Boott Hydropower, Inc.; Notice of Consulting Parties and Agenda for Section 106 Consultation Meeting, 31348 [2012-12708]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 31348 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 102 / Friday, May 25, 2012 / Notices alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that the Commission has the opportunity to consider your comments prior to making its decision on this project, it is important that we receive your comments in Washington, DC on or before June 18, 2012. For your convenience, there are three methods you can use to file your comments to the Commission. In all instances, please reference the project docket number (CP12–28–000) with your submission. The Commission encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502–8258 or efiling@ferc.gov. (1) You can file your comments electronically using the eComment feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. This is an easy method for submitting brief, text-only comments on a project; (2) You can also file your comments electronically using the eFiling feature on the Commission’s Web site (www.ferc.gov) under the link to Documents and Filings. With eFiling, you can provide comments in a variety of formats by attaching them as a file with your submission. New eFiling users must first create an account by clicking on ‘‘eRegister.’’ You must select the type of filing you are making. If you are filing a comment on a particular project, please select ‘‘Comment on a Filing’’; or (3) You can file a paper copy of your comments by mailing them to the following address: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Room 1A, Washington, DC 20426. Any person seeking to become a party to the proceeding must file a motion to intervene pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.214).3 Only intervenors have the right to seek rehearing of the Commission’s decision. The Commission grants affected landowners and others with environmental concerns intervenor status upon showing good cause by stating that they have a clear and direct interest in this proceeding which no other party can adequately represent. Simply filing environmental comments will not give you intervenor status, but you do not need intervenor status to have your comments considered. 3 See the previous discussion on the methods for filing comments. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 May 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 Additional information about the project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs, at (866) 208–FERC, or on the FERC Web site (www.ferc.gov) using the eLibrary link. Click on the eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search,’’ and enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the Docket Number field (i.e., CP12–28). Be sure you have selected an appropriate date range. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The eLibrary link also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rulemakings. In addition, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription which allows you to keep track of all formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets. This can reduce the amount of time you spend researching proceedings by automatically providing you with notification of these filings, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. Go to www.ferc.gov/ esubscribenow.htm. Dated: May 18, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2790–055] Boott Hydropower, Inc.; Notice of Consulting Parties and Agenda for Section 106 Consultation Meeting On May 4, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued notice of a section 106 consultation meeting, to be held in Lowell, Massachusetts on May 24, 2012, to address historic preservation issues for the proposed license amendment application for the Lowell Hydroelectric Project No. 2790. Pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the following are consulting parties for participation in the section 106 consultation meeting: Commission staff, Massachusetts State Historic Preservation Officer, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, City of Lowell, and Boott Hydropower, Inc. and the Eldred L. Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Dated: May 18, 2012. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–12708 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket Nos. ER12–678–000; ER12–679– 000] [FR Doc. 2012–12699 Filed 5–24–12; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Field Hydroelectric Facility Trust (colicensees for the Lowell Hydroelectric Project). A copy of the agenda for the meeting is attached. On September 21, 2011, the Pawtucketville Citizens Council filed a request to be a consulting party for the section 106 consultation process in this proceeding. This request is denied. The Commission involves the public and provides opportunities for public comment on historic preservation matters during its licensing and amendment proceedings, and through its environmental review process pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act. The Commission also allows interested members of the public to file comments on the section 106 process. Sfmt 4703 Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.; Supplemental Notice Concerning Post-Technical Conference Comments As announced in the Notice of Technical Conference issued on April 4, 2012, and as required in the Commission’s March 30, 2012 order in these dockets,1 Commission staff convened a technical conference in these proceedings on May 15, 2012 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC, Room 3M–2A&B. In light of the discussion therein, Commission staff posed questions to the conference participants. Staff requests that parties who choose to file posttechnical conference take these questions into account, and respond to them as appropriate, in the course of formulating their written submissions. Post-conference comments need not be limited to the subject matter of these questions, but may address any topic discussed at the conference. Questions Directed to Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. 1. Please explain in depth each step of the commitment process with special 1 Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., 138 FERC ¶ 61,235 (2012). E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 102 (Friday, May 25, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 31348]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12708]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2790-055]


Boott Hydropower, Inc.; Notice of Consulting Parties and Agenda 
for Section 106 Consultation Meeting

    On May 4, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(Commission) issued notice of a section 106 consultation meeting, to be 
held in Lowell, Massachusetts on May 24, 2012, to address historic 
preservation issues for the proposed license amendment application for 
the Lowell Hydroelectric Project No. 2790. Pursuant to section 106 of 
the National Historic Preservation Act and implementing regulations of 
the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the following are 
consulting parties for participation in the section 106 consultation 
meeting: Commission staff, Massachusetts State Historic Preservation 
Officer, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, U.S. Department of 
the Interior, National Park Service, City of Lowell, and Boott 
Hydropower, Inc. and the Eldred L. Field Hydroelectric Facility Trust 
(co-licensees for the Lowell Hydroelectric Project). A copy of the 
agenda for the meeting is attached.
    On September 21, 2011, the Pawtucketville Citizens Council filed a 
request to be a consulting party for the section 106 consultation 
process in this proceeding. This request is denied. The Commission 
involves the public and provides opportunities for public comment on 
historic preservation matters during its licensing and amendment 
proceedings, and through its environmental review process pursuant to 
the National Environmental Policy Act. The Commission also allows 
interested members of the public to file comments on the section 106 
process.

    Dated: May 18, 2012.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-12708 Filed 5-24-12; 8:45 am]
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