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

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On May 18, 2012, Inglis Hydropower, 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 a hydropower project located at the Inglis Bypass Channel, located on the Withlacoochee River in Levy County, Florida. 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 the following: (1) An existing 32-foot-high, 3500-foot-long earth filled dam; (2) a reservoir with a surface area of 4,000 acres and the storage capacity of 41,000 acre-feet; (3) a 1.75 mile-long bypass channel; (4) a 65-foot-wide, 35-foot-long intake structure with a trash rack cleaning system; (5) Four 12-foot-diameter, 250-foot-long steel penstocks; (6) a powerhouse containing three generation units with a total capacity of 2,300 kilo-Watts, with an estimated average annual generation of 14,200,000 kilo-Watt hours; (7) a 120-foot-long, 24 kilo-Volt underground transmission line.

Applicant Contact: Mr. Dean Edwards, Inglis Hydropower, LLC, 5400 Downing Street, Dover, Florida 33527. (813) 659-3014.

FERC Contact: Chris Casey, christiane.casey@ferc.gov, (202) 502-8577.

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 http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/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 at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1-866-208-3676, or for TTY, (202) 502-8659. 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 http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P-14413) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

Dated: September 13, 2012.

Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

[FR Doc. 2012-23230 Filed 9-19-12; 8:45 am]

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