Notice of Department of Navy Adoption of Program Comments for Cold War Era (1946-1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, World War II and Cold War Era (1939-1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact, 28463 [07-2505]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 97 / Monday, May 21, 2007 / Notices received on the draft before finalizing the EA and FONSI. Authority: 36 CFR 800.14(e) Dated: May 16, 2007. John M. Fowler, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 07–2504 Filed 5–18–07; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4310–K6–M ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION Notice of Department of Navy Adoption of Program Comments for Cold War Era (1946–1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, World War II and Cold War Era (1939–1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. ACTION: Notice of Department of Navy Adoption of Program Comments for Cold War Era (1946–1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, World War II and Cold War Era (1939– 1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This provide notice of the Navy’s adoption of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s Program Comments for Cold War Era Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (1946–1974), World War II and Cold War Era (1939–1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities, and the availability of the final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the actions. DATES: This Program Comment goes into effect on May 21, 2007. ADDRESSES: To obtain copies of the Program Comments, the final EA and signed FONSI, visit Defense Environmental Network Information eXchange (DENIX) Web site at https:// www.denix.osd.mil/ ProgramAlternatives. Address all comments concerning these Program Comments to David Berwick, Army Program Manager, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 803, Washington, DC 20004. Fax (202) 606– 8672. dberwick@achp.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Berwick (202) 606–8505. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 106 of the National Historic VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:57 May 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 Preservation Act requires Federal agencies to consider the effects of their undertakings on historic properties and provide the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) a reasonable opportunity to comment with regard to such undertakings. ACHP has issued the regulations that set forth the process through which Federal agencies comply with these duties. Those regulations are codified under 36 CFR part 800 (‘‘Section 106 regulations’’). Under Section 800.14(e) of those regulations, agencies can request ACHP to provide a ‘‘Program Comment’’ on a particular category of undertakings in lieu of conducting individual review of each individual undertaking under such category, as set forth in 36 CFR 800.4 through 800.6. An agency can meet its Section 106 responsibilities for those undertakings by taking into account ACHP’s Program Comment and by following the steps set forth in those comments. On August 18, 2006, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation approved and issued to the Department of Defense a Program Comment on World War II and Cold War era (1939– 1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities, and a Program Comment on Cold War era (1946–1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing. The Program Comments pertain to all buildings and structures designed and built as ammunition storage facilities (DoD Real Property category group 42XXXX) within the years 1939–1974, and all buildings and structures that were designed and built as Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (DoD) Real Property category group 72XXXX) in the years 1946–1974. The Program Comments include treatment measures for the following undertakings for these two categories of properties: ongoing operations, maintenance and repair; rehabilitation; renovation; mothballing; cessation of maintenance, new construction, demolition; deconstruction and salvage; remediation activities; and transfer, sale, lease, and closure of such facilities. The Department of the Navy has taken into account the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s Program Comment on World War II and Cold War era (1939–1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities, and the Program Comment on Cold War ear (1946–1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, and accepts and adopts these Program Comments. The Department of the Navy ensures that the effects of these undertakings on these categories of historic properties is taken into account by execution of the steps identified as PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28463 treatment measures in the Program Comments, Sections II.B. Treatment measures vary by property type. For Cold War era Unaccompanied Housing, the Department of the Navy will prepare a supplemental context study that will be an appendix to the Army’s existing study, ‘‘Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH) During the Cold War (1946–1989).’’ For World War II and Cold War era Ammunition Storage Facilities, the Department of the Navy will prepare a supplemental historic context study that will an appendix to the Army’s existing context study, ‘‘Army Ammunition and Explosives Storage in the United States. 1775– 1945’’. The Department of the Navy will also prepare documentation of ammunition storage facilities at four installations, to include three Navy installations and one Marine Corps installations. The Department of the Navy will also prepare documentation of Cold War era Unaccompanied Personnel Housing at four installations, to include three Navy installations and one Marine Corps installation. The full text of the Program Comments can be found on the DENIX Web site at https://denix.osd.mil/ programAlaternatives. The Department of the Navy also announces the availability of the final Environmental Assessment (EA) and signed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Program Comment process. Notice of the availability of the draft EA and FONSI was published in the Federal Register on October 26, 2004, Vol. 69, No. 206, pp. 62431– 62432. With the Army as lead agency, the Department of the Navy considered all public comments received on the draft before finalizing the EA and FONSI. Authority: 36 CFR 800.14(e) Dated: May 16, 2007 John M. Fowler, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 07–2505 Filed 5–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–K6–M E:\FR\FM\21MYN1.SGM 21MYN1

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ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION


Notice of Department of Navy Adoption of Program Comments for 
Cold War Era (1946-1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, World War II 
and Cold War Era (1939-1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities from the 
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Notice of Availability 
of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact

AGENCY: Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

ACTION: Notice of Department of Navy Adoption of Program Comments for 
Cold War Era (1946-1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, World War II 
and Cold War Era (1939-1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities from the 
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Notice of Availability 
of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact.

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SUMMARY: This provide notice of the Navy's adoption of the Advisory 
Council on Historic Preservation's Program Comments for Cold War Era 
Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (1946-1974), World War II and Cold War 
Era (1939-1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities, and the availability of 
the final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact 
for the actions.

DATES: This Program Comment goes into effect on May 21, 2007.

ADDRESSES: To obtain copies of the Program Comments, the final EA and 
signed FONSI, visit Defense Environmental Network Information eXchange 
(DENIX) Web site at https://www.denix.osd.mil/ProgramAlternatives. 
Address all comments concerning these Program Comments to David 
Berwick, Army Program Manager, Advisory Council on Historic 
Preservation, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 803, Washington, DC 
20004. Fax (202) 606-8672. dberwick@achp.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Berwick (202) 606-8505.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 106 of the National Historic 
Preservation Act requires Federal agencies to consider the effects of 
their undertakings on historic properties and provide the Advisory 
Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) a reasonable opportunity to 
comment with regard to such undertakings. ACHP has issued the 
regulations that set forth the process through which Federal agencies 
comply with these duties. Those regulations are codified under 36 CFR 
part 800 (``Section 106 regulations'').
    Under Section 800.14(e) of those regulations, agencies can request 
ACHP to provide a ``Program Comment'' on a particular category of 
undertakings in lieu of conducting individual review of each individual 
undertaking under such category, as set forth in 36 CFR 800.4 through 
800.6. An agency can meet its Section 106 responsibilities for those 
undertakings by taking into account ACHP's Program Comment and by 
following the steps set forth in those comments.
    On August 18, 2006, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 
approved and issued to the Department of Defense a Program Comment on 
World War II and Cold War era (1939-1974) Ammunition Storage 
Facilities, and a Program Comment on Cold War era (1946-1974) 
Unaccompanied Personnel Housing. The Program Comments pertain to all 
buildings and structures designed and built as ammunition storage 
facilities (DoD Real Property category group 42XXXX) within the years 
1939-1974, and all buildings and structures that were designed and 
built as Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (DoD) Real Property category 
group 72XXXX) in the years 1946-1974. The Program Comments include 
treatment measures for the following undertakings for these two 
categories of properties: ongoing operations, maintenance and repair; 
rehabilitation; renovation; mothballing; cessation of maintenance, new 
construction, demolition; deconstruction and salvage; remediation 
activities; and transfer, sale, lease, and closure of such facilities. 
The Department of the Navy has taken into account the Advisory Council 
on Historic Preservation's Program Comment on World War II and Cold War 
era (1939-1974) Ammunition Storage Facilities, and the Program Comment 
on Cold War ear (1946-1974) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing, and 
accepts and adopts these Program Comments. The Department of the Navy 
ensures that the effects of these undertakings on these categories of 
historic properties is taken into account by execution of the steps 
identified as treatment measures in the Program Comments, Sections 
II.B. Treatment measures vary by property type. For Cold War era 
Unaccompanied Housing, the Department of the Navy will prepare a 
supplemental context study that will be an appendix to the Army's 
existing study, ``Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH) During the Cold 
War (1946-1989).'' For World War II and Cold War era Ammunition Storage 
Facilities, the Department of the Navy will prepare a supplemental 
historic context study that will an appendix to the Army's existing 
context study, ``Army Ammunition and Explosives Storage in the United 
States. 1775-1945''. The Department of the Navy will also prepare 
documentation of ammunition storage facilities at four installations, 
to include three Navy installations and one Marine Corps installations. 
The Department of the Navy will also prepare documentation of Cold War 
era Unaccompanied Personnel Housing at four installations, to include 
three Navy installations and one Marine Corps installation. The full 
text of the Program Comments can be found on the DENIX Web site at 
https://denix.osd.mil/programAlaternatives.
    The Department of the Navy also announces the availability of the 
final Environmental Assessment (EA) and signed Finding of No 
Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Program Comment process. Notice of 
the availability of the draft EA and FONSI was published in the Federal 
Register on October 26, 2004, Vol. 69, No. 206, pp. 62431-62432. With 
the Army as lead agency, the Department of the Navy considered all 
public comments received on the draft before finalizing the EA and 
FONSI.

    Authority: 36 CFR 800.14(e)

    Dated: May 16, 2007
John M. Fowler,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 07-2505 Filed 5-18-07; 8:45 am]
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