[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 139 (Monday, July 21, 2014)]
[Page 42309]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17049]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[City of Radford Electric Utilities; Project No. 1235-016]

Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-
Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing 

    a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and 
Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process.
    b. Project No.: 1235-016.
    c. Date Filed: May 23, 2014.
    d. Submitted By: City of Radford Electric Utilities.
    e. Name of Project: Municipal Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The Municipal Hydroelectric Project is located on the 
Little River near the city of Radford, in Montgomery and Pulaski 
counties, Virginia. The project does not affect federal lands.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission's regulations.
    h. Applicant Contact: Tim Logwood, City of Radford Electric 
Utilities, 701 17th Street, Radford, Virginia 24141; (540) 731-3641 or 
email at [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Allyson Conner at (202) 502-6082 or email at 
[email protected].
    j. City of Radford Electric Utilities (Radford) filed its request 
to use the Traditional Licensing Process on May 23, 2014. Radford 
provided public notice of its request on May 21, 2014. In a letter 
dated July 11, 2014, the Director of the Division of Hydropower 
Licensing approved Radford's request to use the Traditional Licensing 
    k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with: 
(a) 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 (b) the Virginia State Historic Preservation 
Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic 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 Radford 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. Radford 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 subsequent license for Project No. 1235-016. Pursuant 
to CFR 16.8, 16.9, and 16.10 each application for a subsequent 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 
May 31, 2017.
    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: July 11, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2014-17049 Filed 7-18-14; 8:45 am]