Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations, 28891-28892 [2013-11587]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 95 / Thursday, May 16, 2013 / Notices 28891 Community Community map repository address City of Texas City ..................................................................................... Community Development Department, 928 5th Avenue North, Texas City, TX 77590. Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody Avenue, Galveston, TX 77550. City Hall, 2929 Highway 6, Bayou Vista, TX 77563. Municipal Court, 16628 San Luis Pass Road, Jamaica Beach, TX 77554. Civic Association, 802 Tiki Drive, Tiki Island, TX 77554. Unincorporated Areas of Galveston County ............................................ Village of Bayou Vista .............................................................................. Village of Jamaica Beach ......................................................................... Village of Tiki Island ................................................................................. (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. 2013–11586 Filed 5–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0002; Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–B–1312] 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 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 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:13 May 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 August 14, 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–1312, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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. E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 28892 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 95 / Thursday, May 16, 2013 / Notices Community Community map repository address Mason County, Michigan (All Jurisdictions) Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.starr-team.com/starr/RegionalWorkspaces/RegionV/MasonCoMI/SitePages/Home.aspx Charter Township of Pere Marquette ....................................................... City of Ludington ...................................................................................... Township of Amber .................................................................................. Township of Branch .................................................................................. Township of Custer .................................................................................. Township Township Township Township Township Township of of of of of of Eden ..................................................................................... Grant .................................................................................... Hamlin .................................................................................. Logan ................................................................................... Riverton ................................................................................ Summit ................................................................................. Pere Marquette Charter Township Hall, 1699 South Pere Marquette Highway, Ludington, MI 49431. City Hall, 400 South Harrison Street, Ludington, MI 49431. Amber Township Hall, 171 South Amber Road, Scottville, MI 49454. Branch Township Hall, 6688 East First Street, Walhalla, MI 49458. Custer Municipal Building/Fire Barn, 2549 East U.S. Highway 10, Custer, MI 49405. Eden Township Hall, 3369 East Hawley Road, Custer, MI 49405. Grant Township Hall, 835 West Hoague Road, Manistee, MI 49660. Hamlin Township Hall, 3775 North Jebavy Drive, Ludington, MI 49431. Logan Township Hall, 3975 Tyndall Road, Branch, MI 49402. Riverton Township Hall, 2122 West Hawley Road, Scottville, MI 49454. Summit Township Hall, 4879 West Deren Road, Ludington, MI 49431. Clarion County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions) Maps Available for Inspection Online at: www.rampp-team.com/pa.htm Borough of East Brady ............................................................................. Borough of Foxburg .................................................................................. Borough of New Bethlehem ..................................................................... Township of Brady .................................................................................... Township of Madison ............................................................................... Township of Perry .................................................................................... Township of Porter ................................................................................... Township of Redbank ............................................................................... Township of Richland ............................................................................... (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. 2013–11587 Filed 5–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA 2010–0037] Hazardous Fire Risk Reduction, East Bay Hills, CA Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice of availability of draft environmental impact statement and notice of public meetings. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has prepared an environmental impact statement (EIS) evaluating the environmental impacts of funding a combination of hazardous fuels SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:13 May 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 Borough Building, 502 Ferry Street, Suite 15, East Brady, PA 16028. Foxburg Municipal Building, 1417 Perryville Road, Parker, PA 16049. Borough Building, 210 Lafayette Street, New Bethlehem, PA 16242. Brady Township Building, 935 Phillipston Road, Rimersburg, PA 16248. Madison Township Building, 1183 Madison Shop Road, Rimersburg, PA 16246. Perry Township Building, 5687 Doc Walker Road, Parker, PA 16049. Porter Township Building, 9485 Curllsville Road, New Bethlehem, PA 16242. Redbank Township Building, 10 Swede Hollow Road, Fairmount City, PA 16224. Richland Township Building, 511 Dittman Road, Emlenton, PA 16373. reduction projects within the East Bay Hills area in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California. The projects may be funded through Federal assistance grants under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and the PreDisaster Mitigation (PDM). The National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Fisheries Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the California Emergency Management Agency, the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), the City of Oakland (Oakland), and the East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD) have participated in the preparation of the EIS as cooperating agencies. Public meetings will be held during the public comment period on the draft EIS. The draft EIS is available on the project Web site at http://ebheis.cdmims.com. Public meetings will be held May 14 and May 18, 2013. The public comment period on the Draft EIS starts with a concurrent publication through EPA of a notice in the Federal Register and will continue until June 17, 2013. FEMA will consider all oral comments recorded at the public meetings and all electronic and written comments on the draft EIS received or postmarked by that DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 date. Agencies, interested parties, and the public are invited to submit comments on this draft EIS at any time during the public comment period. ADDRESSES: FEMA will hold public meetings to allow the public an opportunity to learn more about the project and to submit comments on the draft EIS at the following locations: 1. May 14, 2013, at 2 p.m., Richard C. Trudeau Training Center, Main Room, 11500 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619. 2. May 14, 2013, at 6 p.m., Richard C. Trudeau Training Center, Main Room, 11500 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619. 3. May 18, 2013, at 10 a.m., Claremont Middle School, Gymnasium, 5750 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618. You may submit comments, identified by Docket ID FEMA–2010–0037, by one of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Search for Docket ID FEMA–2010–0037 and follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Office of Chief Counsel, Federal Regulatory Affairs Division, Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472–3100. E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 95 (Thursday, May 16, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28891-28892]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11587]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2013-0002; Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-B-1312]


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 August 14, 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-1312, 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 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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               Mason County, Michigan (All Jurisdictions)
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Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.starr-team.com/starr/RegionalWorkspaces/RegionV/MasonCoMI/SitePages/Home.aspx
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Charter Township of Pere Marquette.....  Pere Marquette Charter Township
                                          Hall, 1699 South Pere
                                          Marquette Highway, Ludington,
                                          MI 49431.
City of Ludington......................  City Hall, 400 South Harrison
                                          Street, Ludington, MI 49431.
Township of Amber......................  Amber Township Hall, 171 South
                                          Amber Road, Scottville, MI
                                          49454.
Township of Branch.....................  Branch Township Hall, 6688 East
                                          First Street, Walhalla, MI
                                          49458.
Township of Custer.....................  Custer Municipal Building/Fire
                                          Barn, 2549 East U.S. Highway
                                          10, Custer, MI 49405.
Township of Eden.......................  Eden Township Hall, 3369 East
                                          Hawley Road, Custer, MI 49405.
Township of Grant......................  Grant Township Hall, 835 West
                                          Hoague Road, Manistee, MI
                                          49660.
Township of Hamlin.....................  Hamlin Township Hall, 3775
                                          North Jebavy Drive, Ludington,
                                          MI 49431.
Township of Logan......................  Logan Township Hall, 3975
                                          Tyndall Road, Branch, MI
                                          49402.
Township of Riverton...................  Riverton Township Hall, 2122
                                          West Hawley Road, Scottville,
                                          MI 49454.
Township of Summit.....................  Summit Township Hall, 4879 West
                                          Deren Road, Ludington, MI
                                          49431.
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            Clarion County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
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Maps Available for Inspection Online at: www.rampp-team.com/pa.htm
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Borough of East Brady..................  Borough Building, 502 Ferry
                                          Street, Suite 15, East Brady,
                                          PA 16028.
Borough of Foxburg.....................  Foxburg Municipal Building,
                                          1417 Perryville Road, Parker,
                                          PA 16049.
Borough of New Bethlehem...............  Borough Building, 210 Lafayette
                                          Street, New Bethlehem, PA
                                          16242.
Township of Brady......................  Brady Township Building, 935
                                          Phillipston Road, Rimersburg,
                                          PA 16248.
Township of Madison....................  Madison Township Building, 1183
                                          Madison Shop Road, Rimersburg,
                                          PA 16246.
Township of Perry......................  Perry Township Building, 5687
                                          Doc Walker Road, Parker, PA
                                          16049.
Township of Porter.....................  Porter Township Building, 9485
                                          Curllsville Road, New
                                          Bethlehem, PA 16242.
Township of Redbank....................  Redbank Township Building, 10
                                          Swede Hollow Road, Fairmount
                                          City, PA 16224.
Township of Richland...................  Richland Township Building, 511
                                          Dittman Road, Emlenton, PA
                                          16373.
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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. 2013-11587 Filed 5-15-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-12-P