Block 12 Development Project, Kern County, California; Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Habitat Conservation Plan; Reopening of Public Comment Period, 19014 [2020-06961]

Download as PDF 19014 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 65 / Friday, April 3, 2020 / Notices Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (Pub. L. 92– 463). The NIAC shall provide the President, through the Secretary of Homeland Security, with advice on the security and resilience of the Nation’s critical infrastructure sectors. The NIAC met under an Exceptional Circumstance on March 13, 2020, to discuss the COVID–19 Pandemic and the ways in which the NIAC might be able to assist CISA with its ongoing response efforts. The following agenda was used for the NIAC discussion with CISA leadership. Agenda I. Call to Order II. Opening Remarks III. Discussion on COVID–19 IV. Closing Remarks V. Adjournment Public Participation Meeting Registration Information Any member of the public who wishes to provide written comment can do so by emailing NIAC@hq.dhs.gov no later than Friday, April 20, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact NIAC@hq.dhs.gov as soon as possible. Ginger K. Norris, Designated Federal Official National Infrastructure Advisory Council, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2020–06933 Filed 4–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [Docket No. FWS–R8–ES–2018–0116; FF08ESMF00–FXES11140800000–189] Block 12 Development Project, Kern County, California; Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Habitat Conservation Plan; Reopening of Public Comment Period Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; reopening of public comment period. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is reopening the public comment period for the draft environmental assessment (draft EA) SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Apr 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 and draft habitat conservation plan (HCP) in support of an incidental take permit (ITP) application received from Aera Energy, LLC. DATES: The comment period for the draft EA and draft HCP addressing the ITP application for incidental take, which opened via a notice that published on March 2, 2020 (85 FR 12322), is reopened. We will accept comments received or postmarked on or before April 17, 2020. Comments submitted electronically using http:// www.regulations.gov (see ADDRESSES) must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date. ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: The draft EA, draft HCP, and any comments and other materials that we receive are available for public inspection at http:// www.regulations.gov in Docket No. FWS–HQ–IA–2018–0116. Submitting Comments: To submit comments, please use one of the following methods, and note that your information requests or comments are in reference to the draft EA, draft HCP, or both. If you have previously submitted comments, please do not resubmit them, we have already incorporated them in the public record and will fully consider them in our final decision. • Internet: Submit comments at http://www.regulations.gov under Docket No. FWS–R8–ES–2018–0116. • U.S. Mail or Hand-Delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: Docket No. FWS–R8–ES–2018–0116; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: PRB/3W; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. For more information, see Public Comments under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Sloan, Senior Wildlife Biologist, or Patricia Cole, Chief, San Joaquin Valley Division, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, by email at justin_ sloan@fws.gov or patricia_cole@fws.gov, by phone at 916–414–6600 or via the Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) received an incidental take permit (ITP) application from Aera Energy, LLC in accordance with the requirements of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). For more information, see the March 2, 2020 (85 FR 12322), notice. We are reopening the public comment period on the draft EA and draft HCP documents (see DATES and ADDRESSES). Authority We issue this notice pursuant to section 10(c) of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22 and 17.32), and the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6 and 43 CFR 46.305). Jennifer Norris, Field Supervisor, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2020–06961 Filed 4–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2019–N084; FXES11140100000–190–FF01E00000] Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Skookumchuck Wind Energy Project Habitat Conservation Plan, Lewis and Thurston Counties, Washington Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; record of decision. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of a record of decision (ROD) for the proposed issuance of an Endangered Species Act (ESA) permit for the Skookumchuck Wind Energy Project (project) and final habitat conservation plan (HCP). The ROD documents the Service’s decision to issue an incidental take permit (ITP) to Skookumchuck Wind Energy Project, LLC (applicant). As summarized in the ROD, the Service has selected Alternative 1—the Proposed Action, which includes implementation of the HCP and issuance of the ITP authorizing incidental take of one threatened species listed under the ESA and two species protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA) that may occur as a result of operation of the project over a 30-year period. ADDRESSES: You may obtain copies of the ROD and other documents associated with the decision by the following methods. • Internet: Documents may be viewed and downloaded on the internet at http://www.fws.gov/wafwo/. • U.S. Mail: You may obtain a CD– ROM with electronic copies of these documents if you make a request within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice by writing to Curtis Tanner, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington Fish and Wildlife Office, 510 Desmond Dr. SE, Suite 102, Lacey, WA 98503. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2018-0116; FF08ESMF00-FXES11140800000-189]


Block 12 Development Project, Kern County, California; Draft 
Environmental Assessment and Draft Habitat Conservation Plan; Reopening 
of Public Comment Period

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; reopening of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is reopening the 
public comment period for the draft environmental assessment (draft EA) 
and draft habitat conservation plan (HCP) in support of an incidental 
take permit (ITP) application received from Aera Energy, LLC.

DATES: The comment period for the draft EA and draft HCP addressing the 
ITP application for incidental take, which opened via a notice that 
published on March 2, 2020 (85 FR 12322), is reopened. We will accept 
comments received or postmarked on or before April 17, 2020. Comments 
submitted electronically using http://www.regulations.gov (see 
ADDRESSES) must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing 
date.

ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: The draft EA, draft HCP, and any 
comments and other materials that we receive are available for public 
inspection at http://www.regulations.gov in Docket No. FWS-HQ-IA-2018-
0116.
    Submitting Comments: To submit comments, please use one of the 
following methods, and note that your information requests or comments 
are in reference to the draft EA, draft HCP, or both. If you have 
previously submitted comments, please do not resubmit them, we have 
already incorporated them in the public record and will fully consider 
them in our final decision.
     Internet: Submit comments at http://www.regulations.gov 
under Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2018-0116.
     U.S. Mail or Hand-Delivery: Public Comments Processing, 
Attn: Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2018-0116; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Headquarters, MS: PRB/3W; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041-
3803.
    For more information, see Public Comments under SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Sloan, Senior Wildlife 
Biologist, or Patricia Cole, Chief, San Joaquin Valley Division, 
Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, by email at [email protected] 
or [email protected], by phone at 916-414-6600 or via the Federal 
Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) 
received an incidental take permit (ITP) application from Aera Energy, 
LLC in accordance with the requirements of the Endangered Species Act, 
as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). For more information, see the 
March 2, 2020 (85 FR 12322), notice. We are reopening the public 
comment period on the draft EA and draft HCP documents (see DATES and 
ADDRESSES).

Authority

    We issue this notice pursuant to section 10(c) of the ESA (16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22 and 
17.32), and the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et 
seq.) and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6 and 43 CFR 
46.305).

Jennifer Norris,
Field Supervisor, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, Sacramento, 
California.
[FR Doc. 2020-06961 Filed 4-2-20; 8:45 am]
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