Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability, 55835-55836 [05-19052]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 184 / Friday, September 23, 2005 / Notices EIS No. 20050283, ERP No. F–AFS– K65269–NV, Martin Basin Rangeland Project, Authorize Continued Livestock Grazing in Eight Allotments: Martin Basin, Indian, West Side Flat Creek, Buffalo, Bradshaw, Buttermilk, Granite Peak and Rebel Creek Cattle and Horse Allotments, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Santa Rosa Ranger District, Humboldt County, NV. Summary: EPA has continuing concerns due to further resource decline and recommended an aggressive implementation schedule to reduce utilization rates in critical areas, and the use of tiered environmental documentation for specific Allotment Management Plans. EIS No. 20050286, ERP No. F–SFW– B64004–ME, Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge (formerly Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge Complex) Comprehensive Conservation Plan, Implementation, the Gulf of Maine. Summary: EPA continues to have no objection to the proposed action. EIS No. 20050316, ERP No. F–FAA– F51050–IL, O’Hare Modernization Program, Proposes Major Development, Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Airport Layout Plan (ALP), Federal Funding, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, City of Chicago, IL. Summary: While many EPA’s previous concerns have been resolved, EPA still has concerns because it is not clear that proposed mitigation for noise, air quality and water will be adopted and included in the Record of Decision. EIS No. 20050322, ERP No. F–FRC– L03012–WA, Capacity Replacement Project, Construction and Operation of 79.5 miles Pipeline: Modify 5 Existing Compressor Stations, U.S. Army COE 10 and 404 Permits, Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Pierce and Thurston Counties, WA. Summary: As requested, FERC provided additional information on the proposed compensatory mitigation plan and other critical elements in the final EIS. Accordingly, EPA had no objections to the proposed action. EIS No. 20050327, ERP No. F–AFS– J65434–CO, County Line Vegetation Management Project, Salvaging Spruce Beetle Infected Trees and Thinning Spruce-Fir Stand, Rio Grande National Forest, Conejos Peak Ranger District, Conejos County, CO. Summary: EPA continues to have concerns about soil erosion impacts, stream water quality impacts, and wildlife sensitive species impacts. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Sep 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 EIS No. 20050330, ERP No. F–AFS– H65023–00, Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Conservation and Management on the Nebraska National Forest and Associated Units, Implementation, Dawes, Sioux Blaine, Cherry, Thomas Counties, NE and Custer, Fall River, Jackson, Pennington, Jones, Lyman, Stanley Counties, SD. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050331, ERP No. F–COE– G39042–TX, PROGRAMMATIC— Lower Colorado River Basin Study, Provide Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration, Colorado River, TX. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050337, ERP No. F–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: While EPA has no objection to the proposed action, EPA did request that the ROD include a commitment to mitigate impacts to air quality and implement resource monitoring/adaptive management. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–19047 Filed 9–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6667–6] 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 09/12/2005, through 09/16/2005, pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20050379, Final EIS, FHW, CA, California High-Speed Train System, High-Speed Train (HST) System for Intercity Travel, Extend from Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area, in the North, through Central Valley, to Los Angeles and San Diego in the South , Orange County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 10/24/ 2005, Contact: David Valenstein 202– 493–6368 This document is available on the Internet at: http:// www.cahighspeedrail.ca.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55835 EIS No. 20050380, Final EIS, FHW, NC, Fayetteville Outer Loop Corridor Study, Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Cape Fear River, Cumberland, Hoke and Robeson Counties, NC, Wait Period Ends: 10/ 24/2005, Contact: John F. Sullivan 919–856–4346. EIS No. 20050381, Final EIS, AFS, CA, Los Padres National Forest Oil and Gas Leasing Management, Implementation, Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, CA, Wait Period Ends: 10/24/2005, Contact: Al Hess 805–646–4348 Ext. 311. EIS No. 20050382, Draft EIS, BIA, WI, Menominee Casino-Hotel 223-Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project, Implementation, Federal Trust, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (Tribe), in City of Kenosha and County of Kenosha, WI, Comment Period Ends: 11/21/2005, Contact: Herb Nelson 612–725–4510. EIS No. 20050383, Draft EIS, AFS, IL, Shawnee National Forest Trails Designation Project, Phase 1, Designation, Construction and Maintenance for Trail System within Four Watershed: Eagle Creek, Big Grand Pierre Creek, Lusk Creek and Upper Bay Creek, Hidden Springs Ranger District, Gallatin, Hardin, Johnson, Pope and Saline Counties, IL, Comment Period Ends: 11/07/ 2005, Contact: Matthew Lechner 618– 253–7114. This document is available on the Internet at: http:// www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/shawnee/ projects/projects/eis/2005/trails/. EIS No. 20050384, Final EIS, COE, DC, Washington Aqueduct’s Project, Proposed Water Treatment Residuals Management Process, NPDES Permit, Dalecarlia and McMillan Water Treatment Plants, Potomac River, Washington, DC, Wait Period Ends: 10/24/2005 Contact: Thomas P. Jacobus 202–764–0031. EIS No. 20050385, Draft EIS, COE, VA, Craney Island Eastward Expansion, Construction of a 580-acre Eastward Expansion of the Existing Dredged Material Management Area, Port of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Harbor and Channels, VA , Comment Period Ends: 11/07/2005, Contact: Craig Seltzer 757–201–7390. EIS No. 20050386, Draft EIS, NOA, AK, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management Approval of Amendments to the State of Alaska’s Coastal Management Program, Implementation, Funding, AK, Comment Period Ends: 11/07/2005, Contact: Helen C.P. Bass 301–713– 3155 Ext. 175. E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 55836 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 184 / Friday, September 23, 2005 / Notices EIS No. 20050387, Draft EIS, FHW, TN, Interstate 69 Segment of Independent Utility #8, Construction from TN–385 (Paul Barrett Parkway) in Millington, TN to I–155/US51 in Dyersburg, TN, Funding, Shelby, Tipton, Lauderdale and Dyer Counties, TN, Comment Period Ends: 11/07/2005, Contact: Walter Boyd 615–781–5774. EIS No. 20050388, Draft EIS, FRC, WA, Lewis River Hydroelectric Projects, Relicensing the Swift No. 1 (FERC No. 2111–018), Swift No. 2 (FERC No. 2213–011), Yale (FERC No. 2071– 013), Merwin (FERC No. 935–053) Project, Application for Relicense, North Fork Lewis River, Cowlitz, Clark and Shamania Counties, WA, Comment Period Ends: 11/23/2005, Contact: Jon Cofrancesco 202–502– 8951. EIS No. 20050389, Draft EIS, FHW, CO, US Highway 160, Transportation Improvements from Junction US 160/ 550 Durango—East to Bayfield, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, La Plata County, CO, Comment Period Ends: 11/07/2005, Contact: Joseph Duran 720–963–3006. Amended Notices EIS No. 20050369, Final EIS, FHW, MD, MD–32 Planning Study, Transportation Improvements from MD–108 to Interstate 70, Funding, Howard County, MD, Wait Period Ends: 10/11/2005, Contact: Caryn Brookman 410–962–4440. Revision to FR Notice Published on 9/9/2005. Correction to Comment Due Date from 10/24/05 to 10/11/2005 and to the Title. Dated: September 20, 2005. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–19052 Filed 9–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [OPP–2005–0249; FRL–7735–1] FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: I. General Information SUMMARY: There will be a meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) to consider and review plant-incorporated protectants based on virus coat protein genes: science issues associated with a review of proposed rules. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Sep 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 The meeting will be held from December 6–7, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, eastern time. 1. Comments: For the deadlines for submission of requests to present oral comments and submission of written comments, see Unit I.E. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. 2. Nominations: Nominations of scientific experts to serve as ad hoc members of the FIFRA SAP for this meeting should be provided on or before October 5, 2005. 3. 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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 09/12/2005, 
through 09/16/2005, pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.
EIS No. 20050379, Final EIS, FHW, CA, California High-Speed Train 
System, High-Speed Train (HST) System for Intercity Travel, Extend from 
Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area, in the North, through 
Central Valley, to Los Angeles and San Diego in the South , Orange 
County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 10/24/2005, Contact: David Valenstein 
202-493-6368 This document is available on the Internet at: http://
www.cahighspeedrail.ca.gov.
EIS No. 20050380, Final EIS, FHW, NC, Fayetteville Outer Loop Corridor 
Study, Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Cape Fear River, 
Cumberland, Hoke and Robeson Counties, NC, Wait Period Ends: 10/24/
2005, Contact: John F. Sullivan 919-856-4346.
EIS No. 20050381, Final EIS, AFS, CA, Los Padres National Forest Oil 
and Gas Leasing Management, Implementation, Kern, Los Angeles, 
Monterey, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, CA, Wait Period 
Ends: 10/24/2005, Contact: Al Hess 805-646-4348 Ext. 311.
EIS No. 20050382, Draft EIS, BIA, WI, Menominee Casino-Hotel 223-Acre 
Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project, Implementation, Federal 
Trust, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (Tribe), in City of Kenosha 
and County of Kenosha, WI, Comment Period Ends: 11/21/2005, Contact: 
Herb Nelson 612-725-4510.
EIS No. 20050383, Draft EIS, AFS, IL, Shawnee National Forest Trails 
Designation Project, Phase 1, Designation, Construction and Maintenance 
for Trail System within Four Watershed: Eagle Creek, Big Grand Pierre 
Creek, Lusk Creek and Upper Bay Creek, Hidden Springs Ranger District, 
Gallatin, Hardin, Johnson, Pope and Saline Counties, IL, Comment Period 
Ends: 11/07/2005, Contact: Matthew Lechner 618-253-7114. This document 
is available on the Internet at: http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/
shawnee/projects/projects/eis/2005/trails/.
EIS No. 20050384, Final EIS, COE, DC, Washington Aqueduct's Project, 
Proposed Water Treatment Residuals Management Process, NPDES Permit, 
Dalecarlia and McMillan Water Treatment Plants, Potomac River, 
Washington, DC, Wait Period Ends: 10/24/2005 Contact: Thomas P. Jacobus 
202-764-0031.
EIS No. 20050385, Draft EIS, COE, VA, Craney Island Eastward Expansion, 
Construction of a 580-acre Eastward Expansion of the Existing Dredged 
Material Management Area, Port of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Harbor and 
Channels, VA , Comment Period Ends: 11/07/2005, Contact: Craig Seltzer 
757-201-7390.
EIS No. 20050386, Draft EIS, NOA, AK, Office of Ocean and Coastal 
Resource Management Approval of Amendments to the State of Alaska's 
Coastal Management Program, Implementation, Funding, AK, Comment Period 
Ends: 11/07/2005, Contact: Helen C.P. Bass 301-713-3155 Ext. 175.

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EIS No. 20050387, Draft EIS, FHW, TN, Interstate 69 Segment of 
Independent Utility 8, Construction from TN-385 (Paul Barrett 
Parkway) in Millington, TN to I-155/US51 in Dyersburg, TN, Funding, 
Shelby, Tipton, Lauderdale and Dyer Counties, TN, Comment Period Ends: 
11/07/2005, Contact: Walter Boyd 615-781-5774.
EIS No. 20050388, Draft EIS, FRC, WA, Lewis River Hydroelectric 
Projects, Relicensing the Swift No. 1 (FERC No. 2111-018), Swift No. 2 
(FERC No. 2213-011), Yale (FERC No. 2071-013), Merwin (FERC No. 935-
053) Project, Application for Relicense, North Fork Lewis River, 
Cowlitz, Clark and Shamania Counties, WA, Comment Period Ends: 11/23/
2005, Contact: Jon Cofrancesco 202-502-8951.
EIS No. 20050389, Draft EIS, FHW, CO, US Highway 160, Transportation 
Improvements from Junction US 160/550 Durango--East to Bayfield, U.S. 
Army COE Section 404 Permit, La Plata County, CO, Comment Period Ends: 
11/07/2005, Contact: Joseph Duran 720-963-3006.

Amended Notices

EIS No. 20050369, Final EIS, FHW, MD, MD-32 Planning Study, 
Transportation Improvements from MD-108 to Interstate 70, Funding, 
Howard County, MD, Wait Period Ends: 10/11/2005, Contact: Caryn 
Brookman 410-962-4440. Revision to FR Notice Published on 9/9/2005. 
Correction to Comment Due Date from 10/24/05 to 10/11/2005 and to the 
Title.

    Dated: September 20, 2005.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. 05-19052 Filed 9-22-05; 8:45 am]
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