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Miscellaneous Notices
PUBLISHED: Thursday January 10, 2008

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
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Proposed Base Flood Elevation Determination for (City of Chula Vista, San Diego County, CA, and Case No.07-09-1325P) The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency solicits technical information or comments on the proposed Base (1-percent-annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) shown in the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and/or on the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for your community. These proposed BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that your community is required to either adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). For a detailed listing of the proposed BFEs and information on the statutory period provided for appeals, please visit FEMA's website at https://www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/Scripts/bfe_main.asp, or call the FEMA Map Assistance Center toll free at 1-877-FEMA MAP.
Pub. Jan 10, 17-00035070


Notice of Availability and Public Open House Announcement
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Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Proposed
Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of Tactical Infrastructure
U.S. Border Patrol San Diego Sector, California.

The U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces that a Draft EIS is available for public review and comment. Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. (NEPA), CBP has prepared the Draft EIS to identify and assess the potential impacts associated with the proposed construction, operation, and maintenance of tactical infrastructure, to include a primary pedestrian fence, supporting access and patrol roads, and other infrastructure along approximately 4.0 miles of the U.S./Mexico international border within U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) San Diego Sector, California (the Proposed Action). The Proposed Action would be implemented in 2 distinct sections. The individual fence sections would be approximately 3.3 miles and 0.7 miles in length. Newly constructed access and patrol roads to support each fence section would be 5.2 miles and 0.7 miles respectively. The purpose of the Proposed Action is to provide USBP agents with the tools necessary to strengthen their control of the U.S. border between Ports of Entry in the San Diego Sector. The Proposed Action would also provide a safer work environment and enable USBP agents to enhance response time.
The EIS is being prepared to comply with NEPA, the Council on Environmental Quality regulations in 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508, and DHS Management Directive 5100.1 (Environmental Planning Program). Copies of the Draft EIS can be downloaded by visitingwww.BorderFenceNEPA.com, or https://ecso.swf.usace.army.mil/Pages/Publicreview.cfm,or emailing: information@BorderFenceNEPA.com. To request a hard copy of the Draft EIS, you may call toll-free (877) 752-0420. Hard copies of the Draft EIS can be reviewed at the Chula Vista Public Library (365 F Street, Chula Vista CA 91910, (619) 691-5069); San Diego Central Library (820 E St., San Diego, CA 92101, (619) 236-5800); and San Diego Otay Mesa-Nestor Branch Library (3003 Coronado Ave., San Diego, CA 92154, (619) 424-0474.
CBP invites public comment on the Draft EIS. A public open house will be held on January 17, 2008, at the San Diego Convention Center located at 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, California. The public open house will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Pursuant to the Council on Environmental Quality's regulations, CBP invites public participation in the NEPA process. Comments on the Draft EIS should be received by February 11, 2008. Please use only one of the following methods:
(a) Attendance and submission of comments at the Pubic Open House to be held on January 17, 2008 at the San Diego Convention Center located at 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego California
(b) Electronically through the Web site at:
www.BorderFenceNEPA.com
(c) By email to: SDcomments@BorderFenceNEPA.com
(d) By mail to: San Diego Sector Tactical Infrastructure EIS, c/o e_M, 2751 Prosperity Avenue, Suite 200, Fairfax, Virginia 22031
(e) By fax to: (757) 257-7643
When submitting comments, please include your name and address, and identify your comments as for the San Diego Sector Draft EIS. Requests for information may be submitted to: Charles McGregor, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Construction Support Office, 819 Taylor St., Room 3B10, Fort Worth, Texas 76102; and fax: (757) 257-7643.
Pub. Jan 4, 10, 14-00035020


Miscellaneous Notices
PUBLISHED: Thursday January 10, 2008


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