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Download as PDF 3290 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 13 / Friday, January 20, 2006 / Notices Although the Notice was published in the Federal Register on December 20, 2005 (70 FR 75458) with the correct EPA ICR Number (2014.03), the OMB Control Number in the title and in the Notice itself was incorrect. Therefore, EPA is clarifying that the OMB Control Number is 2060–0498 and not 2060–0948. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Need for Correction As published, the Notice contains errors which may prove to be misleading and need to be corrected. Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements of the HCFC Allowance System, EPA ICR Number 2014.03, OMB Control Number 2060–0498, Correction. Dated: January 12, 2006. Drusilla Hufford, Division Director, Stratospheric Protection Division. [FR Doc. E6–635 Filed 1–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6671–5] Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments wwhite on PROD1PC65 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 FR dated April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16815). Draft EISs EIS No. 20050308, ERP No. D–BLM– K65289–NV, Ely District Resource Management Plan, Implementation, White Pine, Lincoln Counties and a Portion of Nye County, NV. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050365, ERP No. D–NRC– F06027–OH, American Centrifuge Plant, Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment Facility, Construction, Operation, and Decommission, License Issuance, Piketon, OH. Summary: EPA expressed concerns about the generic approach in the preparation of the DEIS, because it does not address all related enrichment, VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Jan 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 decommissioning, and disposal activities and does not fully evaluate all feasible alternatives. EPA requested additional information on the handling and control of source, product and waste materials, more comprehensive cancer rate data, more comprehensive pollutant modeling data, a more comprehensive radiation monitoring scheme, and the most current annual radiological emission data. EPA also requested an analysis of the cumulative impacts for (1) construction of Cylinder Storage Yard X–745H on the currently impaired stream (Little Beaver Creek) due to additional erosion and sedimentation impacts, and (2) groundwater contamination. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050374, ERP No. D–BLM– K65290–CA, Ukiah Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Several Counties, CA. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050414, ERP No. D–NRC– C06015–NY, Generic—License Renewal of Nuclear Plants for Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, Supplement 24 to NUREG 1437, Implementation, Lake Ontario, Oswego County, NY. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the project’s impingement and entrainment impacts to fish and shellfish, as well as from heat shock and the need to perform a narrower EJ analysis. EPA also requested that the issues of waste treatment and pollution prevention be addressed. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050441, ERP No. D–COE– L32013–AK, Delong Mountain Terminal Project, Proposed Construction and Operation of Navigation Improvements, Northwest Arctic Borough, AK. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential adverse impacts to subsistence resources and the ability of native hunters to harvest these resources. EPA recommended consideration of changes to the preferred alternative and additional mitigation measures to reduce these impacts be considered during Government-to-Government Consultation with the local Tribes. EPA also recommended that the Final EIS include additional information regarding the planning process, evaluation of alternatives, cost estimates, and economic analysis. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050469, ERP No. D–NOA– A91073–00, Programmatic—Towards an Ecosystem Approach for the Western Pacific Region: From Species Based Fishery Management Plans to Place- PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Based Fishery Ecosystem Plans, Realignment, Implementation, Western Pacific Region (America Samoa, Guam, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), and U.S. Pacific Remote Island Areas. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050481, ERP No. D–FTA– H40187–MO, St. Louis Metro South Metrolink Extension, Transportation Improvement, City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO. Summary: EPA has expressed environmental concerns about the proposed project regarding potential impacts to floodplains, park and recreation lands, water quality, wetlands, noise and vibration. EPA is also concerned about the uncertainty of potential issues that could arise between now and the projected construction start date, which is likely greater than 5 years, considered to be the useful life of an EIS. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20050493, ERP No. D–NPS– G61043–AR, Pea Ridge National Military Park General Management Plan, Implementation, AR. Summary: EPA does not object to the preferred action as described in the DEIS. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050460, ERP No. DS–USN– A10072–00, Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) Sonar Systems, Updated and Additional Information, Implementation. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. EIS No. 20050483, ERP No. DS–UAF– G11038–00, Realistic Bomber Training Initiative, Addresses Impacts of Wake Vortices on Surface Structures, Dyess Air Force Base, TX and Barksdale Air Force Base, LA. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. Rating LO. Final EISs EIS No. 20050420, ERP No. F–IBR– K60035–NV, Humboldt Project Conveyance, Transferring 83,530 Acres from Federal Ownership to the Pershing County Water Conservation District (PCWCD), Pershing and Lander Counties, NV. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. EIS No. 20050474, ERP No. F–COE– K11114–CA, Mare Island Reuse of Dredged Material Disposal Ponds as a Confirmed Updated Dredged Material Disposal Facility, Issuing Section 404 Permit Clean Water Act and Section 10 Permit Rivers and Harbor Act, San E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1 wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 13 / Friday, January 20, 2006 / Notices Francisco Bay Area, City of Vallejo, Solando County, CA. Summary: EPA concerns regarding responsibility for key aspects of site operations were addressed in the Final EIS; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20050482, ERP No. F–AFS– J65427–WY, Cottonwood II Vegetation Management Project, Vegetation Management in the North and South Cottonwood Creek Drainages, Implementation, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Big Piney Ranger District, Sublette County, WY. Summary: EPA has remaining concerns about potential adverse impacts to water quality, soils, fish and wildlife habitat, and socio-economic impacts to the community. EIS No. 20050499, ERP No. F–AFS– H65022–MO, Mark Twain National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Revise to the 1986 Land and Resource Management Plan, several counties, MO. Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA’s concerns on air quality impacts of prescribed burning, degree of cumulative impacts assessment and provides more detail on the adaptive management process. Therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20050505, ERP No. F–AFS– L65481–00, Caribou Travel Plan Revision, Determine the Motorized Road and Trail System, Implementation, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Westside, Soda Spring and Montpeller Ranger Districts, Bannock, Bear River, Bonneville, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties, ID; Box Elder and Cache Counties, UT and Lincoln County, WY. Summary: The final EIS addressed EPA’s concerns about the travel plan’s potential adverse impacts to water quality, air quality, and wilderness; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20050512, ERP No. F–NPS– D61056–DC, Rock Creek Park and the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Project, General Management Plan, Implementation, Washington, DC. Summary: The Final EIS has adequately addressed EPA’s concerns with road improvements and visitor safety, wildlife management, and historic resources; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20050536, ERP No. F–FAA– A12043–00, Horizontal Launch and Reentry of Reentry Vehicles, Facilitate the Issuance of Licenses in United States. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Jan 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20060000, ERP No. F–BLM– G65096–NM, McGregor Range Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA), Implementation, Otero County, NM. Summary: No comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. Dated: January 17, 2006. Pearl Young, Management Analyst, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E6–651 Filed 1–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6671–4] Environmental Impact 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 1/9/2006 through 1/13/2006 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20060006, Final EIS, AFS, AK, Scott Peak Project Area, Harvesting Timber and Development of Road Management, Tongrass National Forest, Petersburg Ranger District, Northeast of Kupreanof Island, AK, Wait Period Ends: 2/13/2006, Contact: Linda Slaght 907–772–3871. Revision to FR Notice published on 1/ 6/2006: The above EIS should have appeared in the FR on 1/6/2006. The Wait Period is calculated from the FR on 1/6/2006. EIS No. 20060007, Draft Supplement, COE, MA, Boston Harbor Inner Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project, Updated Information, Boston Harbor, Mystic River and Chelsea River, MA, Comment Period Ends: 3/6/2006, Contact: Michael Keegan, 978–318–8087. EIS No. 20060008, Draft EIS, FHW, LA, East-West Corridor Highway Component, from I–130 to Louis Armstrong International Airport, to Central Business District (CBD), Jefferson, Orleans and St. Charles Parishes, LA, Comment Period Ends: 3/ 6/2006, Contact: William Farr, 225–757– 7615. EIS No. 20060009, Final EIS, NPS, AK, Denali National Park and Preserve Revised Final Backcountry Management Plan, General Management Plan Amendment, Implementation, AK, Wait Period Ends: 2/21/2006, Contact: Adrienne Lindholm, 907–644–3613. PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3291 EIS No. 20060010, Draft EIS, IBR, NM, Long-Term Miscellaneous Purposes Contract Abstract, To Use Carlsbad Project Water for Purposes Other than Irrigation, Eddy County, NM, Comment Period Ends: 3/13/2006, Contact: Marsha Carra, 505–462–3602. EIS No. 20060011, Draft EIS, BLM, UT, Chapita Wells-Stagecoach Area Natural Gas Development, Drilling and Production Operations of Natural Gas Wells and Associated Access Road, and Pipelines, Uintah County, UT, Comment Period Ends: 3/6/2006, Contact: Stephanie Howard, 435–781–4400. EIS No. 20060012, Final Supplement, COE, CA, U.S. Army National Training Center, Additional Maneuver Training Land at Fort Irwin, Implementation, San Bernardino County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 2/21/2006, Contact: Ray Marler, 760–380–3035. EIS No. 20060013, Final EIS, COE, 00, TIERED–FEIS Baltimore Harbor and Channels Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP), To Analyze Dredged Material Placement, Port of Baltimore, Chesapeake Bay, MD, PA, DE, WV, DC, and NY, Wait Period Ends: 2/21/2006, Contact: Mark Mendelsohn, 401–962– 9499. EIS No. 20060014, Draft EIS, NPS, OH, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, General Management Plan Amendment, Implementation, Dayton, OH, Comment Period Ends: 3/ 20/2006, Contact: Lawrence Blake, 937– 225–7710. EIS No. 20060015, Draft EIS, AFS, CA, Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Proposed 2003 Mountain Master Development Plan, Implementation, Eldorado National Forest, Amador, Alpine and EL Dorado Counties, CA, Comment Period Ends: 3/6/2006, Contact: Sue Rodman, 530–622–5061. EIS No. 20060016, Fourth Draft Supplement, NOA, 00, Amendment 26 to the Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Fishery Management Plan, Proposed Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program to Reduce Overcapacity in the Commercial Red Snapper Fishery, Comment Period Ends: 3/6/2006, Contact: Dr. Roy E. Crabtree, 727–824–5308. EIS No. 20060017, Draft EIS, AFS, FL, Ocala National Forest Access Designation Process, Roads and Trails Systems Development, Implementation, Lake, Marion and Putnam Counties, FL, Comment Period Ends: 2/21/2006, Contact: Will Ebaugh, 850–523–8557. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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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. 20050308, ERP No. D-BLM-K65289-NV, Ely District Resource 
Management Plan, Implementation, White Pine, Lincoln Counties and a 
Portion of Nye County, NV.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO.

    EIS No. 20050365, ERP No. D-NRC-F06027-OH, American Centrifuge 
Plant, Gas Centrifuge Uranium Enrichment Facility, Construction, 
Operation, and Decommission, License Issuance, Piketon, OH.

    Summary: EPA expressed concerns about the generic approach in the 
preparation of the DEIS, because it does not address all related 
enrichment, decommissioning, and disposal activities and does not fully 
evaluate all feasible alternatives. EPA requested additional 
information on the handling and control of source, product and waste 
materials, more comprehensive cancer rate data, more comprehensive 
pollutant modeling data, a more comprehensive radiation monitoring 
scheme, and the most current annual radiological emission data. EPA 
also requested an analysis of the cumulative impacts for (1) 
construction of Cylinder Storage Yard X-745H on the currently impaired 
stream (Little Beaver Creek) due to additional erosion and 
sedimentation impacts, and (2) groundwater contamination. Rating EC2.

    EIS No. 20050374, ERP No. D-BLM-K65290-CA, Ukiah Resource 
Management Plan, Implementation, Several Counties, CA.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. Rating LO.

    EIS No. 20050414, ERP No. D-NRC-C06015-NY, Generic--License Renewal 
of Nuclear Plants for Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2, 
Supplement 24 to NUREG 1437, Implementation, Lake Ontario, Oswego 
County, NY.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the project's 
impingement and entrainment impacts to fish and shellfish, as well as 
from heat shock and the need to perform a narrower EJ analysis. EPA 
also requested that the issues of waste treatment and pollution 
prevention be addressed. Rating EC2.

    EIS No. 20050441, ERP No. D-COE-L32013-AK, Delong Mountain Terminal 
Project, Proposed Construction and Operation of Navigation 
Improvements, Northwest Arctic Borough, AK.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential 
adverse impacts to subsistence resources and the ability of native 
hunters to harvest these resources. EPA recommended consideration of 
changes to the preferred alternative and additional mitigation measures 
to reduce these impacts be considered during Government-to-Government 
Consultation with the local Tribes. EPA also recommended that the Final 
EIS include additional information regarding the planning process, 
evaluation of alternatives, cost estimates, and economic analysis. 
Rating EC2.

    EIS No. 20050469, ERP No. D-NOA-A91073-00, Programmatic--Towards an 
Ecosystem Approach for the Western Pacific Region: From Species Based 
Fishery Management Plans to Place-Based Fishery Ecosystem Plans, 
Realignment, Implementation, Western Pacific Region (America Samoa, 
Guam, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), and U.S. 
Pacific Remote Island Areas.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO.

    EIS No. 20050481, ERP No. D-FTA-H40187-MO, St. Louis Metro South 
Metrolink Extension, Transportation Improvement, City of St. Louis, St. 
Louis County, MO.

    Summary: EPA has expressed environmental concerns about the 
proposed project regarding potential impacts to floodplains, park and 
recreation lands, water quality, wetlands, noise and vibration. EPA is 
also concerned about the uncertainty of potential issues that could 
arise between now and the projected construction start date, which is 
likely greater than 5 years, considered to be the useful life of an 
EIS. Rating EC2.

    EIS No. 20050493, ERP No. D-NPS-G61043-AR, Pea Ridge National 
Military Park General Management Plan, Implementation, AR.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the preferred action as described 
in the DEIS. Rating LO.

    EIS No. 20050460, ERP No. DS-USN-A10072-00, Surveillance Towed 
Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) Sonar Systems, 
Updated and Additional Information, Implementation.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO.

    EIS No. 20050483, ERP No. DS-UAF-G11038-00, Realistic Bomber 
Training Initiative, Addresses Impacts of Wake Vortices on Surface 
Structures, Dyess Air Force Base, TX and Barksdale Air Force Base, LA.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. Rating LO.

Final EISs

    EIS No. 20050420, ERP No. F-IBR-K60035-NV, Humboldt Project 
Conveyance, Transferring 83,530 Acres from Federal Ownership to the 
Pershing County Water Conservation District (PCWCD), Pershing and 
Lander Counties, NV.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project.

    EIS No. 20050474, ERP No. F-COE-K11114-CA, Mare Island Reuse of 
Dredged Material Disposal Ponds as a Confirmed Updated Dredged Material 
Disposal Facility, Issuing Section 404 Permit Clean Water Act and 
Section 10 Permit Rivers and Harbor Act, San

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Francisco Bay Area, City of Vallejo, Solando County, CA.

    Summary: EPA concerns regarding responsibility for key aspects of 
site operations were addressed in the Final EIS; therefore, EPA does 
not object to the proposed action.

    EIS No. 20050482, ERP No. F-AFS-J65427-WY, Cottonwood II Vegetation 
Management Project, Vegetation Management in the North and South 
Cottonwood Creek Drainages, Implementation, Bridger-Teton National 
Forest, Big Piney Ranger District, Sublette County, WY.

    Summary: EPA has remaining concerns about potential adverse impacts 
to water quality, soils, fish and wildlife habitat, and socio-economic 
impacts to the community.
    EIS No. 20050499, ERP No. F-AFS-H65022-MO, Mark Twain National 
Forest Land and Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Revise to the 
1986 Land and Resource Management Plan, several counties, MO.

    Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA's concerns on air quality 
impacts of prescribed burning, degree of cumulative impacts assessment 
and provides more detail on the adaptive management process. Therefore, 
EPA does not object to the proposed action.

    EIS No. 20050505, ERP No. F-AFS-L65481-00, Caribou Travel Plan 
Revision, Determine the Motorized Road and Trail System, 
Implementation, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Westside, Soda Spring 
and Montpeller Ranger Districts, Bannock, Bear River, Bonneville, 
Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties, ID; Box Elder and Cache 
Counties, UT and Lincoln County, WY.

    Summary: The final EIS addressed EPA's concerns about the travel 
plan's potential adverse impacts to water quality, air quality, and 
wilderness; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action.

    EIS No. 20050512, ERP No. F-NPS-D61056-DC, Rock Creek Park and the 
Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Project, General Management Plan, 
Implementation, Washington, DC.

    Summary: The Final EIS has adequately addressed EPA's concerns with 
road improvements and visitor safety, wildlife management, and historic 
resources; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action.

    EIS No. 20050536, ERP No. F-FAA-A12043-00, Horizontal Launch and 
Reentry of Reentry Vehicles, Facilitate the Issuance of Licenses in 
United States.

    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

    EIS No. 20060000, ERP No. F-BLM-G65096-NM, McGregor Range Resource 
Management Plan Amendment (RMPA), Implementation, Otero County, NM.

    Summary: No comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

    Dated: January 17, 2006.
Pearl Young,
Management Analyst, Office of Federal Activities.
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