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Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 225 / Friday, November 23, 2007 / Notices Corps of Engineers’ Allegheny Lock & Dam No. 7 and operated in a run-ofriver mode would consist of: (1) A new 125-foot long, 160-foot wide, 60-foot high concrete powerhouse; (2) a new intake channel and tailrace channel on the eastern side of the river; (3) three turbine/generator units with a combined installed capacity of 16.5 megawatts; (4) a new 12,000-foot long above ground transmission line extending from the switchyard near the powerhouse to a connection at a substation located south of the powerhouse on the Kittanning side of the river; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The proposed Allegheny Lock & Dam No. 7 Project would have an average annual generation of 89 gigawatt-hours. l. This filing is 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, call toll-free 1–866–208–3676 or e-mail ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov. For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. m. Competing Preliminary Permit— Anyone desiring to file a competing application for preliminary permit for a proposed project must submit the competing application itself, or a notice of intent to file such an application, to the Commission on or before the specified comment date for the particular application (see 18 CFR 4.36). Submission of a timely notice of intent allows an interested person to file the competing preliminary permit application no later than 30 days after the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing preliminary permit application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30 and 4.36. n. Competing Development Application—Any qualified development applicant desiring to file a competing development application must submit to the Commission, on or before a specified comment date for the particular application, either a competing development application or a notice of intent to file such an application. Submission of a timely notice of intent to file a development application allows an interested person to file the competing application no later than 120 days after the specified comment date for the particular application. A competing license application must conform with 18 CFR 4.30 and 4.36. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Nov 21, 2007 Jkt 214001 o. Notice of Intent—A notice of intent must specify the exact name, business address, and telephone number of the prospective applicant, and must include an unequivocal statement of intent to submit, if such an application may be filed, either a preliminary permit application or a development application (specify which type of application). A notice of intent must be served on the applicant(s) named in this public notice. p. Proposed Scope of Studies Under Permit—A preliminary permit, if issued, does not authorize construction. The term of the proposed preliminary permit would be 36 months. The work proposed under the preliminary permit would include economic analysis, preparation of preliminary engineering plans, and a study of environmental impacts. Based on the results of these studies, the Applicant would decide whether to proceed with the preparation of a development application to construct and operate the project. q. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene—Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission’s Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application. r. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents—Any filings must bear in all capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’, ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION’’, ‘‘PROTEST’’, and ‘‘MOTION TO INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the Project Number of the particular application to which the filing refers. Any of the above-named documents must be filed by providing the original and the number of copies provided by the Commission’s regulations to: The Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. An additional copy must be sent to Director, Division of Hydropower Administration and Compliance, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at the above-mentioned address. A copy of any notice of intent, competing application or motion to intervene must also be served upon each representative of the Applicant specified in the particular application. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65731 s. Agency Comments—Federal, state, and local agencies are invited to file comments on the described application. A copy of the application may be obtained by agencies directly from the Applicant. If an agency does not file comments within the time specified for filing comments, it will be presumed to have no comments. One copy of an agency’s comments must also be sent to the Applicant’s representatives. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–22838 Filed 11–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6693–3] 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. 20070377, ERP No. D–COE– E39070–TN, Center Hill Dam and Lake Project, Changes to Operational Guide Curves Pool Elevations, Chancey Fork River and Cumberland River, Dekalb County, TN. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to water quantity and impacts related to dam releases, and also requested additional dam failure risk assessment information. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070396, ERP No. D–AFS– L65542–ID, Cherry Dinner Project, Management of Vegetation, Hazardous Fuels, and Access Plus Watershed Improvements, Amendment to the Forest Plan, Palouse Ranger District, Clearwater National Forest, Latah County, ID. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water quality impacts within streams and creeks that are already on the state of Idaho’s current 303(d) list due to temperature and sediment load exceedances. E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 65732 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 225 / Friday, November 23, 2007 / Notices Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070445, ERP No. D–USN– E11063–00, Shock Trail of the MESA VERDE (LPD 19), San Antonio (LPD 17) Class Ship designated as the Shock Ship for Proposed Shock Trail, Possible Offshore Locations are Naval Station Norfolk, VA; Naval Station Mayport, FL; and Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to avian and marine species. Rating EC1. EIS No. 20070364, ERP No. DS–COE– E01013–FL, Rock Mining in the Lake Belt Region Plan, Continuance of Limestone Mining Construction, section 404 Permit, Miami-Dade County, FL. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water quality, wetland and mining-related seepage impacts, and requested additional mitigation and monitoring measures. Rating EC2. Dated: November 19, 2007. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E7–22851 Filed 11–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6693–2] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Environmental Impact 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 11/12/2007 through 11/16/2007 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20070495, Final Supplement, APH, 00, Importation of Solid Wood Packing Material, To Reevaluate and Refine Estimates of Methyl Bromide Usage in the Treatment, Implementation, United States. Wait Period Ends: 12/24/2007. Contact: David A. Bergston, 301–734–6103. EIS No. 20070496, Draft EIS, FRC, 00, Fayetteville/Greenville Expansion Project, Construction and Operation of the Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities in Arkansas and Mississippi. Comment Period Ends: 01/07/2008. Contact: Andy Black, 1–866–208– 3372. EIS No. 20070497, Draft EIS, FAA, CA, Horizon Air Service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport Project, Proposed Operations Specifications VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Nov 21, 2007 Jkt 214001 Amendment to Provide Scheduled Air Service, Town of Mammoth Lakes, Mono County, CA. Comment Period Ends: 01/11/2008. Contact: Chuck Cox, 425–227–2243. EIS No. 20070498, Draft EIS, FHW, UT, I–15 Corridor Project, Transportation Improvement from Utah County to Salt Lake County, UT. Comment Period Ends: 01/11/2008. Contact: Carlos Machado, 801–963–0182. EIS No. 20070499, Final EIS, FRC, 00, Klamath Hydroelectric Project, Continued Operation for Hydropower License FERC No. 2082–27, Klamath River, Klamath County, OR and Siskiyou County, CA. Wait Period Ends: 12/24/2007. Contact: John Mudre, 202–502–8902. Amended Notices EIS No. 20070409, Draft EIS, AFS, MT, Beartooth Ranger District Travel Management Planning, Proposing to Designate Routes for Public Motorized Use, and Change Management of Pack and Saddle Stock on Certain Trail, Beartooth Ranger District, Custer National Forest, Carbon, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, and Park Counties, MT. Comment Period Ends: 12/19/2007. Contact: Doug Epperly, 406–657–6205 Ext 225. Revision for FR Notice Published 10/05/2007: Extending Comment Period from 11/19/2007 to 12/19/2007. EIS No. 20070478, Final EIS, AFS, AK, Helicopter Access to Conduct Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) in Wilderness, in Tongas and Kedgwick National Forest, AK. Wait Period Ends: 12/24/2007. Contact: Ken Post, 907–586–8796. Review to FR Notice Published 11/09/2007: Extending Wait Period from 12/10/2007 to 12/ 24/2007 and Correction to Title. Dated: November 19, 2007. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E7–22852 Filed 11–21–07; 8:45 am] Agency’s draft administrative policies and procedures for completing the initial screening and testing under EPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) and the burden and cost estimates for the related information collection activities. In two forthcoming notices in the Federal Register, EPA will announce the availability for public review and comment of: (1) The draft policies and procedures EPA is considering adopting for conducting the initial screening and testing under the EDSP and (2) the draft Information Collection Request (ICR) for the initial screening and testing. The purpose of the public workshop is to allow the public to ask questions and for EPA to provide further explanation about these aspects of the EDSP, which in turn may facilitate the preparation of comments. DATES: The meeting is on Monday, December 17, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Special accommodations: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, and to request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT at least 10 days prior to the meeting to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Environmental Protection Agency, Conference Center—Lobby Level, One Potomac Yard (South Building), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Wooge, Office of Science Coordination and Policy (OSCP), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 546–8476; e-mail address: wooge.william@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: I. Who Should Attend? You may be interested in attending this workshop if you produce, manufacture, use, or import pesticide/ agricultural chemicals and other chemical substances; or if you are or may otherwise be involved in the testing of chemical substances for potential endocrine effects. To determine whether you or your business may have an interest in this workshop you should carefully examine section 408(p) of the Federal, Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). [21 U.S.C. 346a(p)] SUMMARY: EPA is convening a 1–day public workshop to discuss the II. What is the EDSP? The EDSP was established in 1998 to carry out the mandate in section 408(p) of FFDCA [21 U.S.C. 346a et. seq.], BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2007–1080; FRL–8341–3] Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program; Workshop to Discuss Draft Policies and Procedures Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 225 (Friday, November 23, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-22851]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-6693-3]


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. 20070377, ERP No. D-COE-E39070-TN, Center Hill Dam and Lake 
Project, Changes to Operational Guide Curves Pool Elevations, Chancey 
Fork River and Cumberland River, Dekalb County, TN.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to 
water quantity and impacts related to dam releases, and also requested 
additional dam failure risk assessment information.
    Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20070396, ERP No. D-AFS-L65542-ID, Cherry Dinner Project, 
Management of Vegetation, Hazardous Fuels, and Access Plus Watershed 
Improvements, Amendment to the Forest Plan, Palouse Ranger District, 
Clearwater National Forest, Latah County, ID.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water quality 
impacts within streams and creeks that are already on the state of 
Idaho's current 303(d) list due to temperature and sediment load 
exceedances.

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    Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20070445, ERP No. D-USN-E11063-00, Shock Trail of the MESA 
VERDE (LPD 19), San Antonio (LPD 17) Class Ship designated as the Shock 
Ship for Proposed Shock Trail, Possible Offshore Locations are Naval 
Station Norfolk, VA; Naval Station Mayport, FL; and Naval Air Station 
Pensacola, FL.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to 
avian and marine species.
    Rating EC1.
    EIS No. 20070364, ERP No. DS-COE-E01013-FL, Rock Mining in the Lake 
Belt Region Plan, Continuance of Limestone Mining Construction, section 
404 Permit, Miami-Dade County, FL.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about water quality, 
wetland and mining-related seepage impacts, and requested additional 
mitigation and monitoring measures.
    Rating EC2.

    Dated: November 19, 2007.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. E7-22851 Filed 11-21-07; 8:45 am]
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