Notice of Proposed Changes to the Natural Resources Conservation Service's National Handbook of Conservation Practices, 1978 [E7-469]

Download as PDF 1978 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 10 / Wednesday, January 17, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Extension of Call for Nominations for Appointment, Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Advisory Committee Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior; and Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. ACTION: Notice of extension to the call for nominations for appointment or reappointment of representatives and alternates for five positions on the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Advisory Committee. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES AGENCIES: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Forest Service announce an extension to the call for nominations for appointment or reappointment for the following five positions on the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Advisory Committee: representative and alternate for the City of Palm Springs; representative and alternate for a local developer or builder organization; representative and alternate for the City of La Quinta; representative and alternate for a local conservation organization; and representative and alternate for the California Department of Fish and Game or the California Department of Parks and Recreation. DATES: Nomination applications must be submitted to the address listed below no later than 30 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, c/o Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office, Attn: Monument Manager, Advisory Committee Nomination Application, P.O. Box 581260, North Palm Springs, California 92258–1260. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Foote, Monument Manager, Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, telephone (760) 251–4800; facsimile message (760) 251–4899; email jfoote@ca.blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM and Forest Service jointly published notice in the Federal Register on April VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:22 Jan 16, 2007 Jkt 211001 24, 2006 (71 FR 21039), calling for nominations for appointment or reappointment of representatives and alternates for the five positions listed above. The closing date for submission of nominations was identified as 90 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. Information regarding qualifications, terms of appointment, and availability of nomination application packages was included in the notice. Dated: November 2, 2006. Gail Acheson, Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office. Dated: November 6, 2006. Laurie Rosenthal, District Ranger, USDA Forest Service, San Jacinto Ranger District, San Bernardino National Forest. Dated: November 1, 2006. Jim Foote, Monument Manager, Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. [FR Doc. 07–132 Filed 1–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P; 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Notice of Proposed Changes to the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s National Handbook of Conservation Practices Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), U.S. Department of Agriculture. ACTION: Notice of availability of proposed changes in the NRCS National Handbook of Conservation Practices for public review and comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the intention of NRCS to issue a series of new or revised conservation practice standards in its National Handbook of Conservation Practices. These standards include: ‘‘Conservation Cover (Code 327)’’, ‘‘Contour Farming (Code 330)’’, ‘‘Contour Buffer Strips (Code 332)’’, ‘‘Critical Area Treatment (Code 342)’’, ‘‘Field Border (Code 386)’’, ‘‘Irrigation System, Tailwater Recovery (Code 447)’’, ‘‘Sinkhole and Sinkhole Area Treatment (Code 527)’’, and ‘‘Prescribed Grazing (Code 528).’’ NRCS State Conservationists who choose to adopt these practices for use within their States will incorporate them into Section IV of their respective electronic PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Field Office Technical Guides (eFOTG). These practices may be used in conservation systems that treat highly erodible land or on land determined to be a wetland. Comments will be received for a 30-day period commencing with this date of publication. Final versions of these new or revised conservation practice standards will be adopted after the close of the 30-day period, after consideration of all comments. DATES: Comments should be submitted by one of the following methods: 1. By replying directly to this Notice through the automatic comment feature of the Federal Register; 2. In writing to: National Agricultural Engineer, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Post Office Box 2890, Room 6139–S, Washington, DC 20013–2890; or 3. Electronically by e-mail to: daniel.meyer@wdc.usda.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of these standards are attached to this Notice or can be downloaded or printed from the following Web site: ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/NHQ/ practice-standards/federal-register/. Single copies of these standards are also available from NRCS in Washington, DC. Submit individual inquiries in writing to Daniel Meyer, National Agricultural Engineer, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Post Office Box 2890, Room 6139–S, Washington, DC 20013–2890, or electronically to daniel.meyer@wdc.usda.gov. Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 requires NRCS to make available for public review and comment proposed revisions to conservation practice standards used to carry out the highly erodible land and wetland provisions of the law. For the next 30 days, NRCS will receive comments relative to the proposed changes. Following that period, a determination will be made by NRCS regarding disposition of those comments and a final determination of changes will be made. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Signed in Washington, DC, on December 22, 2006. Arlen L. Lancaster, Chief. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 10 (Wednesday, January 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 1978]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-469]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Notice of Proposed Changes to the Natural Resources Conservation 
Service's National Handbook of Conservation Practices

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), U.S. Department 
of Agriculture.

ACTION: Notice of availability of proposed changes in the NRCS National 
Handbook of Conservation Practices for public review and comment.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the intention of NRCS to issue a 
series of new or revised conservation practice standards in its 
National Handbook of Conservation Practices. These standards include: 
``Conservation Cover (Code 327)'', ``Contour Farming (Code 330)'', 
``Contour Buffer Strips (Code 332)'', ``Critical Area Treatment (Code 
342)'', ``Field Border (Code 386)'', ``Irrigation System, Tailwater 
Recovery (Code 447)'', ``Sinkhole and Sinkhole Area Treatment (Code 
527)'', and ``Prescribed Grazing (Code 528).'' NRCS State 
Conservationists who choose to adopt these practices for use within 
their States will incorporate them into Section IV of their respective 
electronic Field Office Technical Guides (eFOTG). These practices may 
be used in conservation systems that treat highly erodible land or on 
land determined to be a wetland.

DATES: Comments will be received for a 30-day period commencing with 
this date of publication. Final versions of these new or revised 
conservation practice standards will be adopted after the close of the 
30-day period, after consideration of all comments.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted by one of the following 
methods:
    1. By replying directly to this Notice through the automatic 
comment feature of the Federal Register;
    2. In writing to: National Agricultural Engineer, Natural Resources 
Conservation Service, Post Office Box 2890, Room 6139-S, Washington, DC 
20013-2890; or
    3. Electronically by e-mail to: daniel.meyer@wdc.usda.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of these standards are attached 
to this Notice or can be downloaded or printed from the following Web 
site: ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/NHQ/practice-standards/federal-
register/. Single copies of these standards are also available from 
NRCS in Washington, DC. Submit individual inquiries in writing to 
Daniel Meyer, National Agricultural Engineer, Natural Resources 
Conservation Service, Post Office Box 2890, Room 6139-S, Washington, DC 
20013-2890, or electronically to daniel.meyer@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture 
Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 requires NRCS to make available for 
public review and comment proposed revisions to conservation practice 
standards used to carry out the highly erodible land and wetland 
provisions of the law. For the next 30 days, NRCS will receive comments 
relative to the proposed changes. Following that period, a 
determination will be made by NRCS regarding disposition of those 
comments and a final determination of changes will be made.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on December 22, 2006.
Arlen L. Lancaster,
Chief.
[FR Doc. E7-469 Filed 1-16-07; 8:45 am]
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