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9. Jersey Central Power & Light Comment date: March 31, 2000, in Inc. (NHEC), petitioned the Commission
Company, Metropolitan Edison accordance with Standard Paragraph E for acceptance of NHEC Rate Schedule;
Company, Pennsylvania Electric at the end of this notice. the granting of certain blanket
Company approvals, including the authority to
13. Metropolitan Edison Company
[Docket No. ER00–1850–000]
sell electricity at market-based rates;
[Docket No. ER00–1855–000] and the waiver of certain Commission
Take notice that on March 10, 2000, Take notice that on March 10, 2000, Regulations.
Jersey Central Power & Light Company, Metropolitan Edison Company (d/b/a NHEC intends to engage in wholesale
Metropolitan Edison Company and GPU Energy) tendered for filing a electric power and energy sales as a
Pennsylvania Electric Company (doing Generation Facility Transmission marketer. NHEC is a consumer-owned
business and hereinafter referred to as Interconnection Agreement between electric generation and distribution
‘‘GPU Energy’’) submitted for filing GPU Energy and Calpine Construction cooperative that provides electric
revised Schedule 9.02 to the GPU Power Finance Company, L.P. service to 65,000 customers in New
Pooling Agreement. Schedule 9.02 has GPU Energy requests an effective date Hampshire.
been revised to reflect the fact the GPU of March 11, 2000, for the agreement. Comment date: March 31, 2000, in
Energy has sold the Three Mile Island Comment date: March 31, 2000, in accordance with Standard Paragraph E
Unit No. 1 Nuclear Generating Station to accordance with Standard Paragraph E at the end of this notice.
AmerGen Energy Company, LLC. at the end of this notice.
Comment date: March 31, 2000, in Standard Paragraphs
accordance with Standard Paragraph E 14. PECO Energy Company
E. Any person desiring to be heard or
at the end of this notice. [Docket No. ER00–1856–000] to protest such filing should file a
10. Pleasant Hill Marketing, LLC Take notice that on March 10, 2000, motion to intervene or protest with the
PECO Energy Company (PECO), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,
[Docket No. ER00–1851–000] tendered for filing under Section 205 of 888 First Street, N.E., Washington, D.C.
Take notice that on March 10, 2000, the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. S 792 20426, in accordance with Rules 211
Pleasant Hill Marketing, LLC, an et seq., an Agreement dated February and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of
indirect wholly owned subsidiary of 29, 2000 with Delmarva Power & Light Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211
UtiliCorp United Inc., tendered for filing Company (DELMARVA) under PECO’s and 385.214). All such motions or
a rate schedule to engage in sales at FERC Electric Tariff Original Volume protests should be filed on or before the
market-based rates. Pleasant Hill No. 1 (Tariff). comment date. Protests will be
included in its filing a proposed code of PECO requests an effective date of considered by the Commission in
conduct. March 1, 2000, for the Agreement. determining the appropriate action to be
Comment date: March 31, 2000, in PECO states that copies of this filing taken, but will not serve to make
accordance with Standard Paragraph E have been supplied to Delaware Power protestants parties to the proceeding.
at the end of this notice. & Light Company and to the Any person wishing to become a party
Pennsylvania Public Utility must file a motion to intervene. Copies
11. Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Commission.
Company of these filings are on file with the
Comment date: March 31, 2000, in Commission and are available for public
[Docket No. ER00–1852–000] accordance with Standard Paragraph E inspection. This filing may also be
Take notice that on March 10, 2000, at the end of this notice. viewed on the Internet at http://
Southern Indiana Gas and Electric 15. Split Rock Energy LLC and www.ferc.fed.us/ online/rims.htm (call
Company (SIGECO) tendered for filing Minnesota Power, Inc. 202–208–2222 for assistance).
the following agreement concerning the
[Docket No. ER00–1857–000] David P. Boergers,
provision of electric service to British
Columbia Power Exchange Corporation, Take notice that on March 10, 2000, Secretary.
as a umbrella service agreement under Split Rock Energy LLC (Split Rock), [FR Doc. 00–7063 Filed 3–21–00; 8:45 am]
its market-based Wholesale Power Sales filed an application for an order BILLING CODE 6717–01–P

Tariff: authorizing Split Rock to make
wholesales sales of electric power at
Wholesale Energy Service Agreement market-based rates. Concurrent with
dated February 24, 2000, by and ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Split Rock’s filing, Minnesota Power, AGENCY
between Southern Indiana Gas and Inc. (MP), tendered for filing proposed
Electric Company and British revisions to its Wholesale Coordination [OPP–00650; FRL–6499–6]
Columbia Power Exchange Service Tariff No. 2 (WCS–2 Tariff),
Corporation. designated as FERC Electric Tariff Notice of Availability of Regional
Comment date: March 31, 2000, in Original Volume No. 5. MP’s revisions Environmental Stewardship Program
accordance with Standard Paragraph E revise the WCS–2 Tariff to provide that Grants
at the end of this notice. MP may make sales of power under the AGENCY: Environmental Protection
12. Cleco Utility Group Inc. WCS–2 Tariff, to Split Rock at market- Agency (EPA).
based rates. ACTION: Notice.
[Docket No. ER00–1854–000] Comment date: March 31, 2000, in
Take notice that on March 10, 2000, accordance with Standard Paragraph E SUMMARY: EPA is announcing the
Cleco Utility Group Inc., tendered for at the end of this notice. availability of approximately $498
filing an Interconnection and Operating thousand in fiscal year 2000 grant/
16. New Hampshire Electric
Agreement between itself and Acadia cooperative agreement funds under
Cooperative, Inc.
Power Partners, LLC in connection with section 20 of the Federal Insecticide,
Acadia Power Partner LLC’s proposed [Docket No. ER00–1858–000] Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
construction of a new generating facility Take notice that on March 10, 2000, as amended, (the Act), for grants to
in Acadia Parish, Louisiana. New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, States and federally recognized Native

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American Tribes for research, public applicants for purposes of funding assistance opportunities; developing
education, training, monitoring, under this grant program include the 50 measures to determine and document
demonstrations, and studies. For States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. progress in pollution prevention; and
convenience, the term ‘‘State’’ in this Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of identifying regulatory and non-
notice refers to all eligible applicants. Puerto Rico, any territory or possession regulatory barriers or incentives to
DATES: In order to be considered for of the United States, any agency or pollution prevention.
funding during the FY 00 award cycle, instrumentality of a State including • Researching methods for
all applications must be received by the State universities, and all federally establishing IPM as an environmental
appropriate EPA regional office on or recognized Native American Tribes. For management priority, establishing
before May 22, 2000. EPA will make its convenience, the term ‘‘State’’ in this prevention goals, developing strategies
award decisions by June 30, 2000. notice refers to all eligible applicants. to meet those goals, and integrating the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Local governments, private universities, ethic within both governmental and
Your EPA Regional Pesticide private nonprofit entities, private non-governmental institutions of the
Environmental Stewardship Program businesses, and individuals are not State or region.
Coordinator. Contact names for the eligible. The organizations excluded • Initiating research or other projects
coordinators are listed under Unit V of from applying directly are encouraged that test and support: innovative
this document. to work with eligible applicants in techniques for reducing pesticide risk or
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: developing proposals that include them using pesticides in a way to reduce risk,
as participants in the projects. Contact innovative application techniques to
I. General Information your EPA Regional PESP coordinator for reduce worker and environmental
Does this Action Apply to Me? assistance in identifying and contacting exposure, various approaches and
eligible applicants. EPA strongly methodologies to measure progress
This action is directed to the public encourages this type of cooperative towards meeting the goal of 75%
in general. This action may, however, be arrangement. implementation of IPM by the year
of interest to eligible applicants for 2000.
purposes of funding under this grant IV. Activities and Criteria A list of projects funded in FY’99 may
program to include the 50 States, the A. General be obtained from the internet at URL
District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin http://www.epa.gov/oppbppd1/PESP/
Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto The goal of PESP is to reduce the risks
grants.htm or from the Regional PESP
Rico, any territory or possession of the associated with pesticide use in
coordinator listed under Unit V. of this
United States, any agency or agricultural and non-agricultural
document.
instrumentality of a State including settings in the United States. The
State universities, and all Federally purpose of the grant program is to B. Criteria
recognized Native American tribes. For support the establishment and Proposals will be evaluated based on
further information contact the Regional expansion of Integrated Pest the following criteria:
PESP coordinator listed under Unit V. Management (IPM) as a tool to be used 1. Qualifications and experience of
to accomplish the goals of PESP. the applicant relative to the proposed
II. Availability of FY’00 Funds Projects that address the risk reduction project.
With this publication, EPA is goals of the PESP, pesticide pollution • Does the applicant demonstrate
announcing the availability of prevention, Integrated Pest Management experience in the field of the proposed
approximately $498 thousand in grant/ (IPM), IPM in Schools, children’s health activity?
cooperative agreement funds for FY’00. issues related to pesticides, or those • Does the applicant have the
The Agency has delegated grant making research methods for documenting the properly trained staff, facilities, or
authority to the EPA Regional Offices. trends toward the adoption of IPM or infrastructure in place to conduct the
Regional offices are responsible for the the reduction of risks associated with project?
solicitation of interest, the screening of pesticide use will receive priority 2. Consistency of applicant’s
proposals, and the selection of projects. consideration. Other projects will be proposed project with the risk reduction
Grant guidance will be provided to all considered as they complement these goals of the PESP.
applicants along with any goals through public education, training 3. Provision for a quantitative or
supplementary information the Regions monitoring, demonstrations and studies qualitative evaluation of the project’s
may wish to provide. All applicants and other activities. EPA specifically success at achieving the stated goals.
must address the criteria listed under seeks to build State and local IPM • Is the project designed in such a
Unit IV B. of this document. In addition, capacities or to evaluate the economic way that it is possible to measure and
applicants may be required to meet any feasibility of new IPM approaches at the document the results quantitatively and
supplemental Regional criteria. state level (i.e., innovative approaches qualitatively?
Interested applicants should contact and methodologies that use application • Does the applicant identify the
their Regional PESP coordinator listed or other strategies to reduce the risks method that will be used to measure
under Unit V of this document for more associated with pesticide use). Funds and document the project’s results
information. awarded under the grant program quantitatively and qualitatively?
should be sued to support the goal of • Will the project assess or suggest a
III. Eligible Applicants reducing the risk/use of pesticides. State means for measuring progress in
In accordance with the Act ‘‘. . . projects might focus on, for example: reducing risk/use of pesticides in the
Federal agencies, universities, or others • Researching the effectiveness of United States?
as may be necessary to carry out the multimedia communication activities 4. Likelihood the project can be
purposes of the act, . . .’’ are eligible to for, including but not limited to: replicated to benefit other communities
receive a grant; however, because of promoting local IPM activities, or the product may have broad utility to
restrictions associated with the funds providing technical assistance to a widespread audience. Can this project,
appropriated for this program, the pesticide users; collecting and analyzing taking into account typical staff and
eligible applicants are limited. Eligible data to target outreach and technical financial restraints, be replicated by

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similar organizations in different Region IX: (Arizona, California, and downloaded from EPA’s homepage,
locations to address the same or similar Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, http://www.epa.gov/owm/mab/
problem? Guam), Roccena Lawatch, (CMD4–3), 75 owm0315.pdf.
Hawthorne St., San Francisco, CA Dated: March 16, 2000.
C. Program Management
94105, Telephone: (415) 744–1068, Michael B. Cook,
Awards of FY’00 funds will be lawatch.roccena@epa.gov.
Director, Office of Wastewater Management.
managed through the EPA Regional Region X: (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon,
Offices. Washington), Karl Arne, Sandy Halstead [FR Doc. 00–7124 Filed 3–21–00; 8:45 am]
(ECO–084), 1200 Sixth Ave., Seattle, BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
D. Contacts
WA 98101, Telephone: (206) 553–2576,
A generic request for proposal may be arne.karl@epa.gov
available on EPA’s PESP web site on or halstead.sandra@epa.gov. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
before March 22, 2000, at http:// AGENCY
List of Subjects
www.epa.gov/oppbppd1/PESP/ [OPP–00593A; FRL–6484–5]
grants.htm. Interested applicants must Environmental protection.
also contact the appropriate EPA Dated: March 16, 2000. Pesticides; Policy Issues Related to
Regional PESP coordinator listed under Phillip Hutton,
the Food Quality Protection Act
Unit V of this document to obtain Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution AGENCY: Environmental Protection
specific instructions, regional criteria, Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide Agency (EPA).
and guidance for submitting proposals. Programs. ACTION: Notice of availability.
V. Regional Pesticide Environmental [FR Doc. 00–7127 Filed 3–21–00; 8:45 am]
SUMMARY: EPA is announcing the
Stewardship Program Contacts BILLING CODE 6560–50–F
availability of the revised version of the
Region I: (Connecticut, Maine, pesticide science policy document
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION entitled ‘‘Choosing a Percentile of Acute
Island, Vermont), Robert Koethe, (CPT), AGENCY Dietary Exposure as a Threshold of
1 Congress St., Boston, MA 02203, Regulatory Concern.’’ This notice is the
Telephone: (617) 918–1535, [FRL–6563–7]
fifteenth in a series concerning science
koethe.robert@epa.gov. policy documents related to Food
Availability of ‘‘Award of Grants for the
Region II: (New Jersey, New York, Special Projects and Programs Quality Protection Act and developed
Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands), Audrey Authorized by this Agency’s FY 2000 through the Tolerance Reassessment
Moore, (MS–500), 2890 Woodbridge Appropriations Act’’ Advisory Committee.
Ave., Edison, NJ 08837, Telephone: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
(732) 906–6809, moore.audrey@epa.gov. AGENCY: Environmental Protection Kathleen Martin, Environmental
Region III: (Delaware, Maryland, Agency (EPA). Protection Agency (7509C), 401 M St.,
Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, ACTION: Notice of document availability. SW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone
District of Columbia), Racine Davis, number: (703) 308–2857; fax number:
(3WC32), 1650 Arch St., Philadelphia, SUMMARY: EPA is announcing
(703) 305–5147; e-mail address:
PA 19103, Telephone: (215) 814–5797, availability of a memorandum entitled
martin.kathleen@epa.gov.
davis.racine@epa.gov. ‘‘Award of Grants for the Special
Projects and Programs Authorized by SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Region IV: (Alabama, Florida, Georgia,
Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, this Agency’s FY 2000 Appropriations I. General Information
South Carolina, Tennessee), Lora Lee Act.’’ This memorandum, dated March
14, 2000, provides information and A. Does this Action Apply to Me?
Schroeder, 12th Floor, Atlanta Federal
Center, 61 Forsyth St., SW., Atlanta, GA guidelines on how EPA will award and You may be potentially affected by
30303–3104, Telephone: (404) 562– administer grants for the special projects this action if you manufacture or
9015, schroeder.lora@epa.gov. and programs identified in the State and formulate pesticides. Potentially
Region V: (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Tribal Assistance Grants (STAG) affected categories and entities may
Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin), David account of the Agency’s fiscal year (FY) include, but are not limited to:
Macarus, (DT–8J), 77 West Jackson 2000 Appropriations Act (Public Law
Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604, Telephone: 106–74). The STAG account provides
(312) 353–5814, budget authority for funding 200
macarus.david@epa.gov. identified water, wastewater and Examples
groundwater infrastructure projects, as of poten-
Region VI: (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Categories NAICS tially af-
well as budget authority for funding the
Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas), Jerry fected enti-
United States-Mexico Border program ties
Collins, (6PD–P), 1445 Ross Ave., Suite
and the Alaska Rural and Native
1200, Dallas, TX 75202, Telephone:
Villages program. Each grant recipient Pesticide 32532 Pesticide
(214) 665–7562, collins.jerry@epa.gov. pro- manufac-
will receive a copy of this document
Region VII: (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, ducers turers
from EPA.
Nebraska), Jamie Green, 901 N. 5th St., Pesticide
ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY
Kansas City, KS 66101, Telephone: (913) formula-
INFORMATION section for electronic
551–7139, green.jamie@epa.gov. tors
access of the guidance memorandum.
Region VIII: (Colorado, Montana,
North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This listing is not intended to be
Wyoming), Debbie Kovacs, (8P2–TX), Valerie G. Martin, (202) 260-7259 or exhaustive, but rather provides a guide
999 18th St., Suite 500, Denver, CO martin.valerie@epamail.epa.gov. for readers regarding entities likely to be
80202–2466, Telephone: (303) 312– SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The affected by this action. Other types of
6417, kovacs.debbie@epa.gov. subject memorandum may be viewed entities not listed could also be affected.
The North American Industrial
Classification System (NAICS) codes
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