[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 123 (Wednesday, June 27, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35216-35217]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-12447]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2007-0020]


Resident Canada Goose Management; Record of Decision

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice advises the public of the Animal and Plant Health 
Inspection Service's Record of Decision

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for the Resident Canada Goose Management Final Environmental Impact 
Statement.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the Record of Decision and the Final Environmental 
Impact Statement on which the Record of Decision is based are available 
for public inspection at USDA, room 1141, South Building, 14th Street 
and Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is 
there to help you, please call (202) 690-2817 before coming.
    The Record of Decision may be viewed on the Wildlife Services Web 
site at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/regulations/ws/ws_nepa_
environmental_documents.shtml. The final environmental impact 
statement may also be viewed on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/
migratorybirds/issues/cangeese/finaleis.htm.
    Copies of the Record of Decision and the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement may be obtained from the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David S. Reinhold, National 
Environmental Manager, Operational Support Staff, WS, APHIS, 4700 River 
Road Unit 87, Riverdale, MD 20737-1235; (301) 734-7921.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice advises the public that the 
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has prepared a 
Record of Decision based on the Resident Canada Goose Final 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) prepared by the U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service (USFWS). APHIS was a cooperating agency in the 
preparation of the EIS. The USFWS published the notice of availability 
for the final EIS in the Federal Register on November 18, 2005 (70 FR 
69985) and published its Record of Decision and Final Rule on August 
10, 2006 (71 FR 45964). APHIS has independently reviewed the EIS and 
has concluded its comments and suggestions have been satisfied. APHIS 
has now prepared a Record of Decision on the adopted EIS and is making 
it available to the public. This record of decision has been prepared 
in accordance with: (1) The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 
(NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), (2) regulations of the 
Council on Environmental Quality for implementing the procedural 
provisions of NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), (3) USDA regulations 
implementing NEPA (7 CFR part 1), and (4) APHIS' NEPA Implementing 
Procedures (7 CFR part 372).

    Done in Washington, DC, this 21st day of June 2007.
Kevin Shea,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-12447 Filed 6-26-07; 8:45 am]
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