[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 7 (Friday, January 10, 1997)]
[Page 1452]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-650]




Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of 
EPA Comments

    Availability of EPA comments prepared December 23, 1996 Through 
December 27, 1996 pursuant to the Environmental Review Process (ERP), 
under Section 309 of the Clean Air Act and Section 102(2)(c) of the 
National Environmental Policy Act as amended. Requests for copies of 
EPA comments can be directed to the Office of Federal Activities at 
(202) 564-7167.
    An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft environmental 
impact statements (EISs) was published in FR dated April 05, 1996 (65 
FR 15251).

Draft EISs

    ERP No. D-FHW-J40140-MT Rating EC2, US 93 Highway Transportation 
Improvements, between Hamilton (Milepost) 49.0 to Lolo (Milepost 83.2), 
Funding and COE Section 404 Permit, Ravalli and Missoula Counties, MT.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns regarding indirect 
impacts, and the preservation of environmentally sensitive areas, which 
should be mitigated in order to fully protect the environment.
    ERP No. D-USN-K11074-CA Rating EC2, Las Pulgas and San Mateo Basin, 
Cease and Desist Order, Sewage Effluent Compliance Project, NPDES 
Permit, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, San Diego County, CA.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns regarding the lack of 
a complete alternatives analysis and a full description of the purpose 
and need.

Final EISs

    ERP No. F-FEM-E36160-GA, Albany Flood Recovery Activities, 
Replacement of Damaged Public Schools, Housing and Businesses, Albany 
and Dougherty Counties, GA.
    Summary: EPA continued to have a lack of objection to the proposed 
    ERP No. F-FHW-C40126-NJ, NJ-21 Freeway Extension Project, 
Construction and Modification, Monroe Street in Passaic to Route 46/
Lexington Avenue Intersection, Funding, and COE Section 10 and 404 
Permits, Cities of Passaic and Clifton, Passaic County, NJ.
    Summary: EPA continued to have environmental concerns regarding the 
measures to mitigate impacts to aquatic resources. Accordingly, the 
mitigation plan should be included as part of the Record of Decision.
    ERP No. F-NOA-C91003-00, Queen Conch Resources Fishery Management 
Plan, Implementation, Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Portions of the 
Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) adjacent to the State Waters of Puerto 
Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
    Summary: EPA had no objections to the implementation of the 
proposed project.
    ERP No. F-NOA-E64016-FL, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary 
Comprehensive Management Plan, Implementation and Special-Use-Permit, 
Monroe County, FL.
    Summary: EPA had no objection to the preferred action.
    ERP No. F-SFW-K39038-NV, Lahontan Valley Wetlands Water Rights 
Acquisition Program, Implementation, Churchill County, NV.
    Summary: EPA continued to express environmental concerns regarding 
potential water quality impacts due to agriculture drainage. EPA 
requested that the project include a monitoring program and active 
management to mitigate any agriculture drainage.
    ERP No. FS-USA-K11016-CA, Fort Ord Disposal and Reuse Installation, 
Implementation, Additional Information, Establishment of Presido of 
Monterey (POM) Annex, Cities of Marina and Seaside, Monterey County, 
    Summary: EPA had no objection with the proposed project.
    ERP No. FS-VAD-G99005-OK, Oklahoma City Area National Cemetery 
Construction and Operation, Updated Information on a New Potential 
Site, Fort Sill, Comanche County, OK.
    Summary: EPA had no objection to the selection of the Preferred 

    Dated: January 6, 1997.
William D. Dickerson,
Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities.
[FR Doc. 97-650 Filed 1-9-97; 8:45 am]