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Alabama Power Company; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

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

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

b. Project No: 2146-139.

c. Date Filed: March 19, 2013.

d. Applicant: Alabama Power Company.

e. Name of Project: Coosa River Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: Lake Logan Martin in Talladega County, Alabama.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Amy Stewart, Alabama Power Company, 600 18th Street North, Birmingham, AL, 35203-8180, (205) 257-1000.

i. FERC Contact: Mark Carter, (678) 245-3083, mark.carter@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: June 14, 2013.

All documents 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 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: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Please include the project number (P-2146-139) on any comments or motions filed.

The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors 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 intervenor 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.

k. Description of Application: Alabama Power Company (licensee) requests Commission approval to permit existing and proposed facilities associated with a recreational vehicle (RV) park operated by Clear Creek Cove, LLC (permittee) on Lake Logan Martin. The RV park consists of approximately 15.5 acres of land owned by the permittee, 6.7 acres of which is located inside the project boundary on lands over which the licensee holds flowage rights. The licensee previously permitted the construction of 5 docks with associated concrete access pads and a playground inside the project boundary. Inside the project boundary, the permittee also has constructed 11 RV pads with utility connections (81 additional pads are located outside of the project boundary), a swimming beach, and portions of an on-site sewage disposal system. The licensee proposes to permit the above improvements, as well as allow the permittee to make the following additional improvements: (1) Install four boat docks measuring 8 feet by 150 feet; (2) re-configure an existing boat dock; (3) re-purpose an existing boat dock into a floating pavilion; (4) install a boat ramp; (5) construct a parking area and access road; (6) install two additional covered pavilions and a playground on land; and (7) install a walking and cart path. After the proposed improvements, the RV park could accommodate a total of 88 watercraft.

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-2146) to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/​docs-filing/​esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or email 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, respectively. 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. Filing and Service of Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “PROTEST”, or “MOTION TO INTERVENE” as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person commenting, protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis. Any filing made by an intervenor must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 385.2010.

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Dated: May 15, 2013.

Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2013-12126 Filed 5-21-13; 8:45 am]

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