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Tobesofkee Creek Watershed: Lamar and Monroe Counties, GA

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Natural Resources Conservation Service.


Notice of a finding of no significant impact.


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 Tobesofkee Creek Watershed, Lamar and Monroe Counties, Georgia.

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Leonard Jordan, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Federal Building STOP 200, 355 East Hancock Avenue, Athens, Georgia 30601, telephone [706] 546-2272.

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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, Leonard Jordan, State Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an environmental impact statement is not needed for this project.

The project purposes are watershed protection and improvement of water quality. The planned works of improvement include accelerated cropland and pasture treatment, and animal waste management systems.

The Notice of a Finding of No Significant Impact [FONSI] has been forwarded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and to various Federal, State, and local agencies and interest parties. A limited number 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 Jimmy Bramblett at the above number.

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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Leonard Jordan,

State Conservationist.

[This activity is listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance under 10.904, Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention, and is subject to the provisions of Executive Order 12372, which requires intergovernment consultation with State and local officials].

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[FR Doc. 02-16412 Filed 7-1-02; 8:45 am]