Apostle Islands National Lakeshore General Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement, Wisconsin; Correction, 30972 [05-10731]

Download as PDF 30972 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 103 / Tuesday, May 31, 2005 / Notices extend 90 days from the date the EPA publishes its notice of filing of the Plan/ DEIS in the Federal Register. Immediately upon confirmation, this date will be announced on the park’s project Web site. The Plan/DEIS will be mailed directly to those who requested copies during public scoping, and may be downloaded from the project Web site and on CD–ROM. Copies will also be available for review at park headquarters in Sedro-Woolley, the main visitor center in Newhalem, and at local and regional libraries. Printed or CD–ROM copies may also be requested by telephone (360) 856–5700 ext.351. In addition, a Public Comment Newsletter will be distributed. All comments must be submitted in writing and postmarked or transmitted not later than 90 days from the date EPA publishes their notice of filing. Responses should be addressed to: Superintendent, Attn: Draft EIS/ Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan, North Cascades National Park Service Complex, 810 State Route 20, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284. Reviewers are encouraged to submit comments, ideas or questions on-line at the PEPC Web site (http://parkplanning.nps.gov); search under park name for North Cascades National Park to find the Plan/ EIS and an on-line comment form. Written comments may also be faxed to (360) 856–1934, or submitted at one of the public meetings (see below). Please note that names and addresses of people who comment become part of the public record. If individuals commenting request that their name or/ and address be withheld from public disclosure, it will be honored to the extent allowable by law. Such requests must be stated prominently in the beginning of the comments. There also may be circumstances wherein the NPS will withhold from the administrative record a respondent’s identity, as allowable by law. As always: The NPS will make available to public inspection all submissions from organizations or businesses and from persons identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations and businesses; and, anonymous comments may not be considered. To facilitate exchange of information and public understanding of the proposal, the NPS in coordination with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host public meetings in Sedro-Woolley, Wenatchee, and the Seattle area. At this time several meetings are expected to be held during summer 2005—a schedule of confirmed dates, locations and times will be announced via the Public Comment Newsletter, local and regional news media, and the park’s project Web site; VerDate jul<14>2003 16:14 May 27, 2005 Jkt 205001 or may be obtained by telephone at (360) 856–5700 ext.351. Participants are strongly encouraged to review the document prior to attending a meeting. The Superintendent of North Cascades and planning team members, including WDFW personnel will attend all meetings. The format will be the same for all meetings, and will include a brief presentation on the essential elements of the Plan/DEIS and a question and answer period. Brief oral comments and written comments will also be received. All meeting locations will be accessible for disabled persons, and a sign language interpreter may be available upon request with prior notice (please contact the park as noted above). Decision: Following careful consideration of all comments received on the Plan/DEIS, completion of the Final Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement is anticipated for spring 2006 (actual timing will depend upon the degree of public interest and response from agencies and organizations). Thereafter the Record of Decision would be completed not sooner than 30 days after the Final EIS is distributed. As a delegated EIS, the official responsible for the final decision is the Regional Director, Pacific West Region; subsequently, the official responsible for implementation will be the Superintendent, North Cascades National Park Service Complex. Dated: March 23, 2005. Martha K. Leicester, Acting Regional Director, Pacific West Region. [FR Doc. 05–10729 Filed 5–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Apostle Islands National Lakeshore General Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement, Wisconsin; Correction National Park Service, Interior. Notice of intent to prepare a general management plan and environmental impact statement for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In the September 3, 2004, Federal Register, the National Park Service (NPS) announced its intent to prepare a general management plan and environmental impact statement (GMP/ EIS) for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (APIS). After the scoping period for the GMP/EIS ended, on PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 December 8, 2004, Congress officially designated wilderness in the park. While wilderness management was intended to be part of the proposed planning process, the NPS will incorporate the requirements of a wilderness management plan into the general management plan now that Congress has made the official designation. CORRECTION: The APIS GMP/EIS will incorporate all of the elements necessary for a wilderness management plan. This action will not change the focus or scope of the GMP/EIS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Nepstad, Chief of Planning and Resource Management, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Route 1, Box 4, Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814. Telephone 715–779–3398, extension 102; e-mail: jim_nepstad@nps.gov. Dated: April 1, 2005. Ernest Quintana, Regional Director, Midwest Region. [FR Doc. 05–10731 Filed 5–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–97–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME, Acadia National, Park Advisory Commission; Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App. 1, Sec. 10), that the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission will hold a meeting on Monday, June 6, 2005. The Commission was established pursuant to Public Law 99–420, Sec. 103. The purpose of the Commission is to consult with the Secretary of the Interior, or his designee, on matters relating to the management and development of the park, including but not limited to the acquisition of lands and interests in lands (including conservation easements on islands) and termination of rights of use and occupancy. The meeting will convene at park headquarters, McFarland Hill, Bar Harbor, Maine, at 1 p.m. to consider the following agenda: 1. Review and approval of minutes from the meeting held February 7, 2005. 2. Committee reports: —Land Conservation. —Park Use. —Science. —Historic. 3. Old business. 4. Superintendent’s report. E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 103 (Tuesday, May 31, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 30972]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-10731]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Apostle Islands National Lakeshore General Management Plan, 
Environmental Impact Statement, Wisconsin; Correction

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a general management plan and 
environmental impact statement for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, 
Wisconsin; correction.

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SUMMARY: In the September 3, 2004, Federal Register, the National Park 
Service (NPS) announced its intent to prepare a general management plan 
and environmental impact statement (GMP/EIS) for Apostle Islands 
National Lakeshore (APIS). After the scoping period for the GMP/EIS 
ended, on December 8, 2004, Congress officially designated wilderness 
in the park. While wilderness management was intended to be part of the 
proposed planning process, the NPS will incorporate the requirements of 
a wilderness management plan into the general management plan now that 
Congress has made the official designation.

Correction: The APIS GMP/EIS will incorporate all of the elements 
necessary for a wilderness management plan. This action will not change 
the focus or scope of the GMP/EIS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Nepstad, Chief of Planning and 
Resource Management, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Route 1, Box 
4, Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814. Telephone 715-779-3398, extension 102; e-
mail: jim_nepstad@nps.gov.

    Dated: April 1, 2005.
Ernest Quintana,
Regional Director, Midwest Region.
[FR Doc. 05-10731 Filed 5-27-05; 8:45 am]
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