Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC: Extension of Comment Period for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement, 55828-55829 [2015-23377]

Download as PDF 55828 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 180 / Thursday, September 17, 2015 / Notices Dated: September 10, 2015. Glenn Casamassa, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2015–23327 Filed 9–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Advisory Council Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Advisory Council (Council) will meet in Sandpoint, Idaho. The Council is authorized under Section 5(d) of the National Trails System Act of 1968 (Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Additional information concerning the Council, including the meeting summary/ minutes, can be found by visiting the Council’s Web site at: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/pnt/workingtogether/advisory-committees. 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Dianne C. Guidry, Deputy Regional Forester. [FR Doc. 2015–23410 Filed 9–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC: Extension of Comment Period for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Extension of comment period for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: ACTION: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC’s (Energy Answers) proposed Waste to Energy Project SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (Project) in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. RUS published a notice of availability and public hearing on August 7, 2015, that provided a comment period ending on the date announced in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) EIS receipt notice of September 28, 2015. RUS is extending the public comment period for the Draft EIS by an additional 45 days to November 12, 2015. DATES: With this notice, RUS extends the public comment period to November 12, 2015. Comments submitted to RUS regarding the Draft EIS prior to this announcement do not need to be resubmitted as a result of this extension to the comment period. ADDRESSES: Written comments on the Draft EIS and questions about the proposed project may be submitted to: Ms. Lauren McGee Rayburn at the contact information provided in this notice. The Draft EIS is available in both Spanish and English at the following Web site: https://www.rd.usda.gov/ publications/environmental-studies/ impact-statements/arecibo-wasteenergy-generation-and-resource. Requests for CD or hardcopies may be directed to Ms. McGee Rayburn, Environmental Scientist, Rural Utilities Service, 84 Coxe Ave., Suite 1E, Ashville, North Carolina 28801, telephone: (202) 695–2540, fax: (202) 690–0649, or email: Lauren.McGee@ wdc.usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lauren McGee Rayburn, Environmental Scientist, Rural Utilities Service, 84 Coxe Ave., Suite 1E, Ashville, North Carolina 28801, telephone: (202) 695– 2540, fax: (202) 690–0649, or email: Lauren.McGee@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RUS has issued a Draft EIS for Energy Answers’ proposed Waste to Energy Project (Project) in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. RUS issued the Draft EIS to inform interested parties and the general public about the proposed Project and to invite the public to comment on the scope, proposed action, and other issues addressed in the Draft EIS. The Draft EIS addresses the construction, operation, and maintenance of Energy Answers’ proposed Project, a waste-to-energy generation and resource recovery facility in the Cambalache Ward of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. RUS prepared the EIS in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended, the Council on Environmental Quality’s Regulation for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500–1508), and RUS’s Environmental Policies and Procedures (7 CFR part 1794). RUS published a E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 180 / Thursday, September 17, 2015 / Notices notice of availability and public hearing in the Federal Register at 80 FR 47452 on August 7, 2015, that provided a comment period ending on the date announced in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) EIS receipt notice or September 28, 2015. RUS is extending the public comment period for the Draft EIS to November 12, 2015. The Draft EIS is available in both Spanish and English for review at the following Web site: https:// www.rd.usda.gov/publications/ environmental-studies/impactstatements/arecibo-waste-energygeneration-and-resource. The Draft EIS will be available for review and comment until November 12, 2015. Following this review period, RUS may prepare a Final EIS. After a 30-day review period of the Final EIS, RUS may publish a Record of Decision (ROD). Notices announcing the availability of the Final EIS and ROD will be published in the Federal Register and in local newspapers. Any final action by RUS related to the proposed Project will be subject to, and contingent upon, compliance with all relevant presidential executive orders and federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations in addition to the completion of the environmental review requirements as prescribed in RUS’s Environmental Policies and Procedures, 7 CFR part 1794, as amended. Dated: September 10, 2015. Christopher A. 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AGENCY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), the Department of Commerce proposes to amend the system of records entitled ‘‘COMMERCE/NOAA–14, Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program’’ to update the routine uses to include (1) disclosure for breach notifications, (2) disclosure to the appropriate agency (whether Federal, state, local, or foreign) for law enforcement purposes, (3) disclosure to the medical advisor if disclosure to the individual could have an adverse effect upon the individual, (4) disclosure pursuant to an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) request in connection to private relief legislation as set forth in OMB Circular No. A–19, and (5) disclosure to a contractor of the Department having need for the information in performance of the contract; and to change the system name to ‘‘Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program; Office of Education, Educational Partnership Program (EPP); Ernest F. 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Administrative Assistant, Mendy Willis, National Marine Fisheries Service Recruitment, Training, Research Program at the University of Florida, P.O. Box 110240, Gainesville, FL 32611. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Program Administrator, Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program, National Ocean Service, Office of the Assistant Administrator, 1305 East-West Highway, 13th Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910–3281. Deputy Director of NOAA Education, Educational Partnership Program and Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, Office of Education, 1315 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910– 3281. Administrative Assistant, Mendy Willis, National Marine Fisheries Service Recruitment, Training, Research Program at the University of Florida, P.O. Box 110240, Gainesville, FL 32611. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this amendment is to add information on the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program; Educational Partnership Program’s (EPP)—Undergraduate Scholarship Program, Graduate Sciences Program, Cooperative Science Centers, and Environmental Entrepreneurship Program and the (NMFS)—Recruiting, Training, and Research Program alumni form to this information collection. Recently, the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program’s alumni form, and this NMFS alumni form became part of the EPP’s information collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) approved under OMB Control No. 0648– 0568. Because these information collections are associated under the PRA, to the information collected should be maintained in the same system of records. Additionally, the purpose of this amendment is to update the routine uses for this system of records as follows: (a) Add routine uses that were not included in the original notice, published in the Federal Register on the October 17, 2002 (67 FR 64085–64086); and (b) add the breach notification routine use, published in the Federal Register on August 10, 2007 (72 FR 45009–45010), for all Department systems of records. Authority: National Marine Sanctuaries Amendments Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–513 sec. 318); Section 4002 of the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science (COMPETES) Act (Public Law 110–69). Under Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A–130, para. 3a(8), we are E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 180 (Thursday, September 17, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC: Extension of Comment Period for a 
Draft Environmental Impact Statement

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Extension of comment period for a Draft Environmental Impact 
Statement.

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SUMMARY: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency within the U.S. 
Department of Agriculture (USDA), has issued a Draft Environmental 
Impact Statement (EIS) for Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC's (Energy 
Answers) proposed Waste to Energy Project (Project) in Arecibo, Puerto 
Rico. RUS published a notice of availability and public hearing on 
August 7, 2015, that provided a comment period ending on the date 
announced in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (USEPA) EIS 
receipt notice of September 28, 2015. RUS is extending the public 
comment period for the Draft EIS by an additional 45 days to November 
12, 2015.

DATES: With this notice, RUS extends the public comment period to 
November 12, 2015. Comments submitted to RUS regarding the Draft EIS 
prior to this announcement do not need to be resubmitted as a result of 
this extension to the comment period.

ADDRESSES: Written comments on the Draft EIS and questions about the 
proposed project may be submitted to: Ms. Lauren McGee Rayburn at the 
contact information provided in this notice. The Draft EIS is available 
in both Spanish and English at the following Web site: https://www.rd.usda.gov/publications/environmental-studies/impact-statements/arecibo-waste-energy-generation-and-resource. Requests for CD or 
hardcopies may be directed to Ms. McGee Rayburn, Environmental 
Scientist, Rural Utilities Service, 84 Coxe Ave., Suite 1E, Ashville, 
North Carolina 28801, telephone: (202) 695-2540, fax: (202) 690-0649, 
or email: Lauren.McGee@wdc.usda.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lauren McGee Rayburn, 
Environmental Scientist, Rural Utilities Service, 84 Coxe Ave., Suite 
1E, Ashville, North Carolina 28801, telephone: (202) 695-2540, fax: 
(202) 690-0649, or email: Lauren.McGee@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RUS has issued a Draft EIS for Energy 
Answers' proposed Waste to Energy Project (Project) in Arecibo, Puerto 
Rico. RUS issued the Draft EIS to inform interested parties and the 
general public about the proposed Project and to invite the public to 
comment on the scope, proposed action, and other issues addressed in 
the Draft EIS. The Draft EIS addresses the construction, operation, and 
maintenance of Energy Answers' proposed Project, a waste-to-energy 
generation and resource recovery facility in the Cambalache Ward of 
Arecibo, Puerto Rico. RUS prepared the EIS in accordance with the 
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended, the Council on 
Environmental Quality's Regulation for Implementing the Procedural 
Provisions of the NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), and RUS's 
Environmental Policies and Procedures (7 CFR part 1794). RUS published 
a

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notice of availability and public hearing in the Federal Register at 80 
FR 47452 on August 7, 2015, that provided a comment period ending on 
the date announced in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 
(USEPA) EIS receipt notice or September 28, 2015. RUS is extending the 
public comment period for the Draft EIS to November 12, 2015.
    The Draft EIS is available in both Spanish and English for review 
at the following Web site: https://www.rd.usda.gov/publications/environmental-studies/impact-statements/arecibo-waste-energy-generation-and-resource. The Draft EIS will be available for review and 
comment until November 12, 2015. Following this review period, RUS may 
prepare a Final EIS. After a 30-day review period of the Final EIS, RUS 
may publish a Record of Decision (ROD). Notices announcing the 
availability of the Final EIS and ROD will be published in the Federal 
Register and in local newspapers.
    Any final action by RUS related to the proposed Project will be 
subject to, and contingent upon, compliance with all relevant 
presidential executive orders and federal, state, and local 
environmental laws and regulations in addition to the completion of the 
environmental review requirements as prescribed in RUS's Environmental 
Policies and Procedures, 7 CFR part 1794, as amended.

    Dated: September 10, 2015.
Christopher A. McLean,
Assistant Administrator--Electric Programs, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-23377 Filed 9-16-15; 8:45 am]
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