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Osprey IV, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications

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Start Preamble September 30, 2010.

On July 12, 2010, Osprey IV, LLC filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the #1 Pond Dam Project to be located at the #1 Pond Dam, on the Mousam River, in York County, Maine. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners' express permission.

The proposed project would consist of: (1) The existing 14-foot-high, 245-foot-long #1 Pond Dam; (2) an existing 100-acre impoundment with a normal water surface elevation of 279 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum; (3) a new 6-foot-diameter siphon intake; (4) a new 6-foot-diameter, 706-foot-long buried concrete penstock; (5) a new approximately 300-square-foot powerhouse containing two new turbines and generators with a total installed capacity of 850 kilowatts; (6) a new tailrace; (7) a new approximately 100-foot-long, 7.2 or 12.47-kilovolt transmission line; and (8) appurtenant facilities. The project would have an estimated annual generation of 5,500 megawatt-hours.

Applicant Contact: Hoon Won, 275 River Road, P.O. Box 202, Woolwich, ME 04579; (207) 443-9747.

FERC Contact: Brandon Cherry, (202) 502-8328.

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. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. 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 at​docs-filing/​efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at​docs-filing/​ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, mail an original and seven copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.

More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the “eLibrary” link of Commission's Web site at​docs-filing/​elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P-13812) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

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Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. 2010-25253 Filed 10-6-10; 8:45 am]