Locust Ridge Wind Farm, LLC; Notice of Issuance of Order, 75959 [E6-21552]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 243 / Tuesday, December 19, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ER07–195–000] Locust Ridge Wind Farm, LLC; Notice of Issuance of Order hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES December 12, 2006. Locust Ridge Wind Farm, LLC (Locust Ridge) filed an application for marketbased rate authority, with an accompanying rate schedule. The proposed market-based rate schedule provides for the sale of energy, capacity and ancillary services at market-based rates. Locust Ridge also requested waivers of various Commission regulations. In particular, Locust Ridge requested that the Commission grant blanket approval under 18 CFR part 34 of all future issuances of securities and assumptions of liability by Locust Ridge. On December 12, 2006, pursuant to delegated authority, the Director, Division of Tariffs and Market Development—West, granted the requests for blanket approval under Part 34. The Director’s order also stated that the Commission would publish a separate notice in the Federal Register establishing a period of time for the filing of protests. Accordingly, any person desiring to be heard or to protest the blanket approvals of issuances of securities or assumptions of liability by Locust Ridge should file a motion to intervene or protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. 18 CFR 385.211, 385.214 (2004). Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing motions to intervene or protest is January 11, 2007. Absent a request to be heard in opposition by the deadline above, Locust Ridge is authorized to issue securities and assume obligations or liabilities as a guarantor, indorser, surety, or otherwise in respect of any security of another person; provided that such issuance or assumption is for some lawful object within the corporate purposes of Locust Ridge, compatible with the public interest, and is reasonably necessary or appropriate for such purposes. The Commission reserves the right to require a further showing that neither public nor private interests will be adversely affected by continued approvals of Locust Ridge’s issuance of securities or assumptions of liability. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Dec 18, 2006 Jkt 211001 Copies of the full text of the Director’s Order are available from the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Order 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 filed to access the document. 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 ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–21552 Filed 12–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No.CP06–433–001] Northern Natural Gas Company; Notice of Application December 12, 2006. Take notice that on December 6, 2006, Northern Natural Gas Company (Northern), 1111 South 103rd Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68124, filed in Docket No. CP06–433–001, an application pursuant to sections 7 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and Part 157 of the Commission’s Regulations, for authorization to amend the authorization requested in Docket No. CP06–433–000, filed August 29, 2006, in order to construct and operate two new town border station (TBS) facilities, with appurtenances, to be located in Clay and Sioux Counties in Iowa, in order to use the compression and resulting capacity created on Northern’s West Leg pipeline segment of its Market Area facilities, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. This filing is accessible online 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. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75959 In its application, Northern asserts that with the installation of the proposed facilities, Northern will utilize an additional 12,100 Dth/day of capacity created by the Palmyra Northern Expansion facilities and that this peak day entitlement has been subscribed to by new customers. Northern is requesting approval for rolled-in rate treatment of the expansion costs. The facilities constitute part of the second discrete stand-alone project under the umbrella of the Northern Lights expansion project.1 The estimated capital cost for the facilities proposed herein is $885,000. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Michael T. Loeffler, Director, Certificates and Government Affairs for Northern, 1111 South 103rd Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68124, at (402) 398– 7103 or Donna Martens, Senior Regulatory Analyst, at (402) 398–7138. There are two ways to become involved in the Commission’s review of this project. First, any person wishing to obtain legal status by becoming a party to the proceedings for this project should, on or before the comment date stated below, file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 385.211) and the Regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.10). A person obtaining party status will be placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies of all documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. A party must submit 14 copies of filings made with the Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. Only parties to the proceeding can ask for court review of Commission orders in the proceeding. However, a person does not have to intervene in order to have comments considered. The second way to participate is by filing with the Secretary of the Commission, as soon as possible, an original and two copies of comments in support of or in opposition to this project. The Commission will consider these comments in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but the filing of a comment alone 1 Northern Lights is a multi-year commitment to expand Northern’s Market Area capacity in response to its customer’s future requirements through 2026. On June 23, 2006, Northern filed an application with the Commission under Docket No. CP06–403–000 requesting authorization to construct, modify and operate facilities for the first discrete stand-alone Northern Lights project. E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. ER07-195-000]


Locust Ridge Wind Farm, LLC; Notice of Issuance of Order

December 12, 2006.
    Locust Ridge Wind Farm, LLC (Locust Ridge) filed an application for 
market-based rate authority, with an accompanying rate schedule. The 
proposed market-based rate schedule provides for the sale of energy, 
capacity and ancillary services at market-based rates. Locust Ridge 
also requested waivers of various Commission regulations. In 
particular, Locust Ridge requested that the Commission grant blanket 
approval under 18 CFR part 34 of all future issuances of securities and 
assumptions of liability by Locust Ridge.
    On December 12, 2006, pursuant to delegated authority, the 
Director, Division of Tariffs and Market Development--West, granted the 
requests for blanket approval under Part 34. The Director's order also 
stated that the Commission would publish a separate notice in the 
Federal Register establishing a period of time for the filing of 
protests. Accordingly, any person desiring to be heard or to protest 
the blanket approvals of issuances of securities or assumptions of 
liability by Locust Ridge should file a motion to intervene or protest 
with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426, in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. 18 CFR 385.211, 385.214 
(2004).
    Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing motions to 
intervene or protest is January 11, 2007.
    Absent a request to be heard in opposition by the deadline above, 
Locust Ridge is authorized to issue securities and assume obligations 
or liabilities as a guarantor, indorser, surety, or otherwise in 
respect of any security of another person; provided that such issuance 
or assumption is for some lawful object within the corporate purposes 
of Locust Ridge, compatible with the public interest, and is reasonably 
necessary or appropriate for such purposes.
    The Commission reserves the right to require a further showing that 
neither public nor private interests will be adversely affected by 
continued approvals of Locust Ridge's issuance of securities or 
assumptions of liability.
    Copies of the full text of the Director's Order are available from 
the Commission's Public Reference Room, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. The Order 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 
filed to access the document. 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 ``e-Filing'' link. The Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filings.

Magalie R. Salas,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-21552 Filed 12-18-06; 8:45 am]
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