1 40034 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 133 / tuesday , july 13, 2010 / Notices Estimated Time per Respondent: 20 National Environmental Policy Act operations, developed and dispersed min. (NEPA). TVA has prepared the recreation, private residences, and Estimated Total Annual Burden Northeastern Tributary Reservoirs Land undeveloped areas. Reservoir properties Hours: 37. Management Plan (NTRLMP) for the on Fort Patrick Henry, South Holston, The following paragraph applies to all 4,933 acres of TVA-managed public Watauga, and Wilbur reservoirs of the collections of information covered land on Beaver Creek, Clear Creek, previously were planned in 1965. by this notice : Boone, Fort Patrick Henry, South utilizing a Forecast System. A reservoir An agency may not conduct or Holston, Watauga, and Wilbur reservoirs land management plan was prepared for sponsor, and a person is not required to in northeast Tennessee and southwest Boone Reservoir in 1999.
2 Beaver Creek respond to, a collection of information Virginia. On June 10, 2010 , the TVA and Clear Creek reservoirs have never unless the collection of information Board of Directors (TVA Board) been planned. displays a valid OMB control number. approved the NTRLMP, implementing The NTRLMP is designed to guide Books or records relating to a collection the preferred alternative (Alternative C, future decision-making and the of information must be retained as long Modified Proposed Land Use management of these reservoir as their contents may become material Alternative) identified in the final properties in a manner consistent with in the administration of any internal environmental impact statement (FEIS). the 2006 TVA Land Policy and other revenue law.
3 Generally, tax returns and Under the plan adopted by the TVA relevant TVA policies. tax return information are confidential, Board, TVA-managed public land on the Public Involvement as required by 26 6103. seven tributary reservoirs has been Request for Comments: Comments allocated into broad use categories or TVA published a notice of intent submitted in response to this notice will zones'', including Project Operations (NOI) to prepare an EIS in the Federal Register on May 5, 2008. Between May be summarized and/or included in the (Zone 2), Sensitive Resource 5 and June 5, 2008, TVA sought input request for OMB approval. All Management (Zone 3), Natural Resource from individuals, various State and comments will become a matter of Conservation (Zone 4), Industrial (Zone Federal agencies, elected officials, and public record.)
4 Comments are invited on: 5), Developed Recreation (Zone 6), and local organizations. Forty-two (a) Whether the collection of Shoreline Access (Zone 7). Zone 1 is participants attended a public scoping information is necessary for the proper applied to reservoir lands that TVA does meeting held on May 20, 2008, in performance of the functions of the not own in fee, typically flowage Blountville, Tennessee. TVA received agency, including whether the easements, which are not included in 24 scoping comments, the majority of information shall have practical utility; the land planning process. Allocations which involved management of natural (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate to zones 2 through 7 were made in a and recreation resources and reservoir of the burden of the collection of manner consistent with TVA's 2006 water levels.
5 Individuals expressed their information; (c) ways to enhance the Land Policy. interest in additional recreational quality, utility, and clarity of the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: opportunities and the Forest information to be collected; (d) ways to Amy Henry, NEPA Specialist, Service expressed interest in increased minimize the burden of the collection of Environmental Permits and Compliance, access to some of the reservoirs. TVA. information on respondents, including Tennessee Valley Authority, 400 West used these comments to develop three through the use of automated collection Summit Hill Drive, WT 11D, Knoxville, alternatives for assessment in the EIS: techniques or other forms of information Tennessee 37902 1499; telephone (865) Alternative A No Action Alternative.
6 Technology; and (e) estimates of capital 632 4045 or e-mail Alternative B Proposed Land Use or start-up costs and costs of operation, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: TVA Alternative; and Alternative C . maintenance, and purchase of services manages public lands to protect the Modified Proposed Land Use to provide information. integrated operation of TVA reservoir Alternative. Approved: july 7, 2010 . and power systems, to provide for The notice of availability (NOA) of the Gerald J. Shields, appropriate public use and enjoyment of NTRLMP draft EIS (DEIS) was IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. the reservoir system, and to provide for published in the Federal Register on [FR Doc. 2010 16953 Filed 7 12 10; 8:45 am] continuing economic growth in the October 9, 2009.
7 TVA accepted BILLING CODE 4830 01 P. Tennessee Valley. comments on the DEIS until November The seven northeastern tributary 23, 2009. Approximately 40 people reservoirs (NTRs) are located in the attended a public meeting on October northeast corner of Tennessee and 27, 2009, in Johnson City, Tennessee. TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY southwest corner of Virginia. Boone, TVA received a total of 37 comments Northeastern Tributary Reservoirs Fort Patrick Henry, and South Holston from individuals; interested Land Management Plan, Beaver Creek, reservoirs are along the South Fork organizations; and Federal , State, and Clear Creek, Boone, Fort Patrick Holston River. Watauga and Wilbur local government agencies. reservoirs are along the Watauga River.
8 Several individuals expressed Henry, South Holston, Watauga, and Beaver Creek and Clear Creek reservoirs appreciation for the opportunity to be Wilbur Reservoirs, Tennessee and are on tributaries within the South Fork involved in the planning process and Virginia Holston River watershed. supported Alternatives B and/or C. AGENCY: Tennessee Valley Authority TVA originally acquired nearly 11,000 Other comments addressed a need for (TVA). acres of land on the seven reservoirs. recreation opportunities, various land jlentini on DSKJ8 SOYB1 PROD with NOTICES. ACTION: Issuance of Record of Decision. About half of that land has been sold for uses, and questions about water access private use or transferred to State and rights. Comments also included concern SUMMARY: This notice is provided in other Federal agencies for public use.
9 About shoreline erosion and trash, accordance with the Council on TVA presently manages approximately interest in public access to the William Environmental Quality's regulations (40 451 miles of shoreline along these Bean Historical Monument near Boone CFR 1500 to 1508) and TVA's reservoirs. Existing land uses around the Reservoir, and the protection of historic procedures for implementing the reservoirs include TVA project resources. Comments from Federal and VerDate Mar<15> 2010 16:44 Jul 12, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\ 13 JYN1. Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 133 / tuesday , july 13, 2010 / Notices 40035. State agencies were largely information considered under and that the differences between informational; several agencies Alternative B.
10 Alternatives B and C are small. USEPA. encouraged continued interagency Under Alternatives B and C, the rated the FEIS as Lack of Objections.''. coordination when specific land uses proportion of lands allocated to each Additionally, USEPA offered are proposed for reservoir lands. zone is similar. About half of the land comments regarding the Beaver Creek TVA reviewed and prepared would be allocated to Natural Resource watershed in Knox County, Tennessee. responses to all of these comments. In Conservation (Zone 4) or Sensitive USEPA encouraged TVA to continue some cases, the FEIS was revised to Resource Management (Zone 3). About coordinating efforts and participating reflect the information or issues one-third would be allocated to Project with the Beaver Creek Task Force.