Hydroelectric applications,


[Federal Register: May 31, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 104)]


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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1962-153]

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

May 22, 2007.

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

  1. Application Type: Amendment of License to modify condition 10 and article 404 related to certain fishery habitat improvements.

  2. Project No: 1962-153.

  3. Date Filed: April 25, 2007.

  4. Applicant: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E).

  5. Name of Project: Rock Creek-Cresta Project.

  6. Location: The project is located partly within the Plumas National Forest on the North Fork Feather River in Butte and Plumas Counties, California.

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

  8. Applicant Contact: Bill Zemke, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Mail Code N11C, P.O. Box 770000, San Francisco, CA 94177.

  9. FERC Contact: Diana Shannon, Telephone (202) 502-8887, and e- mail: DianaShannon@ferc.gov.

  10. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protest: June 22, 2007.

    All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.

    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all interveners 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 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, they 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.

  11. Description of Request: PG&E requests that Condition 10 of the license be modified to accommodate changes agreed to by the Ecological Resources Committee in September 2006. Proposed modifications include: (1) Specify in Condition 10(A) that monitoring of gravel in Granite Creek be performed annually with supplemental gravel placement being made no more frequently than once every three years for the life of the license; (2) specify in Condition 10(C) to add and maintain spawning gravel in Opapee Creek, rather than construct a spawning channel at that location; and (3) specify in Condition 10(D) the actual size (width and length) of the completed spawning channel in Milk Ranch Creek.

  12. 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 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 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.

  13. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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 at http://www.ferc.gov

    under the ``e-Filing'' link.

    Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7-10451 Filed 5-30-07; 8:45 am]

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