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Crisp County Power Commission; Notice of Application for Amendment of License Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble September 24, 2008.

Take notice that the following hydroelectric 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: 659-019.

c. Date Filed: August 18, 2008.

d. Applicant: Crisp County Power Commission.

e. Name of Project: Lake Blackshear Project.

f. Location: The proposal would be located in Georgia Veteran's Memorial Park, on shoreline in Crisp County, Georgia. The Lake Blackshear Hydroelectric Project is located on the Flint River in Worth, Lee, Sumter, Dooly, and Crisp Counties, near Cordele, Georgia.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Steve Rentfrow, General Manager, 202 7th Street South, P.O. Box 1218, Cordele, GA 31010, (229) 273-3811.

i. FERC Contact: Jade N. Alvey, Telephone (202) 502-6864, and e-mail:

j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: October 24, 2008.

All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.

The Commission's Rules of Practice require all interveners filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person on the official service list for the project. Further, if an intervener 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 Request: Crisp County Power Commission filed an application seeking Commission approval to permit the State of Georgia to construct a boat ramp within the project boundary. The boat ramp would be located in Georgia Veteran's Memorial Park as part of the Governor's initiative to improve public boating access, and under the Go Fish Georgia program. The public-use boat ramp proposal would include construction of: (1) A 4-lane boat-launching facility; (2) three piers, adjacent to the launching lanes, for boaters during launching only; (3) an additional pier for general public use; and, (4) an adjacent parking facility for 146 vehicle and trailer combinations. All activity would be conducted with measures for erosion control and protection of water quality, including final-ramp stabilization with concrete and riprap. Construction would take place during a scheduled lake drawdown, beginning November 1, 2008, and last 6 weeks.

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. 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 1-866-208-3372 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. Start Printed Page 57090

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”, “PROTEST”, or “MOTION TO INTERVENE”, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers.

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 under the “e-Filing” link.

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Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,

Deputy Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E8-23060 Filed 9-30-08; 8:45 am]