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Download as PDF 42318 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 140 / Friday, July 22, 2005 / Notices and publicly owned and operated facilities. This is not an exhaustive list; it is only intended to provide a framework to consider potential nominees. Nomination of a Member: Any interested person or organization may nominate qualified individuals for membership to the WGPE. Name, occupation, position, address, and telephone number should identify all nominees. To be considered, all nominations must include a current resume providing the nominee’s background, experience, and qualifications, in addition to a statement (not to exceed two (2) paragraphs) about their particular expertise and interest in the public education requirements of the Lead and Copper Rule. Please note that the Agency will not formally acknowledge or respond to nominations. Dated: July 18, 2005. Cynthia C. Dougherty, Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. [FR Doc. 05–14536 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6665–5] Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7167 or http://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 07/11/2005 through 07/15/2005 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20050290, Final EIS, NOA, AK, Pribilof Islands Setting for the Annual Subsistence Harvest of Northern Fur Seals, To Determine and Publish the Take Ranges, Pribilof Islands, AK, Wait Period Ends: 08/22/2005, Contact: James W. Balsiger 301–713– 3318. EIS No. 20050291, Final EIS, AFS, CO, Gold Camp Road Plan, Develop a Feasible Plan to Manage the Operation of Tunnel #3 and the 8.5 mile Road Segment, Pike National Forest, Pikes Peak Ranger District, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, CO, Wait Period Ends: 08/22/2005, Contact: Frank Landis 719–477–4203. EIS No. 20050292, Draft EIS, USA, HI, Makua Military Reservation (MMR) Project, Proposed Military Training Activities, 25th Infantry Division (Light) and U.S. Army, HI, Comment VerDate jul<14>2003 19:28 Jul 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 Period Ends: 09/21/2005, Contact: Gary Shirakata 808–438–0772. EIS No. 20050293, Draft EIS, WPA, AZ, Wellton-Mohawk Generating Facility Project, Construction and Operation a Natural Gas-Fired, Combined-Cycle, Electric Generating Stations, Approval for Right-of-Way, Yuma County, AZ, Comment Period Ends: 09/06/2005, Contact: Mark J. Wieringa 720–962– 7448. EIS No. 20050294, Revised Draft EIS, COE, CA, Mare Island Reuse of Dredged Material Disposal Ponds as a Confirmed Updated Dredged Material Disposal Facility, Issuing Section 404 Permit Clean Water Act and Section 10 Permit Rivers and Harbor Act, San Francisco Bay Area, City of Vallejo, Solando County, CA, Error: Revised Draft EIS 09/06/2005, Contact: Robert J. Lawrence 415–977–8020. EIS No. 20050295, Draft EIS, AFS, CA, Bald Mountain Project, Proposes to Harvest Trees Using Group and Individual Trees Selection Methods, Feather River Ranger District, Plumas National Forest, Plumas and Butte Counties, CA, Comment Period Ends: 09/06/2005, Contact: Katherine Worn 530–534–6500. EIS No. 20050296, Final EIS, TVA, TN, 500–kV Transmission Lin in Middle Tennessee Construction and Operation, Cumberland Fossil Plant to either the Montgomery 500–kV Substation, Montgomery County, or the Davidson 500–kV Substation, Davidson County, Stewart, Houston, Montgomery, Dickerson, Cheatham and Davidson Counties, TN, Wait Period Ends: 08/22/2005, Contact: Charles P. Nicholson 865–632–3582. EIS No. 20050297, Draft EIS, SFW, WY, Bison and Elk Management Plan, Implementation, National Elk Refuge/ Grand Teton National Park/John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Teton County, WY, Comment Period Ends: 09/30/2005, Contact: Laurie Shannon 303–236–4317. EIS No. 20050298, Draft EIS, AFS, UT, West Bear Vegetation Management Project, Timber Harvesting, Prescribed Burning, Roads Construction, Township 1 North, Range 9 East, Salt Lake Principle Meridian, Evanston Ranger District, Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Summit County, UT, Comment Period Ends: 09/06/2005, Contact: Larry Johnson 307–789– 3194. EIS No. 20050299, Draft EIS, SFW, CA, San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan, Implementation, Sweetwater Marsh and South San Diego Bay Units, San Diego County, CA, Comment Period Ends: 09/19/2005, PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Contact: Victoria Touchstone 760– 431–9440 Ex. 349. EIS No. 20050300, Draft Supplemental EIS, NOA, 00, Reef Fish (Amendment 25) and Coastal Migatory Pelagic (CMP) (Amendment 17) Fishery Management Plans (FMP) for Extending the Charter Vessel/ Headboat Permit Moratorium, Gulf of Mexico, Comment Period Ends: 09/ 06/2005, Contact: Andy Strelcheck 727–824–5305. Dated: July 19, 2005. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–14546 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6665–6] Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments Availability of EPA comments prepared pursuant to the Environmental Review Process (ERP), under section 309 of the Clean Air Act and section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act as amended. Requests for copies of EPA comments can be directed to the Office of Federal Activities at 202–564–7167. An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft environmental impact statements (EISs) was published in the Federal Register dated April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16815). Draft EISs EIS No. 20040548, ERP No. D–BLM– J65432–CO, Roan Plateau Resource Management Plan Amendment, Including Former Naval Oil Shale Reserves 1 and 2, Garfield and Rio Blanco Counties, CO. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with potential adverse impacts from increased access to the top of the plateau, to Colorado Cutthroat from sedimentation from new roads, fragmentation of critical winter habitat for mule deer, and reduction of areas with wilderness characteristics, and recommended that the Final EIS include mitigation measures identified in the analysis to reduce these impacts. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050104, ERP No. D–NPS– K61161–CA, Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) Fire Management Plan, Implementation, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, San E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 140 / Friday, July 22, 2005 / Notices Mateo, San Francisco and Marin Counties, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns regarding smoke management, use of herbicides, and the protection of air quality, water quality, and wetlands. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050111, ERP No. D–AFS– K65280–CA, Power Fire Restoration Project, To Reduce Long-Term Furel Loading for the Purpose of Reducing Future Severity and Resistance to Control, Amador Ranger District, Eldorado National Forest, Amador County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with the very high risk of cumulative watershed effects and potential effects on water quality, aquatic resources, and air quality, and requested additional information be provided on Clean Air Act conformity requirements, mitigation measures to reduce priority pollutants and consultation with tribal governments. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050133, ERP No. D–AFS– F65056–OH, Wayne National Forest, Proposed Revised Land and Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Several Counties, OH. Summary: EPA supports the proposed alternative, which should improve watershed condition and wildlife habitat as well as meet other multiple use objectives. However, EPA requested additional information on the management of early successional and grassland habitat which could have impacts to declining populations of interior forest birds. The Final EIS should consider additional monitoring to determine invertebrate viability and trends of other important populations. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050151, ERP No. D–AFS– K61162–CA, Ansel Adams and John Muir Wildernesses, Trail and Commercial Pack Sock Management, Implementation, Inyo, Mono, Madera, and Fresno Counties, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with the minimal water quality and ecological improvement predicted with implementing the action alternatives. The Final EIS should include additional management actions, a detailed monitoring and enforcement strategy, especially for special use permits, to improve degraded trails and water quality in meadows, wetlands, and streams. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050160, ERP No. D–AFS– L65483–ID, Three Basins Timber Sale Project, Proposal to Treat 760 Acres of Mature Forest, Implementation, VerDate jul<14>2003 19:28 Jul 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Montpellier Ranger District, Bearlake and Caribou Counties, ID. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with identified air impacts from prescribed burning, potential impacts on water quality near 303(d) listed streams, and exceeding Forest Service guidelines. EPA requested that the FEIS estimate PM10 and PM2.5 emissions, clarify the location of 303(d) listed streams relative to project actions, and explain the basis for deviating from the Forest Plan guideline for Visual Quality Objectives. Rating EC1. EIS No. 20050176, ERP No. D–FAA– L51017–AK, Juneau International Airport, Proposed Development Activities to Enhance Operations Safety, Facilitate Aircraft Alignment, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, City and Borough of Juneau, AK. Summary: EPA expressed environmental objections because at the loss of high quality estuarine wetlands and related impacts to 303(d) listed streams and wetland functions, and requested a compensatory mitigation option be developed for unavoidable impacts. Rating EO2. EIS No. 20050177, ERP No. D–AFS– K65282–AZ, Coconino National Forest Project, Re-authorize Grazing on the Pickett Lake and Padre Canyon Allotments, Implementation, Mormon Lake Range District, Coconino County, AZ. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with impacts to wetlands and requested a commitment in the Record of Decision to require fencing of additional wetlands for the 10 year permit. The Final EIS should disclose locations of grazing impaired soils related to grazing areas and the potential for additional impacts. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050199, ERP No. D–DOD– D11037–DC, Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH–W), Proposed Master Plan for Campus Located 3700 North Capitol Street, NW., AFRH Trust Fund, Washington, DC. Summary: EPA expressed concerns related to project impacts to ponds, wetlands, and terrestrial/aquatic biota. Rating EC2. Final EISs EIS No. 20050201, ERP No. F–AFS– G65093–NM, San Diego Range Allotment Project, Proposes to Revise Grazing Program, Santa Fe National Forest, Jemez Ranger District, PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42319 Township 17–19 North, Range 1–3 East, Sandoval County, NM. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050217, ERP No. F–AFS– G65094–NM, Ojo Caliente Proposed Transmission Line, Propose to Authorize, Construct, Operate and Maintain a New 115kV Transmission Line and Substation, Carson National Forest and BLM Taos Field Office, Taos and Rio Arriba Counties, NM. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050245, ERP No. F–COE– K36140–CA, Prado Basin Water Supply Feasibility Study, To Increase Conservation of Surplus Water at Prado Dam and Flood Control Basin, Orange County Water District, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties, CA. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050257, ERP No. F–AFS– J65440–MT, Northeast Yaak Project, Proposed Harvest to Reduce Fuels in Old Growth, Implementation, Kootenai National Forest, Three Rivers Ranger District, Lincoln County, MT. Summary: EPA supports the proposed action to improve old growth and grizzly bear habitats, reduce road impacts to streams and fisheries, noting the importance of adequate funding to implement restoration work. However, EPA has environmental concerns about the proposed opening of Vinal Lake Road 746 because of increased motorized access and potential adverse impacts to wildlife habitat by reducing connectivity. EIS No. 20050273, ERP No. F–AFS– L65280–ID, Porcupine East, 9 Allotment Grazing Analysis Project, Authorizing Livestock Grazing, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Dubois Ranger District, Centennial Mountains, Clark County, ID. Summary: EPA continues to have concerns potential impacts to impaired streams in the project; and supports features of the Preferred alternative that minimize impacts to water quality. However, EPA recommends that once TMDLs are finalized that permits be modified when needed to meet load allocation targets. EIS No. 20050244, ERP No. FS–NPS– K65325–CA, Merced Wild and Scenic River Revised Comprehensive Management Plan, Amend and Supplement Information, Yosemite National Park, El Portal Administrative Site, Tuolume, E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 42320 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 140 / Friday, July 22, 2005 / Notices Merced, Mono, Mariposa, and Madera Counties, CA. Summary: No formal letter was sent to the preparing agency. Dated: July 19, 2005. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–14552 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier: OS–0990–0292] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Secretary. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Type of Information Collection Request: Regular Clearance. Title of Information Collection: Burn Bed Enumeration. Form/OMB No.: OS–0990–0292. Use: The Office for Public Health Emergency Preparedness (OPHEP) will collect information on available burn beds, medical material for care of burn patients, and staffing levels to ensure the ability to manage a mass casualty event involving burns. No current system exists. Frequency: Reporting, weekly, other (twelve additional days). Affected Public: Federal , business or other for profit, not for profit institutions. Annual Number of Respondents: 132. Total Annual Responses: 8,448. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. AGENCY: VerDate jul<14>2003 19:28 Jul 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 Total Annual Hours: 2,112. To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access the HHS Web site address at http://www.hhs.gov/ oirm/infocollect/pending/ or e-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and OS document identifier, to naomi.cook@hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690–6162. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be received within 30 days of this notice directly to the Desk Officer at the address below: OMB Desk Officer: John Kraemer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, Attention: (OMB #0990– 0292), New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: July 13, 2005. Robert E. Polson, Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–14475 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–28–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the following advisory committee meeting. Name: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Workgroup on the National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII). Time and Date: 1 p.m.–5 p.m., July 27, 2005; 9 a.m.–12 p.m., July 28, 2005. Place: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 800, Washington, DC 20201. Status: Open. Purpose: The Workgroup will meet to discuss their draft letter to the Secretary on personal health record systems, the group’s work plan and next steps. Contact Person for More Information: Substantive program information as well as summaries of meetings and a roster of committee members may be obtained from Mary Jo Deering, Lead Staff Person for the NCVHS Workgroup on the National Health Information Infrastructure, Director for Informatics Dissemination, NCI Center for Bioinformatics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, USDHHS, 6116 Executive Blvd.—#400, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (301) 594–1273, Fax: (301) 480–3441, E-mail: deeringm@mail.nih.gov or Marjorie S. Greenberg, Executive Secretary, NCVHS, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 2402, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, telephone (301) 458–4245. Information also is available on the NCVHS home page of the HHS Web site: http:// www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/, where an agenda for the meeting will be posted when available. Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the CDC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity on (301) 458–4EEO (4336) as soon as possible. Dated: July 10, 2005. James Scanlon, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science and Data Policy Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. [FR Doc. 05–14507 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4151–04–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the following advisory committee meeting. Name: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Subcommittee on Standards and Security (SSS). Time and Date: July 26, 2005, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; July 27, 2005, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Place: Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 800, Washington, DC 20201. Status: Open. Purpose: The morning of the 26th will be devoted to updates on e-prescribing standards and standards harmonization efforts, and updates from the Department of Health and Human Services on regulations and other initiatives related to e-prescribing. The afternoon will focus on secondary uses of clinical data. The Subcommittee will use the morning of the 27th to develop a work plan for future hearings. Contact Person for More Information: Substantive program information as well as summaries of meetings and a roster of Committee members may be obtained from Maria Friedman, Health Insurance Specialist, Security and Standards Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, MS: C5– 24–04, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244–1850, telephone: (410) 786–6333 or Marjorie S. Greenberg, Executive Secretary, NCVHS, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 1100, Presidential Building, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, telephone: (301) 458–4245. Information also is available on the NCVHS home page of the HHS Web site: http:// www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/ where an agenda for the meeting will be posted when available. Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the CDC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity on (301) 458–4EEO (4336) as soon as possible. E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of 
EPA Comments

    Availability of EPA comments prepared pursuant to the Environmental 
Review Process (ERP), under section 309 of the Clean Air Act and 
section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act as amended. 
Requests for copies of EPA comments can be directed to the Office of 
Federal Activities at 202-564-7167. An explanation of the ratings 
assigned to draft environmental impact statements (EISs) was published 
in the Federal Register dated April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16815).

Draft EISs

EIS No. 20040548, ERP No. D-BLM-J65432-CO, Roan Plateau Resource 
Management Plan Amendment, Including Former Naval Oil Shale Reserves 1 
and 2, Garfield and Rio Blanco Counties, CO.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with potential 
adverse impacts from increased access to the top of the plateau, to 
Colorado Cutthroat from sedimentation from new roads, fragmentation of 
critical winter habitat for mule deer, and reduction of areas with 
wilderness characteristics, and recommended that the Final EIS include 
mitigation measures identified in the analysis to reduce these impacts. 
Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20050104, ERP No. D-NPS-K61161-CA, Golden Gate National 
Recreation Area (GGNRA) Fire Management Plan, Implementation, Muir 
Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, San

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Mateo, San Francisco and Marin Counties, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns regarding smoke 
management, use of herbicides, and the protection of air quality, water 
quality, and wetlands. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20050111, ERP No. D-AFS-K65280-CA, Power Fire Restoration 
Project, To Reduce Long-Term Furel Loading for the Purpose of Reducing 
Future Severity and Resistance to Control, Amador Ranger District, 
Eldorado National Forest, Amador County, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with the very high 
risk of cumulative watershed effects and potential effects on water 
quality, aquatic resources, and air quality, and requested additional 
information be provided on Clean Air Act conformity requirements, 
mitigation measures to reduce priority pollutants and consultation with 
tribal governments. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20050133, ERP No. D-AFS-F65056-OH, Wayne National Forest, 
Proposed Revised Land and Resource Management Plan, Implementation, 
Several Counties, OH.

    Summary: EPA supports the proposed alternative, which should 
improve watershed condition and wildlife habitat as well as meet other 
multiple use objectives. However, EPA requested additional information 
on the management of early successional and grassland habitat which 
could have impacts to declining populations of interior forest birds. 
The Final EIS should consider additional monitoring to determine 
invertebrate viability and trends of other important populations. 
Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20050151, ERP No. D-AFS-K61162-CA, Ansel Adams and John Muir 
Wildernesses, Trail and Commercial Pack Sock Management, 
Implementation, Inyo, Mono, Madera, and Fresno Counties, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with the minimal 
water quality and ecological improvement predicted with implementing 
the action alternatives. The Final EIS should include additional 
management actions, a detailed monitoring and enforcement strategy, 
especially for special use permits, to improve degraded trails and 
water quality in meadows, wetlands, and streams. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20050160, ERP No. D-AFS-L65483-ID, Three Basins Timber Sale 
Project, Proposal to Treat 760 Acres of Mature Forest, Implementation, 
Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Montpellier Ranger District, Bearlake 
and Caribou Counties, ID.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with identified air 
impacts from prescribed burning, potential impacts on water quality 
near 303(d) listed streams, and exceeding Forest Service guidelines. 
EPA requested that the FEIS estimate PM10 and PM2.5 emissions, clarify 
the location of 303(d) listed streams relative to project actions, and 
explain the basis for deviating from the Forest Plan guideline for 
Visual Quality Objectives. Rating EC1.

EIS No. 20050176, ERP No. D-FAA-L51017-AK, Juneau International 
Airport, Proposed Development Activities to Enhance Operations Safety, 
Facilitate Aircraft Alignment, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, City 
and Borough of Juneau, AK.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental objections because at the loss 
of high quality estuarine wetlands and related impacts to 303(d) listed 
streams and wetland functions, and requested a compensatory mitigation 
option be developed for unavoidable impacts. Rating EO2.

EIS No. 20050177, ERP No. D-AFS-K65282-AZ, Coconino National Forest 
Project, Re-authorize Grazing on the Pickett Lake and Padre Canyon 
Allotments, Implementation, Mormon Lake Range District, Coconino 
County, AZ.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with impacts to 
wetlands and requested a commitment in the Record of Decision to 
require fencing of additional wetlands for the 10 year permit. The 
Final EIS should disclose locations of grazing impaired soils related 
to grazing areas and the potential for additional impacts. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20050199, ERP No. D-DOD-D11037-DC, Armed Forces Retirement Home 
(AFRH-W), Proposed Master Plan for Campus Located 3700 North Capitol 
Street, NW., AFRH Trust Fund, Washington, DC.

    Summary: EPA expressed concerns related to project impacts to 
ponds, wetlands, and terrestrial/aquatic biota. Rating EC2.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20050201, ERP No. F-AFS-G65093-NM, San Diego Range Allotment 
Project, Proposes to Revise Grazing Program, Santa Fe National Forest, 
Jemez Ranger District, Township 17-19 North, Range 1-3 East, Sandoval 
County, NM.

    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

EIS No. 20050217, ERP No. F-AFS-G65094-NM, Ojo Caliente Proposed 
Transmission Line, Propose to Authorize, Construct, Operate and 
Maintain a New 115kV Transmission Line and Substation, Carson National 
Forest and BLM Taos Field Office, Taos and Rio Arriba Counties, NM.

    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

EIS No. 20050245, ERP No. F-COE-K36140-CA, Prado Basin Water Supply 
Feasibility Study, To Increase Conservation of Surplus Water at Prado 
Dam and Flood Control Basin, Orange County Water District, Orange, 
Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties, CA.

    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

EIS No. 20050257, ERP No. F-AFS-J65440-MT, Northeast Yaak Project, 
Proposed Harvest to Reduce Fuels in Old Growth, Implementation, 
Kootenai National Forest, Three Rivers Ranger District, Lincoln County, 
MT.

    Summary: EPA supports the proposed action to improve old growth and 
grizzly bear habitats, reduce road impacts to streams and fisheries, 
noting the importance of adequate funding to implement restoration 
work. However, EPA has environmental concerns about the proposed 
opening of Vinal Lake Road 746 because of increased motorized access 
and potential adverse impacts to wildlife habitat by reducing 
connectivity.

EIS No. 20050273, ERP No. F-AFS-L65280-ID, Porcupine East, 9 Allotment 
Grazing Analysis Project, Authorizing Livestock Grazing, Caribou-
Targhee National Forest, Dubois Ranger District, Centennial Mountains, 
Clark County, ID.

    Summary: EPA continues to have concerns potential impacts to 
impaired streams in the project; and supports features of the Preferred 
alternative that minimize impacts to water quality. However, EPA 
recommends that once TMDLs are finalized that permits be modified when 
needed to meet load allocation targets.

EIS No. 20050244, ERP No. FS-NPS-K65325-CA, Merced Wild and Scenic 
River Revised Comprehensive Management Plan, Amend and Supplement 
Information, Yosemite National Park, El Portal Administrative Site, 
Tuolume,

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Merced, Mono, Mariposa, and Madera Counties, CA.

    Summary: No formal letter was sent to the preparing agency.

    Dated: July 19, 2005.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
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