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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 56 / Friday, March 21, 2008 / Notices we find a budget adequate, either SIP could later be disapproved. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Dated: March 5, 2008. Richard E. Greene, Regional Administrator, Region 6. [FR Doc. E8–5791 Filed 3–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6697–2] Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; 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. 20070538, ERP No. D–COE– E30043–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. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the longterm impacts to marine habitats and migratory species from dredge/fill actions, and requested a more thorough cumulative impacts analysis and suggested the Corps consider developing a broader shoreline management strategy. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080008, ERP No. D–NPS– C65006–NY, Governors Island National Monument, General Management Plan, Implementation, New York Harbor, NY. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about cumulative impacts to air quality, especially with the level of resource development in southwest Wyoming. EIS No. 20080007, ERP No. F–STA– J03021–00, Keystone Oil Pipeline Project, Proposed Construction, Connection, Operation and Maintenance, Applicant for Presidential Permit, ND, SD, NE, KS, MO, IL, and OK. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about wetlands, and requested clarification on the applicability of Executive Order 11990. EIS No. 20080027, ERP No. F–NRC– C06017–NY, GENERIC—James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant, License Renewal of Nuclear Plant, Site Specific Supplement 31 to NUREG–1437, Town of Sriba, NY. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about impacts to fisheries. EIS No. 20080039, ERP No. F–BLM– K39018–NV, Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project, to Construct Infrastructure Required to Pump and Convey Groundwater Resources, Right-of-Way Application, Lincoln County Water District, Lincoln County, NV. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about cumulative impacts to the Kane Springs Valley carbonate-rock aquifer, especially long-term reliability. The final EIS did not include information on water use efficiency, supply and demand management measures, and back-up water supplies; we recommend that this information be included in the ROD with a commitment to work closely with groundwater users to promote sustainable use measures. Dated: March 18, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–5802 Filed 3–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Final EISs [ER–FRL–6697–1] EIS No. 20070553, ERP No. F–BLM– J65433–WY, Rawlins Field Office Planning Area Resource Management Plan, Addresses the Comprehensive Analysis of Alternatives for the Planning and Management of Public Land and Resource Administered by (BLM), Albany, Carbon, Laramie and Sweetwater Counties, WY. Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:33 Mar 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 03/10/2008 through PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15153 03/14/2008. Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20080090, Draft EIS, BIA, CA, Enterprise Rancheria Gaming Facility and Hotel Fee-To-Trust Acquisition Project, Implementation, Federal Trust, Estom Yumeka Maida Tribe, Yuba County, CA, Comment Period Ends: 05/05/2008, Contact: John Rydzik, 916–978–6042. EIS No. 20080091, Draft EIS, AFS, WY, Winter Elk Management Programs, Long-Term Special Use Authorization for Wyoming Game and Fish Commission to use National Forest System Land within the Bridger-Teton National Forest at Alkali Creek, Dog Creek, Fall Creek, Fish Creek, Muddy Creek, Patrol Cabin, and Upper Green River, Jackson and Sublette, WY, Comment Period Ends: 05/05/2008, Contact: Greg Clark, 307–276–5810. EIS No. 20080092, Draft EIS, BIA, MT, Absaloka Mine Crow Reservation South Extension Coal Lease Approval, Proposed Mine Development Plan, and Related Federal and State Permitting Actions, Crow Indian Reservation, Crow Tribe, Bighorn County, MT, Comment Period Ends: 05/05/2008, Contact: George Gover, 406–638–2672. EIS No. 20080093, Final Supplement, AFS, ID, Meadow Face Stewardship Pilot Project, Improvement to Aquatic and Terrestrial Vegetative Conditions, Supplement Information on the Cumulative Effects Analysis, Nez Perce National Forest, Clearwater Ranger District, Idaho County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Darcy Pederson, 208–983– 1950. EIS No. 20080094, Final Supplement, AFS, ID, North Sheep Allotments— Sheep and Goat Allotment Management Plans, Additional Information on Analyses Concerning Management Indicator Species, Capable and Suitable Grazing Lands, and Adaptive Management Strategies, Authorization of Continued Sheep Grazing for Fisher Creek, Smiley Creek, North Fork-Boulder and Baker Creek Sheep and Goat Grazing Allotments, Sawtooth National Forest, Ketchum Ranger District, Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Blaine and Custer Counties, ID, Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Carol Brown, 208–727–5000. EIS No. 20080095, Draft EIS, NOA, OR, Bull Run Water Supply Habitat Conservation Plan, Application for and Incidental Take Permit to cover the Continued Operation and Maintenance, Sandy River Basin, City of Portland, OR, Comment Period E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1 15154 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 56 / Friday, March 21, 2008 / Notices Ends: 05/27/2008, Contact: D. Robert Lohn, 503–231–6269. EIS No. 20080096, Draft Supplement, NOA, CA, Cordell Bank, Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries, Updated Information, Proposes a Series of Regulatory Changes, Offshore of Northern/Central, CA, Comment Period Ends: 05/05/2008, Contact: Sean Morton, 301–713–7264. EIS No. 20080097, Final EIS, FRC, CA, Upper American River Hydroelectric FERC No. 2101–084, El Dorado and Sacramento Counties, CA and Chili Bar Hydroelectric FERC No. 2155– 024, El Dorado County, CA, Issuance of a New License for the Existing and Proposed Hydropower Projects., Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Andy Black, 1–866–208–3372. EIS No. 20080098, Final Supplement, USA, TX, Central City Project, Proposed Modification to the Authorized Projects which provides Flood Damage Reduction, Habitat Improvement, Recreation and Urban Revitalization, Upper Trinity River Central City, Upper Trinity River Basin, Trinity River, Fort Worth,TX, Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Saji Alummuttil, 817–886– 1764. EIS No. 20080099, Final EIS, FHW, NC, US 74 Shelby Bypass Transportation Improvements, Preferred Alternative is 21, Construction, Funding and COE Section 404 Permit, Cleveland County, NC, Wait Period Ends: 05/02/ 2008, Contact: John F. Sullivan III, 919–856–4346. EIS No. 20080100, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Aspen Range Timber Sale and Vegetation Treatment Project, New Updated Version, Preferred Alternative is 5, Proposal to Treat Forested and Nonforested Vegetation, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Soda Springs Ranger District, Caribou County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 04/21/ 2008, Contact: Doug Heyrend, 208– 547–4356. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Amended Notices EIS No. 20070137, Final EIS, AFS, ID, WITHDRAWN—Aspen Range Timber Sale and Vegetation Treatment Project, Preferred Alternative is 5, Proposal to Treat Forested and Nonforested Vegetation, CaribouTarghee National Forest, Soda Springs Ranger District, Caribou County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 05/14/2007, Contact: Doug Heyrend, 208–547– 4356. Revision for FR Published 04/ 13/2007: Official Withdrawn by Agency. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:33 Mar 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: March 18, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–5753 Filed 3–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8544–8] EPA Science Advisory Board; Notification of a Public Teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Environmental Economics Advisory Committee (EEAC) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office is announcing a public teleconference of the SAB Environmental Economics Advisory Committee (EEAC) to receive a briefing from the EPA National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE) regarding its upcoming advisory requests. The EEAC will also discuss plans for possible self-initiated projects. DATES: The teleconference will be held from 12 p.m.—2 p.m. Eastern Time on April 14, 2008. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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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 03/10/2008 
through 03/14/2008. Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.

EIS No. 20080090, Draft EIS, BIA, CA, Enterprise Rancheria Gaming 
Facility and Hotel Fee-To-Trust Acquisition Project, Implementation, 
Federal Trust, Estom Yumeka Maida Tribe, Yuba County, CA, Comment 
Period Ends: 05/05/2008, Contact: John Rydzik, 916-978-6042.
EIS No. 20080091, Draft EIS, AFS, WY, Winter Elk Management Programs, 
Long-Term Special Use Authorization for Wyoming Game and Fish 
Commission to use National Forest System Land within the Bridger-Teton 
National Forest at Alkali Creek, Dog Creek, Fall Creek, Fish Creek, 
Muddy Creek, Patrol Cabin, and Upper Green River, Jackson and Sublette, 
WY, Comment Period Ends: 05/05/2008, Contact: Greg Clark, 307-276-5810.
EIS No. 20080092, Draft EIS, BIA, MT, Absaloka Mine Crow Reservation 
South Extension Coal Lease Approval, Proposed Mine Development Plan, 
and Related Federal and State Permitting Actions, Crow Indian 
Reservation, Crow Tribe, Bighorn County, MT, Comment Period Ends: 05/
05/2008, Contact: George Gover, 406-638-2672.
EIS No. 20080093, Final Supplement, AFS, ID, Meadow Face Stewardship 
Pilot Project, Improvement to Aquatic and Terrestrial Vegetative 
Conditions, Supplement Information on the Cumulative Effects Analysis, 
Nez Perce National Forest, Clearwater Ranger District, Idaho County, 
ID, Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Darcy Pederson, 208-983-
1950.
EIS No. 20080094, Final Supplement, AFS, ID, North Sheep Allotments--
Sheep and Goat Allotment Management Plans, Additional Information on 
Analyses Concerning Management Indicator Species, Capable and Suitable 
Grazing Lands, and Adaptive Management Strategies, Authorization of 
Continued Sheep Grazing for Fisher Creek, Smiley Creek, North Fork-
Boulder and Baker Creek Sheep and Goat Grazing Allotments, Sawtooth 
National Forest, Ketchum Ranger District, Sawtooth National Recreation 
Area, Blaine and Custer Counties, ID, Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, 
Contact: Carol Brown, 208-727-5000.
EIS No. 20080095, Draft EIS, NOA, OR, Bull Run Water Supply Habitat 
Conservation Plan, Application for and Incidental Take Permit to cover 
the Continued Operation and Maintenance, Sandy River Basin, City of 
Portland, OR, Comment Period

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Ends: 05/27/2008, Contact: D. Robert Lohn, 503-231-6269.
EIS No. 20080096, Draft Supplement, NOA, CA, Cordell Bank, Gulf of the 
Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries, Updated 
Information, Proposes a Series of Regulatory Changes, Offshore of 
Northern/Central, CA, Comment Period Ends: 05/05/2008, Contact: Sean 
Morton, 301-713-7264.
EIS No. 20080097, Final EIS, FRC, CA, Upper American River 
Hydroelectric FERC No. 2101-084, El Dorado and Sacramento Counties, CA 
and Chili Bar Hydroelectric FERC No. 2155-024, El Dorado County, CA, 
Issuance of a New License for the Existing and Proposed Hydropower 
Projects., Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: Andy Black, 1-866-
208-3372.
EIS No. 20080098, Final Supplement, USA, TX, Central City Project, 
Proposed Modification to the Authorized Projects which provides Flood 
Damage Reduction, Habitat Improvement, Recreation and Urban 
Revitalization, Upper Trinity River Central City, Upper Trinity River 
Basin, Trinity River, Fort Worth,TX, Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, 
Contact: Saji Alummuttil, 817-886-1764.
EIS No. 20080099, Final EIS, FHW, NC, US 74 Shelby Bypass 
Transportation Improvements, Preferred Alternative is 21, Construction, 
Funding and COE Section 404 Permit, Cleveland County, NC, Wait Period 
Ends: 05/02/2008, Contact: John F. Sullivan III, 919-856-4346.
EIS No. 20080100, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Aspen Range Timber Sale and 
Vegetation Treatment Project, New Updated Version, Preferred 
Alternative is 5, Proposal to Treat Forested and Nonforested 
Vegetation, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Soda Springs Ranger 
District, Caribou County, ID, Wait Period Ends: 04/21/2008, Contact: 
Doug Heyrend, 208-547-4356.

Amended Notices

EIS No. 20070137, Final EIS, AFS, ID, WITHDRAWN--Aspen Range Timber 
Sale and Vegetation Treatment Project, Preferred Alternative is 5, 
Proposal to Treat Forested and Nonforested Vegetation, Caribou-Targhee 
National Forest, Soda Springs Ranger District, Caribou County, ID, Wait 
Period Ends: 05/14/2007, Contact: Doug Heyrend, 208-547-4356. Revision 
for FR Published 04/13/2007: Official Withdrawn by Agency.

    Dated: March 18, 2008.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
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