Department of Defense January 2, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Public Hearings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for the Gulf of Mexico Range Complex
Document Number: E8-31232
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508) and Executive Order 12114 Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions, the Department of the Navy (Navy) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) for public release on January 2, 2009. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is a cooperating agency for the EIS/OEIS. The Draft EIS/OEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts over a 10-year planning horizon associated with Navy Atlantic Fleet training; research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) activities; and associated range capabilities enhancements (including infrastructure improvements) within the existing Gulf of Mexico (GOMEX) Range Complex. The GOMEX Range Complex geographically encompasses offshore, near- shore, and onshore Operating Areas (OPAREAs), ranges, and special use airspace (SUA). Components of the GOMEX Range Complex encompass: 17,440 square nautical miles (nm\2\) of OPAREA sea space; 20,810 nm\2\ of SUA off the coasts of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas; 12,000 nm\2\ of military operating areas over Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas; as well as 15 nm\2\ of inland range areas in east-central Mississippi and east-central Texas. The Navy will conduct four public hearings to receive oral and written comments on the Draft EIS/OEIS. Federal, state, and local agencies and interested individuals are invited to be present or represented at the public hearings. This notice announces the dates and locations of the public hearings for this Draft EIS/OEIS.
Notice of Record of Decision for the Introduction of the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft into the U.S. Navy Fleet
Document Number: E8-31202
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy (Navy), after carefully weighing the operational and environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to provide facilities and functions to support homebasing twelve P-8A Fleet squadrons and one Fleet Replacement Squadron at established maritime patrol home bases. The Navy considered applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, including an analysis of the environmental effects of its actions under the requirements of Executive Order 12898 (Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low Income Populations). The proposed action will be accomplished as set out in Alternative 5, described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) as the preferred alternative. Implementation of the preferred alternative could begin immediately.
Notice of Information on Surplus Land at a Military Installation Designated for Disposal: NASJRB Willow Grove, PA-Jacksonville Road Housing and Shenandoah Woods Housing
Document Number: E8-31201
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
This notice provides information on the surplus property at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NASJRB), Willow Grove, PA Jacksonville Road Housing and Shenandoah Woods Housing.
Notice of Public Hearings for the Swimmer Interdiction Security System at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Kitsap County, WA Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: E8-31200
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 United States Code [U.S.C.] 4321); the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA (Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] Parts 1500-1508); Department of the Navy Procedures for Implementing NEPA (32 CFR 775); Executive Order (EO)12114, Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions; and Department of Defense (DoD) regulations implementing EO 12114 (32 CFR Part 187), the Department of the Navy (Navy) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on December 17, 2008. The DEIS evaluates the potential environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of a Swimmer Interdiction Security System at Naval Base KitsapBangor (NBKBangor). A Notice of Intent for this Draft EIS was published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2007 (volume 72, number 28). The Navy will conduct two public hearings to receive oral and written comments on the Draft EIS. Federal agencies, state agencies, Tribal Governments and local agencies and interested individuals are invited to be present or represented at the public hearings. This notice announces the dates and locations of the public hearings for this Draft EIS. An open house session will precede the scheduled public hearing at each of the locations listed below and will allow individuals to review the information presented in the Draft EIS. Navy representatives will be available during the open house sessions to clarify information related to the Draft EIS.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: E8-31076
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-02
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: E8-31074
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-02
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.