[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 12 (Thursday, January 17, 2008)]
[Pages 3246-3247]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-719]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 459-200]

Osage Hydroelectric Project; Notice of Application for Amendment 
of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

January 9, 2008.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Amendment Application.
    b. Project No: 459-200.
    c. Date Filed: November 19, 2007.
    d. Applicant: AmerenUE.
    e. Name of Project: Osage Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Osage River, in Benton, Camden, Miller, and 
Morgan Counties, Missouri. The project is located immediately 
downstream from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Harry S. Truman Dam 
and occupies 1.6 acres of inundated federal lands administered by the 
Bureau of Land Management.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Mark Birk, Vice President--Power 
Operations, AmerenUE, One Ameren Plaza, 1901 Chouteau Avenue, P.O. Box 
66149, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-6149, (314) 554-3010.
    i. FERC Contact: Jake Tung, Telephone (202) 502-8757, and e-mail: 
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protest: 
February 11, 2008. All documents (original and eight copies) should be 
filed with: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First 
Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all 
intervenors 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. A copy 
of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative 
of the Applicant specified in the particular application.
    k. Description of Request: AmerenUE proposes to amend the license 
for the Osage Project to replace two main turbines with two new Voith 
Siemens turbines. Each of the new turbines would have a rated installed 
capacity of 31,500 kW, and a rated hydraulic capacity of 4,400 cfs, as 
compared to the existing 25,125 kW and 4,210 cfs, respectively. The 
total increase of rated hydraulic capacity would be 380 cfs. The 
project's total generating capacity would remain unchanged at 176,200 
kW, which is limited by generators capacities.
    l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public 
Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, 
DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also be viewed 
on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the 
``eLibrary'' link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three 
digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may also 
register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/

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esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and 
issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, 
call 1-866-208-3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call 
(202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for inspection and 
reproduction at the address in item (h) above.
    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. Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title 
``COMMENTS'', ``PROTEST'', or ``MOTION TO INTERVENE'', as applicable, 
and the Project Number of the particular application to which the 
filing refers.
    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.
    q. Comments, protests and interventions may be filed electronically 
via the Internet in lieu of paper. 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.

Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. E8-719 Filed 1-16-08; 8:45 am]