[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 11 (Tuesday, January 18, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2892-2893]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-915]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13797-000]


City of Ouray; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Ready 
for Environmental Analysis, and Soliciting Motions To Intervene and 
Protests, Comments, Final Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and 
Prescriptions

January 11, 2011.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
    a. Type of Filing: Original Minor License.
    b. Project No.: 13797-000.
    c. Dated Filed: June 6, 2010.
    d. Submitted by: City of Ouray.
    e. Name of Project: Ouray Water Supply Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Project Description: The proposed project would use excess water 
from the City's artesian spring by way of an existing six-inch water 
line. The City would add about 300 feet of new pipeline to direct water 
to a new power plant. The power plant will house one Pelton turbine and 
induction motor generator with a maximum output of 20 kilowatt.
    g. Location: Ouray, Colorado.
    h. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 4.61 of the Commission's regulations.
    i. Applicant Contact: Bob Risch, P.O. Box 468, Ouray, CO 81427; 
(970) 318-1363.
    j. FERC Contact: Mary Greene at (202) 502-8865; or e-mail at 
mary.greene@ferc.gov.
    k. A copy of the license application is available for review at the 
Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the 
Commission's Web site (http://www.ferc.gov), using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field to access the document (P-13797). For assistance, 
contact FERC Online Support at FERCONlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free 
at 1-866-208-3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available 
for inspection and reproduction at the address in paragraph h.
    Register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filing and issuances 
related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC 
Online Support.
    l. This application has been accepted for filing and is now ready 
for environmental analysis.
    m. Cooperating agencies: Federal, State, local, and Tribal agencies 
with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to 
environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the 
environmental document should file such request within 30 days from 
issuance of this notice.
    Cooperating agencies should note the Commission's policy that 
agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental 
document cannot also intervene. See 94 FERC ] 61,076 (2001). All 
documents may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 
385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site 
(http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ferconline.asp) under the ``e-Filing'' 
link. For a simpler method of submitting text only comments click on 
``Quick Comment''. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support 
at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov; call toll-free at (866) 208-3676; or, 
for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659. Although the Commission strongly 
encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To 
paper-file, mail an original and eight copies to: Kimberly D.

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Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First 
Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
    n. We notice that we intend to waive scoping and shorten the filing 
and comment date on final terms and conditions, recommendations, and 
prescriptions. Based on a review of the application, resource agency 
consultation letters, and comments filed to date, Commission staff 
intends to prepare a single environmental assessment (EA). Commission 
staff determined that the issues that need to be addressed in its EA 
have been adequately identified during the pre-consultation period for 
the application and no new issues are likely to be identified through 
additional scoping.
    o. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, 
and final terms and conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions: 30 
days from the issuance of this notice. All reply comments must be filed 
with the Commission within 45 days from the date of this notice.
    p. Procedural Schedule: The application will be processed according 
to the following Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule 
will be made as appropriate.

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               Milestone                           Target date
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Recommendations, preliminary terms &     February 10, 2011.
 conditions due.
Commission issues EA...................  March 9, 2011.
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Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-915 Filed 1-14-11; 8:45 am]
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