Open Meeting/Conference Call, Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy, 39071-39072 [E7-13842]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 17, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES The PEIS on the Future of the LORAN–C Program will be a programlevel document that will provide USCG with high-level analysis of the potential impacts on the human environment from the alternatives for the future of the LORAN–C Program. The USCG is the lead agency for determining the scope of this review and has determined that a PEIS will best meet its needs. The PEIS will comply with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality regulations in 40 CFR parts 1500–1508, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Management Directive 5100.1 (Environmental Planning Program), and Coast Guard Commandant Instruction (COMDTINST) M16475.1D (National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures and Policy for Considering Environmental Impacts). The geographic scope of the LORAN–C PEIS is those areas covered by the radionavigation system. Should the USCG decide to end its involvement with LORAN–C, the analysis provided in the PEIS will enable the USCG to prepare tiered documents on the disposition of each LORAN Station and monitoring station. Proposed Action and Alternatives The PEIS will address the following four alternatives to represent the range of possible management options for the future of the USCG LORAN–C Program: (1) Decommission the USCG LORAN– C Program and Terminate North American LORAN–C Signal. Under this alternative, all USCG LORAN–C signals would be terminated at one time. All USCG LORAN Stations would be decommissioned; LORAN artifacts, documents and equipment (i.e., towers and related infrastructure) would be removed; and USCG personnel would be reassigned. LORAN Station property would be declared excess to the needs of the USCG following Federal guidelines on transfer of excess property. The disposition of each LORAN Station would range from transferring ownership of the property with such infrastructure as buildings, roads, piers, and airstrips intact, to returning the property to a natural state prior to its transfer. (2) Transfer Management of the LORAN–C Program to another government agency. Under this alternative, the USCG would continue to operate the LORAN–C Program until the transfer to another Agency. (3) Automate, Secure, and Unstaff LORAN Stations. Under this alternative, the USCG would continue to operate the LORAN–C Program. The LORAN–C VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:40 Jul 16, 2007 Jkt 211001 signal would remain on the air but the USCG would reduce staffing. To the extent practical, the USCG would automate equipment; secure buildings and fencing to protect equipment, antenna, and antenna guides; and reassign personnel. The LORAN Stations would become LORAN Sites operating unstaffed with preventive and corrective maintenance performed by contractor personnel. (4) No Action Alternative. The LORAN–C signal would remain on air, and LORAN–C operations would remain as they currently are with no change in staffing. Maintenance and modernization of equipment would continue to keep the signal operating. The PEIS will serve as a top tier environmental analysis of program-level changes. This notice of intent is required by 40 CFR 1508.22, and briefly describes the proposed action and possible alternatives and our proposed scoping process. The PEIS will provide a general level of analysis of environmental impacts on the 24 LORAN Stations, 24 Monitoring Sites, and the LORAN Support Unit (LSU) since the disposition of each facility is not currently known. The PEIS will also discuss the No Action Alternative as required under NEPA. You can address any questions about the proposed action, the scoping process, or the PEIS to the USCG LORAN–C Program Office (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Scoping Process Public scoping is an early and open process for identifying and determining the scope of issues to be addressed in the PEIS. Scoping begins with this notice, continues through the public comment period (see DATES), and ends when the USCG has completed the following actions: • Invites the participation of Federal, State, and local agencies, any affected Indian tribe and other interested persons; • Determines the actions, alternatives, and impacts described in 40 CFR 1508.25; • Identifies and eliminates from detailed study those issues that are not significant or that have been covered elsewhere; • Identifies other relevant environmental review and consultation requirements on the future of the LORAN–C Program; • Indicates the relationship between timing of the environmental review and other aspects of the proposed action; and • At its discretion, exercises the options provided in 40 CFR 1501.7(b). PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39071 Once the scoping process is complete, the USCG will prepare a draft PEIS, and will publish a Federal Register notice announcing its public availability. (If you want that notice to be sent to you, please contact the USCG Project Office point-of-contact identified in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.) You will have an opportunity to review and comment on the draft PEIS. Additionally, the USCG anticipates holding public meetings in approximately December 2007 to present the draft PEIS and receive public comments regarding that document. The USCG will subsequently consider all comments received and then prepare the final PEIS. As with the draft PEIS, the USCG will announce the availability of the final PEIS and once again give interested parties an opportunity for review and comment. Dated: June 26, 2007. Brian M. Salerno, Rear Admiral USCG, Assistant Commandant, Policy and Planning (CG–5). [FR Doc. 07–3475 Filed 7–12–07; 3:13 pm] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Open Meeting/Conference Call, Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy U.S. Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice of open meeting via conference call. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announces the following committee meeting: Name: Board of Visitors (BOV) for the National Fire Academy. Date of Meeting: August 1, 2007. Place: Building H, Room 300, National Emergency Training Center, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Time: 1:30–3:30 p.m. Proposed Agenda: Introduction of New Board Members and Review National Fire Academy Program Activities. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announces that the committee meeting will be open to the public in the Emmitsburg commuting E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 39072 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 17, 2007 / Notices area with seating available on a firstcome, first-served basis. The meeting is open to the public; however, teleconference lines are limited. Members of the general public who plan to participate in the meeting should contact the Office of the Superintendent, National Fire Academy, U.S. Fire Administration, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, (301) 447–1117, on or before July 31, 2007. Dial-in information will be provided to those wishing to participate via telephone. Minutes of the meeting will be prepared and will be available for public viewing in the Office of the U.S. Fire Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Copies of the minutes will be available upon request within 60 days after the meeting. The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors is administered by the U.S. Fire Administration which is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Department of Homeland Security. Dated: July 12, 2007. Charlie Dickinson, Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration. [FR Doc. E7–13842 Filed 7–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–17–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Notice of Availability, Final Restoration Plan Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), on behalf of the Department of the Interior (DOI), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (New York), as natural resource trustees, announces the release of the Final Restoration Plan (RP) for the Mattiace Petrochemical Superfund Site (Site). The Final RP presents the selected restoration alternative, consisting of a single restoration project that compensates for impacts to natural resources caused by contaminant releases associated with the Site. ADDRESSES: Requests for copies of the RP may be made to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, New York Field Office, 3817 Luker Road, Cortland, NY 13045. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:40 Jul 16, 2007 Jkt 211001 Ken Karwowski, Environmental Contaminants Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, New York Field Office, 3817 Luker Road, Cortland, NY 13045. Interested parties may also call Ken Karwowski at 607–753–9334 or e-mail him at Ken_Karwowski@fws.gov for further information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: During the period of March 1996 through December 2000, natural resource damage settlements were achieved for the Mattiace Petrochemical Superfund Site. NOAA and the State of New York were settling Trustees with the DOI. A variety of hazardous chemicals were discharged from the Site into Glen Cove Creek, located in the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York. Chemical releases and remedial activities at the Site adversely affected natural resources such as anadromous, catadromous, euryhaline, and marine finfish; shellfish; invertebrates; waterfowl; other migratory birds; and reptiles. The funds available from the settlement for restoration activities total approximately $155,000. The RP is being released in accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended, commonly known as Superfund (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.), the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Regulations found at 43 CFR part 11, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The Final RP is intended to describe the Trustees’ selected alternative to restore natural resource injuries associated and affected by the Site. The RP describes a number of habitat restoration and protection alternatives and discusses the environmental consequences of each. The restoration effort with the greatest potential to restore natural resources and services that were injured by contaminants or remedial activities is preferred. Based on an evaluation of the various restoration alternatives, the selected alternative consists of a single restoration project involving tidal marsh/wetland restoration and protection. Copies of the RP are available from the Service’s New York Field Office at 3817 Luker Road, Cortland, NY 13045. Additionally, the RP is available for viewing at the following Web site: http://nyfo.fws.gov/ec/MattiaceFRP.pdf. No written comments on the Draft Restoration Plan were received for consideration in the final restoration plan/environmental assessment. Author: The primary author of this notice is Ken Karwowski, U.S. Fish and FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Wildlife Service, New York Field Office, 3817 Luker Road, Cortland, NY 13045. Authority: The authority for this action is the CERCLA of 1980, as amended, commonly known as Superfund (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.), and the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Regulations found at 43 CFR part 11. Dated: June 19, 2007. Marvin E. Moriarty, Regional Director, Region 5, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, DOI Designated Authorized Official. [FR Doc. E7–13840 Filed 7–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public meeting of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (Council). DATES: We will hold the meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2007, (Alaska time) and Thursday, August 9, 2007. Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting must notify Douglas Hobbs by close of business on Thursday, August 2, 2007, per instructions in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. Submit written statements for this meeting no later than Monday, July 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, 95 Sterling Highway, Suite 1, Homer, Alaska 99603; telephone (907) 235–6961. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Mailstop 3103–AEA, Arlington, Virginia 22203, (703) 358–2336 (phone), (703) 358–2548 (fax), or doug_hobbs@fws.gov (e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we give notice that the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council will hold the meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2007 (Alaska time) and Thursday, August 9, 2007. Background The Council was formed in January 1993 by the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to advise the Secretary, E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 136 (Tuesday, July 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39071-39072]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-13842]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Open Meeting/Conference Call, Board of Visitors for the National 
Fire Academy

AGENCY: U.S. Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
DHS.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting via conference call.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
Federal Emergency Management Agency announces the following committee 
meeting:
    Name: Board of Visitors (BOV) for the National Fire Academy.
    Date of Meeting: August 1, 2007.
    Place: Building H, Room 300, National Emergency Training Center, 
Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
    Proposed Agenda: Introduction of New Board Members and Review 
National Fire Academy Program Activities.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency announces that the committee meeting will be open to 
the public in the Emmitsburg commuting

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area with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. The 
meeting is open to the public; however, teleconference lines are 
limited. Members of the general public who plan to participate in the 
meeting should contact the Office of the Superintendent, National Fire 
Academy, U.S. Fire Administration, 16825 South Seton Avenue, 
Emmitsburg, MD 21727, (301) 447-1117, on or before July 31, 2007. Dial-
in information will be provided to those wishing to participate via 
telephone.
    Minutes of the meeting will be prepared and will be available for 
public viewing in the Office of the U.S. Fire Administrator, U.S. Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emmitsburg, 
Maryland 21727. Copies of the minutes will be available upon request 
within 60 days after the meeting.
    The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors is administered by the 
U.S. Fire Administration which is part of the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency in the Department of Homeland Security.

    Dated: July 12, 2007.
Charlie Dickinson,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration.
 [FR Doc. E7-13842 Filed 7-16-07; 8:45 am]
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