Take notice that the following application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
a. Application Type: Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters.
b. Project No: 2232-475.
c. Date Filed: September 14, 2004.
d. Applicant: Duke Power, a division of Duke Energy Corporation.
e. Name of Project: Catawba-Wateree Project.
f. Location: This project is located on the Catawba and Wateree Rivers, in nine counties in North Carolina (Burke, Alexander, McDowell, Iredell, Caldwell, Lincoln, Catawba, Gaston, and Mecklenburg Counties) and five counties in South Carolina (York, Chester, Lancaster, Fairfield and Kershaw Counties). This project does not occupy any Tribal or federal 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, NC 28201-1006; 704-382-8576.
i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Kate DeBragga at (202) 502-8961, or by e-mail: Kate.DeBragga@ferc.gov.
j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: October 25, 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-2232-475) 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, licensee for the Catawba-Wateree Hydroelectric Project, has requested Commission approval to lease 0.491 acres of project lands for non-project use. Duke Power proposes to lease these lands to Black Forest on Lake James, LLC, for the construction of a commercial/residential marina facility and a canoe launch. The marina will consist of one cluster dock with 14 boating dock locations. The marina will include a steel frame, treated wood deck, and floats made of plastic cells. The dock will be constructed offsite and floated into place. Reflectors will be installed on the dock; no artificial lighting is proposed. The canoe launch will consist of a stationary dock with a wide ramp leading to a floating dock. No dredging is proposed. The cluster dock and canoe launch will provide access to Lake James for residents of the Black Forest development, located in McDowell County, North Carolina.
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 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. 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.Start Signature
Magalie R. Salas,
[FR Doc. E4-2428 Filed 9-29-04; 8:45 am]
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