Environmental Assessment; Rehabilitation of Grade Stabilization Structure W-3, Papillion Creek Watershed, Washington County, NE, 46869 [E8-18533]

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Pursuant to the implementing regulations for NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500–1508); the USDA Departmental Policy for the NEPA (7 CFR part 1b); the Natural Resources Conservation Service Regulations (7 CFR part 650); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service policy (General Manual Title 190, Part 410); the Natural Resources Conservation Service gives notice that an environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the rehabilitation of grade stabilization Structure W3 in Papillion Creek Watershed, Washington County, Nebraska. The Environmental Assessment was developed in coordination with the sponsoring local organization (Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District) for a federally assisted action to address grade stabilization and incidental flood control prevention in the Papillion Creek Watershed and the status of grade stabilization Structure W–3. Upon consideration of the affected environment, alternatives, environmental consequences, and comments and coordination with concerned public and agencies, the State Conservationist for NRCS, Nebraska found that based on the significance and context and intensity VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:24 Aug 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 that the proposed action is not a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. Thus, a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was made. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen K. Chick, State Conservationist, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Federal Building, Room 152, 100 Centennial Mall North, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508– 3866; telephone (402) 437–5300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The sponsoring local organization concurs with this determination and agrees with carrying forward the proposed project. Structure W–3 does not meet NRCS safety and performance standards for a High Hazard Class structure. 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delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Environmental Assessment; Rehabilitation of Grade Stabilization 
Structure W-3, Papillion Creek Watershed, Washington County, NE

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of Availability, Finding of No Significant Impact.

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SUMMARY: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has prepared 
an Environmental Assessment in compliance with the National 
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended. Pursuant to the 
implementing regulations for NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508); the USDA 
Departmental Policy for the NEPA (7 CFR part 1b); the Natural Resources 
Conservation Service Regulations (7 CFR part 650); and the Natural 
Resources Conservation Service policy (General Manual Title 190, Part 
410); the Natural Resources Conservation Service gives notice that an 
environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the 
rehabilitation of grade stabilization Structure W3 in Papillion Creek 
Watershed, Washington County, Nebraska. The Environmental Assessment 
was developed in coordination with the sponsoring local organization 
(Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District) for a federally 
assisted action to address grade stabilization and incidental flood 
control prevention in the Papillion Creek Watershed and the status of 
grade stabilization Structure W-3. Upon consideration of the affected 
environment, alternatives, environmental consequences, and comments and 
coordination with concerned public and agencies, the State 
Conservationist for NRCS, Nebraska found that based on the significance 
and context and intensity that the proposed action is not a major 
federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human 
environment. Thus, a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was made.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen K. Chick, State 
Conservationist, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources 
Conservation Service, Federal Building, Room 152, 100 Centennial Mall 
North, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-3866; telephone (402) 437-5300.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The sponsoring local organization concurs 
with this determination and agrees with carrying forward the proposed 
project. Structure W-3 does not meet NRCS safety and performance 
standards for a High Hazard Class structure. The proposed action is to 
rehabilitate Structure W-3 to current NRCS High Hazard Class 
requirements and extend its life for 90 years. The following actions 
are proposed: The existing principal spillway would be removed and 
replaced, the auxiliary spillway would be raised and an additional 
auxiliary spillway would be constructed, and the top of dam would be 
raised to increase storage capacity.
    Information regarding this finding may be obtained at the contact 
information listed above. No administrative action on implementation of 
the proposed funding action will be taken until 30 days after the date 
of this publication in the Federal Register.

    Signed in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 17, 2008.
Stephen K. Chick,
State Conservationist.
[FR Doc. E8-18533 Filed 8-11-08; 8:45 am]
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