Process for Requesting a Variance From Vegetation Standards for Levees and Floodwalls, 11147 [2010-5126]

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 46 (Wednesday, March 10, 2010)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-5126]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers


Process for Requesting a Variance From Vegetation Standards for 
Levees and Floodwalls

AGENCY: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

ACTION: Extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: In the February 9, 2010 issue of the Federal Register (75 FR 
6364), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), published its proposed 
update to its current process for requesting a variance from vegetation 
standards for levees and floodwalls for public comment. In that notice, 
the Corps stated that written comments must be submitted on or before 
March 11, 2010. Instructions for submitting comments are provided in 
the February 9, 2010, Federal Register notice. In response to several 
requests, the Corps has decided to extend the public comment period to 
April 25, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas J. Wade, Headquarters, 
Engineering and Construction Community of Practice, Washington, DC, at 
202-761-4668.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None.

    Dated: March 5, 2010.
John W. Hunter,
Engineering and Construction, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers.
[FR Doc. 2010-5126 Filed 3-9-10; 8:45 am]
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