Notice of Public Availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact/Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for Proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Located in Chicago, IL, 77100 [E8-29828]

Download as PDF 77100 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 244 / Thursday, December 18, 2008 / Notices Register Notice for each document we make available for public comment on the Web site. The FAA invites comments on these draft documents. When commenting on draft ACs, other policy documents or proposed TSOs, you should identify the document by its number. The Aviation Safety organization will consider all comments received on or before the closing date before issuing a final document. For Internet retrieval assistance, contact the AIR Web Content Program Manager at (202) 267–3074. To obtain a paper copy of the draft document or proposed TSO, contact the individual or FAA office responsible for the document as identified on the Web site. with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, FAA Orders 1050.1E, ‘‘Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures’’ and FAA Order 5050.4B, ‘‘NEPA Implementing Instructions for Airport Actions’’. The FONSI/ROD contains FAA’s findings that no significant environmental impacts would result from the project and contains all needed approvals for the action to proceed. Point of Contact: Ms. Amy Hanson, Environmental Protection Specialist, CHI–603, Federal Aviation Administration, Chicago Airport District Office, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018. Telephone number: 847–294–7354. Background SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a recurring Notice of Availability, and request for comments, on draft ACs, other policy documents, and proposed TSOs currently offered by Aviation Safety on the Web site at http://www.faa.gov/aircraft/draft_docs/. On the Web site, you may subscribe to receive e-mail notification when new draft documents are made available. This notice of availability and request for comments on FAA Aviation Safety draft documents will appear again in 180 days. Issued in Washington, DC on December 10, 2008. Jennifer Arquilla, Manager, Planning and Program Management Division, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. E8–30070 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Notice of Public Availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact/ Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for Proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) Located in Chicago, IL AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Availability of an EA and FONSI/ROD for Proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. SUMMARY: The FAA is making available the EA and FONSI/ROD for Proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The EA was prepared in accordance VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:51 Dec 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 The FAA is making an EA and FONSI/ROD for the evaluation of environmental impacts associated with the proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements for the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (the Airport), located in Chicago, Illinois. The proposed project consists of developing a consolidated cargo complex that groups multiple cargo warehouses around a shared apron with airfield access, parking/truck docks, and landside access over approximately 122 acres in the Northeast Quadrant/former military area of the existing airfield. The project is proposed to be completed in three phases (Phases 1, 2, and 3). The Proposed Action would consolidate the proposed collateral development parcels identified on the Approved ALP in the Northeast Quadrant and maintain the current alignment of Bessie Coleman Drive (different from the approved ALP) to provide a contiguous area for cargo facility development. The proposed project would not cause significant impacts to any of the environmental resources evaluated in the EA and the FONSI/ROD contains all needed approvals for the action to proceed. Further information is available from the point of contact listed above. These documents will be available for public review during normal business hours at the Chicago Airport District Office, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018. Please call the point of contact prior to visiting this office. Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois, November 26, 2008. James G. Keefer, Manager, Chicago Airport District Office, FAA, Great Lakes Region. [FR Doc. E8–29828 Filed 12–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at Ellington Field, Houston, TX AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of request to release airport property. SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the release of land at the Ellington Field under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21). DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 20, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments on this application may be mailed or delivered to the following address: Mr. Mike Nicely, Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, Airports Division, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW–650, Fort Worth, Texas 76193–0650. In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Mr. Richard Vacar, Director of Aviation, at the following address: City of Houston, Department of Aviation, 16930 JFK Blvd., Houston, Texas 77032. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ben Guttery, Senior Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW– 650, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76193–0650, Telephone: (817) 222–5614, E-mail: ben.guttery@faa.gov, Fax: (817) 222– 5989. The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this same location. The FAA invites public comment on the request to release property at Ellington Field under the provisions of the AIR 21. On December 9, 2008, the FAA determined that the request to release property at Ellington Field, submitted by the City, met the procedural requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations, Part 155. The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Houston requests the release of 12.00 acres of non-aeronautical use airport property. The land was part of two General Services Administration deeds of property and a sale to the City in 1984. The funds generated by the release will be used for upgrading, maintenance, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Public Availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) 
and Finding of No Significant Impact/Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for 
Proposed Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O'Hare 
International Airport (ORD) Located in Chicago, IL

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of Availability of an EA and FONSI/ROD for Proposed 
Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O'Hare International 
Airport.

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SUMMARY: The FAA is making available the EA and FONSI/ROD for Proposed 
Northeast Cargo Area Improvements at Chicago O'Hare International 
Airport. The EA was prepared in accordance with the National 
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, FAA Orders 
1050.1E, ``Environmental Impacts: Policies and Procedures'' and FAA 
Order 5050.4B, ``NEPA Implementing Instructions for Airport Actions''. 
The FONSI/ROD contains FAA's findings that no significant environmental 
impacts would result from the project and contains all needed approvals 
for the action to proceed.
    Point of Contact: Ms. Amy Hanson, Environmental Protection 
Specialist, CHI-603, Federal Aviation Administration, Chicago Airport 
District Office, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018. 
Telephone number: 847-294-7354.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA is making an EA and FONSI/ROD for 
the evaluation of environmental impacts associated with the proposed 
Northeast Cargo Area Improvements for the Chicago O'Hare International 
Airport (the Airport), located in Chicago, Illinois. The proposed 
project consists of developing a consolidated cargo complex that groups 
multiple cargo warehouses around a shared apron with airfield access, 
parking/truck docks, and landside access over approximately 122 acres 
in the Northeast Quadrant/former military area of the existing 
airfield. The project is proposed to be completed in three phases 
(Phases 1, 2, and 3). The Proposed Action would consolidate the 
proposed collateral development parcels identified on the Approved ALP 
in the Northeast Quadrant and maintain the current alignment of Bessie 
Coleman Drive (different from the approved ALP) to provide a contiguous 
area for cargo facility development. The proposed project would not 
cause significant impacts to any of the environmental resources 
evaluated in the EA and the FONSI/ROD contains all needed approvals for 
the action to proceed. Further information is available from the point 
of contact listed above. These documents will be available for public 
review during normal business hours at the Chicago Airport District 
Office, 2300 East Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018. Please call the 
point of contact prior to visiting this office.

    Issued in Des Plaines, Illinois, November 26, 2008.
James G. Keefer,
Manager, Chicago Airport District Office, FAA, Great Lakes Region.
[FR Doc. E8-29828 Filed 12-17-08; 8:45 am]
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