Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a Special Use Permit to Dare County for Activities Related to the Protection of North Carolina Highway 12 in Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, 78106-78107 [2014-30352]

Download as PDF 78106 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 248 / Monday, December 29, 2014 / Notices Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 40 CFR 1506.10. John R. Kalish, Field Manager, Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office. [FR Doc. 2014–30324 Filed 12–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAK910000 L13100000.DB0000 LXSINSSI0000] Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative—Science Technical Advisory Panel Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. 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AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service (NPS) is preparing a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in response to a request from Dare County, North Carolina, for a Special Use Permit for activities related to the protection of North Carolina Highway 12 (Highway 12) in the Buxton area. The EIS will assist the NPS in determining whether, where, and under what conditions the NPS would issue a Special Use Permit to Dare County for actions related to the protection of Highway 12 in the Buxton Village area. The NPS is considering this proposal to address erosion issues and prevent future emergency closure of these areas of Highway 12 due to storm impacts to the road in this narrow area of Hatteras Island. This notice initiates the public scoping process for this EIS. DATES: The date, time, and location of public meetings will be announced through the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site http:// parkplanning.nps.gov/caha, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Web site, and in local media outlets. The NPS will conduct public meetings in the local area to receive input from interested parties on issues, concerns, and suggestions regarding the potential to issue a Special Use Permit to Dare County for activities related to the protection of Highway 12 in the Buxton area. The comment period will be announced at the meetings and will be published on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Web site for this project at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/caha. ADDRESSES: Interested individuals, organizations, and agencies are encouraged to provide written comments or suggestions to assist the NPS in determining the scope of issues related to the issuance of a Special Use Permit to Dare County for activities related to the protection of Highway 12 near Buxton. Written comments may be sent to: Superintendent, 1401 National SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 78107 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 248 / Monday, December 29, 2014 / Notices Park Road, Manteo, North Carolina 27954. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent, 1401 National Park Road, Manteo, North Carolina 27954 at the address shown above, by phone at (252) 475–9000, or via email at CAHA_ Superintendent@nps.gov. Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, a draft EIS will be prepared and presented to the public for review and comment, followed by preparation and availability of the final EIS. Alternatives to be developed and considered in the EIS will likely focus on strategies for the protection of Highway 12, particularly in and around the areas of Buxton village that are regularly impacted or threatened by storms. The EIS will look to identify practical solutions, such as the consideration of beach nourishment, to address these threats and ongoing impacts. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in any comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. The responsible official for this EIS is the Regional Director, NPS Southeast Region, 100 Alabama Street SW., 1924 Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 19, 2014. Stan Austin, Regional Director, Southeast Region. [FR Doc. 2014–30352 Filed 12–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JD–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract [RR83570000, 145R5065C6, RX.59389832.1055700] The Bureau of Reclamation is responsible for recreation development at all of its reservoirs. Presently, there are 289 designated recreation areas on our lands within the 17 Western States. We must be able to respond to emerging trends, changes in the demographic profile of users, changing values, needs, wants and desires, and conflicts between user groups. Statistically valid and up-to-date data derived from the user is essential to developing and providing recreation programs relevant to today’s visitor. The required 60-day comment period for the Recreation Visitor Use Surveys was initiated by a notice published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2014 (79 FR 47673). No comments were received. Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection (OMB Control Number 1006–0028) Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: We, the Bureau of Reclamation, have forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Recreation Visitor Use Surveys, OMB Control Number 1006– 0028. The Information Collection Request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost burden. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove this Information Collection Request, but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public comments must be received on or before January 28, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, via facsimile to (202) 395–5806, or email to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. A copy of your comments should also be directed to Jerome Jackson, Bureau of Reclamation, 84– 57000, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225–0007, or via email to jljackson@ usbr.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1006–0028 in your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerome Jackson, Bureau of Reclamation, at (303) 445–2712. You may also view the Information Collection Request at www.reginfo.gov. SUMMARY: II. Data OMB Control Number: 1006–0028. Title: Recreation Visitor Use Surveys. Frequency: Varies by survey. Respondents: Respondents to the surveys will be members of the public engaged in recreational activities on our lands. The surveys target people engaged in specific activities such as boating on a specific lake/river, or people camping at a developed campground. Visitors will primarily consist of local residents, people from large metropolitan areas in the vicinity of the lake/river, and visitors from out of state. Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 6,141. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.0. Estimated Total of Annual Responses: 6,141. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours on Respondents: 2,044. ESTIMATE OF BURDEN FOR EACH FORM Burden estimate per survey (in minutes) tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Survey instrument Marina Survey ...................................................................... Campground Survey ............................................................ River Instream Flow Survey ................................................ Reservoir Preferred Water Level Survey ............................. Lake/River Visit Expenditure Survey ................................... Recreation Activities Survey ................................................ Recreation Management Survey ......................................... Recreation Fee Survey ........................................................ Recreation Development Survey ......................................... Water Level Impacts on Recreation Boating Use ............... River Recreation Quality Survey ......................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Dec 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Number of surveys (times/yr.) 20 25 25 25 15 25 20 10 10 20 25 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of respondents per survey Total estimated number of respondents 278 278 278 278 278 278 278 581 278 278 278 556 556 556 556 556 556 556 581 556 556 556 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Total annual hour burden 185 232 232 232 139 232 185 97 93 185 232

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 248 (Monday, December 29, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78106-78107]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-30352]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-SERO-CAHA-16843; PPSESEROC3, PPMPSAS1Y.YP0000]


Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact 
Statement for a Special Use Permit to Dare County for Activities 
Related to the Protection of North Carolina Highway 12 in Cape Hatteras 
National Seashore, North Carolina

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Intent.

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SUMMARY: The National Park Service (NPS) is preparing a draft 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in response to a request from Dare 
County, North Carolina, for a Special Use Permit for activities related 
to the protection of North Carolina Highway 12 (Highway 12) in the 
Buxton area. The EIS will assist the NPS in determining whether, where, 
and under what conditions the NPS would issue a Special Use Permit to 
Dare County for actions related to the protection of Highway 12 in the 
Buxton Village area. The NPS is considering this proposal to address 
erosion issues and prevent future emergency closure of these areas of 
Highway 12 due to storm impacts to the road in this narrow area of 
Hatteras Island. This notice initiates the public scoping process for 
this EIS.

DATES: The date, time, and location of public meetings will be 
announced through the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment 
(PEPC) Web site http://parkplanning.nps.gov/caha, the Cape Hatteras 
National Seashore Web site, and in local media outlets. The NPS will 
conduct public meetings in the local area to receive input from 
interested parties on issues, concerns, and suggestions regarding the 
potential to issue a Special Use Permit to Dare County for activities 
related to the protection of Highway 12 in the Buxton area. The comment 
period will be announced at the meetings and will be published on the 
Cape Hatteras National Seashore Web site for this project at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/caha.

ADDRESSES: Interested individuals, organizations, and agencies are 
encouraged to provide written comments or suggestions to assist the NPS 
in determining the scope of issues related to the issuance of a Special 
Use Permit to Dare County for activities related to the protection of 
Highway 12 near Buxton. Written comments may be sent to: 
Superintendent, 1401 National

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Park Road, Manteo, North Carolina 27954.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent, 1401 National Park 
Road, Manteo, North Carolina 27954 at the address shown above, by phone 
at (252) 475-9000, or via email at CAHA_Superintendent@nps.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the 
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, a draft EIS will be prepared 
and presented to the public for review and comment, followed by 
preparation and availability of the final EIS. Alternatives to be 
developed and considered in the EIS will likely focus on strategies for 
the protection of Highway 12, particularly in and around the areas of 
Buxton village that are regularly impacted or threatened by storms. The 
EIS will look to identify practical solutions, such as the 
consideration of beach nourishment, to address these threats and 
ongoing impacts. Before including your address, phone number, email 
address, or other personal identifying information in any comment, you 
should be aware that your entire comment--including your personal 
identifying information--may be made publicly available at any time. 
While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.
    The responsible official for this EIS is the Regional Director, NPS 
Southeast Region, 100 Alabama Street SW., 1924 Building, Atlanta, 
Georgia 30303.

    Dated: December 19, 2014.
Stan Austin,
Regional Director, Southeast Region.
[FR Doc. 2014-30352 Filed 12-24-14; 8:45 am]
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