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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 86 / Friday, May 4, 2007 / Notices be considered by the Commission in reaching its decision. Parties to a proceeding may seek the opportunity to respond to any facts or contentions made in a prohibited off-the-record communication, and may request that the Commission place the prohibited communication and responses thereto in the decisional record. The Commission will grant such a request only when it determines that fairness so requires. Any person identified below as having made a prohibited off-the-record communication shall serve the document on all parties listed on the official service list for the applicable proceeding in accordance with Rule 2010, 18 CFR 385.2010. Exempt off-the-record communications are included in the decisional record of the proceeding, unless the communication was with a cooperating agency as described by 40 CFR 1501.6, made under 18 CFR 385.2201(e)(1)(v). The following is a list of off-therecord communications recently received by the Secretary of the Commission. The communications Date received Docket number Prohibited: 1. EL06–94–001 .................................................................... Exempt: 1. Docket No. CP06–365–000 .............................................. 2. Project No. 1971–079 ........................................................ 3. Project No. 11858–002 ..................................................... 4. Project No. 12658–000 ..................................................... 25301 listed are grouped by docket numbers in ascending order. These filings are available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits, in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC, Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866)208–3676, or for TTY, contact (202)502–8659. Presenter or requester 4–23–07 Andrew Ott 1 4–12–07 4–18–07 4–18–07 4–27–07 Hon. Brian Hatfield, Hon. Brian Blake, Hon. Dean Takko. Alan Mitchnick 2. Karen A. Goebel. Martin J. Reinert 3. 1 Transcript of Technical Conference on SEAMS issues for RTO’s and ISO’s in the Eastern Interconnection which was convened on March 29, 2007. This exempt record is in reference to a communication made by Mr. Ott before the Commission (at this conference) and which is recorded in this transcript. 2 Document submitted during the tribal consultation meeting held on March 30, 2007, at Owyhee, Nevada. 3 Telephone and email exchange between staff and Mr. Reinert. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–8539 Filed 5–3–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6686–6] Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments cprice-sewell on DSK89S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Availability of EPA comments prepared pursuant to the Environmental Review Process (ERP), under section 309 of the Clean Air Act and Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act as amended. Requests for copies of EPA comments can be directed to the Office of Federal Activities at 202–564–7167. An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft environmental impact statements (EISs) was published in FR dated April 6, 2007 (72 FR 17156). Draft EISs EIS No. 20060414, ERP No. D–USA– J11022–CO, Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site (PCMS) Transformation Program, Implementation, Base Realignment and Closure Activities, Fort Carson, Las Animas, Otero and Huerfano Counties, CO. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:51 Apr 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about air quality impacts, water quality impacts and impacts to wildlife and vegetation, and requested additional information on energy conservation and pollution prevention. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060510, ERP No. D–NRC– B06006–MA, Generic—License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, Supplement 29 to NUREG–1437, Regarding the License Renewal of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Cape Cod Bay, Town of Plymouth, Plymouth County, MA Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about entrainment and impingement impacts and cooling water discharge impacts, and requested additional information on thermal backwash operations, the fish return system, and mitigation. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20060521, ERP No. D–NRC– B06007–VT, Generic—License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, Supplement 30 to NUREG–1437, Regarding Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Vernon, VT. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts related to entrainment and impingement of fish and other aquatic organisms, and impacts from heat shock. Rating EC2. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 EIS No. 20070044, ERP No. D–AFS– G65104–NM, Surface Management of Gas Leasing and Development, Proposes to Amend the Forest Plan include Standard and Guidelines Related to Gas Leasing and Development in the Jicarilla Ranger District, Carson National Forest, Rio Arriba County, NM. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. EIS No. 20070047, ERP No. D–COE– F09803–MN, Minnesota Steel Project, Construction and Operation of an Open Pit Taconite Mine Facilities, Concentrator, Pellet Plant, Direct Reduced Iron Plant and Steel Mill Project, located west of Nashwauk, Itasca County, MN. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about wetlands impacts and the proposed mitigation, as well as impacts to water and air quality and tribal resource uses. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070084, ERP No. D–BPA– L08065–WA, Port Angeles—Juan de Fuca Transmission Project, Construct a 550-Megawatt Direct Current Cable from Victoria, British Columbia, across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Port Angeles, Presidential Permit, Clallam County, WA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 25302 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 86 / Friday, May 4, 2007 / Notices potential for sediment discharge and increased turbidity in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Harbor, as well as degradation of water quality within marine waters and creeks that are currently listed under the Clean Water Act Section 303(d) for low dissolved oxygen and fecal coliform. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070092, ERP No. DC–COE– E36167–FL, Central and Southern Florida Project, Tamiami Trail Modifications, Modified Water Deliveries to Everglades National Park, Acquisition of Real Estate Rights to Portions of Privately Owned Properties along the Tamiami Trail, Dade County, FL. Summary: EPA continues to support the proposed partial bridging and elevation of Tamiami Trail as a component of Everglades restoration, and has no objection to the proposed project. Rating LO. Final EISs EIS No. 20070029, ERP No. F–GSA– B40096–ME, Madawaska Border Station Project, Replacement of Existing Border Station in Madawaska, Selected the Build Alternative, International Border between United States and Canada, Aroostook County, ME Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project, and continues to encourage the GSA to further investigate an anti-idling program for the project. Dated: May 1, 2007. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E7–8531 Filed 5–3–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6686–5] cprice-sewell on DSK89S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 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 04/23/2007 Through 04/27/2007 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20070164, Final EIS, AFS, MT, Northeast Yaak Project, Additional Documentation of Cumulative Effects Analysis, Proposed Harvest to Reduce Fuels in Old Growth, Implementation, VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:51 Apr 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 Kootena National Forest, Three Rivers Ranger District, Lincoln County, MT, Wait Period Ends: 06/04/2007, Contact: Kathy Mohar 406–295–4693 EIS No. 20070165, Final Supplement, NRS, WV, Lost River Subwatershed of the Potomac River Watershed Project, Construction of Site 16 on Lower Cove Run and Deletion of Site 23 on Upper Cove Run, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Hardy County, WV, Wait Period Ends: 06/04/2007, Contact: Kevin Wickey 304–284–7540 EIS No. 20070166, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Newsome Creek Watershed Rehabilitation, Stream Restoration and Improvement and Decommissioning of Roads, Red River Ranger District, Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 06/04/2007, Contact: Stephanie Bransford 208–983–0675 EIS No. 20070167, Final Supplement, AFS, IN, German Ridge Restoration Project, New Information on 2006 Land and Resource Management Plan and on the Inadequate Effects Analysis, Implementation, Hoosier National Forest, Tell City Ranger District, Perry County, IN, Wait Period Ends: 06/04/2007, Contact: Ron Ellis 812–276–4733 EIS No. 20070168, Draft EIS, FTA, CA, Alameda-Contra Transit (AC Transit) East Bay Bus Rapid Transit Project, Improve Transit Serve in cities of Berkeley, Oakland and San Leandro, San Francisco Bay Area, Alameda County, CA , Comment Period Ends: 06/18/2007, Contact: Lucinda Eagle 415–744–3133 EIS No. 20070169, Draft EIS, GSA, CO, Denver Federal Central Site Plan Study, Master Site Plan, Implementation, City of Lakewood, Jefferson County, CO, Comment Period Ends: 06/18/2007 Contact: Lisa Morpurgo 303–236–8000 Ext. 5039 EIS No. 20070170, Final EIS, NPS, FL, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, General Management Plan, Implementation, City of St. Augustine, St. Johns County, FL, Wait Period Ends: 06/04/2007, Contact: David Libman 404–562–3124 Ext. 685 EIS No. 20070171, Draft EIS, FRC, AZ, Phoenix Expansion Project, Construction and Operation of Existing Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline, Right-of-Way Grant and Temporary Use Permit, San Juan and McKinley Counties, NM and Pinal and Maricopa Counties, AZ , Comment Period Ends: 06/18/2007, Contact: Andy Black 1–866–208–3372 EIS No. 20070172, Draft EIS, FRC, 00, Southeast Supply Header Project, Construction and Operation of Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Located in various Counties and Parishes in LA, MS and AL, Comment Period Ends: 06/18/2007, Contact: Andy Black 1–866–208–3372 EIS No. 20070173, Final EIS, COE, FL, Central and Southern Florida Project, New Authorization for Broward County Water Preserve Areas, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, (CERP), Broward County, FL, Wait Period Ends: 06/04/ 2007, Contact: Michael Dupes 904– 232–1689 EIS No. 20070174, Draft EIS, BPA, WA, Chief Joseph Hatchery Program, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of a Chinook Salmon Hatchery Production Program, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Colville Tribes), Okanogan River and Columbia River, Okanogan County, WA, Comment Period Ends: 06/18/2007, Contact: Mickey Carter 503–230–5885 EIS No. 20070175, Final Supplement, USN, 00, Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) Sonar Systems, Updated and Additional Information, Implementation, Wait Period Ends: 06/04/2007, Contact: John F. Mayer 703–465–8404. Dated: May 1, 2007. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E7–8529 Filed 5–3–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8310–2] Meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council—Notice of Public Meeting AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Under Section 10(a)(2) of Public Law 92–423, ‘‘The Federal Advisory Committee Act,’’ notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC), established under the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 300f et seq.). The topics to be discussed and considered by the Council include EPA and utility activities to address emerging contaminants and climate change. EPA will consult with the Council on the Aircraft Drinking Water Rule and Lead and Copper Rule Revisions. The Council E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-6686-6]


Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of 
EPA Comments

    Availability of EPA comments prepared pursuant to the Environmental 
Review Process (ERP), under section 309 of the Clean Air Act and 
Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act as amended. 
Requests for copies of EPA comments can be directed to the Office of 
Federal Activities at 202-564-7167.
    An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft environmental 
impact statements (EISs) was published in FR dated April 6, 2007 (72 FR 
17156).

Draft EISs

EIS No. 20060414, ERP No. D-USA-J11022-CO, Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site 
(PCMS) Transformation Program, Implementation, Base Realignment and 
Closure Activities, Fort Carson, Las Animas, Otero and Huerfano 
Counties, CO.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about air quality 
impacts, water quality impacts and impacts to wildlife and vegetation, 
and requested additional information on energy conservation and 
pollution prevention.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060510, ERP No. D-NRC-B06006-MA, Generic--License Renewal of 
Nuclear Plants, Supplement 29 to NUREG-1437, Regarding the License 
Renewal of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Cape Cod Bay, Town of 
Plymouth, Plymouth County, MA

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about entrainment and 
impingement impacts and cooling water discharge impacts, and requested 
additional information on thermal backwash operations, the fish return 
system, and mitigation.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20060521, ERP No. D-NRC-B06007-VT, Generic--License Renewal of 
Nuclear Plants, Supplement 30 to NUREG-1437, Regarding Vermont Yankee 
Nuclear Power Station, Vernon, VT.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts related 
to entrainment and impingement of fish and other aquatic organisms, and 
impacts from heat shock.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20070044, ERP No. D-AFS-G65104-NM, Surface Management of Gas 
Leasing and Development, Proposes to Amend the Forest Plan include 
Standard and Guidelines Related to Gas Leasing and Development in the 
Jicarilla Ranger District, Carson National Forest, Rio Arriba County, 
NM.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action.

Rating LO.

EIS No. 20070047, ERP No. D-COE-F09803-MN, Minnesota Steel Project, 
Construction and Operation of an Open Pit Taconite Mine Facilities, 
Concentrator, Pellet Plant, Direct Reduced Iron Plant and Steel Mill 
Project, located west of Nashwauk, Itasca County, MN.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about wetlands 
impacts and the proposed mitigation, as well as impacts to water and 
air quality and tribal resource uses.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20070084, ERP No. D-BPA-L08065-WA, Port Angeles--Juan de Fuca 
Transmission Project, Construct a 550-Megawatt Direct Current Cable 
from Victoria, British Columbia, across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to 
Port Angeles, Presidential Permit, Clallam County, WA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the

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potential for sediment discharge and increased turbidity in the Strait 
of Juan de Fuca and Harbor, as well as degradation of water quality 
within marine waters and creeks that are currently listed under the 
Clean Water Act Section 303(d) for low dissolved oxygen and fecal 
coliform.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20070092, ERP No. DC-COE-E36167-FL, Central and Southern 
Florida Project, Tamiami Trail Modifications, Modified Water Deliveries 
to Everglades National Park, Acquisition of Real Estate Rights to 
Portions of Privately Owned Properties along the Tamiami Trail, Dade 
County, FL.

    Summary: EPA continues to support the proposed partial bridging and 
elevation of Tamiami Trail as a component of Everglades restoration, 
and has no objection to the proposed project.

Rating LO.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20070029, ERP No. F-GSA-B40096-ME, Madawaska Border Station 
Project, Replacement of Existing Border Station in Madawaska, Selected 
the Build Alternative, International Border between United States and 
Canada, Aroostook County, ME

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project, and continues 
to encourage the GSA to further investigate an anti-idling program for 
the project.

    Dated: May 1, 2007.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division Office of Federal Activities.
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