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Green Mountain Power Corporation; Notice of Authorization for Continued Project Operation

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Start Preamble February 15, 2005.

On August 31, 1999, Green Mountain Power Corporation, licensee for the Waterbury Project No. 2090, filed an application for a new or subsequent license pursuant to the Federal Power Act (FPA) and the Commission's regulations. Project No. 2090 is located on the Little River in Washington County, Vermont.

The license for Project No. 2090 was issued for a period ending August 31, 2001. Section 15(a)(1) of the FPA, 16 U.S.C. 808(a)(1), requires the Commission, at the expiration of a license term, to issue from year to year Start Printed Page 8792an annual license to the then licensee under the terms and conditions of the prior license until a new license is issued, or the project is otherwise disposed of as provided in section 15 or any other applicable section of the FPA. If the project's prior license waived the applicability of section 15 of the FPA, then, based on section 9(b) of the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 558(c), and as set forth at 18 CFR 16.21(a), if the licensee of such project has filed an application for a subsequent license, the licensee may continue to operate the project in accordance with the terms and conditions of the license after the minor or minor part license expires, until the Commission acts on its application. If the licensee of such a project has not filed an application for a subsequent license, then it may be required, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.21(b), to continue project operations until the Commission issues someone else a license for the project or otherwise orders disposition of the project.

If the project is subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that an annual license for Project No. 2090 has been issued to Green Mountain Power Corporation for a period effective September 1, 2001, through August 31, 2002. This license was effective until the issuance of a new license for the project or other disposition under the FPA. Because issuance of a new license (or other disposition) did not take place on or before September 1, 2002, notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.18(c), an annual license under section 15(a)(1) of the FPA is renewed automatically without further order or notice by the Commission, unless the Commission orders otherwise.

If the project is not subject to section 15 of the FPA, notice is hereby given that Green Mountain Power Corporation is authorized to continue operation of the Waterbury Project No. 2090 until such time as the Commission acts on its application for subsequent license.

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Magalie R. Salas,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E5-721 Filed 2-22-05; 8:45 am]

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