Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Actions at Fort Lee, Virginia, and Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, 10502 [07-1072]

Download as PDF 10502 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 45 / Thursday, March 8, 2007 / Notices Stacey Miller at (206) 437–5670 at least five days prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 1, 2007. Alan D. Risenhoover, Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–4090 Filed 3–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Actions at Fort Lee, Virginia, and Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of Availability (NOA). AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Army announces the availability of an FEIS which evaluates the potential environmental impacts associated with realignment actions directed by the Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Commission at Fort Lee, Virginia. DATES: The waiting period for the FEIS will end 30 days after publication of an NOA in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ADDRESSES: To obtain a copy of the FEIS, please contact: Ms. Carol Anderson (Fort Lee), IMNE–EE–PWE, 1816 Shop Rd., Fort Lee, Virginia 23801–1604, e-mail address: CRMLee@lee.army.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Anderson at (804) 734–5071, or Ms. Terry Banks, Fort A.P. Hill, at (804) 633–8223, during normal business hours Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the FEIS and the Proposed Action is the construction and renovation activities at both installations, movement of personnel to Fort Lee, and related field training activities at Fort A.P. Hill associated with the BRAC-directed realignment of Fort Lee. To implement the BRAC recommendations, Fort Lee will be receiving personnel, equipment, and missions from various closure and realignment actions within the Department of Defense. To implement the BRAC Commission recommendations, the Army will provide the necessary facilities, buildings, and infrastructure at Fort Lee to support the establishment of a Sustainment Center of Excellence, a Joint Center for Consolidated VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:53 Mar 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Transportation Management Training, and a Joint Center of Excellence for Culinary Training; locate various offices of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Headquarters; and receive all components of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA). Additionally, facilities will be installed or constructed at Fort A.P. Hill to accommodate field training exercises and leadership skills training for Student Soldiers at Fort Lee. These actions will impact several areas at the installations. Following a rigorous examination of all implementation alternative, those alternatives found not to be viable were dropped from further analysis in the Fort Lee and Fort A.P. Hill FEIS. Alternatives carried forward include the Preferred Alternative and a No Action Alternative. The Preferred Alternative includes construction, renovation, and operation of proposed facilities to accommodate incoming military missions at Fort Lee. The FEIS analyses indicate that implementation of the preferred alternative would have long-term, significant adverse impacts on socioeconomic resources (local school districts, and community services), and the transportation network at Fort Lee and its surrounding area, and no longterm significant adverse impacts on any resources at Fort A.P. Hill or its surrounding area. Minor adverse impacts on all other resources at both installations would potentially occur from implementation of the preferred alternative. Construction of new facilities in the cantonment area would have a long-term minor adverse impact on the historic setting of the Petersburg National Battlefield. An electronic version of the FEIS can be viewed or downloaded from the following URL: http:// www.hqda.army.mil/acsim/brac/ nepa_eis_docs.htm. Dated: March 1, 2007 Addison D. Davis, IV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, (Environment, Safety and Occupational Health). [FR Doc. 07–1072 Filed 3–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. Notice of intention to remove certain questions from proposed IPEDS survey. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Department of Education published on January 24, 2007, a Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests in the Federal Register on Page 3119, Column 1 (72 FR 3119). That document invited public comment for a period of 60 days on the proposed information collection entitled, ‘‘Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), WebBased Collection System’’. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army


Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement (FEIS) for Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Actions at 
Fort Lee, Virginia, and Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia

AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION:  Notice of Availability (NOA).

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Army announces the availability of an 
FEIS which evaluates the potential environmental impacts associated 
with realignment actions directed by the Base Closure and Realignment 
(BRAC) Commission at Fort Lee, Virginia.

DATES: The waiting period for the FEIS will end 30 days after 
publication of an NOA in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency.

ADDRESSES: To obtain a copy of the FEIS, please contact: Ms. Carol 
Anderson (Fort Lee), IMNE-EE-PWE, 1816 Shop Rd., Fort Lee, Virginia 
23801-1604, e-mail address: CRMLee@lee.army.mil.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Anderson at (804) 734-5071, or Ms. 
Terry Banks, Fort A.P. Hill, at (804) 633-8223, during normal business 
hours Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the FEIS and the Proposed 
Action is the construction and renovation activities at both 
installations, movement of personnel to Fort Lee, and related field 
training activities at Fort A.P. Hill associated with the BRAC-directed 
realignment of Fort Lee.
    To implement the BRAC recommendations, Fort Lee will be receiving 
personnel, equipment, and missions from various closure and realignment 
actions within the Department of Defense. To implement the BRAC 
Commission recommendations, the Army will provide the necessary 
facilities, buildings, and infrastructure at Fort Lee to support the 
establishment of a Sustainment Center of Excellence, a Joint Center for 
Consolidated Transportation Management Training, and a Joint Center of 
Excellence for Culinary Training; locate various offices of the Defense 
Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Headquarters; and receive all 
components of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA). Additionally, 
facilities will be installed or constructed at Fort A.P. Hill to 
accommodate field training exercises and leadership skills training for 
Student Soldiers at Fort Lee. These actions will impact several areas 
at the installations.
    Following a rigorous examination of all implementation alternative, 
those alternatives found not to be viable were dropped from further 
analysis in the Fort Lee and Fort A.P. Hill FEIS. Alternatives carried 
forward include the Preferred Alternative and a No Action Alternative. 
The Preferred Alternative includes construction, renovation, and 
operation of proposed facilities to accommodate incoming military 
missions at Fort Lee.
    The FEIS analyses indicate that implementation of the preferred 
alternative would have long-term, significant adverse impacts on 
socioeconomic resources (local school districts, and community 
services), and the transportation network at Fort Lee and its 
surrounding area, and no long-term significant adverse impacts on any 
resources at Fort A.P. Hill or its surrounding area. Minor adverse 
impacts on all other resources at both installations would potentially 
occur from implementation of the preferred alternative. Construction of 
new facilities in the cantonment area would have a long-term minor 
adverse impact on the historic setting of the Petersburg National 
Battlefield.
    An electronic version of the FEIS can be viewed or downloaded from 
the following URL: http://www.hqda.army.mil/acsim/brac/nepa_eis_
docs.htm.

    Dated: March 1, 2007
Addison D. Davis, IV,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, (Environment, Safety and 
Occupational Health).
[FR Doc. 07-1072 Filed 3-7-07; 8:45 am]
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