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Download as PDF 72476 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 230 / Friday, November 28, 2008 / Notices Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time Monday, December 1, 2008. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–28280 Filed 11–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. PR09–5–000] Lee 8 Storage Partnership; Notice of Petition for Rate Approval mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES November 21, 2008. Take notice that on November 14, 2008, Lee 8 Storage Partnership (Lee 8) filed pursuant to section 284.123(b)(2) of the Commission’s regulations, filed a petition requesting that the Commission approve its rates pursuant to section 31(a)(2) of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978. Lee 8 proposes system-wide maximum rates of $3.2988 per Dt of deliverability and $0.0330 per Dt of capacity. In addition, Lee 8 states that it will charge 0.57% of the injected volumes and 0.57% of the withdrawal volumes as an allowance for compressor fuel and lost-and-unaccounted-for gas on Lee 8’s system. Any person desiring to participate in this rate proceeding must file a motion to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the date as indicated below. Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:16 Nov 26, 2008 Jkt 217001 interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at https://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at https://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time December 1, 2008. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–28291 Filed 11–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–8588–1] 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. 20080340, ERP No. D–FHW– J40184–UT, SR–262; Montezuma Creek to Aneth Project, Improvements to the Intersection of SR–162, SR–262, and County Road (CR) 450 in Montezuma Creek, Funding, Navajo Nation, San Juan County, UT. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about increased sedimentation and erosion impacts, additional impacts to drainage channels and habitat connectivity, and cumulative impacts to water quality and wildlife. Rating EC2. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 EIS No. 20080370, ERP No. D–AFS– K65347–CA, Gemmill Thin Project, Proposal to Reduce the Intensity and Size of Future Wildfires, and to Maintain/Improve Ecosystem Function and Wildlife Habitat, Chanchellula Late-Success ional Reserve, Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Trinity County, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air quality, and requested additional mitigation measures. EPA also expressed environmental concerns about impacts to communities. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080397, ERP No. D–AFS– J65525–00, Hermosa Landscape Grazing Analysis Project, Proposes to Continue to Authorize Livestock Grazing Cascade Reservoir, Dutch Creek, Elbert Creek, Hope Creek South Fork, and Upper Hermosa Allotments, Columbine Ranger District, San Juan National Forest, LaPlata and San Juan Counties, CO. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to water quality, and requested a commitment to monitoring and protection of at-risk riparian areas. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080302, ERP No. DB–UAF– E11056–FL, Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) and Hurlburt Field, Proposes to Implement the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI), FL. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air quality from construction activities. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080352, ERP No. DS–COE– G39047–00, White River Minimum Flood Study, To Provide an Improved Minimum Flow for the Benefit of the Tail Water Fishery, White River Basin Lakes: Beaver, Table Rock, and Bull Shoal Lakes on the White River; Norfork Lake on the North Fork White River; and Greens Ferry Lake on the Little Red River, AR and MO. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. Rating LO. Final EISs EIS No. 20080321, ERP No. F–FHW– K40267–CA, Phase I–CA 11 Corridor Location and Route Adoption and Location Identification of the Otay Mesa East Port of Entry (POE) on Otay Mesa, Presidential Permit for the POE and Acquisition of Right-Of-Way Permit, San Diego County, CA. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about impacts from induced growth and the lack of information on mobile source air toxics. E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 230 / Friday, November 28, 2008 / Notices EIS No. 20080338, ERP No. F–FHW– J40180–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. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about mobile source air toxics. However, EPA is pleased that FHWA has addressed previous concerns raised about other construction emission BMPs and mitigation measures for impacts to sensitive receptors. EIS No. 20080367, ERP No. F–FHW– J40178–UT, Mountain View Corridor (MVC) Project, Proposed Transportation Improvement 2030 Travel Demand in Western Salt Lake County south of I–80 and west of Bangerter Highway and in northwestern Utah County of I–15, south of the Salt Lake County Line, and north of Utah Lake, Salt Lake and Utah County, UT. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the analysis of mobile source air toxics. EIS No. 20080412, ERP No. F–FRA– C50016–UT, Portal Bridge Capacity Enhancement Project, To Replace the nearly 100-Year-Old Portal Bridge and Eliminate Capacity Constraints on the Northeast Corridor between Swift Interlocking and Secaucus Transfer Station, Funding, U.S. Army Corp Section 10 and 404 Permits, Hackensack River, Hudson County, NJ. Summary: EPA has environmental concerns about the general air conformity and mitigation for wetlands impacts. EIS No. 20080417, ERP No. F–UAF– E15001–FL, Eglin Air Force Base Program, Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 Decisions and Related Action, Implementation, FL. Summary: EPA has environmental concerns about impacts to air quality from the BRAC relocation activities and noise exposure from the introduction of the F–35 aircraft. EIS No. 20080425, ERP No. F–NOA– C91006–00, Amendment 4 to the Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Amendment 8 to the Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic, To Address the Harvest and Exportation of Undersized Lobster Tails to the United States. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:16 Nov 26, 2008 Jkt 217001 Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. EIS No. 20080427, ERP No. F–AFS– F65071–WI, Medford Aspen Project, Preferred Alternative is Alternative 3, To Implement a Number of Vegetation and Transportation Management Activities, Medford-Park Falls Ranger District, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Taylor County, WI. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. Dated: November 24, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–28320 Filed 11–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–8587–9] 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 11/17/2008 Through 11/21/2008 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20080474, Draft EIS, NPS, VA, Cedar Creek and Bella Grove National Historical Park, General Management Plan, Implementation, Frederick, Shenandoah, Warren Counties, VA, Comment Period Ends: 02/26/2009, Contact: Christopher J. Stubbs 540– 868–9176. EIS No. 20080475, Draft Supplement, FHW, CA, Schuyler Heim Bridge Replacement and SR–47 Expressway Improvement Project, New Information related to Health Risk Associated with Air Toxics, Funding, U.S. Coast Guard Bridge Permit, U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, Comment Period Ends: 01/12/2009, Contact: Karl Price 213–897–1839. EIS No. 20080476, Final EIS, COE, 00, White River Minimum Flood Study, To Provide an Improved Minimum Flow for the Benefit of the Tail Water Fishery, White River Basin Lakes: Beaver, Table Rock, and Bull Shoal Lakes on the White River; Norfork Lake on the North Fork White River; and Greens Ferry Lake on the Little Red River, AR and MO, Wait Period Ends: 12/29/2008, Contact: Mike Biggs 501–324–7342. PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72477 EIS No. 20080477, Draft EIS, FTA, MA, Urban Ring Corridor—Phase 2 Project, Circumferential Transportation Improvements, Proposed Major New Bus Rapid Transit, Funding and Right-of-Way Permit, Located in the Municipalities of Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Medford and Somerville, MA, Comment Period Ends: 02/09/2009, Contact: Mary Beth Mello 617–494–2055. EIS No. 20080478, Final Supplement, COE, CA, Pacific Los Angeles Marine Terminal, Pier 400 Berth 408 Project, Construction and Operation of a new Marine Terminal, U.S. Army COE Section 10 and 404 Permits, Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, Wait Period Ends: 12/29/2008, Contact: Dr. Spencer D. MacNeil 805– 585–2152. EIS No. 20080479, Draft EIS, FHW, UT, Geneva Road, Center Street/1600 West (Provo) to Geneva Road/SR–89 (Pleasant Grove), Improvements, U.S. Army COE 404 Permit, Utah County, UT, Comment Period Ends: 01/22/ 2009, Contact: Bryan Dillon 801–963– 0182. EIS No. 20080480, Draft EIS, USN, NJ, Laurelwood Housing Area, Access at Naval Weapons Station Earle, Lease Agreement, Monmouth County, NJ, Comment Period Ends: 01/12/2009, Contact: Kim Joyner-Barty 757–322– 8473. EIS No. 20080481, Draft EIS, NOA, CA, Southwest Fisheries Science Center Replacement, Construction and Operation, located on University of California, San Diego Scripps Institute of Oceanography Campus, LaJolla, CA, Comment Period Ends: 01/12/ 2009, Contact: Mark Eberling 206– 526–6477. EIS No. 20080482, Final EIS, DOE, 00, PROGRAMMATIC—Designation of Energy Corridors in 11 Western States, Preferred Location of Future Oil, Gas, and Hydrogen Pipelines and Electricity Transmission and Distribution Facilities on Federal Land, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WA and WY, Wait Period Ends: 12/29/2008, Contact: LaVerne Kyriss 202–586–1056. Department of Energy and the Department of the Interior/ Bureau of Land Management are Joint Lead Agencies on this project. EIS No. 20080483, Final EIS, FHW, MO, MO–34 Improvement, from U.S. Routes 60/21 Intersection in Carter County to Routes 34/72 Intersection in Cape Girardeau County, Funding, U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Carter, Bollinger, Reynolds, Wayne, and Cape Girardeau Counties, MO, Wait Period Ends: 12/30/2008, Contact: Peggy Casey 573–636–7104. E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-8588-1]


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. 20080340, ERP No. D-FHW-J40184-UT, SR-262; Montezuma Creek to 
Aneth Project, Improvements to the Intersection of SR-162, SR-262, and 
County Road (CR) 450 in Montezuma Creek, Funding, Navajo Nation, San 
Juan County, UT.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about increased 
sedimentation and erosion impacts, additional impacts to drainage 
channels and habitat connectivity, and cumulative impacts to water 
quality and wildlife. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080370, ERP No. D-AFS-K65347-CA, Gemmill Thin Project, 
Proposal to Reduce the Intensity and Size of Future Wildfires, and to 
Maintain/Improve Ecosystem Function and Wildlife Habitat, Chanchellula 
Late-Success ional Reserve, Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Trinity 
County, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air 
quality, and requested additional mitigation measures. EPA also 
expressed environmental concerns about impacts to communities. Rating 
EC2.

EIS No. 20080397, ERP No. D-AFS-J65525-00, Hermosa Landscape Grazing 
Analysis Project, Proposes to Continue to Authorize Livestock Grazing 
Cascade Reservoir, Dutch Creek, Elbert Creek, Hope Creek South Fork, 
and Upper Hermosa Allotments, Columbine Ranger District, San Juan 
National Forest, LaPlata and San Juan Counties, CO.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to 
water quality, and requested a commitment to monitoring and protection 
of at-risk riparian areas. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080302, ERP No. DB-UAF-E11056-FL, Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) 
and Hurlburt Field, Proposes to Implement the Military Housing 
Privatization Initiative (MHPI), FL.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to air 
quality from construction activities. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080352, ERP No. DS-COE-G39047-00, White River Minimum Flood 
Study, To Provide an Improved Minimum Flow for the Benefit of the Tail 
Water Fishery, White River Basin Lakes: Beaver, Table Rock, and Bull 
Shoal Lakes on the White River; Norfork Lake on the North Fork White 
River; and Greens Ferry Lake on the Little Red River, AR and MO.

    Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. 
Rating LO.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20080321, ERP No. F-FHW-K40267-CA, Phase I-CA 11 Corridor 
Location and Route Adoption and Location Identification of the Otay 
Mesa East Port of Entry (POE) on Otay Mesa, Presidential Permit for the 
POE and Acquisition of Right-Of-Way Permit, San Diego County, CA.

    Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about impacts 
from induced growth and the lack of information on mobile source air 
toxics.

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EIS No. 20080338, ERP No. F-FHW-J40180-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.

Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about mobile 
source air toxics. However, EPA is pleased that FHWA has addressed 
previous concerns raised about other construction emission BMPs and 
mitigation measures for impacts to sensitive receptors.

EIS No. 20080367, ERP No. F-FHW-J40178-UT, Mountain View Corridor (MVC) 
Project, Proposed Transportation Improvement 2030 Travel Demand in 
Western Salt Lake County south of I-80 and west of Bangerter Highway 
and in northwestern Utah County of I-15, south of the Salt Lake County 
Line, and north of Utah Lake, Salt Lake and Utah County, UT.

    Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the 
analysis of mobile source air toxics.

EIS No. 20080412, ERP No. F-FRA-C50016-UT, Portal Bridge Capacity 
Enhancement Project, To Replace the nearly 100-Year-Old Portal Bridge 
and Eliminate Capacity Constraints on the Northeast Corridor between 
Swift Interlocking and Secaucus Transfer Station, Funding, U.S. Army 
Corp Section 10 and 404 Permits, Hackensack River, Hudson County, NJ.

    Summary: EPA has environmental concerns about the general air 
conformity and mitigation for wetlands impacts.

EIS No. 20080417, ERP No. F-UAF-E15001-FL, Eglin Air Force Base 
Program, Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 Decisions and Related 
Action, Implementation, FL.

    Summary: EPA has environmental concerns about impacts to air 
quality from the BRAC relocation activities and noise exposure from the 
introduction of the F-35 aircraft.

EIS No. 20080425, ERP No. F-NOA-C91006-00, Amendment 4 to the Spiny 
Lobster Fishery Management Plan of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin 
Islands and Amendment 8 to the Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan of 
the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic, To Address the Harvest and 
Exportation of Undersized Lobster Tails to the United States.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project.

EIS No. 20080427, ERP No. F-AFS-F65071-WI, Medford Aspen Project, 
Preferred Alternative is Alternative 3, To Implement a Number of 
Vegetation and Transportation Management Activities, Medford-Park Falls 
Ranger District, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Taylor County, 
WI.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action.

    Dated: November 24, 2008.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. E8-28320 Filed 11-26-08; 8:45 am]
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