Ochoco National Forest; Oregon; Ochoco Wild Horse Herd Management Plan Project, 28004-28005 [2019-12741]

Download as PDF 28004 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2019 / Notices Estimated number respondents Respondent Estimated total responses annually per respondent Estimated total annual responses (Col. bxc) Estimated average number of hours per response Estimated total hours (Col. dxe) Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden State Agencies Reporting .................................................................. State Agencies Recordkeeping ......................................................... 53 53 858.43 858.43 45,497 45,497 8.9 0.0236 404,923.30 1,073.73 Subtotal Weighted Estimate States Reporting and Recordkeeping .................................................................................... Households Reporting ....................................................................... 53 45,497 1,716.86 1 90,994 45,497 8.9236 .5 405,997.03 22,748.50 Subtotal Households Reporting Only ......................................... 45,497 1 45,497 .5 22,748.50 Grand Total Reporting & Recordkeeping Burden for the entire collection—State Agencies and Households ......... 45,550 1,718 136,491 9.4236 428,745.53 Dated: May 29, 2019. Brandon Lipps, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2019–12637 Filed 6–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Notice of Settlement Pursuant to CERCLA; Blue Ledge Mine Site, Siskiyou County, California Forest Service, USDA and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of settlement. AGENCY: In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA), notice is hereby given of an administrative settlement to resolve the alleged liability of the Trust of Michelle E. Tracey (Settling Party) for response costs incurred by the United States at or in connection with the Blue Ledge Mine Site (the ‘‘Site’’), a former copper mining site located in Siskiyou County, California, on land owned by the Trust. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 17, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed settlement are available for public inspection at: Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, Oregon, 97504; and USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region, 1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204–2825. For technical information or a copy of the proposed settlement, contact Karen Gamble at the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Regional Office at (541) 523–1245. For legal information or a copy of the proposed settlement, khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Jun 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 contact Gary M. Fremerman with USDA’s Office of the General Counsel, (202) 720–8041; email: gary.fremerman@usda.gov. Comments should reference the Blue Ledge Mine Site, Siskiyou County, California, and should be addressed to Gary M. Fremerman, USDA Office of the General Counsel, Room 2013-South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–1412; phone (202) 720–8041; email: gary.fremerman@usda.gov. Legal information or a copy of the proposed settlement may also be obtained from Tessa Berman, Assistant Regional Counsel, Office of Regional Counsel (ORC–3–1), U.S. EPA Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105; phone (415) 972–3472; fax: (417) 947–3570; email: berman.tessa@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with section 122(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i), notice is hereby given of an administrative settlement to resolve the alleged liability of the Trust of Michelle E. Tracey (Settling Party) for response costs incurred by the United States at or in connection with the Blue Ledge Mine Site (the ‘‘Site’’), a former copper mining site located in Siskiyou County, California, on land owned by the Trust. Under the settlement, the Settling Party has agreed, among other things, to (1) transfer certain land owned by the Trust to the United States, and (2) provide the United States access to all of the land owned by the Trust at the Site to conduct cleanup and any other necessary activities. The United States has agreed to forego the collection of its costs incurred at the Site from the Trust because of the Trust’s financial inability to pay these costs. The settlement includes a PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 covenant not to sue the Settling Party pursuant to Sections 106 and 107of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9606 and 9607, with regard to the Site. For thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice, the United States will receive written comments relating to the settlement pursuant to CERCLA Section 122(i), 42 U.S.C. 9622(i). The United States will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. The United States’ response to any comments received will be available for public inspection at: Rogue RiverSiskiyou National Forest, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, Oregon 97504; and USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region, 1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204–2825. Dated: May, 31, 2019. Frank R. Beum, Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2019–12752 Filed 6–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Ochoco National Forest; Oregon; Ochoco Wild Horse Herd Management Plan Project Forest Service, USDA. Withdrawal of notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. AGENCY: ACTION: The Ochoco National Forest is withdrawing the Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ochoco Wild Horse Herd Management Plan. The SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2019 / Notices original NOI was published in the Federal Register on June 21, 2017 (82 FR 28301). Upon preliminary evaluation, no potential significant impacts to the human environment are associated with the project. As a result, the Forest is withdrawing its intent to prepare an EIS and is now preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA). All comments previously received regarding this project will be retained and considered in the development of the EA. If it is determined that the project may have significant impacts, the EIS process will be reinitiated and a NOI will be published. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions concerning this notice and requests to be added to the project mailing list should be directed to Beth Peer, Ochoco National Forest Environmental Coordinator, 3160 NE 3rd Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754; Phone 541–416–6463. Individuals who have previously submitted comments on this project will remain on the project mailing list and do not need to contact the Forest. Dated: May 30, 2019. Gina Owens, Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2019–12741 Filed 6–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Hood-Willamette Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Hood-Willamette Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Keizer, Oregon. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following website: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/willamette/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For updated status of the khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Jun 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Keizer Community Center, Claggett Room, 930 Chemawa Road Northeast, Keizer, Oregon. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at Salem, Oregon. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Sorensen, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 541–510–1102 or via email at Jennifer.Sorensen@usda.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Introduce all the RAC members to one another; 2. Update all RAC members on the status of the SRS program, and the pending nomination package for new RAC members; and 3. Review and make recommendations on 27 new or modified recreation fee proposals submitted by the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (1 proposal) and the Willamette National Forest (26 proposals). The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by June 25, 2019, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Jennifer Sorensen, RAC Coordinator, 3106 Pierce Parkway, Suite D, Springfield, Oregon 97477; or by email to Jennifer.Sorensen@usda.gov. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28005 section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. CONTACT. Dated: May 15, 2019. Frank R. Beum, Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2019–12742 Filed 6–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Middle Fork Ranger District; Willamette National Forest; Lane County Oregon; Youngs Rock Rigdon EIS Forest Service, USDA. Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. AGENCY: ACTION: The USDA Forest Service is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Youngs Rock Rigdon project. The project area is located on the western slope of the Cascades in the Upper Middle Fork Willamette Watershed, approximately 15 miles south of Oakridge, OR. The project area is approximately 33,000 acres in size. Forest management treatments are proposed on approximately 6,800 acres within the project area. The project area is within the Northwest Forest Plan management allocations of Matrix, Late Successional Reserve, Administratively Withdrawn, and Riparian Reserves (3,000 acres). Treatments are also proposed in the 1990 Willamette Forest Plan Deadhorse Special Interest Area (SIA), which would require a Forest Plan Amendment. SUMMARY: Comments concerning the scope of the analysis must be received by July 17, 2019. The draft EIS is expected April 2020 and the final EIS is expected January 2021. ADDRESSES: Scoping comments can be submitted electronically through https://cara.ecosystemmanagement.org/Public// CommentInput?Project=55868. Written comments may be submitted via mail or by hand delivery to Duane F. Bishop, District Ranger, Middle Fork Ranger District, 46375 Highway 58, Westfir, OR 97492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Tucker (District Planner) by email at jonathan.tucker@usda.gov or by phone at 541–782–5346, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for DATES: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 116 (Monday, June 17, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28004-28005]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12741]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Ochoco National Forest; Oregon; Ochoco Wild Horse Herd Management 
Plan Project

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Withdrawal of notice of intent to prepare an environmental 
impact statement.

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SUMMARY: The Ochoco National Forest is withdrawing the Notice of Intent 
(NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ochoco 
Wild Horse Herd Management Plan. The

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original NOI was published in the Federal Register on June 21, 2017 (82 
FR 28301). Upon preliminary evaluation, no potential significant 
impacts to the human environment are associated with the project. As a 
result, the Forest is withdrawing its intent to prepare an EIS and is 
now preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA). All comments previously 
received regarding this project will be retained and considered in the 
development of the EA. If it is determined that the project may have 
significant impacts, the EIS process will be reinitiated and a NOI will 
be published.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions concerning this notice and 
requests to be added to the project mailing list should be directed to 
Beth Peer, Ochoco National Forest Environmental Coordinator, 3160 NE 
3rd Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754; Phone 541-416-6463. Individuals 
who have previously submitted comments on this project will remain on 
the project mailing list and do not need to contact the Forest.

    Dated: May 30, 2019.
Gina Owens,
Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System.
[FR Doc. 2019-12741 Filed 6-14-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3411-15-P