Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests, 47200-47201 [E6-13364]

Download as PDF 47200 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 16, 2006 / Notices (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–13430 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–13370 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] [Project No. 405–068] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Susquehanna Power Company and PECO Energy Power Company; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission August 9, 2006. [Project No. 459–128] Union Electric Company, dba AmerenUE; Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Assessment August 8, 2006. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47897), the Office of Energy Projects’ staff has reviewed the application for new license for the Osage Project, located on the Osage River in south central Missouri, and has prepared a final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the project. In the final EA, Commission staff analyzed the potential environmental effects of relicensing the project and concluded that issuing a new license for the project, with appropriate environmental measures, would not constitute a major Federal action that would significantly affect the quality of the human environment. A copy of the final EA is available for review 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. You may 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 any other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–13363 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:24 Aug 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47879), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed an application for non-project use of project lands and waters and has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for public review. The licensees seek Commission approval to permit use of the Conowingo Hydroelectric Project, FERC No. 405, reservoir and lands to withdraw and discharge water. The EA analyzes the environmental impacts of the proposed water withdrawal and discharge. The project is located on the Susquehanna River in Hartford and Cecil Counties in Maryland, and York and Lancaster Counties in Pennsylvania. The EA was written by staff in the Office of Energy Projects, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission). A copy of the EA is attached to a Commission order titled ‘‘Order Modifying and Approving NonProject Use of Project Lands and Waters’’ issued August 8, 2006 and is available for review at the Commission 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 documents. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or tollfree at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Any comments on the EA should be filed within 30 days from the issuance date of this notice, and should be addressed to the Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1–A, Washington, DC 20426. Please affix ‘‘Conowingo Project No. 405–068’’ to all comments. Comments may be filed electronically via Internet in lieu of paper filings. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.20011(a)(1) (iii) and the PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests August 8, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Major License. b. Project No.: 12429–001. c. Date filed: August 1, 2006. d. Applicant: Clark Canyon Hydro, LLC. e. Name of Project: Clark Canyon Dam Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Beaverhead River, 18 miles southwest of the Town of Dillon, Beaverhead County, Montana. The project would occupy 3.5 acres of Federal land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Brent L. Smith, Northwest Power Services, Inc., P.O. Box 535, Rigby, ID 83442, (208) 745– 0834 or Dr. Vincent Lamarra, Ecosystems Research Institute, Inc., 975 South State Highway, Logan, UT 84321. i. FERC Contact: Dianne Rodman, (202) 502–6077, Dianne.rodman@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 comments 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 E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 16, 2006 / Notices 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: 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. 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. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The proposed project would utilize the existing Bureau of Reclamation’s Clark Canyon dam, and would consist of the following new facilities: (1) A steel liner in the existing 9-foot-diameter concrete outlet conduit; (2) a new outlet gate structure; (3) a 9-foot-diameter steel penstock bifurcating into an 8-foot diameter and a 6-foot diameter steel penstock directing flow to the turbine units about 70 feet from the bifurcation; (4) a powerhouse containing two generating units with a combined capacity of 4.75 megawatts; (5) a 300foot-long access road; (6) a switchyard; (7) about 0.1 mile of transmission line connecting the project to the local utility’s transmission system; and (8) about 11 miles of existing transmission line that would be upgraded. The average annual generation is estimated to be 16.5 gigawatthours. 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 e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:24 Aug 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 p. With this notice, we are initiating consultation with the Montana State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by § 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 36 CFR, at § 800.4. q. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Deficiency Letter: September 2006. Issue Acceptance Letter: December 2006. Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments: January 2007. Request Additional Information: March 2007. Issue Scoping Document 2: April 2007. Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis: April 2007. Notice of the availability of the EA: October 2007. Ready for Commission’s decision on the application: January 2008. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–13364 Filed 8–15–06; 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 8, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Amendment of license to upgrade the installed capacity. b. Project No: 2077–055. c. Date Filed: June 27, 2006. d. Applicant: TransCanada Hydro Northeast, Inc. e. Name of Project: Fifteen Mile Falls. f. Location: The project is located on the Connecticut River near the Town of Littleton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, and Caledonia County, Vermont. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r. h. Applicant Contact: Mr. John Ragonese, TransCanada Northeast, Inc., 4 Park Street, Suite 402, Concord, NH 03301–3260. Tel: (603) 225–3260. i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47201 Vedula Sarma at (202) 502–6190 or vedula.sarma@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing comments and/ or motions: September 8, 2006. k. Description of Filing: TransCanada Northeast, Inc. proposes to replace turbine runners at the Comerford Development of the project. The project consists of three developments: the Moore, Comerford and McIndoes developments with a current authorized installed capacity of 291,360 kilowatts (kW) and total hydraulic capacity of 37,400 cfs. The licensee proposes to replace existing four turbine runners of the Comerford Development in two phases. Phase 1 involves immediate replacement of turbine runner of Unit 1, and in phase 2 the turbine runners of the remaining three units would be replaced over a period of four years. The proposed changes would increase the project’s total installed capacity by 28,600 kW and the hydraulic capacity would be reduced from 37,400 cfs to 37,235 cfs. 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. 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 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. 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 E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and 
Soliciting Additional Study Requests

August 8, 2006.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Major License.
    b. Project No.: 12429-001.
    c. Date filed: August 1, 2006.
    d. Applicant: Clark Canyon Hydro, LLC.
    e. Name of Project: Clark Canyon Dam Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Beaverhead River, 18 miles southwest of the 
Town of Dillon, Beaverhead County, Montana. The project would occupy 
3.5 acres of Federal land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Brent L. Smith, Northwest Power Services, 
Inc., P.O. Box 535, Rigby, ID 83442, (208) 745-0834 or Dr. Vincent 
Lamarra, Ecosystems Research Institute, Inc., 975 South State Highway, 
Logan, UT 84321.
    i. FERC Contact: Dianne Rodman, (202) 502-6077, 
Dianne.rodman@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 comments 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

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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: 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.
    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. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The proposed project would utilize the existing Bureau of 
Reclamation's Clark Canyon dam, and would consist of the following new 
facilities: (1) A steel liner in the existing 9-foot-diameter concrete 
outlet conduit; (2) a new outlet gate structure; (3) a 9-foot-diameter 
steel penstock bifurcating into an 8-foot diameter and a 6-foot 
diameter steel penstock directing flow to the turbine units about 70 
feet from the bifurcation; (4) a powerhouse containing two generating 
units with a combined capacity of 4.75 megawatts; (5) a 300-foot-long 
access road; (6) a switchyard; (7) about 0.1 mile of transmission line 
connecting the project to the local utility's transmission system; and 
(8) about 11 miles of existing transmission line that would be 
upgraded. The average annual generation is estimated to be 16.5 
gigawatthours.
    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. With this notice, we are initiating consultation with the 
Montana State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by 
Sec.  106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the regulations of 
the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 36 CFR, at Sec.  800.4.
    q. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule 
will be made as appropriate.
    Issue Deficiency Letter: September 2006.
    Issue Acceptance Letter: December 2006.
    Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments: January 2007.
    Request Additional Information: March 2007.
    Issue Scoping Document 2: April 2007.
    Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis: April 
2007.
    Notice of the availability of the EA: October 2007.
    Ready for Commission's decision on the application: January 2008.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-13364 Filed 8-15-06; 8:45 am]
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