Duke Power, a Division of Duke Energy Corporation; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment, 19884 [E6-5732]

Download as PDF 19884 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 74 / Tuesday, April 18, 2006 / Notices [Project No. 2503–086—South Carolina] regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed an application for non-project use of project lands and waters at the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2503), and has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed nonproject use. The project is located on the Little and Keowee Rivers in Oconee and Pickens Counties, South Carolina. In the application, Duke Power (licensee) requests Commission authorization to lease two parcels of project land to Crescent Communities S.C, LLC, and the Waterside Crossing Owners Association, Inc. (applicants) for the construction and operation of: (1) Two marinas consisting of a total of 12 cluster docks with 117 total boat slips; (2) a boat pump-out station; and (3) an irrigation intake. The proposed facilities would serve the residents of Waterside Crossing subdivision, located on a cove on Lake Keowee in Oconee County, South Carolina. No dredging is proposed for this development. The EA contains the Commission staff’s analysis of the probable environmental impacts of the proposal, and concludes that approving the licensee’s application, with staff’s recommended environmental measures, would not constitute a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. The EA is attached to a Commission order titled ‘‘Order Modifying and Approving Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters,’’ which was issued April 7, 2006, and is available for review and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426. The EA may also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘elibrary’’ link. Enter the dock number (prefaced by P–), 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, contact (202) 502–8659. Duke Power, a Division of Duke Energy Corporation; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–5732 Filed 4–17–06; 8:45 am] April 11, 2006. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Owners Association and Crescent Communities S.C., LLC 6.54 acres of project land for a commercial/ residential marina. The proposed marina would consist of: (1) Three cluster docks with eight boat docking locations each, and one cluster dock with six boat docking locations for Waterford Ridge; (2) one cluster dock with fourteen boat docking locations, and two cluster docks with eight boat docking locations each for Waterford Farms; and (3) nine cluster docks with ten boat docking locations each for Waterford Pointe. The marina’s docks would provide a total of 150 boat docking locations for the residents of the Waterford Communities. The EA contains the Commission staff’s analysis of the probable environmental impacts of the proposal, and concludes that approving the licensee’s application, with staff’s recommended environmental measures, would not constitute a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. The EA is attached to a Commission order titled ‘‘Order Modifying and Approving Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters,’’ which was issued April 7, 2006, and is available for review and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426. The EA may also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘elibrary’’ link. Enter the dock number (prefaced by P–), 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, contact (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–5731 Filed 4–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY hsrobinson on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES Federal Energy Regulatory Commission In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:13 Apr 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2150–033] Puget Sound Energy, Inc., Washington; Notice of Intent To Hold Public Meetings for the Baker River Hydroelectric Project April 11, 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 project occupies 5,207 acres of lands within the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest managed by the U.S. Forest Service. 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 are invited to attend one or both public meetings we are holding to receive comments on the draft EIS. The time and location of these meetings are: Date: Monday, May 1, 2006. Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (pst). Place: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District Office in Seattle, Washington. Address: 4735 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Washington. Room: Galaxy Meeting Room. Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2006. Time: 6 p.m.–9 p.m. (pst). Place: Best Western Cotton Tree Inn. Address: 2300 Market Street, Mt. Vernon, Washington. At these meetings, resource agency personnel and other interested persons will have the opportunity to provide oral and written comments and recommendations regarding the draft EIS. The meetings will be recorded by a court reporter, and all statements (verbal and written) will become part of the Commission’s public record for the project. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 74 (Tuesday, April 18, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 19884]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-5732]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2503-086--South Carolina]


Duke Power, a Division of Duke Energy Corporation; Notice of 
Availability of Environmental Assessment

April 11, 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 an application for non-project use of 
project lands and waters at the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project 
(FERC No. 2503), and has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for 
the proposed non-project use. The project is located on the Little and 
Keowee Rivers in Oconee and Pickens Counties, South Carolina.
    In the application, Duke Power (licensee) requests Commission 
authorization to lease two parcels of project land to Crescent 
Communities S.C, LLC, and the Waterside Crossing Owners Association, 
Inc. (applicants) for the construction and operation of: (1) Two 
marinas consisting of a total of 12 cluster docks with 117 total boat 
slips; (2) a boat pump-out station; and (3) an irrigation intake. The 
proposed facilities would serve the residents of Waterside Crossing 
subdivision, located on a cove on Lake Keowee in Oconee County, South 
Carolina. No dredging is proposed for this development. The EA contains 
the Commission staff's analysis of the probable environmental impacts 
of the proposal, and concludes that approving the licensee's 
application, with staff's recommended environmental measures, would not 
constitute a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality 
of the human environment.
    The EA is attached to a Commission order titled ``Order Modifying 
and Approving Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters,'' which was 
issued April 7, 2006, and is available for review and reproduction at 
the Commission's Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, 
NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426. The EA may also be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``elibrary'' 
link. Enter the dock number (prefaced by P-), 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, contact (202) 502-8659.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-5732 Filed 4-17-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P