Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Headquarters Consolidation at St. Elizabeths Master Plan Amendment #2, 58251 [2018-25207]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 223 / Monday, November 19, 2018 / Notices inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The applications will also be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than December 14, 2018. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (Nadine Wallman, Vice President) 1455 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44101–2566. Comments can also be sent electronically to Comments.applications@clev.frb.org: 1. Buckeye State Bancshares, Inc., Powell, Ohio; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the outstanding voting shares of Buckeye State Bank, Powell, Ohio. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 13, 2018. Yao-Chin Chao, Assistant Secretary of the Board. GSA intends to prepare a SEIS to analyze the potential impacts resulting from the proposed Master Plan Amendment #2 to support the DHS Headquarters consolidation at the St. Elizabeths West Campus. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2018–25086 Filed 11–16–18; 8:45 am] Background BILLING CODE P In 2008 and in 2012, GSA completed Environmental Impact Statements that analyzed the impacts from the development of 4.5 million square feet of secure office space, plus parking, in the District of Columbia to support the consolidated headquarters of the DHS on the St. Elizabeths East and West Campuses. GSA is preparing a SEIS to assess the impacts of development of the consolidated headquarters on the West Campus of St. Elizabeths. The proposed action is needed to improve efficiency, reflect the current condition of the historic buildings, reduce costs, and accelerate completion of the DHS consolidation. Previous St. Elizabeths Master Plans and Environmental Impact Statements are available for review at http://stelizabethsdevelopment.com/ nepa.html. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice–PBS–2018–11; Docket No. 2018– 0002; Sequence No. 27] Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Headquarters Consolidation at St. Elizabeths Master Plan Amendment #2 National Capital Region, Public Buildings Service U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Master Plan Amendment to support the continued consolidation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Headquarters at the St. Elizabeths West Campus, pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Council on Environmental Quality regulations, and with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in accordance with 36 CFR part 800.8 DATES: Applicable: Monday, November 5, 2018. The public scoping meeting date is: Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: R.I.S.E Demonstration Center, 1730 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC, 20032. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Gyamfi, GSA, National Capital Region, Office of Planning and Design Quality, at 202–690–9252. Please contact Mr. Gyamfi if special assistance is needed to attend and participate in the scoping meeting. GSA plans to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the proposed SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Nov 16, 2018 Jkt 247001 Alternatives Under Consideration GSA will analyze a range of alternatives (including the no action alternative) for the proposed Master PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58251 Plan Amendment #2 of the DHS Headquarters at St. Elizabeths. This Master Plan Amendment will focus on development options to efficiently house DHS and its operating components on the St Elizabeths West Campus. Scoping Process A scoping process will be conducted to aid in determining the alternatives to be considered and the scope of issues to be addressed, for identifying the significant issues related to the proposed Master Plan Amendment, in accordance with NEPA and NHPA. Public Scoping Meeting A public scoping meeting will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., EDT at the R.I.S.E Demonstration Center, 1730 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20032. The meeting will be an informal open house where meeting participants may receive information, and give comments. GSA is publishing notices in the Washington Post, Afro-American, and the Washington Informer newspapers announcing the meeting. Written Comments Interested parties are encouraged to provide written comments on the SEIS and Section 106 processes. The scoping period begins on November 19, 2018 and ends on December 19, 2018. Comments received during the scoping period will be considered in the analyses to be conducted for the SEIS. Written comments regarding the SEIS must be postmarked no later than December 19, 2018, and sent to the following address: Mr. Paul Gyamfi, Office of Planning and Design Quality, Public Buildings Service, National Capital Region, U.S. General Services Administration, 301 7th Street SW, Suite 4004, Washington, DC, 20407; or by email: Paul.Gyamfi@gsa.gov using the subject line: St. Elizabeths Master Plan Amendment #2. All emails must be received by 11:59 p.m. December 19, 2018. Dated: November 7, 2018. Kristi Tunstall Williams, Deputy Director, Office of Planning and Design Quality, Public Buildings Service, National Capital Region, U.S. General Services Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–25207 Filed 11–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–YI–P E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 223 (Monday, November 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[Notice-PBS-2018-11; Docket No. 2018-0002; Sequence No. 27]


Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact 
Statement for the Proposed U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 
Headquarters Consolidation at St. Elizabeths Master Plan Amendment #2

AGENCY: National Capital Region, Public Buildings Service U.S. General 
Services Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact 
Statement.

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SUMMARY: GSA plans to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact 
Statement (SEIS) for the proposed Master Plan Amendment to support the 
continued consolidation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 
(DHS) Headquarters at the St. Elizabeths West Campus, pursuant to the 
requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Council 
on Environmental Quality regulations, and with Section 106 of the 
National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in accordance with 36 CFR 
part 800.8

DATES: Applicable: Monday, November 5, 2018.
    The public scoping meeting date is: Thursday, November 29, 2018, 
from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

ADDRESSES: R.I.S.E Demonstration Center, 1730 Martin Luther King Jr. 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC, 20032.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Gyamfi, GSA, National Capital 
Region, Office of Planning and Design Quality, at 202-690-9252. Please 
contact Mr. Gyamfi if special assistance is needed to attend and 
participate in the scoping meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: GSA intends to prepare a SEIS to analyze the 
potential impacts resulting from the proposed Master Plan Amendment #2 
to support the DHS Headquarters consolidation at the St. Elizabeths 
West Campus.

Background

    In 2008 and in 2012, GSA completed Environmental Impact Statements 
that analyzed the impacts from the development of 4.5 million square 
feet of secure office space, plus parking, in the District of Columbia 
to support the consolidated headquarters of the DHS on the St. 
Elizabeths East and West Campuses. GSA is preparing a SEIS to assess 
the impacts of development of the consolidated headquarters on the West 
Campus of St. Elizabeths. The proposed action is needed to improve 
efficiency, reflect the current condition of the historic buildings, 
reduce costs, and accelerate completion of the DHS consolidation. 
Previous St. Elizabeths Master Plans and Environmental Impact 
Statements are available for review at http://stelizabethsdevelopment.com/nepa.html.

Alternatives Under Consideration

    GSA will analyze a range of alternatives (including the no action 
alternative) for the proposed Master Plan Amendment #2 of the DHS 
Headquarters at St. Elizabeths. This Master Plan Amendment will focus 
on development options to efficiently house DHS and its operating 
components on the St Elizabeths West Campus.

Scoping Process

    A scoping process will be conducted to aid in determining the 
alternatives to be considered and the scope of issues to be addressed, 
for identifying the significant issues related to the proposed Master 
Plan Amendment, in accordance with NEPA and NHPA.

Public Scoping Meeting

    A public scoping meeting will be held on Thursday, November 29, 
2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., EDT at the R.I.S.E Demonstration 
Center, 1730 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20032. 
The meeting will be an informal open house where meeting participants 
may receive information, and give comments. GSA is publishing notices 
in the Washington Post, Afro-American, and the Washington Informer 
newspapers announcing the meeting.

Written Comments

    Interested parties are encouraged to provide written comments on 
the SEIS and Section 106 processes. The scoping period begins on 
November 19, 2018 and ends on December 19, 2018. Comments received 
during the scoping period will be considered in the analyses to be 
conducted for the SEIS. Written comments regarding the SEIS must be 
postmarked no later than December 19, 2018, and sent to the following 
address: Mr. Paul Gyamfi, Office of Planning and Design Quality, Public 
Buildings Service, National Capital Region, U.S. General Services 
Administration, 301 7th Street SW, Suite 4004, Washington, DC, 20407; 
or by email: [email protected] using the subject line: St. Elizabeths 
Master Plan Amendment #2. All emails must be received by 11:59 p.m. 
December 19, 2018.

    Dated: November 7, 2018.
Kristi Tunstall Williams,
Deputy Director, Office of Planning and Design Quality, Public 
Buildings Service, National Capital Region, U.S. General Services 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-25207 Filed 11-16-18; 8:45 am]
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