Notice of Intent To Prepare a Shoreline Restoration and Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, 41881 [2010-17462]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 137 / Monday, July 19, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Intent To Prepare a Shoreline Restoration and Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)), the National Park Service (NPS) is announcing its intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a Shoreline Restoration and Management Plan (SRMP) for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (Park), Indiana. The EIS will be approved by the Regional Director, Midwest Region. The SRMP will prescribe the resource conditions and restoration activities that are to be achieved and maintained for the shoreline over the next 15 to 20 years. The SRMP will outline what must be achieved based on review of the Park’s purpose, significance, special mandates, and the body of laws and policies that direct Park administration. Based on determinations of restoration endpoints necessary to achieve the NPS mission in context of the southern Lake Michigan Shoreline, the SRMP will outline the kinds of resource management and restoration activities that would be appropriate in the future. A range of reasonable management alternatives will be developed and the quantitative and science-based impacts will be assessed through this planning process and will include, at a minimum, no-action and the preferred alternative. Major issues to be addressed in the SRMP include: Restoration or replication of natural shoreline sand movement; foredune/dune restoration and management; limiting or removing terrestrial and aquatic invasive species threats to the lakeshore; and improved water quality. DATES: Any comments on the scope of issues to be addressed in the EIS can be received at any time after the publication of this notice in the FR. Public meetings regarding the EIS will be held during the scoping period. Specific dates, times, and locations will be made available in the local media; on the Park Web site (http://www.nps.gov/ indu); on the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site (http:// parkplanning.nps.gov/indu); or by contacting the Superintendent at the address and telephone number below. ADDRESSES: Information on the planning process will be available from the Superintendent, Indiana Dunes National VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Jul 16, 2010 Jkt 220001 Lakeshore 1100 N. Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, telephone 219–926–7561. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If you wish to comment on any issues associated with the EIS, you may submit your comments by any one of several methods. You may mail comments to the Park, or deliver them directly to the Park, at the address above. Finally, you may provide comments electronically by entering them into the PEPC Web site at the address above. Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: June 2, 2010. Ernest Quintana, Regional Director, Midwest Region. [FR Doc. 2010–17462 Filed 7–16–10; 8:45 am] 41881 who wishes to protest against a survey must file a notice that they wish to protest (at the above address) with the Oregon/Washington State Director, Bureau of Land Management, Portland, Oregon. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, Branch of Geographic Sciences, Bureau of Land Management, 333 S.W. 1st Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204. Cathie Jensen, Branch of Land, Mineral, and Energy Resources. [FR Doc. 2010–17442 Filed 7–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMT926000–10–L19100000–BJ0000– LRCM07RE4030] Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey. BILLING CODE 4310–FH–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOROR957000–L62510000–PM000: HAG10–0314] Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/ Washington AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 days from the date of this publication. Willamette Meridian Oregon T. 3 S., R. 6 W., accepted May 7, 2010 T 2 S., R. 6 W., accepted May 7, 2010 T. 1 S., R. 5 W., accepted May 7, 2010 T. 26 S., R. 19 E., accepted May 10, 2010 T. 10 S., R. 2 E., accepted May 11, 2010 Washington T. 39 N., R. 33 E., accepted May 4, 2010 ADDRESSES: A copy of the plats may be obtained from the Land Office at the Oregon/Washington State Office, Bureau of Land Management, 333 S.W. 1st Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204, upon required payment. A person or party PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve Toth, Cadastral Surveyor, Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, telephone (406) 896–5121 or (406) 896– 5009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This survey was executed at the request of the Superintendent, Fort Peck Agency, through the Rocky Mountain Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was necessary to determine boundaries of trust or tribal interest lands. The lands we surveyed are: Principal Meridian, Montana T. 26 N., R. 44 E. The plat, in 3 sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the north boundary, the subdivisional lines, the subdivision of sections 1, 2, 3, and 10, the adjusted original meanders of the left bank of the Missouri River, downstream, through sections 2, 3, 10, and 15, and the adjusted 2006 meanders of the left bank of the Missouri River and the adjusted 2006 left bank of a relicted channel of the Missouri River, downstream, through sections 10 and 15, the subdivision of sections 1, 2, 3, E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Notice of Intent To Prepare a Shoreline Restoration and 
Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Indiana Dunes 
National Lakeshore, Indiana

SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)), the National Park Service 
(NPS) is announcing its intent to prepare an environmental impact 
statement (EIS) for a Shoreline Restoration and Management Plan (SRMP) 
for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (Park), Indiana. The EIS will be 
approved by the Regional Director, Midwest Region.
    The SRMP will prescribe the resource conditions and restoration 
activities that are to be achieved and maintained for the shoreline 
over the next 15 to 20 years. The SRMP will outline what must be 
achieved based on review of the Park's purpose, significance, special 
mandates, and the body of laws and policies that direct Park 
administration. Based on determinations of restoration endpoints 
necessary to achieve the NPS mission in context of the southern Lake 
Michigan Shoreline, the SRMP will outline the kinds of resource 
management and restoration activities that would be appropriate in the 
future. A range of reasonable management alternatives will be developed 
and the quantitative and science-based impacts will be assessed through 
this planning process and will include, at a minimum, no-action and the 
preferred alternative.
    Major issues to be addressed in the SRMP include: Restoration or 
replication of natural shoreline sand movement; foredune/dune 
restoration and management; limiting or removing terrestrial and 
aquatic invasive species threats to the lakeshore; and improved water 
quality.

DATES: Any comments on the scope of issues to be addressed in the EIS 
can be received at any time after the publication of this notice in the 
FR. Public meetings regarding the EIS will be held during the scoping 
period. Specific dates, times, and locations will be made available in 
the local media; on the Park Web site (http://www.nps.gov/indu); on the 
NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site (http://parkplanning.nps.gov/indu); or by contacting the Superintendent at the 
address and telephone number below.

ADDRESSES: Information on the planning process will be available from 
the Superintendent, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore 1100 N. Mineral 
Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, telephone 219-926-7561.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If you wish to comment on any issues 
associated with the EIS, you may submit your comments by any one of 
several methods. You may mail comments to the Park, or deliver them 
directly to the Park, at the address above. Finally, you may provide 
comments electronically by entering them into the PEPC Web site at the 
address above.
    Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

    Dated: June 2, 2010.
Ernest Quintana,
Regional Director, Midwest Region.
[FR Doc. 2010-17462 Filed 7-16-10; 8:45 am]
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