[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 209 (Friday, October 29, 1999)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58395-58396]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-28333]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Notice of Application Accepted for Filing And Soliciting Motions 
To Intervene And Protests

October 25, 1999.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Type of Application: Preliminary Permit.
    b. Project No.: P-11824-000.
    c. Date filed: September 27, 1999.
    d. Applicant: Universal Electric Power Corporation.
    e. Name of Project: Delta Dam Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: At the existing Delta Dam located on the Mohawk River, 
near the Town of Rome, Oneida County, New York.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Gregory S. Feltenberger, Universal 
Electric Power Corp., 1145 Highbrook Street, Akron, Ohio 44301, (330) 
535-7115.
    i. FERC Contact: Monte TerHaar (202) 219-2768 or E-mail address at 
[email protected]
    j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protest: 60 days 
from the issuance date of this notice.
    All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: 
David P. Boergers, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 
First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all 
interveners filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of 
that document on each person whose name appears on the official service 
list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or 
documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that 
may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they 
must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency.
    k. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this 
time.
    l. Description of Project: The proposed project would utilize the 
existing Delta Dam with lands owned by the NYSCC, and would consist of 
the following facilities: (1) three new rectangular steel penstocks, 
each about 200-foot-long and 96 inches in diameter; (2) a new 90-foot- 
by 30- foot powerhouse to be constructed on the downstream side of the 
dam; (3) 3 turbine/generator units having a total installed capacity of 
3.4 megawatts; (4) a new 1,000-foot-long, 14.7-kilovolt transmission 
line; and (4) appurtenant facilities. The proposed average annual 
generation is estimated to be 20 gigawatthours per year. The cost of 
the studies under the permit will not exceed $1,200,000.
    m. Available Locations of Application: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public 
Reference and Files Maintenance Branch, located at 888 First Street, 
NE, Room 2-A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 219-1371. A 
copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at Universal 
Electric Power Corp., Mr. Gregory S. Feltenberger, 1145 Highbrook 
Street, Akron, Ohio 44301, (330) 535-7115. A copy of the application 
may also be reviewed or printed by accessing the Commission's website 
on the Internet at

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http://www.ferc.fed.us/online/rims.htm or call (202) 208-2222 for 
assistance.
    n. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    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 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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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, 888 First Street, N.E., 
Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, 
Division of Project Review, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 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.
    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.
David P. Boergers,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 99-28333 Filed 10-28-99; 8:45 am]
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