[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 48 (Wednesday, March 12, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14030-14031]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05419]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 1250-019]


City of Pasadena Water & Power Department;

    Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-
Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing 
Process
    a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and 
Request to Use the Traditional Licensing.
    b. Project No.: 1250-019.
    c. Date Filed: December 24, 2013.
    d. Submitted By: City of Pasadena Water & Power Department.
    e. Name of Project: Azusa Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the San Gabriel River, in Los Angeles 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: Arturo Silva, Power Production 
Superintendent, City of Pasadena Water and Power Department, 85 East 
State Street, Pasadena, CA 91105-3418; (626) 744-4568; email_
[email protected]
    i. FERC Contact: Shana Murray at (202) 502-8333; or email at 
[email protected].
    j. City of Pasadena Water & Power Department filed its request to 
use the Traditional Licensing Process on December 24, 2013. City of 
Pasadena Water & Power Department provided public notice of its request 
on December 23, 2013. In a letter dated March 6, 2014, the Director of 
the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved City of Pasadena Water & 
Power Department's request to use the Traditional Licensing Process.
    k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with 
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries under section 7 
of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations 
thereunder at 50 CFR, Part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) 
of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and 
implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating 
consultation with 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 City of Pasadena Water & 
Power Department as the Commission's non-federal representative for 
carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the 
Endangered Species Act and section 305(b) of the Magnuson-Stevens 
Fishery Conservation and Management Act; and consultation pursuant to 
section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
    m. City of Pasadena Water & Power Department 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 
[email protected], (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. The licensee states its unequivocal intent to submit an 
application for a new license for Project No. 1250. Pursuant to 18 CFR 
16.8, 16.9, and 16.10 each application for a new license and any 
competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at 
least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All 
applications for license for this project must be filed by December 31, 
2016.

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    p. 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 6, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2014-05419 Filed 3-11-14; 8:45 am]
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