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Great Northern Paper, Inc; Notice of Proposed Restricted Service List for a Programmatic Agreement for Managing Properties Included in or Eligible for Inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places

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Start Preamble September 24, 2001.

Rule 2010 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure provides that, to eliminate unnecessary expense or improve administrative efficiency, the Secretary may establish a restricted service list for a particular phase or issue in a proceeding.[1] The restricted service list should contain the names of persons on the service list who, in the judgment of the decisional authority establishing the list, are active participants with respect to the phase or issue in the proceeding for which the list is established.

The Commission is consulting with the Maine State Historic Preservation Officer (hereinafter, SHPO) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (hereinafter, Council) pursuant to the Council's regulations, 36 CFR part 800, implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, as amended, (16 U.S.C. Section 470f), to prepare a programmatic agreement for managing properties included in, or eligible for inclusion in, the National Register of Historic Places at the Storage Project (FERC No. P-2634).

The programmatic agreement, when executed by the Commission, the SHPO, and the Council, would satisfy the Commission's Section 106 Start Printed Page 49664responsibilities for all individual undertakings carried out in accordance with the license until the license expires or is terminated (36 CFR 800.14). The Commission's responsibilities pursuant to Section 106 for the above project would be fulfilled through the programmatic agreement, which the Commission proposes to draft in consultation with certain parties listed below. The executed programmatic agreement would be incorporated into any Order issuing a license.

Great Northern Paper, Inc. as prospective licensee for Project No. P-2634, and the Passamaquoddy Indian Tribe, Penobscot Indian Nation, and U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs have interest in this proceeding are invited to participate in consultations to develop the programmatic agreement and to sign as a concurring party to the programmatic agreement.

For purposes of commenting on the programmatic agreement, we propose to restrict the service list for Project No. P-2634 as follows:

Dr. Laura Henley Dean, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, The Old Post Office Building, Suite 803, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004

Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., State Historic Preservation Officer, Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 55 Capitol Street, 65 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333

Brian R. Stetson, Manager of Environmental Affairs, Great Northern Paper, Inc., Engineering and Research Building, 1 Katahdin Ave., Millinocket, Maine 04462-1373

Richard H. Hamilton, Chief, Penobscot Indian Nation, 6 River Road; Indian Island, Old Town, Maine 04468

Gregory W. Sample, Drummond Woodsum & MacMahon, 245 Commercial Street, P.O. Box 9781, Portland, Maine 04104-5081

Jim Harriman, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Eastern Area Office, M.S. 260-VASQ, 3701 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203-1700

Any person on the official service list for the above-captioned proceedings may request inclusion on the restricted service list, or may request that a restricted service list not be established, by filing a motion to that effect within 15 days of this notice date.

An original and 8 copies of any such motion must be filed with the Secretary of the Commission (888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426) and must be served on each person whose name appears on the official service list. If no such motions are filed, the restricted service list will be effective at the end of the 15 day period. Otherwise, a further notice will be issued ruling on the motion.

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David P. Boergers,


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[FR Doc. 01-24300 Filed 9-27-01; 8:45 am]