Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability, 43867-43868 [05-15050]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 145 / Friday, July 29, 2005 / Notices in the Federal Register dated April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16815). Draft EISs EIS No. 20050192, ERP No. D–AFS– K65283–CA, Empire Vegetation Management Project, Reducing Fire Hazards, Harvesting of Trees Using Group-Selection (GS) and Individual Trees Selection (ITS) Methods, Mt. Hough Ranger District, Plumas National Forest, Plumas County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about cumulative impacts to air and water quality as a result of prescribed fire, mechanical harvesting, and road construction, and requested the final EIS include additional information on monitoring and maintenance of the desired conditions. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050206, ERP No. D–SFW– E65074–NC, Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge, Comprehensive Conservation Plan, To Determine and Evaluate a Range of Reasonable Management Alternatives, Bertie County, NC. Summary: EPA supports the agency’s Preferred Alternative 3, which maximizes wildlife-dependent uses of Refuge resources. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050210, ERP No. D–AFS– J65443–CO, Rock Creek Integrated Management Project, Propose Treatment to Address Mountain Beetle Epidemics, and to Reduce Wildfires within the Rock Creek Analysis Area, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland, Glenwood Springs Resource Area, Routt and Grand Counties, CO. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about on the potential for adverse impacts to impaired streams and already significantly impacted watersheds, and requested that the final EIS include a more definitive estimation of water quality impacts and specific mitigation for measures for watershed impacts. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050211, ERP No. D–SFW– H65024–IA, Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan, To Recover and Conserve the Northern Monkshood and Iowa Pleistocene Snail, IA. Summary: EPA has no objections to the proposed project. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050213, ERP No. D–FHW– F40432–MN, Trunk Highway 23 Improvements Project, From 0.25 VerDate jul<14>2003 17:05 Jul 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 Miles West of CSAH 6 in Kandiyohi County to 0.3 Miles Southwest of CSAH 123 Stearns County, City of Paynesville, Kandiyohi and Stearns Counties, MN. Summary: EPA has environmental concerns about the proposed project’s impacts to water quality and the drinking water supply, aquatic resources, wildlife habitat, wetlands, and sensitive noise receptors. Rating EC2. Final EISs EIS No. 20050140, ERP No. F–FHW– K40250–NV, Boulder City/US 93 Corridor Transportation Improvements, Study Limits are between a western boundary on U.S. 95 in the City of Henderson and an eastern boundary on U.S. 93 west of downtown Boulder City, NPDES and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permits Issuance and Right-of-Way Grant, Clark County, NV. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the proposed project’s impacts to water, biological resources, and air quality, as well as invasive species issues. EIS No. 20050155, ERP No. F–AFS– L65114–00, Plentybob Ecosystem Restoration Project, Restoration Activities Include: Prescribed Fire, Timber Harvest, Road Obliteration, Hardwood Planting and Noxious Weed Treatment, Implementation, Walla Walla Ranger District, Umatilla National Forest, Umatilla County, OR. Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA’s request for additional information on air quality impacts from smoke. EPA has no objections to the proposed project. EIS No. 20050237, ERP No. F–NOA– K91012–00, Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish Fisheries Conservation and Management Plan, Implementation, US Economic Zone (EEZ) around the State of Hawaii, Territories of Samoa and Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana and various Islands and Atolls known as the U.S. Pacific remove Island areas, HI, GU and AS. Summary: EPA continues to have concerns about potential impacts to the Hawaiian monk seal because the project no longer incorporate voluntary mitigation measures into the Fishery Management Plan or codified in regulations. EIS No. 20050255, ERP No. F–BLM– A65175–00, Programmatic—Wind Energy Development Program, To Address Stewardship, Conservation and Resource Use on BLM- PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43867 Administered Lands, Right-of-Way Grants, Western United States. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050271, ERP No. F–AFS– J65021–MT, Gallatin National Forest Noxious and Invasive Weed Control Project, To Prevent and Reduce Loss of Native Plant, Bozeman, Carbon, Madison, Gallatin, Meagher, Park, and Sweet Grass Counties, MT. Summary: EPA has no objections to the proposed action and supports the integrated weed management program, emphasizing the need for adequate mitigation measures and monitoring to protect surface and ground waters and public health. Dated: July 26, 2005. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–15049 Filed 7–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6665–7] 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 07/18/2005 through 07/22/2005 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20050301, Draft EIS, FAA, 00, Programmatic—Horizontal Launch and Reentry of Reentry Vehicles, Facilitate the Issuance of Licenses in United States, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, Contact: Stacey M. Zee 202–267–9305. EIS No. 20050302, Fourth Final Supplement, IBW, CA, South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plan (SBIWTP), To Address Treatment Alternatives from Tijuana, Mexico that cross into United States/ Mexico Border in San Diego County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Daniel Borunda 915–832– 4701. EIS No. 20050303, Final EIS, EPA, CA, LA–3 Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site off Newport Bay, Proposed Site Designation, Orange County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/ 2005, Contact: Larry Smith 213–452– 3846. EIS No. 20050304, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Red Pines Project, Implementation of Fuel Reduction Activities and E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1 43868 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 145 / Friday, July 29, 2005 / Notices Watershed Activities Improvement, Nez Perce National Forest, Red River Ranger District, Idaho County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Jennie Fischer 209–983– 1950. EIS No. 20050305, Draft Supplement, AFS, OR, Drew Creek, Diamond Rock and Divide Cattle Allotments, Updated Information. Issuance of Term Grazing Permits on Livestock Allotments on Tiller Ranger District, Implementation, Umpqua National Forest, Douglas and Jackson Counties, OR, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/ 2005, Contact: Wes Yamamoto 541– 825–3201. EIS No. 20050306, Draft EIS, FHW, NE, US Highway 34, Plattsmouth Bridge Study, over the Missouri River between U.S. 75 and I–29, Funding, Coast Guard Permit, US Army COE 10 and 404 Permits, Cass County, NE and Mills County, IA, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, Contact: Edward Kosala 402–437–5973. EIS No. 20050307, Final EIS, IBR, CA, Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project, To Address New Significant Information, Habitat Restoration in Battle Creek and Tributaries, License Amendment Issuance, Implementation, Tehama and Shasta Counties, CA, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Mary Marshall 916–978–5248. EIS No. 20050308, Draft EIS, BLM, NV, Ely District Resource Management Plan, Implementation, White Pine, Lincoln Counties and a Portion of Nye County, NV, Comment Period Ends: 11/28/2005, Contact: Gene Davis 775– 289–1880. EIS No. 20050309, Final Supplement, AFS, WA, Deadman Creek Ecosystem Management Projects, Information of the Planning the Analysis of the Watershed, Three Rivers Ranger District, Colville National Forest, Ferry County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Sherri Schwenke 509–738–7700. EIS No. 20050310, Draft EIS, JUS, TX, Laredo Detention Facility, Proposed Contractor-Owned/ContractorOperated Detention Facility, Implementation, Webb County, TX, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, Contact: Arnett A. Rogiers 202–305– 9427. EIS No. 20050311, Draft EIS, NPS, NE, Niobrara National Scenic River General Management Plan, Implementation, Brown, Cherry, Keya Paha and Rock Counties, NE, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, Contact: Paul Hedren 402–336–3970. EIS No. 20050312, Final EIS, NRC, CT, Generic-License Renewal of Nuclear VerDate jul<14>2003 17:05 Jul 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 Plants for the Millstone Power Station, Units 2 and 3, Supplement 22 to NUREG–1437, Implementation, New London County, CT, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Richard L. Emch 301–415–1590. Dated: July 26, 2005. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–15050 Filed 7–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [Docket ID No. OW–2004–0004; FRL–7945– 3] Notice of Availability: Tribal Drinking Water Operator Certification Program Final Guidelines Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of the Tribal Drinking Water Operator Certification Program (Program) Final Guidelines. EPA established the Program to further protect public health by providing operators of drinking water systems in Indian country additional training and certification opportunities for community and non-transient noncommunity drinking water systems. The Program guidelines establish baseline standards for non-State organizations certifying operators of systems in Indian county and outline a consistent method of assessing, tracking, and addressing the certification and training needs of those operators. DATES: The Tribal Drinking Water Operator Certification Program Final Guidelines are effective as of July 29, 2005. ADDRESSES: EPA had previously established a docket for seeking public comment on the Draft Final Guidelines under Docket ID No. OW–2004–0004. All documents in the docket are listed in the EDOCKET index at http:// www.epa.gov/edocket. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 800– 426–4791 for copies of the guidelines and for general information about the document. The guidelines are also available on the EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water Web site at http://www.epa.gov/safewater/ tribal.html. For technical inquiries, ˜ contact Monica Pena, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Water and Drinking Water, Mail Code 4606M, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564–2575; e-mail: pena.monica@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. How Can I Get Copies of The Guidelines and Other Related Information? 1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this action under Docket ID No. OW–2004–0004. The official public docket consists of the documents specifically referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other information related to this action. Although a part of the official docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials that is available for public viewing at the Water Docket in the EPA Docket Center, (EPA/DC) EPA West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the Water Docket is (202) 566-2426. 2. Electronic Access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/. An electronic version of the public docket is available through EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/edocket/ to view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Although not all docket materials may be available electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available docket materials through the docket facility identified in section I.A. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the appropriate docket identification number. B. Background The Tribal Drinking Water Operator Certification Program Final Guidelines represent EPA’s effort to establish a program for Tribes that is flexible, while at the same time provides meaningful public health protection to the drinking E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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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 07/18/2005 through 07/22/2005
Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.
EIS No. 20050301, Draft EIS, FAA, 00, Programmatic--Horizontal Launch 
and Reentry of Reentry Vehicles, Facilitate the Issuance of Licenses in 
United States, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, Contact: Stacey M. Zee 
202-267-9305.
EIS No. 20050302, Fourth Final Supplement, IBW, CA, South Bay 
International Wastewater Treatment Plan (SBIWTP), To Address Treatment 
Alternatives from Tijuana, Mexico that cross into United States/Mexico 
Border in San Diego County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: 
Daniel Borunda 915-832-4701.
EIS No. 20050303, Final EIS, EPA, CA, LA-3 Ocean Dredged Material 
Disposal Site off Newport Bay, Proposed Site Designation, Orange 
County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Larry Smith 213-452-
3846.
EIS No. 20050304, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Red Pines Project, Implementation 
of Fuel Reduction Activities and

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Watershed Activities Improvement, Nez Perce National Forest, Red River 
Ranger District, Idaho County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, 
Contact: Jennie Fischer 209-983-1950.
EIS No. 20050305, Draft Supplement, AFS, OR, Drew Creek, Diamond Rock 
and Divide Cattle Allotments, Updated Information. Issuance of Term 
Grazing Permits on Livestock Allotments on Tiller Ranger District, 
Implementation, Umpqua National Forest, Douglas and Jackson Counties, 
OR, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, Contact: Wes Yamamoto 541-825-
3201.
EIS No. 20050306, Draft EIS, FHW, NE, US Highway 34, Plattsmouth Bridge 
Study, over the Missouri River between U.S. 75 and I-29, Funding, Coast 
Guard Permit, US Army COE 10 and 404 Permits, Cass County, NE and Mills 
County, IA, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, Contact: Edward Kosala 
402-437-5973.
EIS No. 20050307, Final EIS, IBR, CA, Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead 
Restoration Project, To Address New Significant Information, Habitat 
Restoration in Battle Creek and Tributaries, License Amendment 
Issuance, Implementation, Tehama and Shasta Counties, CA, Wait Period 
Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Mary Marshall 916-978-5248.
EIS No. 20050308, Draft EIS, BLM, NV, Ely District Resource Management 
Plan, Implementation, White Pine, Lincoln Counties and a Portion of Nye 
County, NV, Comment Period Ends: 11/28/2005, Contact: Gene Davis 775-
289-1880.
EIS No. 20050309, Final Supplement, AFS, WA, Deadman Creek Ecosystem 
Management Projects, Information of the Planning the Analysis of the 
Watershed, Three Rivers Ranger District, Colville National Forest, 
Ferry County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Sherri 
Schwenke 509-738-7700.
EIS No. 20050310, Draft EIS, JUS, TX, Laredo Detention Facility, 
Proposed Contractor-Owned/Contractor-Operated Detention Facility, 
Implementation, Webb County, TX, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, 
Contact: Arnett A. Rogiers 202-305-9427.
EIS No. 20050311, Draft EIS, NPS, NE, Niobrara National Scenic River 
General Management Plan, Implementation, Brown, Cherry, Keya Paha and 
Rock Counties, NE, Comment Period Ends: 09/12/2005, Contact: Paul 
Hedren 402-336-3970.
EIS No. 20050312, Final EIS, NRC, CT, Generic-License Renewal of 
Nuclear Plants for the Millstone Power Station, Units 2 and 3, 
Supplement 22 to NUREG-1437, Implementation, New London County, CT, 
Wait Period Ends: 08/29/2005, Contact: Richard L. Emch 301-415-1590.

    Dated: July 26, 2005.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. 05-15050 Filed 7-28-05; 8:45 am]
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