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Download as PDF 60508 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 198 / Friday, October 13, 2006 / Notices e-mail at Saida.Shaalan@FERC.gov or by phone at 202–502–8278. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–16966 Filed 10–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD07–2–000] Technical Conference on Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005 and Federal Power Act Section 203 Issues; Notice of Technical Conference ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES2 October 6, 2006. Take notice that on December 7, 2006, a technical conference will be held at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) to discuss certain issues raised in rulemakings issued in Docket Nos. RM05–32 and RM05–34. Repeal of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 and Enactment of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005, Order No. 667, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,197 (2005), order on reh’g, Order No. 667–A, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,213, order on reh’g, Order No. 667–B, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,224 (2006), reh’g pending; Transactions Subject to FPA Section 203, Order No. 669, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,200 (2006), order on reh’g, Order No. 669–A, FERC Stats. Regs. ¶ 31,214 (2006), order on reh’g, Order No. 669– B, FERC Stats. & Regs. ¶ 31,225 (2006). The technical conference will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST) at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, in the Commission Meeting Room. All interested persons are invited to attend. A further notice with a detailed agenda will be issued in advance of the conference. A free webcast of this event will be available through http://www.ferc.gov. Anyone with Internet access who desires to view this event can do so by navigating to www.ferc.gov’s Calendar of Events and locating this event in the Calendar. The event will contain a link to its webcast. The Capitol Connection provides technical support for the free webcasts. It also offers access to this event via television in the DC area and via phone bridge for a fee. If you have any questions, visit http:// www.CapitolConnection.org or contact Danelle Perkowski or David Reininger at 703–993–3100. Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Oct 12, 2006 Jkt 211001 Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations please send an e-mail to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1–866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–208–1659 (TTY), or send a fax to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. For more information about this conference, please contact: Andrew P. Mosier, Jr., Office of Energy Markets and Reliability, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502–6274, Andrew.Mosier@ferc.gov. Roshini Thayaparan, Office of the General Counsel—Energy Markets, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502– 6857, Roshini.Thayaparan@ferc.gov. Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–16960 Filed 10–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6680–2] 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. 20060084, ERP No. D–AFS– K65302–CA, Commercial Park Stock Permit Reissuance for the Sierra National Forest and Trail Management Plan for the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, Application Reissuance Special-Use-Permit, Mariposa, Madera and Fresno Counties, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the adverse impacts of sediment and manure to water quality. Alternative 3— Destination Management offers the best remedy and should be given additional consideration. The final EIS should include a detailed monitoring and enforcement plan. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060181, ERP No. D–BLM– K08031–00, Devers-Palo Verde No. 2 Transmission Line Project, Construction and Operation a New 230-mile 500 kV Electric Transmission Line between Devers Substation in California and Harquahala Generating Substation in Arizona. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with potential impacts to wetlands and air quality. The final EIS should include a more detailed discussion of cumulative impacts to air quality and riparian habitat. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060321, ERP No. D–AFS– K65318–CA, Diamond Vegetation Management Project, To Shift Existing Conditions Toward Desired Future Conditions, MT. Hough Ranger District, Plumas National Forest, Plumas County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to water quality and requested additional information on cumulative watershed effects in Riparian Habitat Conservation Areas. The final EIS should include mitigation measures to further reduce erosion from roads, stream bank instability and channel erosion. Rating EC2. Final EISs EIS No. 20060281, ERP No. F–NPS– K39095–CA, Furnace Creek Water Collection System, Reconstruction, Death Valley National Park, Implementation, Inyo County, CA. Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA’s concerns with a discharge of reverse osmosis residuals into Furnace Creek; therefore, EPA has no objections to the project. EIS No. 20060288, ERP No. F–FTA– K54030–CA, Warm Springs Extension, Proposing 5.4 mile Extension of the BART System in the City of Fremont, Funding, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District, Alameda County, CA. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20060367, ERP No. F–FHW– J40172–UT, Syracuse Road 1000 West to 2000 West, Transportation Improvements, Funding and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Syracus City, Davis County, UT. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 198 / Friday, October 13, 2006 / Notices Dated: October 10, 2006. Ken Mittelholtz, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E6–17014 Filed 10–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6680–1] ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES2 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 10/02/2006 through 10/06/2006. Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20060406, Draft EIS, BLM, AK, Bay Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Located within the Bristol Bay and Goodnews Bay Areas, AK, Comment Period Ends: 01/11/ 2007, Contact: Mark Fullmer 907– 267–1246 EIS No. 20060407, Final EIS, NPS, WA, Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve General Management Plan, Implementation, Town of Coupeville, Island County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 11/16/2006, Contact: Rob Harbour 360–678–6084 EIS No. 20060408, Draft EIS, FAA, NM, Taos Regional Airport (SKX) Airport Layout Plan Improvements, Construction and Operation, Town of Taos, Taos County, NM, Comment Period Ends: 11/27/2006, Contact: Joyce M. Porter 817–222–5644. EIS No. 20060409, Final EIS, AFS, UT, Lake Project, Proposal to Maintain Vegetative Diversity and Recover Economic Value of Dead, Dying and High Risk to Mortality Trees, MantiLa Sal National Forest, Ferron/Price Ranger District, Emery and Sanpete Counties, UT, Wait Period Ends: 11/ 16/2006, Contact: Diane Cote 435– 636–3320. EIS No. 20060410, Final EIS, AFS, 00, Wasatch-Cache National Forest Noxious Weed Treatment Program, Proposes to Treat Noxious Weeds 1.2 Million Acres of Wilderness and NonWilderness Areas, several counties, UT and Uinta County, WY, Wait Period Ends: 11/16/2006, Contact: Mike Duncan 801–236–3415. EIS No. 20060411, Draft Supplement, COE, 00, PROGRAMMATIC—Fort Bliss Texas and New Mexico Mission and Master Plan, To Modify Current Land Use, EL Paso, TX and Dona Ana and Otero Counties, NM, Comment VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Oct 12, 2006 Jkt 211001 Period Ends: 12/12/2006 Contact: John Barrera 915–568–3908. EIS No. 20060412, Draft EIS, FTA, MO, Branson Transit Study, Proposed Alternatives Analysis selection, Transit Improvements, City of Branson, Taney County, MO, Comment Period Ends: 11/27/2006, Contact: Joan Roeseler 816–329–3936 EIS No. 20060413, Draft EIS, FTA, FL, PROGRAMMATIC—South Florida East Coast Corridor Transit Analysis Study Tier 1, To Address Transportation Demand, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties, FL, Comment Period Ends: 12/08/ 2006, Contact: Tony Dittmeier 404– 562–3512. EIS No. 20060414, Draft EIS, USA, CO, Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site (PCMS) Transformation Program, Implementation, Base Realignment and Closure Activities, Fort Carson, Las Animas, Otero and Huerfano Counties, CO, Comment Period Ends: 11/27/2006, Contact: Karen Wilson 703–602–2861 EIS No. 20060415, Draft EIS, USA, CO, Fort Carson Transformation Program, Implementation, Base Realignment and Closure Activities, Fort Carson, El Paso, Pueblo and Fremont Counties, CO, Comment Period Ends: 11/27/ 2006, Contact: Karen Wilson 703– 602–2861. EIS No. 20060416, Draft EIS, NOA, 00, Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Total Allowable Catch and Reduce Bycatch in the Gulf of Mexico Directed and Shrimp Trawl Fisheries, To Evaluate Alternatives, Gulf of Mexico, Comment Period Ends: 11/27/2006, Contact: Roy E. Crabtree 727–824– 5305 EIS No. 20060417, Final EIS, COE, NJ, NJ–92 Project, New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Transportation Improvement from East-West Highway Link connecting U.S. Route 1 in South Brunswick Township with the New Jersey Turnpike at Interchange 8A in Monroe Township, Middlesex County, NJ, Wait Period Ends: 11/16/2006, Contact: James Cannon 917–790–8412. Dated: October 10, 2006. Ken Mittelholtz, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E6–17013 Filed 10–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60509 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2006–0816; FRL–8097–3] The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group Working Committee on Water Quality Pesticide Disposal; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)/ State FIFRA Issues Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) Working Committee on Water Quality and Pesticide Disposal (WQ/PD) will hold a 2–day meeting, beginning on November 6, 2006 and ending November 7, 2006. This notice announces the location and times for the meeting and sets forth the tentative agenda topics. DATES: The meeting will be held on November 6, 2006 from 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on November 7, 2006. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Radisson Hotel Reagan National Airport, 2020 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Georgia McDuffie, Field and External Affairs Division (7506P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 605– 0195; fax number: (703) 308–1850; email address: mcduffie.georgia@epa.gov or Philip H. Gray, SFIREG Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 1249, Hardwick, VT 05843–1249; telephone number: (802) 472–6956; fax (802) 472–6957; e-mail address: aapco@plainfield.bypass.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you all parties interested in SFIREG information exchange relationship with EPA regarding important issues related to human health, environmental exposure to pesticides, and insight into EPA’s decision-making process are invited and E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 198 (Friday, October 13, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60508-60509]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-6680-2]


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. 20060084, ERP No. D-AFS-K65302-CA, Commercial Park Stock Permit 
Reissuance for the Sierra National Forest and Trail Management Plan for 
the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, Application Reissuance Special-Use-Permit, 
Mariposa, Madera and Fresno Counties, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the adverse 
impacts of sediment and manure to water quality. Alternative 3--
Destination Management offers the best remedy and should be given 
additional consideration. The final EIS should include a detailed 
monitoring and enforcement plan.
    Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060181, ERP No. D-BLM-K08031-00, Devers-Palo Verde No. 2 
Transmission Line Project, Construction and Operation a New 230-mile 
500 kV Electric Transmission Line between Devers Substation in 
California and Harquahala Generating Substation in Arizona.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with potential 
impacts to wetlands and air quality. The final EIS should include a 
more detailed discussion of cumulative impacts to air quality and 
riparian habitat.
    Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060321, ERP No. D-AFS-K65318-CA, Diamond Vegetation 
Management Project, To Shift Existing Conditions Toward Desired Future 
Conditions, MT. Hough Ranger District, Plumas National Forest, Plumas 
County, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to 
water quality and requested additional information on cumulative 
watershed effects in Riparian Habitat Conservation Areas. The final EIS 
should include mitigation measures to further reduce erosion from 
roads, stream bank instability and channel erosion.
    Rating EC2.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20060281, ERP No. F-NPS-K39095-CA, Furnace Creek Water 
Collection System, Reconstruction, Death Valley National Park, 
Implementation, Inyo County, CA.

    Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA's concerns with a discharge of 
reverse osmosis residuals into Furnace Creek; therefore, EPA has no 
objections to the project.

EIS No. 20060288, ERP No. F-FTA-K54030-CA, Warm Springs Extension, 
Proposing 5.4 mile Extension of the BART System in the City of Fremont, 
Funding, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District, Alameda County, 
CA.

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

EIS No. 20060367, ERP No. F-FHW-J40172-UT, Syracuse Road 1000 West to 
2000 West, Transportation Improvements, Funding and U.S. Army COE 
Section 404 Permit, Syracus City, Davis County, UT.

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


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    Dated: October 10, 2006.
Ken Mittelholtz,
Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. E6-17014 Filed 10-12-06; 8:45 am]
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