[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 208 (Wednesday, October 28, 2015)]
[Pages 65992-65993]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-27405]



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 6643-015]

Lee R. and A. Leon Thayn; Notice of Application Accepted for 
Filing, 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. Type of Application: Amendment of Exemption.
    b. Project No: 6643-015.
    c. Date Filed: October 19, 2015.
    d. Applicant: Lee R. and A. Leon Thayn.
    e. Name of Projects: Thayn Project.
    f. Location: The project is located on the Green River, along the 
boundary of Grand and Emory Counties, Utah.
    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.
    h. Applicant Contact: Lee R. Thayn, P.O. Box 447, Green River, UT 
84525, (435) 564-3325; or Rick Kaster, 4860 N. 115 East, Buhl, ID 
83316, (208) 731-9975.
    i. FERC Contact: B. Peter Yarrington, (202) 502-6129 or 
[email protected].
    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests 
is 15 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The 
Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file motions 
to intervene, protests, or 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. Please include the project number (P-
6643-015) on any comments, motions to intervene, or protests filed.
    k. Description of Request: The applicant proposes replacement of 
the existing rock and timber diversion dam with a new structure 
primarily consisting of sheet pile walls, structural fill material, and 
a concrete cap. The existing diversion dam, which is over

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100 years old, has undergone significant deterioration, most recently 
during a high-flow event in 2011. The proposed new diversion dam was 
designed by the Green River Conservation District and the exemptee in 
consultation with federal and state resource agencies to ensure a 
continued supply of agricultural water for local irrigators, and to 
improve public safety and fish passage. The work would not result in 
any significant changes to water levels or project operation.
    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/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. 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.
    m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing 
list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.
    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. 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 Responsive 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 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 and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 
4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate 
to project works which are the subject of the amendment application. 
Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the 
applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served 
upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular 
application. If an intervener 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. A copy of all other 
filings in reference to this application 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 4.34(b) and 

    Dated: October 21, 2015.
Kimberly D. Bose,
[FR Doc. 2015-27405 Filed 10-27-15; 8:45 am]