[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 129 (Thursday, July 3, 2008)]
[Pages 38191-38192]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-15086]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. DI08-7-000]

Nushagak Electric and Telephone Cooperative; Notice of 
Declaration of Intention and Soliciting Comments, Protests, and/or 
Motions To Intervene

June 24, 2008.
    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.: DI08-7-000.
    c. Date Filed: June 6, 2008.

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    d. Applicant: Nushagak Electric and Telephone Cooperative.
    e. Name of Project: Lake Elva Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The proposed Lake Elva Hydroelectric Project will be 
located on Elva Creek and Lake Elva, near the town of Dillingham, 
Dillingham Borough, Alaska, affecting T. 6-7 S., R. 58 W, sec. 1, 2, 7, 
11, and 12, Seward Meridian.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Section 23(b)(1) of the Federal Power Act, 16 
U.S.C. 817(b).
    h. Applicant Contact: Frank Corbin, CEO/General Manager, P. O. Box 
350, 557 Kenny Wren Road, Dillingham, AK 99576; Telephone: (907) 842-
6315; Fax: (907) 842-2780; E-mail: http://[email protected].
    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: July 25, 
    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 (DI08-7-000) on any comments, 
protests, and/or motions filed.
    k. Description of Project: The proposed Lake Elva Hydropower 
Project will include: (1) A proposed 29,000-acre-feet storage 
reservoir; (2) a 120-foot-high, 625-foot-long rock-fill dam on Elva 
Creek; (3) a 4,100-foot-long, 4-foot-diameter lake-tap intake pipeline, 
connecting at a surge tank to a 3,200-foot-long, 3-to-3.5-foot-diameter 
penstock; (4) a 20-foot-wide, 80-foot-long, 20-foot-high powerhouse, 
containing two 750-kW turbine/generators; (5) a 33-mile-long buried 
transmission line; and (6) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project 
will not be connected to an interstate grid, and 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 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) 208-3372, or TTY, 
contact (202) 502-8659.
    m. 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.
    n. 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.

Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. E8-15086 Filed 7-2-08; 8:45 am]