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Notice of Application for Transfer of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble March 4, 2005.

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

a. Application Type: Partial transfer of license.

b. Project No.: 2790-045.

c. Date Filed: February 25, 2005

d. Applicants: Boott Hydropower, Inc., General Electric Credit Corporation, Eldred L. Field Hydroelectric Facility Trust.

e. Name and Location of Project: Lowell Hydropower Project, located on the Merrimack River in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

f. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).

g. Applicants' Contact: Mr. Michael B. Peisner, Curtis Thaxter Stevens Broder & Micoleau LLC, One Canal Plaza, P.O. Box 7320, Portland, Maine 04112-7320, (207) 774-9000 ext. 211.

h. FERC Contact: James Hunter at (202) 502-6086.

i. Deadline for Filing Comments, Protests, and Motions To Intervene: March 25, 2005.

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 Start Printed Page 12473may 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 electronic filings. Please include the Project Number on any comments or motions filed.

The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing a document with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person in the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the documents on that resource agency.

j. Description of Application: The Applicants seek Commission approval to modify the identity of co-licensee General Electric Credit Corporation (GECC), now known as General Electric Capital Corporation, to the Eldred L. Field Hydroelectric Facility Trust, as had been envisioned when a sale-leaseback transaction was consummated pursuant to the Commission's Order Approving Transfer of License issued on December 15, 1983. The Trust was formed pursuant to the Amended and Restated Trust Agreement between GECC and United States Trust Company of New York dated December 1, 1985.

k. This filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number (P-2790) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 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 addresses in item g. above.

l. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.

m. 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.

n. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “PROTEST”, or “MOTION TO INTERVENE”, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and eight copies to: The 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 Applicants specified in the particular application.

o. 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 Applicants. 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 Applicants' representatives.

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Magalie R. Salas,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E5-1054 Filed 3-11-05; 8:45 am]

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