Notice of Availability for a Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment for Emergency Restoration of Seagrass Impacts From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response, 45780 [2011-19403]

Download as PDF 45780 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2011 / Notices response, on an order-specific basis, are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3). Note that certain information requirements differ for respondent and domestic parties. Also, note that the Department’s information requirements are distinct from the Commission’s information requirements. Please consult the Department’s regulations for information regarding the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews.1 Please consult the Department’s regulations at 19 CFR part 351 for definitions of terms and for other general information concerning antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings at the Department. This notice of initiation is being published in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218 (c). Dated: July 21, 2011. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2011–19402 Filed 7–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA600 Notice of Availability for a Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment for Emergency Restoration of Seagrass Impacts From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: Officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce (NOAA); U.S. Department of Interior; and the five states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas are all designated, pursuant to section 1006(b) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), as trustees (Trustees) for natural resources harmed by this srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 1 In comments made on the interim final sunset regulations, a number of parties stated that the proposed five-day period for rebuttals to substantive responses to a notice of initiation was insufficient. This requirement was retained in the final sunset regulations at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(4). As provided in 19 CFR 351.302(b), however, the Department will consider individual requests to extend that five-day deadline based upon a showing of good cause. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:45 Jul 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 Incident. NOAA is serving as the Lead Administrative Trustee (LAT) for this emergency seagrass restoration. Under the National Environmental Policy Act, an Environmental Assessment for Emergency Restoration of Seagrass Impacts from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response (EA) was completed by NOAA, and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was signed on July 8, 2011. Comments on this EA and FONSI must be received by August 16, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit comments to: Kay McGraw, NOAA Restoration Center, Rm 15862, 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910; or electronically to Kay.McGraw@noaa.gov. 2011. All comments will be fully considered and included in the administrative record for this action. Dated: July 26, 2011. Brian Pawlak, Acting Director, Office of Habitat Conservation, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–19403 Filed 7–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia A. Montanio, 301–427–8600. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this project is to address injuries to seagrass beds that resulted from Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill response activities. The injuries were caused by motorized boats, and included propeller scars, blowholes from response vessels, and scouring from boom curtains and anchor tethers. The proposed action will restore damaged seagrass beds and decrease risk of secondary injury to nearby seagrass communities. The environmental review process led NOAA to conclude that this action will not have a significant effect on the human environment, therefore an environmental impact statement will not be prepared. Section 990.26(d) of OPA requires the Trustees to provide notice to the public, to the extent practicable, of any planned emergency restoration actions. Trustees must also provide public notice of the justification for, nature and extent of, and results of emergency restoration actions within a reasonable time frame. NOAA is expediting regulatory clearance of this action due to the emergency nature of it. The Trustees believe the best method to address this requirement is to post a copy of the FONSI and EA on NOAA’s Deepwater Horizon Web site at http:// www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/. The documents will be available there on August 1, 2011. NOAA believes it is important to undertake the restoration immediately in order to minimize the possibility of further adverse sea grass impacts that may occur in the absence of immediate action, such as secondary damage that may result from storms or other events. NOAA will accept public comments on this EA and FONSI until August 16, PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA609 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). ACTION: Notice of Public Hearing Series. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of public hearings regarding Amendment 24 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the South Atlantic Region. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the public hearings schedule. DATES: The series of four public hearings will be held August 22, 2011 through August 25, 2011. The hearings will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Council staff will present an overview of the amendment and will be available for informal discussions and to answer questions. Members of the public will have an opportunity to go on record at any time during the meeting hours to record their comments on the public hearing topics for consideration by the Council. Local Council representatives will attend the meetings and take public comment. Written comments will be accepted from August 12, 2011 until 5 p.m. on September 1, 2011. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to Bob Mahood, Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405, or via e-mail to: SGAmend24PHcomment@safmc.net for Amendment 24 to the Snapper Grouper FMP. Written comments will be received from August 12, 2011 until 5 p.m. on September 1, 2011. Copies of the public hearing documents are available by contacting Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA600


Notice of Availability for a Finding of No Significant Impact and 
Environmental Assessment for Emergency Restoration of Seagrass Impacts 
From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: Officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce (NOAA); U.S. 
Department of Interior; and the five states of Florida, Alabama, 
Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas are all designated, pursuant to 
section 1006(b) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), as trustees 
(Trustees) for natural resources harmed by this Incident. NOAA is 
serving as the Lead Administrative Trustee (LAT) for this emergency 
seagrass restoration. Under the National Environmental Policy Act, an 
Environmental Assessment for Emergency Restoration of Seagrass Impacts 
from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response (EA) was completed by 
NOAA, and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was signed on July 
8, 2011.

DATES: Comments on this EA and FONSI must be received by August 16, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments to: Kay McGraw, NOAA Restoration Center, Rm 
15862, 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910; or 
electronically to Kay.McGraw@noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia A. Montanio, 301-427-8600.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this project is to address 
injuries to seagrass beds that resulted from Deepwater Horizon (DWH) 
oil spill response activities. The injuries were caused by motorized 
boats, and included propeller scars, blowholes from response vessels, 
and scouring from boom curtains and anchor tethers. The proposed action 
will restore damaged seagrass beds and decrease risk of secondary 
injury to nearby seagrass communities. The environmental review process 
led NOAA to conclude that this action will not have a significant 
effect on the human environment, therefore an environmental impact 
statement will not be prepared.
    Section 990.26(d) of OPA requires the Trustees to provide notice to 
the public, to the extent practicable, of any planned emergency 
restoration actions. Trustees must also provide public notice of the 
justification for, nature and extent of, and results of emergency 
restoration actions within a reasonable time frame. NOAA is expediting 
regulatory clearance of this action due to the emergency nature of it. 
The Trustees believe the best method to address this requirement is to 
post a copy of the FONSI and EA on NOAA's Deepwater Horizon Web site at 
http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/. The documents will be 
available there on August 1, 2011.
    NOAA believes it is important to undertake the restoration 
immediately in order to minimize the possibility of further adverse sea 
grass impacts that may occur in the absence of immediate action, such 
as secondary damage that may result from storms or other events. NOAA 
will accept public comments on this EA and FONSI until August 16, 2011. 
All comments will be fully considered and included in the 
administrative record for this action.

    Dated: July 26, 2011.
Brian Pawlak,
Acting Director, Office of Habitat Conservation, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-19403 Filed 7-29-11; 8:45 am]
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