[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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