Notice of Availability of a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Reconfiguration of VA Black Hills Health Care System (BHHCS), 3385-3386 [2017-00278]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 7 / Wednesday, January 11, 2017 / Notices (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: December 28, 2016. R. Joseph Durbala, Tax Analyst, IRS. [FR Doc. 2017–00332 Filed 1–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 211 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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[FR Doc. 2017–00336 Filed 1–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3385 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Notice of Availability of a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Reconfiguration of VA Black Hills Health Care System (BHHCS) AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). ACTION: Notice of Availability. VA announces the availability of the ROD for the Reconfiguration of VA Black Hills Health Care System (BHHCS). The ROD states the decision to implement VA’s preferred alternative as described in the Final EIS. Environmental consequences of the action are discussed in the ROD, along with the required minimization and mitigation measures. DATES: The ROD is effective January 11, 2017. ADDRESSES: The ROD may be viewed online at www.blackhills.va.gov/ vablackhillsfuture/. Copies of the ROD are also available in the following public locations: Hot Springs; Rapid City Downtown; Sturgis; Chadron; Alliance; Lied Scottsbluff; and Pierre (Rawlins Municipal) public libraries, as well as in Pine Ridge at the Oglala Lakota College Pine Ridge Center library on the high school campus. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Staff Assistant to the Director, VA Black Hills Health Care System, 113 Comanche Road, Fort Meade, SD 57741, or by email to vablackhillsfuture@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VA BHHCS provides health care to approximately 19,000 Veterans over 100,000 square miles in western South Dakota (SD), northwestern Nebraska (NE), and eastern Wyoming (WY). VA BHHCS consists of two medical centers at Fort Meade and Hot Springs, eight community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC), and six Compensated Work Therapy locations. VA BHHCS has identified a need to reconfigure the health care services to ensure it continues to provide high quality, safe, and accessible health care services across its service area. The existing locations and facilities constrain the quality of care, range of services, and access to care that VA offers in the catchment area. The Hot Springs campus includes buildings constructed in 1907 as part of the Battle Mountain Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The Battle Mountain Sanitarium was recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 2011. Pursuant to NEPA, VA has identified and analyzed potential environmental SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1 3386 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 7 / Wednesday, January 11, 2017 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES impacts for a range of alternatives to the Proposed Action. These include seven alternatives, including the No Action Alternative, as well as a supplement to five of the alternatives for re-use of part or all of the existing Hot Springs campus. The alternatives propose different locations and combinations of facilities serving as a community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC), a multispecialty outpatient clinic (MSOC), and a residential rehabilitation treatment program (RRTP) facility; expanding, renovating, or vacating existing facilities; reusing of part or all of the existing facilities; and taking no action. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:05 Jan 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 The new preferred Alternative, referred to as A–2 plus G in the Final EIS, is a hybrid of Alternatives A and C plus Supplemental Alternative G evaluated in the Draft EIS. It was identified by consulting parties during the public comment period on the Draft EIS and includes renovating Building 12 on the existing Hot Springs campus to operate as a CBOC, that would include Dialysis, a new MSOC (replacing the existing leased CBOC), and a 100-bed RRTP in Rapid City. Signing Authority The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this document and PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert A. McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on January 4, 2017, for publication. Dated: January 4, 2017. Jeffrey Martin, Office Program Manager, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–00278 Filed 1–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 7 (Wednesday, January 11, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Notice of Availability of a Record of Decision (ROD) for the 
Reconfiguration of VA Black Hills Health Care System (BHHCS)

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

ACTION: Notice of Availability.

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SUMMARY: VA announces the availability of the ROD for the 
Reconfiguration of VA Black Hills Health Care System (BHHCS). The ROD 
states the decision to implement VA's preferred alternative as 
described in the Final EIS. Environmental consequences of the action 
are discussed in the ROD, along with the required minimization and 
mitigation measures.

DATES: The ROD is effective January 11, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The ROD may be viewed online at www.blackhills.va.gov/vablackhillsfuture/. Copies of the ROD are also available in the 
following public locations: Hot Springs; Rapid City Downtown; Sturgis; 
Chadron; Alliance; Lied Scottsbluff; and Pierre (Rawlins Municipal) 
public libraries, as well as in Pine Ridge at the Oglala Lakota College 
Pine Ridge Center library on the high school campus.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Staff Assistant to the Director, VA 
Black Hills Health Care System, 113 Comanche Road, Fort Meade, SD 
57741, or by email to vablackhillsfuture@va.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VA BHHCS provides health care to 
approximately 19,000 Veterans over 100,000 square miles in western 
South Dakota (SD), northwestern Nebraska (NE), and eastern Wyoming 
(WY). VA BHHCS consists of two medical centers at Fort Meade and Hot 
Springs, eight community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC), and six 
Compensated Work Therapy locations. VA BHHCS has identified a need to 
reconfigure the health care services to ensure it continues to provide 
high quality, safe, and accessible health care services across its 
service area. The existing locations and facilities constrain the 
quality of care, range of services, and access to care that VA offers 
in the catchment area. The Hot Springs campus includes buildings 
constructed in 1907 as part of the Battle Mountain Branch of the 
National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The Battle Mountain 
Sanitarium was recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 2011.
    Pursuant to NEPA, VA has identified and analyzed potential 
environmental

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impacts for a range of alternatives to the Proposed Action. These 
include seven alternatives, including the No Action Alternative, as 
well as a supplement to five of the alternatives for re-use of part or 
all of the existing Hot Springs campus. The alternatives propose 
different locations and combinations of facilities serving as a 
community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC), a multi-specialty outpatient 
clinic (MSOC), and a residential rehabilitation treatment program 
(RRTP) facility; expanding, renovating, or vacating existing 
facilities; reusing of part or all of the existing facilities; and 
taking no action. The new preferred Alternative, referred to as A-2 
plus G in the Final EIS, is a hybrid of Alternatives A and C plus 
Supplemental Alternative G evaluated in the Draft EIS. It was 
identified by consulting parties during the public comment period on 
the Draft EIS and includes renovating Building 12 on the existing Hot 
Springs campus to operate as a CBOC, that would include Dialysis, a new 
MSOC (replacing the existing leased CBOC), and a 100-bed RRTP in Rapid 
City.

Signing Authority

    The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this 
document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document 
to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as 
an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert A. 
McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this 
document on January 4, 2017, for publication.

    Dated: January 4, 2017.
Jeffrey Martin,
Office Program Manager, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, 
Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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