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Clean River Power 13, LLC; Project No. 13864-000; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications

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Start Preamble November 9, 2010.

On October 15, 2010, Clean River Power 13, 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 Barclay Creek Hydroelectric Project (Barclay Creek project) to be located on Barclay Creek in the vicinity of Baring, in Snohomish County, Washington. 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 will consist of the following: (1) A 6-foot-high, 60-foot-long reinforced concrete diversion weir; (2) a 15-foot-wide, 45-foot-long, 12-foot-high reinforced concrete intake structure with a trash rack, fish screen, and closure gate; (3) a 11,000-foot-long, 40-inch-diameter steel penstock; (4) a 50-foot by 40-foot reinforced concrete powerhouse containing one vertical impulse turbine with a capacity of 6.8 megawatts (MW); (5) a 7.2/115 kilovolt (kV) three stage step up transformer; (6) an approximately 1,500-foot-long, 115 kV transmission line which will tie into an undetermined interconnection; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The estimated annual generation of the Barclay Creek project would be 22.0 gigawatt-hours.

Applicant Contact: Ramya Swaminthan, Clean River Power 13, LLC, 33 Commercial St., Gloucester, MA 01930; phone: (978) 283-2822.

FERC Contact: Ryan Hansen (202) 502-8074.

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 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​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-13864-000) 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. 2010-28909 Filed 11-16-10; 8:45 am]