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To ensure your comments are for this proceeding. If you want to the documents. Go to http://
considered, please carefully follow the become an intervenor you must file a www.ferc.gov/esubscribenow.htm.
instructions in the public participation motion to intervene according to Rule Finally, public meetings or site visits
section beginning on page 4. 214 of the Commission’s Rules of will be posted on the Commission’s
Practice and Procedure (18 CFR calendar located at http://www.ferc.gov/
Public Participation
385.214) (see Appendix 2).4 Only EventCalendar/EventsList.aspx along
You can make a difference by intervenors have the right to seek with other related information.
providing us with your specific rehearing of the Commission’s decision.
comments or concerns about the project. Magalie R. Salas,
Affected landowners and parties with
By becoming a commentor, your environmental concerns may be granted Secretary.
concerns will be addressed in the EA intervenor status upon showing good [FR Doc. E5–499 Filed 2–7–05; 8:45 am]
and considered by the Commission. You cause by stating that they have a clear BILLING CODE 6717–01–P
should focus on the potential and direct interest in this proceeding
environmental effects of the proposal, which would not be adequately
alternatives to the proposal (including represented by any other parties. You do DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
alternative routes), and measures to not need intervenor status to have your
avoid or lessen environmental impact. Federal Energy Regulatory
environmental comments considered.
The more specific your comments, the Commission
more useful they will be. Please Environmental Mailing List [Project No. 2194–020]
carefully follow these instructions to An effort is being made to send this
ensure that your comments are received notice to all individuals, organizations, FPL Energy Maine Hydro LLC; Notice
in time and properly recorded: and government entities interested in of Application Ready for
• Send an original and two copies of and/or potentially affected by the Environmental Analysis and Soliciting
your letter to: Magalie R. Salas, proposed project. This includes all Comments, Recommendations, Terms
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory landowners who are potential right-of- and Conditions, and Prescriptions
Commission, 888 First St., NE., Room way grantors, whose property may be February 1, 2005.
1A, Washington, DC 20426. used temporarily for project purposes,
• Label one copy of the comments for Take notice that the following
or who own homes within distances
the attention of Gas Branch 3. hydroelectric application has been filed
defined in the Commission’s regulations
• Reference Docket No. CP05–40– with the Commission and is available
of certain aboveground facilities. By this
000. for public inspection.
notice we are also asking governmental
• Mail your comments so that they a. Type of Application: New major
agencies, especially those in Appendix
will be received in Washington, DC on license.
3, to express their interest in becoming
or before March 7, 2005. b. Project No.: P–2194–020.
cooperating agencies for the preparation
The Commission strongly encourages c. Date Filed: June 30, 2003.
of the EA.
electronic filing of any comments or d. Applicant: FPL Energy Maine
interventions or protests to this Additional Information Hydro LLC.
proceeding. See 18 CFR Additional information about the e. Name of Project: Bar Mills
385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions project is available from the Hydroelectric Project.
on the Commission’s Web site at Commission’s Office of External Affairs, f. Location: Located on the Saco River
http://www.ferc.gov under the ‘‘e- at 1–866–208–FERC or on the FERC in the towns of Buxton and Hollis, York
Filing’’ link and the link to the User’s Internet website (http://www.ferc.gov) County, Maine. This project does not
Guide. Before you can file comments using the eLibrary link. Click on the use federal lands.
you will need to create a free account eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search’’ g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power
which can be created on-line. and enter the docket number excluding Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r).
We might mail the EA for comment. the last three digits in the Docket h. Applicant Contact: Frank Dunlap,
If you are interested in receiving it, Number field. Be sure you have selected FPL Energy Maine Hydro LLC, 160
please return the Information Request an appropriate date range. For Capitol Street, Augusta, ME 04330, (207)
(Appendix 4). If you do not return the assistance, please contact FERC Online 623–8417.
Information Request, you will be taken Support at FercOnlineSupport@ferc.gov i. FERC Contact: Jack Hannula, (202)
off the mailing list. or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for 502–8917, john.hannula@ferc.gov.
j. Deadline for Filing Comments,
Becoming an Intervenor TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. The
Recommendations, Terms and
eLibrary link also provides access to the
In addition to involvement in the EA Conditions, and Prescriptions: 60 days
texts of formal documents issued by the
scoping process, you may want to from the issuance date of this notice;
Commission, such as orders, notices,
become an official party to the reply comments are due 105 days from
and rulemakings.
proceeding known as an ‘‘intervenor’’. issuance date of this notice.
In addition, the Commission now
Intervenors play a more formal role in All documents (original and eight
offers a free service called eSubscription
the process. Among other things, copies) should be filed with: Magalie R.
which allows you to keep track of all
intervenors have the right to receive Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy
formal issuances and submittals in
copies of case-related Commission Regulatory Commission, 888 First
specific dockets. This can reduce the
documents and filings by other Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
amount of time you spend researching
intervenors. Likewise, each intervenor The Commission’s Rules of Practice
proceedings by automatically providing
must send one electronic copy (using and Procedure require all intervenors
you with notification of these filings,
the Commission’s eFiling system) or 14 filing documents with the Commission
document summaries and direct links to
paper copies of its filings to the to serve a copy of that document on
Secretary of the Commission and must 4 Interventions may also be filed electronically via each person whose name appears on the
send a copy of its filings to all other the Internet in lieu of paper. See the previous official service list for the project.
parties on the Commission’s service list discussion on filing comments electronically. Further, if an intervenor files comments

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or documents with the Commission persons listed on the service list All documents (original and eight
relating to the merits of an issue that prepared by the Commission in this copies) should be filed with: Magalie R.
may affect the responsibilities of a proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy
particular resource agency, they must 4.34(b), and 385.2010. Regulatory Commission, 888 First
also serve a copy of the document on You may also register online at Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
that resource agency. http://www.ferc.gov/esubscribenow.htm The Commission’s Rules of Practice
Comments and recommendations may to be notified via e-mail of new filings require all intervenors filing documents
be filed electronically via the Internet in and issuances related to this or other with the Commission to serve a copy of
lieu of paper. The Commission strongly pending projects. For assistance, contact that document on each person on the
encourages electronic filings. See CFR FERC Online Support. official service list for the project.
385.2001 (a)(1)(iii) and the instructions n. Procedures Schedule: The Further, if an intervenor files comments
on the Commission’s Web site (http:// Commission staff proposes to issue an or documents with the Commission
www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘eFiling’’ link. Environmental Assessment (EA) rather relating to the merits of an issue that
k. This application has been accepted, than issuing a draft and final EA. Staff may affect the responsibilities of a
and is ready for environmental analysis intends to allow at least 30 days for particular resource agency, they must
at this time. entities to comment on the EA, and will also serve a copy of the document on
l. The Bar Mills Hydroelectric Project take into consideration all comments that resource agency.
consists of the following existing received on the EA before final action is Scoping comments may be filed
facilities: (1) A 400-foot-long by 25-foot- taken on the license application. The electronically via the Internet in lieu of
high dam with 6.75-foot-high application will be processed according paper. The Commission strongly
flashboards, a 90- to 200-foot-wide by to the following schedule, but revisions encourages electronic filings. See 18
725-foot-long power canal; (2) a 5.3- to the schedule may be made as CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the
mile-long impoundment, which has a appropriate: instructions on the Commission’s Web
surface area of 263 acres at the normal Issue Notice of Availability of EA: site (http://www.ferc.gov) under the ‘‘e-
full pond elevation of 148.5 feet above May 15, 2005. Filing’’ link.
mean sea level; (3) a powerhouse Ready for Commission Decision on k. This application is not ready for
containing two generating units with the Application: June 30, 2005. environmental analysis at this time.
total installed generating capacity of 4.5 l. The project is located on the Saco
megawatts (MW); and (4), appurtenant Magalie R. Salas, River in the towns of Buxton and Hollis,
facilities. The dam and existing project Secretary. York County, Maine. The project lies
facilities are owned by FPL Energy [FR Doc. E5–503 Filed 2–7–05; 8:45 am] about 19 river miles upstream from the
Maine Hydro LLC. BILLING CODE 6717–01–P river mouth at Camp Ellis, Maine. The
m. A copy of the application is Bar Mills Project consists of two
available for review at the Commission generating units with an installed
in the Public Reference Room or may be DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY capacity of 4.5 megawatts (MW), a
viewed on the Commission’s Web site at hydraulic capacity of 3,120 cubic feet
http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘elibrary Federal Energy Regulatory per second (cfs), and generates about
link’’. Enter the docket number Commission 18,850 megawatt-hours (MWh) of energy
excluding the last three digits in the [Project No. 2194–020] annually. The project operates
docket number field to access the essentially in a cycling mode with
document. For assistance, contact FERC FPL Energy Maine Hydro LLC; Notice moderate fluctuations of the
Online Support at Soliciting Scoping Comments impoundment up to 2 feet of the normal
FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll- full pond elevation. The project does
February 1, 2005.
free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, not occupy any federal lands.
(202) 502–8659. A copy is also available Take notice that the following m. A copy of the application is
for inspection and reproduction at the hydroelectric application has been filed available for review at the Commission
address in item h. above. with the Commission and is available in the Public Reference Room or may be
All filings must: (1) Bear in all capital for public inspection. viewed on the Commission’s Web site at
letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘REPLY a. Type of Application: New major
http://www.ferc.gov using the
COMMENTS’’, license.
‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket
‘‘RECOMMENDATIONS’’, ‘‘TERMS b. Project No.: P–2194–020.
c. Date Filed: June 30, 2003. number excluding the last three digits in
AND CONDITIONS’’, or d. Applicant: FPL Energy Maine the docket number field to access the
‘‘PRESCRIPTIONS’’; (2) set forth in the Hydro LLC. document. For assistance, contact FERC
heading the name of the applicant and e. Name of Project: Bar Mills Online Support at
the project number of the application to Hydroelectric Project. FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll-
which the filing responds; (3) furnish f. Location: On the Saco River in the free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY,
the name, address, and telephone towns of Buxton and Hollis, York (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available
number of the person submitting the County, Maine. The project does not for inspection and reproduction at the
filing; and (4) otherwise comply with affect any Federal lands. address in item h above.
the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power n. You may also register online at
through 385.2005. All comments, Act, 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)—825(r). http://www.ferc.gov.esubscribenow.htm
recommendations, terms and h. Applicant Contact: Frank Dunlap, to be notified via email of new filings
conditions, or prescriptions must set FPL Energy Maine Hydro LLC, 160 and issuances related to this or other
forth their evidentiary basis and Capitol Street, Augusta, ME 04330, (207) pending projects. For assistance, contact
otherwise comply with the requirements 623–8417. FERC Online Support.
of 18 CFR 4.34(b). Agencies may obtain i. FERC Contact: Jack Hannula, (202) o. Scoping Process. The Commission
copies of the application directly from 502–8917, john.hannula@ferc.gov. staff intends to prepare an
the applicant. Each filing must be j. Deadline for Filing Scoping Environmental Assessment (EA) for the
accompanied by proof of service on all Comments: March 4, 2005. Bar Mills Hydroelectric Project in

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