Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments, 53656-53657 [05-17925]

Download as PDF 53656 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 174 / Friday, September 9, 2005 / Notices agency’s comments must also be sent to the Applicant’s representative. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–4923 Filed 9–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [OPP–2005–0237; FRL–7734–9] Computer Sciences Corporation; Transfer of Data Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that pesticide related information submitted to EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), including information that may have been claimed as Confidential Business Information (CBI) by the submitter, will be transferred to Computer Sciences Corporation in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2). Computer Sciences Corporation has been awarded a contract to perform work for OPP, and access to this information will enable Computer Sciences Corporation to fulfill the obligations of the contract. DATES: Computer Sciences Corporation will be given access to this information on or before September 14, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patsy Garnett, FIFRA Security Officer, Information Technology & Resources Management Division (7502C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: 703–305–5455. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? This action applies to the public in general. As such, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? 1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this action VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:19 Sep 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 under docket identification (ID) number OPP–2005–0237. 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 Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, CrystalMall #2, 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The docket telephone number is (703) 305–5805. 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 submit or 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 Unit I.B.1. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the appropriate docket ID number. Some of this information may be entitled to confidential treatment. The information has been submitted to EPA under sections 3, 4, 6, and 7 of FIFRA and under sections 408 and 409 of FFDCA. In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3), the contract with Computer Sciences Corporation, prohibits use of the information for any purpose not specified in the contract; prohibits disclosure of the information to a third party without prior written approval from the Agency; and requires that each official and employee of the contractor sign an agreement to protect the information from unauthorized release and to handle it in accordance with the FIFRA Information Security Manual. In addition, Computer Sciences Corporation is required to submit for EPA approval a security plan under which any CBI will be secured and protected against unauthorized release or compromise. No information will be provided to Computer Sciences Corporation until the requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. Records of information provided to Computer Sciences Corporation will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for the contract. All information supplied to Computer Sciences Corporation by EPA for use in connection with the contract will be returned to EPA when Computer Sciences Corporation has completed its work. II. Contractor Requirements Dated: September 1, 2005. Arnold E. Layne, Director, Information Technology & Resources Management Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 05–17821 Filed 9–8–05; 8:45 am] Under contract number DW– 4793935401/000, the contractor will perform the following tasks: The contractor will perform various document management functions to examine, categorize, handle and format OPP information, which will be in both electronic and paper copy. The contractor will be working with applications for pesticide registration, supporting studies, and other technical documents of archival significance. The contract involves no subcontractors. OPP has determined that the contract described in this document involve work that is being conducted in connection with FIFRA, in that pesticide chemicals will be the subject of certain evaluations to be made under the contract. These evaluations may be used in subsequent regulatory decisions under FIFRA. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 List of Subjects Environmental protection, Business and industry, Government contracts, Government property, Security measures. BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6667–3] 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 E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 174 / Friday, September 9, 2005 / Notices 202–564–7167. An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft environmental impact statements (EISs) was published in FR dated April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16815). Draft EISs EIS No. 20050054, ERP No. D–NOA– L39062–WA, Washington State Forest Habitat Conservation Plan, Propose Issuance of Multiple Species Incidental Take Permit or 9d)Rules, NPDES Permit, U.S. Army COE section 10 and 404 Permits, WA Summary: EPA’s expressed concerns regarding the pesticide application procedures and small landowner exemptions that could have potential effects on water quality. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050190, ERP No. D–FHW– F59004–MI, Detroit Intermodal Freight Terminal (DIFT) Project, Proposes Improvement to Intermodal Freight Terminals in Wayne and Oakland Counties, MI Summary: EPA has environmental objections to the proposed project regarding impacts to air quality, specifically involving particulate matter 2.5 microns or less (PM2.5), as well as environmental justice issues. EPA requests that the Final EIS more fully describe localized impacts of PM2.5 and commit to air quality mitigation strategies. Rating EO2. Final EISs EIS No. 20050296, ERP No. F–TVA– E05100–TN, 500–kV Transmission Lin in Middle Tennessee Construction and Operation, Cumberland Fossil Plant to either the Montgomery 500– kV Substation, Montgomery County, or the Davidson 500–kV Substation, Davidson County, Stewart, Houston, Montgomery, Dickerson, Cheatham and Davidson Counties, TN Summary: EPA is concerned that the preferred alignments would impact forested wetlands and that overall more wetlands would be impacted than by other presented alignments. EIS No. 20050304, ERP No. F–AFS– L65467–ID, Red Pines Project, Implementation of Fuel Reduction Activities and Watershed Activities Improvement, Nez Perce National Forest, Red River Ranger District, Idaho County, ID Summary: EPA continues to have concerns about the potential for adverse impacts to water quality and listed salmonoids from sediment loading. EIS No. 20050333, ERP No. F–FRC– J03018–00, Piceance Basin Expansion Project, Construction and Operation of a New Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline System, Wamsutter VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:19 Sep 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 Compressor Station to Interconnections Greasewood Compressor Station, Rio Blanco County, CO and Sweetwater County, WY Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. Dated: September 9, 2005. Ken Mittelholtz, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–17925 Filed 9–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6667–2] 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 08/29/2005 through 09/02/2005, pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20050357, Draft EIS, AFS, UT, Lake Project, Proposal to Maintain Vegetative Diversity and Recover Economic Value of Dead, Dying and High Risk to Mortality Trees, MantiLa Sal National Forest, Ferron/Price Ranger District, Emery and Sanpete Counties, UT, Comment Period Ends: 10/24/2005, Contact: Alan Lucas 435– 636–3320. EIS No. 20050358, Draft EIS, NPS, VA, Great Falls Park General Management Plan, Implementation, George Washington Parkway, Fairfax County, VA, Comment Period Ends: 11/08/ 2005, Contact: Audrey F. Calhoun 703–289–2500. EIS No. 20050359, Draft EIS, NPS, AK, Denali National Park and Preserve, Draft South Denali Implementation Plan, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK, Comment Period Ends: 11/15/ 2005, Contact: Glen Yankus 907–644– 3535. EIS No. 20050360, Draft EIS, AFS, SD, Bugtown Gulch Mountain Pine Beetle and Fuels Projects, To Implement Multiple Resource Management Actions, Black Hills National Forest, Hell Canyon Ranger District, Custer County, SD, Comment Period Ends: 10/24/2005, Contact: Patricia Hudson 605–673–4853. EIS No. 20050361, Draft EIS, FRC, WA, Rocky Reach Hydroelectric Project, (FERC/DEIS–0184D), Application for a New License for the Existing 865.76 Megawatt Facility, Public Utility PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53657 District No. 1 (PUD), Columbia River, Chelan County, WA, Comment Period Ends: 11/08/2005, Contact: Kim Nguyen 202–502–6105. EIS No. 20050362, Draft EIS, NRC, NC, Generic—Brunswick Stream Electric Plant, Units 1 and 2 (TAC Nos. MC4641 and MC4642) License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, Supplement 25 to NUREG–1437, Brunswick County, NC, Comment Period Ends: 12/02/2005, Contact: Richard L. Emch 301–415–1590. EIS No. 20050363, Final EIS, NPS, SC, NC, GA, FL, Low Country Gullah Culture Special Resource Study, Gullah Culture Preservation and Protection Analysis to Consider the Suitability and Feasibility for Inclusion in the National Park Service System, SC, NC, GA and FL, Wait Period Ends: 10/11/2005, Contact: John Barrett 404–562–3124 Ext 637. EIS No. 20050364, Final EIS, FHW, IA, NE, Council Bluffs Interstate System Improvements Project, Transportation Improvements, Missouri River on I–80 to east of I–480 Interchange, Tier 1, Pottawattamie County, IA and Douglas County, NE, Wait Period Ends: 10/11/2005, Contact: Philip Barnes 515–233–7300. EIS No. 20050365, Draft EIS, NRC, OH, American Centrifuge Plant, Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment Facility, Construction, Operation, and Decommission, License Issuance, Piketon, OH, Comment Period Ends: 10/24/2005, Contact: Matthew Blevins 301–415–7684. EIS No. 20050366, Final EIS, FHW, AR, I–69 Section of Independent Utility 13 El Dorado to McGehee, Construction of 4 Lane divided Access Facility, U.S. Coast Guard Permit, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Quachita River, Quachita, Union, Calhoun, Bradley, Drew, and Desha Counties, AR, Wait Period Ends: 10/24/2005, Contact: Randal Looney 501–324– 6430. EIS No. 20050367, Draft Supplement, NOA, ME, Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan (FWP), Amendment 1, Management Measure Adjustment, Implementation, Gulf of Maine, George Bank, ME, Comment Period Ends: 10/24/2005, Contact: Paul Howard 978–465–0492. EIS No. 20050368, Draft EIS, IBR, NM, Carlsbad Project Water Operations and Water Supply Conservation, Changes in Carlsbad Project Operations and Implementation of Water Acquisition Program, U.S. COE Section 404 Permit, NPDES, Eddy, De Baca, Chaves, and Guadelupe Counties, NM, Comment Period Ends: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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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

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202-564-7167. An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft 
environmental impact statements (EISs) was published in FR dated April 
1, 2005 (70 FR 16815).

Draft EISs

EIS No. 20050054, ERP No. D-NOA-L39062-WA, Washington State Forest 
Habitat Conservation Plan, Propose Issuance of Multiple Species 
Incidental Take Permit or 9d)Rules, NPDES Permit, U.S. Army COE section 
10 and 404 Permits, WA

    Summary: EPA's expressed concerns regarding the pesticide 
application procedures and small landowner exemptions that could have 
potential effects on water quality. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20050190, ERP No. D-FHW-F59004-MI, Detroit Intermodal Freight 
Terminal (DIFT) Project, Proposes Improvement to Intermodal Freight 
Terminals in Wayne and Oakland Counties, MI

    Summary: EPA has environmental objections to the proposed project 
regarding impacts to air quality, specifically involving particulate 
matter 2.5 microns or less (PM2.5), as well as environmental justice 
issues. EPA requests that the Final EIS more fully describe localized 
impacts of PM2.5 and commit to air quality mitigation strategies. 
Rating EO2.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20050296, ERP No. F-TVA-E05100-TN, 500-kV Transmission Lin in 
Middle Tennessee Construction and Operation, Cumberland Fossil Plant to 
either the Montgomery 500-kV Substation, Montgomery County, or the 
Davidson 500-kV Substation, Davidson County, Stewart, Houston, 
Montgomery, Dickerson, Cheatham and Davidson Counties, TN

    Summary: EPA is concerned that the preferred alignments would 
impact forested wetlands and that overall more wetlands would be 
impacted than by other presented alignments.

EIS No. 20050304, ERP No. F-AFS-L65467-ID, Red Pines Project, 
Implementation of Fuel Reduction Activities and Watershed Activities 
Improvement, Nez Perce National Forest, Red River Ranger District, 
Idaho County, ID

    Summary: EPA continues to have concerns about the potential for 
adverse impacts to water quality and listed salmonoids from sediment 
loading.

EIS No. 20050333, ERP No. F-FRC-J03018-00, Piceance Basin Expansion 
Project, Construction and Operation of a New Interstate Natural Gas 
Pipeline System, Wamsutter Compressor Station to Interconnections 
Greasewood Compressor Station, Rio Blanco County, CO and Sweetwater 
County, WY

    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

    Dated: September 9, 2005.
Ken Mittelholtz,
Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. 05-17925 Filed 9-8-05; 8:45 am]
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