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South Carolina Electric and Gas Company; Notice of Application for Amendment of License and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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Start Preamble November 24, 2010.

Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) and is available for public inspection:

a. Application Type: Application for non-project use of project lands and waters.

b. Project No.: 1894-203.

c. Date Filed: October 7, 2010.

d. Applicant: South Carolina Electric and Gas Company.

e. Name of Project: Parr Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: The project is located on the Broad River in Fairfield and Newberry Counties, South Carolina.

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

h. Applicant Contact: William R. Argentieri, South Carolina Electric and Gas Company, Mail Code A221, 220 Operation Way, Cayce, South Carolina 29033-3701. Tel: (803) 217-9162.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions regarding this notice should be addressed to Joy Kurtz at (202) 502-6760, or e-mail joy.kurtz@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: December 27, 2010.

Comments, protests, and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. 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 (e-filing).

In lieu of e-filing, all paper documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. Please include the project number (P-1894-203) on any comments or motions filed.

The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all interveners Start Printed Page 74705filing 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, it 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 Application: The Applicant, South Carolina Electric and Gas Company, is seeking Commission approval to allow for the withdrawal from, and discharge to, the Project's Monticello and Parr reservoirs to serve the construction and operation needs of two new nuclear generating plants at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station. To facilitate this, the Applicant would construct a raw water intake facility that would withdraw approximately 2.2 million gallons of water per hour from Monticello reservoir, as well as a waste water facility that would discharge up to 0.6 million gallons of water per hour to Parr reservoir. Additionally, the Applicant would construct an offsite water treatment facility that would withdraw, on average, 1.7 million gallons of water per day from, and discharge up to 220,000 gallons of water per day to, Monticello reservoir. These facilities are key components to the cooling and blowdown processes associated with the new nuclear units.

l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application 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://www.ferc.gov using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field (P-1894) to access the document. 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, call 1-866-208-3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address 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, .211, .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.

o. Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “PROTEST”, or “MOTION TO INTERVENE”, as applicable, and the project number of the particular application to which the filing refers.

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. 2010-30256 Filed 11-30-10; 8:45 am]

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