skagit counties, Washington and has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project. The draft EIS was prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pursuant to 40 CFR 1501.6 of the National Environmental Policy Act. The Baker River Project occupies 5,207 acres of lands within the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest managed by the U.S. Forest Service. In the draft EIS, Commission staff evaluate the applicant’s proposal and the alternatives for relicensing the project. The draft EIS documents the views of governmental agencies, nongovernmental organizations, affected Indian tribes, the public, the license applicant, and Commission staff. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 30, 2006, and should reference Project No. 2150–033. 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 eLibrary 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. Copies of the draft EIS are available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Branch or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ferc.gov under 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 (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. 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. Anyone may intervene in this proceeding based on this draft EIS (18 CFR 380.10). You must file your request to intervene as specified above.1 You do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. For further information, contact Steve Hocking at (202) 502–8753 or at steve.hocking@ferc.gov. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–5555 Filed 4–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 1 Interventions may also be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See the previous discussion on filing comments electronically. E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 72 (Friday, April 14, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2150-033]


Puget Sound Energy, Inc., Washington; Notice of Availability of a 
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Baker River Hydroelectric 
Project

April 7, 2006.
    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 license for the 
Baker River Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2150-033), located on the 
Baker River in Whatcom and Skagit counties, Washington and has prepared 
a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project. The draft 
EIS was prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
pursuant to 40 CFR 1501.6 of the National Environmental Policy Act. The 
Baker River Project occupies 5,207 acres of lands within the Mt. Baker-
Snoqualmie National Forest managed by the U.S. Forest Service.
    In the draft EIS, Commission staff evaluate the applicant's 
proposal and the alternatives for relicensing the project. The draft 
EIS documents the views of governmental agencies, non-governmental 
organizations, affected Indian tribes, the public, the license 
applicant, and Commission staff.
    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 30, 2006, and should reference 
Project No. 2150-033. 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 eLibrary 
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.
    Copies of the draft EIS are available for review in the 
Commission's Public Reference Branch or may be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov under 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 (866) 208-
3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659.
    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.
    Anyone may intervene in this proceeding based on this draft EIS (18 
CFR 380.10). You must file your request to intervene as specified 
above.\1\ You do not need intervenor status to have your comments 
considered.
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    \1\ Interventions may also be filed electronically via the 
Internet in lieu of paper. See the previous discussion on filing 
comments electronically.
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    For further information, contact Steve Hocking at (202) 502-8753 or 
at steve.hocking@ferc.gov.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary. Project No. 2150-033
 [FR Doc. E6-5555 Filed 4-13-06; 8:45 am]
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