Draft Environmental Impact Statement for General Management Plan; Olympic National Park; Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period, 59522 [E6-16664]

Download as PDF 59522 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 10, 2006 / Notices quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden to respondents, including use of automated information collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Automated data collection: No automated data collection will be used in this study. Description of respondents: Pre-test— adults from Atlanta, GA, Sacramento, CA, and Chicago, IL who are contacted by telephone and agree to participate in focus groups in those cities. Pilot test— adult residents of 16 neighborhoods in Phoenix, AZ and Syracuse, NY who live in owner-occupied homes. Estimated average number of respondents: 920 (120 for focus groups; 800 for pilot survey). Estimated average number of responses: 920 (120 for focus groups; 800 for pilot survey). Estimated average burden hours per response: 2.5 hours for focus group respondents, 1⁄3 hour for pilot survey respondents. Frequency of response: 1 time per respondent. Estimated annual reporting burden: 567 hours. Dated: September 27, 2006. Leonard E. Stowe, NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–8564 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] next 15 to 20 years. The document describes four management alternatives, including a No-Action Alternative and the NPS’s preferred alternative. The anticipated environmental impacts of those alternatives are also analyzed. Public comment on the draft plan was considered when preparing the final. The NPS will execute a Record of Decision no sooner than 30 days following the Environmental Protection Agency’s notice in the Federal Register. DATES: Copies of the FEIS and GMP are available from the Superintendent, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, 2995 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville, Kentucky 42748–9707; telephone: 270–358–3137. An electronic copy of the document is available on the Internet at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/ . ADDRESSES: The Superintendent, Abraham Lincoln National Historic Site, at the address and telephone number shown above, Matthew Safford at 303–969–2898, or Amy Wirsching at 404–562–3124, extension 607. The responsible official for the FEIS is Patricia A. Hooks, Regional Director, Southeast Region, National Park Service, 100 Alabama Street SW., 1924 Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: August 28, 2006. Patricia A. Hooks, Regional Director, Southeast Region. [FR Doc. E6–16686 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–M0 BILLING CODE 4310–5C–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES National Park Service National Park Service SUMMARY: The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the General Management Plan (GMP) for Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, Kentucky. This document will be available for public review pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and NPS policy in Director’s Order Number 2 (Park Planning) and Director’s Order Number 12 (Conservation Planning, Environmental Impact Analysis, and Decision-making). The authority for publishing this notice is 40 CFR 1506.6. The document provides a framework for management, use, and development of the historic site by the NPS for the VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Oct 06, 2006 Jkt 211001 Draft Environmental Impact Statement for General Management Plan; Olympic National Park; Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (Pub. L. 91–190 as amended), the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), which will serve as the ‘‘blueprint’’ to guide management, research, and other activities in Olympic National Park, Washington, during the next 15–20 years. The park’s Notice of Availability of the DEIS was published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2006, with the original public review period set to conclude on September 15, 2006. In response to public interest expressed to date and with regard for the timing of the original PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 release, the public review period has been extended two additional weeks. Interested individuals, organizations, and agencies are encouraged to provide written comments—to be considered any response must now be postmarked or transmitted no later than September 30, 2006. Persons wishing to comment may do so by one of several ways. Responses are encouraged online using the electronic comment form accessed at the NPS Park Planning website (https:// parkplanning.nps.gov), or by e-mail to olym_gmp@nps.gov. Written comments can be mailed to Olympic National Park General Management Plan, National Park Service, Denver Service Center, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, Colorado 80225; or faxed to (303) 969–2736. Comments may be hand delivered during normal business hours to the headquarters office of Olympic National Park located at 600 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362. To obtain a copy of the DEIS please contact the park at the address noted above, or via telephone at (360) 565–3004. Our practice is to make comments, including names, home addresses, home phone numbers, and email addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their names and/or home addresses, etc., but if you wish us to consider withholding this information you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. In addition, you must present a rationale for withholding this information. This rationale must demonstrate that disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of privacy. Unsupported assertions will not meet this burden. In the absence of exceptional, documentable circumstances, this information will be released. We will always make submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives of or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 24, 2006. Patricia L. Neubacher, Acting Regional Director, Pacific West Region. [FR Doc. E6–16664 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–KY–P E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Draft Environmental Impact Statement for General Management Plan; 
Olympic National Park; Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period

SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969 (Pub. L. 91-190 as amended), the National Park 
Service, Department of the Interior, has prepared a Draft Environmental 
Impact Statement (DEIS), which will serve as the ``blueprint'' to guide 
management, research, and other activities in Olympic National Park, 
Washington, during the next 15-20 years. The park's Notice of 
Availability of the DEIS was published in the Federal Register on July 
14, 2006, with the original public review period set to conclude on 
September 15, 2006. In response to public interest expressed to date 
and with regard for the timing of the original release, the public 
review period has been extended two additional weeks.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested individuals, organizations, and 
agencies are encouraged to provide written comments--to be considered 
any response must now be postmarked or transmitted no later than 
September 30, 2006. Persons wishing to comment may do so by one of 
several ways. Responses are encouraged online using the electronic 
comment form accessed at the NPS Park Planning website (https://
parkplanning.nps.gov), or by e-mail to olym_gmp@nps.gov. Written 
comments can be mailed to Olympic National Park General Management 
Plan, National Park Service, Denver Service Center, P.O. Box 25287, 
Denver, Colorado 80225; or faxed to (303) 969-2736. Comments may be 
hand delivered during normal business hours to the headquarters office 
of Olympic National Park located at 600 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, 
WA 98362. To obtain a copy of the DEIS please contact the park at the 
address noted above, or via telephone at (360) 565-3004.
    Our practice is to make comments, including names, home addresses, 
home phone numbers, and email addresses of respondents, available for 
public review. Individual respondents may request that we withhold 
their names and/or home addresses, etc., but if you wish us to consider 
withholding this information you must state this prominently at the 
beginning of your comments. In addition, you must present a rationale 
for withholding this information. This rationale must demonstrate that 
disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of privacy. 
Unsupported assertions will not meet this burden. In the absence of 
exceptional, documentable circumstances, this information will be 
released. We will always make submissions from organizations or 
businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as 
representatives of or officials of organizations or businesses, 
available for public inspection in their entirety.

    Dated: August 24, 2006.
Patricia L. Neubacher,
Acting Regional Director, Pacific West Region.
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