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Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 51814 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 173 / Friday, September 5, 2008 / Notices may afford flexibility to owners or operators in the approaches they use to meet federal requirements, significantly reducing the burden associated with compliance. In response to the statutory requirement in section 4005(c), EPA developed 40 CFR Part 239, commonly referred to as the State Implementation Rule (SIR). The SIR describes the state application and EPA review procedures and defines the elements of an adequate state permit program. The collection of information from the state during the permit program adequacy determination process allows EPA to evaluate whether a program for which approval is requested is appropriate in structure and authority to ensure owner or operator compliance with the revised federal criteria. The EPA Administrator has delegated the authority to make determinations of adequacy, as contained in the statute, to the EPA Regional Administrator. The appropriate EPA Regional Office, therefore, will use the information provided by each state to determine whether the state’s permit program satisfies the statutory test reflected in the requirements of 40 CFR Part 239. In all cases, the information will be analyzed to determine the adequacy of the state’s permit program for ensuring compliance with the federal revised criteria. Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 242 hours per response. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements which have subsequently changed; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; search data sources; complete and review the collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information. Respondents/Affected Entities: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 968. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:40 Sep 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 Estimated Total Annual Cost: $51,545, which includes $51,545 for annualized labor and $0 for annualized capital or O&M costs. Changes in the Estimates: There is no change in the estimated burden currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR Burdens. Dated: August 28, 2008. Sara Hisel-McCoy, Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. E8–20601 Filed 9–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–8585–4] 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. 20080234, ERP No. D–AFS– L65556–WA, Dosewallips Road Washout Project, To Reestablish Road Access to both Forest Service Road (FSR) 2610 and Dosewallips Road, Hood Canal Ranger District Olympic National Forest, Olympic National Park, Jefferson County, WA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about air quality, water quality and critical fish habitat impacts. EPA also recommended that the Final EIS include additional information regarding erosion and sediment control measures to minimize aquatic impacts. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080259, ERP No. D–AFS– J65521–WY, Spruce Gulch Bark Beetle and Fuels Reduction Project, Proposes to Implement Bark Beetle Related Salvage and Suppression Vegetative Treatments and Hazardous Fuels Abatement Treatments, Laramie Ranger District, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests, Albany and Carbon Counties, WY. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about potential impacts to water quality and wildlife habitat from new road construction and PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed silvicultural activities. EPA recommended including more detailed implementation parameters when applying adaptive management prescriptions in the final EIS. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080261, ERP No. D–USA– K11121–CA, PROGRAMMATIC— Brigade Combat Team Transformation Project, Restructure the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (ACR) to a MultiComponent (active duty/reserve) Heavy Brigade Combat Team (HBCT) and change/add several other organizations, Fort Irwin, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental objections to impacts on water resources. Rating EO2. EIS No. 20080267, ERP No. DS–BLM– K08066–CA, Sunrise Powerlink Transmission Line Project, New Information, Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment, Construction and Operation of a New 91-mile 500 kilovolt (kV) Electric Transmission Line from Imperial Valley Substation (in Imperial Co. near the City of El Centro) to a New Central East Substation (in Central San Diego County) Imperial and San Diego Counties, CA. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about adverse impacts to watershed resources, air quality, and the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. EPA recommends further discussion on purpose and need, and recommends consideration of alternatives with reduced environmental impacts. Rating EC2. Dated: September 2, 2008. Ken Mittehlholtz, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–20599 Filed 9–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–8585–3] Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–1399 or https://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements. Filed 08/25/2008 through 08/29/2008. Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20080336, Draft EIS, AFS, OR, Farley Vegetation Management Project, To Conduct Timber Harvest Commercial and Non-Commercial E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 173 / Friday, September 5, 2008 / Notices Thinning, Fuels Treatment Prescribed Burning and Reforestation, Desolation Creek, North Fork John Day Ranger District, Umatilla National Forest, Grant County, OR, Comment Period Ends: 10/20/2008, Contact: Craig Smith-Dixon 541–278–3716. EIS No. 20080337, Final EIS, BLM, 00, Programmatic EIS—Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resource Management (RMP) Amendments to Address Land Use Allocations in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/ 2008, Contact: Mitchell Leverette 202–452–5088. EIS No. 20080338, Final EIS, FHW, UT, UT–108 Transportation Improvement Project, To Improve Local and Regional Mobility from UT–108 between UT–127 (Antelope Drive) to UT–126 (1900 West) Located in Syracuse, West Point and Clinton in Dave County, and Roy and West Haven in Weber County, UT, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/2008, Contact: Douglas S. Atkin, PE. 801–963–0182. EIS No. 20080339, Final EIS, BLM, UT, Monticello Field Office Resource Management Plan, To Guide the Management of Public Land, Southern two-thirds of San Juan County and small portion on the Northern boundary within Grand County, UT, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/2008, Contact: Pam Schuller 801–539–4050. EIS No. 20080340, Draft EIS, FHW, UT, SR–262; Montezuma Creek to Aneth Project, Improvements to the Intersection of SR–162, SR–262, and County Road (CR) 450 in Montezuma Cree, Funding, Navajo Nation, San Juan County, UT, Comment Period Ends: 10/20/2008, Contact: Brenda Redwing 801–963–0182. EIS No. 20080341, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Idaho Roadless Area Conservation Project, To Provide State-Specific Direction for the Conservation and Management of Inventoried Roadless Areas, National Forest System Lands in Idaho, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/ 2008, Contact: Ken Karkula 202–205– 2869. EIS No. 20080342, Final EIS, AFS, WY, Inyan Kara Analysis Area Vegetation Management, Proposes to Implement Best Management Livestock Grazing Practices and Activities Associated with Adaptive Management and Monitoring Strategies, Douglas Ranger District, Medicine Bow Routt National Forest and Thunder Basin National Grassland, Niobrara and Weston Counties, WY, Wait Period Ends: 10/ 06/2008, Contact: Ernie Gipson 307– 358–4960. EIS No. 20080343, Draft EIS, FRC, OR, Jordan Cove Energy and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline Project, VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:40 Sep 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 Construction and Operation, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal and Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, Coos, Douglas, Jackson and Klamath Counties, OR, Comment Period Ends: 12/04/2008, Contact: Patricia Schaub 1–866–208–3372. Dated: September 2, 2008. Ken Mittelholtz, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–20602 Filed 9–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0191; FRL–8381–4] Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, Pesticide Registration Improvement Act Process Improvement Workgroup; Notice of Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA’s Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC), Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) Process Improvement Workgroup will hold its eleventh public meeting on September 23, 2008. An agenda for this meeting is being developed. The agenda will include recent process improvements to implement PRIA 2 such as electronic submission, application tools and systems to track progress in meeting PRIA due dates and in registration review, and will be posted on EPA’s website. The workgroup is developing advice and recommendations on topics related to EPA’s registration and registration review processes. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Conference Center, Lobby Level, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Leovey, Immediate Office, 7501P, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–7328; fax number: (703) 308– PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51815 4776; e-mail address: leovey.elizabeth@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of particular interest to persons who are concerned about implementation of PRIA 2, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). Other potentially affected entities may include but are not limited to agricultural workers and farmers; pesticide industry trade associations; environmental, consumer and farmworker groups; pesticide users and growers; pest consultants; State, local and Tribal governments; academia; public health organizations; food processors; and the public. Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? 1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPPT–2007–0191. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at https:// www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305–5805. 2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at https://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr. II. Background EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring the safety of the American food supply, protection and education of those who apply or are exposed to pesticides occupationally or through use of products, and the general protection of the environment and special ecosystems from potential risks E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability

    Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General 
Information (202) 564-1399 or https://www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/.

Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements.
Filed 08/25/2008 through 08/29/2008.
Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9.

EIS No. 20080336, Draft EIS, AFS, OR, Farley Vegetation Management 
Project, To Conduct Timber Harvest Commercial and Non-Commercial

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Thinning, Fuels Treatment Prescribed Burning and Reforestation, 
Desolation Creek, North Fork John Day Ranger District, Umatilla 
National Forest, Grant County, OR, Comment Period Ends: 10/20/2008, 
Contact: CraigSmith-Dixon 541-278-3716.
EIS No. 20080337, Final EIS, BLM, 00, Programmatic EIS--Oil Shale and 
Tar Sands Resource Management (RMP) Amendments to Address Land Use 
Allocations in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/
2008, Contact: Mitchell Leverette 202-452-5088.
EIS No. 20080338, Final EIS, FHW, UT, UT-108 Transportation Improvement 
Project, To Improve Local and Regional Mobility from UT-108 between UT-
127 (Antelope Drive) to UT-126 (1900 West) Located in Syracuse, West 
Point and Clinton in Dave County, and Roy and West Haven in Weber 
County, UT, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/2008, Contact: Douglas S. Atkin, 
PE. 801-963-0182.
EIS No. 20080339, Final EIS, BLM, UT, Monticello Field Office Resource 
Management Plan, To Guide the Management of Public Land, Southern two-
thirds of San Juan County and small portion on the Northern boundary 
within Grand County,UT, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/2008, Contact: Pam 
Schuller 801-539-4050.
EIS No. 20080340, Draft EIS, FHW, UT, SR-262; Montezuma Creek to Aneth 
Project, Improvements to the Intersection of SR-162, SR-262, and County 
Road (CR) 450 in Montezuma Cree, Funding, Navajo Nation, San Juan 
County, UT, Comment Period Ends: 10/20/2008, Contact: Brenda Redwing 
801-963-0182.
EIS No. 20080341, Final EIS, AFS, ID, Idaho Roadless Area Conservation 
Project, To ProvideState-Specific Direction for the Conservation and 
Management of Inventoried Roadless Areas, National Forest System Lands 
in Idaho, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/2008, Contact: Ken Karkula 202-205-
2869.
EIS No. 20080342, Final EIS, AFS, WY, Inyan Kara Analysis Area 
Vegetation Management, Proposes to Implement Best Management Livestock 
Grazing Practices and Activities Associated with Adaptive Management 
and Monitoring Strategies, Douglas Ranger District, Medicine Bow Routt 
National Forest and Thunder Basin National Grassland, Niobrara and 
Weston Counties, WY, Wait Period Ends: 10/06/2008, Contact: Ernie 
Gipson 307-358-4960.
EIS No. 20080343, Draft EIS, FRC, OR, Jordan Cove Energy and Pacific 
Connector Gas Pipeline Project, Construction and Operation, Liquefied 
Natural Gas (LNG) Import Terminal and Natural Gas Pipeline Facilities, 
Coos, Douglas, Jackson and Klamath Counties, OR, Comment Period 
Ends:12/04/2008, Contact: Patricia Schaub 1-866-208-3372.

    Dated: September 2, 2008.
Ken Mittelholtz,
Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. E8-20602 Filed 9-4-08; 8:45 am]
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