Low Flow Protection Policy, 17563-17564 [2012-7101]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Notices American States Third Evaluation Report: Monitoring Progress of the Environmental Cooperation Agenda in the CAFTA–DR Countries. For the public session of the meeting, the Council will highlight issues from the above discussion elements with a particular focus on Chapter 17 obligations and environmental cooperation successes. All interested persons are invited to attend a public session where they will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss implementation of Chapter 17 and environmental cooperation with Council Members. In addition, the SEM will present on the citizen submission process established under Chapter 17. More information on the Council is included below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. The Department of State and Office of the United States Trade Representative invite written comments or suggestions regarding the meeting agenda. In preparing comments, we encourage submitters to refer to Chapter 17 of the CAFTA–DR, the Final Environmental Review of the CAFTA–DR and the Agreement among the CAFTA–DR countries on Environmental Cooperation (ECA) (all documents available at http://www.state.gov/e/oes/ env/trade/caftadr/index.htm). DATES: To be assured of timely consideration, all written comments or suggestions are requested no later than April 6, 2012. ADDRESSES: Written comments or suggestions should be submitted to both: (1) Rebecca Slocum, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Environmental Policy by email to SlocumRB@state.gov with the subject line ‘‘CAFTA–DR EAC Meeting’’ or by fax to (202) 647–5947; and (2) Kelly Milton, Director for International Environmental and Conservation Policy, Office of the United States Trade Representative by email to KMilton@ustr.eop.gov with the subject line ‘‘CAFTA–DR EAC Meeting’’ or by fax to (202) 395–9517. If you have access to the Internet you can view and comment on this notice by going to: http://www.regulations.gov/#!home and searching on docket number DOS– 2012–0023. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Rebecca Slocum, (202) 647–4828 or Kelly Milton, (202) 395–9590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Article 17.5 of the CAFTA–DR establishes an Environmental Affairs Council (the Council). 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These priority areas include, among other things: Reinforcing institutional and legal frameworks and the capacity to develop, implement, administer, and enforce environmental laws, regulations, standards and policies; conserving and managing shared, migratory and endangered species in international trade and management of protected areas; promoting best practices leading to sustainable management of the environment; and facilitating technology development and transfer and training to promote clean production technologies. The public is advised to refer to the State Department Web site at http://www.state.gov/e/oes/ env/ and the USTR Web site at www.ustr.gov for more information. Disclaimer: This Public Notice is a request for comments and suggestions, and is not a request for applications. No granting of money is directly associated with this request for suggestions on the Council meeting agenda. There is no expectation of resources or funding associated with any comments or suggestions for the agenda. Dated: March 20, 2012. Sezaneh M. Seymour, Acting Director, Office of Environmental Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–7254 Filed 3–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P 17563 at the National Center for State Courts Headquarters in Williamsburg, Virginia. The purpose of this meeting is to consider grant applications for the 2nd quarter of FY 2012, and other business. All portions of this meeting are open to the public. ADDRESSES: National Center for State Courts Headquarters, 300 Newport Avenue, Williamsburg, VA 23185, 800– 616–6164. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Mattiello, Executive Director, State Justice Institute, 11951 Freedom Drive, Suite 1020, Reston, VA 22314, 571–313–8843, contact@sji.gov. Jonathan D. Mattiello, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2012–7179 Filed 3–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Low Flow Protection Policy Susquehanna River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As part of its regular business meeting held on March 15, 2012, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (Commission) approved the release of a proposed Low Flow Protection Policy (Policy) for public review and comment. The Policy can be accessed on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.srbc.net/pubinfo/ businessmeeting.htm, or by contacting the Commission to receive a copy by first-class mail. Persons interested in providing comments are directed to submit the same in writing on or before May 16, 2012. DATES: The deadline for the submission of written comments is May 16, 2012. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to: Mr. John Balay, Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 1721 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102–2391, or electronically submitted through http:// www.srbc.net/pubinfo/ businessmeeting.htm. SUMMARY: John Balay, Manager of Planning and Operations, telephone: (717) 238–0423; fax: (717) 238–2436. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 15, 2012, the Commission approved the release of a proposed Low Flow Protection Policy for public review and comment. The Policy was developed over the past year in coordination with the Commission’s Water Resources FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE SJI Board of Directors Meeting, Notice State Justice Institute. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The SJI Board of Directors will be meeting on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00162 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1 17564 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Notices Management Advisory Committee to improve low flow protection standards associated with approved water withdrawals. The improvements are largely based on scientific advances in ecosystem flow protection. The Commission will use the Policy and supporting technical guidance when reviewing withdrawal applications to establish limits and conditions on approvals consistent with the Commission’s regulatory standards (18 CFR 806.23). Authority: Public Law 91–575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq., 18 CFR parts 806, 807, and 808. Dated: March 15, 2012. Stephanie L. Richardson Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2012–7101 Filed 3–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7040–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent of waiver with respect to land. AGENCY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering a proposal to authorize the release of 18 acres of the airport property at the Jackson Municipal Airport, Jackson MN. The City is proposing a land swap to exchange this 18 acre parcel for another parcel of 24.72 acres. The acreage being released is not needed for aeronautical use as currently identified on the Airport Layout Plan. The acreage comprising this parcel was originally acquired in 1976 with an Airport Development Aid Program (ADAP) grant (76–5–27–0045–01). In exchange for the 18 acres the airport will receive a new parcel of land in the approach to the crosswind runway 4/22. The appraised fair market value of the proposed release parcel is $130,500, the fair market value of the proposed acquire parcel is $165,000. The FAA approved a Categorical Exclusion for environmental requirements on May 13, 2010. Approval does not constitute a commitment by the FAA to financially assist in the disposal of the subject airport property nor a determination of eligibility for grant-in-aid funding from the FAA. The disposition of proceeds from the disposal of the airport property will be in accordance with FAA’s Policy tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:32 Mar 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 Comments must be received on or before April 25, 2012. DATES: Ms. Sandra E. DePottey, Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Airports District Office, 6020 28th Avenue South, Room 102, Minneapolis, MN 55450–2706. Telephone Number (612) 253–4642/ FAX Number (612) 253–4611. Documents reflecting this FAA action may be reviewed at this same location or at the Minnesota Department of Transportation, 222 East Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55107. ADDRESSES: Ms. Sandra E. DePottey, Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Airports District Office, 6020 28th Avenue South, Room 102, Minneapolis, MN 55450–2706. Telephone Number (612) 253–4642/FAX Number (612) 253– 4611. Documents reflecting this FAA action may be reviewed at this same location or at the Minnesota Department of Transportation, 222 East Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55107. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-Use Assurance; Jackson Municipal Airport, Jackson, MN SUMMARY: and Procedures Concerning the Use of Airport Revenue, published in the Federal Register on February 16, 1999. In accordance with section 47107(h) of title 49, United States Code, this notice is required to be published in the Federal Register 30 days before modifying the land-use assurance that requires the property to be used for an aeronautical purpose. Following is a description of the subject airport property to be released at Jackson Municipal Airport in Jackson, Minnesota and described as follows: A parcel of land located in the westerly 18.00 acres of that part of the North Half of the Northeast Quarter (N1/ 2NE1/4) of Section 13, Township 102 North, Range 35 West. Said parcel subject to all easements, restrictions, and reservations of record. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Issued in Minneapolis, MN, on January 30, 2012. Steven J. Obenauer, Manager, Minneapolis Airports District Office, FAA, Great Lakes Region. [FR Doc. 2012–7233 Filed 3–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Utah Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00163 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and other Federal agencies. ACTION: This notice announces actions taken by the FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). The actions relate to a proposed transportation corridor project (Cottonwood Street; 4500 South to Vine Street in Murray City, Salt Lake County in the State of Utah). These actions grant licenses, permits, and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the FHWA actions on the highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before September 22, 2012. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 180 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For FHWA: Mr. Edward Woolford, Environmental Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, 2520 West 4700 South, Suite 9A, Salt Lake City, Utah 84129; telephone (801) 955– 3524; email: Edward.Woolford@dot.gov. The FHWA Utah Division’s regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the FHWA and other Federal agencies have taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the following highway project in the State of Utah: Cottonwood Street; 4500 South to Vine Street in Murray City, Salt Lake County, project number S–LC35(198). The project will be a oneway couplet with southbound traffic on Box Elder Street and northbound traffic on Hanauer Street. The project includes construction of a new section of Hanauer Street between 4800 South and Vine Street. The project will improve connectivity and reduce pedestrian and auto travel distances between the planned Murray City Center District, transit stations, neighborhoods, and nearby arterials; and it supports Murray City’s plans for economic redevelopment and a more livable, walkable community in the year 2040. The actions by the FHWA and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the project, approved on August 17,2011, in the FHWA Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) issued on March 1, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 58 (Monday, March 26, 2012)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION


Low Flow Protection Policy

AGENCY: Susquehanna River Basin Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: As part of its regular business meeting held on March 15, 
2012, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Susquehanna River Basin 
Commission (Commission) approved the release of a proposed Low Flow 
Protection Policy (Policy) for public review and comment. The Policy 
can be accessed on the Commission's Web site at http://www.srbc.net/pubinfo/businessmeeting.htm, or by contacting the Commission to receive 
a copy by first-class mail. Persons interested in providing comments 
are directed to submit the same in writing on or before May 16, 2012.

DATES: The deadline for the submission of written comments is May 16, 
2012.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to: Mr. John Balay, Susquehanna River 
Basin Commission, 1721 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2391, or 
electronically submitted through http://www.srbc.net/pubinfo/businessmeeting.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Balay, Manager of Planning and 
Operations, telephone: (717) 238-0423; fax: (717) 238-2436.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 15, 2012, the Commission approved 
the release of a proposed Low Flow Protection Policy for public review 
and comment. The Policy was developed over the past year in 
coordination with the Commission's Water Resources

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Management Advisory Committee to improve low flow protection standards 
associated with approved water withdrawals. The improvements are 
largely based on scientific advances in ecosystem flow protection. The 
Commission will use the Policy and supporting technical guidance when 
reviewing withdrawal applications to establish limits and conditions on 
approvals consistent with the Commission's regulatory standards (18 CFR 
806.23).

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

    Dated: March 15, 2012.
Stephanie L. Richardson
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2012-7101 Filed 3-23-12; 8:45 am]
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