Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Additional Study Requests, and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 28318-28319 [E6-7375]

Download as PDF 28318 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 94 / Tuesday, May 16, 2006 / Notices ‘‘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 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. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–7370 Filed 5–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Additional Study Requests, and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES May 9, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: A Subsequent License. (Minor Project). b. Project No.: 946–007. c. Date Filed: April 28, 2006. d. Applicant: Hyrum City. e. Name of Project: Hyrum City Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Blacksmith Fork River in Hyrum City, Cache County, Utah. The project affects about 17.03 acres of Federal lands within the Wasatch Cache National Forest. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Dean Howard, Mayor, Hyrum City, 83 West Main Street, Hyrum, Utah 84319; (435) 245– 6033, or Ken Tuttle or Mike Wilcox, Sunrise Engineering, Inc., 25 East 500 North, Fillmore, UT 84631; (435) 743– 6151. i. FERC Contact: Gaylord Hoisington, (202) 502-6032 or gaylord.hoisington@FERC.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:41 May 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 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. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: June 27, 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. Additional study requests 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. m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The existing Hyrum City’s Hydropower Project was initially constructed in 1930–1931, after receiving an original license on November 27, 1929. The project has been licensed since that time with one amendment in 1977, and one renewal in 1981. The current license expires on April 30, 2008. The run-of-river, baseload plant operates on 85-cubic-footper-second of water diverted by a diversion dam located in Blacksmith Fork Canyon. The 3,419-foot-by-passed reach is not de-watered because the flows in the river exceeds the capacity of the plant, and during low flows, Hyrum City operates the plant at less than maximum flow to maintain a continuous flow throughout the river channel for aesthetic enjoyment in the city park that adjoins the powerhouse. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The project includes the following constructed facilities: (1) A 15-foot-high, 70-foot-long earth-fill concrete core embankment to the north, a 14-foothigh, 65-foot-long concrete spillway section, a 15-foot-high, 125-foot-long earth-fill concrete core embankment to the north which makes the total length of the dam approximately 260-foot-long; (2) a 16-foot-high, 8-foot-wide concrete intake structure with a 20-foot-high, 8foot-wide trash rack and fish ladder; (3) a 60-inch-diameter concrete penstock inlet with head gate; (4) a 3,470-footlong, 48-inch-diameter concrete penstock going into a 130-foot-long, 42inch-diameter steel penstock; (5) a 37acre-foot de-silting pond; (6) a 26-footwide, 39-foot-long, 20-foot-high brick powerhouse; (7) a 400-kilowatt Leffel horizontal shaft scroll case turbine; (8) a 100-foot, 2.4-kV underground transmission line; and (9) appurtenant facilities. The average annual generation of the project is approximately 3,083,000 kilowatt-hours and there are no proposed changes to the facilities or the current mode of operation at this time. o. 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. 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. Issue Deficiency letter—June 2006. Issue Acceptance letter—July 2006. Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments—September 2006. Request Additional Information— November 2006. Issue Scoping Document 2—January 2007. Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis—February 2007. E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 94 / Tuesday, May 16, 2006 / Notices Notice of the availability of the environmental analysis—April 2007. Ready for Commission’s decision on the application—June 2007. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–7375 Filed 5–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OW–2006–0394; FRL–8170–5] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Approval of State Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Programs; EPA ICR No. 1569.06, OMB Control No. 2040–0153 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2006. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 17, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OW–2006–0394 by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: OW-Docket@epa.gov. • Mail: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Water Docket—Mail Code 4101T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. • Hand Delivery: Office of Water Docket, Environmental Protection Agency, Public Reading Room, Room B102, EPA West Building, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20004. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation, and special VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:06 May 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW–2006– 0394. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through www.regulations.gov your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Don Waye, Assessment and Watershed Protection Division, Office of Wetlands Oceans and Watersheds, Mail Code 4503–T, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 566–1170; fax number: (202) 566–1333; e-mail address: waye.don@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: How Can I Access the Docket and/or Submit Comments? EPA has established a public docket for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA– HQ–OW–2006–0394, which is available for online viewing at www.regulations.gov, or in person viewing at the Water Docket in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28319 Public Reading Room is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Reading Room is 202–566–1744, and the telephone number for the Water Docket is 202– 566–2426. Use www.regulations.gov to obtain a copy of the draft collection of information, submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the docket ID number identified in this document. What Information Is EPA Particularly Interested in? Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA specifically solicits comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. In particular, EPA is requesting comments from very small businesses (those that employ less than 25) on examples of specific additional efforts that EPA could make to reduce the paperwork burden for very small businesses affected by this collection. What Should I Consider When I Prepare My Comments for EPA? You may find the following suggestions helpful for preparing your comments: 1. Explain your views as clearly as possible and provide specific examples. 2. Describe any assumptions that you used. 3. Provide copies of any technical information and/or data you used that support your views. 4. If you estimate potential burden or costs, explain how you arrived at the estimate that you provide. E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 94 (Tuesday, May 16, 2006)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E6-7375]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, 
Soliciting Additional Study Requests, and Establishing Procedural 
Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final 
Amendments

May 9, 2006.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: A Subsequent License. (Minor Project).
    b. Project No.: 946-007.
    c. Date Filed: April 28, 2006.
    d. Applicant: Hyrum City.
    e. Name of Project: Hyrum City Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Blacksmith Fork River in Hyrum City, Cache 
County, Utah. The project affects about 17.03 acres of Federal lands 
within the Wasatch Cache National Forest.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Dean Howard, Mayor, Hyrum City, 83 West Main 
Street, Hyrum, Utah 84319; (435) 245-6033, or Ken Tuttle or Mike 
Wilcox, Sunrise Engineering, Inc., 25 East 500 North, Fillmore, UT 
84631; (435) 743-6151.
    i. FERC Contact: Gaylord Hoisington, (202) 502-6032 or 
gaylord.hoisington@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. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's 
regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes 
that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to 
form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the 
application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person 
must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 
days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of 
the request on the applicant.
    l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for 
cooperating agency status: June 27, 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.
    Additional study requests 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.
    m. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The existing Hyrum City's Hydropower Project was initially 
constructed in 1930-1931, after receiving an original license on 
November 27, 1929. The project has been licensed since that time with 
one amendment in 1977, and one renewal in 1981. The current license 
expires on April 30, 2008. The run-of-river, base-load plant operates 
on 85-cubic-foot-per-second of water diverted by a diversion dam 
located in Blacksmith Fork Canyon. The 3,419-foot-by-passed reach is 
not de-watered because the flows in the river exceeds the capacity of 
the plant, and during low flows, Hyrum City operates the plant at less 
than maximum flow to maintain a continuous flow throughout the river 
channel for aesthetic enjoyment in the city park that adjoins the 
powerhouse.
    The project includes the following constructed facilities: (1) A 
15-foot-high, 70-foot-long earth-fill concrete core embankment to the 
north, a 14-foot-high, 65-foot-long concrete spillway section, a 15-
foot-high, 125-foot-long earth-fill concrete core embankment to the 
north which makes the total length of the dam approximately 260-foot-
long; (2) a 16-foot-high, 8-foot-wide concrete intake structure with a 
20-foot-high, 8-foot-wide trash rack and fish ladder; (3) a 60-inch-
diameter concrete penstock inlet with head gate; (4) a 3,470-foot-long, 
48-inch-diameter concrete penstock going into a 130-foot-long, 42-inch-
diameter steel penstock; (5) a 37-acre-foot de-silting pond; (6) a 26-
foot-wide, 39-foot-long, 20-foot-high brick powerhouse; (7) a 400-
kilowatt Leffel horizontal shaft scroll case turbine; (8) a 100-foot, 
2.4-kV underground transmission line; and (9) appurtenant facilities.
    The average annual generation of the project is approximately 
3,083,000 kilowatt-hours and there are no proposed changes to the 
facilities or the current mode of operation at this time.
    o. 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.
    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.

Issue Deficiency letter--June 2006.
Issue Acceptance letter--July 2006.
Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments--September 2006.
Request Additional Information--November 2006.
Issue Scoping Document 2--January 2007.
Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis--February 
2007.

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Notice of the availability of the environmental analysis--April 2007.
Ready for Commission's decision on the application--June 2007.

    Final amendments to the application must be filed with the 
Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice 
of ready for environmental analysis.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
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