[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 104 (Thursday, May 31, 2007)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-10450]
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
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
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:
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
l. Locations of the Application: Copies of this filing are on file
with the Commission and are available for public
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
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov 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]
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