Notice of Proposed Changes to Section I of the Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota State Technical Guides, 65615 [2014-26294]

Download as PDF 65615 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 214 Wednesday, November 5, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service [Docket No. NRCS–2014–0013] Notice of Proposed Changes to Section I of the Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota State Technical Guides Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA. ACTION: Notice of availability of proposed changes in the NRCS State specific Field Office Technical Guides for review and comment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the intention by the NRCS State Conservationists for Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota to issue revisions to Section I of their State Technical Guide pertaining to the State Offsite Methods used in completing wetland determinations. In each of the listed States, NRCS is proposing to issue its State Offsite Methods which will replace existing State wetland mapping conventions. The State Offsite Methods will be used as part of the technical documents and procedures to conduct wetland determinations on agriculture land as part of the Food Security Act of 1985 (as amended). Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 requires NRCS to make available for public review and comment all proposed revisions to standards and procedures used to carry out Highly Erodible Land and wetland provisions of the law. DATES: Effective Date: This is effective November 5, 2014. Comment Date: Submit comments on or before February 3, 2015. Final versions of these new or revised State Offsite Methods will be adopted after the close of the 90-day period and after consideration of all comments. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Nov 04, 2014 Jkt 235001 Comments should be submitted for each specific State, identified by Docket Number NRCS– 2014–0013, using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail or hand-delivery: Submit state specific comments to the appropriate State contact. The contact information for each State is shown below. • NRCS will post all comments on http://www.regulations.gov. In general, personal information provided with comments will be posted. If your comment includes your address, telephone number, email, or other personal identifying information, your comments, including personal information, may be available to the public. You may ask in your comment that your personal identifying information be withheld from public view, but this cannot be guaranteed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: NRCS State Conservationist specific to your response: • Iowa, Jay Mar, State Conservationist, NRCS, 210 Walnut Street, Room 693, Des Moines, Iowa 50309–2180, telephone: (515) 284–4769, email: Jay. mar@ia.usda.gov; Iowa Web site: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/ nrcs/site/ia/home/ • Minnesota, Don Baloun, State Conservationist, NRCS, Suite 600, 375 Jackson Street, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101–1854, telephone: (651) 602– 7854, email: Don.baloun@mn.usda. gov; Minnesota Web site: http://www. nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/ mn/home/ • North Dakota, Mary Podoll, State Conservationist, NRCS, 220 East Rosser Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58502–1458, telephone: 701– 530–2003, email: mary.podoll@ nd.usda.gov, North Dakota Web site http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/ nrcs/site/nd/home/ • South Dakota, Jeff Zimprich, State Conservationist, NRCS, Room 203, 200 4th Street SW., Huron, South Dakota 57350, telephone: (605) 352– 1200, email: Jeff.zimprich@sd. usda.gov, South Dakota Web site: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/ nrcs/site/sd/home/ Electronic copies of the proposed revised offsite methods are available through http://www.regulations.gov, by ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 accessing Docket No. NRCS–2014–0013. Alternatively, copies can be downloaded or printed from the State specific Web site. Requests for paper versions or inquiries may be directed to the specific State Conservationist. Signed this 31st day of October, 2014, in Washington, DC. Jason A. Weller, Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
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and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 214 / Wednesday, November 5, 2014 / 
Notices

[[Page 65615]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service

[Docket No. NRCS-2014-0013]


Notice of Proposed Changes to Section I of the Iowa, Minnesota, 
North Dakota, and South Dakota State Technical Guides

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA.

ACTION: Notice of availability of proposed changes in the NRCS State 
specific Field Office Technical Guides for review and comment.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the intention by the NRCS State 
Conservationists for Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota to 
issue revisions to Section I of their State Technical Guide pertaining 
to the State Offsite Methods used in completing wetland determinations. 
In each of the listed States, NRCS is proposing to issue its State 
Offsite Methods which will replace existing State wetland mapping 
conventions. The State Offsite Methods will be used as part of the 
technical documents and procedures to conduct wetland determinations on 
agriculture land as part of the Food Security Act of 1985 (as amended). 
Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 
1996 requires NRCS to make available for public review and comment all 
proposed revisions to standards and procedures used to carry out Highly 
Erodible Land and wetland provisions of the law.

DATES: Effective Date: This is effective November 5, 2014.
    Comment Date: Submit comments on or before February 3, 2015. Final 
versions of these new or revised State Offsite Methods will be adopted 
after the close of the 90-day period and after consideration of all 
comments.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted for each specific State, 
identified by Docket Number NRCS-2014-0013, using any of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail or hand-delivery: Submit state specific comments to 
the appropriate State contact. The contact information for each State 
is shown below.
     NRCS will post all comments on http://www.regulations.gov. 
In general, personal information provided with comments will be posted. 
If your comment includes your address, telephone number, email, or 
other personal identifying information, your comments, including 
personal information, may be available to the public. You may ask in 
your comment that your personal identifying information be withheld 
from public view, but this cannot be guaranteed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: NRCS State Conservationist specific to 
your response:

 Iowa, Jay Mar, State Conservationist, NRCS, 210 Walnut Street, 
Room 693, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2180, telephone: (515) 284-4769, 
email: Jay.mar@ia.usda.gov; Iowa Web site: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/ia/home/
 Minnesota, Don Baloun, State Conservationist, NRCS, Suite 600, 
375 Jackson Street, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101-1854, telephone: (651) 
602-7854, email: Don.baloun@mn.usda.gov; Minnesota Web site: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/mn/home/
 North Dakota, Mary Podoll, State Conservationist, NRCS, 220 
East Rosser Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58502-1458, telephone: 701-
530-2003, email: mary.podoll@nd.usda.gov, North Dakota Web site http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/nd/home/
 South Dakota, Jeff Zimprich, State Conservationist, NRCS, Room 
203, 200 4th Street SW., Huron, South Dakota 57350, telephone: (605) 
352-1200, email: Jeff.zimprich@sd.usda.gov, South Dakota Web site: 
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/sd/home/

    Electronic copies of the proposed revised offsite methods are 
available through http://www.regulations.gov, by accessing Docket No. 
NRCS-2014-0013. Alternatively, copies can be downloaded or printed from 
the State specific Web site. Requests for paper versions or inquiries 
may be directed to the specific State Conservationist.

    Signed this 31st day of October, 2014, in Washington, DC.
Jason A. Weller,
Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-26294 Filed 11-4-14; 8:45 am]
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