Project No. 848-037
NOTICE SOLICITING SCOPING COMMENTS
Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection.
a. Type of Application: New Minor License
b. Project No.: P-848-037
c. Date filed:
f. Location: On Trout Creek, near the town of
g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. Sections 791 (a)-825(r)
h. Applicant Contact:
i. FERC Contact:
j. Deadline for filing scoping comments:
The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file scoping 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 FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary,
The Commission's Rules of Practice require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person 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. This application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time.
l. The existing Trout Creek project consists of: (1) an intake structure on a spring feeding Trout Creek; (2) a 14-inch-diameter, 715-foot-long steel pipe; (3) a debris collection box; (4) a 15-inch-diameter, 1,900-foot-long PVC pipe; (4) an 8-foot-diameter, 20-foot-high surge tank; (5) a 16-inch-diameter, 2,125-foot-long pen stock; (6) a powerhouse with a 125-kilowatt turbine-generator unit; (7) a 5 to 7-foot-wide, 30-foot-long tail race; (8) a 4,412-foot-long, 24.9-kilovolt transmission line; and (9) appurtenant facilities. The project is estimated to generate an average of 325,000 kilowatt-hours annually.
m. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the
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o. Scoping Process
The Commission staff intends to prepare a single Environmental Assessment (EA)for the
Commission staff does not propose to conduct any on-site scoping meetings at this time. Instead, we are soliciting comments, recommendations, and information, on Scoping Document 1 (SD1) issued on
Copies of SD1 outlining the subject areas to be addressed in the EA were distributed to the parties on the Commission's mailing list and the applicant's distribution list. Copies of SD1 may be viewed on the web 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. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or for TTY, (202) 502-8659.