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Download as PDF 23836 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 85 / Tuesday, May 4, 2010 / Notices applied research examining user needs and the effects of new instruments on our disability process and programs. 6. Measurement Considerations In addition to the research needs described in Recommendation 5, the Panel recommended that we should consider research related to appropriate scales for inclusion in any new instruments that we develop. The Panel further stated that we should use scales that are legally defensible for our needs and focus on observable, discrete, characteristics such as frequency and duration. 7. Communication with Users, the Public & the Scientific Community The Panel recommended that we use both traditional and emerging government and private media outlets to inform or solicit input from various audiences about all activities regarding the OIS development. Dated: April 26, 2010. Debra Tidwell-Peters, Designated Federal Officer, Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel. [FR Doc. 2010–10297 Filed 5–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Notice of Actions Taken at March 18, 2010, Meeting mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Susquehanna River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice of Commission actions. SUMMARY: At its regular business meeting on March 18, 2010, in State College, Pennsylvania, the Commission held a public hearing as part of its regular business meeting. At the public hearing, the Commission: (1) Approved and tabled certain water resources projects; (2) rescinded approval for a water resources project; and (3) approved settlements involving three water resources projects. Details concerning these and other matters addressed at the public hearing and business meeting are contained in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. DATES: March 18, 2010. ADDRESSES: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 1721 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102–2391. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard A. Cairo, General Counsel, telephone: (717) 238–0423, ext. 306; fax: (717) 238–2436; e-mail: rcairo@srbc.net; or Stephanie L. Richardson, Secretary to VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:58 May 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 the Commission, telephone: (717) 238– 0423, ext. 304; fax: (717) 238–2436; email: srichardson@srbc.net. Regular mail inquiries may be sent to the above address. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In addition to the public hearing and its related action items identified below, the following items were also presented or acted on at the business meeting: (1) A presentation by Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Deputy Secretary for Parks & Forestry James Grace on Marcellus Shale natural gas leasing in Pennsylvania state forests; (2) an update on the implementation of the SRBC Remote Water Quality Monitoring Network; (3) a report on hydrologic conditions in the Susquehanna Basin with an emphasis on National Flood Safety Week; (4) approval/ratification of one grant related to the Susquehanna Flood Forecast and Warning System, and five contracts related to ArcGIS, establishment of an SRBC satellite office in Sayre, PA, consulting services for instream flow studies, aquatic resource surveys, and flood mapping; (5) ratified the Executive Director’s retention of outside counsel and other professional services regarding the relicensing proceedings for lower Susquehanna River hydroelectric projects; and (6) approved a revision of the FY–2011 Budget. The Commission also heard counsel’s report on legal matters affecting the Commission and recognized retiring Chief Administrative Officer Duane A. Friends for his 25 years of valuable service. The Commission convened a public hearing and took the following actions: Public Hearing—Compliance Actions The Commission approved a settlement in lieu of civil penalties for the following projects: 1. Chesapeake Energy Corporation— Eastern Division. Pad ID: Ward (ABR– 20090519), Burlington Township, and Sullivan 1 (ABR–20080715), Athens Township, Bradford County, Pa.— $20,000. 2. Novus Operating, LLC. Pad ID: Sylvester 1H and North Fork 1H, Brookfield Township, Tioga County, Pa.—$100,000. 3. Southwestern Energy Production Company. Pad ID: Ferguson, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pa.— $50,000. Public Hearing—Projects Approved 1. Project Sponsor and Facility: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Mosquito Creek—Hoffman), Karthaus Township, Clearfield County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.720 mgd. PO 00000 Frm 00173 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2. Project Sponsor and Facility: EQT Production Company (West Branch Susquehanna River—Kuntz), Greenwood Township, Clearfield County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.900 mgd. 3. Project Sponsor and Facility: EXCO–North Coast Energy, Inc. (West Branch Susquehanna River—Johnson), Clinton Township, Lycoming County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd. 4. Project Sponsor and Facility: Fortuna Energy Inc. (Fall Brook— Bense), Troy Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 1.000 mgd. 5. Project Sponsor and Facility: Fortuna Energy Inc. (Unnamed Tributary to North Branch Sugar Creek—Besley), Columbia Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 2.000 mgd. 6. Project Sponsor and Facility: Fortuna Energy Inc. (South Branch Sugar Creek—Shedden), Troy Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.900 mgd. 7. Project Sponsor and Facility: Fortuna Energy Inc. (Sugar Creek— Hoffman), West Burlington Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal modification increase from 0.250 mgd up to 2.000 mgd (Docket No. 20090327). 8. Project Sponsor: Graymont (PA), Inc. Project Facility: Pleasant Gap Facility, Spring Township, Centre County, Pa. Groundwater withdrawal of 0.050 mgd (30-day average) from the Plant Make-up Well. 9. Project Sponsor and Facility: Harley-Davidson Motor Company Operations, Inc., Springettsbury Township, York County, Pa. Modification to project features of the withdrawal approval (Docket No. 19900715). 10. Project Sponsor and Facility: Harley-Davidson Motor Company Operations, Inc., Springettsbury Township, York County, Pa. Modification to add a groundwater withdrawal of 0.585 mgd (30-day average) from Well CW–20 to the remediation system, without any increase to total system withdrawal quantity (Docket No. 19980901). 11. Project Sponsor and Facility: Healthy Properties, Inc. (Sugar Creek— owner), North Towanda Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.450 mgd. 12. Project Sponsor and Facility: Mountain Energy Services, Inc. (Tunkhannock Creek—Deer Park Lumber, Inc.), Tunkhannock Township, Wyoming County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd. E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 85 / Tuesday, May 4, 2010 / Notices 13. Project Sponsor and Facility: Randy M. Wiernusz (Bowman Creek— owner), Eaton Township, Wyoming County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.249 mgd. 14. Project Sponsor and Facility: TerrAqua Resource Management (Tioga River—Losey), Lawrenceville Borough, Tioga County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.375 mgd and consumptive water use of up to 0.375 mgd. 15. Project Sponsor and Facility: XTO Energy, Inc. (Lick Run—Dincher), Shrewsbury Borough, Lycoming County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.249 mgd. 16. Project Sponsor and Facility: XTO Energy, Inc. (Little Muncy Creek— Temple), Moreland Township, Lycoming County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.249 mgd. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Public Hearing—Projects Tabled 1. Project Sponsor: Chester County Solid Waste Authority. Project Facility: Lanchester Landfill, Salisbury and Caernarvon Townships, Lancaster County, Pa. Application for groundwater withdrawal of 0.190 mgd (30-day average) from two wells and three collection sumps. 2. Project Sponsor: Chester County Solid Waste Authority. Project Facility: Lanchester Landfill, Salisbury and Caernarvon Townships, Lancaster County, Pa. Application for consumptive water use of up to 0.075 mgd. 3. Project Sponsor: Chester County Solid Waste Authority. Project Facility: Lanchester Landfill, Salisbury and Caernarvon Townships, Lancaster County, Pa. Application for an existing into-basin diversion of up to 0.050 mgd from the Delaware River Basin. 4. Project Sponsor and Facility: Sunnyside Ethanol, LLC (West Branch Susquehanna River—1—owner), Curwensville Borough, Clearfield County, Pa. Application for surface water withdrawal of up to 1.270 mgd. 5. Project Sponsor and Facility: Sunnyside Ethanol, LLC (West Branch Susquehanna River—2—owner), Curwensville Borough, Clearfield County, Pa. Application for surface water withdrawal of up to 0.710 mgd. 6. Project Sponsor and Facility: Sunnyside Ethanol, LLC, Curwensville Borough, Clearfield County, Pa. Application for consumptive water use of up to 1.980 mgd. 7. Project Sponsor and Facility: Walker Township Water Association, Walker Township, Centre County, Pa. Modification to increase the total groundwater system withdrawal limit VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:58 May 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 (30-day average) from 0.523 mgd to 0.962 mgd (Docket No. 20070905). Public Hearing—Rescission of Project Approval 1. Project Sponsor and Facility: Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC (Susquehanna River) (Docket No. 20080907), Oakland Township, Susquehanna County, Pa. Authority: Pub. L. 91–575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq., 18 CFR parts 806, 807, and 808. Dated: April 20, 2010. Thomas W. Beauduy, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2010–10395 Filed 5–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7040–01–P SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Notice of Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water AGENCY: Susquehanna River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice of approved projects. SUMMARY: This notice lists the projects approved by rule by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission during the period set forth in DATES. DATES: February 1, 2010, through March 31, 2010. Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 1721 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102–2391. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard A. Cairo, General Counsel, telephone: (717) 238–0423, ext. 306; fax: (717) 238–2436; e-mail: rcairo@srbc.net or Stephanie L. Richardson, Secretary to the Commission, telephone: (717) 238– 0423, ext. 304; fax: (717) 238–2436; email: srichardson@srbc.net. Regular mail inquiries may be sent to the above address. This notice lists the projects, described below, receiving approval for the consumptive use of water pursuant to the Commission’s approval by rule process set forth in 18 CFR 806.22(e) and 18 CFR 806.22(f) for the time period specified above: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Approvals By Rule Issued Under 18 CFR § 806.22(e): 1. Allegheny Energy Supply Company, LLC, Hunlock Creek Unit 4, ABR–20100316, Hunlock Township, Luzerne County, Pa.; Approval Date: March 9, 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00174 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23837 Approvals By Rule Issued Under 18 CFR 806.22(f): 1. Southwestern Energy Company, Pad ID: Ferguson; ABR–20100201, Herrick Township, Bradford County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 1, 2010. 2. Chief Oil & Gas, LLC, Pad ID: Bacon Drilling Pad #1; ABR–20100202, Burlington Township, Bradford County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 2, 2010. 3. XTO Energy Incorporated, Pad ID: TLT, ABR–20100203, Jordan Township, Lycoming County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 2, 2010. 4. Alta Operating Company, LLC, Pad ID: Blye Pad Site, ABR–20100204, Middletown Township, Susquehanna County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 8, 2010. 5. Chief Oil & Gas, LLC, Pad ID: Kensinger 3H Drilling Pad #1, ABR– 20100205, Penn Township, Lycoming County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 9, 2010. 6. Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, Pad ID: Yengo, ABR–20100206, Cherry Township, Sullivan County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 9, 2010. 7. Anadarko E&P Company, LP, Pad ID: Texas Blockhouse F&G Pad B, ABR– 20100207, Pine Township, Lycoming County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 9, 2010. 8. Seneca Resources Corporation; Pad ID: Wilcox Pad F, ABR–20090505.1, Covington Township, Tioga County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 9, 2010. 9. Seneca Resources Corporation, Pad ID: DCNR 595 Pad D, ABR–20090827.1, Bloss Township, Tioga County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 9, 2010, including a partial waiver of 18 CFR 806.15. 10. East Resources, Inc., Pad ID: Ackley 806, ABR–20100208, Clymer Township, Tioga County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 11, 2010. 11. XTO Energy, Incorporated, Pad ID: Kepner 8503H, ABR–20100209, Shrewsbury Township, Lycoming County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 11, 2010. 12. Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, Pad ID: Dan Ellis, ABR–20100210, Monroe Township, Bradford Township, Pa.; Approval Date: February 11, 2010. 13. XTO Energy, Incorporated, Pad ID: Hazlak 8504, ABR–20100211, Shrewsbury Township, Lycoming County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 12, 2010. 14. Fortuna Energy, Inc., Pad ID: Putnam 01 077, ABR–20100212, Armenia Township, Bradford County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 12, 2010. 15. Fortuna Energy, Inc., Pad ID: Lutz 01 015, ABR–20100213, Troy Township, Bradford County, Pa.; Approval Date: February 12, 2010. E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION


Notice of Actions Taken at March 18, 2010, Meeting

AGENCY: Susquehanna River Basin Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Commission actions.

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SUMMARY: At its regular business meeting on March 18, 2010, in State 
College, Pennsylvania, the Commission held a public hearing as part of 
its regular business meeting. At the public hearing, the Commission: 
(1) Approved and tabled certain water resources projects; (2) rescinded 
approval for a water resources project; and (3) approved settlements 
involving three water resources projects. Details concerning these and 
other matters addressed at the public hearing and business meeting are 
contained in the Supplementary Information section of this notice.

DATES: March 18, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 1721 N. Front Street, 
Harrisburg, PA 17102-2391.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard A. Cairo, General Counsel, 
telephone: (717) 238-0423, ext. 306; fax: (717) 238-2436; e-mail: 
rcairo@srbc.net; or Stephanie L. Richardson, Secretary to the 
Commission, telephone: (717) 238-0423, ext. 304; fax: (717) 238-2436; 
e-mail: srichardson@srbc.net. Regular mail inquiries may be sent to the 
above address.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In addition to the public hearing and its 
related action items identified below, the following items were also 
presented or acted on at the business meeting: (1) A presentation by 
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Deputy 
Secretary for Parks & Forestry James Grace on Marcellus Shale natural 
gas leasing in Pennsylvania state forests; (2) an update on the 
implementation of the SRBC Remote Water Quality Monitoring Network; (3) 
a report on hydrologic conditions in the Susquehanna Basin with an 
emphasis on National Flood Safety Week; (4) approval/ratification of 
one grant related to the Susquehanna Flood Forecast and Warning System, 
and five contracts related to ArcGIS, establishment of an SRBC 
satellite office in Sayre, PA, consulting services for instream flow 
studies, aquatic resource surveys, and flood mapping; (5) ratified the 
Executive Director's retention of outside counsel and other 
professional services regarding the relicensing proceedings for lower 
Susquehanna River hydroelectric projects; and (6) approved a revision 
of the FY-2011 Budget. The Commission also heard counsel's report on 
legal matters affecting the Commission and recognized retiring Chief 
Administrative Officer Duane A. Friends for his 25 years of valuable 
service. The Commission convened a public hearing and took the 
following actions:

Public Hearing--Compliance Actions

    The Commission approved a settlement in lieu of civil penalties for 
the following projects:
    1. Chesapeake Energy Corporation--Eastern Division. Pad ID: Ward 
(ABR-20090519), Burlington Township, and Sullivan 1 (ABR-20080715), 
Athens Township, Bradford County, Pa.--$20,000.
    2. Novus Operating, LLC. Pad ID: Sylvester 1H and North Fork 1H, 
Brookfield Township, Tioga County, Pa.--$100,000.
    3. Southwestern Energy Production Company. Pad ID: Ferguson, 
Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pa.--$50,000.

Public Hearing--Projects Approved

    1. Project Sponsor and Facility: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (Mosquito 
Creek--Hoffman), Karthaus Township, Clearfield County, Pa. Surface 
water withdrawal of up to 0.720 mgd.
    2. Project Sponsor and Facility: EQT Production Company (West 
Branch Susquehanna River--Kuntz), Greenwood Township, Clearfield 
County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.900 mgd.
    3. Project Sponsor and Facility: EXCO-North Coast Energy, Inc. 
(West Branch Susquehanna River--Johnson), Clinton Township, Lycoming 
County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd.
    4. Project Sponsor and Facility: Fortuna Energy Inc. (Fall Brook--
Bense), Troy Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of 
up to 1.000 mgd.
    5. Project Sponsor and Facility: Fortuna Energy Inc. (Unnamed 
Tributary to North Branch Sugar Creek--Besley), Columbia Township, 
Bradford County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 2.000 mgd.
    6. Project Sponsor and Facility: Fortuna Energy Inc. (South Branch 
Sugar Creek--Shedden), Troy Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface 
water withdrawal of up to 0.900 mgd.
    7. Project Sponsor and Facility: Fortuna Energy Inc. (Sugar Creek--
Hoffman), West Burlington Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface water 
withdrawal modification increase from 0.250 mgd up to 2.000 mgd (Docket 
No. 20090327).
    8. Project Sponsor: Graymont (PA), Inc. Project Facility: Pleasant 
Gap Facility, Spring Township, Centre County, Pa. Groundwater 
withdrawal of 0.050 mgd (30-day average) from the Plant Make-up Well.
    9. Project Sponsor and Facility: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Operations, Inc., Springettsbury Township, York County, Pa. 
Modification to project features of the withdrawal approval (Docket No. 
19900715).
    10. Project Sponsor and Facility: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Operations, Inc., Springettsbury Township, York County, Pa. 
Modification to add a groundwater withdrawal of 0.585 mgd (30-day 
average) from Well CW-20 to the remediation system, without any 
increase to total system withdrawal quantity (Docket No. 19980901).
    11. Project Sponsor and Facility: Healthy Properties, Inc. (Sugar 
Creek--owner), North Towanda Township, Bradford County, Pa. Surface 
water withdrawal of up to 0.450 mgd.
    12. Project Sponsor and Facility: Mountain Energy Services, Inc. 
(Tunkhannock Creek--Deer Park Lumber, Inc.), Tunkhannock Township, 
Wyoming County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of up to 0.999 mgd.

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    13. Project Sponsor and Facility: Randy M. Wiernusz (Bowman Creek--
owner), Eaton Township, Wyoming County, Pa. Surface water withdrawal of 
up to 0.249 mgd.
    14. Project Sponsor and Facility: TerrAqua Resource Management 
(Tioga River--Losey), Lawrenceville Borough, Tioga County, Pa. Surface 
water withdrawal of up to 0.375 mgd and consumptive water use of up to 
0.375 mgd.
    15. Project Sponsor and Facility: XTO Energy, Inc. (Lick Run--
Dincher), Shrewsbury Borough, Lycoming County, Pa. Surface water 
withdrawal of up to 0.249 mgd.
    16. Project Sponsor and Facility: XTO Energy, Inc. (Little Muncy 
Creek--Temple), Moreland Township, Lycoming County, Pa. Surface water 
withdrawal of up to 0.249 mgd.

Public Hearing--Projects Tabled

    1. Project Sponsor: Chester County Solid Waste Authority. Project 
Facility: Lanchester Landfill, Salisbury and Caernarvon Townships, 
Lancaster County, Pa. Application for groundwater withdrawal of 0.190 
mgd (30-day average) from two wells and three collection sumps.
    2. Project Sponsor: Chester County Solid Waste Authority. Project 
Facility: Lanchester Landfill, Salisbury and Caernarvon Townships, 
Lancaster County, Pa. Application for consumptive water use of up to 
0.075 mgd.
    3. Project Sponsor: Chester County Solid Waste Authority. Project 
Facility: Lanchester Landfill, Salisbury and Caernarvon Townships, 
Lancaster County, Pa. Application for an existing into-basin diversion 
of up to 0.050 mgd from the Delaware River Basin.
    4. Project Sponsor and Facility: Sunnyside Ethanol, LLC (West 
Branch Susquehanna River--1--owner), Curwensville Borough, Clearfield 
County, Pa. Application for surface water withdrawal of up to 1.270 
mgd.
    5. Project Sponsor and Facility: Sunnyside Ethanol, LLC (West 
Branch Susquehanna River--2--owner), Curwensville Borough, Clearfield 
County, Pa. Application for surface water withdrawal of up to 0.710 
mgd.
    6. Project Sponsor and Facility: Sunnyside Ethanol, LLC, 
Curwensville Borough, Clearfield County, Pa. Application for 
consumptive water use of up to 1.980 mgd.
    7. Project Sponsor and Facility: Walker Township Water Association, 
Walker Township, Centre County, Pa. Modification to increase the total 
groundwater system withdrawal limit (30-day average) from 0.523 mgd to 
0.962 mgd (Docket No. 20070905).

Public Hearing--Rescission of Project Approval

    1. Project Sponsor and Facility: Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC 
(Susquehanna River) (Docket No. 20080907), Oakland Township, 
Susquehanna County, Pa.

    Authority:  Pub. L. 91-575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq., 18 CFR parts 
806, 807, and 808.

    Dated: April 20, 2010.
Thomas W. Beauduy,
Deputy Director.
[FR Doc. 2010-10395 Filed 5-3-10; 8:45 am]
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