Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Joint Military Training, 45647 [2015-18858]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 147 / Friday, July 31, 2015 / Notices Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Library, Guam; (6) Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library, Guam. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Joint Military Training Department of the Navy, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On April 03, 2015, the Department of Navy (DoN) published a Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Joint Military Training. A notice extending the public comment period by 60 days was published on May 14, 2015. The purpose of this notice is to announce an additional 14-day extension of the public comment period to August 17, 2015 Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.) [August 18, 2015, Chamorro Standard Time (ChST)]. This extension is made in recognition of the communications disruptions in the CNMI caused by the damage to the undersea cable between Guam and Saipan. DATES: The public comment period for the Draft EIS began on April 03, 2015, EDT [April 04, 2015, ChST) with the publication of the Notice of Availability in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and with this extension, will end on August 17, 2015, EDT [August 18, 2015, ChST] for a total of 134 days. Mailed comments should be postmarked no later than August 17, 2015, EDT [August 18, 2015, ChST] to ensure they are considered. ADDRESSES: The public may provide comments through the project Web site at www.CNMIJointMilitaryTraining EIS.com, or by mail at: Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific, Attn: 09PA, Public Affairs Office, 258 Makalapa Drive, Suite 100, JBPHH, HI 96860–3134. The Draft EIS/OEIS was distributed to federal and local agencies, elected officials, and other interested individuals and organizations. The Draft EIS/OEIS is available for public review at www.CNMIJointMilitaryTraining EIS.com, and at the following libraries: (1) Joeten Kiyu Public Library, Saipan; (2) Northern Marianas College Olympio T. Borja Memorial Library, Saipan; (3) Tinian Public Library, Tinian; (4) Antonio C. Atalig Memorial Rota Public Library, Rota; (5) University of Guam asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Jul 30, 2015 Jkt 235001 On April 03, 2015, the Department of Navy (DoN) published a Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Joint Military Training (80 FR 18385, April 03, 2015). A notice extending the public comment period by 60 days was published on May 14, 2015 (80 FR 27678). The purpose of this notice is to announce an additional 14-day extension of the public comment period to August 17, 2015 Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.) [August 18, 2015, Chamorro Standard Time (ChST)]. This extension is made in recognition of the communications disruptions in the CNMI caused by the damage to the undersea cable between Guam and Saipan. The DoN’s proposed action is to establish live-fire Range Training Areas (RTAs) within the CNMI to address the U.S. Pacific Command Service Components’ unfilled unit level and combined level training requirements in the Western Pacific. The DoN recognizes that public comments are an essential part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. Accordingly, the DoN established a 60day public comment period in lieu of the minimum 45-day period required by NEPA implementing regulations. A notice extending the public comment period by 60 days was published on May 14, 2015 (80 FR 27678). Due to a break in an undersea cable and associated communications disruptions in the CNMI, the DoN is further extending the Draft EIS public comment period by 14 days to August 17, 2015, EDT [August 18, 2015, ChST] for a total of 134 days. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CNMI Joint Military Training EIS/OEIS Project Manager by email via the project Web site (www.CNMIJointMilitary TrainingEIS.com). Dated: July 27, 2015. N.A. Hagerty-Ford, Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–18858 Filed 7–30–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45647 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy [Docket Number EERE–2015–BT–BLDG– 0012] Request for Information (RFI) for HighPerformance Energy Efficiency Measures in Separate Spaces Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Request for Information (RFI). 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy


Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Environmental 
Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Joint Military Training

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On April 03, 2015, the Department of Navy (DoN) published a 
Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft 
Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement 
for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Joint Military 
Training. A notice extending the public comment period by 60 days was 
published on May 14, 2015. The purpose of this notice is to announce an 
additional 14-day extension of the public comment period to August 17, 
2015 Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.) [August 18, 2015, Chamorro Standard 
Time (ChST)]. This extension is made in recognition of the 
communications disruptions in the CNMI caused by the damage to the 
undersea cable between Guam and Saipan.

DATES: The public comment period for the Draft EIS began on April 03, 
2015, EDT [April 04, 2015, ChST) with the publication of the Notice of 
Availability in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency, and with this extension, will end on August 17, 
2015, EDT [August 18, 2015, ChST] for a total of 134 days. Mailed 
comments should be postmarked no later than August 17, 2015, EDT 
[August 18, 2015, ChST] to ensure they are considered.

ADDRESSES: The public may provide comments through the project Web site 
at www.CNMIJointMilitaryTrainingEIS.com, or by mail at: Naval 
Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific, Attn: 09PA, Public Affairs 
Office, 258 Makalapa Drive, Suite 100, JBPHH, HI 96860-3134.
    The Draft EIS/OEIS was distributed to federal and local agencies, 
elected officials, and other interested individuals and organizations. 
The Draft EIS/OEIS is available for public review at 
www.CNMIJointMilitaryTrainingEIS.com, and at the following libraries:
    (1) Joeten Kiyu Public Library, Saipan; (2) Northern Marianas 
College Olympio T. Borja Memorial Library, Saipan; (3) Tinian Public 
Library, Tinian; (4) Antonio C. Atalig Memorial Rota Public Library, 
Rota; (5) University of Guam Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Library, Guam; 
(6) Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library, Guam.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 03, 2015, the Department of Navy 
(DoN) published a Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings 
for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental 
Impact Statement for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Joint 
Military Training (80 FR 18385, April 03, 2015). A notice extending the 
public comment period by 60 days was published on May 14, 2015 (80 FR 
27678). The purpose of this notice is to announce an additional 14-day 
extension of the public comment period to August 17, 2015 Eastern 
Daylight Time (E.D.T.) [August 18, 2015, Chamorro Standard Time 
(ChST)]. This extension is made in recognition of the communications 
disruptions in the CNMI caused by the damage to the undersea cable 
between Guam and Saipan.
    The DoN's proposed action is to establish live-fire Range Training 
Areas (RTAs) within the CNMI to address the U.S. Pacific Command 
Service Components' unfilled unit level and combined level training 
requirements in the Western Pacific. The DoN recognizes that public 
comments are an essential part of the National Environmental Policy Act 
(NEPA) process. Accordingly, the DoN established a 60-day public 
comment period in lieu of the minimum 45-day period required by NEPA 
implementing regulations. A notice extending the public comment period 
by 60 days was published on May 14, 2015 (80 FR 27678). Due to a break 
in an undersea cable and associated communications disruptions in the 
CNMI, the DoN is further extending the Draft EIS public comment period 
by 14 days to August 17, 2015, EDT [August 18, 2015, ChST] for a total 
of 134 days.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CNMI Joint Military Training EIS/OEIS 
Project Manager by email via the project Web site 
(www.CNMIJointMilitaryTrainingEIS.com).

    Dated: July 27, 2015.
N.A. Hagerty-Ford,
Commander, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register 
Liaison Officer.
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