Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Additional Study Requests, and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments, 74516-74517 [E6-21071]

Download as PDF 74516 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 238 / Tuesday, December 12, 2006 / Notices in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010. 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, contact FERC Online Support. o. Procedural schedule: The application will be processed according to the following Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made if the Commission determines it necessary to do so: Milestone Tentative date Notice of the availability of the draft EIS ............................................................................................................................ Notice of the availability of the final EIS ............................................................................................................................. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–21070 Filed 12–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, Soliciting Additional Study Requests, and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES December 5, 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.: 2242–078. c. Date Filed: November 24, 2006. d. Applicant: Eugene Water and Electric Board. e. Name of Project: Carmen-Smith Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the McKenzie River in Lane and Linn Counties, near McKenzie Bridge, Oregon. The project occupies approximately 560 acres of the Willamette National Forest. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Randy L. Berggren, General Manager, Eugene Electric and Water Board, 500 East 4th Avenue, P.O. Box 10148, Eugene, OR 97440, (541) 484–2411. i. FERC Contact: Bob Easton, (202) 502–6045 or robert.easton@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 such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Dec 11, 2006 Jkt 211001 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 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: January 23, 2007. 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. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The Carmen-Smith Hydroelectric Project consists of two developments, the Carmen development and the Trail Bridge development. The Carmen development includes: (1) A 25-foothigh, 2,100-foot-long, and 10-foot-wide earthen Carmen diversion dam with a concrete weir spillway, (2) a 11,380foot-long by 9.5-foot-diameter concrete Carmen diversion tunnel located on the right abutment of the spillway, (3) a 235-foot-high, 1,100-foot-long, and 15foot-wide earthen Smith diversion dam with a gated Ogee spillway, (4) a 7,275foot-long by 13.5 foot-diameter concretelined Smith power tunnel, (5) a 1,160foot-long by 13-foot-diameter steel underground Carmen penstock, (6) a 86- PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 June 2007. November 2007. foot-long by 79-foot-wide Carmen powerhouse, (7) two Francis turbines each with a generating capacity of 52.25 megawatts (MW) for a total capacity of 104.50 MW, (8) a 19-mile, 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that connects the Carmen powerhouse to the Bonneville Power Administration’s Cougar-Eugene transmission line, and (9) appurtenant facilities. The Trail Bridge development includes: (1) A 100-foot-high, 700-footlong, and 24-foot-wide earthen Trail Bridge dam section with a gated Ogee spillway, (2) a 1,000-foot-long and 20foot-wide emergency spillway section, (3) a 300-foot-long by 12-foot-diameter concrete penstock at the intake that narrows to a diameter of 7 feet, (4) a 66foot-long by 61-foot-wide Trail Bridge powerhouse, (5) one Kaplan turbine with a generating capacity of 9.975 MW, and (6) a one-mile, 11.5-kV distribution line that connects the Trail Bridge powerhouse to the Carmen powerhouse. 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 email 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 Oregon 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. E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 238 / Tuesday, December 12, 2006 / Notices q. 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. Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary) ............................................................................................................................... Issue Acceptance Letter ..................................................................................................................................................... Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments ........................................................................................................................ Hold Scoping Meetings ..................................................................................................................................................... Request Additional Information (if necessary) ................................................................................................................ Issue Scoping Document 2 ................................................................................................................................................ Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis ............................................................................................. Notice of the availability of the draft EA ......................................................................................................................... Initiate 10(j) process (if necessary) ................................................................................................................................... Notice of the availability of the final EA ......................................................................................................................... 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. E6–21071 Filed 12–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 925–010] City of Ottumwa, Iowa; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES December 5, 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 scoping comments: January 4, 2007. 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 require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Dec 11, 2006 Jkt 211001 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. Scoping comments 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 ‘‘eFiling’’ link. k. This application 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 Taintor gates and one bascule gate; (2) a powerhouse 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. n. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74517 January 2007. April 2007. May 2007. June 2007. August 2007. August 2007. August 2007. February 2008. April 2008. August 2008. pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. o. Scoping Process—The Commission staff intends to prepare a single Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Ottumwa Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA will consider both site-specific and cumulative environmental impacts and reasonable alternatives to the proposed action. Commission staff do not propose to conduct any on-site scoping meetings at this time. Instead, we are soliciting comments, recommendations, and information, on the Scoping Document (SD) issued on December 1, 2006. Copies of the SD outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the EA were distributed to the parties on the Commission’s mailing list and the applicant’s service list. Copies of the SD may be viewed on the web 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 1–866–208–3676 or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–21072 Filed 12–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Compliance Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions to Intervene, and Protests December 5, 2006. Take notice that the following recreation usage report has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection: a. Application Type: Recreation Usage Report. b. Project No: 9690–082. c. Date Filed: March 31, 2005. d. Applicant: Mirant, NY–Gen. LLC. E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission, 
Soliciting Additional Study Requests, and Establishing Procedural 
Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final 
Amendments

December 5, 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.: 2242-078.
    c. Date Filed: November 24, 2006.
    d. Applicant: Eugene Water and Electric Board.
    e. Name of Project: Carmen-Smith Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the McKenzie River in Lane and Linn Counties, near 
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon. The project occupies approximately 560 acres 
of the Willamette National Forest.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Randy L. Berggren, General Manager, Eugene 
Electric and Water Board, 500 East 4th Avenue, P.O. Box 10148, Eugene, 
OR 97440, (541) 484-2411.
    i. FERC Contact: Bob Easton, (202) 502-6045 or 
robert.easton@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 such requests 
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 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: January 23, 2007.
    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. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    n. The Carmen-Smith Hydroelectric Project consists of two 
developments, the Carmen development and the Trail Bridge development. 
The Carmen development includes: (1) A 25-foot-high, 2,100-foot-long, 
and 10-foot-wide earthen Carmen diversion dam with a concrete weir 
spillway, (2) a 11,380-foot-long by 9.5-foot-diameter concrete Carmen 
diversion tunnel located on the right abutment of the spillway, (3) a 
235-foot-high, 1,100-foot-long, and 15-foot-wide earthen Smith 
diversion dam with a gated Ogee spillway, (4) a 7,275-foot-long by 13.5 
foot-diameter concrete-lined Smith power tunnel, (5) a 1,160-foot-long 
by 13-foot-diameter steel underground Carmen penstock, (6) a 86-foot-
long by 79-foot-wide Carmen powerhouse, (7) two Francis turbines each 
with a generating capacity of 52.25 megawatts (MW) for a total capacity 
of 104.50 MW, (8) a 19-mile, 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line that 
connects the Carmen powerhouse to the Bonneville Power Administration's 
Cougar-Eugene transmission line, and (9) appurtenant facilities.
    The Trail Bridge development includes: (1) A 100-foot-high, 700-
foot-long, and 24-foot-wide earthen Trail Bridge dam section with a 
gated Ogee spillway, (2) a 1,000-foot-long and 20-foot-wide emergency 
spillway section, (3) a 300-foot-long by 12-foot-diameter concrete 
penstock at the intake that narrows to a diameter of 7 feet, (4) a 66-
foot-long by 61-foot-wide Trail Bridge powerhouse, (5) one Kaplan 
turbine with a generating capacity of 9.975 MW, and (6) a one-mile, 
11.5-kV distribution line that connects the Trail Bridge powerhouse to 
the Carmen powerhouse.
    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 Oregon 
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.

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    q. 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.

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Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)..  January 2007.
Issue Acceptance Letter.................  April 2007.
Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments...  May 2007.
Hold Scoping Meetings...................  June 2007.
Request Additional Information (if        August 2007.
 necessary).
Issue Scoping Document 2................  August 2007.
Notice of application is ready for        August 2007.
 environmental analysis.
Notice of the availability of the draft   February 2008.
 EA.
Initiate 10(j) process (if necessary)...  April 2008.
Notice of the availability of the final   August 2008.
 EA.
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    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. E6-21071 Filed 12-11-06; 8:45 am]
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