Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on a Proposed Boat-House Facility for Non-Motorized Boats, George Washington Memorial Parkway, 38077-38078 [2012-15581]

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Notice of intent. Pursuant to § 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service (NPS) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to assess the impacts of constructing a boathouse facility and floating docks for non-motorized boats at possible locations along the Virginia shoreline of the Potomac River in the vicinity of Arlington County. This announcement updates the Notice of Intent (NOI) on the same project published in the Federal Register on May 21, 2004. DATES: The NPS will conduct scoping during the coming months which will include a public scoping meeting. The NPS will announce details about the scoping period and the public meeting SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 063085 123185 063086 123186 093087 123187 033188 093088 033189 093089 033191 123191 033192 093092 063094 093094 033195 063095 033196 063096 033198 123198 033199 033100 033101 063001 123101 123102 093003 033104 063004 093004 033105 093005 063006 123107 033108 063008 093008 123108 033109 123110 033111 093011 093012 ACTION: [FR Doc. 2012–15531 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Under-payments (percent) Ending date PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13 11 10 9 9 10 11 10 11 12 11 10 9 8 7 8 9 10 9 8 9 8 7 8 9 8 7 6 5 4 5 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 6 5 4 3 4 3 Over-payments (percent) 13 11 10 9 8 9 10 9 10 11 10 9 8 7 6 7 8 9 8 7 8 7 7 8 9 8 7 6 5 4 5 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 6 5 4 3 4 3 Corporate overpayments (Eff. 1–1–99) (percent) ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 6 7 8 7 6 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 5 4 3 2 3 2 on the NPS’s Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site: http://www.parkplanning.nps.gov/ gwmp, as well as through announcements in the local media. NPS is seeking public comment about the proposal and comments will be accepted through August 27, 2012. The NPS will conduct a public scoping meeting at a public site in Arlington County. When the public scoping meeting has been scheduled, its location, date, and time will be announced through local media and published on the PEPC Web site: http://www.parkplanning.nps.gov/ gwmp at least 15 days in advance of the meeting. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent, George Washington E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1 38078 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2012 / Notices Memorial Parkway, Turkey Run Park, McLean, Virginia 22101, at (703) 289– 2500. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NPS is preparing an EIS to identify a preferred site for construction of an environmentally sustainable facility for non-motorized boats on the Virginia shoreline of the Potomac River. Scoping for the EIS will consider four possible site locations within George Washington Memorial Parkway. Two proposed sites are downstream of the Key Bridge, one proposed site is near Gravelly Point and the 14th Street Bridge, and one proposed site is on Daingerfield Island. The boathouse facility and its amenities would enhance public waterfront access in the vicinity of Arlington County for non-motorized recreational activities. This project was initiated when, at the direction of Congress, the NPS prepared a site analysis (feasibility study) for a boathouse facility in 2002. The purpose of the study was to eliminate any sites that were not feasible due to engineering or financial constraints and to use that information for the preparation of an EIS. On May 21, 2004, an NOI to prepare that EIS was published in the Federal Register. In 2004, the NPS held a public scoping meeting and preliminary surveys which were completed. With the participation of Arlington County as a cooperating agency, internal scoping was reinitiated in 2011, and the NPS has determined that an EIS remains the most appropriate level of environmental documentation for the proposed project. NPS is issuing this NOI so that the public has a clear understanding of the agency’s intention to complete preparation of this EIS. Public Involvement: Public involvement will be a key component in preparation of the EIS. Interested individuals, organizations, and agencies are encouraged to provide written comments or suggestions to assist the NPS in determining the scope of issues to be addressed in the EIS, to identify significant issues related to the project, and to identify other reasonable alternatives. The NPS will conduct a public scoping meeting at a public site in Arlington County. When the public scoping meeting has been scheduled, its location, date and time will be announced through local media and published on the NPS’s PEPC Web site: http://www.parkplanning.nps.gov/ gwmp no later than 15 days in advance of the date of the meeting. If you wish to submit issues or provide input on this initial phase of developing the EIS, you may submit comments by [INSERT DATE 60 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE] through the PEPC Web site at http:// www.parkplanning.nps.gov/gwmp, by hand-delivery or mail to: Superintendent, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Turkey Run Park, McLean, Virginia 22101, or by providing comments to NPS staff at the scoping meeting. We will make all submissions from organizations or business, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comments to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: March 5, 2012. Stephen E. Whitesell, Regional Director, National Capital Region. [FR Doc. 2012–15581 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–CONC–10245; 2410–OYC] Notice of Extension of Concession Contract National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the terms of the listed concession contract, the National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it intends to extend the concession contract listed below for a period not-toexceed 14 months from the date of contract expiration. DATES: Effective Date: November 1, 2013. SUMMARY: The contract listed below will expire by its terms on October 31, 2013. Pursuant to 36 CFR 51.23, the National Park Service has determined that the proposed shortterm extension is necessary to avoid interruption of visitor services and has taken all reasonable and appropriate steps to consider alternatives to avoid such interruption. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Conc ID No. Concessioner name Park SEKI004–98 ......................................... Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts at Sequoia, Inc ..................... Sequoia National Park. Jo A. Pendry, Chief, Commercial Services Program, National Park Service, 1201 Eye Street NW., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone (202) 513–7156. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: May 1, 2012. Lena McDowall, Associate Director, Business Services. U.S. Nominations to the World Heritage List: San Antonio Franciscan Missions [FR Doc. 2012–15534 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] ACTION: rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: National Park Service [NPS–OIA–WASO–10326:0050–673] National Park Service, Interior. Second Notice. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4310–53–P This notice announces the decision to request that a draft nomination of the San Antonio Franciscan Missions for inclusion on the World Heritage List be prepared. The decision is the result of review of SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Jun 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 public comments submitted in response to an earlier notice and of consultation with the Federal Interagency Panel for World Heritage. The notice also summarizes the National Park Service’s evaluation of public comments on other candidates for nomination to the World Heritage List. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Putnam, 202–354–1809 or April Brooks, 202–354–1808. To request paper copies of documents discussed in this notice, contact April Brooks, Office of International Affairs, NPS, 1201 Eye Street NW., (0050) Washington, DC 20005. Email: april_brooks@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 123 (Tuesday, June 26, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-15581]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-NCR-GWMP-1202-9483: 3310-0250-471]


Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on 
a Proposed Boat-House Facility for Non-Motorized Boats, George 
Washington Memorial Parkway

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Sec.  102(2)(c) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service 
(NPS) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to assess 
the impacts of constructing a boathouse facility and floating docks for 
non-motorized boats at possible locations along the Virginia shoreline 
of the Potomac River in the vicinity of Arlington County. This 
announcement updates the Notice of Intent (NOI) on the same project 
published in the Federal Register on May 21, 2004.

DATES: The NPS will conduct scoping during the coming months which will 
include a public scoping meeting. The NPS will announce details about 
the scoping period and the public meeting on the NPS's Planning, 
Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site: http://www.parkplanning.nps.gov/gwmp, as well as through announcements in the 
local media. NPS is seeking public comment about the proposal and 
comments will be accepted through August 27, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The NPS will conduct a public scoping meeting at a public 
site in Arlington County. When the public scoping meeting has been 
scheduled, its location, date, and time will be announced through local 
media and published on the PEPC Web site: http://www.parkplanning.nps.gov/gwmp at least 15 days in advance of the 
meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent, George Washington

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Memorial Parkway, Turkey Run Park, McLean, Virginia 22101, at (703) 
289-2500.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NPS is preparing an EIS to identify a 
preferred site for construction of an environmentally sustainable 
facility for non-motorized boats on the Virginia shoreline of the 
Potomac River.
    Scoping for the EIS will consider four possible site locations 
within George Washington Memorial Parkway. Two proposed sites are 
downstream of the Key Bridge, one proposed site is near Gravelly Point 
and the 14th Street Bridge, and one proposed site is on Daingerfield 
Island. The boathouse facility and its amenities would enhance public 
waterfront access in the vicinity of Arlington County for non-motorized 
recreational activities.
    This project was initiated when, at the direction of Congress, the 
NPS prepared a site analysis (feasibility study) for a boathouse 
facility in 2002. The purpose of the study was to eliminate any sites 
that were not feasible due to engineering or financial constraints and 
to use that information for the preparation of an EIS. On May 21, 2004, 
an NOI to prepare that EIS was published in the Federal Register. In 
2004, the NPS held a public scoping meeting and preliminary surveys 
which were completed.
    With the participation of Arlington County as a cooperating agency, 
internal scoping was reinitiated in 2011, and the NPS has determined 
that an EIS remains the most appropriate level of environmental 
documentation for the proposed project. NPS is issuing this NOI so that 
the public has a clear understanding of the agency's intention to 
complete preparation of this EIS.
    Public Involvement: Public involvement will be a key component in 
preparation of the EIS. Interested individuals, organizations, and 
agencies are encouraged to provide written comments or suggestions to 
assist the NPS in determining the scope of issues to be addressed in 
the EIS, to identify significant issues related to the project, and to 
identify other reasonable alternatives.
    The NPS will conduct a public scoping meeting at a public site in 
Arlington County. When the public scoping meeting has been scheduled, 
its location, date and time will be announced through local media and 
published on the NPS's PEPC Web site: http://www.parkplanning.nps.gov/gwmp no later than 15 days in advance of the date of the meeting.
    If you wish to submit issues or provide input on this initial phase 
of developing the EIS, you may submit comments by [INSERT DATE 60 DAYS 
FROM THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE] through the PEPC Web site at http://www.parkplanning.nps.gov/gwmp, by hand-delivery or mail to: 
Superintendent, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Turkey Run Park, 
McLean, Virginia 22101, or by providing comments to NPS staff at the 
scoping meeting.
    We will make all submissions from organizations or business, and 
from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials 
of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in 
their entirety. Before including your address, phone number, email 
address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be 
advised that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask in your comments to withhold from public review your personal 
identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do 
so.

    Dated: March 5, 2012.
Stephen E. Whitesell,
Regional Director, National Capital Region.
[FR Doc. 2012-15581 Filed 6-25-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-DL-P