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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 September 12, 2006.

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.: 349-115.

c. Date Filed: August 18, 2006.

d. Applicant: Alabama Power Company.

e. Name of Project: Martin Dam Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located on Lake Martin in Tallapoosa County, Alabama.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Keith E. Bryant, Senior Engineer; 600 18th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203, (205) 257-1403.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Isis Johnson at (202) 502-6346, or by e-mail: Isis.Johnson@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: October 13, 2006.

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-349-115) 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: Alabama Power Company, licensee for the Martin Dam Hydroelectric Project, has requested Commission approval to permit The Pointe at Sunset Point LLC to install 30 stationary boat slips, as well as a separate stationary wooden pier and platform. These facilities are intended for use by the residents of condominiums that are located outside the project boundary on adjoining lands. These facilities would be located on the north side of Blue Creek, approximately eight stream miles above Martin Dam. Existing structures within the project boundary at the proposed development site include ten stationary wooden boat slips and a seawall that protects 974 feet of shoreline. These structures were previously permitted by the licensee. A commercial marina, Harbor Pointe, is also located within one mile of The Pointe at Sunset Point.

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.

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. 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. E6-15428 Filed 9-15-06; 8:45 am]

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