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Hydro Energy Technologies, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications

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Start Preamble May 4, 2009.

On March 20, 2009, Hydro Energy Technologies, LLC filed an application, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Lake Milton Hydroelectric Project, to be located on Mahoning River, in Mahoning County, Ohio.

The proposed Lake Milton Hydroelectric Project would be located at the existing Lake Milton Dam owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The dam operations are supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Lake Milton Dam is 760-feet-long and 54-feet-high, which includes a 650-long spillway and four 60-inch-diameter gate valves.

The proposed project would consist of: (1) A new powerhouse at the base of the existing outlet works; (2) one or more turbine/generators with total installed capacity of 1.2 megawatts; (3) two 60-inch-diameter, 7-foot-long penstocks; (4) a new 320-foot-long transmission line; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The Lake Milton Dam Project would have an estimated average annual generation of 6,929 megawatts-hours, which would be sold to a local utility.

Applicant Contact: Mr. Anthony J. Marra Jr., President, Hydro Energy Technologies, LLC, 31300 Solon Rd. Suite 12, Solon, OH 44139, (440) 498-1000.

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​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-13402) 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. E9-10851 Filed 5-8-09; 8:45 am]