Closing Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock to Navigation, Located in Minneapolis, MN, 75794 [2014-29716]

Download as PDF 75794 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 244 / Friday, December 19, 2014 / Notices should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 16, 2014. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–29745 Filed 12–18–14; 8:45 am] COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Additions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Additions to the Procurement List. AGENCY: This action adds products to the Procurement List that will be furnished by the nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Effective Date: January 19, 2015. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 10800, Arlington, Virginia, 22202–4149. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Additions On October 10, 2014 (79 FR 61296), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice of proposed additions to the Procurement List. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agency to provide the products and impact of the additions on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the products listed below are suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501–8506 and 41 CFR 51–2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were: 1. The action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or 19:37 Dec 18, 2014 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE The Draft Environmental Assessment for this lock closure action will be available for public comment through January 23, 2015. The public notice and a link to the Environmental Assessment can be found at: http:// www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Home/ PublicNotices.aspx. ADDRESSES: Questions concerning the Draft Environmental Assessment can be addressed to Mr. Elliott Stefanik, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 180 Fifth Street East, Suite 700, St. Paul, MN 55101–1678, or by email at elliott.l.stefanik@usace.army.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey McKee at Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, by phone at 202–761–8648. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The legal authority for the regulation governing the use, administration, and navigation of the Upper St. Anthony Falls lock is Section 4 of the River and Harbor Act of August 18, 1894 (28 Stat. 362), as amended, which is codified at 33 U.S.C. Section 1. This statute requires the Secretary of the Army to ‘‘prescribe such regulations for the use, administration, and navigation of the navigable waters of the United States’’ as the Secretary determines may be required by public necessity. Reference 33 CFR 207.300, Mississippi River above Cairo, Ill., and their tributaries; use, administration, and navigation. Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Liaison Officer. End of Certification Accordingly, the following products are added to the Procurement List: BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organization that will furnish the products to the Government. 2. The action will result in authorizing a small entity to furnish the products to the Government. 3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits-WagnerO’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 8501–8506) in connection with the products proposed for addition to the Procurement List. Products Rice, Long Grain, Parboiled NSN: 8920–01–E62–4280—2/10 lb. Pkgs. NSN: 8920–01–E62–4281—6/10 lb. Pkgs. NPA: VisionCorps, Lancaster, PA Contracting Activity: Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, PA Coverage: C-List for 100% of the requirement of the Department of Defense, as aggregated by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, PA. Barry S. Lineback, Director, Business Operations. [FR Doc. 2014–29733 Filed 12–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6353–01–P Closing Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock to Navigation, Located in Minneapolis, MN Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DOD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Section 2010 of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA) directed the Secretary of the Army to close the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam located on the Mississippi River at river mile 853.9 no later than 1 year after the enactment date of WRRDA 2014. The provision specifically allows the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to continue to carry out emergency lock operations necessary to mitigate flood damage. The WRRDA was enacted on June 10, 2014. To comply with WRRDA, the Corps will close Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock to navigation by June 10, 2015. 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AGENCY: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Fort Worth District has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that analyzes the potential effects for the implementation of flood risk management elements, ecosystem restoration features, recreation enhancement features, interior drainage plan improvements, and other proposed projects in and around the Dallas SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers


Closing Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock to Navigation, Located in 
Minneapolis, MN

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Section 2010 of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act 
of 2014 (WRRDA) directed the Secretary of the Army to close the Upper 
St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam located on the Mississippi River at 
river mile 853.9 no later than 1 year after the enactment date of WRRDA 
2014. The provision specifically allows the U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers to continue to carry out emergency lock operations necessary 
to mitigate flood damage. The WRRDA was enacted on June 10, 2014. To 
comply with WRRDA, the Corps will close Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock to 
navigation by June 10, 2015. The final closure date will be determined, 
within the statutory deadline, after the environmental analysis 
required by the National Environmental Policy Act is complete.

DATES: The Draft Environmental Assessment for this lock closure action 
will be available for public comment through January 23, 2015. The 
public notice and a link to the Environmental Assessment can be found 
at: http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Home/PublicNotices.aspx.

ADDRESSES: Questions concerning the Draft Environmental Assessment can 
be addressed to Mr. Elliott Stefanik, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 180 
Fifth Street East, Suite 700, St. Paul, MN 55101-1678, or by email at 
elliott.l.stefanik@usace.army.mil.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey McKee at Corps of 
Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, by phone at 202-761-8648.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The legal authority for the regulation 
governing the use, administration, and navigation of the Upper St. 
Anthony Falls lock is Section 4 of the River and Harbor Act of August 
18, 1894 (28 Stat. 362), as amended, which is codified at 33 U.S.C. 
Section 1. This statute requires the Secretary of the Army to 
``prescribe such regulations for the use, administration, and 
navigation of the navigable waters of the United States'' as the 
Secretary determines may be required by public necessity. Reference 33 
CFR 207.300, Mississippi River above Cairo, Ill., and their 
tributaries; use, administration, and navigation.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-29716 Filed 12-18-14; 8:45 am]
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