Notice of Availability of the Record of Decisions (ROD) for Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (Texas Gas) Fayetteville/Greenville Expansion Project, 55028 [E8-22332]

Download as PDF 55028 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 24, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee Office of the Secretary, USDA. Notice of charter renewal. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Secretary of Agriculture has renewed the charter of the Lake Tahoe Federal Advisory Committee. Chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Committee provides advice to the Secretary of Agriculture and to the Federal Interagency Partnership on how the Partnership can best fulfill its duties, pursuant to Executive Order 13057, to protect the extraordinary natural, recreational, and ecological resources in the Lake Tahoe Region. DATES: The charter renewal was effective August 5, 2008. As provided by law, the charter will expire 24 months from the date of renewal. 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AGENCY: This notice presents the Record of Decision (ROD) regarding the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) decided to subordinate its rights, acquired under the Wetland Reserve Program (WRP), to allow the Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (Texas Gas) to cross NRCS held conservation easements associated with the Arkansas Fayetteville Lateral to Mississippi Greenville Lateral Expansion Project in Humphreys County, Mississippi. The project will affect approximately one SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NRCS held WRP easement in Mississippi creating a 50-foot permanent right-of-way, being 5 feet on each side of the center of the pipeline, and the temporary right-of-way shall be no greater than 25 feet wide. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) prepared a final environmental impact statement (EIS) to fulfill requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). FERC issued the order of issuing certificate on May 2, 2008. ADDRESSES: Copies of the ROD and EIS are available upon request from the Natural Resource Conservation Service, Suite 1321, Federal Building, 100 West Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39269. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Decunda Duke-Bozeman, State WRP Coordinator, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Suite 1321, Federal Building, 100 West Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39269, or by telephone at (601) 965–4139, extension 120. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The alternatives analysis is the final EIS found no reasonable routes alternatives that would be environmentally preferable to the proposed routes. The final EIS determined that the proposed Fayetteville/Greenville Expansion Project as modified by the recommended mitigation measures is the preferred alternative. Potential impacts to wetlands will be avoided, minimized and mitigated through Texas Gas Transmission of numerous route variations, implementation of agency recommendations and requirements, and development of site-specific crossing plans. Homer L. Wilkes, State Conservationist. [FR Doc. E8–22332 Filed 9–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Denbury Onshore, LLC 24″ CO2 Delhi Pipeline, Madison and Richland Parishes, LA, and Issaquena, Warren and Yazoo Counties, MS Natural Resources Conservation Service. ACTION: Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Guidelines (40 E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Notice of Availability of the Record of Decisions (ROD) for Texas 
Gas Transmission, LLC (Texas Gas) Fayetteville/Greenville Expansion 
Project

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA.

ACTION: Notice of availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the 
Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (Texas Gas) Fayetteville/Greenville 
Expansion Project.

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SUMMARY: This notice presents the Record of Decision (ROD) regarding 
the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) decided to 
subordinate its rights, acquired under the Wetland Reserve Program 
(WRP), to allow the Texas Gas Transmission, LLC (Texas Gas) to cross 
NRCS held conservation easements associated with the Arkansas 
Fayetteville Lateral to Mississippi Greenville Lateral Expansion 
Project in Humphreys County, Mississippi. The project will affect 
approximately one NRCS held WRP easement in Mississippi creating a 50-
foot permanent right-of-way, being 5 feet on each side of the center of 
the pipeline, and the temporary right-of-way shall be no greater than 
25 feet wide. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) prepared 
a final environmental impact statement (EIS) to fulfill requirements of 
the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). FERC issued the order of 
issuing certificate on May 2, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the ROD and EIS are available upon request from 
the Natural Resource Conservation Service, Suite 1321, Federal 
Building, 100 West Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39269.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Decunda Duke-Bozeman, State WRP 
Coordinator, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Suite 1321, 
Federal Building, 100 West Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39269, or by 
telephone at (601) 965-4139, extension 120.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The alternatives analysis is the final EIS 
found no reasonable routes alternatives that would be environmentally 
preferable to the proposed routes. The final EIS determined that the 
proposed Fayetteville/Greenville Expansion Project as modified by the 
recommended mitigation measures is the preferred alternative. Potential 
impacts to wetlands will be avoided, minimized and mitigated through 
Texas Gas Transmission of numerous route variations, implementation of 
agency recommendations and requirements, and development of site-
specific crossing plans.

Homer L. Wilkes,
State Conservationist.
 [FR Doc. E8-22332 Filed 9-23-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-16-P