VBA/VHA Mental Health Summit, 68659 [E9-30719]

Download as PDF erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 247 / Monday, December 28, 2009 / Notices such actions were taken, are described in the documented Environmental Assessment (EA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) issued in connection with the projects, and in other documents project records. The EA, Findings of No Significant Impacts (FONSI), Record of Decision (ROD) and other project records for the listed projects are available by contacting the FHWA or the TxDOT at the addresses provided above and can be viewed and downloaded from each project’s website found below. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions on the listed project as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) [42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.]; Federal-Aid Highway Act [23 U.S.C. 109]. 2. Air: Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671(q)]. 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 [23 U.S.C. 138 and 49 U.S.C. 303]. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act [16 U.S.C. 1531–1544]; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act [16 U.S.C. 661–667(d)]; and, Migratory Bird Treaty Act [16 U.S.C. 703–712]. 5. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended [16 U.S.C. 470]; Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 [16 U.S.C. 470]; Archaeological and Historical Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 469]. 6. Social and Economic: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000(d) et seq.]; Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA) [7 U.S.C. 4201–4209]. 7. Wetlands and Water Resources: Clean Water Act [33 U.S.C. 1251–1342]; Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) [16 U.S.C. 4601–4604]. 8. Executive Orders: E.O. 11990 Protection of Wetlands; E.O. 11988 Floodplain Management; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income Populations; E.O. 11514 Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality. The projects subject to this notice are: 1. Project Location: State Highway (SH) 121/SH 183 from Interstate (IH) 820 to SH 161 primarily within the cities of North Richland Hills, Hurst, Bedford, Euless, and Fort Worth in Tarrant and Dallas Counties. Project Reference Number: TxDOT CSJ: 0364– 01–054, 0364–05–025, 0364–05–026, 0094–02–077. VerDate Nov<24>2008 11:00 Dec 24, 2009 Jkt 220001 Project Web site: http:// www.txdot.gov/public_involvement/ hearings_meetings/121_183.htm. Project Type: The project will include a controlled access facility consisting of six to eight general purpose lanes and six managed lanes from IH 820 to SH 161. There will be three 12-foot wide general purpose lanes (non-toll) in each direction plus auxiliary lanes and 10foot wide inside and outside shoulders from IH 820 to the SH 183/SH 360 interchange, and four 12-foot wide general purpose lanes (non-toll) in each direction plus auxiliary lanes and 10foot wide inside and outside shoulders from the SH 183/SH 360 interchange to SH 161. Three managed (toll) lanes will be provided in each direction from IH 820 to SH 161. The proposed improvements will provide for two 12foot wide eastbound and westbound frontage lanes, discontinuous at the SH 183/SH 360 interchange, with auxiliary lanes and turn lanes at intersections. Project Length: Approximately 10.8 miles. General Purpose: The project will improve growth, travel demand, access and mobility, and safety. Final agency actions have been taken under: NEPA, FAHA, FAA, CAA, MBTA, ESA, Civil Rights Act, Section 404, Section 401, Section 4(f), Section 106, ARPA, AHPA, E.O.’s 11990, 11988, 12898, 11514, 11593, and 13175. NEPA document: EA with a FONSI issued October 26, 2009. 2. Project Location: SH 121 from IH 30 to FM 1187 primarily within the city of Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Project Reference Number: TxDOT CSJ: 0504– 02–008, 0504–02–013 and 0504–02–022. Project Web site: http:// www.txdot.gov/project_information/ projects/fort_worth/southwest_parkway/ environmental_documents.htm. Project Type: The project is planned to be a controlled-access divided tollway with discontinuous frontage roads. Ultimately, the project is planned for 6 lanes from IH 30 to IH 20 and 4 lanes from IH 20 to FM 1187. Project Length: Approximately 15 miles. General Purpose: To provide a financially viable, effective and timely transportation solution which will improve regional mobility, increase people and goods carrying capacity, and alleviate further overburdening of the local transportation system. Final agency actions taken have been under: NEPA, FAHA, CAA, ESA, MBTA, Section 4(f), Civil Rights Act, Section 106, ARPA, AHPA, Section 404, Section 401, E.O.’s 11990, 11988, 12898, 11514, 11593 and 13175. NEPA document: EIS with a ROD issued June 13, 2005 and reaffirmed June 3, 2009. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68659 and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Issued on: December 17, 2009. Salvador Deocampo, District Engineer, Austin Texas. [FR Doc. E9–30648 Filed 12–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS VBA/VHA Mental Health Summit Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will hold the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)/Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Mental Health Summit to capture current medical science information and economic earnings loss data from presentations made by subject matter experts. VA plans to use this information to update the sections of VA’s Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD) that pertain to mental disorders. See 38 CFR 4.125–4.130. Specifically, diagnostic code descriptors and percentage ratings will be discussed, as well as whether to add or delete diagnostic codes from the mental health portion of VASRD. Contingent upon available capacity and time, individuals wishing to make oral statements will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday and Friday, January 28–29, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Capital Hilton, located at 1001 16th Street, NW., in Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer Hesch, VASRD Coordinator, Compensation and Pension Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information may also contact Ms. Hesch at (202) 461–9688 or Jennifer.Hesch@va.gov, or Mr. Kniffen at (202) 461–9725 or Thomas.Kniffen@va.gov. Dated: December 18, 2009. John R. Gingrich, Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. E9–30719 Filed 12–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


VBA/VHA Mental Health Summit

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will hold the Veterans 
Benefits Administration (VBA)/Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 
Mental Health Summit to capture current medical science information and 
economic earnings loss data from presentations made by subject matter 
experts. VA plans to use this information to update the sections of 
VA's Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD) that pertain to mental 
disorders. See 38 CFR 4.125-4.130. Specifically, diagnostic code 
descriptors and percentage ratings will be discussed, as well as 
whether to add or delete diagnostic codes from the mental health 
portion of VASRD. Contingent upon available capacity and time, 
individuals wishing to make oral statements will be accommodated on a 
first-come, first-served basis.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday and Friday, January 28-29, 
2010, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Capital Hilton, located at 
1001 16th Street, NW., in Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer Hesch, VASRD Coordinator, 
Compensation and Pension Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Anyone wishing to attend the 
meeting or seeking additional information may also contact Ms. Hesch at 
(202) 461-9688 or Jennifer.Hesch@va.gov, or Mr. Kniffen at (202) 461-
9725 or Thomas.Kniffen@va.gov.

    Dated: December 18, 2009.
John R. Gingrich,
Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. E9-30719 Filed 12-24-09; 8:45 am]
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