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Federal Register Volume 81, Number 88 (Friday, May 6, 2016)]
[Pages 27468-27469]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-10717]
Lower Klamath, Clear Lake, Tule Lake, Upper Klamath, and Bear 
Valley National Wildlife Refuges, Klamath County, OR; Siskiyou and 
Modoc Counties, CA: Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan/Environmental 
Impact Statement
(KBC NOTE: COMMENTS DUE June 20, 2016 All Chapters and attachments, summary )
AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.
SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the 
availability of a Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Lower Klamath, Clear Lake, 
Tule Lake, Upper Klamath, and Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuges 
(Refuges) for review and comment. The Refuges are part of the Klamath 
Basin Complex. The draft CCP/EIS, prepared under the National Wildlife 
Refuge Improvement Act of 1997, and in accordance with the National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969, describes how the Service proposes to 
manage the refuges for the next 15 years. Draft compatibility 
determinations for uses proposed under one or more of the alternatives 
are also available for review and public comment.
DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive your written comments 
by June 20, 2016. Comments submitted electronically using the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal (see ADDRESSES) must be received by 11:59 p.m. 
Eastern Time on the closing date.
ADDRESSES: Document Availability: You may obtain copies of the 
documents in the following places:
     Internet: http://www.regulations.gov (Docket Number FWS-
     In Person:
    [cir] Klamath Refuge Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex 
Headquarters, 4009 Hill Road, Tulelake, CA 96134.
    [cir] The following libraries: For the location of libraries with a 
copy of this document, see Public Availability of Documents under 
    Submitting Comments: You may submit written comments by one of the 
following methods:
     Electronically: Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: 
http://www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter FWS-R8-NWRS-2016-
0063, which is the docket number for this notice. Then, on the left 
side of the screen, under the Document Type heading, click on the 
Notices link to locate this document and submit a comment.
     By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail or hand-delivery to: 
Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS-R8-NWRS-2016-0063; U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls 
Church, VA 22041-3803
    We request that you send comments by only the methods described 
above. We will post all information received on http://www.regulations.gov. This generally means that we will post any 
personal information you provide us (see the Public Comments under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for more information).
    For how to view comments on the draft CCP/EIS from the 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), or for information on EPA's role 
in the EIS process, see EPA's Role in the EIS Process under 
    Additional information about the CCP planning process is available 
on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Tule_Lake/what_we_do/conservation.html.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Klamath Refuge Planner, (916) 414-6464 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We publish this notice to announce the 
availability of a draft CCP/EIS for the Klamath Basin Refuges. The 
draft CCP/EIS, which we prepared in accordance with the National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), describes and analyzes a range 
of management alternatives for the Klamath Basin Refuges. In addition 
to our publication of this notice, EPA is publishing a notice 
announcing the draft CCP/EIS, as required under section 309 of the 
Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.). The publication date of EPA's 
notice of availability is the start of the public comment period for 
the draft CCP/EIS. Under the CAA, EPA must also subsequently announce 
the final EIS via the Federal Register.



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