North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study, 61844 [2013-24237]

Download as PDF 61844 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 193 / Friday, October 4, 2013 / Notices farmland; hydrology and hydraulic; air quality; threatened and endangered species and critical habitat. Socioeconomic issues include navigation; induced flooding; land use; property values, tax revenues; population and housing, community and regional growth; environmental justice (effect on minorities and low income populations), community cohesion; public services, recreation, transportation and traffic, utilities and community service systems and cumulative effects of related projects in the study area. 6. Environmental Consultation and Review. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will assist in documenting existing conditions and assessing effects of project alternatives through the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act consultation procedures. Consultation will be accomplished with the USFWS and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) concerning threatened and endangered species and their critical habitat per the Endangered Species Act. The NMFS will be consulted regarding the effects of this proposed action on Essential Fish Habitat per the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The USACE will consult with the State Historic Preservation Officer per the National Historic Preservation Act. 7. Availability. The draft EIS is estimated to be available for public review and comment no sooner than the spring of 2015. At that time a 45-day public review period will be provided for individuals and agencies to review and comment on the DEIS. All interested parties are encouraged to respond to this notice and provide a current address if they wish to be notified of the DEIS circulation. Dated: September 26, 2013. Richard L. Hansen, Colonel, U.S. Army District Commander. [FR Doc. 2013–24234 Filed 10–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is requesting peer reviewed information that would be useful in the preparation of the North SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:46 Oct 03, 2013 Jkt 232001 Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (Hurricane Sandy). The USACE is preparing a report that will be submitted to Congress in 2015. The goals of the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study authorized under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, Public Law 113–2 are to (1) provide risk reduction strategies to reduce risk to which vulnerable coastal populations are subject, and (2) promote coastal resilient communities to ensure a sustainable and robust coastal landscape system, considering future sea level rise and climate change scenarios, to reduce risk to vulnerable population, property, infrastructure and ecosystems. DATES: The USACE will accept data and literature in response to this request until December 31, 2013. ADDRESSES: Methods for submission include: Email: Send information by electronic mail to: NACCS@ usace.army.mil. Please include your name and contact information in the body of your email. Fax: Fax information to: (410–962–4698), ATTN: Mr. David Robbins. Mail: Send information by mail to: Mr. David Robbins, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 10 South Howard Street Baltimore Maryland 21201, ATTN: North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. Information on a CD ROM should be formatted as a MS Word, Rich Text, or Adobe Acrobat PDF file. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, please contact: Mr. David Robbins, Project Manager, at David.W.Robbins@usace.army.mil, or by telephone at (410) 962–0685. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Congressional response to the devastation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy included a mandate to address as a regional system the vulnerability of populations at risk in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) North Atlantic Division. The draft analyses of the Comprehensive Study will be coordinated amongst interagency stakeholders in early 2014 and a report will be submitted to Congress in 2015. The USACE would appreciate receiving information from the public to facilitate the preparation of the Study. The USACE prefers information which has been peer reviewed. Interested persons may provide scientific analyses, studies, and other pertinent scientific information, preferably information which has undergone scientific peer review. The USACE will consider all submissions but will give preference to all peer reviewed data and literature PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sources. Please understand that not all data and sources provided may be reflected in the draft analyses socialized in early 2014, but the resources will be incorporated into the final report. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers


North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study

AGENCY: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is requesting peer 
reviewed information that would be useful in the preparation of the 
North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (Hurricane Sandy). The USACE 
is preparing a report that will be submitted to Congress in 2015. The 
goals of the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study authorized under 
the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, Public Law 113-2 are to (1) 
provide risk reduction strategies to reduce risk to which vulnerable 
coastal populations are subject, and (2) promote coastal resilient 
communities to ensure a sustainable and robust coastal landscape 
system, considering future sea level rise and climate change scenarios, 
to reduce risk to vulnerable population, property, infrastructure and 
ecosystems.

DATES: The USACE will accept data and literature in response to this 
request until December 31, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Methods for submission include: Email: Send information by 
electronic mail to: NACCS@usace.army.mil. Please include your name and 
contact information in the body of your email. Fax: Fax information to: 
(410-962-4698), ATTN: Mr. David Robbins. Mail: Send information by mail 
to: Mr. David Robbins, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 10 South Howard 
Street Baltimore Maryland 21201, ATTN: North Atlantic Coast 
Comprehensive Study.
    Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any 
form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. Information 
on a CD ROM should be formatted as a MS Word, Rich Text, or Adobe 
Acrobat PDF file.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, please 
contact: Mr. David Robbins, Project Manager, at 
David.W.Robbins@usace.army.mil, or by telephone at (410) 962-0685.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Congressional response to the 
devastation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy included a mandate to 
address as a regional system the vulnerability of populations at risk 
in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) North Atlantic Division. 
The draft analyses of the Comprehensive Study will be coordinated 
amongst interagency stakeholders in early 2014 and a report will be 
submitted to Congress in 2015.
    The USACE would appreciate receiving information from the public to 
facilitate the preparation of the Study. The USACE prefers information 
which has been peer reviewed. Interested persons may provide scientific 
analyses, studies, and other pertinent scientific information, 
preferably information which has undergone scientific peer review. The 
USACE will consider all submissions but will give preference to all 
peer reviewed data and literature sources. Please understand that not 
all data and sources provided may be reflected in the draft analyses 
socialized in early 2014, but the resources will be incorporated into 
the final report.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
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