Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket Nos. EL13-27-000; QF86-613-007]

Western Power and Steam, Inc.; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order

Take notice that on November 30, 2012, pursuant to section 292.205(c) of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (Commission) Rules of Practice and Procedure implementing the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, as amended, 18 CFR 292.205(c), Western Power and Stream, Inc. (Western) filed a petition for declaratory order requesting a limited waiver, for calendar year 2012, of the qualifying facility operating and efficiency standards set forth in sections 292.205(a)(1) and 292.205 (a)(2)(i)(B) of the Commission's regulations for the topping-cycle cogeneration facility owned and operated by Western located at Bakersfield, California.

Any person desiring to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the comment date. On or before the comment date, it is not necessary to serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant.

The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the "eFiling" link at unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426.

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Comment Date:5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 31, 2012.

Dated: December 3, 2012. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary.