[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 109 (Tuesday, June 8, 1999)]
[Page 30514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-14424]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Notice of Reservoir Drawdown and Soliciting Comments, Motions To 
Intervene, and Protests

June 2, 1999.
    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Request to Amend Article 401 of the License.
    b. Project No.: 2689-021.
    c. Date Filed: May 25, 1999.
    d. Applicant: N.E.W. Hydro, Incorporated.
    e. Name of Project: Oconto Falls Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the Oconto River, in Oconto 
Falls, Oconto County, Wisconsin. The project does not utilize federal 
or tribal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 4.200.
    h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Loyal Gake, N.E.W. Hydro Inc., P.O. Box 
167, Neshkoro, WI 54960, (920) 293-4628.
    i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed 
to Diana Shannon at (202) 208-7774, or e-mail address 
    j. Deadline for filing comments and or motions: 30 days from the 
issuance date of this notice.
    All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: 
David P. Boergers, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 
First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426.
    Please include the Project Number (2689-021) on any comments or 
motions filed.
    k. Description of Amendment: Article 401 requires the licensee to 
operate the project in a run-of-river mode with a reservoir operating 
range of 701.92 0.3 feet NGVD. The licensee requests that 
article 401 only require a minimum reservoir operating level. The 
licensee states the current operating range does not allow the fixed 
crest spillway to be used to spill flow in excess of the project's 
hydraulic capacity and the existing spillway gate has only limited 
    l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public 
Reference Room, at 888 First Street, NE, Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, 
or by calling (202) 208-1371. The application may be viewed on the 
website at www.ferc.fed.us. Call (202) 208-2222 for assistance. A copy 
is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in 
item h above.
    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.
    Filing and Service of Responsive Documents--Any filings must bear 
in all capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 
applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to 
which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed 
by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the 
Commission's regulations to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, 888 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426. A copy of any 
motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the 
Applicant specified in the particular application.
    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.
Linwood A. Watson, Jr.,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 99-14424 Filed 6-7-99; 8:45 am]