Colusa-Sutter 500-Kilovolt Transmission Line Project, Colusa and Sutter Counties, California (DOE/EIS-0514), 6257 [2016-02242]

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 24 (Friday, February 5, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 6257]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02242]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Western Area Power Administration


Colusa-Sutter 500-Kilovolt Transmission Line Project, Colusa and 
Sutter Counties, California (DOE/EIS-0514)

AGENCY: Western Area Power Administration, Department of Energy

ACTION: Extension of scoping period.

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SUMMARY: On December 18, 2015, Western Area Power Administration 
(Western), an agency of the Department of Energy (DOE), announced the 
Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/
Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the proposed 500-kilovolt 
(kV) transmission line to be located within Colusa and Sutter Counties, 
California. This proposed Project is known as the Colusa-Sutter (CoSu) 
500-kV Transmission Line Project. In that previous notice, Western 
described the schedule for scoping meetings and advised the public that 
comments on the scope of the EIS/EIR were due by February 16, 2016. By 
this notice, Western extends the due date for comments on the scope of 
the EIS/EIR to April 18, 2016.

DATES: The date to provide comments on the scope of the EIS/EIR is 
extended to April 18, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Written comments on the proposed scope of the Draft EIS/EIR 
for this proposed Project may be mailed or emailed to Mr. Andrew M. 
Monta[ntilde]o, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Document 
Manager, Western Area Power Administration, Headquarters, P.O. Box 
281213, Lakewood, CO 80228-8213, or by email: montano@wapa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information and/or to have 
your name added to our mailing list, please contact Andrew M. 
Monta[ntilde]o, at (720) 962-7253 or at the address listed above in the 
ADDRESSES section.
    For general information on DOE's NEPA review procedures or status 
of a NEPA review, contact Ms. Carol M. Borgstrom, Director of NEPA 
Policy and Compliance, GC-54, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; telephone (202) 586-4600 
or (800) 472-2756; or email: askNEPA@hq.doe.gov.
    For general information on the SMUD CEQA review procedures or 
status of the CEQA review, please contact Ms. Emily Bacchini, 
Environmental Management Specialist, Sacramento Municipal Utility 
District, 6201 S. Street, Mailstop H201, Sacramento, CA 95852-1830; 
telephone (916) 732-6334; email: Emily.Bacchini@smud.org.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 18, 2015, Western announced the 
Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS for the CoSu 500-kV Transmission 
Line Project (80 FR 79037). The EIS/EIR will examine the potential 
environmental effects of the CoSu transmission line. Western will 
prepare the EIS/EIR with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, as 
the lead state agency. In the previous notice, Western described the 
schedule for scoping meetings for the EIS/EIR, and advised the public 
that comments regarding the scope of the EIS/EIR were due by February 
16, 2016. Western has received requests allowing for more time to 
comment. By this notice, Western extends the due date for comments on 
the scope of the EIS/EIR to April 18, 2016.

    Dated: January 28, 2016.
Mark A. Gabriel,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2016-02242 Filed 2-4-16; 8:45 am]
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