State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting, 25766-25767 [E9-12528]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 25766 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 102 / Friday, May 29, 2009 / Notices announced in the newspaper Miami Herald and through the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site http:// parkplanning.nps.gov. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to: National Park Service, Attention Pat Kenney, Denver Service Center, Planning Division, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, Colorado 80225–0287. Comments may also be submitted via the PEPC Web site using the links provided below. General information about the proposed project is available at the office of the Superintendent, Everglades National Park, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, Florida 33034. Additionally, interested persons may view the PEPC Web site: http:// parkplanning.nps.gov, then select ‘‘Everglades NP’’ from the drop down box. 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. We will always make submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives of or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dan B. Kimball Superintendent, Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks, 40001 SR 9336, Homestead, FL 33034 or by telephone at 305–242–7800. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: a. Authorization: This project is authorized under the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act. b. Project Scope: The 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the NPS, to immediately ‘‘evaluate the feasibility of additional bridge length, beyond that to be constructed pursuant to the Modified Water Deliveries to Everglades National Park Project (16 U.S.C. 410r-S), including a continuous bridge, or additional bridges or some combination thereof, for the Tamiami Trail (United States Highway 41) to restore more natural water flow to Everglades National Park and Florida Bay and for the purpose of restoring habitat within the Park and the ecological connectivity between the Park and the Water Conservation Areas.’’ Specific Objectives include: VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:24 May 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 • Provide for substantial increases in flows under the Tamiami Trail to Northeast Shark River Slough in the Park in order to restore the natural resources and processes in the park. • Remove obstructions to sheet flow between Water Conservation Area 3 and the Park. • To the extent practicable, restore ecological conditions in Park. • Ensure compatibility with other pre-Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) and future CERP projects. • Identify seepage management requirements associated with the recommended plan. c. Preliminary Alternatives: The previously examined alternatives in the 2005 Revised General Reevaluation Report will be reevaluated and modified. In addition, the environmental, engineering, real estate, and cost estimates will be revised. d. Issues: The Integrated Feasibility Study/EIS will consider impacts on health and safety, aesthetics and recreation, cultural resources, socioeconomic resources, hydrology, water quality, ecosystem habitat, fish and wildlife resources, threatened and endangered species, and construction costs. e. Scoping: In order to develop a realistic plan, NPS will seek input from other resource and technical agencies and stakeholders, including the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma, the South Florida Water Management District, the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and the FHWA. The final recommended plan will take into consideration the Integrated Schedule developed with the policy guidance of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force and will be consistent with the National Academy of Sciences recommendations for Incremental Adaptive Restoration. The Park, as the project lead, will be responsible for completion of the final report, including all technical analyses and NEPA requirements. This scope may be amended by the agreement of the parties. f. Public Involvement: Public scoping meetings and workshops will be held over the course of the study; the exact locations, dates, and times will be announced in public notices and local newspapers. Public meetings will be held after release of the Draft EIS; the exact locations, dates, and times will be announced in a public notice and local newspapers. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 g. Coordination: The proposed action is in accordance with the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1958 and the Endangered Species Act of 1973. The coordinating agencies include the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, South Florida Water Management District, Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Seminole Tribe of Florida, Seminole Tribe of Oklahoma, USACOE, and FHWA. h. Other Environmental Review and Consultation: The proposed action would involve evaluation for compliance with guidelines pursuant to Section 404(b) of the Clean Water Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, and any other applicable law. i. Agency Role: As a cooperating agency, the USACOE will provide extensive information and assistance updating the environmental, engineering, real estate, and cost/benefit analyses for all alternatives. j. EIS Preparation: The draft Integrated Feasibility Study/EIS is currently estimated for publication in March 2010. Authority: The authority for publishing this notice is contained in 40 CFR 1506.6. Dated: May 5, 2009. Art Frederick, Acting Regional Director, Southeast Region, National Park Service. [FR Doc. E9–12507 Filed 5–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–70–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAZ9120000 L12200000 AL0000 6100.241A0] State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on June 25, 2009, at the BLM National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review and approval of the March 26, 2009, meeting minutes for E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 102 / Friday, May 29, 2009 / Notices RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State Director’s update on statewide issues; Update on Solar Energy Rights-of-Way Applications, and the Arizona Renewable Resources and Transportation Information System Project; a presentation on Mapping Land Health Achievements and NonAchievements on BLM Lands: Improving Land Management, Planning, and Reporting of Land Condition; RAC review and discussion of the 2009 RAC Annual Work Plan; questions on BLM District/Field Manager reports; and reports by the RAC working groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on June 25, 2009, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has been designated as the RRAC, and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on June 25 will include review and discussion of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, and one BLM fee proposal in Arizona. The BLM Kingman Field Office is proposing to increase fees for use of its recreation facilities beginning October 1, 2009. The fee sites and proposed changes are: Burro Creek Individual Sites ($10 to $14), Burro Creek Group Site ($30 to $50), Wild Cow Springs Individual Sites ($5 to $8), Wild Cow Springs Group Site ($15 to $20), and Windy Point Individual Sites ($4 to $8). The purpose of the BLM fee increase is to continue maintenance and improve its campground facilities. Following the BLM proposal, the RRAC will open the meeting to public comments on the fee proposal. After completing their RRAC business, the BLM RAC will reconvene to provide recommendations to the RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposal and discuss future RAC meetings and locations. DATES: Effective Date: June 25, 2009. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Deborah Stevens, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–4427, 602– 417–9504. Joanie Losacco, Acting Arizona State Director. [FR Doc. E9–12528 Filed 5–28–09; 8:45 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:24 May 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–IA–2009–N0114; 96300–1671– 0000–P5] Receipt of Applications for Permit AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine mammals. Both the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act require that we invite public comment on these permit applications. DATES: Written data, comments or requests must be received by June 29, 2009. Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358–2281. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority, telephone 703/358–2104. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Endangered Species The public is invited to comment on the following application for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species. This notice is provided pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Submit your written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications to the address shown in ADDRESSES. Applicant: Dr. Paul D. Bienasz, New York, NY, PRT–212201 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 4310–32–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR The applicant requests a permit to acquire from Coriell Cell Repositories, Camden, NJ, in interstate commerce fibroblast cell lines from lesser dwarf lemurs (Cheirogaleus medius) for the purpose of scientific research. Marine Mammals The public is invited to comment on the following application for a permit to PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25767 conduct certain activities with endangered marine mammals and/or marine mammals. The application was submitted to satisfy requirements of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. and/or the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing endangered species (50 CFR Part 17) and/or marine mammals (50 CFR Part 18). Submit your written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications to the address shown in ADDRESSES. If you request a hearing, give specific reasons why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Director. Applicant: University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Maywood, IL, PRT–192878 The applicant requests a permit to acquire and import unlimited numbers of biological specimens of manatees (Trichechus spp.), dugong (Dugong dugon), sea otters (Enhydra lutris), marine otter (Lontra felina), walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), and polar bear (Ursus maritimus) from animals in the wild and in captivity for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period. Concurrent with publishing this notice in the Federal Register, we are forwarding a copy of the above application to the Marine Mammal Commission and the Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review. Dated: May 22, 2009. Lisa J. Lierheimer, Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. E9–12490 Filed 5–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Establishment of Interim Final Supplementary Rules Within the South Spit Cooperative Management Area, Managed by the Arcata Field Office, California AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Establishment of Interim Final Supplementary Rules with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arcata Field Office, California, is issuing interim final E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 102 (Friday, May 29, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25766-25767]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-12528]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLAZ9120000 L12200000 AL0000 6100.241A0]


State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona 
Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on June 25, 2009, at the BLM 
National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix 
from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review and 
approval of the March 26, 2009, meeting minutes for

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RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State 
Director's update on statewide issues; Update on Solar Energy Rights-
of-Way Applications, and the Arizona Renewable Resources and 
Transportation Information System Project; a presentation on Mapping 
Land Health Achievements and Non-Achievements on BLM Lands: Improving 
Land Management, Planning, and Reporting of Land Condition; RAC review 
and discussion of the 2009 RAC Annual Work Plan; questions on BLM 
District/Field Manager reports; and reports by the RAC working groups. 
A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on June 25, 
2009, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM 
programs and business.
    Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has 
been designated as the RRAC, and has the authority to review all BLM 
and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The 
afternoon meeting agenda on June 25 will include review and discussion 
of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, and one 
BLM fee proposal in Arizona.
    The BLM Kingman Field Office is proposing to increase fees for use 
of its recreation facilities beginning October 1, 2009. The fee sites 
and proposed changes are: Burro Creek Individual Sites ($10 to $14), 
Burro Creek Group Site ($30 to $50), Wild Cow Springs Individual Sites 
($5 to $8), Wild Cow Springs Group Site ($15 to $20), and Windy Point 
Individual Sites ($4 to $8). The purpose of the BLM fee increase is to 
continue maintenance and improve its campground facilities.
    Following the BLM proposal, the RRAC will open the meeting to 
public comments on the fee proposal. After completing their RRAC 
business, the BLM RAC will reconvene to provide recommendations to the 
RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposal and discuss future 
RAC meetings and locations.

DATES: Effective Date: June 25, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Stevens, Bureau of Land 
Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, 
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-4427, 602-417-9504.

Joanie Losacco,
Acting Arizona State Director.
[FR Doc. E9-12528 Filed 5-28-09; 8:45 am]
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