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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 July 5, 2006.

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

a. Application Type: Non-Capacity Amendment of License.

b. Project No.: 2482-068.

c. Date filed: June 8, 2006.

d. Applicant: Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P.

e. Name of Project: Hudson River Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Hudson River, in Saratoga and Warren Counties, New York.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Samuel Hirschey, P.E., Erie Boulevard Hydropower L.P., 225 Greenfield Parkway, Suite 201, Liverpool, New York 13088, (315) 413-2790.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Mrs. Anumzziatta Purchiaroni at (202) 502-6191, or e-mail address: anumzziatta.purchiaroni@ferc.gov

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: August 7, 2006.

k. Description of Request: Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P. (Erie) filed an amendment application for its license. Erie is proposing to increase the authorized installed capacity at its Sherman Island Development as follows: (1) Replace Turbine Unit No. 4 runner in the existing powerhouse to increase turbine output to match the existing generator capacity at 7.2 MW; (2) install a new 9.5 MW Unit 1 at the empty No. 1 bay in the existing powerhouse; and (3) install a new 1.16 MW minimum flow unit No. 6 at the dam. With the proposed changes, the total installed capacity of the project would increase by 10.6 MW, or 14.5%, and the total hydraulic capacity would increase by 2,524 cfs, or 16.4%. In addition, Erie proposes to extend installation of 1-inch clear spaced trashracks over the intakes to the existing units within the existing powerhouse.

l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. Information about this filing may also 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. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/​docs-filing/​esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 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 Start Printed Page 40502take, 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. 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. 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 application. A copy of the application 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.

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 http://www.ferc.gov under the “e-Filing” link.

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Magalie R. Salas,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E6-11240 Filed 7-14-06; 8:45 am]

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