Environmental Statement; Notice of Availability, 43393-43394 [05-14830]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 143 / Wednesday, July 27, 2005 / Notices in the agriculture community that can affect agriculture statistics activities. The Committee, appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture, consists of 25 members representing a broad range of disciplines and interests, including, but not limited to, representatives of national farm organizations, agricultural economists, rural sociologists, farm policy analysts, educators, State agriculture representatives, and agriculture-related business and marketing experts. Members serve staggered 2-year terms, with terms for half of the Committee members expiring in any given year. Nominations are being sought for 13 open Committee seats. Members can serve up to 3 terms for a total of 6 consecutive years. The Chairperson of the Committee shall be elected by members to serve a 1-year term. Equal opportunity practices, in line with USDA policies, will be followed in all membership appointments to the Committee. 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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 43394 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 143 / Wednesday, July 27, 2005 / Notices EFFECTIVE DATE: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE July 27, 2005. Signed at Washington, DC, this 18th day of July, 2005. Foreign–Trade Zones Board Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Attest: Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–14875 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sylvia Gillen, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building, 125 South State Street, Room 4402, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138–1100; telephone (801) 524–4550. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Environmental Assessment of this federally assisted action documents that the project will not cause significant local, regional, state, or national impacts on the human environment. The findings of Sylvia Gillen, State Conservationist, indicate that the preparation and review of an environmental impact statement is not needed for this project. The objectives of the proposed project are: • To decrease the amount of water loss from the canal caused through seepage. • To decrease the potential liability associated with the canal washing out and the resulting flooding. • To increase public safety by piping the canal. The proposed action is to replace the St. George and Washington Canal with a buried pipeline. The existing concrete canal lining would be removed and a pipeline would be placed in the existing trench. Approximately 9 miles of pipeline would be welded together and then lifted and placed into the canal alignment. Copies of the FONSI and Environmental Assessment are available by request from Sylvia Gillen, Utah State Conservationist. Basic data developed during the environmental evaluation are on file and may be reviewed by contacting Sylvia Gillen, Utah State Conservationist. Requests may be submitted to: Sylvia Gillen, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building, 125 South State Street, Room 4402, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138–1100; telephone (801) 524– 4550. No administrative action on implementation of this project will be taken until 30 days after the date of this notice is published. (This activity is listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance under No. 10.902, Soil and Water Conservation and Environmental Quality Incentive Program 10.912.) Signed in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 20, 2005. Sylvia A. Gillen, State Conservationist. [FR Doc. 05–14830 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] [Order No. 1402] Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, Quantegy, Inc., (Audio and Video Tape and Cassettes, Digital Data Media, and Instrumentation Media Products), Opelika, Alabama Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign–Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign– Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign–Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign–trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign–Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign–trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of special–purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 222, has made application to the Board for authority to establish special–purpose subzone status at the manufacturing facilities (audio and video tape and cassettes, digital data media, and instrumentation media products) of Quantegy, Inc., located in Opelika, Alabama (FTZ Docket 22–2004, filed 5/25/2004); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (69 FR 30871, 6/1/2004); and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application would be in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status at the manufacturing facilities of Quantegy, Inc., located in Opelika, Alabama (Subzone 222B) at the locations described in the application, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including § 400.28. BILLING CODE 3410–16–P VerDate jul<14>2003 19:40 Jul 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1403] Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, Midwest Quality Gloves, Inc. (Distribution of Gloves, Raingear, Footwear, and Garden Accessories), Chillicothe and Hamilton, Missouri Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign–Trade Zones Act, of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign–Trade Zones Act provides for ’’...the establishment... of foreign–trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign–Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign–trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of special–purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Greater Kansas City Foreign–Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 15, has made application to the Board for authority to establish a special–purpose subzone at the warehousing and distribution facilities of Midwest Quality Gloves, Inc., located in Chillicothe and Hamilton, Missouri (FTZ Docket 38– 2004, filed 8/24/04); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (69 FR 53406–53407, 9/1/04); and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest; E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 27, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43393-43394]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-14830]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Environmental Statement; Notice of Availability

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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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.

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EFFECTIVE DATE: July 27, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sylvia Gillen, State Conservationist, 
Natural Resources Conservation Service, Wallace F. Bennett Federal 
Building, 125 South State Street, Room 4402, Salt Lake City, Utah 
84138-1100; telephone (801) 524-4550.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Environmental Assessment of this 
federally assisted action documents that the project will not cause 
significant local, regional, state, or national impacts on the human 
environment. The findings of Sylvia Gillen, State Conservationist, 
indicate that the preparation and review of an environmental impact 
statement is not needed for this project.
    The objectives of the proposed project are:
     To decrease the amount of water loss from the canal caused 
through seepage.
     To decrease the potential liability associated with the 
canal washing out and the resulting flooding.
     To increase public safety by piping the canal.
    The proposed action is to replace the St. George and Washington 
Canal with a buried pipeline. The existing concrete canal lining would 
be removed and a pipeline would be placed in the existing trench. 
Approximately 9 miles of pipeline would be welded together and then 
lifted and placed into the canal alignment.
    Copies of the FONSI and Environmental Assessment are available by 
request from Sylvia Gillen, Utah State Conservationist. Basic data 
developed during the environmental evaluation are on file and may be 
reviewed by contacting Sylvia Gillen, Utah State Conservationist. 
Requests may be submitted to: Sylvia Gillen, State Conservationist, 
Natural Resources Conservation Service, Wallace F. Bennett Federal 
Building, 125 South State Street, Room 4402, Salt Lake City, Utah 
84138-1100; telephone (801) 524-4550.
    No administrative action on implementation of this project will be 
taken until 30 days after the date of this notice is published.
    (This activity is listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance under No. 10.902, Soil and Water Conservation and 
Environmental Quality Incentive Program 10.912.)

    Signed in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 20, 2005.
Sylvia A. Gillen,
State Conservationist.
[FR Doc. 05-14830 Filed 7-26-05; 8:45 am]
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