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

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Start Preamble January 18, 2006.

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

a. Application Type: Surrender of License (5 MW or Less).

b. Project No.: 11392-008.

c. Date Filed: August 17, 2005.

d. Applicant: J&T Hydro Company.

e. Name of Project: Ramseur Project.

f. Location: Located on the Deep River, Randolph County, North Carolina.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Ms. Joann Hill, J&T Hydro Company, 7540 Burgess Kivett Road, Ramseur, NC 27316.

i. FERC Contact: Christopher Yeakel, (202) 502-8132.

j. Deadline for filing responsive documents: February 21, 2006.

k. Description of Proposed Action: The existing project consists of: (1) An 11-foot-high, 434-foot-long stone masonry dam; (2) a reservoir with a surface area of about 33 acres; (3) a 1,300 foot-long power canal; (4) an existing two-story brick masonry powerhouse that previously contained two generators rated at 150 kW each for a total installed capacity of 300 kW; (5) a 226 foot-long tailrace; (6) a 112-foot-long, 2.4-kilovolt overhead transmission line; and (7) appurtenant equipment. The licensee would like to surrender its license. The generating equipment has been removed and sold.

l. Locations of Application: A copy of the information is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also be viewed on the Commission's Web site at using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number, here P-11392, in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3676 or e-mail 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”, “REPLY 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. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and eight copies to: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to the Director, Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above-mentioned address. 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 any 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.

q. 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 under the “e-Filing” link.

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Magalie R. Salas,


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[FR Doc. E6-839 Filed 1-24-06; 8:45 am]