Notice of Application for Amendment of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests, 47201-47202 [E6-13365]

Download as PDF 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 47202 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 16, 2006 / Notices 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. 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 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. q. 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 at http://www.ferc.gov under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–13365 Filed 8–15–06; 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 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES August 9, 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.: 12700–000. c. Date filed: June 8, 2006. d. Applicant: Georges C. St Laurent, Jr. e. Name of Project: St Laurent Land and Cattle Company. f. Location: On a 1500 acre private ranch in Jackson County, Oregon. The water is from the Nichols Gap Creek and VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:24 Aug 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 an irrigation district owned by Eagle Point Irrigation District. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Richard Enloe, Enloe & Associates, Inc., 2350 Ave. G, White City, OR 97503, (541) 826–9422, Ext. 1016, E-mail enloe2@earthlink.net. i. FERC Contact: Patricia W. Gillis at (202) 502–8735. 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 the following two developments: The Lower Development (1) An existing channel, (2) a proposed intake structure, (3) a proposed underground 4,300-foot-long, 48-inch-diameter steel penstock, (4) a proposed powerhouse containing one generating unit with an installed capacity of 600-kilowatts, (5) a proposed 4,500-foot-long, 12.47 kilovolt transmission line, and (6) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 2,623 gigawatt-hours, which would be sold to a local utility. The Upper Development (1) An existing channel, (2) a proposed intake structure, (3) a proposed underground 1,450-foot-long 36-inch-diameter steel penstock, (4) a proposed powerhouse containing one generating unit with an installed capacity of 400-kilowatts, (5) a proposed 1,450-foot-long 12.47 kilowatt transmission line, and appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an average annual generation of 1,352 gigawatt-hours, which would be sold to a local utility. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 158 (Wednesday, August 16, 2006)]
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[Pages 47201-47202]
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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 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 e-mail 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

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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. 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 
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.
    q. 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 at http://www.ferc.gov 
under the ``e-Filing'' link.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-13365 Filed 8-15-06; 8:45 am]
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