Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact-Little Choconut Creek Watershed, Broome County, NY, 48368 [E8-19160]

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Natural Resources Conservation Service Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact—Little Choconut Creek Watershed, Broome County, NY Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact—Little Choconut Creek Watershed, Broome County, New York. ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Regulations (7 CFR Part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives notice that an environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the Little Choconut Creek Flood Control Dam Site 2 rehabilitation project, Broome County, New York. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis DeWeese, Acting State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 441 S. Salina St., Suite 354, Syracuse, NY 13202; telephone: (315) 477–6504. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental assessment of this federally assisted action indicates that the project will not cause significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As a result of these findings, Dennis DeWeese, Acting State Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an environmental impact statement is not needed for this project. The project purpose is to rehabilitate dam site 2 in order to extend the useful life of the structure and meet current dam safety criteria. The planned works of improvement include sediment VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:36 Aug 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 removal from behind the dam and increasing the height of the auxiliary spillway. The Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been forwarded to the Environmental Protection Agency and to various Federal, State, and local agencies and interested parties. A limited number of copies of the FONSI are available to fill single copy requests at the above address. Basic data developed during the environmental assessment are on file and may be reviewed by contacting Dennis DeWeese, Acting State Conservationist, New York. No administrative action on implementation of the proposal will be taken until 30 days after the date of this publication in the Federal Register. Dated: August 4, 2008. Dennis DeWeese, Acting State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Syracuse, NY. [FR Doc. E8–19160 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA): Section 515 Multi-Family Housing Preservation Revolving Loan Fund (PRLF) Demonstration Program for Fiscal Year 2008 Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Overview Information SUMMARY: The Rural Housing Service of Rural Development announces the availability of funds and the timeframe to submit applications for loans to private non-profit organizations, or such non-profit organizations’ affiliate loan funds and State and local housing finance agencies, to carry out a demonstration program to provide revolving loans for the preservation and revitalization of low-income MultiFamily Housing (MFH). Housing that is assisted by this demonstration program must be financed by Rural Development through its MFH loan program under Sections 515, 514 and 516 of the Housing Act of 1949. The goals of this demonstration program will be achieved PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 through loans made to intermediaries. The intermediaries will establish their programs for the purpose of providing loans to ultimate recipients for the preservation and revitalization of low income Sections 515, 514 and 516 MFH as affordable housing. DATES: The deadline for receipt of all applications in response to this NOFA is 5 p.m., Eastern Time, October 20, 2008. The application closing deadline is firm as to date and hour. Rural Development will not consider any application that is received after the closing deadline. Applicants intending to mail applications must provide sufficient time to permit delivery on or before the closing deadline. Acceptance by a post office or private mailer does not constitute delivery. Facsimile, and postage due applications will not be accepted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Henry Searcy, Jr., Senior Loan Specialist, Multi-Family Housing Processing Division, STOP 0781 (Room 1263–S), or Bonnie Edwards-Jackson, Senior Loan Specialist, Multi-Family Housing Processing Division, STOP 0781 (Room 1239–S), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0781 or by telephone at (202) 720–1753 or (202) 690–0759, TDD (302) 857–3585 or via email at Henry.Searcy@wdc.usda.gov or Bonnie.Edwards@wdc.usda.gov. (Please note the phone numbers are not toll free numbers.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Paperwork Reduction Act Under the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501 (2005) et seq., OMB must approve all ‘‘collections of information’’ by Rural Development. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact--Little Choconut 
Creek Watershed, Broome County, NY

ACTION: Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact--Little Choconut 
Creek Watershed, Broome County, New York.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations 
(40 CFR Part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service 
Regulations (7 CFR Part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation 
Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives notice that an 
environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the Little 
Choconut Creek Flood Control Dam Site 2 rehabilitation project, Broome 
County, New York.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis DeWeese, Acting State 
Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 441 S. Salina 
St., Suite 354, Syracuse, NY 13202; telephone: (315) 477-6504.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental assessment of this 
federally assisted action indicates that the project will not cause 
significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As 
a result of these findings, Dennis DeWeese, Acting State 
Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an 
environmental impact statement is not needed for this project.
    The project purpose is to rehabilitate dam site 2 in order to 
extend the useful life of the structure and meet current dam safety 
criteria. The planned works of improvement include sediment removal 
from behind the dam and increasing the height of the auxiliary 
spillway.
    The Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been 
forwarded to the Environmental Protection Agency and to various 
Federal, State, and local agencies and interested parties. A limited 
number of copies of the FONSI are available to fill single copy 
requests at the above address. Basic data developed during the 
environmental assessment are on file and may be reviewed by contacting 
Dennis DeWeese, Acting State Conservationist, New York.
    No administrative action on implementation of the proposal will be 
taken until 30 days after the date of this publication in the Federal 
Register.

(This activity is listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance under NO. 10.904, Watershed Protection and Flood 
Prevention, and is subject to the provisions of Executive Order 
12372, which requires intergovernmental consultation with State and 
local officials.)


    Dated: August 4, 2008.
Dennis DeWeese,
Acting State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 
Syracuse, NY.
[FR Doc. E8-19160 Filed 8-18-08; 8:45 am]
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