Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board; Meeting, 69321 [05-22600]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 15, 2005 / Notices term Army planning. The SEIS will evaluate land use changes in the Tularosa Basin portions of McGregor Range and the South Training Areas. DATES: A Draft SEIS is scheduled for publication on or about June 2006 and a Final SEIS on or about December 2006. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be forwarded to: John F. Barrera, Attn: SEIS; IMSW–BLS–Z; Fort Bliss, TX 79916–6812; or faxed to (915) 568–3548, or e-mailed at seis@bliss.army.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jean Offutt, Fort Bliss Public Affairs Office; ATZC–CGP; Fort Bliss, Texas, 79916– 6812; Tel: (915) 568–4505. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SEIS will assess the environmental impacts associated with Fort Bliss’ response to Army Transformation initiatives and the Army Campaign Plan. Potential impacts or issues of Army Transformation at Fort Bliss were analyzed by the Department of the Army in the 2002 Programmatic EIS for Army Transformation. Implementation of these plans will results in changing land use designations within the Main Cantonment and Biggs Army Airfield, and the lower Tularosa Basin (below Otero Mesa) portions of McGregor Range and the South Training Areas. These changes would provide the capabilities to train additional units and allow offroad maneuvers on the Tularosa Basin portions of McGregor Range. Fort Bliss will maintain current mobilization missions and continue to support joint training objectives. Besides the No Action Alternative (no change to land use designations and continuance at the current level of operations and activities), the proposed action alternatives will: (1) Include those activities described in the No Action Alternative, plus changes land use to allow Mission Support Facilities in Training Area (TA) 1B, and off-road maneuver in TA 11, 25, and 29 thru 32; and increased air defense training on Otero Mesa; (2) include actions of Alternative 1, plus changes land use to also allow offroad maneuvers in TA 10, 11, 29 and the Tularosa Basin portion of TA 12; and (3) include actions of Alternative 2, plus changes land use to also allow offroad maneuvers and weapons firing in TA 24, 26 and 27. The SEIS will include evaluation of each alternative’s varying personnel and equipment requirements for range and maneuver training; supporting command, training and maintenance facilities, soldier and family housing, schools, infrastructure, utilities and VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Nov 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 related facilities. The SEIS will also analyze each alternative’s impact upon the natural, cultural, and man-made environments in the west Texas and southern New Mexico region. Tribes, Federal, state, and local agencies and the public are invited to participate in the scoping process for the preparation of this SEIS. Scoping meetings will be held in convenient locations near the installation. Notification of the times and locations for the scoping meetings will be published in local newspapers. The scoping process will help identify additional possible alternatives, potential environmental impacts, and key issues of concern to be analyzed in the SEIS. To ensure scoping comments are fully considered in the Draft EIS, comments and suggestions should be received within the 30-day scoping period or no later than 15 days following the last scoping meeting, whichever ends last. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22602 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Availability of Non-Exclusive, Exclusive License or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Concerning Low Cost Parachute AGENCY: ACTION: Department of the Army, DoD. Notice. SUMMARY: In accordance with 37 CFR part 404.6, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent No. US 6,959,897 B2 entitled ‘‘Low Cost Parachute’’ issued November 1, 2005. This patent has been assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Army. Mr. Robert Rosenkrans at U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760, Phone; (508) 233–4928 or email: Robert.Rosenkrans@natick.army.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 69321 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board; Meeting Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), announcement is made of the forthcoming meeting. The meeting is open to the public. Name of Committee: Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board (EAB). Date: December 1, 2005. Location: Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando—Airport, 5835 T.G. Lee Boulevard, Orlando, FL, (407) 888–9339 or (800) 362–2669. Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Norman Edwards, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC 20314–1000; Ph: 202–761–1934. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board advises the Chief of Engineers on environmental policy, identification and resolution of environmental issues and missions, and addressing challenges, problems and opportunities in an environmentally substainable manner. The public meeting will focus on general issues of national significance rather than on individual project or region related topics. Time will be provided for public comment. Each speaker will be limited to no more than three minutes in order to accommodate as many people as possible within the limited time available. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22600 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–92–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Any licenses granted shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR part 404. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers


Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board; Meeting

AGENCY: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (Pub. L. 92-463), announcement is made of the forthcoming meeting. 
The meeting is open to the public.
    Name of Committee: Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board 
(EAB).
    Date: December 1, 2005.
    Location: Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando--Airport, 5835 T.G. Lee 
Boulevard, Orlando, FL, (407) 888-9339 or (800) 362-2669.
    Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Norman Edwards, Headquarters, U.S. 
Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC 20314-1000; Ph: 202-761-1934.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board advises the Chief of Engineers on 
environmental policy, identification and resolution of environmental 
issues and missions, and addressing challenges, problems and 
opportunities in an environmentally substainable manner. The public 
meeting will focus on general issues of national significance rather 
than on individual project or region related topics. Time will be 
provided for public comment. Each speaker will be limited to no more 
than three minutes in order to accommodate as many people as possible 
within the limited time available.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-22600 Filed 11-14-05; 8:45 am]
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