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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 115 / Friday, June 13, 2008 / Notices V. What is the Next Step in the Process for this ICR? EPA will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.12. EPA will issue another Federal Register notice pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(1)(iv) to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. If you have any questions about this ICR or the approval process, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: June 4, 2008. James B. Gulliford, Assistant Administrator, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances. [FR Doc. E8–13346 Filed 6–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6699–8] Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of EPA Comments rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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 11, 2008 (73 FR 19833). Draft EISs EIS No. 20080067, ERP No. D–FHW– F40442–MT, Detroit River International Crossing Study, Propose Border Crossing System between the International Border Cities of Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario, Wayne County, MI. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about particulate matter and mobile source air toxics impacts, and recommended using energy efficiency and sustainability principles. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080103, ERP No. D–USN– E11064–FL, Mayport Naval Station VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:18 Jun 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 Project, Proposed Homeporting of Additional Surface Ships, Several Permits, Mayport, FL. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about to the magnitude of proposed dredged material and the capacity and management limitations of existing ocean dredged material disposal sites to handle this additional material. EPA recommends additional mitigation measures for other on-shore environmental impacts related to the proposed homeporting. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080115, ERP No. D–UAF– E15001–FL, Eglin Air Force Base Program, Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 Decisions and Related Action, Implementation, FL. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air quality, low-income/minority populations, aquatic habitats, water quality and noise impacts and recommended several mitigation measures. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080120, ERP No. D–USN– ELL065–FL, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD), Capabilities to Conduct New and Increased Mission Operations for the Department of Navy (DON) and Customers within the three Military Operating Area and St. Andrew Bay (SAB), Gulf of Mexico, FL. Summary: EPA expressed concerns about impacts to marine mammals, sea turtles, and marine fish. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080137, ERP No. D–AFS– L65552–OR, East Maury Fuels and Vegetation Management Project, Proposed Fuels and Vegetation Treatments Reduce the Risk of Stand Loss, Lookout Mountain Ranger District, Ochoco National Forest, Crook County, OR. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential impacts to water quality from mass wasting associated with road construction in management units with dormant landslide terrain. EPA requested additional information regarding road closures and stream crossings. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080144, ERP No. D–CGD– E03019–FL, Port Dolphin LLC Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application, Proposes to Own, Construct and Operate a Deepwater Port, Outer Continental Shelf, Manatee County, FL. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about construction impacts to hard bottom habitat and port operation impacts to icthyoplankton. Rating EC2. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33813 EIS No. 20080184, ERP No. D–FHW– H40193–IA, I–29 Improvements in Sioux City, Construction from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail Road (BNSF) Bridge over the Missouri River to Existing Hamilton Boulevard Interchange, Woodbury County, IA. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. EIS No. 20080128, ERP No. DS–MMS– A02245–00, Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2009–2012 Western Planning Area Sales: 210 in 2009, 215 in 2010, and 218 in 2011, and Central Planning Area Sales: 208 in 2009, 213 in 2010, 216 in 2011, and 222 in 2012, TX, LA, MS, AL, and FL. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO. Final EISs EIS No. 20080052, ERP No. F–FTA– E40816-FL, Tier 1 Programmatic— Jacksonville Rapid Transit System (RTS), Improvement to Transportation in Four Primary Transit Corridors Radiating from Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, FL. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about indirect impacts, and requested additional information on cumulative, and irreversible/irretrievable impacts. EIS No. 20080147, ERP No. F–AFS– J65479–MT, Trapper Bunk House Land Stewardship Project, Reduce Risk from Stand-Replacing and Uncontrollable Fires, Improve Resiliency and Provide Forest Products, Fuel Reduction Research and Watershed Improvement, Bitterroot National Forest, Darby Ranger District, Ravalli County, MT. Summary: EPA supports project objectives to reduce fire risk, improve vegetative resiliency, conduct fuel reduction research, provide timber and improve watersheds. However, EPA expressed environmental concerns about water quality impacts from sediment transport and a budget process that requires commercial timber harvest to provide funding for road maintenance or decommissioning. EIS No. 20080155, ERP No. F–AFS– J65502–MT, Cooney McKay Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project, Proposed to Restore Desirable Vegetative Conditions, Swan Valley near Condon, Swan Lake Ranger District, Flathead National Forest, Lake and Missoula Counties, MT. Summary: EPA supports activities to reduce hazardous fuels and fire risk in wildland urban interface areas, but expressed environmental concerns E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 33814 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 115 / Friday, June 13, 2008 / Notices regarding inadequate funding to implement needed watershed restoration work and mitigation measures. EIS No. 20080161, ERP No. F–NPS– J61023–00, Quarry Visitor Center Treatment Project, To Address the Structural Deterioration, Dinosaur National Monument, CO and UT. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20080170, ERP No. F–AFS– J65509–MT, Young Dodge Project, Proposed Timber Harvest and Associate Activities, Prescribed Burning, Road and Recreation Management, Kootenai National Forest, Rexford Ranger District, Lincoln County, MT. Summary: EPA supports the reduction of hazardous fuels and fire risk in wildland urban interface and restoring declining tree species. However, EPA continues to have environmental concerns about erosion and sediment production associated with ground disturbing timber harvests and wildlife impacts associated with the exceedance of open road density standards. Dated: June 10, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–13343 Filed 6–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–6699–7] rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–7167 or https://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 06/02/2008 Through 06/06/2008 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20080227, Second Draft Supplement, TPT, CA, Presidio Trust Management Plan (PTMP), Updated Information on the Concept for the 120-Acre Main Post District, Area B of the Presidio of San Francisco, Implementation, City and County of San Francisco, CA, Comment Period Ends: 07/31/2008, Contact: John G. Pelka 415–561–5300. EIS No. 20080228, Draft EIS, AFS, WA, Republic Ranger Station Excess Residence Sale Project, Proposes to Sell a 0.72 Acre Parcel of Land with VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:18 Jun 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 a Residential Building, Republic Ranger District, Colville National Forest, Ferry County, WA, Comment Period Ends: 07/28/2008, Contact: James L. Parker 509–775–7462. EIS No. 20080229, Draft EIS, AFS, AK, Black River Exchange Project, Proposal to Exchange Federal and Non-Federal Lands, ApacheSitgreaves National Forests, Apache County, AZ, Comment Period Ends: 07/28/2008, Contact: Bruce Buttrey 928–333–4372. EIS No. 20080230, Draft EIS, COE, CA, Natomas Levee Improvement Project, Issuing of 408 Permission and 404 Permit, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, Sutter and Sacramento, CA, Comment Period Ends: 07/28/2008, Contact: Elizabeth G. Holland 916–557–6763. EIS No. 20080231, Final EIS, FRC, 00, Bradwood Landing Project, Liquified Natural Gas Import Terminal and Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, Construction and Operation, US Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, Clatsop County, OR and Cowlitz County, WA, Wait Period Ends: 07/ 14/2008, Contact: Patricia Schaub 1– 866–208–3372. EIS No. 20080232, Final EIS, AFS, CA, Orleans Community Fuels Reduction and Forest Health Project, To Manage Forest Stands to Reduce Hazardous Fuel Conditions, Orleans Ranger District, Six Rivers National Forest, Humboldt County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 07/14/2008, Contact: William Rice 530–627–3291. EIS No. 20080233, Final EIS, NOA, 00, South Atlantic Snapper Grouper Fishery, Amendment 14 to Establish Eight Marine Protected Areas in Federal Waters, Implementation, South Atlantic Region, Wait Period Ends: 07/14/2008, Contact: Roy E. Crabtree 727–551–5305. Amended Notices EIS No. 20080171, Draft EIS, NOA, WA, Proposed Authorization of the Makah Indian Tribe’s Request to Hunt Gray Whales in the Tribe’s Usual and Accustomed Fishing Grounds off the Coast of Washington, Comment Period Ends: 08/15/2008, Contact: Donna Darm 206–526–6150. Revision to FR Notice Published 05/09/2008: Extending Comment Period from 07/ 08/2008 to 08/15/2008. EIS No. 20080186, Draft EIS, FAA, NV, City of Mesquite, Proposed Replacement General Aviation Airport, Implementation, Clark County, NV, Comment Period Ends: 07/03/2008, Contact: Barry Franklin 650–876–2778 Revision to FR Notice Publish 05/16/2008: Extending PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comment from 07/03/2008 to 07/18/ 2008. Dated: June 10, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–13351 Filed 6–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0046; FRL–8367–3] Notice of Filing of Pesticide Petitions for Residues of Pesticide Chemicals in or on Various Commodities Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the initial filing of pesticide petitions proposing the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 14, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0046 and the pesticide petition number (PP) of interest, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S–4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. Deliveries are only accepted during the Docket’s normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays). Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305–5805. Instructions: Direct your comments to EPA–HQ–OPP–2008–0046 the assigned docket ID number and the pesticide petition number of interest. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-6699-8]


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 11, 2008 (73 
FR 19833).

Draft EISs

EIS No. 20080067, ERP No. D-FHW-F40442-MT, Detroit River International 
Crossing Study, Propose Border Crossing System between the 
International Border Cities of Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario, 
Wayne County, MI.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about particulate 
matter and mobile source air toxics impacts, and recommended using 
energy efficiency and sustainability principles. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080103, ERP No. D-USN-E11064-FL, Mayport Naval Station 
Project, Proposed Homeporting of Additional Surface Ships, Several 
Permits, Mayport, FL.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about to the 
magnitude of proposed dredged material and the capacity and management 
limitations of existing ocean dredged material disposal sites to handle 
this additional material. EPA recommends additional mitigation measures 
for other on-shore environmental impacts related to the proposed 
homeporting. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080115, ERP No. D-UAF-E15001-FL, Eglin Air Force Base 
Program, Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 Decisions and Related 
Action, Implementation, FL.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air 
quality, low-income/minority populations, aquatic habitats, water 
quality and noise impacts and recommended several mitigation measures. 
Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080120, ERP No. D-USN-ELL065-FL, Naval Surface Warfare Center 
Panama City Division (NSWC PCD), Capabilities to Conduct New and 
Increased Mission Operations for the Department of Navy (DON) and 
Customers within the three Military Operating Area and St. Andrew Bay 
(SAB), Gulf of Mexico, FL.

    Summary: EPA expressed concerns about impacts to marine mammals, 
sea turtles, and marine fish. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080137, ERP No. D-AFS-L65552-OR, East Maury Fuels and 
Vegetation Management Project, Proposed Fuels and Vegetation Treatments 
Reduce the Risk of Stand Loss, Lookout Mountain Ranger District, Ochoco 
National Forest, Crook County, OR.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential 
impacts to water quality from mass wasting associated with road 
construction in management units with dormant landslide terrain. EPA 
requested additional information regarding road closures and stream 
crossings. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080144, ERP No. D-CGD-E03019-FL, Port Dolphin LLC Liquefied 
Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application, Proposes to Own, 
Construct and Operate a Deepwater Port, Outer Continental Shelf, 
Manatee County, FL.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about construction 
impacts to hard bottom habitat and port operation impacts to 
icthyoplankton. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080184, ERP No. D-FHW-H40193-IA, I-29 Improvements in Sioux 
City, Construction from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail Road (BNSF) 
Bridge over the Missouri River to Existing Hamilton Boulevard 
Interchange, Woodbury County, IA.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO.

EIS No. 20080128, ERP No. DS-MMS-A02245-00, Gulf of Mexico Outer 
Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2009-2012 Western Planning 
Area Sales: 210 in 2009, 215 in 2010, and 218 in 2011, and Central 
Planning Area Sales: 208 in 2009, 213 in 2010, 216 in 2011, and 222 in 
2012, TX, LA, MS, AL, and FL.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Rating LO.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20080052, ERP No. F-FTA-E40816-FL, Tier 1 Programmatic--
Jacksonville Rapid Transit System (RTS), Improvement to Transportation 
in Four Primary Transit Corridors Radiating from Downtown Jacksonville, 
Duval County, FL.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about indirect 
impacts, and requested additional information on cumulative, and 
irreversible/irretrievable impacts.

EIS No. 20080147, ERP No. F-AFS-J65479-MT, Trapper Bunk House Land 
Stewardship Project, Reduce Risk from Stand-Replacing and 
Uncontrollable Fires, Improve Resiliency and Provide Forest Products, 
Fuel Reduction Research and Watershed Improvement, Bitterroot National 
Forest, Darby Ranger District, Ravalli County, MT.

    Summary: EPA supports project objectives to reduce fire risk, 
improve vegetative resiliency, conduct fuel reduction research, provide 
timber and improve watersheds. However, EPA expressed environmental 
concerns about water quality impacts from sediment transport and a 
budget process that requires commercial timber harvest to provide 
funding for road maintenance or decommissioning.

EIS No. 20080155, ERP No. F-AFS-J65502-MT, Cooney McKay Forest Health 
and Fuels Reduction Project, Proposed to Restore Desirable Vegetative 
Conditions, Swan Valley near Condon, Swan Lake Ranger District, 
Flathead National Forest, Lake and Missoula Counties, MT.

    Summary: EPA supports activities to reduce hazardous fuels and fire 
risk in wildland urban interface areas, but expressed environmental 
concerns

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regarding inadequate funding to implement needed watershed restoration 
work and mitigation measures.

EIS No. 20080161, ERP No. F-NPS-J61023-00, Quarry Visitor Center 
Treatment Project, To Address the Structural Deterioration, Dinosaur 
National Monument, CO and UT.

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

EIS No. 20080170, ERP No. F-AFS-J65509-MT, Young Dodge Project, 
Proposed Timber Harvest and Associate Activities, Prescribed Burning, 
Road and Recreation Management, Kootenai National Forest, Rexford 
Ranger District, Lincoln County, MT.

    Summary: EPA supports the reduction of hazardous fuels and fire 
risk in wildland urban interface and restoring declining tree species. 
However, EPA continues to have environmental concerns about erosion and 
sediment production associated with ground disturbing timber harvests 
and wildlife impacts associated with the exceedance of open road 
density standards.

    Dated: June 10, 2008.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
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