Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation, 10188-10189 [2020-03391]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 10188 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices considerations like those included in Alternative 4 (e.g., multi-well pads and less disturbance), as well as providing the Companies flexibility to use, treat, and dispose of water in response to changing technology and economic conditions like Alternative 4. However, the Preferred Alternative includes additional measures to prioritize water management in an effort to minimize impacts to BLM protected resources resulting from surface water discharge. The maximum number of wells would be the same as Alternative 4 and the Preferred Alternative would also include an amendment to the Casper RMP to increase protection measures for the Cedar Ridge TCP, but the Preferred Alternative would differ from Alternative 4 by encouraging the Companies to utilize the pipeline option rather than surface discharge. In addition, the Companies would be required to submit a conservation plan prior to approval of additional surface discharge point locations. All alternatives conform to the provisions of the Lander RMP Record of Decision (2014), Casper RMP Record of Decision (2007) and Rawlins RMP Record of Decision (2008), as amended. Treatment and disposal of produced water would be in compliance with State of Wyoming permit(s) including all protections against degradation of public lands. All alternatives require that interim and final reclamation activities would be implemented to return the landscape to proper biological and ecological function in conformance with the Moneta Divide Reclamation Plan and the relevant RMPs. The Draft EIS was published April 19, 2019, with the publication in the Federal Register of the Notice of Availability of the Draft EIS and a possible land use plan amendment to the Casper RMP (84 FR 16532). Comments on the Draft EIS and Draft Land Use Plan Amendment received from the public and internal agency review were considered and incorporated as appropriate into the proposed plan amendment. Public comments resulted in the addition of clarifying text, but did not significantly change proposed land use plan decisions. A response to substantive comments is included in the Final EIS and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment. Instructions for filing a protest with the Director of the BLM regarding the Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment/ Final EIS may be found in the ‘‘Dear Reader’’ Letter of the Final EIS and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and at 43 CFR 1610.5–2. All protests VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 must be in writing and mailed to the appropriate address, as set forth in the ADDRESSES section above. Emailed protests will not be accepted as valid protests unless the protesting party also provides the original letter by either regular mail or overnight delivery postmarked by the close of the protest period. Under these conditions, the BLM will consider the email as an advanced copy, and it will receive full consideration. If you wish to provide the BLM with such advance notification, please direct emails to: protest@blm.gov. Before including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 40 CFR 1506.10, 43 CFR 1610.2. Timothy J. Wilson, Acting BLM Wyoming State Director. [FR Doc. 2020–03511 Filed 2–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [20X.LLWO200000. L11700000.PH0000.LXSGPL000000] Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Greater SageGrouse Conservation Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared this Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. BLM Wyoming is soliciting comments on the Draft Supplemental EIS. DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on the Draft Supplemental EIS within 45 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes a Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental EIS in the Federal Register. The BLM SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will announce future meetings or hearings and any other public participation activities at least 15 days in advance through public notices, media releases, and/or mailings. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Wyoming Draft Supplemental EIS by any of the following methods: • Website: https://goo.gl/22jKE2. • Mail: BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009. • Fax: (307) 775–6003. Limited copies of the Wyoming Draft Supplemental EIS for Greater SageGrouse Conservation are available in the BLM Wyoming State Office at the above addresses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jenny Marzluf, Greater Sage-Grouse Implementation Coordinator, telephone (307) 775–6090; address 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009; email jmarzluf@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Greater Sage-Grouse is a State-managed species that is dependent on sagebrush steppe ecosystems. These ecosystems are managed in partnership across the range of the Greater Sage-Grouse by State wildlife agencies, Federal agencies, local communities, private landowners, and other stakeholders. Since the 1950s these partners have collaborated to conserve Greater Sage-Grouse and its habitats. The U.S. Department of the Interior and the BLM have broad responsibilities to manage Federal lands and resources for the public benefit. Nearly half of Greater Sage-Grouse habitat is managed by the BLM. The BLM is committed to being a good neighbor and investing in on-the-ground conservation activities through close collaboration with State governments, local communities, private landowners, and other stakeholders. In 2019 the BLM Wyoming State Director signed the Record of Decision and Approved Wyoming Greater SageGrouse Resource Plan Amendment (84 FR 10322) building upon the BLM’s commitment to conserve and restore Greater Sage-Grouse habitat while improving collaboration and alignment with State management strategies for Greater Sage-Grouse. The BLM sought to improve management alignment in ways E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 35 / Friday, February 21, 2020 / Notices that would increase management flexibility, maintain access to public resources, and promote conservation outcomes. The Draft Supplemental EIS will supplement and clarify the analysis relied on in the 2019 BLM Wyoming Record of Decision, including with respect to the BLM considering a range of reasonable alternatives, taking a ‘‘hard look’’ at environmental effects, and evaluating cumulative impacts. Through the Draft Supplemental EIS, the BLM will also allow for additional public comment on the BLM’s approach to compensatory mitigation and Greater Sage-Grouse habitat conservation. The Wyoming planning area analyzed in this Draft Supplemental EIS includes nearly 60 million acres of BLM, National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, State, local, and private lands located in Wyoming, in 20 counties: Albany, Bighorn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Hot Springs, Johnson, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta, Washakie, and Weston. Also analyzed are the cumulative effects across the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ Management Zone and entire Greater Sage-Grouse range. Within the decision area, the BLM administers more than 18 million acres of public lands, providing approximately 17 million acres of Priority and General Greater SageGrouse habitat. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 40 CFR 1506.10. Duane W. Spencer, BLM Wyoming Acting State Director. [FR Doc. 2020–03391 Filed 2–20–20; 8:45 am] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4310–22–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 ACTION: Notice. Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Capacitive TouchControlled Mobile Devices, Computers, and Components Thereof DN 3435; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov . The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to § 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Neodron, Ltd. on February 14, 2020. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain capacitive touch-controlled mobile devices, computers, and components thereof. The complaint names as respondents: Amazon.com, Inc. of Seattle, WA; Apple Inc. of Cupertino, CA; ASUSTeK Computer Inc. of Taiwan; ASUS Computer International of Fremont, CA; LG Electronics Inc. of South Korea; LG Electronics USA, Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Microsoft Corporation of Redmond, WA; Motorola Mobility LLC of Chicago, IL; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. of South Korea; Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10189 Park, NJ; Sony Corporation of Japan; and Sony Mobile Communications Inc. of Japan. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion, cease and desist orders and impose a bond upon respondents’ alleged infringing articles during the 60day Presidential review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any written submissions on other issues must also be filed by no later than the close of business, eight calendar days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file replies to any written submissions no later than three calendar days after the date on which any initial submissions were due. Any submissions and replies E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 35 (Friday, February 21, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10188-10189]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[20X.LLWO200000. L11700000.PH0000.LXSGPL000000]


Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Draft Supplemental 
Environmental Impact Statement for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared this 
Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and by this 
notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. BLM Wyoming is 
soliciting comments on the Draft Supplemental EIS.

DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive 
written comments on the Draft Supplemental EIS within 45 days following 
the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes a Notice of 
Availability of the Draft Supplemental EIS in the Federal Register. The 
BLM will announce future meetings or hearings and any other public 
participation activities at least 15 days in advance through public 
notices, media releases, and/or mailings.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Wyoming Draft 
Supplemental EIS by any of the following methods:
     Website: https://goo.gl/22jKE2.
     Mail: BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, 
Cheyenne, WY 82009.
     Fax: (307) 775-6003.
    Limited copies of the Wyoming Draft Supplemental EIS for Greater 
Sage-Grouse Conservation are available in the BLM Wyoming State Office 
at the above addresses.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jenny Marzluf, Greater Sage-Grouse 
Implementation Coordinator, telephone (307) 775-6090; address 5353 
Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009; email [email protected]. Persons 
who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the 
Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above 
individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours 
a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above 
individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Greater Sage-Grouse is a State-managed 
species that is dependent on sagebrush steppe ecosystems. These 
ecosystems are managed in partnership across the range of the Greater 
Sage-Grouse by State wildlife agencies, Federal agencies, local 
communities, private landowners, and other stakeholders. Since the 
1950s these partners have collaborated to conserve Greater Sage-Grouse 
and its habitats. The U.S. Department of the Interior and the BLM have 
broad responsibilities to manage Federal lands and resources for the 
public benefit. Nearly half of Greater Sage-Grouse habitat is managed 
by the BLM. The BLM is committed to being a good neighbor and investing 
in on-the-ground conservation activities through close collaboration 
with State governments, local communities, private landowners, and 
other stakeholders.
    In 2019 the BLM Wyoming State Director signed the Record of 
Decision and Approved Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Resource Plan 
Amendment (84 FR 10322) building upon the BLM's commitment to conserve 
and restore Greater Sage-Grouse habitat while improving collaboration 
and alignment with State management strategies for Greater Sage-Grouse. 
The BLM sought to improve management alignment in ways

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that would increase management flexibility, maintain access to public 
resources, and promote conservation outcomes.
    The Draft Supplemental EIS will supplement and clarify the analysis 
relied on in the 2019 BLM Wyoming Record of Decision, including with 
respect to the BLM considering a range of reasonable alternatives, 
taking a ``hard look'' at environmental effects, and evaluating 
cumulative impacts. Through the Draft Supplemental EIS, the BLM will 
also allow for additional public comment on the BLM's approach to 
compensatory mitigation and Greater Sage-Grouse habitat conservation.
    The Wyoming planning area analyzed in this Draft Supplemental EIS 
includes nearly 60 million acres of BLM, National Park Service, U.S. 
Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, State, local, and private 
lands located in Wyoming, in 20 counties: Albany, Bighorn, Campbell, 
Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Hot Springs, Johnson, Lincoln, 
Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta, 
Washakie, and Weston. Also analyzed are the cumulative effects across 
the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies' Management Zone 
and entire Greater Sage-Grouse range. Within the decision area, the BLM 
administers more than 18 million acres of public lands, providing 
approximately 17 million acres of Priority and General Greater Sage-
Grouse habitat.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

    Authority:  40 CFR 1506.6, 40 CFR 1506.10.

Duane W. Spencer,
BLM Wyoming Acting State Director.
[FR Doc. 2020-03391 Filed 2-20-20; 8:45 am]
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