[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 8 (Monday, January 13, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 2103-2106]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-00329]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2013-0002]


Final Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified 
BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and 
modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that 
each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being 
already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for 
participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

DATES: The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) 
showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be 
obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for 
inspection as indicated in the table below.

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ADDRESSES: The final BFEs for each community are available for 
inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each 
community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering 
Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified 
BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been 
published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have 
elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for 
Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.
    This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 
67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone 
areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.
    Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to 
review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the 
address cited below for each community. The BFEs and modified BFEs are 
made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected 
locations in each community are shown.
    National Environmental Policy Act. This final rule is categorically 
excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental 
Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not been 
prepared.
    Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are 
not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-
612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.
    Regulatory Classification. This final rule is not a significant 
regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 
12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 
51735.
    Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This final rule involves no 
policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.
    Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final rule meets 
the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67

    Administrative practice and procedure, Flood insurance, Reporting 
and recordkeeping requirements.

    Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is amended as follows:

PART 67--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 67 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 
1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 
1979 Comp., p. 376.


Sec.  67.11  [Amended]

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2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  67.11 are amended 
as follows:

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                                                                        * Elevation in
                                                                        feet (NGVD) +
                                                                      elevation in feet
                                                                      (NAVD)  
          Flooding source(s)               Location of referenced       depth in feet      Communities affected
                                                 elevation               above ground
                                                                      [caret] elevation
                                                                       in  meters (MSL)
                                                                           modified
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                                   Elko County, Nevada, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1127
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I-80 Runoff..........................  From approximately 0.60 mile          2  City of West Wendover,
                                        downstream of the I-80                            Unincorporated Areas
                                        crossing of U.S. Alt 93 to                        of Elko County.
                                        approximately 0.38 mile
                                        downstream of the I-80
                                        crossing of U.S. Alt 93.
                                       From approximately 0.97 mile          2
                                        upstream of the I-80
                                        crossing of U.S. Alt 93 to
                                        approximately 1.42 mile
                                        upstream of the I-80
                                        crossing of U.S. Alt 93.
                                       Approximately 500 feet north               +4355
                                        of Wendover Boulevard,
                                        approximately 0.73 mile east
                                        of U.S. Alt 93.
                                       Approximately 80 feet north                +4362
                                        of I-80, approximately 400
                                        feet east of Maple Street.
                                       Approximately 260 feet                     +4380
                                        downstream of the U.S. Alt
                                        93 crossing of I-80 along
                                        U.S. Alt 93.
                                       Approximately 0.74 mile                    +4530
                                        upstream of the I-80
                                        crossing of U.S. Alt 93.
North Channel........................  From approximately 250 feet           1  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        upstream of U.S. Alt 93 to                        Elko County.
                                        approximately 0.51 mile
                                        upstream of U.S. Alt 93.
                                       From approximately 0.95 mile          1
                                        upstream of U.S. Alt 93 to
                                        approximately 1.25 mile
                                        upstream of U.S. Alt 93.
                                       From approximately 0.51 mile          2
                                        upstream of U.S. Alt 93 to
                                        approximately 300 feet
                                        downstream of Western
                                        Pacific Railroad.
                                       Approximately 1.60 mile                    +4280
                                        downstream of Landfill Road
                                        along U.S. Alt 93.
                                       Approximately 1,900 feet                   +4292
                                        downstream of Landfill Road
                                        along U.S. Alt 93.
                                       Approximately 300 feet                     +4452
                                        downstream of Western
                                        Pacific Railroad.
                                       Approximately 1,700 feet                   +4745
                                        downstream of I-80.

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North Channel Tributary..............  At the culvert at Western             1  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        Pacific Railroad to                               Elko County.
                                        approximately 0.38 mile
                                        upstream of the culvert at
                                        Western Pacific Railroad.
                                       Approximately 250 feet                     +4528
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with North Channel.
                                       Approximately 100 feet                     +4678
                                        upstream of Western Pacific
                                        Railroad.
North Channel Tributary 2............  Approximately 200 feet                     +4560  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        upstream of the confluence                        Elko County.
                                        with North Channel.
                                       Approximately 0.44 mile                    +4595
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with North Channel.
North Channel Tributary 3............  From approximately 0.85 mile          1  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        downstream of I-80 to                             Elko County.
                                        approximately 100 feet
                                        downstream of I-80.
                                       Just upstream of I-80                      +4802
                                        eastbound.
                                       Approximately 100 feet                     +4828
                                        northeast of the I-80 exit
                                        to Wendover Boulevard.
North East Runoff....................  Approximately 1 mile north of              +4871  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        the intersection of Maple                         Elko County.
                                        Street and Odle Drive to
                                        approximately 1.10 mile
                                        northeast of the
                                        intersection of Maple Street
                                        and Odle Drive.
Ponding in Casino Parking Lot........  Approximately 300 feet south               +4377  City of West Wendover.
                                        of Wendover Boulevard, just
                                        east of Camper Drive, to
                                        approximately 600 feet east
                                        of Camper Drive.
Ponding in Gas Station Parking Lot...  Approximately 0.40 mile west               +4420  City of West Wendover.
                                        of U.S. Alt 95,
                                        approximately 350 feet north
                                        of Wendover Boulevard, to
                                        approximately 675 feet north
                                        of Wendover Boulevard.
Ponding in Recreational Center         Approximately 1,250 feet east         1  City of West Wendover,
 Softball Field.                        of Camper Drive,                                  Unincorporated Areas
                                        approximately 910 feet south                      of Elko County.
                                        of Wendover Boulevard, to
                                        approximately 550 feet south
                                        of Wendover Boulevard.
Red Garter Street and Wendover         From approximately 500 feet           3  City of West Wendover,
 Boulevard Runoff.                      downstream of the                                 Unincorporated Areas
                                        intersection of Wendover                          of Elko County.
                                        Boulevard and Red Garter
                                        Street to approximately 500
                                        feet north of the
                                        intersection of Wendover
                                        Boulevard and Red Garter
                                        Street.
South West Channel...................  Approximately 1.26 mile                    +4408  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        downstream of Western                             Elko County.
                                        Pacific Railroad.
                                       Approximately 0.88 mile                    +4602
                                        upstream of Western Pacific
                                        Railroad.
South West Channel Tributary.........  From approximately 550 feet           1  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        east of Western Pacific                           Elko County.
                                        Railroad to approximately
                                        1.02 mile upstream of
                                        Western Pacific Railroad.
                                       Approximately 1,730 feet                   +4482
                                        downstream of Western
                                        Pacific Railroad.
                                       Approximately 0.62 mile                    +4550
                                        upstream of Western Pacific
                                        Railroad along Western
                                        Pacific Railroad.
Wendover Air Force Auxiliary Field     From approximately 0.95 mile          1  Unincorporated Areas of
 Basins.                                south of the intersection of                      Elko County.
                                        U.S. Alt 93 and Airport Way
                                        to approximately 0.78 mile
                                        south of the intersection of
                                        U.S. Alt 93 and Airport Way.
                                       Approximately 0.83 mile south              +4228
                                        of the intersection of U.S.
                                        Alt 93 and Airport Way.
                                       Approximately 0.38 mile south              +4250
                                        of the intersection of U.S.
                                        Alt 93 and Airport Way.
Wendover Air Force Auxiliary Field     From approximately 2.00 miles         1  Unincorporated Areas of
 Drainage.                              south of the intersection of                      Elko County.
                                        U.S. Alt 93 and Airport Way
                                        to approximately south of
                                        the intersection of U.S. Alt
                                        93 and Airport Way.
                                       From approximately 2.40 miles         2
                                        south of Scobie Road to
                                        approximately 2.00 miles
                                        south of Scobie Road, and
                                        from approximately 1.88 mile
                                        east of U.S. Alt 93 to
                                        approximately 2.38 miles
                                        east of U.S. Alt 93.
                                       Approximately 0.39 mile                    +4260
                                        downstream of the
                                        intersection of Airport Way
                                        and U.S. Alt 93 along
                                        Airport Way.
                                       Approximately 500 feet                     +4268
                                        upstream of Airport Way.
Wendover Boulevard Runoff............  From approximately 0.51 mile          1  City of West Wendover.
                                        east of the intersection of
                                        U.S. Alt 93 and Wendover
                                        Boulevard along Wendover
                                        Boulevard to approximately
                                        600 feet east of the
                                        intersection of U.S. Alt 93
                                        and Wendover Boulevard.

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                                       Approximately 0.51 mile east               +4345
                                        of the intersection of U.S.
                                        Alt 93 and Wendover
                                        Boulevard north and south of
                                        Wendover Boulevard.
Wendover Boulevard to Airport Way      From Kelcee Street to just            2  City of West Wendover.
 Runoff.                                south of Western Pacific
                                        Railroad along Airport Way.
                                       From approximately 0.40 mile          2
                                        east of the intersection of
                                        U.S. Alt 93 and Western
                                        Pacific Railroad to
                                        approximately 1,109 feet
                                        east of the intersection of
                                        U.S. Alt 93 and Western
                                        Pacific Railroad.
                                       Between Wendover Boulevard,                +4286
                                        U.S. Alt 93, and Scobie
                                        Road, approximately 470 feet
                                        south of Wendover Boulevard.
West Channel.........................  From approximately 0.40 mile          1  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        upstream of the confluence                        Elko County.
                                        with South West Channel to
                                        approximately 0.72 mile
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with South West Channel.
                                       Approximately 100 feet                     +4453
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with South West Channel.
                                       Approximately 0.39 mile                    +4498
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with South West Channel.
                                       Approximately 0.72 mile                    +4535
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with South West Channel.
                                       Approximately 3.25 miles                   +4696
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with South West Channel.
Western Pacific Railroad and U.S.      Approximately 1,050 feet                   +4298  City of West Wendover,
 Route 93 Runoff.                       downstream of the U.S. Alt                        Unincorporated Areas
                                        93 crossing of Western                            of Elko County.
                                        Pacific Railroad.
                                       Approximately 0.49 mile                    +4326
                                        upstream of the U.S. Alt 93
                                        crossing of Western Pacific
                                        Railroad.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
                                                    ADDRESSES
 
City of West Wendover
Maps are available for inspection at 1111 North Gene L. Jones Way, West Wendover, NV 89883.
 
                                       Unincorporated Areas of Elko County
Maps are available for inspection at 155 9th Street, Elko, NV 89801.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: December 18, 2014.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2014-00329 Filed 1-10-14; 8:45 am]
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