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Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
a. Application Type: Amendment to License.
b. Project No.: 1862-088.
c. Date Filed: May 14, 2001.
d. Applicant: City of Tacoma.
e. Name of Project: Nisqually Hydroelectric Project.
f. Location: The Nisqually Hydroelectric project is located on the Nisqually River in Pierce, Thurston, and Lewis Counties, Washington. The project is partially located on lands of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Steven Fischer, Tacoma Power, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409-3192; (253) 502-8316.
i. FERC Contact: Questions about this notice can be answered by John Smith at (202) 219-2460 or e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Commission cannot accept comments, recommendations, motions to intervene or protests sent by e-mail; these documents must be filed as described below.
j. Deadline for filing comments, terms and conditions, motions to intervene, and protests: 14 days from the issuance date of this notice.
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, protests, and interventions 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:
The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency.
k. The City of Tacoma filed an application seeking approval for installation of a small hydroelectric unit at the base of LaGrande dam to provide the 30-cubic-foot-per-second minimum flow release required by article 403 of the project's license and to recover some of the electrical energy lost due to the minimum flow being released from the dam instead of through the powerhouse. The unit would be installed at the base of LaGrande dam adjacent to the river outlet valve.
l. A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public Reference Room at 888 First Street NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 208-1371. The application may be viewed on the web at 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.
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.
Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS,” “RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS,” “PROTEST,” or “MOTION TO INTERVENE,” as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application.
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.Start Signature
David P. Boergers,
[FR Doc. 01-13876 Filed 6-1-01; 8:45 am]
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