Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, 19722-19723 [E6-5617]

Download as PDF 19722 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 73 / Monday, April 17, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests dsatterwhite on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES April 10, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: P–11910–002. c. Date filed: August 31, 2004. d. Applicant: Symbiotics, LLC. e. Name of Project: Applegate Dam Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Applegate River, near the town of Medford, Jackson County, Oregon. The proposed project would be located at the existing Applegate dam and reservoir, which are owned and operated by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers. The proposed project boundary would include approximately 8.3 acres of U.S. lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Brent L. Smith, Northwest Power Services, Inc. P.O. Box 535, Rigby, Idaho 83442, (208) 745– 0834. i. FERC Contact: Tim Looney, 202– 502–6096, timothy.looney@ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: We are asking Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues to cooperate with us in the preparation of the environmental document. Agencies who would like to request cooperating status should follow the instructions for filing documents described in item k below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency status: 60 days from the issuance 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 and Procedures 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:16 Apr 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 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. Motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating agency status 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. l. This application has been accepted for filing, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. m. The Applicant proposes to utilize the existing Applegate Dam, Applegate Reservoir, outlet works, and spillway, owned and operated by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers. The Applicant proposes to construct a powerhouse with an installed capacity of 10 megawatts at the area downstream from the dam. The Applicant also proposes to construct a new 15-milelong, 69-kilovolt overhead power transmission line to connect the powerhouse with a substation located at Ruch, Oregon. The average annual generation is estimated to be 44,300,000 kilowatt-hours. n. 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. 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. o. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application, a competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing development application no later than 120 days after the specified deadline date for the particular application. Applications for PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. 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. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application. When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE,’’ ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION,’’ or ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION;’’ (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 protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. The schedule given in the September 7, 2004 tendering notice is revised as follows: Issue Acceptance Letter ...... Issue Scoping Document 1 .. Request Additional Information (if necessary). Issue Scoping Document 2 (if necessary). Notice that application is ready for environmental analysis (EA). Notice of the availability of the EA. E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1 April 2006. April 2006. June 2006. July 2006. July 2006. Jan. 2007. 19723 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 73 / Monday, April 17, 2006 / Notices Ready for Commission’s decision on the application. May 2007. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–5617 Filed 4–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2230–034] City and Borough of Sitka, AK; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing, and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments dsatterwhite on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES April 10, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 2230–034. c. Date Filed: March 28, 2006. d. Applicant: City and Borough of Sitka, Alaska. e. Name of Project: Blue Lake Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Sawmill Creek, 5 miles southeast of the City of Sitka, Alaska. The project occupies land of the United States administered by the Forest Service. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Charles Walls, Utility Director, City and Borough of Sitka, 105 Jarvis Street, Sitka, AK 99835, (907) 747–4000. i. FERC Contact: Thomas Dean, (202) 502–6041 or thomas.dean@ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: We are asking Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues to cooperate with us in the preparation of the environmental document. Agencies who would like to request cooperating status should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. Deadline for requesting cooperating agency status: May 30, 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:16 Apr 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 Requests for cooperating agency status 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. l. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. m. The existing Blue Lake Project consists of one development and two units as follows: The Blue Lake development consists of: (1) A 211-foothigh, 256-foot-long concrete arch dam equipped with a 140-foot-long spillway and a release valve at the base of the dam; (2) a 1,225-acre reservoir with a normal water surface elevation of 342 feet msl; (3) a 7,110-foot-long power conduit consisting of: (a) An 11.5-footdiameter, 1,500-foot-long penstock; (b) an 84-inch-diameter, 460-foot-long penstock; (c) a 10-inch-diameter, 4,650foot-long lower penstock; (d) an 84inch-diameter, 500-foot-long penstock; (e) a 20-inch-diameter water supply tap; (f) an 84-inch-diameter butterfly valve; and (g) a 24-inch conduit drain valve; (4) a powerhouse containing two 3,000 kW generating units; (5) a 150-foot-long tailrace; (6) a 5-mile-long, 69-kV transmission line; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The Fish Valve Unit consists of: (1) A 36-inch-diameter wye penstock connected to the power conduit; (2) a powerhouse containing one 670 kW generating unit; (3) a 7,700-foot-long, 12.47-kV transmission line; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The Pulp Mill Feeder Unit consists of: (1) A 36-inch-diameter tee connected to the power conduit; (2) a 36-inchdiameter, 24-foot-long penstock; (3) a powerhouse containing one 870 kW generating unit; (4) a 470-foot-long 4.16kV transmission line; and (5) other appurtenant facilities. n. 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. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. o. With this notice, we are initiating consultation with the Alaska State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by § 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 36 CFR 800.4. p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. The Commission staff proposes to issue one environmental assessment rather than issue a draft and final EA. Comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, prescriptions, and reply comments, if any, will be addressed in an EA. Staff intends to give at least 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 license application. Issue Acceptance or Deficiency Letter. Request Additional Information, if needed. Notice Soliciting Final Terms and Conditions. Notice of the availability of the EA. Ready for Commission’s decision on the application. May 2006. May 2006. Aug. 2006. Jan. 2007. March 2007. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice soliciting final terms and conditions. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–5618 Filed 4–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application for Amendment of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests April 10, 2006. Take notice that the following application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Application for Amendment of License to Use the Project Water and Lands. b. Project No.: 405–068. c. Date Filed: March 24, 2006. d. Applicant: Susquehanna Power Company and PECO Energy Power Company. E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions 
To Intervene and Protests

April 10, 2006.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: New Major License.
    b. Project No.: P-11910-002.
    c. Date filed: August 31, 2004.
    d. Applicant: Symbiotics, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Applegate Dam Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Applegate River, near the town of Medford, 
Jackson County, Oregon. The proposed project would be located at the 
existing Applegate dam and reservoir, which are owned and operated by 
the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers. The proposed project 
boundary would include approximately 8.3 acres of U.S. lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Brent L. Smith, Northwest Power Services, 
Inc. P.O. Box 535, Rigby, Idaho 83442, (208) 745-0834.
    i. FERC Contact: Tim Looney, 202-502-6096, timothy.looney@ferc.gov.
    j. Cooperating agencies: We are asking Federal, state, local, and 
tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect 
to environmental issues to cooperate with us in the preparation of the 
environmental document. Agencies who would like to request cooperating 
status should follow the instructions for filing documents described in 
item k below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission's policy 
that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental 
document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ] 61,076 (2001).
    k. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests and 
requests for cooperating agency status: 60 days from the issuance 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 and Procedures 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.
    Motions to intervene and protests and requests for cooperating 
agency status 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.
    l. This application has been accepted for filing, but is not ready 
for environmental analysis at this time.
    m. The Applicant proposes to utilize the existing Applegate Dam, 
Applegate Reservoir, outlet works, and spillway, owned and operated by 
the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers. The Applicant proposes 
to construct a powerhouse with an installed capacity of 10 megawatts at 
the area downstream from the dam. The Applicant also proposes to 
construct a new 15-mile-long, 69-kilovolt overhead power transmission 
line to connect the powerhouse with a substation located at Ruch, 
Oregon. The average annual generation is estimated to be 44,300,000 
kilowatt-hours.
    n. 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.
    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.
    o. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application 
must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified deadline date 
for the particular application, a competing development application, or 
a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely 
notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing 
development application no later than 120 days after the specified 
deadline date for the particular application. Applications for 
preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice.
    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.
    Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance 
with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 
385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to 
take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests or motions to 
intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for 
the particular application.
    When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the 
Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' ``NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE 
COMPETING APPLICATION,'' or ``COMPETING APPLICATION;'' (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 protesting or intervening; 
and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 
through 385.2005. Agencies may obtain copies of the application 
directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to 
intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant 
specified in the particular application.
    p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: Revisions to the 
schedule will be made as appropriate. The schedule given in the 
September 7, 2004 tendering notice is revised as follows:

Issue Acceptance Letter...................  April 2006.
Issue Scoping Document 1..................  April 2006.
Request Additional Information (if          June 2006.
 necessary).
Issue Scoping Document 2 (if necessary)...  July 2006.
Notice that application is ready for        July 2006.
 environmental analysis (EA).
Notice of the availability of the EA......  Jan. 2007.

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Ready for Commission's decision on the      May 2007.
 application.
 


Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-5617 Filed 4-14-06; 8:45 am]
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