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United States Section; Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Alamito and Terneros Sediment and Vegetation Removal Below Presidio Flood Control Project, Presidio, Texas

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AGENCY:

United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico.

ACTION:

Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI).

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Final Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500 through 1508); and the United States Section, Operational Procedures for Implementing Section 102 of NEPA, published in the Federal Register September 2, 1981 (46 FR 44083); the United States Section hereby gives notice that the Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Alamito and Terneros Sediment and Vegetation Removal below Presidio Flood Control Project, Presidio, Texas is available. An environmental impact statement will not be prepared unless additional information which may affect this decision is brought to our attention within 30-days from the date of this Notice.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Gilbert Anaya, Division Chief, Environmental Management Division; United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission; 4171 N. Mesa, C-100, El Paso, Texas 79902. Telephone: (915) 832-4702, email: Gilbert.Anaya@ibwc.gov.

Background: This Final Environmental Assessment analyzes the potential impacts of removing accumulated sediment from Alamito and Terneros Creeks at their confluence Start Printed Page 10781with the Rio Grande and removal of vegetation along the United States side of the Rio Grande between Brito Creek and Terneros Creek in Presidio County, Texas.

Availability: The electronic version of the Final EA and FONSI is available from the USIBWC Web page: www.ibwc.gov/​Organization/​Environmental/​EIS_​EA_​Public_​Comment.html.

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Dated: February 1, 2017.

Matt Myers,

Chief Legal Council.

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[FR Doc. 2017-02770 Filed 2-14-17; 8:45 am]

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