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[FR Doc. 05–19590 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6667–9] 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 FR dated April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16815). Draft EISs EIS No. 20050319, ERP No. D–FTA– J53006–UT, Mid-Jordan Transit Corridor Project, Proposed Light Rail Transit Service, Funding, Salt Lake County, UT. Summary: EPA has environmental concerns with the proposed project due to the impacts of noise and vibration on residents living in close proximately to the proposed light rail line and associated train stations. EPA anticipates that more information regarding the mitigation of these impacts will be provided in the FEIS. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050321, ERP No. D–USA– D11038–PA, Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s 56th Brigade Transformation into a Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) , Proposal to Comply with this Directive, near Annville, PA. Summary: EPA expressed concern related to wetland, air quality PM10, noise and forest habitat impacts. EPA VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 requested addition information and mitigation of these issues. Rating EC2. Final EISs EIS No. 20050324, ERP No. F–FRA– E40799–FL, Florida High Speed Rail, Tampa to Orlando, Transportation Improvement, NPDES Permit and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Hillsborough, Orange Osceola , and Polk Counties, FL. Summary: While strongly supporting the proposed project, EPA continues to have environmental concerns related primarily to noise and vibration impacts. EPA also has concerns regarding the borrow areas utilized for fill material as well as impacts to wildlife. EPA recommends that environmental mitigation be further addressed in the ROD and subsequent permitting. EIS No. 20050332, ERP No. F–AFS– L65449–AK, Couverden Timer Sales, Harvesting Timber, NPDES, Coast Guard Bridge Permit, U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, Tongass National Forest, Juneau Ranger District, Chilkat Peninsula, AK. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. Dated: September 27, 2005. Ken Mittelholtz, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 05–19605 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6667–8] 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 09/19/2005 Through 09/23/2005 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20050390, Draft EIS, NPS, IA, Hoover Creek Stream Management Plan, Implementation, Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, IA, Comment Period Ends: 11/29/2005, Contact: Bruce McKeeman 319–643–2541. 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EIS No. 20050394, Draft EIS, FHW, IA, Council Bluffs Interstate System Improvements Project (Tier1), Transportation Improvements from the Missouri River on 1–80 east of the 1–480 Interchange in Omaha, Pottawamie County, IA and Douglas County, NE, Comment Period Ends: 02/28/2006, Contact: Philip Barnes 515–233–7300. EIS No. 20050395, Draft Supplement, HUD, CA, Stillwater Business Park, New and Revised Information, Development of Business Park, Annexation AN1–01, Shastec Redevelopment Project Area, Airport Land Use Plan Amendment, Pre-Zone, General Plan Amendment GPA–2–01, Rezone RZ–1–01, Funding and U.S. Army COE 404 Permit, City of Redding, Shasta County, CA, Comment Period Ends: 11/14/2005 Contact: Nathan Cherpeski 530–225– 4519. 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EIS No. 20050399, Draft EIS, BLM, AK, Ring of Fire Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Alaska Peninsula, Kodiak Island and Aleutain Islands, AK, Comment Period Ends: 12/29/2005, Contact: Robert Lloyd 907–267–1214. E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-6667-9]


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 FR dated April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16815).

Draft EISs

    EIS No. 20050319, ERP No. D-FTA-J53006-UT, Mid-Jordan Transit 
Corridor Project, Proposed Light Rail Transit Service, Funding, Salt 
Lake County, UT.
    Summary: EPA has environmental concerns with the proposed project 
due to the impacts of noise and vibration on residents living in close 
proximately to the proposed light rail line and associated train 
stations. EPA anticipates that more information regarding the 
mitigation of these impacts will be provided in the FEIS. Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20050321, ERP No. D-USA-D11038-PA, Pennsylvania Army 
National Guard's 56th Brigade Transformation into a Stryker Brigade 
Combat Team (SBCT) , Proposal to Comply with this Directive, near 
Annville, PA.
    Summary: EPA expressed concern related to wetland, air quality 
PM10, noise and forest habitat impacts. EPA requested addition 
information and mitigation of these issues. Rating EC2.

Final EISs

    EIS No. 20050324, ERP No. F-FRA-E40799-FL, Florida High Speed Rail, 
Tampa to Orlando, Transportation Improvement, NPDES Permit and U.S. 
Army COE Section 404 Permit, Hillsborough, Orange Osceola , and Polk 
Counties, FL.
    Summary: While strongly supporting the proposed project, EPA 
continues to have environmental concerns related primarily to noise and 
vibration impacts. EPA also has concerns regarding the borrow areas 
utilized for fill material as well as impacts to wildlife. EPA 
recommends that environmental mitigation be further addressed in the 
ROD and subsequent permitting.
    EIS No. 20050332, ERP No. F-AFS-L65449-AK, Couverden Timer Sales, 
Harvesting Timber, NPDES, Coast Guard Bridge Permit, U.S. Army COE 
Section 10 and 404 Permits, Tongass National Forest, Juneau Ranger 
District, Chilkat Peninsula, AK.
    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

    Dated: September 27, 2005.
Ken Mittelholtz,
Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. 05-19605 Filed 9-29-05; 8:45 am]
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