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Download as PDF 12412 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 46 / Friday, March 7, 2008 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES EIS No. 20070504, ERP No. D–FRC– F03011–00, Rockies Express Pipeline Project, (REX-East), Construction and Operation of Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, WY, NE, MO, IL, IN and OH. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential impacts to surface and ground water quality (including sole source aquifers), wetlands, air quality, and upland forest habitat. EPA requested additional information regarding impacts and mitigation measures be included in the FEIS. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070510, ERP No. D–FHW– C40173–NJ, I–295/I76/Route 42 Direct Connection Project, To Improve Traffic Safety and Reduce Traffic Congestion, Funding and U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, Borough of Bellmawr, Borough of Mount Ephraim and Gloucester City, Camden County, NJ. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concern about wetlands impacts, stormwater impacts, air quality/mobile source air toxics impacts, and impacts from hazardous materials. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20070533, ERP No. DA–AFS– K65286–CA, Watdog Project, Additional Clarification of Changes Between the Final EIS (2005) and Final Supplement EIS (2007), Feather River Ranger District, Plumas National Forest, Butte and Plumas Counties, CA. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about cumulative impacts to watersheds and short-term impacts to the old-forest species present and recommends further consideration a less harvest intensive alternative, such as Alternative D. Rating EC1. Final EISs EIS No. 20070520, ERP No. F–FHW– C40164–NY, NY–17–Elmira to Chemung Project, Proposed Highway Reconstruction, New Highway Construction, Bridge Rehabilitation/ Replacement, Funding and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Town and City of Elmira, Town of Ashland and Chemung, Chemung County, NY. Summary: EPA’s previous issues have been resolved; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20070552, ERP No. F–FHW– F40437–MN, Scott County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 21 Project, Extension from CSAH 42 in Prior Lake to CSAH 18 at Southbridge Parkway in Shakopee, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Scott County, MN. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Mar 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 Summary: EPA’s previous issues have been resolved; therefore, EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20080001, ERP No. F–COE– G32060–TX, Brazos Harbor Navigation District Project, Proposed Port Freeport Channel Widening to the Entrance and Jetty Reach of the Freeport Harbor Jetty Channel and Entrance, Brazoria County, TX. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20080005, ERP No. F–NRS– H34031–00, West Tarkio Creek Watershed Plan, Construction of a Multiple-Purpose Structure for Rural Water Supply, Recreational Opportunities and Agricultural Pollution Control, Page, Montgomery and Fremont Counties, IA and Atchison County, MO. Summary: EPA recommended that the Record of Decision contain additional discussion on the project need, alternatives analysis and cumulative impacts. EIS No. 20080011, ERP No. F–FHW– L59002–AK, Knik Arm Crossing Project, To Provide Improved Access between the Municipality of Anchorage and Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK. Summary: EPA expressed environmental objections because avoidable adverse impacts to wetlands and aquatic resources. EPA also expressed concern about water quality impacts, sedimentation impacts, and air quality/air toxics impacts. EIS No. 20080020, ERP No. F–FRC– C03016–NY, Broadwater Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project, Construction and Operation a Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, (Docket Nos. CP06–54, et al.), Long Island Sound, NY. Summary: EPA noted that the FEIS responded to the majority of EPA’s comments on the DEIS. However, EPA continues to have concerns about air quality/permitting issues. EIS No. 20080022, ERP No. F–NOA– L91029–AK, Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission for a Subsistence Hunt on Bowhead Whale for the Years 2008 through 2012 for Issuing Annual Quotas, Proposes to Authorize Subsistence Harvests of the Western Arctic Stock of Bowhead Whales, Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, AK. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20080029, ERP No. F–IBR– K39048–CA, Truckee River Operating Agreement (TROA) Modify Operations of Five Federal Two NonFederal Reservoirs to Facilitate PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Distribution of Water, Truckee River Basin, Alpine, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sierra Counties, CA and Carson City, Churchill Douglas, Lyon, Pershing, Storey, and Washoe Counties, NV. Summary: No formal letter sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20080033, ERP No. F–BLM– K09809–CA, Truckhaven Geothermal Leasing Area, Addresses Leasing of Geothermal Resources, El Centro Field Office, Imperial County, CA. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about potential impacts on air quality, recreational use in the OWSVRA, underestimation of geothermal capacity, and water resources. EIS No. 20080069, ERP No. F–NPS– K61167–AZ, Saguaro National Park General Management Plan, Implementation, Rincon Mountain District and Tucson Mountain District, Pima County, AZ. Summary: No formal letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20070560, ERP No. FA–NOA– K91012–00, Bottomfish and Seamount Groundfish Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region, Amendment 14 to the Fishery Management Plan, Additional Information to Analyze a Range of Management Alternatives to End Bottomfish Overfishing in the Hawaiian Archipelago, HI, GU and AS. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. Dated: March 4, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–4598 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6696–6] 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 02/25/2008 through 02/29/2008 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20080074, Draft EIS, IBR, CA, American Basin Fish Screen and Habitat Improvement Project, Construction and Operation of one or two Positive-Barrier Fish Screen E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 46 / Friday, March 7, 2008 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Diversion Facilities, Funding and U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, Natomas Mutual, Sacramento and Sutter Counties, CA, Comment Period Ends: 04/28/2008, Contact: Bradley Hubbard 916–978–5204. EIS No. 20080075, Final EIS, AFS, WI, Fishel Vegetation and Transportation Management Project, To Implement Land Management Activities, Eagle River-Florence Ranger District, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Forest and Vilas Counties, WI, Wait Period Ends: 04/07/2008, Contact: Christine Brunner 715–479– 2827. EIS No. 20080076, Draft EIS, AFS, ID, Bussel 484 Project Area, Manage the Project Area to Achieve Desired Future Conditions for Vegetation, Fire, Fuels, Recreation, Access, Wildlife, Fisheries, Soil and Water, Idaho Panhandle National Forest, St. Joe Ranger District, Shoshone County, ID, Comment Period Ends: 04/21/ 2008, Contact: Cornie Hudson 208– 245–2531. EIS No. 20080077, Draft EIS, COE, CA, San Diego Creek Watershed Special Area Management Plan/Watershed Streambed Alteration Agreement Process (SAMP/WSAA Process), Protecting and Enhancing Aquatic Resource and Permitting Reasonable Economic Development, Orange County, CA, Comment Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Corice Farrar 213–452–3296. EIS No. 20080078, Draft EIS, AFS, MT, Butte Lookout Project, Proposed Timber Harvest, Prescribed Burning, Road Work and Management Activities, Missoula Ranger District, Lola National Forest, Missoula County, MT, Comment Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Tami Paulsen 406–329–3731. EIS No. 20080079, Draft EIS, USN, 00, Introduction of the P–8A MMA into the U.S. Navy Fleet, To Provide Facilities and Functions that Support the Homebasing of 12 P–8A MultiMission Maritime Aircraft (MMA) Fleet Squadrons (72 Aircraft) and one Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS), which include the Following Installations: Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL; Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA; Naval Air Station North Island, CA; Marine Corps Base HI and Kaneohe Bay, HI, Comment Period Ends: 04/25/2008, Contact: Lisa Padgett 757–836–8446. Amended Notices EIS No. 20070545, Draft EIS, IBR, ND, Northwest Area Water Supply Project, To Construct a Biota Water Treatment Plant, Lake Sakakawea, Missouri VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Mar 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 River Basin to Hudson Bay Basin, ND, Comment Period Ends: 03/26/2008, Contact: Alice Waters 701–221–1206. Revision of FR Notice Published 12/28/ 2007: Extending Comment Period from 02/26/2008 to 03/26/2008. EIS No. 20080061, Unknown, AFS, OR, Thorn Fire Salvage Recovery Project, Salvaging Dead and Dying Timber, Shake Table Fire Complex, Malheur National Forest, Grant County, OR, Wait Period Ends: 03/24/2008, Contact: Carole Holly 541–575–3000. Revision to FR Notice Published 02/ 22/2008: Correction to Contact Telephone Number. Dated: March 4, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–4595 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8540–1] Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2006 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of document availability and request for comments. 12413 appearance of this notice. However, comments received after that date will still be welcomed and be considered for the next edition of this report. ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted to Mr. Leif Hockstad at: Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Division (6207J), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, Fax: (202) 343–2359. You are welcome and encouraged to send an email with your comments to hockstad.leif@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Leif Hockstad, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Climate Change Division, (202) 343–9432, hockstad.leif@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The draft report can be obtained by visiting the U.S. EPA’s Climate Change Site at: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/ emissions/usinventoryreport.html. Dated: February 29, 2008. Robert J. Meyers, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation. [FR Doc. E8–4510 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P AGENCY: The Draft Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2006 is available for public review. Annual U.S. emissions for the period of time from 1990 through 2006 are summarized and presented by source category and sector. The inventory contains estimates of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), perfluorocarbons (PFC), and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) emissions. The inventory also includes estimates of carbon fluxes in U.S. agricultural and forest lands. The technical approach used in this report to estimate emissions and sinks for greenhouse gases is consistent with the methodologies recommended by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and reported in a format consistent with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reporting guidelines. The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990–2006 is the latest in a series of annual U.S. submissions to the Secretariat of the UNFCCC. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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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 02/25/2008 through 02/29/2008
Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.

EIS No. 20080074, Draft EIS, IBR, CA, American Basin Fish Screen and 
Habitat Improvement Project, Construction and Operation of one or two 
Positive-Barrier Fish Screen

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Diversion Facilities, Funding and U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 
Permits, Natomas Mutual, Sacramento and Sutter Counties, CA, Comment 
Period Ends: 04/28/2008, Contact: Bradley Hubbard 916-978-5204.
EIS No. 20080075, Final EIS, AFS, WI, Fishel Vegetation and 
Transportation Management Project, To Implement Land Management 
Activities, Eagle River-Florence Ranger District, Chequamegon-Nicolet 
National Forest, Forest and Vilas Counties, WI, Wait Period Ends: 04/
07/2008, Contact: Christine Brunner 715-479-2827.
EIS No. 20080076, Draft EIS, AFS, ID, Bussel 484 Project Area, Manage 
the Project Area to Achieve Desired Future Conditions for Vegetation, 
Fire, Fuels, Recreation, Access, Wildlife, Fisheries, Soil and Water, 
Idaho Panhandle National Forest, St. Joe Ranger District, Shoshone 
County, ID, Comment Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Cornie Hudson 
208-245-2531.
EIS No. 20080077, Draft EIS, COE, CA, San Diego Creek Watershed Special 
Area Management Plan/Watershed Streambed Alteration Agreement Process 
(SAMP/WSAA Process), Protecting and Enhancing Aquatic Resource and 
Permitting Reasonable Economic Development, Orange County, CA, Comment 
Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Corice Farrar 213-452-3296.
EIS No. 20080078, Draft EIS, AFS, MT, Butte Lookout Project, Proposed 
Timber Harvest, Prescribed Burning, Road Work and Management 
Activities, Missoula Ranger District, Lola National Forest, Missoula 
County, MT, Comment Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Tami Paulsen 406-
329-3731.
EIS No. 20080079, Draft EIS, USN, 00, Introduction of the P-8A MMA into 
the U.S. Navy Fleet, To Provide Facilities and Functions that Support 
the Homebasing of 12 P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft (MMA) Fleet 
Squadrons (72 Aircraft) and one Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS), which 
include the Following Installations: Naval Air Station Jacksonville, 
FL; Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA; Naval Air Station North 
Island, CA; Marine Corps Base HI and Kaneohe Bay, HI, Comment Period 
Ends: 04/25/2008, Contact: Lisa Padgett 757-836-8446.

Amended Notices

EIS No. 20070545, Draft EIS, IBR, ND, Northwest Area Water Supply 
Project, To Construct a Biota Water Treatment Plant, Lake Sakakawea, 
Missouri River Basin to Hudson Bay Basin, ND, Comment Period Ends: 03/
26/2008, Contact: Alice Waters 701-221-1206.
Revision of FR Notice Published 12/28/2007: Extending Comment Period 
from 02/26/2008 to 03/26/2008.
EIS No. 20080061, Unknown, AFS, OR, Thorn Fire Salvage Recovery 
Project, Salvaging Dead and Dying Timber, Shake Table Fire Complex, 
Malheur National Forest, Grant County, OR, Wait Period Ends: 03/24/
2008, Contact: Carole Holly 541-575-3000. Revision to FR Notice 
Published 02/22/2008: Correction to Contact Telephone Number.

    Dated: March 4, 2008.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. E8-4595 Filed 3-6-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6560-50-P