UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
PacifiCorp Electric Operations
) Project No. 2643-001
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
(July 17, 1995)
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission’s) Regulations, 18 CFR Part 380 (Order No. 486, 52 F.R. 47897), the Office of Hydropower Licensing has reviewed the application for a subsequent license for the existing Bend Hydroelectric Project, located on the Deschutes River, in Deschutes County, Oregon, in the City of Bend, and has prepared a final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the project. In the EA, the Commission’s staff has analyzed the existing and potential future environmental effects of the project and concludes that either issuance of a new license for the proposed project, with staff preferred measures, or retiring the project with staff preferred measures, would not be a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment.
Copies of the EA are available for review in the Public Reference Branch, Room 3104, of the Commission’s offices at 941 North Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426.
Lois D. Cashell