Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability, 69562-69563 [E6-20349]

Download as PDF rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 69562 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 231 / Friday, December 1, 2006 / Notices Route to Construct and Reconstruct Roads, Funding, NPDES Permit and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests, Tonasket Ranger District, Okanogan County, WA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water resource impacts, and requested that information about water resources be updated. EPA is also expressed concern about monitoring and mitigation issues. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060347, ERP No. D–BLM– L70014–ID, Cottonwood Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Latah, Clearwater, Nez Perce, Lewis, Idaho and Adams Counties, ID. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water quality/source water protection impacts and monitoring/maintaining old growth forest habitat. EPA supports the higher level of resource protection and improvement activities described in Alternative C. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060372, ERP No. D–COE– F67004–MN, East Reserve Project, Construct and Operate an Open Pit Taconite Mine between the Towns of Biwabik and McKinley, St. Louis County, MN. Summary: EPA expressed environmental objections to potential environmental impacts and requested additional analysis regarding project alternatives, wetland mitigation, water quality impacts, cumulative effects, impacts to Tribal rights, and impacts from the potential presence of asbestos and asbestiform material. Rating EO2. EIS No. 20060383, ERP No. D–NPS– E61078–00, South Florida and Caribbean Parks Exotic Plant Management Plan, Manage and Control Exotic Plants in Nine Parks, Five in South Florida Parks: Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park, Canaveral National Seashore, Dry Tortugas National Park, Everglades National Park and Four in Caribbean Parks: Buck Island Reef National Monument, Christiansted National Historic Site, Salt River Bay National Historic Park and Ecological Preserve and Virgin Islands National Park, Florida and Caribbean. Summary: EPA does not object to the Preferred Alternative as the most effective solution for controlling invasive plant species, and recommended monitoring to determine if pesticide residues are accumulating in selected indicator species. Rating LO. VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:50 Nov 30, 2006 Jkt 211001 EIS No. 20060399, ERP No. D–USA– D11040–VA, Fort Lee, Virginia and Fort A. P. Hill, Virginia Project, Implementation of Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Recommendations and Other Army Actions, Prince George County, Petersburg, Virginia Hopewell, Virginia; Caroline County, Essex County, VA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concern about wetlands, natural habitats, wildlife, noise, and water resources impacts at Fort Lee. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060416, ERP No. D–NOA– E91017–00, 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. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. Final EISs EIS No. 20060341, ERP No. F–AFS– L65483–ID, Three Basins Timber Sale Project, Proposal to Treat 760 Acres of Mature Forest, Implementation, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Montpellier Ranger District, Bearlake and Caribou Counties, ID. Summary: EPA’s previous issues have been resolved; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20060417, ERP No. F–COE– C40162–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. Summary: EPA recommended that the Corps consider several issues in its upcoming permitting evaluation and decision document, i.e., issues regarding the alternatives screening process, impacts to surface water, wetlands mitigation and air quality regional emissions analysis. EIS No. 20060421, ERP No. F–AFS– L65487–OR, Blue Mountain Land Exchange—Oregon Project, Proposed Exchange of Federal and Non-Federal Lands, Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests, Baker, Grant, Morrow, Umatilla, Union and Wallowa Counties, OR. Summary: The Final EIS addressed EPA’s concerns; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 28, 2006. Dawn R. Roberts, Management Analyst, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E6–20350 Filed 11–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6681–6] 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 11/20/2006 Through 11/24/2006 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Emergency Comments: EIS No. 20060486, Draft EIS, NPS, MD, White-Tailed Deer Management Plan, Implementation, Catocin Mountain Park, Frederick and Washington Counties, MD, Comment Period Ends: 01/29/2007, Contact: Donna Swauger, 301–416–0135. EIS No. 20060487, Final EIS, AFS, CA, South Yuba Canal Maintenance Project, Hazardous Trees Removal, Implementation, Tahoe National Forest, Nevada County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 01/17/2007, Contact: Dennis W. Stevens, 530–478–6253. EIS No. 20060488, Final 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, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: David Simons, 307–328– 4328. EIS No. 20060489, Final EIS, COE, 00, Lock and Dam 3 Mississippi River Navigation Safety and Embankments, To Reduce Related Navigation Safety and Embankment Problems, Upper Mississippi River, Goodhue County, MN and Pierce County, WI, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: Daniel Wilcox, 651–290–5276. EIS No. 20060490, Draft EIS, OSM, 00, Black Mesa Project, Revisions to the Life-of-Mine Operation and Reclamation for the Kayenta and Black Mesa Surface-Coal Mining Operations, Right-of-Way Grant, Mohave, Navajo, Coconino and Yavapai Counties, AZ and Clark County, NV, Comment Period Ends: 01/22/2007, Contact: Peter A. Rutledge, 303–844–1400 Ext. 1440. EIS No. 20060491, Second Final EIS (Tiering), FHW, WA, WA–167 E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1 rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 231 / Friday, December 1, 2006 / Notices Freeway Project, Construction, from 161 (Meridan Street North) in the City of Puyallup to the WA–509 Freeway in the City of Tacoma, Funding, U.S. Coast Guard, NPDES, U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, Cities of Puyallup, Fife, Edgewood, Milton, and Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007 Contact: Megan Hall, 360–753–8079. EIS No. 20060492, Final EIS, BIA, OR, Coyote Business Park, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Proposes to Develop, Build and Manage a Light Industrial Commercial Business Park, Umatilla County, OR, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/ 2007, Contact: Jerry Lauer, 541–278– 3786. EIS No. 20060493, Draft EIS, IBR, CA, Folsom Dam Safety and Flood Damage Reduction Project, Addressing Hydrologic, Seismic, Static, and Flood Management Issues, Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer Counties, CA, Comment Period Ends: 01/16/2007, Contact: Shawn Oliver, 916–989–7256. EIS No. 20060494, Draft EIS, DOE, WV, Western Greenbier Co-Production Demonstration Project, Construction and Demonstration of a 98 megawatt (MWe) Net Power Plant and Ash Byproduct Manufacturing Facility, Rainelle, WV, Comment Period Ends: 01/17/2007, Contact: Roy Spears 304– 285–5460. EIS No. 20060495, Final EIS, FHW, WA, WA–28 Eastside Corridor Project, Proposal to Improve WA–28 (Sunset Highway) Corridor from WA–2–97 (Ocdabashian Bridge) to 9th Street N.E. in East Wenatcheee, City of East Wenatchee, Douglas County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: Steve Saxton, 360–753–9411. EIS No. 20060496, Final EIS, SFW, AL, Gulf Highlands Condominium and Beach Club West Residential/ Recreational Condominium Projects, Application for Two Incidental Take Permits for the Construction and Occupancy, Fort Morgan Peninsula, Baldwin County, AL, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: Aaron Valenta, 404–679–4144. EIS No. 20060497, Final EIS, FRC, MS, Clean Energy Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal and Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, Construction and Operation, U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, (FERC/ EIS–0192D), Port of Pascagoula, Jackson County, MS, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: Bryan Lee, 1–866–208–3372. VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:50 Nov 30, 2006 Jkt 211001 Amended Notices EIS No. 20060401, Draft EIS, FRC, CA, Oroville Facilities Project, Issuing an New Federal License to Continue Hydroelectric Power (FERC No. 2100), Feather River, Sierra Nevada, Butte County, CA, Comment Period Ends: 12/19/2006, Contact: James Fargo, 202–502–6095. Revision to FR Notice Published on 10/06/2006: Extending Comment Period from 11/20/2006 to 12/19/2006. 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: 01/11/2007, Contact: Karen Wilson, 703–602–2861. Revision to FR Notice Published 10/13/2006: Extending Comment Period from 11/27/2006 to 01/11/2007. 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: 01/11/ 2007, Contact: Karen Wilson, 703– 602–2861. Revision to FR Notice Published 10/13/2006: Extending Comment Period from 11/27/2006 to 01/11/2007. EIS No. 20060434, Draft Supplement, AFS, AK, Kenai Winter Access Project, Updated Information on New Alternative, Develop a Winter Access Management Plan for 2006/2007 Winter Season, Implementation, Seward Ranger District, Chugach National Forest, Located on the Kenai Peninsula in Southcentral, AK, Comment Period Ends: 12/18/2006, Contact: Sharon Randall, 907–743– 9497. Revision to FR Notice Published on 10/20/2006: Extending Comment Period from 12/04/2006 to 12/18/ 2006. Dated: November 28, 2006. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E6–20349 Filed 11–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8250–4] State Innovation Grant Program, Notice of Availability of Solicitation for 2007 Awards Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 69563 Notice. SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Center for Environmental Innovation (NCEI) is giving notice of the availability of its solicitation for pre-proposals for the 2007 ‘‘State Innovation Grant Program,’’ an assistance agreement program to support innovation by state environmental regulatory agencies. Only the principal environmental regulatory agency within each state, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia (generally, where delegated authorities for federal environmental regulations exist) is eligible to receive funding under this solicitation. DATES: Eligible agencies will have until January 18, 2007 to respond with a preproposal, budget, and project narrative. Eligible agencies from the fifty (50) states, four (4) U.S. territories, and Washington, DC were notified of the solicitation’s availability by e-mail and transmittals on November 27 and November 28, 2006. ADDRESSES: Copies of this solicitation can be downloaded from EPA’s State Innovation Grant Web site at: http:// www.epa.gov/innovation/stategrants/ solicitation2007.pdf. Copies of this solicitation may also be requested from the Agency by telephone ((202)–566– 2186), by e-mail (innovation_state_grants@epa.gov), or by mail (see below). Applicants are requested to apply electronically through http:// www.grants.gov, as explained in Section IV of the solicitation. Applicants must submit all information, as explained in Section IV of the solicitation, with their application package. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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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 11/20/2006 Through 11/24/2006
Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.

    Emergency Comments:

EIS No. 20060486, Draft EIS, NPS, MD, White-Tailed Deer Management 
Plan, Implementation, Catocin Mountain Park, Frederick and Washington 
Counties, MD, Comment Period Ends: 01/29/2007, Contact: Donna Swauger, 
301-416-0135.
EIS No. 20060487, Final EIS, AFS, CA, South Yuba Canal Maintenance 
Project, Hazardous Trees Removal, Implementation, Tahoe National 
Forest, Nevada County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 01/17/2007, Contact: 
Dennis W. Stevens, 530-478-6253.
EIS No. 20060488, Final 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, Wait 
Period Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: David Simons, 307-328-4328.
EIS No. 20060489, Final EIS, COE, 00, Lock and Dam 3 Mississippi River 
Navigation Safety and Embankments, To Reduce Related Navigation Safety 
and Embankment Problems, Upper Mississippi River, Goodhue County, MN 
and Pierce County, WI, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: Daniel 
Wilcox, 651-290-5276.
EIS No. 20060490, Draft EIS, OSM, 00, Black Mesa Project, Revisions to 
the Life-of-Mine Operation and Reclamation for the Kayenta and Black 
Mesa Surface-Coal Mining Operations, Right-of-Way Grant, Mohave, 
Navajo, Coconino and Yavapai Counties, AZ and Clark County, NV, Comment 
Period Ends: 01/22/2007, Contact: Peter A. Rutledge, 303-844-1400 Ext. 
1440.
EIS No. 20060491, Second Final EIS (Tiering), FHW, WA, WA-167

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Freeway Project, Construction, from 161 (Meridan Street North) in the 
City of Puyallup to the WA-509 Freeway in the City of Tacoma, Funding, 
U.S. Coast Guard, NPDES, U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, 
Cities of Puyallup, Fife, Edgewood, Milton, and Tacoma, Pierce County, 
WA, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007 Contact: Megan Hall, 360-753-8079.
EIS No. 20060492, Final EIS, BIA, OR, Coyote Business Park, 
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Proposes to 
Develop, Build and Manage a Light Industrial Commercial Business Park, 
Umatilla County, OR, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: Jerry 
Lauer, 541-278-3786.
EIS No. 20060493, Draft EIS, IBR, CA, Folsom Dam Safety and Flood 
Damage Reduction Project, Addressing Hydrologic, Seismic, Static, and 
Flood Management Issues, Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer Counties, CA, 
Comment Period Ends: 01/16/2007, Contact: Shawn Oliver, 916-989-7256.
EIS No. 20060494, Draft EIS, DOE, WV, Western Greenbier Co-Production 
Demonstration Project, Construction and Demonstration of a 98 megawatt 
(MWe) Net Power Plant and Ash Byproduct Manufacturing Facility, 
Rainelle, WV, Comment Period Ends: 01/17/2007, Contact: Roy Spears 304-
285-5460.
EIS No. 20060495, Final EIS, FHW, WA, WA-28 Eastside Corridor Project, 
Proposal to Improve WA-28 (Sunset Highway) Corridor from WA-2-97 
(Ocdabashian Bridge) to 9th Street N.E. in East Wenatcheee, City of 
East Wenatchee, Douglas County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 01/02/2007, 
Contact: Steve Saxton, 360-753-9411.
EIS No. 20060496, Final EIS, SFW, AL, Gulf Highlands Condominium and 
Beach Club West Residential/Recreational Condominium Projects, 
Application for Two Incidental Take Permits for the Construction and 
Occupancy, Fort Morgan Peninsula, Baldwin County, AL, Wait Period Ends: 
01/02/2007, Contact: Aaron Valenta, 404-679-4144.
EIS No. 20060497, Final EIS, FRC, MS, Clean Energy Liquefied Natural 
Gas (LNG) Import Terminal and Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, 
Construction and Operation, U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, 
(FERC/EIS-0192D), Port of Pascagoula, Jackson County, MS, Wait Period 
Ends: 01/02/2007, Contact: Bryan Lee, 1-866-208-3372.

Amended Notices

EIS No. 20060401, Draft EIS, FRC, CA, Oroville Facilities Project, 
Issuing an New Federal License to Continue Hydroelectric Power (FERC 
No. 2100), Feather River, Sierra Nevada, Butte County, CA, Comment 
Period Ends: 12/19/2006, Contact: James Fargo, 202-502-6095. Revision 
to FR Notice Published on 10/06/2006: Extending Comment Period from 11/
20/2006 to 12/19/2006.
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: 01/11/2007, Contact: Karen Wilson, 703-602-2861. 
Revision to FR Notice Published 10/13/2006: Extending Comment Period 
from 11/27/2006 to 01/11/2007.
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: 
01/11/2007, Contact: Karen Wilson, 703-602-2861. Revision to FR Notice 
Published 10/13/2006: Extending Comment Period from 11/27/2006 to 01/
11/2007.
EIS No. 20060434, Draft Supplement, AFS, AK, Kenai Winter Access 
Project, Updated Information on New Alternative, Develop a Winter 
Access Management Plan for 2006/2007 Winter Season, Implementation, 
Seward Ranger District, Chugach National Forest, Located on the Kenai 
Peninsula in Southcentral, AK, Comment Period Ends: 12/18/2006, 
Contact: Sharon Randall, 907-743-9497. Revision to FR Notice Published 
on 10/20/2006: Extending Comment Period from 12/04/2006 to 12/18/2006.

    Dated: November 28, 2006.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
 [FR Doc. E6-20349 Filed 11-30-06; 8:45 am]
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