Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Housatonic River, Stratford, CT, 8278 [E7-3206]

Download as PDF 8278 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 37 / Monday, February 26, 2007 / Rules and Regulations reporting requirements due to the holding company system’s ownership of out-of-state EWGs, FUCOs and QFs.9 Requests for Rehearing 4. APPA/NRECA and FMPA/ Seminole envision a holding company system whose traditional utility operations are confined to one state but that has EWGs, FUCOs and QFs in multiple jurisdictions. They assert that, if such a holding company system is not subject to the Commission’s PUHCA 2005 accounting, record retention and reporting requirements, regulators will have insufficient access to the holding company system’s accounts and records and therefore will be unable to protect against misallocations of costs and other potential abuses within the holding company system. Decision ycherry on PROD1PC64 with RULES 5. In adopting the SEC’s 13 percent of revenue standard (and exclusion of EWGs, FUCOs and QFs from consideration in the 13 percent of revenue calculation) for purposes of determining who qualifies for the single state holding company waiver of the Commission’s PUHCA 2005 accounting, record retention and reporting requirements, the Commission sought to be consistent with the general intent of Congress, in repealing PUHCA 1935, to remove unnecessary regulatory burdens and not to create new ones in PUHCA 2005. Furthermore, APPA/NRECA and FMPA/Seminole have presented no convincing argument that other state and federal regulation will be insufficient to protect against abuse in the circumstances envisioned by APPA/ NRECA and FMPA/Seminole, without imposition of the Commission’s PUHCA 2005 accounting, record retention and reporting requirements. The Commission will still have full access under the FPA to the accounts and records of the traditional public utility within the holding company system (i.e., the utility with captive customers and traditional regulated rates) and of the holding company and any other company controlled by the holding company, insofar as they relate to transactions with or the business of the public utility.10 From those accounts and records, the Commission will be able to discern whether the public utility is attempting to recover, from its captive customers, costs that are 9 Order No. 667–B, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,224 at P 20–22. 10 16 U.S.C. 824d–e, 825; Order No. 667, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,197 at P 3–6; accord 15 U.S.C. 717c–d, 717g (identifying Commission authority with respect to natural gas companies). VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:57 Feb 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 properly attributable to other businesses within the holding company system. 6. Moreover, with respect to state regulatory authority access to books and records of holding companies and their associate and affiliate companies, nothing in our waivers affects section 1265 of PUHCA 2005, which expressly provides for such access.11 We add that no state regulatory authority has suggested that it has insufficient authority in the circumstances envisioned. 7. For these reasons, we deny rehearing. The Commission Orders APPA/NRECA’s and FMPA/ Seminole’s requests for rehearing are hereby denied. By the Commission. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–3234 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–07–016] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Housatonic River, Stratford, CT Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Metro North Devon Bridge, across the Housatonic River, mile 3.9, at Stratford, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position from 8 a.m. through 11 p.m. on March 3, 2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. through 11 p.m. on March 3, 2007. Materials referred to in this document are available for inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch Office, One South Street, New York, New York, 10004, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal ADDRESSES: 11 42 U.S.C. 16453. The Federal Power Act, in particular section 201(g), 16 U.S.C. 824(g), also grants state regulatory authorities certain access to books and records. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 holidays. The telephone number is (212) 668–7165. The First Coast Guard District Bridge Branch Office maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7165. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Metro North Devon Bridge across the Housatonic River, mile 3.9, at Stratford, Connecticut, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 19 feet at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.207(b). The bridge owner, Metro North, requested a temporary deviation to allow the bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. Under this temporary deviation the Metro North Devon Bridge may remain in the closed position from 8 a.m. through 11 p.m. on March 3, 2007. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as soon as possible. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: February 15, 2007. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–3206 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–07–015] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, New York, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Long Island Railroad Bridge, across Reynolds Channel, mile 4.4, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position for 24-hours on both March 3, 2007 and March 10, 2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. E:\FR\FM\26FER1.SGM 26FER1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[CGD01-07-016]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Housatonic River, Stratford, CT

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
Metro North Devon Bridge, across the Housatonic River, mile 3.9, at 
Stratford, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation the draw may 
remain in the closed position from 8 a.m. through 11 p.m. on March 3, 
2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge 
maintenance.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. through 11 p.m. on March 
3, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for 
inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch 
Office, One South Street, New York, New York, 10004, between 7 a.m. and 
3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone 
number is (212) 668-7165. The First Coast Guard District Bridge Branch 
Office maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First 
Coast Guard District, at (212) 668-7165.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Metro North Devon Bridge across the 
Housatonic River, mile 3.9, at Stratford, Connecticut, has a vertical 
clearance in the closed position of 19 feet at mean high water and 25 
feet at mean low water. The existing operating regulations are listed 
at 33 CFR 117.207(b).
    The bridge owner, Metro North, requested a temporary deviation to 
allow the bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate 
scheduled bridge maintenance. Under this temporary deviation the Metro 
North Devon Bridge may remain in the closed position from 8 a.m. 
through 11 p.m. on March 3, 2007.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed 
with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as 
soon as possible.
    This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 
33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: February 15, 2007.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
 [FR Doc. E7-3206 Filed 2-23-07; 8:45 am]
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