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Notice of Application for Amendment of Exemption and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble September 16, 2004.

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

a. Type of Application: Amendment of exemption to relocate the damaged powerhouse of the Burton Creek Project to a safe location.

b. Project No: 7577-010.

c. Date Filed: August 31, 2004.

d. Applicant: Burton Creek Hydro, Inc.

e. Name of Project: Burton Creek Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Burton Creek in Lewis County, Washington.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Gene Peters, PO Box 401, Glenoma, WA 98336; (360) 498-5519.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Mr. Vedula Sarma at (202) 502-6190, or e-mail address: vedula.sarma@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: October 18, 2004.

k. Description of Request: Burton Creek Hydro, Inc. proposes to relocate the powerhouse damaged by a landslide to a safe location. The existing penstock would be extended approximately 800 feet in the bypass reach to a new powerhouse location. The exemptee proposes to use the same equipment, and utilize same amount of water except for 0.5 cfs to increase the volume of water in the bypass to 2 cfs as required by the State of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Power output of the project may increase by 50 kW due to static head.

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 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. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/​docs-filing/​esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, 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, .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. 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 http://www.ferc.gov under the “e-Filing” link.

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Linda Mitry,

Acting Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E4-2325 Filed 9-22-04; 8:45 am]

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