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Notice of Declaration of Intention and Soliciting Comments, Protests, and/or Motions To Intervene

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Start Preamble October 14, 2004.

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

a. Application Type: Declaration of intention.

b. Docket No.: DI04-6-000.

c. Date Filed: August 30, 2004, with supplementary information filed September 21 and October 7, 2004.

d. Applicant: Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

e. Name of Project: High Falls State Park Demonstration Project.

f. Location: The proposed High Falls State Park Demonstration project will be located in the High Falls State Park in Monroe County near Jackson, Georgia, on the Towaliga River.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Section 23(b)(1) of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 817(b).

h. Applicant Contact: David Freedman, 2 Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive SE., Suite 1352 East Tower, Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9000, telephone (404) 656-6531, fax (404) 651-5871, e-mail: DavidF@dnr.state.ga.us.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Henry Ecton (202) 502-8768, or e-mail address: henry.ecton@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for Filing Comments and/or Motions: November 15, 2004.

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. 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. Please include the docket number (DI04-6-000) on any comments or motions filed.

k. Description of Project: The proposed High Falls State Park Demonstration Project would use an abandoned hydroelectric facility within the State Park. The proposed project would use water from an 1,890-foot-long raceway, which is connected to a dam located on the Towaliga River. A pipe from the outlet of the raceway to the old mill would power a 7.2 kW generator. The generated power would be used to run an exhibit at the State Park. The project would not be connected to the interstate grid.

When a Declaration of Intention is filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Power Act requires the Commission to investigate and determine if the interests of interstate or foreign commerce would be affected by the project. The Commission also determines whether or not the project: (1) Would be located on a navigable waterway; (2) would occupy or affect public lands or reservations of the United States; (3) would utilize surplus water or water power from a government dam; or (4) if applicable, has involved or would involve any construction subsequent to 1935 that may have increased or would increase the project's head or generating capacity, or have otherwise significantly modified the project's pre-1935 design or operation.

l. Locations of the Application: Copies of this filing are on file with the Commission and are available for public inspection. This filing may be viewed on the Web at http://www.ferc.gov using the “eLibrary” link, select “Docket#” and follow the instructions. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 208-3676, or 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”, “PROTESTS”, and/or “MOTIONS TO INTERVENE”, as applicable, and the Docket 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 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.

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Magalie R. Salas,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E4-2750 Filed 10-20-04; 8:45 am]

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