Notice of Application for Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

January 30, 2007.

a. Type of Application: Application for Non-Project Use of Project Lands and Waters.

b. Project Number: P-2686-054.

c. Date Filed: January 16, 2007.

d. Applicant: Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC.

e. Name of Project: Westfork Hydroelectric Project No. 2686.

f. Location: The project is located on the West Fork of the Tuckasegee River in Jackson County, North Carolina.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791(a) 825(r) and 799 and 801.

h. Applicant Contact: Mr. Kelvin K. Reagan, Senior Lake Services Representative, Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, P.O. Box 1006, Charlotte, NC 28201, telephone (704)382-9386.

i. FERC Contact: Any questions on this notice should be addressed to Chris Yeakel at telephone (202) 502-8132, or e-mail address:christopher.yeakel@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments and/or motions: March 2, 2007.

k. Description of Request: Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC proposes to grant a lease of 0.55 acres of project lands for non-project use as a private marina to provide access to Lake Glenville for residents of the Point Glenville Lake subdivision. The marina will consist of a cluster dock with 10 boat docking locations and will be constructed of Ipewood decking, a metal frame and encapsulated Styrofoam for floatation. The project will include 294.28 feet of shoreline stabilization utilizing dry-stack stone and rip-rap.

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 at http://www.ferc.gov using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field (P-2686) to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208-3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@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, 385.211, 385.214. 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. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS”, “PROTEST”, OR “MOTION TO INTERVENE”, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers (P-2686-054). All documents (original and eight copies) should be filed with: Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. A copy of any motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application.

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.

q. 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 at http://www.ferc.gov under the “e-Filing” link.

Magalie R. Salas,

Secretary.

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