Conservation Stewardship Program, 48005 [E9-22597]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 181 / Monday, September 21, 2009 / Rules and Regulations Waldo County. The entire county. York County. The entire county. * * * * * Ohio The entire State. * * * * * Done in Washington, DC, this 15th day of September 2009. Kevin Shea, Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. E9–22633 Filed 9–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation 7 CFR Part 1470 RIN 0578–AA43 Conservation Stewardship Program Commodity Credit Corporation, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. ACTION: Interim final rule; extension of comment period. CPrice-Sewell on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with RULES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), on behalf of the Commodity Credit Corporation, published in the Federal Register of July 29, 2009, an interim final rule with request for comment establishing the program framework for implementation of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). The July 29, 2009, interim final rule established a 60-day comment period that closes on September 28, 2009. This document extends the comment period an additional 30-day period to provide the public an opportunity to comment upon the implementation of the program through the first sign-up and ranking period that closes September 30, 2009. DATES: The comment period for the CSP interim final rule published on July 29, 2009 (74 FR 37499) is hereby extended and comments must be received on or before October 28, 2009. Additionally, NRCS has extended the public comment period for the Environmental Analysis (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) until October 28, 2009. A copy of the EA and FONSI may be obtained, and comments submitted, as provided for in the July 29, 2009, CSP interim final rule. ADDRESSES: You may send comments (identified by Docket Number NRCS– IFR–09004) using any of the following methods: • Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:16 Sep 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 and follow the instructions for sending comments electronically. • Mail: Gregory K. Johnson, Director, Financial Assistance Programs Division, Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 5237 South Building, Washington, DC 20250; • E-mail: CSP2008@wdc.usda.gov. • Fax: (202) 720–4265. • Hand Delivery: USDA South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 5237, Washington, DC 20250, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Please ask the guard at the entrance to the South Building to call (202) 720–4527 in order to be escorted into the building; • The interim final rule and this extension may be accessed via the Internet. Users can access the NRCS homepage at: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov; select the Farm Bill link from the menu; select the Interim Final Rules link from beneath the Final and Interim Final Rules Index title. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact the USDA Target Center at: (202) 720– 2600 (voice and TDD). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Johnson, Director, Financial Assistance Programs Division, Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 5237 South Building, Washington, DC 20250; Phone: (202) 720–1845; Fax: (202) 720– 4265; or e-mail CSP2008@wdc.usda.gov. Signed this 10th day of September 2009, in Washington, DC. Dave White, Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation and Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service. [FR Doc. E9–22597 Filed 9–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 48005 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service 7 CFR Part 1779 Rural Housing Service 7 CFR Part 3575 Rural Business—Cooperative Service Rural Utilities Service 7 CFR Parts 4279 and 4280 Rural Business—Cooperative Service Rural Housing Service Rural Utilities Service 7 CFR Part 5001 [FR Doc. E8–29151] RIN 0570–AA65 Rural Development Guaranteed Loans AGENCIES: Rural Business—Cooperative Service, Rural Housing Service, Rural Utilities Service, USDA. ACTION: Interim final rule; withdrawal. SUMMARY: On December 17, 2008, USDA Rural Development published an interim rule with request for comments establishing a unified guaranteed loan platform for the enhanced delivery of four existing Rural Development guaranteed loan programs—Community Facility; Water and Waste Disposal; Business and Industry; and Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvement Projects. Having considered the comments received on the interim rule and for the reasons explained below, Rural Development is withdrawing the interim rule for Rural Development Guaranteed Loans. DATES: The interim final rule published on December 17, 2008 (73 FR 76698), delayed until February 17, 2009 (74 FR 2823), further delayed until March 9, 2009 (74 FR 7179), further delayed until June 1, 2009 (74 FR 9759), and further delayed until October 1, 2009 (74 FR 25617) is withdrawn as of September 21, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Foore, Rural Development, Business and Cooperative Programs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Stop 3201, Washington, DC 20250–3201; e-mail: Michael.Foore@wdc.usda.gov; telephone (202) 690–4730. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\21SER1.SGM 21SER1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 181 (Monday, September 21, 2009)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-22597]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation

7 CFR Part 1470

RIN 0578-AA43


Conservation Stewardship Program

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, Natural Resources Conservation 
Service, United States Department of Agriculture.

ACTION: Interim final rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), on behalf 
of the Commodity Credit Corporation, published in the Federal Register 
of July 29, 2009, an interim final rule with request for comment 
establishing the program framework for implementation of the 
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). The July 29, 2009, interim 
final rule established a 60-day comment period that closes on September 
28, 2009. This document extends the comment period an additional 30-day 
period to provide the public an opportunity to comment upon the 
implementation of the program through the first sign-up and ranking 
period that closes September 30, 2009.

DATES: The comment period for the CSP interim final rule published on 
July 29, 2009 (74 FR 37499) is hereby extended and comments must be 
received on or before October 28, 2009. Additionally, NRCS has extended 
the public comment period for the Environmental Analysis (EA) and 
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) until October 28, 2009. A copy 
of the EA and FONSI may be obtained, and comments submitted, as 
provided for in the July 29, 2009, CSP interim final rule.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments (identified by Docket Number NRCS-IFR-
09004) using any of the following methods:
     Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending comments 
electronically.
     Mail: Gregory K. Johnson, Director, Financial Assistance 
Programs Division, Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources 
Conservation Service, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 5237 South 
Building, Washington, DC 20250;
     E-mail: CSP2008@wdc.usda.gov.
     Fax: (202) 720-4265.
     Hand Delivery: USDA South Building, 1400 Independence 
Avenue, SW., Room 5237, Washington, DC 20250, between 9 a.m. and 4 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Please ask the 
guard at the entrance to the South Building to call (202) 720-4527 in 
order to be escorted into the building;
     The interim final rule and this extension may be accessed 
via the Internet. Users can access the NRCS homepage at: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov; select the Farm Bill link from the menu; select the 
Interim Final Rules link from beneath the Final and Interim Final Rules 
Index title. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means 
for communication (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should 
contact the USDA Target Center at: (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Johnson, Director, Financial 
Assistance Programs Division, Department of Agriculture, Natural 
Resources Conservation Service, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 
5237 South Building, Washington, DC 20250; Phone: (202) 720-1845; Fax: 
(202) 720-4265; or e-mail CSP2008@wdc.usda.gov.

    Signed this 10th day of September 2009, in Washington, DC.
Dave White,
Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation and Chief, Natural 
Resources Conservation Service.
[FR Doc. E9-22597 Filed 9-18-09; 8:45 am]
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