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PPL Maine, LLC; Penobscot River Restoration Trust; Notice of Application for Transfer of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene and Protests

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Start Preamble November 20, 2008.

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

a. Type of Application: Transfer of License.

b. Project Nos.: 2403-057 Veazie Project. 2721-021 Howland Project.

c. Date filed: November 7, 2008.

d. Applicants: PPL Maine, LLC (transferor). Penobscot River Restoration Trust (transferee).

e. Name and Location of Projects: The Veazie Project is located on the Penobscot River near the city of Veazie in Penobscot County, Maine.

The Howland Project is located on the Piscataquis River near the city of Howland in Penobscot County, Maine.

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

g. Applicant Contact: For the transferor: Jesse A. Dillon, Esq., PPL Maine, LLC, Two North Ninth Street, Allentown, PA 18101, (610) 774-5013.

For the transferee: Laura Rose Day, Executive Director, Penobscot River Restoration Trust, P.O. Box 5695, Augusta, ME 04332, (207) 232-5976.

h. FERC Contact: Steven Sachs, (202) 502-8666.

i. Deadline for filing comments, protests and motions to intervene: 30 days from notice issuance.

All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: 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-2403-057 or P-2721-021) 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.

j. Description of Application: Applicants seek Commission approval to transfer the licenses for the Veazie and Howland Projects from PPL Maine, LLC to Penobscot River Restoration Trust.

k. This filing is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may 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. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3372 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 g above.

l. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.

m. 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.

n. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “PROTEST”, OR “MOTION TO INTERVENE”, as Start Printed Page 72788applicable, 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 eight copies 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 Applicants specified in the particular application.

o. 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 Applicants. 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 Applicants' representatives.

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Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. E8-28305 Filed 11-28-08; 8:45 am]