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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[ Project No. 13946-001]

Tarrant Regional Water District; Notice of Application for Amendment of Exemption and 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.Application Type:Amendment of Exemption.

b.Project No.:P-13946-001.

c.Date Filed:October 26, 2012.

d.Applicant:Tarrant Regional Water District.

e.Name of Project:Arlington Outlet Hydroelectric Project.

f.Location:The Arlington Outlet Hydroelectric Project is located at the Arlington Outlet Discharge Facility, a flow control facility in Tarrant Regional Water District's water distribution system located in Tarrant County, Texas. The project does not affect federal lands.

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

h.Applicant Contact:Dena Wiggins, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP, 1909 K Street NW., 12th Floor, Washington, DC, 20006; Telephone: (202) 661-2225.

i.FERC Contact:Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Christopher Chaney, Telephone (202) 502-6778 orchristopher.chaney@ferc.gov.

j.Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests:30 days from the issuance date of this notice.

Comments, protests, and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission's Web site (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 (http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp) and must include name and contact information at the end of comments. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings.

All documents (original and seven copies) filed by paper should be sent to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Please include the project number (P-13946-001) on any comments or motions filed.

The Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure require all intervenersfiling documents with the Commission to serve a copy of that document on each person whose name appears on the official service list for the project. Further, 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 any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application.

k.Description of Application:The exemptee proposes to amend the site and powerhouse arrangements and the installed capacity based on the project's final design. Under the proposed amendment, the powerhouse footprint would increase from 39 feet by 42 feet to 46 feet by 46 feet, the powerhouse would be constructed approximately 40 feet to the northwest, the discharge pipe would be relocated from the south side to the east side of the powerhouse, and the authorized installed capacity would increase from 1,300 kilowatts (kW) to 1,350 kW. No change in project operation is proposed.

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 using the "eLibrary" link athttp://elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/fercgensearch.asp.Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits (P-13946) in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online athttp://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.aspto be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or emailFERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov,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. Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title "COMMENTS", "PROTEST", or "MOTION TO INTERVENE", as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers.

p.Agency Comments:Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described application. A copy of the application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an agency's comments must also be sent to the Applicant's representatives.

Dated: November 16, 2012. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary.