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Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, WA; Notice of Application for Amendment of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

 

May 26, 2010.

Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:

a. Type of Application: Shoreline Management Plan.

b. Project No: 2114-208.

c. Date Filed: March 2, 2010, supplemented April 20, 2010.

d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, Washington.

e. Name of Project: Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the mid-Columbia River, in portions of Grant, Yakima, Kittitas, Douglas, Benton, and Chelan Counties Washington, and occupies approximately 3,052 acres of Federal lands managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Army, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Department of Energy.

g. Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.

h. Applicant Contact: Kelly Larimer, Lands and Recreation Resources Manager, Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County, P.O. Box 878, Ephrata, WA 98823. Tel: (509) 754-0500 ext. 3196 or e-mail address: klarime@gcpud.org.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Mr. Christopher Yeakel at (202) 502-8132, or e-mail address: christopher.yeakel@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: June 28, 2010.

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 (http://www.ferc.gov) under the “e-filing” link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings.

All documents (original and eight copies) filed by paper should be sent to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. Please include the project number (P-2114-208) on any comments or motions filed.

The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all interveners 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 intervener 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 Application: The licensee has filed an SMP for the Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project. The SMP is a comprehensive plan to manage the multiple resources and uses of the project's shoreline in a manner that is consistent with license requirements and project purposes, protection of environmental resources, and to address the needs and interests of stakeholders.

l. Locations of the Application: A 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 (P-2114) in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/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.

Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

[FR Doc. 2010-13275 Filed 6-1-10; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 6717-01-P

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