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

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Start Preamble July 24, 2001.

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

a. Application Type: Non-Project Use of Project Lands.

b. Project No.: 2197-048.

c. Date Filed: July 16, 2001.

d. Applicant: Alcoa Power Generating, Inc.

e. Name of Project: Yadkin Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The Yadkin Project is on the Yadkin/Pee Dee River in Montgomery, Stanley, Davidson, Rowan, and Davie Counties, North Carolina. The Yadkin Project contains the following reservoirs: High Rock, Tuckertown, Narrows, and Falls. The project does not occupy any federal or tribal lands.

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

h: Applicant Contact: Mr. Gene Ellis, Alcoa Power Generating Inc., P.O. Box 576, Badin, NC 28009-0576; (704) 422-5606.

i. FERC Contact: Questions about this notice can be answered by Steve Hocking at (202) 219-2656 or e-mail address: 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: 30 days from the 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.

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.

Comments, terms and conditions, motions to intervene, 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 ( under the “e-Filing” link.

k. Description of the Application: Alcoa Power Generating Inc. (Alcoa), licensee for the Yadkin Project, filed a non-project use of project lands application. In its application, Alcoa proposes to grant a permit to the Badin Shores Resort Owners' Association and the Badin Shores Marina Boat Slips Owners' Association for the use and operation of the following existing facilities on High Rock Reservoir: the Badin Shores Resort Marina which has eight boat docks accommodating up to 173 boats, a boat ramp, two fuel pumps, a restaurant and convenience store and a separate fishing pier, swimming area, and boardwalk. All of the above facilities are existing; no new facilities are proposed. All of the above facilities except for 155 of the 173 boat slips would be open to the public.

l. A copy of the application is on file with the Commission and is available for public inspection. This filing may also be viewed on the web at using the “RIMS” link—select “Docket #” and follow the instructions (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 Start Printed Page 39510385.210, .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 (P-2197-048) 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.

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David P. Boergers,


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[FR Doc. 01-18999 Filed 7-30-01; 8:45 am]