Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement in Conjunction With Proposed Sediment Management and Restoration Measures on the Grand Calumet River and non-Federal Portions of the Indiana Harbor Canal in Lake County, IN
The study involves sediment management and restoration measures on the Grand Calumet River and non-Federal portions of the Indiana Harbor Canal. Potential alternatives to be evaluated are type and extent of dredging, possibility of capping areas, disposal options and restoration measures. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) is expected to be released for public review in June 2006. As part of the scoping process, written comments will be accepted for a 60-day period, starting from the date of this notice. Comments should be submitted to Mr. Keith Ryder (see ADDRESSES).
Availability of Draft Integrated Feasibility Report & Environmental Impact Statement for the Flood Damage Reduction Project, Bloomsburg, PA
In accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District has prepared a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report & Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the flood damage reduction project for the Town of Bloomsburg, in Columbia County, PA. The integrated report investigates the potential environmental effects of an array of alternative plans based on reducing flood damages in Bloomsburg. The preferred alternative includes 16,555 linear feet of levee/floodwall systems with fourteen drainage structures, and nine closure structures, six of which incorporate limited road raisings. We are making the integrated report and EIS available to the public for a 45-day review and comment period.
Armed Forces Epidemiological Board; Meeting
In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of Pub. L. 92-463, The Federal Advisory Committee Act, announcement is made of the following meeting: Name of Committee: Armed Forces Epidemiological Board (AFEB). Dates: June 21, 2005 (Open meeting). June 22, 2005 (Open meeting). Times: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (June 21, 2005). 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m. (June 22, 2005). Location: The Hope Hotel and Conference Center, Building 823, Area A, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio 45433-5000. Agenda: The purpose of the meeting is to address pending and new Board issues, provide briefings for Board members on topics related to ongoing and new Board issues, conduct subcommittee meetings, and conduct an executive working session.
Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB)
In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), announcement is made of the following committee meeting: Name of Committee: Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB). Date of Meeting: June 7-9, 2005. Place: William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center, 555 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501. Times: