a. Type of Application: New Minor License.
b. Project No.: P-6058-005.
c. Date Filed: January 2, 2001.
d. Applicant: Hydro Development Group, Inc.
e. Name of Project: Hailesboro #4.
f. Location: On the Oswegatchie River in St. Lawrence County, near the Town of Gouverneur, New York.
g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
h. Applicant Contact: Kevin M. Webb, Hydro Development Group, Inc., 200 Bulfinch Drive, Andover, MA 01810, (978) 681-1900 ext. 1202.
i. FERC Contact: Charles T. Raabe (202) 219-2811 or E-mail address at Charles.Raabe@FERC.fed.us.
j. Comment Date: 60 days from the filing date of license application.
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.
k. Description of Project: The existing operating Hailesboro #4 Project consists of: (1) A concrete gravity-type dam comprising; (i) The 92-foot-long, 14-foot-high Dam #1 surmounted by a pneumatic gate; and (ii) the 58-foot-long, 5-foot-high Dam #2 surmounted by flashboards; (2) a reservoir having a 2.0-acre surface area and a gross storage volume of 20-acre-fee at normal water surface elevation 461 feet NGVD; (3) a gated intake structure having trashracks; (4) a 170-foot-long concrete-lined forebay canal; (5) a powerhouse containing a 640-kW generating unit and an 850-kW generating unit for a total installed capacity of 1490-kW; (6) a 2.4/23-kV substation; (7) a 50-foot-long, 23-kV transmission line; (8) a tailrace; and (9) appurtenant facilities. The applicant estimates that the total average annual generation would be 11.0 MWh. All generated power is sold to Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation.
l. With this notice, we are initiating consultation with the New York State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), as required by § 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 36 CFR 800.4.
m. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission's regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the filing date of this application and serve a copy of the request on the applicant.
n. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be Start Printed Page 7485processed according to the following milestones, some of which may be combined to expedite processing:
Notice of application has been accepted for filing
Notice of NEPA Scoping
Notice of application is ready for environmental analysis
Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission*
Notice of the availability of the draft NEPA document
Notice of the availability of the final NEPA document
Order issuing the Commission's decision on the application
Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis.Start Signature
David P. Boerger,
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