[Federal Register: April 21, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 77)]
[Page 21570]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Hanford Reach National Monument Federal Advisory Committee 

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Hanford Reach National Monument Federal Planning 
Advisory Committee meeting.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is announcing a 
two-day meeting of the Hanford Reach National Monument Federal Planning 
Advisory Committee (Committee). In this meeting, the Committee will 
continue working on making recommendations to the Service and the 
Department of Energy on preparation of the Comprehensive Conservation 
Plan and associated Environmental Impact Statement (CCP/EIS) for the 
Hanford Reach National Monument (Monument). The Committee is focusing 
on advice that identifies and reconciles land management issues while 
meeting the directives of Presidential Proclamation 7319 that 
established the Monument.

DATES: The Committee has scheduled the following meetings:
    1. Wednesday, June 16, 2004, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Richland, WA.
    2. Thursday, June 17, 2004, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Richland, WA.

ADDRESSES: Both meetings will take place at the Washington State 
University Tri-Cities Consolidated Information Center, 2770 University 
Drive, Rooms 120 and 120 A, Richland, WA.
    Written comments may be submitted to: Mr. Greg Hughes, Designated 
Federal Official for the Hanford Reach National Monument Federal 
Planning Advisory Committee, Hanford Reach National Monument/Saddle 
Mountain National Wildlife Refuge, 3250 Port of Benton Blvd., Richland, 
WA, 99352. Copies of the draft meeting agenda can be obtained from the 
Designated Federal Official. Comments may also be submitted via e-mail 
to hanfordreach@fws.gov or faxed to (509) 375-0196. Additional 
information regarding the Monument and the CCP/EIS is available on the 
Monument's Internet site at http://hanfordreach.fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information concerning the 
meetings, contact Mr. Greg Hughes, via telephone at (509) 371-1801, or 
fax at (509) 375-0196.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Committee meetings are open to the public. 
Verbal comments may be submitted during the course of the meeting. 
Written comments may be submitted as described under ADDRESSES.

    Dated: April 6, 2004.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, Portland, Oregon.
[FR Doc. 04-8989 Filed 4-20-04; 8:45 am]