[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 178 (Thursday, September 12, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Page 48137]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-23298]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
[Docket Nos. RP96-371-000 and RM96-14-001]


Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation and Secondary Market 
Transactions on Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines; Notice of Application 
of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation to Participate in Pilot 
Program

September 6, 1996.
    Take notice that on August 30, 1996, Central Hudson Gas & Electric 
Corporation (Central Hudson) filed an application in the above docket 
for permission to participate in the Commission's Experimental Pilot 
Program to Relax the Price Cap for Secondary Market Transactions (Pilot 
Program) issued in Docket No. RM96-14-001 on July 31, 1996.
    Central Hudson states that it meets the Commission's requirements 
for participation in the Pilot Program. First, Central Hudson has filed 
information with the Commission showing why it cannot exercise market 
power in the relevant geographic area. Second, Central Hudson offers 
open access transmission service on its local distribution facilities 
pursuant to a State-required program. Finally, Central Hudson has 
agreed to provide the Commission with certain information required for 
participation in the Pilot Program.
    Any person desiring to comment on or to protest the Applicants' 
filing should file a motion to intervene or protest with the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 
20426, in accordance with Rules 211 or 214 of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 or 385.214). All such motions to 
intervene or protests must be filed within 15 days and comply with the 
requirements in Section 154.210 of the Commission's Regulations. 
Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the 
appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants 
parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party to the 
proceeding, or wishing to participate as a party in any hearing, must 
file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission's Rules. 
Copies of this filing are on file with the Commission and are available 
for public inspection in the Public Reference Room.
Lois D. Cashell,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 96-23298 Filed 9-11-96; 8:45 am]
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