Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Base Realignment and Closure Actions at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, 38068-38069 [07-3386]

Download as PDF 38068 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 133 / Thursday, July 12, 2007 / Notices 30 B for Gag and Red Grouper; Preliminary Scoping Document for Grouper/Tilefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) and other Limited Access Alternatives, Scoping Hearing Schedule; Scheduling of Ad Hoc Recreational Red Snapper Advisory Panel Meeting; Response of Offshore Oil/Gas Companies and Operatives on Actions for Compliance with Fishery Rules; and Discussion of initiating Geographic Management Measures for Red Snapper. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Tuesday, July 31, 2007 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - The Reef Fish Management Committee will continue to meet. 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - The Joint Reef Fish/Mackerel/Red Drum Management Committee will meet to discuss Public Hearing Draft of Aquaculture Amendment, Summaries of Public Hearings Public Comments by Letters and SSC Recommendations. 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. - The Red Drum Management Committee will meet to discuss Recommendations of Ad Hoc Review Panel for Red Drum. 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. - The Administrative Policy Committee will meet to discuss Paper for Proposed Options for Annual Catch Limits (ACLs) and Accountability Measures (AMs); NMFS Proposed Referendum Guidelines for Gulf Limited Access Privilege Programs (LAPPs); and Staff Report on Handling Large Volumes of Emails. 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - SEDAR Committee - CLOSED COUNCIL SESSION appointment to SEDAR 16 (King Mackerel) Panels. Although other non-emergency issues not on the agendas may come before the Council and Committees for discussion, in accordance with the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnsuon-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions of the Council and Committees will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in the agendas and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take action to address the emergency. The established times for addressing items on the agenda may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the agenda items. In order to further allow for such adjustments and completion of all items on the agenda, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this notice. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Jul 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Tina Trezza at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Dated: July 9, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–13532 Filed 7–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XB34 General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission; Meeting Announcement National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NMFS announces a meeting, via teleconference, of the General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) in August 2007. Meeting topics are provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 2, 2007, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (or until business is concluded), Pacific time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference. Please notify Allison Routt prior to July 19, 2007, to receive dial in information and of your intent to participate in this teleconference. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Routt at (562) 980–4019 or (562) 980–4030. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act, as amended, the Department of State has appointed a General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the IATTC. The U.S. Section consists of the four U.S. Commissioners to the IATTC and the representative of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries. The Advisory Committee supports the work of the U.S. Section in a solely advisory capacity with respect to U.S. participation in the work of the IATTC, with particular reference to the PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 development of policies and negotiating positions pursued at meetings of the IATTC. NMFS, Southwest Region, administers the Advisory Committee in cooperation with the Department of State. Meeting Topics The General Advisory Committee will meet to receive and discuss information on: (1) 2007 IATTC activities, (2) activities of the Commerce and State Departments and the Pacific Fishery Management Council and Western Pacific Fishery Management Council as they relate to the IATTC, including scientific developments, (3) upcoming meetings of the IATTC and its working groups, including issues such as: conservation and management measures for yellowfin and bigeye tuna for 2008 and beyond, measures to be taken in cases of noncompliance with the IATTC’s conservation and management measures, management of fishing capacity, and other issues, (4) IATTC cooperation with other regional fishery management organizations, and (5) administrative matters pertaining to the General Advisory Committee. Special Accommodations The meeting is via teleconference. Requests for special accommodations, issues, and needs should be directed to Allison Routt at (562) 980–4019 or (562) 980–4030 by July 19, 2007. Dated: July 9, 2007. James P. Burgess, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–13507 Filed 7–11–07; 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 Realignment and Closure Actions at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of Availability (NOA). AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Army announces the availability of the FEIS that evaluates the potential environmental impacts associated with realignment actions directed by the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. DATES: The waiting period on the FEIS will end 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. E:\FR\FM\12JYN1.SGM 12JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 133 / Thursday, July 12, 2007 / Notices To obtain copies of the FEIS, contact Mr. Buddy Keesee at: Department of the Army, Directorate of Safety, Health, and Environment, ATTN: IMNE–APG–SHE–R, Building 5650, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005–5001; e-mail Buddy.Keesee@us.army.mil. ADDRESSES: Mr. Buddy Keesee at (410) 278–6755 during normal business hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES mandated by the 2005 BRAC Commission’s recommendations, the FEIS addresses alternatives that include renovation of existing facilities and construction of new facilities required to accommodate incoming military missions and a net gain of about 4,400 people at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Activities realigning to Aberdeen Proving Ground are administrative and research and development in nature. Direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts of the Proposed Action have been considered. The FEIS has determined that the Proposed Action will result in potentially significant impacts to transportation and socioeconomics. the FEIS addresses several suggested improvements developed to lessen the impacts of the Proposed Action. Depending on the final siting of some facilities, there is the potential for significant impacts to cultural resources due to adverse effects resulting from disturbance or destruction of certain sites and buildings during renovation and construction activities. Impacts to these cultural resources would be direct, long-term, and significant. No other significant beneficial or significant adverse impacts have been identified for land use, aesthetics and visual resources, air quality, noise, geology and soil, water resources, biological resources, utilities, or hazardous and toxic substances. The No Action alternative provides the baseline conditions for comparison to the Proposed Alternative. An electronic version of the FEIS is available for download on the U.S. Army BRAC Division Web site at: http://www.hqda.army.mil/acsim/brac/ nepa_eis_docs.htm. A Record of Decision will be signed at the end of the 30-day waiting period. Dated: June 29, 2007. Addison D. Davis, IV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Environment, Safety and Occupational Health). [FR Doc. 07–3386 Filed 7–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Jul 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Intent To Prepare a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement To Evaluate Construction of Authorized Improvements to the Federal Pascagoula Harbor Navigation Project in Jackson County, MS Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice of availability announces the public release of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) to evaluate construction of authorized improvements to the Federal Pascagoula Harbor Navigation Project in Jackson County, MS. The Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published in the Federal Register, June 14, 2006, (71 FR 34320) a Notice of Intent to Prepare a DSEIS to address the potential impacts associated with construction of authorized improvements to the Federal Pascagoula Harbor Navigation Project in Jackson County, MS. The DSIES was used as a basis to ensure compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and for evaluating the following two alternative plans: ‘‘No Action’’ and deepening the federally authorized project from 38 feet to 42 feet deep in the Upper Pascagoula channel, deepening the Horn Island Impoundment Basin from 44 feet to 56 feet, and widening the Gulf Entrance Channel from 450 feet to 550 feet wide. Pascagoula Harbor is authorized to (a) An entrance channel 44 deep and 550 feet wide from the Gulf of Mexico to Horn Island Pass, a channel 44 feet deep and 600 feet wide through Horn Island Pass, including a sediment trap situated on the east side of the channel 1,500 feet long, 56 feet deep, and 175 feet wide; (b) A channel 42 feet deep and 350 feet wide in Mississippi Sound and the Pascagoula River to the railroad bridge at Pascagoula, including a turning basin 2,000 feet long and 950 feet wide (including the channel area) on the west side of the river below the railroad bridge; (c) A channel 42 feet deep throughout and 350 feet wide from the ship channel in Mississippi Sound to the 1,150-foot turning basin at the mouth of Bayou Casotte, then 350 feet wide for about one mile to the northern turning basin, 900 feet wide and 1,750 feet long; (d) A channel 22 feet deep and 150 feet wide up Pascagoula River from the railroad bridge to the mouth of PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38069 Escatawpa River (Dog River), thence up the Escatawpa River to the Highway 613 Bridge; (e) A channel 12 feet deep and 125 feet wide from the Highway 613 Bridge, via Robertson and Bounds Lakes to mile 6.0 on the Escatawpa River; and (f) A channel 12 feet deep by 80 feet extending from deep water in the Pascagoula River to a turning basin in Krebs Lake a distance of about 1,500 feet, then along the south bank of the lake a channel 10 feet deep and 60 feet wide, terminating at a second turning basin, a distance of 2,700 feet from the first. The tentatively recommended alternative includes construction of the authorized project dimensions. DATES: The public comment period for the DSEIS will extend through August 27, 2007. ADDRESSES: To receive a copy of the DSEIS, or to submit comments, contact U.S. Army of Engineers, Mobile District, Coastal Environment Team, P.O. Box 2288, Mobile, AL 36628–0001. A copy of the full document may also be viewed in the Mobile Public Library (Main Branch) or in the Mobile District. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions about the proposed action and the DSEIS should be addressed to Ms. Jennifer L. Jacobson, Chief, Coastal Environment Team, phone (251) 690– 2724, Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, P.O. Box 2288, Mobile, AL 36628 or e-mail address: jennifer.l. jacobson@sam.usace.army.mil. Public comments can be submitted through a variety of methods. Written comments may be submitted to the Corps by mail, facsimile, or electronic methods. Additional comments (written or oral) may be presented at the public hearing on August 7, 2007 at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College at the Jackson County Campus, Administration Building, 2300 Highway 90, Gautier, MS. Additional information on the public hearing will be mailed in a public notice to the agencies and public and announced in news releases. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 29, 2007. Curtis M. Flakes, Chief, Planning and Environmental Division. [FR Doc. 07–3393 Filed 7–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–CR–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA) AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\12JYN1.SGM Department of the Army, DoD. 12JYN1

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[FR Doc No: 07-3386]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army


Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement (FEIS) for Base Realignment and Closure Actions at Aberdeen 
Proving Ground, MD

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 the 
FEIS that evaluates the potential environmental impacts associated with 
realignment actions directed by the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 
Commission at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

DATES: The waiting period on the FEIS will end 30 days after 
publication in the Federal Register.

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ADDRESSES: To obtain copies of the FEIS, contact Mr. Buddy Keesee at: 
Department of the Army, Directorate of Safety, Health, and Environment, 
ATTN: IMNE-APG-SHE-R, Building 5650, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-
5001; e-mail Buddy.Keesee@us.army.mil.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Buddy Keesee at (410) 278-6755 
during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As mandated by the 2005 BRAC Commission's 
recommendations, the FEIS addresses alternatives that include 
renovation of existing facilities and construction of new facilities 
required to accommodate incoming military missions and a net gain of 
about 4,400 people at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Activities realigning to 
Aberdeen Proving Ground are administrative and research and development 
in nature. Direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts of the Proposed 
Action have been considered. The FEIS has determined that the Proposed 
Action will result in potentially significant impacts to transportation 
and socioeconomics. the FEIS addresses several suggested improvements 
developed to lessen the impacts of the Proposed Action. Depending on 
the final siting of some facilities, there is the potential for 
significant impacts to cultural resources due to adverse effects 
resulting from disturbance or destruction of certain sites and 
buildings during renovation and construction activities. Impacts to 
these cultural resources would be direct, long-term, and significant. 
No other significant beneficial or significant adverse impacts have 
been identified for land use, aesthetics and visual resources, air 
quality, noise, geology and soil, water resources, biological 
resources, utilities, or hazardous and toxic substances. The No Action 
alternative provides the baseline conditions for comparison to the 
Proposed Alternative.
    An electronic version of the FEIS is available for download on the 
U.S. Army BRAC Division Web site at: http://www.hqda.army.mil/acsim/
brac/nepa_eis_docs.htm.
    A Record of Decision will be signed at the end of the 30-day 
waiting period.

    Dated: June 29, 2007.
Addison D. Davis, IV,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Environment, Safety and 
Occupational Health).
[FR Doc. 07-3386 Filed 7-11-07; 8:45 am]
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