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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 18, 2003.

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

a. Type of Plan: Comprehensive recreation and land use plan.

b. Project No: 2004-138.

c. Date Filed: May 1, 2003.

d. Applicant: City of Holyoke Gas & Electric Company.

e. Name of Project: Holyoke Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Connecticut River, in Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin Counties, Massachusetts.

g. Filed Pursuant to: License Article 418; Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).

h. Applicant Contact: Paul Ducheney, 66 Suffolk St., Holyoke, MA 01040, (413) 536-9340.

i. FERC Contact: Hillary Berlin at 202-502-8915.

j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene and protest: July 14, 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.

k. Description of Plan: The licensee filed a Comprehensive Recreation and Land Management Plan pursuant to license article 418. The plan includes the following management elements: recreation, land, buffer zone, and riparian. Primary issues in the plan include recreation facility and program development, habitat and shoreline protection measures, term and conveyance for conservation easements, protection of the Bachelor and Stony Brook parcels, disposition of Cove Island, recreational user conflicts, and strategies for the provision of open space, public access, and wildlife preservation.

l. The 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 the addresses in item h.

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, .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.

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 eight copies to: Magalie R. Salas, 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 Start Printed Page 37480have 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. 03-15913 Filed 6-23-03; 8:45 am]