Notice of Availability of Draft South Coast Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Santa Ana River Wash Land Exchange, California, 36736-36737 [E9-17574]

Download as PDF 36736 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 141 / Friday, July 24, 2009 / Notices Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009, will enable HUD to monitor grantees that receive funding through the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid ReHousing Program (HPRP) as well as report aggregate data to HUD staff, other Federal agencies, the Congress, the Office of Management and Budget, and the public. Members of affected public: Grantess and subrecipients for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP). Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: (540 respondents × 4 quarterly reports/year × 3,157 minutes per report = 113,652 hours per annum) + (240 respondents × 1 annual report × 16,380 minutes per report = 147,420 hours per annum). The total burden is 261,072 hours per annum. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Ezzell, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7262, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–1234; TTY number for the hearing- and speech-impaired (202) 708–2565, (these telephone numbers are not toll-free), or call the toll-free Title V information line at 800–927–7588. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:55 Jul 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 In accordance with the December 12, 1988 court order in National Coalition for the Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88–2503–OG (D.D.C.), HUD publishes a Notice, on a weekly basis, identifying unutilized, underutilized, excess and surplus Federal buildings and real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. Today’s Notice is for the purpose of announcing that no additional properties have been determined suitable or unsuitable this week. Dated: July 16, 2009. Mark R. Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. [FR Doc. E9–17324 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Boundary Revision SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the boundary of Virgin Islands National Park is modified to include one tract of land adjacent to the park. This revision is made to include privately owned property that the landowners wish to donate to the United States. The National Park Service has determined that inclusion of the tract within the park’s boundary will make significant contributions to the purposes for which the park was established. After the United States acquires the tracts, the National Park Service will manage them in accordance with applicable law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: National Park Service, Mark Hardgrove, Superintendent, Virgin Islands National Park, 1300 Cruz Bay Creek, St. John, V.I. 00830. DATES: The effective date of this boundary revision is the date of publication in the Federal Register. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act of August 2, 1956, 70 Stat. 940, codified as amended at 16 U.S.C. 398, established the Virgin Islands National Park and provides that after advising the House Committee on Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to make these boundary revisions. This action will add one tract comprising 2.21 acres of land, more or less, to the Virgin Islands PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Park. The acquisition of this tract is required to maintain the park’s natural and ecological integrity. The tract is listed as follows: Estate Concordia A, 15A Coral Bay Quarter, Parcel 30–3, comprising 2.21 acres. The referenced tract is depicted on land acquisition status map segment 07, having drawing number 161/92,009. This map is on file at the National Park Service, Land Resources Program Center, Southeast Region, and at the Office of the Superintendent, Virgin Islands National Park. Note: When contacting this office or any government office, 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. Dated: January 27, 2009. David Vela, Regional Director, Southeast Region. Editorial Note: This document was received in the Office of the Federal Register on July 21, 2009. [FR Doc. E9–17709 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VP–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAD06000–L16100000] Notice of Availability of Draft South Coast Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Santa Ana River Wash Land Exchange, California AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft South Coast Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Santa Ana River Wash Land Exchange and by this Notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. DATES: To ensure comments will be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on the Draft EIS within 90 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 141 / Friday, July 24, 2009 / Notices publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. The BLM will announce future meetings or hearings and any other public involvement activities at least 15 days in advance through public notices, media news releases, and/or mailings. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: Web Site: http://www.blm.gov/ca/ palmsprings. • E-mail: mbennett@ca.blm.gov. • Fax: (760) 833–7199. • Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office, 1201 Bird Center Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262. Copies of the Draft South Coast Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Santa Ana Wash Land Exchange are available for review at the Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office and via the Internet at http:// www.blm.gov/ca/palmsprings. Electronic (on CD–ROM) or paper copies may also be obtained by contacting Michael Bennett at the addresses and phone number below. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Bennett; Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office, 1201 Bird Center Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262; (760) 833– 7139; mbennett@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Draft EIS analyzes a proposed exchange of ownership of approximately 315 acres of BLM land with approximately 320 acres of land owned by the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (District), and the amendment of the South Coast Resource Management Plan (SCRMP) to support this exchange. Additional lands, including up to 85 acres of BLM lands (Federal lands managed by the BLM) and up to 60 acres of District land, will be exchanged if necessary to equalize values. The lands proposed for exchange are located within the Santa Ana River Wash in southwestern San Bernardino County, California. A primary purpose of the exchange is for the BLM to dispose of isolated lands which have been previously degraded by mining VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:55 Jul 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 activities within the Santa Ana River Wash ACEC, and in exchange, to acquire District lands with high habitat value. Lands acquired by the BLM through the proposed exchange would be given the ACEC land use designation. These lands would also become part of the planned multi-jurisdictional, multispecies Habitat Conservation Area (HCA) described in the 2008 Upper Santa Ana River Wash Land Management and Habitat Conservation Plan (Wash Plan). Of the lands acquired by the District, approximately 259 acres would be leased for mining and approximately 56 acres would be set aside for habitat conservation. This action would fulfill the need for a comprehensive solution to competitive land uses within the Wash Plan Area by preserving unique habitats under the BLM ACEC while allowing mineral development and other uses to occur in predominantly disturbed areas. These Federal actions are analyzed in the Draft EIS. A Record of Decision for the proposed land exchange and plan amendment will be prepared following the Final EIS in accordance with the planning regulations at 43 CFR 1610 and the NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. The Notice of Intent to publish this EIS was published in the Federal Register on April 26, 2004. Public workshops and scoping meetings were held in the cities of Highland and Redlands in May 2004. Predominant issues identified so far include threatened, endangered, and other special status species, mineral resources, water resources, recreation, visual resources, cultural resources, land management, and traffic management. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 43 CFR 1610.2. John R. Kalish, Field Manager. [FR Doc. E9–17574 Filed 7–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Walker River Basin Acquisition Program AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS). SUMMARY: The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) has made available for public review and comment the Draft EIS for the Walker River Basin Acquisition Program. (Acquisition PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36737 Program). Reclamation is directed in Public Law 109–103 to provide $70 million in funding to the University of Nevada to implement a program for environmental restoration in the Walker River Basin. The law directs that the funds be used by the University to acquire from willing sellers land, water appurtenant to the land, and related interests in the Walker River Basin, Nevada. Acquired water rights would be transferred to provide water to Walker Lake. The funding is also for the University to establish and operate an agricultural and natural resources center. The Draft EIS evaluates the potential environmental effects of the Acquisition Program on the affected communities, tribes, and environmental resources of the Walker River Basin in Nevada. DATES: Submit written comments on the draft environmental document on or before [INSERT DATE 45 DAYS AFTER DATE OF EPA’S PUBLICATION OF EISES REICEVED]. Public meetings will be held to discuss the purpose and content of the draft environmental document and to provide the public an opportunity to comment on the draft environmental document. Written comments will also be accepted at the public meetings. The meetings dates and times are: • Monday, August 17, 2009, 6 to 8 p.m., Reno, NV; • Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 6 to 8 p.m., Yerington, NV; • Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 6 to 8 p.m., Wellington, NV; • Thursday, August 20, 2009, 6 to 8 p.m., Hawthorne, NV. ADDRESSES: The public meetings will be held at: • Rancho San Rafael County Park, Main Ranch House, 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno, NV 89503; • Casino West Convention Center, 11 North Main Street, Yerington, NV 89447; • Smith Valley Community Center, 2783 Highway 208, Wellington, NV 89444; • Mineral County Public Library, First & ‘‘A’’ Street, Hawthorne, NV 89415. Written comments on the Draft EIS should be addressed to Mrs. Caryn Huntt DeCarlo, Bureau of Reclamation, 705 N Plaza, Room 320, Carson City, NV 89701. Copies of the draft document may be requested from Mrs. Caryn Huntt DeCarlo at the above address, by calling 775–884–8352 or at chunttdecarlo@mp.usbr.gov. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for locations where copies of the Draft EIS are available. E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 141 (Friday, July 24, 2009)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLCAD06000-L16100000]


Notice of Availability of Draft South Coast Resource Management 
Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Santa 
Ana River Wash Land Exchange, California

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 
(FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft South 
Coast Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact 
Statement (EIS) for the Santa Ana River Wash Land Exchange and by this 
Notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.

DATES: To ensure comments will be considered, the BLM must receive 
written comments on the Draft EIS within 90 days following the date the 
Environmental Protection Agency

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publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. The BLM 
will announce future meetings or hearings and any other public 
involvement activities at least 15 days in advance through public 
notices, media news releases, and/or mailings.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
    Web Site: http://www.blm.gov/ca/palmsprings.
     E-mail: mbennett@ca.blm.gov.
     Fax: (760) 833-7199.
     Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs-South Coast 
Field Office, 1201 Bird Center Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262.
    Copies of the Draft South Coast Resource Management Plan Amendment 
and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Santa Ana Wash 
Land Exchange are available for review at the Palm Springs-South Coast 
Field Office and via the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/ca/palmsprings. 
Electronic (on CD-ROM) or paper copies may also be obtained by 
contacting Michael Bennett at the addresses and phone number below. 
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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Bennett; Bureau of Land 
Management, Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office, 1201 Bird Center 
Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262; (760) 833-7139; mbennett@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Draft EIS analyzes a proposed exchange 
of ownership of approximately 315 acres of BLM land with approximately 
320 acres of land owned by the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation 
District (District), and the amendment of the South Coast Resource 
Management Plan (SCRMP) to support this exchange. Additional lands, 
including up to 85 acres of BLM lands (Federal lands managed by the 
BLM) and up to 60 acres of District land, will be exchanged if 
necessary to equalize values. The lands proposed for exchange are 
located within the Santa Ana River Wash in southwestern San Bernardino 
County, California. A primary purpose of the exchange is for the BLM to 
dispose of isolated lands which have been previously degraded by mining 
activities within the Santa Ana River Wash ACEC, and in exchange, to 
acquire District lands with high habitat value. Lands acquired by the 
BLM through the proposed exchange would be given the ACEC land use 
designation. These lands would also become part of the planned multi-
jurisdictional, multi-species Habitat Conservation Area (HCA) described 
in the 2008 Upper Santa Ana River Wash Land Management and Habitat 
Conservation Plan (Wash Plan). Of the lands acquired by the District, 
approximately 259 acres would be leased for mining and approximately 56 
acres would be set aside for habitat conservation. This action would 
fulfill the need for a comprehensive solution to competitive land uses 
within the Wash Plan Area by preserving unique habitats under the BLM 
ACEC while allowing mineral development and other uses to occur in 
predominantly disturbed areas. These Federal actions are analyzed in 
the Draft EIS. A Record of Decision for the proposed land exchange and 
plan amendment will be prepared following the Final EIS in accordance 
with the planning regulations at 43 CFR 1610 and the NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 
4321 et seq. The Notice of Intent to publish this EIS was published in 
the Federal Register on April 26, 2004. Public workshops and scoping 
meetings were held in the cities of Highland and Redlands in May 2004. 
Predominant issues identified so far include threatened, endangered, 
and other special status species, mineral resources, water resources, 
recreation, visual resources, cultural resources, land management, and 
traffic management.

    Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 43 CFR 1610.2.

John R. Kalish,
Field Manager.
[FR Doc. E9-17574 Filed 7-23-09; 8:45 am]
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