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Notice of Availability of a Finding of No Significant Impact for the Sandstone Creek Watershed in Roger Mills County, OK

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AGENCY:

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Oklahoma, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

ACTION:

Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact.

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Regulations (7 CFR part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives notice that an environmental impact statement is not being prepared for the Sandstone Creek Watershed, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

M. Darrel Dominick, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 100 USDA, Suite 206, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074, (405) 742-1206.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The environmental assessment of this federally assisted action indicates that the project will not cause significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As a result of these findings, M. Darrel Dominick, State Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an environmental impact statement is not needed for this project.

The project purposes are flood control and watershed protection. The planned works of improvement include the rehabilitation of two aging floodwater retarding structures and associated land treatment for sediment control.

The Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been forwarded to the Environmental Protection Agency and to various Federal, State, and local agencies and interested parties. A limited number of copies of the FONSI are available to fill single copy requests at the above address. Basic data developed during the environmental assessment are on file and may be reviewed by contacting M. Darrel Dominick.

No administrative action on implementation of the proposal will be taken until 30 days after the date of this publication in the Federal Register.

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Dated: April 10, 2002.

M. Darrel Dominick,

State Conservationist, Oklahoma.

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[FR Doc. 02-10536 Filed 4-29-02; 8:45 am]

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