Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability, 77380-77381 [E5-8127]

Download as PDF 77380 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 250 / Friday, December 30, 2005 / Notices comments, DOE is extending the public scoping period until January 17, 2006. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 28, 2005. Alice C. Williams, NNSA NEPA Compliance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–24689 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6670–8] Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 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 the Federal Register dated April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16815). Draft EISs EIS No. 20050328, ERP No. D–FHW– G40186–LA, U.S. 90 Corridor, Proposed Interstate Highway 49 (I49) South Improvement from Raceland to the Davis Pond Diversion Canal, Section of Independent Utility 1 (SIU 1), Lafourche and St. Charles Parishes, LA. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050359, ERP No. D–NPS– L61229–AK, Denali National Park and Preserve, Draft South Denali Implementation Plan, MatanuskaSusitna Borough, AK. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050385, ERP No. D–COE– D35061–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. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns over potential impacts to aquatic resources and environmental justice communities. EPA also requested additional information concerning air toxic, particulates, and wetland impacts. Rating EC2. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Dec 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 EIS No. 20050453, ERP No. D–AFS– L65497–ID, South Fork Salmon River Sub-basin Noxious and Invasive Weed Management Program, Implementation, Krassel and McCall Ranger Districts, Payette National Forest and Cascade Ranger District, Valley and Idaho Counties, ID Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential adverse impacts to water quality and fishery resources. Unintended impacts to non-target species, especially salmonids, and persistence in the soils should be addressed in the Final EIS. EPA encourages expanding the use of Integrated Pest Management. Rating EC1. Final EISs EIS No. 20050478, ERP No. F1–FHW– H40397–MO, Interstate 70 Corridor Improvements, Section of Independent Utility #4, from Missouri Route BB Interchange to Eastern Columbia, Funding, Boone County, MO. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050329, ERP No. F–NPS– L65458–ID, Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Update and Consolidate Management Plans, into One Comprehensive Plan, Snake River Plain, Butte, Blaine, Lincoln, and Minidoka Counties, ID. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050409, ERP No. F–AFS– L64057–OR, Joseph Creek Rangeland Analysis Project, Proposal to Allocate Forage for Commercial Livestock Grazing on Eleven Allotment, Wallowa-Whitman National Forests, Wallowa Valley Ranger District, Wallowa County, OR. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. EIS No. 20050456, ERP No. F–FHW– F40416–00, U.S. 24 Transportation Improvements Project, I–469 in New Haven, Indiana to Ohio Route 15 in Defianc&eacute;, Funding, NPDES Permit and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit Issuance, Westenmost and Allen Counties, IN and Paulding and Defianc&eacute; Counties, OH. Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA’s concerns with wetland mitigation, noise mitigation, and storm water management. However, EPA continues to have concerns about post project monitoring and suggests details be included in the ROD. EIS No. 20050475, ERP No. F–AFS– G65092–NM, Invasive Plant Control Project, Protection of the Abundance and Biological Diversity of Desired PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Native Plant, Carson National Forest and Santa Fe National Forest, Rio Arriba, Colfax, Los Alamos, Mora, San Miguel and Santa Fe Counties, NM. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20050502, ERP No. F–AFS– J65424–MT, Fishtrap Project, Proposed Timber Harvest, Prescribed Burning, Road Construction and Other Restoration Activities, Lolo National Forest, Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger District, Sanders County, MT. Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA’s concerns about sedimentation, road density, hydro logic processes, and impacts to wildlife habitat although there still may be some short-term water quality effects. EIS No. 20050465, ERP No. FS–FHW– J40145–UT, Legacy Parkway Project, Construction from 1–215 at 2100 North in Salt Lake City to 1–15 and US–89 near Farmington, Updated Information, Funding and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Salt Lake and Davis Counties, UT. Summary: EPA has no objections to the preferred alternative, and indicated the practicability determination for the Denver and Rio Grande alternatives was appropriate. EPA recommended that the details of 150 acres of land proposed for addition to the Legacy Nature Preserve be described in the Record of Decision. EIS No. 20050476, ERP No. FS–AFS– L65344–AK, Emerald Bay Timber Sale, Implementation, Additional Information on the Potential Effects of the Project Alternatives, KetchikanMisty Fiords Ranger District, Tongass National Forest, AK. Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA’s concerns about the range of alternatives and Tribal consultation. Dated: December 27, 2005. Elaine Suriano, Environmental Scientist, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E5–8126 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6670–7] 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 12/19/2005 Through E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 250 / Friday, December 30, 2005 / Notices 12/23/2005, pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20050537, Final EIS, AFS, CA, Ansel Adams and John Muir Wildernesses, Trail and Commercial Pack Stock Management, Implementation, Inyo, Mono, Madera and Fresno Counties, CA, Wait Period Ends: 01/30/2006, Contact: Mary Beth Hennessy, 760–873–2448. EIS No. 20050538, Draft EIS, AFS, CA, Horse Heli Project, Harvest Merchantable Timber, Thin Stands, Treat Fuels, and Conduct Associated Activities, Klamath National Forest, Oak Knoll Ranger District, Siskiyou County, CA. Comment Period Ends: 02/13/2006, Contact: Jan Ford 530– 841–4501. EIS No. 20050539, Draft EIS, GSA, CA, Andrade Port of Entry (POE) Improvements Project, Proposed Expansion, Renovation, or Replacement of POE, Andrade, CA, Comment Period Ends: 02/28/2006, Contact: Morris Angell, 415–522– 3473. EIS No. 20050540, Draft EIS, FAA, 00, New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Airspace Redesign Project, To Increase the Efficiency and Reliability of the Airspace Structure and Air Traffic Control System, NY, NJ and PA, Comment Period Ends: 06/ 01/2006, Contact: Steve Kelly, 1–866– 347–5463. EIS No. 20050541, Draft EIS, COE, AR, Bayou Meto Basin, Arkansas General Reevaluation Project, Address Waterfowl Management, Water Supply and Flood Control Strategies, Located in Portions of Lonoke, Prairie, Jefferson, Arkansas and Pulaski, AR, Comment Period Ends: 02/24/2006, Contact: Mark Smith, 901–544–0670. EIS No. 20050542, Final Supplement, AFS, WA, Upper Charley Subwatershed Ecosystem Restoration Projects, Proposing to Amend the Umatilla National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan to Incorporate Management for Canada Lynx, Pomeroy Ranger District, Umatilla National Forest, Garfield County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 02/ 13/2006, Contact: Allen J. Ollila, 701– 227–7735. EIS No. 20050543, Draft EIS, NPS, VA, Manassas National Battlefield Park General Management Plan, Implementation, Fairfax and Prince William Counties, VA, Comment Period Ends: 02/28/2006, Contact: Patrick Gregerson, 202–619–7277. EIS No. 20050544, Draft EIS, FHW, KY, Newtown Pike Extension Project, Road Connection from West Main Street to South Limestone Street in Lexington, Fayette County, KY, VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Dec 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 Comment Period Ends: 03/17/2006, Contact: Jose Sepulveda, 502–223– 6720. EIS No. 20050545, Draft EIS, FHW, CA, Doyle Drive Project, South Access to the Golden Gate Bridge, Propose to Improve Seismic, Structural, and Traffic Safety, Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco County Transportation Authority, Marin and San Francisco Counties, CA, Comment Period Ends: 03/01/2006, Contact: Leland W. Dong, 916–498– 5860. EIS No. 20050546, Draft EIS, BLM, ID, Smoky Canyon Mine Panels F & G, Proposed Mine Expansion, Caribou County, ID, Comment Period Ends: 02/28/2006, Contact: Bill Stout, 208– 478–6340. EIS No. 20050547, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Paddy Flat Vegetation Project, Harvesting and Regenerate Timber Stands Precommercially Thin Plantations, Rapid, Kennally and Camp Creeks, Payette National Forest, McCall Ranger District, Valley County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 01/30/ 2006, Contact: Dan Anderson, 208– 634–0435. EIS No. 20050401, Draft Supplement, SFW, CA, Southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) Translocation Program, New and Updated Information, San Nicolas Island, Southern California Bight, CA, Comment Period Ends: 03/06/2006, Contact: Greg Sander, 805–644–1766 Ext 315. Revision of FR Notice Published on 10/07/2005: Comment Period Extended from 01/05/2006 to 03/06/2006. EIS No. 20050446, Draft EIS, USN, 00, Undersea Warfare Training Range (USWTR), Installation and Operation, Preferred Site (in the Cherry Point Operating Area) and the Alternate Sites (within the Virginia Capes and Jacksonville Operating Areas), NC, VA and FL, Comment Period Ends: 01/30/ 2006, Contact: Keith Jenkins, 757– 322–4046. Revision of FR Notice Published on 10/28/2005: Comment Period Extended from 12/28/2005 to 1/30/2006. EIS No. 20050518, Draft EIS, BLM, WY, Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Field Development Project, Proposed Natural Gas Development to 2000 Wells, 1800 to Coal Beds and 200 to Other Formations, Carbon County, WY, Comment Period Ends: 02/17/ 2006, Contact: David Simons, 307– 328–4328. Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Revision of FR Notice Published on 12/16/2005: Correction to Comment Period from 01/30/2006 to 02/17/2006. EIS No. 20050534, Draft EIS, AFS, WA, The Summit at Snoqualmie Master Development Plan (MPD), Proposal to Ensure Long-Term Economic Viability, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie/ Okanogan-Wnatchee National Forests, King County, WA, Comment Period Ends: 02/06/2006, Contact: Larry Donovan, 425–744–3403. Revision of FR Notice Published on 12/23/2005: Correction to Contact Person Telephone Number. Dated: December 27, 2005. Elaine Suriano, Environmental Scientist, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E5–8127 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [Docket No. FRL–8017–8] Meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Amended Notices PO 00000 77381 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The United States Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the 2006 Special Meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC). This OTC meeting will explore options available for reducing groundlevel ozone precursors in a multipollutant context. 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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 12/19/2005 
Through

[[Page 77381]]

12/23/2005, pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.
EIS No. 20050537, Final EIS, AFS, CA, Ansel Adams and John Muir 
Wildernesses, Trail and Commercial Pack Stock Management, 
Implementation, Inyo, Mono, Madera and Fresno Counties, CA, Wait Period 
Ends: 01/30/2006, Contact: Mary Beth Hennessy, 760-873-2448.
EIS No. 20050538, Draft EIS, AFS, CA, Horse Heli Project, Harvest 
Merchantable Timber, Thin Stands, Treat Fuels, and Conduct Associated 
Activities, Klamath National Forest, Oak Knoll Ranger District, 
Siskiyou County, CA. Comment Period Ends: 02/13/2006, Contact: Jan Ford 
530-841-4501.
EIS No. 20050539, Draft EIS, GSA, CA, Andrade Port of Entry (POE) 
Improvements Project, Proposed Expansion, Renovation, or Replacement of 
POE, Andrade, CA, Comment Period Ends: 02/28/2006, Contact: Morris 
Angell, 415-522-3473.
EIS No. 20050540, Draft EIS, FAA, 00, New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia 
Metropolitan Area Airspace Redesign Project, To Increase the Efficiency 
and Reliability of the Airspace Structure and Air Traffic Control 
System, NY, NJ and PA, Comment Period Ends: 06/01/2006, Contact: Steve 
Kelly, 1-866-347-5463.
EIS No. 20050541, Draft EIS, COE, AR, Bayou Meto Basin, Arkansas 
General Reevaluation Project, Address Waterfowl Management, Water 
Supply and Flood Control Strategies, Located in Portions of Lonoke, 
Prairie, Jefferson, Arkansas and Pulaski, AR, Comment Period Ends: 02/
24/2006, Contact: Mark Smith, 901-544-0670.
EIS No. 20050542, Final Supplement, AFS, WA, Upper Charley Subwatershed 
Ecosystem Restoration Projects, Proposing to Amend the Umatilla 
National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan to Incorporate 
Management for Canada Lynx, Pomeroy Ranger District, Umatilla National 
Forest, Garfield County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 02/13/2006, Contact: 
Allen J. Ollila, 701-227-7735.
EIS No. 20050543, Draft EIS, NPS, VA, Manassas National Battlefield 
Park General Management Plan, Implementation, Fairfax and Prince 
William Counties, VA, Comment Period Ends: 02/28/2006, Contact: Patrick 
Gregerson, 202-619-7277.
EIS No. 20050544, Draft EIS, FHW, KY, Newtown Pike Extension Project, 
Road Connection from West Main Street to South Limestone Street in 
Lexington, Fayette County, KY, Comment Period Ends: 03/17/2006, 
Contact: Jose Sepulveda, 502-223-6720.
EIS No. 20050545, Draft EIS, FHW, CA, Doyle Drive Project, South Access 
to the Golden Gate Bridge, Propose to Improve Seismic, Structural, and 
Traffic Safety, Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco County 
Transportation Authority, Marin and San Francisco Counties, CA, Comment 
Period Ends: 03/01/2006, Contact: Leland W. Dong, 916-498-5860.
EIS No. 20050546, Draft EIS, BLM, ID, Smoky Canyon Mine Panels F & G, 
Proposed Mine Expansion, Caribou County, ID, Comment Period Ends: 02/
28/2006, Contact: Bill Stout, 208-478-6340.
EIS No. 20050547, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Paddy Flat Vegetation Project, 
Harvesting and Regenerate Timber Stands Precommercially Thin 
Plantations, Rapid, Kennally and Camp Creeks, Payette National Forest, 
McCall Ranger District, Valley County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 01/30/
2006, Contact: Dan Anderson, 208-634-0435.

Amended Notices

EIS No. 20050401, Draft Supplement, SFW, CA, Southern Sea Otters 
(Enhydra lutris nereis) Translocation Program, New and Updated 
Information, San Nicolas Island, Southern California Bight, CA, Comment 
Period Ends: 03/06/2006, Contact: Greg Sander, 805-644-1766 Ext 315.

    Revision of FR Notice Published on 10/07/2005: Comment Period 
Extended from 01/05/2006 to 03/06/2006.

EIS No. 20050446, Draft EIS, USN, 00, Undersea Warfare Training Range 
(USWTR), Installation and Operation, Preferred Site (in the Cherry 
Point Operating Area) and the Alternate Sites (within the Virginia 
Capes and Jacksonville Operating Areas), NC, VA and FL, Comment Period 
Ends: 01/30/2006, Contact: Keith Jenkins, 757-322-4046.

    Revision of FR Notice Published on 10/28/2005: Comment Period 
Extended from 12/28/2005 to 1/30/2006.

EIS No. 20050518, Draft EIS, BLM, WY, Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Field 
Development Project, Proposed Natural Gas Development to 2000 Wells, 
1800 to Coal Beds and 200 to Other Formations, Carbon County, WY, 
Comment Period Ends: 02/17/2006, Contact: David Simons, 307-328-4328.

    Revision of FR Notice Published on 12/16/2005: Correction to 
Comment Period from 01/30/2006 to 02/17/2006.

EIS No. 20050534, Draft EIS, AFS, WA, The Summit at Snoqualmie Master 
Development Plan (MPD), Proposal to Ensure Long-Term Economic 
Viability, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie/Okanogan-Wnatchee National Forests, 
King County, WA, Comment Period Ends: 02/06/2006, Contact: Larry 
Donovan, 425-744-3403.

    Revision of FR Notice Published on 12/23/2005: Correction to 
Contact Person Telephone Number.

    Dated: December 27, 2005.
Elaine Suriano,
Environmental Scientist, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal 
Activities.
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