Cancellation of Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement for Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA, 74572-74573 [06-9627]

Download as PDF 74572 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 238 / Tuesday, December 12, 2006 / Notices How To Obtain Copies You may also obtain a copy of the AC via the Internet, by logging onto the FAA’s Regulatory and Guidance Library (RGL) at: https://www.airweb.faa.gov/rgl. On the RGL Web site, click on ‘‘Advisory Circular, then select Current ACs by number.’’ Or, contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2006. Susan J.M. Cabler, Assistant Manager, Aircraft Engineering Division, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 06–9629 Filed 12–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activity Seeking OMB Approval Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) revision of a current information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 8, 2006, vol. 71, no. 152, pages 45092– 45093. The Administrator has determined based on evaluation of previous accidents and other incidents that certain events involving malfunctions and defects may be precursors to the recurrence of these accidents. As a result, operators and repair stations are required to report any malfunctions and defects to the Administrator. DATES: Please submit comments by January 11, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Mauney at Carla.Mauney@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Title: Service Difficulty Report. Type of Request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0663. Forms(s): 8070–1. Affected Public: An estimated 7,695 Respondents. Frequency: This information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden Per Response: Approximately 48 minutes per response. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Dec 11, 2006 Jkt 211001 Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 6,107 hours annually. Abstract: The Administrator has determined based on evaluation of previous accidents and other incidents that certain events involving malfunctions and defects may be precursors to the recurrence of these accidents. As a result, operators and repair stations are required to report any malfunctions and defects to the Administrator. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimates of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 5, 2006. Carl Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Strategy and Investment Analysis Division, AIO–20. [FR Doc. 06–9628 Filed 12–11–06; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Cancellation of Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement for Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of cancellation of preparation of Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it has discontinued preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed runway extension project and other associated development at PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, California. The FAA is doing this because Sacramento County, the owner and operator of the airport, is deferring its proposed runway extension project to a long-term planning horizon (2020). As a result, FAA has determined the runway extension proposal at Sacramento International airport is not ripe for decision at this time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Camille Garibaldi, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, San Francisco Airports District Office, 831 Mitten Road, Burlingame, California 94010; telephone: 650/876–2778 extension 613. On August 9, 2005, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register (70 FR 46260–46261) to prepare an EIS for future development at Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, California. The FAA based its decision to prepare the EIS on the procedures described in FAA Order 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures. FAA also based its decision to prepare a federal EIS primarily on Sacramento County’s proposal to extend Runway 16L/34R to a total length of 11,000 feet. Sacramento County, owner and operator of Sacramento International Airport, notified the FAA, by letter dated September 5, 2006, of the County’s decision to withdraw its request for FAA consideration of the proposed extension to Runway 16L/34R at this time. The County will provide FAA with a revised list of proposed improvements to Sacramento International Airport. When FAA receives the County’s revised list of proposed improvements and a suggested implementation schedule, FAA will: • Evaluate each of the proposed improvements: • Decide if Sacramento County has completed sufficient planning to enable FAA to meaningfully evaluate the potential environmental effects of those improvements; • Determine the NEPA document necessary to assess the environmental effects of those improvements pursuant to FAA Order 5050.4B, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing Instructions for Airport Actions; and • Suggest a schedule for completing the necessary NEPA process. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 238 / Tuesday, December 12, 2006 / Notices Issued in Hawthorne, California on December 1, 2006. Mark A. McClardy, Manager, Airports Division, Western-Pacific Region, AWP–600. [FR Doc. 06–9627 Filed 12–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Cancellation of Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement for Ontario International Airport, Ontario, San Bernardino County, CA Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of cancellation of preparation of Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Dec 11, 2006 Jkt 211001 Issued in Hawthorne, California on December 1, 2006. Mark A. McClardy, Manager, Airports Division, Western-Pacific Region, AWP–600. [FR Doc. 06–9626 Filed 12–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it has decided to discontinue preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for master plan improvements to Ontario International Airport, Ontario, California. The FAA’s decision to discontinue preparation of the EIS is based upon the decision by Los Angeles World Airports, the owner of the airport, to discontinue pursuit of the master plan for Ontario International Airport at this time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victor Globa, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, Los Angeles Airports District Office, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, California 90009–2007, Telephone: (310) 725–3637. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 9, 2004, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for future development at Ontario International Airport, Ontario, California in the Federal Register (69 FR 32394–32396). The need to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was based on the procedures described in FAA Order 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures. The need to prepare a federal EIS was primarily based on Los Angeles World Airports Draft Master Plan for Ontario that included the proposed relocation and increased separation of the runways, new taxiway, additional terminals, aircraft gates, and expansion and/or relocation of parking lots, access roads, ground transportation center, airport maintenance area, administrative facility and aircraft rescue and firefighting facility. Los Angeles World SUMMARY: Airports, as the owner and operator of Ontario international Airport has notified the FAA of their decision to discontinue pursuit of the draft master plan at this time. If and when Los Angeles World Airports decides to resume preparation of a Master Plan, the FAA will evaluate the proposed improvements to ensure compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. Agency Information Collection Activities Federal Railroad Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of OMB approvals. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) and 5 CFR 1320.5(b), this notice announces that new information collections requirements (ICRs) listed below have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These new ICRs pertain to 49 CFR parts 227 and 229. Additionally, FRA hereby announces that other ICRs listed below have been re-approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). These ICRs pertain to parts 207, 209, 210, 214, 215, 217, 218, 223, 228, 232, 233, 234, 235, and 236. The OMB approval numbers, titles, and expiration dates are included herein under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Brogan, Office of Planning and Evaluation Division, RRS–21, Federal Railroad Administration, 1120 Vermont Ave., NW., Mail Stop 25, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493–6292), or Gina Christodoulou, Office of Support Systems, RAD–43, Federal Railroad Administration, 1120 Vermont Ave., NW., Mail Stop 35, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493–6139). (These telephone numbers are not tollfree.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law No. 104–13, § 2, 109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as revised at 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 CFR part PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74573 1320, require Federal agencies to display OMB control numbers and inform respondents of their legal significance once OMB approval is obtained. The following new FRA information collection was approved in the last two months: OMB No. 2130– 0560, Use of Locomotive Horns at Highway Grade Crossings (49 CFR parts 227 and 229) (Amendments to Final Rule). The expiration date for this collection of information is October 31, 2009. The following information collections were re-approved: (1) OMB No. 2130– 0017, U.S. DOT Crossing Inventory Form (Form FRA F 6180.71). The new expiration date for this information collection is August 31, 2009. (2) OMB No. 2130–0506, Identification of Cars Moved in Accordance with Order 13528 (49 CFR part 232). The new expiration date for this information collection is March 31, 2009. (3) OMB No. 2130– 0035, Railroad Operating Rules (49 CFR part 217). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (4) OMB No. 2130–0502, Filing of Dedicated Cars (49 CFR 215). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (5) OMB No. 2130–0519, Bad Order and Home Shop Card (49 CFR part 215). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (6) OMB No. 2130–0520, Stenciling Reporting Mark on Freight Cars (49 CFR part 215). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (7) OMB No. 2130–0523, Rear End Marking Devices (49 CFR part 223). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (8) OMB No. 2130–0527, Locomotive Certification (Noise Compliance Regulations) (49 CFR part 210). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (9) OMB No. 2130–0534, Grade Crossing Signal System Safety (49 CFR part 234) (Form FRA F 6180.83). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (10) OMB No. 2130–0535, Bridge Worker Safety Rules (49 CFR 214). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (11) OMB No. 2130–0537, Railroad Police Officers (49 CFR part 207). The new expiration date for this information collection is September 30, 2009. (12) OMB No. 2130–0568, FRA Emergency Order No. 24. The new expiration date for this information collection is August 31, 2009. (13) OMB No. 2130–0006, Railroad Signal System Requirements (49 CFR 233/235/236) (Forms FRA F E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 238 (Tuesday, December 12, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74572-74573]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-9627]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Cancellation of Preparation of Environmental Impact Statement for 
Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, DOT.

ACTION:  Notice of cancellation of preparation of Environmental Impact 
Statement.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces that it 
has discontinued preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) 
for a proposed runway extension project and other associated 
development at Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, 
California. The FAA is doing this because Sacramento County, the owner 
and operator of the airport, is deferring its proposed runway extension 
project to a long-term planning horizon (2020). As a result, FAA has 
determined the runway extension proposal at Sacramento International 
airport is not ripe for decision at this time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Camille Garibaldi, Environmental 
Protection Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, San Francisco 
Airports District Office, 831 Mitten Road, Burlingame, California 
94010; telephone: 650/876-2778 extension 613.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 9, 2005, the Federal Aviation 
Administration (FAA) issued a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register 
(70 FR 46260-46261) to prepare an EIS for future development at 
Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, California. The FAA based 
its decision to prepare the EIS on the procedures described in FAA 
Order 1050.1E, Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures. FAA also 
based its decision to prepare a federal EIS primarily on Sacramento 
County's proposal to extend Runway 16L/34R to a total length of 11,000 
feet. Sacramento County, owner and operator of Sacramento International 
Airport, notified the FAA, by letter dated September 5, 2006, of the 
County's decision to withdraw its request for FAA consideration of the 
proposed extension to Runway 16L/34R at this time. The County will 
provide FAA with a revised list of proposed improvements to Sacramento 
International Airport. When FAA receives the County's revised list of 
proposed improvements and a suggested implementation schedule, FAA 
will:
     Evaluate each of the proposed improvements:
     Decide if Sacramento County has completed sufficient 
planning to enable FAA to meaningfully evaluate the potential 
environmental effects of those improvements;
     Determine the NEPA document necessary to assess the 
environmental effects of those improvements pursuant to FAA Order 
5050.4B, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing 
Instructions for Airport Actions; and
     Suggest a schedule for completing the necessary NEPA 
process.


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    Issued in Hawthorne, California on December 1, 2006.
Mark A. McClardy,
Manager, Airports Division, Western-Pacific Region, AWP-600.
[FR Doc. 06-9627 Filed 12-11-06; 8:45 am]
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