Information Collection Request for Volunteer Program-Earth Team
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved information collection associated with Volunteer Program Earth Team. The Volunteer Interest and Placement Summary and the Timesheet forms are used by the respondents. The information NRCS collects on the forms is used to match the skills of individuals, who are 14 years of age or older and interested in volunteering for opportunities that will further NRCS's mission.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Clear Branch Dam Rehabilitation Project, Hood River County, Oregon
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Oregon State Office, as Lead Federal Agency, in partnership with the Forest ServiceMount Hood National Forest (Forest Service, Cooperating Agency), and the Middle Fork Irrigation District (Project Sponsor, Owner, Operator), announces its intent to prepare an EIS for the Clear Branch Dam Rehabilitation Project (Rehabilitation Project) in the proximity of Parkdale, unincorporated Hood River County, Oregon. The purpose of the Rehabilitation Project is to provide a clean dependable water supply for the Upper Hood River valley in Hood River County, Oregon, as authorized in the 1962 Middle Fork Hood River Watershed Work Plan. There is a need to rehabilitate Clear Branch Dam to meet current dam safety and environmental compliance standards for NRCS, the Forest Service, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and other regulatory agencies. NRCS is requesting comments to identify significant issues and potential alternatives, information, and analyses relevant to the proposed action from all interested individuals, Tribes, and Federal and State Agencies.