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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Project No. 13341-000]

Natural Currents Energy Services, LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Applications Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comment, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications

On December 8, 2008, Natural Currents Energy Services, LLC filed an application, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act, proposing to study the feasibility of the Gastineau Channel Tidal Project, to be located on Gastineau Channel in City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska.

The proposed Gastineau Channel Tidal Project consists of: (1) 6 to 12 proposed Red Hawk TISEC generating units having a total installed capacity of 24 megawatts, (2) a proposed transmission line, and (3) appurtenant facilities. The Natural Currents Energy Services, LLC, project would have an average annual generation of 613.2 megawatt-hours and be sold to a local utility.

Applicant Contact:Mr. Roger Bason, Natural Currents Energy Services, 24 Roxanne Boulevard, Highland, New York 12561, phone (845) 691-4009.

FERC Contact:Robert Bell, (202) 502-6062.

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 at information about this project can be viewed or printed on the "eLibrary" link of Commission's Web site at the docket number (P-13341) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, call toll-free 1-866-208-3372.

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary.