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Download as PDF 77688 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 245 / Friday, December 19, 2008 / Notices Mount Ephraim and Gloucester City, Camden County, NJ, Wait Period Ends: 01/20/2009, Contact: Matthew Zeller 609–637–4200. EIS No. 20080526, Final EIS, IBR, CO, Southern Delivery System Project, Water Supply Development, Execution of up to 40-year Contracts for Use of Fryingpan-Arkansas Project Facilities, Special Use Permit, El Paso County, CO, Wait Period Ends: 01/20/ 2009, Contact: Kara Lamb 970–663– 3212. Amended Notices EIS No. 20080418, Draft EIS, DOE, 00, PROGRAMMATIC—Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) Program, To Support a Safe, Secure, and Sustainable Expansion of Nuclear Energy, Both Domestically and Internationally, (DOE/EIS–0396), Comment Period Ends: 03/16/2009, Contact: Francis G. Schwartz 866– 645–7803. Revision of FR Notice Published 10/ 17/2008: Extending Comment Period 12/16/2008 to 03/16/2009. EIS No. 20080448, Draft EIS, NPS, AZ, Fire Management Plan, Management of Wildland and Prescribed Fire, Protection of Human Life and Property Restoration and Maintenance of Fire Dependent Ecosystems, and Reduction of Hazardous Fuels, Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, AZ, Comment Period Ends: 01/21/2009, Contact: Chris Marks 986–606–1050. Revision to FR Notice Published: Extending Comment Period from12/22/ 2008 to 01/21/2009. EIS No. 20080469, Draft EIS, FTA, HI, Honolulu High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project, Provide HighCapacity Transit Service on O’ahu From Kapolei to the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Waikiki, City and County of Honolulu, O’ahu, Hawaii, Comment Period Ends: 02/06/ 2009, Contact: Ted Matley 415–744– 3133. Revision to FR Notice Published 11/ 21/2008: Extending Comment Period from 01/07/2009 to 02/06/2009. Dated: December 16, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–30208 Filed 12–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:29 Dec 18, 2008 Jkt 217001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–8588–7] 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). FINAL EISs EIS No. 20080296, ERP No. F–FHW– G40180–TX, Grand Parkway (State Highway 99) Selected the Preferred Alternative Alignment, Segment F–2 from SH 249 to IH 45, Right-of-Way Permit and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, Harris County, TX. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. EIS No. 20080318, ERP No. F–BLM– J65475–WY, Pinedale Resource Management Plan, Implementation, of Public Lands Administered, Pinedale Field Office, Sublette and Lincoln Counties, WY. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20080449, ERP No. F–AFS– K65329–CA, Sugarberry Project, Proposes to Protect Rural Communities from Fire Hazards by Constructing Fuel Breaks Known as Defensible Fuel Profile Zones (DFPZs), Feather River Ranger District, Plumas National Forest, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba Counties, CA. Summary: EPA commends the decommissioning of 11.5 miles of roads, watershed improvement projects, and aspen and black oak restoration. However, EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the cumulative effects of regional Defensible Fuel Profile Zones and fuel management actions given past extraction and road construction activities and proposed soil-disturbing activities on adjacent private lands. EPA recommended concurrent road decommissioning and restoration actions, and other measures to ensure timely watershed improvements. EIS No. 20080450, ERP No. F–NOA– E91023–00, Amendment 16 to the Fishery Management Plan for the PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Snapper Grouper Fishery, Address Overfishing, Bycatch, Management Reference Points, and Allocations for Snapper Grouper Species, Implementation, South Atlantic Region. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action. EIS No. 20080453, ERP No. F–FTA– C54010–00, Access to the Region’s Core Project, Additional Information on the Build Alternative, To Increase Trans-Hudson Commuter Rail Capacity, Improve System Safety and Reliability between Secaucus Junction Station in NJ and midtown Manhattan, Funding, Hudson County, NJ and New York County NY. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. EIS No. 20080399, ERP No. FS–FTA– K54022–CA, Central Subway/Third Street Light Rail Phase 2, Funding, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, in the City and County San Francisco, CA. Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project. EIS No. 20080511, ERP No. FS–USN– K11094–00, Developing Home Port Facilities for Three NIMITZ-Class Aircraft Carriers in Support of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, New Circumstances and Information to Supplements (the 1999 FEIS) Coronado, CA. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. Dated: December 16, 2008. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E8–30210 Filed 12–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8754–2] National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Request for Nominations to the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[ER-FRL-8588-7]


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).

FINAL EISs

EIS No. 20080296, ERP No. F-FHW-G40180-TX, Grand Parkway (State Highway 
99) Selected the Preferred Alternative Alignment, Segment F-2 from SH 
249 to IH 45, Right-of-Way Permit and U.S. Army COE Section 404 Permit, 
Harris County, TX.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project.

EIS No. 20080318, ERP No. F-BLM-J65475-WY, Pinedale Resource Management 
Plan, Implementation, of Public Lands Administered, Pinedale Field 
Office, Sublette and Lincoln Counties, WY.

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

EIS No. 20080449, ERP No. F-AFS-K65329-CA, Sugarberry Project, Proposes 
to Protect Rural Communities from Fire Hazards by Constructing Fuel 
Breaks Known as Defensible Fuel Profile Zones (DFPZs), Feather River 
Ranger District, Plumas National Forest, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba Counties, 
CA.

    Summary: EPA commends the decommissioning of 11.5 miles of roads, 
watershed improvement projects, and aspen and black oak restoration. 
However, EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the 
cumulative effects of regional Defensible Fuel Profile Zones and fuel 
management actions given past extraction and road construction 
activities and proposed soil-disturbing activities on adjacent private 
lands. EPA recommended concurrent road decommissioning and restoration 
actions, and other measures to ensure timely watershed improvements.

EIS No. 20080450, ERP No. F-NOA-E91023-00, Amendment 16 to the Fishery 
Management Plan for the Snapper Grouper Fishery, Address Overfishing, 
Bycatch, Management Reference Points, and Allocations for Snapper 
Grouper Species, Implementation, South Atlantic Region.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed action.

EIS No. 20080453, ERP No. F-FTA-C54010-00, Access to the Region's Core 
Project, Additional Information on the Build Alternative, To Increase 
Trans-Hudson Commuter Rail Capacity, Improve System Safety and 
Reliability between Secaucus Junction Station in NJ and midtown 
Manhattan, Funding, Hudson County, NJ and New York County NY.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project.

EIS No. 20080399, ERP No. FS-FTA-K54022-CA, Central Subway/Third Street 
Light Rail Phase 2, Funding, San Francisco Municipal Transportation 
Agency, in the City and County San Francisco, CA.

    Summary: EPA does not object to the proposed project.

EIS No. 20080511, ERP No. FS-USN-K11094-00, Developing Home Port 
Facilities for Three NIMITZ-Class Aircraft Carriers in Support of the 
U.S. Pacific Fleet, New Circumstances and Information to Supplements 
(the 1999 FEIS) Coronado, CA.

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

    Dated: December 16, 2008.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
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