Public Notice, 12006 [05-4730]

Download as PDF 12006 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 46 / Thursday, March 10, 2005 / Notices Room, 2401 12 Street NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. An EPA representative will be present at the Albuquerque public meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loretta A.W. Tsosie, (505) 863–8296, or Richard Knox, (602) 861–7428. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sithe Global Power, LLC, a privately held, ´ independent power company, and Dine Power Authority, an enterprise of the Navajo Nation established by the Navajo Nation Council to promote the development of energy resources, have entered into a joint agreement to develop a coal-fired electric powergenerating plant on a 600-acre site approximately 30 miles southwest of Farmington, New Mexico. Coal to support the long-term production of electricity may be mined from the adjacent BHP Navajo Coal Company lease area, hence the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement would approve any necessary permits for the existing lessee to mine additional areas of the coal lease and construct a coal-handling facility for delivery of coal to the proposed electric powergenerating plant. Resources and issues so far identified for analysis in the EIS include air, geology, soils, water, vegetation, wildlife, special status species, land use, access, visual resources, noise, social and economic conditions, environmental justice, hazardous materials, and cultural and paleontological resources. Analyses will address requirements of the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, and others, as needed. Alternatives to be analyzed include, at a minimum, the proposed action and no action. The range of issues and alternatives to be addressed may be expanded based on comments received during the scoping process. Public Comment Availability Comments, including names and addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the mailing address shown in the ADDRESSES section, during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your written comment. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. We will not, however, consider anonymous comments. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. Authority This notice is published in accordance with section 1503.1 of the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500 through 1508) implementing the procedural requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), and the Department of the Interior Manual (516 DM 1–6), and is in the exercise of authority delegated to the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8. Dated: February 23, 2005. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 05–4688 Filed 3–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Public Notice National Park Service, Interior. Pursuant to 36 CFR 51.23, public notice is hereby given that the National Park Service proposes to extend the following expiring concession contracts for a period of up to one year, or until such time as a new contract is executed, whichever occurs sooner. AGENCY: SUMMARY: All of the listed concession authorizations will expire by their terms on or before December 31, 2004. The National Park Service has determined that the proposed short-term extensions are necessary in order to avoid interruption of visitor services and has taken all reasonable and appropriate steps to consider alternatives to avoid such interruption. These extensions will allow the National Park Service to complete and issue prospectuses leading to the competitive selection of concessioners for new long-term concession contracts covering these operations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Concid ID number Concessioner name Park BOST002–88 ............................................................................................ GATE019–01 ............................................................................................ SHEN001–85 ............................................................................................ Boston Concessions ............................................... Dover Gourmet ........................................................ ARAMARK ............................................................... Boston NHP. Gateway NRA. Shenandoah NP. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2, 2005. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program Manager, National Park Service, Washington, DC 20240, Telephone (202) 513–7156. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: December 17, 2004. Alfred J. Poole, III, Acting Associate Director, Administration Business Practices and Workforce Development. [FR Doc. 05–4730 Filed 3–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–53–M VerDate jul<14>2003 18:28 Mar 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 National Park Service Draft General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the First Ladies National Historic Site, Ohio; Correction AGENCY: National Park Service. Notice of availability of the draft general management plan and draft environmental impact statement for the First Ladies National Historic Site, Ohio; correction. ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: In the December 28, 2004, Federal Register, the National Park Service (NPS) announced the availability of the draft general management plan and environmental impact statement (GMP/EIS) for the First Ladies National Historic Site (the park). Due to unanticipated delays, the document will not be available until April 25, 2005. Correction: The draft GMP/EIS will be made available for public review for 60 days following the publishing of the notice of availability in the Federal Register by the Environmental E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 46 (Thursday, March 10, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 12006]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-4730]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Public Notice

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.
SUMMARY: Pursuant to 36 CFR 51.23, public notice is hereby given that 
the National Park Service proposes to extend the following expiring 
concession contracts for a period of up to one year, or until such time 
as a new contract is executed, whichever occurs sooner.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All of the listed concession authorizations 
will expire by their terms on or before December 31, 2004. The National 
Park Service has determined that the proposed short-term extensions are 
necessary in order to avoid interruption of visitor services and has 
taken all reasonable and appropriate steps to consider alternatives to 
avoid such interruption. These extensions will allow the National Park 
Service to complete and issue prospectuses leading to the competitive 
selection of concessioners for new long-term concession contracts 
covering these operations.

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                                  Concessioner
       Concid ID number               name                 Park
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BOST002-88....................  Boston            Boston NHP.
                                 Concessions.
GATE019-01....................  Dover Gourmet...  Gateway NRA.
SHEN001-85....................  ARAMARK.........  Shenandoah NP.
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Effective Date: January 2, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program 
Manager, National Park Service, Washington, DC 20240, Telephone (202) 
513-7156.

    Dated: December 17, 2004.
Alfred J. Poole, III,
Acting Associate Director, Administration Business Practices and 
Workforce Development.
[FR Doc. 05-4730 Filed 3-9-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4312-53-M