[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 152 (Friday, August 7, 2015)]
[Pages 47485-47486]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19422]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 2114-209]

Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County; Notice of 
Application and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been 
filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:
    a. Application Type: Recreation resources management plan amendment 
pertaining to recreation facilities and amenities at Crescent Bar.
    b. Project No: 2114-209.
    c. Date Filed: May 26, 2015 and supplemented July 29, 2015.
    d. Applicant: Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County.
    e. Name of Project: Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project.
    f. Location: The Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Project is located on 
the mid-Columbia River in portions of Grant, Yakima, Kittitas, Douglas, 
Benton, and Chelan counties, Washington.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Ms. Shannon Lowry, Land and Recreation 
Manager, Grant PUD, P.O. Box 878, Ephrata, WA 98823-0878, or at (509) 
754-5088 ext. 2191, or email: [email protected].
    i. FERC Contact: Mary Karwoski at (202) 502-6543, or email: 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and 
protests: September 2, 2015.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file 
motions to intervene, protests, 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-2114-209.
    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all 
intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of 
that document on each person whose name appears on the official service 
list for the project. Further, if an intervenor files comments or 
documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that 
may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they 
must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency.
    k. Description of Request: The licensee requests Commission 
approval to modify the recreation resources management plan, pursuant 
to Article 418. The licensee proposes to relocate the existing off-
island overnight camping facility and redevelop the existing 6.2 acre 
site into an enhanced day-use area, including: additional picnic 
furnishing and sites, shade structures, restroom with outdoor beach 
shower, site signage, an expanded and clearly defined swim area, and 
redeveloped on-site parking. A new 55-site overnight camping facility 
will be constructed on Crescent Bar Island and integrated with the 
existing 9-hole golf course. The golf course will remain with some 
modifications. A conceptual plan of the layout of the proposed 55-site 
campground is provided in the licensee's application.
    l. Locations of the Application: A copy of the application is 
available for inspection and reproduction at the Commission's Public 
Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE., Room 2A, Washington, 
DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371. This filing may also be viewed 
on the Commission's Web site at 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. You may also 
register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to 
be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or 
other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or email 
[email protected], for TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is 
also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item 
(h) above. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from 
the applicant.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.

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    n. 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, respectively. 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.
    o. Filing and Service of Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all 
capital letters the title ``COMMENTS'', ``PROTEST'', or ``MOTION TO 
INTERVENE'' as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the 
applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing 
responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the 
person commenting, protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply 
with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All 
comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their 
evidentiary basis. Any filing made by an intervenor must be accompanied 
by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared 
by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 

    Dated: August 3, 2015.
Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr.,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-19422 Filed 8-6-15; 8:45 am]