[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 91 (Tuesday, May 12, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 27161]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-11411]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 5-098]


Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Energy Keepers, 
Incorporated; Notice of Application for Partial Transfer of License and 
Co-Licensee Status and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and 
Protests

    On April 14, 2015, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes 
(transferor or co-licensee or CSKT) and Energy Keepers, Incorporated 
(transferee or EKI) filed an application for a partial transfer of 
license and co-licensee status of the Kerr Hydroelectric Project, FERC 
No. 5, located on the Flathead River and Flathead Creek in Flathead 
Lake County, Montana.
    The transferor and transferee seek Commission approval to partially 
transfer the license for the Kerr Hydroelectric Project from 
NorthWestern Corporation and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes as 
co-licensees to Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and 
Northwestern and add the transferee as a co-licensee. The transfer 
application was filed by CSKT and EKI. Northwestern specially joined 
the application and does not dispute the representations made by CSKT 
and/or EKI, concerning: (1) The legal or financial status of either 
CSKT or EKI; or (2) the organizational structure, staffing or proposed 
operations by either CSKT or EKI.
    Applicant Contacts: For Transferors: Rhonda Swaney, Confederated 
Salish and Kootenai Tribes, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, Phone: 406-
675-2700, Email: [email protected]; John K. Tabaracci, Corporate 
Counsel, NorthWestern Corporation, 208 North Montana Avenue, Suite, 
205, Helena, MT 59601, Phone: 406-443-8983, Email: 
[email protected]; Matthew A. Love, Van Ness Feldman, 
LLP, 719 Second Avenue, Suite 1150, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone: 206-623-
9372, Email: [email protected]. For Transferee: Joe Hovenkotter, Energy 
Keepers, Inc., 110 Main Street, Suite 304, Polson, MT 59860, Phone: 
406-883-1113, Email: [email protected]; Gary D. 
Bachman, Van Ness Feldman, LLP, 1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW., 
Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: 202-298-1880, Email: 
[email protected].
    FERC Contact: Patricia W. Gillis, (202) 502-8735.
    Deadline for filing comments and motions to intervene: 30 days from 
the issuance date of this notice, by the Commission. The Commission 
strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions to intervene 
and comments using the Commission's eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief 
comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the 
eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You 
must include your name and contact information at the end of your 
comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at 
[email protected], (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-
8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: 
Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include 
docket number P-5-098.

    Dated: April 28, 2015.
 Kimberly D. Bose,
 Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-11411 Filed 5-11-15; 8:45 am]
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