[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 112 (Monday, June 12, 1995)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30851-30856]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-14313]



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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
[Project Nos. 11534-000, et al.]


Hydroelectric Applications [Red River Water Commission, et al.]; 
Notice of Applications

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric applications have been 
filed with the Commission and are available for public inspection:

    1 a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No. 11534-000.
    c. Date Filed: May 2, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Red River Water Commission.
    e. Name of Project: Red River Lock and Dam No. 1 Hydro Project.
    f. Location: On the Red River, in Catahoula Parish, near Dunlap, 
Louisiana.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a). 825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ben M. Littlepage, 701 Highway 1 Bypass, 
P.O. Box 776, Natchitoches, LA 71458, (318) 352-7446.
    i. FERC Contact: Ed Lee (202) 219-2809.
    j. Comment Date: July 24, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Red River Lock and Dam No. 1 and consists 
of the following new facilities: (1) a powerhouse containing two 12.5-
MW generating units for a total installed capacity of 25 MW; (2) a 
proposed tailrace; (3) a 34.5-kV or equivalent transmission line; and 
(4) appurtenant facilities. The average annual generation would be 100 
GWh. The applicant estimates that the cost of the studies under the 
terms of the permit would be $400,000. All power generated would be 
sold to a local utility company. The project lock and dam is owned by 
the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lower Mississippi Valley Office, P.O. 
80, Vicksburg, MS 39180.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
A5, A7, A9, A10, B, C, and D2.

    2 a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No. 11535-000.
    c. Date Filed: May 2, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Red River Water Commission.
    e. Name of Project: Red River Lock and Dam No. 2 Hydro Project.
    f. Location: On the Red River, in Rapides Parish, near Ruby, 
Louisiana.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a) 825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ben M. Littlepage, 701 Highway 1 Bypass, 
P.O. Box 776, Natchitoches, LA 71458, (318) 352-7446. [[Page 30852]] 
    i. FERC Contact: Ed Lee (202) 219-2809.
    j. Comment Date: July 24, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Red River Lock and Dam No. 2 and consists 
of the following new facilities: (1) a powerhouse containing three 
10.5-MW generating units for a total installed capacity of 31.5 MW; (2) 
a new tailrace; (3) a 34.5-kV or equivalent transmission line; and (4) 
appurtenant facilities. The average annual generation would be 131 GWh. 
The applicant estimates that the cost of the studies under the terms of 
the permit would be $400,000. All power generated would be sold to a 
local utility company. The project lock and dam is owned by the U.S. 
Army Corps of Engineers, Lower Mississippi Valley Office, P.O. 80, 
Vicksburg, MS 39180.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
A5, A7, A9, A10, B, C, and D2.

    3 a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No. 11536-000.
    c. Date Filed: May 2, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Red River Water Commission.
    e. Name of Project: Red River Lock and Dam No. 3 Hydro Project.
    f. Location: On the Red River, in Natchitoches Parish, near Colfax, 
Louisiana.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. Secs. 791(a) 
825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ben M. Littlepage, 701 Highway 1 Bypass, 
P.O. Box 776, Natchitoches, LA 71458, (318) 352-7446.
    i. FERC Contact: Ed Lee (202) 219-2809.
    j. Comment Date: July 24, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Red River Lock and Dam No. 3 and consists 
of the following new facilities: (1) a powerhouse containing three 
20.5-MW generating units for a total installed capacity of 61.5 MW; (2) 
a new tailrace; (3) a 34.5-kV or equivalent transmission line; and (4) 
appurtenant facilities. The average annual generation would be 224 GWh. 
The applicant estimates that the cost of the studies under the terms of 
the permit would be $400,000. All power generated would be sold to a 
local utility company. The project lock and dam is owned by the U.S. 
Army Corps of Engineers, Lower Mississippi Valley Office, P.O. 80, 
Vicksburg, MS 39180.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
A5, A7, A9, A10, B, C, and D2.

    4 a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No. 11537-000.
    c. Date Filed: May 2, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Red River Water Commission.
    e. Name of Project: Red River Lock and Dam No. 4 Hydro Project.
    f. Location: On the Red River, in Red River Parish, near Lake End, 
Louisiana.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. Secs. 791(a)-
825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ben M. Littlepage, 701 Highway 1 Bypass, 
P.O. Box 776, Natchitoches, LA 71458, (318) 352-7446.
    i. FERC Contact: Ed Lee (202) 219-2809.
    j. Comment Date: July 24, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Red River Lock and Dam No. 4 and consists 
of the following new facilities: (1) A powerhouse containing three 11-
MW generating units for a total installed capacity of 33 MW; (2) a new 
tailrace; (3) a 34.5-kV or equivalent transmission line; and (4) 
appurtenant facilities. The average annual generation would be 152 GWh. 
The applicant estimates that the cost of the studies under the terms of 
the permit would be $400,000. All power generated would be sold to a 
local utility company. The project lock and dam is owned by the U.S. 
Army Corps of Engineers, Lower Mississippi Valley Office, P.O. 80, 
Vicksburg, MS 39180.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
A5, A7, A9, A10, B, C, and D2.

    5 a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No. 11538-000.
    c. Date Filed: May 2, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Red River Water Commission.
    e. Name of Project: Red River Lock and Dam No. 5 Hydro Project.
    f. Location: On the Red River, in Caddo Parish, near Caspiana, 
Louisiana.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. Secs. 791(a)-
825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ben M. Littlepage, 701 Highway 1 Bypass, 
P.O. Box 776, Natchitoches, LA 71458, (318) 352-7446.
    i. FERC Contact: Ed Lee (202) 219-2809.
    j. Comment Date: July 24, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Red River Lock and Dam No. 5 and consists 
of the following new facilities: (1) A powerhouse containing three 
13.5-MW generating units for a total installed capacity of 40.5 MW; (2) 
a new tailrace; (3) a 13.2-kV or equivalent transmission line; and (4) 
appurtenant facilities. The average annual generation would be 174 GWh. 
The applicant estimates that the cost of the studies under the terms of 
the permit would be $400,000. All power generated would be sold to a 
local utility company. The project lock and dam is owned by the U.S. 
Army. Corps of Engineers, Lower Mississippi Valley Office, P.O. 80, 
Vicksburg, MS 39180.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
A5, A7, A9, A10, B, C, and D2.

    6 a. Type of Application: Application to Amend Article 404.
    b. Project No. 9985-021.
    c. Date Filed: March 31, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Rivers Electric Company, Inc.
    e. Name of Project: Mill Pond Project.
    f. Location: Catskill Creek, Greene County, New York.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Charles R. Pepe, Rivers Electric Company, 
Inc., Old Quarry Road, P.O. Box 707, Alpine, NJ 07620, (201) 768-4040.
    i. FERC Contact: Patti Pakkala, (202) 219-0025.
    j. Comment Date: July 7, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: Rivers Electric Company, Inc, licensee 
for the Mill Pond Project, requests approval of an amendment 
application to change the location of the recreation facilities 
required by Article 404 of the project license. The amendment request 
proposes to relocate project-related recreation facilities to leased 
lands outside the boundary of the Mill Pond Project. The licensee 
proposes this change given extensive safety concerns at the previously 
proposed location.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
B, C1, and D2.

    7 a. Type of Application: Transfer of License.
    b. Project No. 2973-073.
    c. Date Filed: May 8, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Island Park Hydro L.L.C.
    e. Name of Project: Island Park Hydroelectric.
    f. Location: Henrys Fork, Snake River, Fremont County, Idaho, near 
Ashton.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, Secs. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Joe D. Davis, President, L.B. Industries, 
Inc., Member, Island Park Hydro L.L.C., P.O. Box 2797, Boise, ID 83701, 
(208) 345-7515.
    i. FERC Contact: Mark Hooper, (202) 219-2680.
    j. Comment Date: July 10, 1995. [[Page 30853]] 
    k. Description of Transfer: Applicant wishes to transfer its 
license back to Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
B, C1, and D2.

    8 a. Type of Application: Approval to Reclassify 11.5 Acres Along 
Lake Marion.
    b. Project No. 199-093.
    c. Date Filed: April 20, 1995.
    d. Applicant: South Carolina Public Service Authority.
    e. Name of Project: Santee-Cooper Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: Orangeburg, Berkeley, and Clarendon Counties, South 
Carolina.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. G. Denton Lindsay, Jr., Santee Cooper, 
One Riverwood Drive, P.O. Box 2946101, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-2901, 
(803) 761-4075.
    i. FERC Contact: Jean Potvin, (202) 219-0022.
    j. Comment Date: July 15, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: Licensee proposes reclassifying 11.5 
acres along Lake Marion in Orangeburg County in the vicinity of Rocks 
Landing and Rocks Pond Campground from Future Public Vacation 
Recreational to Residential Marginal.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
B, C1, and D2.
    9 a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No. 11532-000.
    c. Date filed: May 1, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Engineering Company, Inc.
    e. Name of Project: L&D 25.
    f. Location: On the Mississippi River in Calhoun County, Illinois 
near Winfield, Missouri.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. Secs. 791(a)-
825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Richard A. Volkin, 354 Turnpike Street, 
Canton, MA 02021, (617) 821-4338.
    i. FERC Contact: Charles T. Raabe (202) 219-2811.
    j. Comment Date: July 28, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lock and Dam 25 and would 
consist of: (1) An inlet channel; (2) a powerhouse containing four 
generating units having a total installed capacity of 50,000-kW; (3) a 
tailrace channel; and (4) appurtenant facilities.
    Applicant estimates that the cost of the studies under the terms of 
the permit would be $200,000 and that the average annual generation 
would be 246,000,000-kWh.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
A5, A7, A9, A10, B, C, and D2.

    10 a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No. 11533-000.
    c. Date filed: May 1, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Engineering Company, Inc.
    e. Name of Project: L&D 24.
    f. Location: On the Mississippi River in Calhoun County, Illinois 
near Clarksville, Missouri.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. Secs. 791(a)-
825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Richard A. Volkin, 354 Turnpike Street, 
Canton, MA 02021, (617) 821-4338.
    i. FERC Contact: Charles T. Raabe (202) 219-2811.
    j. Comment Date: July 28, 1995.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lock and Dam 24 and would 
consist of: (1) An inlet channel; (2) a powerhouse containing four 
generating units having a total installed capacity of 50,000-kW; and 
(3) appurtenant facilities.
    Applicant estimates that the cost of the studies under the terms of 
the permit would be $250,000 and that the average annual generation 
would be 245,000,000-kWh.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
A5, A7, A9, A10, B, C, and D2.

    11a. Type of Application: Surrender of License.
    b. Project No. 4669-030.
    c. Date Filed: May 19, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Rancho Riata Hydro Partners, Inc.
    e. Name of Project: Rancho Riata.
    f. Location: On Bishop Creek, Inyo County, California, near Bishop.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, Secs. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Joseph M. Keating, Rancho Riata Hydro 
Partners, Inc., 847 Pacific Street, Placerville, CA 95667, (916) 622-
9013.
    i. FERC Contact: Mark Hooper, (202) 219-2680.
    j. Comment Date: July 17, 1995.
    k. Description of Application: Applicant wishes to surrender its 
license for economic reasons. No construction has occurred.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
B, C1, and D2.

    12 a. Type of Application: Surrender of Exemption.
    b. Project No. 6633-007.
    c. Date Filed: May 18, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Humboldt State University.
    e. Name of Project: Davis Creek.
    f. Location: On Davis Creek, Humboldt County, California, near 
Maple Creek.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 
Secs. 791(a)825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Eileen A. Lorimer, Project Manager, EA 
Engineering, Science, and Technology, 3468 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Suite 
B-100, Lafayette, CA 94549, (510) 283-7077.
    i. FERC Contact: Mark Hooper, (202) 219-2680.
    j. Comment Date: July 17, 1995.
    k. Description of Application: The project consists of: (1) A 3-
foot-high, 25-foot-long diversion structure; (2) a 10-inch-diameter, 
3,700-foot-long conduit/penstock system; (3) a powerhouse with a 100 Kw 
generator, operating under a 520-foot head; (4) a 4,200-foot-long, 12 
Kv transmission line; and (5) a tailrace to Davis Creek.
    Applicant wishes to surrender the exemption for economic reasons.
    l. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
B, C1, and D2.
    13 a. Type of Application: Major License.
    b. Project No. 11175-002.
    c. Date filed: January 3, 1995.
    d. Applicant: Crown Hydro Company.
    e. Name of Project: Crown Mill.
    f. Location: On the Mississippi River, in the city of Minneapolis, 
Hennepin County, Minnesota.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. Secs. 791(a)-
825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Greg Olsen Crown Hydro Company, 5416 
Tenth Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55417, (612) 822-2212.
    i. FERC Contact: Charles T. Raabe (202) 219-2811.
    j. Deadline Date: August 3, 1995.
    k. Status of Environmental Analysis: The application is not ready 
for environmental analysis at this time--see attached paragraph D7.
    l. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Upper St. Anthony Falls dam and 
reservoir and would consist of: (1) A reconstructed upper canal and 
intake tunnel; (2) a proposed powerhouse room, to be constructed on the 
lower level of Crown Mill, containing two hydropower units with a total 
capacity of 3,400-kW; (3) an existing tailrace tunnel and a 
reconstructed tailrace canal; (4) a proposed underground transmission 
line; and (5) appurtenant facilities.
    The estimated annual energy production would be 16,650 MWh. Project 
power would be sold to Northern States Power Company. [[Page 30854]] 
    m. This notice also consists of the following standard paragraphs: 
A2, A9, B1, and D7.
    n. Available Locations of Application: A copy of the application, 
as amended and supplemented, is available for inspection and 
reproduction at the Commission's Public Reference and Files Maintenance 
Branch, located at 941 North Capitol Street, N.E. Room 3104, 
Washington, D.C. 20426, or by calling (202) 208-1371. A copy is also 
available for inspection and reproduction at Crown Hydro Company, 5416 
Tenth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55417.

    14 a. Type of Application: New Major License.
    b. Project No. 1988-007.
    c. Date Filed: March 5, 1985.
    d. Applicant: Pacific Gas & Electric Company.
    e. Name of Project: Haas-Kings River Project.
    f. Location: On the North Fork of the Kings River and its 
tributaries, within the Sierra National Forest, in Fresno County, 
California.
    g. Filed pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Shan Bhattacharya, Manager, Hydro 
Generation, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, 201 Mission Street, Room 
1012, P.O. Box 770000, P10A, San Francisco, CA 94177.
    i. FERC Contact: Frankie Green (202) 501-7704.
    j. Deadline Date: See standard paragraph D10.
    k. Status of Environmental Analysis: This application has been 
accepted for filing and is ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    l. Description of Project: The existing Haas-Kings River Project 
consists of two developments on the North Fork of the Kings River near 
the towns of Centerville, Fresno, and Sanger: the Haas Development and 
the Kings River Development. Courtright Lake and Lake Wishon are 
reservoirs for the project, and the Helms Pumped Storage Project (FERC 
No. 2735) cycles water between them. Water from the Haas Development 
passes through the Balch project (FERC No. 175) before entering the 
Kings River Development.

Haas Development

    The Haas Development consists of: (1) The Courtright Dam, a 315-
foot-high, 862-foot-long rock-fill concrete-faced dam consisting of (a) 
a 4-foot-high reinforced concrete parapet wall, (b) ungated spillway 
300-foot-wide and 8-foot-deep, (c) outlet works with a tunnel through 
the left abutment, a submerged intake tower and discharge controls, and 
(d) a right abutment with an intake-discharge structure and tunnel; (2) 
the Wishon Dam, a 260-foot-high, 3,330-foot-long dumped rock-fill 
concrete-faced dam consisting of (a) a 4-foot-high reinforced concrete 
parapet wall, (b) four small auxiliary concrete gravity dams with a 
total length of 238 feet and a maximum height of 24 feet, (c) a 285-
foot-long, 15-foot-deep gated spillway, (d) six radial gates, each 40-
foot-wide by 11.5-foot-high, (e) outlet works (Haas tunnel) with a 
bifurcation that discharges into the North Fork Kings River, and (f) an 
intake-discharge structure and tunnel; (3) an unlined 6.19-mile-long, 
13-foot-high by 13-foot-wide Haas tunnel consisting of (a) a submerged 
tunnel intake tower 15-feet by 15-feet and (b) a differential type 
surge tank; (4) a welded steel 4,560-foot-long Haas penstock, varying 
in diameter from 96 inches to 77.5 inches and branching into two 
penstocks upstream of the powerhouse, which further taper from 52 
inches to 42 inches; (5) Haas powerhouse, 500 feet underground and 56 
feet by 173 feet in plan containing two generators with a total rating 
of 140,000 Kw; (6) a 1,936-foot-long by 17.5-foot-high by 15-foot-wide 
tailrace tunnel connecting Haas powerhouse with Balch diversion 
reservoir; (7) two impoundments with a gross storage capacity of 
123,286 acre-feet (AF) and 128,606 AF for Courtright Dam and Wishon 
Dam, respectively; and (8) appurtenant facilities.
Kings River Development

    The Kings River Development consists of: (1) A 14-foot-wide, 3.9-
mile-long, horseshoe-shaped unlined tunnel connecting the Balch 
afterbay reservoir with the Kings River penstock and consisting of (a) 
two sections 1.7 and 1.8 miles long, (b) 0.4-mile long Dinkey Creek 
Siphon, 108 to 98 inch diameter steel pipe, and (c) a simple vertical 
surge tank; (2) a 108-inch to 90-inch diameter, 1,810-foot-long welded 
steel penstock; (3) a 102-foot by 55-foot powerhouse containing one 
generator with a total rating of 49,000 Kw; (4) a 510-foot-long, 20-
foot-wide bottom, trapezoidal-shaped open channel tailrace with 1\1/2\ 
to 1 minimum side slopes and a minimum depth of 10 feet, connecting the 
Kings River powerhouse with the Pine Flat reservoir; and (5) 
appurtenant facilities.
    m. Purpose of Project: Project power would be utilized by the 
applicant for sale to its customers.
    n. This notice also consists of the following standard 
paragraph(s): A4 and D10.
    o. Available Location of Application: A copy of the application, as 
amended and supplemented, is available for inspection and reproduction 
at the Commission's Public Reference and Files Maintenance Branch, 
located at 941 North Capitol Street, N.E., Room 3104, Washington, D.C., 
20426, or by calling (202) 208-1371. A copy is also available for 
inspection and reproduction at Pacific Gas & Electric Company, 201 
Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94106, or by calling Tom Jereb at 
(415) 973-9320.

Standard Paragraphs

    A2. Development Application--Any qualified applicant desiring to 
file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or 
before the specified deadline date for the particular application, a 
competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such 
an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an 
interested person to file the competing development application no 
later than 120 days after the specified deadline date for the 
particular application. Applications for preliminary permits will not 
be accepted in response to this notice.
    A4. Development Application--Public notice of the filing of the 
initial development application, which has already been given, 
established the due date for filing competing applications or notices 
of intent. Under the Commission's regulations, any competing 
development application must be filed in response to and in compliance 
with public notice of the initial development application. No competing 
applications or notices of intent may be filed in response to this 
notice.
    A5. 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.
    A7. Preliminary Permit--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 
[[Page 30855]] 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.
    A9. 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.
    A10. 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.
    B. 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, .211, 
.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.
    B1. Protests or Motions to Intervene--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.
    C. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--Any filings must 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``NOTICE OF INTENT 
TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION'', ``COMPETING APPLICATION'', 
``PROTEST'', ``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, 825 North Capitol 
Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426. An additional copy must be sent 
to Director, Division of Project Review, Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, Room 1027, at the above-mentioned address. A copy of any 
notice of intent, competing application or motion to intervene must 
also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in 
the particular application.
    C1. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--Any filings must 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``RECOMMENDATIONS 
FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS'', ``PROTEST'', 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, 825 North Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426. A 
copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each 
representative of the Applicant specified in the particular 
application.
    D2. 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.
    D7. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--The application is 
not ready for environmental analysis at this time; therefore, the 
Commission is not now requesting comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions, or prescriptions.
    When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the 
Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, 
recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``PROTEST'' or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE,'' ``NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE 
COMPETING APPLICATION,'' or ``COMPETING APPLICATION;'' (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. Any of these documents must be filed by providing the 
original and the number of copies required by the Commission's 
regulations to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 
825 North Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426. An additional 
copy must be sent to Director, Division of Project Review, Office of 
Hydropower Licensing, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Room 1027, 
at the above address. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must 
be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the 
particular application.
    D10. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--The application is 
ready for environmental analysis at this time, and the Commission is 
requesting comments, reply comments, recommendations, terms and 
conditions, and prescriptions.
    The Commission directs, pursuant to section 4.34(b) of the 
regulations (see Order No. 533 issued May 8, 1991, 56 FR 23108, May 20, 
1991) that all comments, recommendations, terms and conditions and 
prescriptions concerning the application be filed with the Commission 
within 60 days from the issuance date of this notice. (August 4, 1995 
for Project No. 1988-007). All reply comments must be filed with the 
Commission within 105 days from the date of this notice. (September 18, 
1995 for Project No. 1988-007).
    Anyone may obtain an extension of time for these deadlines from the 
Commission only upon a showing of good cause or extraordinary 
circumstances in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2008.
    All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title 
``COMMENTS'', ``REPLY COMMENTS'', ``RECOMMENDATIONS,'' ``TERMS AND 
CONDITIONS,'' or ``PRESCRIPTIONS;'' (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 submitting the [[Page 30856]] filing; and (4) 
otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 
385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or 
prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise 
comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain 
copies of the application directly from the applicant. Any of these 
documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of 
copies required by the Commission's regulations to: The Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 825 North Capitol Street, N.E., 
Washington, D.C. 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, 
Division of Project Review, Office of Hydropower Licensing, Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, Room 1027, at the above address. Each 
filing must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed on 
the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in 
accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b), and 385.2010.

    Dated: June 7, 1995, Washington, D.C.
Lois D. Cashell,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 95-14313 Filed 6-9-95; 8:45 am]
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