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Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 73798 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–129–000. Applicants: Northern Natural Gas Company. Description: Petition of Northern Natural Company for a limited waiver of tariff provisions. Filed Date: 12/18/2007. Accession Number: 20071219–0133. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. It is not necessary to separately intervene again in a subdocket related to a compliance filing if you have previously intervened in the same docket. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. In reference to filings initiating a new proceeding, interventions or protests submitted on or before the comment deadline need not be served on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St. NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceedings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed dockets(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–25203 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 December 21, 2007. Take notice that the Commission has received the following Natural Gas Pipeline Rate and Refund Report filings: Docket Numbers: RP97–186–005. Applicants: Trunkline Gas Company. Description: Trunkline Gas Co, LLC submits Substitute Second Revised Sheet 28 to FERC Gas Tariff, Third Revised Volume 1, to become effective 12/15/07. Filed Date: 12/19/2007. Accession Number: 20071220–0199. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP06–540–005. Applicants: High Island Offshore System. Description: High Island Offshore System, LLC submits a Report of Refunds. Filed Date: 12/19/2007. Accession Number: 20071220–0200. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–130–000. Applicants: Northwest Pipeline GP. Description: Northwest Pipeline GP submits its First Revised Sheet 2 et al. to FERC Gas Tariff, Fourth Revised Volume 1. Filed Date: 12/19/2007. Accession Number: 20071220–0204. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Docket Numbers: RP08–131–000. Applicants: Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company. Description: Eastern Shore Natural Gas Co. submits the Twentieth Revised Sheet 4 et al to FERC Gas Tariff, Second Revised Volume 1, to be effective 1/18/ 08. Filed Date: 12/19/2007. Accession Number: 20071220–0201. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, December 31, 2007. Any person desiring to intervene or to protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5 p.m. Eastern PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 time on the specified comment date. It is not necessary to separately intervene again in a subdocket related to a compliance filing if you have previously intervened in the same docket. Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Anyone filing a motion to intervene or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. In reference to filings initiating a new proceeding, interventions or protests submitted on or before the comment deadline need not be served on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper, using the FERC Online links at http:// www.ferc.gov. To facilitate electronic service, persons with Internet access who will eFile a document and/or be listed as a contact for an intervenor must create and validate an eRegistration account using the eRegistration link. Select the eFiling link to log on and submit the intervention or protests. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the intervention or protest to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First St., NE., Washington, DC 20426. The filings in the above proceedings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the appropriate link in the above list. They are also available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an eSubscription link on the web site that enables subscribers to receive email notification when a document is added to a subscribed dockets(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–25204 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6694–5] Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments Availability of EPA comments prepared pursuant to the Environmental E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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. 20070357, ERP No. D–BLM– J65490–UT, Moab Field Office Planning Area, Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Grand and San Juan Counties, UT. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about air quality impacts and the; mitigation measures proposed under the Preferred Alternative (Alternative C) not being able to fully address significant environmental impacts associated with travel and recreation management issues. Consequently, EPA recommends specific environmentally-protective mitigation measures be included in the final EIS. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070406, ERP No. D–AFS– L65500–AK, Iyouktug Timber Sales, Proposes Harvesting Timber, Implementation, Hoonah Ranger District, Tongass National Forest, Hoonah, AK. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential adverse impacts to water quality and wetlands. The final EIS should include additional information about effected resources and mitigation measures to avoid or compensate for impacts. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070476, ERP No. D–FRC– G03035–00, Gulf Crossing Project, Construction and Operation of Natural Gas Pipeline to Facilitate the Transport of up to 1.73 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day of Natural Gas, Locate in various Counties and Parishes in OK, TX, LA, and MS. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about wetland, air quality, and environmental justice impacts, and requested additional information and mitigation measures for these issues. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070443, ERP No. DS–FTA– K54022–CA, Third Street Light Rail Phase 2, Updated Information on the Central Subway Project Area, Funding, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, in the City and County San Francisco, CA. VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. Rating LO. Final EISs EIS No. 20070459, ERP No. F–FRC– E05102–SC, Santee Cooper Hydroelectric Project (FERC. No. 199), Relicensing for Existing 130-megawatt (MW), Santee and Cooper Rivers, Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg and Sumter Counties, SC. Summary: EPA’s previous concerns have been resolved; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20070489, ERP No. F–DOE– A09834–00, FutureGen Project, Planning, Design, Construction and Operation of a Coal Fueled Electric Power and Hydrogen Gas Production Plant, Four Alternative Sites: Mattoon, IL, Tuscola, IL, Jewett, TX, and Odessa, TX. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. EIS No. 20070522, ERP No. F–IBR– K39109–CA, Lower Yuba River Accord, Proposal to Resolve Instream Flow Issues Associated with Operation, Yuba River, Yuba County, CA. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20070494, ERP No. LF–COE– G39050–LA, Mississippi River—Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Deep-Draft Navigation De-Authorization Study, Implementation, St. Bernard Parish, LA. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. Dated: December 21, 2007. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E7–25192 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6694–4] Environmental Impacts 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 12/17/2007 through 12/21/2007 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20070536, Draft EIS, AFS, 00, National Forest System Lands in Utah Wild and Scenic River Suitability PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73799 Study for 86 Eligible River Segments for Inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic River System, Ashley, Dixie, Fishlake, Manti-LaSal, Uinta, Wasatch-Cache National Forests in Utah and Portions of National Forests in Colorado and Wyoming, Comment Period Ends: 02/15/2008, Contact: Catherine Kahlow 435–783–4338. This document is available on the Internet at: http://www.fs.fed.us/r4/ rivers/deis_wsr.shtml. EIS No. 20070537, Draft EIS, AFS, NM, Perk-Grindstone Fuel Reduction Project, To Protect Life, Property, and Natural Resources, Village of Ruidoso, Lincoln National Forest, Lincoln County, New Mexico, Comment Period Ends: 02/11/2008, Contact: Buck Sanchez 505–885–4181. This document is available on the Internet at http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/ lincoln/Projects/index.shtml. EIS No. 20070538, Draft EIS, COE, NC, North Topsail Beach Shoreline Protection Project, Seeking Federal and State Permits to Allow Implementation of a Non-Federal Shoreline and Inlet Management Project, New River Inlet, Onslow County, NC, Comment Period Ends: 02/11/2008, Contact: Mickey T. Sugg 910–251–4811. EIS No. 20070539, Final EIS, SFW, CA, Programmatic—South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, Restored Tidal Marsh, Managed Ponds, Flood Control Measures and Public Access Features, Don Edward San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Alameda, Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, CA, Wait Period Ends: 01/28/2008, Contact: Mendel Stewart 510–792– 4275 Ext. 23. EIS No. 20070540, Draft EIS, NOA, 00, Amendment 1 to the Tilefish Fishery Management Plan, Proposed Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program, To Reduce Overcapacity in the Commercial Tilefish Fishery, Maine to North Carolina, Comment Period Ends: 02/11/2008, Contact: Patricia A. Kurkul 978–281–9200. EIS No. 20070541, Draft Supplement, NOA, AK, Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Subsistence Harvest Project, Proposes to Implement a Long-Term Harvest Plan and Fulfill the Federal Government’s Trust Responsibility, Cook Inlet, AK, Comment Period Ends: 02/11/2008, Contact: Barbara Mahoney 907–271–3448. EIS No. 20070542, Revised Draft EIS, BLM, WY, Pinedale Anticline Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Project, Additional Information on Two New Alternatives, Consolidated Development with Year-Round E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-6694-5]


Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of 
EPA Comments

    Availability of EPA comments prepared pursuant to the Environmental

[[Page 73799]]

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. 20070357, ERP No. D-BLM-J65490-UT, Moab Field Office Planning 
Area, Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Grand and San Juan 
Counties, UT.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about air quality 
impacts and the; mitigation measures proposed under the Preferred 
Alternative (Alternative C) not being able to fully address significant 
environmental impacts associated with travel and recreation management 
issues. Consequently, EPA recommends specific environmentally-
protective mitigation measures be included in the final EIS.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20070406, ERP No. D-AFS-L65500-AK, Iyouktug Timber Sales, 
Proposes Harvesting Timber, Implementation, Hoonah Ranger District, 
Tongass National Forest, Hoonah, AK.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential 
adverse impacts to water quality and wetlands. The final EIS should 
include additional information about effected resources and mitigation 
measures to avoid or compensate for impacts.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20070476, ERP No. D-FRC-G03035-00, Gulf Crossing Project, 
Construction and Operation of Natural Gas Pipeline to Facilitate the 
Transport of up to 1.73 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day of Natural Gas, 
Locate in various Counties and Parishes in OK, TX, LA, and MS.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about wetland, air 
quality, and environmental justice impacts, and requested additional 
information and mitigation measures for these issues.

Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20070443, ERP No. DS-FTA-K54022-CA, Third Street Light Rail 
Phase 2, Updated Information on the Central Subway Project Area, 
Funding, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, in the City and 
County San Francisco, CA.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project.
Rating LO.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20070459, ERP No. F-FRC-E05102-SC, Santee Cooper Hydroelectric 
Project (FERC. No. 199), Relicensing for Existing 130-megawatt (MW), 
Santee and Cooper Rivers, Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg and 
Sumter Counties, SC.

    Summary: EPA's previous concerns have been resolved; therefore, EPA 
does not object to the proposed action.

EIS No. 20070489, ERP No. F-DOE-A09834-00, FutureGen Project, Planning, 
Design, Construction and Operation of a Coal Fueled Electric Power and 
Hydrogen Gas Production Plant, Four Alternative Sites: Mattoon, IL, 
Tuscola, IL, Jewett, TX, and Odessa, TX.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project.

EIS No. 20070522, ERP No. F-IBR-K39109-CA, Lower Yuba River Accord, 
Proposal to Resolve Instream Flow Issues Associated with Operation, 
Yuba River, Yuba County, CA.

    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

EIS No. 20070494, ERP No. LF-COE-G39050-LA, Mississippi River--Gulf 
Outlet (MRGO) Deep-Draft Navigation De-Authorization Study, 
Implementation, St. Bernard Parish, LA.

    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.

    Dated: December 21, 2007.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
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