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Notice of Application for Amendment of Shoreline Management Plan and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble January 26, 2007.

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

a. Application Type: Amendment of Shoreline Management Plan.

b. Project No: 2210-148.

c. Date Filed: January 23, 2007.

d. Applicant: Appalachian Power Company (APC).

e. Name of Project: Smith Mountain Pumped Storage Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Roanoke River, in Bedford, Pittsylvania, Franklin, and Roanoke Counties, Virginia.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Frank M. Simms, Hydro Generation Department, American Electric Power, P.O. Box 2021, Roanoke, VA 24022-2121, (540) 985-2875.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Mrs. Heather Campbell at (202) 502-6182, or e-mail address: heather.campbell@ferc.gov or Mr. Bob Fletcher at (202) 502-8901, or e-mail address: robert.fletcher@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: February 16, 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-2210-148) 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 licensee requests to amend the July 5, 2005 Order Modifying and Approving Shoreline Management Plan (112 FERC ¶ 61,026) to revise ordering paragraph (D) to state: “All in-water construction, within areas identified as ‘Conservation/Environmental’ or ‘Impact Minimization Zone’ within the Shoreline Management Plan as currently exists or as modified in the future shall be prohibited from February 15 through June 15. In-water construction will be permitted in all other areas identified within the Shoreline Management Plan. During the period from April 15 through June 15, the licensee shall ensure that prior to the work taking place, the locations of the proposed work be inspected for the presence of largemouth bass nests. If a largemouth bass nest is detected where the work is to take place, the work shall Start Printed Page 5037be modified to not disturb the nest or the work delayed until after June 15.”

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 be sent to the Applicant's representatives.

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Magalie R. Salas,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E7-1670 Filed 2-1-07; 8:45 am]

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