Rehabilitation of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 8 of the Poteau River Watershed, Scott County, AR, 98 [E6-22500]

Download as PDF 98 Notices Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 1 Wednesday, January 3, 2007 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Rehabilitation of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 8 of the Poteau River Watershed, Scott County, AR Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Regulations (7 CFR Part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives notice that an environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the rehabilitation of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 8 of the Poteau River Watershed, Scott County, Arkansas. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Rm. 3416 Federal Building, 700 West Capital Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201– 3225; Telephone (501) 301–3100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental assessment of this federally assisted action indicates the project will not cause significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As a result of these findings, Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist, has determined that preparation and review of an environmental impact statement is not needed for this project. The project will rehabilitate Floodwater Retarding Structure (FWRS) No. 8 to maintain the present level of flood control benefits and comply with the current dam safety and performance standards. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:02 Dec 29, 2006 Jkt 211001 Rehabilitation of FWRS No. 8 will require the dam to be modified to meet current performance and safety standards for a high hazard dam. The modification will consist of widening the auxiliary spillway from 150 to 225 feet, and raising the top of dam from elevation 707.5 to elevation 708.5 to safely pass the probable maximum flood. All disturbed areas will be planted with plants that have wildlife values. The proposed work will not affect any prime farmland, endangered or threatened species, wetlands, or cultural resources. Federal assistance will be provided under authority of the Small Watershed Rehabilitation Amendments of 2000 (Section 313, Pub. L. 106–472). Total project cost is estimated to be $364,000, of which $265,600 will be paid from the Small Watershed Rehabilitation funds and $99,000 from local funds. The notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been forwarded to the Environmental Protection Agency and to various Federal, State, and local agencies and interested parties. A limited number of copies of the FONSI are available to fill single copy requests at the above address. Basic data developed during the environmental assessment are on file and may be reviewed by contacting Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist. No administrative action on implementation of the proposal will be taken until 30 days after the date of this publication in the Federal Register. Dated: December 21, 2006. Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist. [FR Doc. 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All meetings will be held at The Madison Hotel, 1177 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC, 20005. ADDRESSES: For further information regarding the meetings, please contact Lawrence W. Roffee, Executive Director, (202) 272– 0001 (voice) and (202) 272–0082 (TTY). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: At the Board meeting, the Access Board will consider the following agenda items: • Approval of the November 2006 draft Board Meeting Minutes. • Planning and Evaluation Committee Report. • Budget Committee Report. • Technical Programs Committee Report. • Committee of the Whole Report. • Passenger Vessels Guidelines Ad Hoc Committee Report. All meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. An assistive listening system, computer assisted real-time transcription (CART), and sign language interpreters will be available at the Board meetings. Persons attending Board meetings are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances for the comfort of other participants. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 1 / Wednesday, January 3, 2007 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Rehabilitation of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 8 of the 
Poteau River Watershed, Scott County, AR

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations 
(40 CFR Part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service 
Regulations (7 CFR Part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation 
Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives notice that an 
environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the 
rehabilitation of Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 8 of the Poteau 
River Watershed, Scott County, Arkansas.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kalven L. Trice, State 
Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Rm. 3416 
Federal Building, 700 West Capital Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201-3225; 
Telephone (501) 301-3100.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental assessment of this 
federally assisted action indicates the project will not cause 
significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As 
a result of these findings, Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist, has 
determined that preparation and review of an environmental impact 
statement is not needed for this project.
    The project will rehabilitate Floodwater Retarding Structure (FWRS) 
No. 8 to maintain the present level of flood control benefits and 
comply with the current dam safety and performance standards.
    Rehabilitation of FWRS No. 8 will require the dam to be modified to 
meet current performance and safety standards for a high hazard dam. 
The modification will consist of widening the auxiliary spillway from 
150 to 225 feet, and raising the top of dam from elevation 707.5 to 
elevation 708.5 to safely pass the probable maximum flood. All 
disturbed areas will be planted with plants that have wildlife values. 
The proposed work will not affect any prime farmland, endangered or 
threatened species, wetlands, or cultural resources.
    Federal assistance will be provided under authority of the Small 
Watershed Rehabilitation Amendments of 2000 (Section 313, Pub. L. 106-
472). Total project cost is estimated to be $364,000, of which $265,600 
will be paid from the Small Watershed Rehabilitation funds and $99,000 
from local funds.
    The notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been 
forwarded to the Environmental Protection Agency and to various 
Federal, State, and local agencies and interested parties. A limited 
number of copies of the FONSI are available to fill single copy 
requests at the above address. Basic data developed during the 
environmental assessment are on file and may be reviewed by contacting 
Kalven L. Trice, State Conservationist.
    No administrative action on implementation of the proposal will be 
taken until 30 days after the date of this publication in the Federal 
Register.

    Dated: December 21, 2006.
Kalven L. Trice,
State Conservationist.
[FR Doc. E6-22500 Filed 12-29-06; 8:45 am]
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