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Notice of Recreation Plan Amendment and Soliciting Motions to Intervene, Protests, and Comments

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Start Preamble June 2, 2003.

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

a. Type of Application: Recreation plan amendment.

b. Project No.: P-2149-102 and 103.

c. Date filed: December 30, 2002, and February 19, 2003, respectively.

d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County.

e. Name and Location of Project: The project is located on the Columbia River, in Douglas, Chelan, and Okanogan Counties, Washington. This amendment will affect project lands contained within the previously proposed Chief Joseph State Park area.

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

g. Applicant Contact: Mr. Gordon Brett, Property Supervisor, Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802.

h. FERC Contact: Elizabeth Jones (202) 502-8246.

i. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and motions to intervene: June 30, 2003.

The Commission's rules of practice and procedure require all interveners filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person in the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervener 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.

j. Description of Amendment: Licensee has submitted its recreation action plan 2002 update. Licensee has been contributing monies to a fund for the development of a park on land owned by the State and known as Chief Joseph State Park. Licensee indicates that because it has been determined that the development of the State park is not feasible at its present location, licensee proposes to purchase from the State the land that would have been developed as Chief Joseph State Park and also provide to the state the money that has been paid into a fund so that the State can purchase land elsewhere on the project. Licensee subsequently filed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) covering the sale of the State Park to the licensee.

k. This filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at using the “FERRIS” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3676 or e-mail For TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802.

l. 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 Start Printed Page 34605comment date for the particular application.

m. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “PROTEST”, “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 an original and eight copies to: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above-mentioned address. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application.

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 strongly encourages electronic filings.

n. 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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Magalie R. Salas,


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[FR Doc. 03-14499 Filed 6-9-03; 8:45 am]