Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans, 7080-7081 [E7-2502]

Download as PDF 7080 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 14, 2007 / Notices National Park Service proposes to extend the following expiring concession contracts for a period of up to 1 year, or until such time as a new contract is executed, whichever occurs sooner. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All of the listed concession authorizations will expire by their terms on or before December 31, 2006. The National Park Service has determined that the proposed short-term extensions are necessary in order to avoid interruption of visitor services and has taken all reasonable and appropriate steps to consider alternatives to avoid such Conc ID No. Concessioner name SHEN001–85 ..... ARAMARK ................................................................................ Effective Date: January 1, 2007. Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program Manager, National Park Service, Washington, DC 20240; Telephone 202/ 513–7156. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: December 16, 2006. John Wessels, Acting Assistant Director, Business Services. [FR Doc. 07–668 Filed 2–13–07; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4312–53–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Golden Gate National Recreation Area; Notice of Public Open Houses for Calendar Year 2007 ycherry on PROD1PC64 with PRELIMS interruption. These extensions will allow the National Park Service to complete and issue prospectuses leading to the competitive selection of concessioners for new long-term concession contracts covering these operations. Notice is hereby given that public Open Houses of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) will be scheduled in calendar year 2007 to distribute information and provide public involvement on issues related to management of the GGNRA. These Open Houses are scheduled for the following dates in San Francisco and at locations yet to be determined in San Mateo County and Marin County, California: Tuesday, February 27, 4 p.m.—Marin County, CA location (TBA). Tuesday, May 22, 4 p.m.—Park Headquarters, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA. Tuesday, September 18, 4 p.m.— Pacific, CA location (TBA). Tuesday, November 27, 4 p.m.—Park Headquarters, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA. All Open Houses will start at 4 p.m. Information confirming the time and location of all public meetings or cancellations of any meetings can be received by calling the Office of the Public Affairs at (415) 561–4733. Public Open House agendas and all documents for public scoping and public comment on issues listed below can be found on the park Web site at http:// www.nps.gov/goga. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:27 Feb 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 Park Shenandoah National Park. Anticipated possible agenda items at meetings during calendar year 2007 include: • Redwood Creek Coastal Wetland Restoration Project (Big Lagoon Wetland and Creek Restoration Project) Draft Environmental Impact Statement [DEIS]. • Marin Headlands-Fort Baker Transportation Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement [DEIS]. • Golden Gate National Recreation General Management Plan Update Draft Environmental Impact Statement [DEIS]. • San Francisco Muni E–Line Extension Project Environmental Impact Statement [EIS]. • GGNRA Dog Management Plan. • Crissy Marsh Expansion Project NEPA Document. • Mori Point Trail and Restoration Plan Environmental Assessment [EA]. • Dias Ridge and Coast View Trails Rehabilitation and Access Improvement Project Environmental Assessment [EA]. • Maintenance Facility Interim Relocation Project Environmental Assessment [EA]. • Equestrian Planning Project Environmental Assessment [EA]. • Lower Redwood Creek Restoration Project Environmental Assessment [EA]. • Headlands Institute Campus Improvement Project Environmental Assessment [EA]. • Tennessee Valley Trail Improvement Project. Specific final agendas for these meetings will be made available to the public at least 15 days prior to each meeting and can be received by contacting the Office of the Staff Assistant, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Building 201, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California 94123 or by calling (415) 561–4733. They are also noticed on the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Web site http://www.nps.gov/goga under the section ‘‘Public Meetings’’. All Open Houses are open to the public. Sign language interpreters are available by request at least one week prior to a meeting. The TDD phone number for these requests is (415) 556– 2766. For copies of the agendas contact PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Office of the Staff Assistant, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Building 201, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California 94123, or call (415) 561–4733. Dated: December 18, 2006. Brian O’Neill, General Superintendent, Golden Gate National Recreational Area. [FR Doc. 07–655 Filed 2–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–FN–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The following Water Management Plans are available for review: • Tea Pot Dome Water District. • East Bay Municipal Utility District. To meet the requirements of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act of 1992 (CVPIA) and the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) developed and published the Criteria for Evaluating Water Management Plans (Criteria). For the purpose of this announcement, Water Management Plans (Plans) are considered the same as Water Conservation Plans. The above entities have developed a Plan, which Reclamation has evaluated and preliminarily determined to meet the requirements of these Criteria. Reclamation is publishing this notice in order to allow the public to review the plans and comment on the preliminary determinations. Public comment on Reclamation’s preliminary (i.e., draft) determination is invited at this time. DATES: All public comments must be received by March 16, 2007. ADDRESSES: Please mail comments to Ms. Laurie Sharp, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825, or contact E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1 ycherry on PROD1PC64 with PRELIMS Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 14, 2007 / Notices at 916–978–5232 (TDD 916–978–5608), or e-mail at lsharp@mp.usbr.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To be placed on a mailing list for any subsequent information, please contact Ms. Laurie Sharp at the e-mail address or telephone number above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are inviting the public to comment on our preliminary (i.e., draft) determination of Plan adequacy. Section 3405(e) of the CVPIA (Title 34 Pub. L. 102–575), requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish and administer an office on Central Valley Project water conservation best management practices that shall ‘‘* * * develop criteria for evaluating the adequacy of all water conservation plans developed by project contractors, including those plans required by section 210 of the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982.’’ Also, according to Section 3405(e)(1), these criteria must be developed ‘‘* * * with the purpose of promoting the highest level of water use efficiency reasonably achievable by project contractors using best available cost-effective technology and best management practices.’’ These criteria state that all parties (Contractors) that contract with Reclamation for water supplies (municipal and industrial contracts over 2,000 acre-feet and agricultural contracts over 2,000 irrigable acres) must prepare Plans that contain the following information: 1. Description of the District. 2. Inventory of Water Resources. 3. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Agricultural Contractors. 4. BMPs for Urban Contractors. 5. Plan Implementation. 6. Exemption Process. 7. Regional Criteria. 8. Five-Year Revisions. Reclamation will evaluate Plans based on these criteria. A copy of these Plans will be available for review at Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific (MP) Regional Office located in Sacramento, California, and the local area office. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual respondents may request that Reclamation withhold their home address from public disclosure, and we will honor such request to the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which Reclamation would elect to withhold a respondent’s identity from public disclosure, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will make all submissions from VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:27 Feb 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 organizations, businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses available for public disclosure in their entirety. If you wish to review a copy of these Plans, please contact Ms. Laurie Sharp to find the office nearest you. Dated: February 8, 2007. Tracy Slavin, Program Management Branch Chief, MidPacific Region, Bureau of Reclamation. [FR Doc. E7–2502 Filed 2–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Criteria for Developing Refuge Water Management Plans Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The ‘‘Criteria for Developing Refuge Water Management Plans’’ (Refuge Criteria), as applied in the following areas, are now available for public comment. • Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. The Refuge Criteria provides a common methodology, or standard, for efficient use of water by Federal Wildlife Refuges, State Wildlife Management Areas and Resource Conservation Districts that receive water under provisions of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA). They document the process and format by which Refuge Water Management Plans (Plans) should be prepared and submitted to Reclamation as part of the Refuge/District Water Supply Contracts and Memorandum of Agreements. The Refuge Criteria refers to Refuges, Wildlife Areas and Resource Conservation Districts as Refuges. Those Refuges that entered into water supply contracts with Reclamation, as a result of the CVPIA and subsequent Department of the Interior administrative review processes, are required to prepare Plans using the Refuge Criteria. DATES: All public comments must be received by March 16, 2007. ADDRESSES: Please mail comments to Ms. Laurie Sharp, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, MP– 410, Sacramento, California, 95825, 916–978–5232, or e-mail at lsharp@mp.usbr.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: be placed on a mailing list for any PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To 7081 subsequent information or to obtain a copy of any water management plans, please contact Ms. Sharp at the e-mail address or telephone number above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In response to the Central Valley Project Improvement Act of 1992 and a 1995 Department of the Interior administrative review process, the Interagency Coordinated Program for Wetland and Water Use Planning (ICP) was formed. The ICP was comprised of representatives from the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the California Department of Fish and Game, and the Grassland Water District/Grassland Resource Conservation District. The ICP developed the 1998 Task Force Report, which outlines past, present, and future wetland planning and management issues and a methodology for Refuge Criteria. To continue the work of the now disbanded ICP, an Interagency Refuge Water Management Team (IRWMT) was formed to continue working on wetland issues such as water delivery, including additional work on wetland Refuge Criteria. The IRWMT is also comprised of representatives from the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the California Department of Fish and Game, and the Grassland Water District/Grassland Resource Conservation District. The IRWMT used the 1998 Task Force Report and Reclamation’s 1999 Conservation and Efficiency Criteria as the foundation for developing the water management planning requirements or criteria included in these Refuge Criteria. The Refuge Criteria also incorporated comments, ideas, and suggestions from Refuge/District managers, biologists, water conservation specialists, engineers, the CALFED Bay-Delta Program, and other Central Valley stakeholders. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home address from public disclosure, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which we would withhold a respondent’s identity from public disclosure, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 14, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7080-7081]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-2502]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation


Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The following Water Management Plans are available for review:
     Tea Pot Dome Water District.
     East Bay Municipal Utility District.
    To meet the requirements of the Central Valley Project Improvement 
Act of 1992 (CVPIA) and the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982, the Bureau 
of Reclamation (Reclamation) developed and published the Criteria for 
Evaluating Water Management Plans (Criteria). For the purpose of this 
announcement, Water Management Plans (Plans) are considered the same as 
Water Conservation Plans. The above entities have developed a Plan, 
which Reclamation has evaluated and preliminarily determined to meet 
the requirements of these Criteria. Reclamation is publishing this 
notice in order to allow the public to review the plans and comment on 
the preliminary determinations. Public comment on Reclamation's 
preliminary (i.e., draft) determination is invited at this time.

DATES: All public comments must be received by March 16, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Please mail comments to Ms. Laurie Sharp, Bureau of 
Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825, or contact

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at 916-978-5232 (TDD 916-978-5608), or e-mail at lsharp@mp.usbr.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To be placed on a mailing list for any 
subsequent information, please contact Ms. Laurie Sharp at the e-mail 
address or telephone number above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are inviting the public to comment on our 
preliminary (i.e., draft) determination of Plan adequacy. Section 
3405(e) of the CVPIA (Title 34 Pub. L. 102-575), requires the Secretary 
of the Interior to establish and administer an office on Central Valley 
Project water conservation best management practices that shall ``* * * 
develop criteria for evaluating the adequacy of all water conservation 
plans developed by project contractors, including those plans required 
by section 210 of the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982.'' Also, according 
to Section 3405(e)(1), these criteria must be developed ``* * * with 
the purpose of promoting the highest level of water use efficiency 
reasonably achievable by project contractors using best available cost-
effective technology and best management practices.'' These criteria 
state that all parties (Contractors) that contract with Reclamation for 
water supplies (municipal and industrial contracts over 2,000 acre-feet 
and agricultural contracts over 2,000 irrigable acres) must prepare 
Plans that contain the following information:
    1. Description of the District.
    2. Inventory of Water Resources.
    3. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Agricultural Contractors.
    4. BMPs for Urban Contractors.
    5. Plan Implementation.
    6. Exemption Process.
    7. Regional Criteria.
    8. Five-Year Revisions.
    Reclamation will evaluate Plans based on these criteria. A copy of 
these Plans will be available for review at Reclamation's Mid-Pacific 
(MP) Regional Office located in Sacramento, California, and the local 
area office. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home 
addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual 
respondents may request that Reclamation withhold their home address 
from public disclosure, and we will honor such request to the extent 
allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which Reclamation 
would elect to withhold a respondent's identity from public disclosure, 
as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or 
address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your 
comments. We will make all submissions from organizations, businesses, 
and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or 
officials of organizations or businesses available for public 
disclosure in their entirety. If you wish to review a copy of these 
Plans, please contact Ms. Laurie Sharp to find the office nearest you.

    Dated: February 8, 2007.
Tracy Slavin,
Program Management Branch Chief, Mid-Pacific Region, Bureau of 
Reclamation.
[FR Doc. E7-2502 Filed 2-13-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-MN-P