Skip to Content

Notice

Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Motions To Intervene, Protests, and Comments

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 18469 April 6, 2007.

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

a. Type of Application: Amendment of Preliminary Permit.

b. Project No.: 12611-002.

c. Date Filed: March 16, 2007.

d. Applicant: Verdant Power, LLC.

e. Name of Project: Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project would be located in the East River—East and West Channels off Roosevelt Island, and on Roosevelt Island lands bordering the northern Channel, in Queens County, New York. The project would not occupy Federal or Tribal lands.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. William H. Taylor, Verdant Power, LLC, 4640 13th Street North, Arlington, VA 22207-2102, (703) 528-6445.

i. FERC Contact: Robert Bell, (202) 502-6062.

j. Deadline for filing comments, protests, and motions to intervene: May 7, 2007.

All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Philis Posey, Acting Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. 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 electronic filings. Please include the project number (P-12611-002) on any comments or motions filed.

The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person in the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency.

k. Description of Amendment: The permittee proposes to increase the project boundary to include the following to fields:

Field 1. The boundary would be extended from the Roosevelt Island Bridge to the northern tip of Roosevelt Island on the east side of the island in the east channel of the east River.

Field 2. The boundary would be extended from an area across from the southern tip of Roosevelt Island as designated within the United Nations navigation security zone to the 59th Street Bridge, on the west side of the west channel of the East River. This field is discontinuous due to cable/tunnel right of ways.

l. Locations of Applications: A copy of the application is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission in the Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. 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. 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, 385.211, 385.214. 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.

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 “e-filing” link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing.

o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “COMPETING APPLICATION”, “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. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission's regulations to: The 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.

Start Signature

Philis J. Posey,

Acting Secretary.

End Signature End Preamble

[FR Doc. E7-6915 Filed 4-11-07; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 6717-01-P