Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene, Protests, and Comments, 78182-78183 [E6-22211]

Download as PDF 78182 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 249 / Thursday, December 28, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12667–003] City of Hamilton, OH; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES December 18, 2006. Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: Original Major License. b. Project No.: 12667–003. c. Date filed: October 6, 2006. d. Applicant: City of Hamilton, Ohio. e. Name of Project: Meldahl Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Ohio River, near the City of Augusta, Bracken County, Kentucky. The existing dam is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). The project would occupy approximately 81 acres of United States lands administered by the Corps. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)—825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Michael Perry, Director of Electric, City of Hamilton, OH, 345 High Street, Hamilton, OH 45011, (513) 785–7229. i. FERC Contact: Peter Leitzke at (202) 502–6059; or e-mail at peter.leitzke@ferc.gov. j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. 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 Procedures require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person 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 filing. 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:03 Dec 27, 2006 Jkt 211001 k. This application has been accepted for filing, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. l. The proposed project would utilize the existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks and Dam, and would consist of: (1) An intake approach channel; (2) an intake structure, (3) a 248-foot-long by 210-foot-wide powerhouse containing three generating units having a total installed capacity of 105 megawatts, (4) a tailrace channel; (5) a 5-mile-long, 138-kilovolt transmission line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The City of Hamilton (Hamilton) is a municipal entity that owns and operates an electrical system. The project would have an estimated annual generation of 489 gigawatt-hours, which would be used to serve the needs of the customers of Hamilton’s electric system. 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 website 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. n. Competing development applications, notices of intent to file such an application, and applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice. 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. When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: The application will be processed according to the following revised Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made if the Commission determines it necessary to do so: Action Scoping Document for comments .. Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis. Notice of the availability of the draft EA. Notice of the availability of the final EA. Tentative date March 2007 June 2007 December 2007 June 2008 Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–22206 Filed 12–27–06; 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 December 19, 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.: 12748–000. c. Date filed: November 1, 2006. d. Applicant: The City of Corpus Christi (City). e. Name of Project: City of Corpus Christi Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: The project would be located at the City’s existing Wesley E. Seale Dam, on the Nueces River in Nueces County, Texas. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 249 / Thursday, December 28, 2006 / Notices g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contacts: Mr. George ‘‘Skip’’ Noe, City Manager, City of Corpus Christi, 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, (361) 826– 3220. Ms. Mary Kay Fischer, City Attorney, City of Corpus Christi, 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, (361) 826–3360. Ms. Nancy J. Skancke, Law Offices of GKRSE, 1500 K Street, N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 408–5400. i. FERC Contact: Etta Foster, (202) 502–8769. 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: (1) the existing 5,970-foot-long, gated, concrete-gravity Wesley E. Seale Dam; (2) an existing impoundment, Lake Corpus Christi, with a surface area of 18,256 acres and a storage capacity of 257,260 acre-feet at normal maximum water surface elevation of 94.0 feet above mean sea level; (3) two 2.5 MW turbine generating units with a total installed capacity of 5 megawatts; (4) an existing 69 kV transmission line, and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an average annual generation of 5.2 gigawatt-hours. 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. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:03 Dec 27, 2006 Jkt 211001 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 plans, and a study of environmental impacts. Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to construct and operate the project. r. 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, PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78183 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. 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 ‘‘efiling’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. s. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’,’’COMPETING APPLICATION’’ or ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission’s regulations to: The 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. t. 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. E6–22211 Filed 12–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions 
To Intervene, Protests, and Comments

December 19, 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.: 12748-000.
    c. Date filed: November 1, 2006.
    d. Applicant: The City of Corpus Christi (City).
    e. Name of Project: City of Corpus Christi Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The project would be located at the City's existing 
Wesley E. Seale Dam, on the Nueces River in Nueces County, Texas.

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    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contacts: Mr. George ``Skip'' Noe, City Manager, City 
of Corpus Christi, 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, (361) 
826-3220. Ms. Mary Kay Fischer, City Attorney, City of Corpus Christi, 
1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, (361) 826-3360. Ms. 
Nancy J. Skancke, Law Offices of GKRSE, 1500 K Street, N.W., Suite 330, 
Washington, DC 20005, (202) 408-5400.
    i. FERC Contact: Etta Foster, (202) 502-8769.
    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: 
(1) the existing 5,970-foot-long, gated, concrete-gravity Wesley E. 
Seale Dam; (2) an existing impoundment, Lake Corpus Christi, with a 
surface area of 18,256 acres and a storage capacity of 257,260 acre-
feet at normal maximum water surface elevation of 94.0 feet above mean 
sea level; (3) two 2.5 MW turbine generating units with a total 
installed capacity of 5 megawatts; (4) an existing 69 kV transmission 
line, and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an average 
annual generation of 5.2 gigawatt-hours.
    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. 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 plans, and a study of environmental impacts. 
Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide 
whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to 
construct and operate the project.
    r. 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.
    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 ``e-filing'' link. 
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing.
    s. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--Any filings must 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``RECOMMENDATIONS 
FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS'', ``PROTEST'',''COMPETING APPLICATION'' or 
``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', as applicable, and the Project Number of the 
particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-
named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number 
of copies provided by the Commission's regulations to: The 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.
    t. 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. E6-22211 Filed 12-27-06; 8:45 am]
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