Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
a. Type of Application: Minor.
b. Project No.: P-13301-002.
c. Date filed: April 29, 2009.
d. Applicant: Town of Afton.
e. Name of Project: Culinary Water System Hydroelectric Project.
f. Location: On the culinary water supply system, in the Town of Afton, Lincoln County, Wyoming. The project would occupy 12.3 acres of land in the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a)-825(r).
h. Applicant Contact: James K. Sanderson, Town of Afton, 416 Washington St., P.O. Box 310, Afton, WY 83110.
i. FERC Contact: Ryan Hansen, 202-502-8074, firstname.lastname@example.org.
j. Deadline for filing motions to intervene and protests: 60 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 and Procedures require all intervenors 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 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.
Motions to intervene and protests and may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site (http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ferconline.asp) under the “e-filing” link. For a simpler method of submitting text only comments, click on “Quick Comment.”
k. This application has been accepted for filing, but is not ready for environmental analysis at this time.
l. The project would consist of the following facilities: (1) An intake at Periodic Springs; (2) an existing 97,000 gallon buried concrete surge tank; (3) an existing 16,775-foot-long, 18-inch-diameter iron ductile pipe; (4) a new approximately 95-foot-long, 2-foot-diameter ductile iron penstock conveying flows from the existing pipe to the new powerhouse; (5) a 20-foot-long by 20-foot-wide powerhouse containing a single Pelton turbine and generator with an installed capacity of 225 kilowatts; (6) an approximately 10-foot-long, 2.5-foot-diameter draft tube discharging flows from the powerhouse to an existing access hatchway at the top of the storage tank; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The power generated at the project would intertie with the existing 12.5-kilovolt distribution system at the culinary water treatment plant.
m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission'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. For assistance, contact FERC Start Printed Page 27784Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-free at 1-866-208-3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.
You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.
n. Any qualified applicant desiring to file a competing application must submit to the Commission, on or before the specified intervention deadline date, a competing development application, or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing development application no later than 120 days after the specified intervention deadline date. Applications for preliminary permits will not be accepted in response to this notice.
A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit a development application. A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice.
Anyone may submit a protest or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, and 385.214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests 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 protests or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified deadline date for the particular application.
When the application is ready for environmental analysis, the Commission will issue a public notice requesting comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, or prescriptions.
All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title “PROTEST” or “MOTION TO INTERVENE,” “NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION,” or “COMPETING APPLICATION;” (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application.Start Signature
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. E9-13673 Filed 6-10-09; 8:45 am]
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