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Alcoa Power Generating, Inc.; Notice of Application for Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble January 21, 2009.

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.: 2197-091.

c. Date Filed: January 6, 2009.

d. Applicant: Alcoa Power Generating, Inc.

e. Name of Project: Yadkin Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Yadkin River in Rowan County, North Carolina.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Marshall Olsen, Environmental and Natural Resource Manager, Alcoa Power Generating, Inc. P.O. Box 576, Badin, NC 28007. Phone: (704) 422-5622.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Brian Romanek at (202) 502-6175 or by e-mail: Brian.Romanek@ferc.gov. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: February 23, 2009.

j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests, comments, and recommendations are due 21 days from the issuance date of this notice. All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Kimberly D. Bose, 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.

k. Description of the Application: The Alcoa Power Generating, Inc., licensee for the Yadkin Hydroelectric Project, has filed an application seeking authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue a permit to High Rock Development, LLC. to construct boat docking facilities that would include: (1) Three cluster docks that will accommodate a total of 36 watercraft; (2) additional docks that would accommodate 68 watercraft; (3) associated courtesy docking for 7 watercraft at a fuel-dispensing dock; and (4) a boat launching ramp. Some dredging would be necessary. This marina would service the residential community know as “Sunset Pointe” on Cane Creek of the High Rock Reservoir.

l. Location of the Application: This filing is available for review at the Commission or may be viewed on the Start Printed Page 4951Commission'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 email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at (866) 208-3676, or for TTY, contact (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: Kimberly D. Bose, 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 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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Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E9-1763 Filed 1-27-09; 8:45 am]

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