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Notice of Application To Reclassify Project Shoreline and for Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble March 3, 2004.

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

a. Application Type: Reclassification of Project Shoreline and Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters.

b. Project No: 2232-461.

c. Date Filed: February 18, 2004.

d. Applicant: Duke Power, a Division of Duke Energy Corporation.

e. Name of Project: Catawba-Wateree Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, McDowell and Mecklenburg Counties, North Carolina and Chester, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, and York Counties, South Carolina. This project does not occupy any federal or tribal lands.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a), 825(r) and 799 and 801.

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Joe Hall, Lake Management Representative, Duke Energy Corporation, P.O. Box 1006, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28201-1006, (704) 382-8576.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Brittany Schoenen at (202) 502-6097, or e-mail address: bschoenen@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: April 5, 2004.

All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Ms. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington DC 20426. Please include the project number (P-2232-461) on any comments or motions filed. 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 e-filings.

k. Description of Request: Duke Power (Duke) is seeking Commission approval to reclassify 30′ of project shoreline on Lake Norman, Catawba County, from “Natural” to “Business Industrial”. Duke also seeks approval of an existing pump station for Crescent Resources, LLC, which is used for drip irrigation at its ornamental nursery. The pump facility removes an average of 6,000 gallons of water per day and 15,000 gallons per day during the summer when rainfall is sufficient.

l. Location of the Application: This filing is available for review at the Commission or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov, using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.

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 Start Printed Page 11009take, 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. 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 applications. A copy of the applications 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,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E4-484 Filed 3-8-04; 8:45 am]

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