[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 25 (Wednesday, February 7, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 5675]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-1980]


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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 25 / Wednesday, February 7, 2007 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Revised Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplement to the Final 
Environmental Impact Statement for Gypsy Moth Management in the United 
States: A Cooperative Approach

AGENCIES: Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection 
Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare a SEIS.

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SUMMARY: On April 29, 2004 (69 FR 23492-93), the Forest Service (FS) 
and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) published in 
the Federal Register a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare a Supplement 
to the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Gypsy Moth 
Management in the United States: a Cooperative Approach. The expected 
date for filing the Draft Supplemental EIS (SEIS) with the 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was March 2005 and February 2006 
for the Final SEIS.
    On March 13, 2006 (71 FR 12674-75), the FS and APHIS published a 
Revised NOI in the Federal Register modifying the expected date for 
filing the Draft SEIS with the EPA to September 2006 and August 2007 
for the Final SEIS.
    Through this revised NOI, the FS and APHIS are extending the 
expected filing dates with the EPA for the Draft and Final SEIS.

DATES: The Draft SEIS is expected to be filed in July 2007. The Final 
SEIS is expected to be filed in July 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph L. Cook, Gypsy Moth SEIS 
Project Leader, Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private 
Forestry, 180 Canfield Street, Morgantown, WV 26505. Telephone number: 
(304) 285-1523, e-mail: jlcook@fs.fed.us.
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 
Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Further information can be found in the 
original NOI published in the Federal Register, Vol. 69, No. 83, pp. 
23492-23493, on April 29, 2004.
    Nature of the Decision to be Made: The responsible officials will 
decide whether or not to add the insecticide, tebufenozide (trade name 
Mimic), to their list of treatments for control of gypsy moth and 
whether or not to provide for the addition of other insecticides to 
their list of treatments for control of gypsy moth, if the other 
insecticides are within the range of effects and acceptable risks for 
the existing list of treatments.
    Responsible Officials: The responsible official for the Forest 
Service is the Deputy Chief for State and Private Forestry. The 
responsible official for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
is the Deputy Administrator for Plant Protection and Quarantine.

    Dated: January 31, 2007.
Robin L. Thompson,
Associate Deputy Chief, State and Private Forestry.
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