[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 116 (Tuesday, June 17, 2014)]
[Page 34523]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-14074]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2809-030]

KEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC; 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 Process.
    b. Project No.: 2809-030.
    c. Date Filed: April 30, 2014.
    d. Submitted By: KEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC.
    e. Name of Project: American Tissue Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: On the Cobbosseecontee Stream, in Kennebec County, 
Maine. 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: Lewis Loon, KEI (Maine) Power 
Management (III) LLC, 37 Alfred Plourde Parkway Suite 2, Lewiston, ME 
04240; (207) 786-8834; [email protected]
    i. FERC Contact: John Baummer at (202) 502-6837; or email at 
[email protected].
    j. KEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC filed its request to use 
the Traditional Licensing Process on April 30, 2014. KEI (Maine) Power 
Management (III) LLC provided public notice of its request on May 27, 
2014. In a letter dated June 10, 2014, the Director of the Division of 
Hydropower Licensing approved KEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC'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 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 Maine 
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 KEI (Maine) Power 
Management (III) LLC as the Commission's non-federal representative for 
carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the 
Endangered Species Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the 
National Historic Preservation Act.
    m. KEI (Maine) Power Management (III) LLC 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.2809-030. 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 April 30, 
    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: June 10, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2014-14074 Filed 6-16-14; 8:45 am]