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Notice of Application for Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble March 31, 2005.

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.: 2232-485.

c. Date Filed: March 8, 2005.

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 Brian Romanek at (202) 502-6175 or by e-mail: Brian.Romanek@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for Filing Comments and or Motions: April 29, 2005.

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-2232-485) 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 authorization to lease to The Black Bear Development, Inc. 6.57 acres of project lands for a Commercial/ Non-Residential Marina. The Black Bear Development is located on Lake James in McDowell County. The marina would consist of 14 cluster docks with one hundred and ninety eight (198) boat slips, one dry docking storage access ramp with a bulkhead, three fishing piers (one of which is designed for use by disabled persons), four boat slips for fueling (equipped with human waste pump-out equipment), and 2,505 linear feet of shoreline stabilization (rip rap).

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.

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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.

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Magalie R. Salas,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E5-1637 Filed 4-7-05; 8:45 am]

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