Proposed Establishment of Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area; Draft Land Protection Plan and Environmental Assessment, 66321 [2011-27748]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2011 / Notices response to the high level of interest we have received. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R4–R–2011–N216;40136–1265–0000– S3] Proposed Establishment of Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area; Draft Land Protection Plan and Environmental Assessment Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; extension of comment period. AGENCY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), advise the public that we are extending the public comment period for the proposed establishment of the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and Conservation Area. If you have previously submitted comments, please do not resubmit them, because we have already incorporated them in the public record and will fully consider them in our final decision. DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by November 25, 2011. ADDRESSES: Send comments concerning the draft land protection plan and environmental assessment to Everglades Headwaters Proposal, by U.S. mail at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 2683, Titusville, FL 32781–2683, by email at EvergladesHeadwaters Proposal@fws.gov, or to 321/861–1276 (fax). For document availability, see below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Cheri M. Ehrhardt, Natural Resource Planner, at 321/861–2368 (telephone) or Mr. Charlie Pelizza, Refuge Manager, at 772/562–3909, extension 244 (telephone). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 8, 2011, we published a Federal Register notice (76 FR 55699) announcing the proposed establishment of the Everglades Headwaters NWR and Conservation Area in Polk, Osceola, Highlands, and Okeechobee Counties in central and south Florida in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (40 CFR 1506.6 (b)) requirements. We originally opened this comment period on September 8, 2011 (76 FR 55699). For background and more information on the proposed establishment of the Everglades Headwaters NWR and Conservation Area, please see that notice. We are extending the public comment period on the proposed establishment of this refuge and conservation area in jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:53 Oct 25, 2011 Jkt 226001 Document Availability Copies of the draft land protection plan and environmental assessment are available by writing to the U.S. mail address and e-mail address under ADDRESSES as listed above, or by calling 321/861–0067 (telephone), 321/861– 1276 (fax). Alternatively, you may download the document from our Internet Site at https://www.fws.gov/ southeast/evergladesheadwaters/. Public Availability of Comments Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority This notice is published under the authority of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, Public Law 105–57. Dated: October 21, 2011. Paul Steblein, Acting Assistant Director, National Wildlife Refuge System. [FR Doc. 2011–27748 Filed 10–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–R–2011–N225; 10137–8555– 11RG–8H] Long Range Transportation Plan for Fish and Wildlife Service Lands in Hawai‘i, Idaho, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and the Pacific Island Territories; Correction Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: On October 18, 2011, via a Federal Register notice, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced the availability of the final draft Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for our lands in Hawai‘i, Idaho, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and the Pacific Island Territories (the Service’s Region 1) for public review and comment. However, in that notice we SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 66321 gave an incorrect contact phone number, which we now correct. Note that if you already submitted a comment, you need not resubmit it. Please provide your comments by November 17, 2011. DATES: The Draft LRTP is available on our Web site at https://www.fws.gov/ pacific/planning/. We also have a limited number of printed and CD–ROM copies of the Draft LRTP. You may request a copy or submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: fw1LRTPComments@fws.gov. • U.S. Mail: Jeff Holm, Regional Transportation Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 NE., 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232. • Fax: Attn: Jeff Holm, (503) 231– 2364. • In-Person Viewing or Drop-off: During regular business hours to Jeff Holm, Regional Transportation Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 NE., 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Holm, 503–231–2161. On October 18, 2011, via a Federal Register notice (76 FR 64376), we announced the availability of the final draft Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for public review and comment. However, in that notice, we gave an incorrect contact phone number under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. We now supply the correct phone number, which is 503–231–2161. Note that if you already submitted a comment, you need not resubmit it. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, 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 comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. For more information about the Draft LRTP, and its mission, goals, and objectives, see our October 18, 2011, notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 20, 2011. Sara Prigan, Federal Register Liaison. [FR Doc. 2011–27666 Filed 10–25–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-R-2011-N216;40136-1265-0000-S3]


Proposed Establishment of Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife 
Refuge and Conservation Area; Draft Land Protection Plan and 
Environmental Assessment

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), advise the public 
that we are extending the public comment period for the proposed 
establishment of the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge 
(NWR) and Conservation Area. If you have previously submitted comments, 
please do not resubmit them, because we have already incorporated them 
in the public record and will fully consider them in our final 
decision.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by 
November 25, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Send comments concerning the draft land protection plan and 
environmental assessment to Everglades Headwaters Proposal, by U.S. 
mail at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 2683, Titusville, FL 
32781-2683, by e-mail at EvergladesHeadwatersProposal@fws.gov, or to 
321/861-1276 (fax). For document availability, see below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Cheri M. Ehrhardt, Natural 
Resource Planner, at 321/861-2368 (telephone) or Mr. Charlie Pelizza, 
Refuge Manager, at 772/562-3909, extension 244 (telephone).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 8, 2011, we published a Federal 
Register notice (76 FR 55699) announcing the proposed establishment of 
the Everglades Headwaters NWR and Conservation Area in Polk, Osceola, 
Highlands, and Okeechobee Counties in central and south Florida in 
accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (40 CFR 1506.6 
(b)) requirements. We originally opened this comment period on 
September 8, 2011 (76 FR 55699). For background and more information on 
the proposed establishment of the Everglades Headwaters NWR and 
Conservation Area, please see that notice. We are extending the public 
comment period on the proposed establishment of this refuge and 
conservation area in response to the high level of interest we have 
received.

Document Availability

    Copies of the draft land protection plan and environmental 
assessment are available by writing to the U.S. mail address and e-mail 
address under ADDRESSES as listed above, or by calling 321/861-0067 
(telephone), 321/861-1276 (fax). Alternatively, you may download the 
document from our Internet Site at https://www.fws.gov/southeast/evergladesheadwaters/.

Public Availability of Comments

    Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you may 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Authority

    This notice is published under the authority of the National 
Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, Public Law 105-57.

    Dated: October 21, 2011.
Paul Steblein,
Acting Assistant Director, National Wildlife Refuge System.
[FR Doc. 2011-27748 Filed 10-24-11; 8:45 am]
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