Muddy Fork of the Illinois River Watershed, Washington County, AR, 43393 [05-14829]

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Ronald Bosecker, Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service. [FR Doc. 05–14778 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P VerDate jul<14>2003 19:40 Jul 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Muddy Fork of the Illinois River Watershed, Washington County, AR Natural Resources Conservation Service. ACTION: Notice of a finding of no significant impact (FONSI). AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Regulations (7 CFR part 650), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, gives notice that an environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the rehabilitation of Lake Prairie Grove, Multiple Purpose Structure No. 4, Muddy Fork of the Illinois River Watershed, Washington County, Arkansas. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Room 3416, Federal Building, 700 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201–3225, phone (501) 301–3100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental assessment of this federally assisted action indicates that the project will not cause significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As a result of these findings, Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an environmental impact statement are not needed for this project. The purpose of this project is to provide for the rehabilitation of the multiple purpose flood control and water supply structure No. 4 located southwest of Prairie Grove, Arkansas in the Muddy Fork of the Illinois River Watershed. The planned works of rehabilitation includes raising the dam height, adding a structural auxiliary spillway, and modifying the existing auxiliary spillway. A limited number of copies of the FONSI are available at the above address to fill single copy requests. Basic data developed during the environmental assessment are on file and may be reviewed by contacting Bob Fooks, Acting Assistant State Conservationist Natural Resources Planning, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Room 3416, Federal Building, 700 West Capitol PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43393 Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201– 3225, phone (501) 301–3143. No administrative action on implementation of the proposal will be taken until 30 days after the date of this publication in the Federal Register. Dated: July 11, 2005. Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist. [FR Doc. 05–14829 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Environmental Statement; Notice of Availability Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), has prepared an Environmental Assessment in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended, the implementing regulations for NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500–1508), and NRCS policy. The St. George and Washington Canal Washington Fields Pipeline Project is a federally assisted action authorized as a Congressional Earmark under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2004. The Environmental Assessment was developed in coordination with the Washington County Water Conservancy District and the Bureau of Land Management. Upon review of the Environmental Assessment, the State Conservationist for NRCS, Utah, made a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and the determination was made that no environmental impact statement is required to support the project. Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Regulations (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 the St. George and Washington Canal Washington Fields Pipeline Project. Written comments regarding this action may be submitted to: Sylvia Gillen, State Conservationist, USDA/NRCS, Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building, 125 South State Street, Room 4402, Salt Lake City, UT 84138–1100. Comments must be received no later than 30 days after this notice is published. E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Muddy Fork of the Illinois River Watershed, Washington County, AR

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service.

ACTION: Notice of a finding of no significant impact (FONSI).

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations 
(40 CFR part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service 
Regulations (7 CFR part 650), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural 
Resources Conservation Service, gives notice that an environmental 
impact statement is not being prepared for the rehabilitation of Lake 
Prairie Grove, Multiple Purpose Structure No. 4, Muddy Fork of the 
Illinois River Watershed, Washington County, Arkansas.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kalven L. Trice, State 
Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Room 3416, 
Federal Building, 700 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-
3225, phone (501) 301-3100.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental assessment of this 
federally assisted action indicates that the project will not cause 
significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As 
a result of these findings, Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist, has 
determined that the preparation and review of an environmental impact 
statement are not needed for this project.
    The purpose of this project is to provide for the rehabilitation of 
the multiple purpose flood control and water supply structure No. 4 
located southwest of Prairie Grove, Arkansas in the Muddy Fork of the 
Illinois River Watershed. The planned works of rehabilitation includes 
raising the dam height, adding a structural auxiliary spillway, and 
modifying the existing auxiliary spillway.
    A limited number of copies of the FONSI are available at the above 
address to fill single copy requests. Basic data developed during the 
environmental assessment are on file and may be reviewed by contacting 
Bob Fooks, Acting Assistant State Conservationist Natural Resources 
Planning, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Room 3416, Federal 
Building, 700 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-3225, 
phone (501) 301-3143.
    No administrative action on implementation of the proposal will be 
taken until 30 days after the date of this publication in the Federal 
Register.

    Dated: July 11, 2005.
Kalven L. Trice,
State Conservationist.
[FR Doc. 05-14829 Filed 7-26-05; 8:45 am]
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