Post-2010 Resource Pool, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program-Eastern Division, 34680 [E7-12219]

Download as PDF 34680 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 121 / Monday, June 25, 2007 / Notices Federal Register on October 12, 1995 (60 FR 53181). Western will comply with any additional NEPA requirements for this resource pool. Dated: June 14, 2007. Timothy J. Meeks, Administrator. [FR Doc. E7–12218 Filed 6–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Western Area Power Administration Post-2010 Resource Pool, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program—Eastern Division Western Area Power Administration, DOE. ACTION: Notice of request for letters of interest. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Western Area Power Administration (Western), Upper Great Plains Region, a Federal power marketing agency of the Department of Energy (DOE), is publishing this notice of Request for Letters of Interest from entities interested in an allocation of Federal power, to gather information to aid Western in determining the appropriate purposes for this proposed resource pool, and/or to provide comments regarding a proposed resource pool. A Federal power resource pool increment of up to 1 percent of the long-term marketable resource of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program— Eastern Division (P–SMBP—ED), up to approximately 20 megawatts, may become available January 1, 2011, under the Energy Planning and Management Program (Program). This Federal Register notice initiates the process for the proposed resource pool. DATES: Western will hold one public information forum, on July 24, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. CDT. ADDRESSES: Send Letters of Interest to Mr. Robert J. Harris, Regional Manager, Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power Administration, 2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, MT 59101– 1266, or e-mail ugppost2010@wapa.gov. The public information forum will be held at the Holiday Inn, 100 West 8th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John A. Pankratz, Public Utilities Specialist, Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power Administration, 2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, MT 59101–1266, telephone (406) 247–7392, e-mail pankratz@wapa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 20, 1995, Western published VerDate Aug<31>2005 23:08 Jun 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 the Final Program Rule. The Final Rule became effective on November 20, 1995. Subpart C-Power Marketing Initiative of the Program, Final Rule, 10 CFR part 905, published at 60 FR 54151, provides for project-specific resource pools and allocations of power from these pools to eligible new customers and/or for other appropriate purposes as determined by Western. The goal of the Program is to require planning for efficient electric energy use by Western’s long-term firm power customers. Specifically, 10 CFR part 905.32(b) provides: At two 5-year intervals after the effective date of the extension to existing customers, Western shall create a project-specific resource pool increment of up to 1 percent of the long-term marketable resource under contract at the time. The size of the additional resource pool increment shall be determined by Western based on consideration of the actual fair-share needs of eligible new customers and other appropriate purposes. Letters of Interest for the proposed P–SMBP—ED resource pool should contain the following information: Name(s) of the interested entity, entity’s interest, geographic location of the entity, and suggested appropriate purposes of the resource pool. Letters of Interest will aid Western in determining potential eligible new customers and/or the appropriate purposes for the proposed resource pool. All Letters of Interest must be received by 4 p.m., MDT, on August 20, 2007. Letters of Interest submitted via regular mail through the United States Postal Service will be accepted if postmarked at least 3 days before August 20, 2007, and received no later than August 24, 2007. Western reserves the right to not consider any Letters of Interest that are received after the prescribed dates. Western does not consider Letters of Interest as a means for application to this resource pool. Calls for application, if determined to be necessary, will be made in a subsequent notice published in the Federal Register. Availability of Information All documents developed or retained by Western in developing this Post-2010 Resource Pool will be available for inspection and copying at the Upper Great Plains Regional office in Billings, Montana. Letters of Interest will be available for viewing at http:// www.wapa.gov/ugp/Post2010/ default.htm after the close of the submittal period. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Resource Pool Procedure Requirements Determination Under Executive Order 12866 Western has an exemption from centralized regulatory review under Executive Order 12866; accordingly, no clearance of this notice by the Office of Management and Budget is required. Environmental Compliance Western completed an environmental impact statement on the Program, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The Record of Decision was published in the Federal Register on October 12, 1995 (60 FR 53181). Western will comply with any additional NEPA requirements for this resource pool. Dated: May 30, 2007. Timothy J. Meeks, Administrator. [FR Doc. E7–12219 Filed 6–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Agency Information Collection Activities OMB Responses Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document announces the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) responses to Agency Clearance requests, in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for EPA’s regulations are listed in 40 CFR part 9 and 48 CFR chapter 15. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 121 (Monday, June 25, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 34680]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-12219]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Post-2010 Resource Pool, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program--
Eastern Division

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, DOE.

ACTION: Notice of request for letters of interest.

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SUMMARY: The Western Area Power Administration (Western), Upper Great 
Plains Region, a Federal power marketing agency of the Department of 
Energy (DOE), is publishing this notice of Request for Letters of 
Interest from entities interested in an allocation of Federal power, to 
gather information to aid Western in determining the appropriate 
purposes for this proposed resource pool, and/or to provide comments 
regarding a proposed resource pool. A Federal power resource pool 
increment of up to 1 percent of the long-term marketable resource of 
the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program--Eastern Division (P-SMBP--ED), 
up to approximately 20 megawatts, may become available January 1, 2011, 
under the Energy Planning and Management Program (Program). This 
Federal Register notice initiates the process for the proposed resource 
pool.

DATES: Western will hold one public information forum, on July 24, 
2007, at 1:30 p.m. CDT.

ADDRESSES: Send Letters of Interest to Mr. Robert J. Harris, Regional 
Manager, Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power Administration, 
2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, MT 59101-1266, or e-mail 
ugppost2010@wapa.gov. The public information forum will be held at the 
Holiday Inn, 100 West 8th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John A. Pankratz, Public Utilities 
Specialist, Upper Great Plains Region, Western Area Power 
Administration, 2900 4th Avenue North, Billings, MT 59101-1266, 
telephone (406) 247-7392, e-mail pankratz@wapa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 20, 1995, Western published the 
Final Program Rule. The Final Rule became effective on November 20, 
1995. Subpart C-Power Marketing Initiative of the Program, Final Rule, 
10 CFR part 905, published at 60 FR 54151, provides for project-
specific resource pools and allocations of power from these pools to 
eligible new customers and/or for other appropriate purposes as 
determined by Western. The goal of the Program is to require planning 
for efficient electric energy use by Western's long-term firm power 
customers. Specifically, 10 CFR part 905.32(b) provides:

    At two 5-year intervals after the effective date of the 
extension to existing customers, Western shall create a project-
specific resource pool increment of up to 1 percent of the long-term 
marketable resource under contract at the time. The size of the 
additional resource pool increment shall be determined by Western 
based on consideration of the actual fair-share needs of eligible 
new customers and other appropriate purposes.

    Letters of Interest for the proposed P-SMBP--ED resource pool 
should contain the following information: Name(s) of the interested 
entity, entity's interest, geographic location of the entity, and 
suggested appropriate purposes of the resource pool. Letters of 
Interest will aid Western in determining potential eligible new 
customers and/or the appropriate purposes for the proposed resource 
pool. All Letters of Interest must be received by 4 p.m., MDT, on 
August 20, 2007. Letters of Interest submitted via regular mail through 
the United States Postal Service will be accepted if postmarked at 
least 3 days before August 20, 2007, and received no later than August 
24, 2007. Western reserves the right to not consider any Letters of 
Interest that are received after the prescribed dates. Western does not 
consider Letters of Interest as a means for application to this 
resource pool. Calls for application, if determined to be necessary, 
will be made in a subsequent notice published in the Federal Register.

Availability of Information

    All documents developed or retained by Western in developing this 
Post-2010 Resource Pool will be available for inspection and copying at 
the Upper Great Plains Regional office in Billings, Montana. Letters of 
Interest will be available for viewing at http://www.wapa.gov/ugp/
Post2010/default.htm after the close of the submittal period.

Resource Pool Procedure Requirements

Determination Under Executive Order 12866

    Western has an exemption from centralized regulatory review under 
Executive Order 12866; accordingly, no clearance of this notice by the 
Office of Management and Budget is required.

Environmental Compliance

    Western completed an environmental impact statement on the Program, 
pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The 
Record of Decision was published in the Federal Register on October 12, 
1995 (60 FR 53181). Western will comply with any additional NEPA 
requirements for this resource pool.

    Dated: May 30, 2007.
Timothy J. Meeks,
Administrator.
 [FR Doc. E7-12219 Filed 6-22-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P