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Notice of Motion for Declaratory Order, and Soliciting Comments, Motions to Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble September 18, 2001.

a. Type of Filing: Petition for Declaratory Order to find that certain transmission lines are no longer jurisdictional and no longer require licensing

b. Project No: 2150-022.

c. Date Filed: June 1, 2001.

d. Applicant: Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

e. Name of Project: Baker River Project.

f. Location: The Project is located on the Baker River in Skagit and Whatcom Counties, Washington.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regulation, 18 CFR 385.207.

h. Applicant Contact: Pamela W. Krueger, Perkins Coie, LLP, One Bellevue Center, Suite 1800, 411 108th Ave. Northeast, Bellevue, WA 98004-5584.

i. FERC Contact: William Guey-Lee, (202) 219-2808, or

j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene or protests: (October 19, 2001)

All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: David Boergers, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, N.E., 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 under the “e-Filing” link.

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. Description of Project: The applicant proposes that, upon license expiration, the following exhibits be revised to delete certain primary transmission lines currently part of the project works: Exhibit J-1 (2150-50) revised; Exhibit J-2 (2150-7) delete; Start Printed Page 48867Exhibit J&K (2150-64) delete; Exhibit Supplementary K-1 (2150-65) revised; Exhibit Supp. K-1A (2150-66) revised; Exhibit Supp. K-2 (2150-9) revised; Exhibit Supp. K-3 (2150-10) revised; Exhibit Supp. K-4 (2150-11) revised; Exhibit Supp. K-5 (2150-49); and Exhibit Supp. K-6 through K-14 (2150-30 through 38) delete. The four transmission lines affected by this action are (1) the two 22.6-mile lines connecting Sedro-Wooley transmission station with Baker River switching station, (2) the 8.5-mile line connecting Shannon switching station with Baker River switching station, and (3) the 0.2-mile connecting Shannon switching station with Upper Baker generating station.

l. Location of the Filing: A copy of the filing is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE, Room 2A, Washington, D.C. 20426, or by calling (202) 208-1371. Copies of this filing are on file with the Commission and are 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 202-208-222 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”, “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, N.E., Washington, D.C. 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. 01-23814 Filed 9-21-01; 8:45 am]