Gold Camp Road Final Plan/Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision, 53150-53151 [05-17711]

Download as PDF 53150 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 7, 2005 / Notices Background AMS received two petitions from the NWA requesting a revision to the United States Standards for Grades of Watermelons. In the first petition, the NWA requested that the USDA revise the standards by defining seedless watermelons as: ‘‘Seedless Watermelons’’ are watermelons which have 16 or less mature seeds, not to include pips/caplets, on the face of the melon which has been cut into four equal sections (one lengthwise cut and one crosswise cut). The petitioner also requested the size requirements be revised by adding an allowance for watermelons to vary 3 pounds above the stated average weight. Prior to undertaking research and other work associated with a revision of the grade standards, AMS decided to seek public comments on the petition. A notice requesting comments on the petition to revise the United States Standards for Grades of Watermelons was published in the April 22, 2004, Federal Register (69 FR 21812). In response to our request for comments, AMS received one comment from an industry group. The comment was in favor of the proposed revision of the standards. On October 29, 2004, AMS published a notice in the Federal Register (69 FR 209) proposing to revise the standards based on the petitioner request to define seedless watermelons and add a variance to the size requirements. A 60-day comment period was provided for interested parties to comment on the proposed changes to the standards. In response to our request for comments, AMS received two comments on the proposed revision. One from an industry group representing receivers and one comment from a consumer. Both commenters supported the inclusion of a definition for seedless watermelons with a lower number of allowable seed count. The commenter representing receivers supported the inclusion of a 3 pound variance in the size requirements, while the other commenter supported a 1 pound variance. The comments are available by accessing AMS’s Home Page on the Internet at: http:// www.ams.usda.gov/fv/ fpbdocketlist.htm. After the comment period ended, AMS received a second petition from the NWA amending the seedless watermelon definition in their original petition. The amended petition is requesting that seedless watermelons be defined as: ‘‘Watermelons which have 10 or less mature seeds, not to include VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:05 Sep 06, 2005 Jkt 205001 pips/caplets, on the face of the melon which has been cut into four equal sections (one lengthwise cut and one crosswise cut).’’ NWA did not amend their petition in regard to the inclusion of a the 3 pound variance. Based on the submitted information and comments received, AMS is proposing to revise the standards for watermelons following the standard format for U.S. Grade Standards. Specifically, the proposed revision will define seedless watermelons by including the following definition: ‘‘Seedless Watermelons’’ are watermelons which have 10 or less mature seeds, not to include pips/ caplets, on the face of the melon which has been cut into four equal sections (one lengthwise cut and one crosswise cut). AMS is also proposing to change the size requirements by adding an allowance for watermelons to vary 3 pounds above the stated average weight. As previously stated, one commenter recommended a 1 pound variance rather then 3 pound variance. However, AMS is proposing to change the size requirements by adding an allowance for watermelons to vary 3 pounds above average weight as the standard currently allows watermelons to vary 3 pounds below the stated weight, therefore the inclusion would be consistent within the standards. This proposal will bring the standards for watermelons in line with current marketing practices, thereby, improving the usefulness of the standards in serving the industry. The official grade of a lot of watermelons covered by these standards will be determined by the procedures set forth in the Regulations Governing Inspection, Certification, and Standards of Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and Other Products (Sec. 51.1 to 51.61). This notice provides for a 60-day comment period for interested parties to comment on changes to the standards. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621–1627. Dated: September 1, 2005. Lloyd C. Day, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 05–17709 Filed 9–6–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Gold Camp Road Final Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision AGENCY: PO 00000 Forest Service, USDA. Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of availability and decision. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Pike National Forest of the Rocky Mountain Region of the Forest Service announces availability of the Final Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final Plan/EIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for the Gold Camp Road. The Forest Service is also announcing the agency’s decision to restore and reopen a collapsed railroad tunnel and reopen a closed section of Gold Camp Road to one-way traffic, with a third party partner to operate the segment of road (Modified Alternative E). The objective of the management plan for the road is to best accommodate public use and access to National Forest System lands and nearby private inholdings while maintaining public safety and the historic character of the road. The affected road segment has been closed since 1988 for safety reasons. DATES: The appeal period for the decision will be 45 days from the date the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes the notice of availability and decision in the Federal Register. The notice of availability will be published in the Federal Register on September 9, 2005. ADDRESSES: The Final Plan/EIS and ROD are available on the Internet at http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/psicc/projects/ gold_camp/. Copies of the Final Plan/ EIS and ROD may be obtained by contacting the Pikes Peak Ranger District, 601 S. Weber St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903. Notice of Appeal must be sent to: USDA-Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, Attn: Appeals Deciding Officer, P.O. Box 25127, Lakewood, Colorado 80225. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Landis, Supervisory Outdoor Recreation Planner, Pikes Peak Ranger District, at the address listed above or by telephone at 719–477–4203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Final Plan/EIS and ROD are also available for inspection at the following public libraries in Colorado: Penrose Public Library—20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 East Library—5550 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918 The Forest Service announced in the Federal Register (69 FR 39401, June 30, 2004) that the agency intended to prepare an EIS addressing the possible federal action of preparing a plan for the Gold Camp Road and inviting comments on the scope of the EIS. Comments were received from April 12 through August E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 7, 2005 / Notices 17, 2004 and were considered in the Draft Plan/EIS. Notices of availability were published in the Federal Register for the Gold Camp Road Draft Plan/EIS by the Forest Service (70 FR 2605, January 14, 2005) and the EPA (70 FR 4119, January 28, 2005). Comments were accepted on the Draft Plan/EIS through March 29, 2005. Comments were considered and the Final Plan/EIS was prepared based on agency and public input. The Final Plan/EIS contains a new preferred alternative that incorporates elements of three of the other action alternatives. A ROD accompanies the Final Plan/ EIS. The ROD accompanying the Final Plan/EIS is subject to appeal pursuant to 36 CFR 215. Reviewers are obligated to structure their participation in the National Environmental Policy Act process so that it is meaningful and alerts the agency to the reviewer’s position and contentions, [Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corp. v. NRDS. 435 U.S. 519, 553, (1978)]. Environmental objections that could have been raised at the draft stage may be waived if not raised until after completing the Final EIS [City of Angoon v. Hodel (9th Circuit 1986) and Wisconsin Heritages Inc. v. Harris 490 F. Suppl. 1334, 1338 (E.D. Wis. 1980)]. This notice is provided pursuant to federal regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (40 CFR 1506.6). Dated: August 30, 2005. Robert J. Leaverton, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 05–17711 Filed 9–6–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Alaska Advisory Committee Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, that a conference call of the Alaska State Advisory Committee in the Western Region will convene at 10 a.m. (PDT) and adjourn at 11 a.m., Thursday, September 29, 2005. The purpose of the conference call is to discuss ongoing projects and plan future activities. This conference call is available to the public through the following call-in number: 1–800–473–8694, access code number 44001081. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls not initiated using the provided call-in number or over wireless lines VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:05 Sep 06, 2005 Jkt 205001 and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls using the call-in number over land-line connections. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–977– 8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and access code. To ensure that the Commission secures an appropriate number of lines for the public, persons are asked to register by contacting Thomas Pilla of the Western Regional Office, (213) 894– 3437, by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2005. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission. Dated at Washington, DC, August 31, 2005. Ivy L. Davis, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 05–17702 Filed 9–6–05; 8:45 am] COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Hawaii Advisory Committee Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, that a conference call of the Hawaii State Advisory Committee in the Western Region will convene at 2 p.m. (PDT) and adjourn at 3 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2005. The purpose of the conference call is to discuss on-going projects and plan future activities. This conference call is available to the public through the following call-in number: 1–800–473–7796, access code number 44001094. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls not initiated using the provided call-in number or over wireless lines and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls using the call-in number over land-line connections. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–977– 8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and access code. To ensure that the Commission secures an appropriate number of lines for the public, persons are asked to register by contacting Thomas Pilla of the Western Regional Office, (213) 894– 3437, by 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2005. Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission. Dated at Washington, DC, August 31, 2005. Ivy L. Davis, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 05–17703 Filed 9–6–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–851–802, A–485 805, A–588–851, A–791– 808] Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe (Under 4 W inches) from the Czech Republic, Japan, Romania, and South Africa; Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 2, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (under 4 W inches) (seamless pipe) from the Czech Republic, Japan, Romania, and South Africa pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate and adequate substantive responses filed on behalf of domestic interested parties and no response from respondent interested parties, the Department conducted expedited (120day) sunset reviews. As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping. The dumping margins are identified in the Final Results of Review section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 7, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Dana Mermelstein, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone (202) 482–1391. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 7, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53150-53151]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Gold Camp Road Final Plan/Environmental Impact Statement and 
Record of Decision

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of availability and decision.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the 
Pike National Forest of the Rocky Mountain Region of the Forest Service 
announces availability of the Final Plan and Final Environmental Impact 
Statement (Final Plan/EIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for the Gold 
Camp Road. The Forest Service is also announcing the agency's decision 
to restore and reopen a collapsed railroad tunnel and reopen a closed 
section of Gold Camp Road to one-way traffic, with a third party 
partner to operate the segment of road (Modified Alternative E). The 
objective of the management plan for the road is to best accommodate 
public use and access to National Forest System lands and nearby 
private in-holdings while maintaining public safety and the historic 
character of the road. The affected road segment has been closed since 
1988 for safety reasons.

DATES: The appeal period for the decision will be 45 days from the date 
the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes the notice of 
availability and decision in the Federal Register. The notice of 
availability will be published in the Federal Register on September 9, 
2005.

ADDRESSES: The Final Plan/EIS and ROD are available on the Internet at 
http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/psicc/projects/gold_camp/. Copies of the Final 
Plan/EIS and ROD may be obtained by contacting the Pikes Peak Ranger 
District, 601 S. Weber St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903. Notice of 
Appeal must be sent to: USDA-Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, 
Attn: Appeals Deciding Officer, P.O. Box 25127, Lakewood, Colorado 
80225.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Landis, Supervisory Outdoor 
Recreation Planner, Pikes Peak Ranger District, at the address listed 
above or by telephone at 719-477-4203.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Final Plan/EIS and ROD are also 
available for inspection at the following public libraries in Colorado:

Penrose Public Library--20 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
East Library--5550 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918

    The Forest Service announced in the Federal Register (69 FR 39401, 
June 30, 2004) that the agency intended to prepare an EIS addressing 
the possible federal action of preparing a plan for the Gold Camp Road 
and inviting comments on the scope of the EIS. Comments were received 
from April 12 through August

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17, 2004 and were considered in the Draft Plan/EIS.
    Notices of availability were published in the Federal Register for 
the Gold Camp Road Draft Plan/EIS by the Forest Service (70 FR 2605, 
January 14, 2005) and the EPA (70 FR 4119, January 28, 2005). Comments 
were accepted on the Draft Plan/EIS through March 29, 2005. Comments 
were considered and the Final Plan/EIS was prepared based on agency and 
public input. The Final Plan/EIS contains a new preferred alternative 
that incorporates elements of three of the other action alternatives.
    A ROD accompanies the Final Plan/EIS. The ROD accompanying the 
Final Plan/EIS is subject to appeal pursuant to 36 CFR 215.
    Reviewers are obligated to structure their participation in the 
National Environmental Policy Act process so that it is meaningful and 
alerts the agency to the reviewer's position and contentions, [Vermont 
Yankee Nuclear Power Corp. v. NRDS. 435 U.S. 519, 553, (1978)]. 
Environmental objections that could have been raised at the draft stage 
may be waived if not raised until after completing the Final EIS [City 
of Angoon v. Hodel (9th Circuit 1986) and Wisconsin Heritages Inc. v. 
Harris 490 F. Suppl. 1334, 1338 (E.D. Wis. 1980)].
    This notice is provided pursuant to federal regulations 
implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (40 CFR 1506.6).

    Dated: August 30, 2005.
Robert J. Leaverton,
Forest Supervisor.
[FR Doc. 05-17711 Filed 9-6-05; 8:45 am]
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