Construction and Operation of the Proposed Big Stone II Power Plant and Transmission Project, South Dakota and Minnesota
This notice advises the public that the Western Area Power Administration (Western), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is extending the scoping period for the Construction and Operation of the Proposed Big Stone II Power Plant and Transmission Project, South Dakota and Minnesota, Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to August 29, 2005.
Central Arizona Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-124
The Western Area Power Administration (Western) is proposing revised rates for the Central Arizona Project (CAP) firm point-to-point transmission service, nonfirm point-to-point transmission service, and Network Integration Transmission Service (NITS) on the CAP 115 kilovolt (kV) and 230-kV transmission lines. Current rates, under Rate Schedules CAP-FT1, CAP-NFT1 and CAP-NITS1, extend through December 31, 2005. Proposed rates will provide sufficient revenue to pay all annual costs, including interest expense, and repay required investment within the allowable period. Western will prepare a brochure that provides detailed information on the rates to all interested parties. Proposed rates, under Rate Schedules CAP-FT2, CAP-NFT2, and CAP-NITS2, are scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2006, and will remain in effect through December 31, 2010. Publication of this Federal Register notice begins the formal process for the proposed rates.