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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

139 / Thursday, July 21, 2005 / Notices 42099

ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an publicHome.cfm), or by contacting the DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
environmental impact statement for the Superintendent.
general management plan, Lincoln National Park Service
Home National Historic Site. ADDRESSES: Information on the planning
process and copies of newsletters will Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft
SUMMARY: Pursuant to the National be available from the office of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 Superintendent, 413 South Eighth for the General Management Plan for
U.S.C. 4332(C), the National Park Street, Springfield, IL 62701–1905. Little River Canyon National Preserve,
Service is preparing an environmental AL
impact statement for a general AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.
management plan for Lincoln Home Acting Superintendent, Lincoln Home
National Historic Site (LIHO). The National Historic Site, 413 South Eighth ACTION: Notice.
environmental impact statement will be Street, Springfield, IL 62701–1905. 217–
SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C)
approved by the Director, Midwest 492–4241.
of the National Environmental Policy
Region. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If you Act of 1969, National Park Service
The general management plan will wish to comment on any issues (NPS) policy in Director’s Order
prescribe the resource conditions and associated with the plan, you may Number 2 (Park Planning) and Director’s
visitor experiences that are to be submit your comments by any one of Order Number 12 (Conservation
achieved and maintained at LIHO over several methods. You may mail Planning, Environmental Impact
the next 15 to 20 years. The clarification comments to Lincoln Home National Analysis, and Decisionmaking), the NPS
of what must be achieved according to Historic Site, 413 South Eighth Street, will prepare an EIS for the General
law and policy will be based on review Springfield, IL 62701–1905. You may Management Plan (GMP) for Little River
of the site’s purpose, significance, Canyon National Preserve. The
also comment via e-mail to
special mandates, and the body of laws authority for publishing this notice is Please
and policies directing park contained in 40 CFR 1506.6.
management. Based on determinations submit e-mail comments as a text file
avoiding the use of special characters The NPS will conduct public scoping
of desired conditions, the general meetings in the local area to receive
management plan will outline the kinds and any form of encryption. Be sure to
include your name and return street input from interested parties on issues,
of resource management activities, concerns, and suggestions pertinent to
visitor activities, and development that address in your Internet message. You
the management of Little River Canyon
would be appropriate in the future. A may provide comments electronically
National Preserve. Suggestions and
range of reasonable management by entering them into the PEPC Web site ideas for managing cultural and natural
alternatives will be developed through at the address above. Finally, you may resource conditions and visitor
this planning process and will include, hand-deliver comments to 413 South experiences at the national preserve are
at a minimum, no action and the Eighth Street in Springfield, IL. encouraged. The comment period for
preferred alternative. Our practice is to make comments, each of these meetings will be
Major issues to be addressed in the including names and home addresses of announced at the meetings and will be
plan include: Issues surrounding respondents, available for public review published on the GMP web site for Little
preserving park resources (such as during regular business hours. River Canyon National Preserve at
developing management strategies to Individual respondents may request that
preserve and maintain historic we withhold their home address from liri_gmp/liri_info.htm.
structures and cultural landscapes and the record, which we will honor to the DATES: Locations, dates, and times of
protect archaeological sites in the face of extent allowable by law. There also may public scoping meetings will be
a predicted increase in visitation); be circumstances in which we would published in local newspapers and may
issues surrounding visitor also be obtained by calling Little River
withhold from the record a respondent’s
understanding, education and Canyon National Preserve. This
identity, as allowable by law. If you
appreciation of park resources (such as information will also be published on
enhancing and expanding meaningful wish us to withhold your address, you
must state this prominently at the the GMP Web site for Little River
visitor experiences as alternatives to the Canyon National Preserve.
LIHO tour); and, issues surrounding beginning of your comment. We will
make all submissions from ADDRESSES: Scoping suggestions should
organizational effectiveness (such as
organizations or businesses, and from be submitted to the following address to
identifying potential partnerships with
individuals identifying themselves as ensure adequate consideration by the
the city of Springfield, the Abraham
representatives or officials of NPS: Superintendent, Little River
Lincoln Presidential Library and
organizations or businesses, available Canyon National Preserve, 2141 Gault
Museum and others).
for public inspection in their entirety. Avenue North, Fort Payne, Alabama
Dates: Any comments on the scope of 35967.
issues to be addressed in the EIS should Dated: June 8, 2005.
be received no later than November 15. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ernest Quintana,
Public meetings regarding the general Superintendent, Little River Canyon
Regional Director, Midwest Region. National Preserve, (256) 845–9605.
management plan will be held during
the scoping period. Specific dates, [FR Doc. 05–14355 Filed 7–20–05; 8:45 am]
times, and locations will be made BILLING CODE 4312–BM–P has announced that an EIS on GMPs
available in the local media, on the will be prepared for all park units. To
LIHO Web site ( comply with this policy, a formal
liho), on the National Park Service scoping period is announced.
Planning, Environment and Public Comments are invited on any issue
Comment (PEPC) Web site believed to be relevant to the
( management of Little River Canyon

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National Preserve and should be development of the park, including but addressing the problems affecting the
submitted to the Superintendent whose not limited to the acquisition of lands San Francisco Bay-Sacramento-San
address is given above. Public scoping and interests in lands (including Joaquin Delta Estuary, Public Law 108–
meetings will be held in the local area conservation easements on islands) and 361, and other applicable law. Specific
and the dates and times may be termination of rights of use and responsibilities of the Committee
obtained from local newspapers or by occupancy. include: (1) Making recommendations
calling Little River Canyon National The meeting will convene at the on annual priorities and coordination of
Preserve. We urge that comments and Schooner Club, Schoodic Education and Program actions to achieve balanced
suggestions be made in writing. Research Center, Acadia National Park, implementation of the Program
The plan will identify desired future Winter Harbor, Maine, at 1 p.m. to elements; (2) providing
conditions for cultural and natural consider the following agenda:
recommendations on effective
resources and visitor experiences for 1. Review and approval of minutes
from the meeting held June 6, 2005. integration of Program elements to
various management zones within Little
River Canyon National Preserve. Central 2. Committee reports: provide continuous, balanced
to these desired future conditions is the —Land Conservation. improvement of each of the Program
determination of the national preserve’s —Park Use. objectives (ecosystem restoration, water
mission, purpose, and significance. A —Science and Education. quality, levee system integrity, and
draft GMP/EIS will be prepared and —Historic. water supply reliability); (3) evaluating
presented to the public for review and 3. Old business. implementation of Program actions,
comment, followed by preparation and 4. Superintendent’s report. including assessment of Program area
availability of the final GMP/EIS. 5. Public comments. performance; (4) reviewing and making
Our practice is to make comments, 6. Proposed agenda for next recommendations on Program Plans and
including names and addresses of Commission meeting, February 5, 2005. Annual Reports describing
respondents, available for public review The meeting is open to the public. implementation of Program elements as
during regular business hours. If you Interested persons may make oral/ set forth in the ROD to the Secretary; (5)
wish for us to withhold your name and/ written presentations to the Commission recommending Program actions taking
or address, you must state this or file written statements. Such requests into account recommendations from the
prominently at the beginning of your should be made to the Superintendent Committee’s subcommittees; and (6)
comment. However, we will not at least seven days prior to the meeting. liaison between the Committee’s
consider anonymous comments. We Further information concerning this subcommittees, the State and Federal
will make all submissions from meeting may be obtained from the
agencies, the Secretary, and the
organizations or businesses, and from Superintendent, Acadia National Park,
individuals identifying themselves as P.O. Box 177, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609,
representatives or officials of tel: (207) 288–3338. The Committee consists of 20 to 30
organizations or businesses, available Dated: June 24, 2005.
members who are appointed by the
for public inspection in their entirety. Secretary, in consultation with the
Sheridan Steele,
The responsible official for this EIS is Governor.
Patricia A. Hooks, Regional Director,
[FR Doc. 05–14351 Filed 7–20–05; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Southeast Region, National Park
Service, 100 Alabama Street SW., 1924 BILLING CODE 4312–52–M Diane Buzzard, CALFED Program
Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800
Cottage Way, Sacremento, California
Dated: May 11, 2005. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 95821–1898, telephone 916–978–5525.
Patricia A. Hooks,
Regional Director, Southeast Region. Bureau of Reclamation The certification of Charter renewal is
[FR Doc. 05–14350 Filed 7–20–05; 8:45 am]
published below:
California Bay-Delta Public Advisory
Committee Charter Renewal Certification

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, I hereby certify that Charter renewal

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Interior. of the California Bay-Delta Public
ACTION: Notice of renewal. Advisory Committee is in the public
National Park Service interest in connection with the
SUMMARY: This notice is published in performance of duties imposed on the
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME, accordance with Section 9(a)(2) of the
Acadia National Park Advisory Department of the Interior.
Federal Advisory Committee Act of
Commission; Notice of Meeting 1972 (Pub. L. 92–463). Following Gale A. Norton,
Notice is hereby given in accordance consultation with the General Services Secretary of the Interior.
with the Federal Advisory Committee Administration, notice is hereby given [FR Doc. 05–14438 Filed 7–20–05; 8:45 am]
Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 that the Secretary of the Interior BILLING CODE 4310–MN–M
U.S.C. App. 1, Sec. 10), that the Acadia (Secretary) is renewing the charter for
National Park Advisory Commission the California Bay-Delta Public
will hold a meeting on Monday, Advisory Committee (Committee). The
September 12, 2005. purpose of the Committee is to provide
The Commission was established advice and recommendations to the
pursuant to Public Law 99–420, Sec. Secretary on implementation of the
103. The purpose of the commission is CALFED Bay-Delta Program (Program)
to consult with the Secretary of the as described in the Programmatic
Interior, or his designee, on matters Record of Decision which outlines the
relating to the management and long-term comprehensive solution for

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