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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 June 13, 2001.

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

a. Application Type: Amendment of License.

b. Project No.: 4204-023 and 4660-027.

c. Date Filed: April 26, 2001.

d. Applicant: City of Batesville, Arkansas.

e. Name of Project: White River Lock and Dam Nos. 1 and 2 Hydroelectric Projects.

f. Location: On White River in Independence County, Arkansas.

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

h. Applicant's Contact: Stewart Noland, 1405 North Pierce, Suite 301, Little Rock, AR, 72207, (501) 664-1552, crist@aristotle.net and Donald H. Clarke, 1500 K Street NW., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 408-5400, dhclarke@GKRSE-law.com.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Doan Pham at (202) 219-2851 or e-mail address doan.pham@ferc.fed.us.

j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, or protests: 20 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://www.ferc.fed.us/​efi/​doorbell.htm.

Please include the Project Number (4204-023 and 4660-027) on any comments, protests, or motions filed.Start Printed Page 32948

k. Description of Amendment: City of Batesville proposes the following: White River Lock and Dam Nos. 1 (FERC Project No. 4204): To install one 3.9 megawatt (MW) vertical Kaplan turbine instead of a 6.029 MW horizontal Kaplan turbine. This will reduce the design flow from 7,140 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 3,180 cfs.

White River Lock and Dam Nos. 2 (FERC Project No. 4660): To install one 3.5 MW vertical Kaplan turbine instead of a 6.307 MW horizontal Kaplan turbine. This will reduce the design flow from 7,511 cfs to 3,180 cfs.

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 addresses 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.

n. 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, 385.211, 385.214. 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.

o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—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. 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.

p. 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. 01-15376 Filed 6-18-01; 8:45 am]

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