[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Page 18335]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06817]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 14504-000]

FFP Project 121, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application 
Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Competing Applications

    On March 1, 2013, FFP Project 121, LLC filed an application for a 
preliminary permit under section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act 
proposing to study the feasibility of the proposed New Cumberland Locks 
and Dam Hydroelectric Project No. 14504-000, to be located at the 
existing New Cumberland Locks and Dam on the Ohio River, near the Town 
of Stratton, in Jefferson County, Ohio and the Town of New Cumberland, 
in Hancock County, West Virginia. The New Cumberland Locks and Dam is 
owned by the United States government and operated by the U.S. Corps of 
    The proposed project would consist of: (1) A new 250-foot-wide by 
380-foot-long forebay; (2) a new 220-foot by 250-foot reinforced 
concrete powerhouse; (3) three new 16.6 megawatt (MW) horizontal bulb 
turbine-generators having a total combined generating capacity of 49.8 
MW; (4) a new 300-foot-long concrete retaining wall downstream of the 
powerhouse; (5) a new 300-foot-wide by 515-foot-long tailrace area; (6) 
a new 60-foot-wide by 60-foot-long substation; (7) a new 0.8-mile-long, 
36.7-kilovolt transmission line; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The 
project would have an estimated annual generation of 251,600 megawatt-
    Applicant Contact: Daniel Lissner, 239 Causeway Street, Suite 300, 
Boston, MA 02114; (978) 252-7111.
    FERC Contact: Tyrone A. Williams, (202) 502-6331.
    Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and competing 
applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file 
competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. 
Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements 
of 18 CFR 4.36. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and 
competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. 
See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's 
Web site http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can 
submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior 
registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information 
at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online 
Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1-866-208-3676, 
or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages 
electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, 
mail an original and five copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20426.
    More information about this project, including a copy of the 
application can be viewed or printed on the ``eLibrary'' link of 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 
Enter the docket number (P-14504) in the docket number field to access 
the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

    Dated: March 19, 2013.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2013-06817 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]