Notice of Availability of the Lake Powell Pipeline Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment; Coconino and Mohave Counties, Arizona and Washington and Kane Counties, Utah, 34748-34749 [2020-12382]

Download as PDF 34748 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 110 / Monday, June 8, 2020 / Notices meeting location is changed, the Superintendent will issue a press release and use local newspapers to announce the change. Purpose of the Meeting: The Commission meeting will consist of the following proposed agenda items: 1. Committee Reports: • Land Conservation • Park Use • Science and Education • Historic 2. Old Business 3. Superintendent’s Report 4. Chairman’s Report 5. Public Comments 6. Adjournment Public Disclosure of Information: Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, 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: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–12294 Filed 6–5–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR04963000, XXXR0680R1, RR.17549661.1000000] Notice of Availability of the Lake Powell Pipeline Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment; Coconino and Mohave Counties, Arizona and Washington and Kane Counties, Utah Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Jun 05, 2020 Jkt 250001 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), in coordination with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and four other cooperating agencies, announce the availability of the Lake Powell Pipeline (LPP) Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and the Arizona Strip Field Office Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) (Draft EIS/Draft RMPA) for public review and comment for 90 days. The Draft EIS/Draft RMPA describes the potential environmental impacts of the No Action Alternative and two action alternatives for the LPP, proposed by the Utah Board of Water Resources (UBWR). DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, Reclamation must receive written comments on the Draft EIS/Draft RMPA within 90 days of the date that this Federal Register notice is published. Send written comments on the Draft EIS/Draft RMPA on or before September 8, 2020. Due to unforeseen circumstances, this notice was issued after the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) weekly publication of EIS filings in the Federal Register on June 5, 2020. A correction representing the revised comment period will be sent to the EPA after this notice is published. Reclamation will host two virtual, online public meetings on July 8 and 9, 2020 due to the continuing public health concerns and a desire to facilitate maximum public participation without the need to limit attendees. Details regarding those meetings, including web login, conference line and registration information will be published on Reclamation’s website at https:// www.usbr.gov/uc/envdocs/eis/ LakePowellPipeline/ at least 15 days prior to July 8, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send written comments or requests for copies of the Draft EIS/Draft RMPA to Mr. Rick Baxter, Project Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, 302 East Lakeview Parkway, Provo, Utah 84606 or via email to lpp@usbr.gov. The Draft EIS/Draft RMPA is accessible from the following website: https:// www.usbr.gov/uc/envdocs/eis/ LakePowellPipeline/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Rick Baxter, Project Manager, 801–379– 1078; or by email at rbaxter@usbr.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS 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. The Draft EIS/Draft RMPA analyzes the potential direct, indirect, and cumulative physical, biological, and socioeconomic environmental effects that may result from construction and operation of the two action alternatives: The Highway Alternative and the Southern Alternative, including three RMPA subalternatives for the Southern Alternative. Both alternatives consist of a water delivery pipeline that begins at Lake Powell near Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona, and ends at Sand Hollow Reservoir near St. George, Utah. The pipeline would deliver up to 86,249 acre-feet of water from Lake Powell to Washington County. Both alternatives also include a water exchange contract between Reclamation and UBWR. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM Arizona Strip Field Office is considering amending a portion of the Arizona Strip Field Office (ASFO) Resource Management Plan (RMP) related to the Kanab Creek Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC). Pursuant to 43 CFR 1610.7–2(b), the BLM is required to publish a notice in the Federal Register of proposed ACECs, including changes to existing ACECs, and specify the resource use limitations. This notice announces a concurrent 60-day public comment period for proposed changes to the existing Kanab Creek ACEC. The BLM proposes three sub-alternatives under the Southern Alternative to amend the ASFO RMP to consider allowing development of the LPP within the Kanab Creek ACEC or adjust the ACEC boundary. The Kanab Creek ACEC would not change under the No Action or Highway alternatives. Pertinent information regarding changes to the Kanab Creek ACEC, including proposed designation acreage and resource use limitations are described in the table below. E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 110 / Monday, June 8, 2020 / Notices 34749 KANAB CREEK ACEC ACRES AND USE RESTRICTIONS UNDER THE ALTERNATIVES Southern alternative No action alternative and highway alternative 13,148 acres—MA–LR–06: ROWs, permits, leases, easements will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. New land use authorizations will be discouraged within avoidance areas, allowed only when no reasonable alternative exists and impacts to sensitive resources can be mitigated. Route new ROWs away from high-density listed species’ populations, cultural sites, and along edges of avoidance areas. Include mitigation such as underground placement of linear ROWs along existing roads in the House Rock Valley area and special protection measures for archaeological resources. LA–VR–01: Class I: 80,760 acres, Class II: 368,032 acres, Class III: 1,459,374 acres, Class IV: 72,897 acres. Authority The LPP was authorized by the Utah State Legislature under the Lake Powell Pipeline Development Act of 2006 (40 CFR 1501.7; 43 CFR 1610.2 and 1610.7). Public Review of Draft EIS/Draft RMPA Copies of the Draft EIS/Draft RMPA are available upon request. See information under the ADDRESSES section. 13,148 acres—Amend MA–LR–06 to allow new land use authorizations when effects on ACEC sensitive resources could be mitigated. Amend LA–VR–01: Designated utility corridor inside ACEC would be Visual Resource Management (VRM) Class IV. 12,243 acres—Change VRM designation on 230.6 acres from VRM Class II to VRM Class III. Maintain utility corridor as VRM Class IV. 13,148 acres—Amend MA–LR–06 and LA– VR–01 as in RMPA Sub-alternative 1. Amend MA–LR–12: The utility corridor within Kanab Creek ACEC would be less than 1 mile wide. Manage area outside utility corridor as VRM Class II or Class III. Maintain utility corridor as VRM Class IV. cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Brent Esplin, Regional Director, Upper Colorado Basin— Interior Region 7, Bureau of Reclamation. [FR Doc. 2020–12382 Filed 6–4–20; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P Certain Beverage Dispensing Systems and Components Thereof; Commission Decision To Institute a Rescission Proceeding and To Grant a Petition for Rescission of a Limited Exclusion Order and a Cease and Desist Order; Rescission of a Limited Exclusion Order and a Cease and Desist Order; Termination of Rescission Proceeding U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Public Disclosure khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Sub-alternative 3 [Investigation No. 337–TA–1130] If special assistance is required at the public meetings, please contact Ms. Ellen Hopp, Galileo Project, LLC, Project Administrator, at ellen.hopp@ galileoaz.com. Please notify Ms. Hopp as far in advance as possible to enable Reclamation to secure the needed services. If a request cannot be honored, the requestor will be notified. Please note that public comments and information submitted including names, street addresses, and email addresses of persons who submit comments will be available for public review and disclosure at the above address during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Monday through Friday, except holidays. 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 17:09 Jun 05, 2020 Sub-alternative 2 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Special Assistance for the Online/ Virtual Public Meeting VerDate Sep<11>2014 Sub-alternative 1 Jkt 250001 Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has determined to institute a rescission proceeding in the above-captioned investigation and to grant a joint motion for rescission of the limited exclusion order (‘‘LEO’’) and the cease and desist order (‘‘CDO’’) previously issued in the investigation. The LEO and CDO are rescinded and the rescission proceeding is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sidney A. Rosenzweig, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2532. Copies of non-confidential SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.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 instituted this investigation on September 5, 2018, based on a complaint filed by Heineken International B.V. and Heineken Supply Chain B.V., both of Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and Heineken USA Inc. of White Plains, New York (collectively, ‘‘Heineken’’). 83 FR 45141, 45141–42 (Sept. 5, 2018). The complaint alleges a violation section 337 of the Tariff Act 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (‘‘section 337’’) in the importation into the United States, sale for importation, or sale in the United States after importation of certain beverage dispensing systems and components thereof that allegedly infringe claims 1– 11 of U.S. Patent No. 7,188,751 (‘‘the ’751 patent’’). Id. The notice of investigation names as respondents Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, and InBev Belgium NV both of Leuven, Belgium; and Anheuser-Busch, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri (collectively, ‘‘ABI’’). Id. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations was not named as a party to this investigation. Id. On March 11, 2020, the Commission terminated the investigation with a finding of violation of section 337 as to claims 1, 3, 7, and 10 of the ’751 patent. 85 FR 15223, 15224 (Mar. 17, 2020). The E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 110 (Monday, June 8, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34748-34749]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-12382]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation

[RR04963000, XXXR0680R1, RR.17549661.1000000]


Notice of Availability of the Lake Powell Pipeline Project Draft 
Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Resource Management Plan 
Amendment; Coconino and Mohave Counties, Arizona and Washington and 
Kane Counties, Utah

AGENCY:  Bureau of Reclamation and 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, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
1976, as amended, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), in 
coordination with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and four other 
cooperating agencies, announce the availability of the Lake Powell 
Pipeline (LPP) Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and 
the Arizona Strip Field Office Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment 
(RMPA) (Draft EIS/Draft RMPA) for public review and comment for 90 
days. The Draft EIS/Draft RMPA describes the potential environmental 
impacts of the No Action Alternative and two action alternatives for 
the LPP, proposed by the Utah Board of Water Resources (UBWR).

DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, Reclamation must 
receive written comments on the Draft EIS/Draft RMPA within 90 days of 
the date that this Federal Register notice is published. Send written 
comments on the Draft EIS/Draft RMPA on or before September 8, 2020. 
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this notice was issued after the 
Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) weekly publication of EIS 
filings in the Federal Register on June 5, 2020. A correction 
representing the revised comment period will be sent to the EPA after 
this notice is published. Reclamation will host two virtual, online 
public meetings on July 8 and 9, 2020 due to the continuing public 
health concerns and a desire to facilitate maximum public participation 
without the need to limit attendees. Details regarding those meetings, 
including web login, conference line and registration information will 
be published on Reclamation's website at https://www.usbr.gov/uc/envdocs/eis/LakePowellPipeline/ at least 15 days prior to 
July 8, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments or requests for copies of the Draft 
EIS/Draft RMPA to Mr. Rick Baxter, Project Manager, Bureau of 
Reclamation, 302 East Lakeview Parkway, Provo, Utah 84606 or via email 
to [email protected]. The Draft EIS/Draft RMPA is accessible from the 
following website: https://www.usbr.gov/uc/envdocs/eis/LakePowellPipeline/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Rick Baxter, Project Manager, 801-
379-1078; or by email at [email protected]. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above 
individual during normal business hours. The FIRS 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: The Draft EIS/Draft RMPA analyzes the 
potential direct, indirect, and cumulative physical, biological, and 
socioeconomic environmental effects that may result from construction 
and operation of the two action alternatives: The Highway Alternative 
and the Southern Alternative, including three RMPA sub-alternatives for 
the Southern Alternative. Both alternatives consist of a water delivery 
pipeline that begins at Lake Powell near Glen Canyon Dam in Page, 
Arizona, and ends at Sand Hollow Reservoir near St. George, Utah. The 
pipeline would deliver up to 86,249 acre-feet of water from Lake Powell 
to Washington County. Both alternatives also include a water exchange 
contract between Reclamation and UBWR.
    The BLM Arizona Strip Field Office is considering amending a 
portion of the Arizona Strip Field Office (ASFO) Resource Management 
Plan (RMP) related to the Kanab Creek Area of Critical Environmental 
Concern (ACEC). Pursuant to 43 CFR 1610.7-2(b), the BLM is required to 
publish a notice in the Federal Register of proposed ACECs, including 
changes to existing ACECs, and specify the resource use limitations. 
This notice announces a concurrent 60-day public comment period for 
proposed changes to the existing Kanab Creek ACEC. The BLM proposes 
three sub-alternatives under the Southern Alternative to amend the ASFO 
RMP to consider allowing development of the LPP within the Kanab Creek 
ACEC or adjust the ACEC boundary. The Kanab Creek ACEC would not change 
under the No Action or Highway alternatives. Pertinent information 
regarding changes to the Kanab Creek ACEC, including proposed 
designation acreage and resource use limitations are described in the 
table below.

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                       Kanab Creek ACEC Acres and Use Restrictions Under the Alternatives
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                                                                      Southern alternative
 No action alternative and highway alternative -----------------------------------------------------------------
                                                  Sub-alternative 1     Sub-alternative 2     Sub-alternative 3
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13,148 acres--MA-LR-06: ROWs, permits, leases,  13,148 acres--Amend   12,243 acres--Change  13,148 acres--Amend
 easements will be evaluated on a case-by-case   MA-LR-06 to allow     VRM designation on    MA-LR-06 and LA-VR-
 basis. New land use authorizations will be      new land use          230.6 acres from      01 as in RMPA Sub-
 discouraged within avoidance areas, allowed     authorizations when   VRM Class II to VRM   alternative 1.
 only when no reasonable alternative exists      effects on ACEC       Class III. Maintain  Amend MA-LR-12: The
 and impacts to sensitive resources can be       sensitive resources   utility corridor as   utility corridor
 mitigated. Route new ROWs away from high-       could be mitigated.   VRM Class IV.         within Kanab Creek
 density listed species' populations, cultural  Amend LA-VR-01:                              ACEC would be less
 sites, and along edges of avoidance areas.      Designated utility                          than 1 mile wide.
 Include mitigation such as underground          corridor inside                            Manage area outside
 placement of linear ROWs along existing roads   ACEC would be                               utility corridor as
 in the House Rock Valley area and special       Visual Resource                             VRM Class II or
 protection measures for archaeological          Management (VRM)                            Class III. Maintain
 resources.                                      Class IV.                                   utility corridor as
LA-VR-01: Class I: 80,760 acres, Class II:                                                   VRM Class IV.
 368,032 acres, Class III: 1,459,374 acres,
 Class IV: 72,897 acres.
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Authority

    The LPP was authorized by the Utah State Legislature under the Lake 
Powell Pipeline Development Act of 2006 (40 CFR 1501.7; 43 CFR 1610.2 
and 1610.7).

Public Review of Draft EIS/Draft RMPA

    Copies of the Draft EIS/Draft RMPA are available upon request. See 
information under the ADDRESSES section.

Special Assistance for the Online/Virtual Public Meeting

    If special assistance is required at the public meetings, please 
contact Ms. Ellen Hopp, Galileo Project, LLC, Project Administrator, at 
[email protected]. Please notify Ms. Hopp as far in advance as 
possible to enable Reclamation to secure the needed services. If a 
request cannot be honored, the requestor will be notified.

Public Disclosure

    Please note that public comments and information submitted 
including names, street addresses, and email addresses of persons who 
submit comments will be available for public review and disclosure at 
the above address during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), 
Monday through Friday, except holidays. 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.

Brent Esplin,
Regional Director, Upper Colorado Basin--Interior Region 7, Bureau of 
Reclamation.
[FR Doc. 2020-12382 Filed 6-4-20; 4:15 pm]
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