City of Ottumwa, IA; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, 45817-45818 [E6-13060]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 154 / Thursday, August 10, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application and Soliciting Comments, Motions to Intervene, and Protests rwilkins on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES August 2, 2006. Take notice that the following application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Shoreline Management Plan. b. Project No: 2576–083. c. Date Filed: July 27, 2006. d. Applicant: Northeast Generation Company (NGC). e. Name of Project: Housatonic River Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project is located on the Housatonic River, in Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven Counties, Connecticut. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Robert Gates, Station Manager—Connecticut Hydro, 143 West St., Ext. Suite E, New Milford, CT 06776, (860) 355–6527. i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Isis Johnson at (202) 502–6346, or by E-mail: Isis.Johnson@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments: September 1, 2006. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Ms. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DHAC, PJ–12.1, 888 First Street, NE., Washington DC 20426. Please include the project number (2576–083) on any comments or motions filed. 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 ‘‘eFiling’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. k. Description of Proposal: NGC, licensee for the Housatonic River Project, submitted a Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) as required by the project license. The proposed SMP provides for the maintenance of safe public access to lake shorelines and riverfront lands and waters, as well as for the stewardship and development of shoreline/riverfront areas. The SMP also contains provisions to promote the conservation of land and water-related resources, in addition to promoting education and public awareness of resource protection and management programs. The SMP also includes VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:27 Aug 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 guidelines for permitting new and existing structures on project lands, and a fee schedule to recover the administrative costs of implementing the permitting program. l. This filing 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 call toll-free 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, call (202) 502–8659. 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, 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, 385.211, 385.214. 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 all 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. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application. p. 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. E6–13049 Filed 8–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45817 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 925–010] City of Ottumwa, IA; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests August 3, 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 License. b. Project No.: P–925–010. c. Date Filed: April 26, 2006. d. Applicant: City of Ottumwa, Iowa. e. Name of Project: Ottumwa Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Des Moines River in the City of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. The project does not occupy Federal lands. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Richard Wilcox, Ottumwa Water and Hydro, 230 Turner Drive, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501, (641) 684– 4606. i. FERC Contact: Tim Konnert, (202) 502–6359 or timothy.konnert@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: October 2, 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. 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 whose name appears on 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. Motions to intervene and protests may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See CFR 385.2001 (a) (1) (iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. k. This application has been accepted, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The existing Ottumwa Project consists of: (1) An 18-foot-high dam with a 641-foot-long spillway section equipped with eight tainter gates and one bascule gate; (2) a powerhouse E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 45818 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 154 / Thursday, August 10, 2006 / Notices integral to the dam containing three generating units, unit 1 and unit 3 each rated at 1,000 kW and unit 2 rated at 1,250 kW; (3) a 125-acre reservoir with a normal water surface elevation of 638.5 feet msl; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The applicant estimates that the average annual generation would be 10,261,920 kilowatt hours using the three generating units with a combined capacity of 3,250 kW. m. 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/esubscribenow.htm to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application. All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘PROTEST’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. o. 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. The Commission staff VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:27 Aug 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 proposes to issue one environmental assessment rather than issue a draft and final EA. Comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, prescriptions, and reply comments, if any, will be addressed in the EA. Staff intends to give at least 30 days for entities to comment on the EA before final action is taken on the license application. Issue Scoping Document for Comments: August 2006. Notice of application ready for environmental analysis: November 2006. Notice of the availability of the EA: March 2007. Ready for Commission’s decision on the Application: May 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. E6–13060 Filed 8–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application for Amendment of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests August 3, 2006. Take notice that the following application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Amendment of license to increase the installed capacity. b. Project No.: 2330–063. c. Date Filed: July 3, 2006. d. Applicant: Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P. e. Name of Project: Lower Raquette River Project. f. Location: The Lower Raquette River Project is located on the Raquette River in the towns of Potsdam and Norwood in St. Lawrence County, New York. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Samuel Hirschey, P.E., Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P., 225 Greenfield Parkway, Suite 201, Liverpool, New York, 13088, telephone: (315) 413–2790. i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Ms. Linda Stewart at (202) 502–6680, or email address: linda.stewart@ferc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: September 5, 2006. 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 Request: Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P. proposes to increase the installed capacity of the Lower Raquette River Project by replacing the existing turbine in the powerhouse of each of the four developments: Norwood, East Norfolk, Norfolk, and Raymondville. The proposed turbine upgrades would facilitate a change at all four developments from the existing store and release mode of operation to a runof-river mode of operation. The total installed capacity of the project would increase from 12.0 megawatts to 18.5 megawatts and the total hydraulic capacity of the project would increase from 6,625 cubic feet per second to 8,503 cubic feet per second. Additionally, Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P. proposes to accelerate the implementation of the one-inch clear spacing trashracks and fish movement flow at the Norwood development from 2010 (pursuant to the April 22, 1998, Raquette River Settlement Agreement) to 2007. The licensee also proposes to install upstream eel passage at all four developments. 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. Information about 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. 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, 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. E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 925-010]


City of Ottumwa, IA; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing 
and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests

August 3, 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 License.
    b. Project No.: P-925-010.
    c. Date Filed: April 26, 2006.
    d. Applicant: City of Ottumwa, Iowa.
    e. Name of Project: Ottumwa Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Des Moines River in the City of Ottumwa, 
Wapello County, Iowa. The project does not occupy Federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Richard Wilcox, Ottumwa Water and Hydro, 230 
Turner Drive, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501, (641) 684-4606.
    i. FERC Contact: Tim Konnert, (202) 502-6359 or 
timothy.konnert@ferc.gov.
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: October 
2, 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.
    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 whose name appears on 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.
    Motions to intervene and protests may be filed electronically via 
the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filings. See CFR 385.2001 (a) (1) (iii) and the instructions 
on the Commission's Web site (http://www.ferc.gov) under the 
``eFiling'' link.
    k. This application has been accepted, but is not ready for 
environmental analysis at this time.
    l. The existing Ottumwa Project consists of: (1) An 18-foot-high 
dam with a 641-foot-long spillway section equipped with eight tainter 
gates and one bascule gate; (2) a powerhouse

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integral to the dam containing three generating units, unit 1 and unit 
3 each rated at 1,000 kW and unit 2 rated at 1,250 kW; (3) a 125-acre 
reservoir with a normal water surface elevation of 638.5 feet msl; and 
(4) appurtenant facilities. The applicant estimates that the average 
annual generation would be 10,261,920 kilowatt hours using the three 
generating units with a combined capacity of 3,250 kW.
    m. 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/
esubscribenow.htm to be notified via e-mail of new filings and 
issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, 
contact FERC Online Support.
    n. Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in 
accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 
CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate 
action to take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests 
or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified 
deadline date for the particular application.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE''; (2) set forth in the heading 
the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to 
which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone 
number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise 
comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. 
Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the 
applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served 
upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular 
application.
    o. 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. The Commission 
staff proposes to issue one environmental assessment rather than issue 
a draft and final EA. Comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, 
prescriptions, and reply comments, if any, will be addressed in the EA. 
Staff intends to give at least 30 days for entities to comment on the 
EA before final action is taken on the license application.

    Issue Scoping Document for Comments: August 2006.
    Notice of application ready for environmental analysis: November 
2006.
    Notice of the availability of the EA: March 2007.
    Ready for Commission's decision on the Application: May 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. E6-13060 Filed 8-9-06; 8:45 am]
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