Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program: Proposal To Find That Louisiana Has Satisfied All Conditions of Approval Placed on Its Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program, 4226-4227 [2022-01586]

Download as PDF 4226 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 18 / Thursday, January 27, 2022 / Notices The meeting will be a web conference. Join online through the link at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/2755. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. Instructions for attending the meeting via video conference are given under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Rheinsmith, Council staff; phone: (907) 271–2809; email: sarah.rheinsmith@noaa.gov. For technical support, please contact our admin Council staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Wednesday, February 16, 2022 The Council’s Scallop Plan Team will update the status of the Alaska weathervane scallop stocks and the Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) report, including OFL/ABC recommendations for the 2022 fishing year. 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[FR Doc. 2022–01657 Filed 1–26–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:53 Jan 26, 2022 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB740] Marine Mammals; File No. 26285 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that The Whale Museum, P.O. Box 924, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250 (Jenny Atkinson, Responsible Party) has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research or enhancement on marine mammals. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before February 28, 2022. 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[FR Doc. 2022–01600 Filed 1–26–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program: Proposal To Find That Louisiana Has Satisfied All Conditions of Approval Placed on Its Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 18 / Thursday, January 27, 2022 / Notices ACTION: Notice of proposed finding; request for comments. primary submission (i.e., on the web, cloud, or other file sharing system). https://coast.noaa.gov/czm/pollution control/. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (hereafter, ‘‘the agencies’’) invite public comment on the agencies’ proposed finding that Louisiana has satisfied all conditions the agencies established as part of their 1998 approval of the State’s coastal nonpoint pollution control program (coastal nonpoint program). The Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments (CZARA) direct states and territories with coastal zone management programs previously approved under Section 306 of the Coastal Zone Management Act to develop and implement coastal nonpoint programs, which must be submitted to the Federal agencies for approval. Prior to making such a finding, NOAA and the EPA invite public input on the Federal agencies’ rationale for this proposed finding. DATES: Individuals or organizations wishing to submit comments on the proposed findings document should do so by February 28, 2022. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by: • Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to www.regulations.gov, enter NOAA– NOS–2020–0100 in the Search box, click the ‘‘Comment’’ icon, complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments. • Mail: Submit written comments to Joelle Gore, Chief, Stewardship Division (N/OCM6), Office for Coastal Management, NOS, NOAA, 1305 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; phone (240) 533–0813; ATTN: Louisiana Coastal Nonpoint Program. Instructions: All comments received are a part of the public record and will generally be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov without change. All personally identifiable information (for example, name, address, etc.), confidential business information, or otherwise sensitive information submitted voluntarily by the commenter will be publicly accessible. NOAA and EPA will accept anonymous comments (enter ‘‘N/A’’ in the required fields if you wish to remain anonymous). Multimedia submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a written comment. The written comment is considered the official comment and should include discussion of all points you wish to make. The agencies will generally not consider comments or comment contents located outside of the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole R. LeBoeuf, Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services, Environmental Protection Agency. Radhika Fox, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. SUMMARY: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 4227 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:53 Jan 26, 2022 Jkt 256001 Copies of the proposed findings document may be found on www.regulations.gov (search NOAA– NOS–2020–0100) and NOAA’s Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program website at https://coast.noaa.gov/czm/ pollutioncontrol/. Additional background information on the State’s program may be obtained upon request from: Allison Castellan, Stewardship Division (N/OCM6), Office for Coastal Management, NOS, NOAA, 1305 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, phone (240) 533–0799, email: allison.castellan@noaa.gov; or Patty Taylor, U.S. EPA Region 6, EPA Region 6 Main Office, 1201 Elm Street, Suite 500, Dallas, Texas 75270, phone: (214) 665–6403, email: taylor.patricia-a@ epa.gov. Section 6217(a) of the Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments (CZARA), 16 U.S.C. Section 1455b(a), requires that each state (or territory) with a coastal zone management program previously approved under Section 306 of the Coastal Zone Management Act must prepare and submit to the agencies a coastal nonpoint pollution control program for approval. Because Louisiana administers a federally approved coastal zone management program, Louisiana submitted its program updates to the agencies for approval in 1997. The agencies provided public notice of and invited public comment on their proposal to approve, subject to specific conditions, the Louisiana program (62 FR 38520). The agencies approved the program by letter dated June 30, 1998, subject to the conditions specified at that time (63 FR 37094). The agencies now propose to find, and invite public comment on the proposed findings, that Louisiana has fully satisfied the conditions associated with the earlier approval. The proposed findings document for Louisiana’s program is available at www.regulations.gov (search for NOAA– NOS–2020–0100) and information on the Coastal Nonpoint Program in general is available on the NOAA website at SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2022–01586 Filed 1–26–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC22–34–000. Applicants: Consolidated Water Power Company, BillerudKorsna¨s AB. Description: Supplement to January 7, 2022 Joint Application for Authorization Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act of Consolidated Water Power Company, et al. Filed Date: 1/21/22. Accession Number: 20220121–5014. Comment Date: 5 p.m. ET 1/31/22. Docket Numbers: EC22–37–000. Applicants: Energy Center Dover LLC. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 18 (Thursday, January 27, 2022)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-01586]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY


Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program: Proposal To Find That 
Louisiana Has Satisfied All Conditions of Approval Placed on Its 
Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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ACTION: Notice of proposed finding; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and 
the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (hereafter, ``the 
agencies'') invite public comment on the agencies' proposed finding 
that Louisiana has satisfied all conditions the agencies established as 
part of their 1998 approval of the State's coastal nonpoint pollution 
control program (coastal nonpoint program). The Coastal Zone Act 
Reauthorization Amendments (CZARA) direct states and territories with 
coastal zone management programs previously approved under Section 306 
of the Coastal Zone Management Act to develop and implement coastal 
nonpoint programs, which must be submitted to the Federal agencies for 
approval. Prior to making such a finding, NOAA and the EPA invite 
public input on the Federal agencies' rationale for this proposed 
finding.

DATES: Individuals or organizations wishing to submit comments on the 
proposed findings document should do so by February 28, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by:
     Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to www.regulations.gov, 
enter NOAA-NOS-2020-0100 in the Search box, click the ``Comment'' icon, 
complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments.
     Mail: Submit written comments to Joelle Gore, Chief, 
Stewardship Division (N/OCM6), Office for Coastal Management, NOS, 
NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; phone 
(240) 533-0813; ATTN: Louisiana Coastal Nonpoint Program.
    Instructions: All comments received are a part of the public record 
and will generally be posted for public viewing on www.regulations.gov 
without change. All personally identifiable information (for example, 
name, address, etc.), confidential business information, or otherwise 
sensitive information submitted voluntarily by the commenter will be 
publicly accessible. NOAA and EPA will accept anonymous comments (enter 
``N/A'' in the required fields if you wish to remain anonymous). 
Multimedia submissions (audio, video, etc.) must be accompanied by a 
written comment. The written comment is considered the official comment 
and should include discussion of all points you wish to make. The 
agencies will generally not consider comments or comment contents 
located outside of the primary submission (i.e., on the web, cloud, or 
other file sharing system).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed findings 
document may be found on www.regulations.gov (search NOAA-NOS-2020-
0100) and NOAA's Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program website at 
https://coast.noaa.gov/czm/pollutioncontrol/. Additional background 
information on the State's program may be obtained upon request from: 
Allison Castellan, Stewardship Division (N/OCM6), Office for Coastal 
Management, NOS, NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 
20910, phone (240) 533-0799, email: [email protected]; or 
Patty Taylor, U.S. EPA Region 6, EPA Region 6 Main Office, 1201 Elm 
Street, Suite 500, Dallas, Texas 75270, phone: (214) 665-6403, email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 6217(a) of the Coastal Zone Act 
Reauthorization Amendments (CZARA), 16 U.S.C. Section 1455b(a), 
requires that each state (or territory) with a coastal zone management 
program previously approved under Section 306 of the Coastal Zone 
Management Act must prepare and submit to the agencies a coastal 
nonpoint pollution control program for approval. Because Louisiana 
administers a federally approved coastal zone management program, 
Louisiana submitted its program updates to the agencies for approval in 
1997. The agencies provided public notice of and invited public comment 
on their proposal to approve, subject to specific conditions, the 
Louisiana program (62 FR 38520). The agencies approved the program by 
letter dated June 30, 1998, subject to the conditions specified at that 
time (63 FR 37094). The agencies now propose to find, and invite public 
comment on the proposed findings, that Louisiana has fully satisfied 
the conditions associated with the earlier approval.
    The proposed findings document for Louisiana's program is available 
at www.regulations.gov (search for NOAA-NOS-2020-0100) and information 
on the Coastal Nonpoint Program in general is available on the NOAA 
website at https://coast.noaa.gov/czm/pollutioncontrol/.

Nicole R. LeBoeuf,
Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services, Environmental Protection 
Agency.
Radhika Fox,
Assistant Administrator, Office of Water, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration.
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