East Texas to Mississippi Expansion Project; Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Docket Nos. CP06-446-000, PF06-17-000, PF-06-23-000, FERC EIS 0206D, 38558-38559 [E7-13644]

Download as PDF 38558 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 134 / Friday, July 13, 2007 / Notices the public appreciates and enjoys the availability of historic rental facilities. Funds from the rentals will be used for the continued operation and maintenance of Kentucky Camp. DATES: Kentucky Camp Headquarters will become available for rent January 2008. Forest Supervisor, Coronado National Forest, 300 West Congress, Tucson, Arizona, 85701. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Makansi, Archaeologist, Coronado National Forest, 520–760– 2502. ADDRESSES: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act (Title VII, Pub. L. 108–447) directed the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a six month advance in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee areas are established. The Coronado National Forest currently has one other rental facility. This rental is booked regularly throughout the rental season. A business analysis for the rental of Kentucky Camp shows that people desire having this sort of recreation experience on the Coronado National Forest. A market analysis indicates that the $200 daily fee is both reasonable and acceptable for this sort of unique recreation experience. People wanting to rent Kentucky Camp will need to do so through the National Recreation Reservation Service, at http://www.recreation.gov or by calling 1–877–444–6777. The National Recreation Reservation Service charges a $9 fee per reservation. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 28, 2007. Jeanine A. Derby, Forest Supervisor, Coronado National Forest. [FR Doc. 07–3428 Filed 7–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis RPA Assessment Review Tables Forest Service, USDA. Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the draft tables for the 2007 RPA Forest Resources of the United States. These tables will be the basis for analysis of status and trends in the nation’s forests and includes data for 1953, 1977, 1987, 1997, and 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Jul 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 Comments must be received in writing on or before September 11, 2007 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. DATES: The draft review tables are available in pdf format at: http:// fia.fs.fed.us. Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Dr. Richard Guldin, Director, Quantitative Sciences Staff—Forest Service, Mail Stop 1119, Washington, DC 20090– 6090. Comments also may be submitted via facsimile to 703–605–5131 or by e-mail to: bsmith12@fs.fed.us. The public may inspect comments received at 1601 N. Kent Street, Arlington, VA, Suite 4110, between regular business hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 703–605–4177 to facilitate entry to the building. ADDRESSES: W. Brad Smith, Quantitative Sciences Staff by phone at 703–605–4177 or by e-mail to: bsmith12@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 twenty-four hours a day, every day of the year, including holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Through its Research organization, the Forest Service conducts continuous Statewide inventories of the Nation’s forest resources to ascertain trends in the extent, condition, ownership, quantity, and quality of the forest resources in compliance with Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Research Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 1600, 1641–1648). This information is collected by the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program and forest statistics and subsequent analyses are released as State, Regional, and National reports and are based on data collected at sample locations on all land ownerships across the United States. Every 5 years, the FIA program compiles a summary of this data into standard tables as part of the RPA Assessment’ Forest Resources of the United States report. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 9, 2007. Ann M. Bartuska, Deputy Chief for Research & Development. [FR Doc. E7–13589 Filed 7–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service East Texas to Mississippi Expansion Project; Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Docket Nos. CP06–446– 000, PF06–17–000, PF–06–23–000, FERC EIS 0206D Natural Resources Conservation Service. ACTION: Notice of availability of the record of decision. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Guidelines (40 CFR Part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Guidelines (7 CFR Part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, has decided to subordinate its rights, acquired under the Wetland Reserve Program (WRP), to allow the Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP (Gulf South) to cross NRCS held conservations easements associated with the East Texas to Mississippi Expansion Project (Project) in Madison Parish, Red River Parish, Richland Parish and Ouachita Parish, LA. On September 1, 2006, Gulf South filed, in Docket No. CP04–446–000, an application under section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) for authorization to construct and operate its proposed project. The proposed project consists of 241.9 miles of pipeline, and 110,604 horsepower (hp) of compression that will connect Gulf South’s existing facilities in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana to Gulf South’s pipeline in Simpson County, Mississippi. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a final environmental impact statement (EIS) to fulfill requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The purpose of this document was to make public the analysis of the environmental impacts that would likely result from the construction and operation of the proposed Project. The NRCS participated as a cooperating agency in the preparation of the EIS. The project will affect approximately 16 NRCS held Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) easements by creating a 60 ft. permanent right of way (within a 100 ft. construction right of way) that extends for approximately 241.9 miles of which 12.5 miles is over lands encumbered under WRP easements located in Madison, Red River, Richland and Ouachita Parishes, Louisiana. Of E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 134 / Friday, July 13, 2007 / Notices the 34,584 acres encumbered by WRP easements in Madison Parish, Louisiana 76.43 acres will be affected; Of the 513 acres encumbered by WRP easements in Red River Parish, Louisiana 4.61 acres will be affected; of the 7,285 acres encumbered by WRP easements in Richland Parish, Louisiana 6.36 acres will be affected; of the 3,716 acres encumbered by WRP easements in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana 1.82 acres will be affected. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dorothy S. Harris, Acting State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 3737 Government Street, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302; telephone (318) 473–7751. A limited number of copies of the ROD are available to fill single copy requests at the above address. Basic data evaluated for the ROD are on file and may be reviewed by contacting Dorothy S. Harris. Dated: July 5, 2007. Dorothy S. Harris, Acting State Conservationist. [FR Doc. E7–13644 Filed 7–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Norborne Baseload Plant: Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency delivering the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Utilities Programs, hereinafter referred to as Rural Development, is issuing a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Norborne Baseload Plant (Norborne Plant). The Final EIS was prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (U.S.C. 4231 et seq.) in accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA (40 CFR 1500–1508) and RUS regulations (7 CFR 1794). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a cooperating agency for this Final EIS. Rural Development invites comments on the Final EIS. The purpose of the EIS is to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of and alternatives to the Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AECI) application for Rural Development VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Jul 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 financing to construct the proposed 660 megawatt (MW) net supercritical pulverized coal (SCPC) fired power plant in Carroll County, Missouri, near the town of Norborne. AECI also proposes to construct new and modified substations, approximately 134 miles of new 345-kV transmission lines, a utility waste landfill, new rail access from existing mainline railroads, and a water supply system consisting of groundwater wells and associated pipeline. DATE: Written comments on this Final EIS will be accepted on or before August 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: To obtain copies of the Final EIS or for further information, contact: Stephanie A. Strength, USDA, Rural Development Utilities Programs, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Mail Stop 1570, Room 2244, Washington, DC 20250–1570, telephone (202) 720–0468, fax (202) 720–0820, or e-mail: Stephanie.strength@wdc.usda.gov. A copy of the Final EIS has been sent to affected federal, state, and local government agencies and to interested parties and can be viewed online at: http://www.usda.gov/rus/water/ees/ eis.htm. Copies of the Final EIS will also be available for public review at the following locations (hours vary; contact individual repositories for available times): Boonslick Regional Library Sedalia Branch, 219 W. 3rd Street, Sedalia, MO 65301, Phone: 660/827–7323. Boonslick Regional Library, 950 E. Main Street, Warsaw, MO 65355, Phone: 660/438–5211. Cameron Public Library, 312 N. Chestnut Street, Cameron, MO 64429, Phone: 816/632–2311. Carnegie Library, 316 Massachusetts Street, St. Joseph, MO 64504, Phone: 816/238–0526. Carrollton Public Library, 1 N. Folger Street, Carrollton, MO 64633, Phone: 660/542–0183. Concordia Library, 709 S. Main Street, Concordia, MO 64020, Phone: 660/ 463–2277. DeKalb County Public Library, 105 N. Polk Street, Maysville, MO 64469, Phone: 816/449–5695. Dulany Memorial Library, 501 S. Broadway, Salisbury, MO 65281, Phone: 660/388–5712. Downtown Library, 927 Felix Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501, Phone: 816/232– 7729. East Hills Library, 502 N. Woodbine Road, Suite A., St. Joseph, MO 64506, Phone: 816/236–2136. Hale Library & Museum, 321 Main Street, Hale, MO 64643, Phone: 660/ 565–2617. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38559 Lexington Library, 1008 Main Street, Lexington, MO 64067, Phone: 660/ 259–3071. Little Dixie Regional Library, 111 N. 4th Street, Moberly, MO 65270, Phone: 660/263–4426. Macon Public Library, 210 N. Rutherford Street, Macon, MO 63552, Phone: 660/385–3314. Marshall Public Library, 214 N. Lafayette, Marshall, MO 65340, Phone: 660/886–3391. Maryville Public Library, 509 N. Main Street, Maryville, MO 64468, Phone: 660/582–5281. Mid-Continent Public Library, Excelsior Springs Branch, 1460 Kearney Road, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024–1746, Phone: 816/630–6721. Mid-Continent Public Library, Kearney Branch, 100 S. Platte-Clay Way, Kearney, MO 64060–7640, Phone: 816/628–5055. Mound City Public Library, 205 E. 6th Street, Mound City, MO 64470, Phone: 660/442–5700. Norborne Public Library, 109 E. Second Street, Norborne, MO 64668, Phone: 660–593–3514. Oregon Public Library, 103 S. Washington Street, Oregon, MO 64473, Phone: 660/446–3586. Ray County Library, 215 E. Lexington Street, Richmond, MO 64085, Phone: 816/776–5104. Rolling Hills Consolidated Library: Eastside, 1904 N. Belt Highway, St. Joseph, MO 64506, Phone: 816/232– 5479. Rolling Hills Consolidated Library: Savannah, 514 W. Main Street, Savannah, MO 64485, Phone: 816/ 324–4569. Robertson Memorial Library, 19 W. 20th Street, Higginsville, MO 64037, Phone: 660/584–2880. Sedalia Public Library, 311 W. Third Street, Sedalia, MO 65301, Phone: 660/826–1314. Sweet Springs Public Library, 217 Turner Street, Sweet Springs, MO 65351, Phone: 660/335–4314. Washington Park Library, 1821 N. Third Street, St. Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: 816/232–2052. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AECI is contractually obligated to provide all the electric power needs of the cooperative member systems it serves and does not have the capacity to cost effectively meet all of its members’ power needs beyond about 2013. More information on the purpose and need for the proposal is in Chapter 1 of the Final EIS. On August 10, 2005, Rural Development published in the Federal Register a Notice of Intent to prepare an E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 134 (Friday, July 13, 2007)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


East Texas to Mississippi Expansion Project; Gulf South Pipeline 
Company, LP; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Docket Nos. CP06-
446-000, PF06-17-000, PF-06-23-000, FERC EIS 0206D

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service.

ACTION: Notice of availability of the record of decision.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Guidelines (40 
CFR Part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service 
Guidelines (7 CFR Part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation 
Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, has decided to subordinate its 
rights, acquired under the Wetland Reserve Program (WRP), to allow the 
Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP (Gulf South) to cross NRCS held 
conservations easements associated with the East Texas to Mississippi 
Expansion Project (Project) in Madison Parish, Red River Parish, 
Richland Parish and Ouachita Parish, LA.
    On September 1, 2006, Gulf South filed, in Docket No. CP04-446-000, 
an application under section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) for 
authorization to construct and operate its proposed project. The 
proposed project consists of 241.9 miles of pipeline, and 110,604 
horsepower (hp) of compression that will connect Gulf South's existing 
facilities in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana to Gulf South's pipeline in 
Simpson County, Mississippi.
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a 
final environmental impact statement (EIS) to fulfill requirements of 
the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The purpose of this 
document was to make public the analysis of the environmental impacts 
that would likely result from the construction and operation of the 
proposed Project. The NRCS participated as a cooperating agency in the 
preparation of the EIS.
    The project will affect approximately 16 NRCS held Wetlands Reserve 
Program (WRP) easements by creating a 60 ft. permanent right of way 
(within a 100 ft. construction right of way) that extends for 
approximately 241.9 miles of which 12.5 miles is over lands encumbered 
under WRP easements located in Madison, Red River, Richland and 
Ouachita Parishes, Louisiana. Of

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the 34,584 acres encumbered by WRP easements in Madison Parish, 
Louisiana 76.43 acres will be affected; Of the 513 acres encumbered by 
WRP easements in Red River Parish, Louisiana 4.61 acres will be 
affected; of the 7,285 acres encumbered by WRP easements in Richland 
Parish, Louisiana 6.36 acres will be affected; of the 3,716 acres 
encumbered by WRP easements in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana 1.82 acres 
will be affected.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dorothy S. Harris, Acting State 
Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 3737 
Government Street, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302; telephone (318) 473-
7751.
    A limited number of copies of the ROD are available to fill single 
copy requests at the above address. Basic data evaluated for the ROD 
are on file and may be reviewed by contacting Dorothy S. Harris.

    Dated: July 5, 2007.
Dorothy S. Harris,
 Acting State Conservationist.
 [FR Doc. E7-13644 Filed 7-12-07; 8:45 am]
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