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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Approximately 95 percent of the Initiative (‘‘Coosa River’’): Sierra Club v.
original project analyzed in the FEIS is EPA, No. 1:06CV1523 (N.D. GA). On
Federal Energy Regulatory relatively unchanged, with the December 20, 2005 and January 3, 2006,
Commission exception of the 6-inch increase in Sierra Club, Coosa River, and the
pipeline diameter. The tunnel Georgia Public Interest Research Group
[Docket No. CP01–409–000] amendment would increase the pipeline petitioned EPA to object to certain Clean
diameter for the modified project from Air Act Title V permit amendments
Calypso U.S. Pipeline, L.L.C.; Notice Of proposed by the Georgia Environmental
24 inches to 30 inches and internally
Availability of the Environmental Protection Division for steam generating
coat the pipeline to allow increased
Assessment for the Proposed plants at Georgia Power’s (1) Bowen and
flow rates. Calypso does not propose to
Modifications to the Calypso Pipeline Branch Steam-Electric Generating
increase the certificated capacity
Project Plants, and (2) Hammond and Scherer
(832,000 dekatherms/day). The
December 12, 2006. maximum operating pressure (MOAP) Steam-Electric Generating Plants, all of
The staff of the Federal Energy would remain 2,200 pounds per square which are in the State of Georgia.
Regulatory Commission (FERC or inch (psig). Calypso indicates that the Subsequently, Sierra Club and Coosa
Commission) and the Mineral pipeline would most likely be operated River filed suit, alleging that the
Management Service (MMS) have at approximately 1530 psig. Administrator failed to perform his
prepared this Environmental The EA has been placed in the public nondiscretionary duty to respond to the
Assessment (EA) to discuss the files of the FERC and is available for petitions within sixty days of the date
environmental impacts of the public inspection at: Federal Energy they were filed. Under the terms of
Modifications to the Calypso Pipeline Regulatory Commission, Public today’s proposed consent decree, EPA
Project proposed by Calypso U.S. Reference Room, 888 First Street, NE., has agreed to respond to the petitions by
Pipeline L.L.C. (Calypso) in the above Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, (202) January 8, 2007, and Sierra Club and
referenced docket. The proposed project 502–8371. Coosa River have agreed that if EPA
is located in Broward County, Florida; Additional information about the does so, and after parties negotiate
State Waters of Florida; and Federal project is available from the attorneys’ fees, they will move to
Commission’s Office of External Affairs, dismiss their suit with prejudice.
Waters of the United States.
This EA has been prepared to comply at 1–866–208–FERC or on the FERC DATES: Written comments on the
with the requirements of the National Internet Web site ( proposed consent decree must be
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the using the eLibrary link. Click on the received by January 18, 2007.
Council of Environmental Quality (CEQ) eLibrary link, click on ‘‘General Search’’ ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,
regulations for implementing NEPA and enter the docket number excluding identified by Docket ID number EPA–
(Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations the last three digits in the Docket HQ–OGC–2006–0972, online at
[CFR], sections 1500–1508), and the Number field. Be sure you have selected (EPA’s preferred
Commission’s regulations (18 CFR part an appropriate date range. For method); by e-mail to
380). The staff concludes that approval assistance with eLibrary, the eLibrary; mailed to EPA
of this proposal would not constitute a helpline can be reached at 1–866–208– Docket Center, Environmental
major Federal action significantly 3676, TTY (202) 502–8659 or Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T,
affecting the quality of the human The 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.,
environment. The EA also evaluates eLibrary link on the FERC Internet Web Washington, DC 20460–0001; or by
alternatives to the proposal, including site also provides access to the texts of hand delivery or courier to EPA Docket
system alternatives; major route formal documents issued by the Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301
alternatives; and route variations. Commission, such as orders, notices, Constitution Ave., NW., Washington,
The FERC prepared this EA to address and rulemakings. DC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
the potential environmental impacts of Magalie R. Salas, Monday through Friday, excluding legal
the proposed modifications. The holidays. Comments on a disk or CD–
original project was addressed by the ROM should be formatted in Word or
[FR Doc. E6–21556 Filed 12–18–06; 8:45 am]
Final Environmental Impact Statement ASCII file, avoiding the use of special
for the Tractebel Calypso Pipeline characters and any form of encryption,
Project (FEIS) issued on January 23, and may be mailed to the mailing
2004. The modified project would use address above.
the same methodologies for deepwater
AGENCY Howard J. Hoffman, Air and Radiation
construction and onshore construction.
However, the landfall portion of the [FRL–8258–6] Law Office (2344A), Office of General
pipeline would be installed in a 3.2- Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection
mile-long tunnel. The tunnel proposal Proposed Consent Decree, Clean Air Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.,
eliminates the need for two HDD Act Citizen Suit Washington, DC 20460; telephone: (202)
segments, and 2,132 feet of open cut AGENCY: Environmental Protection 564–5582; fax number (202) 564–5603;
trench in shallow marine waters, in Agency (EPA). e-mail address:
addition to avoiding all impacts to John
ACTION: Notice of Proposed Consent
U. Lloyd State Park. The tunnel Decree; request for public comment. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
amendment would also incorporate
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minor route changes to accommodate SUMMARY: In accordance with section I. Additional Information about the
the methodology. These minor route 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended Proposed Consent Decree
changes would result in a slight (‘‘Act’’), 42 U.S.C. 7413(g), notice is This proposed consent decree would
decrease in the length of the landfall hereby given of a proposed consent resolve a deadline suit to require EPA to
portion and thus the overall project decree, to address a deadline suit filed respond to two administrative petitions
length. by Sierra Club and Coosa River Basin that EPA object to certain Title V permit

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amendments proposed by the Georgia public docket, and to access those access’’ system, which means EPA will
Environmental Protection Division for documents in the public docket that are not know your identity, e-mail address,
the Bowen and Branch plants as well as available electronically. Once in the or other contact information unless you
the Hammond and Scherer plants in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the provide it in the body of your comment.
State of Georgia. Under the proposed appropriate docket identification In contrast to EPA’s electronic public
decree, the parties would seek to stay number. docket, EPA’s electronic mail (e-mail)
the pending litigation, and Sierra Club It is important to note that EPA’s system is not an ‘‘anonymous access’’
and Coosa River would agree to dismiss policy is that public comments, whether system. If you send an e-mail comment
the lawsuit if the Administrator submitted electronically or in paper, directly to the Docket without going
responds to the petitions by January 8, will be made available for public through, your e-
2007. The consent decree does not viewing online at mail address is automatically captured
specify the type of response that the without change, unless the comment and included as part of the comment
Administrator must make to the contains copyrighted material, CBI, or that is placed in the official public
petitions. If the consent decree becomes other information whose disclosure is docket, and made available in EPA’s
final and the Administrator responds to restricted by statute. Information electronic public docket.
the petitions by January 8, 2007, and claimed as CBI and other information
Dated: December 12, 2006.
after the parties negotiate attorneys’ whose disclosure is restricted by statute
is not included in the official public Richard B. Ossias,
fees, Sierra Club and Coosa River will Associate General Counsel.
dismiss the case. docket or in the electronic public
For a period of thirty (30) days docket. EPA’s policy is that copyrighted [FR Doc. E6–21600 Filed 12–18–06; 8:45 am]
following the date of publication of this material, including copyrighted material BILLING CODE 6560–50–P

notice, the Agency will receive written contained in a public comment, will not
comments relating to the proposed be placed in EPA’s electronic public
docket but will be available only in ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
consent decree from persons who were
printed, paper form in the official public AGENCY
not named as parties or interveners to
the litigation in question. EPA or the docket. Although not all docket [EPA–HQ–ORD–2006–0978; FRL–8258–5]
Department of Justice may withdraw or materials may be available
withhold consent to the proposed electronically, you may still access any Board of Scientific Counselors Human
consent decree if the comments disclose of the publicly available docket Health Mid-Cycle Subcommittee
facts or considerations that indicate that materials through the EPA Docket Meetings—January 2007
such consent is inappropriate, Center.
AGENCY: Environmental Protection
improper, inadequate, or inconsistent B. How and to Whom Do I Submit Agency (EPA).
with the requirements of the Act. Unless Comments? ACTION: Notice of two meetings.
EPA or the Department of Justice
You may submit comments as
determines, based on any comment SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal
provided in the ADDRESSES section.
which may be submitted, that consent to Advisory Committee Act, Public Law
Please ensure that your comments are
the consent decree should be 92–463, the Environmental Protection
submitted within the specified comment
withdrawn, the terms of the decree will Agency, Office of Research and
period. Comments received after the
be affirmed. close of the comment period will be Development (ORD), gives notice of two
marked ‘‘late.’’ EPA is not required to meetings of the Board of Scientific
II. Additional Information about
consider these late comments. Counselors (BOSC) Human Health Mid-
Commenting on the Proposed Consent
If you submit an electronic comment, Cycle Subcommittee.
EPA recommends that you include your DATES: The first meeting (a
A. How Can I Get a Copy of the Consent name, mailing address, and an e-mail teleconference call) will be held on
Decree? address or other contact information in Tuesday, January 9, 2007, from 1 p.m.
The official public docket for this the body of your comment and with any to 3 p.m. The second meeting (face-to-
action (identified by Docket ID No. disk or CD–ROM you submit. This face meeting) will be held on
EPA–HQ–OGC–2006–0972) contains a ensures that you can be identified as the Wednesday, January 24, 2007, from 10
copy of the consent decree. The official submitter of the comment and allows a.m. to 3 p.m. All times noted are
public docket is available for public EPA to contact you in case EPA cannot eastern time. The meetings may adjourn
viewing at the Office of Environmental read your comment due to technical early if all business is finished. Requests
Information (OEI) Docket in the EPA difficulties or needs further information for the draft agendas or for making oral
Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, on the substance of your comment. Any presentations at the meetings will be
1301 Constitution Ave., NW., identifying or contact information accepted up to 1 business day before
Washington, DC. The EPA Docket provided in the body of a comment will each meeting.
Center Public Reading Room is open be included as part of the comment that ADDRESSES: The first meeting will be by
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday is placed in the official public docket, teleconference only—meeting rooms
through Friday, excluding legal and made available in EPA’s electronic will not be used. Members of the public
holidays. The telephone number for the public docket. If EPA cannot read your may obtain the call-in number and
Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, comment due to technical difficulties access code for the teleconference
and the telephone number for the OEI and cannot contact you for clarification, meeting from Virginia Houk, whose
Docket is (202) 566–1752. EPA may not be able to consider your contact information is listed under the
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An electronic version of the public comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

docket is available through Use of the Web section of this notice. The second You may use the site to submit comments to EPA meeting will be held at the Crowne to submit or view electronically is EPA’s preferred method Plaza Washington National Airport
public comments, access the index for receiving comments. The electronic hotel, 1480 Crystal Drive, Arlington,
listing of the contents of the official public docket system is an ‘‘anonymous Virginia 22202. Submit your comments,

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