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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 November 26, 2003.

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

a. Application Type: Recommendation Adoption for Winter Minimum Flows.

b. Project No: 405-059.

c. Date Filed: October 15, 2003.

d. Applicant: Susquehanna Electric Company.

e. Name of Project: Conowingo Hydro Station.

f. Location: On the Susquehanna River in Harford and Cecil counties in Maryland, and York and Lancaster counties in Pennsylvania.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Ron Smith, Conowingo Hydro Station, Susquehanna Electric Company, 2569 Shures Landing Road, Darlington, MD 21034-1503, 410-457-2516.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Mr. John Novak at (202) 502-6076, or e-mail address:

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: December 26, 2003.

k. Description of Request: The licensee proposes to provide a winter flow regime, during the period of December 1 through February 28, of 3500 cfs or natural river flow (whichever is lower) with cessation of flow permitted for up to six hours followed by continuous flows of 3500 cfs or inflow (whichever is lower) for a period equal to or greater than the period of no discharge. The licensee indicates a minimum winter flow has been implemented at the Conowingo Hydroelectric station since March 1994 based upon initial study results and discussion with the Maryland DNR, however the finalized report and recommendation were not previously filed with the Commission.

l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also be viewed on the Commission's Web site at using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at​docs-filing/​esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or e-mail, for TTY, call (202) 502-8659. 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.

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, 385.211, 385.214. 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. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: 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 have no comments. One copy of an agency's comments must also be sent to the Applicant's representatives.

q. 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 at under the “e-Filing” link.

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Magalie R. Salas,


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[FR Doc. E3-00432 Filed 12-2-03; 8:45 am]