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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 183 / Friday, September 19, 2008 / Notices Alternative B would result in less than 57 percent of the initial surface disturbance anticipated under the proposed action and less than 55 percent of the long-term surface disturbance. The decrease in surface disturbance would result in fewer impacts to the natural resources within the RDPA. In addition, the selection of the Alternative B incorporates the implementation of various avoidance, minimization, and mitigation measures. Public Comment Availability Comments, including names and addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the mailing address shown in the ADDRESSES section during regular business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. 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ACTION: Notice of availability of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area General Management Plan. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and National Park Service (NPS) policy in Director’s Order Number 2 (Park Planning) and Director’s Order Number 12 (Conservation Planning, Environmental Impact Analysis, and Decision-making) the NPS announces the availability of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ General Management Plan (SDEIS/GMP) for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area. PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54429 The document provides a framework for management, use, and development options for the CRNRA by the NPS for the next 15 to 20 years. The document describes six management alternatives for consideration, including a no-action alternative that continues current management policies, and analyzes the environmental impacts of those alternatives. The CRNRA includes a maximum of 10,000 acres of land in 16 units distributed along a 48-mile corridor between Peachtree Creek, Atlanta, and Buford Dam. The CRNRA is linear corridor surrounded by rapidly developing urban and suburban areas. DATES: Written comments regarding the SDEIS/GMP must be post marked no later than 60 days from the Environmental Protection Agency’s publication of its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to Dan Brown, Superintendent Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, 1978 Island Ford Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia, 30350– 3400. Comments may also be submitted through the NPS Planning Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site: http://parkplanning.nps.gov. Copies of the SDEIS are available by contacting the Park Superintendent. An electronic copy of the SDEIS is available on the Internet at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/ projectHome.cfm?parkId=364& projectId=11174. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 30, 2004, the NPS issued a Draft GMP/ EIS for the CRNRA. Many reviewers objected to some of the provisions of the alternative management strategies that were proposed in the draft plan. In consultation with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources the NPS made major revisions to the plan document including the development of two new alternatives. Subsequently, the NPS held public, stakeholder, and consulting party meetings to gather advice and feedback on the proposed new alternatives for the future management of the CRNRA. The input from the meetings assisted the NPS in developing these new alternatives for managing the cultural and natural E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 54430 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 183 / Friday, September 19, 2008 / Notices resources. The SDEIS/GMP provides a discussion and environmental analysis of the two new alternatives together with the original alternatives. The NPS has selected a new preferred alternative for the supplemental draft that has been designated as Alternative F. Implementation of Alternative F would increase the opportunities for the NPS to expand use to local visitors and increase connectivity to neighboring communities. It would provide diverse opportunities for recreational use and different types of trail linkages to city and county parks. It would also eliminate features of the original draft GMP/EIS that received broad public objections following its release. Authority: The authority for publishing this notice is contained in 40 CFR 1506.6. Dan Brown at 678–538–1211 or David Libman, (404) 562–3124, extension 685. The responsible official for this EIS is the Regional Director, Southeast Region, National Park Service, 100 Alabama Street, SW., 1924 Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: June 18, 2008. David Vela, Regional Director, Southeast Region. [FR Doc. E8–21911 Filed 9–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–PU–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, that a meeting of the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail Advisory Council will be held Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College, Library Tower—Video Conference Room 317, 3086 Mobile Highway in Montgomery, AL. The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail Advisory Council was established pursuant to Public Law 100–192 establishing the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail. This Council was established to advise the National Park Service on such issues as preservation of trail routes and features, public use, standards for posting and maintaining trail markers, and administrative matters. The matters to be discussed include: (A) Update on trail projects. (B) Updates on the Montgomery Interpretive Center proposed sites. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:25 Sep 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 (C) Close out of the Committee. The meeting will be open to the public. However, facilities and space for accommodating members of the public are limited and persons will be accommodated on first come, first serve basis. Anyone may file a written statement with Catherine F. Light, Trail Superintendent concerning the matters to be discussed. Persons wishing further information concerning this meeting may contact Catherine F. Light, Trail Superintendent, Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, at 334.727.6390 (phone), 334.727.4597 (fax) or mail 1212 West Montgomery Road, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama 36088. Or call Jim Heaney, Program Manager at 334–877– 1984. Dated: August 19, 2008. Catherine F. Light, Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, Superintendent. [FR Doc. E8–21130 Filed 9–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–04–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Stipulation and Modification of Consent Decree With Broderick Investment Company Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on September 15, 2008 a Stipulation and Modification of Consent Decree (‘‘Stipulation’’) with Broderick Investment Company (‘‘BIC’’) in United States of America v. Broderick Investment Company, Civil Action No. 86–Z–369, was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. The United States and the State of Colorado previously entered into a consent decree with BIC that was approved and entered by the United States District for the District of Colorado on June 26, 1995. Pursuant to that consent decree BIC is obligated to complete the remedy for the Broderick Wood Products Superfund Site in Adams County, Colorado (the ‘‘Site’’). 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 183 (Friday, September 19, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54429-54430]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-21911]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR


 Notice of Availability

AGENCY: National Park Service, Department of Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of a Supplemental Draft Environmental 
Impact Statement for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area 
General Management Plan.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969 and National Park Service (NPS) policy in Director's 
Order Number 2 (Park Planning) and Director's Order Number 12 
(Conservation Planning, Environmental Impact Analysis, and Decision-
making) the NPS announces the availability of a Supplemental Draft 
Environmental Impact Statement/General Management Plan (SDEIS/GMP) for 
the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) in the 
Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area.
    The document provides a framework for management, use, and 
development options for the CRNRA by the NPS for the next 15 to 20 
years. The document describes six management alternatives for 
consideration, including a no-action alternative that continues current 
management policies, and analyzes the environmental impacts of those 
alternatives. The CRNRA includes a maximum of 10,000 acres of land in 
16 units distributed along a 48-mile corridor between Peachtree Creek, 
Atlanta, and Buford Dam. The CRNRA is linear corridor surrounded by 
rapidly developing urban and suburban areas.

DATES: Written comments regarding the SDEIS/GMP must be post marked no 
later than 60 days from the Environmental Protection Agency's 
publication of its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to Dan Brown, 
Superintendent Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, 1978 
Island Ford Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia, 30350-3400. Comments may also be 
submitted through the NPS Planning Environment and Public Comment 
(PEPC) Web site: http://parkplanning.nps.gov. Copies of the SDEIS are 
available by contacting the Park Superintendent. An electronic copy of 
the SDEIS is available on the Internet at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/
projectHome.cfm?parkId=364&projectId=11174. Before including your 
address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying 
information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire 
comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made 
publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to 
withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we 
cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 30, 2004, the NPS issued a Draft 
GMP/EIS for the CRNRA. Many reviewers objected to some of the 
provisions of the alternative management strategies that were proposed 
in the draft plan. In consultation with the Georgia Department of 
Natural Resources the NPS made major revisions to the plan document 
including the development of two new alternatives. Subsequently, the 
NPS held public, stakeholder, and consulting party meetings to gather 
advice and feedback on the proposed new alternatives for the future 
management of the CRNRA. The input from the meetings assisted the NPS 
in developing these new alternatives for managing the cultural and 
natural

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resources. The SDEIS/GMP provides a discussion and environmental 
analysis of the two new alternatives together with the original 
alternatives.
    The NPS has selected a new preferred alternative for the 
supplemental draft that has been designated as Alternative F. 
Implementation of Alternative F would increase the opportunities for 
the NPS to expand use to local visitors and increase connectivity to 
neighboring communities. It would provide diverse opportunities for 
recreational use and different types of trail linkages to city and 
county parks. It would also eliminate features of the original draft 
GMP/EIS that received broad public objections following its release.

    Authority: The authority for publishing this notice is contained 
in 40 CFR 1506.6.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dan Brown at 678-538-1211 or David 
Libman, (404) 562-3124, extension 685.
    The responsible official for this EIS is the Regional Director, 
Southeast Region, National Park Service, 100 Alabama Street, SW., 1924 
Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

    Dated: June 18, 2008.
David Vela,
Regional Director, Southeast Region.
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