Inland Waterways Users Board
In Accordance with 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), announcement is made of the forthcoming meeting. Name of Committee: Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). Date: November 2, 2007. Location: Holiday InnQuincy, 201 S. Third Street, Quincy, IL 62301, (217) 222-2666. Time: Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting is scheduled to adjourn at 1 p.m. Agenda: The Board will hear briefings on the status of both the funding for inland navigation projects and studies, and the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, and be provided updates of various inland waterways projects.
Withdrawal of Intent To Prepare a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Onondaga Lake Watershed Management Plan, Feasibility Study, City of Syracuse, Onondaga County, Central New York State, and Onondaga Nation
A Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS) for the Onondaga Lake Watershed Management Plan (OLWMP), Feasibility Study, City of Syracuse, Onondaga County, Central New York State, and Onondaga Nation was published in the Federal Register on April 1, 2005 (70 FR 16807). Subsequent to the Notice of Intent, the project scope and funding was significantly reduced and modified and a decision made to terminate the EIS process. An Onondaga Lake Watershed Progress Assessment and Actions Strategies report is being prepared over the next two years and will be available to agencies, interests, and the public in 2009.
Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Pee Dee Electrical Generating Station in Florence County, SC
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to assess the potential social, economic and environmental effects of the proposed construction of a coal-fired electrical generating station with associated facilities, a rail line extension and transmission corridor by the South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper), in the vicinity of the Bostic Landing on the Great Pee Dee River, in Florence County, South Carolina. The EIS will assess potential effects of a range of alternatives, including an alternative proposed in the Federal permit application.
Notice of Intent To Hold a Public Meeting To Take Public Comments on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on Rock Mining in Wetlands in the Lake Belt Region of Miami-Dade County, FL
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Jacksonville District issued a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) on August 17, 2007 to evaluate potential impacts of further rock mining within wetlands in western Miami-Dade County, FL. In order to accept public comments on the Draft SEIS, the Corps has scheduled a public meeting. The Corps invites Federal agencies, American Indian Tribal Nations, state and local governments, and other interested private organizations and parties to attend the public meeting and to comment on the draft SEIS.
Intergovernmental Agreement Among the United States Department of the Army, the United States Department of the Interior, and the State of Florida Establishing Interim Restoration Goals for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan
The Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of the Interior and the State of Florida have established the interim goals for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan through the Interim Goals Agreement as required by section 385.38(d) of the Programmatic Regulations for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. Interim goals are a mean by which restoration success of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan may be evaluated at specific points by agency managers, the State of Florida, the Congress throughout the overall planning and implementation process. This intergovernmental Agreement establishing the interim goals was signed on April 27, 2007.
Intergovernmental Agreement Between the United States Department of the Army and the State of Florida Establishing Interim Targets for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan
The Army Corps of Engineers and the State of Florida have established interim targets for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan as required by section 385.39(c) of the Programmatic Regulations for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. The purpose of the interim targets is to evaluate progress towards other water related needs of the region provided for in the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan throughout the implementation process. The parties have chosen to memorialize the proposed interim targets in an Interim Targets Agreement.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact; Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Carryover Storage and San Vicente Dam Raise Project, San Diego County, CA
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register of August 24, 2007, for a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Carryover Storage and San Vicente Dam Raise Project. The document contained incorrect dates.