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City of Columbia, SC; Notice of Application for Amendment of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble March 1, 2010.

Take notice that the following application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:

a. Application Type: Amendment of License.

b. Project No.: 1895-078.

c. Date Filed: January 8, 2010.

d. Applicant: City of Columbia, South Carolina.

e. Name of Project: Columbia Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Broad and Congaree Rivers in Richland County, South Carolina.

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

h. Applicant Contact: John J. Dooley, Director of Utilities, City of Columbia, 1136 Washington Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, (803) 545-3240.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Mr. Steven Sachs at (202) 502-8666 or Steven.Sachs@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: April 2, 2010.

Please include the project number (P-1895) on any comments or motions filed. All documents (an original and eight copies) must be filed with: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.

Motions to intervene, protests, comments and recommendations may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper filings, see 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site (http://www.ferc.gov) under the “e-filing” link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings.

The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all interveners filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears 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. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application.

k. Description of Request: The City of Columbia, South Carolina proposes to amend Article 404 of the project's license. Article 404 requires the licensee to maintain a reservoir surface elevation no less than 1 foot below full pool (153.55 feet msl) between March 1 and May 31 and no less than two feet below full pool the remainder of the year. The licensee proposes to modify Article 404 such that the reservoir elevation must be maintained no less than two feet below full pool the entire year.

l. Location of the Application: A copy of the licensee's filing is available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also be viewed on the Commission's Web site at http://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/​docsfiling/​esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call toll-free at 1-866-208-3372 or e-mail ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or for TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address listed 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, 385.211, and 385.214. 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 (see item (j) above).

o. Any filing must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “PROTEST”, “MOTION TO INTERVENE”, or “RECOMMENDATIONS”, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers.Start Printed Page 11153

p. Agency Comments: Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described 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.

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Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2010-4999 Filed 3-9-10; 8:45 am]

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