Proposed Establishment of Class D Airspace; New Braunfels, TX, 71606-71607 [07-6066]

Download as PDF 71606 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 242 Tuesday, December 18, 2007 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency 7 CFR Part 718 COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 7 CFR Parts 1412, and 1427 RIN 0560–AH75 Cash and Share Lease Provisions for Future Farm Programs Farm Service Agency and Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; reopening and extension of comment period. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with PROPOSALS AGENCIES: SUMMARY: The Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the Risk Management Agency (RMA) are reopening and extending the comment period for the advance notice of proposed rulemaking, Cash and Share Lease Provisions for Future Farm Programs. The original comment period closed November 27, 2007. FSA and RMA are reopening and extending it for 30 days from the date of this notice. We will also consider any comments received from November 27, 2007 to this date of this notice. This extension responds to requests from the public to provide more time to comment. DATES: Submit comments on the advance proposed rule published on September 28, 2007 (72 FR 55105– 55108) by January 17, 2008. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comment, include the volume, date, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: E-Mail: Salomon.Ramirez@wdc.usda.gov. Mail: Director, Production, Emergencies, & Compliance Division, Farm Service Agency (FSA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), STOP 0517, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0517. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:18 Dec 17, 2007 Fax: Submit comments by facsimile transmission to (202) 690–2130. Hand Delivery or Courier: Deliver comments to the above address. Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Comments may be inspected in the Office of the Director, PECD, FSA, USDA, Room 3752–S South Building, Washington, DC, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays. Jkt 214001 Salomon Ramirez, Director, Production Emergencies and Compliance Division, USDA, FSA, PECD, STOP 0517, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0517, (202) 720– 7641, e-mail: Salomon.Ramirez@wdc.usda.gov. On September 28, 2007, FSA and RMA published advance notice of proposed rulemaking for Cash and Share Lease Provisions for Future Farm Programs, in the Federal Register (72 FR 55105– 55108). FSA and RMA are reviewing current regulations to determine the feasibility of developing a standardized regulation for defining various lease agreements. The advance notice of proposed rulemaking discussed the following: • Types of leases; • Current treatment of leases by FSA and CCC in provisions applicable to multiple programs; • CCC noninsured crop disaster assistance program (NAP) payments; • Ad hoc disaster payments; • Marketing assistance loans (MLA) and loan deficiency payment (LDP); • Cash-rent tenant rule; and • Impact on small and beginning producers. FSA and RMA believe the request for additional time to comment on the advance notice of proposed rulemaking is reasonable and will benefit the rulemaking process. As a result of reopening and extension, the comment SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 period for this notice will close on January 17, 2008. Glen L. Keppy, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation, Administrator, Acting, Farm Service Agency. Eldon Gould, Administrator, Risk Management Agency, Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. [FR Doc. E7–24492 Filed 12–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2007–29372; Airspace Docket No. 7–ASW–09] Proposed Establishment of Class D Airspace; New Braunfels, TX Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This action proposes to establish Class D airspace at New Braunfels, TX. The establishment of an air traffic control tower at New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX has made this action necessary for the safe control of aircraft within this airspace. DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 1, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. You must identify the docket number FAA–2007– 29372/Airspace Docket No. 7–ASW–09, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. You may review the public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Office (telephone 1–800–647– 5527) is on the ground floor of the building at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rich Hall, Central Service Center, System Support Group, Federal Aviation E:\FR\FM\18DEP1.SGM 18DEP1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2007 / Proposed Rules Administration, Southwest Region, Fort Worth, TX 76193–0530; at telephone: (817) 222–5561. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments Invited Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments, as they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. Communications should identify both docket numbers and be submitted in triplicate to the address listed above. Commenters wishing the FAA to acknowledge receipt of their comments on this notice must submit with those comments a self-addressed, stamped postcard on which the following statement is made: ‘‘Comments to Docket No: FAA–2007–29372/Airspace Docket No. 7–ASW–09.’’ The postcard will be date/time stamped and returned to the commenter. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with PROPOSALS Availability of NPRMs An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking documents can also be accessed through the FAA’s Web page at http:// www.faa.gov or the Superintendent of Document’s Web page at http:// www.access.gpo.gov/nara. Additionally, any person may obtain a copy of this notice by submitting a request to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Office of Air Traffic Airspace Management, ATA– 400, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591, or by calling (202) 267–8783. Communications must identify both docket numbers for this notice. Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future NPRM’s should contact the FAA’s Office of Rulemaking (202) 267–9677, to request a copy of Advisory Circular No. 11–2A, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Distribution System which describes the application procedure. The Proposal This action proposes to amend Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 71 by establishing a Class D airspace area extending upward from the surface to and including 2,700 feet MSL within a 4.1-mile radius of New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX. The VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:08 Dec 17, 2007 Jkt 214001 establishment of an air traffic control tower has made this action necessary. The intended effect of this proposal is to provide controlled airspace for flight operations at New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX. The area would be depicted on appropriate aeronautical charts. Class D airspace areas are published in Paragraph 5000 of FAA Order 7400.9R, dated August 15, 2007, and effective September 15, 2007, which is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D airspace designation listed in this document would be published subsequently in the Order. The FAA has determined that this proposed regulation only involves an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. It, therefore, (1) is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); and (3) does not warrant preparation of a Regulatory Evaluation as the anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is certified that this rule, when promulgated, will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of the airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority since it improves the safety of aircraft executing IFR procedures at New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX. List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71 Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (Air). The Proposed Amendment In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows: PART 71—DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D, AND CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIRWAYS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS 1. The authority citation for part 71 continues to read as follows: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 71607 Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959– 1963 Comp., p. 389. § 71.1 [Amended] 2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of Federal Aviation Administration Order 7400.9R, Airspace Designations and Reporting Points, dated August 15, 2007, and effective September 15, 2007, is amended as follows: Paragraph 5000 Class D Airspace. * * * * * ASW TX D New Braunfels, TX [New] New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX (Lat. 29°42′16″ N., long. 98°02′32″ W.) That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 2,700 feet MSL within a 4.1-mile radius of New Braunfels Municipal Airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in the Airport/Facility Directory. * * * * * Issued in Fort Worth, TX, on December 5, 2007. Rick Farrell, Acting Manager, System Support Group, ATO Central Service Center. [FR Doc. 07–6066 Filed 12–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 71 [Docket No. FAA–2007–29374; Airspace Docket No. 7–ASW–11] Proposed Establishment of Class D Airspace; Sherman, TX Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This action proposes to establish Class D airspace at Sherman/ Denison, Grayson County Airport, TX. The establishment of an air trffic control tower has made this action necessary for the safe control of aircraft within this airspace. Comments must be received on or before February 1, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. You must identify the docket number FAA–2007– 29374/Airspace Docket No. 7–ASW–11, DATES: E:\FR\FM\18DEP1.SGM 18DEP1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 242 (Tuesday, December 18, 2007)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 71606-71607]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-6066]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

14 CFR Part 71

[Docket No. FAA-2007-29372; Airspace Docket No. 7-ASW-09]


Proposed Establishment of Class D Airspace; New Braunfels, TX

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: This action proposes to establish Class D airspace at New 
Braunfels, TX. The establishment of an air traffic control tower at New 
Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX has made this action necessary for the 
safe control of aircraft within this airspace.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 1, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Send comments on this proposal to the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. You 
must identify the docket number FAA-2007-29372/Airspace Docket No. 7-
ASW-09, at the beginning of your comments. You may also submit comments 
on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. You may review the 
public docket containing the proposal, any comments received, and any 
final disposition in person in the Dockets Office between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Docket Office 
(telephone 1-800-647-5527) is on the ground floor of the building at 
the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rich Hall, Central Service Center, 
System Support Group, Federal Aviation

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Administration, Southwest Region, Fort Worth, TX 76193-0530; at 
telephone: (817) 222-5561.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments Invited

    Interested parties are invited to participate in this proposed 
rulemaking by submitting such written data, views, or arguments, as 
they may desire. Comments that provide the factual basis supporting the 
views and suggestions presented are particularly helpful in developing 
reasoned regulatory decisions on the proposal. Comments are 
specifically invited on the overall regulatory, aeronautical, economic, 
environmental, and energy-related aspects of the proposal. 
Communications should identify both docket numbers and be submitted in 
triplicate to the address listed above. Commenters wishing the FAA to 
acknowledge receipt of their comments on this notice must submit with 
those comments a self-addressed, stamped postcard on which the 
following statement is made: ``Comments to Docket No: FAA-2007-29372/
Airspace Docket No. 7-ASW-09.'' The postcard will be date/time stamped 
and returned to the commenter.

Availability of NPRMs

    An electronic copy of this document may be downloaded through the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Recently published rulemaking 
documents can also be accessed through the FAA's Web page at http://
www.faa.gov or the Superintendent of Document's Web page at http://
www.access.gpo.gov/nara.
    Additionally, any person may obtain a copy of this notice by 
submitting a request to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 
Office of Air Traffic Airspace Management, ATA-400, 800 Independence 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591, or by calling (202) 267-8783. 
Communications must identify both docket numbers for this notice. 
Persons interested in being placed on a mailing list for future NPRM's 
should contact the FAA's Office of Rulemaking (202) 267-9677, to 
request a copy of Advisory Circular No. 11-2A, Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking Distribution System which describes the application 
procedure.

The Proposal

    This action proposes to amend Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations 
(14 CFR) part 71 by establishing a Class D airspace area extending 
upward from the surface to and including 2,700 feet MSL within a 4.1-
mile radius of New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX. The establishment 
of an air traffic control tower has made this action necessary. The 
intended effect of this proposal is to provide controlled airspace for 
flight operations at New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX. The area 
would be depicted on appropriate aeronautical charts.
    Class D airspace areas are published in Paragraph 5000 of FAA Order 
7400.9R, dated August 15, 2007, and effective September 15, 2007, which 
is incorporated by reference in 14 CFR 71.1. The Class D airspace 
designation listed in this document would be published subsequently in 
the Order.
    The FAA has determined that this proposed regulation only involves 
an established body of technical regulations for which frequent and 
routine amendments are necessary to keep them operationally current. 
It, therefore, (1) is not a ``significant regulatory action'' under 
Executive Order 12866; (2) is not a ``significant rule'' under DOT 
Regulatory Policies and Procedures (44 FR 11034; February 26, 1979); 
and (3) does not warrant preparation of a Regulatory Evaluation as the 
anticipated impact is so minimal. Since this is a routine matter that 
will only affect air traffic procedures and air navigation, it is 
certified that this rule, when promulgated, will not have a significant 
economic impact on a substantial number of small entities under the 
criteria of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
    This rulemaking is promulgated under the authority described in 
Subtitle VII, Part A, Subpart I, Section 40103. Under that section, the 
FAA is charged with prescribing regulations to assign the use of the 
airspace necessary to ensure the safety of aircraft and the efficient 
use of airspace. This regulation is within the scope of that authority 
since it improves the safety of aircraft executing IFR procedures at 
New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX.

List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 71

    Airspace, Incorporation by reference, Navigation (Air).

The Proposed Amendment

    In consideration of the foregoing, the Federal Aviation 
Administration proposes to amend 14 CFR part 71 as follows:

PART 71--DESIGNATION OF CLASS A, CLASS B, CLASS C, CLASS D, AND 
CLASS E AIRSPACE AREAS; AIRWAYS; ROUTES; AND REPORTING POINTS

    1. The authority citation for part 71 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g); 40103, 40113, 40120; E.O. 10854, 24 
FR 9565, 3 CFR, 1959-1963 Comp., p. 389.


Sec.  71.1  [Amended]

    2. The incorporation by reference in 14 CFR 71.1 of Federal 
Aviation Administration Order 7400.9R, Airspace Designations and 
Reporting Points, dated August 15, 2007, and effective September 15, 
2007, is amended as follows:

Paragraph 5000 Class D Airspace.

* * * * *

ASW TX D New Braunfels, TX [New]

New Braunfels Municipal Airport, TX
    (Lat. 29[deg]42'16'' N., long. 98[deg]02'32'' W.)

    That airspace extending upward from the surface to and including 
2,700 feet MSL within a 4.1-mile radius of New Braunfels Municipal 
Airport. This Class D airspace area is effective during the specific 
dates and times established in advance by a Notice to Airmen. The 
effective date and time will thereafter be continuously published in 
the Airport/Facility Directory.
* * * * *

    Issued in Fort Worth, TX, on December 5, 2007.
Rick Farrell,
Acting Manager, System Support Group, ATO Central Service Center.
[FR Doc. 07-6066 Filed 12-17-07; 8:45 am]
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