[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 104 (Thursday, May 31, 2007)]
[Pages 30364-30365]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-10450]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. DI07-9-000]

Charles William Showalter; Notice of Declaration of Intention and 
Soliciting Comments, Protests, and/or Motions To Intervene

May 22, 2007.
    Take notice that the following application has been filed with the 
Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Declaration of Intention.
    b. Docket No: DI07-9-000.
    c. Date Filed: May 8, 2007.
    d. Applicant: Charles William Showalter.
    e. Name of Project: Showalter Micropower Project.
    f. Location: The proposed Showalter Micropower Project will be 
located on the Kanawha River, near Glen Ferris and Charlton Heights, in 
Fayette County, West Virginia.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Section 23(b)(1) of the Federal Power Act, 16 
U.S.C. 817(b).
    h. Applicant Contact: Charles William Showalter, 56\1/2\ Halstead 
Avenue, Oak Hill, West Virginia 25901-9546; telephone: (304) 663-1806.
    i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed 
to Henry Ecton, (202) 502-8768, or e-mail address: 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and/or motions: June 22, 
    All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: 
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. Comments, protests, and/or interventions may be 
filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. Any questions, 
please contact the Secretary's Office. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) 
and the instructions on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov under the ``e-Filing link.
    Please include the docket number (DI07-9-000) on any comments, 
protests, and/or motions filed.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed Showalter Micropower 
Project will include: (1) Three barges with a catamaran-style hull, 
tethered together and moored in line; (2) Barge One will house the 
control room, living space, and a grid-isolated power system for the 
control room; (3) Barge Two will contain three Kato MTG62 1000-kW 
generator-heads powered by hydraulic motors from Barge Three; (4) Barge 
Three will house the hydraulic pumps, hydraulic reservoir, and rear-
and-side-slung water turbines of the Gorlov helical type, with a 
primary transmission line connected to facilities on shore; and (6) 
appurtenant facilities. The project will be connected to an interstate 
grid, but will not occupy any tribal or Federal lands.
    When a Declaration of Intention is filed with the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission, the Federal Power Act requires the Commission to 
investigate and determine if the interests of interstate or foreign 
commerce would be affected by the project. The Commission also 
determines whether or not the project: (1) Would be located on a 
navigable waterway; (2) would occupy or affect public lands or 
reservations of the United States; (3) would utilize surplus water or 
water power from a government dam; or (4) if applicable, has involved 
or would involve any construction subsequent to 1935 that may have 
increased or would increase the project's head or generating capacity, 
or have otherwise significantly modified the project's pre-1935 design 
or operation.
    l. Locations of the Application: Copies of this filing are on file 
with the Commission and are available for public

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inspection. This filing may be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov 
using the ``eLibrary'' link, select ``Docket'' and follow the 
instructions. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
[email protected] or toll-free at (866) 208-3676, or TTY, 
contact (202) 502-8659.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    n. 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.
    o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--Any filings must 
bear in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``PROTESTS'', AND/
OR ``MOTIONS TO INTERVENE'', as applicable, and the Docket Number of 
the particular application to which the filing refers. A copy of any 
motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the 
Applicant specified in the particular application.
    p. 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.

Kimberly D. Bose,
 [FR Doc. E7-10450 Filed 5-30-07; 8:45 am]