In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission's) regulations, 18 CFR Part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 4797), the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for an original major license for the Carters Reregulation Dam Hydroelectric Project located on the Coosawatte River in Murray County, Georgia, and has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed project. In the EA, the Commission's staff has analyzed the potential environmental impacts of the proposed project and has concluded that approval of the proposed project, with appropriate mitigative measures, Start Printed Page 17497would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
Copies of the EA are available for review in the Public Reference Branch of the Commission's offices at 888 First Street, N.E., Room 2A, Washington, D.C. 20426, and may also be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.fed.us/online/rims.htm (please call (202) 208-2222 for assistance).Start Signature
David P. Boergers,
[FR Doc. 00-8060 Filed 3-31-00; 8:45 am]
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