a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process.
b. Project No.: 13728-001.
c. Date Filed: October 30, 2013.
d. Submitted By: Goodwin Power, LLC.
e. Name of Project: Goodwin Dam Hydroelectric Project.
f. Location: On the Stanislaus River, in Tuolumne County, California. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary.
g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission's regulations.
h. Potential Applicant Contact: Magnus Johannesson, CEO, Goodwin Power, LLC, 46 E. Penninsula Center, Palos Verde Estates, CA 90274; (310) 699-6400; firstname.lastname@example.org.
i. FERC Contact: Jennifer Adams at (202) 502-8087; or email at email@example.com.
j. Goodwin Power, LLC (Goodwin Power) filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on October 30, 2013. Goodwin Power provided public notice of its request on December 18, 2013. In a letter dated March 7, 2014, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Goodwin Power's request to use the Traditional Licensing Process.
k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with: (a) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR, part 402; (b) NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920; and (c) the California State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historical Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2.
l. With this notice, we are designating Goodwin Power as the Commission's non-federal representative for carrying out informal consultation, pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, section 305 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
m. Goodwin Power filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission's regulations.
n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission's Web site (http://www.ferc.gov), 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 at FERCONlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in paragraph h.
o. Register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support.
Dated: March 7, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2014-05626 Filed 3-13-14; 8:45 am]
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