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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
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Environmental Impact Statements and Regulations; Availability of 
EPA Comments

    Availability of EPA comments prepared June 27, 1994 Through July 1, 
1994 pursuant to the Environmental Review Process (ERP), under Section 
309 of the Clean Air Act and Section 102(2)(C) of the National 
Environmental Policy Act as amended. Requests for copies of EPA 
comments can be directed to the Office of Federal Activities at (202) 
260-5076.
    An explanation of the ratings assigned to draft environmental 
impact statements (EISs) was published in the Federal Register dated 
April 8, 1994 (59 FR 16807).

Draft EISs

    ERP No. D-APH-A82124-00 Rating EO2, Logs, Lumber and Other 
Unmanufactured Wood Articles Importation, Improvements to the existing 
system to Prohibit Introduction of Plant Pests into the United States.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental objections to the mandated use 
of methyl bromide to treat whole logs. EPA requested that other 
alternatives be considered.
    ERP No. D-BLM-K67023-CA Rating EC2, Oro Cruz Operation of the 
American Girl Canyon Project, Surface and Underground Mining, Plan of 
Operations Approval, Imperial County, CA.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns regarding potential 
project impacts to water quality, wetlands and wildlife and the need 
for additional information in the final EIS on water quality, air 
quality and the mitigation of environmental impacts.
    ERP No. D-USN-K11053-CA Rating EC2, Miramar Landfill General 
Development Plan/Fiesta Island Replacement Project/Northern Sludge 
Processing Facility/West Miramar Landfill Phase II/Overburden Disposal, 
Implementation, Funding, COE Section 404 Permit and NPDES Permit, Naval 
Air Station Miramar, San Diego County, CA.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns with potential 
impacts to air quality, water resources, wetlands and biological 
resources. EPA recommended that project construction be restricted 
during peak air quality nonattainment periods and that the project be 
designed to avoid vernal pool wetlands.
    ERP No. DS-NOA-E64014-00 Rating EC2, Coral and Coral Reefs Fishery 
Management Plan, Updated Information, Amendment 2 of the Gulf of Mexico 
and South Atlantic.
    Summary: EPA expressed environmental concerns and requests 
additional information on the proposed alternatives.

Final EISs

    ERP No. F-FHW-K40192-CA CA-41 Improvements, Elkhorn Avenue to North 
Avenue, Funding, Fresno County, CA.
    Summary: Review of the Final EIS was not deemed necessary. No 
comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.
    ERP No. F-GSA-K80033-CA Sacramento Federal Building--United States 
Courthouse, Site Selection and Construction within a portion of the 
Central Business District, City of Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA.
    Summary: Review of the Final EIS was not deemed necessary. No 
comment letter was sent to the preparing agency.
    ERP No. F-GSA-K81020-CA Ronald Reagan Federal Building--United 
States Courthouse, Site Selection and Construction in the Central 
Business Area and Approval of Permits, City of Santa Ana, Orange 
County, CA.
    Summary: EPA had no objections to the proposed project.
    ERP No. F-USN-E11023-NC Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, Wastewater 
Treatment System Upgrading, Construction and Operation, NPDES, COE 
Section 10 and 404 Permits, Onslow County, NC.
    Summary: EPA had no objections to the proposed wastewater upgrade 
at Camp Lejeune.

Regulations

    ERP No. R-NRC-A09819-00 10 CFR Parts 34 and 150, Licenses for 
Radiography and Radiation Safety Requirements for Radiographic 
Operations, FR 59.9429.
    Summary: EPA reviewed the proposed rule and recommended that the 
frequency for field inspections remain quarterly until there is enough 
experience with the revised regulation to warrant changing it.
    ERP No. R-UAF-A10068-00 32 CFR Part 989, Environmental Impact 
Analysis Process (EIAP) for the United States Air Force, Proposed Rule 
(59 FR 17061).
    Summary: EPA commended the Air Force on the proposed revisions and 
made suggestions for documenting mitigation and for clarifying 
categorical exclusions.

    Dated: July 12, 1994.
Richard E. Sanderson,
Director, Office of Federal Activities
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