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65454 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

216 / Wednesday, November 8, 2006 / Notices

Respondents: Dairy producers in 17 ADDRESSES: You may submit comments The environmental assessment, titled
States. by either of the following methods: ‘‘Movement of Plastic-baled Municipal
Estimated annual number of • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to Solid Waste from Honolulu, Hawaii to
respondents: 4,000. http://www.regulations.gov, select Roosevelt Regional Landfill,
Estimated annual number of ‘‘Animal and Plant Health Inspection Washington’’ (October 2006), contains a
responses per respondent: 2.46875. Service’’ from the agency drop-down general assessment of the potential
Estimated annual number of menu, then click ‘‘Submit.’’ In the environmental effects associated with
responses: 9,875. Docket ID column, select Docket No.
Estimated total annual burden on moving garbage interstate from Hawaii
APHIS–2006–0172 to submit or view
respondents: 9,023 hours. (Due to to the Roosevelt Regional Landfill in
public comments and to view
averaging, the total annual burden hours Klickitat County, WA, subject to certain
supporting and related materials
may not equal the product of the annual available electronically. Information on pest risk mitigation measures. The
number of responses multiplied by the using Regulations.gov, including environmental assessment documents
reporting burden per response.) instructions for accessing documents, our review and analysis of
All responses to this notice will be submitting comments, and viewing the environmental impacts associated with,
summarized and included in the request docket after the close of the comment and alternatives to, the proposed action.
for OMB approval. All comments will period, is available through the site’s The pest risk assessment, titled ‘‘The
also become a matter of public record. ‘‘User Tips’’ link. Risk of Introduction of Pests to
Done in Washington, DC, this 2nd day of • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Washington State via Plastic-Baled
November 2006. Please send four copies of your Municipal Solid Waste from Hawaii’’
W. Ron DeHaven, comment (an original and three copies) (September 2006), evaluates the plant
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health to Docket No. APHIS–2006–0172, pest risks associated with the interstate
Inspection Service. Regulatory Analysis and Development,
movement of garbage from Hawaii to the
[FR Doc. E6–18859 Filed 11–7–06; 8:45 am] PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700
Roosevelt Regional Landfill.
BILLING CODE 3410–34–P
River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD
20737–1238. Please state that your We are making these assessments
comment refers to Docket No. APHIS– available to the public for review and
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 2006–0172. comment. We will consider all
Reading Room: You may read any comments that we receive on or before
Animal and Plant Health Inspection comments that we receive on the the date listed under the heading DATES
Service assessments in our reading room. The at the beginning of this notice. The
reading room is located in room 1141 of environmental assessment and pest risk
[Docket No. APHIS–2006–0172]
the USDA South Building, 14th Street assessment may be viewed on the
Interstate Movement of Garbage From and Independence Avenue SW., Internet on the Regulations.gov Web site
Hawaii; Availability of an Washington, DC. Normal reading room or in our reading room (see ADDRESSES
Environmental Assessment and a Pest hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday above for instructions for accessing
Risk Assessment through Friday, except holidays. To be
Regulations.gov and information on the
sure someone is there to help you,
AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health please call (202) 690–2817 before location and hours of the reading room).
Inspection Service, USDA. coming. You may request paper copies of the
ACTION: Notice of availability and Other Information: Additional documents by calling or writing to the
request for comments. information about APHIS and its person listed under FOR FURTHER
programs is available on the Internet at INFORMATION CONTACT. Please refer to the
SUMMARY: We are advising the public http://www.aphis.usda.gov. title of the document(s) you wish to
that the Animal and Plant Health FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. receive when requesting copies.
Inspection Service has prepared a site- Shannon Hamm, Assistant Deputy The environmental assessment has
specific environmental assessment and Administrator, Policy and Program been prepared in accordance with: (1)
a pest risk assessment relative to a Development, APHIS, 4700 River Road The National Environmental Policy Act
request to allow the interstate Unit 20, Riverdale, MD 20737–1231;
movement of garbage from Hawaii to a of 1969 (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C.
(301) 734–4957. 4321 et seq.), (2) regulations of the
landfill in the State of Washington. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
environmental assessment contains a Council on Environmental Quality for
general assessment of the potential Background implementing the procedural provisions
environmental effects associated with of NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500–1508), (3)
The importation and interstate
moving garbage interstate from Hawaii movement of garbage is regulated by the USDA regulations implementing NEPA
to Washington, subject to certain pest Animal and Plant Health Inspection (7 CFR part 1), and (4) APHIS’ NEPA
risk mitigation measures and documents Service (APHIS) under 7 CFR 330.400 Implementing Procedures (7 CFR part
our review and analysis of the and 9 CFR 94.5 (referred to below as the 372).
environmental impacts associated with, regulations) in order to protect against Done in Washington, DC, this 3rd day of
and alternatives to, the proposed action. the introduction into and dissemination November 2006.
The pest risk assessment evaluates the within the United States of plant and Kevin Shea,
risks associated with the interstate animal pests and diseases.
movement of garbage from Hawaii to Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant
APHIS is advising the public that we
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Washington. We are making these have prepared a site-specific
assessments available to the public for [FR Doc. E6–19027 Filed 11–7–06; 8:45 am]
environmental assessment and a pest
review and comment. risk assessment relative to a request to BILLING CODE 3410–34–P

DATES: We will consider all comments allow the interstate movement of


that we receive on or before December garbage from Hawaii to the State of
8, 2006. Washington.

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