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Notice of Intent To File Application for a New License

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Start Preamble May 11, 2000.

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

a. Type of filing: Notice of Intent to File an Application for New License.

b. Project No.: 2174.

c. Date filed: March 29, 2000.

d. Submitted By: Southern California Edison Company.

e. Name of Project: Portal.

f. Location: Upper San Joaquin River Basin, Rancheria Creek and Big Creek in Fresno County, California.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Section 15 of the Federal Power Act, 18 CFR 16.6.

h. Pursuant to Section 16.19 of the Commission's regulations, the licensee is required to make available the information described in Section 16.7 of the regulations. Such information is available from the licensee at Southern Edison Company, 2244 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, California 91770. Interested parties can contact Stephen E. Pickett (818) 302-1564.

i. FERC Contact: Patricia W. Gillis, (202) 208-0735,

j. Expiration Date of Current License: March 31, 2005.

k. The project consists of a dam having a 325 acre-feet storage capacity, 6-mile long water conveyance tunnel, steel penstock, powerhouse having an installed capacity of 10.8 MW, 33-kV transmission line and appurtenant facilities,

l. The licensee states its unequivocal intent to submit an application for a new license for Project No. 2174. Pursuant to 18 CFR 16.9(b)(1) each application for a new license and any competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All applications for license for this project must be filed by March 31, 2003.

m. A copy of the notice of intent 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) 208-1371. The notice may be viewed on​online/​rims.htm (call (202) 208-2222 for assistance). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.

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David P. Boergers,


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[FR Doc. 00-12329 Filed 5-16-00; 8:45 am]