Notice of Public Hearings for a Draft Overseas Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Statement for the Undersea Warfare Training Range; Correction, 69526-69527 [05-22708]

Download as PDF 69526 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 220 / Wednesday, November 16, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Public Hearings for a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) Sonar Department of the Navy, DOD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 CFR parts 1500–1508), the Department of the Navy (Navy) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) to provide supplemental analyses for the Navy’s employment of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) sonar systems. In accordance with NEPA and its implementing regulations, this notice announces the dates and locations of public hearings. DATES: Public hearing dates are as follows: 1. Thursday, December 1, 2005, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Washington, DC. 2. Saturday, December 3, 2005, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., San Diego, CA. 3. Monday, December 5, 2005, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Honolulu, HI. ADDRESSES: Public hearing locations are as follows: 1. Washington, DC—Navy Memorial, The President’s Room, 701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW., Washington, DC 20004–2608. 2. San Diego, CA—San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum–USS MIDWAY, The Wardroom, 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Note: Separate entrance provided; no fee required. 3. Honolulu, HI—University of Hawaii at Manoa, Campus Center, 2465 Campus Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kimberly Skrupky, telephone 703–465– 8404; Fax 703–465–8420. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed action is the Navy’s employment of up to four SURTASS LFA sonar systems in the oceanic areas of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans, and the Mediterranean Sea. The purposes of this supplemental analysis are to respond to deficiencies noted by the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California’s August 2003 Opinion and Order; include analysis of potential system upgrades; provide necessary information for compliance VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:56 Nov 15, 2005 Jkt 208001 under the Marine Mammal Protection Act as amended; and provide additional information and analyses pertinent to the proposed action. The Draft SEIS provides an analysis of the proposed alternatives for the employment of SURTASS LFA sonar. In addition to the No Action alternative, four alternatives were analyzed to satisfy the Court’s findings and to determine the potential effects of changes to the proposed action. These alternatives include coastline standoff restrictions of 22 and 46 kilometers (12 and 25 nautical miles), seasonal variations, and additional offshore biologically important areas. The Draft SEIS has been distributed to various Federal, state, and local agencies, as well as other interested individuals and organizations. In addition, copies of the Draft SEIS have been distributed to the following libraries for public review: 1. Los Angeles Public Library, Malabar Branch, 2801 Wabash Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033. 2. San Diego Public Library, 820 E St, San Diego, CA 92101–6478. 3. California State Library, Sutro Library, 480 Winston Drive, San Francisco, CA 94132. 4. San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St (at Grove), San Francisco, CA 94102. 5. Hawaii Documents Center, Hawaii State Library, 478 South King St, Honolulu, HI 96813. 6. Kaneohe Public Library, 45–829 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744. 7. Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, HI 96720. 8. Wailuku Public Library, 251 High St, Wailuku, HI 96793. 9. Lihue Public Library, 4344 Hardy St, Lihue, HI 96766. 10. Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116. 11. Norfolk Public Library, Kirn Memorial Library, 301 East City Hall Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510. 12. Virginia Beach Public Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. 13. Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. 14. Martin Luther King Memorial Library, 901 G St, NW., Washington, DC 20001. An electronic copy of the Draft SEIS is also available for public viewing and download at: http://www.surtass-lfaeis.com/. Single copies of the Draft SEIS and Executive Summary are available upon request by contacting: SURTASS LFA Sonar EIS Program Manager, 4100 Fairfax Drive, Ste 730, Arlington, VA PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22203; or E-Mail: eisteam@mindspring.com. Federal, state, and local agencies and interested parties are invited and urged to be present or represented at the hearing. Written comments can be submitted at the public hearings or mailed to: SURTASS LFA Sonar EIS Program Manager, 4100 Fairfax Drive, Ste 730, Arlington, VA 22203; or E-Mail: eisteam@mindspring.com. Oral statements will be heard and transcribed by a stenographer; however, to ensure the accuracy of the record, all statements should be submitted in writing. All statements, both oral and written, will become part of the public record on the Draft SEIS and will be addressed in the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS). Equal weight will be given to both oral and written statements. In the interest of available time, and to ensure all who wish to give an oral statement have the opportunity to do so, each speaker’s comments will be limited to three (3) minutes. If a longer statement is to be presented, it should be summarized at the public hearing and the full text submitted in writing either at the hearing or mailed to: SURTASS LFA Sonar EIS Program Manager, 4100 Fairfax Drive, Ste 730, Arlington, VA 22203; or E-Mail: eisteam@mindspring.com. All written comments must be postmarked by Tuesday, December 27, 2005, to ensure that they become part of the official record. All comments will be addressed in the Final SEIS. Dated: November 10, 2005. Eric McDonald, Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22709 Filed 11–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Public Hearings for a Draft Overseas Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Statement for the Undersea Warfare Training Range; Correction Department of Navy, DOD. Notice, correction. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy published a document in the Federal Register of October 28, 2005, concerning public hearings on a Draft Overseas Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Statement for the Undersea Warfare Training Range. The E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 220 / Wednesday, November 16, 2005 / Notices 69527 or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. 202–245–6621. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at her e-mail address Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Dated: November 8, 2005. Angela C. Arrington, Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Department of Education. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 17, 2006. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g., new, revision, extension, existing Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Revision. Title: School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2006 (SSOCS: 2006). Frequency: One time. Affected Public: State, local, or tribal government, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 2,550. Burden Hours: 2,703. Abstract: Authorized under the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002, the School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2006 (SSOCS) is the only recurring federal survey which collects detailed information on crime and safety from the public school principals’ perspective. The survey collects information on frequency and types of crimes at schools and disciplinary actions; information about perceptions of disciplinary problems in school; and a description of school policies and programs concerning crime and safety. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2934. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. document contained an incorrect address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Keith Jenkins, 757–322–4046. Correction In the Federal Register of October 28, 2005, in FR Doc. 70–208, on page 62103, in the first column, correct the section of the ADDRESSES caption to read: 3. Jacksonville—Wilson Center for the Arts, Florida Community College, Jacksonville South Campus, 11901 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32246. Dated: November 10, 2005. Eric McDonald, Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22708 Filed 11–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AGENCY: SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:56 Nov 15, 2005 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 05–22643 Filed 11–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 17, 2006. DATES: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g., new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy


Notice of Public Hearings for a Draft Overseas Environmental 
Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Statement for the Undersea 
Warfare Training Range; Correction

AGENCY: Department of Navy, DOD.

ACTION: Notice, correction.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy published a document in the Federal 
Register of October 28, 2005, concerning public hearings on a Draft 
Overseas Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Statement 
for the Undersea Warfare Training Range. The

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document contained an incorrect address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Keith Jenkins, 757-322-4046.

Correction

    In the Federal Register of October 28, 2005, in FR Doc. 70-208, on 
page 62103, in the first column, correct the section of the ADDRESSES 
caption to read:
    3. Jacksonville--Wilson Center for the Arts, Florida Community 
College, Jacksonville South Campus, 11901 Beach Boulevard, 
Jacksonville, FL 32246.

    Dated: November 10, 2005.
Eric McDonald,
Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy, 
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-22708 Filed 11-15-05; 8:45 am]
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