Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations, 20344-20345 [2013-07816]

Download as PDF 20344 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 65 / Thursday, April 4, 2013 / Notices Community Community map repository address Crawford County, Indiana, and Incorporated Areas Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.in.gov/dnr/water/6674.htm Town of Alton ........................................................................................... Town of English ........................................................................................ Town of Leavenworth ............................................................................... Town of Marengo ..................................................................................... Town of Milltown ....................................................................................... Unincorporated Areas of Crawford County .............................................. Alton Town Hall, 100 East High Street, Leavenworth, IN 47137. Town Hall, 204 North Main Street, English, IN 47118. Town Hall, 636 West Plaza Drive, Leavenworth, IN 47137. Town Hall, 117 East Water Street, Marengo, IN 47140. Town Hall, 215 West Main Street, Milltown, IN 47145. Crawford County Judicial Complex, 715 Judicial Plaza Drive, English, IN 47118. Martin County, Indiana, and Incorporated Areas Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.in.gov/dnr/water/6474.htm City of Loogootee ..................................................................................... Town of Shoals ......................................................................................... Unincorporated Areas of Martin County ................................................... (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–07801 Filed 4–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0002; Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–B–1300] Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:48 Apr 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. Comments are to be submitted on or before July 3, 2013. ADDRESSES: The Preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report for each community are available for inspection at both the online location and the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the tables below. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison. You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. FEMA–B–1300, to Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov. DATES: Federal Emergency Management Agency SUMMARY: City Municipal Building, 401 John F. Kennedy Avenue, Loogootee, IN 47553. Town Hall, 201 Water Street, Shoals, IN 47581. Martin County Courthouse, 111 South Main Street, Shoals, IN 47581. Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/ fmx_main.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FEMA proposes to make flood hazard SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 determinations for each community listed below, in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 67.4(a). These proposed flood hazard determinations, together with the floodplain management criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are the minimum that are required. They should not be construed to mean that the community must change any existing ordinances that are more stringent in their floodplain management requirements. The community may at any time enact stricter requirements of its own or pursuant to policies established by other Federal, State, or regional entities. These flood hazard determinations are used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and also are used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings built after the FIRM and FIS report become effective. The communities affected by the flood hazard determinations are provided in the tables below. Any request for reconsideration of the revised flood hazard information shown on the Preliminary FIRM and FIS report that satisfies the data requirements outlined in 44 CFR 67.6(b) is considered an appeal. Comments unrelated to the flood hazard determinations also will be considered before the FIRM and FIS report become effective. Use of a Scientific Resolution Panel (SRP) is available to communities in support of the appeal resolution process. SRPs are independent panels of experts in hydrology, hydraulics, and other pertinent sciences established to review conflicting scientific and technical data and provide recommendations for resolution. Use of E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 65 / Thursday, April 4, 2013 / Notices the SRP only may be exercised after FEMA and local communities have been engaged in a collaborative consultation process for at least 60 days without a mutually acceptable resolution of an appeal. Additional information regarding the SRP process can be found online at http://floodsrp.org/pdfs/ srp_fact_sheet.pdf. The watersheds and/or communities affected are listed in the tables below. The Preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, FIS report for each community are available for inspection at both the online location and the Community 20345 respective Community Map Repository address listed in the tables. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison. Community Map Repository Address Solano County, California, and Incorporated Areas Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.r9map.org/Pages/ProjectDetailsPage.aspx?choLoco=48&choProj=285 City of Vallejo ........................................................................................... Unincorporated Areas of Solano County ................................................. Public Works, 555 Santa Clara Street, Vallejo, CA 94590. Public Works Department, 675 Texas Street, Suite 5500, Fairfield, CA 94533. Charlton County, Georgia, and Incorporated Areas Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.georgiadfirm.com/status/mapmodStatus.html City of Folkston ......................................................................................... Town of Homeland ................................................................................... Unincorporated Areas of Charlton County ............................................... (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–07816 Filed 4–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Modification and Expansion of CBP Centers of Excellence and Expertise Test To Include Six Additional Centers U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: General notice. AGENCY: This document announces U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) plan to modify and expand its test for the Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEEs), originally published in the Federal Register on August 28, 2012. This document announces that six new CEEs—the Agriculture & Prepared Products CEE; the Apparel, Footwear & Textiles CEE; the Base Metals CEE; the Consumer Products & Mass Merchandising CEE; the Industrial & Manufacturing Materials CEE; and the Machinery CEE—will be opened and tested to determine how they will operate with broad decision-making authority. This notice invites public comment concerning the methodology wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:48 Apr 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 City Hall, 103 North First Street, Folkston, GA 31537. Town Hall, 607 Pennsylvania Avenue, Homeland, GA 31537. Charlton County Courthouse, 68 Kingsland Drive, Folkston, GA 31537. of the test program, identifies the purpose of the test and the regulations that will be affected, determines the length of the test, explains the application process and application timeframes, and provides the eligibility and selection criteria for voluntary participation in the test. This document also provides the legal authority for the test and explains the repercussions and appeals process for misconduct under the test. This notice also expands the regulations that will be included in the test for the six new CEEs as well as the four CEEs currently participating in the test: the Electronics CEE; the Pharmaceuticals, Health & Chemicals CEE; the Automotive & Aerospace CEE; and the Petroleum, Natural Gas & Minerals CEE. To the extent not modified by this notice, all provisions, terms, conditions, and requirements of the August 28, 2012 test notice continue to apply. DATES: For the Base Metals CEE; the Industrial & Manufacturing Materials CEE; and the Machinery CEE, applications for participation may be submitted beginning April 4, 2013 and selection of initial test participants for these three CEEs will begin no later than May 6, 2013. Applications will be accepted throughout the duration of this test. For the Agriculture & Prepared Products CEE; the Apparel, Footwear & Textiles CEE; and the Consumer Products & Mass Merchandising CEE, applications for participation may be submitted beginning June 3, 2013 and selection of initial test participants for these three CEEs will begin no later than PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 July 3, 2013. Applications will be accepted throughout the duration of this test. Applications for participation in the test announced on August 28, 2012 in the Federal Register (77 FR 52048) will continue to be accepted throughout the duration of that test. Selected applicants for all of the CEEs will be individually notified of their participation date. If interested in participating in the CEE test, please either (1) send an email to CEE@cbp.dhs.gov, with a subject line identifier reading ‘‘Participating in CEE’’ that includes the information listed in the Application Process section of this document and identify the name of the CEE, or (2) a letter directed to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Trade Operations Division, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 2.3D, Washington, DC 20229–1015, that includes the information listed in the Application Process section of this document including the name of the CEE. Comments concerning this test program may be submitted via email, with the subject line identifier reading ‘‘Comment on CEE test,’’ to CEE@cbp.dhs.gov. ADDRESSES: Lori Whitehurst, Program Manager, Office of Field Operations, at (202) 344–2536; or Thomas Overacker, Project Coordinator, Office of International Trade at (859) 331–9020 ext. 137. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 65 (Thursday, April 4, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20344-20345]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07816]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2013-0002; Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-B-1300]


Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard 
determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any 
Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area 
(SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the 
Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the 
supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities 
listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek 
general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and 
where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and 
FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the 
community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in 
effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the 
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS 
report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to 
calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings 
and the contents of those buildings.

DATES: Comments are to be submitted on or before July 3, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The Preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report 
for each community are available for inspection at both the online 
location and the respective Community Map Repository address listed in 
the tables below. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS 
report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map 
Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison.
    You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. FEMA-B-1300, to 
Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance 
and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering 
Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-4064, or 
(email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information 
eXchange (FMIX) online at www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_main.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA proposes to make flood hazard 
determinations for each community listed below, in accordance with 
section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 
4104, and 44 CFR 67.4(a).
    These proposed flood hazard determinations, together with the 
floodplain management criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are the minimum 
that are required. They should not be construed to mean that the 
community must change any existing ordinances that are more stringent 
in their floodplain management requirements. The community may at any 
time enact stricter requirements of its own or pursuant to policies 
established by other Federal, State, or regional entities. These flood 
hazard determinations are used to meet the floodplain management 
requirements of the NFIP and also are used to calculate the appropriate 
flood insurance premium rates for new buildings built after the FIRM 
and FIS report become effective.
    The communities affected by the flood hazard determinations are 
provided in the tables below. Any request for reconsideration of the 
revised flood hazard information shown on the Preliminary FIRM and FIS 
report that satisfies the data requirements outlined in 44 CFR 67.6(b) 
is considered an appeal. Comments unrelated to the flood hazard 
determinations also will be considered before the FIRM and FIS report 
become effective.
    Use of a Scientific Resolution Panel (SRP) is available to 
communities in support of the appeal resolution process. SRPs are 
independent panels of experts in hydrology, hydraulics, and other 
pertinent sciences established to review conflicting scientific and 
technical data and provide recommendations for resolution. Use of

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the SRP only may be exercised after FEMA and local communities have 
been engaged in a collaborative consultation process for at least 60 
days without a mutually acceptable resolution of an appeal. Additional 
information regarding the SRP process can be found online at http://floodsrp.org/pdfs/srp_fact_sheet.pdf.
    The watersheds and/or communities affected are listed in the tables 
below. The Preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, FIS report for each 
community are available for inspection at both the online location and 
the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the tables. 
Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each 
community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at 
www.msc.fema.gov for comparison.

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                                             Community Map Repository
               Community                             Address
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            Solano County, California, and Incorporated Areas
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Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.r9map.org/Pages/ProjectDetailsPage.aspx?choLoco=48&choProj=285
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City of Vallejo........................  Public Works, 555 Santa Clara
                                          Street, Vallejo, CA 94590.
Unincorporated Areas of Solano County..  Public Works Department, 675
                                          Texas Street, Suite 5500,
                                          Fairfield, CA 94533.
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            Charlton County, Georgia, and Incorporated Areas
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Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.georgiadfirm.com/status/mapmodStatus.html
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City of Folkston.......................  City Hall, 103 North First
                                          Street, Folkston, GA 31537.
Town of Homeland.......................  Town Hall, 607 Pennsylvania
                                          Avenue, Homeland, GA 31537.
Unincorporated Areas of Charlton County  Charlton County Courthouse, 68
                                          Kingsland Drive, Folkston, GA
                                          31537.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')


Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2013-07816 Filed 4-3-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-12-P