Policy and Procedural Guidance for Processing Requests To Alter U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Projects Pursuant to Section 408, 8251 [2018-03851]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 38 / Monday, February 26, 2018 / Notices Missions/Civil-Works/Section408/) and at http://www.regulations.gov reference docket number COE–2018–0003. Responses per Respondent: 1.1, approximately. Annual Responses: 94. Average Burden per Response: 14.2 hours, approximately. Annual Response Burden Hours: 1,334. The public comment period that began on February 5, 2018 (83 FR 5075) is extended until April 6, 2018. DATES: Summary of Information Collection The clause at DFARS 252.243–7002, Requests for Equitable Adjustment, is prescribed at DFARS 243.205–71 for use in solicitations and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items that are estimated to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. The clause requires contractors to certify that requests for equitable adjustment that exceed the simplified acquisition threshold are made in good faith and that the supporting data are accurate and complete. The clause also requires contractors to fully disclose all facts relevant to the requests for adjustment. Jennifer L. Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2018–03856 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Extension of comment period. On February 5, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) published a notice announcing the availability of a draft Engineer Circular (EC), which is an agency policy document, for a 30-day comment period. This draft EC provides the proposed policies and procedures related to how USACE will process certain requests by others to alter a USACE civil works project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (more commonly referred to as Section 408). This notice announces the extension of the comment period by an additional 30 days. The extension of the comment period is a result of requests by entities to allow more time to submit their comments. The draft EC is available for review on the USACE Section 408 website (http://www.usace.army.mil/ daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 Feb 23, 2018 Jkt 244001 Ms. Tammy Conforti at 202–761–4649, email HQ-Section408@usace.army.mil, or visit http://www.usace.army.mil/ Missions/Civil-Works/Section408/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Policy and Procedural Guidance for Processing Requests To Alter U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Projects Pursuant to Section 408 AGENCY: You may submit comments identified by docket number COE– 2018–0003 by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: HQ-Section408@ usace.army.mil and include the docket number COE–2018–0003 or ‘‘EC 1165– 2–220 Comments’’ in the subject line of the message. Mail: Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CECW–CE/3E62, 441 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20314–1000. Hand Delivery/Courier: Due to security requirements, we cannot receive comments by hand delivery or courier. Instructions: Instructions for submitting comments are provided in the document published on February 5, 2018 (83 FR 5075). Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 6, 2018. ADDRESSES: In the February 5, 2018 issue of the Federal Register (83 FR 5075), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) published a notice announcing the availability of a draft Engineer Circular (EC), which is an agency policy document, for a 30-day comment period. This draft EC provides the proposed policies and procedures related to how USACE will process certain requests by others to alter a USACE civil works project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (more commonly referred to as Section 408). Several entities have requested an extension of the comment period. USACE finds that an extension of the comment period is warranted. Therefore, the comment period for the draft EC extended until April 6, 2018. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: February 20, 2018. James C. Dalton, Director of Civil Works. [FR Doc. 2018–03851 Filed 2–23–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8251 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Availability of Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway: Brazos River Floodgates and Colorado River Locks Systems Feasibility Study, Brazos and Matagorda Counties, TX Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District (USACE) announces the release of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (DIFR–EIS) for the Recommended Plan of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW): Brazos River Floodgates (BRFG) and Colorado River Locks (CRL) Systems Feasibility Study, Brazos and Matagorda Counties, TX. The DIFR–EIS documents the existing condition of environmental resources in and around areas considered for development, and potential impacts on those resources as a result of implementing the alternatives. SUMMARY: The Galveston District will hold a public meeting for the DIFR–EIS on March 13, 2018 from 6:00–8:00 p.m. USACE will accept written public comments on the DIFR–EIS from February 26, 2018 to April 11, 2018. Comments on the DIFR–EIS must be postmarked by April 11, 2018. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the West Columbia Civic Center, 516 E. Brazos Ave. (State Highway 35), West Columbia, TX 77486. Comments may be submitted at the public meeting or mailed to the District Engineer, P.O. Box 1229, Galveston, TX 77553. Comments may also be sent to the District Engineer via email at BRFG_ CRL_FeasibilityStudy@usace.army.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Galveston District Public Affairs Office at 409–766–3004 or swgpao@ usace.army.mil. DATES: Authority: The lead agency for this proposed action is USACE. This study has been prepared in response to the provision of funds in the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 1998, under the authority of Section 216 of the 1970 Flood Control Act. The non-federal sponsor is the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 38 (Monday, February 26, 2018)]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-03851]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers


Policy and Procedural Guidance for Processing Requests To Alter 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Projects Pursuant to Section 
408

AGENCY: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

ACTION: Extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On February 5, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 
published a notice announcing the availability of a draft Engineer 
Circular (EC), which is an agency policy document, for a 30-day comment 
period. This draft EC provides the proposed policies and procedures 
related to how USACE will process certain requests by others to alter a 
USACE civil works project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and 
Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (more commonly referred to as Section 
408). This notice announces the extension of the comment period by an 
additional 30 days. The extension of the comment period is a result of 
requests by entities to allow more time to submit their comments. The 
draft EC is available for review on the USACE Section 408 website 
(http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Section408/) and at 
http://www.regulations.gov reference docket number COE-2018-0003.

DATES: The public comment period that began on February 5, 2018 (83 FR 
5075) is extended until April 6, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number COE-
2018-0003 by any of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Email: [email protected] and include the docket number 
COE-2018-0003 or ``EC 1165-2-220 Comments'' in the subject line of the 
message.
    Mail: Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CECW-CE/
3E62, 441 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20314-1000.
    Hand Delivery/Courier: Due to security requirements, we cannot 
receive comments by hand delivery or courier.
    Instructions: Instructions for submitting comments are provided in 
the document published on February 5, 2018 (83 FR 5075). Consideration 
will be given to all comments received by April 6, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Tammy Conforti at 202-761-4649, 
email [email protected], or visit http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Section408/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the February 5, 2018 issue of the Federal 
Register (83 FR 5075), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 
published a notice announcing the availability of a draft Engineer 
Circular (EC), which is an agency policy document, for a 30-day comment 
period. This draft EC provides the proposed policies and procedures 
related to how USACE will process certain requests by others to alter a 
USACE civil works project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and 
Harbors Act of 1899, as amended (more commonly referred to as Section 
408). Several entities have requested an extension of the comment 
period. USACE finds that an extension of the comment period is 
warranted. Therefore, the comment period for the draft EC extended 
until April 6, 2018.

    Dated: February 20, 2018.
James C. Dalton,
Director of Civil Works.
[FR Doc. 2018-03851 Filed 2-23-18; 8:45 am]
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