City of Seattle, Washington; Notice of Scoping Meetings and Site Visits, 37065-37066 [E6-10125]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 125 / Thursday, June 29, 2006 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Docket Numbers: PH06–77–000. Applicants: Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. Description: Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. submits its notification of exemption on Form FERC–65A. Filed Date: June 14, 2006. Accession Number: 20060615–0336. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 5, 2006. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. It is not necessary to separately intervene again in a subdocket related to a compliance filing if you have previously intervened in the same docket. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. In reference to filings initiating a new proceeding, interventions or protests submitted on or before the comment deadline need not be served on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St., NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceedings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also 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 dockets(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:03 Jun 28, 2006 Jkt 208001 (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–10129 Filed 6–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2144–035-Washington] City of Seattle, Washington; Notice of Scoping Meetings and Site Visits June 19, 2006. a. Type of Filings: Notice of Intent to File License Applications for New License and Pre-Application Document. b. Project Nos.: 2144–035. c. Dated Filed: May 5, 2006. d. Submitted By: Seattle City Light (SCL). e. Name of Project: Boundary Hydroelectric Project No. 2144. f. Locations: The Boundary Hydroelectric Project is located on Pend Oreille River about 10 miles north of Metaline Falls in Pend Oreille County, Washington. The Tacoma Project occupies lands of the Colville National Forest and lands managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission’s Regulations. h. Applicant Contact: Barbara Greene, SCL Boundary Relicensing Program Lead, Seattle City Light, P.O. Box 34023, Seattle, Washington 98124–4023; (206) 615–1091. i. FERC Contact: David Turner (202) 502–6091 or via e-mail at david.turner@ferc.gov. j. SCL filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD) for the Boundary Project, including proposed process plans and schedules, with the Commission pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. k. Copies of the PAD and Scoping Document 1 (SD1) are available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site (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 paragraph h. Register online at http://ferc.gov/ esubscribenow.htm to be notified via e- PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37065 mail of new filings and issuances related to these or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. l. With this notice, we are notifying interested parties of the scoping meetings and site visit and soliciting comments on SD1. A future notice will be issued soliciting comments on the PAD and study requests (see paragraph n below). All comments on SD1 should be sent to the address above in paragraph h. In addition, all comments and all communications to Commission staff related to the merits of the potential application (original and eight copies) must be filed with the Commission at the following address: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. All filings with the Commission relevant to the Boundary Hydroelectric Project must include on the first page, the project name, (Boundary Hydroelectric Project) and number (P– 2144–035), and bear the heading, as appropriate, ‘‘Comments on Scoping Document 1.’’ Any individual or entity interested in commenting on SD1 must do so by September 1, 2006. Comments on SD1 and other permissible forms of communications with the Commission 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. m. Although our current intent is to prepare a draft and final environmental assessment (EA), there is a possibility that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be required. Nevertheless, this meeting will satisfy the NEPA scoping requirements, irrespective of whether an EA or EIS is issued by the Commission. Scoping Meetings We will hold two scoping meetings for the project at the times and places noted below. The daytime meetings will focus on resource agency, Indian tribes, and non-governmental organization concerns, while the evening meetings are primarily for receiving input from the public. We invite all interested individuals, organizations, Indian tribes, and agencies to attend one or all of the meetings, and to assist staff in identifying particular study needs, as well as the scope of environmental issues to be addressed in the environmental document. The times and locations of these meetings are as follows: E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1 37066 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 125 / Thursday, June 29, 2006 / Notices Daytime Scoping Meeting Date and Time: July 18, 2006, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m (PST) Location: Quality Inn Oakwood (Room is Cascade C), 7919 North Division Street, Spokane, Washington, 99208. Nighttime Scoping Meeting Date and Time: July 19, 2006, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (MST). Location: Cutter Theater, 302 Park Street, Metaline Falls, Washington, 99153. For Directions: Contact Barbara Greene at (206) 615–1091. SD1, which outlines the subject areas to be addressed in the environmental document, has been mailed to the individuals and entities on the Commission’s mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at the scoping meetings, or may be viewed on the Web at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Follow the directions for accessing information in paragraph k. Depending on the extent of comments received, a Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may or may not be issued. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Site Visits SCL will conduct a site visit of the project on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at 1:00. All participants should meet at SCL’s Boundary Dam forebay recreation site parking lot at 12:30. All participants are responsible for their own transportation. Those interested in participating in site visit must notify Mary Pat DiLeva of their intent at marypat.dileva@seattle.gov by June 30, 2006. Anyone with questions about the site visits (or for directions) should contact Mary Pat DiLeva. Scoping Meeting Objectives At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Present the proposed list of issues to be addressed in the EA; (2) review and discuss existing conditions and resource agency management objectives; (3) review and discuss existing information and identify preliminary information and study needs; (4) review and discuss the process plan and schedule for prefiling activity that incorporates the time frames provided for in Part 5 of the Commission’s regulations and, to the extent possible, maximizes coordination of Federal, state, and tribal permitting and certification processes; and (5) discuss requests by any Federal or state agency or Indian tribe acting as a cooperating agency for development of an environmental document. Meeting participants should come prepared to discuss their issues and/or concerns. Please review the PreApplication Document in preparation VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:03 Jun 28, 2006 Jkt 208001 for the scoping meetings. Directions on how to obtain a copy of the PAD and SD1 are included in item k of this notice. Scoping Meeting Procedures The scoping meetings will be recorded by a stenographer and will become part of the formal Commission records for the projects. n. A separate notice solicitating comments on the PAD and study requests will be issued by July 5, 2006. That notice will set the date for filing comments on the PAD and study requests (September 1, 2006) in accordance with Commission regulations and the proposed process plan. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–10125 Filed 6–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application for Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests June 19, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters. b. Project No.: 271–094. c. Date filed: May 26, 2006. d. Applicant: Entergy Arkansas, Inc. e. Name of Project: Carpenter & Remmel Dams. f. Location: Lake Hamilton on the Quachita River, Garland and Hot Springs Counties, Arkansas. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. W. Henry Jones, Manager Hydro Operations, Entergy Fossil Operations, Lake Catherine/Hydro/Lynch, 141 West County Line Road, Malvern, AR 72104, Telephone (501) 844–2148. i. FERC Contact: John K. Novak, Telephone (202) 502–6076, e-mail john.novak@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: July 17, 2006. k. Description of Proposal: Entergy, Arkansas, Inc. is requesting Commission approval to authorize the City of Hot Springs (City) to increase its water withdrawal to 30 million gallons per day (MGD) from Lake Hamilton for PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 municipal use. Currently the City is authorized to withdraw 20 MGD from Lake Hamilton. Under the current proposal the City would be allowed to withdraw up to 30 MGD in a single day, not to exceed an average of 20 MGD within a rolling 3-month period. This proposal would require no new construction or alteration of the existing water withdrawal facilities. l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission’s Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502–8371. This filing may also 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 (p-271) to access the document. You may also register online at http://ferc.gov/docsfiling/esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1–866–208–3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov; for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above. m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. n. Comments, Protest, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, and .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments 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 comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must bear in capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers (P–271–094). 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. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 125 (Thursday, June 29, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2144-035-Washington]


City of Seattle, Washington; Notice of Scoping Meetings and Site 
Visits

June 19, 2006.
    a. Type of Filings: Notice of Intent to File License Applications 
for New License and Pre-Application Document.
    b. Project Nos.: 2144-035.
    c. Dated Filed: May 5, 2006.
    d. Submitted By: Seattle City Light (SCL).
    e. Name of Project: Boundary Hydroelectric Project No. 2144.
    f. Locations: The Boundary Hydroelectric Project is located on Pend 
Oreille River about 10 miles north of Metaline Falls in Pend Oreille 
County, Washington. The Tacoma Project occupies lands of the Colville 
National Forest and lands managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land 
Management.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR part 5 of the Commission's 
Regulations.
    h. Applicant Contact: Barbara Greene, SCL Boundary Relicensing 
Program Lead, Seattle City Light, P.O. Box 34023, Seattle, Washington 
98124-4023; (206) 615-1091.
    i. FERC Contact: David Turner (202) 502-6091 or via e-mail at 
david.turner@ferc.gov.
    j. SCL filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD) for the Boundary 
Project, including proposed process plans and schedules, with the 
Commission pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission's regulations.
    k. Copies of the PAD and Scoping Document 1 (SD1) are available for 
review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed 
on the Commission's Web site (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 
paragraph h.
    Register online at http://ferc.gov/esubscribenow.htm to be notified 
via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to these or other 
pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.
    l. With this notice, we are notifying interested parties of the 
scoping meetings and site visit and soliciting comments on SD1. A 
future notice will be issued soliciting comments on the PAD and study 
requests (see paragraph n below). All comments on SD1 should be sent to 
the address above in paragraph h. In addition, all comments and all 
communications to Commission staff related to the merits of the 
potential application (original and eight copies) must be filed with 
the Commission at the following address: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. All filings with the Commission relevant to the 
Boundary Hydroelectric Project must include on the first page, the 
project name, (Boundary Hydroelectric Project) and number (P-2144-035), 
and bear the heading, as appropriate, ``Comments on Scoping Document 
1.'' Any individual or entity interested in commenting on SD1 must do 
so by September 1, 2006.
    Comments on SD1 and other permissible forms of communications with 
the Commission 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. Although our current intent is to prepare a draft and final 
environmental assessment (EA), there is a possibility that an 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be required. Nevertheless, 
this meeting will satisfy the NEPA scoping requirements, irrespective 
of whether an EA or EIS is issued by the Commission.

Scoping Meetings

    We will hold two scoping meetings for the project at the times and 
places noted below. The daytime meetings will focus on resource agency, 
Indian tribes, and non-governmental organization concerns, while the 
evening meetings are primarily for receiving input from the public. We 
invite all interested individuals, organizations, Indian tribes, and 
agencies to attend one or all of the meetings, and to assist staff in 
identifying particular study needs, as well as the scope of 
environmental issues to be addressed in the environmental document. The 
times and locations of these meetings are as follows:

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Daytime Scoping Meeting

    Date and Time: July 18, 2006, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m (PST)
    Location: Quality Inn Oakwood (Room is Cascade C), 7919 North 
Division Street, Spokane, Washington, 99208.

Nighttime Scoping Meeting

    Date and Time: July 19, 2006, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (MST).
    Location: Cutter Theater, 302 Park Street, Metaline Falls, 
Washington, 99153.
    For Directions: Contact Barbara Greene at (206) 615-1091.
    SD1, which outlines the subject areas to be addressed in the 
environmental document, has been mailed to the individuals and entities 
on the Commission's mailing list. Copies of SD1 will be available at 
the scoping meetings, or may be viewed on the Web at http://
www.ferc.gov, using the ``eLibrary'' link. Follow the directions for 
accessing information in paragraph k. Depending on the extent of 
comments received, a Scoping Document 2 (SD2) may or may not be issued.

Site Visits

    SCL will conduct a site visit of the project on Wednesday, July 19, 
2006 at 1:00. All participants should meet at SCL's Boundary Dam 
forebay recreation site parking lot at 12:30. All participants are 
responsible for their own transportation. Those interested in 
participating in site visit must notify Mary Pat DiLeva of their intent 
at marypat.dileva@seattle.gov by June 30, 2006. Anyone with questions 
about the site visits (or for directions) should contact Mary Pat 
DiLeva.

Scoping Meeting Objectives

    At the scoping meetings, staff will: (1) Present the proposed list 
of issues to be addressed in the EA; (2) review and discuss existing 
conditions and resource agency management objectives; (3) review and 
discuss existing information and identify preliminary information and 
study needs; (4) review and discuss the process plan and schedule for 
pre-filing activity that incorporates the time frames provided for in 
Part 5 of the Commission's regulations and, to the extent possible, 
maximizes coordination of Federal, state, and tribal permitting and 
certification processes; and (5) discuss requests by any Federal or 
state agency or Indian tribe acting as a cooperating agency for 
development of an environmental document.
    Meeting participants should come prepared to discuss their issues 
and/or concerns. Please review the Pre-Application Document in 
preparation for the scoping meetings. Directions on how to obtain a 
copy of the PAD and SD1 are included in item k of this notice.

Scoping Meeting Procedures

    The scoping meetings will be recorded by a stenographer and will 
become part of the formal Commission records for the projects.
    n. A separate notice solicitating comments on the PAD and study 
requests will be issued by July 5, 2006. That notice will set the date 
for filing comments on the PAD and study requests (September 1, 2006) 
in accordance with Commission regulations and the proposed process 
plan.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-10125 Filed 6-27-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P