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Notice of Request for Extension of Time To Commence and Complete Project Construction and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble January 11, 2001.

Take notice that the following application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:Start Printed Page 4817

a. Application Type: Request for Extension of Time to Commence Project Construction.

b. Project No.: 3701-031.

c. Date Filed: December 27, 2000.

d. Applicant: Yakima-Tieton Irrigation District.

e. Name of Project: Tieton Dam Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The proposed project would be located at the Bureau of Reclamation's Tieton Dam and Reservoir on the Tieton River, in Yakima County, Washington. The Bureau's dam and reservoir and a portion of the project's proposed transmission line occupy U.S. Forest Service lands.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Public Law 104-244.

h. Applicant Contact: Richard Dieker, Secretary/Manager, Yakima-Tieton Irrigation District, Tieton Headquarters, 470 Camp 4 Road, Yakima, WA 98908, (509) 678-4101.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Mr. Lynn R. Miles, at (202) 219-2671, or e-mail address:

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, Mail Code: 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 ­​efi/​doorbell.htm.

Please include the project numbers (3701-031) on any comments or motions filed.

k. Description of the Request: The licensee has requested that the Commission grant its third and final extension of time request to commence project construction for an additional two-year period. The deadline to commence project construction for FERC Project No. 3701 would be extended to May 31, 2003. The deadline for completion of construction would be extended to May 31, 2005. The licensee's request is filed pursuant to sections 4.200(c) and 4.202(a) of the Commission's regulations..

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 20425, or by calling (202) 208-1371.

This filing 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.

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 title “COMMENTS”, “RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS”, “PROTESTS”, OR “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 regulations 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,


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[FR Doc. 01-1427 Filed 1-17-01; 8:45 am]