South Carolina Public Service Authority; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement, 40091 [E6-11181]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 135 / Friday, July 14, 2006 / Notices Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on July 28, 2006. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–11179 Filed 7–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. RP06–427–000] Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Company; Notice of Tariff Filing July 7, 2006. Take notice that on July 5, 2006, Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Company (Williston Basin) tendered for filing as part of its FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume No. 1, the following tariff sheets, to become effective August 4, 2006: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Second Revised Sheet No. 504 Second Revised Sheet No. 530 Second Revised Sheet No. 604 Third Revised Sheet No. 628 Third Revised Sheet No. 629 Third Revised Sheet No. 653 Second Revised Sheet No. 686 Original Sheet No. 686A Third Revised Sheet No. 727 Fifth Revised Sheet No. 738 Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–11177 Filed 7–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Williston Basin states that this filing seeks to revise Williston Basin’s Form of Service Agreements to clarify that a specific date or triggering event may be used as the date when service begins under the agreement. Further, if a triggering event is used as the Effective Date, the Termination Date of the agreement may be based on a specific length of time starting at the Effective Date. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing 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). 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. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed in accordance with the provisions of section 154.210 of the Commission’s regulations (18 CFR 154.210). Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:44 Jul 13, 2006 protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘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. Jkt 208001 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 199–205] South Carolina Public Service Authority; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement July 7, 2006. On March 15, 2004, the South Carolina Public Service Authority (Public Service) filed an application for a new license for the continued operation of the 134.52-megawatt Santee Cooper Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 199–205). The project is located on the Santee and Cooper Rivers in Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg, and Sumter Counties, South Carolina. The project does not occupy any Federal lands. In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Commission’s regulations, Commission staff held public scoping meetings for the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric Project on May 17, 2005, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, and on May 18, 2005, in Manning, South Carolina. Additionally, Commission staff held an agency scoping meeting on May 19, 2005, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Commission staff, state, Federal, and local agencies, and the PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40091 public participated in the meetings. These scoping meetings were used to define the issues and alternatives addressed in Public Service’s application. Based on comments received, since the scoping meeting, Commission staff has determined that licensing the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric Project could constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. Therefore, staff intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project. The staff’s EIS will objectively consider both site-specific and cumulative environmental impacts of the project and reasonable alternatives, and will include economic and engineering analyses. A draft EIS will be issued and circulated for review by all interested parties. All comments filed on the draft EIS will be analyzed by the staff and considered in the final EIS. The staff’s conclusions and recommendations will be available for the consideration of the Commission in reaching its final licensing decision. This notice informs all interested individuals, organizations, and agencies with environmental expertise and concerns, that: (1) The Commission staff has decided to prepare an EIS; and (2) the scoping conducted on the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric Project by Commission staff and comments filed with the Commission on the application will be taken into account in the EIS. Any questions regarding this notice may be directed to Monte Terhaar at (202) 502–6035, or via e-mail at monte.terhaar@ferc.gov. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–11181 Filed 7–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions July 6, 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: 11910–002. c. Date Filed: August 31, 2004. d. Applicant: Symbiotics, LLC. E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 135 (Friday, July 14, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 40091]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-11181]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 199-205]


South Carolina Public Service Authority; Notice of Intent To 
Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement

July 7, 2006.
    On March 15, 2004, the South Carolina Public Service Authority 
(Public Service) filed an application for a new license for the 
continued operation of the 134.52-megawatt Santee Cooper Hydroelectric 
Project (FERC No. 199-205). The project is located on the Santee and 
Cooper Rivers in Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg, and Sumter 
Counties, South Carolina. The project does not occupy any Federal 
lands.
    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and 
the Commission's regulations, Commission staff held public scoping 
meetings for the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric Project on May 17, 2005, 
in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, and on May 18, 2005, in Manning, 
South Carolina. Additionally, Commission staff held an agency scoping 
meeting on May 19, 2005, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Commission 
staff, state, Federal, and local agencies, and the public participated 
in the meetings. These scoping meetings were used to define the issues 
and alternatives addressed in Public Service's application.
    Based on comments received, since the scoping meeting, Commission 
staff has determined that licensing the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric 
Project could constitute a major federal action significantly affecting 
the quality of the human environment. Therefore, staff intends to 
prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project.
    The staff's EIS will objectively consider both site-specific and 
cumulative environmental impacts of the project and reasonable 
alternatives, and will include economic and engineering analyses.
    A draft EIS will be issued and circulated for review by all 
interested parties. All comments filed on the draft EIS will be 
analyzed by the staff and considered in the final EIS. The staff's 
conclusions and recommendations will be available for the consideration 
of the Commission in reaching its final licensing decision.
    This notice informs all interested individuals, organizations, and 
agencies with environmental expertise and concerns, that: (1) The 
Commission staff has decided to prepare an EIS; and (2) the scoping 
conducted on the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric Project by Commission 
staff and comments filed with the Commission on the application will be 
taken into account in the EIS.
    Any questions regarding this notice may be directed to Monte 
Terhaar at (202) 502-6035, or via e-mail at monte.terhaar@ferc.gov.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-11181 Filed 7-13-06; 8:45 am]
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