Lower Payette River Ditch Diversion, Replacement; Payette County, ID, 15834 [05-6096]

Download as PDF 15834 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 29, 2005 / Notices basis for such designation. The original copy of a proposal that does not result in an award will be retained by RMA for a period of one year. Other copies will be destroyed. Copies of proposals not receiving awards will be released only with the express written consent of the applicant or to the extent required by law. A proposal may be withdrawn at any time prior to award. Audit Requirements Applicants awarded cooperative agreements are subject to audit. Prohibitions and Requirements With Regard to Lobbying Section 1352 of Public Law 101–121, enacted on October 23, 1989, imposes prohibitions and requirements for disclosure and certification related to lobbying on recipients of Federal contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, and loans. It provides exemptions for Indian Tribes and tribal organizations. Current and prospective recipients, and any subcontractors, are prohibited from using Federal funds, other than profits from a Federal contract, for lobbying Congress or any Federal agency in connection with the award of a contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or loan. In addition, for each award action in excess of $100,000 ($150,000 for loans) the law requires recipients and any subcontractors: (1) To certify that they have neither used nor will use any appropriated funds for payment of lobbyists; (2) to disclose the name, address, payment details, and purpose of any agreements with lobbyists whom recipients of their subcontractors will pay with profits or other nonappropriated funds on or after December 22, 1989; and (3) to file quarterly up-dates about the use of lobbyists if material changes occur in their use. The law establishes civil penalties for non-compliance. A copy of the certification and disclosure forms must be submitted with the application and are available at the address and telephone number listed in Section VII. Agency Contact. Applicable OMB Circulars All cooperative agreements funded as a result of this notice will be subject to the requirements contained in all applicable OMB circulars. Requirement To Participate in Civil Rights Training Project leaders of all cooperative agreements funded as a result of this notice are required to know and abide by Federal civil rights laws. Agency policies or regulations may require that project leaders attend civil rights VerDate jul<14>2003 17:01 Mar 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 training to become fully aware of civil rights responsibilities. In their applications, applicants should budget for possible travel costs associated with receiving this training. 3. Reporting Applicants awarded cooperative agreements will be required to submit quarterly progress and financial reports (OMB Standard Form 269) throughout the project period, as well as a final program and financial report not later than 90 days after the end of the project period. VII. Agency Contact FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Applicants and other interested parties are encouraged to contact: Michelle Fuller, USDA–RMA–RME, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Stop 0808, Washington, DC 20250–0808, phone: 202–720–6356, fax: 202–690–3605, email: RMA.Risk-Ed@rma.usda.gov. You may also obtain information regarding this announcement from the RMA Web site at: http://www.rma.usda.gov. VIII. Other Information Related Programs Funding availability for this program may be announced at approximately the same time as funding availability for similar but separate programs—CFDA No. 10.455 (Community Outreach and Assistance Partnerships), CFDA No. 10.456 (Risk Management Research Partnerships), CFDA No. 10.457 (Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education), and CFDA No. 10.459 (Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions program). These programs have some similarities, but also key differences. The differences stem from important features of each program’s authorizing legislation and different RMA objectives. Prospective applicants should carefully examine and compare the notices for each program. Signed in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2005. Ross J. Davidson, Jr., Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. [FR Doc. 05–6078 Filed 3–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–08–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Lower Payette River Ditch Diversion, Replacement; Payette County, ID Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of a finding of no significant impact. ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Guidelines (40 CFR part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Guidelines (7 CFR part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives notice that an environmental impact statement is not being prepared for a federally assisted proposed project by the Lower Payette Ditch Company, Payette County, Idaho. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Sims, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 9173 W. Barnes Dr., Suite C, Boise, Idaho, 83709–1574, telephone: 208– 378–5700. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Plan/ Environmental Assessment of this federally assisted proposed action indicates that the proposed action will not cause significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As a result of these findings, Richard Sims, State Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an environmental impact statement is not needed for this project. The objective of the Lower Payette Ditch Company proposed action is to provide efficient water delivery, operator safety and low maintenance, reliability, and adequate fish and recreational boater passage, while not adversely affecting the environment. The proposed project would replace the existing deteriorating diversion structure with an automated inflatable diversion dam. The Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been forwarded to the Environmental Protection Agency. The basic data developed during the plan/ environmental assessment is on file and may be reviewed by contacting Mr. Richard Sims. The FONSI has been sent to various Federal, State, and local agencies and interested parties. A limited number of copies of the FONSI are available to fill single copy requests at the address stated on the previous page. No administrative action on the proposal will be initiated until 30 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register. Dated: March 18, 2005. Richard Sims, State Conservationist. [FR Doc. 05–6096 Filed 3–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 59 (Tuesday, March 29, 2005)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Lower Payette River Ditch Diversion, Replacement; Payette County, 
ID

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of a finding of no significant impact.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Guidelines (40 
CFR part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service 
Guidelines (7 CFR part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation 
Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives notice that an 
environmental impact statement is not being prepared for a federally 
assisted proposed project by the Lower Payette Ditch Company, Payette 
County, Idaho.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Sims, State Conservationist, 
Natural Resources Conservation Service, 9173 W. Barnes Dr., Suite C, 
Boise, Idaho, 83709-1574, telephone: 208-378-5700.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Plan/Environmental Assessment of this 
federally assisted proposed action indicates that the proposed action 
will not cause significant local, regional, or national impacts on the 
environment. As a result of these findings, Richard Sims, State 
Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an 
environmental impact statement is not needed for this project.
    The objective of the Lower Payette Ditch Company proposed action is 
to provide efficient water delivery, operator safety and low 
maintenance, reliability, and adequate fish and recreational boater 
passage, while not adversely affecting the environment. The proposed 
project would replace the existing deteriorating diversion structure 
with an automated inflatable diversion dam.
    The Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been 
forwarded to the Environmental Protection Agency. The basic data 
developed during the plan/environmental assessment is on file and may 
be reviewed by contacting Mr. Richard Sims. The FONSI has been sent to 
various Federal, State, and local agencies and interested parties. A 
limited number of copies of the FONSI are available to fill single copy 
requests at the address stated on the previous page.
    No administrative action on the proposal will be initiated until 30 
days after the date of publication in the Federal Register.

    Dated: March 18, 2005.
Richard Sims,
State Conservationist.
[FR Doc. 05-6096 Filed 3-28-05; 8:45 am]
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