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E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 78 / Friday, April 24, 2009 / Notices Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about aquatic resource impacts. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20090007, ERP No. D–BLM– K65030–CA, Carrizo Plain National Monument, Draft Resource Management Plan, Implementation, San Luis Obispo County and Portion of western Kern County, CA. Summary: While EPA has no objection to the proposed action, it did recommend that the action include additional restrictions on grazing to reduce impacts on native plant species. Rating LO. EIS No. 20090025, ERP No. D–IBR– K65356–CA, Grassland Bypass Project 2010–2019 Project, Proposed new Use Agreement, San Joaquin River, CA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the uncertainty of developing feasible methods of drain water treatment and disposal that can meet selenium objectives and arrest buildup of selenium in groundwater; the need for a comprehensive monitoring program, including biological effects follow-up; and the need for a clear commitment to detailed analysis of sediment treatment, management, and disposal options and their effects. EPA requested information on how this project interacts with, and can be coordinated with, other regional efforts to address drainage issues. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20090040, ERP No. D–COE– K39041–CA, Natomas Levee Improvement Program Phase 3 Landsides Improvements Project, Issuing of 408 Permission and 404 Permit, Central Valley Flood Control Board, Sutter and Sacramento Counties, CA. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the indirect and cumulative environmental effects. We recommended Natomas Basin flood safety plan implementation prior to additional development, evaluation of the cumulative impacts of the COE ‘‘200-year’’ levee improvement project, and coordination with resource agencies to ensure adverse environmental effects are avoided and minimized. Rating EC2. EIS No. 20080538, ERP No. DA–NRC– D03004–VA, North Anna Power Station Unit 3, Combined License (COL) application for Construction and Operation a Based-Load Nuclear Power Plant, (NUREG–1917), in the Town of Mineral, Louisa County, VA. Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about thermal discharge impacts. Rating EC1. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:20 Apr 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 18705 EIS No. 20080353, ERP No. DS–AFS– A65162–00, Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach, Proposing New Treatments that were not Available when the 1995 EIS was written, US. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to water quality. Rating EC2. Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information (202) 564–1399 or http://www.epa.gov/ compliance/nepa/. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements. Filed 04/13/2009 through 04/17/2009. Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. EIS No. 20090117, Draft EIS, COE, FL, C–111 Spreader Canal Western Project, To Restore Ecosystem Function in Taylor Slough and Florida Bay Areas, Central and Southern Florida Project, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), Everglades National Park, Miami-Dade County, FL, Comment Period Ends: 06/08/ 2009, Contact: Brad Tarr 904–232– 3582. EIS No. 20090118, Final EIS, AFS, AK, Navy Timber Sale Project, To Address the Potential Effects of Timber Harvesting on Etolin Island, Wrangell Ranger District, Tongass National Forest, AK, Wait Period Ends: 05/26/ 2009, Contact: Mark Hummel 907– 874–7595. EIS No. 20090119, Final EIS, NPS, NY, Governors Island National Monument, General Management Plan, Implementation, New York Harbor, NY, Wait Period Ends: 05/26/2009, Contact: Christine Gabriel 215–597– 1572. EIS No. 20090120, Draft Supplement, COE, WA, Commencement Bay ‘‘Reauthorization’’ of Dredged Material Management Program Disposal Site, Implementation, Central Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, Comment Period Ends: 06/08/2009, Contact: Dr. Stephen Martin 206–764– 3631. EIS No. 20090121, Final EIS, USN, NC, Navy Cherry Point Range Complex, Proposed Action is to Support and Conduct Current and Emerging Training and Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) Activities, South Atlantic Bight, Cape Hatteras, NC, Wait Period Ends: 05/ 26/2009, Contact: Arron Slater 757– 322–8498. EIS No. 20090122, Draft EIS, FRC, 00, Phase VIII Expansion Project, Proposed to Construct, Own, Operate, and Maintain New Interstate National Gas Pipeline, Compressor, and Ancillary Facilities in Alabama and Florida, Comment Period Ends: 06/ Final EISs EIS No. 20090059, ERP No. F–NOA– A91075–00, PROGRAMMATIC— Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program (MMHSRP), Day-to-Day Operation on Stranding, Response, Rehabilitation, Release, and Disentanglement Activities. Summary: EPA has no objection to the proposed action. EIS No. 20090060, ERP No. F–COE– K80051–CA, University of California (UC) Merced Campus and University Community Project, Development of a Major Research University, To Allow for the Discharge of Fill Material into 76.7 Acres of Wetlands, US Army COE Section 404 Permit, Merced County, CA. Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the impacts to wetlands. EIS No. 20090075, ERP No. F–NPS– K61166–CA, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Proposed Marin Headlands and Fort Baker Transportation Infrastructure and Management Plan, Implementation, Marin County, CA. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. EIS No. 20090080, ERP No. F–AFS– J39039–CO, Long Draw Reservoir Project, Re-Issue a Special-UseAuthorization to Water Supply and Storage to Allow the Continued Use of Long Draw Reservoir and Dam, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Grand and Larimer Counties, CO. Summary: No formal comment letter was sent to the preparing agency. Dated: April 21, 2009. Robert W. Hargrove, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. E9–9444 Filed 4–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [ER–FRL8592–6] Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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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 17, 2009 (74 FR 17860).

Draft EISs

EIS No. 20080435, ERP No. D-FHW-E40823-MS, MS-601 Transportation 
Project, Extension of MS-601 from I-10 Canal Interchange to Connect 
with US 49, Funding, Harrison and Stone Counties, MS.


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    Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about aquatic 
resource impacts. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20090007, ERP No. D-BLM-K65030-CA, Carrizo Plain National 
Monument, Draft Resource Management Plan, Implementation, San Luis 
Obispo County and Portion of western Kern County, CA.

    Summary: While EPA has no objection to the proposed action, it did 
recommend that the action include additional restrictions on grazing to 
reduce impacts on native plant species. Rating LO.

EIS No. 20090025, ERP No. D-IBR-K65356-CA, Grassland Bypass Project 
2010-2019 Project, Proposed new Use Agreement, San Joaquin River, CA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about the uncertainty 
of developing feasible methods of drain water treatment and disposal 
that can meet selenium objectives and arrest buildup of selenium in 
groundwater; the need for a comprehensive monitoring program, including 
biological effects follow-up; and the need for a clear commitment to 
detailed analysis of sediment treatment, management, and disposal 
options and their effects. EPA requested information on how this 
project interacts with, and can be coordinated with, other regional 
efforts to address drainage issues. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20090040, ERP No. D-COE-K39041-CA, Natomas Levee Improvement 
Program Phase 3 Landsides Improvements Project, Issuing of 408 
Permission and 404 Permit, Central Valley Flood Control Board, Sutter 
and Sacramento Counties, CA.

    Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the 
indirect and cumulative environmental effects. We recommended Natomas 
Basin flood safety plan implementation prior to additional development, 
evaluation of the cumulative impacts of the COE ``200-year'' levee 
improvement project, and coordination with resource agencies to ensure 
adverse environmental effects are avoided and minimized. Rating EC2.

EIS No. 20080538, ERP No. DA-NRC-D03004-VA, North Anna Power Station 
Unit 3, Combined License (COL) application for Construction and 
Operation a Based-Load Nuclear Power Plant, (NUREG-1917), in the Town 
of Mineral, Louisa County, VA.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about thermal 
discharge impacts. Rating EC1.

EIS No. 20080353, ERP No. DS-AFS-A65162-00, Gypsy Moth Management in 
the United States: A Cooperative Approach, Proposing New Treatments 
that were not Available when the 1995 EIS was written, US.

    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns about impacts to 
water quality. Rating EC2.

Final EISs

EIS No. 20090059, ERP No. F-NOA-A91075-00, PROGRAMMATIC--Marine Mammal 
Health and Stranding Response Program (MMHSRP), Day-to-Day Operation on 
Stranding, Response, Rehabilitation, Release, and Disentanglement 
Activities.

    Summary: EPA has no objection to the proposed action.

EIS No. 20090060, ERP No. F-COE-K80051-CA, University of California 
(UC) Merced Campus and University Community Project, Development of a 
Major Research University, To Allow for the Discharge of Fill Material 
into 76.7 Acres of Wetlands, US Army COE Section 404 Permit, Merced 
County, CA.

    Summary: EPA continues to have environmental concerns about the 
impacts to wetlands.

EIS No. 20090075, ERP No. F-NPS-K61166-CA, Golden Gate National 
Recreation Area, Proposed Marin Headlands and Fort Baker Transportation 
Infrastructure and Management Plan, Implementation, Marin County, CA.

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

EIS No. 20090080, ERP No. F-AFS-J39039-CO, Long Draw Reservoir Project, 
Re-Issue a Special-Use-Authorization to Water Supply and Storage to 
Allow the Continued Use of Long Draw Reservoir and Dam, Arapaho and 
Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Grand and 
Larimer Counties, CO.

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

    Dated: April 21, 2009.
Robert W. Hargrove,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. E9-9444 Filed 4-23-09; 8:45 am]
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