Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and General Management Plan for Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, South Dakota, 9355-9356 [08-763]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 34 / Wednesday, February 20, 2008 / Notices Traditional Recreation Subzone. The second component targets other, nonOSV users of the Traditional Recreation Subzone. 1. Survey OSV Permit Holders Utilizing the Traditional Recreation Subzone The purpose of the proposed research is to provide park managers with information about National Seashore OSV users, attributes and quality of the current OSV experience, and user attitudes regarding OSV management. A randomly selected group of current (2008) OSV permit holders will be provided survey questionnaires either in-person or through the mail. The survey will include questions intended to develop information describing OSV user demographics, the frequency, patterns and type of OSV use, standards of quality and factors influencing visitor experience (both positive and negative), and user attitudes regarding the impacts of current and potential future OSV management and resource protection practices. This research is proposed for the summer and fall of 2008. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 2. Survey Non-OSV Users of the Traditional Recreation Subzone The second component of the proposed research is intended to provide park managers with information about other, non-OSV users of the National Seashore’s Traditional Recreation Subzone. Non-OSV users of the Subzone include day use hikers, overnight campers using the hike-in primitive backcountry campgrounds, and boat-in visitors. A randomly selected group of visitors issued backcountry camping permits between September 1, 2007 and August 30, 2008, will be provided survey questionnaires through the mail. The survey will include questions similar to the types described above for Component 1, except that the intent will be to develop information from the perspective of non-OSV users of the Traditional Recreation Subzone. This research is proposed for the summer and fall of 2008. The obligation to respond is voluntary. Automated data collection: This information will be collected via questionnaires, distributed either on-site or through the mail. No automated data collection will take place. Description of respondents: Component 1—on-site or mail-back surveys: ASIS OSV special use permit holders for calendar year 2008. Component 2—mail-back surveys: ASIS visitors issued backcountry camping permits between September 1, 2007 and August 31, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Feb 19, 2008 Jkt 214001 Estimated average number of respondents: Component 1: 300 respondents; Component 2: 200 respondents. Estimated average burden hours per response: Component 1: 15 minutes; Component 2: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: 1 time per respondent. Estimated annual reporting burden: 125 hours. Comments are invited on: (1) The practical utility of the information being gathered; (2) the accuracy of the burden hour estimate; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden to respondents, including use of automated information collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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 publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from pubic view, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: February 11, 2008. Leonard E. Stowe, NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 08–740 Filed 2–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–60–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and General Management Plan for Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, South Dakota SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environment Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(c), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a draft Environmental Impact Statement and General Management Plan (EIS/GMP) for Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, South Dakota. DATES: The draft EIS/GMP will remain available for public review for 60 days following the publishing of the notice of its availability in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Public meetings will be held during the 60-day review period. You may submit your comments by any one of several methods. You may comment PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9355 via the Internet through the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment Web site (http:// parkplanning.nps.gov); simply click on the link to Minuteman Missile National Historic Site. You may mail comments to Superintendent Mark Herberger, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, 21280 South Dakota Highway 240, Philip, South Dakota 57567. You may contact the Superintendent by telephone at 605–433–5552 or by fax at 605–433–5558. Finally, you may handdeliver comments to the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site headquarters at the address above. ADDRESSES: Copies of the draft EIS/GMP are available from Superintendent Mark Herberger, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, 21280 South Dakota Highway 240, Philip, South Dakota 57567. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This GMP will guide the management of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site for the next 25 years. The draft GMP considers four draft conceptual alternatives—a no-action and threeaction alternatives, including the NPS preferred alternative. The draft document will also include the NPS’s preferred location for the visitor/ administrative facility. The NPS preferred alternative would be to present the Delta facilities as symbols that commemorate the Cold War. In this alternative, Delta One would be restored to its active duty alert condition with many original furnishings and items still in place. Guided ranger shuttle tours would be required to access this facility. The Delta Nine facility would remain as it is today. This would be a self-guided experience with parking and interpretive information located nearby. The draft EIS assesses impacts to cultural resources (archaeological resources, historic buildings and structures, cultural landscapes, ethnographic resources, and museum collections); natural resources (air quality, vegetation, and wildlife); visitor use and experience; socioeconomic environment; and park administration and operations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Superintendent, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, at the address or telephone number above. Before including your address, telephone number, electronic mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comment (including your personal identifying information) may be made publicly available at any time. While E:\FR\FM\20FEN1.SGM 20FEN1 9356 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 34 / Wednesday, February 20, 2008 / Notices 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. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials, or organizations or businesses available for public inspection in their entirety. Dated: August 24, 2007. Ernest Quintana, Regional Director, Midwest Region. EDITORIAL NOTE: This document was received at the Office of the Federal Register on February 14, 2008. [FR Doc. 08–763 Filed 2–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–AE–M Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities at the Public Meeting DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Notice of Meeting of Concessions Management Advisory Board SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App 1, Section 10), notice is hereby given that the Concessions Management Advisory Board (the Board) will hold its 18th meeting March 12–13, 2008, at Embassy Suites Hotel, Washington, DC. The meeting will convene Wednesday, March 12 at 10 a.m. and will conclude at 4 p.m. The meeting will reconvene Thursday, March 13 at 9 a.m. and will conclude before 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in DC Convention Center Embassy Suites Hotel, 900 10th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001. Hotel phone number: (202) 719–1438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board was established by Title IV, Section 409 of the National Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998, November 13, 1998 (Pub. L. 105–391). The purpose of the Board is to advise the Secretary and the National Park Service on matters relating to management of concessions in the National Park System. The Board will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, and 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 13, for the regular business meeting and continued discussion on the following subjects: • Presentations by National Park Hospitality Association • Leasehold Surrender Interest Tracking Tool Update • Concession Contracting Status Update and Regional Reports • Revised Concession Annual Operational Review Forms VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:31 Feb 19, 2008 • Concession Facility Asset Management Update • DO 35B—Utility Rates for Non-NPS Users • Centennial Challenge Initiative Status • Concession Program Training and Development Update • Buy American Initiative • Other business The meeting will be open to the public, however, facilities and space for accommodating members of the public are limited, and persons will be accommodated on a first-come-firstserved basis. Jkt 214001 The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you plan to attend and will require an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the contact person listed in this notice at least 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting date. Attempts will be made to meet any request(s) we receive after that date, however, we may not be able to make the requested auxiliary aid or service available because of insufficient time to arrange for it. Anyone may file with the Board a written statement concerning matters to be discussed. The Board may also permit attendees to address the Board, but may restrict the length of the presentations as necessary to allow the Board to complete its agenda within the allotted time. Such requests should be made to the Director, National Park Service, Attention: Manager, Concession Program, at least 7 days prior to the meeting. Draft minutes of the meeting will be available for public inspection approximately 6 weeks after the meeting, at the Concession Program office located at 1201 Eye Street, NW., 11th Floor, Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—BioNanomatrix-Complete Genomics NIST ATP Joint Venture Notice is hereby given that, on January 10, 2008 pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), BioNanomatrix-Complete Genomics NIST ATP Joint Venture has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the partes and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties to the venture are: BioNanomatrix, Inc., Philadelphia, PA; and Complete Genomics, Inc., Mountain View, CA. The general area of planned activity for BioNanomatrixComplete Genomics NIST ATP Joint Venture is to research the feasibility of sequencing the entire human genome in less than 8 hours for less than $100 using breakthrough technology called Linear Imaging Sequence Analysis (LISA) which requires the use of a novel sequence interrogation chemistry developed from CGI’s ligation sequencing chemistry combined with a novel nanofluidic biochip adapted from BNM’s nanoanalyzer technology. The activities of this venture project will be partially funded by an award from the Advanced Technology Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce under Award Number 70NANB7H7027. Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 08–755 Filed 2–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–11–M National Park Service, Concession Program, 1201 Eye Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240, Telephone: 202–13–7151. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Dated: February 13, 2008. Daniel N. Wenk, Deputy Director, National Park Service. [FR Doc. E8–3132 Filed 2–19–08; 8:45 am] Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission BILLING CODE 4312–53–P Notice is hereby given that, on January 18, 2008, pursuant to Section PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Antitrust Division E:\FR\FM\20FEN1.SGM 20FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 34 (Wednesday, February 20, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9355-9356]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 08-763]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and General 
Management Plan for Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, South 
Dakota

SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environment 
Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(c), the National Park Service 
(NPS) announces the availability of a draft Environmental Impact 
Statement and General Management Plan (EIS/GMP) for Minuteman Missile 
National Historic Site, South Dakota.

DATES: The draft EIS/GMP will remain available for public review for 60 
days following the publishing of the notice of its availability in the 
Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Public 
meetings will be held during the 60-day review period. You may submit 
your comments by any one of several methods. You may comment via the 
Internet through the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment Web 
site (http://parkplanning.nps.gov); simply click on the link to 
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site. You may mail comments to 
Superintendent Mark Herberger, Minuteman Missile National Historic 
Site, 21280 South Dakota Highway 240, Philip, South Dakota 57567. You 
may contact the Superintendent by telephone at 605-433-5552 or by fax 
at 605-433-5558. Finally, you may hand-deliver comments to the 
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site headquarters at the address 
above.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the draft EIS/GMP are available from 
Superintendent Mark Herberger, Minuteman Missile National Historic 
Site, 21280 South Dakota Highway 240, Philip, South Dakota 57567.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This GMP will guide the management of the 
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site for the next 25 years. The 
draft GMP considers four draft conceptual alternatives--a no-action and 
three-action alternatives, including the NPS preferred alternative. The 
draft document will also include the NPS's preferred location for the 
visitor/administrative facility.
    The NPS preferred alternative would be to present the Delta 
facilities as symbols that commemorate the Cold War. In this 
alternative, Delta One would be restored to its active duty alert 
condition with many original furnishings and items still in place. 
Guided ranger shuttle tours would be required to access this facility. 
The Delta Nine facility would remain as it is today. This would be a 
self-guided experience with parking and interpretive information 
located nearby.
    The draft EIS assesses impacts to cultural resources 
(archaeological resources, historic buildings and structures, cultural 
landscapes, ethnographic resources, and museum collections); natural 
resources (air quality, vegetation, and wildlife); visitor use and 
experience; socioeconomic environment; and park administration and 
operations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Superintendent, Minuteman 
Missile National Historic Site, at the address or telephone number 
above. Before including your address, telephone number, electronic mail 
address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, 
you should be aware that your entire comment (including your personal 
identifying information) may be made publicly available at any time. 
While

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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. We will make all submissions from organizations or 
businesses, from individuals identifying themselves as representatives 
or officials, or organizations or businesses available for public 
inspection in their entirety.

    Dated: August 24, 2007.
Ernest Quintana,
Regional Director, Midwest Region.
    Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the 
Federal Register on February 14, 2008.

[FR Doc. 08-763 Filed 2-19-08; 8:45 am]
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