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

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Start Preamble November 9, 2005.

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

a. Application Type: Amendment of License.

b. Project No: 2016-120.

c. Dates Filed: August 12, 2005.

d. Applicant: City of Tacoma, Washington.

e. Name of Project: Cowlitz River Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Cowlitz River, in Lewis County, Washington.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a) 825(r) and §§ 799 and 801.

h. Applicant Contact: Cindy Swanberg, Tacoma Power, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409-3192, (253) 502-8362.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Ms. Rebecca Martin at (202) 502-6012, or e-mail address: Rebecca.martin@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: December 2, 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-2016-120) 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 at http://www.ferc.gov under the “e-Filing” link. The Commission strongly encourages e-filings.

k. Description of Request: The City of Tacoma is requesting to amend the boundaries of the wildlife lands described in Settlement Agreement Article 24 of the Cowlitz River Hydroelectric Project License. The proposed changes would remove 96.4 acres of currently designated wildlife area and replaces the removed acres with 110.1 acres currently within the project boundary but not designated as wildlife area. The proposed changes affect less than 1% of the wildlife area. The proposed changes would allow the construction of a low water boat launch, allow the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission to construct a group campground, and facilitate the management of the Cowlitz Wildlife Area.

l. Location of the Application: This filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426 or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the “e-library” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits 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 address in item h. above.

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. Copies 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 Start Printed Page 69754be sent to the Applicant's representatives.

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Magalie R. Salas,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E5-6342 Filed 11-16-05; 8:45 am]

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