Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene, Protests, and Comments, 37069-37070 [E6-10166]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 125 / Thursday, June 29, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions to Intervene, and Protests jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES June 22, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Application: Competing Preliminary Permit. b. Project No: 12687–000. c. Date Filed: June 14, 2006. d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County, Washington. e. Name of Project: Deception Pass Tidal Energy Project. f. Location: The project would be located in Deception Pass, between Whidbey Island and Fidalgo Island, in the Puget Sound in Skagit and Island Counties, Washington. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contacts: Mr. Steven Klein, General Manager, P.O. Box 1107, 2320 California Street, Everett, WA 98206, (425) 783–8473. i. FERC Contact: Mr. Chris Yeakel, (202)–502–8132. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene, protests and comments: 30 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. Comments, protests, and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper; see 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Please include the project number (P– 12687–000) on any comments or motions filed. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person in 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. k. Competing Application: Project No. 12663–000, Date Filed: March 31, 2006, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:03 Jun 28, 2006 Jkt 208001 Notice Issued: May 2, 2006, Due Date: July 3, 2006. l. Description of Project: The proposed project would consist of: (1) Four Tidal In Stream Energy Conversion (TISEC) devices consisting of, (2) rotating propeller blades 20 meters in diameter, (3) integrated generators, (4) anchoring systems, (5) mooring lines, and (6) interconnection transmission lines. The project is estimated to have a minimum annual generation of 20.7 gigawatthours per-year, which would be distributed by the Snohomish County Public Utility District. m. Locations of Applications: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the 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 to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 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. n. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission’s mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission. o. Proposed Scope of Studies under Permit: A preliminary permit, if issued, does not authorize construction. The term of the proposed preliminary permit would be 36 months. The work proposed under the preliminary permit would include economic analysis, preparation of preliminary engineering plans, and a study of environmental impacts. Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to construct and operate the project. p. Comments, Protests, 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, .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. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37069 q. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission’s regulations to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above-mentioned address. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application. Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper; see 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings r. Agency Comments: Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described application. A copy of the application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an agency’s comments must also be sent to the Applicant’s representatives. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–10165 Filed 6–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene, Protests, and Comments June 22, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit. b. Project No: 12688–000. c. Date filed: June 15, 2006. d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County, Washington. e. Name of Project: Rich Passage Tidal Energy Project. E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 37070 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 125 / Thursday, June 29, 2006 / Notices f. Location: The project would be located in Rich Passage in Puget Sound, Kitsap County, between the southern end of Bainbridge Island and the mainland of the State of Washington. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contacts: Mr. Steven Klein, General Manager, P.O. Box 1107, 2320 California Street, Everett, WA 98206, (425) 783–8473. i. FERC Contact: Chris Yeakel, (202) 502–8132. j. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and motions to intervene: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. The Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person in 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. k. Description of Project: The proposed project would consist of: (1) 62 Tidal In Stream Energy Conversion (TISEC) devices consisting of, (2) rotating propeller blades 10 to 20 meters in diameter, (3) integrated generators with a capacity of 22 to 68 kW, (4) anchoring systems, (5) mooring lines, and (6) interconnection transmission lines. The project is estimated to have an annual generation of 8.56 gigawatthours per-year, which would be distributed by the Snohomish County Public Utility District. l. Locations of Applications: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the 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 to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 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. Competing Preliminary Permit: Anyone desiring to file a competing application for preliminary permit for a VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:03 Jun 28, 2006 Jkt 208001 proposed project must submit the competing application itself, or a notice of intent to file such an application, to the Commission on or before the specified comment date for the particular application (see 18 CFR 4.36). Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing preliminary permit application no later than 30 days after the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing preliminary permit application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36. o. Competing Development Application: Any qualified development applicant desiring to file a competing development application must submit to the Commission, on or before a specified comment date for the particular application, either a competing development application or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent to file a development application allows an interested person to file the competing application no later than 120 days after the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing license application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36. p. Notice of Intent: 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. q. Proposed Scope of Studies Under Permit: A preliminary permit, if issued, does not authorize construction. The term of the proposed preliminary permit would be 36 months. The work proposed under the preliminary permit would include economic analysis, preparation of preliminary engineering plans, and a study of environmental impacts. Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to construct and operate the project. r. Comments, Protests, 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, .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 PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper; see 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under ‘‘e-filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. s. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, ’’COMPETING APPLICATION’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission’s regulations to: The 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 representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application. t. Agency Comments: Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described application. A copy of the application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an agency’s comments must also be sent to the Applicant’s representatives. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–10166 Filed 6–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene, Protests, and Comments June 22, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit. b. Project No: 12689–000. c. Date filed: June 15, 2006. E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


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

June 22, 2006.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No: 12688-000.
    c. Date filed: June 15, 2006.
    d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County, 
Washington.
    e. Name of Project: Rich Passage Tidal Energy Project.

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    f. Location: The project would be located in Rich Passage in Puget 
Sound, Kitsap County, between the southern end of Bainbridge Island and 
the mainland of the State of Washington.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contacts: Mr. Steven Klein, General Manager, P.O. Box 
1107, 2320 California Street, Everett, WA 98206, (425) 783-8473.
    i. FERC Contact: Chris Yeakel, (202) 502-8132.
    j. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and motions to 
intervene: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all 
intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of 
that document on each person in 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.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed project would consist of: 
(1) 62 Tidal In Stream Energy Conversion (TISEC) devices consisting of, 
(2) rotating propeller blades 10 to 20 meters in diameter, (3) 
integrated generators with a capacity of 22 to 68 kW, (4) anchoring 
systems, (5) mooring lines, and (6) interconnection transmission lines. 
The project is estimated to have an annual generation of 8.56 gigawatt-
hours per-year, which would be distributed by the Snohomish County 
Public Utility District.
    l. Locations of Applications: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the 
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 to access the document. For 
assistance, call toll-free 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. Competing Preliminary Permit: Anyone desiring to file a 
competing application for preliminary permit for a proposed project 
must submit the competing application itself, or a notice of intent to 
file such an application, to the Commission on or before the specified 
comment date for the particular application (see 18 CFR 4.36). 
Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to 
file the competing preliminary permit application no later than 30 days 
after the specified comment date for the particular application. A 
competing preliminary permit application must conform with 18 CFR 
4.30(b) and 4.36.
    o. Competing Development Application: Any qualified development 
applicant desiring to file a competing development application must 
submit to the Commission, on or before a specified comment date for the 
particular application, either a competing development application or a 
notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely 
notice of intent to file a development application allows an interested 
person to file the competing application no later than 120 days after 
the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing 
license application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30(b) and 4.36.
    p. Notice of Intent: 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.
    q. Proposed Scope of Studies Under Permit: A preliminary permit, if 
issued, does not authorize construction. The term of the proposed 
preliminary permit would be 36 months. The work proposed under the 
preliminary permit would include economic analysis, preparation of 
preliminary engineering plans, and a study of environmental impacts. 
Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide 
whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to 
construct and operate the project.
    r. Comments, Protests, 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, 
.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.
    Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically 
via the Internet in lieu of paper; see 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and 
the instructions on the Commission's Web site under ``e-filing'' link. 
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing.
    s. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``RECOMMENDATIONS 
FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS'', ``PROTEST'', ''COMPETING APPLICATION'' or 
``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', as applicable, and the Project Number of the 
particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-
named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number 
of copies provided by the Commission's regulations to: The 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 representative of the Applicant specified in the 
particular application.
    t. Agency Comments: Federal, state, and local agencies are invited 
to file comments on the described application. A copy of the 
application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If 
an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing 
comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an 
agency's comments must also be sent to the Applicant's representatives.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E6-10166 Filed 6-27-06; 8:45 am]
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