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Coleman Hydro, LLC; Notice of Application Ready for Environmental Analysis and Soliciting Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and Prescriptions

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

a. Type of Application: Minor Original License.

b. Project No.: 13629-002.

c. Date filed: April 22, 2011.

d. Applicant: Coleman Hydro, LLC.

e. Name of Project: Coleman Hydroelectric Project.

f. Location: On Little Timber Creek near the Town of Leodore in Lemhi County, Idaho. The project would be located on private lands.

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

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Nicholas E. Josten, c/o Geosense, 2742 Saint Charles Avenue, Idaho Falls, ID 83404; (208) 528-6152; email—

i. FERC Contact: Joseph Hassell at (202) 502-8079; or email at

j. Deadline for filing comments, recommendations, terms and conditions, and prescriptions: 60 days from the issuance date of this notice; reply comments are due 105 days from the issuance date of this notice.

The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene and protests, comments, terms and conditions, recommendations, and prescriptions using the Commission's eFiling system 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 at, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P-13629-002.

The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person 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. This application has been accepted and is now ready for environmental analysis.

l. The proposed project would use the water from two existing irrigation diversions from Little Timber Creek, and would consist of the following new facilities: (1) A new intake structure and fish screen; (2) a new 26,700-foot-long penstock; (3) a powerhouse containing a 750-kilowatt Pelton turbine and 750-kilowatt generator; (4) a new 6.7-mile-long, 12.5-kilovolt electric transmission line; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project would produce an estimated 2,200 megawatt-hours annually.

The proposed project would use water that currently flows into two unlined irrigation ditches that divert water from Little Timber Creek. The project would combine those two diversions into a single diversion at a new screened intake. The location of the new intake structure would be at the same location as the most downstream ditch diversion. Water would flow through the new intake structure into a 26,700-foot-long steel and plastic penstock to the powerhouse. After passing through the powerhouse, the water would be used for irrigation.

m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site at using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above.Start Printed Page 65306

All filings must (1) bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “REPLY COMMENTS”, “RECOMMENDATIONS,” “TERMS AND CONDITIONS,” or “PRESCRIPTIONS;” (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 submitting the filing; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, recommendations, terms and conditions or prescriptions must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. Each filing must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed on the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b), and 385.2010.

You may also register online at​docs-filing/​esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.

n. Public notice of the filing of the initial development application, which has already been given, established the due date for filing competing applications or notices of intent. Under the Commission's regulations, any competing development application must be filed in response to and in compliance with public notice of the initial development application. No competing applications or notices of intent may be filed in response to this notice.

o. Procedural Schedule:

The application will be processed according to the following revised Hydro Licensing Schedule. Revisions to the schedule may be made as appropriate.

MilestoneTarget date
Filing of Comments, Recommendations, Terms and Conditions, and PrescriptionsDecember 24, 2013.
Filing of Reply CommentsFebruary 7, 2014.
Commission issues EAMay 8, 2014.

p. A license applicant must file no later than 60 days following the date of issuance of this notice: (1) A copy of the water quality certification; (2) a copy of the request for certification, including proof of the date on which the certifying agency received the request; or (3) evidence of waiver of water quality certification.

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Dated: October 24, 2013.

Kimberly D. Bose,


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[FR Doc. 2013-25855 Filed 10-30-13; 8:45 am]