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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 November 21, 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: 2197-074.

c. Date Filed: October 5, 2006.

d. Applicant: Yadkin Division of Alcoa Power, Inc.

e. Name of Project: Yadkin Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Yadkin/Pee Dee River in Montgomery, Stanly, Davidson, Rowan, and Davie Counties, North Carolina. The project is comprised of four reservoirs: High Rock, Tuckertown, Narrows and Falls. The project does not contain any federal lands. 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. Robert Smet, Environmental and Natural Resources Manager; Yadkin Division of Alcoa Power, Inc. (APGI-Yadkin Division); P.O. Box 576; Badin, North Carolina 28009; Phone: 704-422-5644.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Brian Romanek at (202) 502-6175 or by e-mail:

j. Deadline for filing comments and/or motions: December 22, 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-2197-074) 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: Yadkin Division of Alcoa Power, Inc., licensee for the Yadkin Hydroelectric Project, has requested Commission authorization to issue a permit for the Skipjack Harbor, LLC, to expand the boat dock facilities at the existing Skipjack Marina. The marina presently accommodates 61 boats. The proposed, expanded marina would accommodate 108 boats and provide new fueling facilities and a pump-out station. The additional docking spaces would be floating structures. No dredging or shoreline stabilization is proposed; therefore, no ground-disturbing activity would occur. The marina is located on the High Rock Reservoir in Davidson County, North Carolina.

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, 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 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,


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[FR Doc. E6-20189 Filed 11-28-06; 8:45 am]