2020-15021. City of Seattle, Washington; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests  

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    Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:

    a. Application Type: Non-capacity License Amendment.

    b. Project No: 553-238.

    c. Date Filed: June 11, 2020.

    d. Applicant: City of Seattle, Washington.

    e. Name of Project: Skagit River Hydroelectric Project.

    f. Location: Skagit River, in Whatcom, Snohomish, and Skagit Counties, Washington.

    g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a-825r.

    h. Applicant Contact: Shelly Adams, Project Environmental Lead, Seattle City Light, 700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3200, Seattle, Washington, 98124-4023, (206) 684-3117, shelly.adams@seattle.gov.

    i. FERC Contact: Mark Ivy, (202) 502-6156, mark.ivy@ferc.gov

    j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests: August 6, 2020.

    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, and protests 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). The first page of any filing should include docket number P-553-238. Comments emailed to Commission staff are not considered part of the Commission record.

    The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenors filing documents with the Commission Start Printed Page 41970to 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: City of Seattle is requesting Commission approval to replace an existing fuel dock on Diablo Lake with a new fuel dock. The applicant proposes to remove the existing 234-square-foot wooden fuel float, ten-foot-tall access ladder, and onshore fuel dispenser, and replace them with a 600-square-foot float (made of wooden beams, fiberglass grating deck and steel pontoon floats), a gangway, and a fuel dispenser on the float. The existing failing riprap bulkhead on the shoreline at the proposed fuel dock location (25-80 feet northeast of the existing fuel dock) would be replaced with a prefabricated crib wall.

    l. Locations of the Application: In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested persons an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document via the internet through the Commission's Home Page (http://www.ferc.gov) using the “elibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the document field to access the document. At this time, the Commission has suspended access to the Commission's Public Reference Room, due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), issued by the President on March 13, 2020. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208-3673 or TYY, (202) 502-8659. 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.

    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 385.2010.

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    Dated: July 7, 2020.

    Kimberly D. Bose,


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    [FR Doc. 2020-15021 Filed 7-10-20; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 6717-01-P

Document Information

Energy Department
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Document Number:
41969-41970 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Project No. 553-238
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