[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 54 (Thursday, March 20, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 15549-15551]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-06092]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0002]


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.

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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                                 Mercer County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1127
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Baker Run..............................  Approximately 55 feet                  +1114  City of Sharon.
                                          upstream of Highland
                                          Road.
                                         Approximately 30 feet                  +1117
                                          downstream of Richmond
                                          Drive.
Little Shenango River..................  Approximately 0.94 mile                 +968  Township of Sugar Grove.
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Little
                                          Shenango River Tributary
                                          1.
                                         Approximately 0.9 mile                  +968
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Little
                                          Shenango River Tributary
                                          1.
Munnel Run.............................  Approximately 0.31 mile                +1125  Township of Findley.
                                          upstream of Home Street.
                                         Approximately 0.21 mile                +1131
                                          downstream of Franklin
                                          Street.
Neshannock Creek.......................  Approximately 425 feet                 +1093  Township of Findley.
                                          downstream of the
                                          intersection of
                                          Plantation Drive and
                                          Cypress Lane.
                                         Approximately 0.3 mile                 +1095
                                          upstream of the
                                          intersection of Schaffer
                                          Road and Grove City Road.

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Otter Creek............................  Approximately 0.28 mile                +1099  Township of Findley.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Munnel
                                          Run.
                                         Approximately 0.3 mile                 +1099
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Munnel
                                          Run.
Sawmill Run............................  Approximately 0.35 mile                +1164  Township of Sandy Lake.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Sawmill
                                          Run Tributary 1.
                                         Approximately 0.46 mile                +1165
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Sawmill
                                          Run Tributary 1.
Sawmill Run............................  Approximately 0.23 mile                +1167  Borough of Stoneboro.
                                          downstream of Franklin
                                          Street (just below Maple
                                          Street).
                                         Approximately 305 feet                 +1167
                                          upstream of Franklin
                                          Street.
Shenango River.........................  Approximately 690 feet                  +930  Borough of Greenville,
                                          upstream of the                               Township of West Salem.
                                          confluence with Big Run
                                          No. 1.
                                         Approximately 295 feet                  +943
                                          upstream of the
                                          intersection of Clinton
                                          Street and Canal Street.
Shenango River.........................  Approximately 275 feet                  +835  City of Hermitage.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Shenango
                                          River Tributary 3.
                                         Approximately 490 feet                  +845
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Little
                                          Yankee Run.
                                         Just downstream of Clark                +856
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 820 feet                  +859
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Big Run
                                          No. 2.
Shenango River.........................  Approximately 2,400 feet                +833  Township of Shenango.
                                          upstream of I-80.
                                         Approximately 1.1 miles                 +833
                                          upstream of I-80.
Shenango River.........................  Approximately 645 feet                  +833  Borough of Wheatland.
                                          downstream of Sieg Hill
                                          Road.
                                         Approximately 1,000 feet                +834
                                          upstream of Sieg Hill
                                          Road.
Shenango River.........................  Approximately 0.34 mile                 +949  Township of West Salem.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with the
                                          Little Shenango River.
                                         Approximately 200 feet                  +951
                                          downstream of Porter
                                          Road.
Wolf Creek.............................  Approximately 0.21 mile                +1220  Township of Pine.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Barmore
                                          Run.
                                         Approximately 0.34 mile                +1226
                                          downstream of the
                                          intersection of Craig
                                          Street and Garden Avenue.
                                         Approximately 0.2 mile                 +1226
                                          downstream of the
                                          intersection of Craig
                                          Street and Garden Avenue.
                                         Approximately 0.38 mile                +1226
                                          downstream of State
                                          Route 58 (Main Street).
                                         Approximately 0.22 mile                +1245
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Black
                                          Run.
                                         Approximately 0.21 mile                +1245
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Black
                                          Run.
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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
Borough of Greenville
Maps are available for inspection at the Borough Building, 125 Main Street, Greenville, PA 16125.
 
Borough of Stoneboro
Maps are available for inspection at the Borough Building, 59 Lake Street, Stoneboro, PA 16153.
 
Borough of Wheatland
Maps are available for inspection at the Borough Building, 71 Broadway Avenue, Wheatland, PA 16161.
 
City of Hermitage
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 800 North Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.
 
City of Sharon
Maps are available for inspection at the Municipal Building, 155 West Connelly Boulevard, Sharon, PA 16146.
 
Township of Findley
Maps are available for inspection at the Findley Township Building, 369 McClelland Road, Mercer, PA 16137.
 
Township of Pine
Maps are available for inspection at the Pine Township Building, 545 Barkeyville Road, Grove City, PA 16127.
 
Township of Sandy Lake
Maps are available for inspection at the Township Building, 3086 Sandy Lake-Grove City Road, Sandy Lake, PA
 16145.
 
Township of Shenango
Maps are available for inspection at the Shenango Township Building, 3439 Hubbard-West Middlesex Road, West
 Middlesex, PA 16159.
 

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Township of Sugar Grove
Maps are available for inspection at the Sugar Grove Township Building, 359 Groover Road, Greenville, PA 16125.
 
Township of West Salem
Maps are available for inspection at the West Salem Township Building, 610 Vernan Road, Greenville, PA 16125.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: January 31, 2014.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2014-06092 Filed 3-19-14; 8:45 am]
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