Cross Lake Water Supply Feasibility Study, Shreveport, LA, 26085-26086 [E8-10264]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 90 / Thursday, May 8, 2008 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ADDRESSES: David A. Stawick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 08–1237 Filed 5–6–08; 12:38 pm] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Availability of Non-Exclusive, Exclusive License or Partially Exclusive Licensing of US Patent Concerning Assembled Hematin, Method for Forming Same and Method for Polymerizing Aromatic Monomers Using Same Department of the Army, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with 37 CFR Part 404.6, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent No. U.S. 7,358,327 entitled ‘‘Assembled Hematin, Method for Forming Same and Method for Polymerizing Aromatic Monomers Using Same’’ issued April 15, 2008. This patent has been assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Army. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey DiTullio at U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760, Phone; (508) 233–4184 or Email: Jeffrey.Ditullio@natick.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any licenses granted shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR Part 404. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E8–10287 Filed 5–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Bossier Parish, LA, Flood Risk Management Study Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DOD. ACTION: Notice of intent. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with the Bossier Levee District, the non-Federal sponsor, are undertaking studies to investigate possible solutions to improve the flood risk management capability of Bayou Bodcau Dam, Bossier Parish, LA. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 May 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 Initiate EIS, May 13, 2008. Correspondence may be sent to Mr. Marvin Cannon at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, CEMVK–PP–PQ, 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183–3435. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Marvin Cannon at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, phone (601) 631–5437, fax number (601) 631– 5115, or E-mail at marvin.cannon@usace.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposed Action. A feasibility level study will identify and evaluate alternatives that would modify Bayou Bodcau Dam to address flooding problems downstream of the dam. Alternatives. Alternatives to address flooding problems would be identified and evaluated in cooperation with state and Federal agencies, local government, and the public. Scoping. Scoping is the process for determining the range of the alternatives and significant issues to be addressed in the EIS. For this analysis, a letter will be sent to all parties believed to have an interest in the analysis, requesting their input on alternatives and issues to be evaluated. The letter will also notify interested parties of the public scoping meeting that will be held in the local area. A notice will be sent to the local news media. All interested parties are invited to comment at this time, and anyone interested in the study should request to be included on the mailing list. A public scoping meeting will be held June 17, 2008, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Bossier Parish Courthouse, Police Jury Meeting Room, 204 Burt Blvd., Benton, LA. Significant Issues. The tentative list of resources and issues to be evaluated in the EIS includes aquatic resources, fisheries and wildlife resources, timber resources, water quality, air quality, threatened or endangered species, recreation resources, and cultural resources. Tentative socio economic items to be evaluated in the EIS include residential housing and business activity, tax revenues, population, community and regional growth, transportation, and community cohesion. Environmental Consultation and Review. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will be asked to assist in the documentation of existing conditions, impact analysis of alternatives, and overall study review through the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act consultation procedures. The FWS would provide a Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act DATES: Sauntia S. Warfield, 202–418–5084. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26085 report to be incorporated into the EIS. The draft EIS or a notice of availability will be distributed to all interested agencies, organizations, and individuals. Estimated Date of Availability. The earliest that the draft EIS is expected to be available is March, 2011. Douglas J. Kamien, Chief, Planning, Programs, and Project Management Division. [FR Doc. E8–10286 Filed 5–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–PU–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Cross Lake Water Supply Feasibility Study, Shreveport, LA Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DOD. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with the City of Shreveport, the non-Federal sponsor, are undertaking studies to investigate the feasibility of water supply improvements for the City of Shreveport and Caddo Parish. DATES: Initiate EIS, May 13, 2008. ADDRESSES: Correspondence may be sent to Mr. Larry Marcy at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, CEMVK–PP–PQ, 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183–3435. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Larry Marcy at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, phone (601) 631–5965, fax number (601) 631– 5115, or E-mail at larry.e.marcy@usace.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposed Action. A feasibility level study will identify and evaluate alternatives to increase water supply for the City of Shreveport and Caddo Parish. Water supply may include improvements to Cross Lake and/or improvements in adjacent streams, rivers, and water bodies. Alternatives. Alternative sources of water will be identified to meet existing and future water supply needs and evaluated in cooperation with state and Federal agencies, local government, and the public. Scoping. Scoping is the process for determining the range of the alternatives and significant issues to be addressed in the EIS. For this analysis, a letter will be sent to all parties believed to have an interest in the analysis, requesting their input on alternatives and issues to be E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 26086 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 90 / Thursday, May 8, 2008 / Notices evaluated. The letter will also notify interested parties of the public scoping meeting that will be held in the local area. A notice will be sent to the local news media. All interested parties are invited to comment at this time, and anyone interested in the study should request to be included on the mailing list. A public scoping meeting will be held June 16, 2008, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum Auditorium, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport, LA. Significant Issues. The tentative list of resources and issues to be evaluated in the EIS includes aquatic resources, recreational and commercial fisheries, wildlife resources, water quality, air quality, threatened or endangered species, recreation resources, and cultural resources. Tentative socio economic items to be evaluated in the EIS include business and industrial activity, tax revenues, population, community and regional growth, transportation, housing, community cohesion, and navigation. Environmental Consultation and Review. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will be asked to assist in the documentation of existing conditions, impact analysis of alternatives, and overall study review through the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act consultation procedures. The FWS would provide a Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act report to be incorporated into the EIS. The draft EIS or a notice of availability will be distributed to all interested agencies, organizations, and individuals. Estimated Date of Availability. The earliest that the draft EIS is expected to be available is March 31, 2010. Douglas J. Kamien, Chief, Planning, Programs, and Project Management Division. [FR Doc. E8–10264 Filed 5–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–PU–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies; Initiation of Revision and Request for Suggested Changes Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 May 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 Request for suggestions and notice of public meeting. ACTION: SUMMARY: Section 2031 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110–114) directs the Secretary of the Army to revise the ‘‘Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies’’, dated March 10, 1983 consistent with a number of considerations enumerated in the statute. Upon completion the revision will apply to water resources projects, project reevaluations, or project modifications and project feasibility studies carried out by the Secretary except those commenced prior to the completion of the revised guidance. The Secretary intends to craft the revision in two phases, with the first phase of this revision to address revisions to the 1983 Principles and Standards (Chapter I of the existing Guidelines) and the second phase to address revisions to the Procedures (Chapters II through IV of the 1983 Guidelines). The purpose of this notice is to provide opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to submit suggestions for revising the Principles and Standards. Using that input the Secretary intends for the initial draft of the revision to be prepared in June and released for public comments by July. DATES: A public meeting to hear recommendations will be held on June 5, 2008. Written suggestions are being accepted now and will be accepted through the end of the public meeting, 5 p.m., June 5, 2008. ADDRESSES: Suggestions should be submitted in writing to HQUSACE, Attn: P&G Revision, CECW–ZA, 441 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20314– 1000, by E-mail to: larry.j.prather@usace.army.mil or FAX: 202–761–5649. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry J. Prather, Assistant Director of Civil Works, at 202–761–0106. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 2031 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110– 114) directs the Secretary of the Army to revise the ‘‘Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies’’, dated March 10, 1983 and when completed to apply the revision to planning studies of water resources projects within his jurisdiction. The Secretary is initiating the first phase of this revision to include the 1983 Principles and Standards (Chapter I of the Guidelines). Revision of Chapters II through IV of the Guidelines will be PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 initiated at a later date. The Secretary requests interested individuals and organizations to submit suggestions for revision of the 1983 Principles and Standards. In view of subparagraph (b)(5)(A)(ii) of Section 2031 of the Public Law 110–114, the Secretary requests that each suggested revision be accompanied by a statement of the intent of the revision. Written suggestions (by mail, fax, or e-mail) are preferred and should be submitted to (see ADDRESSES). In addition, the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) and staff of the United States Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting to hear suggestions for proposed revisions on June 5, 2008 in the Atrium Ballroom; Washington Court Hotel; 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW; Washington, DC from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those wishing to make oral suggestions and ask questions are encouraged to attend this meeting but written suggestions will be appreciated even if an interested party wishes to provide suggestions orally. To facilitate oral suggestions for revision, the time available for making oral suggestions will be divided among those wishing to speak by a random drawing. To accommodate those who may be able to participate for only part of the day, one drawing will be held at the start of the meeting for the morning time blocks and another at about 1 p.m. for the afternoon time slots. Interested individuals and organizations may request copies of the following documents by mail or e-mail or access them at the Internet addresses indicated: ‘‘Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies, dated March 10, 1983 (http:// www.usace.army.mil/cw/cecw-cp/ library/Principles_Guidelines.pdf), Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110–114) (http:// www.usace.army.mil/cw/cecw-cp/links/ wrda2007_hr1495.pdf). Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E8–10288 Filed 5–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–92–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Closed Meetings of the Naval Research Advisory Committee AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. 08MYN1

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[FR Doc No: E8-10264]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers


Cross Lake Water Supply Feasibility Study, Shreveport, LA

AGENCY: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DOD.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: The Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with 
the City of Shreveport, the non-Federal sponsor, are undertaking 
studies to investigate the feasibility of water supply improvements for 
the City of Shreveport and Caddo Parish.

DATES: Initiate EIS, May 13, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Correspondence may be sent to Mr. Larry Marcy at U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, CEMVK-PP-PQ, 4155 Clay Street, 
Vicksburg, MS 39183-3435.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Larry Marcy at U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers, Vicksburg District, phone (601) 631-5965, fax number (601) 
631-5115, or E-mail at larry.e.marcy@usace.army.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Proposed Action. A feasibility level study will identify and 
evaluate alternatives to increase water supply for the City of 
Shreveport and Caddo Parish. Water supply may include improvements to 
Cross Lake and/or improvements in adjacent streams, rivers, and water 
bodies.
    Alternatives. Alternative sources of water will be identified to 
meet existing and future water supply needs and evaluated in 
cooperation with state and Federal agencies, local government, and the 
public.
    Scoping. Scoping is the process for determining the range of the 
alternatives and significant issues to be addressed in the EIS. For 
this analysis, a letter will be sent to all parties believed to have an 
interest in the analysis, requesting their input on alternatives and 
issues to be

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evaluated. The letter will also notify interested parties of the public 
scoping meeting that will be held in the local area. A notice will be 
sent to the local news media. All interested parties are invited to 
comment at this time, and anyone interested in the study should request 
to be included on the mailing list.
    A public scoping meeting will be held June 16, 2008, from 7 p.m. to 
9 p.m. at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum Auditorium, 3015 Greenwood 
Road, Shreveport, LA.
    Significant Issues. The tentative list of resources and issues to 
be evaluated in the EIS includes aquatic resources, recreational and 
commercial fisheries, wildlife resources, water quality, air quality, 
threatened or endangered species, recreation resources, and cultural 
resources. Tentative socio economic items to be evaluated in the EIS 
include business and industrial activity, tax revenues, population, 
community and regional growth, transportation, housing, community 
cohesion, and navigation.
    Environmental Consultation and Review. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service (FWS) will be asked to assist in the documentation of existing 
conditions, impact analysis of alternatives, and overall study review 
through the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act consultation procedures. 
The FWS would provide a Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act report to be 
incorporated into the EIS. The draft EIS or a notice of availability 
will be distributed to all interested agencies, organizations, and 
individuals.
    Estimated Date of Availability. The earliest that the draft EIS is 
expected to be available is March 31, 2010.

Douglas J. Kamien,
Chief, Planning, Programs, and Project Management Division.
[FR Doc. E8-10264 Filed 5-7-08; 8:45 am]
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