Availability of the Final Integrated City of Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study Report/Environmental Impact Statement, Norfolk, VA, 49915-49916 [2018-21537]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 192 / Wednesday, October 3, 2018 / Notices 6. November 1, 2018—Hilton Head Boat House, 405 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head, SC 29926; Phone: (843) 681–2628 7. November 5, 2018—Safe Harbor Seafood, 4371 Ocean Street, Jacksonville, FL 32233; Phone: (904) 247–0255 8. November 6, 2018—Eau Gallie Civic Center, 1551 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32935; Phone: (321) 608–7400 9. November 7, 2018—Loxahatchee River Center, 805 North U.S. Highway One Jupiter, FL 33477; Phone: (561) 743–7123 10. November 8, 2018—Harvey Government Center, 1200 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040; Phone: (305) 295–4385 Submitting Written Comments The Council requests that written comments be submitted using the online public comment form available from the Council’s website. All comments submitted using the online form will be automatically posted to the website and accessible for Council members and the public to view. 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Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–21479 Filed 10–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 02, 2018 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG261 U.S. Purse Seine Fishery in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean; Extension of Public Scoping Period National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; extension of public comment period. AGENCY: On August 23, 2018, NMFS published a notice of intent (NOI) in the Federal Register to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the U.S. western and central Pacific Ocean purse seine fishery. The public scoping period on the NOI was originally scheduled to end on October 8, 2018. NMFS is extending the public scoping period and will accept comments until October 31, 2018. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 23, 2018, NMFS published a NOI to prepare an EIS for the U.S. western and central Pacific Ocean purse seine fishery in the Federal Register (83 FR 42640). The public scoping period on the NOI was originally scheduled to end on October 8, 2018. NMFS has received several requests for additional time to provide comments. In an effort to balance the need to move forward on the EIS process in an efficient manner and the need to encourage thorough public participation in this scoping process, NMFS will extend the public comment period to October 31, 2018. This brings the public scoping period to a total of 68 days. All other information contained in the document published August 23, 2018 has not been changed. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. Dated: September 28, 2018. Margo Schulze-Haugen, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–21547 Filed 10–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Availability of the Final Integrated City of Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study Report/ Environmental Impact Statement, Norfolk, VA Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District, in cooperation with our non-federal sponsor, the City of Norfolk, announce the availability of a Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (Final IFR/EIS) and Draft Record of Decision (ROD) for the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 49916 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 192 / Wednesday, October 3, 2018 / Notices City of Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, for review and comment. The study evaluates identified flood risks and develops and evaluates coastal storm risk management measures for the City of Norfolk. These measures were formulated to reduce flood risk to residents, industries and businesses which are critical to the Nation’s economy in ways that support the longterm resilience due to sea level rise, local subsidence and storms, within the City of Norfolk. Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, the USACE determined that the project has the potential to have significant environmental impacts, and developed the Final EIS and Draft ROD to examine and assess the impacts of all proposed action. DATES: The Final IFR/EIS and Draft ROD are available for a 30-day review period, pursuant to the NEPA. Written comments pursuant will be accepted until the close of public review on the close of business on November 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Questions or comments concerning the Final IFR/EIS and Draft ROD may be directed to: Ms. Kathy Perdue; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District; 803 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510 or NorfolkCSRM@ usace.army.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kathy Perdue, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, phone number (757) 201–7218, or NorfolkCSRM@usace.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The document is available for review at the Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Study website: http:// www.nao.usace.army.mil/NCSRM. Proposed Action. The Study Area is the City of Norfolk. The Proposed Action will include construction of the following measures within the City: Storm surge barriers with gate openings near the mouths of four waterways: The Lafayette River, Pretty Lake, The Hague, and Broad Creek; floodwalls flanking the barriers and near waterways at locations from Lamberts Point to Broad Creek; berms; tide gates at various points to prevent storm surge; generator buildings and pumps; nonstructural measures to protect existing structures; and Natural and Nature-Based features. Implementation of the Proposed Action would impact floodplains, wetlands, mudflats, federally listed threatened and endangered species, and marine mammals, and other resources. The Proposed Action must be located in a floodplain in order to reduce flood risk behind the flood protection system. The VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 02, 2018 Jkt 247001 Proposed Action will adhere to the 8step process as outlined under Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management, including consideration of sea level rise. Alternatives. The Final IFR/EIS considered a full range of nonstructural and structural flood risk management alternatives that meet the Proposed Action’s purpose and need and incorporate measures to avoid and minimize impacts to the maximum extent practicable. Alternatives included: (1) The No Build/Future Without Project Alternative, (2) a Structural Only Project Alternative, (3) a Nonstructural Only Project Alternative, and (4) a dual Structural and Nonstructural Project Alternative, which is the Proposed Action. Public Involvement. A Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS was published on April 29, 2016, in the Federal Register (81 FR 25656). A public scoping meeting was held on May 25, 2016, and a follow-up public meeting was held on June 8, 2017, both in the City of Norfolk. A Notice of Availability of the Draft EIS was published on November 3, 2017, in the Federal Register (82 FR 51225), for a 45-day public comment period. A third public meeting was held on November 16, 2017, in the City of Norfolk. All comments received have been considered and addressed. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency serves as a cooperating agency for this project. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–21537 Filed 10–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0101] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; State Survey on Activities Supported on Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants (Title IV, Part A) Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development (OPEPD), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers


Availability of the Final Integrated City of Norfolk Coastal 
Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study Report/Environmental Impact 
Statement, Norfolk, VA

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

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District, in 
cooperation with our non-federal sponsor, the City of Norfolk, announce 
the availability of a Final Integrated Feasibility Report and 
Environmental Impact Statement (Final IFR/EIS) and Draft Record of 
Decision (ROD) for the

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City of Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, for 
review and comment. The study evaluates identified flood risks and 
develops and evaluates coastal storm risk management measures for the 
City of Norfolk. These measures were formulated to reduce flood risk to 
residents, industries and businesses which are critical to the Nation's 
economy in ways that support the long-term resilience due to sea level 
rise, local subsidence and storms, within the City of Norfolk. Pursuant 
to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, 
the USACE determined that the project has the potential to have 
significant environmental impacts, and developed the Final EIS and 
Draft ROD to examine and assess the impacts of all proposed action.

DATES: The Final IFR/EIS and Draft ROD are available for a 30-day 
review period, pursuant to the NEPA. Written comments pursuant will be 
accepted until the close of public review on the close of business on 
November 2, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Questions or comments concerning the Final IFR/EIS and Draft 
ROD may be directed to: Ms. Kathy Perdue; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 
Norfolk District; 803 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510 or 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kathy Perdue, U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers, Norfolk District, phone number (757) 201-7218, or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The document is available for review at the 
Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management Study website: http://www.nao.usace.army.mil/NCSRM.
    Proposed Action. The Study Area is the City of Norfolk. The 
Proposed Action will include construction of the following measures 
within the City: Storm surge barriers with gate openings near the 
mouths of four waterways: The Lafayette River, Pretty Lake, The Hague, 
and Broad Creek; floodwalls flanking the barriers and near waterways at 
locations from Lamberts Point to Broad Creek; berms; tide gates at 
various points to prevent storm surge; generator buildings and pumps; 
nonstructural measures to protect existing structures; and Natural and 
Nature-Based features. Implementation of the Proposed Action would 
impact floodplains, wetlands, mudflats, federally listed threatened and 
endangered species, and marine mammals, and other resources. The 
Proposed Action must be located in a floodplain in order to reduce 
flood risk behind the flood protection system. The Proposed Action will 
adhere to the 8-step process as outlined under Executive Order 11988, 
Floodplain Management, including consideration of sea level rise.
    Alternatives. The Final IFR/EIS considered a full range of 
nonstructural and structural flood risk management alternatives that 
meet the Proposed Action's purpose and need and incorporate measures to 
avoid and minimize impacts to the maximum extent practicable. 
Alternatives included: (1) The No Build/Future Without Project 
Alternative, (2) a Structural Only Project Alternative, (3) a 
Nonstructural Only Project Alternative, and (4) a dual Structural and 
Nonstructural Project Alternative, which is the Proposed Action.
    Public Involvement. A Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS was 
published on April 29, 2016, in the Federal Register (81 FR 25656). A 
public scoping meeting was held on May 25, 2016, and a follow-up public 
meeting was held on June 8, 2017, both in the City of Norfolk. A Notice 
of Availability of the Draft EIS was published on November 3, 2017, in 
the Federal Register (82 FR 51225), for a 45-day public comment period. 
A third public meeting was held on November 16, 2017, in the City of 
Norfolk. All comments received have been considered and addressed. The 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency serves as a cooperating agency for 
this project.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-21537 Filed 10-2-18; 8:45 am]
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