Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments, 45390-45391 [05-15521]

Download as PDF 45390 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 150 / Friday, August 5, 2005 / Notices Period Ends: 09/15/2005, Contact: Michael Hicks, 202–219–3513. Revision of Federal Register Notice Published 07/01/2005: Extending the Comment Period from 08/15/2005 to 09/ 15/2005. Dated: August 2, 2005. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–15520 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6666–2] 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. 20050072, ERP No. D–FHW– K40256–CA, 1st Street Viaduct and Street Widening Project, To Replace Two Traffic Lanes on the 1st Street Viaduct between Vignes Street and Mission Road, Funding, in the City and County of Los Angeles, CA. Summary: EPA has environmental concerns about the proposed project is air quality impacts. EPA is also concerned about the potential for similar transportation projects in the project vicinity, and requests a broader environmental justice analysis. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050126, ERP No. D–COE– K36142–CA, Programmatic—San Luis Obispo Creek Watershed, Waterway Management Plan, Stream Maintenance and Management Plan, City of San Luis Obispo and County of San Luis Obispo, Community of Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the project’s potential impacts to water quality, endangered species and habitat, and possible presence of asbestos. Rating EC2. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:34 Aug 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 EIS No. 20050173, ERP No. D–NRC– E06024–MS, Grand Gulf Early Site Permit (ESP) Site, Construction and Operation, Issuance of an Early Site Permit (ESP), NUREG–1817, Claiborne County, MS. Summary: EPA expressed concerns about wetlands and aquifer impacts, environmental justice, and public health and requested clarification of the regulatory limits for offsite releases of radio nuclides for the current candidate repository site. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050195, ERP No. D–BLM– K39093–NV, North Valleys Right-of-Way Projects, Proposed Construction and Operation of Water Transmission Pipelines, Washoe County, NV. Summary: EPA expressed concerns about cumulative and indirect impacts of the project on water, air, and biological resources. EPA recommended the FEIS address the potential impacts of exporting as much as 13,000 acrefeet/year from Fish Springs Ranch, the indirect impacts of growth in the water service area, and mitigation measures to minimize impacts. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050200, ERP No. D–AFS– K65284–CA, Creeks Forest Health Recovery Project, To Develop a Network of Defensible Fuel Profile Zones (DFPZs), Group-Selection Timber Harvest, Individual Tree Selection, Lassen National Forest, Almanor Ranger District, Plumas County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water and air quality impacts, environmental justice impacts, and consultation with tribal governments. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050231, ERP No. D–AFS– J65444–MT, Gallatin National Forest, Proposed Travel Management Plan, Implementation, Forest Land and Resource Management, Madison, Gallatin, Park, Meagher, Sweetgrass and Carbon Counties, MT. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential impacts to water quality, aquatic habitat and fisheries, and wildlife from road erosion and motorized use, and suggested that the preferred alternative consider further reducing sedimentation from roads, close or restore poorly maintained roads and restrict new road construction. Rating EC2. Final EISs EIS No. 20050132, ERP No. F–BLM– K70009–CA, West Mojave Plan, Habitat Conservation Plan and Federal Land Use Plan Amendment, Implementation, California Desert PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Conservation Area, Portion of San Bernardino, Kern, Inyo, and Los Angeles Counties, CA. Summary: While EPA has no objections to the proposed action, it suggests the establishment of vehicle use quarantine areas to alleviate stresses in high tortoise density areas during prolonged drought, and the use of Level 1 best management practices in tortoise survey areas outside of Desert Wildlife Management Areas. EIS No. 20050156, ERP No. F–IBR– K39089–CA, Folsom Dam Road Access Restriction Project, Control Access to Folsom Dam, City of Folsom, CA. Summary: EPA expressed continued concerns that changes in traffic patterns caused by the access restriction may indirectly result in localized air quality and environmental justice impacts. EIS No. 20050215, ERP No. F–AFS– K65265–AZ, Bar T Bar Anderson Springs Allotment Management Plans to Authorize Permitted Livestock Grazing for a 10-Year Period, Coconino National Forest, Mogollon Rim and Mormon Lake Ranger District, Coconino County, AZ. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050241, ERP No. F–BLM– A65174–00, Programmatic—Proposed Revision to Grazing Regulations for the Public Lands, 42 CFR part 4100, in the Western Portion of the United States. Summary: EPA continues to express environmental concerns about the potential for adverse impacts to water quality, and recommended that monitoring data be collected at both watershed and smaller unit levels and that BLM further define range readiness. EIS No. 20050242, ERP No. F–FRC– G03025–TX, Ingleside Energy Center Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal and San Patricio Pipeline Natural Gas Pipeline, Authorization to Construct, Install and Operate, San Patricio and Nueces Counties, TX. Summary: EPA’s previous issues have been resolved; therefore, EPA has no objection to the proposed action. EIS No. 20050246, ERP No. F–COE– H11005–NE, Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant (CHAAP) Land Disposal Industrial Tracts, Proposed Disposal and Reuse of Tracts 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 47, 61, 62, Hall County, NE. Summary: EPA has no objection to the action as proposed. EIS No. 20050265, ERP No. F–NPS– K65276–AZ, Chiricahua National Monument Fire Management Plan (FMP), Implementation, AZ. E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 150 / Friday, August 5, 2005 / Notices Summary: EPA has no objections to the proposed project. EIS No. 20050254, ERP No. FS–NOA– C91004–00, Amendment to the Fishery Management Plans (FMPs), Amendment 2 for the Spiny Lobster Fishery; Amendment 1 for the Queen Conch Resources; Amendment 3 for the Reef Fish Fishery; Amendment 2 Corals and Reef Associated Invertebrates, U.S. Caribbean to Address Required Provisions MSFCMA, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Island. Summary: EPA has no objections to the proposed project. Dated: August 2, 2005. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–15521 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the office of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than August 19, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001: 1. Kenneth D. Klehm, Edmond, Oklahoma, and G. Blake Hogan, Houston, Texas, as trustees of the William M. Cameron 2004 Family Trusts, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and John W. Rex and Theodore M. Elam, as trustees of the Lynda L. Cameron 2004 Trust, all of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to retain voting shares of First Fidelity Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of First Fidelity Bank, N.A., both in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:34 Aug 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 1, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 05–15502 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies 45391 1. Cowlitz Bancorporation, Longview, Washington; to merge with AEA Bancshares, Inc., Seattle, Washington, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Asia–Europe–Americas Bank, Seattle, Washington. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 1, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 05–15501 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 29, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. Lonoke Bancshares, Inc., Lonoke, Arkansas; to acquire 14.68 percent of the voting shares of First Southern Bank, Batesville, Arkansas (in organization). B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION National Travel Forum 2006: Where the Travel Stars Shine (NTF 2006) AGENCY: Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The General Services Administration (GSA) is announcing that it will hold its fourth National Travel Forum. The National Travel Forum 2006: Where the Travel Stars Shine (NTF 2006) will take place June 26–29, 2006 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Nearly 1,500 travel, relocation, financial and other professionals within Federal, State, and local governments, as well as the private sector will attend. To attend, exhibit, or hold an agency-wide meeting, visit the NTF 2006 web site at http://www.nationaltravelforum.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Michael Hopkins, Project Manager, Office of Travel, Transportation, and Asset Management, at (202) 208–4421, or by e-mail to michael.hopkins@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 1, 2005. Peggy DeProspero, Travel Management Policy. [FR Doc. 05–15514 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–14–S GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [C–05–N01] Notice; Establishment of EAuthentication Service Component Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services Administration, GSA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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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. 20050072, ERP No. D-FHW-K40256-CA, 1st Street Viaduct and 
Street Widening Project, To Replace Two Traffic Lanes on the 1st Street 
Viaduct between Vignes Street and Mission Road, Funding, in the City 
and County of Los Angeles, CA.
    Summary: EPA has environmental concerns about the proposed project 
is air quality impacts.
    EPA is also concerned about the potential for similar 
transportation projects in the project vicinity, and requests a broader 
environmental justice analysis.
    Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20050126, ERP No. D-COE-K36142-CA, Programmatic--San Luis 
Obispo Creek Watershed, Waterway Management Plan, Stream Maintenance 
and Management Plan, City of San Luis Obispo and County of San Luis 
Obispo, Community of Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County, CA.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the project's 
potential impacts to water quality, endangered species and habitat, and 
possible presence of asbestos.
    Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20050173, ERP No. D-NRC-E06024-MS, Grand Gulf Early Site 
Permit (ESP) Site, Construction and Operation, Issuance of an Early 
Site Permit (ESP), NUREG-1817, Claiborne County, MS.
    Summary: EPA expressed concerns about wetlands and aquifer impacts, 
environmental justice, and public health and requested clarification of 
the regulatory limits for offsite releases of radio nuclides for the 
current candidate repository site.
    Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20050195, ERP No. D-BLM-K39093-NV, North Valleys Right-of-
Way Projects, Proposed Construction and Operation of Water Transmission 
Pipelines, Washoe County, NV.
    Summary: EPA expressed concerns about cumulative and indirect 
impacts of the project on water, air, and biological resources. EPA 
recommended the FEIS address the potential impacts of exporting as much 
as 13,000 acre-feet/year from Fish Springs Ranch, the indirect impacts 
of growth in the water service area, and mitigation measures to 
minimize impacts.
    Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20050200, ERP No. D-AFS-K65284-CA, Creeks Forest Health 
Recovery Project, To Develop a Network of Defensible Fuel Profile Zones 
(DFPZs), Group-Selection Timber Harvest, Individual Tree Selection, 
Lassen National Forest, Almanor Ranger District, Plumas County, CA.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water and air 
quality impacts, environmental justice impacts, and consultation with 
tribal governments.
    Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20050231, ERP No. D-AFS-J65444-MT, Gallatin National 
Forest, Proposed Travel Management Plan, Implementation, Forest Land 
and Resource Management, Madison, Gallatin, Park, Meagher, Sweetgrass 
and Carbon Counties, MT.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential 
impacts to water quality, aquatic habitat and fisheries, and wildlife 
from road erosion and motorized use, and suggested that the preferred 
alternative consider further reducing sedimentation from roads, close 
or restore poorly maintained roads and restrict new road construction.
    Rating EC2.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20050132, ERP No. F-BLM-K70009-CA, West Mojave Plan, Habitat 
Conservation Plan and Federal Land Use Plan Amendment, Implementation, 
California Desert Conservation Area, Portion of San Bernardino, Kern, 
Inyo, and Los Angeles Counties, CA.
    Summary: While EPA has no objections to the proposed action, it 
suggests the establishment of vehicle use quarantine areas to alleviate 
stresses in high tortoise density areas during prolonged drought, and 
the use of Level 1 best management practices in tortoise survey areas 
outside of Desert Wildlife Management Areas.
EIS No. 20050156, ERP No. F-IBR-K39089-CA, Folsom Dam Road Access 
Restriction Project, Control Access to Folsom Dam, City of Folsom, CA.
    Summary: EPA expressed continued concerns that changes in traffic 
patterns caused by the access restriction may indirectly result in 
localized air quality and environmental justice impacts.
EIS No. 20050215, ERP No. F-AFS-K65265-AZ, Bar T Bar Anderson Springs 
Allotment Management Plans to Authorize Permitted Livestock Grazing for 
a 10-Year Period, Coconino National Forest, Mogollon Rim and Mormon 
Lake Ranger District, Coconino County, AZ.
    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.
EIS No. 20050241, ERP No. F-BLM-A65174-00, Programmatic--Proposed 
Revision to Grazing Regulations for the Public Lands, 42 CFR part 4100, 
in the Western Portion of the United States.
    Summary: EPA continues to express environmental concerns about the 
potential for adverse impacts to water quality, and recommended that 
monitoring data be collected at both watershed and smaller unit levels 
and that BLM further define range readiness.
EIS No. 20050242, ERP No. F-FRC-G03025-TX, Ingleside Energy Center 
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal and San Patricio Pipeline 
Natural Gas Pipeline, Authorization to Construct, Install and Operate, 
San Patricio and Nueces Counties, TX.
    Summary: EPA's previous issues have been resolved; therefore, EPA 
has no objection to the proposed action.
EIS No. 20050246, ERP No. F-COE-H11005-NE, Cornhusker Army Ammunition 
Plant (CHAAP) Land Disposal Industrial Tracts, Proposed Disposal and 
Reuse of Tracts 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 47, 61, 62, Hall County, NE.
    Summary: EPA has no objection to the action as proposed.
EIS No. 20050265, ERP No. F-NPS-K65276-AZ, Chiricahua National Monument 
Fire Management Plan (FMP), Implementation, AZ.

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    Summary: EPA has no objections to the proposed project.
EIS No. 20050254, ERP No. FS-NOA-C91004-00, Amendment to the Fishery 
Management Plans (FMPs), Amendment 2 for the Spiny Lobster Fishery; 
Amendment 1 for the Queen Conch Resources; Amendment 3 for the Reef 
Fish Fishery; Amendment 2 Corals and Reef Associated Invertebrates, 
U.S. Caribbean to Address Required Provisions MSFCMA, Puerto Rico and 
the U.S. Virgin Island.
    Summary: EPA has no objections to the proposed project.

    Dated: August 2, 2005.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
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