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Notice of Application for Amendment of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble January 11, 2001.

a. Application Type: Application to Amend License for the Big Creek Nos. 2A, 8 & Eastwood Power Station Project.

b. Project No: 67-089.

c. Date Filed: January 12, 2000, and supplemented on November 9, 2000.

d. Applicant: Southern California Edison Company (SCE).

e. Name of Project: Big Creek Nos. 2A, 8 & Eastwood Power Station Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the South Fork San Joaquin River and Big Creek in Fresno County, California. The project utilizes lands of the Sierra National Forest.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Stephen E. Pickett, Vice President and General Counsel, Southern California Edison Company, 2244 Walnut Grove Avenue, P.O. Box 800, Rosemead, CA 91770, (626) 302-4459.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Mr. Vedula Sarma at (202) 219-3273 or by e-mail at vedula.sarma@ferc.fed.us.

j. Deadline for filing comments and/or motions: February 16, 2001.

All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: David P. Boergers, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. Comments and protests 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 at http://www.ferc.fed.us/​efi/​doorbell.htm.

Please include the project number (P-67-089) on any comments or motions filed.

k. Description of Filing: SCE proposes to remove 1.7 miles of transmission line from Big Creek #2A-Big Creek #8, and 5.6 miles of transmission line from Big Creek #8-Big Creek #3 from the project's license since they are part of the SCE's Transmission System Network. SCE also proposes to revise the project boundary by removing a telephone line, caretaker building, warehouse, microwave tower, and other miscellaneous project features because they are no longer used for project purposes. The proposed modifications would reduce the amount of federal lands used by the project by 158.4 acres.

l. Locations of the Application: A copy 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) 208-1371. This filing may be viewed on http://www.ferc.fed.us/​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.

m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.

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.

Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the titles “COMMENTS”, “RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS”, “PROTEST”, OR Start Printed Page 4810“MOTION TO INTERVENE”, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission's regulation to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application.

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.

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David P. Boergers,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 01-1425 Filed 1-17-01; 8:45 am]

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