Take notice that on July 2, 2009, the City of Orangeburg, South Carolina (City of Orangeburg), pursuant section 205(a) of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, 16 U.S.C. 824a-l(a), and Rule 207(a)(5) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.207(a)(5), filed a petition for declaratory requesting that the Commission exempt the Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities and other affected electric facilities from the policy and practice announced by the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) in its March 30, 2009 Order E-7, Sub 858 (NCUC Order). The City of Orangeburg also seeks a petition for declaratory order stating that the policy announced in the NCUC Order is preempted by the Commission's exclusive jurisdiction over wholesale power sales, transmission and rates under sections 201(a), 201(b), 205, and 206 of the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 824(a), 824(b), 824d, and 824e.
Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant.
The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the “eFiling” link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
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Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on August 3, 2009.Start Signature
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. E9-17239 Filed 7-20-09; 8:45 am]
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