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Virginia Electric and Power Co.; Notice of Amendment of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble November 6, 2007.

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.: 2009-105.

c. Date Filed: October 23, 2007.

d. Applicant: Virginia Electric and Power Co. (dba Dominion North Carolina Power).

e. Name of Project: Roanoke Rapids and Gaston Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Roanoke River, in Brunswick and Mecklenburg Counties, Virginia and Halifax, Warren, and Northampton Counties, North Carolina.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Jim Thornton, Dominion Generation, Innsbrook Technical Center, 1 NE 5000 Dominion Boulevard, Geln Allen, VA 23060, (804) 273-3257.

i. FERC Contact: Hillary Berlin at 202-502-8915, or e-mail

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: December 7, 2007.

All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Office of the Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington DC 20426. Please include the project number (P-2009-105) 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 whose name appears on 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. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application.

k. Description of Application: Virginia Electric and Power Co. requests permission to allow Redtail-Gaston, LLC to construct a new 120-slip boat facility on a portion of shoreline along Lake Gaston. This boat facility will accommodate a planned residential community (Eaton's Crossing) to be constructed on an adjacent 78.9-acre privately-owned parcel in Littleton, Warren County, North Carolina. Redtail-Gaston, LLC proposes the following activities along approximately 6,500 linear feet of the Lake's shoreline: (1) Resurface and repair an existing boat ramp, (2) construct a finger pier alongside the boat ramp, (3) construct two, 10-slip dock structures, (4) construct five, 20-slip covered boathouses, and (5) remove trash and debris from four existing beaches. Redtail-Gaston, LLC also proposes various measures for protection and enhancement of environmental resources, including erosion and sediment control measures and a forested riparian buffer along the shoreline. No dredging activities are proposed.

l. Location of 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. This filing may also 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. You may also register online at​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, 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. 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 Start Printed Page 64204comments 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 under the “e-Filing” link.

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Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. E7-22288 Filed 11-14-07; 8:45 am]