[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 136 (Monday, July 18, 1994)]
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[FR Doc No: 94-17322]

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[Federal Register: July 18, 1994]



Application Filed With the Commission

July 12, 1994.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and is available 
for public inspection.
    a. Type of Application: Intent to Prepare Environmental Impact 
Statement and Conduct Scoping Meeting.
    b. Project No.: 2145-021.
    c. Date Filed: September 19, 1991.
    d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County.
    e. Name of Project: Rocky Reach Project.
    f. Location: Chelan County, Washington.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: N/A.
    h. Applicant Contact: Roger L. Purdom, Public Utility District No. 
1 of Chelan County, Washington, P.O. Box 1231, Wenatchee, WA 98807, 
(509) 663-8121.
    i. FERC Contact: Him Hastreiter, (503) 326-5846.
    j. Comment Date: September 8, 1994.
    k. Description of Proceeding: In accordance with the National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission's regulations, 18 CFR part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 FR 47910), 
the Office of Hydropower Licensing has reviewed the licensee's 
amendment application that proposes modifications to the Rocky Reach 
Project facilities and operation. Staff's initial evaluation of the 
proposed modifications was issued on October 15, 1993, in a draft 
environmental assessment.
    A draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be issued and 
circulated for review by all interested parties. All comments filed on 
the draft EIS will be anlyzed by staff and considered in the final EIS. 
Staff's conclusions and recommendations will then be presented for the 
consideration of the Commission in reaching its final decision.

Scoping Meeting

    A public scoping meeting will be held Thursday, July 28, 1994, 
beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Grant County Auditorium, 400 Douglas 
Street, Wenatchee, Washington. An agency scoping meeting will be held 
on Monday, July 25, 1994, from 8:00 a.m. until noon at the Portland 
Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium, 1120 S.W. 5th Avenue, Portland, Oregon. 
All interested individuals and organizations are invited to attend and 
assist staff in identifying the scope of environmental issues that 
should be analyzed in the EIS.
    The environmental assessment will be considered the intitial 
scoping document. Copies of the environmental assessment will be mailed 
to all entities who have expressed interest in this proceeding. The 
environmental assessment is also available in the Commission's 
Reference and Information Center, room 3308, of the Commission's 
offices at 941 North Capitol Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426 and will 
be available at the scoping meeting. We encourage all interested 
parties to read the environmental assessment prior to the scoping 


    At the scoping meeting the staff will: (1) Describe the range of 
issues being considered in this amendment application proceeding; (2) 
review the conclusions and recommendations in the environmental 
assessment; (4) identify any additional issues that should be included 
in the EIS; and (5) obtain any additional information that any entity 
feels should be considered during preparation of the EIS.


    The scoping meeting will be recorded by a stenographer and all 
statements (oral and written) will become part of the Commission's 
public record for this proceeding that was noticed on October 22, 1991. 
Interested persons who are unable to attend, or do not choose to speak 
at the scoping meeting, may submit written statements for inclusion in 
the public record. All written comments must be filed with the 
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 825 North Capitol 
Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20426, on or before September 8, 1994.
    All written correspondence should clearly show on the first page of 
each document the following caption: Rocky Reach Project, FERC Project 
No. 2145-021.
    Further, please note the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedures, requiring all entities to file an original and eight copies 
of any filing with the Commission. Parties filing documents must also 
serve the documents on each person whose name is on the official 
service list.
Lois D. Cashell,
[FR Doc. 94-17322 Filed 7-15-94; 8:45 am]