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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13272-000]

Alaska Village Electric Cooperative; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications

On August 6, 2008, Alaska Village Electric Cooperative filed an application, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Old Harbor Hydroelectric Project (Old Harbor). Old Harbor would be located on the east fork of Mountain Creek, in Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska.

The proposed Old Harbor project would consist of: (1) A 4-foot-high, 30-foot-long concrete diversion; (2) a proposed 6,200-foot-long, varying in diameter from 16-inches to 12-inches steel penstock; (3) a proposed powerhouse containing a 300-kilowatt generator; (4) a proposed tailrace; (5) a proposed 10,700-foot-long transmission line; and appurtenant facilities. The Old Harbor Hydroelectric Project is estimated to have an annual generation of 2.2-gigawatt-hours, which would be sold to a local utility.

Applicant Contact:Mr. Brent Petrie, Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, 4831 Eagle Street, Anchorage, AK 99503; phone (907) 565-5358.

FERC Contact:Patricia W. Gillis, (202) 502-8735.

Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications:60 days from the issuance of this notice. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site under the "e-Filing" link. If unable to be filed electronically, documents may be paper-filed. To paper-file, an original and eight copies should be mailed to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. For more information on how to submit these types of filings please go to the Commission's Web site located athttp://www.ferc.gov/filing-comments.asp.More information about this project can be viewed or printed on the "eLibrary" link of the Commission's Web site athttp://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp.Enter the docket number (P-13272) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3372.

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary.