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Download as PDF 33444 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 111 / Friday, June 9, 2006 / Notices [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004; FRL–8071–7] Access to Confidential Business Information by Eagle Technologies, Incorporated Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has authorized its contractor Eagle Technologies, Incorporated of Lanham, MD access to information which has been submitted to EPA under all sections of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI). DATES: Access to the confidential data will occur no sooner than June 16, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colby Litner, Regulatory Coordinator, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 554–1404; e-mail address: TSCA-Hotline@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. 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PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 6560–50–S 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 7, 2006 (71 FR 17845). Draft EISs EIS No. 20060046, ERP No. D–BIA– K65299–CA, Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians, Proposed 29.87 Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project, Contra Costa County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about contamination from past industrial uses of the project site and requested additional information on hazardous materials characterization and procedures to be used to address contamination. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060052, ERP No. D–NRC– F06029–MI, GENERIC—License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, Supplement 27 to NUREG–1437, Regarding Palisade Nuclear Plant, Located in Covert Township, Van Buren County, MI. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about risk estimates and entrainment of fish and shellfish in early life stages. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060106, ERP No. D–AFS– L65505–ID, Clear Prong Project, Timber Harvest, Temporary Road Construction, Road Maintenance, Road Decommissioning, Thinning of Sub-Merchantable Tree, and Prescribed Fire, Boise National Forest, Cascade Ranger District, Valley County, ID. 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EIS No. 20060127, ERP No. D–AFS– K65304–CA, North 49 Forest Health Recovery Project, Restore Fire Adapted Forest System, Located in the Red (MA–16) and Logan (MA–45) Management Areas, Hat Creek Ranger District, Lassen National Forest, Shasta County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential impacts to the watershed, in particular to water quality and soil, and recommended that the final EIS include monitoring plans and mitigation measures and that impacts to Wildland Urban Interface areas be analyzed. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060131, ERP No. D–AFS– L65506–OR, Kelsey Vegetation Management Project, Moving Resource Conditions Closer to the Goals and Desired Future Condition, Deschutes National Forest Land Resource Management Plan, BendFort Rock Ranger District, Deschutes County, OR. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concern about cumulative effects. Rating EC1. EIS No. 20060132, ERP No. D–AFS– L65507–ID, White/White Analysis Project, Proposes Vegetative Management and Watershed Improvement, Lolo Creek, Chamook Creek, White Creek, Mike White Creek, Nevada Creek, and Utah Creek, Lochsa Ranger District, Clearwater National Forest, Idaho and Clearwater County, ID. Summary: EPA supports the restoration of riparian/stream channel, aquatic ecosystem, and watershed VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:01 Jun 08, 2006 Jkt 208001 conditions. However, EPA expressed environmental concerns about sediment loading and temperature impacts from the stated levels of regeneration harvest to water quality, aquatic resources, and source water. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060082, ERP No. DS–USA– L11037–AK, U.S. Army Alaska Battle Area Complex (BAX) and a Combined Arms Collective Training Facility (CACTF), Construction and Operation, Additional Information on Site Alternative, within U.S. Army Training Lands in Alaska. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about wetland and storm water impacts, and requested additional information on compensatory mitigation for unavoidable wetland impacts and storm water planning, monitoring and adaptive management. Rating EC2. Final EISs EIS No. 20060004, ERP No. F–FHW– D40326–MD, Inter County Connector (ICC) from I–270 to US–1, Funding and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, MD. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about impacts related to wetland complexes and tributary streams in particular. Nevertheless, EPA is pleased to note that FHWA and the Maryland State Highway Administration have incorporated many features intended to reduce or mitigate impacts. EIS No. 20060135, ERP No. F–FHW– F40425–OH, US–24 Transportation Project, Improvements between Napoleon to Toledo, Funding, Lucas and Henry Counties, OH Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about commitments to floodplain and habitat mitigation as well as emergency access. EIS No. 20060180, ERP No. F–AFS– F65060–IN, Tell City Windthrow 2004 Project, Salvage Harvest and Prescribed Burning of Windthrow Timber, Implementation, Hoosier National Forest, Perry, Crawford and Dubois Counties, IN. Summary: EPA does not object to this project. Dated: June 6, 2006. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 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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 7, 2006 (71 FR 17845).

Draft EISs

EIS No. 20060046, ERP No. D-BIA-K65299-CA, Scotts Valley Band of Pomo 
Indians, Proposed 29.87 Acre Fee-to-Trust Transfer and Casino Project, 
Contra Costa County, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about contamination 
from past industrial uses of the project site and requested additional 
information on hazardous materials characterization and procedures to 
be used to address contamination.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060052, ERP No. D-NRC-F06029-MI, GENERIC--License Renewal of 
Nuclear Plants, Supplement 27 to NUREG-1437, Regarding Palisade Nuclear 
Plant, Located in Covert Township, Van Buren County, MI.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about risk estimates 
and entrainment of fish and shellfish in early life stages.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060106, ERP No. D-AFS-L65505-ID, Clear Prong Project, Timber 
Harvest, Temporary Road Construction, Road Maintenance, Road 
Decommissioning, Thinning of Sub-Merchantable Tree, and Prescribed 
Fire, Boise National Forest, Cascade Ranger District, Valley County, 
ID.

Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water

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quality impacts, and requested the Forest Service to confirm the 
expected beneficial impacts associated with restoration in a water 
quality impaired water body.

Rating EC1.

EIS No. 20060115, ERP No. D-AFS-J65460-UT, Upper Strawberry Allotments 
Grazing, Authorize Livestock Grazing, Heber Ranger District, Uinta 
National Forest, Wasatch County, UT.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about grazing impacts 
on riparian habitat and water quality, and suggested that the Final EIS 
explore more rigorous monitoring measures, and development of a 
comprehensive monitoring plan that is tied to specific adaptive 
measures that can be implemented in response to exceedance of 
thresholds or standards.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060127, ERP No. D-AFS-K65304-CA, North 49 Forest Health 
Recovery Project, Restore Fire Adapted Forest System, Located in the 
Red (MA-16) and Logan (MA-45) Management Areas, Hat Creek Ranger 
District, Lassen National Forest, Shasta County, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential 
impacts to the watershed, in particular to water quality and soil, and 
recommended that the final EIS include monitoring plans and mitigation 
measures and that impacts to Wildland Urban Interface areas be 
analyzed.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060131, ERP No. D-AFS-L65506-OR, Kelsey Vegetation Management 
Project, Moving Resource Conditions Closer to the Goals and Desired 
Future Condition, Deschutes National Forest Land Resource Management 
Plan, Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District, Deschutes County, OR.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concern about cumulative 
effects.

    Rating EC1.

EIS No. 20060132, ERP No. D-AFS-L65507-ID, White/White Analysis 
Project, Proposes Vegetative Management and Watershed Improvement, Lolo 
Creek, Chamook Creek, White Creek, Mike White Creek, Nevada Creek, and 
Utah Creek, Lochsa Ranger District, Clearwater National Forest, Idaho 
and Clearwater County, ID.
    Summary: EPA supports the restoration of riparian/stream channel, 
aquatic ecosystem, and watershed conditions. However, EPA expressed 
environmental concerns about sediment loading and temperature impacts 
from the stated levels of regeneration harvest to water quality, 
aquatic resources, and source water.
Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060082, ERP No. DS-USA-L11037-AK, U.S. Army Alaska Battle 
Area Complex (BAX) and a Combined Arms Collective Training Facility 
(CACTF), Construction and Operation, Additional Information on Site 
Alternative, within U.S. Army Training Lands in Alaska.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about wetland and 
storm water impacts, and requested additional information on 
compensatory mitigation for unavoidable wetland impacts and storm water 
planning, monitoring and adaptive management.

Rating EC2.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20060004, ERP No. F-FHW-D40326-MD, Inter County Connector (ICC) 
from I-270 to US-1, Funding and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, 
Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, MD.

    Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about impacts 
related to wetland complexes and tributary streams in particular. 
Nevertheless, EPA is pleased to note that FHWA and the Maryland State 
Highway Administration have incorporated many features intended to 
reduce or mitigate impacts.

EIS No. 20060135, ERP No. F-FHW-F40425-OH, US-24 Transportation 
Project, Improvements between Napoleon to Toledo, Funding, Lucas and 
Henry Counties, OH

    Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about 
commitments to floodplain and habitat mitigation as well as emergency 
access.

EIS No. 20060180, ERP No. F-AFS-F65060-IN, Tell City Windthrow 2004 
Project, Salvage Harvest and Prescribed Burning of Windthrow Timber, 
Implementation, Hoosier National Forest, Perry, Crawford and Dubois 
Counties, IN.

    Summary: EPA does not object to this project.

    Dated: June 6, 2006.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
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