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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 February 16, 2007.

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.: 2233-066.

c. Date Filed: December 29, 2006.

d. Applicant: Portland General Electric Company.

e. Name of Project: Willamette Falls Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The Willamette Falls Project is located on the Willamette River near the cities of West Linn and Oregon City, Oregon.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Ms. Julie A. Keil, Director, Hydro Licensing, Portland General Electric Company, 121 SW. Salmon Street, Portland, Oregon 97204, telephone: (503) 464-8864.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Ms. Linda Stewart at (202) 502-6680, or e-mail address: linda.stewart@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: March 15, 2007.

k. Description of Request: Portland General Electric Company proposes to increase the flashboard height on the concrete dam along the crest of Willamette Falls from 2 to 3.5 feet. The increase in flashboard height would help maintain the river level at Willamette Falls at an elevation which would allow the fish bypass systems to operate at their intended design with full powerhouse operation. Additionally, Portland General Electric Company proposes to install temporary adult lamprey passage structures between flashboard sections, extending downstream of the dam cap to the rock shelf to provide areas for upstream adult lamprey passage.

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 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”, “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 Start Printed Page 8378First 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. E7-3218 Filed 2-23-07; 8:45 am]

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