[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 91 (Thursday, May 10, 2012)]
[Page 27451]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-11294]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2790-055]

Boott Hydropower, Inc.; Notice of Section 106 Consultation 

    On May 24, 2012, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) 
staff will participate in a meeting with staff from the U.S. Department 
of the Interior, the National Park Service, the Massachusetts State 
Historic Preservation Officer, the Advisory Council on Historic 
Preservation, Boott Hydropower, Inc., and any other consulting parties 
for the section 106 process for the proposed license amendment 
application for the Lowell Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2790-055). 
Currently, the Commission is reviewing an amendment application for the 
project to replace the wooden flashboards with a pneumatic crest gate 
system on the Pawtucket Dam. The meeting will be limited to discussion 
of the issues involved in the section 106 consultation process and 
mitigation options for impacts to historic properties from installation 
of the pneumatic crest gate system, as required by the National 
Historic Preservation Act. Interested members of the public may attend 
and observe the meeting, but participation is limited to the applicant 
and agencies involved in the section 106 consultation process.
    The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. EDT at the Countinghouse at the 
Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street, Lowell, MA 01852. 
Interested parties wishing to attend should contact Shana High at (202) 
502-8674 or by email at [email protected], or Heather Campbell at 
(202) 502-6182 or by email at [email protected].

    Dated: May 4, 2012.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-11294 Filed 5-9-12; 8:45 am]