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Download as PDF 49668 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 164 / Friday, August 22, 2008 / Notices 09/22/2008, Contact: Mark D. Notich 301–415–3053. EIS No. 20080323, Final EIS, CGD, 00, Rulemaking for Dry Cargo Residue (DCR) Discharges in the Great Lakes, To Regulate Nonhazardous and Nontoxic DCR Sweeping from Vessels in the Great Lakes that fall under the Jurisdiction of the United States, Wait Period Ends: 09/22/2008, Contact: Gregory Kirkbride 202–372–1479. EIS No. 20080324, Final EIS, BLM, WY, Kemmerer Field Office Planning Area, Resource Management Plan, Implementation, Lincoln, Sweetwater and Uinta Counties, WY, Wait Period Ends: 09/22/2008, Contact: Michele Easley 307–828–4524. EIS No. 20080325, Final EIS, NRC, CA, Generic—License Renewal of Nuclear Plants (GEIS) Regarding Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1, Plant-Specific Supplement 33 to NUREG–1437, Wake County, NC, Wait Period Ends: 09/22/2008, Contact: Samuel Hernandez 301–415– 4049. Amended Notices EIS No. 20080282, Draft EIS, UPS, CA, Aliso Viejo Incoming Mail Facility, Proposed Construction and Operation of a Mail Processing Facility on a 25Acre Parcel, Aliso Viejo, Orange County, CA, Comment Period Ends: 10/23/2008, Contact: Emmy Andrews 650–615–7200. Revision to FR Notice Published 7/25/ 2008: Extending Comment Period from 9/08/2008 to 10/23/2008. Dated: August 19, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–19535 Filed 8–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–8584–9] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 202–564–7146. An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft environmental impact statements (EISs) was published in FR dated April 6, 2008 (73 FR 19833). VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:12 Aug 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 Draft EISs EIS No. 20080206, ERP No. D–COE– K39112–CA, Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project, Proposal to Increase Container Terminal Efficiency to Accommodate a Portion of the Predicted Future Containerized Cargo, Section 10 and 404 Permits, Port of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about unavoidable impacts to air quality, environmental justice communities, aquatic and biological resources. EPA recommended commitments to meet air emission reductions, coordination with the environmental justice community to identify additional measures to offset health impacts, avoidance of fill, and development of a port-wide vessel whale strike avoidance program. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080230, ERP No. D–COE– K39113–CA, Natomas Levee Improvement Project, Issuing of 408 Permission and 404 Permit, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, Sutter and Sacramento, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the proposal’s compliance with the Clean Water Act Section 404(b)(1) Guidelines and potential impacts to wetlands. EPA also expressed environmental concerns about potential impacts to air quality, as well as the indirect and cumulative impacts of residential development associated with the levee improvement project and the residual flood risk to residential developments in the floodplain. EPA recommended that additional information be provided in the Final EIS regarding compliance with the Section 404(b)(1) Guidelines, floodplain management efforts in the area, and how the project and future development would be consistent with the Natomas Basin Habitat Conservation Plan Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080241, ERP No. D–USN– D11044–00, Virginia Capes (VACAPES) Range Complex, Proposed action is to Support and Conduct Current and Emerging Training and RDT & E Operations, Chesapeake Bay, DE, MD, VA, and NC. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to the Lower Chesapeake Bay, water quality, marine mammals/threatened and endangered species, historic resources, effects from hazardous materials, and cumulative impacts. Additional information was requested to better assess the impacts. Rating EC2. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 164 (Friday, August 22, 2008)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-8584-9]


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 202-564-7146.
    An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft environmental 
impact statements (EISs) was published in FR dated April 6, 2008 (73 FR 
19833).

Draft EISs

    EIS No. 20080206, ERP No. D-COE-K39112-CA, Middle Harbor 
Redevelopment Project, Proposal to Increase Container Terminal 
Efficiency to Accommodate a Portion of the Predicted Future 
Containerized Cargo, Section 10 and 404 Permits, Port of Long Beach, 
Los Angeles County, CA.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about unavoidable 
impacts to air quality, environmental justice communities, aquatic and 
biological resources. EPA recommended commitments to meet air emission 
reductions, coordination with the environmental justice community to 
identify additional measures to offset health impacts, avoidance of 
fill, and development of a port-wide vessel whale strike avoidance 
program. Rating EC2.
    EIS No. 20080230, ERP No. D-COE-K39113-CA, Natomas Levee 
Improvement Project, Issuing of 408 Permission and 404 Permit, 
Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, Sutter and Sacramento, CA.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the proposal's 
compliance with the Clean Water Act Section 404(b)(1) Guidelines and 
potential impacts to wetlands. EPA also expressed environmental 
concerns about potential impacts to air quality, as well as the 
indirect and cumulative impacts of residential development associated 
with the levee improvement project and the residual flood risk to 
residential developments in the floodplain. EPA recommended that 
additional information be provided in the Final EIS regarding 
compliance with the Section 404(b)(1) Guidelines, floodplain management 
efforts in the area, and how the project and future development would 
be consistent with the Natomas Basin Habitat Conservation Plan Rating 
EC2.
    EIS No. 20080241, ERP No. D-USN-D11044-00, Virginia Capes (VACAPES) 
Range Complex, Proposed action is to Support and Conduct Current and 
Emerging Training and RDT & E Operations, Chesapeake Bay, DE, MD, VA, 
and NC.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to the 
Lower Chesapeake Bay, water quality, marine mammals/threatened and 
endangered species, historic resources, effects from hazardous 
materials, and cumulative impacts. Additional information was requested 
to better assess the impacts. Rating EC2.

Final EISs

    EIS No. 20080247, ERP No. F-NCP-D61060-DC, Smithsonian Institution 
National Museum of African American History and Culture, Construction 
and Operation, Between 14th and 15th Streets NW., and Constitution 
Avenue, NW., and Madison Drive, NW., Washington, DC.
    Summary: EPA's previous issues have been resolved; therefore, EPA 
does not object to the proposed action.

    Dated: August 19, 2008.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
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