Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability oF EPA Comments, 9798-9799 [E8-3406]

Download as PDF 9798 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 36 / Friday, February 22, 2008 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES development of the ISA and supplementary annexes for oxides of nitrogen and sulfur. EPA’s ‘‘Draft Plan for Review of the Secondary National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide’’ was made available in September 2007 for public comment and was discussed by the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) via a publicly accessible teleconference consultation on October 30, 2007 (72 FR 57568). The Plan is available on EPA’s Web site: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/naaqs/ standards/no2so2sec/cr_pd.html. The draft, ‘‘Integrated Science Assessment for Oxides of Nitrogen and Sulfur—Environmental Criteria; First External Review Draft,’’ will be discussed by CASAC at a future public meeting; public comments that have been received prior to the public meeting will be provided to the CASAC review panel. A future Federal Register notice will inform the public of the exact date and time of that CASAC meeting. II. How To Submit Information to the Docket Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2007– 1145 by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: ORD.Docket@epa.gov. • Fax: 202–566–1753. • Mail: Office of Environmental Information (OEI) Docket (Mail Code: 2822T), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. The phone number is 202–566–1752. • Hand Delivery: The OEI Docket is located in the EPA Headquarters Docket Center, EPA West Building, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The EPA Docket Center Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is 202–566–1744. Such deliveries are only accepted during the docket’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. If you provide comments by mail or hand delivery, please submit one unbound original with pages numbered consecutively, and three copies of the comments. For attachments, provide an index, number pages consecutively with the comments, and submit an unbound original and three copies. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2007– VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 Feb 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 1145. Please ensure that your comments are submitted within the specified comment period. Comments received after the closing date will be marked ‘‘late,’’ and may only be considered if time permits. It is EPA’s policy to include all comments it receives in the public docket without change and to make the comments available online at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless a comment includes information claimed to be confidential business information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http:// www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through http:// www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http:// www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in http:// www.regulations.gov or in hardcopy at the OEI Docket in the EPA Headquarters Docket Center. Dated: February 12, 2008. Rebecca Clark, Director, National Center for Environmental Assessment. [FR Doc. E8–3370 Filed 2–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6696–3] 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. 20070527, ERP No. D–JUS– K80049–NV, Las Vegas Detention Facility, Proposed Contractor-Owned/ Contractor-Operated Detention Facility, Implementation, Nevada Area. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential adverse impacts to water resources and air quality, and requested additional information on the availability of water resources, and mitigation measures to minimize air quality impacts. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070532, ERP No. D–BLM– L65545–ID, Three Rivers Stone Quarry Expansion Project, Proposing to Expand the Quarry Operation up to an additional 73 Acres to Increase Mine Production of Flaystone, Custer County, ID. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air and water quality from mining operations and service roads. The final EIS should include quantitative measures to validate predictions that air and water quality standards will be met. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070537, ERP No. D–AFS– G65106–NM, Perk-Grindstone Fuel Reduction Project, To Protect Life, Property, and Natural Resources, Village of Ruidoso, Lincoln National Forest, Lincoln County, New Mexico. Summary: EPA does not object to the preferred alternative. Rating LO. EIS No. 20070540, ERP No. D–NOA– A91077–00, 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. E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 36 / Friday, February 22, 2008 / Notices Dated: February 19, 2008. Ken Mittelholtz, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–3406 Filed 2–21–08; 8:45 am] Summary: EPA expressed a lack of objections to the proposed action. Rating LO. Final EISs EIS No. 20070354, ERP No. F–AFS– J02053–CO, Deer Creek Shaft and E Seam Methane Drainage Wells Project, Construct, Operate and Reclaim up to 137 Methane Drainage Well, Federal Coal lease, Paonia Ranger District, Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Delta and Gunnison Counties, CO. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20070544, ERP No. F–AFS– L65531–OR, Invasive Plant Treatments within the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and the Crooked River National Grassland, Reduction of Invasive Plant Infestation and Protection of Uninfested Areas, Implementation, Several Cos. OR. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20080000, ERP No. F–FHW– L40213–WA, Southeast Issaquah Bypass Construction, Updated Information, New North/South Arterial Connecting Front Street with I–90 at the Sunset Interchange, Rightof-Way Permit, NPDES Permit and COE Section 404 Permit, King County, WA. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20080023, ERP No. F–NOA– E91020–00, Snapper Grouper Fishery Amendment 15A, Proposes Management Reference Points and Rebuilding Plans for Snowy Grouper, Black Sea Bass and Red Porgy, South Atlantic Region. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20080041, ERP No. FS–AFS– L65369–00, Southwest Idaho Ecogroup Land and Resource Management Plan, Supplements the Rangeland Resource Section of the 2003 FEIS Concerning Terrestrial Management Indicator Species (MIS), Boise National Forest, Payette National Forest and Sawtooth National Forest, Forest Plan Revision, Implementation, Several Counties, ID; Malhaur County, OR, and Box Elder County, UT. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 Feb 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8533–3] Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, EPA gives notice of a meeting of the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC). The purpose of the FRRCC is to provide advice to the Administrator of EPA on environmental issues and programs that impact, or are of concern to, farms, ranches, and rural communities. The FRRCC is a part of EPA’s efforts to expand cooperative working relationships with the agriculture industry and others who are interested in agricultural issues and to achieve greater progress in environmental protection. The purpose of the meeting is to initiate: Discussion of the impacts of Agency agriculture-related programs, policies, and regulations regarding climate change and renewable energy; identification and development of a comprehensive environmental strategy for livestock operations; and development of a constructive approach or framework to address areas of common interest between sustainable agriculture and protection of the environment. The meeting will also include a public comment session. A copy of the meeting agenda will be posted at http://www.epa.gov/ agriculture/frrcc. DATES: The Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee will hold an open meeting on Thursday, March 13, from 8:30 a.m. (registration at 8 a.m.) to 5:30 p.m, and Friday, March 14, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at The Madison Hotel, 1177 Fifteenth Street, NW., Washington, DC. Telephone: 202–862–1600. The meeting is open to the public, with limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alicia Kaiser, Designated Federal Officer, kaiser.alicia@epa.gov, 202–564– PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9799 7273, U.S. EPA, Office of the Administrator (1101A), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Requests to make brief oral comments or provide written statements to the FRRCC should be sent to Alicia Kaiser, Designated Federal Officer, at the contact information above. All requests must be submitted no later than March 6, 2008. Meeting Access: For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Alicia Kaiser at 202–564–7273 or kaiser.alicia@epa.gov. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Alicia Kaiser, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: February 11, 2008. Alicia Kaiser, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. E8–3402 Filed 2–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8533–2] Good Neighbor Environmental Board Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92463, EPA gives notice of a meeting of the Good Neighbor Environmental Board (Board). The Board meets three times each calendar year, twice at different locations along the U.S. border with Mexico, and once in Washington, DC. It was created in 1992 by the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative Act, Public Law 102–532, 7 U.S.C. 5404. Implementing authority was delegated to the Administrator of EPA under Executive Order 12916. The Board is responsible for providing advice to the President and the Congress on environmental and infrastructure issues and needs within the States contiguous to Mexico in order to improve the quality of life of persons residing on the United States side of the border. The statute calls for the Board to have representatives from U.S. Government agencies; the governments of the States of Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas; and private organizations with expertise on environmental and infrastructure issues along the southwest border. E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 36 (Friday, February 22, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9798-9799]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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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. 20070527, ERP No. D-JUS-K80049-NV, Las Vegas Detention 
Facility, Proposed Contractor-Owned/Contractor-Operated Detention 
Facility, Implementation, Nevada Area.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential 
adverse impacts to water resources and air quality, and requested 
additional information on the availability of water resources, and 
mitigation measures to minimize air quality impacts. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20070532, ERP No. D-BLM-L65545-ID, Three Rivers Stone Quarry 
Expansion Project, Proposing to Expand the Quarry Operation up to an 
additional 73 Acres to Increase Mine Production of Flaystone, Custer 
County, ID.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air 
and water quality from mining operations and service roads. The final 
EIS should include quantitative measures to validate predictions that 
air and water quality standards will be met. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20070537, ERP No. D-AFS-G65106-NM, Perk-Grindstone Fuel 
Reduction Project, To Protect Life, Property, and Natural Resources, 
Village of Ruidoso, Lincoln National Forest, Lincoln County, New 
Mexico.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the preferred alternative. Rating 
LO.

EIS No. 20070540, ERP No. D-NOA-A91077-00, 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.


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    Summary: EPA expressed a lack of objections to the proposed action. 
Rating LO.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20070354, ERP No. F-AFS-J02053-CO, Deer Creek Shaft and E Seam 
Methane Drainage Wells Project, Construct, Operate and Reclaim up to 
137 Methane Drainage Well, Federal Coal lease, Paonia Ranger District, 
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Delta and 
Gunnison Counties, CO.

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

EIS No. 20070544, ERP No. F-AFS-L65531-OR, Invasive Plant Treatments 
within the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and the Crooked River 
National Grassland, Reduction of Invasive Plant Infestation and 
Protection of Uninfested Areas, Implementation, Several Cos. OR.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action.

EIS No. 20080000, ERP No. F-FHW-L40213-WA, Southeast Issaquah Bypass 
Construction, Updated Information, New North/South Arterial Connecting 
Front Street with I-90 at the Sunset Interchange, Right-of-Way Permit, 
NPDES Permit and COE Section 404 Permit, King County, WA.

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

EIS No. 20080023, ERP No. F-NOA-E91020-00, Snapper Grouper Fishery 
Amendment 15A, Proposes Management Reference Points and Rebuilding 
Plans for Snowy Grouper, Black Sea Bass and Red Porgy, South Atlantic 
Region.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action.

EIS No. 20080041, ERP No. FS-AFS-L65369-00, Southwest Idaho Ecogroup 
Land and Resource Management Plan, Supplements the Rangeland Resource 
Section of the 2003 FEIS Concerning Terrestrial Management Indicator 
Species (MIS), Boise National Forest, Payette National Forest and 
Sawtooth National Forest, Forest Plan Revision, Implementation, Several 
Counties, ID; Malhaur County, OR, and Box Elder County, UT.

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

    Dated: February 19, 2008.
Ken Mittelholtz,
Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities.
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