Natural Resources Conservation Service, Agriculture.
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 Guidelines (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 Swan Quarter Watershed Project, Hyde County, North Carolina.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mary K. Combs, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 4405 Bland Road, Suite 205, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609, telephone (919) 873-2101.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental 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, Mary K. Combs, State Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an environmental impact statement are not needed for this project.
The project purpose is to reduce flood damages. Proposed measures to address wind-tide flooding include 33,194 linear feet of earthen dike, 4,606 linear feet of PVC sheet piling, 10 pipes, and 28 tide gates. The project will benefit 125 homes and businesses and 2,400 acres of cropland.
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 Jacob Crandall, Assistant State Conservationist for Water Resources at 4405 Bland Road, Suite 205, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609.
No administrative action on implementation of the proposal will be taken until 30 days after the date of this publication in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Mary K. Combs,
[FR Doc. 02-17482 Filed 7-11-02; 8:45 am]
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