Notice of Availability of The Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study-Brandon Road Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement-Will County, Illinois, 1081-1082 [2019-00717]

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AGENCY: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island and Chicago Districts, are extending the comment period for the report ‘‘The Great Lakes and Mississippi River SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 1082 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices Interbasin Study (GLMRIS)—Brandon Road Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)— Will County, Illinois,’’ (Final GLMRISBrandon Road Report & EIS) for 46 days in response to stakeholder requests for an extension, from January 7, 2019 to February 22, 2019. DATES: The comment period for the Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report and EIS is extended to February 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: The Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report and EIS are posted at https://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/ GLMRIS-BR. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, ATTN: GLMRIS-Brandon Road EIS, Clock Tower Building, P.O. Box 2004, Rock Island, IL 61204–2004.; or contact online at https:// www.mvr.usace.army.mil/GLMRIS-BR. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The USACE is issuing this notice pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4332 et seq.) and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA (43 CFR parts 1500 through 1508). This notice announces the availability of the final GLMRIS-Brandon Road EIS. The Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report & EIS, its appendices, and other supporting documents can be accessed at: https://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/ GLMRIS-BR. Background Information The Draft GLMRIS-Brandon Road EIS was released on August 18, 2017, and included a 112-day public comment period that ended on December 8, 2017. During that time, USACE held four meetings to solicit comments from the public. USACE analyzed the comments received from the public (Appendix K) and considered them in preparation of the Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road EIS. This EIS provided the necessary information for the public to fully evaluate a range of alternatives designed to meet the purpose and need of the Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report & EIS and to provide thoughtful and meaningful comment for the Agency’s consideration. The Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report & EIS identifies six alternatives including no new action (continuing current efforts); the nonstructural alternative; and three technology alternatives using an electric barrier and/or acoustic fish deterrent and lock closure. The effectiveness of these alternatives was considered against the VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 three different modes of ANS transport, swimming, floating, and hitchhiking. Selection of a Recommended Plan required careful evaluation of each alternative’s (1) reduction in the probability of establishment in the Great Lakes Basin, (2) relative life safety risk, (3) system performance robustness and (4) costs, which include construction; mitigation; operation and maintenance, repair, replacement and rehabilitation; and navigation impacts. Evaluation also included careful consideration of cost effectiveness and incremental cost analyses, significance of the Great Lakes Basin’s ecosystem, acceptability, completeness, efficiency, and effectiveness. Based on the results of the evaluation and comparison of the alternatives, the Recommended Plan is the Technology Alternative—Acoustic Fish Deterrent with Electric Barrier, which includes the following measures: Nonstructural measures, acoustic fish deterrent, bubble curtain, engineered channel, electric barrier, flushing lock, and boat ramps. The Final GLMRISBrandon Road Report & EIS identifies potential significant adverse impacts that alternatives may have on existing uses and users of the waterways. Steven M. Sattinger, Colonel, U.S. Army, Commander & District Engineer. [FR Doc. 2019–00717 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Notice of Intent/NEPA Scoping Meeting and Public Comment Period for the Chesapeake Bay Native Oyster Recovery Program, Virginia Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice. The public was invited to submit written comments at the meeting and/or to Ms. Kimberly Koelsch, Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, Planning Branch, Environmental Analysis Section (CENAO–WR–PE), Norfolk, VA 23510 or via email to kimberly.c.koelsch@usace.army.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kimberly Koelsch, 757–201–7837. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chesapeake Native Oyster Recovery Program is authorized by Section 704(b) of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986. USACE Norfolk District executes the Oyster Recovery Program in the Commonwealth of Virginia to achieve goals set by the Chesapeake Bay Protection and Restoration Executive Order. Utilizing existing information, current technologies, research and population dynamics, the Chesapeake Bay Native Oyster Recovery Program will identify restoration strategies in each tributary. The actions and recommendations needed to restore native populations of oysters in Virginia tributaries, potential techniques and potential impacts will be identified and evaluated prior to construction, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act. Scoping/Public Involvement: The NEPA Public Scoping meeting was held at the Great Neck Library, 1251 Bayne Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 on January 10, 2019 from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. Federal, state, and local agencies, and the public were invited to provide scoping comments and to identify issues and potentially significant effects to be considered in the analysis. ADDRESSES: Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–00697 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P AGENCY: Pursuant to the requirements of section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate environmental impacts from reasonable alternatives and to determine the potential for significant impacts related to implementation of the Chesapeake Native Oyster Recovery Program in the Commonwealth of Virginia. DATES: Scoping comments will be accepted until March 1, 2019. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of open Federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public. For additional SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 22 (Friday, February 1, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1081-1082]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers


Notice of Availability of The Great Lakes and Mississippi River 
Interbasin Study--Brandon Road Integrated Feasibility Study and 
Environmental Impact Statement--Will County, Illinois

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

ACTION: Extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island and 
Chicago Districts, are extending the comment period for the report 
``The Great Lakes and Mississippi River

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Interbasin Study (GLMRIS)--Brandon Road Integrated Feasibility Study 
and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)--Will County, Illinois,'' 
(Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report & EIS) for 46 days in response to 
stakeholder requests for an extension, from January 7, 2019 to February 
22, 2019.

DATES: The comment period for the Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report and 
EIS is extended to February 22, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report and EIS are posted at 
https://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/GLMRIS-BR.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock 
Island District, ATTN: GLMRIS-Brandon Road EIS, Clock Tower Building, 
P.O. Box 2004, Rock Island, IL 61204-2004.; or contact online at 
https://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/GLMRIS-BR.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The USACE is issuing this notice pursuant to 
section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4332 et seq.) and the Council on 
Environmental Quality regulations for implementing the procedural 
provisions of NEPA (43 CFR parts 1500 through 1508). This notice 
announces the availability of the final GLMRIS-Brandon Road EIS. The 
Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report & EIS, its appendices, and other 
supporting documents can be accessed at: https://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/GLMRIS-BR.

Background Information

    The Draft GLMRIS-Brandon Road EIS was released on August 18, 2017, 
and included a 112-day public comment period that ended on December 8, 
2017. During that time, USACE held four meetings to solicit comments 
from the public. USACE analyzed the comments received from the public 
(Appendix K) and considered them in preparation of the Final GLMRIS-
Brandon Road EIS. This EIS provided the necessary information for the 
public to fully evaluate a range of alternatives designed to meet the 
purpose and need of the Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report & EIS and to 
provide thoughtful and meaningful comment for the Agency's 
consideration.
    The Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report & EIS identifies six 
alternatives including no new action (continuing current efforts); the 
nonstructural alternative; and three technology alternatives using an 
electric barrier and/or acoustic fish deterrent and lock closure. The 
effectiveness of these alternatives was considered against the three 
different modes of ANS transport, swimming, floating, and hitchhiking. 
Selection of a Recommended Plan required careful evaluation of each 
alternative's (1) reduction in the probability of establishment in the 
Great Lakes Basin, (2) relative life safety risk, (3) system 
performance robustness and (4) costs, which include construction; 
mitigation; operation and maintenance, repair, replacement and 
rehabilitation; and navigation impacts. Evaluation also included 
careful consideration of cost effectiveness and incremental cost 
analyses, significance of the Great Lakes Basin's ecosystem, 
acceptability, completeness, efficiency, and effectiveness. Based on 
the results of the evaluation and comparison of the alternatives, the 
Recommended Plan is the Technology Alternative--Acoustic Fish Deterrent 
with Electric Barrier, which includes the following measures: 
Nonstructural measures, acoustic fish deterrent, bubble curtain, 
engineered channel, electric barrier, flushing lock, and boat ramps. 
The Final GLMRIS-Brandon Road Report & EIS identifies potential 
significant adverse impacts that alternatives may have on existing uses 
and users of the waterways.

Steven M. Sattinger,
Colonel, U.S. Army, Commander & District Engineer.
[FR Doc. 2019-00717 Filed 1-31-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3720-58-P