Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project, Nevada, 7589 [E8-2231]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2008 / Notices • Fax: (406) 444–4386. County. This notice initiates the public review process on the FEIS. DATES: The Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project FEIS will be available for review and comment for 30 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes their Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the FEIS using any of the following methods: • Mail: Penny Woods, Project Manager, P.O. Box 12000, Reno, NV 89520. • Fax: 775–861–6689 (Attn: Penny Woods, Project Manager). • E-mail: nvgwprojects@blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Penny Woods, BLM Project Manager, P.O. Box 12000, Reno, NV 89520, telephone 775–861–6466, or e-mail: nvgwprojects@blm.gov with ‘‘Kane Springs Information Request’’ in the subject line. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FEIS describes and analyzes a proposal for groundwater facilities in the Kane Springs Valley submitted by the Lincoln County Water District (LCWD). The FEIS addresses the proposal submitted by LCWD, an alternative alignment, and a no action alternative. Under the Proposed Action, the LCWD would develop and convey groundwater in Dated: December 6, 2007. Kane Springs Valley to private land for Richard M. Hotaling, community development purposes in Field Manager. Coyote Springs Valley. The volume of [FR Doc. E8–2242 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] water to be transported through the BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P proposed facilities could be up to 5,000 acre-feet per year. The proposed project would be DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR located in unincorporated portions of southwestern Lincoln County, Nevada, Bureau of Land Management and would consist of a 13.2 mile pipeline, seven production wells, water [NV–040–5101–ER–F851; N–79742; 8–08807] storage tanks, a 12.5 kV transmission line, and a fiber optic line. Notice of Availability of the Final On June 22, 2007, the BLM published Environmental Impact Statement for the Notice of Availability for the Draft the Kane Springs Valley Groundwater EIS for this project in the Federal Development Project, Nevada Register. Nineteen comments were received from individuals, AGENCY: Lead Agency—Bureau of Land organizations, agencies and a tribal Management, Interior; Cooperating band. Specific comment responses are Agencies—U.S. Fish and Wildlife provided in the FEIS, and issues and Service, Interior; State of Nevada concerns raised during the review are Department of Wildlife; Moapa Valley addressed in the FEIS. Water District, Nevada. Copies of the FEIS will be mailed to ACTION: Notice of Availability. individuals, agencies, or companies who previously requested copies or who SUMMARY: In accordance with the responded to the BLM on the Draft EIS. National Environmental Policy Act of Copies of the FEIS are available on 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has request from the BLM Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Blvd., P.O. Box prepared a Final Environmental Impact 12000, Reno, NV 89520, phone 775– Statement (FEIS) that analyzes a 861–6681 or e-mail to: proposed right-of-way for groundwater nvgwprojects@blm.gov. You may request and conveyance facilities in Lincoln For further information and/or to request a copy of the document, contact: Greg Hallsten, Montana Department of Environmental Quality, PO Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620–0901 or David Williams, Bureau of Land Management, Butte Field Office, 106 N. Parkmont, Butte, MT 59701. Documents related to this EIS, including public comments, will be posted on the Montana DEQ Web site (http://www.deq.state.mt.us) and may be published as part of the final EIS. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All submissions from organizations and businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be available for public inspection in their entirety. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:11 Feb 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7589 a hard copy or a computer disc (CD). The document will be available electronically at: http://www.blm.gov/ nv/. Copies of the FEIS will be available for review at the following locations: • Bureau of Land Management, Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Blvd., Reno, Nevada. • Bureau of Land Management, Ely Field Office, 702 North Industrial Way, Ely, Nevada. All comment submittals to this FEIS must include the commenter’s name and street address. Comments, including the names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the Nevada State Office during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday except for Federal holidays). Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Ron Wenker, Nevada State Director. [FR Doc. E8–2231 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [Docket No. AZ–910–0777–XP–241A] State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on March 6, 2008, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the BLM National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review of the December 6, 2007, meeting minutes for RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State Director’s update on statewide issues; E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 27 (Friday, February 8, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-2231]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[NV-040-5101-ER-F851; N-79742; 8-08807]


Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement for the Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project, 
Nevada

AGENCY: Lead Agency--Bureau of Land Management, Interior; Cooperating 
Agencies--U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior; State of Nevada 
Department of Wildlife; Moapa Valley Water District, Nevada.

ACTION: Notice of Availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 
has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that 
analyzes a proposed right-of-way for groundwater and conveyance 
facilities in Lincoln County. This notice initiates the public review 
process on the FEIS.

DATES: The Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project FEIS 
will be available for review and comment for 30 days following the date 
the Environmental Protection Agency publishes their Notice of 
Availability in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the FEIS using any of the 
following methods:
     Mail: Penny Woods, Project Manager, P.O. Box 12000, Reno, 
NV 89520.
     Fax: 775-861-6689 (Attn: Penny Woods, Project Manager).
     E-mail: nvgwprojects@blm.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Penny Woods, BLM Project Manager, P.O. 
Box 12000, Reno, NV 89520, telephone 775-861-6466, or e-mail: 
nvgwprojects@blm.gov with ``Kane Springs Information Request'' in the 
subject line.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FEIS describes and analyzes a proposal 
for groundwater facilities in the Kane Springs Valley submitted by the 
Lincoln County Water District (LCWD). The FEIS addresses the proposal 
submitted by LCWD, an alternative alignment, and a no action 
alternative. Under the Proposed Action, the LCWD would develop and 
convey groundwater in Kane Springs Valley to private land for community 
development purposes in Coyote Springs Valley. The volume of water to 
be transported through the proposed facilities could be up to 5,000 
acre-feet per year.
    The proposed project would be located in unincorporated portions of 
southwestern Lincoln County, Nevada, and would consist of a 13.2 mile 
pipeline, seven production wells, water storage tanks, a 12.5 kV 
transmission line, and a fiber optic line.
    On June 22, 2007, the BLM published the Notice of Availability for 
the Draft EIS for this project in the Federal Register. Nineteen 
comments were received from individuals, organizations, agencies and a 
tribal band. Specific comment responses are provided in the FEIS, and 
issues and concerns raised during the review are addressed in the FEIS.
    Copies of the FEIS will be mailed to individuals, agencies, or 
companies who previously requested copies or who responded to the BLM 
on the Draft EIS. Copies of the FEIS are available on request from the 
BLM Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Blvd., P.O. Box 12000, Reno, NV 
89520, phone 775-861-6681 or e-mail to: nvgwprojects@blm.gov. You may 
request a hard copy or a computer disc (CD). The document will be 
available electronically at: http://www.blm.gov/nv/. Copies of the FEIS 
will be available for review at the following locations:
     Bureau of Land Management, Nevada State Office, 1340 
Financial Blvd., Reno, Nevada.
     Bureau of Land Management, Ely Field Office, 702 North 
Industrial Way, Ely, Nevada.
    All comment submittals to this FEIS must include the commenter's 
name and street address. Comments, including the names and street 
addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the 
Nevada State Office during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday except for Federal holidays). Before including 
your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire 
comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made 
publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comment to 
withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we 
cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Ron Wenker,
Nevada State Director.
 [FR Doc. E8-2231 Filed 2-7-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-HC-P