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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. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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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 long-term 
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.

Final EISs

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.

    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.
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