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Community Hydro, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comment, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications

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Start Preamble April 8, 2009.

On February 6, 2009, Community Hydro, LLC, filed an application, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Littleville Dam Hydroelectric Project, to be located on the Middle Branch of the Westfield River, in Hampshire and Hampden Counties, Massachusetts.

The proposed Littleville Dam Hydroelectric Project would be located at: (1) The existing 1,360-foot-long U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Littleville Dam; (2) an existing Corps intake tower and control works; and (3) an existing 584-acre reservoir with 31,200 acre-feet of storage.

The proposed project would consist of: (1) Six new turbine generating units attached to the intake tower with a total installed capacity of 0.85 megawatts; (2) a new 3-phase transmission line and transformer connected to an existing above ground distribution system; and (3) appurtenant facilities. The Littleville Dam Project would have an estimated average annual generation of 3,000 megawatt-hours, which would be sold to local utilities.

Applicant Contact: Ms. Lori Barg, Community Hydro, LLC, 113 Bartlett Rd., Plainfield, VT 05667, phone (802) 454-1874.

FERC Contact: John Ramer, (202) 502-8969.

Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site under the “e-Filing” link. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paper-filed. To paper-file, an original and eight copies should be mailed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. For more information on how to submit these types of filings please go to the Commission's Web site located at Start Printed Page 17471​filing-comments.asp. More information about this project can be viewed or printed on the “eLibrary” link of Commission's Web site at​docs-filing/​elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P-13367) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3372.

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Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. E9-8559 Filed 4-14-09; 8:45 am]